4th Form Mechanical Engineering Technology

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4th Form Mechanical Engineering Technology

Mechanical Engineering Technology is the use of engineering for the creation of useful products or production machinery. As you are an aspiring mechanical engineer who has upcoming end of term exam the quiz below is designed to help you revise for it with ease. Give it a try and best of wishes!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The process of cutting internal threads by hand is known as:
    • A. 

      Die working

    • B. 

      Threading

    • C. 

      Tapping

    • D. 

      Drilling

  • 2. 
    The size of a hammer is usually determined by the:
    • A. 

      Weight of its head

    • B. 

      Length of its handle

    • C. 

      Size of its face

    • D. 

      Overall length of the hammer

  • 3. 
    _____________________ is the property of a metal to be drawn into fine wires.
    • A. 

      Annealing

    • B. 

      Malleability

    • C. 

      Softness

    • D. 

      Ductility

  • 4. 
    The ______________ is used to mark lines on the work piece during the layout process.
    • A. 

      Scriber

    • B. 

      Marker

    • C. 

      Pencil

    • D. 

      Chalk

  • 5. 
    Which of the following is an example of a hazard?
    • A. 

      Tools packed neatly in their correct places

    • B. 

      Oil spilled on the floor of the workshop

    • C. 

      Workshop well clean and tidy

    • D. 

      Safety zones correctly identified

  • 6. 
    ALL the following are types of wrench EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Box-end

    • B. 

      Allen or hexagonal

    • C. 

      Offset

    • D. 

      Sockets

  • 7. 
    The hammer most frequently used by machinists is known as the______________.
    • A. 

      Ball peen hammer

    • B. 

      Claw hammer

    • C. 

      Soft-face hammer

    • D. 

      Machinists hammer

  • 8. 
    Which grade of file has the closest spacing between their teeth?
    • A. 

      Rough

    • B. 

      Second cut

    • C. 

      Bastard

    • D. 

      Coarse

  • 9. 
    Which of the following is a category of wrenches?
    • A. 

      Solid-end

    • B. 

      Adjustable

    • C. 

      Boxed-end

    • D. 

      Hexagonal

  • 10. 
    All the following are types of grinding machines EXCEPT __________________.
    • A. 

      Buff and grinder

    • B. 

      Bench grinder

    • C. 

      Pedestal grinder

    • D. 

      Floor grinder

  • 11. 
    The ______________ is used to scribe arcs, circles and step-off distances on a work piece.
    • A. 

      Dot punch

    • B. 

      Scriber

    • C. 

      Centre punch

    • D. 

      Divider

  • 12. 
    Which chisel is used to clean out corners and pull over off-drilled centers?
    • A. 

      Flat chisel

    • B. 

      Diamond point

    • C. 

      Cross cut

    • D. 

      Half round

  • 13. 
    The size of a screw driver is determined by the ____________________.
    • A. 

      Length of the shaft

    • B. 

      Shape of the tip

    • C. 

      Length of the handle

    • D. 

      Shape of the shaft

  • 14. 
    The _______________ carries the grinding wheels and is driven by a belt connected to the motor.
    • A. 

      Stand

    • B. 

      Tool rest

    • C. 

      Wheel guards

    • D. 

      Spindle

  • 15. 
     Tension is given to the blade of the hacksaw using the ____________________.
    • A. 

      Adjustable frame

    • B. 

      Wing nut

    • C. 

      Prongs

    • D. 

      Handle

  • 16. 
    The proper sequence of tapping a blind hole is ___________________________.
    • A. 

      Bottoming, tapered, plug

    • B. 

      Tapered, plug, bottoming

    • C. 

      Plug, bottoming, tapered

    • D. 

      Bottoming, plug, tapered

  • 17. 
    Which of the following is NOT an example of dies used in thread cutting?
    • A. 

      Solid

    • B. 

      Circular split

    • C. 

      Plug

    • D. 

      Adjustable screw plate

  • 18. 
    The _______________ is used to layout lines at right angle to a machined edge.
    • A. 

      Odd-leg caliper

    • B. 

      Scriber

    • C. 

      Try-square

    • D. 

      Centre punch

  • 19. 
    The flexible blade is usually ______________________.
    • A. 

      Hardened throughout its length

    • B. 

      Not hardened

    • C. 

      Half hardened

    • D. 

      Hardened at the teeth

  • 20. 
    ___________________ pliers provide extremely high gripping power because of the adjustable lever action.
    • A. 

      Slip-joint

    • B. 

      Needle-nose

    • C. 

      Side cutting

    • D. 

      Vise-grip

  • 21. 
    The ______________ is the bottom surface joining the sides of two adjacent threads.
    • A. 

      Pitch

    • B. 

      Crest

    • C. 

      Root

    • D. 

      Flank

  • 22. 
    ALL the following are work holding devices used on the drill press EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      V-block and clamp

    • B. 

      Drill vise

    • C. 

      Machinist vise

    • D. 

      Angle plate

  • 23. 
    A drill socket is used:
    • A. 

      When the hole in the spindle of the drill press is too small for the shank of the drill.

    • B. 

      To adapt the cutting tool shank to the machine spindle if the taper on the cutting tool is small.

    • C. 

      To remove the drill from the chuck.

    • D. 

      When removing tapered shank drills from the drill press spindle.

  • 24. 
    Most drills in the work shop are made from ____________.
    • A. 

      Mild steel

    • B. 

      Stainless steel

    • C. 

      High speed steel

    • D. 

      Low carbon steel

  • 25. 
    Phillips screw drivers usually have a star-shaped tip.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False