Metrology MCQ Questions And Answers

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  • 1. 
    When a set of readings of measurement has a wide range, it indicates
    • A. 

      High precision

    • B. 

      High accuracy

    • C. 

      Low precision

    • D. 

      Low accuracy

  • 2. 
    The difference between the lower and higher values that an instrument can measure is called.
    • A. 

      Accuracy

    • B. 

      Sensitivity

    • C. 

      Range

    • D. 

      Error

  • 3. 
    When determining the uncertainty for a particular measurement device, the common uncertainty factors that should be included are
    • A. 

      Errors in the measurement technique and method

    • B. 

      Random variability of the measurement process

    • C. 

      Technician's error

    • D. 

      All of these

  • 4. 
    The aim of calibration is to
    • A. 

      Meet customer requirement

    • B. 

      Detect deterioration of accuracy

    • C. 

      Comply with ISO9000 standard requirements

    • D. 

      Practice measurement procedures

  • 5. 
    Which of the following defines parallax error
    • A. 

      Same as observational error

    • B. 

      The apparent shift of an object when the position of the observer is altered

    • C. 

      Error caused by the distance between scale and the measured feature

    • D. 

      Mean of the values of measurements when the object is observed from the right and from the left

  • 6. 
    Which of the following errors is eliminated or minimized by zero setting adjustment on a dial indicator
    • A. 

      Parallax Error

    • B. 

      Inherent Error

    • C. 

      Alignment Error

    • D. 

      Computational Error

  • 7. 
    When a steel rule is used, which of the following is the source of measurement uncertainty
    • A. 

      Inherent instrument error, temperature error, and manipulative error

    • B. 

      Attachment error, manipulative error, and temperature error

    • C. 

      Attachment error, bias, and inherent instrument error

    • D. 

      Inherent instrument error, manipulative error, and observational error

  • 8. 
    Accuracy is defined as
    • A. 

      A measure of how often an experimental value can be repeated

    • B. 

      The closeness of a measured value to the real value

    • C. 

      The number of significant figures used in a measurement

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 9. 
    Conformity of a physical quantity to the national standard of measurement is known as
    • A. 

      Calibration

    • B. 

      Sensitivity

    • C. 

      Traceability

    • D. 

      Repeatability

  • 10. 
    Systematic errors are
    • A. 

      Controllable errors

    • B. 

      Random errors

    • C. 

      Uncontrollable errors

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 11. 
    When a series of repeated measurements that are made in a component under similar conditions are plotted, it follows.
    • A. 

      Lognormal distribution

    • B. 

      Weibull distribution

    • C. 

      Binomial distribution

    • D. 

      Gaussian distribution

  • 12. 
    Random errors can be assessed.
    • A. 

      Experimentally

    • B. 

      By performing sensitivity analysis

    • C. 

      Statistically

    • D. 

      Empirically

  • 13. 
    A modern meter is
    • A. 

      The length of the path traveled by light in vacuum during a time interval of 1/299792458 of a second

    • B. 

      1650763.73 X wavelengths of the red-orange radiation of krypton 86 atom in a vacuum

    • C. 

      The length of the path traveled by light in vacuum during a time interval of 1/399792458 of a second

    • D. 

      1660793.73 X wavelengths of the red-orange radiation of krypton 86 atom in the vacuum.

  • 14. 
    Reproducibility of the modern meter is of the order of
    • A. 

      1 part in 100 million

    • B. 

      3 parts in 1011

    • C. 

      3 parts in 109

    • D. 

      1 part in 1000 million

  • 15. 
    When a measurement is made between two flat parallel surfaces, it is called.
    • A. 

      Line measurement

    • B. 

      Direct measurement

    • C. 

      Standard measurement

    • D. 

      End measurement

  • 16. 
    A public institution for standardizing and verifying instruments, testing materials, and determining physical constants are
    • A. 

      BPL

    • B. 

      IPL

    • C. 

      NPL

    • D. 

      NMI

  • 17. 
    Subdivisions of end standards are carried out using.
    • A. 

      Crook's level comparator

    • B. 

      Brookes level comparator

    • C. 

      Johnsson Mikrokator

    • D. 

      Sigma electronic comparator

  • 18. 
    When airy points support a length standard of two points, they will be apart by a distance.
    • A. 

      0.577L

    • B. 

      0.575L

    • C. 

      0.757L

    • D. 

      0.775L

  • 19. 
    Which one of the following is true?
    • A. 

      Line standard does not have parallax error.

    • B. 

      End standard does not have parallax error.

    • C. 

      Both line and end standards have parallax error.

    • D. 

      Both line and end standards do not have parallax error.

  • 20. 
    Alignment with the axis of measurement is easy in end standards because they possess
    • A. 

      Parallax effect

    • B. 

      High accuracy

    • C. 

      Airy points

    • D. 

      A built-in datum

  • 21. 
    A line standard is transferred to an end standard by using.
    • A. 

      A composite line standard

    • B. 

      A built-in datum

    • C. 

      Workshop standard

    • D. 

      Airy points

  • 22. 
    Both line and end standards are initially calibrated at
    • A. 

      18 +/- 1 degrees

    • B. 

      18 +/- 0.5 degrees

    • C. 

      20+/- 0.5 degrees

    • D. 

      20 +/- 1 degrees

  • 23. 
    In a line standard, distance is measured between
    • A. 

      Two flat parallel surfaces

    • B. 

      Two engraved lines

    • C. 

      Two points

    • D. 

      Two inclined surfaces

  • 24. 
    Wringing of slip gauges is used in
    • A. 

      Line measurement

    • B. 

      Primary standards

    • C. 

      Both line and end standards

    • D. 

      End standards

  • 25. 
    Comparison of the characteristics of line and end standards clearly shows that the accuracy.
    • A. 

      Inline standard is greater than in end standard

    • B. 

      In end, standard is greater than inline standard

    • C. 

      Of both are equal

    • D. 

      Cannot be determined by the comparison of characteristics only

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