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Aerospace Ground Equipment CDC Vol. 1 - Quiz

Includes all unit review questions from Volume 1. This is the newest CDC set (Change 05)


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What are the three different types of terminal lugs?

    • A.

      Straigh, right angle and flat

    • B.

      Pre-insulated, re-insulated and uninsulated

    • C.

      Red, yellow and blue

    Correct Answer
    A. Straigh, right angle and flat
    Explanation
    The correct answer is straight, right angle, and flat. Terminal lugs are used to connect electrical wires to various devices or components. Straight lugs are designed for straight connections, while right angle lugs allow for connections at a 90-degree angle. Flat lugs have a flat surface for secure connections. These three types of lugs provide flexibility in wiring installations, allowing for different orientations and configurations based on the specific requirements of the electrical system.

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  • 2. 

    What color is used on pre-insulated terminal lugs for wire sizes 18 thru 22?

    • A.

      Red

    • B.

      Blue

    • C.

      Yellow

    • D.

      Green

    Correct Answer
    A. Red
    Explanation
    Pre-insulated terminal lugs are color-coded to indicate the wire size they are compatible with. In this case, the correct answer is red. Red is typically used for wire sizes 18 thru 22. Color-coding helps in easy identification and ensures that the correct terminal lug is used for the specific wire size, preventing any electrical issues or mismatches.

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  • 3. 

    Risk management principles should be applied to

    • A.

      Only duty-related activities to enhance the safety and well-being of yourself and others

    • B.

      On- and off- duty activities to enhance the safety and well being of yourself and others

    • C.

      Only duty-related activities to protect yourself and other airman from imminent harm

    • D.

      On- and off- duty activities to protect yourself and other airman from imminent harm

    Correct Answer
    B. On- and off- duty activities to enhance the safety and well being of yourself and others
    Explanation
    The correct answer is on- and off- duty activities to enhance the safety and well-being of yourself and others. This means that risk management principles should be applied not only to duty-related activities but also to activities outside of work. By applying risk management principles to both duty-related and off-duty activities, individuals can ensure their own safety as well as the safety of others. This approach promotes a culture of safety and helps prevent accidents or harm in all aspects of life.

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  • 4. 

    What situation does not warrent prompt reporting to your supervisor?

    • A.

      Using PPE

    • B.

      Unsafe working conditions

    • C.

      Known pregnancies

    • D.

      Personal Injury

    Correct Answer
    A. Using PPE
    Explanation
    Using PPE does not warrant prompt reporting to your supervisor because it is a standard safety practice that should be followed by all employees. It is expected that employees will use PPE when necessary to protect themselves and others from potential hazards. However, if there is a problem or issue related to the availability, functionality, or suitability of the PPE, it should be reported to the supervisor for necessary action.

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  • 5. 

    Before removing a component from an air compressor, you must ensure

    • A.

      The air compressor is grounded

    • B.

      The air strainer is in place

    • C.

      The battery is disconnected

    • D.

      All air pressure is drained

    Correct Answer
    D. All air pressure is drained
    Explanation
    Before removing a component from an air compressor, it is important to ensure that all air pressure is drained. This is necessary to prevent any accidental release of pressurized air, which can be dangerous and cause injuries. Draining the air pressure ensures that the system is depressurized and safe to work on. It is a crucial step in maintaining the safety of the technician and preventing any potential accidents or damage to the equipment.

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  • 6. 

    Why should the frame of an electrical motor be grounded?

    • A.

      To prevent the energized windings from touching the frame

    • B.

      To prevent current from following the path of least resistance

    • C.

      To prevent you from receiving electrical shock if the energized windings touch the frame

    • D.

      To prevent current from flowing directly to ground if the energized windings touch the frame

    Correct Answer
    B. To prevent current from following the path of least resistance
    Explanation
    The frame of an electrical motor should be grounded to prevent current from following the path of least resistance. Grounding the frame provides an alternative path for the current to flow, reducing the risk of electrical shock or damage to the motor. By providing a low resistance path to ground, any fault or leakage current that may occur in the motor will be safely diverted away from the frame and other components. This helps to protect both the motor and the individuals working with or around it.

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  • 7. 

