Engineering Entrance Sample Papers

# Fluid Mechanics Questions ## Fluid Mechanics Quiz

 Question 1
A hemispherical bowl just floats without sinking in a liquid of  density 1.2 x 103kg/m3. If outer diameter and the density of the bowl are 1 m and 2 x 104 kg/m3 respectively, then the inner diameter of the bowl will be
 A 0.98 m B 0.99 m C 0.94 m D 0.97 m
 Question 2
A body is just floating on the surface of a liquid. The density of the body is same as that of the liquid. The body is slightly pushed down. What will happen to the body
 A It will sink B It will come out violently C It will slowly come back to its earlier position D It will remain submerged, where it is left
 Question 3
Two different liquids are flowing in two tubes of equal radius. The ratio of coefficients of viscosity of liquids is 52:49 and the ratio of their densities is 13:1, then the ratio of their critical velocities will be
 A 49 : 4 B 2 : 7 C 7 : 2 D 4 : 49
 Question 4
A capillary tube is attached horizontally to a constant head arrangement. If the radius of the capillary tube is increased by 10% then the rate of flow of liquid will change nearly by
 A – 10% B + 46% C – 40% D + 10%
 Question 5
A square plate of 0.1 m side moves parallel to a second plate with a velocity of 0.1 m/s, both plates being immersed in water. If the viscous force is 0.002 N and the coefficient of viscosity is 0.01 poise, distance between the plates in m is
 A 0.005 B 0.1 C 0.05 D 0.0005
 Question 6
A concrete sphere of radius R has a cavity of radius r which is packed with sawdust. The specific gravities of concrete and sawdust are respectively 2.4 and 0.3 for this sphere to float with its entire volume submerged under water. Ratio of mass of concrete to mass of sawdust will be
 A 3 B 8 C 4 D Zero
 Question 7
When a large bubble rises from the bottom of a lake to the surface. Its radius doubles. If atmospheric pressure is equal to that of column of water height H, then the depth of lake is
 A 8H B H C 2H D 7H
 Question 8
The Working of an atomizer depends upon
 A Boyle's law B Archimedes principle C Bernoulli's theorem D Newton's law of motion
 Question 9
Two water pipes of diameters 2 cm and 4 cm are connected with the main supply line. The velocity of flow of water in the pipe of 2 cm diameter is
 A 4 times that in the other pipe B 1/2 times that in the other pipe C 2 times that in the other pipe D 1/4 times that in the other pipe
 Question 10
A log of wood of mass 120 Kg floats in water. The weight that can be put on the raft to make it just sink, should be (density of wood = 600 Kg/m3)
 A 60 Kg B 50 Kg C 80 Kg D 30 Kg
 Question 11
Which of the following is not the characteristic of turbulent flow?
 A Velocity more than the critical velocity B Molecules crossing from one layer to another C Velocity less than the critical velocity D Irregular flow
 Question 12
A hollow sphere of volume V is floating on water surface with half immersed in it. What should be the minimum volume of water poured inside the sphere so that the sphere now sinks into the water
 A V/2 B V C V/3 D V/4
 Question 13
An ice block contains a glass ball when the ice melts within the water containing vessel, the level of water
 A First rises and then falls B Falls C Rises D Unchanged
 Question 14
A wooden block of volume 1000 cm3 is suspended from a spring balance. It weighs 12 N in air. It is suspended in water such that half of the block is below the surface of water. The reading of the spring balance is
 A 9 N B 7 N C 10 N D 8 N
 Question 15
Air is blown through a hole on a closed pipe containing liquid. Then the pressure will
 A Never increases B Increase on sides C Increase in all directions D Increase downwards
 Question 16
Water falls from a tap, down the streamline
 A Area increases B Area decreases C Area remains same D Velocity remains same
 Question 17
The pressure at the bottom of a tank  containing a liquid does not depend on
 A Nature of the liquid B Height of the liquid column C Area of the bottom surface D Acceleration due to gravity
 Question 18
If pressure at half the depth of a lake is equal to 2/3 pressure at the bottom of the lake then what is the depth of the lake
 A 30 m B 60 m C 10 m D 20 m
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