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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Which of the following is NOT a typical risk factor for fire when handling fuel systems in a shop?

    • A.

      Replacing the fuel filter

    • B.

      Removing a fuel tank sending unit

    • C.

      Replacing a fuel filler cap

    • D.

      Draining a fuel tank

    Correct Answer
    C. Replacing a fuel filler cap
    Explanation
    Replacing a fuel filler cap is not a typical risk factor for fire when handling fuel systems in a shop. This task does not involve any direct contact with fuel or any potential ignition sources. The other options, such as replacing the fuel filter, removing a fuel tank sending unit, and draining a fuel tank, all involve working with fuel and therefore carry a higher risk of fire if proper precautions are not taken.

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  • 2. 

    A ____________ is any material that poses an unreasonable risk of damage or injury to persons, property, or the environment if not properly controlled during handling.

    • A.

      Hazardous material

    • B.

      Material safety data sheet (MSDS)

    • C.

      Both A and B

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. Hazardous material
    Explanation
    A hazardous material refers to any substance that can cause harm or damage to people, property, or the environment if not handled properly. This can include chemicals, gases, flammable materials, or radioactive substances. The term "hazardous material" is commonly used in industries, transportation, and emergency response to identify and manage potentially dangerous substances. The proper control and handling of hazardous materials are crucial to prevent accidents, protect individuals, and minimize environmental impact.

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  • 3. 

    True or False. The acronym for fire extinguisher use is PASS, which stands for Pull, Aim, Squeeze, and Sweep.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The given statement is true. The acronym for fire extinguisher use is PASS, which stands for Pull, Aim, Squeeze, and Sweep. This acronym is commonly used to remember the steps to effectively use a fire extinguisher. "Pull" refers to pulling the pin to unlock the extinguisher, "Aim" means aiming the nozzle at the base of the fire, "Squeeze" involves squeezing the handle to release the extinguishing agent, and "Sweep" indicates sweeping the nozzle from side to side to cover the entire fire area.

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  • 4. 

    A ______________ contains detailed information about hazardous materials.

    • A.

      Hazardous material

    • B.

      Material safety data sheet

    • C.

      Repair order

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    B. Material safety data sheet
    Explanation
    A material safety data sheet (MSDS) contains detailed information about hazardous materials. It provides important information such as the physical and chemical properties of the material, potential hazards, necessary precautions for safe handling, storage, and disposal, as well as emergency procedures in case of accidents or spills. MSDSs are crucial for ensuring the safety of individuals working with or around hazardous materials, as they provide comprehensive information to help prevent accidents and minimize risks.

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  • 5. 

    Which of the following is typical information found on a material safety data sheet (MSDS)?

    • A.

      Revision date

    • B.

      Hazardous ingredients

    • C.

      Fire and explosion data

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    A material safety data sheet (MSDS) typically includes information such as the revision date, hazardous ingredients, and fire and explosion data. The revision date is important as it indicates the most recent update of the MSDS, ensuring that users have access to the latest safety information. Hazardous ingredients are listed to inform users about any potentially harmful substances present in the material. Fire and explosion data provide crucial details about the material's flammability and potential hazards in case of fire or explosion. Therefore, all of the mentioned options are typically found on an MSDS.

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  • 6. 

    Which of the following is a good practice when it comes to MSDS knowledge?

    • A.

      Refresh your knowledge of MSDS from time to time.

    • B.

      Consult the MSDS for proper PPE.

    • C.

      Both A and B

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    C. Both A and B
    Explanation
    Both A and B are good practices when it comes to MSDS knowledge. Refreshing your knowledge of MSDS from time to time ensures that you stay up to date with any changes or new information. Consulting the MSDS for proper personal protective equipment (PPE) is important to ensure your safety and the proper handling of hazardous materials.

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  • 7. 

    Tech A says toxic dust is any dust that contains fine particles that could be harmful to humans or the environment. Tech B says it is a good idea to avoid all dust if possible, whether it is classified as toxic or not. Who is correct?

    • A.

      Tech A

    • B.

      Tech B

    • C.

      Both Techs A and B

    • D.

      Neither Tech A nor B

    Correct Answer
    C. Both Techs A and B
    Explanation
    Both Techs A and B are correct. Tech A accurately defines toxic dust as any dust that contains fine particles that could be harmful to humans or the environment. Tech B suggests that it is a good idea to avoid all dust, regardless of its classification as toxic or not. This aligns with the precautionary principle, which states that it is better to take preventive measures even if the potential harm is uncertain. Therefore, both Techs A and B provide valid perspectives on the issue of dust and its potential harm.

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  • 8. 

    Which of the following is a source of toxic dust from a vehicle?

    • A.

      Drum brakes

    • B.

