Mechanical Engineering Trivia Quiz

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Mechanical Engineering Quizzes & Trivia

Mechanical Engineering Trivia quiz


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  • 1. 
    The point, through which the whole weight of the body acts, irrespective of its position, is known as
    • A. 

      A.moment of inertia

    • B. 

      B.centre of gravity

    • C. 

      C.centre of percussion

    • D. 

      D.centre of mass

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is not a scalor quantity.
    • A. 

      A.Force

    • B. 

      B.Speed

    • C. 

      C.Velocity

    • D. 

      D.Accelaration

  • 3. 
    The rate of change of momentum is directly proportional to the impressed force, and takes place in the same direction in which the force acts. This statement is known as  
    • A. 

      Newton's First law of motion

    • B. 

      Newton's second law of motion

    • C. 

      Newton's Third law of motion

    • D. 

      D.None of the above

  • 4. 
      In ideal machines, mechanical advantage is __________ velocity ratio.
    • A. 

      A.equal to

    • B. 

       B.less than

    • C. 

      C.greater than

    • D. 

      D.None of the above

  • 5. 
      The minimum force required to slide a body of weight W on a rough horizontal plane is
    • A. 

      W sin θ

    • B. 

      W Cos θ

    • C. 

      W tan θ

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 6. 
      The moment of inertia of a square of side a about its diagonal is  
    • A. 

      A2/8

    • B. 

      a3/12

    • C. 

      a4/12

    • D. 

      a4/16

  • 7. 
    The angular velocity (in rad / s) of a body rotating at N revolutions per minute is  
    • A. 

      πN/60

    • B. 

      πN/180

    • C. 

      2πN/60

    • D. 

      2πN/180

  • 8. 
      The potential energy of a vertically raised body is __________ the kinetic energy of a vertically falling body.  
    • A. 

      Equal to

    • B. 

      Less than

    • C. 

      Greater than

  • 9. 
    A differential pulley block has larger and smaller diameters of 100 mm and 80 mm respectively. Its velocity ratio is
    • A. 

      5

    • B. 

      10

    • C. 

      20

    • D. 

      40

  • 10. 
      The maximum efficiency of a screw jack is
    • A. 
    • B. 
    • C. 
    • D.