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Environmental Engineering MCQ – Service Connection

1 - Question

A Service connection is a connection from the distribution system to the ______
a) Factory
b) School
c) Industry
d) Consumer

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Answer: d
Explanation: A consumer can be a single house, an apartment or a planned block development. A connection to a single house involves tapping the main and installing a corporation cock.




2 - Question

Which of the following is not a component of domestic service connection?
a) Water meter
b) Stopcock
c) Tube settler
d) Gooseneck

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Answer: c
Explanation: The various components of a domestic service connection are Brass ferrule, Gooseneck, Stopcock, Mains service pipe and Water meter.




3 - Question

The length of Goose neck in a domestic service connection is ____________
a) 10cm
b) 20cm
c) 30cm
d) 40cm

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Answer: d
Explanation: The Goose neck consists of 40-50cm curved piece of pipe which prevents the breaking of the main service pipe.




4 - Question

Which device is used to measure the quantity of water consumed by the consumer?
a) Water meter
b) Stopcock
c) Tube settler
d) Gooseneck

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Answer: a
Explanation: Water meter is used to measure the quantity of water consumed by the consumer. It is installed in a suitable chamber with cover.




5 - Question

Which of the following is incorrect regarding water meter?
a) Should be durable
b) Easy to maintain and repair
c) Should allow backflow of water
d) Should be rugged

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Answer: c
Explanation: Water meter should prevent the back flow of water passing through it. It should not be liable to clogging.




6 - Question

Which device is used to measure the velocity of flow for high flows?
a) Water meter
b) Inferential meter
c) Globe valve
d) Gate valve

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Answer: b
Explanation: Inferential meter measures the velocity of flow across a cross section whose area is known. They are only used for high flows.




7 - Question

Which of the following is an example of Inferential meter?
a) Turbine meter
b) Hydrometer
c) Water meter
d) Gate valve

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Answer: a
Explanation: Turbine and rotary meters are examples of Inferential meter. It is also called as velocity meter as they measure the velocity of flow.




8 - Question

Which device is used to measure velocity for low flows?
a) Water meter
b) Inferential meter
c) Globe valve
d) Displacement meter

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Answer: d
Explanation: Displacement meter is used to measure velocity for flows. Reciprocating, Rotary, Oscillating and Nutating disc meter are the examples of Displacement meter.




9 - Question

Which of the following pipe material has a maximum modulus of elasticity?
a) Concrete
b) Mild steel
c) Cast iron
d) PVC

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Answer: b
Explanation: Mild steel has the maximum modulus of elasticity with a magnitude of 2.1 *1010. The modulus of elasticity of concrete, cast iron and PVC are 2.8*109, 7.5*109 and 3*108 respectively.

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