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Q. No. 1  25 Carry One Mark Each
1. The bridge method commonly used for finding mutual inductance is
(A) Heaviside Campbell bridge (B) Schering bridge
(C) De Sauty bridge (D) Wien bridge
Answer: (A)
2. A two phase load draws the following phase currents:
( ) ( )
1 m 1
i t I sin t , =
( ) ( )
2 m 2
i t I cos t = . These currents are balanced if
1
is equal to
(A)
2
(B)
2
(C)
( )
2
/ 2 (D)
( )
2
/ 2 +
Answer: (D)
Exp: ( ) ( )
( )
O
m 1 m 1 m 1
I(t) = I sin t I cos 90 t r I cos t 90 ( = =
( ) ( )
x m 2
i t I cos t =
Angle difference between two currents should be ( )
O O
180 or 180 for balanced
O
1 2 1 2
90 180 90 + = = +
3. The slip of an induction motor normally does not depend on
(A) Rotor speed (B) Synchronous speed
(C) Shaft torque (D) Coreloss component
Answer: (D)
Exp:
S r
S
N N
slip =
N
So depends on N
s
(synchronous speed)
So depends on N
r
(rotor speed)
If torque increases N
r
decreases
It will not dependent on core loss
4. A periodic voltage waveform observed on an oscilloscope across a load is shown.
A permanent magnet moving coil (PMMC) meter connected across the same load
reads
(A) 4V (B) 5V (C) 8V (D) 10V
( ) v t
10V
5V
0
5V
12 20
( ) time ms
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Answer: (A)
Exp: PMMC will read average value
avg
Area under curve
V
Time period
=
3
3
1
10 10 5 2 8 5 10
2
4V
20 10
( (
+ ( (
( (
= =
5. The bus admittance matrix of a threebus threeline system is
13 10 5
Y j 10 18 10
5 10 13
(
(
=
(
(
If each transmission line between the two buses is represented by an equivalent
network, the magnitude of the shunt susceptance of the line connecting bus 1
and 2 is
(A) 4 (B) 2 (C) 1 (D) 0
Answer: (B)
Exp:
sin12 ns sin12 sin13
11 12 13
y y y y
y y y 2
2 2 2 2
= + + + + =
sn23 sn12
y y
2
2 2
+ =
sn13 sn23
y y
2
2 2
+ =
( )
D 1 2 L 2 2
1 2
P P P P 40 20 P 2 P 22MW
P 20 ;r 22
= + = + =
= =
6. If
( ) ( )
n n
x n 1 / 3 1 / 2 u n , = ( (
then the region of convergence (ROC) of its Z
transform in the Zplane will be
(A)
1
z 3
3
< < (B)
1 1
z
3 2
< <
(C)
1
z 3
2
< < (D)
1
z
3
<
Answer: (C)
Exp: ( ) ( ) ( ) ( ) ( )
n n n n n
1 1 1 1 1
x n u n u n u n u n
3 2 3 3 2
         
= + = +
    
\ . \ . \ . \ . \ .
( ) ( ) ( ) ( ) ( )
n n
n 1 1
x n u n 3 u n u n
3 2
1 1
ROC: z z 3 z
3 2
1
common ROC: z 3
2
   
= +
 
\ . \ .
> < >
< <
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7. In the sum of products function
( ) ( )
f X, Y, Z 2,3, 4,5 , =
the prime implicants are
(A) XY, XY (B) XY, XYZ, XYZ
(C) XYZ, XYZ, XY (D) XYZ, XYZ, XYZ, XYZ
Answer: (A)
Exp:
f xy' x' y = +
8. A system with transfer function
( )
( ) ( )
( ) ( ) ( )
2
s 9 s 2
G s
s 1 s 3 s 4
+ +
=
+ + +
is excited by
( )
sin t .
The steadystate output of the system is zero at
(A) 1 rad / s = (B) 2 rad / s =
(C) 3 rad / s = (D) 4 rad / s =
Answer: (C)
Exp: ( )
( )
2 2
2
2 2 2
9 4
G s 0; 9; =3rad/s
1 9 16
+
= = =
+ + +
9. The impedance looking into nodes 1 and 2 in the given circuit is
(A) 50 (B) 100 (C) 5k (D) 10.1k
Answer: (A)
Exp:
x
yz
0
1
00 01 11 10
1 1
1 1
9k
b
i
1k
100
b
99i
+
b
i
9k
100 1
V
2
V
( )
b
I 99i +
I
b
99i
+
V
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( ) ( ) ( )
th
1 2 b b b
b b b
.
b b
b b
After connecting a voltage source of V
V 50I
R 50
I I
V V 10k i 100 I 99i i ;
10000i 100I 100 100i 100I 10000i
100 I
20000i 100I i I
20000 200
I
V 100 I 99i i 100 I 100
200
= = =
= = + +
= + = +
  (
= = =
 (
\ .
 
