Electrical Power Generation MCQs Part 3

a. The water stored in the dam is referred as:

  1. Storage
  2. Pondage
  3. Damage
  4. Reservoir

Correct answer: 2. Pondage

b. The quality of diesel engine fuel is rated in terms of:

  1. Octane number
  2. Cetane number
  3. Bondage number
  4. None of these

Correct answer: 2. Cetane number

c. Compare to medium hear Hydroelectric plant, a _________ head plant required more amount of water to generate same energy:

  1. Low
  2. High

Correct answer: 1. Low

d. After passing through turbine the water is discharged in to:

  1. Surge tank
  2. Tailrace
  3. Forebay
  4. Reservoir

Correct answer: 2. Tail race

e. The problem of noise is most eminent in __________________:

  1. Nuclear power station
  2. Diesel power station
  3. Hydroelectric power station
  4. Steam power station

Correct answer: 2. Steam power station

f. Hydroelectric power plants are used as:

  1. Baseload plants
  2. Peak load plants
  3. Both of these
  4. None of these

Correct answer: 1. Baseload plants

g. Coal power station works on:

  1. Atkinson cycle
  2. Rankine cycle
  3. Otto cycle
  4. Miller cycle

Correct answer: 2. Rankine cycle

h. The correct statement about hydroelectric power stations:

  1. The operating cost is low whereas initial cost is high
  2. Both operating and initial costs are high
  3. Both operating and initial costs are low
  4. The operating cost is high, whereas the initial cost is low

Correct answer: 1. The operating cost is low whereas initial cost is high

i. The power plant which is usually employed in the emergency conditions is:

  1. Hydroelectric power station
  2. Diesel power station
  3. Tidal unit station
  4. Steam power station

Correct answer: 2. Diesel power station

j. Which one of the following can be referred as unpredictive source:

  1. Wind
  2. Water
  3. Nuclear
  4. Coal

Correct answer: 1. Wind


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