Test: Power Systems - 8


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QUESTION: 1

Consider the following statements: In the case of suspension-type insulators, the string efficiency can be improved by
1. Using a longer cross-arm
2. Using a guard ring.
3. Grading the insulator discs
4. Reducing the cross-arm length
Of these statements

 

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QUESTION: 2

Match List-I (Type of relay) with List-II (For the protection of) and select the correct answer using the given below the lists:

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QUESTION: 3

In connection with arc the extinction in circuit breaker, resistance switching is employed where in a resistance is placed in parallel with the poles of the circuit breaker as shown in the figure. This process introduces damping in the LC circuit. For critical damping, the value of 'R' should be equal to

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QUESTION: 4

Consider the following moderators used in nuclear reactors:
1. Graphite 2. Beryllium
3. Heavy water
Their correct sequence in increasing order of their neutron absorption cross sections is

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QUESTION: 5

Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer using the given below the lists:

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QUESTION: 6

lighting arrestor connected between the line and earth in a power system

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Lightning arresters or surge diverters:

  • A lightning arrester or a surge diverter is a protective device which conducts the high voltage surges on the power system to the ground
  • It consists of a spark gap in series with a non-linear resistor
  • The length of the gap is so set that normal line voltage is not enough to cause an arc across the gap, but a dangerously high voltage will break down the air insulation and form an arc
  • The property of the non-linear resistance is that its resistance decreases as the voltage (or current) increases and vice-versa
  • One end of the diverter is connected to the terminal of the equipment to be protected and the other end is effectively grounded
QUESTION: 7

Corona loss can be reduced by the use of follow conductors, because

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QUESTION: 8

The insulation of modern EHV lines is designed based on

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QUESTION: 9

While using air-blast circuit beaker, current chopping is a phenomenon often observed when

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QUESTION: 10

In a power station the cost of generation of power reduces most effectively when

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QUESTION: 11

Shunt compensation in an EHV line is used to

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QUESTION: 12

In pumped storage scheme, the generator is also used us

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QUESTION: 13

Consider the following statement: Distance relays used for protection of transmission line might operate undesirable due to
1. magnetizing-current in rush
2. Power swings
3. Series compensating capacitors
4. Switching over voltage
Of these statements

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QUESTION: 14

The number of discs in a string of insulators for 400 kV ac overhead transmission line lies in the range of

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QUESTION: 15

The insulation resistance of a single -core cable is 200 MW/ km.The insulation resistance for 5 km length is

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QUESTION: 16

Consider the following statements:
1. By using bundle conductors is an overhead line, the corona loss is reduced
2. By using bundle conductors, the inductance of transmission line increase and capacitance reduces.
3. Corona loss causes interference in adjoining communication lines.
What of these statement are correct ?

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QUESTION: 17

Which one of the following sequences of operation represents the rated operating duty cycle of a circuit breaker? (O-open; C-close; t= 3 sec; T=3min)

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QUESTION: 18

A2-phase circuit breaker is rated at 2000 MVA. 33kV; its making current will be

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QUESTION: 19

The most accurate and versatile method of achieving reactive power compensation is by using

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QUESTION: 20

If the positive, negative and zero-sequence reactance's of an element of a power system are 0.3, 0.3 and 0.8 respectively, then the element would be a

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QUESTION: 21

Disruptive corona begins in smooth cylindrical conductors in air at NTP if the electric field intensity at the conductor surface goes up to

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QUESTION: 22

Load flow studies involve solving simultaneous

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QUESTION: 23

If the inductance and capacitance of power system are respectively 1 H and 0.01mF and the instantaneous value of interrupted current is 10 A, then the voltage across the breaker contact will be

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QUESTION: 24

For successful parallel operation of two singlephase transformers, the most essential condition is that their

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QUESTION: 25

Arrange the following in the correct sequence in which the flue gas passes through them after coming out of the boiler in thermal power station:

1. I.D. Fan.

2. Air Preheater

3. Economizer

4. Electrostatic precipitator

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