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PAPER-II

1. What is the additional time available for the
performance of an activity in PERT and CPM
calculated on the basis that all activities will
start at their earliest start time, called?
a. Slack
b. Total float
c. Free float
d. independent float
2. In the basic EOQ model, if demand is 60 per
month, ordering cost is Rs. 12 per order,
holding cost is Rs. 10 per unit per month. what
is the EOQ?
a. 12
b. 144
c. 24
d. 28
3. Which one of the following is correct? In tile
basic EOQ model, if lead time increases from
5 to 10 days, the EOQ will
a. double
b. decrease by a factor of two
c. remain the same
d. The data is insufficient to find EOQ
4. Which one of the following statements is not
correct
a. Work sampling is a technique of work
measurement
b. Method study is a technique aimed at
evolving improved methods.
c. Synthetic data is not a technique covered
under pre-determined motion time systems
d. â€˜Selectâ€™ is the first step of method study
5. A time standard for a data entry clerk is to be
set A job is rated at l20 percent, it takes 30
seconds to enter each record and the
allowances are 15%. What is the normal time?
a. 25 seconds
b. 30 seconds
c. 36 seconds
d. 40 seconds
6. Which one of the following statements is not
correct?
a. The operating characteristic curve of an
acceptance sampling plan shows the
ability of the plan to distinguish between
b. No sampling plan can give complete
protection against the acceptance of
defective products.
c. C chart has straight line limits and U chart
has zig-zag limits.
d. Double sampling results in more
inspection than single sampling if the
7. Which one of the following statements is not
correct?
a. A linear programming problem with 2
variables and 3 constraints can be solved
by Graphical Method.
b. In big-M method if the artificial variable
can not be driven out it depicts an optimal
solution.
c. Dual of a dual is the primal problem.
d. For mixed constraints either big-M
method or two phase method can be
employed.
8. In Order for a transportation matrix which has
six rows and four columns not to degenerate,
what is the number of occupied celled in the
matrix?
a. 6
b. 9
c. 15
d. 24
9. In a single server queuing system with arrival
rate of â€˜ ?â€™ and mean service time of â€˜ ?â€™ the
expected number of customers in the system is
??
?
? ? ?
.
What is the expected waiting time per
customer in the system?
a.
??
2
?
? ? ?

b. ? ? ?
c.
1
? ? ?

d.
? ? ? ?
?
?

10. Match List-I with List-II and -select the
correct answer using the code given below the
lists:
List-I
(Components)
A. Control unit
B. Arithmetic unit
C. Memory
D. Output device
List-II
(Functions)
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PAPER-II

1. What is the additional time available for the
performance of an activity in PERT and CPM
calculated on the basis that all activities will
start at their earliest start time, called?
a. Slack
b. Total float
c. Free float
d. independent float
2. In the basic EOQ model, if demand is 60 per
month, ordering cost is Rs. 12 per order,
holding cost is Rs. 10 per unit per month. what
is the EOQ?
a. 12
b. 144
c. 24
d. 28
3. Which one of the following is correct? In tile
basic EOQ model, if lead time increases from
5 to 10 days, the EOQ will
a. double
b. decrease by a factor of two
c. remain the same
d. The data is insufficient to find EOQ
4. Which one of the following statements is not
correct
a. Work sampling is a technique of work
measurement
b. Method study is a technique aimed at
evolving improved methods.
c. Synthetic data is not a technique covered
under pre-determined motion time systems
d. â€˜Selectâ€™ is the first step of method study
5. A time standard for a data entry clerk is to be
set A job is rated at l20 percent, it takes 30
seconds to enter each record and the
allowances are 15%. What is the normal time?
a. 25 seconds
b. 30 seconds
c. 36 seconds
d. 40 seconds
6. Which one of the following statements is not
correct?
a. The operating characteristic curve of an
acceptance sampling plan shows the
ability of the plan to distinguish between
b. No sampling plan can give complete
protection against the acceptance of
defective products.
c. C chart has straight line limits and U chart
has zig-zag limits.
d. Double sampling results in more
inspection than single sampling if the
7. Which one of the following statements is not
correct?
a. A linear programming problem with 2
variables and 3 constraints can be solved
by Graphical Method.
b. In big-M method if the artificial variable
can not be driven out it depicts an optimal
solution.
c. Dual of a dual is the primal problem.
d. For mixed constraints either big-M
method or two phase method can be
employed.
8. In Order for a transportation matrix which has
six rows and four columns not to degenerate,
what is the number of occupied celled in the
matrix?
a. 6
b. 9
c. 15
d. 24
9. In a single server queuing system with arrival
rate of â€˜ ?â€™ and mean service time of â€˜ ?â€™ the
expected number of customers in the system is
??
?
? ? ?
.
What is the expected waiting time per
customer in the system?
a.
??
2
?
? ? ?

b. ? ? ?
c.
1
? ? ?

d.
? ? ? ?
?
?