= + + = + (
\ .
50I
(
=
( 
10. In the circuit shown below, the current through the inductor is
(A)
2
A
1 j +
(B)
1
A
1 j
+
(C)
1
A
1 j +
(D) 0 A
Answer: (C)
Exp:
L
1 1
I 10 A
1 j1 1 j1
= =
+ +
11. Given
( )
1 2
f z .
z 1 z 3
=
+ +
If C is a counterclockwise path in the zplane such that
z 1 1, + = the value of
( )
C
1
f z dz
2 j
}
is
(A) 2 (B) 1 (C) 1 (D) 2
Answer: (C)
j1
1 0A
1 0V
1 0A
1 0V
j1 1
1
+ +
1 0V
j1 1
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Exp: ( )
1 2
C C C
I I
1 1 1 z
f z dz dz dz
2 i 2 i z 1 z 3
(
(
( =
+ +
(
(
} } }
2
C
1 1 2
C
z 1 is singularity in c and z=3 is not in c
z
By cauchy's integral formula I dz 0
z 3
1
I dz 1; I I 1
z 1
=
= =
+
= = =
+
}
}
12. Two independent random variables X and Y are uniformly distributed in the
interval [1, 1]. The probability that max[X, Y] is less than 1/2 is
(A) 3/4 (B) 9/16 (C) 1/4 (D) 2/3
Answer: (B)
Exp: ( ) ( )
1
Uniform distribution X, Y on 1,1 ;f x f y
2
= = (
( )
1/ 2 1/ 2
1 1
1 1 1 1 1
P max x, y P X , 1 Y .P 1 X , Y
2 2 2 2 2
1 1 3 3 9
dx dy
2 2 4 4 16
     
= = =
  
\ . \ . \ .
= = =
} }
13. For the circuit shown in the figure, the voltage and current expressions are
( ) ( ) ( ) ( ) ( ) ( ) ( )
1 3 1 1 3 3 5
v t E sin t E sin 3 t and i t I sin t I sin 3 t I sin 5 t . = + = + +
The average power measured by the Wattmeter is
(A)
1 1 1
1
E I cos
2
(B)
1 1 1 1 3 3 1 5
1
E I cos E I cos E I
2
+ + (
(C)
1 1 1 3 3 3
1
E I cos E I cos
2
+ (
(D)
1 1 1 3 1 1
1
E I cos E I cos
2
+ (
Answer: (C)
Exp: ( ) in t only fundamental, 3
rd
harmonics are present. 5
th
harmonics is zero
1 1 1 3 3 3
P
1
E 1 cos E I cos
2
= + (
14. If x 1 = , then the value of x
x
is
(A)
/2
e
(B)
/2
e
(C) x (D) 1
Answer: (A)
Exp:
( )
1
x i
Given, x= 1; x 1 i
= =
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( ) ( )
i
i
2
i
i
i / 2 / 2
We know that e cos i sin e cos i sin i
2 2
i e e
= + = + =
= =
15. The typical ratio of latching current to holding current in a 20A thyristor is
(A) 5.0 (B) 2.0 (C) 1.0 (D) 0.5
Answer: (B)
16. A halfcontrolled singlephase bridge rectifier is supplying an RL load. It is
operated at a firing angle and the load current is continuous. The fraction of
cycle that the freewheeling diode conducts is
(A)
1
2
(B) 1
 
