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In which of the following type of gear train the first gear and the last gear are co-axial.

(a) Simple gear train

(b) Compound gear train

(c) Reverted gear train

(d) None of the mentioned

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Right answer is (c) Reverted gear train

Explanation: When the axes of the first gear (i.e. first driver) and the last gear (i.e. last driven or follower) are co-axial, then the gear train is known as reverted gear train.

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