Draftsman Gr II (Mechanical) Port Department 47/2016 Answer Key 127/2017


Post : Draftsman Gr II (Mechanical) Port Dpt
Department : Port Department
Category Code : 47/16
Qualification: Diploma in Mechanical Engineering; Draftsman Course (Mechanical) of ITC or MTI
Question Paper Code : 127/17
Date of Test : 30-10-2017



  1. Hacksaw blades are made of :
    • Low alloy steel and high speed steel
    • Medium carbon steel and stainless steel
    • High carbon steel and stainless steel
    • Low carbon steel

  2. The type of hacksaw frames in which more than one standard size blade can be fitted is called __________.
    • Solid frame
    • Fixed frame
    • Adjustable frame
    • Tubular frame

  3. The punching marks on the lines drawn during marking off are known as __________.
    • Marking
    • Witness marking
    • Drawing
    • Checking

  4. The vice clamps are used to __________.
    • Protect hard jaws
    • Clamp the work piece rigidly
    • Protect the finished surfaces
    • Prevent the movable jaw being filed

  5. The size of an engineer’s vice is specified by the :
    • Length of the movable jaw
    • Width of the jaw
    • Height of the vice
    • Maximum opening of the jaw

  6. The part of the universal surface gauge which helps to draw the parallel line along the datum edge is the :
    • Rocker arm
    • Snug
    • Fine adjustment screw
    • Guide pins

  7. Scribers are made of :
    • Mild steel
    • Brass
    • High carbon steel
    • Cast iron

  8. The reference surface during marking is provided by the :
    • Surface gauge
    • Work piece
    • Drawing of the work
    • Marking table surface

  9. While cutting small diameter pipes, it is advisable to watch regularly and ensure that :
    • More saw teeth are in contact
    • The cut is along the curved line
    • The work is not overheated
    • Proper balancing of hacksaw is maintained

  10. The copper-zinc alloys are known as :
    • Bronzes
    • Brasses
    • Led
    • Zinc

  11. The process of introducing carbon into low carbon steels in order to produce a hard surface is known as :
    • Electroplating
    • Nitriding
    • Carburizing
    • Spraying

  12. Pig iron refined in a cupola produces __________.
    • Cast iron
    • Wrought iron
    • Steel
    • Stainless steel

  13. Materials which do not contain iron is known as :
    • Ferrous materials
    • Non-metals
    • Non-ferrous metals
    • Ceramic metals

  14. Wrought iron is produced by :
    • Pudding process
    • Bessemer convertor
    • Electric furnace
    • Cupola furnace

  15. Which of the following is a ferrous material?
    • Zinc
    • Plastic
    • Silicon carbide
    • Iron

  16. The angle of centre punch is __________.
    • 30°
    • 60°
    • 90°
    • 120°
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  17. The portion of the hammer which is not hardened is the :
    • Face
    • Peen
    • Handle
    • Cheek

  18. A drift is used for drilling machine is :
    • Drawing a drill location
    • Indexing chuck on spindle
    • Removing the drill from the machine spindle
    • Removing from broken drill from the work

  19. Suitable cutting fluid for drilling mild steel in drilling machine is __________.
    • Synthetic soluble oil
    • Distilled water
    • Kerosene
    • Soluble oil

  20. The distance, which the cutting edge of a tool passes over the material in a minute, while machining, is known as :
    • Cutting speed
    • Feed
    • Speed
    • RPM

  21. The chisel will dig into the material when :
    • The rake angle is more
    • The angle of inclination is more
    • The clearance angle is too low
    • The angle of inclination is too low

  22. A slight convexity is given to cutting edge to :
    • Cut curved surfaces
    • Cut sharp corners
    • Prevent digging on the ends
    • Allow the lubricant to enter

  23. The point angle for a standard drill is
    • 135°
    • 60°
    • 108°
    • 118°

  24. The part of a Vernier bevel protractor on which main scale divisions are marked is the :
    • Stock
    • Dial
    • Disc
    • Adjustable blades

  25. The process of bevelling the end of a hole is called :
    • Reaming
    • Counter sinking
    • Spot facing
    • Counter boring

