Metal Lathe Test

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Lathe Safety Quizzes & Trivia

This test will evaluate students knowledge of safe and correct lathe operation.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When using the metal lathe, safety glasses are needed when?
    • A. 

      While turning pieces at high speeds

    • B. 

      While turning pieces at slow speeds

    • C. 

      Only when starting the machine

    • D. 

      During all lathe operations

  • 2. 
    A lathe machine is only used for turning metal?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    A manufacturing process, typically conducted on a lathe, whereby a visually-attractive diamond-shaped (criss-cross) pattern is cut or rolled into metal is called                  .
    • A. 

      Facing

    • B. 

      Knurling

    • C. 

      Tapering

    • D. 

      Threading

  • 4. 
    While knurling, extra amounts of lubrication should be used?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Check the boxes that are correct. The lathe performes what kind of functions.
    • A. 

      Sanding

    • B. 

      Knurling

    • C. 

      Welding

    • D. 

      Cutting

    • E. 

      Drilling

    • F. 

      Extruding

    • G. 

      Bending

  • 6. 
    The lathe uses a                      to hold the material.
  • 7. 
    What two types of chucks can be used to hold material while working with the lathe?
  • 8. 
    You should remove all baggy clothing, jewlery and tie long hair up out of the way.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Always remove the                                       before engaging the lathe.
    • A. 

      Safety guard

    • B. 

      Cutting tool

    • C. 

      Chuck wrench

    • D. 

      Metal chips

  • 10. 
    NEVER try and stop the lathe from moving with you hands.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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