    Which type of hammer should you use to avoid damaging driving materials?

    • A.

      Claw

    • B.

      Sledge

    • C.

      Soft face

    • D.

      Ball-Peen

    Correct Answer
    C. Soft face
    Explanation
    Using a soft face hammer is the best choice to avoid damaging driving materials. The soft face of the hammer absorbs the impact and reduces the risk of causing any dents or scratches on the surface being struck. This type of hammer is commonly used for delicate or fragile materials, such as wood or metal that needs to be protected from any potential damage.

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  • 8. 

    Which type of screwdriver has blades designed to lessen the possibility of the screwdriver slipping from the screw head?

    • A.

      Cross point

    • B.

      Flat-blade

    • C.

      Cross-tip

    • D.

      Offset

    Correct Answer
    A. Cross point
    Explanation
    The cross point screwdriver has blades designed to lessen the possibility of slipping from the screw head. This type of screwdriver has a pointed tip that fits into the cross-shaped screw head, providing a secure grip and reducing the chances of the screwdriver slipping and damaging the screw or surrounding materials.

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  • 9. 

    Which pliers should be used to hold odd-shaped objects?

    • A.

      Snap ring

    • B.

      Diagonal cutting

    • C.

      Multiple slip-joint

    • D.

      Combination slip-joint

    Correct Answer
    C. Multiple slip-joint
    Explanation
    Multiple slip-joint pliers should be used to hold odd-shaped objects because they have adjustable jaws that can be positioned to fit various sizes and shapes. This allows for a secure grip on objects that may not have a uniform or predictable shape. Diagonal cutting pliers are used for cutting wires, snap ring pliers are used for removing snap rings, and combination slip-joint pliers are a versatile option for general gripping and holding tasks. However, multiple slip-joint pliers specifically cater to odd-shaped objects, making them the most suitable choice.

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  • 10. 

    Which pliers have a locking device to hold materials securely?

    • A.

      Snap ring

    • B.

      Vice grips

    • C.

      Water pump

    • D.

      Diagonal cutters

    Correct Answer
    B. Vice grips
    Explanation
    Vice grips have a locking device that allows them to securely hold materials. This locking mechanism ensures that the jaws of the pliers remain closed and tightly grip the object being held, providing a strong and secure hold. This feature is especially useful when working with materials that require a firm grip or when working in tight spaces where maintaining a secure hold is essential.

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  • 11. 

    Diagonal cutting pliers are designed to cut

    • A.

      Bolts

    • B.

      Rivets

    • C.

      Hard steel

    • D.

      Small wire

    Correct Answer
    D. Small wire
    Explanation
    Diagonal cutting pliers are designed to cut small wire because they have a sharp cutting edge that is angled diagonally to the handles. This design allows for easy access and precise cutting of small wires, making them a versatile tool for electrical work, crafting, and other applications where small wires need to be trimmed or cut. They may not be suitable for cutting bolts, rivets, or hard steel, as these materials require a different type of cutting tool with more strength and durability.

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  • 12. 

    Before operating the pneumatic impact wrench, you must

    • A.

      Inspect it

    • B.

      Lubricate it

    • C.

      Blow out the air hose

    • D.

      Ensure that it's use is necessary

    Correct Answer
    C. Blow out the air hose
    Explanation
    Before operating the pneumatic impact wrench, it is necessary to blow out the air hose. This step is important to remove any debris, moisture, or contaminants that may have accumulated in the hose. Blowing out the air hose ensures that the air supply to the wrench is clean and free from any potential obstructions, which can affect the performance and longevity of the tool.

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  • 13. 

    Replacement hardware decisions on support equipment must be governed by

    • A.

      Supervisor's preference

    • B.

      Serviceability criteria

    • C.

      Cosmetic appearance

    • D.

      Availability

    Correct Answer
    B. Serviceability criteria
    Explanation
    Replacement hardware decisions on support equipment must be governed by serviceability criteria because serviceability criteria refers to the factors that determine the ease and effectiveness of repairing or maintaining the equipment. When making decisions about replacing hardware, it is important to consider whether the replacement part meets the necessary serviceability criteria, such as being compatible with the equipment, providing reliable performance, and being readily available for repairs. By prioritizing serviceability criteria, supervisors can ensure that the support equipment remains functional and efficient.

