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Production Engineering MCQ Questions & Answers

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




Question 1

The silicon carbide abrasive is chiefly used for grinding

A. cemented carbide
B. ceramic
C. cast iron
D. all of these

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Question 2

Internal gears can be made by

A. hobbing
B. shaping with pinion cutter
C. shaping with rack cutter
D. milling

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Question 3

If the diameter of the hole is subject to considerable variation, then for locating in jigs and fixtures, the pressure type of locator used is

A. conical locator
B. cylindrical locator
C. diamond pin locator
D. vee locator

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Question 4

The velocity of tool relative to the workpiece is known as cutting velocity.

A. TRUE
B. FALSE

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Question 5

In hot machining, tool is made of

A. tungsten carbide
B. brass or copper
C. diamond
D. stainless steel

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Question 6

A push broach as compared to pull broach

A. has less number of teeth
B. is short and stocky
C. removes less material for each pass of the tool
D. all of the above

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Question 7

Which of the following statement is incorrect with reference of lathe cutting tools?

A. The flank of the tool is the surface or surfaces below and adjacent to the cutting edges
B. The nose is the corner, arc or chamfer joining the side cutting and the end cutting edges
C. The heel is that part of the tool which is shaped to produce the cutting edges and face
D. The base is that surface of the shank which bears against the support and takes tangent pressure of the cut

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Question 8

Which of the following statement is wrong about ultra-sonic machining?

A. It is best suited for machining hard and brittle materials.
B. It cuts materials at very slow speeds.
C. It removes large amount of material.
D. It produces good surface finish.

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Question 9

A left hand tool on a lathe cuts most efficiently when it travels

A. from left to right end of the lathe bed
B. from right to left end of the lathe bed
C. with the help of a compound slide
D. across the bed

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Question 10

Drilling is an example of

A. orthogonal cutting
B. oblique cutting
C. simple cutting
D. uniform cutting

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Question 11

A single point thread cutting tool should ideally have

A. zero rake angle
B. positive rake angle
C. negative rake angle
D. point angle

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Question 12

The lead screw of a lathe has __________ threads.

A. single start
B. double start
C. multi-start
D. any one of these

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Question 13

Cast iron during machining produces

A. continuous chips
B. discontinuous chips
C. continuous chips with built-up-edge
D. none of these

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Question 14

A fixture does not guide the tool.

A. Correct
B. Incorrect

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Question 15

Larger end cutting edge angle __________ tool life.

A. increases
B. decreases
C. does not effect

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Question 16

Gear lapping is an operation

A. after heat treatment
B. prior to heat treatment
C. for gear reconditioning
D. none of these

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Question 17

The method of grinding used to produce a straight or tapered surface on a workpiece, is

A. internal cylindrical grinding
B. form grinding
C. external cylindrical grinding
D. surface grinding

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Question 18

In ultra-sonic machining, the metal is removed by

A. using abrasive slurry between the tool and work
B. direct contact of tool with the work
C. maintaining an electrolyte between the work and tool in a very small gap between the two
D. erosion caused by rapidly recurring spark discharges between the tool and work

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Question 19

In order to prevent tool from rubbing the work __________ on tools are provided.

A. rake angles
B. relief angles

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Question 20

The correct sequence of tool materials in increasing order of their ability to retain their hot hardness is

A. carbide, ceramic, cermet, borazon
B. ceramic, carbide, borazon, cermet
C. cermet, carbide, ceramic, borazon
D. borazon, ceramic, carbide, cermet

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Question 21

Twist drills are made of

A. high speed steel
B. carbon steel
C. stainless steel
D. either (a) or (b)

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Question 22

The cutting tool in a milling machine is mounted on

A. spindle
B. arbor
C. column
D. knee

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Question 23

The lip angle of a single point tool is usually

A. 20° to 40°
B. 40° to 60°
C. 60° to 80°
D. none of these

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Question 24

The machining of titanium is difficult due to

A. high thermal conductivity of titanium
B. chemical reaction between tool and work
C. low tool-chip contact area
D. none of these

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Question 25

When the cutting edge of the tool is dull, then during machining

A. continuous chips are formed
B. discontinuous chips are formed
C. continuous chips with built-up edge are formed
D. no chips are formed

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Question 26

Segmental chips are formed during machining

A. mild steel
B. cast iron
C. high speed steel
D. high carbon steel

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Question 27

The work or surface speed for cylindrical grinding varies from

A. 5 to 10 m/min
B. 10 to 20 m/min
C. 20 to 30 m/min
D. 40 to 60 m/min

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Question 28

Side rake angle on tools is provided to control chip flow.

