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Hydroelectric Power Plants - Electric power system MCQs

Hydroelectric Power Plants MCQs : This section focuses on the "Hydroelectric Power Plants" 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

Hydroelectricity generate ?

A. non-renewable electricity
B. renewable electricity
C. Both A and B
D. None of the above

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Question 2

The hydro station consumes no water

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

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Question 3

Hydropower was referred to as _______ coal.

A. black
B. blue
C. white
D. yellow

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Question 4

Which of the following are Advantages Hydroelectricity?

A. Low cost
B. Reduced CO2 emissions
C. Hydropower is a flexible source of electricity
D. All of the above

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Question 5

Pico hydro is a term used for hydroelectric power generation of under?

A. 1 KW
B. 5 KW
C. 10 KW
D. 20 KW

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Question 6

Which of the following statement is true about hydroelectric power plant?

A. Hydroelectric power plants are multipurpose
B. Due to non-uniform flow of water frequency control in such plants is very difficult
C. Hydroelectric power plant has high running cost
D. Water is used as fuel in hydroelectric power plant

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Question 7

The amount of electrical energy that can be generated by a hydroelectric power plant depends upon ___________

A. Head of water
B. Quantity of water
C. Specific weight of water
D. Efficiency of Alternator

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Question 8

Which element of hydroelectric power plant prevents the penstock from water hammer phenomenon?

A. Valves and Gates
B. Draft tubes
C. Spillway
D. Surge Tank

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Question 9

Dam having very wide base as compared to its height is called _________

A. buttress dam
B. arch dam
C. earth dam
D. solid gravity dam

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Question 10

Most hydroelectric power comes from the potential energy of dammed water driving a water turbine and generator

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

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