CSWIP 3.1 Multiple Choice Questions! Quiz

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CSWIP 3.1 Multiple Choice Questions! Quiz

Most of the structures around couldn't be standing if not for the presence of a professional welder and inspectors. Are you working on becoming a welding inspector but don’t know if you are ready for the CSWIP exam paper 4? Don’t worry as the test below is designed to help you pass the exam with ease. Give it a shot and all the best of luck!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of these drawing symbols shows weld penetration depth in accordance with BS EN 22553?
    • A. 
    • B. 
    • C. 
    • D. 
  • 2. 
    BS EN 288 and BS EN ISO 15614 are specifications for?
    • A. 

      Welder approval testing

    • B. 

      Welding equipment calibration

    • C. 

      Welding procedure approval

    • D. 

      Consumables for submerged arc welding

  • 3. 
    What determines the penetrating power of gammer rays?
    • A. 

      Time

    • B. 

      Type of isotope

    • C. 

      Source-to-film-distance

    • D. 

      Source strength

  • 4. 
    Which element has the greatest effect on the HAZ hardness of C-Mn steel?
    • A. 

      Molybdenum

    • B. 

      Chromium

    • C. 

      Titanium

    • D. 

      Carbon

  • 5. 
    Preheating a steel plate with a carbon equivalent (CEV) of 0.48 may be required to:
    • A. 

      Drive moisture from the plate

    • B. 

      Prevent excessive hardening in the HAZ

    • C. 

      Prevent the formation of carbides

    • D. 

      Improve the mechanical properties of the weld metal

  • 6. 
    A welder approval certificate should be withdrawn if:
    • A. 

      He has not done any welding for 4 months

    • B. 

      He has been absent from work for 7 months

    • C. 

      The repair rate for his work exceeds 1%

    • D. 

      His work has been examined by UT only

  • 7. 
    In friction welding, the metal at the interface when the joining occurs is describes as being in the:
    • A. 

      Liquid state

    • B. 

      Intercritical state

    • C. 

      Plastic state

    • D. 

      Elastic state

  • 8. 
    A penertrameter (IQI) is used to measure the:
    • A. 

      Size of discontinuity in a weld joint

    • B. 

      Density of a radiographic film

    • C. 

      Degree of film contrast

    • D. 

      Quality of the radiographic technique

  • 9. 
    Which of the following cutting methods is suitable for cutting stainless steel?
    • A. 

      Plasma

    • B. 

      Oxy-acetylene

    • C. 

      Oxy-propane

    • D. 

      It depends upon the thickness.

  • 10. 
    Which of the following would be classed as the most serious type of defect?
    • A. 

      A buried linear slag inclusion

    • B. 

      Buried lack of inter-run fusion

    • C. 

      Surface breaking lack of sidewall fusion

    • D. 

      Surface porosity

  • 11. 
    Ultrasonic testing has an advantage over other NDT methods for the detection of:
    • A. 

      Lack of sidewall fusion

    • B. 

      Root undercut

    • C. 

      Incompletely filled groove

    • D. 

      Root concavity

  • 12. 
    Exceeding the maximum interpass temperature specified for a C-Mn steel weld joint may give:
    • A. 

      Excessive porosity

    • B. 

      Burn through

    • C. 

      Lower toughness

    • D. 

      Higher strength

  • 13. 
    MIG/MAG welding has a tendency to give lack of sidewall fusion when:
    • A. 

      Spray transfer conditions are used

    • B. 

      100% CO2 shielding gas is used

    • C. 

      Pulsed current is used

    • D. 

      Dip transfer

  • 14. 
    The temperature range over which a steel goes from having high to low toughness is called the:
    • A. 

      Critical transformation temperature

    • B. 

      Ductility dip temperature

    • C. 

      Bi-modal temperature

    • D. 

      Transition temperature

  • 15. 
    For SAW, what is the effect of raising arc voltage but keeping all other parameters the same?
    • A. 

      Weld bead width will increase

    • B. 

      Depth of penetration will increase

    • C. 

      Weld bead width will decrease

    • D. 

      Depth of penetration will decrease

  • 16. 
    Changing an essential variable beyond the allowed limits for a qualified welding procedure:
    • A. 

      May change the mechanical properties of the joint

    • B. 

      May adversely affect the quality of the weld

    • C. 

      Will require a new welding procedure to be approved

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 17. 
    With reference to the various grades of stainless steels which of the following statements is true?
    • A. 

      They are all non-magnetic

    • B. 

      They all require 100% Ar for GMAW

    • C. 

      They all have very high thermal conductivity

    • D. 

      Only certain grades can be used for service at very low temperatures

  • 18. 
    Which of the following AWS A5.1 electrodes has a rutile covering:
    • A. 

      E 6010

    • B. 

      E 7016

    • C. 

      E 7018

    • D. 

      E 6013

  • 19. 
    Welds made with very high heat input will show a reduction in:
    • A. 

      Tensile ductility

    • B. 

      Notch toughness

    • C. 

      Fatigue strength

    • D. 

      Creep resistance

  • 20. 
    During PWHT of a complex fabrication, it is heated to the soak temperature at a much faster rate than specified by the procedure. This may:
    • A. 

      Cause excessive oxidation

    • B. 

      Not allow sufficient time to relieve stresses

    • C. 

      Introduce excessive compressive stresses

    • D. 

      Cause distortion

  • 21. 
    When MAG welding in dip transfer (a short-circuiting mode) spatter can be reduced by:
    • A. 

      Using inductance

    • B. 

      Using 100%CO2

    • C. 

      Using Ar +30% He

    • D. 

      Increasing the stick-out length

  • 22. 
    Repair welding of in-service plant and equipment may be more difficult than making repairs during initial fabrication because:
    • A. 

      The material may be contaminated

    • B. 

      Access to repair area may be difficult

    • C. 

      Positional welding may be needed

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 23. 
    For gammer radiography of a steel weld at 35mm thickness, the recommended isotope is:
    • A. 

      Thulium 170

    • B. 

      Ytterbium 169

    • C. 

      Iridium 192

    • D. 

      Cobalt 60

  • 24. 
    The sensitivity of a radiograph is assessed:
    • A. 

      By using a densitometer

    • B. 

      By using an image quality indicator (IQI)

    • C. 

      From the KVA used

    • D. 

      From the source/tube to work standoff distance used

  • 25. 
    A transverse tensile test from a Weld Procedure Approval Record (WPAR) test plate is used to measure:
    • A. 

      Tensile strength of the weld

    • B. 

      Tensile strength of the joint

    • C. 

      Stress/strain characteristics of the weld

    • D. 

      Stress/strain characteristics of the joint

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