Can You Pass This ASE Certification Exam?

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Can You Pass This ASE Certification Exam? - Quiz

Can you pass this ASE certification exam? Vehicles are very sensitive, and one needs to ensure that they are in perfect condition before they go on the road, and this is where the services of an automotive service excellence individual come in. Do you feel like you are ready to be certified? Take this quiz and get to find out!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Technician A says that a full wet coat of paint is produced by holding the gun back and spraying fast. Technician B says that a full wet coat of paint is produced by moving the spray gun slower than normal. Who is correct?

    • A.

      Technician A

    • B.

      Technician B

    • C.

      Both Technician A and B

    • D.

      Neither Technician A or B

    Correct Answer
    B. Technician B
    Explanation
    Technician B is correct. A full wet coat of paint is produced by moving the spray gun slower than normal. Holding the gun back and spraying fast, as suggested by Technician A, would result in a dry or uneven coat of paint. By moving the spray gun slower, more paint is applied to the surface, resulting in a smoother and more even finish.

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  • 2. 

    Technician A says that an OEM finish is the original factory paint job. Technician B says that OEM is the black coating put on new parts. Who is correct? 

    • A.

      Technician A

    • B.

      Technician B

    • C.

      Both Technician A and B

    • D.

      Neither Technician A or B

    Correct Answer
    A. Technician A
    Explanation
    Technician A is correct. An OEM finish refers to the original factory paint job on a vehicle. It is the paint job that the vehicle had when it was first manufactured. Technician B is incorrect in stating that OEM is the black coating put on new parts.

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  • 3. 

    Technician A says that blending solvent is formulated to help fade the new paint into the original paint when spraying. Technician B says that blending solvent is used to clean a blend panel before spraying. Who is correct?

    • A.

      Technician A

    • B.

      Technician B

    • C.

      Both Technician A and B

    • D.

      Neither Technician A or B

    Correct Answer
    A. Technician A
    Explanation
    Technician A is correct. Blending solvent is indeed formulated to help fade the new paint into the original paint when spraying. This solvent is used to create a smooth transition between the newly sprayed paint and the existing paint, ensuring a seamless finish. Technician B's statement about using blending solvent to clean a blend panel before spraying is incorrect.

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  • 4. 

    Technician A says that primecoats are the main color used to paint the vehicle. Technician B says that primecoats are used to improve adhesion and provide corrosion protection. Who is correct?

    • A.

      Technician A

    • B.

      Technician B

    • C.

      Both Technician A and B

    • D.

      Neither Technician A or B

    Correct Answer
    B. Technician B
    Explanation
    Technician B is correct. Primecoats are used in vehicle painting to improve adhesion between the base coat and the surface, as well as provide corrosion protection. They act as a foundation for the topcoat and help ensure a smooth and durable finish. Technician A is incorrect in stating that primecoats are the main color used to paint the vehicle, as primecoats are typically transparent or lightly pigmented and are not intended to be the final color of the vehicle.

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  • 5. 

    Technician A says that topcoats are the final layer of paint applied to the substrate. Technician B says that several coats of topcoat may be applied in some cases. Who is correct?

    • A.

      Technician A

    • B.

      Technician B

    • C.

      Both Technician A and B

    • D.

      Neither Technician A or B

    Correct Answer
    C. Both Technician A and B
    Explanation
    Both Technician A and B are correct. Technician A is correct in stating that topcoats are the final layer of paint applied to the substrate. Technician B is correct in stating that several coats of topcoat may be applied in some cases. This is because multiple coats of topcoat can be applied to achieve a desired level of coverage, color, or finish.

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  • 6. 

    Technician A says that body shop paint booths bake paint at 350 degrees for 20 minutes. Technician B says that body shop paint booths bake paint at 70 degrees for 15 to 20 minutes. Who is correct?

    • A.

      Technician A

    • B.

      Technician B

    • C.

      Both Technician A and B

    • D.

      Neither Technician A or B

    Correct Answer
    D. Neither Technician A or B
    Explanation
    Neither Technician A or B is correct because both of their statements contradict each other. Technician A states that paint booths bake paint at 350 degrees for 20 minutes, while Technician B says that paint booths bake paint at 70 degrees for 15 to 20 minutes. Since their statements differ, it is not possible for both of them to be correct.

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  • 7. 

    Technician A says that solid color paints are paints that do not contain reflective flakes or mica particles. Technician B says that solid color paints are low VOC specialty paints. Who is correct?

    • A.

      Technician A

    • B.

      Technician B

    • C.

      Both Technician A and B

    • D.

      Neither Technician A or B

    Correct Answer
    A. Technician A
    Explanation
    Technician A is correct. Solid color paints are paints that do not contain reflective flakes or mica particles. This means that they do not have any added elements that create a shimmer or metallic effect. Solid color paints are typically used for a smooth, even finish without any added texture or shine. Technician B's statement about solid color paints being low VOC specialty paints is incorrect and unrelated to the definition of solid color paints.

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  • 8. 

    Technician A says that a medium wet coat is the coat you spray between the sealer and the clearcoat. Technician B says that a medium wet coat is produced by moving the spray gun at normal speed over the surface being refinished. Who is correct?

    • A.

      Technician A

    • B.

      Technician B

    • C.

      Both Technician A and B

    • D.

      Neither Technician A or B

    Correct Answer
    B. Technician B
    Explanation
    Technician B is correct. A medium wet coat is produced by moving the spray gun at normal speed over the surface being refinished. Technician A's statement about the coat between the sealer and the clearcoat is incorrect.

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