HAL Management Trainee Exam - Candidate's Experience
Hai all !!! My name is Anirban Bhattacharya.I attended HAL Management Trainee exam for Mechanical branch at Ramdeobaba College,Nagpur.Here I would like to share my experience with you.Here I am sharing some of the questions asked in exam.
General Awareness paper:- 20q(current affairs + core GK.... equal) level - moderate & tricky.. questions...
1.percentage of irrigated land in india? - 25,35,45,30... ans-35
2.Buddha belongs to which dynasty? -satvahans,mallas,shakyas,licchhavas ans-shakyas
3.microchip invented by? robert noyce & jack kilby, larry page & jack kilby, gordon moore & jack kilby, jack kilby ans-robert noyce & jack kilby
4.kushok bakula has been named as the new name of which airport? leh,jammu,srinagr,dehradun ans-leh
5.leander paes teamed up with whom to win chennai open? mahesh bhupati,andy ram,rohan bopanna, janko tipservic ans-janko tipservic
6.1942:a love story directed by? vidhu vinod chopra,ramesh sippy,yash chopra,rajkumar santoshi ans-vidhu vinod chopra
7.best foreign language film at oscars 2013? les miserables,life of pi,talaash,brave ans-none, amour z d answer..which was not given
8.spirit of cricket award in 2012 to? ravindra jadeja,richard levi,sunil narine,daniel vettori ans-daniel vettori
9.which IT company founder got padma vibhushan in 2011? ratan tata,azim premji,narayan murthi,shiv nadar ans-azim premji
10.47th jnanipath award to? ans-prathibha ray
11.skoda art prize to? ans-l.n. tullar
12.forbidden verses written by? salman rushdie,taslima nasreen,abu nawas.... ans-abu nawas
13.rajiv gandhi khel ratna award 2012 to? yogeshwar dutt,deepika kumari.... ans-yogeshwar dutt
14.largest gold producing country? south africa,usa,russia,china... ans-china
15.computerisation of banks project led by whom? ans-c.rangarajan
16.name of 7th billion baby recognised by UN? ans-nargis
17.dating with d help of tree-rings? ans-dendrochronology..
18.best fifa coach award 2012 to which country manager? ans-spain
19.who mentioned abt dynabook in his book? ans- alan kay
20.who was also known as temujin? ans-genghis khan...
English & Reasoning paper:- 40q(equally distributed..) level- english was moderate & reasoning -easy..
1.antonym of antipathy - liking
2.antonym of puny- sturdy
3.another antonym question
4.synonym of quirky- peculiar
5.synonym of quaint- pictureseque
6.synonym of ethnological- racial
7.correct sentence.. Jane is very good at languages....
8.correct sentence.. stood at the door..shaking his head....
9.another correct sentence..
10.fill in d blanks... astronauts weightless... ans- And,as
11.fill in d blanks... the governmnet.... tax authorities... ans-directed,form
12,13,14..passage on Ban-Ki-Moon..& water conservation..
15.critical reasoning..passage1 on child labour..mining industry
16.critical reasoning..passage1 on hydel power generation
17 & 18. critical reasoning..passage3 & 4..
19,20. typical english questions...
Reasoning:- (including qauntitative aptitude...)
1.arrange words alphabetically...secret,sequence...
2.simple interest question..
3.probability question...a spade or ace or both... ans-3/14..
4.circular seating arrangement... ans-left of shravan
5.row seating arrangement... ans-Dinesh
6.bench photo seating arranement... ans-sania
7.another puzzle question..
8.arrange in descending order...fractions
9.arrange in descending order...internal angles of polygons
10.semester marks average question... ans-527
11,12.complete d series of figures..
13,14.series questions on numbers..
15.analogy question...sports:caving :: tourism:travelling
16.another analogy question..
17,18,19,20... typical reasoning questions... CONCLUSION:- much easier dn last year...evry1 cn score gud marks...
Mechanical Paper :- (Thermal & Fluids Engineering)
1.Absolute zero pressure occurs at? ans-0K
2.Numerical on isothermal process? ans-8 or 12 KJ
3.Wet bulb depression represents? ans-relative humidity
4.Heat transfer takes place by which law? ans-2nd
5.Temp. distribution for plane wall,for steady state heat flow and constant k...?? ans-linear
6.Max. effectiveness of parallel flow gas turbine recuperator? ans-50%
7.Prandtl no. is minimum for? ans-liquid metals
8.Numerical on planck's law or something from radiation?
