NHPC  Placement Paper   Candidate Experiences   Not Specified-8 Aug 2010

NHPC  Placement Paper   Candidate Experiences   Not Specified-8 Aug 2010

  • Posted by  FreshersWorld 
    7 Jan, 2012

    NHPC ?AUGUST 2010

                                                              GENERAL AWARNESS:

    Hii! I am chaitanya written nhpc exam on 8th Sunday 2010 and I had remembered some of those questions hope this may be useful for you. Anyways check the answers in possible and if you have any queries please contact me chaitanya_55@yahoo.co.in

    1.Which one the following is the smallest continent?

    a.Asia  b.africa  c.australlia  d.north America

    2.who secured 17,000 runs in one-day internationals?

    a.sachin b.ricky ponting c.none d.bradman

    3.Jnanpeeth award will be give in the field of___?

    a.sculpture b.paintings c.dance d.literature

    4.in the period of 2007 which one of the following bank had provided huge amount of money to india?

    a.asian welfare bank b.world bank (PLEASE CHECK THE ANSWER)

    5.which one of the players are associated with lawn tennis?

    a.mahesh bhupathi b.pete Sampras c.______d.both a&b

    6.india is largest exporter of _________?

    a.minerals b.tea c.engineering goods d.none

    7.begum akthar belongs to which one of the following field?

    a.sitar b.writer c.dance d.MUSIC

    8.which one the following is not matched correctly?

    a.M.S Subba laxmi-bharatanatyam

    9.indus valley civilization near Pakistan is at__

    a.Harappa Mohenjo-Daro

    10.the maximum gap between two parliament sessions is____

    a.3months b.6months c.12 months d. 2months

    11.MAN SAN HAUN(some name like this is give I dnt remember exactly)belongs to which country?

    a.phillipines b.thailand c.

    12.Dialysis is the treatment for weak_____?

    A. heart   b. lungs c. kidney d. gall bladder

    13. The largest oil company in india is________

    a.ONGC b.RIL c.IOCL

    14. Which of the following is the largest planet?

    a.Jupiter  b.Saturn  c.Venus  d.Mars


    1. Observe the following

    1. A means greater than
    2. B means not equal to
    3. C means equal to
    4. D means not greater than
    5. E means not less than
    6. F means less than


    If (P B Q) and  (P D Q)


    a.PAQ b.PEQ   c.PCQ d.PFQ

    2.If a person starts at appoint ?P? and turns right and walks 7Kms straight then again turns right and walks 3Kms and again turns right and walks 10Kms the person is at which direction from starting point?

    A.South-west b. South-east c. west d. North-east

    3. find the missing

    10     12    14   

    20    22    24   

    30    __    34

    (Five similar questions of above has given)

    a.24 b. 22 c. 32 d. 24


    5. find the missing

    5, 7,11,___

    (Five similar questions of above has given)

    6.If  in A,B,C,D,E,F,G,H,I,J,K,L,M,N,O,P,Q,R,S,T,U,V,W,X,Y,Z  starting from B if alternative alphabets are small & remaining are capital letters then how can be SEARCHING can be represented as?

    a.SeArCHinG  b.SEaRchINg  b. sEArChInG


    7. If four people are sitting for a photo.Of them sita is right to geetha,and rani is left side to geetha and reeta is right side to sita then in the photo who will be second from left side?

    A.Sita b.  Reeta c. Rani D.Geetha

    And some coding and decoding of words are give (around 6questions give)


    1. Transmission line size is inversely proportional to _____

    a. Current b. voltage c. power factor   d. both b&c

    2.the current is concentrated at the outer surface of the conductor  it is called__
    skin effect b.corona

    3.bundled conductors used for____
    4.the inductance increases with ______

    5.the scr circuit is connected by RL in series.if the delay time is to be increased then the following has to be done?

    a.increase incutance b. decrease inductance c.increase resistance d. decrease resistance

    6.scr will not ON at which conditions____?

    7.transposition of the transmission line is done to__

    a.reduce skin effect b.reduce influence of communication line c.increasing efficiency d.to decrease losses

    8.the line used for traction purpose___(interms of kv)

    9.with reference to earth if the diameter of the conductor is increased the____

    a.capacitance increases b.inductance increases c.capacitance decreases d.no change

    10.easily fastly responding memories___

    a.semi conducting memories b.magnetic tapes c.magnetic disks d.external memories.

    11. the transformer oil is used for____?

    a.cooling b.isolation c.none

    12.The sag of the line doesn?t depend on the following factor____

    a.temperature b.ice effect c.current d.environmental changes.

    13.IN 3-phase ?-? connection transformer if one of the phase is disconnected the the voltage will be

    A.1/?3 b.2/?3 c.?3 d.1/3

    14.The synchronous machine at power stations used for____

    A. improving power factor

    15. The instrument used for DC measurements is_____

    a. PMMC b. induction type c. coil type

    16.The instruments used for AC Measurements is__________

    17. The bridge which have high value of Q-factor is________?

    18. Creeping of the scale in measuring instruments can be reduced by________

    19. The bridge used for measuring the unknown value of capacitance___________

    20. When the range of the voltmeter is to be extended the value of resistance inserted will be____

    a. (Rm-1) b. (Rm+1) c.Rm/1

    21. In semi conductor the conduction is due to ______

    A. electrons &holes b. positive ions &negative ions c. electrons d. holes

    22. If the length of line increases the inductance________

    a. Increases   b. decreases c. remains unchanged

    23. Which of the following is the metal?

    a.carbon  b.sulphur  c.arscenic d.copper

    24.Which of the following has negative temperature coefficient?

    a.Tungsten  b.copper  c.carbon

    25.DMA stand for Direct memory access

    26.In high frequency transformers_______is used

    A. Ferrites

    27.transformer cannot change the following_

    a.voltage  b.current  c.power  d.frequency

    28.If a generator with 250V,speed 1500rpm and shunt resistance of10 amperes & armature current of 2.5amperes is made to run as motor with 200V then the speed of the motor will be________

    29.If the induction machine made to run more than the synchronous speed the it is called Induction generator.


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