D.C. Motors Mcqs

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Kingdom Protoctista includes_______________?

Prokaryotic organisms

Unicellular organisms


Eu-cariotiquic organisms

No-load speed of which of the following motor will be highest ?

Shunt motor

Series motor

Cumulative compound motor

Differentiate compound motor

The direction of rotation of a D.C. series motor can be changed by___________?

Interchanging supply terminals

Interchanging field terminals

Either of A. and B. above

None of the above

Which of the following application requires high starting torque ?

Lathe machine

Centrifugal pump


Air blower

If a D.C. motor is to be selected for conveyors, which rriotor would be preferred ?

Series motor

Shunt motor

Differentially compound motor

Cumulative compound motor

Which D.C. motor will be preferred for machine tools ?

Series motor

Shunt motor

Cumulative compound motor

Differential compound motor

Differentially compound D.C. motors can find applications requiring___________?

High starting torque

Low starting torque

Variable speed

Frequent on-off cycles

Which D.C. motor is preferred for elevators ?

Shunt motor

Series motor

Differential compound motor

Cumulative compound motor

According to Fleming’s left-hand rule, when the forefinger points in the direction of the field or flux, the middle finger will point in the direction of_________________?

Current in the conductor aovtaat of conductor

Resultant force on conductor

None of the above

None of the above

If the field of a D.C. shunt motor gets opened while motor is running______________?

The speed of motor will be reduced %

The armature current will reduce

The motor will attain dangerously high speed 1

The motor will continue to nuvat constant speed

Starters are used with D.C. motors because______________?

These motors have high starting torque

These motors are not self-starting

Back e.m.f. of these motors is zero initially

To restrict armature current as there is no back e.m.f. while starting

In D.C. shunt motors as load is reduced__________________?

The speed will increase abruptly

The speed will increase in proportion to reduction in load

The speed will remain almost/constant

The speed will reduce

A D.C. series motor is that which______________?

Has its field winding consisting of thick wire and less turns

Has a poor torque

Can be started easily without load

Has almost constant speed

For starting a D.C. motor a starter is required because___________?

It limits the speed of the motor

It limits the starting current to a safe value

It starts the motor

None of the above

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