Hand Tools And Measuring Devices

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  • 1. 
    Which tool can be used to measure the alignment of a rotor shaft or the plane of rotation of a disk?
    • A. 

      Dial indicator.

    • B. 

      Shafter gauge.

    • C. 

      Protractor.

  • 2. 
    Identify the correct statement.
    • A. 

      An outside micrometer is limited to measuring diameters.

    • B. 

      Tools used on certificated aircraft must be approved type.

    • C. 

      Dividers do not provide a reading when used as a measuring device.

  • 3. 
    Which tool is used to measure the clearance between a surface plate and relatively narrow surface being checked for flatness?
    • A. 

      Depth gauge.

    • B. 

      Thickness gauge.

    • C. 

      Dial indicator.

  • 4. 
    Which number represents the vernier scale graduation of a micrometer?
    • A. 

      .00001

    • B. 

      .001

    • C. 

      .0001

  • 5. 
    Which tool is used to find the center of a shafter or other cylindrical work?
    • A. 

      Combination set.

    • B. 

      Dial indicator.

    • C. 

      Micrometer caliper.

  • 6. 
    If it is necessary to accurately measure the diameter of a hole approximately 1/4 inch in diameter, the mechanic should use a 
    • A. 

      Telescoping gauge and determine the size of the hole by taking a micrometer reading of the adjustable end of the telescoping gauge.

    • B. 

      0 to 1- inch inside micrometer and read the measurement directly from the micrometer.

    • C. 

      Small-hole gauge and determine the size of the hole by taking a micrometer reading of the ball end of the gauge.

  • 7. 
    What tool is generally used to set a divider to an exact dimension?
    • A. 

      Mechanist scale.

    • B. 

      Surface gauge.

    • C. 

      Dial indicator.

  • 8. 
    What tool is generally used to calibrate a micrometer or check its accuracy?
    • A. 

      Gauge block.

    • B. 

      Dial indicator.

    • C. 

      Mechinist scale.

  • 9. 
    What precision measuring tool is used for measuring crankpin and main bearing journals for out-of-round wear?
    • A. 

      Dial gauge.

    • B. 

      Micrometer caliper.

    • C. 

      Depth gauge.

  • 10. 
    The side clearances of piston rings are measured with a
    • A. 

      Micrometer caliper gauge.

    • B. 

      Thickness gauge.

    • C. 

      Dial gauge.

  • 11. 
    How can the dimensional inspection of a bearing in a rocker arm be accomplished?
    • A. 

      Depth gauge and micrometer.

    • B. 

      Thickness gauge and push-fit arbor.

    • C. 

      Telescopic gauge and micrometer.

  • 12. 
    The twist of a connecting rod is checked by installing push-fit arbors in both ends, supported by parallel steel bars on a surface plate. Measurements are taken between the rbor and the parallel bar with a
    • A. 

      Dial gauge.

    • B. 

      Height gauge.

    • C. 

      Thickness gauge.

  • 13. 
    The clearance between the piston rings and the ring lands is measured with a
    • A. 

      Micrometer caliper.

    • B. 

      Thickness gauge.

    • C. 

      Depth gauge.

  • 14. 
    What may be used to check the stem on a poppet- type valve for stretch?
    • A. 

      Dial indicator.

    • B. 

      Micrometer.

    • C. 

      Telescoping gauge.

  • 15. 
    Which tool can be used to determine piston pin out-of-round wear?
    • A. 

      Telescopic gauge.

    • B. 

      Micrometer caliper.

    • C. 

      Dial indicator.

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