Drill Press Safety Quiz

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Drill Press Safety Quizzes & Trivia

This is a Safety quiz for the Drill Press.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    While working on the Drill Press, what is the function of the depth stop?
    • A. 

      To show the depth of hole that is being drilled.

    • B. 

      To regulate the depth of the hole that is being drilled.

    • C. 

      To stop the machine.

    • D. 

      To control the speed at which the drill bit cuts through the hole.

  • 2. 
    What is the purpose of clamping the work piece securely to the table when drilling holes?
    • A. 

      To keep the table from moving.

    • B. 

      To keep the work piece from moving when the drill begins to cut.

    • C. 

      To help support the table while drilling.

    • D. 

      To keep the drill bit from moving while the drill press is working.

  • 3. 
    How do you change the speed of a drill press?
    • A. 

      Change the v-belt on the pulley system.

    • B. 

      Change the position of the v-belt on the pulley

    • C. 

      Release the tension on the v-belt.

    • D. 

      Increase the tension on the v-belt.

  • 4. 
    Why should you put a piece of scrap wood under the work piece when drilling a hole through the wood?
    • A. 

      To protect the drill press table.

    • B. 

      To get the work piece closer to the drill bit.

    • C. 

      To keep the table area clean.

    • D. 

      To ensure that the drill bit goes through the board.

  • 5. 
    Before starting the drill press, always make sure that:
    • A. 

      Hair and loose clothing are kept away from the moving parts.

    • B. 

      Safety glasses are on.

    • C. 

      All types of jewelry are removed.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

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