Lifting Equipment & Accessories Level 1

15 Questions | Total Attempts: 393

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Safe Lifting Quizzes & Trivia

Quick 15 multiple choice question quiz for those in the lifting equipment industry.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The API (American Petroleum Institute) recommended practice for offshore pedestal crane operation, inspection and rigging is called what?
    • A. 

      API RP 2D

    • B. 

      API RP 8B

    • C. 

      API RP 9A

    • D. 

      API RP 4A

  • 2. 
    The forging process of increasing sectional thickness is called what?
    • A. 

      Upsetting

    • B. 

      Swaging

    • C. 

      Fullering

    • D. 

      Compounding

  • 3. 
    If a wire rope is designated 6x19 what is the strand construction most likely to be?
    • A. 

      Warrington

    • B. 

      Filler

    • C. 

      Seale

    • D. 

      Combined Parallel Lay

  • 4. 
    According to BS EN 818 what is the Factor Of Safety given currently to wire rope?
    • A. 

      2:1

    • B. 

      4:1

    • C. 

      5:1

    • D. 

      7:1

  • 5. 
    Which NDT method uses electromagnetic induction to find defects in a given material?
    • A. 

      Eddy Current Method

    • B. 

      Magnetic Particle Method

    • C. 

      Dye Penetrant Method

    • D. 

      Radiographic Method

  • 6. 
    Fine Tolerance Chain is intended for use in which application?
    • A. 

      Load chain for a lifting device

    • B. 

      Chain sling

    • C. 

      Load chain or chain sling

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 7. 
    The most common hardness test used for lifting equipment is called what?
    • A. 

      Rockwell

    • B. 

      Brinell

    • C. 

      Isombard

    • D. 

      Vickers

  • 8. 
    In the UK, the broad duties of an employer are laid down in which act?
    • A. 

      Section 2 of the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations

    • B. 

      Section 2 of the Health and Safety at Work etc Act

    • C. 

      Section 2 of the Supply of Machinery (Safety) Regulations

    • D. 

      Section 2 of the Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations

  • 9. 
    In wire rope, the purpose of a 'filler wire' is to do what?
    • A. 

      To strengthen the rope

    • B. 

      To keep the rope from unwinding when under load

    • C. 

      To increase flexibility

    • D. 

      To keep other wires in the strand in place

  • 10. 
    An eyebolt with link to BS 4278 can be used at the load stated up to a specific angle from the axis of the shank. The specified angle is?
    • A. 

      15°

    • B. 

      20°

    • C. 

      25°

    • D. 

      70°

  • 11. 
    In a roundsling, the load should be carried by?
    • A. 

      The outer cover

    • B. 

      The core

    • C. 

      Shared between the cover and the core

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 12. 
    The European Machinery Directive permits which type of chain for lifting?
    • A. 

      Long link chain

    • B. 

      Short link chain

    • C. 

      Extra-long link chain

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 13. 
    Under current UK legislation, the maximum period between examinations of lifting equipment (other than accessories) when another written scheme is not in place is?
    • A. 

      12 months

    • B. 

      6 months

    • C. 

      Monthly

    • D. 

      Before each use

  • 14. 
    The WLL of a multi-legged sling is rated with a maximum load for use at?
    • A. 

      Only at 90°

    • B. 

      Only at 120°

    • C. 

      Only at 0°

    • D. 

      At any angle the user requires within the permitted range

  • 15. 
    An izod test is to determine what attribute in a given material?
    • A. 

      Toughness

    • B. 

      Ductility

    • C. 

      Tensile strength

    • D. 

      Plasticity

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