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It is dangerous to use chisels that have:

A) hard points
B) mushroom heads
C) small cutting points
D) rough cutting edges

B) mushroom heads

1

A cold chisel that has a mushroomed head can be reclaimed by:

A) regrinding to the recommended included angle
B) grinding to the original shaft contour
C) re-tempering the mushroomed head
D) filming the head to a ball shape

B) grinding to the original shaft contour

2

File handles should be on files because:

A) they reduce the risk of injury
B) they protect the tang from damage
C) they are available in a variety of attractive colours
D) they protect the cutting edges on the face

A) they reduce the risk of injury

3

A split hammer handle is best repaired by:

A) removing and replacing it
B) binding it with nylon string
C) wrapping with copper wire
D) taping it with electrical tape

A) removing and replacing it

4

The safest way to use a wrench is to:

A) pull on it with steady pressure
B) push it away from your body
C) tap on it to get it started
D) put a pipe handle on it for extra leverage

A) pull on it with steady pressure

5

What is the purpose of a wedge when replacing a hammer handle?

A wedge is to tighten the eye of the hammer head

6

A combination square consists of:

A) a square head
B) a protractor
C) a centre-head
D) all of the above

D) all of the above

7

The most versatile type of square is the:

A) carpenters square
B) sliding T bevel square
C) combination square
D) try square

C) combination square

8

A thin rule has an advantage over a tick rule when:

A) accuracy is a priority
B) storage room is a problem
C) rough shop conditions are experienced
D)graduations are in 1/16 of an inch

A) accuracy is a priority

9

A good tool for accurately transferring measurements is a:

A) tape measure
B) combination square
C) vernier caliper
D) set of dividers

B) combination square

10

A flexible steel rule is an advantage when:

A) measuring long distances
B) laying out channel iron
C) finding the centres of circles
D) measuring on curved surfaces

D) measuring on curved surfaces

11

To check whether or not a surface is at true vertical, you would use a:

A) torpedo level
B) framing square
C) protractor head
D) centre head

A) torpedo level

12

What is the recommended length of a wraparound for marking a straight line around a pipe?

A) one complete turn around the pipe
B) one and one half turns around the pipe
C) twice the pipe circumference
D) twice the pipe diameter

C) twice the pipe circumference

13

The size of pliers is determined by the:

A) length of the jaws
B) overall length of the tool
C) amount the jaws will open
D) maximum diameter the tool can grip

B) overall length of the tool

14

Vies grips have an advantage over pliers when:

A) the tool has to grip round material
B) a metric size wrench is not available
C) you need to maintain a constant pressure
D) you are working on non-ferrous material

C) you need to maintain a constant pressure

15

C-clamps are sized according to the:

A) distance the clamp opens
B) overall length of the clamp
C) length of the screw thread
D) clamping screw diameter

A) distance the clamp opens

16

A bar clamp has an advantage when:

A) thick metal is being clamped
B) clamping over greater distances
C) material needs to be clamped to a bar
D) pressure is applied in one spot

B) clamping over greater distances

17

A 32 teeth per inch hacksaw blade is the best choice for cutting:

A) hard material
B) soft material
C) thin stock
D) thick stock

C) thin stock

18

Clamping the work piece between 2 pieces of wood is an effective way to hacksaw:

A) soft material
B) hard material
C) thin material
D) non-ferrous material

C) thin material

19

Files are classified by the:

A) job you have been asked to do
B) length, shape and cut
C) size, width and kind of material
D) shape, hardness, thickness and cut

B) length, shape and cut

20

Explain why filing is done on the forward stroke.

Filing backwards will break the teeth of the file.

21

Serrated blade snips have an advantage over tinner snips when:

A) the metal is thicker than 16 guage
B) 14 guage galvanized iron is being cut
C) non-ferrous metals are to be cut
D) the cut must follow a curve

D) the cut must follow a curve

22

Tinner snips are sized according to the:

A) length of cut per stroke
B) maximum jaw opening
C) thickness that can be cut
D) overall length of the tool

D) overall length of the tool

23

The cutting edge of a cold chisel should be prepared to a __________ degree angle for softer materials and up to __________ degrees for very hard materials.

The cutting edge of a cold chisel should be prepared to a 60 degree angle for softer materials and up to 90 degrees for very hard materials.

24

List an advantage an aluminum pipe wrench has over a steel pipe wrench.

Aluminum is lighter than steel.

25

Explain how open-end, box-end and combination wrenches are rated for size.

Sized by nut and bolt needed

26

Explain how adjustable and pipe wrenches are rated for size.

The overall length of tool is determined for size.

27

How are sockets sized?

A) by the total number of points
B) by measuring the distance across the points
C) by measuring the distance across the flats
D) by the depth of the socket

C) by measuring the distance across the flats

28

An adjustable wrench is recommended when:

A) the points of the nut are rounded over.
B) you are working with metric fastener.
C) a proper fitting wrench is not available.
D) square nuts are used instead of hex nuts.

C) a proper fitting wrench is not available.