**1.** Among
the operating costs of a plant __________
has the largest share.

Fuel

**2.** Cost
of labor is considered as __________ cost
and
depreciation is taken as __________ cost.

Variable, fixed

**3.** In a thermal power plant, among the
variable
costs
fuels accounts for nearly __________ to
__________
percent.

75, 85

**4.** Of
all the different types of conventional power plants, technological
advancements are maximum in __________ power
plants.

nuclear

**5.** Electricity
duty is a __________ on power
supplied
by a power plant.

tax

**6.** The
ratio of average load to maximum load is known as __________ factor.

load

**7.** In a
power plant if system voltage is dropped by 10 percent, the load will drop by
about __________ percent.

10

**8.** Most
power generating units are conservatively rated. They can be easily
overloaded
by about __________ to __________ percent
for short durations.

10, 15

**9.** __________ factor is the ratio of maximum
demand to connected load of consumer.

demand factor

**10.** The
value of the plant at the end of its useful life is known as __________ value.

salvage

**11.** Single
peak in the load curve means __________
load factor.

low

**12.** For
plant operation __________ power
factor is the
optimum.

unity

**13. **Peak
load stations operate at __________ load
factor.

low

**14.** Heat
rate is __________ of efficiency.

inverse

**15.** Greater
the value of the diversity factor __________
will be the value of fixed charges per unit generated.

less

**16.** Capacitor
banks are installed to __________ power
factor.

improve

**17.** __________ Tariff method suffers from the
disadvantage that an additional meter has to be installed to
register the peak load.

Two part

**18.** Diversity
facto has direct effect on the __________
charges of the unit's generated.

fixed

**19.** High
load factor can be expected in __________
load stations.

base

**20.** Load
curve is the relationship between load on power plant with the time in __________.

chronological order

**21.** Hopkinson
demand rate tariff is __________ part
tariff.

two

**22.** In __________ Tariff, fixed charges are
merged into
the unit charges for one or 2 blocks of consumption.

blocked rate

**23.** A
super thermal power station has units of __________ MW
and above.

500

**24.** As
compared to steam power plant, diesel engine plants have __________ thermal efficiency.

higher

**25.** If
the capacity of a generator is 120 MW the
possibility of
having __________ as prime mover
is
ruled out.

diesel engine

1.Fuel ----- 2. Variable, fixed ----- 3.(75, 85) ----- 4.nuclear -----5.tax------6.load ----- 7. (10) ----- 8. (10,15) ----- 9. demand factor ----- 10. salvage 11.low ----- 12.unity ----- 13.low ----- 14. inverse ----- 15.less ----- 16. improve ----- 17.Two part----- 18.fixed ----- 19.base ----- 20.chronological order ----- 21.two ----- 22.blocked rate -----23.500 ----- 24.higher -----25. diesel engine