# Machine Tools Questions and Answers – Parts of Standard Shaper – 2

This set of Machine Tools Multiple Choice Questions & Answers (MCQs) focuses on “Parts of Standard Shaper – 2”.

1. Which of the following part does column contain?
a) lever
b) handle
c) both lever and handle
d) none of the mentioned

Explanation: Column includes both lever and handle for operating the machine. Lever and handle are used to operate a machine.

2. How many guideways does crossrail has on its top?
a) one
b) two
c) three
d) none of the mentioned

Explanation: Crossrail has two guideways on its top. Guideways are a track or rail or path which are used along with movement.

3. The crossrail has parallel guideways on its top in horizontal plane.
a) true
b) false

Explanation: Crossrail doesn’t has parallel guideways on its top in horizontal but it has guideways on its top in vertical plane.

4. The guideways are ______ to the ram axis in crossrail.
a) parallel
b) perpendicular
c) 45 degree inclined
d) none of the mentioned

Explanation: As per the construction of the crossrail. Guideways are generally a path which are used for movement.

5. The horizontal cross feed screw is fitted _____ to the top guideways.
a) parallel
b) horizontal
c) 45 degree inclined
d) none of the mentioned

Explanation: It is fitted parallel to the top guideways. Cross feed is a type of feeding mechanism which acts transversely with respect to the longitudinal axis.

6. The vertical cross feed screw actuates the table to move in a crosswise direction.
a) true
b) false

Explanation: This is false. The horizontal cross feed screw actuates the table to move in a crosswise direction.

7. In crossrail, the table may be raised or lowered to accommodate different sizes of jobs.
a) true
b) false

Explanation: As per the working of the crossrail. The vertical motion of table is possible in crossrail so that the table can be adjusted for different size of work and can perform more better.

8. Elevating screw causes the crossrail to slide up and down on the____ face of the column.
a) horizontal
b) vertical
c) bottom
d) top

Explanation: Elevating screws enables vertical motion of crossrail. hence crossrail can easily slide up and down on the vertical face of the column.

9. The saddle is mounted on _____
a) ram
c) column
d) crossrail

Explanation: It is mounted on crossrail. Saddle causes the different movements of table.

10. Crosswise movements of the saddle causes the table to move sideways.
a) true
b) false

Explanation: This is the working of a saddle. This saddle holds the table firmly on its top.

11. The cross feed screw can be rotated by_____
a) hand
b) power
c) both hand or power
d) none of the mentioned

Explanation: It can be rotated by hand or power. This moment causes the table to move sideways.

12. The table is bolted to the saddle.
a) true
b) false

Explanation: As per the construction of table. It is a box like casting having T-slots both on top and sides for clamping the work.

13. Which type of movement does table receives?
a) only crosswise
b) only vertical
c) both crosswise and vertical
d) none of the mentioned

Explanation: Table receives both movements.This table is placed on the base in front of crossrail.

14. The ram is the reciprocating member of the shaper.
a) true
b) false

Explanation: This is true. It houses a screwed shaft for altering the position of the ram with respect to the work and holds the tool head at the extreme forward end.

15. Toolhead of a shaper provides vertical and angular feed movements of the tool..
a) true
b) false

Explanation: This is true. The toolhead of a shaper holds the tool rigidly, provides vertical and angular feed movement of the tool and allows the tool to have an automatic relief during its return stroke .

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