      Manual transmission bell housings

    • C.

      Both A and B

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    C. Both A and B
    Explanation
    Both drum brakes and manual transmission bell housings are sources of toxic dust from a vehicle. Drum brakes produce dust containing harmful substances such as asbestos, heavy metals, and other toxic materials. When the brakes are applied, the friction causes these particles to be released into the air. Similarly, manual transmission bell housings can also produce toxic dust due to the friction between the moving parts. Therefore, both options A and B are correct as they both contribute to the generation of toxic dust from a vehicle.

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  • 9. 

    Tech A says clutch linings and brake linings contain asbestos, which is very toxic. Tech B says airborne dust in the shop can cause breathing problems such as asthma and throat infections. Who is correct?

    • A.

      Tech A

    • B.

      Tech B

    • C.

      Both Techs A and B

    • D.

      Neither Tech A nor B

    Correct Answer
    C. Both Techs A and B
    Explanation
    Both Tech A and Tech B are correct. Tech A is correct in stating that clutch linings and brake linings contain asbestos, which is indeed very toxic. Tech B is correct in stating that airborne dust in the shop can cause breathing problems such as asthma and throat infections. Therefore, both technicians are providing accurate information.

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  • 10. 

    Which of the following can be inspected during a shop safety inspection?

    • A.

      Equipment

    • B.

      Materials

    • C.

      Emergency exits

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    During a shop safety inspection, all of the above options can be inspected. Equipment should be checked to ensure it is functioning properly and does not pose any hazards. Materials should be inspected to ensure they are stored safely and do not present any risks. Emergency exits should be inspected to ensure they are accessible, clearly marked, and in good working condition. Therefore, all of these elements are important to consider during a shop safety inspection.

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  • 11. 

    Superficial burns, or ___________________, show reddening of the skin and damage to the outer layer of skin only.

    • A.

      First-degree burns

    • B.

      Second-degree burns

    • C.

      Third-degree burns

    • D.

      Fourth-degree burns

    Correct Answer
    A. First-degree burns
    Explanation
    Superficial burns, or first-degree burns, show reddening of the skin and damage to the outer layer of skin only. These burns are considered the mildest and typically heal within a week. They are characterized by pain, redness, and mild swelling. The damage is limited to the epidermis, which is the top layer of the skin. Unlike more severe burns, first-degree burns do not cause blistering or scarring.

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  • 12. 

    Which of the following is used to remove an object from the eye area?

    • A.

      Clean cloth

    • B.

      Moistened cotton swab

    • C.

      Both A and B

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    C. Both A and B
    Explanation
    Both a clean cloth and a moistened cotton swab can be used to remove an object from the eye area. A clean cloth can be used to gently wipe away any foreign objects or debris that may be on the surface of the eye or eyelid. A moistened cotton swab can be used to carefully remove a small object that may be stuck in the eye or eyelid. Using both a clean cloth and a moistened cotton swab provides different options for effectively removing objects from the eye area depending on the situation.

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  • 13. 

    Two students are discussing approaching the scene of an accident or emergency. Student A says make sure there are no other dangers, and assist only if it is safe to do so. Student B says you should check whether the victim is responsive and breathing. Who is correct?

    • A.

      Student A

    • B.

      Student B

    • C.

      Both Students A and B

    • D.

      Neither Student A nor B

    Correct Answer
    C. Both Students A and B
    Explanation
    Both Student A and Student B are correct. Student A is correct in emphasizing the importance of ensuring personal safety and assessing for any other potential dangers before assisting at the scene of an accident or emergency. Student B is also correct in highlighting the essential steps of checking whether the victim is responsive and breathing, as this information is crucial for determining the appropriate course of action and providing necessary aid. Therefore, both students' statements are valid and important considerations when approaching an accident or emergency situation.

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  • 14. 

    Which of the following is NOT one of the three important rules of first aid?

    • A.

      Leave the victim and run for help.

    • B.

      Know what you must not do.

    • C.

      Know what you must do.

    • D.

      If you are not sure what procedures to follow, send for trained medical assistance.

    Correct Answer
    A. Leave the victim and run for help.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Leave the victim and run for help." This answer is not one of the three important rules of first aid because it goes against the principle of not leaving the victim unattended. In first aid, it is crucial to stay with the victim and provide immediate assistance until trained medical help arrives. Leaving the victim and running for help can delay necessary medical attention and potentially worsen the situation.

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  • 15. 

    Which of the following is NOT a recommended practice for lifting an object?

    • A.

      Bend your knees to lower your body.

    • B.

      Place your feet about shoulder width apart.

    • C.

      Bend over the object with straight legs.