\ .
(C)
2
(D)
Answer: (D)
17. The sequence components of the fault current are as follows:
positive negative zero
I j1.5pu, I j0.5pu, I j1pu. = = = The type of fault in the system is
(A) LG (B) LL (C) LLG (D) LLLG
Answer: (C)
Exp:
1 2 0
I I I = +
So LLG fault
18. The figure shows a twogenerator system supplying a load of
D
P 40MW, =
connected at bus 2
The fuel cost of generators G
1
and G
2
are:
( ) ( )
1 G1 2 G2
C P 10, 000 Rs / MWh and C P 12500 Rs / MWh = = and the loss in the line
is
( ) ( )
2
loss pu G1 pu
P 0.5 P = , where the loss coefficient is specified in pu on a 100 MVA
base. The most economic power generation schedule in MW is
(A)
G1 G2
P 20, P 22 = = (B)
G1 G2
P 22, P 20 = =
(C)
G1 G2
P 20, P 20 = = (D)
G1 G2
P 0, P 40 = =
Answer: (A)
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Exp:
1 2
=
1 2
L 1 1
1
L
2
L
D 1 2 L 2 2
10, 000 ; 12500
1 1 10, 000
4 12500
P 1 P 1 P
1
P
10, 000 2500 1
1 P p.u
12500 12500 5
1
P 100 20MW
5
1 0.5 0.5
P 0.5 p.u 100 2MW
5 25 25
P P P P 40 20 P 2 P 22MW
= =
= =
(
= =
(
= =
(
= = = =
(
= + = + =
19. Consider the given circuit
In this circuit, the race around
(A) Does not occur (B) Occurs when CLK = 0
(C) Occurs when CLK = 1 and A = B = 1
(D) Occurs when CLK = 1 and A = B = 0
Answer: (A)
Exp: .
next
Q A.CLK.Q =
next
A.CLK Q
Q A.CLK Q
= +
= +
If CLK = 1 and A and B = 1
next
next
then Q 1
No race around
Q 1
=
`
=
)
If CLK = 1 and A = B = 0
next
next
Q Q
No race around
Q Q
=
`
=
)
A
B
Clk
Q
Q
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Thus race around does not occur in the circuit
20. The output Y of a 2bit comparator is logic 1 whenever the 2bit input A is greater
than the 2bit input B. The number of combinations for which the output is logic
1, is
(A) 4 (B) 6
(C) 8 (D) 10
Answer: (B)
Exp:
}
1 0
1 1 1 1 0 0
1 0
A A A
A>B if A B ' A B A B '
B B B
=
+ ( (
=
21. The iv characteristics of the diode in the circuit given below are
v 0.7
A, v 0.7V
i
500
0A, v 0.7V
=
<
The current in the circuit is
(A) 10 mA
(B) 9.3 mA
(C) 6.67 mA
(D) 6.2 mA
Answer: (D)
Exp: ( )
( )
( )
1000 v 0.7
10 1000 i v v 2 v 0.7 v
500
= + = + = +
2v 1.4 2v 3v 1.4; 2v=2.4 v=0.8V
V0.7
i= 6.2mA
500
= + =
=
1
A
0
A
1
B
0
B
1 0 0
1 1
1
1
0 0
0
1 0 0
1 0 1
0 1 0 0
1 1 1 0
1 1
A B '
( ) ( )
1 1 0 0
A B A B '
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22. In the following figure,
1 2
C and C are ideal capacitors. C
1
has been charged to 12
V before the ideal switch S is closed at t = 0. The current i(t) for all t is
(A) Zero
(B) A step function
(C) An exponentially decaying function
(D) An impulse function
Answer: (D)
Exp: Time constant = RC
In the given circuit, R=0
Rise time = 0; hence capacitor charges instantaneously and the
current can be represented as impulse function
23. The average power delivered to an impedance
( )
4 j3 by a current
( )
5cos 100 t 100 A + is
(A) 44.2 W (B) 50 W (C) 62.5 W (D) 125 W
Answer: (B)
Exp: ( ) ( )
L C L m
Z 4 j3 R JX ; R 4; I = 5cos 100 t+100 I cos t = = = = +
2 2
m L
1 1
P I R 5 4 50W
2 2
= = =
24. The unilateral Lapalce transform of
( )
2
1
f t is
s s 1 + +
. The unilateral Lapalce
transform of t f(t) is
(A)
( )
2
2
s
s s 1
+ +
(B)
( )
2
2
2s 1
s s 1
+
+ +
(C)
( )
2
2
s
s s 1 + +
(D)
( )
2
2
2s 1
s s 1
+
+ +
Answer: (D)
Exp: ( ) ( ) ( ) ( )
( )
( )
( )
2 2 2
dF s 2s 1
1 2s 1
L f t F s ; L tf t 1 1
ds s s 1 s s 1 s s 1
( +
+
( ( = = = = =
(
+ + + + + +
(
25. With initial condition x(1) = 0.5, the solution of the differential equation
dx
t x t
dt
+ = is
(A)
1
x t
2
= (B)
2
1
x t
2
= (C)
2
t
x
2
= (D)
t
x
2
=
Answer: (D)
Exp:
dx dx x
Given DE is t x t 1
dt dt t
+ = + =
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( ) ( )
( )
1
dt
logt
t
2
2
IF e e t; solution is x IF IF tdt
t 1
xt t tdt xt c; Given that x 1 0.5 0.5 c c 0
2 2
t t
The required solution is xt= x
2 2
}
= = = =
= = + = = + =
=
}
}
Q. No. 26  51 carry Two Marks Each
26. A 220 V, 15 kW, 1000 rpm shunt motor with armature resistance of 0.25 , has a
rated line current of 68 A and a rated field current of 2.2 A. The change in field
flux required to obtain a speed of 1600 rpm while drawing a line current of 52.8 A
and a field current of 1.8 A is
(A) 18.18% increase (B) 18.18% decrease
(C) 36.36% increase (D) 36.36% decrease
Answer: (D)
Exp:
b1 1 2
2 b2 1
E N
N E
=
a a a2
R 0.25 ; I 6 2.2 65.8A;I 52.8 1.8 51A = = = = =
2
1
1000 220 65.8 0.25
1600 220 51 0.25
(
=
(
2
1
0.6364
% decrease =
1 2 2
1 1
100 1 100
(
=
(
36.36% decrease =
27. In the circuit shown, an ideal switch S is operated at 100 kHz with a duty ratio
or50%. Given that
c
i 1.6 A peaktopeak and I
0
is 5A dc, the peak current in S is
(A) 6.6 A
(B) 5.0 A
(C) 5.8 A
(D) 4.2 A
Answer: (C)
Exp:
c
o
i 1.6
Peak current = I 5 5.8A
2 2
+ = + =
28. A cylindrical rotor generator delivers 0.5 pu power in the steadystate to an
infinite bus through a transmission line of reactance 0.5 pu. The generator no
load voltage is 1.5 pu and the infinite bus voltage is 1 pu. The inertia constant of
the generator is
s
5MW / MV
= =
m
P 0.5p.u =
O O
m max O max
P P sin 80 30 ; 180 80 150 = = = =
( )
1
or 0
cos sin 280 cosmax
( = +
1 O
cos 0.5 cos150 79.6
3
(  
= + =
( 
\ .
RL 3
I V cos =
136 0.45
I 12.24A
5
= =
P VI cos 136 12.24 0.45 = = 750 W
sn12
sin2
y
1 y 2
2
= =
29. For the system shown below,
D1 D2
S and S are complex power demands at bus 1
and bus 2 respectively. If
2
V 1pu, = the VAR rating of the capacitor
( )
G2
Q
connected at bus 2 is
(A) 0.2 pu (B) 0.268 (C) 0.312 (D) 0.4 pu
Answer: (B)
Exp:
G1 D1 D2
Line is lossless S S S 1 1 2p.u. = + = + =
( ) ( ) ( )
{ }
1 2
1 2 1 2 1 2
12
1
1 2 1 1 2 2
Power transfer from bus1 to bus2 is 1p.u.
V V
1 1
1= sin sin ; sin 0.5
X 0.5
sin 0.5 30; 0 V 10 ; 30; V 1 30
= =
= = = = = =
~
S
E 1.5p.u
x 1.p.u
=
=
v 1.p =
0.5
G1
S
P1
S 1p.u. =
P2
S 1p.u. =
12
I
z j0.5p.u. =
2
V 1 30 =
1
V 1 0 =
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( ) ( )
1 2
12
D2 G2
2 Q 2 2
V V 10 1 30
I 1 j0.288
2 j0.5
Current S 1 30; Current in Q 1 30 1 j0.268 0.268 120
VAR rating of capacitor = V I sin V I 1 0.268 sin 90 0.268
= = =
= = = (
= + =
30. The circuit shown is a
(A)
( )
3dB
1 2
1
Low pass filter with f rad / s
R R C
=
+
(B)
3dB
1
1
High pass filter with f rad / s
R C
=
(C)
3dB
1
1
Low pass filter with f rad / s
R C
=
(D)
( )
3dB
1 2
1
High pass filter with f rad / s
R R C
=
+
Answer: (B)
Exp:
o 2 1 2
in 1 1
1
1
V R sC R
; It is HPF transfer function
1 V sC R 1
R
sC
= =
+
+
31. Let y[n] denote the convolution of h[n] and g[n], where
( )
n
h n 1 / 2 u n = ( (
and
g[n] is a causal sequence. If y[0] = 1 and y[1] = , then g[1] equals
(A) 0 (B) 1/2 (C) 1 (D) 3/2
Answer: (A)
Exp: ( ) ( ) ( )
n
1 1
h n u n ; y 0 1, y 1
2 2
 
