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Level Measurement Quiz

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Questions on what level is and how continuous level measurement differs from single-point level detection

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    1. "If the zero point is at the top of a container, how would the level of a material in the container be measured?"
    • A. 

      A. From the bottom of the container up to the surface

    • B. 

      B. From the bottom of the container up to the top, then back down to the surface

    • C. 

      C. From the top of the container down to the surface

    • D. 

      D. From the bottom of the container to the zero point

  • 2. 
    "The gauge on a tank provides an indication of level at all times. What category of level measurement would you say it represents?"
    • A. 

      A. Resistive

    • B. 

      B. Multipoint

    • C. 

      C. Continuous

    • D. 

      D. Conductive

  • 3. 
    "An electrical probe is used to detect a high level in a container. What type of level measurement does the arrangement represent?"
    • A. 

      A. Restrictive level measurement

    • B. 

      B. Continuity level measurement

    • C. 

      C. Single-point level detection

    • D. 

      D. Nutating level detection

  • 4. 
    "Which level measurement devices works on the principle that liquid levels equalize in containers that are connected together?"
    • A. 

      A. Gauge glass

    • B. 

      B. Float and tape

    • C. 

      C. Conductivity probes

    • D. 

      D. Bubbler system

  • 5. 
    "Which type of measurement device is a plumb bob?"
    • A. 

      A. Direct level measurement device

    • B. 

      B. Direct flow measurement device

    • C. 

      C. Indirect level measurement device

    • D. 

      D. Turbulent flow measurement device

  • 6. 
    "The gauge mounted at the bottom of a tank relies on hydrostatic pressure to provide a level indication. What type of level measurement device is it?"
    • A. 

      A. Direct

    • B. 

      B. Conductive

    • C. 

      C. Indirect

    • D. 

      D. Multipoint

  • 7. 
    • A. 

      A. The flow rate through the system

    • B. 

      B. The amount of air pressure needed to clear the pipe

    • C. 

      C. The hydrostatic pressure of the liquid above the pipe opening

    • D. 

      D. The temperature of the liquid in the tank

  • 8. 
    "Select all of the statements that are true of the differential pressure cell on a tank."
    • A. 

      A. It can measure level in a pressurized tank.

    • B. 

      B. It uses a float and tape to measure level.

    • C. 

      C. It measures the difference between two related pressures.

    • D. 

      D. It is a direct level measurement device.

  • 9. 
    "Which of these terms is defined as the position of the surface of a liquid or a solid above or below a fixed reference point?"
    • A. 

      A. Pressure

    • B. 

      B. Level

    • C. 

      C. Volume

    • D. 

      D. Zero point

  • 10. 
    "Level measurement instruments may be designed for either continuous level measurement or what else?"
    • A. 

      A. Restrictive level measurement

    • B. 

      B. Continuity level measurement

    • C. 

      C. Single-point level detection

    • D. 

      D. Nutating level detection

  • 11. 
    "Select the statement that best describes the operating principle on which the use of a gauge glass is based."
    • A. 

      A. A gauge glass is controlled by the flow of pressurized air.

    • B. 

      B. The level in a gauge glass is half that in a tank.

    • C. 

      C. Liquid levels equalize in containers that are connected together.

    • D. 

      D. Fluid flow in a gauge glass varies with the size of the orifice plate in the tank.

  • 12. 
    "Which of these direct level measurement devices has a weight attached to the end of a reel of flexible measuring tape?"
    • A. 

      A. Float and cable

    • B. 

      B. Conductivity probe

    • C. 

      C. Resistance tape

    • D. 

      D. Plumb bob

  • 13. 
    "Which physical factor does an indirect level measurement device use to provide a level indication?"
    • A. 

      A. Hydrostatic pressure

    • B. 

      B. Conductivity

    • C. 

      C. Fluid volume

    • D. 

      D. Turbulence

  • 14. 
    "The pipe in a bubbler system is open at the bottom, but connected at the top to a pressure-sensitive gauge and what else?"
    • A. 

      A. A similar tank

    • B. 

      B. A suction device

    • C. 

      C. A regulated air supply

    • D. 

      D. An orifice plate

  • 15. 
    "A D/P cell is connected by tubing to a pressurized tank containing a liquid. Which choice best describes the pressure that's exerted through the tubing that runs from the bottom of the tank to the D/P cell?"
    • A. 

      A. Only the hydrostatic pressure of the liquid

    • B. 

      B. Only the pressure added to the tank

    • C. 

      C. Atmospheric pressure

    • D. 

      D. Hydrostatic pressure and the pressure added to the tank