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GATE Mechanical Engineering Test Paper Question Answers Online

Test Name GATE Mechanical Engineering Test Paper
Subject GATE
Test Type MCQs
Total Question 40
Total Marks 80
Total Time 40 Minutes
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1. For a given activity, the optimistic time, pessimistic time and the most probable estimates are 5,17 and 8 days respectively. The expected time is:

Question 1 of 40

2. Basicity of slag is expressed as:

A) Si O2%/Ca O%

B) Fe2O3%/CaO%

C) CaO% + MgO%/SiO2% + Al2O3% + P2O5%

D) None of these

Question 2 of 40

3. The dimensions of a pressure gradient in a fluid flow are:

A) ML-1T2

B) ML-3T2

C) ML-2T-2

D) M-1L-3T2

Question 3 of 40

4. The number of degrees of freedom of a five link plane mechanism with five revolute pairs as shown in figure:


Question 4 of 40

5. One end of a two dimensional water tank has the shape of a quadrant of a circle of radius 2m. When the tank is full, the vertical component of the force per unit length on the corved surface will be:

Question 5 of 40

6. The COP of a refrigerator is 4. COP of the same machine when used as heat pump will be:

Question 6 of 40

7. The ratio of reaction RA and RB of the simply supported beam shown in the given figure is:


Question 7 of 40

8. Ten kilograms of ice at 0oC are added to 100 kg of 40oC liquid with a specific heat of 4.0 kJ/kg. oC. Estimate the temperature of the liquid just as all the oce melts if an insulated container is used. (The heat of fusion of ice is 320 kJ/kg)

Question 8 of 40

9. Critical thickness of insulation for spheres is given by:

Question 9 of 40

10. The Miller indicates of the diagonal plane of a cube are:

Question 10 of 40

11. What part of a petrol engine would need modification if the engine is to be made to run on LPG.

Question 11 of 40

12. A body mass 10 kg moving with a velocity of 1 m/s is acted upon by a force of 50 N for two seconds. The final velocity is:

Question 12 of 40

13. Temperature near absolute zero are obtained using:

Question 13 of 40

14. For a case of a slender column of length 1 and flexural rigidity EI buit-in at base and free at the top, the Eulers critical buckling load is:

A) 4π2 EI/l2

B) 2π2 EI/l2

C) π2 EI/l2

D) π2 EI/4l2

Question 14 of 40

15. In a isothermal atmosphere the pressure:

Question 15 of 40

16. Which of the following metal has the lowest melting point?

Question 16 of 40

17. At room temperature, the dynamic and kinematic viscosity of water:

Question 17 of 40

18. A block of steel is loaded by a tangential force on its top surface while the bottom surface is held rigidly. The deformation of the block is due to:


Question 18 of 40

19. The specific heats of an ideal gas depend on its:

Question 19 of 40

20. In an experiment, it is found that to Bulk modulus of a material is equal to its shear modulus. The poisson's ratio is:

Question 20 of 40

21. For a given heat flow and for the same thickness, the temperature drop across the material will be maximum for:

Question 21 of 40

22. If the weight of a body immersed in a fluid exceeds the buoyant force, then the body will:

Question 22 of 40

23. In a rotometer as the flow rate increases, the float:

Question 23 of 40

24. Oscillating hydraulic jump occurs when the Froud's number is:

Question 24 of 40

25. The Eigen values of a square symmetrical matrix are always:

Question 25 of 40

26. For a current carrying wire of 20 mm diameter exposed to air [h = 25 w/m2k], maxm heat distribution occurs where the thickness of insulation [k = 0.5 w/mk] is:

Question 26 of 40

27. If the fringes shown by an optical flat are as shown in figure, it can be included that:


Question 27 of 40

28. Which one of the following favours brittle fracture in a ductile material?

Question 28 of 40

29. In adiabatic flow with friction, the stagnation temperature along a stream line _________.

Question 29 of 40

30. Stiffness of material is measured in terms of:

Question 30 of 40

31. Silicon contains 5 x 1028 atoms per cubic metre. If it is doped with two parts per million of arsenic then the electron density at room temperature will be approximately:

A) 4 x 1023 m-3

B) 1023 m-3

C) 2 x 106 m-3

D) 106 m-3

Question 31 of 40

32. Optimum pressure ratio for maxm specific output for ideal gas turbine plant operating at initial temperature of 300 K and maxm temperature of 100 K is closer to:

Question 32 of 40

33. A carbon steel having Brinell Hardness number 100 should have ultimate tensile strength closer to:

A) 100 N/mm2

B) 200 N/mm2

C) 350 N/mm2

D) 1000 N/mm2

Question 33 of 40

34. In PERT analysis the duration of the activities is taken as:

Question 34 of 40

35. The matrix B = AT, where A is any matrix is:

Question 35 of 40

36. If a function is continuous at a point its first derivative:

Question 36 of 40

37. A propeller shaft is subjected to maxm compressive direct stress of 20 N/mm2 and maximum shear stress for 80 N/mm2 due to torque. The maximum tensile stress induced is closer to (in N/mm2):

Question 37 of 40

38. The enthalpy of steam entering a turbine in a Rankine cycle is 3200 kJ/kg K. The enthalpy after isentropic expansion is 2400 kJ/kg and the enthalpy at the end of the actual expansion is 2560 kJ/kg. The turbine efficiency is:

Question 38 of 40

39. The pressure P of an ideal gas and its mean kinetic energy E per unit volume are related by the relation:

Question 39 of 40

40. A waher 1.25 mm thick, 12 hole and an outside diameter of 25 mm is to be made from a material whose ultimate shearing strength is 3.8 tonnes/cm2. If both the punches operate simultaneously with no shear, the force need to produce a washer will be nearly:

Question 40 of 40


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