= = = (

\ .
( ) ( ) ( ) ( ) ( )
m
since y n g n *h n g m h n m
=
= =
n
( ) g 0
( ) g 1
0 1
( ) g n
n
( ) h n
1
1 / 2
1 / 4
n
( ) h n
1
0 1
0 1 2
2
1 / 2
1 / 4
n
( ) h n
1
0 1
1 / 2
1 / 4
1
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( ) ( ) ( ) ( )
( ) ( ) ( ) ( )
1 1
multiplying g n and h n ; y 0 0 0 1 g 0
4 2
1 1
y 1 g 0 g 1 g 1 0
2 2
= + +
= = + =
32. The state transition diagram for the logic circuit shown is
(A) (B)
(C) (D)
Answer: (D)
Exp:
( ) Pr esent state Q A Next state
0 0 1
1 1
0
0 1 0
1 0 1
State machine
33. The voltage gain
v
A of the circuit shown below is
(A)
v
A 200 (B)
v
A 100
(C)
v
A 20 (D)
v
A 10
Answer: (D)
Q 0 = Q 1 =
A 0 =
A 0 =
A 1 =
A 1 =
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Exp:
( ) ( )
( )
( )
C B B
B C B E
e i e v
E
i
i i vs v
i s
vs
KVL in input loop, 13.7 I I 12k 100k I 0.7 0
I 9.9 A; I I 0.99mA; I 1mA
100k 12k
26mA
r 26 ; z r 2.6k ; A 412
I 26
z ' 100k 221
z ' z  221 ; A A 412
1 412 z ' R 221 10k
A 10
+ =
= = = =
= = = = = =
   
