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Tradesman-Plumber,Technical Education - 2016


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1. Stand pipes are provided at the distribution system of:
Starting point
Highest point of distribution system
Lowest point of distribution system
Dead end of distribution system
2. Pressure Relief valves are provided in a water line for:
Increase the water pressure
Relieve high pressure from the line
Regulate the pressure of flow
Divert the pressure
3. Hydrant is provided for :
Irrigation purpose
Drinking purpose
Fire fighting purpose
Washing purpose
4. Self-closing water tap are capable for:
Wash basin
Kitchen sink
Public drinking fountain
Batch room
5. Reseating tool is used for:
cleaning of valve
setting of valve
dismantling of valve
leveling and cleaning of valve seat
6. The name employed for a fitting,having a large size at one end than on the other:
Tee joint
7. What should be the minimum distance between the hot and cold-water risers in a plumbing system?
150 mm
200 mm
250 mm
300 mm
8. The size of vent pipe is determined according to :
According to the Size of drain and Number of drain pipe
According to the Length of drain and Number of drain
According to the Number of fittings and Size of fittings
According to the Number of traps installed in the line
9. Why bottom of the leaching cesspool made watertight?
for store the effluent
effluent get dispersed into the surrounding soil
To spared effluent to ground
for safe deposit
10. Where lime concrete is used?
Heavy duty construction
Light duty construction
Under foundation
Roof concreting
11. Why reinforcement is added in cement concrete?
For easy setting
For increasing load capacity
For heavy pressure
For water proof
12. Mild steel pipe after galvanization is called:
MS pipe
GI pipe
CI pipe
Steel pipe
13. The name of valve which prevents the back flow of water is known as?
Gate valve
Ball valve
Check valve
Stop valve
14. The height of water meter above the water supply line should be :
100 cm
50 cm
30 cm
20 cm
15. For checking and clearing of house drain,the access is provided by:
Inspection chamber
Door tree
Lamp hole
16. The minimum size of a public sewer should be:
60 mm
60 cm
60 Inch
60 Foot
17. The minimum distance between a water source and a septic tank should be:
18. A structure constructed for drawing water from reservoir is called:
Check dam
19. Alum is used as:
As disinfent
Filter media
Water softner
20. The trap which provided at drop man hole is called:
Gully trap
Intercpting trap
Floor trap
Bottle trap
21. An inverted siphon is a:
Sanitary fitting
Masonry fitting
Sewer section
House sewer section
22. Place preffered to fix scour valve is:
In the distribution system at the dead ends
In the distribution system at middle
In the distribution system at highest portion
In the distribution system at the lowest portion
23. The coal tar coating of CI pipe is done to :
Protect against correction
Protect against brittleness
Protect against flexibility
Protect against fusibility
24. Steel pipes are joined by :
Capillary joint
Adhesive joint
Welded joint
Bell and spigot joint
25. Withstanding pressure capacity of steel pipe is:
Higher than CI pipe
Lower than CI pipe
Lowe than AC pipe
Lower than SWG pipe
26. Cupper pipe can easily bend but :
can't cut
do not sag
can't reduce
can't joint
27. Soft solder capillary joints are used for:
CI pipe joint
Copper pipes joint
AC pipe joint
Led pipes joint
28. PVC pipe can resist :
High external load
Most inorganic chemicals
High temperature
Extra heavy water pressure.