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    C. Bend over the object with straight legs.
    Explanation
    Bending over the object with straight legs is not a recommended practice for lifting an object because it puts strain on the back and increases the risk of injury. Instead, it is important to bend the knees to lower the body, which helps to engage the leg muscles and maintain proper alignment. Placing the feet about shoulder width apart also provides a stable base of support during the lifting process. Therefore, the correct answer is to avoid bending over with straight legs while lifting an object.

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  • 16. 

    Which of the following is a typical type of ventilation used in a shop?

    • A.

      Doors

    • B.

      Windows

    • C.

      Exhaust extraction systems

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    All of the above options (doors, windows, and exhaust extraction systems) are typical types of ventilation used in a shop. Doors and windows can be opened to allow fresh air to enter the shop and circulate, while exhaust extraction systems are used to remove pollutants and fumes from the shop. By using all of these ventilation methods, a shop can ensure proper air circulation and maintain a healthy and safe environment for workers and customers.

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  • 17. 

    True or False. Slip, trip, and fall hazards are present in the shop and can be caused by trash or liquid spills that are not quickly cleaned up or by tools and equipment left lying around.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Slip, trip, and fall hazards are indeed present in the shop and can be caused by trash or liquid spills that are not quickly cleaned up or by tools and equipment left lying around. These hazards can lead to accidents and injuries if not addressed promptly.

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  • 18. 

    Which of the following types of jewelry is always safe for technicians to wear while on the job?

    • A.

      Dangling necklace

    • B.

      Ring

    • C.

      Watch

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. None of the above
    Explanation
    Technicians should not wear any type of jewelry while on the job as it can pose safety hazards. Dangling necklaces can get caught in machinery or equipment, rings can get stuck or cause injury, and watches can also get caught or damaged. Therefore, none of the above options are safe for technicians to wear while working.

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  • 19. 

    ________________ can be worn instead of a welding mask when using or assisting a person using an oxyacetylene welder.

    • A.

      Sunglasses

    • B.

      Gas welding goggles

    • C.

      Safety goggles

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    B. Gas welding goggles
    Explanation
    Gas welding goggles are specifically designed to protect the eyes from the intense heat, sparks, and bright light produced during oxyacetylene welding. They have a tinted lens to shield the eyes from harmful UV rays and infrared radiation. Sunglasses and safety goggles, on the other hand, do not provide adequate protection against the hazards associated with oxyacetylene welding. Therefore, gas welding goggles are the most suitable choice for eye protection in this scenario.

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  • 20. 

    True or False. It is easy to get hair caught in rotating machinery, such as drill presses or running engines, and it can happen very quickly.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Hair can easily get caught in rotating machinery such as drill presses or running engines. This can happen very quickly and can lead to serious injuries or even death. It is important to keep hair tied back and wear appropriate protective gear when working around such machinery to prevent accidents.

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  • 21. 

    Tech A says that in most cases even if a job requires a full face shield, it is typically an accepted practice to wear just safety glasses. Tech B says sunglasses can be used instead of a welding helmet when helping a person who is welding. Who is correct?

    • A.

      Tech A

    • B.

      Tech B

    • C.

      Both Techs A and B

    • D.

      Neither Tech A nor B

    Correct Answer
    D. Neither Tech A nor B
  • 22. 

    Tech A says you should replace any protective clothing that is not in good condition, since it is no longer able to fully protect you. Tech B says shirts, pants, shoes, and gloves are all PPE. Who is correct?

    • A.

      Tech A

    • B.

      Tech B

    • C.

      Both Techs A and B

    • D.

      Neither Tech A nor B

    Correct Answer
    C. Both Techs A and B
    Explanation
    Both Tech A and Tech B are correct. Tech A is correct in saying that protective clothing that is not in good condition should be replaced, as it may no longer provide full protection. Tech B is correct in stating that shirts, pants, shoes, and gloves are all considered personal protective equipment (PPE). Therefore, both technicians are providing accurate information.

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  • 23. 

    Tech A says gasoline and kerosene are typical cleaning agents used to clean hands of grease and other automotive chemicals. Tech B says gasoline and kerosene should never be used to clean hands or any part of a human body. Who is correct?

    • A.

      Tech A

    • B.

      Tech B

    • C.

      Both Techs A and B

    • D.

      Neither Tech A nor B

    Correct Answer
    B. Tech B
    Explanation
    Tech B is correct. Gasoline and kerosene should never be used to clean hands or any part of a human body. This is because they are highly flammable and can cause skin irritation, chemical burns, and other serious health hazards. It is important to use appropriate cleaning agents that are specifically designed for cleaning hands and are safe for use on the human body.

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  • 24. 

    Tech A says the most common type of eye protection is a pair of safety glasses, which must have “Z87” marked on the lens and frame. Tech B says tinted safety glasses are designed to be worn outside in bright sunlight conditions. Who is correct?