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  • 14. 

    What type of bolt is typically used to connect accessories to an engine?

    • A.

      Stud

    • B.

      Fine thread bolt

    • C.

      Coarse thread bolt

    • D.

      General purpose bolt

    Correct Answer
    A. Stud
    Explanation
    A stud is typically used to connect accessories to an engine because it provides a secure and stable connection. Unlike bolts, studs have threads on both ends, allowing for easier installation and removal of accessories. This makes it convenient for frequently changing or adjusting engine accessories. Additionally, studs provide better resistance against vibration and loosening, ensuring that the accessories remain securely attached to the engine.

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  • 15. 

    What type of nut should never be used in areas where the temperature exceeds 250 degrees fahrenheit?

    • A.

      Nonmetallic self-locking nuts

    • B.

      Metallic self-locking nuts

    • C.

      Castellated nuts

    • D.

      Plain nuts

    Correct Answer
    A. Nonmetallic self-locking nuts
    Explanation
    Nonmetallic self-locking nuts should never be used in areas where the temperature exceeds 250 degrees Fahrenheit because they are not designed to withstand high temperatures. Nonmetallic materials have lower heat resistance compared to metallic materials, and at temperatures above 250 degrees Fahrenheit, nonmetallic nuts may deform, melt, or lose their locking properties. Therefore, it is important to use metallic self-locking nuts or other suitable alternatives in high-temperature environments to ensure proper functionality and safety.

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  • 16. 

    What color code is used on pre-insulated terminal lugs for wire sizes 18 through 22?

    • A.

      Red

    • B.

      Blue

    • C.

      Yellow

    • D.

      Green

    Correct Answer
    A. Red
    Explanation
    The color code used on pre-insulated terminal lugs for wire sizes 18 through 22 is red. This color coding system is commonly used in electrical wiring to indicate the size or gauge of the wire. Different colors are assigned to different wire sizes to make it easier for electricians and technicians to identify and work with the correct size of wire. In this case, red is specifically used for wire sizes 18 through 22.

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  • 17. 

    What does the -4 identify in fitting part number MS20822-4D?

    • A.

      Military specification

    • B.

      Type of fitting

    • C.

      Air Force/Navy

    • D.

      Fitting Size

    Correct Answer
    D. Fitting Size
    Explanation
    The -4 in fitting part number MS20822-4D identifies the fitting size. This is commonly used in the aerospace industry to indicate the size of the fitting, with the number indicating the specific size. In this case, the -4 indicates that the fitting size is a size 4.

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  • 18. 

    What type of damage greatly reduces the ability of tubing to withstand internal pressure and vibration?

    • A.

      Scratches

    • B.

      Chafing

    • C.

      Dents

    • D.

      Nicks

    Correct Answer
    B. Chafing
    Explanation
    Chafing greatly reduces the ability of tubing to withstand internal pressure and vibration. Chafing refers to the friction and rubbing of the tubing against another surface, causing wear and tear. This continuous rubbing can weaken the tubing, leading to reduced resistance to pressure and vibration.

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  • 19. 

    A flexible hose in a 3,000 psi system must be pressure tested to

    • A.

      A 3,000 psi without bursting

    • B.

      A 9,000 psi without bursting

    • C.

      A 12,000 psi without bursting

    • D.

      A 15,000 psi without bursting

    Correct Answer
    C. A 12,000 psi without bursting
    Explanation
    In order to ensure that the flexible hose in a 3,000 psi system does not burst, it must be pressure tested to a higher pressure than the maximum operating pressure of the system. The correct answer, a 12,000 psi without bursting, indicates that the hose should be able to withstand four times the maximum operating pressure without bursting. This provides a safety margin to account for any potential fluctuations or spikes in pressure that may occur during operation.

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  • 20. 

    When installing a flexible hose, you must provide slack or bend in the hose to

    • A.

      Prevent twisting of the hose

    • B.

      Compensate for change in length

    • C.

      Place a mechanical load on the hose

    • D.

