Viva Questions on Machining and Machine Tools

Viva Questions on Machining and Machine Tools

  1. What is machining?
  2. What are the different types of machine tools?
  3. What is cutting speed in machining?
  4. Explain the term “overcutting” in machining.

  5. What is the purpose of a chuck in a lathe machine?
  6. What is the difference between turning and boring?
  7. What are the different types of cutting fluids used in machining?
  8. Explain the working principle of a milling machine.
  9. What is meant by feed and speed in drilling operations?
  10. What is a CNC machine and how does it work?

  11. What is the difference between up and down milling?
  12. Explain the term “tool life” in machining.
  13. What is the purpose of work holding devices in machining?
  14. What is the function of a lathe tailstock?
  15. What is a broaching machine used for?
  16. Explain the difference between drilling and reaming.
  17. What are the different types of grinding machines?888
  18. What is the purpose of centerless grinding?
  19. What is the difference between surface grinding and cylindrical grinding?
  20. What is a Jig Boring machine used for?

  21. What is meant by “Chip formation” in machining?
  22. What is the purpose of a tool post grinder in a lathe machine?
  23. Explain the difference between a drill press and a radial drill machine.
  24. What is the purpose of a CNC Lathe machine?
  25. What is meant by the term “depth of cut” in machining?
  26. What are the factors that affect tool life in machining?

  27. What is the difference between single-point and multi-point cutting tool?
  28. What is the function of a workholding fixture in machining?
  29. What is the purpose of a drill jig in drilling operations?
  30. What is the difference between CNC and conventional lathe machines?
  31. What is the purpose of a spindle in a machining center?
  32. What is the difference between a turret lathe and a capstan lathe?
  33. What is the function of a tool post in a lathe machine?

  34. What is the difference between internal and external grinding?
  35. What is the purpose of a boring bar in a boring operation?
  36. What is the function of a drill bit in drilling operations?
  37. What are the different types of clamping devices used in machining?
  38. What is the difference between drilling and tapping?
  39. What is the purpose of a cutting tool in machining?
  40. What is a shaping machine used for?

  41. What is the difference between a center drill and a regular drill?
  42. What is the purpose of a boring head in a boring operation?
  43. What is the function of a work holding vice in machining?
  44. What is a gear hobbing machine used for?
  45. What is the purpose of a tool post drill in a lathe machine?
  46. What is the difference between turning and facing operations?
  47. What is the function of a boring bar in a boring operation?
  48. What is the purpose of a boring head in a boring machine?

  49. What is a Jig Grinding machine used for?
  50. What is the difference between drilling and countersinking?
  51. What is the function of a drill press vise in drilling operations?
  52. What is the purpose of a lathe tool post grinder?
  53. What is the difference between slotting and shaping operations?
  54. What is the purpose of a drill chuck in drilling operations?
  55. What is the function of a boring bar in a boring operation?
  56. What is the purpose of a rotary table in a milling machine?
  57. What is the difference between a shaping machine and a planing machine?

  58. What is the function of a drill chuck key in drilling operations?
  59. What is the purpose of a boring head set in a boring operation?
  60. What is the difference between a gear hobbing machine and a gear shaping machine?
  61. What is the purpose of a coolant in machining?
  62. What is the difference between a CNC milling machine and a conventional milling machine?

  63. What is the function of a cutting fluid in machining?
  64. What is the purpose of a workholding chuck in machining?
  65. What is the difference between a drill press and a pillar drill machine?
  66. What is the purpose of a spindle speed control in a machining center?
  67. What is the function of a lathe bed in a lathe machine?
  68. What is the difference between a surface grinder and a cylindrical grinder?
  69. What is the purpose of a tool post in a lathe machine?
  70. What is the difference between a shaping machine and a slotting machine?

  71. What is the function of a boring bar in a boring operation?
  72. What is the purpose of a boring head in a boring operation?
  73. What is the difference between a Jig Boring machine and a Jig Grinding machine?
  74. What is the purpose of a drill chuck in drilling operations?
  75. What is the function of a drill bit in drilling operations?
  76. What is the difference between a drill press and a radial arm drill machine?
  77. What is the purpose of a workholding fixture in machining?
  78. What is the difference between a CNC lathe and a conventional lathe?
  79. What is the function of a boring bar in a boring operation?
  80. What is the purpose of a boring head in a boring operation?
  81. What is the difference between up and down milling in CNC machining?

  82. What is the function of a cutting fluid in machining?
  83. What is the purpose of a workholding chuck in machining?
  84. What is the difference between a CNC milling machine and a CNC drilling machine?
  85. What is the purpose of a drill jig in drilling operations?
  86. What is the function of a lathe tailstock in a lathe machine?
  87. What is the difference between a surface grinder and an internal grinder?
  88. What is the purpose of a drill press vise in drilling operations?
  89. What is the function of a cutting tool in machining?
  90. What is the difference between a CNC lathe and a CNC milling machine?
  91. What is the purpose of a rotary table in a milling machine?
  92. What is the function of a lathe tool post grinder in a lathe machine?
  93. What is the difference between drilling and countersinking operations?
  94. What is the purpose of a boring head set in a boring operation?
  95. What is the function of a drill chuck key in drilling operations?
  96. What is the difference between a gear hobbing machine and a gear cutting machine?

  97. What is the purpose of a workholding vice in machining?
  98. What is the function of a boring bar in a boring operation?
  99. What is the difference between a shaping machine and a planing machine?
  100. What is the purpose of a drill press in drilling operations?

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