2A652 CDC Volume 1 Test: Practice Questions On Aerospace Ground Equipment!

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If you are planning on being part of the aerospace ground equipment personnel, you will be responsible for providing and maintaining essential maintenance support capabilities to maintain or repair the aircraft. Below is a 2A652 CDC Volume 1 test about the aerospace ground equipment! Give it a try and see just how much you have understood so far. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    The effect of noise depends on the

    • A.

      Deflection, frequency, and volume

    • B.

      Frequency, volume, and duration of exposure

    • C.

      Deflection, volume, and duration of exposure

    • D.

      Deflection, frequency, and duration of exposure

    Correct Answer
    B. Frequency, volume, and duration of exposure
    Explanation
    The effect of noise depends on the frequency, volume, and duration of exposure. The frequency of the noise refers to how high or low the pitch of the sound is, and different frequencies can have different effects on the human body. The volume of the noise refers to the intensity or loudness of the sound, and higher volumes can cause more damage. The duration of exposure refers to how long a person is exposed to the noise, and longer durations can increase the risk of hearing damage. Therefore, all three factors - frequency, volume, and duration of exposure - play a role in determining the effect of noise.

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  • 2. 

    Before removing a component from an air compressor for safety you must ensure

    • A.

      The air compressor is grounded

    • B.

      The air strainer is in place

    • C.

      The battery is disconnected

    • D.

      All air pressure is drained

    Correct Answer
    D. All air pressure is drained
    Explanation
    Before removing a component from an air compressor for safety, it is important to ensure that all air pressure is drained. This is necessary to prevent any accidental release of pressurized air, which can cause serious injuries or damage. By draining the air pressure, the risk of sudden release of compressed air is eliminated, making it safer to work on the air compressor.

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  • 3. 

    The size of the screwdriver is determined by the shank

    • A.

      Length

    • B.

      Weight

    • C.

      Temper

    • D.

      Width

    Correct Answer
    A. Length
    Explanation
    The size of a screwdriver is determined by its shank length. The shank refers to the part of the screwdriver that fits into the handle and extends to the tip. The length of the shank determines the reach and depth at which the screwdriver can be used effectively. A longer shank allows for reaching screws in deeper or hard-to-reach places, while a shorter shank is suitable for screws that are closer to the surface. Therefore, the length of the shank is a crucial factor in determining the size and functionality of a screwdriver.

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  • 4. 

    Which type of screrwdriver is used in tight places when there isn't enough room to use a standard screwdriver?

    • A.

      Cross-point

    • B.

      Flat-blade

    • C.

      Phillips

    • D.

      Offset

    Correct Answer
    D. Offset
    Explanation
    An offset screwdriver is used in tight places when there isn't enough room to use a standard screwdriver. The offset design allows the handle to be at an angle to the shaft, enabling the user to reach screws that are located in narrow or confined spaces where a straight screwdriver cannot fit. This makes the offset screwdriver a practical tool for working in tight corners or areas with limited access.

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  • 5. 

    Pliers are properly used to

    • A.

      Loosen a nut

    • B.

      Hold material

    • C.

      Replace a wrench

    • D.

      Hammer a cotter pin

    Correct Answer
    B. Hold material
    Explanation
    Pliers are a type of hand tool designed to hold and grip objects securely. They have two handles connected by a pivot, with jaws at the end that can be opened and closed. Pliers are commonly used to hold and manipulate various materials, such as wires, small objects, or components, providing a firm grip and control. They are not typically used for loosening nuts, replacing wrenches, or hammering cotter pins, as those tasks require different tools. Therefore, the correct answer is "hold material."

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  • 6. 

    Which pliers have a locking device to hold materials securely?

    • A.

      Dikes

    • B.

      Vice Grip

    • C.

      Snap ring

    • D.

      Water pump

    Correct Answer
    B. Vice Grip
    Explanation
    Vice Grip pliers have a locking device that allows them to securely hold materials in place. This locking mechanism can be adjusted to clamp down tightly on the object being worked on, providing a secure grip and preventing it from slipping or moving. This feature makes Vice Grip pliers particularly useful in situations where a strong and secure hold is required, such as in construction or automotive work.

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  • 7. 

    Diagonal cutting pliers are designed to cut

    • A.

      Bolts

    • B.

      Rivets

    • C.

      Small wire

    • D.