A. TRUE
B. FALSE

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Question 29

Cemented carbide tool tips are produced by powder metallurgy.

A. TRUE
B. FALSE

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Question 30

Side rake angle of a single point cutting tool is the angle

A. by which the face of the tool is inclined towards back
B. by which the face of the tool is inclined sideways
C. between the surface of the flank immediately below the point and a plane at right angles to the centre line of the point of the tool
D. between the surface of the flank immediately below the point and a line drawn from the point perpendicular to the base

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Question 31

The tool made of cemented carbide wear out faster at

A. slow speeds
B. medium speeds
C. fast speeds
D. very fast speeds

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Question 32

A drill considered as a cutting tool having zero rake, is known as a

A. flat drill
B. straight fluted drill
C. parallel shank twist drill
D. tapered shank twist drill

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Question 33

A fixture is defined as a device which

A. holds and locates a workpiece and guides and controls one or more cutting tools
B. holds and locates a workpiece during an inspection or for a manufacturing operation
C. is used to check the accuracy of workpiece
D. all of the above

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Question 34

A twist drill is a

A. side cutting tool
B. front cutting tool
C. end cutting tool
D. none of these

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Question 35

In the relation VTn = C, the value of n for carbide tools is

A. 0.1 to 0.2
B. 0.20 to 0.25
C. 0.25 to 0.40
D. 0.40 to 0.55

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Question 36

A fine grained grinding wheel is used to grind hard materials.

A. Correct
B. Incorrect

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Question 37

The facing is an operation of

A. bevelling the extreme end of a workpiece
B. embossing a diamond shaped pattern on the surface of a workpiece
C. reducing the diameter of a workpiece over a very narrow surface
D. machining the ends of a workpiece to produce a flat surface square with the axis

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Question 38

Lapping is an operation of

A. making a cone-shaped enlargement of the end of a hole
B. smoothing and squaring the surface around a hole
C. sizing and finishing a small diameter hole
D. producing a hole by removing metal along the circumference of a hollow cutting tool

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Question 39

The rake angle required to machine brass by high speed steel tool is

A. 0°
B. 10°
C. 20°
D. -10°

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Question 40

Grinding wheels should be tested for balance

A. only at the time of manufacture
B. before starting the grinding operation
C. at the end of grinding operation
D. occasionally

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Question 41

In up milling, the thickness of chip is

A. minimum at the beginning of the cut and maximum at the end of the cut
B. maximum at the beginning of the cut and minimum at the end of the cut
C. uniform throughout the cut
D. none of these

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Question 42

The average cutting speed for turning brass with a high speed steel tool is

A. 15 to 19 m/min
B. 25 to 31 m/min
C. 60 to 90 m/min
D. 90 to 120 m/min

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Question 43

If the helix angle of the drill is made __________ 30°, then the torque required to drive the drill at a given feed will be more.

A. equal to
B. less than
C. more than

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Question 44

The angle included between the two lips projected upon a plane parallel to the drill axis and paralled to the two cutting lips, is called helix angle.

A. Correct
B. Incorrect

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Question 45

A round nose tool may be fed eitner from left to right end or from right to left end of the lathe bed.

A. Yes
B. No

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Question 46

In oblique cutting system, the maximum chip thickness occurs at the middle.

A. Correct
B. Incorrect

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Question 47

In orthogonal cutting system, the maximum chip thickness occurs at the middle.

A. Correct
B. Incorrect

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Question 48

The maximum production of small and slender parts is done by

A. watch maker's lathe
B. sliding head stock automatic lathe
C. multispindle automatic lathe
D. capastan lathe

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Question 49

The different spindle speeds on a lathe form

A. arithmetical progression
B. geometrical progression
C. harmonical progression
D. any one of these

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Question 50

Crater wear occurs mainly on the

A. nose part, front relief face and side relief face of the cutting tool
B. face of the cutting tool at a short distance from the cutting edge only
C. cutting edge only
D. front face only

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