10. Match List-I with List-II and -select the
correct answer using the code given below the
lists:
List-I
(Components)
A. Control unit
B. Arithmetic unit
C. Memory
D. Output device
List-II
(Functions)
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1. Logical checks and calculations
2. Stores instructions and data
3. Converts results and presents to the user
4. Converts instructions to codes
5. Receives instructions and per forms
operations
Code:
A  B  C D
a.   2  1  4  3
b.   5  3  2  1
c.   2  3  4  1
d.   5 1  2  3
11. The Central Processing Unit of a mini
computers uses which of the following blocks:
1. Memory Unit
2. Control Unit
3. Arithmetic Unit
4. Output Unit
Select the correct answer using the code given
below:
a. 1 and 2
b. 1 and 3
c. 2 and 3
d. 1 and 4
12. Which one of the following statements about
FORTRAN is not correct?
a. GO TO 999
b. CONTINUE 999
c. PRINT 999
d. DIMENSION A (999)
13. Bottom gating system is sometimes preferred
in casting because
a. it enables rapid filling of mould cavity
b. it is easier to provide in the mould
c. it provides cleaner metal
d. it reduces splashing and turbulence
14. The pattern adopted for those castings where
there are some portions whichâ€™ are structurally
weak and are likely to break by the force of
ramming are called:
a. Loose piece pattern
c. Skelton pattern
d. Single piece pattern
15. Which of the following casting processes does
not/do not require central core for producing
pipe?
1. Sand casting process
2. Die casting process
3. Centrifugal casting process
Select the correct answer using the code given
below:
a. 1 and 2
b. 2 only
c. 2 and 3
d. 3 only
16. If critical path of a project is 20 months with a
standard derivative 4 months, What is the
probability that the project will be
completed in 24moths?
a. 15.85 %
b. 68.3 %
c. 84.2 %
d. 95.50%
17. Common contact ratio of a pair of spur pinion
and gear is
a. Less than 1.0
b. equal to 1
c. between 2 and 3
d. greater than 3
18. In case of am p disc clutch, if n
1
is the
nurnberofdiscicni1hedriving-shaft and n
2
is the
number of discs on the driven shaft, then what
is the number of pairs of contact surfaces?
a. n
1
+ n
2

b. n
1
+ n
2
â€“ 1
c. n
1
+ n
2
+ 1
d. n
1
+ 2n
2

19. For roller chain drive with sprocket having 10

teeth, the velocity of the driven shaft with
respect to that of drive will be approximately
a. same
b. 5% above to 5% below
c. 5% above
d. below
20. Which of the following in-line engines
working on four-stroke cycle is completely
balanced inherently?
a. 2 cylinder engine
b. 3 cylinder engine
c. 4 cylinder engine
d. 6 cylinder engine
Match List-I with List-II and select the correct
answer using the code given below the lists:
List-I
(Key/spline)
C. Woodruff key
D. Parallel key
E. Spline
List-II
(Application)
1. Self aligning
2. Facilitates removal
3. Mostly used
4. Axial movement possible
Code:
A  B C D
a.   1 2 3 4
b.   1 2 4 3
c.   2  1 3 4
d.   2 1 4 3
21. Eight bolts are to be selected for fixing the
cover plate of a cylinder subjected to a
maximum load of 980 175 kN. If the design
stress for the bolt material is 315 N/mm2, what
is the diameter of each bolt?
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PAPER-II

1. What is the additional time available for the
performance of an activity in PERT and CPM
calculated on the basis that all activities will
start at their earliest start time, called?
a. Slack
b. Total float
c. Free float
d. independent float
2. In the basic EOQ model, if demand is 60 per
month, ordering cost is Rs. 12 per order,
holding cost is Rs. 10 per unit per month. what
is the EOQ?
a. 12
b. 144
c. 24
d. 28
3. Which one of the following is correct? In tile
basic EOQ model, if lead time increases from
5 to 10 days, the EOQ will
a. double
b. decrease by a factor of two
c. remain the same
d. The data is insufficient to find EOQ
4. Which one of the following statements is not
correct
a. Work sampling is a technique of work
measurement
b. Method study is a technique aimed at
evolving improved methods.
c. Synthetic data is not a technique covered
under pre-determined motion time systems
d. â€˜Selectâ€™ is the first step of method study
5. A time standard for a data entry clerk is to be
set A job is rated at l20 percent, it takes 30
seconds to enter each record and the
allowances are 15%. What is the normal time?
a. 25 seconds
b. 30 seconds
c. 36 seconds
d. 40 seconds
6. Which one of the following statements is not
correct?
a. The operating characteristic curve of an
acceptance sampling plan shows the
ability of the plan to distinguish between
b. No sampling plan can give complete
protection against the acceptance of
defective products.
c. C chart has straight line limits and U chart
has zig-zag limits.
d. Double sampling results in more
inspection than single sampling if the
7. Which one of the following statements is not
correct?
a. A linear programming problem with 2
variables and 3 constraints can be solved
by Graphical Method.
b. In big-M method if the artificial variable
can not be driven out it depicts an optimal
solution.
c. Dual of a dual is the primal problem.
d. For mixed constraints either big-M
method or two phase method can be
employed.
8. In Order for a transportation matrix which has
six rows and four columns not to degenerate,
what is the number of occupied celled in the
matrix?
a. 6
b. 9
c. 15
d. 24
9. In a single server queuing system with arrival
rate of â€˜ ?â€™ and mean service time of â€˜ ?â€™ the
expected number of customers in the system is
??
?
? ? ?
.
What is the expected waiting time per
customer in the system?
a.
??
2
?
? ? ?

b. ? ? ?
c.
1
? ? ?

d.
? ? ? ?
?
?

