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Cdc 3e251 Set B Vol. 1

99 Questions  I  By Johnr21077
CDC 3E251 Set B Vol. 1
This quiz will cover all URE multiple choice questions from Vol. 1 of the B-Set of Pavements and Construction Equipment Operator 5-Level upgrade course.   All questions are taken directly from the UREs and the multiple choice options are the same.   Correct answers reflect the correct answers from the CDC themselves and not necessarily the correct answers from the CERTest.

  
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1.  Normally, on equipment and vehicles, what determines the type of vehicle isnpection checklist you use?
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2.  When heavy equipemtn is palced in storage, how often must it be inspected for servicablility?
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3.  Which of the following is not normally an equipment or vehicle operator's responsibility?
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4.  Failure to lubricate a vehicle or piece of equipment properly when required constitutes...
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5.  When operating a dumptruck with an automatic trnasmission, the power take-off is engaged with the...
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6.  When performing an operator's inspection before operating a dump truck, you should...
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7.  If you choose to spread materials in layers, you should stop the truck where you want to start the spread, position the dump control levers, and
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8.  Before you begin loading a vehicle, you must first determine the vehicle's...
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9.  You are tasked to haul a load of heavy grader blades and light weight broom bristles.  How should these items be loaded on the vehicle?
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10.  What determines the method of securing cargo?
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11.  You are using a forklift to load bundles of 12'x2' airfield landing mats onto a trailer.  To do this properly, you must pay close attention to the...
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12.  When hauling construction materials, you should load binders to…
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13.  What is the best reason for hauling a dozer to a construction site?
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14.  Normally, if there is no loading ramp available to load the dozer, you should…
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15.  To prevent the trailer from moving while you back the tractor under it, you should…
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16.  What is the correct order for correcting a tractor to a trailer?
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17.  How do breakaway trailers differ from cargo trailers?
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18.  What is the proper order for disconnecting a tractor from a breakaway trailer?
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19.  When you are making a turn with a tractor and trailer, you must keep in mind that the trailer has a tendency to…
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20.  What is the term given to a condition where the tractor and trailer are jammed together at an acute angle?
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21.  What is the best way to position a tractor for unloading at a wharehouse dock?
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22.  What action should be taken to regain control of a tractor and trailer in a skid?
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23.  Where does the bitumeter gauge on the asphalt distributer receive its power?
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24.  The first task in operating a water truck is to…
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25.  Why should you use caution when filling the water truck with a fire hose from a fire hydrant?
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26.  The ballast plates inside the tank of a water truck are designed to…
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27.  What is the most important factor in determining how well soil can be compacted?
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28.  Who has the ultimate responsibility for inspecting airfield pavements for foreign objects?
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29.  Whom must you check with first before you begin any airfield sweeping operations?
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30.  What is the best way to perform an airfield sweeping and inspection operation?
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31.  What should you do during sweeping operations if you come across a large rock that the sweeper will not pick up?
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32.  What is the most important factor in the operation of the sweeper?
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33.  The air sweeper is best described as what type of machine?
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34.  On the air sweeper, how is fine dust removed from the air stream before it returns to the blower?
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35.  When using the air sweeper to sweep over wet pavement, you must frequently…
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36.  When using the handheld suction hose on the sweeper, you should never…
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37.  For best results and prolonged sweeper parts life, how should you wash the air sweeper hopper?
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38.  What will happen if you fail to keep the sweeper pick up head spring suspension system in proper adjustment?
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39.  When should you changed the air sweeper gutter broom bristles?
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40.  On a traction-powered towed sweeper, the turning of the rear wheels is used to…
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41.  Which of the following is not a contributing factor when determining the number of sweepers an industrial tractor can tow?
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42.  Depending on conditions, at how many miles per hour can a front mounted broom-sweeping unit remove light debris from paved surfaces?
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43.  What drives the sweeping unit on a front mounted broom sweeper?
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44.  Which is not a factor in controlling the brush life on the front-mounted broom?
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45.  Who is directly responsible to the support group commander for snow and ice control activities?