= = = =
 
+ + +
\ . \ .
34. If
A B C D
V V 6V, then V V = is
(A) 5V (B) 2V (C) 3V (D) 6V
Answer: (A)
Exp:
A B
C D
V V 6
I 3A; Since current entering any network is same
2 2
as leaving in V V branch also it is I = 3A
= = =
D C C C D
V 2 3 V 5 V ; V V 5V = + + = + =
35. The maximum value of
( )
3 2
f x x 9x 24x 5 = + + in the interval [1, 6] is
(A) 21 (B) 25 (C) 41 (D) 46
+
10V
R 2 R
R
R
+
5V C
V
D
V
R
R
1
2A
R
A
V
B
V
C
V
D
V
1
2A
C
V
1
+
D
V
2V
3A
10k
v
100k
1 A
100k 12k
o
V
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Answer: (B)
Exp: ( )
3 2
Given, f x x 9x 24x 5 = + +
( )
( )
( ) ( )
( )
2
3 2
f ' x 0 for stationary values
3x 18x 24 0; x=2,4; f" x 6x 18
f " 2 12 18 0; f" 4 24 18 0
Hence f x has maximum value at x=2
The maximum value is 2 9 2 24 2 5 25
=
+ = =
= < = >
+ + =
36. Given that
3
5 3 1 0
A and I , the value of A is
2 0 0 1
( (
= =
( (
(A) 15A 12I + (B) 19A 30I + (C) 17A 15I + (D) 17A 21I +
Answer: (B)
Exp:
5 3
Given: A = ;
2 0
(
(
( ) ( )
( ) ( )
2
2 3 2 2
3
3
5 3
Characteristic equation of A is AI 0 0
2 0
5 6 0 5 6 0
5 6 and 5 6 5 5 6 6 5 6
25 6 30 19 30
Every matrix satisfies its characteristic equation A 19A 30I
= =
+ = + + =
= = = =
= + = +
= +
37. A single phase 10 kVA, 50 Hz transformer with 1kV primary winding draws 0.5 A
and 55 W, at rated voltage and frequency, on no load. A second transformer has
a core with all its linear dimensions 2 times the corresponding dimensions of
the first transformer. The core material and lamination thickness are the same in
both transformers. The primary windings of both the transformers have the same
number of turns. If a rated voltage of 2 kV at 50 Hz is applied to the primary of
the second transformer, then the no load current and power, respectively, are
(A) 0.7 A, 77.8 W (B) 0.7 A, 155.6 W
(C) 1 A, 110 W (D) 1 A, 220 W
Answer: (B)
Exp:
( ) ( )
3 3
c2 c1
Core loss core volume; P 2 ; P 2 55 155W = = =
( )
3
c2 c1
c2
2 2 2 2
1 e1 c1
l1
l2 m1 m2 m1
1 1
m1
55
Core loss component I 2 I 2 2 0.155A
1000
55
I 0.055A;
1000
Magnetizing component, I I I 0.5 0.055 0.4969A
R 1000 2000
Now reluctance R ; and 2
2 2 fN 2 fN
mmf
But
r
(
= = =
(
= =
= = =
= = = =
=
( )
1 1 2 1 1 1
m2 m1
1 2 1
2
2 1 1
1
I N I N 2I N
; Also 2
eluc tance Rl Rl Rl
Rl
I 2I 2I 2 0.4969 0.702A
Rl
= = = =
= = = =
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38. The locked rotor current in a 3phase, star connected 15 kW, 4pole, 230 V, 50
Hz induction motor at rated conditions is 50 A. Neglecting losses and magnetizing
current, the approximate locked rotor line current drawn when the motor is
connected to a 236 V, 57 Hz supply is
(A) 58.5 A (B) 45.0 A (C) 45.7 A (D) 55.6 A
Answer: (B)
Exp:
2 2 2 2
2
2 2
2 2 2 2
2 2
E E E E
I since no losses =
z X L
R X
= = =
+
2
2 2
2 2
E 50 230 57
I ; I 45A
f I 50 236
= =
39. An analog voltmeter uses external multiplier settings. With a multiplier setting of
20k , it reads 440 V andwith a multiplier setting of 80k it reads 352 V. For a
multiplier setting of 40k, the voltmeter reads
(A) 371 V (B) 383 V (C) 394 V (D) 406 V
Answer:(D)
Exp: Let resistance of voltmeter be R k
( ) ( )
L
440 352
V= 20 440...... 1 ; V=352+ 80............. 2
R R
480
Solving, V=480; R=220; V 220 406V
40 220
   
