The CSWIP 3.1 Quiz Questions And Answers

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This CSWIP 3. 1 quiz (aka Certification Scheme for Weldment Inspection Personnel) also serves a function as a certification exam sample test. This quiz will help you practice and revise the material for the actual certification exam. In this process, it will also help you to memorize everything you might have read already. Take this test today and find out how "well-prepared" you actually are, and don't forget to share it with friends!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    You would object when you see manual metal arc electrodes, stripped of flux, being used as filler wire for TIG welding because:
    • A. 

      It is too expensive

    • B. 

      The wire would be too thick

    • C. 

      The metal composition may be wrong

    • D. 

      The wire is too short

  • 2. 
    Which amongst the following is going to result in a more severe effect on the load bearing capacity of a weld?
    • A. 

      Porosity

    • B. 

      Cracking in the weld area

    • C. 

      Undercut for fillet welds

    • D. 

      Lack of fusion defects

  • 3. 
    Select the non-magnetic alloy from the following:
    • A. 

      4.0% chromium molybdenum

    • B. 

      12.0% chromium

    • C. 

      Austenitic stainless steel

    • D. 

      9.0% nickel steel

  • 4. 
    Argon gas backing is called for when TIG welding austenitic stainless steel pipe. This is to:
    • A. 

      Prevent oxidation

    • B. 

      Prevent underbead cracking

    • C. 

      Prevent porosity

    • D. 

      Control the penetration bead shape

  • 5. 
    To minimize what risk is carbon steel manual metal arc welding pre-heated?
    • A. 

      Scattered porosity

    • B. 

      Worm hole porosity

    • C. 

      Parent metal cracking

    • D. 

      Lack of penetration

  • 6. 
    What does BS499 specify regarding the drawing dimension quoted for a fillet weld according to UK practice?
    • A. 

      Leg length

    • B. 

      Throat thickness

    • C. 

      Weld width

    • D. 

      Actual throat thickness

  • 7. 
    Which from the following equipment would you choose for safe open site manual metal welding?
    • A. 

      Single operator transformer

    • B. 

      Multi operator transformers

    • C. 

      AC/DC composite power unit

    • D. 

      Diesel engine driven motor generator

  • 8. 
    What would you be most critical of if submerged arc welding is used to make butt welds?
    • A. 

      The root gap tolerance

    • B. 

      The angle of preparation

    • C. 

      The root face width

    • D. 

      The gas cut finish

  • 9. 
    Select the correct statement from the following:
    • A. 

      Preheating increases hardness

    • B. 

      Preheating increases cooling

    • C. 

      Preheating increases dilution

    • D. 

      Preheating increases shrinkage stress

  • 10. 
    What would be the effect of using an oxy-acetylene flame with a long feathered inner cone on carbon steel?
    • A. 

      The weld would be hard and brittle

    • B. 

      The weld could be too soft

    • C. 

      There will be no effect on the weld

    • D. 

      The weld will have undercut

  • 11. 
    Fillet welds need to be 'blended in' by grinding according to a fabricating procedure. This influences:
    • A. 

      HAZ. cracking

    • B. 

      Fatigue life

    • C. 

      Residual stress

    • D. 

      Yield strength

  • 12. 
    The arc length is most likely to be affected by what during CO2 welding?
    • A. 

      The wire diameter

    • B. 

      The current return connections

    • C. 

      The gas flow rate

    • D. 

      The torch to work angle

  • 13. 
    When lamellar tearing has occurred in steel fabrication, how could it have been found BEFORE welding?
    • A. 

      X-ray examination

    • B. 

      Dye penetrant

    • C. 

      Ultrasonic examination

    • D. 

      It would not have been found by any inspection method

  • 14. 
    You are the overseer of the arc welding of some machine fittings and you find that they are cadmium plated. Would you:
    • A. 

      Permit it to proceed

    • B. 

      Permit it to proceed with fume extraction

    • C. 

      Stop the operation at once

    • D. 

      Advise the welder to drink milk and proceed

  • 15. 
    Hydrogen is excluded from the weld metal in order to prevent the weld from:
    • A. 

      Cracking

    • B. 

      Cooling slowly

    • C. 

      Cooling quickly

    • D. 

      Expanding

  • 16. 
    A metal is said to have ______________ when it regains its original shape when stress acting upon it is removed.
    • A. 

      Ductility

    • B. 

      Plasticity

    • C. 

      Malleability

    • D. 

      Elasticity

  • 17. 
    A suitable mechanical test for a component for vibrational loading would be:
    • A. 

      Impact

    • B. 

      Tensile

    • C. 

      Compressive

    • D. 

      Fatigue

  • 18. 
    What is weld metal refinement called when it takes place in a multi-run deposit?
    • A. 

      Weld annealing

    • B. 

      Weld refining

    • C. 

      Weld normalising

    • D. 

      Weld recrystallisation

  • 19. 
    For a manual metal arc welding project, when ‘hydrogen control’ is specified the electrode would normally be:
    • A. 

      Cellulosic

    • B. 

      Iron oxide

    • C. 

      Acid

    • D. 

      Basic

  • 20. 
    What is the reason for a centerline crack in a submerged arc weld bead?
    • A. 

      Usage of a high manganese filler wire

    • B. 

      Usage of a damp flux

    • C. 

      Weld bead is deep and narrow

    • D. 

      Usage of higher voltage than required

  • 21. 
    Severe porosity in metal arc welds is brought to your attention when open site working, what would you investigate?
    • A. 

      Electrode type

    • B. 

      Power plant type

    • C. 

      Electrode storage

    • D. 

      Day temperature

  • 22. 
    What does preheating for arc welding apply to?
    • A. 

      Assembly welding only

    • B. 

      Assembly and tack welding

    • C. 

      Joints over 25 mm thick only

    • D. 

      Cruciform welds only

  • 23. 
    Which bend test specimens that have been taken from a 25 mm thick carbon steel butt weld would be prone to show lack of inter-run fusion?
    • A. 

      Side bend

    • B. 

      Root bend

    • C. 

      Face bend

    • D. 

      Guided bend

  • 24. 
    When hyper-eutectoid steel is quenched at above its upper critical, the predominant structure will be:
    • A. 

      Austenite

    • B. 

      Martensite

    • C. 

      Troostite

    • D. 

      Sorbite

  • 25. 
    What is one of the advantages of metal gas arc shielded welding?
    • A. 

      Can be used in draughty locations without protection

    • B. 

      Produces a deposit low in hydrogen content

    • C. 

      Any welding position can be welded with spray transfer

    • D. 

      Fine spatter at nozzle restricting gas flow

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