  26. The term surface finish refers to the :
    • Shining of a machined surface
    • Type of coating given on a surface
    • Heat treatment given on a surface
    • Roughness or smoothness of a surface

  27. __________ is the relationship that exists between two mating parts, a hole and shaft, with respect to their dimensional differences before assembly.
    • Fit
    • Tolerance
    • Deviation
    • Allowance

  28. A service petroleum pipe line flange is to be drilled. Which machine would you choose out of the following?
    • Electrical hand drilling machine
    • Pneumatic hand drilling machine
    • Sensitive drilling machine
    • Pillar drilling machine

  29. Least count of a Vernier metric micrometer is :
    • 0.1 mm
    • 0.01 mm
    • 0.001 mm
    • 0.0001 mm

  30. A chemical compound of carbon with iron is called :
    • Ferrite
    • Cementite
    • Pearlite
    • Austenite

  31. In anvil round hole is called __________.
    • Drawing down and cutting off
    • Hardie hole
    • Bending to round shape
    • Punching hole

  32. A welding rectifier is used to :
    • Convert an A.C. welding supply into a D.C. supply
    • Generate a D.C. welding supply
    • Convert a D.C. welding supply into an A.C. welding
    • Increase ampere

  33. Testing a weld without damaging the joint is called __________.
    • Destructive testing
    • Non-destructive testing
    • Chemical testing
    • Non-chemical testing

  34. In a lathe machine internal and external taper turning can be done by :
    • Offsetting the tailstock
    • A combination of both the cross-slide and the compound slide
    • Swivelling the compound slide
    • Form tool method

  35. When a tool is set above the centre line of a lathe?
    • Front clearance decreases
    • Front clearance increases
    • Front clearance does not change
    • Front clearance becomes equal to the side clearance

  36. A sine bar is used for :
    • Levelling the job for drilling
    • Finding the angle of a taper job
    • Measuring the diameter of holes
    • Checking the profile of a thread

  37. In honing processes, the movement of the spindle is :
    • Vertical and reciprocating
    • Horizontal and reciprocating
    • Reciprocating
    • Rotating
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  38. The external threads on G.I. pipes are cut easily by :
    • Tap sets
    • Dies and die stocks
    • Thread rollers
    • Centre lathe

  39. __________ is the mass per unit volume of a fluid.
    • Density
    • Viscosity
    • Specific volume
    • Specific gravity

  40. __________ at a point is the force per unit area.
    • Compressibility
    • Viscosity
    • Pressure
    • Strain

  41. __________ is a device used for lifting heavy weights by the application of a much smaller force.
    • Hydraulic accumulator
    • Hydraulic crane
    • Hydraulic coupling
    • Hydraulic press
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  42. Momentum of a body is given by :
    • Mass×velocity
    • Mass×acceleration
    • Moment×distance
    • Mass×change of velocity

  43. Watt is the unit of :
    • Force
    • Velocity
    • Work
    • Power

  44. One metric horse power is equal to :
    • 746 watts
    • 736 watts
    • 536 watts
    • 636 watts

  45. __________ states that for material loaded within elastic limits, the stress is proportional to strain, produced by stress.
    • Hooke’s law
    • Plank’s law
    • Euler’s law
    • Fleming’s law

  46. In a riveted joint the tensile, shearing and crushing stresses are based on the :
    • Material size
    • Diameter of rivet
    • Mean of the diameter of rivet and drilled hole
    • Diameter of drilled hole

  47. A welded joint as compared to riveted joint, has :
    • Less strength
    • More strength
    • Equal strength
    • Comparisons not required

  48. The radial distance of the tooth above pitch circle is called __________.
    • Dedendum
    • Pitch
    • Addendum
    • Diameter

  49. The point of contact of two pitch circles of mating gears is called :
    • Circular pitch
    • Module
    • Pitch point
    • Addendum

  50. Difference between the upper limits and lower limit of deviation is called :
    • Allowance
    • Tolerance
    • Interference
    • Basic size

  51. Fluid mechanic deals with the behaviour of the __________.
    • Liquids or gases
    • Solid or gases
    • Semi solid or gases
    • Half solid or gases