    • A.

      Tech A

    • B.

      Tech B

    • C.

      Both Techs A and B

    • D.

      Neither Tech A nor B

    Correct Answer
    C. Both Techs A and B
    Explanation
    Both Techs A and B are correct. Tech A is correct because safety glasses with the "Z87" marking on the lens and frame are indeed the most common type of eye protection. Tech B is also correct because tinted safety glasses are designed to be worn outside in bright sunlight conditions.

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  • 25. 

    Tech A says the light from a welding arc is very bright and contains high levels of ultraviolet radiation. Tech B says the lenses on tinted sunglasses have heavily tinted glass to reduce the intensity of the light from the welding tip, allowing you to see the task you are performing more clearly. Who is correct?

    • A.

      Tech A

    • B.

      Tech B

    • C.

      Both Techs A and B

    • D.

      Neither Tech A nor B

    Correct Answer
    A. Tech A
    Explanation
    Tech A is correct. The light from a welding arc is indeed very bright and contains high levels of ultraviolet radiation. This is why welders wear protective gear such as welding helmets with darkened lenses to shield their eyes from the intense light and harmful radiation. The lenses on tinted sunglasses, on the other hand, are not specifically designed for welding and may not provide adequate protection from the bright light and UV radiation emitted by a welding arc.

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  • 26. 

    Tech A says work clothing should be clean and loose enough for movement. Tech B says work clothing should be flame-retardant. Who is correct?

    • A.

      Tech A

    • B.

      Tech B

    • C.

      Both Techs A and B

    • D.

      Neither Tech A nor B

    Correct Answer
    C. Both Techs A and B
    Explanation
    Both Techs A and B are correct. Tech A is correct in saying that work clothing should be clean and loose enough for movement, as this ensures comfort and safety while working. Tech B is also correct in saying that work clothing should be flame-retardant, as this provides an additional level of protection against potential fire hazards in certain work environments. Therefore, both statements are valid and important considerations for choosing appropriate work clothing.

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  • 27. 

    Tech A says you may need two types of eye protection for some tasks. Tech B says that before starting work, you should remove all jewelry and watches and make sure your hair is contained. Who is correct?

    • A.

      Tech A

    • B.

      Tech B

    • C.

      Both Techs A and B

    • D.

      Neither Tech A nor B

    Correct Answer
    C. Both Techs A and B
    Explanation
    Both Tech A and Tech B are correct. Tech A is correct because certain tasks may require different types of eye protection, such as safety glasses or goggles. Tech B is correct because removing jewelry and watches and containing hair is important for safety in the workplace to prevent them from getting caught in machinery or causing other hazards. Therefore, both Tech A and Tech B provide valid and important safety advice.

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  • 28. 

    Which of the following statements is NOT correct?

    • A.

      Thinking “safety first” will lead to acting safely.

    • B.

      A dirty shop is a safe shop.

    • C.

      All shops require proper ventilation.

    • D.

      Lifting correctly or seeking assistance will prevent back injuries.

    Correct Answer
    B. A dirty shop is a safe shop.
    Explanation
    The statement "A dirty shop is a safe shop" is not correct because cleanliness and organization are important factors in maintaining a safe work environment. A dirty shop can lead to hazards such as tripping, slipping, or the spread of bacteria and contaminants. Therefore, it is essential to keep the shop clean and tidy to ensure the safety of everyone working in it.

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  • 29. 

    Tech A says you should not remove embedded objects that cause bleeding. Tech B says bleeding can be internal or external. Who is correct?

    • A.

      Tech A

    • B.

      Tech B

    • C.

      Both Techs A and B

    • D.

      Neither Tech A nor B

    Correct Answer
    C. Both Techs A and B
    Explanation
    Both Tech A and Tech B are correct. Tech A is correct in saying that embedded objects that cause bleeding should not be removed, as removing them can worsen the bleeding or cause further damage. Tech B is correct in stating that bleeding can be internal or external, as bleeding can occur both inside the body (internal bleeding) or outside the body (external bleeding). Therefore, both technicians are providing accurate information.

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  • 30. 

    Tech A says it is your duty to fight a fire to the death to save property. Tech B says do not fight a fire unless you can do so safely. Who is correct?

    • A.

      Tech A

    • B.

      Tech B

    • C.

      Both Techs A and B

    • D.

      Neither Tech A nor B

    Correct Answer
    B. Tech B
    Explanation
    Tech B is correct because safety should always be the top priority when dealing with a fire. It is important to assess the situation and only fight the fire if it can be done safely without putting oneself or others at risk. Saving property is important, but it should never be prioritized over personal safety.

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