      Protect it from a hot pipe or manifold

    Correct Answer
    B. Compensate for change in length
    Explanation
    When installing a flexible hose, it is necessary to provide slack or bend in the hose to compensate for change in length. This is because flexible hoses can expand or contract due to temperature changes or pressure variations. By allowing some extra length or flexibility in the hose, it can adjust and accommodate these changes without causing any damage or strain. This ensures that the hose remains functional and prevents any potential issues such as leaks or bursts.

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  • 21. 

    How can people best prevent FOD?

    • A.

      Look for loose objects (stone, paper, or trash), pick them up when discovered, and encourage others to do the same

    • B.

      Learn the basic classes of FOD, recognize its causes, and account for tools and hardware used during maintenance

    • C.

      Look for loose objects discarded on the flightline during MX activities

    • D.

      Periodically participate in "FOD walks" on taxiways and runways

    Correct Answer
    B. Learn the basic classes of FOD, recognize its causes, and account for tools and hardware used during maintenance
    Explanation
    To best prevent FOD (Foreign Object Debris), people should learn about the basic classes of FOD, understand its causes, and take into consideration the tools and hardware used during maintenance. This knowledge will enable individuals to identify potential sources of FOD and take appropriate measures to prevent its occurrence. By being aware of the different types of debris and understanding how they can pose a risk, individuals can effectively mitigate the chances of FOD-related incidents.

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  • 22. 

    You need to find all the TOs for a specific weapon system or piece of equipment. What type of index should you use?

    • A.

      TO Catalog

    • B.

      Alphabetical index

    • C.

      Cross-reference table

    • D.

      LOAPs

    Correct Answer
    D. LOAPs
    Explanation
    The correct answer is LOAPs. LOAPs stands for "List of Applicable Publications" and it provides a comprehensive list of all the technical orders (TOs) that are applicable to a specific weapon system or piece of equipment. This index is specifically designed to help users find all the TOs related to a particular system or equipment efficiently. The other options, such as TO Catalog, Alphabetical index, and Cross-reference table, may not provide the same level of specificity and may not be as effective in finding all the TOs for a specific weapon system or piece of equipment.

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  • 23. 

    You need to find the part number for an item prior to ordering it from supply. You've obtained the appropriate IPB manual for the end-item. What section of the IPB should you use to find the major assembly to which the desired item belongs?

    • A.

      Table of Contents

    • B.

      Reference designator index

    • C.

      Appropriate figure/Illustration

    • D.

      National stock number and reference number index

    Correct Answer
    A. Table of Contents
    Explanation
    The Table of Contents is the correct section of the IPB to use in order to find the major assembly to which the desired item belongs. The Table of Contents provides a comprehensive list of all the sections and subsections in the IPB, allowing the user to quickly navigate to the relevant section that contains information about the major assembly. By referring to the Table of Contents, the user can easily locate the specific section that provides the part number for the desired item.

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  • 24. 

    Which TCTO is issued to correct unsafe conditions that, if not corrected, could result in serious or fatal injury to personnel?

    • A.

      Safety

    • B.

      Urgent action

    • C.

      Immediate action

    • D.

      Routine action

    Correct Answer
    C. Immediate action
    Explanation
    The TCTO issued for immediate action is the one that is used to correct unsafe conditions that have the potential to cause serious or fatal injury to personnel. This type of TCTO requires immediate attention and should be addressed promptly to ensure the safety of individuals.

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  • 25. 

    What type of TCTO is often accomplished by contractors, modification centers, or specific Air Force activities higher than organizational/intermediate-level maintenance due tot he complexity involved?

    • A.

      Abbreviated TCTO

    • B.

      Inspection TCTO

    • C.

      Record TCTO

    • D.

      Interim TCTO

    Correct Answer
    C. Record TCTO
    Explanation
    Record TCTOs are often accomplished by contractors, modification centers, or specific Air Force activities higher than organizational/intermediate-level maintenance due to the complexity involved. These TCTOs involve changes or modifications to the aircraft's records, such as updating maintenance logs, documenting changes made to the aircraft, or recording the completion of other TCTOs. Since these tasks require specialized knowledge and expertise, they are typically carried out by external entities or higher-level maintenance activities.

