Basic Locksmith Quiz

20 Questions  I  By Lockgurl on August 24, 2012
This quiz asks some basic questions about locksmithing. See how much you know.

  
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1.  What is a "bible" as it relates to locksmithing and where do you find it?
2.  If a customer has the key to their lock but the keyway just keeps spinning, what is most likely to be the problem?
3.  How do you rekey a Schlage secure key?
4.  How many pins are usually in a kwikset Titan?
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5.  When there are no visible screws on the back of a deadbolt to remove it from the door, describe where they may be hidden/located.
6.  What are spool pins and what  do they do?  What lock company commonly uses spool pins in their residential locks?
7.  What size drill bit is used for a standard peep hole?
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8.  Describe how to find the "hand" of a door.
9.  Describe ways that you may be able to open a garage door when it is locked.
10.  Name 3 things you need to know before ordering and installing a lock..
11.  What would make a lock easier to pick?
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12.  Masterkeying makes locks safer
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13.  Kwikset makes the secure key
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14.  Describe a LORI lock...
15.  How many different detex keys are there?
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16.  What is a dummy cylinder?
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17.  Astragal is another term for a latchguard.
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18.  When you "loid" a lock you:
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19.  You can always use an airwedge on a door
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20.  The "bitting" describes:
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