Practice Locksmith Test #2

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Practice Locksmith Test #2

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A Kwikset Titan has a MACS of:
    • A. 

      5

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      7

    • D. 

      9

  • 2. 
    How many sets of pintumblers are in a typical pin tumbler house door lock?
    • A. 

      3 or 4

    • B. 

      5 or 6

    • C. 

      11 or 12

    • D. 

      7 or 8

  • 3. 
    Spool and Mushroom pins:
    • A. 

      Make keys easier to duplicate

    • B. 

      Can hinder normal picking attempts

    • C. 

      Make a lock easier to pick

    • D. 

      Make keys harder to duplicate

  • 4. 
    A key in knob lock whose default position is that both knobs are locked and require that a key be used for unlocking is :
    • A. 

      A classroom lock

    • B. 

      A function lock

    • C. 

      An institution lock

    • D. 

      A school lock

  • 5. 
    As a general rule, General Motors' 10 cut wafer sidebar locks have:
    • A. 

      A sum total of cut depths that must equal an even number

    • B. 

      Up to four of the same depth cut in the 7,8,9 and 10 spaces

    • C. 

      A maximum of five number 1 depths in a code combination

    • D. 

      At least one -1 oe 1-4 adjacent cuts

  • 6. 
    The 2 most common key stops are :
    • A. 

      Blade and v cut

    • B. 

      Shoulder and tip

    • C. 

      Bow and blade

    • D. 

      Keyway grooves and bittings

  • 7. 
    A popular type of lock used on GM cars is:
    • A. 

      A Medeco pin tumbler

    • B. 

      An Automotive Bit key

    • C. 

      A sidebar wafer

    • D. 

      An Automotive tubular key

  • 8. 
    Which manufacturer is best known for its interchangeable core locks?
    • A. 

      Best Lock

    • B. 

      Kwikset Corporation

    • C. 

      Ilco Interchangeable Core Corporation

    • D. 

      Interchangeable Core Corporation

  • 9. 
    Which type of cylinder is typically found on an interlocking deadbolt or "jimmy proof"deadlock?
    • A. 

      Mortise cylinder

    • B. 

      Key in knob cylinder

    • C. 

      Rim Cylinder

    • D. 

      Tubular Deadbolt Cylinder

  • 10. 
    A blank is basically just:
    • A. 

      A change key with cuts on one side only

    • B. 

      An uncut or uncombinated key

    • C. 

      Any key with no words or numbers on the bow

    • D. 

      A master key with no words or numbers on the bow

  • 11. 
    You must run the cutter of a key machine into the vise jaw.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    A electromagnetic lock can exert a holding force of 15000 pounds
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    The Preso-Matic installation template requires how many 1" holes to be drilled?
    • A. 

      8

    • B. 

      12

    • C. 

      10

    • D. 

      1

  • 14. 
    The Simplex Unican 1000 series Lock offers double protection with a combination and a keyway
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    A combination lock requirew a key to be opened
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    A rubberband can assist in opening some types of locks
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    What does VATS stand for?
    • A. 

      Vehicular Alarm Timing System

    • B. 

      Vehicle Anti Theft System

    • C. 

      Vehicle Alarm Theft System

    • D. 

      Vehicle Anti Thief System

  • 18. 
    Most locks on BMW's have 8 disc tumblers and are easy to pick open
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    When a key turns hard in a car door cylinder, it is often the result of:
    • A. 

      An improperly bent rod

    • B. 

      A screwdriver that was shoved into it

    • C. 

      A broken lock

    • D. 

      Bugs in the lock

  • 20. 
    VIN stands for Vehicle Information Number
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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