Electric Sander Safety Quiz.

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Before you may use the electric sander you must pass the safety test with a score of 100%.
Once you have successfully completed this safety quiz print out your score report and submit it to your instructor.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Before making any adjustments to the sander you must ________.

    • A.

      Turn the sander off.

    • B.

      Make sure the sandpaper is in good shape.

    • C.

      Clean the table off.

    • D.

      None of the above.

    Correct Answer
    A. Turn the sander off.
    Explanation
    Before making any adjustments to the sander, it is important to turn the sander off to ensure safety. This prevents any accidental activation of the sander while making adjustments, reducing the risk of injury.

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  • 2. 

    Before using the sander you must ______________.

    • A.

      Remove jewelry and loose clothing

    • B.

      Tie back long hair

    • C.

      Put on safety glasses

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    Before using the sander, it is important to take certain safety precautions. Removing jewelry and loose clothing is necessary to prevent them from getting caught in the machine and causing injury. Tying back long hair is necessary to avoid it from getting tangled in the sander. Wearing safety glasses is important to protect the eyes from any flying debris or particles that may be generated during sanding. Therefore, all of the above options are correct safety measures to be taken before using the sander.

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  • 3. 

    When sanding curves you should do which of the following?

    • A.

      Do not sand curves.

    • B.

      Leave the wood square and use the sander to remove excess material.

    • C.

      Use a bandsaw or proper tool to cut corners close to desired size, then sand to line.

    • D.

      None of the above.

    Correct Answer
    C. Use a bandsaw or proper tool to cut corners close to desired size, then sand to line.
    Explanation
    When sanding curves, it is recommended to use a bandsaw or a proper tool to cut the corners close to the desired size. This allows for more precise shaping of the curves before sanding. Once the corners are cut, the sanding can be done to refine the shape and smooth out any rough edges, bringing it to the desired line. This method ensures better control and accuracy when working with curved surfaces.

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  • 4. 

    When using electric sanders, you should never hold you fingers ___________ the piece.

    • A.

      On top

    • B.

      Under

    • C.

      In front of

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    B. Under
    Explanation
    When using electric sanders, you should never hold your fingers under the piece. Holding your fingers under the piece can be extremely dangerous as the rotating sanding disc can catch your fingers and cause serious injury. It is important to always keep your fingers away from the sanding area to ensure your safety while using electric sanders.

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  • 5. 

    When sanding you should always use which side of the disc?

    • A.

      Up-side

    • B.

      Down-side

    • C.

      Either

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    B. Down-side
    Explanation
    When sanding, it is recommended to use the down-side of the disc. This is because the down-side of the disc is usually rougher and more abrasive, which allows for more effective sanding and removal of material. Using the down-side ensures that the sanding process is more efficient and produces better results.

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  • 6. 

    How many students can use the disc/belt sander at one time?

    • A.

      1

    • B.

      2

    • C.

      Does not matter.

    • D.

      None of the above.

    Correct Answer
    B. 2
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 2 because the question is asking how many students can use the disc/belt sander at one time. Since the sander is mentioned, it implies that there is only one sander available. Therefore, only two students can use it at the same time, one on the disc and one on the belt.

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  • 7. 

    Before using any equipment you must ___________.

    • A.

      Ask instructor for permission to run the tool

    • B.

      Wear safety glasses

    • C.

      Have lines pre-planned.

    • D.

      All of the above.

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above.
    Explanation
    Before using any equipment, it is important to take certain precautions. First, you should ask the instructor for permission to run the tool, as they will have the necessary knowledge and expertise to ensure safe usage. Additionally, wearing safety glasses is crucial to protect your eyes from any potential hazards or flying debris. Lastly, having lines pre-planned helps to ensure that the equipment is used efficiently and effectively, minimizing the risk of accidents or errors. Therefore, all of the above options are necessary steps to take before using any equipment.

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