CSWIP 3.1 Certification Exam Prep Test

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  • 1. 
    During inspection of a fillet weld you notice slag in the toes of the weld. What action will you take?
    • A. 

      As a fillet weld does not need to be strong, slag will not be a problem

    • B. 

      Measure slag, if it is less than 3mm it will not be a problem

    • C. 

      Have the welder to remove the slag in as this could mask any discontinuity

    • D. 

      Tell the welder to leave the slag in as it will add strength to the fillet weld

  • 2. 
    Which is the most accurate method of ensuring that the correct preheat is applied
    • A. 

      Measure it with heat sensitive crayon (tempil stick)

    • B. 

      Using calibrated digital thermometer

    • C. 

      Using heat treatment equipment with thermocouples attached and a chart recorder

    • D. 

      Temperature measuring paint

  • 3. 
    For which of the following types of NDT does the term prod related?
    • A. 

      Ultrasonic testing

    • B. 

      Radiography testing

    • C. 

      Penetrant testing

    • D. 

      Magnetic particle testing

  • 4. 
    During root weld which of the following would be main cause lack of root penetration?
    • A. 

      The root gap is too large in accordance with wps

    • B. 

      Preheat was not used

    • C. 

      The current is too low 

    • D. 

      Root face is too small

  • 5. 
    A weld all around symbol is not required when:
    • A. 

      Indicating circumferential joint

    • B. 

      Indicating a pipe to pipe butt weld

    • C. 

      Indicating a nozzle to shell weld

    • D. 

      All of the answers indicated

  • 6. 
    What are the three metal transfer modes when using MIG/MAG (GMAW):
    • A. 

      Dip, drop, drag

    • B. 

      Trailing, vertical, leading

    • C. 

      Pulse, dip, flood

    • D. 

      Dip, spray, pulse

  • 7. 
    Which of these statements is true concerning lamellar tearing?
    • A. 

      As material gets thicker the ductility decreases

    • B. 

      As material gets thicker the resistance to lamellar tearing improves

    • C. 

      As material gets thicker the ductility improves

    • D. 

      Thick material don't  suffer from lamellar tearing

  • 8. 
    The similarities between EN ISO 22553 and AWS A2.4 in depicting welding symbols are:
    • A. 

      Both have the same rule for depicting "weld all around"

    • B. 

      Both have the same rule for depicting "other side"

    • C. 

      Both have the same rule for depicting "sequence of operations"

    • D. 

      Both have the same method

  • 9. 
    When would you measure the minimum preheat temperature?
    • A. 

      On completion of each pass

    • B. 

      Immediately prior to commencing the first pass and subsequent passes

    • C. 

      When the welding is completed 

    • D. 

      Minimum preheat temperature measurement is only required if the heat input lower than the specified in WPS

  • 10. 
    A typical temperature for stress relieving carbon steel is:
    • A. 

      100oC

    • B. 

      200oC

    • C. 

      600oC

    • D. 

      900oC

  • 11. 
    When examining a completed macro test, the recorded hardness figures were 5HV points over the maximum permitted. what would your course of action be?
    • A. 

      Apply for concession

    • B. 

      Reject the whole procedure

    • C. 

      Request a retest

    • D. 

      Accept it is as only just over the permitted value

  • 12. 
    What does the term of wps mean?
    • A. 

      Weld productivity specifications

    • B. 

      Weld production scheme 

    • C. 

      Welding production specification

    • D. 

      Work productivity standard

  • 13. 
    Due to the high heating effect in the electrode when TIG welding with AC it is usual that a tungsten electrode used for AC welding is?
    • A. 

      Ground to a fine vertex angle of >30o before welding

    • B. 

      Use straight from packet without any grinding

    • C. 

      Lightly ground to a slight chamfer (corners only removed)

    • D. 

      Use without grinding and baked at 300o​​​​​​​C for an hour before use

  • 14. 
    Usually liquid penetrant is applicable at temperature range of approximately?
    • A. 

      0oC - 100oC

    • B. 

      -5oC - 90oC

    • C. 

      -20oC - 60oC

    • D. 

      5oC - 60oC

  • 15. 
    What heat treatment is used to create a high strength but brittle microstructure?
    • A. 

      Quenching hardening

    • B. 

      Normalizing 

    • C. 

      Annealing

    • D. 

      Stress relieving

  • 16. 
    In the GMAW process the use of pulsed current usually result in between?
    • A. 

      Globular transfer and dip transfer

    • B. 

      Spray and globular transfer

    • C. 

      Spray and dip transfer

    • D. 

      None of the answer given are correct

  • 17. 
    According to AWS A2.4, where does the symbol go for welding on the arrow side?
    • A. 

      Below solid line 

    • B. 

      Above solid line 

    • C. 

      Depend on the joint 

    • D. 

      Answer weld where the arrow is pointing 

  • 18. 
    Which of the following defect are the most difficult to size correctly when ultrasonically testing a weld?
    • A. 

      Isolated pore > 3mm diameter

    • B. 

      Clustered porosity

    • C. 

      Slag

    • D. 

      Lack of root penetration

  • 19. 
    Slag line found in MMA welds are usually associated with:
    • A. 

      The voltage being too low

    • B. 

      The open circuit current being too high

    • C. 

      Improper cleaning between weld runs

    • D. 

      Low open circuit voltage

  • 20. 
    At what level is H2 considered to be more critical in cracking?
    • A. 

      Less than 5ml/100gr of weld metal deposited

    • B. 

      Between 5ml/100gr and 10ml/100gr of weld metal deposited

    • C. 

      Between 5ml/100gr and 15ml/100gr of weld metal deposited

    • D. 

      Over 15ml/100gr of weld metal deposited

  • 21. 
    In SAW at higher currents or in the case of multiple electrode system, AC is often preferred to:
    • A. 

      Avoid the problem of lack of fusion

    • B. 

      Avoid the problem of excess of penetration

    • C. 

      Avoid the problem of arc blow

    • D. 

      Avoid the problem of dilution

  • 22. 
    At what level is the hardness value a problem when trying to minimize the risk of HAZ cracking?
    • A. 

      270 to 290 HV

    • B. 

      300 to 350 HV

    • C. 

      100 to 150 HV

    • D. 

      160 to 200 HV

  • 23. 
    A transverse tensile test was carried out on a welding procedure. The cross sectional area was 30mm wide and 15mm thick. The maximum load applied was 170kN. What is the ultimate tensile strength value?
    • A. 

      377 kN/mm2

    • B. 

      377 N/mm2

    • C. 

      300 N/mm2

    • D. 

      600 N/mm2

  • 24. 
    The correct joint preparation is very important since it decides of the volume of weld metal. To be use high volume of weld metal deposited can?
    • A. 

      Increased residual stress

    • B. 

      Be useful since joint will have better strength

    • C. 

      Give a longer service life

    • D. 

      Give superior corrosion resistance

  • 25. 
    Which of the following types of imperfection is generally considered to be the most serious?
    • A. 

      Surface breaking planar

    • B. 

      Root concavity

    • C. 

      Buried planar

    • D. 

      Surface breaking non planar

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