CDC 3e251 Set B Vol. 3

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This quiz will cover all URE multiple choice questions from Vol. 3 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. 
    The purpose of revetments is to...
    • A. 

      Protect parked aircraft and essential facilities

    • B. 

      Construct contingency water storage tanks

    • C. 

      Store uneeded fill material

    • D. 

      Serve as attack decoys

  • 2. 
    How are the sides and cross panels of the A-1 and B-1 revetments held together?
    • A. 

      They are bolted together

    • B. 

      They are welded together

    • C. 

      They are held together with pins

    • D. 

      Sandbags are palced against them

  • 3. 
    The best way to repair damage to a large section of revetment is to...
    • A. 

      Remove the damaged section

    • B. 

      Replace the entire revetment

    • C. 

      Weld patches over the damage

    • D. 

      Cut the damaged panel and patch it

  • 4. 
    What two types of concrete revetments are replacing A-1 and B-1 revetments?
    • A. 

      ARMCO and barrels

    • B. 

      Bitburg and ARMCO

    • C. 

      Concrete bins and barrels

    • D. 

      Bitburg and concrete bins

  • 5. 
    Concertainer revetments are lined with a...
    • A. 

      Cotton liner

    • B. 

      Plastic liner

    • C. 

      Sandbag liner

    • D. 

      Geofabric liner

  • 6. 
    What is the minimum amount of people required to errect a concertainer revetment?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

  • 7. 
    Concertainer revetmenst are held together using...
    • A. 

      Rebar

    • B. 

      Zip strips

    • C. 

      Angle irons

    • D. 

      Connecting pins

  • 8. 
    Concertainer revetments provide the same protection as...
    • A. 

      A-1

    • B. 

      B-1

    • C. 

      Concrete bins

    • D. 

      Bitburg revetments

  • 9. 
    Which is considered to be a quick and easily constructed temporary culvert?
    • A. 

      Lean-to

    • B. 

      Sandbag

    • C. 

      Small piping

    • D. 

      Steel planking

  • 10. 
    Which culvert is desgined to withstand heavy water flow?
    • A. 

      Log

    • B. 

      Lean-to

    • C. 

      Sandbag

    • D. 

      Metal planking

  • 11. 
    You place sandbags, canvas, or burlap sacks around a metal planking culvert in order to...
    • A. 

      Reduce voids around the culvert

    • B. 

      Give more strength to the culvert

    • C. 

      Keep debris from falling into the culvert

    • D. 

      Give the culvert a better water-tight seal

  • 12. 
    You are preparing to construct a timber bridge: for this task, your most important consideration is to...
    • A. 

      Determine if the bridge is a permanent or temporary type of construction

    • B. 

      Ensure the bridge is constructed according to its projected use

    • C. 

      Ensure the bridge is constructed to withstand heavy loads

    • D. 

      Decide where the bridge is to be located

  • 13. 
    If at all possible, the construction of a soil-cement road should be restricted during...
    • A. 

      Peace time

    • B. 

      Dry periods

    • C. 

      Nighttime

    • D. 

      Freezing weather

  • 14. 
    When treating a coil-cement road area for final finishing, you divide the areas into sections.  The purpose of this is to...
    • A. 

      Reduce the cement content

    • B. 

      Make the areas easier to work

    • C. 

      Lessen the equipment that is needed

    • D. 

      Make it possible to complete and area in one working day

  • 15. 
    A sanitary landfill should NOT be located near...
    • A. 

      A spring

    • B. 

      A mjor highway

    • C. 

      Railroad tracks

    • D. 

      Power lines

  • 16. 
    When abandoning a sanitary ladnfill trench, cover it with at least...
    • A. 

      1 foot of material

    • B. 

      2 feet of material

    • C. 

      3 feet of material

    • D. 

      4 feet of material

  • 17. 
    Where do you palce stones that weight LESS than 10 pounds during constructionof berms or dykes?
    • A. 

      Top of berm

    • B. 

      Lower center of the berm

    • C. 

      Lower outside of berm

    • D. 

      Stones under 10 pounds should never be used

  • 18. 
    Which fuel bladder berm is least desirable?
    • A. 

      Above ground level

    • B. 

      Below ground level

    • C. 

      Constructed from earth fill

    • D. 

      Constructed with a flat top

  • 19. 
    Which materials can you use to prevent berm erosion?
    • A. 

      Sod

    • B. 

      Clay

    • C. 

      Soil-cement

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 20. 
    In the event fuel should catch fire in the berm, what can you do to prevent the remaining fuel from burning?
    • A. 

      Flood the berm with water

    • B. 

      Dump sand into the berm

    • C. 

      Pump the fuel out

    • D. 

      Open the drain

  • 21. 
    What is one of the first things you do after constructing a lagoon?
    • A. 

      Construct fire breaks

    • B. 

      Slope the lagoon walls

    • C. 

      Dispose of excess materials

    • D. 

      Secure the area with fencing

  • 22. 
    The purpose of building adjustable outlet pipes to extend through the lagoon's berm is to...
    • A. 

      Increase evaporation

    • B. 

      Act as irrigation valves

    • C. 

      Increase the lagoon intake

    • D. 

      Control the operating depth

  • 23. 
    You slope the bottom of evaporation lagoons for...
    • A. 

      Quick and complete draining

    • B. 

      To increase the storage capacity

    • C. 

      Maintain the berm walls

    • D. 

      To decrease vegetation

  • 24. 
    What is the first thing to assemble on the temper tent?
    • A. 

      Window sections

    • B. 

      End sections

    • C. 

      Tent frame

    • D. 

      The fly

  • 25. 
    We join the sections of the temper tents together with...
    • A. 

      Snaps

    • B. 

      Beckets

    • C. 

      Zippers

    • D. 

      Buttons

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