10. Match List-I with List-II and -select the
correct answer using the code given below the
lists:
List-I
(Components)
A. Control unit
B. Arithmetic unit
C. Memory
D. Output device
List-II
(Functions)
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1. Logical checks and calculations
2. Stores instructions and data
3. Converts results and presents to the user
4. Converts instructions to codes
5. Receives instructions and per forms
operations
Code:
A  B  C D
a.   2  1  4  3
b.   5  3  2  1
c.   2  3  4  1
d.   5 1  2  3
11. The Central Processing Unit of a mini
computers uses which of the following blocks:
1. Memory Unit
2. Control Unit
3. Arithmetic Unit
4. Output Unit
Select the correct answer using the code given
below:
a. 1 and 2
b. 1 and 3
c. 2 and 3
d. 1 and 4
12. Which one of the following statements about
FORTRAN is not correct?
a. GO TO 999
b. CONTINUE 999
c. PRINT 999
d. DIMENSION A (999)
13. Bottom gating system is sometimes preferred
in casting because
a. it enables rapid filling of mould cavity
b. it is easier to provide in the mould
c. it provides cleaner metal
d. it reduces splashing and turbulence
14. The pattern adopted for those castings where
there are some portions whichâ€™ are structurally
weak and are likely to break by the force of
ramming are called:
a. Loose piece pattern
c. Skelton pattern
d. Single piece pattern
15. Which of the following casting processes does
not/do not require central core for producing
pipe?
1. Sand casting process
2. Die casting process
3. Centrifugal casting process
Select the correct answer using the code given
below:
a. 1 and 2
b. 2 only
c. 2 and 3
d. 3 only
16. If critical path of a project is 20 months with a
standard derivative 4 months, What is the
probability that the project will be
completed in 24moths?
a. 15.85 %
b. 68.3 %
c. 84.2 %
d. 95.50%
17. Common contact ratio of a pair of spur pinion
and gear is
a. Less than 1.0
b. equal to 1
c. between 2 and 3
d. greater than 3
18. In case of am p disc clutch, if n
1
is the
nurnberofdiscicni1hedriving-shaft and n
2
is the
number of discs on the driven shaft, then what
is the number of pairs of contact surfaces?
a. n
1
+ n
2

b. n
1
+ n
2
â€“ 1
c. n
1
+ n
2
+ 1
d. n
1
+ 2n
2

19. For roller chain drive with sprocket having 10

teeth, the velocity of the driven shaft with
respect to that of drive will be approximately
a. same
b. 5% above to 5% below
c. 5% above
d. below
20. Which of the following in-line engines
working on four-stroke cycle is completely
balanced inherently?
a. 2 cylinder engine
b. 3 cylinder engine
c. 4 cylinder engine
d. 6 cylinder engine
Match List-I with List-II and select the correct
answer using the code given below the lists:
List-I
(Key/spline)
C. Woodruff key
D. Parallel key
E. Spline
List-II
(Application)
1. Self aligning
2. Facilitates removal
3. Mostly used
4. Axial movement possible
Code:
A  B C D
a.   1 2 3 4
b.   1 2 4 3
c.   2  1 3 4
d.   2 1 4 3
21. Eight bolts are to be selected for fixing the
cover plate of a cylinder subjected to a
maximum load of 980 175 kN. If the design
stress for the bolt material is 315 N/mm2, what
is the diameter of each bolt?
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a. 10 mm
b. 22 mm
c. 30 mm
d. 36 mm
22. Consider the following statements:
1. The amount of interference needed to
create a tight joint varies with diameter of
the shaft.
2. An interference fit creates no stress state in
the shaft.
3. The stress state in the hub is similar to a
thick-walled cylinder with internal
pressure.
Which of the statements given above are
correct?
a. 1, 2 and 3
b. 1 and 2 only
c. 2 and 3 only
d. 1 and 3 only
23. Consider the following statements:
A nomenclature ?50 H8/p8 denotes that
1. hole diameter is 50 mm.
2. it is a shaft base system.
3. 8 indicates fundamental deviation.
Which of the statements given above is/are
correct?
a. 1, 2 and 3
b. 1 and 2 only
c. I and 3 only
d. 3 only
24. Consider the following:
V-belts are specified by their
1. nominal inside length in mm
2. nominal pitch length
3. belt cross section symbol
4. weight/unit length of the belt
Which of the above are correct?
a. 1, 2, 3 and 4
b. 1 and 2 only
c. 1 and 3 only
d. 3 and 4 only
25. Consider the following statements:
Maximum shear stress induced in a power
transmitting shaft is
1. directly proportional to torque being
transmitted.
2. inversely proportional to the cube of its
diameter.
3. directly proportional to its polar moment
of inertia.
Which of the statements given above are
correct?
a. 1, 2 and 3
b. 1 and 3 only
c. 2 and 3 only
d. 1 and 2 only
26. Maximum shear stress in a Mohrâ€™s Circle
a. is equal to radius of Mohrâ€™s circle
b. is greater than radius of Mohrâ€™s circle
c. is less than radius of Mohrâ€™s circle
d. could be any of the above
27. Maximum deflection of a cantilever beam of
length l carrying uniformly distributed load w
per unit length will be:
a. Wl
4
/ (EI)
b. Wl
4
/ (4 EI)
c. Wl
4
/ (8 EI)
d. Wl
4
/ (384 EI)
[Where E = modulus of elasticity of beam material and I
moment of inertia of beam cross-section]
28. In I-section of a beam subjected to transverse
shear force, the maximum shear stress is
developed
a. at the centre of the web
b. at the top edge of the top flange
c. at the bottom edge of the top flange
d. None of the above
29. In case of a beam of circular cross-section
shear stress developed in the beam is greater
than the average shear stress by
a. 50%
b. 33%
c. 25%
d. 10%
30. A structural member subjected to an axial
compressive force is called
a. beam
b. column
c. frame
d. strut
31. Structure of a polymer is:
a. Long chain
b. Rhombic
c. Cubic
d. Closed pack hexagonal
32. Consider the following statements:
1. Metal forming decreases harmful effects
of impurities and improves mechanical
strength.
2. Metal working process is a plastic
deformation process.
3. Very intricate shapes can be produced by
forging process as compared to casting
process.
Which of the statements given above are
correct?
a. 1, 2 and 3
b. 1 and 2 on1y
c. 2 and 3 only
d. 1 and 3 only
33. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct
answer using the code given below the lists
List-I
(Forging Technique)
A. Smith Forging
B. Drop Forging
C. Press Forging
D. Machine Forging
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1. What is the additional time available for the
performance of an activity in PERT and CPM
calculated on the basis that all activities will
start at their earliest start time, called?
a. Slack
b. Total float
c. Free float
d. independent float
2. In the basic EOQ model, if demand is 60 per
month, ordering cost is Rs. 12 per order,
holding cost is Rs. 10 per unit per month. what
is the EOQ?
a. 12
b. 144
c. 24
d. 28
3. Which one of the following is correct? In tile
basic EOQ model, if lead time increases from
5 to 10 days, the EOQ will
a. double
b. decrease by a factor of two
c. remain the same
d. The data is insufficient to find EOQ
4. Which one of the following statements is not
correct
a. Work sampling is a technique of work
measurement
b. Method study is a technique aimed at
evolving improved methods.
c. Synthetic data is not a technique covered
under pre-determined motion time systems
d. â€˜Selectâ€™ is the first step of method study
5. A time standard for a data entry clerk is to be
set A job is rated at l20 percent, it takes 30
seconds to enter each record and the
allowances are 15%. What is the normal time?
a. 25 seconds
b. 30 seconds
c. 36 seconds
d. 40 seconds
6. Which one of the following statements is not
correct?
a. The operating characteristic curve of an
acceptance sampling plan shows the
ability of the plan to distinguish between
b. No sampling plan can give complete
protection against the acceptance of
defective products.
c. C chart has straight line limits and U chart
has zig-zag limits.
d. Double sampling results in more
inspection than single sampling if the
7. Which one of the following statements is not
correct?
a. A linear programming problem with 2
variables and 3 constraints can be solved
by Graphical Method.
b. In big-M method if the artificial variable
can not be driven out it depicts an optimal
solution.
c. Dual of a dual is the primal problem.
d. For mixed constraints either big-M
method or two phase method can be
employed.
8. In Order for a transportation matrix which has
six rows and four columns not to degenerate,
what is the number of occupied celled in the
matrix?
a. 6
b. 9
c. 15
d. 24
9. In a single server queuing system with arrival
rate of â€˜ ?â€™ and mean service time of â€˜ ?â€™ the
expected number of customers in the system is
??
?
? ? ?
.
What is the expected waiting time per
customer in the system?
a.
??
2
?
? ? ?