      Hard steel

    Correct Answer
    C. Small wire
    Explanation
    Diagonal cutting pliers are designed to cut small wire because they have a sharp cutting edge that is angled to allow for easy access to the wire. The design of the pliers allows for a clean and precise cut, making them ideal for cutting small wires in various applications such as electrical work, crafting, and jewelry making. The pliers' cutting ability is not suited for cutting bolts, rivets, or hard steel, as these materials require more specialized tools with greater cutting force.

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  • 8. 

    If you must push a wrench rather than pull it, how should you do it?

    • A.

      Grasp the handle near the socket

    • B.

      Grip the wrench tightly near the center

    • C.

      Grip the wrench tightly with both hands

    • D.

      Use the base of your palm and hold your hand open

    Correct Answer
    D. Use the base of your palm and hold your hand open
    Explanation
    To push a wrench instead of pulling it, it is recommended to use the base of your palm and hold your hand open. This technique allows for better control and stability while applying force in a forward direction. Gripping the wrench tightly near the center or with both hands may not provide the same level of precision and control. Grasping the handle near the socket is not mentioned as a suitable method for pushing the wrench.

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  • 9. 

    An adjustable wrench is best used by

    • A.

      Pulling toward the adjustable jaw and using an extension

    • B.

      Tightening the jaws around the nut and using an extension

    • C.

      Pulling toward the adjustable jaw and tightening the jaws around the nut

    • D.

      Pulling toward the stationary jaw and tightening the jaws around the nut

    Correct Answer
    C. Pulling toward the adjustable jaw and tightening the jaws around the nut
    Explanation
    An adjustable wrench is best used by pulling toward the adjustable jaw and tightening the jaws around the nut. This is because pulling toward the adjustable jaw ensures that the wrench is securely gripping the nut, while tightening the jaws around the nut provides a firm hold. By combining these actions, the adjustable wrench can effectively apply force to turn the nut.

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  • 10. 

    The size of a flat, cold chisel is determined by the

    • A.

      Length of the cutting edge

    • B.

      Width of the cutting edge

    • C.

      Length of the handle

    • D.

      Length of the chisel

    Correct Answer
    B. Width of the cutting edge
    Explanation
    The size of a flat, cold chisel is determined by the width of the cutting edge. The width of the cutting edge refers to the distance between the two sides of the chisel's blade. This measurement is important because it determines the amount of material that can be removed or cut through with each strike of the chisel. A wider cutting edge will be able to remove more material, while a narrower cutting edge will be more suitable for finer and more precise work. Therefore, the width of the cutting edge is a key factor in determining the size and functionality of a flat, cold chisel.

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  • 11. 

    Before operating the pneumatic impact wrench, you must

    • A.

      Inspect it

    • B.

      Lubricate it

    • C.

      Blow out the air hose

    • D.

      Ensure that its use is necessary

    Correct Answer
    C. Blow out the air hose
    Explanation
    Before operating the pneumatic impact wrench, it is necessary to blow out the air hose. This step ensures that any debris or moisture that may have accumulated in the hose is removed, preventing it from entering the wrench and potentially causing damage. By blowing out the air hose, the wrench can operate smoothly and efficiently, minimizing the risk of malfunctions or reduced performance.

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  • 12. 

    Which part of the torque wrench scale is not normally used?

    • A.

      Lower 10 percent

    • B.

      Lower 20 percent

    • C.

      Upper 20 percent

    • D.

      Upper 10 percent

    Correct Answer
    B. Lower 20 percent
    Explanation
    The lower 20 percent of the torque wrench scale is not normally used. This means that the torque values in the lower range of the scale are not frequently required or applied in most situations. The majority of torque applications typically fall within the middle to upper range of the scale, making the lower 20 percent less commonly utilized.

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  • 13. 

    Replacement hardware decisions are based on

    • A.

      Supervisor's preference

    • B.

      Serviceability criteria

    • C.

      Availability

    • D.

      Cost

    Correct Answer
    B. Serviceability criteria
    Explanation
    Replacement hardware decisions are based on serviceability criteria. This means that when deciding to replace hardware, factors such as the ease of maintenance, repairability, and the availability of spare parts are taken into consideration. The goal is to ensure that the replacement hardware can be easily serviced and maintained, minimizing downtime and maximizing the lifespan of the hardware. This criterion is important as it ensures that the replacement hardware can be effectively managed and supported in the long run.

