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1

On what date is the sale of CFC and HCFC refrigerants is restricted to certified technicians.

A) November 15 1995
B) July 1 1992
C) November 14 1994
D) November 15 1993

C) November 14 1994

2

On what date did it become a violation of Section 608 to: Vent CFC's or HCFC's

A) November 15 1995
B) July 1 1992
C) November 14 1994
D) November 15 1993

B) July 1 1992

3

On what date did it become a violation of Section 608 to: Vent HFC's

A) November 15 1995
B) July 1 1992
C) November 14 1994
D) November 15 1993

A) November 15 1995

4

The layer of the Stratosphere that protects us from excessive Ultra Violet radiation is comprised of;

A) Nitrogen
B) Chlorine monoxide
C) Ozone
D) Oxygen

C) ozone

5

The molecule found in CFC's and HCFC's that depletes ozone is:


A) fluorine
B) hydrogen
C) carbon
D) chlorine

D) chlorine

6

Which type of refrigerant contains no chlorine?

A HCFC's
B HCFC blends
C HFC's
D CFC's

C HFC's

7

An ozone molecule contains;

A one oxygen atom
B two oxygen atoms
C three oxygen atoms
D four oxygen atoms

C three oxygen atoms

8

The compressor....

A changes a high pressure vapor to a high pressure liquid
B changes a low pressure vapor to a high pressure vapor
C changes a high pressure liquid to a low pressure liquid
D changes a low pressure liquid to a low pressure vapor

B changes a low pressure vapor to a high pressure vapor

9

HCFC's contain

A)Chlorine ,Fluorine, and Carbon

B)Hydrogen, Chlorine, Fluorine, and Carbon

C)Hydrogen, Fluorine, and Carbon

D)Hydrogen, Fluorine, and Olefin

B)Hydrogen, Chlorine, Fluorine, and Carbon

10

Which of the following has the highest Ozone Depletion Potential?

A)HFO's

B)HCFC's

C)HFC's

D)CFC's

D)CFC's

11

Technicians have been required to be certified to service, maintain, or dispose of appliances containing regulated refrigerants since.

A)July 1, 1992

B)May 1, 1993

C)November 14, 1994

D)November 15, 1995

C)November 14, 1994

12

It has been a violation of EPA Section 608 regulations to vent CFC's or HCFC's since;

A)July 1, 1992

B)May 1, 1993

C)November 14, 1994

D)November 15, 1995

A)July 1, 1992

13

It has been a violation of EPA Section 608 regulations to vent HFC's since;

A)July 1, 1992

B)May 1, 1993

C)November 14, 1994

D)November 15, 1995

D)November 15, 1995

14

Recover any remaining refrigerant and then render the cylinder useless, then recycle the metal is the proper disposal method for;

A)Recovery cylinders

B)One pound cans

C)Disposable cylinders

D)Accumulator cylinders

C)Disposable cylinders

15

Which international agreement (Treaty) regulated the production and use of CFCs, HCFC's, halons, methyl chloroform and carbon tetrachloride?

A)Kyoto Treaty

B)Montreal Protocol

C)Council of Nicaea

D)Treaty of Ghent

B)Montreal Protocol

16

Clean refrigerant for reuse by separating the oil from the refrigerant and removing moisture from the refrigerant by passing it through one or more filter driers, is the definition of;

A)Recover
B)Reclaim
C)Reuse
D)Recycle

D)Recycle

17

To process refrigerant to a level equal to new (virgin) product specifications as determined by chemical analysis defines;

A) Recovery

B) Reclaiming

C) Reuse

D) Recycle

B) Reclaiming

18

HFC's ________;


A)will not damage stratospheric ozone

B)will damage stratospheric ozone

C)will deplete stratospheric ozone

D)are only harmful to ground level ozone

A)will not damage stratospheric ozone

19

The metering device...
A changes a high pressure vapor to a high pressure liquid
B changes a low pressure vapor to a low pressure liquid
C changes a high pressure liquid to a low pressure liquid
D changes a low pressure liquid to a low pressure vapor

C changes a high pressure liquid to a low pressure liquid

20

The condenser...
A changes a high pressure vapor to a high pressure liquid
B changes a low pressure vapor to a low pressure liquid
C changes a high pressure liquid to a low pressure liquid
D changes a low pressure liquid to a low pressure vapor

A changes a high pressure vapor to a high pressure liquid

21

The evaporator...
A changes a high pressure vapor to a high pressure liquid
B changes a low pressure vapor to a low pressure liquid
C changes a high pressure liquid to a low pressure liquid
D changes a low pressure liquid to a low pressure vapor

D changes a low pressure liquid to a low pressure vapor

22

When a system is in full vacuum...
A It is dangerous to charge the system
B Never use a micron gauge
C Never energize the compressor
D No precautions are required

C Never energize the compressor

23

The two types of recovery systems are...
A System dependent and passive
B System dependent and self contained
C Self contained and active
D Recycling and reclaiming

B System dependent and self contained

24

Chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) and hydrochlorofluorocarbons (HCFCs)
A both contain hydrogen
B are explosive
C are ODP substances
D will be completely phased-out in 2030

C are ODP substances

25

When chlorine monoxide is found in the stratosphere, it indicates that;
A we are well protected from harmful UV radiation
B additional ozone is being created
C harmful nitrous oxide is also present
D the ozone layer is being depleted

D the ozone layer is being depleted

26

Crop loss, eye disease, and skin cancer have been attributed to;

A) Depletion of Stratospheric nitrogen
B) Depletion of Stratospheric chlorine monoxide
C) Depletion of Stratospheric ozone
D) Depletion of Stratospheric oxygen

C) Depletion of Stratospheric ozone

27

How many chlorine atoms does it take to destroy 1,000,000 (one million) ozone molecules?


A)1

B)10

C)100

D)1,000

B)10

28

The chlorine in CFC's will;

A) dissolve in water

B) not dissolve in water

C) rain out of the atmosphere

D) is heavier than air and cannot rise to the stratosphere

B) not dissolve in water