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  • 26. 

    The main advantage of using abbreviated TOs is they

    • A.

      Cover safety in more detail

    • B.

      Serve as supplemental material

    • C.

      Paraphrase and eliminate the need for basic TOs

    • D.

      Organize and simplify instructions in a condensed version.

    Correct Answer
    D. Organize and simplify instructions in a condensed version.
    Explanation
    Abbreviated TOs (Technical Orders) provide the main advantage of organizing and simplifying instructions in a condensed version. This means that the instructions are presented in a concise and streamlined format, making them easier to understand and follow. By eliminating unnecessary details and paraphrasing information, abbreviated TOs ensure that the instructions are clear and concise, which can save time and effort for the users. This advantage makes abbreviated TOs a valuable tool in various fields where complex instructions need to be communicated effectively.

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  • 27. 

    Periodic inspection workcards are divided into three sections that cover requirements for

    • A.

      Periodic, lubrication and special inspections

    • B.

      Periodic, special inspections, and safety

    • C.

      Periodic, lubrication, and safety

    • D.

      Special inspections, lubrication, and safety

    Correct Answer
    A. Periodic, lubrication and special inspections
    Explanation
    Periodic inspection workcards are divided into three sections that cover requirements for periodic, lubrication, and special inspections. This means that the workcards include instructions and guidelines for conducting regular inspections, lubrication tasks, and special inspections that may be required for specific equipment or components. The inclusion of all three sections ensures that all necessary inspections and maintenance tasks are properly documented and carried out.

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  • 28. 

    Which abbreviated TO provides guidance for checking the general serviceability of a piece of equipment including applicable safety warnings, cautions and notes?

    • A.

      Lubrication charts

    • B.

      Illustrated parts breakdown

    • C.

      Service inspection workcards

    • D.

      Periodic inspection workcards

    Correct Answer
    C. Service inspection workcards
    Explanation
    Service inspection workcards provide guidance for checking the general serviceability of a piece of equipment, including applicable safety warnings, cautions, and notes. These workcards outline the specific steps and procedures that need to be followed to ensure that the equipment is in proper working condition. They help technicians and operators perform regular inspections and maintenance tasks to keep the equipment functioning efficiently and safely.

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  • 29. 

    An example of a TO deficiancy is

    • A.

      Improper sequencing of pages

    • B.

      Insufficient information

    • C.

      Typographical errors

    • D.

      Misspelled words

    Correct Answer
    B. Insufficient information
    Explanation
    Insufficient information refers to a lack of necessary or relevant details or data. In the context of a TO (Technical Order) deficiency, it means that the provided instructions or documentation do not contain enough information for the user to properly understand or carry out a task. This could lead to confusion, errors, or inefficiency in the completion of the task.

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  • 30. 

    Which form should you submit to correct a TO deficiency?

    • A.

      AFTO Form 1000, Deficiency Report

    • B.

      AFTO Form 601A, Change Recommendation

    • C.

      AFTO Form 95, Support Equipment Record

    • D.

      AFTO Form 22, Technical Manual Change Recommendation and Reply

    Correct Answer
    D. AFTO Form 22, Technical Manual Change Recommendation and Reply
    Explanation
    To correct a TO deficiency, you should submit an AFTO Form 22, Technical Manual Change Recommendation and Reply. This form is specifically designed for recommending changes to technical manuals and providing a reply to a recommendation. It allows for a systematic and organized process to address and resolve deficiencies in technical manuals, ensuring accurate and up-to-date information is available for use.

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  • 31. 

    OIs are similar to Air Force Instructions, but they apply only to

    • A.

      Air Force Wings

    • B.

      Support personnel

    • C.

      Maintenance personnel

    • D.

      Personnel within the issuing organization

    Correct Answer
    D. Personnel within the issuing organization
    Explanation
    OIs, or Operating Instructions, are similar to Air Force Instructions (AFIs) but they have a narrower scope. While AFIs apply to the entire Air Force, OIs only apply to personnel within the issuing organization. This means that OIs provide specific guidance and instructions for the members of the organization that created them, ensuring that they are following the correct procedures and protocols. OIs do not apply to Air Force Wings, support personnel, or maintenance personnel outside of the issuing organization.