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  • 14. 

    What portion of the bolt identifies the type and material of the bolt?

    • A.

      nut

    • B.

      Grip

    • C.

      Head

    • D.

      Shank

    Correct Answer
    C. Head
    Explanation
    The head of a bolt typically contains markings or symbols that indicate the type and material of the bolt. These markings can include information such as the bolt grade, manufacturer's symbol, or material specifications. Therefore, the head is the portion of the bolt that identifies the type and material of the bolt.

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  • 15. 

    What type of bolt is typically used to connect accessories to an engine?

    • A.

      Stud

    • B.

      Fine thread bolt

    • C.

      Coarse thread bolt

    • D.

      General purpose bolt

    Correct Answer
    A. Stud
    Explanation
    A stud is typically used to connect accessories to an engine. Unlike bolts, studs do not have a head and are threaded on both ends. One end is screwed into the engine block, while the other end is used to secure the accessory by tightening a nut onto it. Studs provide a more secure and stable connection, as they can withstand higher levels of torque and prevent the accessory from loosening or vibrating during operation.

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  • 16. 

    The primary function of a nut is to

    • A.

      Prevent vibration

    • B.

      Provide an adjustment mechanism

    • C.

      Provide an auxiliary locking or safety device

    • D.

      Transmit the full design load to the adjoined members

    Correct Answer
    D. Transmit the full design load to the adjoined members
    Explanation
    The primary function of a nut is to transmit the full design load to the adjoined members. Nuts are used in conjunction with bolts or threaded rods to secure two or more objects together. When tightened, the nut creates a clamping force that helps to distribute the load evenly across the connected members, ensuring that they can bear the intended weight or pressure. By transmitting the full design load, nuts play a crucial role in maintaining the structural integrity and stability of the assembly.

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  • 17. 

    What type of nut should never be used in areas where the temperature exceeds 250 degrees fahrenheit?

    • A.

      Self-locking nut

    • B.

      Castellated nuts

    • C.

      Metallic nuts

    • D.

      Plain nuts

    Correct Answer
    A. Self-locking nut
    Explanation
    A self-locking nut should never be used in areas where the temperature exceeds 250 degrees Fahrenheit because it is designed with a nylon insert that provides resistance against loosening due to vibrations. However, at high temperatures, the nylon insert can melt or degrade, causing the nut to lose its locking ability and potentially lead to the fastener coming loose. Therefore, it is not suitable for use in high-temperature environments.

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  • 18. 

    What type of washer is used to shim?

    • A.

      Spiral lock washers

    • B.

      Plain washers

    • C.

      Crush washers

    • D.

      Lock washers

    Correct Answer
    B. Plain washers
    Explanation
    Plain washers are used to shim. Shimming is the process of inserting thin layers of material, such as washers, between two surfaces to adjust the alignment or fill gaps. Plain washers are flat, circular washers with a central hole. They provide a smooth and even surface for distributing the load and preventing damage to the surfaces being shimmed. Spiral lock washers, crush washers, and lock washers have different purposes and are not typically used for shimming.

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  • 19. 

    What type of setscrew has the same shear strength as an equivalent size bolt?

    • A.

      Setscrews

    • B.

      Machine screws

    • C.

      Structural screws

    • D.

      Self-tapping screws

    Correct Answer
    C. Structural screws
    Explanation
    Structural screws are designed to have the same shear strength as an equivalent size bolt. They are specifically engineered to provide strong and reliable connections in structural applications, such as building frames and heavy-duty construction projects. Unlike other types of screws, structural screws have unique features, such as a larger diameter, coarse threads, and a high-strength steel construction, which allow them to withstand heavy loads and shear forces. Therefore, structural screws are the most suitable type of setscrew when shear strength is a critical requirement.

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  • 20. 

    What color code is given to pre-insulated terminals that can be used to terminate wire sizes 18 through 22?

    • A.

      Red

    • B.

      Blue

    • C.

      Green

    • D.

      Yellow

    Correct Answer
    A. Red
    Explanation
    Pre-insulated terminals are color-coded to indicate the wire size they can be used with. In this case, the color code red is given to pre-insulated terminals that can be used to terminate wire sizes 18 through 22. Therefore, the correct answer is red.

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  • 21. 