+
 
\ . \ .
= =
+
40. The input x(t) and output y{t) of a system are related as
( ) ( ) ( )
t
y t x cos 3 d .
=
}
The system is
(A) timeinvariant and stable (B) stable and not timeinvariant
(C) timeinvariant and not stable (D) not timeinvariant and not stable
Answer: (B)
Exp:
t
y(t) x( )cos(3 )d
=
}
Since y(t) and x(t) are related with some function of time, so they are not time
invariant.
Let x(t) be bounded to some finite value k.
t
y(t) Kcos(3 )d
= <
}
y(t) is also bounded. Thus System is stable.
+
V
20k
Rk
+
440V
+
V
80
R
+
352V
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41. The feedback system shown below oscillates at 2 rad/s when
(A) K 2 and a 0.75 = = (B) K 3 and a 0.75 = =
(C) K 4 and a 0.5 = = (D) K 2 and a 0.5 = =
Answer: (A)
Exp: ( ) ( ) Characteristic equatin is 1+G s H s 0 =
( )
( ) ( )
3 2
3 2
k s 1
1 0; s s a s k 2 k 1 0
s as 2s 1
+
+ = + + + + + =
+ + +
( ) ( )
3
2
1
0
s 1 k 2
s a k 1
k 2 a k 1
s
a
s
+
+
+ +
( )
( )
2 2 2
2 2
as k 1 0; s=j ;s ; 2
a k 1 0; a k 1; 4a=k+1; From options, k=2, a=0.75
+ + = = =
+ + = = +
42. The Fourier transform of a signal
( ) ( ) ( ) ( )
h t is H j 2cos sin2 / = . The value of
h(0) is
(A) 1/4 (B) 1/2 (C) 1 (D) 2
Answer: (C)
Exp:
43. The state variable description of an LTI system is given by
( )
1 1 1
2 2 2
3 3 3
1
2
3
x 0 a 0 x 0
x 0 0 a x 0 u
1 x a 0 0 x
x
y 1 0 0 x
x
       
   
= +
   
   
\ . \ . \ . \ .
 

=


\ .
( )
1
h' t
2
=
t
2
2
sin2
j j
sin2
2cos
sin2
e e
 
\ .
 
(
+

\ .
( ) ( ) ( ) h t h' t 1 h' t 1 = + +
1
1
1 3
3
1
2
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where y is the output and u is the input. The system is controllable for
(A)
1 2 3
a 0, a 0, a 0 = (B)
1 2 3
a 0, a 0, a 0 = =
(C)
1 2 3
a 0, a 0, a 0 = = = (D)
1 2 3
a 0, a 0, a 0 =
Answer: (D)
Exp:
1 1 2
2 2
c 2 2
3
0 a 0 0 0 a a
Q B AB A B ; A= 0 0 a ; B= 0 ; AB= a ;A B 0
a 0 0 1 0 0
( ( ( (
( ( ( (
( = =
( ( ( (
( ( ( (
1 2
c 2 c c
1
2 c
3
0 0 a a
Q 0 a 0 ; If rank of Q 3 order of matrix, then Q is controllable
1 0 0
a 0
a 0 then Q 0
a 0
(
(
= = =
(
(
=
)
44. Assuming both the voltage sources are in phase, the value of R for which
maximum power is transferred from circuit A to circuit B is
(A) 0.8 (B) 1.4 (C) 2 (D) 2.8
Answer: (A)
Exp:
( )
2
7 6 10R 42 70R
Power transferred from circuit A to circuit A = VI=
R+2 R 2
R 2
+ +    
=
 
+
\ . \ . +
( ) ( ) ( ) ( )
( )
2
4
10 3 7 7R 6 10R
I ; V=3+IR=3+
2 R 2 R 2+R 2 R
R 2 70 42 70R 2 R 2
dP
0
dR
R 2
+  
= = =

