Agriculture Engineering Sample Question Papers

1. What are the essential spare parts of the duster to be kept in stock?
(a) Agitator
(b) Feeding brush
(c) Breast plate
(d) Feed control lever
(1) (a) and (b)
(2) (a), (b) and (c)
(3) (a), (b) and (d)
(4) all of these above

2. What type of seed metering mechanism is common on British seed drills?
(1) fluted feed
(2) internal double run
(3) cup feed
(4) star wheel

3. What is the power actually required to pull or move the implement at a uniform speed, in relation to either a pull type or a mounted implement known as?
(1) Horse power
(2) Pto power
(3) Drawbar power
(4) Hydraulic power

4. What is the force that holds two particles of the soil of the same kind together?
(a) Adhesion
(b) Cohesion
(c) internal friction
(d) shearing stress
Which of the above options is/are correct?
(1) (c) and (d) only
(2) (a) only
(3) (c) only
(4) (b) only

5. What is dropping of the seeds in furrow lines in a continuous flow and covering them with soil called?
(1) Drilling
(2) Dibbling
(3) broad casting
(4) none of these

6. Fill in the blank correctly.
Fan – spray and hollow – cone nozzles employed on boom – type field sprayers generally have spray angles (i.e. included angle of the cone or fan) of __________;
(1) 60 to 95°
(2) 100 to 150°
(3) 30 to 45°
(4) 10 to 30°

7. How many man hours are required to harvest one hectare of paddy crop?
(1) 170 – 200
(2) 170 – 190
(3) 190 – 210
(4) None of the above

8. Which type of brake is used in most of the power tiller?
(1) Outer side expansion type
(2) Inner side expansion type
(3) Both side expansion type
(4) None of the above

9. What does pneumatic tyre consist of?
(a) Breakers
(b) Casing
(c) Beads
(d) Plies
(1) only (b)
(2) (a), (b) and (c)
(3) (b) and (d)
(4) all of these

10. Complete the following sentence meaningfully:
In I.C. engine Tappet clearance is the clearance between:
(a) Rocker arm and push rod
(b) Tappet and the cam
(c) Valve head and the piston head
(d) Rocker and valve stem
Which of the above is/are correct?
(1) (a) and (b)
(2) (d) only
(3) (b) only
(4) (c) only

11. Fill in the blank with the correct option.
In rotary dusters, the handle should be cranked at revolutions per minute for efficient performance.
(1) 15 – 20
(2) 30-35
(3) 45-50
(4) 10-15

12. What is the working capacity of wheel hoe per day per man?
(1) 0.04 ha
(2) 0.05 ha
(3) 0.06 ha
(4) 0.65 ha

13. What hitching system connects mounted implements to a tractor?
(1) Drawbar
(2) PTO shaft
(3) 2 lower links
(4) 3 point linkage

14. Which of the following affects the tractive efficiency?
(1) slope of land
(2) hitch height
(3) shape and size of lugs
(4) all the above

15. The few adjustments for obtaining higher penetration of the disk harrow in the field are:
(a) By decreasing the disk angle
(b) By adding additional weight on the harrow
(c) By increasing the disk angle
(d) By using the sharp edged disks of small diameter and lesser concavity
Which of the above statements is/are correct?
(1) (a) and (b) only
(2) (b), (c) and (d) only
(3) (a) only
(4) (a) and (d) only

16. In what type of fuel injection pump, one pump serves as a nozzle for several cylinders?
(1) Jerk pump
(2) Distributor pump
(3) In line jerk pump
(4) Unit injector

17. Fill in the blank:
The rate of circulation of the water in a water pump in forced circulation water cooling system should not be less than ___________.
(1) 5 I/BHP/min.
(2) 0.5 I/BHP/min.
(3) 15 I/BHP/min.
(4) 0.1 I/BHP/min.

18. What converts the reciprocating motion of piston into rotary motion of flywheel?
(1) Piston rings
(2) Connecting rod
(3) Crank shaft
(4) Cam shaft

19. What type of cultivator is suitable to operate in stony, stumpy, hard soil having roots as obstacles in the adverse field condition?
(1) Spring loaded tines
(2) Rigid tines
(3) Duck foot
(4) None of these

20. What serves as a pulse transformer that transforms or steps up the low voltage to high voltage necessary to jump across gaps at spark plugs?
(1) Ignition coil
(2) Condenser
(3) Distributor
(4) Generator

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21. Which of the following tests is not an essential test of tractors?
(1) Centre of gravity
(2) Turning circle
(3) Noise measurement
(4) Drawbar test

22. In tractors how is the weight transfer expressed as?
(1) pull x hitch height/wheel base
(2) pull x wheel base/hitch height
(3) pull/wheel base
(4) pull — hitch height/wheel base

23. Which brake system is based on the principle of Pascal’s law?
(1) Disc brake
(2) Internal expanding shoe brake
(3) External contracting shoe brake
(4) Hydraulic brake

24. What is the specific draft requirement of tandom disc harrow?
(1) 3.6 to 5.8 KN/cm2
(2) 6 to 9 KN/cm2
(3) 9 to 12 KN/cm2
(4) 12 to 15 KN/cm2

25. To what volume is a tank filled with liquid in compression sprayers?
(1) 3/4th volume
(2) half capacity
(3) 2/3rd volume
(4) top level

26. Spraying pattern of nozzles used in high pressure high volume sprayer is of _______ pattern.
(1) cone shape
(2) round shape
(3) square shape
(4) oval shape