    What does the "-4" identify in a fitting part number MS20822-4D?

    • A.

      Military specification

    • B.

      Type of fitting

    • C.

      Air Force/Navy

    • D.

      Fitting size

    Correct Answer
    D. Fitting size
    Explanation
    The "-4" in the fitting part number MS20822-4D identifies the fitting size. This is a common convention in part numbering systems, where the numerical value after the hyphen indicates the size or dimension of the fitting. In this case, the "-4" suggests that the fitting is of a specific size or dimension, which is relevant for identifying and selecting the appropriate fitting for a particular application.

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  • 22. 

    Which types of fitting are designed for pressure systems below 3000 pounds per square inch (psi)?

    • A.

      Flared fittings

    • B.

      Standard fittings

    • C.

      Flareless fittings

    • D.

      Precision-type flared fittings

    Correct Answer
    C. Flareless fittings
    Explanation
    Flareless fittings are designed for pressure systems below 3000 psi. These fittings provide a secure and leak-free connection by using a compression sleeve to create a tight seal between the fitting and the tubing. Unlike flared fittings, which require flaring of the tubing, flareless fittings do not require any special preparation of the tubing ends. This makes them easier to install and more suitable for high-pressure applications.

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  • 23. 

    What is the most commonly used type of tubing in Aerospace Ground Equipment (AGE)?

    • A.

      Pipe

    • B.

      Copper

    • C.

      Pressure

    • D.

      Mechanical

    Correct Answer
    C. Pressure
    Explanation
    Pressure tubing is the most commonly used type of tubing in Aerospace Ground Equipment (AGE) because it is designed to withstand high levels of pressure and is used to transport fluids or gases in various aerospace applications. This type of tubing is specifically engineered to handle the specific pressure requirements of aerospace systems, ensuring safe and efficient operation.

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  • 24. 

    The primary cause of Foreign Object Damage (FOD) is

    • A.

      Aircraft

    • B.

      Nature

    • C.

      People

    • D.

      AGE

    Correct Answer
    C. People
    Explanation
    The primary cause of Foreign Object Damage (FOD) is people. This refers to any debris or objects left on or near the aircraft by maintenance personnel, ground crew, or passengers. It can include tools, parts, luggage, or even small rocks or debris that can be sucked into the engine during takeoff or landing. FOD can cause significant damage to the aircraft's engines, landing gear, or other critical components, leading to safety hazards and costly repairs. Therefore, it is crucial for everyone involved in aircraft operations to be vigilant and follow proper procedures to prevent FOD incidents.

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  • 25. 

    What type of index is used to order technical orders (TO)?

    • A.

      TO catalog

    • B.

      Alphabetical index

    • C.

      Cross-reference table

    • D.

      List of applicable publications

    Correct Answer
    A. TO catalog
    Explanation
    A TO catalog is used to order technical orders (TO). It provides a comprehensive list of all available TOs, allowing users to easily locate and order the specific TO they need. This catalog serves as a centralized reference point for TOs, ensuring efficient management and accessibility of these documents. It is specifically designed to facilitate the ordering process for TOs, making it the most appropriate index type for this purpose.

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  • 26. 

    What type of index lists technical orders (TO) for only one item of equipment?

    • A.

      TO index

    • B.

      Alphabetical index

    • C.

      Cross-reference table

    • D.

      List of applicable publications

    Correct Answer
    D. List of applicable publications
    Explanation
    A "list of applicable publications" is the correct answer because it specifically refers to a type of index that only lists technical orders (TO) for one item of equipment. This type of index provides a comprehensive list of all the relevant publications that pertain to a specific item of equipment, making it easier for users to locate the necessary TOs for that particular equipment. The other options, such as "TO index," "alphabetical index," and "cross-reference table," do not specifically mention listing TOs for one item of equipment.

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  • 27. 

    Which technical order (TO) gives information on preparing equipment for shipment?

    • A.

      Factory manuals

    • B.

      -3 technical manuals

    • C.

      -4 technical manuals

    • D.

      -1 technical manuals

    Correct Answer
    D. -1 technical manuals
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "-1 technical manuals." Technical Order (TO) -1 manuals typically provide instructions and guidelines on preparing equipment for shipment. These manuals contain detailed information on packaging, securing, and labeling equipment to ensure safe transportation. They also provide guidance on disassembling and reassembling equipment if necessary. Therefore, TO -1 manuals are the most appropriate source for information on preparing equipment for shipment.