29. The layers of Composite pipes are :
Polyethylene ,Aluminium and Polyethylene respectively
Polyethylene ,Fibber and Polyethylene respectively
Fibber,Aluminium and Polyethylene respectively
Aluminium,Fibber and Polyethylene respectively
30. The mostly used CI pumping main joint are :
Adhesive joint
Socket and spigot joint
Screwed joint
Flanged joint
31. The depth of Hemp used in a Socket and spigot joint are:
50 cm
30 cm
20 cm
5 cm
32. Flanged joint are capable for:
Where it maybe lay underground
Where it maybe occasionally dismantle or reassembling
Where it maybe bear vibration or deflection of pipe
Where it maybe bear high velocity of flow
33. Sand cast CI pipe used in water supply shall conform to:
34. On a gate valve water flow from around the stuffing box Why?
Valve seat worn-out
Defective packing in the stuffing box
In a gate valve
Valve is old and unserviceable
35. In which valve have an internal partition in it?
Gate valve
Sluice valve
check valve
Glob valve
36. Where the flush hydrant are insulated?
Ground level
Above the ground
Up to 90cm above the ground level
37. The water meter which used for measuring small flow of water is :
Positive displacement water meter
Turbine type
38. Union joint must be:
At every 50 m
At every 75 m
At every 100 m
At every 200 m
39. Water is mechanically lifted by means of:
By pulley
By tubs
By bucket
By pump
40. What is the function of footvalve?
To hold water in delivery
To drain out water from delivery
To hold water in suction
To drain out water from suction
41. To prevent the hammer:
Valves and tap should be avoid
Valves and tap should be closed slowly
Valves and tap should be always open
Valves and tap should be always close
42. Water supply is designed for :
An estimated population
Quantity of water available
The catchment area
Quality of water
43. In india which type of supply system is followed?
In dual system
Direct pumping system
In the intermittent supply system of water
Continuous supply system water
44. The treatment of water is depend upon the:
Quantity of water
Quality of water
Turbidity of water
Hardness of water
45. Permeable hardness of soft water is:
0 to 75 mg/lit
0 to 80 mg/lit
0 to 85 mg/lit
0 to 90 mg/lit
46. Lime soda process is employed for :
sedimentation of water
Removal of temporary hardness of water
Removal of permanent hardness of water
Removal of colloidal impurities of water
47. pH value acceptable in public water supply is:
9.0 to 10
7 to 8.5
6.5 to 9.2
5.5 to 8.5
48. Filtration process is removal off?
Floating matters
Suspended matters
Fine Suspended matters
Microorganisms and colloidal matters
49. Intake shall be:
Near the source of water
Far from the source of water
Higher than the source of water
No any distraction
50. Slow sand filters are:
Gravity type
Pressure type
Non pressure type
Flow type
51. Clogged filter media in Rapid sand filter is removed by:
Changing media
By scraping
Back wash
Never to clean
52. Most frequently used fitting in water supply is:
Gate valve
Float valve
Pillar tap
Bib cock
53. Priming is the process of :
Removing the trapped water
Removing the trapped air
Removing the trapped waste matters
Removing the damaged parts
54. To increase the sufficient pressure of distribusion system:
Jet pump is required
Turbine pump is required
Stage pump is required
Buster pump is required
55. The valve which installed suction end is:
Check valve
Non- return valve
Foot valve
Pin valve
56. Instant water heaters are:
Automatic type
Manual type
Pressure type
Non pressure type
57. Water heater to be swatch on :
After texting
After loading water
After drain out
Without water
58. One of the benefits of rain water harvesting is:
Ground water table raise
Surface source will over flow
Sea level will raise
Run off will clean the ground
59. The top of the sump shall be 150 mm above the formation of ground level Why?
For identification
For made a structure over it
For preventing the entry of surface water
For made a office building over it
60. The best and most improved system of sanitary plumping is?
One pipe system
Two pipe system
Single stack system
Combined system
61. The second set of pipe in two pipe system is recommended for :
Carrying sullage waste
Carrying soil waste
Carrying floor water only
Carrying sullage and soil waste
62. Lateral fittings are called:
Soil fittings
Waste fittings
Common fittings
Both soil and waste fittings
63. Which one of the following is the method of drawing from river bed?
Deep well
Ground well
Intake well
Tub well
64. Water will not available for extinguishing from?
In dual system
Continuous supply system
Direct pumbing system
In the intermittent supply system of water
65. Which system of water supply system is suitable for irreularly growing towns?
Ring system
Tree system
Radial system
Grind iron system
66. Dual system is also known as :
Gravity system Combined gravity and pumping system
Combined gravity and pumping system
Direct pumping system
Radial system
67. In base exchange process:
High turbidity water can use
Filtration is not required
No sludge is formed
Sludge is formed
68. Aeration process is used for removal of:
Dissolved gasses tastes and odours
Suspended matters
Fine Suspended matters
Microorganisms and colloidal matters
69. How to remove scale formation from the water heater?
Applying sodium chloride
Applying diluted hydrochloric acid
Applying diluted sulphuric acid
Applying concentrated nitric acid
70. The water storage tank at elevated position are called:
Over head tank
Surface tank
Common tank
71. Pipe which carrying silage water from baths are called?
Soil pipe
Waste pipe
Rain water pipe
Siphon pipe
72. The permissible dosage of chlorine in drinking water is:
02.5 to 2.10 mg/liter
1.05 to 1.10 mg/liter
01.10 to 2.10 mg/liter
0.05 to 0.10 mg/liter
73. Fitting which used for connecting service connection to water main is?
Union ferrule
Reduce and cupping
Reduce and valve
Reduce and union
74. On some wooden beam ,some where a little part may be come out while cutting or hammering,what is the name of that part?
75. Where the manhole are provided in straight lengths of pipelines?
At 50 meter intervals
40 meter intervals
30 meter intervals
20 meter intervals
76. Why water seal is required in a trap?
To allow the passage of waste water
To prevent the flow of waste water
To prevent the passage of foul gases from the drain
To block the soil passage
77. Rotary pumps are :
Centrifugal type
Displacement type
Pneumatic type
Hand operated type
78. The presence of Minerals caused in water:
79. The permissible turbidity of domestic water is:
5 to 12 p.p.m
5 to 10 p.p.m
5 to 8 p.p.m
5 to 7 p.p.m
80. The Gravity system of water distribution is depends on:
Size of pipe
Heights of distribusion tank
Size of distribution tank
Location of valves
81. Who is the present chair person of National commission for women in India?
Jayanti Patnaik
Lalitha Kumaramangalam
Mamta sharma
Dr.Girija Vyas
82. The first atheist news paper in Kerala Yukthivadi was published in the year:
83. To which ruler the Malayali Memorial was submitted?
Sree Moolam Thirunal
Sree Chithira Thirunal
Swati Thirunal
Ayilyam Thirunal
84. Who authored "Kannunirtulli"?
Vallathol Narayana Menon
Kumaran Asan
Nalappat Narayana Menon
Kuttipurathu Kesavan Nair
85. Which place was the main venue of salt Styagraha in Kerala?
86. Who is the present pesident of the Purogamana Kala Sahitya Sangham?
Kadamanitta Ramakrishnan
U.A Khader
M.K. Sanu
87. Who hailed Temple Entry Proclamation as "a miracle of modern times"?
Sree chithira Thirunal
T.K. Madhavan
E.V. Ramaswamy Naicker
Mahatma Ghandhi
88. Name the women activist who won the Kerala Sahitya Acadami Award in 1977:
Balamani Amma
Parvathi Manazhi
Lalithambika Anthearjanma
89. Who was the first President of the Indian Constituent Assembly?
Dr.Sachidanand Sinha
B.R. Ambedkar
Rajendra Prasad
90. Which article of Indian Constitution provides for National Emergency?
91. In which Indian state Rup Kanwar was immolated as Sati in 1987?
Madhya Pradesh
92. Who was the architect of Vidhan Bhavan,Bhopal which brought Agakhan Award to India?
Charles Correa
B.V. Doshi
Satish Gujral
Laurie Baker
93. "Athmakathakkoru Amukham" is the autoboigraphy of:
Akkamma Cherian
Anna Chandi
Kuttimalu Amma
Lalitha Prabhu
94. Which community of Kerala is represented by the Yogakshema Sabha?
95. The winner of Vallathol Award in 2015?
O.N.V. Kuruppu
Kavalam Narayana Panikkar
P.Narayana Kuruppu
96. In which year the First Amendment Act of India constitution was passed?
97. The Travancore Diwan who permitted the Shannar women to cover their upper parts:
Raja Kesav Das
Velu Thampi Dalawa
Oommini Thampi.
Col.John Munro
98. Whose ideas of social reform are represented by "Kerala Kaumudi"?
Sree Narayana Guru
Chattampi Swamikal
K.P. Karuppan
99. Which is the Indian State given autonomous status by the Article 370?
Jammu and Kashmir
100. "Rationalism is not a religion.It is an attittuide to accept knowledge based upon reson" whose words are these?
Poyikayil Yohannan
Sahodaran K. Ayyappan
Swadesabhimani Ramakrishna Pillai
Vakkam Abdul Khadir Maulavi