Como Secondary College Soldering Quiz

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Como Secondary College Soldering Quiz

Hi guys, You have received a copy of the Soldering Guide by email. Now we need you to complete this quiz. All the answers are in the Soldering Guide. You must get 100% in the test, so if you do not get it all right the first time, then try, try again until you do!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the minimum temperature of the soldering iron required to solder?   
    • A. 

      200 °C

    • B. 

      250 °C

    • C. 

      300 °C

    • D. 

      310 °C

  • 2. 
    What are the elements most common in solder?
    • A. 

      Copper and Zinc

    • B. 

      Iron and Tin

    • C. 

      Tin and Zinc

    • D. 

      Tin and Lead

  • 3. 
    What is the wet sponge used for in the soldering process?
    • A. 

      Clean the PCB to keep a good connection between components.

    • B. 

      Clean the solder of impurities.

    • C. 

      Clean the tip of the soldering iron.

    • D. 

      None of the above.

  • 4. 
    Does it matter which way you place a resistor in a Printed Circuit Board (PCB)? 
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 5. 
    How much solder is required (in general) to solder each connection? 
    • A. 

      1-3mm of solder (below the tip of the soldering iron)

    • B. 

      1-3mm of solder (above the tip of the soldering iron)

    • C. 

      4-5mm of solder (below the tip of the soldering iron)

    • D. 

      4-5mm of solder (above the tip of the soldering iron)

  • 6. 
    How long does it take for solder to cool down its stopped being heated on the Printed Circuit Board (PCB)? 
    • A. 

      About 1 second

    • B. 

      About 2 seconds

    • C. 

      More than 2 seconds

    • D. 

      Instantly

  • 7. 
    Does it matter which component you solder onto the Printed Circuit Board (PCB) first? 
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 8. 
    Which is the correct soldering technique as shown in the diagram below, A or B?  
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

  • 9. 
    When you solder a component onto a pad on the Printed Circuit Board should it cover the entire pad? 
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 10. 
    When soldering a joint, what does the tip of the soldering iron need to be in contact with? 
    • A. 

      The component wire

    • B. 

      The PCB pad

    • C. 

      Both A and C

    • D. 

      None of the above

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