CSWIP 3.1 Multiple Choice Questions Quiz

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  • 1. 
    Which mechanical test can be used to measure the toughness of weld metal, HAZ and parent metal?
    • A. 

      Macro

    • B. 

      Nick Break

    • C. 

      Hardness

    • D. 

      Charpy impact

  • 2. 
    Which is the best destructive test for showing lack of sidewall fusion in a 25mm thickness butt weld?
    • A. 

      Nick break

    • B. 

      Side bend

    • C. 

      Charpy impact

    • D. 

      Face bend

  • 3. 
    The principal purpose of a welder qualification test is to:
    • A. 

      Test the skill of the welder

    • B. 

      Assess the weldability of the materials

    • C. 

      Decide which NDT methods to use

    • D. 

      Give the welder practice before doing production welding

  • 4. 
    A Fabrication procedure calls for the toes of all welds to be blended in by grinding. The reason for this is to:
    • A. 

      Make the weld suitible for liquid (dye) penetrant inspection.

    • B. 

      Improve fatigue life.

    • C. 

      Reduce residual stresses

    • D. 

      Improve the general appearance of the welds

  • 5. 
    For full penetration single-sided butt joints, root bead penetration and profile are mainly influenced by:
    • A. 

      Root face

    • B. 

      Bevel angle

    • C. 

      Root gap

    • D. 

      Included angle

  • 6. 
    Which of the following would be cause for rejection by most fabrication standards when inspecting fillet welds with undercut, a small amount of:
    • A. 

      Depth

    • B. 

      Length

    • C. 

      Width

    • D. 

      Sharpness

  • 7. 
    When visually inspecting the root bead of a single V-butt weld it should be checked for:
    • A. 

      Lack of root penetration

    • B. 

      HAZ hardness

    • C. 

      Tungsten inclusions

    • D. 

      Slag

  • 8. 
    The strength of a fillet weld is determined by:
    • A. 

      Leg length

    • B. 

      Weld profile

    • C. 

      Weld width

    • D. 

      Throat thickness

  • 9. 
    The European Standard for NDE of fusion welds by visual examination is:
    • A. 

      EN 288

    • B. 

      EN 499

    • C. 

      EN 287

    • D. 

      EN 970

  • 10. 
    Visual inspection of a fabricated item for a high integrity application should cover inspection activities:
    • A. 

      Before, during and after welding

    • B. 

      Before welding only

    • C. 

      After welding only

    • D. 

      During and after welding only

  • 11. 
    Incomplete root penetration in a single V butt joint may be caused by:
    • A. 

      Excessive root face

    • B. 

      Excessive root gap

    • C. 

      The current settings being too low

    • D. 

      Both a and c

  • 12. 
    Incomplete root fusion in a single V butt weld may be caused by:
    • A. 

      Linear misalignment

    • B. 

      Root gap being too large

    • C. 

      Root faces being too small

    • D. 

      Welding current too high

  • 13. 
    When visually inspecting the face of a finished weld which of the following flaws would be considered to be the most serious?
    • A. 

      Excess weld metal height

    • B. 

      Start porosity

    • C. 

      Spatter

    • D. 

      Arc strikes

  • 14. 
    A burn-through may occur if the:
    • A. 

      Current is too low

    • B. 

      Root face is too large

    • C. 

      Root gap is too large

    • D. 

      Arc voltage is too high

  • 15. 
    A code of practice is a:
    • A. 

      Standard of workmanship quality only

    • B. 

      Set of rules for manufacturing a specific product

    • C. 

      Specification for the finished product

    • D. 

      Code for the qualification of welding procedures and welders qualifications

  • 16. 
    A solid inclusion in a weld may be:
    • A. 

      Entrapped slag

    • B. 

      Entrapped gas

    • C. 

      Lack of inter-run fusion

    • D. 

      None of the above.

  • 17. 
    Which of the following is a planar imperfection?
    • A. 

      Lack of sidewall fusion

    • B. 

      Slag inclusion

    • C. 

      Linear porosity

    • D. 

      Root concavity

  • 18. 
    For fillet welds it is normal practice in the UK and USA to measure:
    • A. 

      Throat thickness

    • B. 

      Leg lengths

    • C. 

      Penetration depths

    • D. 

      Both a and c

  • 19. 
    In a bend test, when the face of the specimen is in tension and the root is in compression, the test is called a
    • A. 

      Root bend

    • B. 

      Side bend

    • C. 

      Face bend

    • D. 

      Longitudinal bend

  • 20. 
    Heavy porosity on the surface of some MMA welds made on a construction site is most likely to be caused by:
    • A. 

      Use of the wrong class of electrodes

    • B. 

      Use of excessive current

    • C. 

      Moisture pick-up in the electrode covering

    • D. 

      A bad batch of electrodes

  • 21. 
    Slag inclusions may be present in
    • A. 

      Manual metal arc welds

    • B. 

      Metal inert gas welds

    • C. 

      Metal active gas welds

    • D. 

      All welds

  • 22. 
    The main cause of undercut is
    • A. 

      Excessive amps.

    • B. 

      Excessive OCV

    • C. 

      Excessive travel speed

    • D. 

      Current too low

  • 23. 
    Which group of welders is most likely to require continuous monitoring by a welding inspector?
    • A. 

      Concrete shuttering welders

    • B. 

      Overland pipeline welders

    • C. 

      Tack welders

    • D. 

      Maintenance welders

  • 24. 
    Which of the following fillet welds is the strongest assuming they are all made of the same material and welded using the same WPS?
    • A. 

      8mm throat of a mitre fillet

    • B. 

      7mm leg + 2mm excess weld metal

    • C. 

      Mitre fillet with 10mm leg

    • D. 

      Concave fillet with 11mm leg.

  • 25. 
    A typical included angle for MMA welding a full penetration pipe butt joint is:
    • A. 

      35º

    • B. 

      70º

    • C. 

      90º

    • D. 

      Dependent on the pipe diameter

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