Thermal Power Plant: Trivia Quiz!

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Thermal Power Plant: Trivia Quiz!

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  • 1. 
    Which of the following is not considered a type of coal according to ASTM?
    • A. 

      Anthracite

    • B. 

      Bituminous

    • C. 

       peat

    • D. 

      Lignite

  • 2. 
    An air preheater is installed_______________
    • A. 

      Between the economiser and chimney

    • B. 

      Before the superheater

    • C. 

      Before the economiser

    • D. 

      None of the mentioned

  • 3. 
    The natural draught is produced by _________
    • A. 

      Team jet

    • B. 

      Chimney

    • C. 

      Centrifugal fan

    • D. 

      None of the mentioned

  • 4. 
    An economiser is installed in a boiler primarily to ___________
    • A. 

       increase steam pressure

    • B. 

       reduce fuel consumption

    • C. 

      Superheat the steam

    • D. 

      All of the mentioned

  • 5. 
    Modern steam plants works on which of the following cycles?
    • A. 

      Carnot cycle

    • B. 

      Rankine cycle

    • C. 

      Otto cycle

    • D. 

      Bell- Coleman cycle

  • 6. 
    In a superheater _____________.
    • A. 

      Pressure rises and temperature drops.

    • B. 

      Temperature rises and pressure drops.

    • C. 

      Temperature rises and pressure remains unchanged.

    • D. 

      Pressure rises and temperature remains the same.

  • 7. 
    The boiler commonly used in a thermal plant are__________________.
    • A. 

      Water tube type

    • B. 

      Fire tube

    • C. 

      Both (a) & (b)

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 8. 
    The definition of the draught system is
    • A. 

      A device used to pull in air.

    • B. 

       The difference between absolute gas pressure at any point in a gas flow and the ambient atmospheric pressure.

    • C. 

      The sum of the absolute gas pressure at any point in a gas flow and the ambient atmospheric pressure.

    • D. 

      A device used to pull out air.

  • 9. 
    A condenser condenses the steam coming out from___________.
    • A. 

      Boiler

    • B. 

      Turbine

    • C. 

      Economiser

    • D. 

      Super heater.

  • 10. 
    What is pulverised coal?
    • A. 

      Non smoking coal.

    • B. 

      Coal free from ash.

    • C. 

      Coal broken into fine particles.

    • D. 

      Coal which burns for long time.

  • 11. 
    Which of the following is not an advantage of a fire-tube boiler?
    • A. 

      Low first cost

    • B. 

      Reliability in operation

    • C. 

      Reliability in operation

    • D. 

      Quick response to load changes

  • 12. 
    In water tube boilers ___________
    • A. 

      Forced circulation takes place

    • B. 

      Water passes through the tubes which are surrounded by flames and hot gases

    • C. 

      The flames and hot gases pass through the tubes which are surrounded by water

    • D. 

       none of the mentioned

  • 13. 
    Which of the following is the simplest method of cooling the condenser water?
    • A. 

       Spray cooling pond

    • B. 

      Cooling tower

    • C. 

      Indirect air cooling

    • D. 

      Hyperbolic cooling tower

  • 14. 
    With respect to the load center which location is suitable for the establishment of the nuclear power plant?
    • A. 

       Load centre

    • B. 

       Near load centre but at reasonable distance

    • C. 

      Far away from load centre

    • D. 

      Near chemical industries

  • 15. 
    Which of the following coal has the highest moisture content?
    • A. 

      Sub-bituminous coal

    • B. 

      Bituminous coal

    • C. 

      Anthracite coal

    • D. 

      Peat coal

  • 16. 
    A minimum of 4 to 6 percent of ash is required in coal.
    • A. 

       True

    • B. 

       False

  • 17. 
    The splitting of a nucleus into smaller nuclei is:
    • A. 

      Fusion

    • B. 

      Fission

    • C. 

      Half-life

    • D. 

      Gamma -radiation

  • 18. 
    Name the moderator used in the nuclear reactor?
    • A. 

      Plutonium

    • B. 

      Thorium

    • C. 

      Graphite

    • D. 

      Berilium

  • 19. 
    Combining of two light nuclei of low mass to produce a heavy nucleus is called ___________
    • A. 

      Nuclear fusion

    • B. 

      Nuclear fission

    • C. 

       Spontaneous fission

    • D. 

      Double beta decay

  • 20. 
    What type of reaction takes place in the sun?
    • A. 

      Nuclear fusion

    • B. 

      Nuclear fission

    • C. 

      Spontaneous fission

    • D. 

      Double beta decay

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