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Hand Tool Quiz - Quiz

A quiz to educate in the proper handling and use of power and/or hand tools.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Plastic covered handles on wire-cutting pliers may be used to cut low-voltage live electrical wire.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    False. Plastic cover handles are for comfort only. Always cut off electrical power before cutting.

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  • 2. 

    When tightening a nut with an adjustable wrench, always pull the wrench toward you; never push the wrench away from you.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    True. Pulling gives better leverage and balance. Most importantly, the force of the pulling should be on the fixed jaw.

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  • 3. 

    Claw hammers may be used to strike wood chisels.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    False. Claw hammers are for driving and removing nails only.

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  • 4. 

    When wood splitting, the flat striking face of an axe may be used to strike a wood splitting wedge.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    False. Only sledge hammers or wood-splitting mauls should be used to strike wood-splitting wedges.

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  • 5. 

    Screwdrivers may be used for purposes other than driving or removing screws, such as prying open can lids.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    False. Screwdrivers must be used only to tighten or remove screws and for no other purpose.

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  • 6. 

    Vises should always be secured to the workbench with screws.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    False. Never screwed. Bolted is correct.

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  • 7. 

    Snips are permissible for cutting wire.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    False. Wire cutters are correct. Snips are for cutting sheet metal.

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  • 8. 

    Open-end wrenches may be used to free a frozen nut.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    False. Box open is the correct wrench.

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  • 9. 

    A proper use of the ball pein hammer is striking chisels and punches.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    True. Ball pein hammers are specifically hardened to strike chisels and punches.

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  • 10. 

    Safety goggles should always be worn whenever you are using hand tools.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    True. Safety goggles should always be worn when working with hand tools to prevent eye injury.

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