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ESE Non-Technical Quiz 18

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Question 1

Consider the following statements:
i. The failure of many structures
ii. Accidents on major highways
iii. Discharge of effluents which pollute rivers
iv. Dangerous gas emissions
These are attributable to:
1. Improper design
2. Not adhering to proper maintenance practices
3. Lack of proper inspection and quality control during construction
4. Corruption amongst several concerned individuals
5. Lack of public concern
Select the most appropriate answer using the codes given below:

Question 2

Consider the following statements regarding Golden Ratio for positive integers
1. It is the ratio of difference of two numbers and the smaller number
2. It is the ratio of sum of two numbers and the smaller number
3. It is the ratio of the sum of two numbers and the larger number
Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Question 3

Consider the following statements regarding safety during demolition of a multistory building:
1. Demolition need not proceed storey by storey
2. Floor openings, not used for material chutes, should be enclosed with adequate guard rails.
3. Before demolition starts all lath and loose plaster shall be stripped off throughout the building
4. Adequate and well-stiffened lateral bracing shall be provided for walls
Which of the above statements are correct?

Question 4

A 15 kW motor drives a bar of boring machine of 30 mm diameter, twisting it through 0.01 radian, if the shear stress induced is 48 MPa and compressive stress is 57 MPa, the length of the bar whose G = 0.80 × 105 MPa is

Question 5

Consider the following statements with reference to maintenance and service of the product after delivery to the customer.
1. Reliability analysis uses statistics of failures to estimate, understand and improve the performance of the equipment and its maintenance
2. Reliability analysis records supports or guides the maintenance engineer in improving the performance of the product under service
Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Question 6

Which industrial waste is mainly used in the construction industry?

Question 7

Which of the following statements is correct?

Question 8

What is an optimizing strategy?

Question 9

Consider the following statements regarding Holostore:
1. It is a device that reads and writes data in an optical form
2. It is a computer storage device
3. It refers to Institutions where holography is taught
Which of the above statements are correct?

Question 10

Consider the following statements regarding SMOG:
1. SMOG was coined during the 1950’s to describe a mixture of smoke and fog experienced in London
2. The principal pollutants in London SMOG are particulates and sulphur compounds
3. The London SMOG occurs generally early in the morning on cold wet winter days
Which of the above statements are correct?
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Apr 2ESE & GATE CE