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Electric power system MCQ Questions & Answers

Electric power system MCQs : This section focuses on the "Basic" in Electric power system. These Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) should be practiced to improve the Electric power system skills required for various interviews (campus interview, walk-in interview, company interview), placement, entrance exam and other competitive examinations.

Question 1

An _____________ is a network of electrical components deployed to supply, transfer, and use electric power

A. electric power plants
B. electric power electronics
C. electric power system
D. electric power theory

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Question 2

In which year, two electricians built the world's first power system at Godalming in England

A. 1875
B. 1881
C. 1887
D. 1895

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Question 3

Electric power is the product of _______ quantities

A. two
B. three
C. four
D. five

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Question 4

___________ carry power from the generators to the load

A. Load
B. Reactors
C. Capacitors
D. Conductors

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Question 5

HVDC is used because it proves to be more economical than similar high voltage AC systems for very long distances.

C. Can be true or false
D. Can not say

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Question 6

SCADA stands for?

A. switching control and data acquisition
B. supervisory control and data appliance
C. supervisory control and data acquisition
D. supervisory control and device acquisition

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Question 7

Hydroelectric power plant is mainly located in ____________

A. Flat areas
B. Deserts
C. Deltas
D. Hilly areas

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Question 8

Which statement about surge tank is wrong?

A. Ideal location of surge tank is at the turbine inlet
B. A decrease in load demands cause a rise in water level in surge tank
C. Surge tanks are totally closed to avoid entry of unwanted objects to penstock
D. Surge tanks are installed to reduce harm effects of water hammer phenomenon

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Question 9

Choice of conductors is based on considerations such as cost, transmission losses and other desirable characteristics of the metal like tensile strength.

A. Yes
B. No
C. Can be yes or no
D. Can not say

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Question 10

Power systems does not contain protective devices to prevent injury or damage during failures

C. Can be true or false
D. Can not say

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