# ONLINE EE Multiple Choice Questions – Economics of Power Generation PART 5

62. The
highest point on a load curve represents
(A)
Average
demand
(B)
Diversion field demand
(C)
Peak
demand
(D)
None
of the above.

63. In
the figure shown below which curve represents the variation of cost of power
generation per kWh in a plant, with load factor ?

(A) curve A
(B) curve B
(C) curve C
(D) curve D.

64. For a thermal power plant,
which is not the fixed cost ?
(A) Interest on capital
(B)
Depreciation
(C)
Insurance
charges
(D)
Cost
of fuel.

65. Depreciation cost of a plant is calculated
by
(A) Straight line method
(B)
Diminishing value method
(C)
Sinking
fund method
(D)
Any
of the above.

66. Which method of depreciation charge
estimation gives the heaviest charges during early years of plant life ?
(A)
Straight
line method
(B)
Diminishing
value method
(C)
Sinking
fund method
(D)
All give same charges.

Questions 67 to 69 refer
to the following data:

67. Power generation equipment in a thermal
power plant costs \$15,75,000 and has a useful life of 25 years. If the
salvage value of the plant be \$ 75,000 and the rate of annual compound
interest be 5% the amount of annual installment by straight line method will be
(A) \$. 30,000
(B) \$. 60,000
(C) \$. 60,500
(D) \$. 60,750.

68. In the above case, which of the following
could be the amount to be saved annually for replacement of equipment after the
end of 25 years, by sinking fund method ?
(A) \$. 31,400
(B) \$. 60,000
(C) \$. 66,000
(D) \$. 96,500.

69. Which
of the following could be the installment for diminishing value method ?
(A) \$. 96,000
(B) \$. 60,000
(C) \$. 48,500
(D) \$. 31400.

70. A
diesel power plant is best suited as
(B) stand-by plant
(C)
peak
(D)
general
purpose plant.

71. A gas turbine power plant usually suits
for
(B)
base
(C)
casual run
(D)
none
of the above.

72. Which
power plant cannot have single unit of 100 MW ?
(A)
Steam
power plant
(B)
Nuclear
power plant
(C)
Hydro
electric power plant
(D)
Diesel
power plant.

73. Diesel
engine power plants usually run on
(A)
High
speed diesel oil
(B)
Kerosene
(C)
Light
diesel oil
(D) Inept.

74. Which
of the following can be used as fuel for closed cycle gas turbine plant ?
(A) Wood
(B) Furnace oil
(C)
Any
gas
(D)
Any
of the above.