Basic Locksmith Quiz: Trivia Questions

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Basic Locksmith Quiz: Trivia Questions

Do you know what a locksmith does? An individual who works with locks on doors, windows, safes, and cars is known as a locksmith. Locksmiths install, modify and repair locks in all different items. Cars and office buildings are among the most common problems. Locksmiths also provide services for those who are locked out or people who need help with their security systems. You may need to know about what a locksmith does, and this quiz holds the key.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is a "bible" as it relates to locksmithing and where do you find it?
  • 2. 
    If a customer has the key to their lock but the keyway just keeps spinning, what is most likely to be the problem?
  • 3. 
    How do you rekey a Schlage secure key?
  • 4. 
    How many pins are usually in a kwikset Titan?
    • A. 

      4

    • B. 

      5

    • C. 

      6

    • D. 

      7

  • 5. 
    When there are no visible screws on the back of a deadbolt to remove it from the door, describe where they may be hidden/located.
  • 6. 
    What are spool pins and what  do they do?  What lock company commonly uses spool pins in their residential locks?
  • 7. 
    What size drill bit is used for a standard peep hole?
    • A. 

      1"

    • B. 

      1/2"

    • C. 

      3/8

    • D. 

      5/16"

  • 8. 
    Describe how to find the "hand" of a door.
  • 9. 
    Describe ways that you may be able to open a garage door when it is locked.
  • 10. 
    Name 3 things you need to know before ordering and installing a lock..
  • 11. 
    What would make a lock easier to pick?
    • A. 

      Core pins

    • B. 

      Spool pins

    • C. 

      Master pins

    • D. 

      Serrated pins

  • 12. 
    Masterkeying makes locks safer
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Kwikset makes the secure key.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    How many different detex keys are there?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      10

    • C. 

      25

    • D. 

      30

  • 15. 
    Describe a LORI lock...
  • 16. 
    What is a dummy cylinder?
    • A. 

      A cylinder that is stupid

    • B. 

      A cylinder without a keyway

    • C. 

      A thumb turn

    • D. 

      A high security cylinder

  • 17. 
    Astragal is another term for a latchguard.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    When you "loid" a lock you:
    • A. 

      Break it

    • B. 

      Open it

    • C. 

      Install it

    • D. 

      Fix it

  • 19. 
    You can always use an airwedge on a door.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    The "bitting" describes:
    • A. 

      The cuts of a key

    • B. 

      The keyway

    • C. 

      The length of the key

    • D. 

      The backset

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