27. Engine fails to develop full power because of:
(a) Air cleaner clogged
(b) Poor compression
(c) Overheated engine
(d) Cylinders misfiring
(1) only (c)
(2) (a), (b) and (c)
(3) (a) and (c)
(4) All of these

28. Fill in the blank correctly.
A clutch pedal moves freely for short distance before it begins to pull clutch plates apart this distance is called “Free travel”, which may vary between ___________ mm.
(1) 10-15
(2) 12-50
(3) 52-60
(4) 70- 80

29. What is the grain damage by thresher due to?
(1) less clearance between cylinder and concave
(2) very dried crop
(3) high speed rate
(4) none of the above

30. What does the duster essentially consist of to apply chemicals in dust form on the plants?
(a) Hopper, pressure gauge, pump, hollow cone nozzle and strainer
(b) Hopper, agitator, feed control, blower and pump
(c) Hopper, agitator, feed control, blower and delivery nozzle
(d) Hopper, pump, agitator, blower and flat fan nozzle
Which of the above is/are correct?
(1) (a) and (b) only
(2) (d) only
(3) (c) only
(4) none of the above

31. The clearance between what is the clutch free play related with?
(1) The release bearing and clutch plates
(2) The release bearing and the sturt
(3) The release bearing and the spring
(4) The release bearing and the fingers

32. What are three main forces or force systems that must be in equilibrium to which a tillage implement moving at a constant velocity is subjected?
(a) Gravity forces, soil forces and forces acting between implement and prime mover
(b) Soil forces only
(c) Gravity forces, soil forces and forces acting between implement and soil
(d) Soil forces and forces acting between implement and soil
Which of the above statements is/are correct?
(1) (b) only
(2) (a) only
(3) (c) and (d) only
(4) (b) and (c) only

33. Which is a direct solid injection system of fuel injection?
(1) common rail system
(2) air injection system
(3) fuel pressure system
(4) no rail system

34. What are the three types depending upon the types of notches on the seed metering plates in a planter?
(a) cell drop, flat drop and hill drop
(b) seed drop, cell drop and hill drop
(c) seed drop, flat drop and cell drop
(d) flat drop, edge drop and hill drop
Which of the above statements is/are correct?
(1) (a), (b) and (c) only
(2) (c) only
(3) (d) only
(4) (b) only

35. What is achieved by calibration of the seed drill?
(a) correct depth of seed in the soil
(b) correct distance between the rows drilled
(c) correct seed rate per hectare of crop
(d) correct speed of sowing the seed
Which of the above statements is/are correct?
(1) (a) and (d) only
(2) (b) only
(3) (c) only
(4) (d) only

36. On the basis of what characteristics a specific gravity seed separator is used for grading the seed?
(1) same size but different specific gravity
(2) same size and same specific gravity
(3) different size and different specific gravity
(4) different size but same specific gravity

37. Where does spoilage of grains in summer conditions take place?
(1) Top of the bin
(2) Bottom of the bin
(3) Side of the bin
(4) All of the above

38. What is the destruction of all micro – organisms in food material by thermal processing known as?
(1) Pasteurization
(2) Sterilization
(3) Blanching
(4) Scalding

39. What is the characteristic of milled rice obtained from parboiled paddy compared to raw rice?
(1) is whiter and contains more vitamin B1
(2) require less cooking time and contains more vitamin B1
(3) gives higher head yield and contains more vitamin B1
(4) has more oil in bran and contains less vitamin B1

40. What sublimes (off) the watervapour from frozen food?
(1) Contact drying
(2) Vacuum drying
(3) Freeze drying
(4) All of the above

41. For high capacities and fairly cheap means of vertical conveyance of grains, which type of material handling device is commonly used?
(1) Belt conveyor
(2) Bucket elevator
(3) Screw conveyor
(4) Pneumatic conveyor

42. What is the difference between dry bulb temperature and wet bulb temperature called?
(1) Dry bulb depression
(2) Wet bulb depression
(3) Dew point depression
(4) Degree of saturation

43. What is the shape of perforated deck of specific gravity separator?
(1) Triangular
(2) Rectangular
(3) Circular
(4) Hexagonal

44. If the fruits are having egg shape and are broad at the stem end, they have shape.
(1) Oblate
(2) Oblong
(3) Ovate
(4) obovate

45. What is the ratio of diameter of the largest inscribed circle to diameter of the smallest circumscribed circle called?
(1) Roundness
(2) Sphericity
(3) Roundness ratio
(4) None of the above

46. Which storage structure is used as transit storage and serves the purpose of storage of food grains for a short period?
(1) Bunker storage
(2) Bukhari storage
(3) Pusa bin storage
(4) CAP storage

47. What can achieve concentration of highly heat sensitive material?
(1) Vertical tube evaporator
(2) Horizontal tube evaporator
(3) Falling film evaporator
(4) Plate evaporator

48. What indicates the relative proportions of the coarse, medium and fine particles?
(1) Fineness modulus
(2) Uniformity index
(3) Average particle size
(4) Effectiveness

49. What is the maximum degree of inclination from horizontal upto which a screw conveyor can be used?
(1) 5
(2) 10
(3) 15
(4) 20

50. What is the amount of steam consumed to evaporate 1 kg of water from food in a drum dryer?
(1) 0.3 kg
(2) 1.3kg
(3) 3.0 kg
(4) None of these