b. ? ? ?
c.
1
? ? ?

d.
? ? ? ?
?
?

10. Match List-I with List-II and -select the
correct answer using the code given below the
lists:
List-I
(Components)
A. Control unit
B. Arithmetic unit
C. Memory
D. Output device
List-II
(Functions)
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1. Logical checks and calculations
2. Stores instructions and data
3. Converts results and presents to the user
4. Converts instructions to codes
5. Receives instructions and per forms
operations
Code:
A  B  C D
a.   2  1  4  3
b.   5  3  2  1
c.   2  3  4  1
d.   5 1  2  3
11. The Central Processing Unit of a mini
computers uses which of the following blocks:
1. Memory Unit
2. Control Unit
3. Arithmetic Unit
4. Output Unit
Select the correct answer using the code given
below:
a. 1 and 2
b. 1 and 3
c. 2 and 3
d. 1 and 4
12. Which one of the following statements about
FORTRAN is not correct?
a. GO TO 999
b. CONTINUE 999
c. PRINT 999
d. DIMENSION A (999)
13. Bottom gating system is sometimes preferred
in casting because
a. it enables rapid filling of mould cavity
b. it is easier to provide in the mould
c. it provides cleaner metal
d. it reduces splashing and turbulence
14. The pattern adopted for those castings where
there are some portions whichâ€™ are structurally
weak and are likely to break by the force of
ramming are called:
a. Loose piece pattern
c. Skelton pattern
d. Single piece pattern
15. Which of the following casting processes does
not/do not require central core for producing
pipe?
1. Sand casting process
2. Die casting process
3. Centrifugal casting process
Select the correct answer using the code given
below:
a. 1 and 2
b. 2 only
c. 2 and 3
d. 3 only
16. If critical path of a project is 20 months with a
standard derivative 4 months, What is the
probability that the project will be
completed in 24moths?
a. 15.85 %
b. 68.3 %
c. 84.2 %
d. 95.50%
17. Common contact ratio of a pair of spur pinion
and gear is
a. Less than 1.0
b. equal to 1
c. between 2 and 3
d. greater than 3
18. In case of am p disc clutch, if n
1
is the
nurnberofdiscicni1hedriving-shaft and n
2
is the
number of discs on the driven shaft, then what
is the number of pairs of contact surfaces?
a. n
1
+ n
2