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  • 32. 

    What type of standard publication is used by lower headquarters to implement, amplify, interpret, or clarify a higher level publication?

    • A.

      Supplements

    • B.

      Visual Aids

    • C.

      Bulletins

    • D.

      Manuals

    Correct Answer
    A. Supplements
    Explanation
    Supplements are a type of standard publication used by lower headquarters to implement, amplify, interpret, or clarify a higher level publication. They serve as additional material that is added to the existing publication to provide further guidance or information. Supplements are often used when there is a need for specific instructions or details that are not included in the original publication. They help to ensure consistency and understanding across different levels of command and provide a framework for the implementation of higher-level policies or procedures.

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  • 33. 

    The first number of a standard Air Force publication number is referred to as the "series" and represents

    • A.

      Braod area covered

    • B.

      Specific area acovered

    • C.

      Specific title of the publication

    • D.

      Specific military personnel affected

    Correct Answer
    A. Braod area covered
    Explanation
    The first number of a standard Air Force publication number is referred to as the "series" and represents the broad area covered. This means that the series number indicates the general subject or category of the publication. It gives a broad overview of the topic or field that the publication focuses on.

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  • 34. 

    Where do you access standard Air Force publications?

    • A.

      Air Force e-publishing site

    • B.

      LOAPs

    • C.

      Base-level functional publication library

    • D.

      AFI 33-360

    Correct Answer
    A. Air Force e-publishing site
    Explanation
    The correct answer is the Air Force e-publishing site. This is where individuals can access standard Air Force publications. The e-publishing site provides a centralized location for all official Air Force publications, including manuals, instructions, and regulations. It allows users to search for specific publications, download them in various formats, and stay updated with the latest revisions. This platform ensures that Air Force personnel have easy and convenient access to the necessary information and resources required for their duties and responsibilities.

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  • 35. 

    A unit has been removed from service, pending compliance with an urgent-action TCTO. What MX symbol represents the task?

    • A.

      Red X

    • B.

      Red -

    • C.

      Red /

    Correct Answer
    A. Red X
    Explanation
    The MX symbol that represents the task of a unit being removed from service pending compliance with an urgent-action TCTO is the Red X symbol. The Red X symbol is used to indicate that a component or system is not operational or safe to use. In this case, the unit has been taken out of service until it complies with the urgent-action TCTO, which suggests that there is a critical issue that needs to be addressed before it can be used again.

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  • 36. 

    What are the two general classes of Air Force publications?

    • A.

      Pamphlets and manuals

    • B.

      Departmental and field

    • C.

      Instructions and manuals

    • D.

      Supplements and instructions

    Correct Answer
    B. Departmental and field
    Explanation
    Departmental and field are the two general classes of Air Force publications. Departmental publications are those that provide guidance and information to personnel within a specific department or unit. These publications are specific to the needs and requirements of that particular department. On the other hand, field publications are broader in scope and provide guidance and information that is applicable across different departments and units within the Air Force. These publications cover topics and procedures that are relevant to the entire Air Force organization.

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  • 37. 

    What impact is made on the maintenance organization by ensuring availability of adequate parts, equipment, and training?

    • A.

      Increasing bottlenecks and maximizing repair cycle time

    • B.

      Increasing bottlenecks and minimizing repair cycle time

    • C.

      Eliminating bottlenecks and maximizing repair cycle time

    • D.

      Eliminating bottlenecks and minimizing repair cycle time

    Correct Answer
    D. Eliminating bottlenecks and minimizing repair cycle time
    Explanation
    Ensuring availability of adequate parts, equipment, and training helps in eliminating bottlenecks in the maintenance organization. This means that there will be fewer obstacles or delays in the maintenance processes, leading to smoother operations. Additionally, it also helps in minimizing the repair cycle time. With the necessary resources and training, maintenance tasks can be completed more efficiently and quickly, reducing the overall time required for repairs.

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  • 38. 

    Which maintenance levels are considered together as "field maintenance"?

    • A.

      Centralized and depot

    • B.

      Depot and provisional

    • C.

      Provisional and centralized

    • D.

