# SAIL Aptitude ,General Awareness and Reasoning Questions with answers

SAIL Aptitude ,General Awareness and Reasoning Questions with answers|SAIL Sample placement papers model question papers

SAIL electronics and electrical questions paper with answers
1.Resistance is measured in
a.henries
b.ohms
c.hertz
d.watts
Ans:B

2. A sine wave voltage is applied across an inductor. When the frequency of the voltage is decreased, the current
a.is increased
b.is decreased
c.does not change
d.momentarily goes to zero
Ans:a

3. The winding resistance of a coil can be increased by
a.increasing the number of turns
b.a thinner wire
c.changing the core material
d.increasing the number of turns or using thinner wire
Ans:D
4. When the current through an inductor is cut in half, the amount of energy stored in the electromagnetic field
a.is halved
c.doubles
d.does not change
Ans:A

5. In the complex plane, the number 14 – j5 is located in the
Ans:D

6. When the frequency of the source voltage decreases, the impedance of a parallel RC circuit
a.Increases
b.decreases
c.does not change
d.does not change
Ans:A

7. In a three-phase system, the voltages are separated by
a.45°
b.90°
c.120°
d.180°
Ans:C

8. A constant load power means a uniform conversion of
a.mechanical to electrical energy
b.electrical to mechanical energy
c.current to voltage
d.voltage to current
Ans:B

9. Polyphase generators produce simultaneous multiple sinusoidal voltages that are separated by
a.certain constant phase angles
b.certain constant frequencies
c.certain constant voltages
d.certain constant currents
Ans:a

10. Materials with lots of free electrons are called
a.Conductors
b.insulators
c.semiconductors
Ans:a

11. Electrons in the outer orbit are called
a.nuclei
b.valences
c.waves
d.shells
Ans:b

12. A multimeter measures
a.current
b.voltage
c.resistance
d.current, voltage, and resistance
Ans:d

13. A wiper is the sliding contact in a
a.Switch
b.photoconductive cell
c.thermistor
d.potentiometer
Ans:d

14. A circuit breaker is a
a Fuse
b.switch
c.resettable protective device
d.resistor
Ans:C

15. An ohmmeter is an instrument for measuring
a.current
b.voltage
c.resistance
d.wattage
Ans:c

16.The two windings of a transformer is
Ans:b

17. The d.c. series motor should always be started with load because
a.at no load, it will rotate at dangerously high speed.
b.it will fail to start.
c.it will not develop high starting torque
d.all are true.
Ans:a

18. In a stepper motor the angular displacement
a.can be precisely controlled.
b.it cannot be readily interfaced with micro computer based controller
c.the angular displacement cannot be precisely controlled.
d.it cannot be used for positioning of work tables and tools in NC machines
Ans:a

19. The power factor of a squirrel cage induction motor is
c.low at light and heavy load both.
Ans:a

20. The generation voltage is usually
a.between 11 KV and 33 KV.
b.between 132 KV and 400 KV.
c.between 400 KV and 700 KV.
d.None of the above.
Ans:a

21 When a synchronous motor is running at synchronous speed, the damper winding Produces
a.damping torque.
beddy current torque.
c.torque aiding the developed torque
dno torque.
Ans:d

22. In a d.c. machine, the armature mmf is
a.stationary w.r.t. armature.
b.rotating w.r.t. field.
c.stationary w.r.t. field.
d.rotating w.r.t. brushes.
Ans:c

23. In a transformer the voltage regulation will be zero when it operates at
a.unity p.f.
c.lagging p.f.
Ans:b

24 The emf induced in the primary of a transformer
a.is in phase with the flux
b.lags behind the flux by 90 degree.
c.leads the flux by 90 degree.
d.is in phase opposition to that of flux.
Ans:c

25. The current from the stator of an alternator is taken out to the external load circuit Through
a.slip rings.
b.commutator segments
c.solid connections
d.carbon brushes.
Ans:c

26 A hysteresis motor
a.is not a self-starting motor
b.is a constant speed motor
c.needs dc excitation
d.can not be run in reverse speed.
Ans:b

27. The most suitable servomotor for low power applications is
a.a dc series motor.
b.a dc shunt motor.
c.an ac two-phase induction motor.
d.an ac series motor
Ans:b

28 For a given wirewound core, an increase in current through the coil
a.reverses the flux lines
b.decreases the flux density
c.increases the flux density
d.causes no change in flux density
Ans:c

29 When the current through the coil of an electromagnet reverses, the
a.direction of the magnetic field reverses
b.direction of the magnetic field remains unchanged
c.magnetic field expands
d.magnetic field collapses
Ans:a

30. The unit for permeability is
a Wb/At × m
b At/m
c At/Wb
d Wb
Ans:a