Annual ESD Awareness Training

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ESD Quizzes & Trivia

A minimum passing score of 95% is mandatory. Please review training materials for failures. Use T. O. 00-25-234 sec7. And 3DXXX-202A�for reference.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the purpose of electrostatic discharge (ESD) awareness?
    • A. 

      Protecting technicians from electrocution

    • B. 

      Minimizing the impact of ESD damage to electrical and electronic parts.

    • C. 

      Ensuring spontaneous fires do not break out while working on electronic devices.

  • 2. 
    What technical order (TO) reference discusses the details of electrostatic discharge (ESD)awareness?
    • A. 

      31-10-14

    • B. 

      36-2903

    • C. 

      00-25-234

  • 3. 
    What is static electricity?
    • A. 

      An electrical charge of varying strengths

    • B. 

      An electrical charge at rest within one body, or that transfers from one body to another

    • C. 

      An electrical charge with a rating of at least 1.21 gigawatts

  • 4. 
    Which of the following objects are sources for static electricity?
    • A. 

      Both B and C

    • B. 

      People, packing material, and tools

    • C. 

      Work surfaces, floors, clothing

  • 5. 
    What is the threshhold of sensitivity or the level of voltage required for a human being to feel a static discharge?
    • A. 

      350 volts

    • B. 

      1000 volts

    • C. 

      3500 volts

  • 6. 
    At appoxminately what level of voltage can circuits begin to be suceptible to damage from ESD?
    • A. 

      1350 volts

    • B. 

      1000 Volts

    • C. 

      25 Volts

  • 7. 
    What is required whenever handling ESD sensitive materials?
    • A. 

      An approved static control workstation with or a personnel wrist strap when a full workstation is not feasible.

    • B. 

      Latex gloves and rubber overboots must be adorned before working with ESD sensitive materials

    • C. 

      All users must discharge themselves on a metal doorknob prior to working with ESD sensitive materials.

  • 8. 
    What type of containers or packaging should ESD sensitive materials be transported in?
    • A. 

      Ziploc sandwich bags

    • B. 

      Static shielded bags and non-charge generating packages

    • C. 

      Wrapped in seran wrap and placed in a box of styrofoam

  • 9. 
    What is the most important aspect of using a static control workstation?
    • A. 

      Always ensure the static control workstation is connected to an approved grounding point.

    • B. 

      Make sure your workstation is clean and smells nice.

    • C. 

      Ensure the static control workstation provides adequate cushion for materials

  • 10. 
    How often should a static control workstation and accompaning wrist strap be inspected?
    • A. 

      Monthly

    • B. 

      Annually

    • C. 

      Before every use!!

  • 11. 
    You are working at an ESD control workstation and have some essential tools with electrically conductive tips and insulative handles. What would be the best approach before  using these tools on ESD sensitive items?
    • A. 

      Touch the tip of the tool to the ESD work surface to dissipate any static charges

    • B. 

      No precautions are necessary

    • C. 

      Touch the tip of the tool with your fingers to dissapate any static charges through your grounded wrist strap

    • D. 

      Either a or c

  • 12. 
    Static generating materials may be present at the ESD control workstation with ESD sensitive items if:
    • A. 

      The static generating materials are job essential

    • B. 

      Static generating materials are never allowed on the work surface

    • C. 

      The static generating materials have been recently cleaned

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 13. 
    The entrance to an ESD control work area should have an attention sign alerting personnel that they are enetering an ESD protective work area?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    A signed ESD control certification document should be:
    • A. 

      Posted at the entrance to the ESD work area

    • B. 

      Stored in a readily accesible file

    • C. 

      Either A or B

  • 15. 
    Wrist Staps (without constant monitoring) require:
    • A. 

      Tested and logged before each initial use

    • B. 

      No testing

    • C. 

      Tested every 90 days

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 16. 
    You need to perform maintenance on a console that contains ESD sensitive items. The maintenance action requires you to ensure that the power is off  and then remove a cover/panel that will expose the sensitive electronics. What should you do?
    • A. 

      You disconnect power and put on your ESD control wrist strap which you've bonded to the items chassis, remove the cover and proceed with the maintenance action.

    • B. 

      You disconnect power. Since you do not intend to remove any ESD sensitive items from the console, no addtional ESD precautions are necessary.

    • C. 

      Lock the entrance to the work are so that no one can enter the work area. Open the panel and quickly perform your maintenance action

    • D. 

      Lock the entrance to the work area so that no one can enter the work area. Turn disconnect power and open the panel and quickly perform your maintenance action.

  • 17. 
    An ESD control workstation consist of?
    • A. 

      An ESD control work surface

    • B. 

      And ESD control wrist strap

    • C. 

      A common point ground

    • D. 

      All the above

  • 18. 
    ESD sensitive items (ESDS) that need to be transported  (in-house) from one ESD work area to another should be?
    • A. 

      Packaged in an ESD protective shielding bag

    • B. 

      Placed in a conductive tote box with lid

    • C. 

      Transported on an ungrounded cart

    • D. 

      Either a or b