      Organizational and intermediate

    Correct Answer
    D. Organizational and intermediate
    Explanation
    The maintenance levels that are considered together as "field maintenance" are organizational and intermediate. These two levels involve maintenance activities that are performed closer to the field or operational environment. Organizational maintenance refers to maintenance tasks performed by the unit or organization responsible for operating the equipment, while intermediate maintenance involves more complex repairs and support provided by specialized units or technicians. Together, these two levels ensure that equipment is properly maintained and operational in the field.

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  • 39. 

    Organizational maintenance consists of

    • A.

      On-equipment tasks normally performed using resources of an operating command at an operating location

    • B.

      On-equipment tasks normally performed using the resources of a supporting command or intermediate repair facility

    • C.

      Off-equipment tasks normally performed using the resources of an operating command at an operating location or intermediate repair facility

    • D.

      On- or off-equipment tasks that require highly specialized skills, sophisticated shop equipment, and/or special facilities of a supporting command

    Correct Answer
    A. On-equipment tasks normally performed using resources of an operating command at an operating location
    Explanation
    Organizational maintenance refers to the tasks that are typically carried out by an operating command at a specific location. These tasks involve the maintenance and repair of equipment on-site, using the available resources of the operating command. This means that the maintenance work is performed by the personnel and equipment present at the operating location, without the need for external support or resources from a supporting command or intermediate repair facility. The correct answer, "on-equipment tasks normally performed using resources of an operating command at an operating location," accurately describes this concept of organizational maintenance.

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  • 40. 

    The main purpose of the inspection system is to

    • A.

      Get ahead on unscheduled maintenance

    • B.

      Keep equipment operating and looking good

    • C.

      Keep the mechanic working on minor problems

    • D.

      Locate problems and repair equipment before total failure

    Correct Answer
    D. Locate problems and repair equipment before total failure
    Explanation
    The main purpose of the inspection system is to locate problems and repair equipment before total failure. This is important because identifying and addressing issues early on can prevent more serious and costly damage in the future. By regularly inspecting equipment, potential problems can be identified and repaired in a timely manner, ensuring that the equipment remains in good working condition and minimizing the risk of unexpected breakdowns or failures. This proactive approach helps to maintain the reliability and longevity of the equipment.

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  • 41. 

    The maintenance symbol that represents the most serious operational condition for equipment is a

    • A.

      Red X

    • B.

      Red dash

    • C.

      Red diaganol

    • D.

      Circled red X

    Correct Answer
    A. Red X
    Explanation
    The red X symbol represents the most serious operational condition for equipment. It typically indicates a complete failure or shutdown of the equipment, requiring immediate attention and repair. The red X signifies that the equipment is inoperable and cannot be used until the issue is resolved. This symbol is used to alert operators and maintenance personnel about the critical nature of the problem and the need for prompt action.

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  • 42. 

    Which section of AFTO form 244 is used to record a forms review?

    • A.

      Part II, Non-scheduled inspection

    • B.

      Part III, Scheduled inspection

    • C.

      Part IV, Supervisory Review

    • D.

      Part V, Maintenance/Delayed Discrepancy

    Correct Answer
    C. Part IV, Supervisory Review
    Explanation
    Part IV of AFTO form 244 is used to record a forms review. This section is specifically dedicated to the supervisory review of the form. It allows supervisors to provide their input, comments, and recommendations regarding the accuracy and completeness of the form. This ensures that the form has been thoroughly reviewed and verified by a supervisor before it is considered complete and valid.

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  • 43. 

    When closing out an AFTO form 244, what is entered on the form to close out unclompleted inspections?

    • A.

      A red X and yoru initials in Part IV, Supervisory Review

    • B.

      A red X and your initials in Part III, Scheduled inspections

    • C.

      The letters "CF" (for carried forward) and your initials in Part IV, Supervisory Review

    • D.

      The letters "CF" (for carried forward) and yoru initials in Part III, Scheduled Inspections

    Correct Answer
    D. The letters "CF" (for carried forward) and yoru initials in Part III, Scheduled Inspections
    Explanation
    When closing out an AFTO form 244, if there are any incomplete inspections that need to be carried forward to the next form, the letters "CF" (for carried forward) and your initials should be entered in Part III, Scheduled Inspections. This indicates that these inspections were not completed on the current form and will need to be addressed on the next form.

