NALCO Placement-Paper


Hi friends,Here are the some of the technical questions posed in the NALCO exam for the post of Graduate engineering trainee on 28 oct. 2007 for Electrical branch. Out of 120 questions 60 technical questions, 60 non-tech questions and time duration was 2 and half hours.

1)    rms value of AC current is equal to main current at an angle?
a)    60                   b) 45                    c) 30              d) 90
2)    Corona produce in two transmission line if?
a) When both placed closed                   b) When both placed widely
c) Potential difference is very high           d) I didn’t remembered
3)   Diac is equal to?
a) Two diodes and two resisters              b) Trice with two gates
c) Two thyristor connect in antiparallel     d) four layer pnpn scr
4)   In the Economic transmission point of view Kelvin’s gives?
A) Voltage drop at feeder        b) transmission losses
Two more option I didn’t remember.
5)  The essential condition for using servomotor for high torque at all?
a) Load                  b) speed
c) Voltage               d) power
6)  If torque of induction motor is 200n-m at slip 12%. What is the value of torque at slip 6%…..
a)  60n-m                b) 40
c) 100 n-m              d) 150
7)  If speed of induction motor at full load is 950rpm then what is the speed at half load?
a) 1000 rpm                  b) 975
Two options I forget……
8)  Find the value of ∫│cost +1/2│dt where limit is 0 to ∏/2
Option I didn’t remember.
9) What is the slope of –x3 + 6×2 + 2x +1=0?
Option I didn’t remember.
10)  For the purpose of constant speed we use?
a) Brushless dc motor        b) stepper motor
c) Shaded pole motor        d) sync motor
11) Essential condition for parallel operation of 1phase transformer?
a)  Rating           b) Polarity
c)   Impedance   d) Voltage

12) Some of G.K. question
About placed of shriharikota space center.
13) Who did give the name of AL?
14) World literacy day?
15) World environment day?
16) If two heaters of 100W & 110 volt other are 150W & 110 volt connect in series with 220v ac source then what is the total power?
17) What is the GDP rate of India in 2005-06?
18) What is the % rate of production of Al in India?
a) 10                    b) 20
c) 7                      d) 14
19) One passes which have 4Qs
20) Some fill in blanks
21) One Q about the find the % of fifth harmonics in a current wave equation.
22) 4pole 3phase 50 htz induction motor running at 1460 rpm. What is the speed of running slip wrt to rotor?
23) Find the new kva rating of transformer which has 220 kva, 1watt iron loss and 2watt cu loss?
24)  Hay’s bridge used for the measurement of?
25) In R-L-C parallel resonant circuit
a) Impedance is max.                b) Resistance is min
Two more options I didn’t remember.
26) Two bulb 100w & 50w respectively with constant resistances connect in series with          220v dc source then what is the value of voltage across first bulb?
27) AC ammeter used for measurement in
a) Pmmc                           b) induction meter
c) Dynamometer               d) moving iron type meter
28) For ac current we use?
Same option
29) We preferred V-V connection over T-T connection why?
30) Suspension type insulator is used when?
a) High voltage                      b) low voltage
c) Oscillating voltage             d) steady voltage
31) One question based on Norton’s theorem?
32) One question based on inverted-V curve of synch motor.
33) One question based on load saturation curve.
34) There were 4 question like if A*B represent A is the son of B, some like that
35) Some questions from BAR-GRAPHS
36) Some questions from probability.
37) Some questions from Data–interpretation
38) Some questions from diodes.
39) One question from winding design for motor (find value of commutator segment)

There were still more question but I couldn’t remember all of them. The questions mostly have taken from electrical handbook, gate papers. Almost all questions were come simple basics.


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