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  • 28. 

    Which section of the Illustrated Parts Breakdown (IPB) contains an explanation of the coding used in the IPB?

    • A.

      Section I, introduction

    • B.

      Section III, numerical index

    • C.

      Section II, group assembly parts list

    • D.

      Section IV, reference designation index

    Correct Answer
    A. Section I, introduction
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Section I, introduction. This section typically provides an overview and explanation of the coding system used in the Illustrated Parts Breakdown (IPB). It helps users understand the various symbols, abbreviations, and numbering conventions used throughout the IPB, allowing them to easily navigate and interpret the information provided in the document.

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  • 29. 

    Which time compliance technical orders (TCTO) are issued to correct unsafe conditions that could result in serious or fatal injury to personnel?

    • A.

      Safety

    • B.

      Urgent

    • C.

      Routine

    • D.

      Immediate

    Correct Answer
    D. Immediate
    Explanation
    Immediate time compliance technical orders (TCTO) are issued to correct unsafe conditions that could result in serious or fatal injury to personnel. These orders are given the highest priority as they address urgent and critical safety concerns that require immediate action to prevent harm. By issuing immediate TCTOs, the necessary corrective measures can be implemented promptly, minimizing the risk to personnel and ensuring their safety.

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  • 30. 

    Which time compliance technical orders (TCTO) has circled red Xs with alternately spaced red diagonals bordering the first page?

    • A.

      Urgent

    • B.

      Safety

    • C.

      Routine

    • D.

      Immediate

    Correct Answer
    A. Urgent
    Explanation
    The TCTO with circled red Xs and alternately spaced red diagonals bordering the first page is classified as "Urgent." This indicates that the TCTO requires immediate attention and action due to the urgency of the situation. The red Xs and diagonals are likely used to visually highlight the importance and urgency of the TCTO.

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  • 31. 

    Which of these covers the concept and management of the USAF technical order system?

    • A.

      00-5-1

    • B.

      00-5-15

    • C.

      00-20-1

    • D.

      00-20-2

    Correct Answer
    A. 00-5-1
  • 32. 

    Which Methodsand Procedures Technical Order (MPTO) series contains miscellaneous information such as static grounding?

    • A.

      00-5 series

    • B.

      00-20 series

    • C.

      00-25 series

    • D.

      00-35 series

    Correct Answer
    C. 00-25 series
    Explanation
    The 00-25 series of the Methods and Procedures Technical Order (MPTO) contains miscellaneous information such as static grounding.

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  • 33. 

    Periodic inspection workcards are divided into three sections that cover the requirements for

    • A.

      Periodic inspection, lubrication, and special inspection

    • B.

      Periodic inspection, special inspection, and safety

    • C.

      Periodic inspection, lubrication, and safety

    • D.

      Special inspection, lubrication, and safety

    Correct Answer
    A. Periodic inspection, lubrication, and special inspection
    Explanation
    Periodic inspection workcards are divided into three sections that cover the requirements for periodic inspection, lubrication, and special inspection. This means that the workcards provide instructions and guidelines for conducting periodic inspections, ensuring proper lubrication of equipment, and performing any necessary special inspections. These three sections cover the essential aspects of maintaining and ensuring the safety and proper functioning of the equipment being inspected.

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  • 34. 

    Which type of technical lorder (TO) is normally used only to maintain test or early production model equipment?

    • A.

      Prototype

    • B.

      Automation

    • C.

      Preliminary

    • D.

      Abbreviated

    Correct Answer
    C. Preliminary
    Explanation
    The type of technical order (TO) that is normally used only to maintain test or early production model equipment is the preliminary TO. This type of TO is typically used during the initial stages of equipment development or testing to provide maintenance instructions and procedures. It is often used before a finalized version of the TO, such as the abbreviated TO, is created for widespread use.

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  • 35. 

    When selection a technical order (TO), the first part of the number identifies the

    • A.

      Sectionalization of the TO

    • B.

      Type of equipment in the TO

    • C.

      Type of instructions found in the TO

    • D.

