CSWIP 3.1 Certification Exam Prep Test Part- II

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CSWIP 3.1 Certification Exam Prep Test Part- II

Welcome to part two of the CSWIP 3. 1 Certification Exam Prep Test. This test has questions regarding proper safety protocols and fundamental inspection knowledge to ensure you are well prepared for the final exam. So, without further ado, let's get started!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    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

  • 2. 
    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

  • 3. 
    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

  • 4. 
    The European Standard for NDE of fusion welds by visual examination is:
    • A. 

       EN 288

    • B. 

      EN 499

    • C. 

      EN 287

    • D. 

      EN 970

  • 5. 
    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

  • 6. 
    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

  • 7. 
    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

  • 8. 
    Which of the following is a planar imperfection?
    • A. 

      Lack of sidewall fusion

    • B. 

      Slag inclusion

    • C. 

      Linear porosity

    • D. 

      Root concavity

  • 9. 
    Slag inclusions may be present in?
    • A. 

      Manual metal arc welds

    • B. 

      Metal inert gas welds

    • C. 

      Metal active gas welds

    • D. 

      All welds

  • 10. 
    A typical included angle for MMA welding a full penetration pipe butt joint is:
    • A. 

      350

    • B. 

      70º

    • C. 

      90º

    • D. 

      Dependent on the pipe diameter

  • 11. 
    In which welding process is it possible to change from Constant  Voltage  to Constant Current?
    • A. 

      Manual Metal Arc - MMA

    • B. 

      Tungsten Inert Gas TIG

    • C. 

      Submerged Arc Welding - SAW

    • D. 

      Metal Active Gas - MAG

  • 12. 
    If pipe bores are not matched correctly it can result in:
    • A. 

      Overheating during welding

    • B. 

      Excessive root faces

    • C. 

      Incorrect gap setting

    • D. 

      Lack of root penetration

  • 13. 
    You have a macro section of a 'T' butt joint that shows a step-like defect lying outside the visible HAZ. What would this defect possibly signify?
    • A. 

      HAZ cracking

    • B. 

      Toe cracking

    • C. 

      Lamellar tearing

    • D. 

      Lamination

  • 14. 
    When visually inspecting the face of a finished weld it should be assessed for?
    • A. 

      Maximum excess weld metal height

    • B. 

      Toe blend

    • C. 

      Inter-run blend

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 15. 
    Slag inclusions may be present in?
    • A. 

      A. MMA welds

    • B. 

      B. MIG welds

    • C. 

      C. SAW welds

    • D. 

      D. both a & c

  • 16. 
    What is hollow bead?
    • A. 

      Concave root

    • B. 

      Elongated porosity in the root

    • C. 

      Lack of penetration

    • D. 

      A slag line above the root

  • 17. 
    What is meant by the term crater pipe?
    • A. 

      Another term for concave root

    • B. 

      Another term given for a burn through

    • C. 

      A type of gas pore, found in the weld crater

    • D. 

      A shrinkage defect, found in the weld crater

  • 18. 
    Which of the following welding processes/technique is likely to be used for the repair welding localized porosity in a butt weld?
    • A. 

      MMA, PG position

    • B. 

      Mechanized MAG

    • C. 

      Submerged arc

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 19. 
    Which of the following is applicable for none planar defects?
    • A. 

      They are always repaired

    • B. 

      Their existence will result in the removal of the entire weld

    • C. 

      They are not usually as significant as planar defects

    • D. 

      They can only be detected using radiography

  • 20. 
    In the MMA welding process, which of the following is most likely to be caused by a welder with a poor technique?
    • A. 

      Deep weld craters/crater cracks

    • B. 

      Copper inclusions

    • C. 

      Hydrogen cracks

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 21. 
    Root concavity is caused by:
    • A. 

      Excessive back purge pressure and entrapped gas

    • B. 

      Excessive back purge pressure and very high heat inputs

    • C. 

      Excessive root grinding and a slow travel speed

    • D. 

      Excessive root grinding and excessive back purge pressure

  • 22. 
    When inspecting a critical component, the toes of a weld must be:
    • A. 

      Always ground flush

    • B. 

      Must always overlap at least 1.5mm into the parent metal

    • C. 

      Must always be inspected using a crack detection method (MPI, DPI)

    • D. 

      None of the above can be selected - specification requirements unknown

  • 23. 
    Crater cracks are caused mainly by:
    • A. 

      Excessively fast welding speeds

    • B. 

      Improper electrode angle

    • C. 

      Hot shrinkage

    • D. 

      Improper joint design

  • 24. 
    A fabrication procedure calls for the toes of all welds to be blended smooth by grinding. The most likely reason for doing this is to...
    • A. 

      Make the weld suitable for liquid (dye) penetrant inspection

    • B. 

      Improve the fatigue life

    • C. 

      Reduce residual stress

    • D. 

      Improve the general appearance of the welds

  • 25. 
    To reduce the risk of crater cracks in TIG welds the welder could:
    • A. 

      Make the weld pool freeze more quickly by rapid withdrawal of the filler wire

    • B. 

      Make the weld pool freeze more quickly by rapid arc extinction

    • C. 

      Use a current slope-out device

    • D. 

      Use all of the above techniques

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