# MCQ in AC Motors Part 10 | REE Board Exam

(Last Updated On: August 13, 2022) This is the Multiple Choice Questions Part 10 of the Series in AC Motors as one of the Electrical Engineering topic. In Preparation for the REE Board Exam make sure to expose yourself and familiarize in each and every questions compiled here taken from various sources including but not limited to past Board Exam Questions in Electrical Engineering field, Electrical Engineering Books, Journals and other Electrical Engineering References.

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451. As load on an induction motor goes on increasing

A. its power factor goes on decreasing

B. its power factor remains constant

C. its power factor goes on increasing even after full load

D. its power factor goes on increasing up to full load and then it falls again

Solution:

452. If a 3-phase supply is given to the stator and rotor is short circuited rotor will move

A. in the opposite direction as the direction of the rotating field

B. in the same direction as the direction of the field

C. in any direction depending upon phase sequence of supply

D. none

Solution:

453. It is advisable to avoid line starting of induction motor and use starter because

A. it will run in reverse direction

B. it will pick up very high speed and may go out of step

C. motor takes five to seven times its full load current

D. starting torque is very high

Solution:

454. The speed characteristics of an induction motor closely resemble the speed load characteristics of which of the following machines

A. D.C. series motor

B. D.C. shunt motor

C. universal motor

D. none of the above

Solution:

455. Which type of bearing is provided in small induction motors to support the rotor shaft?

A. Ball bearings

B. Cast iron bearings

C. Bush bearings

D. None of the above

Solution:

456. A pump induction motor is switched on to a supply 30% lower than its rated voltage. The pump runs. What will eventually happen? It will

A. stall after some time

B. stall immediately

C. continue to run at lower speed without damage

D. get heated and subsequently get damaged

Solution:

457. 5 H.P., 50-Hz, 3-phase, 440 V, induction motors are available for the following r.p.m. Which motor will be the costliest ?

A. 730 r.p.m.

B. 960 r.p.m.

C. 1440 r.p.m.

D. 2880 r.p.m.

Solution:

458. A 3-phase slip ring motor has

A. double cage rotor

B. wound rotor

C. short-circuited rotor

D. any of the above

Solution:

459. The starting torque of a 3-phase squirrel cage induction motor is

A. twice the full load torque

B. 1.5 times the full load torque

C. equal to full load torque

D. None of these

Solution:

460. Short-circuit test on an induction motor cannot be used to determine

A. windage losses

B. copper losses

C. transformation ratio

D. power scale of circle diagram

Solution:

461. In a three-phase induction motor

A. iron losses in stator will be negligible as compared to that in rotor

B. iron losses in motor will be negligible as compared to that in rotor

C. iron losses in stator will be less than that in rotor

D. iron losses in stator will be more than that in rotor

Solution:

462. In case of 3-phase induction motors, plugging means

A. pulling the motor directly online without a starter

B. locking of rotor due to harmonics

C. starting the motor on load which is more than the rated load

D. interchanging two supply phases for quick stopping

Solution:

463. Which is of the following data is required to draw the circle diagram for an induction motor?

A. Block rotor test only

C. Block rotor test and no-load test

D. Block rotor test, no-load test and stator resistance test

Solution:

464. In three-phase induction motors sometimes copper bars are placed deep in the rotor to

A. improve starting torque

B. reduce copper losses

C. improve efficiency

D. improve power factor

Solution:

465. In a three-phase induction motor

A. power factor at starting is high as compared to that while running

B. power factor at starting is low as compared to that while running

C. power factor at starting in the same as that while running

D. None of these

Solution:

466. The vafcie of transformation ratio of an induction motor can be found by

A. open-circuit test only

B. short-circuit test only

C. stator resistance test

D. none of the above

Solution:

467. The power scale of circle diagram of an induction motor can be found from

A. stator resistance test

C. short-circuit test only

D. none of the above

Solution:

468. The shape of the torque/slip curve of induction motor is

A. parabola

B. hyperbola

C. rectangular parabola

D. straight line

Solution:

469. A change of 4% of supply voltage to an induction motor will produce a change of approximately

A. 4% in the rotor torque

B. 8% in the rotor torque

C. 12% in the rotor torque

D. 16% in the rotor torque

Solution:

470. The stating torque of the slip ring induction motor can be increased by adding

A. external inductance to the rotor

B. external resistance to the rotor

C. external capacitance to the rotor

D. both resistance and inductance to rotor

Solution:

471. A 500 kW, 3-phase, 440 volts, 50 Hz, A.C. induction motor has a speed of 960 r.p.m. on full load. The machine has 6 poles. The slip of the machine will be

A. 0.01

B. 0.02

C. 0.03

D. 0.04

Solution:

472. The complete circle diagram of induction motor can be drawn with the help of data found from

B. blocked rotor test

C. stator resistance test

D. all of the above

Solution:

473. In the squirrel-cage induction motor the rotor slots are usually given slight skew

A. to reduce the magnetic hum and locking tendency of the rotor

B. to increase the tensile strength of the rotor bars

C. to ensure easy fabrication

D. none of the above

Solution:

474. The torque of a rotor in an induction motor under running condition is maximum

A. at the unit value of slip

B. at the zero value of slip

C. at the value of the slip which makes rotor reactance per phase equal to the resistance per phase

D. at the value of the slip which makes the rotor reactance half of the rotor

Solution:

475. What will happen if the relative speed between the rotating flux of stator and rotor of the induction motor is zero?