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46.  Which individual is responsible for directing runway condition readings?
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47.  All snow and ice control equipment must be mechanically sound and fully operational by the first of which month?
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48.  Which of the following is a priority one snow removal area?
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49.  The snow and ice control (S&IC) center should be equipped with…
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50.  If the clutch is engaged too quickly, what safety device is used to prevent damage to the drive shaft, blower assembly or other parts of the snowblower?
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51.  When operating a rollover snowplow, at what speed will you get the best rolling action off the end of the blade?
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52.  What is an advantage of using a front-mounted snow broom?
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53.  When sweeping ice, what type of bristle is best for flipping snow?
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54.  What items are of special importance and must be marked before the first snowfall?
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55.  Normally, what type of snow equipment would you use to begin runway snow removal?
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56.  During snow removal, which of the following issues will determine your actual clearing pattern?
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57.  All snow removal equipment operating in the area of the aircraft movement must maintain radio contact with the…
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58.  When the windrows of snow get too heavy for sweeping operation, what should you use to displace the snow?
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59.  When crosswinds are combined with a heavy snowfall, where must you concentrate snow removal operations?
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60.  When possible, you should clear snow from runway in-pavement lights with a snow broom or…
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61.  Anti-icing and deicing chemicals used on airfield pavements must be previously approved by the…
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62.  What can you use, along with snow brooms, to reduce ice thickness?
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63.  What is the Runway Ice Detection System (RIDS) designed to minimize?
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64.  Which reading is not collected by the central processing unit (CPU) of the runway ice detection system?
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65.  Which chemicals are highly corrosive to metals and should never be used near aircraft movement areas?
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66.  Which of the following reductions is not a reason for storing chemicals in enclosed shelters?
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67.  What type of inspection is made before, during, and after using rigging equipment?
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68.  Which of the following is considered a frequent inspection category?
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69.  Specifically, chain size is determined by the…
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70.  To indicate that a chain has been overloaded, what will normally fail first?
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71.  If you inspect a chain and find that several links are badly worn and stretched, you should…
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72.  Which factor has the greatest effect in shortening the life of nylon rope?
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73.  Before use, to what rate of capacity should all nylon rope slings be proof tested?
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74.  Wire rope is classified by all of the following except…
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75.  Generally, what is the strongest type of wire rope used?
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76.  The lay of wire rope refers to the…
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77.  When lifting, for what are fiber rope slings used?
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78.  What are three types of loads that can be used to lift loads?
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79.  Normally, when moving a heavy load, how many rollers are considered enough?
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80.  For cribbing operations, which jack style should be used?
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81.  In a simple tackle system, the leading block is an additional block used to…
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82.  What will help you determine the mechanical advantage of the simple tackle system?
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83.  Which tackle system uses two or more blocks?
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84.  Why should wire clips on a deadman guideline be placed above ground?
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85.  Why is the stationary cab on a hydraulic crane considered a disadvantage?
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86.  When operating a crane, why should the crane operator and helper NOT use personally developed hand signals?
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87.  The minimum required distance between power lines and any part of the crane or its load is…
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88.  Making a lift with a crane without the use of the outriggers is known as…
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89.  Before lifting a load with a crane, what must you check first?
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90.  What is the major cause of accidents involving hydraulic cranes?
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91.  When operating a crane, what must you do if you lose sight of the load or signalman?
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92.  When moving the crane around the jobsite, you swing the boom to the front and…
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93.  What would you use to clean the grease from the brake drums and brake linings of a crane?
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94.  When winding wire rope onto the hydraulic crane hoist from which hammer should NOT be used to tap the rope?
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95.  After assembling the clamshell for use on a hydraulic crane, what line should carry the entire load from the clamshell to the reel?
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96.  If a crane equipped with a clamshell needs to travel long distance, what should you do with the clamshell?
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97.  When using a working platform attached to a hydraulic crane, where is the additional leveling switch located?
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98.  When you are inside the working platform on a hydraulic crane, where should you fasten your safety harness?
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99.  When attached to a hydraulic crane, what will impact the self-leveling mode of the working platform?
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