950-961 Rules NORAC 11th Edition

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950-961 Rules NORAC 11th Edition - Quiz

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  • 1. 

    950. Engine service employees report and receive instructions from the ________ or ________. 

  • 2. 

    950. Engine service employees will be governed by current mechanical,electrical and first aid instructions pertaining to the safety, inspection, preparation and operation of trains and engines. 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Engine service employees will be governed by current mechanical,electrical and AIR BRAKE instructions pertaining to the safety, inspection, preparation and operation of trains and engines. 

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  • 3. 

    951. Engine service employees must obey the instructions of ________,________,________,________ and ________ within their jurisdiction. 

    Correct Answer
    Transportation supervisor, transportation supervisors, dispatcher, dispatchers, operator, operators, yardmaster, yardmasters, station master, station masters
    Transportation supervisor, transportation supervisors, dispatcher, dispatchers, operator, operators, yardmaster, yardmasters, station master, station masters
    Transportation supervisor, transportation supervisors, dispatcher, dispatchers, operator, operators, yardmaster, yardmasters, station master, station masters
    Transportation supervisor, transportation supervisors, dispatcher, dispatchers, operator, operators, yardmaster, yardmasters, station master, station masters
    Transportation supervisor, transportation supervisors, dispatcher, dispatchers, operator, operators, yardmaster, yardmasters, station master, station masters
    Explanation
    Engine service employees must obey the instructions of transportation supervisors, dispatchers, operators, yardmasters, and station masters within their jurisdiction.

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  • 4. 

    951. Engine service employees may also obey the instructions if the conductor in charge of their train as to the general management of the train. 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    951. Engine service employees MUST also obey the instructions if the conductor in charge of their train as to the general management of the train. 

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  • 5. 

    951. Exceptions to carrying out instructions may be made only if the instructions would ________ OR commit a ________ 

    Correct Answer
    endanger safety, violation of the rules
    endanger safety, violation of the rules
    Explanation
    Exceptions to carrying out instructions may be made only if the instructions would endanger safety or commit a violation of the rules. This means that if following the instructions would pose a risk to safety or if it would result in a violation of the rules, then exceptions can be made. This ensures that safety is prioritized and that rules are not broken without valid reasons.

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  • 6. 

    952. Engine service employees MUST BE qualified on the ________ to which they are assigned, including ________ or ________ attached to it

    Correct Answer
    type of engine, engine
    any device, any devices, auxiliaries , all devices
    any device, any devices, auxiliaries , all devices
    Explanation
    Engine service employees must be qualified on the type of engine to which they are assigned, including the engine itself, any device attached to it, and all auxiliary devices.

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  • 7. 

    952. At a point where no mechanical forces are on duty, they will check the prescribed form in the cab to be sure that the unit or units of the engine consist have been inspected within the 

    Correct Answer
    previous calendar day
    Explanation
    answer must be EXACT

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  • 8. 

    953. if the engine unit or units are not within date, Engine service employees will make an inspection. after making the inspection , they will:  1. record the ________,________ and ________ on the prescribed form in the cab AND 2. Prepare and sign the ________

    Correct Answer
    date, time, location
    date, time, location
    date, time, location
    regular work report, regular work form
    Explanation
    After conducting an inspection on the engine unit or units, the engine service employees will record the date, time, and location on the prescribed form in the cab. Additionally, they will prepare and sign the regular work report and regular work form, which will also include the date, time, and location.

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  • 9. 

    954. At points where mechanical forces have made an inspection of the condition of the engine, Engine Service Employees will ACCEPT this inspection

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Engine Service Employees will accept the inspection of the engine at points where mechanical forces have made an inspection of its condition. This means that the employees will agree to and acknowledge the inspection that has been carried out by the mechanical forces.

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  • 10. 

    954. Engine service employees must make what tests even if mechanical forces have inspected the engine within the previous calendar day?

    • A.

      Engine hand brake tests

    • B.

      Engine Headlight tests

    • C.

      Engine air brake tests

    Correct Answer
    C. Engine air brake tests
    Explanation
    Engine service employees must make engine air brake tests even if mechanical forces have inspected the engine within the previous calendar day. This is because the engine air brake system is an important safety feature that needs to be regularly tested to ensure proper functioning. Even if the engine has been inspected by mechanical forces, it is still necessary for the engine service employees to conduct the air brake tests to ensure that the brakes are working correctly and to prevent any potential accidents or malfunctions.

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  • 11. 

    954. The conductor can perform your engine air brake tests

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Engine service employees MUST make these tests

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  • 12. 

    955. The end-of-trip report is called the ________

    Correct Answer
    Tro-1155, tro1155
  • 13. 

    955. at the end of trip, Engine service employees must make a written report on the prescribed form 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    At the end of a trip, engine service employees are required to create a written report using the prescribed form. This report serves as a record of the maintenance and service performed on the engine during the trip. It helps to ensure that all necessary tasks have been completed and provides documentation for future reference. By making a written report, engine service employees can effectively communicate the details of their work and contribute to the overall maintenance and safety of the engine. Therefore, the statement "at the end of the trip, Engine service employees must make a written report on the prescribed form" is true.

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  • 14. 

    955. When a defect occurs en route, the dispatcher must be notified as soon as possible without

    • A.

      Hesitation

    • B.

      Delay to the train

    • C.

