Cdc 3e251 Set B Vol. 2

124 Questions  I  By Johnr21077
This quiz will cover all URE multiple choice questions from Vol. 2 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.  When properly equipped, a front end loader can perform tasks associated with all of the following operations except...
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2.  What must you do before performing any maintenance action on a front end loader?
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3.  When equipped with a multi-purpose bucket, what function can the front end loader NOT perform?
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4.  What bucket control is used to raise and lower the bucket on a front end loader?
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5.  To pick up materials from a stockpile with a front end loader, which method should you use?
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6.  When loading a dump truck with a front end loader, how can you prevent damaging the sump body of the truck?
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7.  What type of front end loader bucket should you use when scooping sticky material that has a tendency to stick to the bucket?
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8.  How should a dump truck be positioned near the stockpile?
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9.  How should you backfill a trench when using a front end loader with a narrow bucket?
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10.  On a front end loader, in what position would you place the lift-control lever to backdrag the area?
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11.  When stockpiliing with a front end loader, what happens when the material is worked too much?
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12.  Unlike a regular front end loader, what is the advantage of a skid steer loader?
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13.  Where should you look to determine the type of fluid (hydraulic, oil, etc) required on a front end loader?
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14.  On the skid steer loader, what will happen if you remove your hands and feet from the controls?
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15.  To ensure a good sweeping pattern and avoid damage to equipment or bystanders, you should have a broom pattern that is only...
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16.  When moving pallets with a forklift, why should you make sure the forksd are spaced far enough apart?
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17.  When operating a forklift, what do you do after you have the forks under the pallet?
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18.  When operating a front end loader with a forklift attachment, what control is used to adjust the forks forward?
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19.  What is the efficient operating range of a scraper?
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20.  What are the four basic cycles in any scraper operation?
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21.  What is the best reason to perform a downhill pull with a scraper?
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22.  Which of these loading methods generally achieves maximum productivity?
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23.  Generally, push-loaded scrapers should be loaded within a maximum stance of how many feet?
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24.  When operating a scraper, at what speed should you enter the loading area?
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25.  When the scraper leaves a cut, why should you allow the scraper to travel a few feet before lfiting the bowl to the carrying position?
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26.  Which statement describes the proper procedure to begin loading sand in a scraper?
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27.  When picking up loose shale with a scraper on level grade, the blade should be positioned to follow...
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28.  When spreading materials with scrapers, why should you route the scrapers so their tracks overlap?
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29.  When spreading materials with a scraper, why should you make the fill high on the outside edges?
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30.  For best results when loading wet or sticky materials, how far should you bring the scraper tailgate forward each time?
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31.  When using a scraper, what can you do to save valuable time on short radius turns?
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32.  If the haul road on which you are operating the scraper is rough and there is no grader available, you should...
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33.  What can you do to eliminate bouncing when traveling with the scraper unit?
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34.  When towing a sheepsfoot roller on a road, you should work the roller in what direction?
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35.  What happens to the 1-2 inches of loose soil left by the sheepsfoot roller?
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36.  What is the purpose of equipping steel wheel roller with scraper blades?
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37.  How can you prevent asphalt from sticking to the drum rolls of a steel-wheel roller?
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38.  When using the steel wheel roller to roll asphalt, how do you prevent the drive wheel from pushing the asphalt up in front of the drum?
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39.  What can happen if you leave the steel wheel roller standing on a new road surface?
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40.  Pneumatic-tired rollers are used when the soil to be compacted requires...
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41.  One difference between the self-propelled pnuematic roller, and the 13-wheeled towed rollre is that the self-propelled roller...
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42.  How can you ensure uniform compaction with the pnuematic tired-roller?
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43.  What precaution must you take, when using articulated steering, on a grader with the blade positioned at an acute angle?
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44.  What terms do we use to designate a graders moldboard ends?
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45.  You regulate the depth of your cut with a grader by...
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46.  To have the material cut by a grader form a windrow, you must...
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47.  By adjusting the pitch of the grader moldboard, you change the...
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48.  What type of action occurs when you pitch a grader's scarifier to the rear?