b. n
1
+ n
2
â€“ 1
c. n
1
+ n
2
+ 1
d. n
1
+ 2n
2

19. For roller chain drive with sprocket having 10

teeth, the velocity of the driven shaft with
respect to that of drive will be approximately
a. same
b. 5% above to 5% below
c. 5% above
d. below
20. Which of the following in-line engines
working on four-stroke cycle is completely
balanced inherently?
a. 2 cylinder engine
b. 3 cylinder engine
c. 4 cylinder engine
d. 6 cylinder engine
Match List-I with List-II and select the correct
answer using the code given below the lists:
List-I
(Key/spline)
C. Woodruff key
D. Parallel key
E. Spline
List-II
(Application)
1. Self aligning
2. Facilitates removal
3. Mostly used
4. Axial movement possible
Code:
A  B C D
a.   1 2 3 4
b.   1 2 4 3
c.   2  1 3 4
d.   2 1 4 3
21. Eight bolts are to be selected for fixing the
cover plate of a cylinder subjected to a
maximum load of 980 175 kN. If the design
stress for the bolt material is 315 N/mm2, what
is the diameter of each bolt?
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a. 10 mm
b. 22 mm
c. 30 mm
d. 36 mm
22. Consider the following statements:
1. The amount of interference needed to
create a tight joint varies with diameter of
the shaft.
2. An interference fit creates no stress state in
the shaft.
3. The stress state in the hub is similar to a
thick-walled cylinder with internal
pressure.
Which of the statements given above are
correct?
a. 1, 2 and 3
b. 1 and 2 only
c. 2 and 3 only
d. 1 and 3 only
23. Consider the following statements:
A nomenclature ?50 H8/p8 denotes that
1. hole diameter is 50 mm.
2. it is a shaft base system.
3. 8 indicates fundamental deviation.
Which of the statements given above is/are
correct?
a. 1, 2 and 3
b. 1 and 2 only
c. I and 3 only
d. 3 only
24. Consider the following:
V-belts are specified by their
1. nominal inside length in mm
2. nominal pitch length
3. belt cross section symbol
4. weight/unit length of the belt
Which of the above are correct?
a. 1, 2, 3 and 4
b. 1 and 2 only
c. 1 and 3 only
d. 3 and 4 only
25. Consider the following statements:
Maximum shear stress induced in a power
transmitting shaft is
1. directly proportional to torque being
transmitted.
2. inversely proportional to the cube of its
diameter.
3. directly proportional to its polar moment
of inertia.
Which of the statements given above are
correct?
a. 1, 2 and 3
b. 1 and 3 only
c. 2 and 3 only
d. 1 and 2 only
26. Maximum shear stress in a Mohrâ€™s Circle
a. is equal to radius of Mohrâ€™s circle
b. is greater than radius of Mohrâ€™s circle
c. is less than radius of Mohrâ€™s circle
d. could be any of the above
27. Maximum deflection of a cantilever beam of
length l carrying uniformly distributed load w
per unit length will be:
a. Wl
4
/ (EI)
b. Wl
4
/ (4 EI)
c. Wl
4
/ (8 EI)
d. Wl
4
/ (384 EI)
[Where E = modulus of elasticity of beam material and I
moment of inertia of beam cross-section]
28. In I-section of a beam subjected to transverse
shear force, the maximum shear stress is
developed
a. at the centre of the web
b. at the top edge of the top flange
c. at the bottom edge of the top flange
d. None of the above
29. In case of a beam of circular cross-section
shear stress developed in the beam is greater
than the average shear stress by
a. 50%
b. 33%
c. 25%
d. 10%
30. A structural member subjected to an axial
compressive force is called
a. beam
b. column
c. frame
d. strut
31. Structure of a polymer is:
a. Long chain
b. Rhombic
c. Cubic
d. Closed pack hexagonal
32. Consider the following statements:
1. Metal forming decreases harmful effects
of impurities and improves mechanical
strength.
2. Metal working process is a plastic
deformation process.
3. Very intricate shapes can be produced by
forging process as compared to casting
process.
Which of the statements given above are
correct?
a. 1, 2 and 3
b. 1 and 2 on1y
c. 2 and 3 only
d. 1 and 3 only
33. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct
answer using the code given below the lists
List-I
(Forging Technique)
A. Smith Forging
B. Drop Forging
C. Press Forging
D. Machine Forging
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List-II
(Process)
1. Material is only upset to get the desired
shape
2. Carried out manually in open dies
3. Done in closed impression dies by
hammers in blows
4. Done in closed impression dies by
continuous squeezing force
Code:
A  B  C D
a.   2 3 4 1
b.   4  3  2  1
c.   2 1 4  3
d.   4  1  2  3
34. A cylindrical vessel with flat bottom can be
deep drawn by
a. shallow drawing
b. single action deep drawing
c. double action deep drawing
d. triple action deep drawing
35. Which one of the following methods is used
for the manufacture of collapsible toothpaste
tubes?
a. Impact extrusion
b. Direct extrusion
c. Deep drawing
d. Piercing
36. Small amount of carbonaceous material
sprinkled on the inner surface of mould cavity
is called
a. Backing sand
b. Facing sand
c. Green sand
d. Dry sand
37. In automobiles, Hookâ€™s joint is used between
which of the following?
a. Clutch and gear box
b. Gear box and differential
c. Differential and wheels
d. Flywheel and clutch
38. In a flat belt drive the belt can be subjected to
a maximum tension T and centrifugal tension
T
C
. What is the condition for transmission of
maximum power?
a. T = T
C

b. T= 3 T
C

c. T = 2T
C

d. T = 3 T
C

39. A shaft is subjected to combined twisting
moment T and bending moment M. What is
the equivalent bending moment?
a. ½
? ?
22
M T ?
b.
22
M T ?
c. ½
? ?
22
M MT ??
d.
22
M MT ??