A. The slip of the motor will be 5%

B. The rotor will not run

C. The rotor will run at very high speed

D. The torque produced will be very large

Solution:

476. The circle diagram for an induction motor cannot be used to determine

A. efficiency

B. power factor

C. frequency

D. output

Solution:

477. Blocked rotor test on induction motors is used to find out

A. leakage reactance

B. power factor on short circuit

C. short-circuit current under rated voltage

D. all of the above

Solution:

478. Lubricant used for ball bearing is usually

A. graphite

B. grease

C. mineral oil

D. molasses

Solution:

479. An induction motor can run at synchronous speed when

A. it is run on load

B. it is run in reverse direction

C. it is run on voltage higher than the rated voltage

D. e.m.f. is injected in the rotor circuit

Solution:

480. Which motor is preferred for use in mines where explosive gases exist?

A. Air motor

B. Induction motor

C. D.C. shunt motor

D. Synchronous motor

Solution:

481. The torque developed by a 3-phase induction motor least depends on

A. rotor current

B. rotor power factor

C. rotor e.m.f.

D. shaft diameter

Solution:

482. In an induction motor if airgap is increased

A. the power factor will be low

B. windage losses will be more

C. bearing friction will reduce

D. copper loss will reduce in an induction motor

Solution:

483. In induction motor, percentage slip depends on

A. supply frequency

B. supply voltage

C. copper losses in motor

D. none of the above

Solution:

484. When R2 is the rotor resistance, X2 the rotor reactance at supply frequency and s the slip, then the condition for maximum torque under running conditions will be

A. sR2X2 = 1

B. sR2 = X2

C. R2 = sX2 i

D. R2 = s2X2

Solution:

485. In case of a double cage induction motor, the inner cage has

A. high inductance arid low resistance

B. low inductance and high resistance

C. low inductance and low resistance

D. high inductance and high resistance

Solution:

486. The low power factor of induction motor is due to

A. rotor leakage reactance

B. stator reactance

C. the reactive lagging magnetizing current necessary to generate the magnetic flux

D. all of the above

Solution:

487. Insertion of reactance in the rotor circuit

A. reduces starting torque as well as maximum torque

B. increases starting torque as well as maximum torque

C. increases starting torque but maxi-mum torque remains unchanged

D. increases starting torque but maxi-mum torque decreases

Solution:

488. Insertion of resistance in the rotor of an induction motor to develop a given torque

A. decreases the rotor current

B. increases the rotor current

C. rotor current becomes zero

D. rotor current remains same

Solution:

489. For driving high inertia loads best type of induction motor suggested is

A. slip ring type

B. squirrel cage type

C. any of the above

D. none of the above

Solution:

490. Temperature of the stator winding of a three-phase induction motor is obtained by

A. resistance rise method

B. thermometer method

C. embedded temperature method

D. all above methods

Solution:

491. The purpose of using short-circuit gear is

A. to short circuit the rotor at slip rings

B. to short circuit the starting resistance in the starter

C. to short circuit the stator phase of motor to form star

D. none of the above

Solution:

492. In a squirrel cage motor the induced e.m.f. is

B. dependent on the number of slots

C. slip times the stand still e.m.f. induced in the rotor

D. none of the above

Solution:

493. Less maintenance troubles are experienced in case of

A. slip ring induction motor

B. squirrel cage induction motor

C. both (a) and (b)

D. none of the above

Solution:

494. A squirrel cage induction motor is not selected when

A. initial cost is the main consideration

B. maintenance cost is to be kept low

C. higher starting torque is the main consideration

D. all above considerations are involved

Solution:

495. Reduced voltage starter can be used with

A. slip ring motor only but not with squirrel cage induction motor

B. squirrel cage induction motor only but not with slip ring motor

C. squirrel cage as well as slip ring induction motor

D. none of the above

Solution:

496. Slip ring motor is preferred over squirrel cage induction motor where

A. high starting torque is required

C. heavy pull out torque is required

D. all of the above

Solution:

497. In a star-delta starter of an induction motor

A. resistance is inserted in the stator

B. reduced voltage is applied to the stator

C. resistance is inserted in the rotor

D. applied voltage per1 stator phase is 57.7% of the line voltage

Solution:

498. The torque of an induction motor is

A. directly proportional to slip

B. inversely proportional to slip

C. proportional to the square of the slip

D. none of the above

Solution:

499. The rotor of an induction motor runs at

A. synchronous speed

B. below synchronous speed

C. above synchronous speed

D. any of the above

Solution:

500. The starting torque of a three-phase induction motor can be increased by

A. increasing slip

B. increasing current

C. both (a) and (b)

D. none of the above

Solution:

501. Insertion of resistance in the stator of an induction motor

B. decreases the starting torque

C. increases the starting torque

D. none of the above

Solution:

#### Questions and Answers in AC Motors

Following is the list of practice exam test questions in this brand new series:

MCQ in AC Motors
PART 1: MCQ from Number 1 – 50                Answer key: included
PART 2: MCQ from Number 51 – 100            Answer key: included
PART 3: MCQ from Number 101 – 150           Answer key: included
PART 4: MCQ from Number 151 – 200           Answer key: included
PART 5: MCQ from Number 201 – 250           Answer key: included
PART 6: MCQ from Number 251 – 300           Answer key: included
PART 7: MCQ from Number 301 – 350           Answer key: included
PART 8: MCQ from Number 351 – 400            Answer key: included
PART 9: MCQ from Number 401 – 450            Answer key: included
PART 10: MCQ from Number 451 – 500          Answer key: included

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