Chemical Engineering - Chemical Engineering Plant Economics

Exercise :: Chemical Engineering Plant Economics - Section 1

26. 

'Utilities' in a chemical process plant includes compressed air, steam, water, electrical power, oxygen, acetylene, fuel gases etc. Utility costs for ordinary chemical process plants ranges roughly from __________ percent of the total product cost.

A. l to 5
B. 10 to 20
C. 25 to 35
D. 35 to 45

Answer: Option B

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27. 

The economic life of a large chemical process plant as compared to a small chemical plant is

A. only slightly more
B. much more
C. slightly less
D. almost equal

Answer: Option B

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28. 

Cost of instrumentation in a modern chemical plant ranges from __________ percent of the total plant cost.

A. 5 to 10
B. 20 to 30
C. 40 to 50
D. 60 to 70

Answer: Option B

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29. 

__________ taxes are based on gross earnings.

A. Property
B. Excise
C. Income
D. Capital gain

Answer: Option C

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30. 

Pick out the wrong statement.

A. Net worth means paid up share capital and reserve & surplus (i.e. shareholders equity).
B. Return on equity = profit after tax/net worth.
C. Working capital turn over ratio = sales/net working capital.
D. Total cost of production is more than net sales realisation (NSR) at break even point.

Answer: Option D

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