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Comprehensive Maintenance - 100 Multiple Choice Quiz

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Comprehensive Maintenance - 100 Multiple Choice Quiz
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Comprehensive Maintenance - 100 Multiple Choice Quiz

  
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1.  People are judged on their appearance, so it is important to present a clean, organized and professional image to your residents.
A.
B.
2.  On a 110-volt circuit, the hot wire is normally:
A.
B.
C.
D.
3.  What is the purpose of a squirrel cage?
A.
B.
C.
D.
4.  Quality of tools may reflect the quality of work.
A.
B.
5.  Where is a fuse link located?
A.
B.
C.
D.
6.  Where is a joist found?
A.
B.
C.
D.
7.  On most garbage disposals, where is the reset button located?
A.
B.
C.
D.
8.  A copy of the service request should be left in every occupied apartment after completion to let the resident know what service has been completed.
A.
B.
9.  Why should you pull a vacuum?
A.
B.
C.
D.
10.  What kind of freon would you suggest for use in an apartment freezer?
A.
B.
C.
D.
11.  Older refrigerators contain which type of freon:
A.
B.
C.
D.
12.  Where is the bibb seat located?
A.
B.
C.
D.
13.  As the hot water heater tank is being filled up, you should:
A.
B.
C.
D.
14.  What kind of freon is used in central air conditioning?
A.
B.
C.
D.
15.  Taking heat out of the air will do what to the air temperature?
A.
B.
C.
D.
16.  When charging, vapor should be added to the ____ side of the compressor.
A.
B.
C.
D.
17.  R-134A is a drop in replacement for R-12.
A.
B.
18.  What is the best product to use to thin or clean up latex paint?
A.
B.
C.
D.
19.  Low voltage means:
A.
B.
C.
D.
20.  Picking up litter on the property is every employee's business; there are no exceptions.
A.
B.
21.  When wiring a new wall receptacle, the silver screw is for:
A.
B.
C.
D.
22.  Apartment #2 is underneath Apartment #12. The occupants in #2 say that water is coming into their bathroom through the overhead vent every time the residents upstairs take a shower.  What is the probable cause?
A.
B.
C.
D.
23.  What is a swagging tool used for?
A.
B.
C.
D.
24.  What is one purpose of shutoff valves on the compressor during installation and when servicing?
A.
B.
C.
D.
25.  The pilot light on a standing pilot water heater won't stay lit. What might be causing the problem?
A.
B.
C.
D.
26.  How many BTUs are in a ton?
A.
B.
C.
D.
27.  Water is continually running out of the wall behind the toilet. What could be the cause?
A.
B.
C.
D.
28.  Service requests should be filled out completely and signed before returning to the manager or office staff.
A.
B.
29.  When working on a defective breaker, what is the first thing you should do?
A.
B.
C.
D.
30.  What is the purpose of a cap (capillary) tube?
A.
B.
C.
D.
31.  In roofing, a square (measurement) is an area of:
A.
B.
C.
D.
32.  How many 4 inch x 4 inch ceramic tiles would it take to cover a 120 square foot area?
A.
B.
C.
D.
33.  Algae are microscopic plant life.
A.
B.
34.  Most gas water heaters have two (2) regulators. The one on the meter should be adjusted only by the utility company.
A.
B.
35.  The heat in an oven cannot be controlled. The possible problem is:
A.
B.
C.
D.
36.  Which of the following would NOT cause a toilet to continually run?
A.
B.
C.
D.
37.  If a dishwasher hums, but the motor will not run, the probable cause is:
A.
B.
C.
D.
38.  Muriatic acid is used to ____ the pH level in a pool.
A.
B.
C.
D.
39.  Never mix two pool maintenance chemicals together.
A.
B.
40.  Most residential wiring is three phase.
A.
B.
41.  On which appliance would you find a hot wire relay?
A.
B.
C.
D.
42.  Where do you find a flapper?
A.
B.
C.
D.
43.  Which process uses Pentrox Solution?
A.
B.
C.
D.
44.  What is the approximate pressure of an air conditioning unit on a 90 degree day?
A.
B.
C.
D.
45.  A sequencer is used in:
A.
B.
C.
D.
46.  An iced up evaporator is usually a sign of insufficient air through the evaporator coils or:
A.
B.
C.
D.
47.  What kind of head pressure would you experience if the condenser fan motor became inoperative?
A.
B.
C.
D.
48.  A resident calls and complains that soap bubbles run out of the dishwasher when she runs it.  A probable cause is:
A.
B.
C.
D.
49.  When should a pool filter be backwashed?
A.
B.
C.
D.
50.  What is the purpose of a breaker in an electrical circuit?
A.
B.
C.
D.