+ + +
\ .
+ + +
= =
+
( ) ( ) ( ) ( ) ( )
2
70 R 2 42 70R 2 R 2 ; 5 R+2 2 3 5R
5R 10 6 10R; 4=5R; R=0.8
+ = + + = +
+ = +
+
3V 10V
+
2 R
j1
circuit A circuit B
10V
+
2
+
V
R
+
3V
I
( + + =
( + + + + =
=
+ +
Find inverse lapalce transform
( ) ( )
( )
( )
t t
t t t
t 0
y t 2e te u t
dy t
2e te e
dt
dy t
2 1 1
dt
+
=
( =
= +
= =
46. The direction of vector A is radially outward from the origin, with
n 2 2 2 2
A kr where r x y z = = + + and k is constant. The value of n for which
.A 0 = is
(A) 2 (B) 2 (C) 1 (D) 0
Answer: (D)
Exp:
( )
1/ 2
2 2 2 2 2 2 2
Given: r x y z r x y z = + + = + +
( ) ( ) ( )
( ) ( )
( ) ( )
n/ 2 n/ 2
n 2 2 2 2 2 2
n/ 2
2 2 2
n
n/ 2 1
2 2 2 2 2 2
2
A kr k x y z A i j k k x y z
A 0 i j k i j k k x y z 0
x y z
n
k x y z 0 x y z 2x 2y 2z 0
2
n 0
= = + + = + + + +
 
= + + + + + + =

\ .
(
+ + = + + + + = (
(
=
47. A fair coin is tossed till a head appears for the first time. The probability that the
number of required tosses is odd, is
(A) 1/3 (B) 1/2 (C) 2/3 (D) 3/4
Answer: (C)
Exp: ( ) ( ) ( ) ( ) P odd tosses P H P TTH P TTTTH ..... = + + +
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3 5
2 4
2
1 1 1
......
2 2 2
1 1 1
1 .....
2 2 2
1 1 1 1 1 1 4 2
1 ......
1 2 4 4 2 2 3 3
1
4
   
= + + +
 
\ . \ .
 
   
= + + + 
 

\ . \ .
\ .
 
