# GATE Questions & Answers of Properties of fluids

## What is the Weightage of Properties of fluids in GATE Exam?

Total 4 Questions have been asked from Properties of fluids topic of Fluid Mechanics subject in previous GATE papers. Average marks 1.50.

The figure shows a U-tube having a 5 mm × 5 mm square cross-section filled with mercury (specific gravity=13.6) up to a height of 20 cm in each limb (open to the atmosphere).

If $5\;cm^3$ of water is added to the right limb, the new height (in cm, up to two decimal places) of mercury in LEFT limb will be _____________

Group I contains the types of fluids while Group II contains the shear stress - rate of shear relationship of different types of fluids, as shown in the figure.

 Group I Group II P. Newtonian fluid 1. Curve 1 Q. Pseudo plastic fluid 2. Curve 2 R. Plastic fluid 3. Curve 3 S. Dilatant fluid 4. Curve 4 5. Curve 5

The correct match between Group I and Group II is