# Induction Motor MCQs Part 6

Induction motor MCQs Part 6

## The outer cage winding in the double squirrel cage induction motor has

The outer cage winding in double squirrel cage induction motor has:

1. Low resistance
2. High resistance
3. High inductance
4. None of these

## For a 3-phase induction motor, the mechanical power developed in terms of air gap power (Pag) is expressed mathematically by the equation

For a 3-phase induction motor, the mechanical power developed in terms of air gap power (Pag) is expressed mathematically by the equation:

1. Pag/(1 – s)
2. Pag * (1 – s)
3. Pag * s
4. Pag / s

Correct answer: 2. Pag * (1 – s)

## As compared to rotor resistance, the rotor reactance of three phase induction motor at starting is

As compared to rotor resistance, the rotor reactance of three phase induction motor at starting is:

1. Smaller
2. Larger
3. Just identical
4. None of above

## When rotor of three-phase induction motor is blocked, the value of slip is

When rotor of three-phase induction motor is blocked, the value of slip is:

1. 0.1
2. 0.5
3. 1
4. Zero

Explanation: When rotor is blocked N = 0 and s = Ns/Ns = 1

## One of the major advantages of wound rotor induction motor is that

One of the major advantages of wound rotor induction motor is that:

1. It requires less maintenance
2. External resistance can be inserted in rotor circuit
3. It is inexpensive
4. None of these

Correct answer: 2. External resistance can be inserted in rotor circuit

## Friction and windage losses of 3 phase induction motor are

Friction and windage losses of 3 phase induction motor are:

4. None of above

## A pump induction motor is switched on to a supply 30% lower than its rated voltage and the pump runs. What will ultimately happen

A pump induction motor is switched on to a supply 30% lower than its rated voltage and the pump runs. What will ultimately happen:

1. Get heated and subsequently get damaged
2. Continue to run at lower speed without damage
3. Stalling immediately
4. Stalling after sometime

Correct answer: 1. Get heated and subsequently get damaged

## Cogging in an induction motor can be avoided using

Cogging in an induction motor can be avoided using:

1. Number of rotor slots more or less than the number of stator slots (not equal)
2. Autotransformer starter
3. Using dol starter
4. Proper ventilation

Correct answer: 1. Number of rotor slots more or less than the number of stator slots (not equal)

## In equivalent circuit diagram of double squirrel-cage induction motor is constructed the two cages can be considered

In equivalent circuit diagram of double squirrel-cage induction motor is constructed the two cages can be considered:

1. In parallel
2. In series
3. In parallel with stator
4. In series-parallel