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Polymer Engineering MCQ Objective Questions

1. The name of process of controlled wounding on rubber tree fur extraction of latex is:
(A) Picking
(B) Sheeting
(C) Cutting
(D) Tapping

2. The grade of rubber sheet which is used mainly for tyre manufacturing is :
(A) Lot
(B) Off grade
(C) RSS – 1
(D) RS5 – 4

3. The name of plastic which is used for mineral water and carbonized beverage bottles :
(A) Polythene
(B) Poly propelene

4. What is the name of fibre which is extracted from coconut husk ?
(A) Coir
(B) Lute
(C) Cotton
(D) Linen

5. _____________ is a commodity plastic.
(B) Teflon
(C) Acrylic
(D) Polythene

6. ___________ is the ISNR grade which doesn’t show storage hardness.
(A) ISNR–50
(B) ISNR – 20
(C) ISNR – 3

7. Rain gardening is used in rubber tree for ___________.
(A) Tapping in rainy season
(B) Growing in rainy season
(C) Organic farming in rainy season
(D) Protect sheet rubber from rain

8. What type of printing in plastic are used for multi colour photo graphic design pictures in branded multi layer plastic sheet packes ?
(A) Screen printing
(B) Graviour
(C) Flexographic printing
(D) None of these

9. What is the scientific name of rubber yielding trees mostly cultivated in Kerala ?
(A) Castilla elastic
(B) Parthonium argentattum
(C) Hevea brazeeliensis
(D) Gagulee

10. Different types of rubber trees are called :
(A) Genesis
(B) Clone
(C) Brand
(D) Plantation

11. The origin land of rubber tree :
(A) Kerala
(B) Brazil
(C) Argentina
(D) America

12. The chemical used to preserve latex :
(A) Ammonia
(B) Acetic acid
(C) Formic acid
(D) Sulphuric acid

13. _____________, is the acid usually used to coagulating skim rubber.
(A) Formic acid
(B) Sulphuric acid
(C) Acetic acid
(D) Hydrochloric acid

14. The best grade of creep rubber is :
(C) Sheet
(D) Crumb

15. Example of a natural fibre is :
(A) Coir
(B) Polyester
(C) Nylon
(D) Aramid

16. Jute is made from ___________ part of the tree.
(A) Seeds
(B) Leaf
(C) Flower
(D) Stem

17. ____________ is the monomer of polyethylene.
(A) CH2=CH3
(B) CH2=CH—Cl

18. _____________ is the chemical name of Natural Rubber.
(A) Trans 1, 4 Polyisoprene
(B) Cis 1, 4 Polyisoprene
(C) Polyisohutylene
(D) Polychloroprene

19. Among the following _________ is the technically specified rubber.
(A) Sheet Rubber
(B) Creep Rubber
(C) Crump Rubber
(D) Cup Lump

20. DRC of normal latex is generally in the range of _________ %.
(A) 1.5 – 10
(B) 10 – 15
(C) 60- 65
(D) 30 – 35

21. Among the following which plastic is water soluble ?

22. Which fibre is widely used as tyre cords ?
(A) Coir
(B) Nylon
(C) Polypropylene
(D) Acryliir

23. Among the following, select the component of a tyre where steel wire is usually seen:
(A) Inner liner
(B) Tread
(C) Side wall
(D) Bead

24. What is the full form of PVC ?
(A) Poly Vinyl Chloride
(B) Poly Vinyl Acetate
(C) Poly Vinylene Chloride
(D) Poly Vinyl Alcohol

25. Nylon – b is manufactured from :
(A) Caprolactum
(B) Adipic acid and hexamethylene diamine
(C) Sebasic acid and hexamethylene diarnine
(D) Maleic anhydride and hexamethylene

26. Cellulose is the main constituent of most _______ fibres.
(A) Synthetic
(B) Acrylic
(C) Spandex
(D) Natural

27. Chloroprene Rubber is a :
(A) Synthetic
(B) Acrylic
(C) Spandex
(D) Natural

28. Mastication of rubber means :
(A) Improving its curing rate
(B) A treatment to retard its deterioration duo to oxidation
(C) Reducing viscosity
(D) Depression of its freezing point