40. The ratio of torque carrying capacity of a solid
shaft to that of a hollow shaft is given by:
a. (1-K
4
)
b. (1-K
4
)
-1

c. K
4

d. 1/K
4

Where
0
i
D
K
D
?
D
i
=  Inside diameter of hollow shaft
D
0
= Outside diameter of hollow shaft Shaft materials are
the same.
41. The principal stresses at a point in two-
dimensional stress system are ?
1
and ?
2
and
corresponding principal strains are ?
1
and ?
2
. If
E and V denote Youngâ€™s modulus and
Poissonâ€™s ratio, respectively, then which one
of the following is correct?
a.
11
E ? ? ?
b.
??
112
2
1
E
V
V
? ?? ??
?

c. ??
112
2
1
E
V
V
? ?? ??
?

d.
11 2
() EV ? ?? ? ?
42. A point in a two dimensional state of strain is
subjected to pure shearing strain of magnitude
y radians. Which one of the following is the
maximum principal strain?
a.
xy
?
b. /2
xy
?
c. /2
xy
?
d. 2
xy
?
43.
Consider the Mohrâ€™s circle shown above:
What is the state of stress represented by this
circle?
a. ?
x
= ?
y
? 0, ?
xy
= 0
b. ?
x
= ?
y
= 0, ?
xy
? 0
c. ?
x
= 0, ?
y
= ?
xy
? 0
d. ?
x
? 0, ?
y
= ?
xy
= 0
44. What is the relationship between the linear
elastic properties Youngâ€™s modulus (E),
rigidity modulus (G) and bulk modulus (K)?
a.
19 3
EK G
? ?
b.
39 1
EK G
? ?
c.
93 1
EK G
? ?
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PAPER-II

1. What is the additional time available for the
performance of an activity in PERT and CPM
calculated on the basis that all activities will
start at their earliest start time, called?
a. Slack
b. Total float
c. Free float
d. independent float
2. In the basic EOQ model, if demand is 60 per
month, ordering cost is Rs. 12 per order,
holding cost is Rs. 10 per unit per month. what
is the EOQ?
a. 12
b. 144
c. 24
d. 28
3. Which one of the following is correct? In tile
basic EOQ model, if lead time increases from
5 to 10 days, the EOQ will
a. double
b. decrease by a factor of two
c. remain the same
d. The data is insufficient to find EOQ
4. Which one of the following statements is not
correct
a. Work sampling is a technique of work
measurement
b. Method study is a technique aimed at
evolving improved methods.
c. Synthetic data is not a technique covered
under pre-determined motion time systems
d. â€˜Selectâ€™ is the first step of method study
5. A time standard for a data entry clerk is to be
set A job is rated at l20 percent, it takes 30
seconds to enter each record and the
allowances are 15%. What is the normal time?
a. 25 seconds
b. 30 seconds
c. 36 seconds
d. 40 seconds
6. Which one of the following statements is not
correct?
a. The operating characteristic curve of an
acceptance sampling plan shows the
ability of the plan to distinguish between
b. No sampling plan can give complete
protection against the acceptance of
defective products.
c. C chart has straight line limits and U chart
has zig-zag limits.
d. Double sampling results in more
inspection than single sampling if the
7. Which one of the following statements is not
correct?
a. A linear programming problem with 2
variables and 3 constraints can be solved
by Graphical Method.
b. In big-M method if the artificial variable
can not be driven out it depicts an optimal
solution.
c. Dual of a dual is the primal problem.
d. For mixed constraints either big-M
method or two phase method can be
employed.
8. In Order for a transportation matrix which has
six rows and four columns not to degenerate,
what is the number of occupied celled in the
matrix?
a. 6
b. 9
c. 15
d. 24
9. In a single server queuing system with arrival
rate of â€˜ ?â€™ and mean service time of â€˜ ?â€™ the
expected number of customers in the system is
??
?
? ? ?
.
What is the expected waiting time per
customer in the system?
a.
??
2
?
? ? ?

b. ? ? ?
c.
1
? ? ?

d.
? ? ? ?
?
?

