PTEC 131 - Exam 1 - Fall 14

29 Questions | Total Attempts: 116

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  • 1. 
    ___________ is the force applied to a unit area
    • A. 

      Mass

    • B. 

      Pressure

    • C. 

      Flow

    • D. 

      Weight

  • 2. 
    __________ is the quantity of fluid moving within a given period of time.
    • A. 

      Rate

    • B. 

      Pressure

    • C. 

      Flow

    • D. 

      Mass

  • 3. 
    ___________ is the height of the surface of a material compared to zero reference point.
    • A. 

      Zero reference

    • B. 

      Level

    • C. 

      Height

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    ____________ is a specific degree of hotness or coldness as indicated on a reference scale.
    • A. 

      Hot

    • B. 

      Differential

    • C. 

      Temperature

    • D. 

      Heat

  • 5. 
    ___________ is the difference between measurements taken from two separate points
    • A. 

      Specific Gravity

    • B. 

      Analytical

    • C. 

      Differential Pressure

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 6. 
    An instrument located away from the process
    • A. 

      Local

    • B. 

      Remote

    • C. 

      Control Room

    • D. 

      Control Loop

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 7. 
    An instrument located near the process
    • A. 

      Local

    • B. 

      Remote

    • C. 

      Control Room

    • D. 

      Control Loop

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 8. 
    ___________ applied to the surface of a liquid directly affects its boiling point
    • A. 

      Heat

    • B. 

      Pressure

    • C. 

      Temperature

    • D. 

      Weight

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 9. 
    An instrument powered by electricity
    • A. 

      Actuator

    • B. 

      Pneumatic

    • C. 

      Electronic

    • D. 

      Control Loop

    • E. 

      Digital

  • 10. 
    An instrument powered by air or other gases
    • A. 

      Actuator

    • B. 

      Pneumatic

    • C. 

      Electronic

    • D. 

      Control Loop

  • 11. 
    The use of a logical technique to perform an analysis
    • A. 

      Specific Gravity

    • B. 

      Analytical

    • C. 

      Differential Pressure

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 12. 
    A group of instruments working together to control a single process variable  
    • A. 

      Local

    • B. 

      Remote

    • C. 

      Control Room

    • D. 

      Control Loop

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 13. 
    ___________ is a measured property of a process
    • A. 

      Rate

    • B. 

      Pressure

    • C. 

      Flow

    • D. 

      Mass

    • E. 

      Process Variables

  • 14. 
    _______ is a transmission method that employs discrete electrical signals as opposed to continuous signals.
    • A. 

      Actuator

    • B. 

      Pneumatic

    • C. 

      Electronic

    • D. 

      Control Loop

    • E. 

      Digital

  • 15. 
     A tank, is a rigid structure and its _____ therefore remains constant.
    • A. 

      Volume

    • B. 

      Temperature

    • C. 

      Pressure

    • D. 

      Level

  • 16. 
    As the liquid height increases, so will the head pressure provided that the density of the liquid  ___________.
    • A. 

      Increases

    • B. 

      Decreases

    • C. 

      Remains constant

  • 17. 
    Differential (Delta ∆) is:
    • A. 

      A force applied to a unit of area

    • B. 

      The quantity of fluid that moves through a pipe or channel within a given period of time

    • C. 

      The position of either height or depth along a vertical axis

    • D. 

      The difference between measurements taken from two separate points

  • 18. 
    An instrument that shows the current conditions of the process variable or the instruments output signal is called an _________ instrument.
    • A. 

      Transmitting

    • B. 

      Recording

    • C. 

      Indicating

    • D. 

      Controlling

  • 19. 
    The Bernoulli Principle, states that as the speed of a moving fluid increases: the pressure within the fluid:
    • A. 

      Increases

    • B. 

      Decreases

    • C. 

      Remains constant

    • D. 

      Fluctuates

  • 20. 
    In order to insure accurate measurement, all ______________ must be accounted for.
    • A. 

      Pressure

    • B. 

      Temperature

    • C. 

      Flow

    • D. 

      Variables

  • 21. 
    When pressure increases, temperature increases.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    When temperature increases, pressure increases.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    When head (bottom) pressure increases, the height of the liquid decreases. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    When density increases, temperature will decrease.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    When volume increases, temperature will decrease
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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