29. Rubber sheeting is made by :
(A) Extrusion
(B) Dipping
(C) Injection Moulding
(D) Calendering

30. _________ is a thermosetting plastic.
(B) Bakelite
(C) Polythene
(D) Polystyrene

31. _________ is a natural fibre.
(A) Polythene
(B) Dacron
(C) Nylon – 6
(D) None of these

32. Plastic tubes and pipes are generally made by ________ moulding.
(A) injection
(B) compression
(C) extrusion
(D) transfer

33. PMMA sheet is manufactured by :
(A) Bulk Polymerization
(B) Emulsion Polymerization
(C) Solution Polymerization
(D) Suspension Polymerization

34. _____ is a hornopolymer.
(A) Polypropylene
(B) Nylon-66
(C) Bakelite
(D) Terylene

35. Synthetic lattices are made by :
(A) Emulsion Polymerization
(B) Suspension Polymerization
(C) Solution Polymerization
(D) Bulk Polymerization

36. Which of the following is an antioxidant used in rubber ?
(A) Thiokol
(B) Styrinated Phenol
(C) Carbon
(D) Magnesium

37. Iodine absorption number of Carbon Black is used to measure :
(A) Colour
(B) Density
(C) Particle size
(D) Structure

38. VFA of Latex is increased due to :
(A) Ammonia
(B) Antioxidant
(C) Bacterial Action
(D) Centrifuging

39. If accelerator is not used in a rubber compound and after heating in a press for five minutes:
(A) It becomes under cure
(B) It will not cure
(C) It becomes over cure
(D) It becomes exact cure

40. Among the following which is antinzonant ?
(A) Wax
(B) C.B.S.
(D) SP

41. Latex is a __________ of rubber.
(A) Colloid
(B) Gel
(C) Solution
(D) None of these

42. Wearing part of tyre is :
(A) Sidewall
(B) Tread
(C) Bead
(D) Belt

43. Nytryl is a ___________ rubber.
(A) Heat resistant
(B) Chemical resistant
(C) Aging resistant
(D) Oil resistant

44. Butyl rubber is famous for :
(A) Oil Resistance
(B) Chemical Resistance
(C) Weather Resistance
(D) Gas Impermeability

45. Which resin is used for making FRP ?
(B) Unsaturated Polyester resin
(C) Saturated Polyester resin
(D) None of above

46. Silica is a _________ filler.
(A) Nun-reinforcing
(B) Reinforcing
(C) Semi-reinforcing
(D) Cheapening

47. Carbon black increases :
(A) Hardness
(B) Tensile strength
(C) Modulus
(D) All these properties

48. Which of the following is a copolymer ?
(B) Polythene
(C) Bakelite
(D) Teflon

49. Optimum cure time of a rubber compound is taken from a rheograph is:
(A) T-2
(B) T-10
(C) T-100
(D) T-90

50. As the particle size of carbon black increases; hardness :
(A) Increases
(B) Decreases
(C) No effect
(D) None of the above

51. Blowing agent used in Micro Cellular rubber :
(A) D.P.G.
(B) T.M.T.D.
(C) D.N.P.T.
(D) C.B.S.

52. Which one of the following is an ultra accelerator ?

53. ____________ is a flame resistant synthetic rubber.
(C) Fluomcarbon rubber
(D) Ethylene Propylene rubber

54. ____________ is a special purpose synthetic rubber.
(A) Polybutadiene rubber
(B) Fluorocarbon rubber

55. Chaffer strips gives additional reinforcement to :
(A) Side wall area
(B) Tread area
(C) Bead area
(D) Cacas fabric

56. The curing agent used for sulphur less vulcanizing system :
(C) Sulphinamides
(D) Mtelalic oxides

57. The usual PHR of Stearic acid in a hawai sole formulation is:
(A) 2.5
(B) 3
(C) 6
(D) 30

58. HAF is produced by :
(A) Channel Process
(B) Thermal Process
(C) Furnace Process
(D) Lamp black Process

59. Scorch time is :
(A) The time required to cros linking
(B) Total time of compounding
(C) Time required for a compound fully vulcanize
(D) Safety time before vulcanization starts

