Special Boiler Quiz

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A closed vessel called a boiler is used to heat fluid, usually water. Play this informative quiz, the special boiler quiz, to see how well you know the functionality and practicality of the boiler. The quiz contains various questions ranging from easy, medium, to hard levels that will provide you with more information about the topic. If you like this quiz, do share it with your friends and family.


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  • 1. 
    A Special Engineer is expected to be competent, take charge of, and be responsible for the safe operation and maintenance of all classes of boiler of not more than _______ HP and their appurtenances.
    • A. 

      50

    • B. 

      100

    • C. 

      25

    • D. 

      175

  • 2. 
    A gauge glass can be attached to a______Column, wich is attached to a boiler.
    • A. 

      Pressure

    • B. 

      Alarm

    • C. 

      Water

    • D. 

      Level

  • 3. 
    In accordance with the statutes of the State of Minnesota , one Boiler horspawer for conventional boiler is equal to______.
    • A. 

      10 cu of natural gas consumed

    • B. 

      10 sq ft of boiler heating surface

    • C. 

      25 sq ft of boiler tubing

    • D. 

      1000 Btu per hour

  • 4. 
    In accordance with the ststutes of State of Minnesota, one boiler horsepower for steam-coil-type generators is equal to ______.
    • A. 

      100 cu ft of natural gas consumed

    • B. 

      5 sq ft of boiler heating surface 

    • C. 

      10 sq ft of boiler heating surface

    • D. 

      100 sq ft of boiler heating surface

  • 5. 
    Whn the boiler heating surface cannot be discerned, the boiler horsepower shall be determinated by dividing the Btu imput by__________.
    • A. 

      42,500

    • B. 

      67,000

    • C. 

      75,000

    • D. 

      150,000

  • 6. 
    In accordance with the statutes of the State of Minnesota, each electric boiler horsepower is equal to________Kilowatts.
    • A. 

      10

    • B. 

      32.5

    • C. 

      100

    • D. 

      760

  • 7. 
    A logbook must be maintained in the boiler room by the_______.
    • A. 

      A chief engineer of operating engineer designee

    • B. 

      Owner

    • C. 

      Plant Manager

    • D. 

      Special Engineer

  • 8. 
    The shief engineer of a high pressure boiler plant of over 200 HP must stay within______of the boiler room at all times during the shief.
    • A. 

      500 ft

    • B. 

      100 ft

    • C. 

      1500 ft

    • D. 

      2000 ft

  • 9. 
    A high pressure boiler must two means of feet water supply if it exceeds _______ HP.
    • A. 

      50

    • B. 

      100

    • C. 

      175

    • D. 

      500

  • 10. 
    When used, a quick-opening blowdown valve be located_______.
    • A. 

      Nearest to the boiler 

    • B. 

      On top of safety valve

    • C. 

      Nearest of the exit

    • D. 

      Close to the steam drum

  • 11. 
    The minnimun passing score for a Minnesota engineer's license examination si______%.
    • A. 

      50

    • B. 

      60

    • C. 

      70

    • D. 

      80

  • 12. 
    Licenses granted must be displayed in _____________.
    • A. 

      The Parking lot close to th exit

    • B. 

      A conspicuous place in the engine or boiler room

    • C. 

      The chief Engineer's Office

    • D. 

      The plant Manager's Office

  • 13. 
    For the porpuse of the boiler and pressure vessel statutes,  "a year" is considered to be a least_______hr.
    • A. 

      1200

    • B. 

      1845

    • C. 

      1960

    • D. 

      2000

  • 14. 
    Sensible heat is_________.
    • A. 

      The sum of latent heat plus the heat of evaporation

    • B. 

      Not a form of energy

    • C. 

      Able to cause a change in temperature

    • D. 

      The heat of fusion

  • 15. 
    Heat that brings about a change of sate without causing a change in temperature is_______. 
    • A. 

      Measured by the thermometer

    • B. 

      The sum of sensible heat latent heat

    • C. 

      Called latent heat

    • D. 

      Called sensible heat

  • 16. 
    In a boiler,  heat is transferred from the burning fuel to the water by________.
    • A. 

      Convection, expansion, radiation

    • B. 

      Contraction, conduction, expansion

    • C. 

      Convection, conduction, radiation

    • D. 

      Radiation, contraction, conduction

  • 17. 
    Convection is a method of heat transfer where the movement of fluids is due solely to the_______.
    • A. 

      Surface pressure

    • B. 

      Flow of fluids

    • C. 

      Difference in heationg time

    • D. 

      Gravitational differences

  • 18. 
    Large high pressure utility boiler use_______
    • A. 

      Natural Draft

    • B. 

      Balance Draft

    • C. 

      Induced draft 

    • D. 

      Forced Draft

  • 19. 
    When heat transfer occurs by travelling through metal, it is known as _________.
    • A. 

      Radiation

    • B. 

      Conduction

    • C. 

      Convection

    • D. 

      Diffusuion

  • 20. 
    An example of the transfer of heat by radiation is_______.
    • A. 

      The heating effect of the sum on the earth

    • B. 

      Using an electric heater whit a fan

    • C. 

      The handle of frying pan becoming hot on a stove

    • D. 

      Siverware becoming hot in a diswashing machine

  • 21. 
    The document governing boiler fitting and valves is the____code.
    • A. 

      ASME

    • B. 

      National Boiler

    • C. 

      Pressure Valve

    • D. 

      ASHRAE

  • 22. 
    The best method of testing a low-water fuel cutoff (LWCO) is to______.
    • A. 

      Blow the low-water fuel cutoff down through the water column until the burner shuts off.

    • B. 

      Lower the water level in the boiler to the level where the burner should cut out

    • C. 

      Manually trip the cutoff linkage to shut off the burner

    • D. 

      Blow down the float chamber to determine in the burner will cut out

  • 23. 
    Rules goerning the construction of power boiler are set out in_____.
    • A. 

      ASME Code Section I

    • B. 

      ASME Code Section II

    • C. 

      ASME Code Section Viii, Division 1

    • D. 

      CSA B-51

  • 24. 
    A  way to determine is safety vlave on a boiler has sufficient capacity is to_______.
    • A. 

      Check the valve laber

    • B. 

      Check the boiler Inspector

    • C. 

      Lift the test lever

    • D. 

      Check with the ASME Code

  • 25. 
    A hydrostactic test test is considered to be a____ test that is used to determine if the component works as designed.
    • A. 

      Tensile

    • B. 

      Bend 

    • C. 

      Proof

    • D. 

      Destructive

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