      Model and series of the equipment covered by the TO

    Correct Answer
    B. Type of equipment in the TO
    Explanation
    The first part of the technical order (TO) number is used to identify the type of equipment that is covered by the TO. This allows for easy categorization and organization of the TOs based on the specific equipment they pertain to. By having a standardized numbering system, it becomes easier for individuals to locate and access the appropriate TO for a particular piece of equipment.

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  • 36. 

    When selecting a technical order (TO), the second part of the number identifies the

    • A.

      Category number of the TO

    • B.

      Sectionalization of the TO

    • C.

      Type of instructions in the TO

    • D.

      Model and series ot the equipment covered by the TO

    Correct Answer
    D. Model and series ot the equipment covered by the TO
    Explanation
    The second part of the technical order (TO) number identifies the model and series of the equipment covered by the TO. This information is important as it helps users locate the specific TO that is applicable to their equipment. By knowing the model and series, users can ensure that they are accessing the correct instructions and information for their specific equipment, avoiding any potential errors or confusion.

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  • 37. 

    When selecting a te4chnical order (TO), the last part of the technical order (TO) number identifies the

    • A.

      Category number of the TO

    • B.

      Sectionalization of the TO

    • C.

      Type of instruction of the TO

    • D.

      Model and series of the equipment covered by the TO

    Correct Answer
    C. Type of instruction of the TO
    Explanation
    The last part of the technical order (TO) number identifies the type of instruction of the TO. This means that the TO number provides information about the specific instructions or guidelines that are included in the technical order. It helps to categorize the TO based on the type of instruction it contains, making it easier for users to locate the specific information they need.

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  • 38. 

    An example of a tecnical order (TO) deficiency is

    • A.

      Insufficient information

    • B.

      Improper page sequences

    • C.

      Typographical errors

    • D.

      Misspelled words

    Correct Answer
    A. Insufficient information
    Explanation
    A technical order (TO) deficiency refers to a situation where the provided information in the TO is not enough or lacking in detail. This means that the TO does not provide sufficient guidance or instructions for the task at hand, making it difficult for the user to understand or carry out the required procedure effectively. This can lead to confusion, errors, and potentially unsafe situations.

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  • 39. 

    In addition to Air Force Materiel Command (AFMC), who approves the Air Force Technical Order (AFTO) Form 22?

    • A.

      Supervisorand QA

    • B.

      Supervisor and the DCM

    • C.

      Quality Assurance and AFSC

    • D.

      Quality Assurance and the DCM

    Correct Answer
    A. Supervisorand QA
    Explanation
    The Air Force Technical Order (AFTO) Form 22 is approved by both the supervisor and the Quality Assurance (QA) department. The supervisor is responsible for overseeing and ensuring that the work is completed correctly, while the QA department is responsible for conducting inspections and audits to verify compliance with standards and regulations. Therefore, both the supervisor and QA need to approve the AFTO Form 22 to ensure the accuracy and quality of the work.

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  • 40. 

    What are the two classes of Air Force publications?

    • A.

      Pamphlets and manuals

    • B.

      Field and departmental

    • C.

      Regulations and manuals

    • D.

      Supplements and regulations

    Correct Answer
    B. Field and departmental
    Explanation
    The two classes of Air Force publications are field and departmental. Field publications are used to provide guidance and instructions for specific operational activities, while departmental publications are used to provide guidance and instructions for administrative and support functions within the Air Force. These publications are essential for ensuring standardized procedures and practices across the Air Force, and they help to maintain efficiency and effectiveness in operations and administration.

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  • 41. 

    Which Air Force Instruction (AFI) serves the purpose of identifying basic Air Force subjects and assigned publication numbers?

    • A.

      AFI 33-36

    • B.

      AFI 33-360

    • C.

      AFI 36-2903

    • D.

      AFi 36-2604

    Correct Answer
    B. AFI 33-360
    Explanation
    AFI 33-360 serves the purpose of identifying basic Air Force subjects and assigned publication numbers.

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  • 42. 

    The purpose of the first number of a publication number is to represent the

    • A.

      Basic subject

    • B.

      Specific area covered

    • C.

      Specific title of the publication

    • D.

      Specific military personnel affected

    Correct Answer
    A. Basic subject
    Explanation
    The purpose of the first number of a publication number is to represent the basic subject. This number helps categorize the publication into different subject areas, making it easier for readers to identify the general topic or theme of the publication. It provides a broad classification that gives an initial understanding of the content without going into specific details or titles.