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49.  When removing teeth from a grader's scarifier, which tooth should you take out first?
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50.  What happens if you lower the ripper teeth on a grader too much?
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51.  After using a scarifier and ripper, what is the next step you perfom with a grader on a road project?
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52.  The grading operation that spreads material away from the ditching operation and toward the middle of the road we call...
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53.  When cutting the back slope of a ditch with a grader, position the circle and blade to ensure the material flows...
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54.  How can you avoid leaving an edge when making the final leveling pass with a grader?
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55.  Windrows piled in front of the rear grader tires when leveling affect...
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56.  Besides adding to the appearance of a job, what is the benefit of sloping the bank of a ditch?
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57.  Preparing the downward slope from the centerline to the shoulder of the road is...
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58.  Before making any grading cuts on a project, what do you examine?
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59.  Ideally, we construct road mix pavements during dry weather when the tempuarture is at least...
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60.  When mixing bitumen with a grader, turn the material from one side of the road to the other a minimum of...
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61.  Other than on the equipment itself, where can you find lube charts that pertain to a regular piece of equipment?
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62.  Why should the point of the V tread on the front grader tires meet the ground last?
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63.  Besides the normal up-and-down blade controls, what other control levers may be on some dozers?
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64.  On the crawler type dozer, why do you allow the engine to idle 3-5 minutes before you shut down?
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65.  The attachment of a rear-mounted ripper to a dozer does not seriously affect the...
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66.  What do you do if you are ripping material and your dozer continually lags or stalls?
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67.  When pushing material with a dozer, what decreases the response time when using the blade-lift control?
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68.  What can cause a bulldozer to nose up and down, creating an uneven work surface?
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69.  Use side-byside-dozing only for hauls of at least...
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70.  When you use the spillage from the first few passes of a dozer to build windrows that hold the earth in front of the blade, what method of dozing are you using?
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71.  You are about to remove a medium-sized tree.  For your initial contact with the tree, in what position do you place your dozer blade?
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72.  If your dozer cannot initially push over a large tree, what do you do?
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73.  How do you remove stumps with a dozer?
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74.  When removing rock with a dozer, if you repeatedly let the corner of the blade dig, what can happen?
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75.  To make a side-hill cut with a dozer, how do you start the cut?
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76.  How far from the construction stakes should you line up your dozer when building a V-shaped ditch?
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77.  At least how many inches of material must be covering a culvert before you can safely cross over it with a dozer?
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78.  Finishing with a dozer is best done at what speed and capacity?
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79.  When constructing a stockpile with a dozer, why should you gradually raise the blade at the end of the cut?
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80.  What happens if you stockpile aggregate blends of material (coarse and fine particles) in a cone shaped mound?
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81.  What is the minimum slope ratio for berms?
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82.  What are the two main elements that cause erosion on a berm?
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83.  When using your dozer as a pusher to load a scraper, what happens if you push too hard?
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84.  On a dozer, what type of connection do we use to tow equipment?
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85.   How do you usually rate the power of a winch on a dozer?
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86.  Before using a winch on a dozer that is in a stationary position, you should...
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87.  Why do you clean the mud out of the tracks of your dozer?
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88.  Fuel your dozer at the end of the workday in order to...
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89.  What happens if you operate your dozer with the tracks too tight?
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90.  What is the correct adjustment distance from the bottom of the straightedge to the top of the plate on a dozer track when checking tension?
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91.  How often do you change the secondary (inner) element of the air cleaner on a dozer?
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92.  What is the most important part of changing the cutting edges on a bulldozer?
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93.  What color do we use to make changes to an as-built drawing?
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94.  Which of these jobs would require a thorough inspection, but would not require and AF Form 103, Base Civil Engineer Work Clearance Request?
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95.  What is the purpose of the AF Form 103 before excavating?
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96.  When using a trencher, the cuttings can be pulled back away from the ditch by using a...
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97.  When excavating a ditch, what happens if you move your trencher forward to fast?
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98.  If you know the location of an obstacle where you are trenching, you should...
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