Electricity Tariff MCQ

Tariff is defined as the rate at which electrical energy is provided. There are various methods, techniques, and procedures to specify the tariff of electricity.

Tariff MCQ

Which one of the following is not an objective of tariff:

  1. Recovery of cost on production of power
  2. Recovery of capital investment
  3. Profit gain
  4. Load factor improvement

Correct answer: 4. Load factor improvement


Simple tariff:

  1. Has no discrimination of consumers
  2. Charges more to commercial users
  3. Enoourages use of electricity
  4. Is most commonly used tariff method

Correct answer: 1. Has no discrimination of consumers


The tarrif in which power factor is taken as reference:

  1. Sliding scale tariff
  2. kVA maximum demand tariff
  3. kW and kVAR tariff
  4. All of these

Correct answer: 4. All of these


Find the overall cost of energy per kWh when annual charges are $30,000 and the anuual energy charges are $1,50,000

  1. $0.2
  2. $2.5
  3. $5
  4. $25

Correct answer: 1. $0.2


A consumer who consumes more energy should be charged:

  1. Less
  2. More

Correct answer: 1. Less

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