51.  You have a complaint from a 5 year old apartment.  Water is running out from under the dishwasher.  The water continually runs.  You have checked the pipes and none are leaking.  Which of the following is NOT the possible problem?
A.
B.
C.
D.
52.  If you must leave a resident's apartment while in the middle of a repair project, leave your tools behind so that you may get back to work quickly upon your return.
A.
B.
53.  A heat anticipator should be set to match the amp draw of all heat relay controls in the control unit.
A.
B.
54.  What is an air diffuser?
A.
B.
C.
D.
55.  For safety reasons, you should never go up on a roof while there is dew on the ground.
A.
B.
56.  How long is a recovery tank inspection good?
A.
B.
C.
D.
57.  On a 220-volt circuit, where the white wire is common, the red wire is normally ______.
A.
B.
C.
D.
58.  The condenser is part of the:
A.
B.
C.
D.
59.  The PH level in a pool should be maintained between:
A.
B.
C.
D.
60.  The best way to check the seal on an oven door is to:
A.
B.
C.
D.
61.  What causes the burner flame on a gas stove to be yellow?
A.
B.
C.
D.
62.  Three letters on compressor blocks are:
A.
B.
C.
D.
63.  How would you access control stage 1 and 2 on a two-stage electric furnace?
A.
B.
C.
D.
64.  An apartment with a 40 gallon hot water heater has hot water, but not enough, even if the hot water hasn't been used all day.  The malfunction of which element would give that symptom?
A.
B.
C.
D.
65.  Why is there a delay in restarting a compressor that has kicked off due to an internal overload?
A.
B.
C.
D.
66.  When cutting glass with a glasscutter, pressing too hard can result in:
A.
B.
C.
D.
67.  What are the two purposes of a filter drier?
A.
B.
C.
D.
68.  In air conditioning applications the evaporator is where what occurs?
A.
B.
C.
D.
69.  What is a striker plate?
A.
B.
C.
D.
70.  If the suction side of a condensing unit has ice on it, what does this mean?
A.
B.
C.
D.
71.  Where is a P-Trap located?
A.
B.
C.
D.
72.  The full load amps on a water heater thermostat should range between:
A.
B.
C.
D.
73.  A fan or cooler relay is used in an electric furnace to change the blower speed to the _____ speed for cooling.
A.
B.
C.
D.
74.  On a 110-volt circuit, where the white wire is common, the black wire is normally _________.
A.
B.
C.
D.
75.  When charging, liquid should be added to the ____ side of the compressor.
A.
B.
C.
D.
76.  Why is an electric furnace insulated?
A.
B.
C.
D.
77.  The central (split system) A/C unit has been in for many years.  The condenser unit is on the ground, outside the apartment.  A pressure check has indicated an excessively high head pressure.  What is most likely the problem?
A.
B.
C.
D.
78.  To raise your swimming pool PH, which chemical should you add to the water?
A.
B.
C.
D.
79.  What does G.F.I. stand for?
A.
B.
C.
D.
80.  Where is a ballcock used?
A.
B.
C.
D.
81.  Why do we use capacitors on fan motors or blowers?
A.
B.
C.
D.
82.  What is a valley on a roof?
A.
B.
C.
D.
83.  Which side of the compressor would you normally charge?
A.
B.
C.
D.
84.  Why do you use a vacuum pump on an air conditioning unit?
A.
B.
C.
D.
85.  The proper way to clear a jam in a garbage disposal is to:
A.
B.
C.
D.
86.  On a 110-volt circuit, the ground wire is normally:
A.
B.
C.
D.
87.  What color is the high side gauge
A.
B.
C.
D.
88.  In BTU's, which of the following is a one (1) ton unit?
A.
B.
C.
D.
89.  A single burner on a range will not come on. How do you check to see what is wrong?
A.
B.
C.
D.
90.  What instrument is used to check the full load amps of a compressor?
A.
B.
C.
D.
91.  The chlorine level in a pool should be maintained between:
A.
B.
C.
D.
92.  When expecting more swimmers in your pool than normal, a higher dosage of ______ is suggested.
A.
B.
C.
D.
93.  Swimming pool safety equipment must be in place at all times.
A.
B.
94.  On a 95 degree day, what will be the approximate gauge pressure on the low side of a newer model heat pump if the unit is properly charged?
A.
B.
C.
D.
95.  How would you remove a lodged obstruction from a toilet?
A.
B.
C.
D.
96.  What is the purpose of a 3-way switch?
A.
B.
C.
D.
97.  Quality maintenance service is just as important to the success of an apartment community as quality management.
A.
B.
98.  After changing out an element on a water heater, you should always do what before turning the circuit breaker back on?
A.
B.
C.
D.
99.  On a 110-volt circuit, the neutral wire is normally:
A.
B.
C.
D.
100.  What is the function of the crankcase heater?
A.
B.
C.
D.
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