Comprehensive Maintenance - 100 Multiple Choice Quiz!

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Comprehensive Maintenance - 100 Multiple Choice Quiz!

Not everyone has the ability to deal with maintenance issues in the house. If you are capable you need a license to practice that you can get through passing the comprehensive exam. Are you planning on taking your exams? Take up the quiz below and see how ready you are.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    People are judged on their appearance, so, it is important to present a clean, organized and professional image to your residents.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      White

    • B. 

      Black or Red

    • C. 

      Green or bare wire

    • D. 

      Yellow

  • 3. 
    What is the purpose of a squirrel cage?
    • A. 

      To move air through the handler

    • B. 

      To cool circulation pump

    • C. 

      None of the above

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Where is a fuse link located?
    • A. 

      In a fuse box

    • B. 

      On a heat coil

    • C. 

      On a stove element

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 6. 
    Where is a joist found?
    • A. 

      Floor

    • B. 

      Wall

    • C. 

      Stair

    • D. 

      Corner

  • 7. 
    On most garbage disposals, where is the reset button located?
    • A. 

      In the breaker box

    • B. 

      On the outlet nearest the disposal

    • C. 

      On the bottom of the disposal

    • D. 

      On the nearest wall

  • 8. 
    A copy of the service request should be left in every occupied apartment after completion to let the resident know what service has been completed.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    • A. 

      Check for leaks

    • B. 

      Remove impurities

    • C. 

      Extend the life of the unit

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 10. 
    • A. 

      R 12

    • B. 

      R 22

    • C. 

      R 302

    • D. 

      R 202

  • 11. 
    Older refrigerators contain which type of Freon:
    • A. 

      R 22

    • B. 

      R 12

    • C. 

      R 502

    • D. 

      R 602

  • 12. 
    Where is the bibb seat located?
    • A. 

      In a faucet

    • B. 

      On a toilet

    • C. 

      None of the above

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 13. 
    • A. 

      Clean it up

    • B. 

      Flush the toilet

    • C. 

      Purge the tank of air

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 14. 
    What kind of freon is used in central air conditioning?
    • A. 

      R 12

    • B. 

      R 11

    • C. 

      R 22

    • D. 

      R 21

  • 15. 
    Taking heat out of the air will do what to the air temperature?
    • A. 

      Raise

    • B. 

      Lower

    • C. 

      Stabilize

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 16. 
    When charging, vapor should be added to the ____ side of the compressor.
    • A. 

      High

    • B. 

      Low

    • C. 

      Liquid

    • D. 

      Left

  • 17. 
    R-134A is a drop in replacement for R-12.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    What is the best product to use to thin or clean up latex paint?
    • A. 

      Varsal

    • B. 

      Water

    • C. 

      Paint thinner

    • D. 

      Turpentine

  • 19. 
    Low voltage means:
    • A. 

      Less than 220 volts

    • B. 

      Less than 460 volts

    • C. 

      110 volt

    • D. 

      Less than 30 volts (usually 24)

  • 20. 
    Picking up litter on the property is every employee's business; there are no exceptions.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    When wiring a new wall receptacle, the silver screw is for:
    • A. 

      Ground wire

    • B. 

      Neutrel Wire

    • C. 

      Hot wire

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 22. 
    Apartment #2 is underneath Apartment #12. The occupants in #2 say that water is coming into their bathroom through the overhead vent every time the residents upstairs take a shower.  What is the probable cause?
    • A. 

      Shower drain pipe is leaking

    • B. 

      No shower curtain in apt #12

    • C. 

      Leak in the pipe between the director and showerhead

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 23. 
    What is a swagging tool used for?
    • A. 

      Enlarging copper tubing

    • B. 

      Connecting PVC pipe joints

    • C. 

      Joining electrical wires

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 24. 
    • A. 

      Too allow you to overheat the compressor to check for leaks

    • B. 

      Too allow the freon to be saved while servicing the unit

    • C. 

      Too regulate or shut-off electrical current to the condensor

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 25. 
    The pilot light on a standing pilot water heater won't stay lit. What might be causing the problem?
    • A. 

      The ignitor

    • B. 

      The thermocouple

    • C. 

      The theromostat

    • D. 

      None of the above