API 577 (Welding Inspection) [exercise]

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API 577 (Welding Inspection) [exercise]

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  • 1. 
    A discontinuity resulting from an arc, consisting of any localized re-melted metal, heataffected metal, orchange in the surface profile of any metal object is a description of _____________________.  
    • A. 

      A. an arc strike

    • B. 

      B. slag inclusion

    • C. 

      C. arc blow

    • D. 

      D. tungsten deposit 

  • 2. 
    What describes the level of learning or training offered by RP 577? 
    • A. 

      A. Automatically makes one a welding inspector.

    • B. 

      B. The same as required for an AWS CWI.

    • C. 

      C. Consistent with an AWS CWI.

    • D. 

      D. Not a replacement for AWS CWI training 

  • 3. 
    In austenitic stainless steel, incomplete penetration is usually corrected by 
    • A. 

      A. Reducing travel speed 

    • B. 

      B. Proper heat input.

    • C. 

      C. Controlling ferrite content. 

    • D. 

      D. All of the above.

  • 4. 
    What is the other expression or abbreviation for penetrameter? 
    • A. 

      A. D.E.Q

    • B. 

      B. T.

    • C. 

      C. B.E.P

    • D. 

      D.  I.Q.I. 

  • 5. 
    What program is welding inspection an important part of? 
    • A. 

      A. Quality Assurance.

    • B. 

      B. ISO 9000.

    • C. 

      C. Quality Process.

    • D. 

      D. ISO 11000. 

  • 6. 
    An arc welding power source with a volt-ampere relationship yielding a large welding current change from a small voltage change is known as a _______________________.
    • A. 

      A. constant current power supply

    • B. 

      B. current inverting power supply

    • C. 

      C. constant voltage power supply 

    • D. 

      D. linear voltage power supply

  • 7. 
    What should be checked prior to welding?
    • A. 

      A. Confirm NDE examiners qualifications.

    • B. 

      B. Review WPS, PQR and WPQ’s.

    • C. 

      C. Confirm acceptability of heat treatment procedures.

    • D. 

      D. All of the above should be checked prior to welding.

  • 8. 
    What should NDE examination personnel be qualified to when specified by the referencing code? 
    • A. 

      A. SNT-TC-1A.

    • B. 

      B. API 570.

    • C. 

      C. ASME XII.

    • D. 

      D. API 510. 

  • 9. 
    What is an advantage of SMAW? 
    • A. 

      A. Can be used on almost all commonly-used metal or alloy.

    • B. 

      B. Slag must be removed from weld passes.

    • C. 

      C. Equipment is very expensive.

    • D. 

      D. Deposition rates are much higher than for other process. 

  • 10. 
    When welding defects are discovered what should be done?
    • A. 

      A. Radiographed to determine extent.

    • B. 

      B. Evaluated to API 580 acceptance criteria.

    • C. 

      C. Shearwave tested.

    • D. 

      D. Removed and re-inspected.

  • 11. 
    A welding electrode has the following marking E-7018. Explain the meaning of the  number 1 in 7018.
    • A. 

      A. The first lot of 7018 electrodes produced that month at the plant.

    • B. 

      B. The electrodes are certified to be moisture free.

    • C. 

      C. The 1 determines the position of welding recommended for this electrode

    • D. 

      D. First quality electrode according to the Section IX. 

  • 12. 
    What is generally used when Al and Mg is welded with GTAW?
    • A. 

      A. CCPO.

    • B. 

      B. DCEN.

    • C. 

      C. AC.

    • D. 

      D. DCEP. 

  • 13. 
    GTAW and SMAW are both used with____________ that distinguishers them from other processes: 
    • A. 

      A. cv power supplies.

    • B. 

      B. cc power supplies

    • C. 

      C. Flux cored electrodes.

    • D. 

      D. External gas shielding. 

  • 14. 
    What is the coolest or fastest freezing transfer mode of GMAW? 
    • A. 

      A. Pulse-spray.

    • B. 

      B. Short circuiting.

    • C. 

      C. Spray.

    • D. 

      D. Globular. 

  • 15. 
    What is one of the unusual aspects of SAW?
    • A. 

      A. A gas is used for shielding.

    • B. 

      B. It can be automated. 

    • C. 

      C. The arc is not visible during welding. 

    • D. 

      D. It is not an arc welding process. 

  • 16. 
    What is a limitation of the FCAW process? 
    • A. 

      A. Lower deposition than GTAW.

    • B. 

      B. Slower than GTAW or SMAW

    • C. 

      C. Slag removal.

    • D. 

      D. Lack of fusion problems because of short arcing.

  • 17. 
    Based on their ________ F numbers are assigned to electrodes. 
    • A. 

      A. Usability characteristics 

    • B. 

      B. Chemistry.

    • C. 

      C. Alloy.

    • D. 

      D. Flux coating. 

  • 18. 
    Which kind of electrodes must be stored in a heated oven after initial removal from the package? 
    • A. 

      A. Cellulose coated.

    • B. 

      B. High nickel.

    • C. 

      C. Low hydrogen.

    • D. 

      D. GMAW rod. 

  • 19. 
    A welder continuity log should be written for verification that every welder has utilized each welding process within a ____________ period. 
    • A. 

      A. 2 year.

    • B. 

      B. 3 month.

    • C. 

      C. One year.

    • D. 

      D. Six month. 

  • 20. 
     Undercut is usually found: 
    • A. 

      A. In the base metal.

    • B. 

      B. At the weld interface

    • C. 

      C. In the weld metal.

    • D. 

      D. At the root of the weld, only. 

  • 21. 
    What should be done with slightly damp low hydrogen electrodes? 
    • A. 

      A. Re-baked in the storage oven.

    • B. 

      B. Used “as is”.

    • C. 

      C. Discarded.

    • D. 

      D. Re-baked in special ovens. 

  • 22. 
     Weld under-bead cracking is usually found: 
    • A. 

      A. In the throat of the weld.

    • B. 

      B. In the HAZ.

    • C. 

      C. In the weld root.

    • D. 

      D. In the weld face. 

  • 23. 
    What is the preferred NDE method to inspect butt joints volumetrically (through the  entire weld)? 
    • A. 

      A. LT.

    • B. 

      B. RT.

    • C. 

      C. VT. 

    • D. 

      D. PT. 

  • 24. 
    What is the minimum qualification of an NDE examiner who performs radiographic film interpretation? 
    • A. 

      A. ASNT Level IV.

    • B. 

      B. ASNT Level III.

    • C. 

      C. ASNT Level I.

    • D. 

      D. ASNT Level II. 

  • 25. 
    Hydrogen cracking can occur in all of the following welding processes, except: 
    • A. 

      A. SAW.

    • B. 

      B. FCAW.

    • C. 

      C. SMAW.

    • D. 

      D. GMAW. 

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