9.Diesel cycle approximates to otto cycle when?
10.Very low temp. obtained by? ans-magnetic cooling
11.Thermal efficiency of otto cycle when r=5.5?
12.1 stoke= 10^(-4) Ns
14.If cohesion>adhesion,level of fluid dipped in glass? ans-lower than surface of liquid
15.Numerical on discharge
16.Reynolds no. question
17.Cavitation in turbine likely to occur at? ans- at exit
18.Absolute pressure is the sum of? ans-atm. press. + gauge press.
19.Numerical on viscosity? ans-4Ns/m2
20.Question on metacentric height
21.Question on radius of mohr's circle when P=2 units in fluid?
22.Single pipe replaced by two pipes in series,which quantities have to be same? ans-flow & head
23.Brayton cycle with regeneration numerical? ans- specific output=350KJ
24.Brayton cycle numerical?
25.Cooling tower question
26.Steam condenser numerical? (Design Engineering-I)
27.Slenderness ratio of circular section=200,then l/d ratio=50
28.Normal stress numerical
29.For a process to be feasible,entropy change shud be? ans--ve,+ve or 0
32.Inversion is obtained by? ans-fixing different links
33.Flywheel controls wat? ans-dn/dt
34.Question on rim of flywheel & energy stored? ans=1/4th
35.Vibration question in which force was asked
36.Numerical on frequency,pulley diagram?
37.Match the following-theory of machines
38.American thread angle? ans-60,29
39.T-joint weld used when? ans- for 90 degree joining
40.For self-locking condition? ans-helix angle
41.In v-belt, if one breaks,all r changed y? ans-ensure uniform stress
42.Numerical on column
43 & 44. numericals on bearing
45.Deep groove ball bearing question? (Production Engineering)
46.Lattice points in scc,bcc & fcc? ans-1,2,4
47.Constantan alloy contains? ans-copper & nickel
48.Non-ferrous cast alloys r called? ans-stellites
49.Binding material in cementite carbide? ans-cobalt
50.Which has hcp structure? ans-Mg
51.German silver composition?
52.Pearlite under microscope occurs as? ans-fingerprint
53.Taylor's tool life numerical? ans-300%
54.Carbide tool fails in? ans-tension & shear
55.Seamless tubes manufactured by? ans-piercing
56.Shrinkage allowances for CI & brass?
57.Trowel is wat?
58.Coal dust in sand moulding is used for?
59.Key-hole welding is another name for? ans-Plasma arc welding
60.Arc blow is more common in which welding?
61.Most efficient measurement is done by? ans-optical projector
62.Volume compensated by riser numerical? ans-3+4=7%
63.Numerical on reynolds no.?
64 & 65.numericals on tolerance & deviation
66.Match the following-CAD/CAM
67.Bite angle numerical
68.Honed & drlled angles represented by?ans-H10,P5
69.Non-conventional machining question
70.Regrerssion method for? ans-casual analysis
71.Vehicle manufacturing uses? ans-product layout
72.Assignment problem? ans-m+n-1
73.Upper bound approach?
74.Reorder level numerical?
76.Lead time numerical?
77.Numerical on chart?
79.Find forecasting equation? ans-2.5+0.8t
80.Work transfer machines are wat?
81.Which are CNC programming languages? ans-all(compact-ii,split,uniapt)
82.Management question?ans-both a & b
83.Asa tool signature has how many elements? ans-7
84.Least accurate is? ans-steel gauge
85.Shaper numerical? (Engineering Mathematics)
87.Find poles for complex function?
89.Differential equation question? ans-not defined
90.Rank of matrix?
91.Simpson's rule numerical?
92.Which numerical method needs proper selection of initial value?
93.For x^(1/x) to be increasing function, x=?
94.Continuous & discrete function question?
95.Find standard deviation for a set of values? (Design Engineering-II)
96.Stopping distance numerical?
97.Bullet & wooden block question?
99.Find final velocity numerical? ans-13.5m/s
100.Numerical on friction..but without diagram