Q.1
##### In a reciprocating steam engine, the connecting rod is connected to the crank by means of a pin called _____
• a) Crank pin
• b) Gudgeon pin
• c) Wrist pin
• d) U-pin
Q.2
• a) True
• b) False
Q.3
##### Which of the following statements about connecting rod is FALSE?
• a) It converts the reciprocating motion of the piston rod into circular motion of the crankshaft
• b) The length of the connecting rod is half the length of the piston stroke
• c) It is connected to the cross-head by means of a gudgeon pin or a wrist pin
• d) It is connected to the crank by means of a crank pin
Q.4
##### What is the function of a crank shaft?
• a) It converts the reciprocating motion of the piston into rotary motion of the crankshaft
• b) It converts the rotary motion of the crankshaft into reciprocating motion of the piston
• c) It converts the rotary motion of the piton into reciprocating motion of the crankshaft
• d) It converts the reciprocating motion of the crank shaft into rotary motion of the piston
Q.5
##### Which of the following statements regarding the radius of a crank (of a reciprocating steam engine) is true?
• a) Thrice the radius of the crank is equal to the stroke of the piston
• b) One-third the radius of the crank is equal to the stroke of the piston
• c) Twice the radius of the crank is equal to the stroke of the piston
• d) half the radius of the crank is equal to the stroke of the piston
Q.6
##### Which of the following statements about bearings (used to support crankshaft) is FALSE?
• a) Split-type bearings are used
• b) Bearings need lubrication
• c) The portion of the crankshaft in the bearing is called journal
• d) Bearings are used to stop the rotation of the crankshaft
Q.7
##### In a reciprocating steam engine, what is the function of an eccentric?
• a) It converts the rotary motion of the D-slide valve into the reciprocating motion of the crankshaft
• b) It converts the reciprocating motion of the D-slide valve into the rotary motion of the crankshaft
• c) It converts the reciprocating motion of the crankshaft into the rotary motion of the D-slide valve
• d) It converts the rotary motion of the crankshaft into the reciprocating motion of the D-slide valve
Q.8
##### The cylindrical grooved pulley of the eccentric, which is fixed on the crankshaft is called _____
• a) Strap
• b) Sheaf
• c) Sheave
• d) Eccentric pulley
Q.9
• a) True
• b) False
Q.10
• a) Flywheel
• b) Governor
• c) Eccentric
• d) Piston
Q.11
##### The steam pressure that acts on the exhaust side of the piston is known as _____
• a) Cylinder Pressure
• b) Base Pressure
• c) Piston Pressure
• d) Back Pressure