1. Which of the following statements regarding a reluctance motor is incorrect ?
(a) It cannot be reversed, ordinarily.
(b) It requires no D.C. field excitation for its operation.
(c) It is nothing else but a single-phase, salient pole synchronous-induction motor.
(d) Its squirrel cage rotor is of unsymmetrical magnetic construction in order to vary reluctance path between stator and rotor.
2. A universal motor is one which
(a) can be operated either on D.C. or A.C. supply at approximately the same speed and output
(b) can be marketed internationally
(c) runs at dangerously high speed on no-load
3. A repulsion motor is equipped with
(d) none of the above
4. The capacitors used in single-phase capacitor motors have no
(a) voltage rating
(b) dielectric medium
(c) polarity marking
(d) definite value
5. If a D.C. series motor is operated on A.C. supply, it will
(a) spark excessively
(b) have poor efficiency
(c) have poor power factor
(d) all of the above
6. Which of the following statements regarding repulsion-start induction motor is incorrect ?
(a) It requires more maintenance of commutator and other mechanical devices.
(b) It makes quite a bit of noise on starting.
(c) In fractional horse power motors, it has replaced the capacitor motors.
(d) It is not easily reversed.
7. A.C. series motor as compared to D.C. series motor has
(a) smaller brush width
(b) less number of field turns
(c) more number of armature turns
(d) less air gap
(e) all of the of the above
8. Locked rotor current of a shaded pole motor is
(a) equal to full load current
(b) less than full load current
(c) slightly more than full load current
(d) several times the full load current
9. Speed control of a universal motor is achieved by
(a) varying field flux with tapped field windings
(b) connecting rheostat in series
(c) applying variable voltage by means of silicon controlled rectifier
(d) applying variable voltage by means of variable auto-transformer
(e) all of the above methods
10. Hysteresis motor is particularly useful for high-quality record players and tape-recorders because
(a) it revolves synchronously
(b) it is not subject to any magnetic or mechanical vibrations
(c) it can be easily manufactured in extremely small sixes of up to 1 W output
(d) it develops hysteresis torque which is extremely steady both in amplitude and phase
11. Which of the following statements regarding hysteresis motor is incorrect.
(a) It is extremely sensitive to fluctuations in supply voltage.
(b) Its high starting torque is due to its high rotor hysteresis loss.
(c) It is extremely quiet in operation.
(d) It accelerates from rest to high speed almost instantaneously.
12. The starting winding of a single-phase motor is placed in
13. The speed of a universal motor is usually reduced by using
14. In case of a reluctance motor, when the load is increased so that it cannot main maintain synchronous speed, the motor will
(a) become unstable
(b) draw excessive armature current and may burn out
(c) fall out of synchronism and come to stand still
(d) run as induction motor
15. Which of the following motors would you select for vacuum cleaners ?
(a) Reluctance motor
(b) Universal motor
(c) Hysteresis motor
(d) Repulsion motor
16. Which of the following single-phase motors will be cheapest ?
(a) reluctance motor
(b) capacitor start motor
(c) capacitor run motor
17. Which of the following applications would need the smallest size of motor ?
(a) Table fan
(b) Sewing machine
(c) Domestic mixi
(d) Electric clock
18. In a shaded-pole motor, rotating magnetic field is produced by using
(a) salient poles
(b) shading coils
(c) copper windings
(d) a capacitor
19. In a split-phase motor the ratio of number of turns for starting winding to that for running winding is
(a) less than one
(b) more than one
20. In a hysteresis motor, the rotor
(a) has high hysteresis loss
(b) high retentivity
(c) made of chrome steel
(d) should have all of the above features
21. In universal motor, normally the ratio of width of brush to the width of commutator segments is
22. Shading coils in case of a shaded pole motor, are used to
(a) protect against sparking
(b) reduce windage losses
(c) reduce friction losses
(d) produce rotating magnetic field
23. Which motor has unsymmetrical rotor?
(a) Shaded-pole motor
(b) SpIit-phase motor
(c) Reluctance motor
(d) Universal motor
24. If a single-phase motor runs hot the probable cause cannot be
(a) blown fuses
(b) low voltage
(c) high voltage
(d) shorted stator coils
25. For ceiling fans generally the single phase motor used is
(a) capacitor-start type
(b) split-phase type
(c) permanent capacitor type
(d) capacitor start and run type
26. The direction of rotation of universal motor can be reversed by
(a) interchanging the brush lends
(b) switching over from A.C. to D.C.
(c) reversing the supply terminals
(d) any of the above
27. Which of the following is most economical method of starting a single-phase induction motor?
(a) Inductance-start method
(b) Split-phase method
(c) Resistance start method
(d) Capacitance-start method
28. When a universal motor is operated on no-bad, its speed is limited by
(a) supply voltage frequency
(b) armature reaction
(c) windage and friction
(d) weight of the armature
29. What could be the size of a universal motor for use in vacuum cleaners ?
(a) 2 H.P.
(b) 1 H.P.
(c) 3/4 H.P.
(d) 1/4 H.P.
30. Which of the following applications make use of a universal motor?
(a) Portable tools
(b) Lathe machines
(c) Oil expeller
(d) Floor polishing machine
31. For the same rating which of the follow motors has the highest starting torque ?
(a) Synchronous motor
(b) Universal motor
(c) Split-phase motor
(d) All have identical starting torque
32. A capacitor selected for capacitor-run motor should be rated for
(a) r.m.s. voltage
(b) average voltage
(c) peak voltage
(d) none of the above
33. If the ceiling fan, when switched on, runs at slow speed in the reverse direction, it can be concluded that
(a) capacitor is ineffective
(b) winding has burnt out
(c) bearings are worn out
(d) none of the above
34. By pushing and pulling the rotor shaft of a motor, we can check its
(a) end play
(b) side play
(c) firmness of mounting
(d) free shaft movement
35. Electrical faults in a motor occur most commonly in its
(a) motor winding
(c) control equipment
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