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  • 44. 

    What is the condition of a component bearing a green equipment condition label?

    • A.

      Unserviceable (Condemned)

    • B.

      Unserviceable (Reparable)

    • C.

      Serviceable

    • D.

      Suspended

    Correct Answer
    B. Unserviceable (Reparable)
    Explanation
    A component bearing a green equipment condition label is considered "Unserviceable (Reparable)." This means that the component is currently not in working condition but can be repaired and made serviceable again. The green label indicates that the component is not condemned and can be fixed to be used again.

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  • 45. 

    What color is the equipment condition tag attached to an item being held as an exhibit?

    • A.

      Brown

    • B.

      Green

    • C.

      White

    • D.

      Yellow

    Correct Answer
    A. Brown
    Explanation
    The equipment condition tag attached to an item being held as an exhibit is brown.

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  • 46. 

    What maintenance supply form is used to order commonly stocked supplies or turn in excess or unserviceable property?

    • A.

      AF Form 2005

    • B.

      AFTO Form 350

    • C.

      DD Form 1348-6

    • D.

      DD Form 1348-1A

    Correct Answer
    A. AF Form 2005
    Explanation
    The AF Form 2005 is used to order commonly stocked supplies or turn in excess or unserviceable property. This form is specifically designed for maintenance supply purposes and ensures that the correct supplies are ordered or property is returned. It is likely that the other forms listed are not specifically designed for this purpose or may be used for different types of supply orders or property turn-ins.

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  • 47. 

    What MDD code identifies the system that was worked on?

    • A.

      Type Maintenance

    • B.

      Work Unit Code

    • C.

      Category of Labor

    • D.

      Units

    Correct Answer
    B. Work Unit Code
    Explanation
    The MDD code that identifies the system that was worked on is the Work Unit Code. This code is used to track and categorize the specific tasks or units of work performed on a system. It helps in keeping a record of the maintenance activities carried out on different systems and allows for easy identification and tracking of the work done on each system.

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  • 48. 

    Distinguish between "excess" and "surplus" as they apply to the Air Force supply discipline.

    • A.

      Excess and surplus are the same

    • B.

      Excess and surplus are the turn-in of property no longer needed.

    • C.

      Surplus is property no longer needed at your bae, and excess is property no longer needed by another military service or federal agency

    • D.

      Excess is property no longer needed at your base, and surplus is property no longer needed by another military service or federal agency.

    Correct Answer
    D. Excess is property no longer needed at your base, and surplus is property no longer needed by another military service or federal agency.
    Explanation
    Excess refers to property that is no longer needed at a specific Air Force base, while surplus refers to property that is no longer needed by another military service or federal agency. This means that excess and surplus are not the same, as they involve different categories of property and different parties involved in the disposal process.

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  • 49. 

    What is a major concept regarding "economic use" of supplies and equipment?

    • A.

      Use them only for their intended purposes

    • B.

      Always order the least expensive item to do the job

    • C.

      Protect items from hazards such as fire or corrosion

    • D.

      Order only the minimum supplies necessary to do a job

    Correct Answer
    A. Use them only for their intended purposes
    Explanation
    The major concept regarding "economic use" of supplies and equipment is to use them only for their intended purposes. This means that using supplies and equipment for their designated functions ensures their longevity and prevents unnecessary wear and tear. It also avoids the need for costly repairs or replacements. By using supplies and equipment as intended, organizations can optimize their resources and minimize unnecessary expenses.

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  • 50. 

    Who is responsible for ensuring that property records of supply transactions are kept accurately?

    • A.

      Commander

    • B.

      Supervisor

    • C.

      Person who signed for an account

    • D.

      Person who has possession of the property

    Correct Answer
    A. Commander
    Explanation
    The commander is responsible for ensuring that property records of supply transactions are kept accurately. This is because the commander holds a position of authority and has overall responsibility for the management and accountability of supplies within their command. They are responsible for overseeing the proper documentation and record-keeping of all supply transactions to ensure accuracy and accountability.

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