      Waiting for situation to worsen 

    Correct Answer
    B. Delay to the train
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Delay to the train." When a defect occurs en route, the dispatcher must be notified as soon as possible without delaying the train. This means that the notification should be made promptly without any hesitation or waiting for the situation to worsen. The priority is to inform the dispatcher in a timely manner so that appropriate actions can be taken to address the defect and minimize any further delays or complications.

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  • 15. 

    956. Engine service employees will be responsible for the ________ and for controlling movements accordingly. 

    Correct Answer
    observance of all signals, observance of signals, vigilance of signals, vigilance of all signals
    Explanation
    Engine service employees will be responsible for observing and being vigilant about all signals. They need to pay close attention to signals and ensure that they follow them correctly. This is important for controlling movements accordingly and maintaining safety in the workplace.

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  • 16. 

    956. Engine service employees MUST 1. regulate the speed of their train, AND 2. exercise discretion, care and vigilance in moving their train to prevent 

    • A.

      From losing focus

    • B.

      Damage to property and lading

    • C.

      Injury to persons 

    • D.

      Derailments

    • E.

      A fire

    • F.

      From being disciplined 

    • G.

      Collisions

    • H.

      Speeding

    Correct Answer(s)
    B. Damage to property and lading
    C. Injury to persons 
    D. Derailments
    G. Collisions
    Explanation
    Engine service employees must regulate the speed of their train and exercise discretion, care, and vigilance in moving their train to prevent damage to property and lading, injury to persons, derailments, and collisions. This means that they have a responsibility to ensure the safety of both the train and its cargo, as well as the well-being of any individuals who may be in or around the train. By regulating the speed and being cautious, they can minimize the risk of accidents, damage, and injuries.

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  • 17. 

    957. Wile acting as a pilot, Engine Service employees will not operate the engine, only if necessary 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    957. Wile acting as a pilot, Engine Service employees will operate the engine, UNLESS otherwise instructed.

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  • 18. 

    957. Engine service employees while acting as a pilot, may enlist the assistance of qualified crew members in any duties relative to the prompt and safe movement of their trains. They will promptly report ________ or ________.

    Correct Answer
    irregularities, failures
    irregularities, failures
    Explanation
    Engine service employees, when acting as a pilot, are allowed to seek help from qualified crew members for tasks related to the efficient and safe operation of their trains. They are required to immediately report any irregularities or failures that they come across during their duties.

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  • 19. 

    958. If anything distracts attention from a constant lookout ahead or if weather conditions make observation of signals in any way doubtful , Engine Service Employees must operate at restricted speed to ensure safety

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    958. If anything distracts attention from a constant lookout ahead or if weather conditions make observation of signals in any way doubtful , Engine Service Employees must AT ONCE REGULATE THE SPEED OF THEIR TRAIN TO ENSURE SAFETY.

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  • 20. 

    959. When a train has more than one engine , the rules apply equally to the engineer of each engine

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    When a train has more than one engine, the rules apply equally to the engineer of each engine. This means that both engineers are expected to follow the same set of rules and regulations while operating the train. They are both responsible for ensuring the safety and proper functioning of the train, and must adhere to the same guidelines and procedures. Therefore, the statement is true.

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  • 21. 

    959. However , the use of the ________,________,and ________ must be limited to the LEADING ENGINE, EXCEPT IN AN EMERGENCY. 

    Correct Answer
    engine bell, bell, whistle, horn, air brakes, air brake
    engine bell, bell, whistle, horn, air brakes, air brake
    engine bell, bell, whistle, horn, air brakes, air brake
    Explanation
    The use of the engine bell, bell, whistle, horn, air brakes, and air brake must be limited to the leading engine, except in an emergency.

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  • 22. 

    960. The engineer is responsible for the ________ and ________ of other employees on the engine. 

    Correct Answer
    vigilance, conduct, behavior
    vigilance, conduct, behavior
    Explanation
    The engineer is responsible for the vigilance, conduct, and behavior of other employees on the engine. This means that the engineer has the duty to ensure that the employees under their supervision are attentive, follow proper conduct, and exhibit appropriate behavior while working on the engine.

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  • 23. 

    960. Engine service employees will only see that other employees on the engine are familiar with their duties 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Engine service employees will see that other employees on the engine are familiar with their duties AND INSTRUCT THEM IF NECESSARY

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  • 24. 

    961. Engineers must have their current ________ in their possession while on duty as an engineer. 

    Correct Answer
    Engineer Certification Card
    Explanation
    Engineers must have their Engineer Certification Card in their possession while on duty as an engineer. This card serves as proof that they have successfully completed the necessary certifications and qualifications required to practice engineering. It ensures that they are qualified and authorized to perform their duties safely and effectively.

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  • 25. 

    961. Engineers must be prepared to display the certification card upon request from a ________,________ or ________.

    Correct Answer
    representative of the FRA, representative of FRA, the FRA, Railroad official, state inspector
    representative of the FRA, representative of FRA, the FRA, Railroad official, state inspector
    representative of the FRA, representative of FRA, the FRA, Railroad official, state inspector
    Explanation
    Engineers must be prepared to display their certification card upon request from a representative of the FRA, representative of FRA, the FRA, Railroad official, or state inspector. This means that engineers should be ready to show their certification to any of these individuals when asked.

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