10. Match List-I with List-II and -select the
correct answer using the code given below the
lists:
List-I
(Components)
A. Control unit
B. Arithmetic unit
C. Memory
D. Output device
List-II
(Functions)
I.E.S- (OBJ) 2008
M ME EC CH HA AN NI IC CA AL L  E EN NG GI IN NE EE ER RI IN NG G
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1. Logical checks and calculations
2. Stores instructions and data
3. Converts results and presents to the user
4. Converts instructions to codes
5. Receives instructions and per forms
operations
Code:
A  B  C D
a.   2  1  4  3
b.   5  3  2  1
c.   2  3  4  1
d.   5 1  2  3
11. The Central Processing Unit of a mini
computers uses which of the following blocks:
1. Memory Unit
2. Control Unit
3. Arithmetic Unit
4. Output Unit
Select the correct answer using the code given
below:
a. 1 and 2
b. 1 and 3
c. 2 and 3
d. 1 and 4
12. Which one of the following statements about
FORTRAN is not correct?
a. GO TO 999
b. CONTINUE 999
c. PRINT 999
d. DIMENSION A (999)
13. Bottom gating system is sometimes preferred
in casting because
a. it enables rapid filling of mould cavity
b. it is easier to provide in the mould
c. it provides cleaner metal
d. it reduces splashing and turbulence
14. The pattern adopted for those castings where
there are some portions whichâ€™ are structurally
weak and are likely to break by the force of
ramming are called:
a. Loose piece pattern
c. Skelton pattern
d. Single piece pattern
15. Which of the following casting processes does
not/do not require central core for producing
pipe?
1. Sand casting process
2. Die casting process
3. Centrifugal casting process
Select the correct answer using the code given
below:
a. 1 and 2
b. 2 only
c. 2 and 3
d. 3 only
16. If critical path of a project is 20 months with a
standard derivative 4 months, What is the
probability that the project will be
completed in 24moths?
a. 15.85 %
b. 68.3 %
c. 84.2 %
d. 95.50%
17. Common contact ratio of a pair of spur pinion
and gear is
a. Less than 1.0
b. equal to 1
c. between 2 and 3
d. greater than 3
18. In case of am p disc clutch, if n
1
is the
nurnberofdiscicni1hedriving-shaft and n
2
is the
number of discs on the driven shaft, then what
is the number of pairs of contact surfaces?
a. n
1
+ n
2

b. n
1
+ n
2
â€“ 1
c. n
1
+ n
2
+ 1
d. n
1
+ 2n
2

19. For roller chain drive with sprocket having 10

teeth, the velocity of the driven shaft with
respect to that of drive will be approximately
a. same
b. 5% above to 5% below
c. 5% above
d. below
20. Which of the following in-line engines
working on four-stroke cycle is completely
balanced inherently?
a. 2 cylinder engine
b. 3 cylinder engine
c. 4 cylinder engine
d. 6 cylinder engine
Match List-I with List-II and select the correct
answer using the code given below the lists:
List-I
(Key/spline)
C. Woodruff key
D. Parallel key
E. Spline
List-II
(Application)
1. Self aligning
2. Facilitates removal
3. Mostly used
4. Axial movement possible
Code:
A  B C D
a.   1 2 3 4
b.   1 2 4 3
c.   2  1 3 4
d.   2 1 4 3
21. Eight bolts are to be selected for fixing the
cover plate of a cylinder subjected to a
maximum load of 980 175 kN. If the design
stress for the bolt material is 315 N/mm2, what
is the diameter of each bolt?
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a. 10 mm
b. 22 mm
c. 30 mm
d. 36 mm
22. Consider the following statements:
1. The amount of interference needed to
create a tight joint varies with diameter of
the shaft.
2. An interference fit creates no stress state in
the shaft.
3. The stress state in the hub is similar to a
thick-walled cylinder with internal
pressure.
Which of the statements given above are
correct?
a. 1, 2 and 3
b. 1 and 2 only
c. 2 and 3 only
d. 1 and 3 only
23. Consider the following statements:
A nomenclature ?50 H8/p8 denotes that
1. hole diameter is 50 mm.
2. it is a shaft base system.
3. 8 indicates fundamental deviation.
Which of the statements given above is/are
correct?
a. 1, 2 and 3
b. 1 and 2 only
c. I and 3 only
d. 3 only
24. Consider the following:
V-belts are specified by their
1. nominal inside length in mm
2. nominal pitch length
3. belt cross section symbol
4. weight/unit length of the belt
Which of the above are correct?
a. 1, 2, 3 and 4
b. 1 and 2 only
c. 1 and 3 only
d. 3 and 4 only
25. Consider the following statements:
Maximum shear stress induced in a power
transmitting shaft is
1. directly proportional to torque being
transmitted.
2. inversely proportional to the cube of its
diameter.
3. directly proportional to its polar moment
of inertia.
Which of the statements given above are
correct?
a. 1, 2 and 3
b. 1 and 3 only
c. 2 and 3 only
d. 1 and 2 only
26. Maximum shear stress in a Mohrâ€™s Circle
a. is equal to radius of Mohrâ€™s circle
b. is greater than radius of Mohrâ€™s circle
c. is less than radius of Mohrâ€™s circle
d. could be any of the above
27. Maximum deflection of a cantilever beam of
length l carrying uniformly distributed load w
per unit length will be:
a. Wl
4
/ (EI)
b. Wl
4
/ (4 EI)
c. Wl
4
/ (8 EI)
d. Wl
4
/ (384 EI)
[Where E = modulus of elasticity of beam material and I
moment of inertia of beam cross-section]
28. In I-section of a beam subjected to transverse
shear force, the maximum shear stress is
developed
a. at the centre of the web
b. at the top edge of the top flange
c. at the bottom edge of the top flange
d. None of the above
29. In case of a beam of circular cross-section
shear stress developed in the beam is greater
than the average shear stress by
a. 50%
b. 33%
c. 25%
d. 10%
30. A structural member subjected to an axial
compressive force is called
a. beam
b. column
c. frame
d. strut
31. Structure of a polymer is:
a. Long chain
b. Rhombic
c. Cubic
d. Closed pack hexagonal
32. Consider the following statements:
1. Metal forming decreases harmful effects
of impurities and improves mechanical
strength.
2. Metal working process is a plastic
deformation process.
3. Very intricate shapes can be produced by
forging process as compared to casting
process.
Which of the statements given above are
correct?
a. 1, 2 and 3
b. 1 and 2 on1y
c. 2 and 3 only
d. 1 and 3 only
33. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct
answer using the code given below the lists
List-I
(Forging Technique)
A. Smith Forging
B. Drop Forging
C. Press Forging
D. Machine Forging
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List-II
(Process)
1. Material is only upset to get the desired
shape
2. Carried out manually in open dies
3. Done in closed impression dies by
hammers in blows
4. Done in closed impression dies by
continuous squeezing force
Code:
A  B  C D
a.   2 3 4 1
b.   4  3  2  1
c.   2 1 4  3
d.   4  1  2  3
34. A cylindrical vessel with flat bottom can be
deep drawn by
a. shallow drawing
b. single action deep drawing
c. double action deep drawing
d. triple action deep drawing
35. Which one of the following methods is used
for the manufacture of collapsible toothpaste
tubes?
a. Impact extrusion
b. Direct extrusion
c. Deep drawing
d. Piercing
36. Small amount of carbonaceous material
sprinkled on the inner surface of mould cavity
is called
a. Backing sand
b. Facing sand
c. Green sand
d. Dry sand
37. In automobiles, Hookâ€™s joint is used between
which of the following?
a. Clutch and gear box
b. Gear box and differential
c. Differential and wheels
d. Flywheel and clutch
38. In a flat belt drive the belt can be subjected to
a maximum tension T and centrifugal tension
T
C
. What is the condition for transmission of
maximum power?
a. T = T
C

