CDC 3e251 Set B Vol. 2

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This quiz will cover all URE multiple choice questions from Vol. 2 of the B-Set of Pavements and Construction Equipment Operator 5-Level upgrade course. All questions are taken directly from the UREs and the multiple choice options are the same. Correct answers reflect the correct answers from the CDC themselves and not necessarily the correct answers from the CERTest.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When properly equipped, a front end loader can perform tasks associated with all of the following operations except...
    • A. 

      Dozer tasks

    • B. 

      Scraper jobs

    • C. 

      Trailer operations

    • D. 

      Clamshell operations

  • 2. 
    What must you do before performing any maintenance action on a front end loader?
    • A. 

      Put the transmission in nuetral

    • B. 

      Remove all fuel from the fuel system

    • C. 

      Disconnect and cap the hydraulic system

    • D. 

      Turn the loader off and set the parking brake

  • 3. 
    When equipped with a multi-purpose bucket, what function can the front end loader NOT perform?
    • A. 

      Dozer

    • B. 

      Scraper

    • C. 

      Dragline

    • D. 

      Clamshell

  • 4. 
    What bucket control is used to raise and lower the bucket on a front end loader?
    • A. 

      Lift control

    • B. 

      Clam control

    • C. 

      Bucket control

    • D. 

      Transmission control

  • 5. 
    To pick up materials from a stockpile with a front end loader, which method should you use?
    • A. 

      Scoop

    • B. 

      Dozer

    • C. 

      Dragline

    • D. 

      Clamshell

  • 6. 
    When loading a dump truck with a front end loader, how can you prevent damaging the sump body of the truck?
    • A. 

      Keep the travel stance short

    • B. 

      Spot the truck to the stockpile

    • C. 

      Dump the first load a little at a time

    • D. 

      Have a spotter positioned on the truck

  • 7. 
    What type of front end loader bucket should you use when scooping sticky material that has a tendency to stick to the bucket?
    • A. 

      Drag

    • B. 

      Scoop

    • C. 

      Hopper

    • D. 

      Clamshell

  • 8. 
    How should a dump truck be positioned near the stockpile?
    • A. 

      At a left angle to the pile

    • B. 

      At a right angle to the pile

    • C. 

      Centered on the pile

    • D. 

      Behind the pile

  • 9. 
    How should you backfill a trench when using a front end loader with a narrow bucket?
    • A. 

      Move the loader straight into the material

    • B. 

      Raise the bucket about two inches off the ground

    • C. 

      Move the loader rapidly into the material

    • D. 

      Backfill the area from an angle

  • 10. 
    On a front end loader, in what position would you place the lift-control lever to backdrag the area?
    • A. 

      Float

    • B. 

      Neutral

    • C. 

      Reverse

    • D. 

      Forward

  • 11. 
    When stockpiliing with a front end loader, what happens when the material is worked too much?
    • A. 

      Segregation takes place

    • B. 

      Larger particles break up

    • C. 

      Excessive tire wear occurs

    • D. 

      The stockpile becomes flat

  • 12. 
    Unlike a regular front end loader, what is the advantage of a skid steer loader?
    • A. 

      It does not need to be hauled to the jobsite

    • B. 

      Machine controls react quicker

    • C. 

      It can operate in a smaller area

    • D. 

      It consumes less fuel

  • 13. 
    Where should you look to determine the type of fluid (hydraulic, oil, etc) required on a front end loader?
    • A. 

      AF Form 1800

    • B. 

      Glove compartment

    • C. 

      Technical Order (TO) or owner's manual

    • D. 

      Passenger side door panel

  • 14. 
    On the skid steer loader, what will happen if you remove your hands and feet from the controls?
    • A. 

      The engine die

    • B. 

      The equipment will stop moving

    • C. 

      The engine will return to an idle speed

    • D. 

      The equipment will automatically resume and forward momentum

  • 15. 
    To ensure a good sweeping pattern and avoid damage to equipment or bystanders, you should have a broom pattern that is only...
    • A. 

      2-3 feet wide

    • B. 

      2-3 yards wide

    • C. 

      3-4 inches wide

    • D. 

      2-3 inches wide

  • 16. 
    When moving pallets with a forklift, why should you make sure the forksd are spaced far enough apart?
    • A. 

      To ensure load stability

    • B. 

      To maximixe the lifting capacity

    • C. 

      To decrease the weight of the load

    • D. 

      To increase your visibility of the forks

  • 17. 
    When operating a forklift, what do you do after you have the forks under the pallet?
    • A. 

      Accelerate quickly and push forward on the lift control lever

    • B. 

      Accelerate quickly and pull back on the lift control lever

    • C. 

      Accelerate slightly and pull back on the lift control lever

    • D. 

      Accelerate slowly and push forward on the lift control lever

  • 18. 
    When operating a front end loader with a forklift attachment, what control is used to adjust the forks forward?
    • A. 

      Clamshell

    • B. 

      Fat

    • C. 

      Hoist

    • D. 

      Tilt

  • 19. 
    What is the efficient operating range of a scraper?
    • A. 

      200 feet

    • B. 

      300 feet

    • C. 

      400 feet

    • D. 

      500 feet

  • 20. 
    What are the four basic cycles in any scraper operation?
    • A. 

      Hauling, spreading, planning, returning

    • B. 

      Spreading, planning, loading, returning

    • C. 

      Loading, hauling, spreading, returning

    • D. 

      Planning, scraping, hauling, returning

  • 21. 
    What is the best reason to perform a downhill pull with a scraper?
    • A. 

      To increase tire life

    • B. 

      To decrease tire spinning

    • C. 

      To decrease gravitational pull

    • D. 

      To add more material per load

  • 22. 
    Which of these loading methods generally achieves maximum productivity?
    • A. 

      Pusher

    • B. 

      Shuttle

    • C. 

      Straddle

    • D. 

      Backtrack

  • 23. 
    Generally, push-loaded scrapers should be loaded within a maximum stance of how many feet?
    • A. 

      50

    • B. 

      75

    • C. 

      100

    • D. 

      150

  • 24. 
    When operating a scraper, at what speed should you enter the loading area?
    • A. 

      Controlled low return speed

    • B. 

      Controlled high return speed

    • C. 

      Same speed as the pusher

    • D. 

      Slower speed than the pusher

  • 25. 
    When the scraper leaves a cut, why should you allow the scraper to travel a few feet before lfiting the bowl to the carrying position?
    • A. 

      To be sure the apron is closed

    • B. 

      To maintain a sense of gravity

    • C. 

      To keep the scraper from bouncing

    • D. 

      To spread loose material piles in front of the bowl

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