( 
   
= + + + = = = ( 
 
\ . \ . ( 

\ .
Common Data Questions: 48 & 49
With 10V dc connected at port A in the linear nonreciprocal twoport network
shown below, the following were observed:
(i) 1 connected at port B draws a current of 3 A
(ii) 2.5 connected at port B draws a current of 2 A
48. For the same network, with 6V dc connected at port A, 1 connected at port B
draws 7/3 A. If 8 V dc is connected to port A, the open circuit voltage at port B is
(A) 6V (B) 7V (C) 8V (D) 9V
Answer: (B)
49. With 10V dc connected at port A, the current drawn by 7 connected at port B is
(A) 3/7 A (B) 5/7 A (C) 1 A (D) 9/7 A
Answer: (C)
Common Data Questions: 50 & 51
In the 3phase inverter circuit shown, the load is balanced and the gating scheme
is
o
180  conduction mode. All the switching devices are ideal
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50. The rms value of load phase voltage is
(A) 106.1 V (B) 141.4 V (C) 212.2 V (D) 282.8 V
Answer: (B)
Exp:
L s
2
RMS value of line voltage = V V
3
=
L
s
V 2 2
RMS value of phase voltage = V 300 141.42V
3 3
3
= = =
51. If the dc bus voltage
d
V 300V, = the power consumed by 3phase load is
(A) 1.5 kW (B) 2.0 kW (C) 2.5 kW (D) 3.0 kW
Answer: (D)
Exp:
( )
2
2
ph
ph
V 141.42
P 3 3 3000W
R 20
= = =
Linked Answer Questions: Q.52 to Q.55 Carry Two Marks Each
Statement for Linked Answer Questions: 52 & 53
In the circuit shown, the three voltmeter readings are
1 2
V 220V, V 122V, = =
3
V 136V =
52. The power factor of the load is
(A) 0.45 (B) 0.50 (C) 0.55 (D) 0.60
Answer: (A)
Exp:
2 2 2 2 2 2
1 2 3
1 2
v v v 220 122 136
cos 0.45
2v v 2 122 136
= = =
53. If
L
R 5 , = the approximate power consumption in the load is
(A) 700 W (B) 750 W (C) 800 W (D) 850 W
Answer: (B)
Exp:
L
R 5
cos ; 0.45= z 11.11
z z
= =
2 2 3
L L
V 136
I 12.24A; P I R 12.24 5 750W
z 11.11
= = = = = =
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Statement for Linked Answer Questions: 54 & 55
The transfer function of a compensator is given as
( )
c
s a
G s
s b
+
=
+
54.
( )
c
G s is a lead compensator if
(A) a 1,b 2 = = (B) a 3,b 2 = = (C) a 3,b 1 = = (D) a 3,b 1 = =
Answer: (A)
Exp:
1 1
tan tan
a
=
for phase lead should be ve +
1 1
tan tan
a
>
a b <
both option (A) and (C) satisfier
but option (C) will pot polar and zero as
RHS of splane thus not possible
Option (A) is right
55. The phase of the above lead compensator is maximum at
(A) 2 rad / s (B) 3 rad / s
(C) 6 rad / s (D) 1 / 3 rad / s
Answer: (A)
Exp: ( ) For a lead compensator, a<b and a and b should be positive, in RHP
max
else it acts as a oscillator; a=1, b=2, ab 2 rad/s = =
Q. No. 56 60 Carry One Mark Each
56. Which one of the following options is the closest in meaning to the word given
below?
Latitude
(A) Eligibility (B) Freedom
(C) Coercion (D) Meticulousness
Answer: (B)
57. Choose the most appropriate alternative from the options given below to
complete the following sentence:
If the tried soldier wanted to lie down, he _________ the mattress out
on the balcony
(A) should take (B) shall take
(C) should have taken (D) will have taken
Answer: (C)
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58. One of the parts (A, B, C, D) in the sentence given below contains an ERROR.
Which one the following is INCORRECT?
I requested that the should be given the driving test today instead of
tomorrow.
(A) requested that (B) should be given
(C) the driving test (D) instead of tomorrow
Answer: (B)
59. Choose the most appropriate word from the options given below to complete the
following sentence:
Given the seriousness of the situation that he had to face, his __ was
impressive.
(A) beggary (C) jealousy
(B) nomenclature (D) nonchalance
Answer: (D)
60. If ( ) ( ) ( )
1259 2062 3321
1.001 3.52and 1.001 7.85, then 1.001 = = =
(A) 2.23 (B) 4.23 (C) 11.37 (D) 27.64
Answer: (D)
Exp: let 1.001 = x
1259 2062
3321 1259 2062
x 3.52andx 7.85
x x .x 3.52x7.85 27.64
= =
= = =
Q. No. 61 65 Carry Two Marks Each
61. The data given in the following table summarizes the monthly budget of an
average household.
Category Amount (Rs)
Food 4000
Clothing 1200
Rent 2000
Savings 1500
Other expenses 1800
The approximate percentage of the monthly budget NOT spent on saving is
(A) 10% (B) 14% (C) 81% (D) 86%
Answer: (D)
Exp: Total budget = 10,500
Expenditure other than savings = 9000
Hence,
9000
86%
10500
=
62. Raju has 14 currency notes in his pocket consisting of only Rs.20 notes and Rs.
10 notes. The total money value of the notes is Rs.230. The number of Rs. 10
notes that Raju has is
(A) 5 (B) 6 (C) 9 (D) 10
Answer: (A)
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Exp: Let the number of Rs. 20 notes be x and Rs. 10 notes be y
20x + 10y = 230 and x + y = 14
Solving above equations, we have x=9 and y=5
Hence the numbers of 10 rupee notes are 5
63. A and B are friends. They decide to meet between 1 PM and 2 PM on a given day.
There is a condition that whoever arrives first will not wait for the other for more
than 15 minutes. The probability that they will meet on that day is
(A) 1/4 (B) 1/16 (C) 7/16 (D) 9/16
Answer: (C)
Exp:
OB is the line when both A and B arrive at same time.
Total sample space = 60 x 60 = 3600
Favourable cases = Area of OABC  2(Area of SRC)
=
1
3600 2 45 45 = 1575
2
 

\ .
1575 7
The required probability =
3600 16
=
64. There are eight bags of rice looking alike, seven of which have equal weight and
one is slightly heavier. The weighting balance is of unimited capacity. Using this
balance, the minimum number of weighings required to identify the heavier bag
is
(A) 2 (B) 3 (C) 4 (4) 8
Answer: (A)
Exp: Let us categorize the bags in three groups as
A
1
A
2
A
3
B
1
B
2
B
3
C
1
C
2
1
st
weighing A vs B
Case 1 Case 2
A
1
A
2
A
3
= B
1
B
2
B
3
A
1
A
2
A
3
= B
1
B
2
B
3
Then either C
1
or C
2
is heavier Either A or B would be heavier(Say A >B)
2
nd
weighing
C
1
vs C
2
A
1
vs A
2
If C
1
> C
2
, then C
1
If A
1
= A
2
, then A
3
If C
1
< C
2
, then C
2
If A
1
> A
2
, then A
1
If A
1
< A
2
, then A
2
2p.m C
1.15 S
1P.M
o
P 1.15
2P.M
A
Q
B
R
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65. One of the legacies of the Roman legions was discipline. In the legions,
military law prevailed and discipline was brustal. Discipline on the
battlefield kept units obedient, intact and fighting, even when the odds
and conditions were against them
Which one of the following statements best sums up the meaning of the above
passage?
(A) Through regimentation was the main reason for the efficiency of the Roman
legions even in adverse circumstances.
(B) The legions were treated inheritance from their seniors.
(C) Discipline was the armies inheritance from their seniors.
(D) The harsh discipline to which the legions were subjected to led to the odds
and conditions being against them.
Answer: (A)