Electric Traction MCQ Test

  1. What is Electrical traction?
  2. _______ locomotive has the highest operational availability.
  3. In a steam locomotive, the electric power is provided through:
  4. What are the advantages of electric traction over other methods?
  5. At which place diesel locomotives are manufactured In India?
  6. Which of the following braking systems on the locomotives is costly ?
  7. Tractive effort is required to _____.
  8. A submarine while moving under water, is provided driving power through ___.
  9. Which of the following provided Power for lighting in passenger coach, in a long distance electric train?
  10. The coasting retardation is around ___.
  11. Which of the following braking systems is used on steam locomotives ?
  12. Bearings used to support axles of rolling stock are ___.
  13. The efficiency of diesel locomotives is nearly ___.
  14. A composite system consists of ____.
Electric Traction MCQ

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  • Electrical traction is the system that uses electrical power for traction system i.e. for railways, trams, trolleys, etc.
  • mechanical power for traction system i.e. for railways, trams, trolleys, etc.
  • hydrolic power for traction system i.e. for railways, trams, trolleys, etc.
  • None of the above
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  • battery system
  • diesel engine generator
  • overhead wire
  • small turbo generator
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  • no pollution problems
  • faster acceleration
  • better braking action
  • All of the above
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  • Regenerative braking on electric locomotives
  • Vacuum braking on diesel locomotives
  • Vacuum braking on steam locomotives
  • All braking systems are equally costly
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  • overcome the gravity component of train mass
  • overcome friction, windage and curve resistance
  • accelerate the train mass
  • do all of the above
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  • directly through overhead electric line
  • through locomotive
  • through rails
  • through individual generator of bogie and batteries
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  • 0.16 km phps
  • 40 km phps
  • 16 km phps
  • 1.6 km phps
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  • Vacuum system
  • Pneumatic system
  • Hydraulic system
  • None of the above
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  • Bush bearings
  • Journal bearings
  • Ball bearings
  • Roller bearings
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  • 26 – 30 percent
  • 35 – 40 percent
  • 50 – 55 percent
  • 70 – 75 percent
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  • a combination of diesel engine and dc series motor
  • a combination of diesel engine and ac single phase motor
  • single phase power received is converted into dc or three phase power ac system
  • use of combination of dc and ac motors on the same locomotive
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  • Engine power
  • Track curves
  • Passenger Discomfort
  • Track size
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  • Mainline service
  • Urban service
  • Suburban service
  • All of the above
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  • Faster acceleration
  • No pollution problems
  • Better braking action
  • All of the above
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  • Main line service
  • Urban service
  • Suburban service
  • Urban and suburban service
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