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  • 1. 
    When ‘hydrogen control’ is specified for a manual metal arc welding project the electrode would normally be:
    • A. 

      Cellulosic

    • B. 

      Iron oxide

    • C. 

      Acid

    • D. 

      Basic


  • 2. 
    You would certainly recognise a hydrogen controlled flux covered electrode from its
    • A. 

      Colour

    • B. 

      Length

    • C. 

      Trade name

    • D. 

      BS639/AWS code letter


  • 3. 
    When manual metal arc welding is being carried out on an open construction site, which group of welders are most likely to require continuous monitoring?
    • A. 

      Concrete shuttering welding teams

    • B. 

      Pipe welding teams

    • C. 

      Plater welders

    • D. 

      Plant maintenance welders


  • 4. 
    You notice manual metal arc electrodes, stripped of flux, are being used as filler wire for TIG welding. You would object because:
    • A. 

      It is too expensive

    • B. 

      The wire would be too thick

    • C. 

      The metal composition may be wrong

    • D. 

      The wire is too short


  • 5. 
    When open site working, serious porosity in metal arc welds is brought to your attention. What would you investigate?
    • A. 

      Electrode type

    • B. 

      Power plant type

    • C. 

      Electrode storage

    • D. 

      Day temperature


  • 6. 
    The steel composition in a structural contract is changed from 0.15% carbon 0.6% manganese, to 0.2% carbon 1.2% manganese. This might influence the incidence of:
    • A. 

      Porosity

    • B. 

      Cracking in the weld area

    • C. 

      Undercut for fillet welds

    • D. 

      Lack of fusion defects


  • 7. 
    One of the following alloys is non-magnetic - which?
    • A. 

      4.0% chromium molybdenum

    • B. 

      12.0% chromium

    • C. 

      Austenitic stainless steel

    • D. 

      9.0% nickel steel


  • 8. 
    When TIG welding austenitic stainless steel pipe, argon gas backing is called for. This is to:
    • A. 

      Prevent oxidation

    • B. 

      Prevent underbead cracking

    • C. 

      Prevent porosity

    • D. 

      Control the penetration bead shape


  • 9. 
    Pre-heating a carbon steel manual metal arc welding is carried out to minimise the risk of:
    • A. 

      Scattered porosity

    • B. 

      Worm hole porosity

    • C. 

      Parent metal cracking

    • D. 

      Lack of penetration


  • 10. 
    In UK practice, BS499 specifies that the drawing dimension quoted for a fillet weld is the:
    • A. 

      Leg length

    • B. 

      Throat thickness

    • C. 

      Weld width

    • D. 

      Actual throat thickness


  • 11. 
    For open site manual metal welding the following equipment is available. Which would you choose for safe site working?
    • A. 

      Single operator transformer

    • B. 

      Multi operator transformers

    • C. 

      AC/DC composite power unit

    • D. 

      Diesel engine driven motor generator


  • 12. 
    If submerged arc welding is used to make butt welds, which would you be most critical of?
    • A. 

      The root gap tolerance

    • B. 

      The angle of preparation

    • C. 

      The root face width

    • D. 

      The gas cut finish


  • 13. 
    Preheating for arc welding applies to:
    • A. 

      Assembly welding only

    • B. 

      Assembly and tack welding

    • C. 

      Joints over 25 mm thick only

    • D. 

      Cruciform welds only


  • 14. 
    Which one of the following statements is correct?
    • A. 

      Preheating increases hardness

    • B. 

      Preheating increases cooling

    • C. 

      Preheating increases dilution

    • D. 

      Preheating increases shrinkage stress


  • 15. 
    You see a welder using an oxy-acetylene flame with a long feathered inner cone. What would be the effect of this on a carbon steel?
    • A. 

      The weld would be hard and brittle

    • B. 

      The weld could be too soft

    • C. 

      There will be no effect on the weld

    • D. 

      The weld will have undercut


  • 16. 
    A welder qualification test is to verify:
    • A. 

      The skill of the welder

    • B. 

      The quality of the materials

    • C. 

      The non-destructive test procedures

    • D. 

      The manufacturing methods


  • 17. 
    A fabricating procedure calls for fillet welds to be 'blended in' by grinding. This influences:
    • A. 

      HAZ. cracking

    • B. 

      Fatigue life

    • C. 

      Residual stress

    • D. 

      Yield strength


  • 18. 
    During CO2 welding, the arc length is most likely to be affected by:
    • A. 

      The wire diameter

    • B. 

      The current return connections

    • C. 

      The gas flow rate

    • D. 

      The torch to work angle


  • 19. 
    Bend test specimens have been taken from a 25 mm thick carbon steel butt weld. Which would show lack of inter-run fusion?
    • A. 

      Side bend

    • B. 

      Root bend

    • C. 

      Face bend

    • D. 

      Guided bend


  • 20. 
    Lamellar tearing has occurred in a steel fabrication. BEFORE welding could it have been found by:
    • A. 

      X-ray examination

    • B. 

      Dye penetrant

    • C. 

      Ultrasonic examination

    • D. 

      It would not have been found by any inspection method


  • 21. 
    You are to oversee the arc welding of some machine fittings and find that they are cadmium plated. Would you:
    • A. 

      Permit it to proceed

    • B. 

      Permit it to proceed with fume extraction

    • C. 

      Stop the operation at once

    • D. 

      Advise the welder to drink milk and proceed


  • 22. 
    One of the reasons for excluding hydrogen from the weld metal is to prevent the weld from:
    • A. 

      Cracking

    • B. 

      Cooling slowly

    • C. 

      Cooling quickly

    • D. 

      Expanding


  • 23. 
    When a metal regains its original shape when a stress acting upon it is removed, the metal is said to have:
    • A. 

      Ductility

    • B. 

      Plasticity

    • C. 

      Malleability

    • D. 

      Elasticity


  • 24. 
    Proof stress is used when non-ferrous metals are undergoing tensile tests to determine the equivalent:
    • A. 

      Tenacity

    • B. 

      Elasticity

    • C. 

      Yield strength

    • D. 

      Tensile strength


  • 25. 
    To test a component for vibrational loading, a suitable mechanical test would be:
    • A. 

      Impact

    • B. 

      Tensile

    • C. 

      Compressive

    • D. 

      Fatigue


  • 26. 
    The main reason for pre-heating medium and high carbon steels before cutting by oxy-fuel gas technique is to:
    • A. 

      Improve the quality of the cut

    • B. 

      Increase the cutting speed

    • C. 

      Refine the grain structure

    • D. 

      Prevent hardening and cracking


  • 27. 
    One purpose of a microscopic examination of a weld is to establish the:
    • A. 

      Strength of the weld

    • B. 

      Number of alloying elements

    • C. 

      Grain size

    • D. 

      Number of runs used


  • 28. 
    The predominant structure of an hyper-eutectoid steel that has been quenched at above its upper critical point will be:
    • A. 

      Austenite

    • B. 

      Martensite

    • C. 

      Troostite

    • D. 

      Sorbite


  • 29. 
    When weld metal refinement takes place in a multi-run deposit, it is known by the term:
    • A. 

      Weld annealing

    • B. 

      Weld refining

    • C. 

      Weld normalising

    • D. 

      Weld recrystallisation


  • 30. 
    One advantage of metal gas arc shielded welding is:
    • A. 

      Can be used in draughty locations without protection

    • B. 

      Produces a deposit low in hydrogen content

    • C. 

      Any welding position can be welded with spray transfer

    • D. 

      Fine spatter at nozzle restricting gas flow


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