60. While improving Reinforcement of rubber compound :
(A) Increase modulus
(B) Improve heat resistance
(C) improve specific gravity
(D) Improve oil resistance

61. ______________ is not reinforcing filler.
(A) Aluminium silicate
(B) Silica
(C) Whiting
(D) Carbon black

62. Reclaimed rubber is produced from :
(A) Rubber compound
(B) Pre-vulcanized latex
(C) Ground vulcanized rubber
(D) Creep rubber

63. In radial tyre carcass, the cords runs at :
(A) 45 degree to the circumstantial line
(B) 90 degree to the circumstantial line
(C) 60 degree to the circumstantial line
(D) 180 degree to the circumstantial line

64. Ethylene is a plastic, propylene is a plastic. But co-polymerizing ethylene and propylene we get a rubber, Ethylene Propylene rubber; the reason being :
(A) All are crystalline
(B) All are amorphous
(C) Ethylene propylene is amorphous and others are crystalline
(D) Ethylene propylene is crystalline and others are amorphous

65. The speed ratio of a lab size mixing mill rollers is :
(A) 1 : 1.9
(B) 1:2
(C) 1:1.2
(D) 1: 1.3

66. The force required to produce a certain increment in extension of a vulcanised rubber specimen is called :
(A) Modulus
(B) Tensile strength
(C) Elengation at break
(D) Tear strength

67. The viscosity of the rubber compound :
(A) increases with temperature
(B) decreases with temperature
(C) no effect
(D) first increases and the reduces

68. Unvulcanised Natural Rubber is a :
(A) Leanier polymer
(B) Cross linked polymer
(C) Branched polymer
(D) Co-polymer

69. Iso electric point of Natural rubber latex is :
(A) 1 PH
(B) 2 PH
(C) 6.4 PH
(D) 4.3 PH

70. A colloid is a :
(A) Visco elastic form of matter
(B) Liquid phase
(C) Rubber particles dissolved in water
(D) A system containing two phases; a dispersed phase and a dispersion medium

71. Smoke is _________ form of a colloid.
(A) solid in liquid
(B) solid in gas
(C) gas in liquid
(D) liquid in gas

72. The difference between MC sheet and Hawai sheet :
(A) MC has open cell structure while Hawai has closed cell structure.
(B) Hawai has fully open cell structure while MC has closed cell structure.
(C) Hawaii has inter connected cell structure while MC has closed cell structure.
(D) Based on the specific gravity difference.

73. During valcanisalion-:
(A) Raw rubber become cross linked
(B) Raw rubber becomes soluble
(C) Raw rubber become crystalline
(D) The raw rubber soft

74. Give example for an cellular rubber product :
(A) Play ball
(B) Automobile tube
(C) Tubeless tyre
(D) Polyurathene foam

75. Phenol fornialdchyde resin is known as :
(A) Bakelile
(B) Perspex
(C) Teflon
(D) nylon – 6

76. Usually in tubeless tyres, inner liners are made of ____________ rubber.
(A) Natural
(B) Halo butyl
(C) Nitrile
(D) Neoprene

77. Hardness of Vulcanized Rubber is measured by :
(A) Temile Tester
(B) Dunlop Tripso meter
(C) Duro meter
(D) Rheometer

78. Neoprene is the trade name of :
(A) Nitryl rubber
(B) Polychloropluene
(C) Polyurethane
(D) Phenol formaldehyde

79. The fibres produced from __________ are known as rayon.
(A) ethylene glycon
(B) lignin
(C) polyamides
(D) cellulose

80. Visco-elastic behaviour exhibited by polymers is a _________ like behaviour.
(A) Liquid
(B) combination of solid and liquid
(C) combination of gas and solid
(D) solid