Locksmith Certification Exam: Quiz!

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Locksmith Certification Exam: Quiz!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the bitting of a key?
    • A. 

      Part of the key shoulder

    • B. 

      Part of key that grabs the keyway

    • C. 

      The actual cuts or combination of key.

    • D. 

      Bottom of key cut

  • 2. 
    A stationary obstruction in a lock or cylinder that prevents entry by an incorrect key is called a ward.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    An actuator attached to the rear of the cylinder, parallel to the plug is called a what?
    • A. 

      Carriage

    • B. 

      Blade

    • C. 

      Post

    • D. 

      Tailpiece

  • 4. 
    What is a key cut to a specific key code rather than a duplicate from a pattern called?
    • A. 

      Depth key

    • B. 

      Blind code

    • C. 

      Code key

    • D. 

      User key

  • 5. 
    A code original key is a:
    • A. 

      Key cut by a locksmith that is different from existing key

    • B. 

      Duplicated key

    • C. 

      Group of numbers that represent the biting of a key or tumblers of lock & cylinder.

    • D. 

      Code key that conforms to manufacturers Specs.

  • 6. 
    A Group of numbers that represent the biting of a key or tumblers of lock & cylinder.
    • A. 

      Blind code

    • B. 

      Combination

    • C. 

      Ignition code

  • 7. 
    Set of keys cut to the same depth on each key. With correct spacing from manufactures specs. One key for each depth, is called
    • A. 

      Bump key set

    • B. 

      Depth key set

    • C. 

      Graduated drivers set

    • D. 

      Bypass keys

  • 8. 
    The lock cylinder part transfers the rotation of the key or plug cylinder to the bolt that works the lock. 
    • A. 

      Set piece

    • B. 

      Cam

    • C. 

      Latch bolt

    • D. 

      Lock retainer

  • 9. 
    The tailpiece holds the cylinder in place.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Location in a cylinder at which specific tumbler surfaces must be aligned that prevents the plug from moving without proper key /pin alignment.
    • A. 

      Center space

    • B. 

      Shear line

    • C. 

      Shim line

    • D. 

      Ward

  • 11. 
    Stationary obstruction in a lock or cylinder that prevents entry by incorrect key is what?
    • A. 

      Ward

    • B. 

      Biting

    • C. 

      Blade grooves

    • D. 

      Width

  • 12. 
    The part of the key that may contain cuts/milling is the:
    • A. 

      Ward

    • B. 

      Shoulder

    • C. 

      Blade

    • D. 

      Blank

  • 13. 
    The bow of a key that is unidentifiable to a particular lock manufacturer  is called a
    • A. 

      Blind bow

    • B. 

      Neutral bow

    • C. 

      Bow

  • 14. 
    Cylinder component that secures the plug in the shell is a
    • A. 

      Plug retainer

    • B. 

      Set screw set screw

    • C. 

      Retainer housing

    • D. 

      Cylinder catch

  • 15. 
    A grand master key system has exactly how many levels?
    • A. 

      3

    • B. 

      5

    • C. 

      2

    • D. 

      4

  • 16. 
    Master key basics, our MK is 40596, our user key is 62178, what would be the bottom pins and the master pins used?  
    • A. 

      Bottom pins 62178, master pins 40176

    • B. 

      Top pins 40596, master pins 24224

    • C. 

      Top pins 40176, bottom pins 22422

    • D. 

      Bottom pins 40176, master pins 22422

  • 17. 
    What year did GM implement the 10 cuts key system?
    • A. 

      1994

    • B. 

      1990

    • C. 

      1996

    • D. 

      1992

  • 18. 
    In 1990 GM began installing what?
    • A. 

      Transponder systems

    • B. 

      10 cut cylinders

    • C. 

      VIN numbers

    • D. 

      Key mac's

  • 19. 
    What does VIN stand for?
    • A. 

      Vehicle information number

    • B. 

      Vehicle Identification number

    • C. 

      Vendor identification number

    • D. 

      Valued info number

  • 20. 
    A tool used to apply turning pressure on a lock while picking is called a tension wrench.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    In what year did Ford implement the 8 cut system?
    • A. 

      1994

    • B. 

      2006

    • C. 

      1996

    • D. 

      2000

  • 22. 
    You have just generated keys for a 2001 Ford vehicle in an AKL situation.  You are certain you have identified the proper chip, however, the keys do not program.  The customer states their old key worked flawlessly.  What is the likely culprit?
    • A. 

      Bad ignition

    • B. 

      Weak antenna/immo

    • C. 

      Blown fuse

    • D. 

      Ecu issue

  • 23. 
    A 2007 Honda Accord requires a [Blank] chip.
  • 24. 
    A 2009 Toyota would most likely use which key?
    • A. 

      Toy44G

    • B. 

      Toy44H

    • C. 

      Toy44D

    • D. 

      Toy44A

  • 25. 
    A customer walks into your shop with a H72 key and would like a duplicate.  What is the best and safest method of creating a fully functional duplicate for them?
    • A. 

      Duplicate the key on an H72 and program it to the vehicle

    • B. 

      Cut a shell and clone the chip onto a CN chip

    • C. 

      Cut a shell and clone the chip onto a HB chip

    • D. 

      Cut a shell and clone the key onto a TPX5 chip.

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