b. T= 3 T
C

c. T = 2T
C

d. T = 3 T
C

39. A shaft is subjected to combined twisting
moment T and bending moment M. What is
the equivalent bending moment?
a. ½
? ?
22
M T ?
b.
22
M T ?
c. ½
? ?
22
M MT ??
d.
22
M MT ??

40. The ratio of torque carrying capacity of a solid
shaft to that of a hollow shaft is given by:
a. (1-K
4
)
b. (1-K
4
)
-1

c. K
4

d. 1/K
4

Where
0
i
D
K
D
?
D
i
=  Inside diameter of hollow shaft
D
0
= Outside diameter of hollow shaft Shaft materials are
the same.
41. The principal stresses at a point in two-
dimensional stress system are ?
1
and ?
2
and
corresponding principal strains are ?
1
and ?
2
. If
E and V denote Youngâ€™s modulus and
Poissonâ€™s ratio, respectively, then which one
of the following is correct?
a.
11
E ? ? ?
b.
??
112
2
1
E
V
V
? ?? ??
?

c. ??
112
2
1
E
V
V
? ?? ??
?

d.
11 2
() EV ? ?? ? ?
42. A point in a two dimensional state of strain is
subjected to pure shearing strain of magnitude
y radians. Which one of the following is the
maximum principal strain?
a.
xy
?
b. /2
xy
?
c. /2
xy
?
d. 2
xy
?
43.
Consider the Mohrâ€™s circle shown above:
What is the state of stress represented by this
circle?
a. ?
x
= ?
y
? 0, ?
xy
= 0
b. ?
x
= ?
y
= 0, ?
xy
? 0
c. ?
x
= 0, ?
y
= ?
xy
? 0
d. ?
x
? 0, ?
y
= ?
xy
= 0
44. What is the relationship between the linear
elastic properties Youngâ€™s modulus (E),
rigidity modulus (G) and bulk modulus (K)?
a.
19 3
EK G
? ?
b.
39 1
EK G
? ?
c.
93 1
EK G
? ?
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d.
91 3
EK G
??
45. A 100 mm x 5 mm x 5 mm steel bar fee to
expand is heated from 15
0
C to 40
0
C. What
shall be developed?
a. Tensile stress
b. Compressive stress
c. Shear stress
d. No stress
46.

The shearing force diagram for a beam is
shown in the above figure. The bending
moment diagram is represented by which one
of the following?

a.

b.

c.

d.

47. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct
answer using the code given below the lists
List-I
(Formula/theorem/method)
A. Clapeyronâ€™s theorem
B. Maculayâ€™s method
C. Perryâ€™s formula
List-II
(Deals with topic)
1. Deflection of beam
3. Rivetted joints
4. Continuous beam
Code:
A B  C
a.   3  2  1
b.   4  1  2
c.   4  1  3
d.   2  4  3
48. What is the shape of the shearing stress
distribution across a rectangular cross- section
beam?
a. Triangular
b. Parabolic only
c. Rectangular only
d. A combination of rectangular and
parabolic shape
49. A solid shaft transmits a torque T. The
allowable shearing stress is ?. What is the
diameter of the shaft?
a.
3
16T
? ?

b.
3
32T
? ?

c.
3
16T
?

d.
3
T
?

50. Which one of the following expresses the
stress factor K used for design of closed coiled
helical spring?
a.
44
41
C
C
?
?

b.
4 1 0.615
44
C
CC
?
?
?

c.
44 0.615
41
C
CC
?
?
?

d.
41
44
C
C
?
?

Where C = spring index
51. A helical coil spring with wire diameter â€˜dâ€™
and coil diameter â€˜Dâ€™ is subjected to external
load. A constant ratio of d and D has to be
maintained, such that the extension of spring is
independent of d and D. What is this ratio?
a.
34
/ Dd
b.
34
/ dD
c.
4/3
3
D
d

d.
34
3
d
D
?

52. A closed coil helical spring of mean coil
diameter â€˜Dâ€™ and made from a wire of
diameter â€˜dâ€™ is subjected to a torque â€˜Tâ€™ about
the axis of the spring. What is the maximum
stress developed in the spring wire?
a.
3
8T
d ?

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