  52. The copper tin alloys are known as :
    • Brasses
    • Lead
    • Zinc
    • Bronzes

  53. If the metals are ductile and cutting speeds are high, then :
    • Continuous chips are formed
    • Discontinuous chips are formed
    • Continuous chips with built-up edge are formed
    • Discontinuous chips with built-up edge are formed

  54. The ability of a tool material to resist shock or impact forces is known as __________.
    • Wear resistance
    • Hardness
    • Toughness
    • Machinability

  55. The device, which holds and locates a work piece and guides and controls one or more cutting tools, known as __________.
    • Fixture
    • Jig
    • Lathe
    • Templates

  56. A diamond pointed chisel is used for cutting :
    • Grooves
    • Keyways
    • V shaped grooves
    • Flat surfaces

  57. The grain structure is defined in :
    • Cold working process
    • Hot working process
    • Air blasting process
    • None of these

  58. EDM stands for :
    • Electro discharge machining
    • Energy discharge method
    • Energy direct method
    • Efficient direct method

  59. For cutting operation, the most suitable flame is __________.
    • Neutral
    • Oxidizing flame
    • Carburizing flame
    • None of these

  60. Following which material flux is not used for welding?
    • Copper
    • Brass
    • Bronze
    • Carbon steel

  61. The included angle for Acme thread is :
    • 60°
    • 45°
    • 29°
    • 55°

  62. M 30×2 for a bolt represents :
    • Metric threads of 30 mm outside diameter and 2 mm pitch
    • Metric threads of 60 mm 2 cross sectional area
    • Metric threads on a bolt of length 30 mm
    • Mild steel threads on 30 mm

  63. Which of the following threads is not used when the force acts entirely in one direction?
    • Square thread
    • Buttress thread
    • B.S.W thread
    • Acme thread
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  64. The largest permissible size for a dimension is known as :
    • Lower limit
    • Basic size
    • Actual size
    • Upper limit

  65. The system said to be bilateral tolerance if :
    • Tolerance is positive
    • Tolerance is in one direction
    • Tolerance is in two direction
    • Tolerance is negative

  66. The notation 70H6/g5 means :
    • Basic size is 70 mm and tolerance grade of hole is 6 and shaft is 5
    • Basic size is 70 mm and tolerance grade of shaft is 6 and hole is 5
    • Basic size is 70 mm
    • Actual size is 70 mm

  67. The two plates are to be jointed by rivets. The plates are touching each other and two cover plates are placed on both sides of the main plates and then riveted. This type of joint is known as :
    • Lap joint
    • Butt joint
    • Single strap joint
    • Double strap butt joint

  68. Which material having highest melting point?
    • Tungsten
    • Manganese
    • Copper
    • Diamond

  69. Bar is the unit of :
    • Power
    • Energy
    • Pressure
    • Work

  70. Unit of energy is :
    • Watt
    • Joule
    • Joule-meter
    • Calorie
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  71. __________ is the process of heat transfer from a hot body to cold body without effecting the medium.
    • Radiation
    • Conduction
    • Convection
    • Convection and conduction

  72. Within the elastic limit in a loaded material, stress is :
    • Inversely proportional to strain
    • Directly proportional to strain
    • Elasticity
    • Plasticity

  73. Files are made of :
    • Cast iron
    • Wrought iron
    • Medium carbon steel
    • High carbon steel

  74. A __________ is used for bringing the jobs close to the finishing size.
    • Bastard file
    • Second cut file
    • Smooth file
    • Dead smooth file

  75. The __________ is the narrow strip which extends to the entire length of the flutes.
    • Shank
    • Web
    • Land/Margin
    • Body

  76. The purpose of __________ is to restore the cutting action of the grinding wheel.
    • Loading
    • Glazing
    • Truing
    • Dressing

  77. An accuracy of a metric micrometer is __________.
    • 0.1 mm
    • 0.01 mm
    • 0.02 mm
    • 0.001 mm

  78. The accuracy of vernier bevel protractor is __________.
    • One degree
    • One minute
    • Two minute
    • Five minute

