Basic Rigging Review

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Rigging Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    From what material are shackles made from?
    • A. 

      Forged steel

    • B. 

      Iron

    • C. 

      Concrete

    • D. 

      Answer option 4

  • 2. 
    The maximum load weight that a sling is designed to carry.
    • A. 

      Weight

    • B. 

      Rated capacity

    • C. 

      Load

    • D. 

      Answer option 4

  • 3. 
    What is the maximum temperature that most steel chain slings can be used in (in Farenheit)?
    • A. 

      500

    • B. 

      400

    • C. 

      600

    • D. 

      Answer option 4

  • 4. 
    Which eyebolt below is used for angular loading?
    • A. 

      Shouldered

    • B. 

      Non-shouldered

    • C. 

      Alloy

    • D. 

      Answer option 4

  • 5. 
    Who is the person designated to make the decision to keep a wire rope sling in service if damaged?
    • A. 

      Qualified

    • B. 

      Competent

    • C. 

      Supervisor

    • D. 

      Answer option 4

  • 6. 
    Which hook is used on alloy steel chain slings?
    • A. 

      Sliding hook

    • B. 

      Eye hook

    • C. 

      Grab hook

    • D. 

      Answer option 4

  • 7. 
    What is the most widely used type of shackle?
    • A. 

      Screw pin

    • B. 

      Round pin

    • C. 

      Straight pin

    • D. 

      Answer option 4

  • 8. 
    Which system is used to operate a chain hoist?
    • A. 

      Gear

    • B. 

      Hook

    • C. 

      Sprocket

    • D. 

      Answer option 4

  • 9. 
    To calculate the total sling stress applied during a lift, you need to know the angle at which the sling will attach and _________________________________.
    • A. 

      The total weight of the load

    • B. 

      Rate at which the load will be lifted

    • C. 

      Wind speed and direction

    • D. 

      Answer option 4

  • 10. 
    Which type of hitch should be used to lift a bundle of pipes?
    • A. 

      Double-wrap choker hitch

    • B. 

      Single-wrap choker hitch

    • C. 

      Straight vertical hitch

    • D. 

      Answer option 4

  • 11. 
    When should wire rope slings be inspected?
    • A. 

      Before every use

    • B. 

      Once a year

    • C. 

      Once a week

    • D. 

      Answer option 4

  • 12. 
    When should someone inspect eyebolts?
    • A. 

      Once a day

    • B. 

      Once a year

    • C. 

      Once a month

    • D. 

      Answer option 4

  • 13. 
    Two or more slings attached to the same hook.
    • A. 

      bridle hitch

    • B. 

      Vertical hitch

    • C. 

      Master link

    • D. 

      Answer option 4

  • 14. 
    To navigate loads we use what?
    • A. 

      Hand signals

    • B. 

      Automated cranes

    • C. 

      Signs

    • D. 

      Answer option 4

  • 15. 
    At what angle is the sling stress doubled (in degrees)?
    • A. 

      45

    • B. 

      30

    • C. 

      60

    • D. 

      Answer option 4

  • 16. 
    You should use two double-wrap choker hitches when lifting a load longer than ______ feet.
    • A. 

      12

    • B. 

      6

    • C. 

      10

    • D. 

      Answer option 4

  • 17. 
    A sling has been _______________ if the tattle-tail has been pulled into the jacket.
    • A. 

      Overloaded

    • B. 

      Overheated

    • C. 

      Crushed

    • D. 

      Answer option 4

  • 18. 
    Who are the only people allowed on a landing zone?
    • A. 

      Tag line tenders

    • B. 

      Supervisors

    • C. 

      Load navigators

    • D. 

      Answer option 4

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