Iais Gcor Study Quiz/Transportation Employees

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Iais Gcor Study Quiz/Transportation Employees

This Quiz will help to prepare you for the Real test that you will be given at the end of your training. GOOD LUCK!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    1.Absolute signal is:
    • A. 

      A block or interlocking signal without a number plate.

    • B. 

      Any signal displaying a red aspect .

    • C. 

      A block or interlocking signal with a number plate.

    • D. 

      A signal with a number plate.

  • 2. 
    A series of consecutive blocks governed by block signals where the signals are activated by a train or by certain conditions that affect the block.This system is called:
    • A. 

      Centralized traffic control(CTC)

    • B. 

      Track warrant control(TWC)

    • C. 

      Absolute block signal system(ABSS)

    • D. 

      Automatic block signal system(ABS)

  • 3. 
    A remotely controlled block system that uses block signal indications to authorize train movements is:
    • A. 

      Automatic block signal system(ABS)

    • B. 

      Centralized traffic control(CTC)

    • C. 

      Manual block(MB)

    • D. 

      Track warrant control(TWC)

  • 4. 
    Who is the employee assigned to operate a CTC or interlocking control machine?
    • A. 

      Control Operator

    • B. 

      Controller

    • C. 

      Conductor

    • D. 

      Clerk Operator

  • 5. 
    The location of absolute signals controlled by a control operator is a:
    • A. 

      Control Operator

    • B. 

      Control location

    • C. 

      Control approach

    • D. 

      Control point

  • 6. 
    What is a controlled siding?
    • A. 

      A siding within CTC or interlocking limits where a signal indication authorizes the siding's use

    • B. 

      A siding within CTC or interlocking limits where hand signals autorize the siding's use

    • C. 

      A siding within CTC where a distant signal indication authorizes the siding use

    • D. 

      A siding within CTC or interlocking limits where electric lock switches authorize the siding's use

  • 7. 
    A train is:
    • A. 

      One or more engines coupled,with or wothout cars,displaying signals

    • B. 

      One or more engines coupled,with or without cars,working in a yard.

    • C. 

      An engine with or without a caboose

    • D. 

      One or more engines coupled,with or wothout cars,displaying a marker,and authorized to operate on a main track.

  • 8. 
    Crossings that intersect at the same level are called:
    • A. 

      Level crossings

    • B. 

      Overhead crossings

    • C. 

      Bridge crossings

    • D. 

      Crossings at grade

  • 9. 
    What is a crossover?
    • A. 

      A track connection between two adjacent sidings

    • B. 

      A combination of two switches that connect two adjacent tracks

    • C. 

      A combination of two switches that connect two adjacent trains

    • D. 

      A track connection between two or more adjacent dual control swtiches

  • 10. 
    • A. 

      Electric switch

    • B. 

      A hand operated switch that has dual levers

    • C. 

      A power operated switch,moveable point frog,or derail that can also be operated by hand

    • D. 

      Two switches controlling the same track

  • 11. 
    An electrically controlled lock that restricts the use of a hand-operated switch or derail is a:
    • A. 

      Dual control switch

    • B. 

      Manual lock

    • C. 

      Electric switch lock

    • D. 

      Signal lock

  • 12. 
    If two locomotive units are operated from a single control,is that considered an engine?
    • A. 

      No.its two engines

    • B. 

      None of the answers are correct

    • C. 

      Yes,but it cannot be operated in Yard Limits

    • D. 

      Yes

  • 13. 
    What are signal appliances that are interconnected so that each of their movements follow the other in a proper sequence?
    • A. 

      Automatic block signal system

    • B. 

      Centralized traffic control

    • C. 

      Track warrant signals

    • D. 

      Interlocking

  • 14. 
    Interlockings may be operated:
    • A. 

      Automatically

    • B. 

      Manually

    • C. 

      Both answers are correct

  • 15. 
    Interlocking signals are:
    • A. 

      Fixed signals of an interlocking that govern trains using interlocking limits.

    • B. 

      Fixed flags that govern trains using interlocking limits

    • C. 

      Signals that govern the use of all signaled systems

    • D. 

      Signals at the entrance of a locked siding

  • 16. 
    What is a main track?
    • A. 

      A track extending through yards and between stations that can be occupied anytime without authority.

    • B. 

      A length of track between absolute signals

    • C. 

      A length of track between two distant signals.

    • D. 

      A track extending through yards and between stations that must not be occupied without authority or protection

  • 17. 
    A publication with instructions on trains,engine,or equipment movement is:
    • A. 

      A rule book

    • B. 

      A train and equipment manual

    • C. 

      A mechanical rule book

    • D. 

      A timetable

  • 18. 
    A notice of conditions affecting train movement is
    • A. 

      A train ledger

    • B. 

      A train location manual

    • C. 

      A train line up

    • D. 

      A track bulletin

  • 19. 
    What is a trackside warning detector?
    • A. 

      A device that gives warnings of track conditions.

    • B. 

      A device that indicates conditons such as overheated journals,dragging equipment,excess dimensions,shifted loads,high water,or slides

    • C. 

      A device that gives warning of track failures

    • D. 

      A device to indicate a warning two miles in advance

  • 20. 
    What is a method to authorize train movements or protect men or machines on a main track within specified limits in a territory designated by the timetable?
    • A. 

      Track warrant control(TWC)

    • B. 

      Centralized traffic control(CTC)

    • C. 

      Timetable control

    • D. 

      Signal indication

  • 21. 
    A portion of MAIN track designated by yard limit signs and timetable special instruction or a track bulletin is called:
    • A. 

      A controlled sidins

    • B. 

      Yard limits

    • C. 

      Yard

    • D. 

      Switching limits

  • 22. 
    What is a proceed indication?
    • A. 

      Only a block signal indication displaying green is considered a proceed indication

    • B. 

      Any block signal indication that allows a train to proceed without stopping

    • C. 

      A signal aspect.

    • D. 

      All approach signals are proceed indication signals.

  • 23. 
    A siding is:
    • A. 

      All tracks other than main track that can be used for passing or meeting trains

    • B. 

      A track auxiliary to the main track for meeting or passing trains,entrance is governed by signal indication

    • C. 

      Any track connected to the main track and used for storing cars or equipment.

    • D. 

      A track connected to the main track and used for meeting or passing trains.Location of sidings are shown in the timetable

  • 24. 
    A siding in CTC or interlocking limits hwere a signal indication authorized the siding's use is:
    • A. 

      An industry track

    • B. 

      A Controlled sidng

    • C. 

      A yard track

    • D. 

      An auxiliary track

  • 25. 
    A movement opposite the authorized direction is a :
    • A. 

      Reverse movement

    • B. 

      Backup movement

    • C. 

      Movement not allowed

    • D. 

      Movement of cars ahead of the engine