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95MEKM-4

Sr. No. 6
EXAMINATION OF MARINE ENGINEER OFFICER
Function: Marine Engineering at Operational Level
MARINE ENGINEERING KNOWLEDGE
(MOTOR)
M. E. O. CLASS IV

(Time allowed - 3 hours)


Afternoon Paper

INDIA (2001)
N.B. -

Total Marks 100

(1) All questions are compulsory.


(2) All questions carry equal marks.
(3) Neatness in handwriting and clarity in expression carries weightage

1. Put up a notice on the Lube Oil Purifier, to keep a close eye on the Lube Oil level on the sight glass,
which is not giving a clear indication of the level owing to the glass being damaged. Suggest some
precautions in the notice.
2. Sketch and describe a crankcase relief valve fitted on to large 2 stroke marine diesel engine crankcase
doors.
3. The crankcase of many diesel engines are kept under a slight vacuum by the ______________.
(A) scavenging action of the piston
(B) piston type vacuum pump taking suction off a differential manometer
(C) gland exhausting manometer
(D) crankcase exhaust fan
Briefly Justify Your Answer.
4. Lubricating oil systems for diesel engine journal bearings are usually lubricated by which of the
following types of lubricating oil systems?
(A) Splash
(B) Gravity
(C) Pressure
(D) Bypass
Briefly Justify Your Answer.
5. Which of the following conditions can cause above normal air temperature to develop in the intake
manifold of a four-stroke/cycle, turbocharged, diesel engine?
(A) Clogged air intake filters
(B) Piston blow-by
(C) A defective aftercooler
(D) Faulty exhaust valves
Briefly Justify Your Answer.
6. When may the crankcase ventilation pipes or oil drain pipes of two or more engines be connected?
(A) Propulsion engines under 1000 shaft horsepower may share a common crankcase vent
provided the oil drains remain separate.
(B) In most cases it is desirable and cost effective for propulsion engines to share a common
crankcase ventilation and monitoring system.
(C) No interconnection may be made between the crankcase ventilation pipes or oil drain
pipes.
(D) None of the above are correct.
Briefly Justify Your Answer.

7. Which of the following statements describes the unchecked growth of microbiological organisms
within a fuel system?
(A) The dying bacteria will cause a coating to be formed on the sides of the tank thereby
decreasing corrosion.
(B) The fuel in the tank will loose its fluidity, solidify, and
be the cause of an expensive
removal process.
(C) Corrosion of various metal components will occur due to the formation of hydrogen
sulfide gas.
(D) All of the above are correct.
Briefly Justify Your Answer.
8. If the feed pump for an auxiliary boiler fails to deliver the feed water to the boiler, the cause may be
____________.
(A) high steam pressure in the boiler
(B) abnormally high feedwater temperature
(C) abnormally high boiler water temperature
(D) steam demand exceeding feed pump capacity
Briefly Justify Your Answer.
9. When lighting off an auxiliary boiler, which of the problems listed could cause the burners to sputter?
(A) Cold fuel oil
(B) Low fuel oil pressure
(C) Low atomizing steam pressure
(D) Water in the fuel oil
Briefly Justify Your Answer.
10. Write short notes on the Following:
(A) Fuel Oil Additives
(B) Aux Engine over speed trip
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95MEKM-4
Sr. No. 6
EXAMINATION OF MARINE ENGINEER OFFICER
Function: Marine Engineering at Operational Level
MARINE ENGINEERING KNOWLEDGE
(MOTOR)
M. E. O. CLASS IV

(Time allowed - 3 hours)


Afternoon Paper

INDIA (2001)
N.B. -

Total Marks 100

(1) All questions are compulsory.


(2) All questions carry equal marks.
(3) Neatness in handwriting and clarity in expression carries weightage

Answers
Answer for Question No. 3

Correct Answer : D

Answer for Question No. 4

Correct Answer : C

Answer for Question No. 5

Correct Answer : C

Answer for Question No. 6

Correct Answer : C

Answer for Question No. 7

Correct Answer : C

Answer for Question No. 8

Correct Answer : B

Answer for Question No. 9

Correct Answer : D