Electrostatic Discharge Awareness Quiz

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Here we have come up with an electrostatic discharge awareness quiz for you. Electrostatic discharge is a momentary and sudden flow of electric current that happens between two electrically charged objects caused by contact, an electrical short, or dielectric breakdown. This electrostatic discharge awareness quiz has questions to not only test your understanding and knowledge but also to educate you more on the subject. Let's go for this quiz now.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    ESD sensitive components can be damaged by as little as:    
    • A. 

      2,000 volts

    • B. 

      20 volts

    • C. 

      20,000 volts

    • D. 

      200 volts

  • 2. 
    Static electricity rapidly moves from one object to another when:     
    • A. 

      Any item is charged

    • B. 

      Two objects with different charges come close together

    • C. 

      Two objects with the same charge come close together

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 3. 
    Most people feel ESD above:
    • A. 

      2,000 volts

    • B. 

      20.000 volts

    • C. 

      20 volts

    • D. 

      200 volts

  • 4. 
    Static electricity is best described as:
    • A. 

      An electrical charge at rest

    • B. 

      Charge induction

    • C. 

      Excessive valence electrons

    • D. 

      Electrostatic discharge

  • 5. 
    A conductor will:
    • A. 

      Allow the flow of electrical current

    • B. 

      Prevent the risk of shock

    • C. 

      Prevent a wire from shorting to another wire

    • D. 

      Resist the flow of electrical current

  • 6. 
     Insulators:
    • A. 

      Conduct electricity

    • B. 

      Are grounding devices

    • C. 

      Resist the flow of electricity

    • D. 

      Fall somewhere between conductors and static dissipating materials

  • 7. 
    Devices damaged by ESD:   
    • A. 

      Are not a problem as long as they pass the electrical test

    • B. 

      Always fail immediately

    • C. 

      May work at first, then fail later

    • D. 

      Easily fixed by a qualified technician

  • 8. 
    If ESD isn’t controlled, the results are usually,
    • A. 

      Unhappy customers

    • B. 

      Lower product quality

    • C. 

      Higher cost

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 9. 
    The reason personal grounding helps control ESD is:
    • A. 

      Charges are drained before they reach the ESD sensitive device

    • B. 

      Charges simply disappear

    • C. 

      Associates work in a more controlled manner

    • D. 

      People absorb charges before they reach the electronic assembly

  • 10. 
    To control ESD, it’s best to wear clothes made of:  
    • A. 

      Rayon

    • B. 

      Polyester

    • C. 

      Cotton

    • D. 

      Wool

  • 11. 
    Shoe grounders are most effective for:
    • A. 

      Operations that require movement

    • B. 

      Seated operations

    • C. 

      Hand soldering operations

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 12. 
    If you experience a problem when testing your wrist strap or shoe grounders:
    • A. 

      Wiggle the wrist strap, then tap it five times

    • B. 

      Place both feet on the metal plate, then plug in the wrist strap

    • C. 

      Let your supervisor know immediately

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 13. 
    The wrist strap needs to be:                                    
    • A. 

      Worn snugly against the skin

    • B. 

      Able to be quickly connected or disconnected

    • C. 

      Attached securely to a ground wire with a current limiting resistor

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 14. 
    Moving materials against each other will:
    • A. 

      Neutralize an electrostatic charge

    • B. 

      Create an electrostatic charge

    • C. 

      Remove static electricity

    • D. 

      Neutralize one material and create an electrostatic charge in the other material

  • 15. 
    To control ESD in the work area:
    • A. 

      Don’t touch static generating materials

    • B. 

      Don’t shuffle your feet when walking

    • C. 

      Don’t comb your hair

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 16. 
    If you are not sure a device is ESD sensitive, you should:
    • A. 

      Treat it as if it were ESD sensitive

    • B. 

      Treat it like any other device

    • C. 

      Include it in the scrap report

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 17. 
    To reduce the effect on non-conductive items in the workplace:
    • A. 

      Apply an anti-static solution

    • B. 

      Operate with controlled humidity

    • C. 

      Use an air ionizer

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 18. 
    Static dissipative materials:
    • A. 

      Dissipate humidity in the work area

    • B. 

      Ground electricity to make charges harmless

    • C. 

      Conduct electricity slowly enough to not damage ESD sensitive devices

    • D. 

      Prevent electricity from being conducted

  • 19. 
    Examples of non-conductive, static generating materials include:   
    • A. 

      Tape dispensers and hair brushes

    • B. 

      Vinyl binders and plastic covers

    • C. 

      Styrofoam cups and plastic safety glasses

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 20. 
    When transporting ESD sensitive devices:    
    • A. 

      Always keep carts on ESD safe floors

    • B. 

      Use closed containers and carts designed for ESD sensitive devices

    • C. 

      Wear your wrist strap

    • D. 

      Make sure the relative humidity is under 10 percent

  • 21. 
    A sealed static shielding bag will:  
    • A. 

      Prevent physical damage

    • B. 

      Protect an enclosed device from ESD damage

    • C. 

      Degrade solderability

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 22. 
    Components should be:
    • A. 

      Handled only by the non-conductive portion of the body

    • B. 

      Pushed along a static dissipative surface rather than handled

    • C. 

      Handled only by the leads

    • D. 

      All of the above

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