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  • 43. 

    What is the primary focus of the entire maintenance process?

    • A.

      Preventive

    • B.

      Corrective

    • C.

      Inductive

    • D.

      Conductive

    Correct Answer
    A. Preventive
    Explanation
    The primary focus of the entire maintenance process is preventive. This means that the main goal is to prevent problems or breakdowns from occurring in the first place. This can be achieved through regular inspections, routine maintenance tasks, and proactive measures to identify and address potential issues before they become major problems. By taking a preventive approach, organizations can minimize downtime, reduce repair costs, and ensure that equipment and systems are functioning optimally.

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  • 44. 

    What type of maintenance is performed in a repair shop on components removed from equipment?

    • A.

      Off-equipment

    • B.

      On-equipment

    • C.

      Preliminary

    • D.

      Corrective

    Correct Answer
    A. Off-equipment
    Explanation
    Off-equipment maintenance refers to the type of maintenance that is performed on components after they have been removed from the equipment. This maintenance is typically carried out in a repair shop or workshop, where the components can be thoroughly inspected, repaired, and tested before being reinstalled back into the equipment. It is important to perform off-equipment maintenance to ensure that the components are in optimal condition and will function properly when they are reinstalled.

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  • 45. 

    Which maintenance levels are referred to as field maintenance?

    • A.

      Centralized and depot

    • B.

      Depot and provisional

    • C.

      Provisional and centralized

    • D.

      Organizational and intermediate

    Correct Answer
    D. Organizational and intermediate
    Explanation
    Field maintenance refers to the maintenance activities that are conducted in the field or at the operational level. These activities are performed by the units or personnel who are directly responsible for the operation and maintenance of equipment in the field. Organizational maintenance refers to the maintenance activities performed by the unit or personnel who are assigned to operate and maintain the equipment on a daily basis. Intermediate maintenance refers to the maintenance activities performed by specialized units or personnel who provide support and repair services beyond the capabilities of the organizational level. Therefore, the correct answer is organizational and intermediate.

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  • 46. 

    Which inspection may be either scheduled or unscheduled?

    • A.

      Service

    • B.

      Special

    • C.

      Periodic

    • D.

      Operator's

    Correct Answer
    B. Special
  • 47. 

    The symbol that represents the most serious maintenance condition is a

    • A.

      Red X

    • B.

      Red dash

    • C.

      Red diagonal

    • D.

      Circled red X

    Correct Answer
    A. Red X
    Explanation
    The symbol that represents the most serious maintenance condition is a red X. This symbol typically indicates a critical issue or failure that requires immediate attention and should not be ignored. The red X serves as a clear visual warning to alert individuals to the severity of the maintenance condition and the need for prompt action to address the problem.

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  • 48. 

    Two signatures are required to clear discrepancies that carry the maintenance symbol(s)

    • A.

      Red X only

    • B.

      Red dash only

    • C.

      Red X or red diagonal

    • D.

      Red dash or red diagonal

    Correct Answer
    A. Red X only
    Explanation
    When there are discrepancies that carry the maintenance symbol(s), it is necessary to have two signatures to clear them. The correct symbol for this purpose is the red X. Therefore, the answer "red X only" is correct as it indicates that only the red X symbol is required to clear the discrepancies.

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  • 49. 

    Which symbol indicates an operational check is overdue?

    • A.

      Red X

    • B.

      Red dash

    • C.

      Red diagonal

    • D.

      Circled red X

    Correct Answer
    B. Red dash
    Explanation
    The red dash symbol indicates that an operational check is overdue. This symbol is commonly used to represent a task or action that has not been completed within the required timeframe. It serves as a visual reminder to address the overdue check and ensure that it is performed promptly.

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  • 50. 

    Which Inspection is recorded in Part II, Non-Scheduled Inspection, of the Air Force Technical Order (AFTO) Form 244?

    • A.

      Periodic

    • B.

      Operator

    • C.

      Service

    • D.

      Special

    Correct Answer
    C. Service
    Explanation
    In the Air Force Technical Order (AFTO) Form 244, the inspections that are recorded in Part II, Non-Scheduled Inspection, are service inspections. These inspections are conducted to ensure that the aircraft is in proper working condition and meets all the necessary maintenance requirements. Service inspections are typically carried out at regular intervals to maintain the overall performance and safety of the aircraft.

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