Question Paper: Elements of Electrical Engineering : Question Paper Dec 2015 - First Year Engineering (Semester 1) | Gujarat Technological University (GTU)
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Elements of Electrical Engineering - Dec 2015

First Year Engineering (Semester 1)

TOTAL MARKS: 100
TOTAL TIME: 3 HOURS
(1) Question 1 is compulsory.
(2) Attempt any four from the remaining questions.
(3) Assume data wherever required.
(4) Figures to the right indicate full marks.


Objective Question ? select only one option out of four (MCQ)

1(a)1 Which of the following material has nearly zero temperature co-efficient of Resistance -
[a] Carbon
[b] copper
[c] Porcelain
[d] Manganin
(1 marks)
1(a)2 The unit of absolute permittivity of a medium is
[a] farad/coulomb
[b] newton-m
[c] farad/m
[d] joule/coulomb
(1 marks)
1(a)3 The unit of resistivity is
[a] Ohm / m
[b] Ohm-m
[c] mho/m [d] mho-m
(1 marks)
1(a)4 Time constant of an R-C ckt. may be defined as
[a] time during which capacitor voltage rises to 0.632 of its initial value
[b] time during which charging current falls to 0.37 of its initial max. Value
[c] time during which capacitor voltage falls to 0.632 of its final steady value
[d] time during which charging current rises to 0.37 of its initial max. value
(1 marks)
1(a)5 The unit of reluctance is
[a] AT / Wb
[b] Wb / AT
[c] 1/Henry
[d] either [b] or [c]
(1 marks)
1(a)6 Wh efficiency of lead-acid cell is ______ Ah efficiency.
[a] greater than
[b] smaller than
[c] equal to
[d] none of this
(1 marks)
1(a)7 The value of form factor is
[a] 11.1
[b] 1.11
[c] 1.414
[d] 14.14
(1 marks)
1(b)1 The value of power factor is zero for
[a] purely inductive ckt.
[b] purely resistive ckt.
[c] purely capacitive ckt.
[d] either [a] or [c]
(1 marks)
1(b)2 For a series resonance condition of AC circuit impedance is
[a] minimum
[b] maximum
[c] zero
[d] infinity
(1 marks)
1(b)3 The filament used in incandescent lamp is made of
[a] copper
[b] aluminium
[c] nichrome
[d] tungsten
(1 marks)
1(b)4 The value of crest factor is
[a] 11.1
[b] 1.11
[c] 1.414
[d] 14.14
(1 marks)
1(b)5 For a parallel resonance condition of a AC circuit current is
[a] minimum
[b] maximum
[c] zero
[d] infinity
(1 marks)
1(b)6 For unity power factor load of 3-phase ckt.,if we measure the power by 2- wattmeter method then readings of wattmeters are
[a] one wattmeter shows zero reading
[b] equal & +ve sign
[c] equal & opposite sign
[d] both shows zero reading The power factor of R-C series Ac ckt. is
(1 marks)
1(b)7 The power factor of R-C series Ac ckt. Is
[a] unity
[b] lagging
[c] leading
[d] zero
(1 marks)

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