# Material Transport System Questions and Answers – Cranes and Hoists – Set 2

This set of Flexible Manufacturing System Multiple Choice Questions & Answers (MCQs) focuses on “Material Transport System – Cranes and Hoists – Set 2”.

1. What is the standard capacity of a jib crane?
a) 1500 kg
b) 100 kg
c) 5 kg
d) 5000 kg

Explanation: The standard capacity of a jib crane is upto 5000 kg. 1500 kg, 100 kg and 5 kg are not the typical standard capacities used for a jib crane.

2. Which crane can achieve a swing of about 180°?
a) Support Crane
b) Double Gantry
c) Floor Mounted Jib Crane
d) Wall Mounted Jib Crane

Explanation: In order to swing the crane of about 180°, Wall Mounted Jib Cranes are preferred. Support Crane, Double Gantry and Floor Mounted Jib Crane do not the ability to achieve a swing of about 180°.

3. Which crane can achieve a sweep of full 360°?
a) Support Crane
b) Double Gantry
c) Floor Mounted Jib Crane
d) Wall Mounted Jib Crane

Explanation: In order to swing the crane for a full sweep of 360°, floor mounted Jib Cranes are preferred. It uses a column or a post for its vertical support. Support Crane, Double Gantry and Wall Mounted Jib Crane do not have the ability to achieve a sweep of 360°.

4. Which type of gantry has two legs?
a) Modular Gantry
b) Half Gantry
c) Double Gantry
d) Dynamic Gantry

Explanation: The presence of two legs can be seen in double gantry. Modular Gantry, Half Gantry and Dynamic Gantry are the other types of gantry but they do not have two legs.

5. Which of the following determines the mechanical advantage in the hoist?
a) Number of Pulleys
b) Number of Materials
c) Number of Joints
d) Number of Members

Explanation: The mechanical advantage in the hoist is determined by the number of pulleys. Number of Materials, Number of Joints and Number of Members do not determine the mechanical advantage in the hoist.

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