# If cohesion between molecules of a fluid is greater than adhesion between fluid and glass, then the free level of fluid in a dipped glass tube will be

1.  higher than the surface of liquid

2.  the same as the surface of liquid

3.  lower than the surface of liquid

4.  unpredictable

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lower than the surface of liquid

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# The point in the immersed body through which the resultant pressure of the liquid may be taken to act is known as

1.  meta center

2.  center of pressure

3.  center of buoyancy

4.  center of gravity

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center of pressure

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# The total pressure on the surface of a vertical sluice gate 2 m x 1 m with its top 2 m surface being 0.5 m below the water level will be

1.  500 kg

2.  1000 kg

3.  1500 kg

4.   2000 kg

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2000 kg

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# The resultant upward pressure of a fluid on a floating body is equal to the weight of the fluid displaced by the body. This definition is according to

1.  Buoyancy

2.  Equilibrium of a floating body

3.  Archimedes' principle

4.  Bernoulli's theorem

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Archimedes' principle

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# The tendency of a body to resist change from rest or motion is known as

1.  mass

2.  friction

3.  inertia

4.  resisting force

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inertia

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# The type of coupling used to join two shafts whose axes are neither in same straight line nor parallel, but intersect is

1.  flexible coupling

2.  universal coupling

3.  chain coupling

4.  Oldham's coupling

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universal coupling

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# The advantage of the piston valve over D-slide valve is that in the former case

1.  wear is less

2.  power absorbed is less

3.  both wear and power absorbed are low

4.  the pressure developed being high provides tight sealing

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both wear and power absorbed are low

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# Flexible coupling is used because

1.  it is easy to disassemble

2.  it is easy to engage and disengage

4.  it prevents shock transmission and eliminates stress reversals

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it prevents shock transmission and eliminates stress reversals

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# The Hooke's joint consists of:

1.  two forks

2.  one fork

3.  three forks

4.  four forks

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two forks

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# The Klein's method of construction for reciprocating engine mechanism

1.  is based on acceleration diagram

2.  is a simplified form of instantaneous center method

3.  utilities a quadrilateral similar to the diagram of mechanism for reciprocating engine

4.  enables determination of Corioli's component

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