  79. In ‘v’ block included angle VEE is __________.
    • 45°
    • 60°
    • 90°
    • 120°

  80. __________ is used to check the gap between the mating parts.
    • Feeler gauge
    • Plug gauge
    • Snap gauge
    • Gauge

  81. Madhav Gadgil Committee recommended Ecologically Sensitive Area in Western ghats as :
    • 64%
    • 36%
    • 37%
    • 62%

  82. Which Article of Indian Constitution allows to proclaim financial emergency under circumstances?
    • Article 352
    • Article 356
    • Article 360
    • Article 362

  83. The very first meeting of India’s Constituent Assembly was presided over by :
    • B.R. Ambedkar
    • Sachidananda Sinha
    • S.K. Patil
    • Rajendra Prasad

  84. The Indian Parliamentary democracy closely upholds more which among the following aspects :
    • Supremacy of the Parliament
    • Supremacy of the President
    • Supremacy of the Election Commission
    • Supremacy of the Constitution

  85. POCSO Act meant :
    • Prohibition of Children from Sexual Offences
    • Prohibition of Criminal Sexual Offences
    • Protection of Children from Sexual Offences
    • Prevention of Criminals from Sex Offences

  86. Kuttamkulam Sathyagraha is associated with the premises of the Temple of :
    • Thiruvallam Temple
    • Vaikom Temple
    • Kudalmanikam Temple
    • Guruvayoor Temple

  87. The book “Bilathivishesham” was written by :
    • S.K. Pottekad
    • K. Ramakrishna Pillai
    • V.K. Narayanankutty Nair
    • K.P. Kesava Menon

  88. Dr. Karl Landsteiner is closely associated in which field of Medical Sciences?
    • Organ transplantation
    • Blood transfusion
    • Cancer disease
    • Clonning

  89. The first journalistic publication in Malayalam, ‘Rajya Samacharam’ was published by :
    • Church Mission Society
    • London Mission Society
    • Basel Evangelical Mission
    • Jesuit Missionaries

  90. Who among the following reformers used ‘Samatva Samajam’ for social reformation in Kerala?
    • Chattampi Swamikal
    • Vaghbhatananda
    • Vaikunda Swamikal
    • K.P. Vellon

  91. The name of Vakom Abdul Khadir Maulavi is not associated with the publication of :
    • Al Islam
    • Swadeshabhimani
    • Deepika
    • Al Ameen

  92. Which one among the following that does not belong to the financial standing committee of Indian Parliament?
    • Estimate Committee
    • Public Undertakings Committee
    • Subject Committee
    • Public Accounts Committee

  93. The book ‘Atmanutapam’ was written by :
    • Abraham Malpan
    • Mar Elias Chavara
    • Pampadi John Joseph
    • Pandit K.P. Karuppen

  94. ‘Sabari Ashram’ an orphanage for the children of the depressed classes was started by :
    • Dr. Ayyathan Gopalan
    • V.T. Bhattathiripad
    • T.R. Krishna Swami Iyer
    • V.P. Narayanan Nambiar

  95. ‘Kallumala Agitation’ was organised by the inspiration of the ideas of the following social reformer in Kerala :
    • Velukutty Arayan
    • Moorkoth Kumaran
    • Sahodaran Ayyappan
    • Ayyankali

  96. ‘Sreemoolavasam’ was closely associated as :
    • Buddhist centre
    • Popular assembly
    • Royal households
    • Jain centre

  97. The first woman High Court Judge in India :
    • Leela Seth
    • Meera Kumar
    • Anna Chandy
    • Anna Malhotra

  98. C. Krishnan campaigned against untouchability in the columns of his paper published from Calicut :
    • Kerala mitram
    • Mitavadi
    • Paschimataraka
    • Gomati

  99. “a miracle of modern times” is a famous comment on the Temple Entry proclamation of 1936, by :
    • Swami Vikekananda
    • Jawaharlal Nehru
    • Mahatma Gandhi
    • K. Kelapan

  100. The book ‘Aphante Makal’ written by M.B. Nambudiripad belongs to the literature of :
    • Drama
    • Novel
    • Short story
    • Poems

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