An Advanced Maintenance Technician Test

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An Advanced Maintenance Technician Test

Thank you for taking our Maintenance Technician Test. If you can tackle it, you will have no problems passing your finals exams that are around the corner. You will have no more than 20 minutes to complete the quiz. All the best, and give it your best as you tackle it.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When placing an order for a passage door, which of the below must be considered?
    • A. 

      Height, width and thickness

    • B. 

      Type of door

    • C. 

      Left or right hand

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    Three of the four types of fires listed below commonly occur in apartments. Select the one that does not apply:
    • A. 

      Grease

    • B. 

      Spontaneous Combustion

    • C. 

      Electrical

    • D. 

      Gas

  • 3. 
    Apartment communities prefer one type of fire extinguisher. Which of the below is it?
    • A. 

      Pressurized water

    • B. 

      CO2

    • C. 

      ABC

    • D. 

      Halon

  • 4. 
    Preventative maintenance for a water heater requires it to be drained and refilled how often?
    • A. 

      When it fails

    • B. 

      Annually

    • C. 

      Every 5 years

    • D. 

      Never

  • 5. 
    How often should a smoke detector be checked to see if it is working properly?
    • A. 

      When a service request is received

    • B. 

      Upon move-out of a resident

    • C. 

      Annually

    • D. 

      All of the abve

  • 6. 
    If you are called after hours for an emergency, your response should always include:
    • A. 

      Document call and respond in the morning

    • B. 

      Document call and respond in a timely manner

    • C. 

      Phone 911 and then call the property manager

    • D. 

      Call Human Resources and leave a message

  • 7. 
    The ground wire is which color?
    • A. 

      White

    • B. 

      Blue

    • C. 

      Black

    • D. 

      Green

  • 8. 
    A safety ground circuit interrupter is used to protect:
    • A. 

      Receptacles close to water fixtures

    • B. 

      Swimming pool lights

    • C. 

      Outdoor receptacles

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 9. 
    Which area(s) are not permitted to have Romex wire used?
    • A. 

      Residential dwellings (inside walls)

    • B. 

      Surface mounted applications

    • C. 

      Residential dwellings (attics)

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 10. 
    Swimming pool lights should always be protected with what to prevent electrical shock?
    • A. 

      Warning sign

    • B. 

      Plastic cover

    • C. 

      30 amp circuit breaker

    • D. 

      Ground fault circuit interrupter

  • 11. 
    What would you use to measure electrical amperage?
    • A. 

      Ohmmeter

    • B. 

      Amp probe

    • C. 

      Megger meter

    • D. 

      Wiggy

  • 12. 
    Choose the primary colors used in single-phase 120/240 volt wiring.
    • A. 

      Brown, orange, yellow, gray, green

    • B. 

      Brown, red, black, green

    • C. 

      Black, red, white, green

    • D. 

      Black, red, white, blue

  • 13. 
    Before working on an electrical subpanel, you should always: 
    • A. 

      Wear safety glasses

    • B. 

      Turn off power

    • C. 

      Install a circuit "lock out" tag

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 14. 
    The maximum overcurrent circuit interrupter breaker for 14-gage wire is which of the following?
    • A. 

      15 amps

    • B. 

      20 amps

    • C. 

      30 amps

    • D. 

      50 amps

  • 15. 
    You would not utilize a ground wire to:
    • A. 

      Carry voltage load

    • B. 

      Bond G.F.C.I. plugs

    • C. 

      Bond metal boxes

    • D. 

      Bond pool lights

  • 16. 
    A circuit breaker trips off occasionally for no apparent reason. You should:
    • A. 

      Install a smaller circuit breaker

    • B. 

      Keep resetting the breaker

    • C. 

      Investigate the cause

    • D. 

      Install a larger circuit beaker

  • 17. 
    Choose the smallest wire:
    • A. 

      #2 gauge

    • B. 

      #6 gauge

    • C. 

      #12 gauge

    • D. 

      #14 gauge

  • 18. 
    Usually, the white wire is used for:
    • A. 

      Ground wire

    • B. 

      Common wire

    • C. 

      Hot wire

    • D. 

      Tie wire

  • 19. 
    The maximum useable amp load for #12 gauge Romex wire is:
    • A. 

      15 amps

    • B. 

      16 amps

    • C. 

      18 amps

    • D. 

      20 amps

  • 20. 
    Electricity will always travel to:
    • A. 

      Common wires

    • B. 

      Black wires

    • C. 

      Sky wires

    • D. 

      Path of least resistance

  • 21. 
    When testing wires, you should protect against electrical shock by:
    • A. 

      Using a volt tester

    • B. 

      Keep your knees off the ground

    • C. 

      Wearing your insulated boots

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 22. 
    In order to meet the requirements for residential use, what is the required temperature for hot water?
    • A. 

      110 degrees

    • B. 

      115 degrees

    • C. 

      120 degrees

    • D. 

      125 degrees

  • 23. 
    The hot water is on which side of the faucet?
    • A. 

      Left

    • B. 

      Right

    • C. 

      Center

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 24. 
    What material is used for water lines (interior)?
    • A. 

      Black steel

    • B. 

      ABS

    • C. 

      Copper

    • D. 

      PVC

  • 25. 
    A thermocouple is used to:
    • A. 

      Hold a pilot light open

    • B. 

      Clean water

    • C. 

      Test water

    • D. 

      Start a BBQ