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  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Air Force Information Management Tool (IMT) 103, Base Civil Engineering Work Clearance Request

    • B. 

      AF IMT 332, Base Civil Engineer Work Request

    • C. 

      AF Form 1261, Communications and Information Systems Acceptance Certificate.

    • D. 

      AF IMT 1297, Temporary Issue Receipt.

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      Air Force Instruction 36–2903, Dress and Personal Appearance of Air Force Personnel.

    • B. 

      Air Force Instruction (AFI) 91–203, Air Force Consolidated Occupational Safety Instruction.

    • C. 

      Air Force Manual 33–120, Electromagnetic Spectrum Management

    • D. 

      Air Force Technical Order Form 781A, Maintenance Discrepancy and Work Document.

  • 3. 
    When retrofitting an existing cable plant, what is essential to determining whether any part of an existing telecommunications system will be reused?
    • A. 

      Good communications with the customer

    • B. 

      Existing Plant-in-Place records.

    • C. 

      As built building records

    • D. 

      Previously used cutsheets.

  • 4. 
    Under ideal situations, in what type of spaces would you like to perform a retrofit on base telecommunications cabling system?
    • A. 

      Existing, filled

    • B. 

      Occupied, filled

    • C. 

      Collapsed, empty.

    • D. 

      Unoccupied, empty

  • 5. 
    When performing preventative maintenance on a telecommunications infrastructure there are three areas to check: communications-eletctronic (C-E), for breaks, end equipment, for corrosion, and
    • A. 

      Cutsheets, for pair counts

    • B. 

      Cable splices, for water damage

    • C. 

      Electrical system, for proper operation

    • D. 

      Grounding system, for electrical charge.

  • 6. 
    If compressed air is used to clean equipment, limit the air pressure to less than
    • A. 

      60 pounds per square inch (psi).

    • B. 

      50 psi

    • C. 

      40 psi

    • D. 

      30 psi

  • 7. 
     What type of tool would you use when you work on energized communications-electronics equipment?
    • A. 

      Nonconductive

    • B. 

      Wood handled

    • C. 

      Plastic coated.

    • D. 

      Metallic

  • 8. 
     When are hard hats with chinstraps used?
    • A. 

      While climbing and working aloft.

    • B. 

      Only while climbing

    • C. 

      Its use is optional

    • D. 

      All the time

  • 9. 
    • A. 

      Unit commander.

    • B. 

      Team chief

    • C. 

      Supervisor

    • D. 

      Any noncommissioned officer.

  • 10. 
    When performing aerial work on joint use poles, what is the minimum distance (inches) between a power cable with up to 87,000 volts and a communications cable?
    • A. 

      70

    • B. 

      60

    • C. 

      50

    • D. 

      40

  • 11. 
    When doing aerial work, how many pounds are suspended in the middle of the span of strand to test it before you ride or place a ladder on it?
    • A. 

      300

    • B. 

      400

    • C. 

      500

    • D. 

      600

  • 12. 
    Radar and microwave equipment are sources of what type of radiation?
    • A. 

      Non-ionizing

    • B. 

      Ionizing

    • C. 

      Gamma

    • D. 

      X-ray

  • 13. 
    • A. 

      A flammable gas between 4 to 8 percent of its lower explosive limit.

    • B. 

      An atmosphere with less than 19.5 percent oxygen

    • C. 

      An atmosphere with oxygen content of 22 percent.

    • D. 

      An atmospheric concentration of a toxin lower than its permissible exposure limit.

  • 14. 
    • A. 

      Visual

    • B. 

      Quality

    • C. 

      Weekly.

    • D. 

      Maintenance.

  • 15. 
    • A. 

      5

    • B. 

      50

    • C. 

      500

    • D. 

      5000

  • 16. 
    • A. 

      Dulled gaffs

    • B. 

      New pole.

    • C. 

      Hard hat.

    • D. 

      Gloves.

  • 17. 
    • A. 

      Barriers.

    • B. 

      Guard railings.

    • C. 

      Warning devices.

    • D. 

      Safety belts

  • 18. 
    Pole depth markers are installed how many feet from the butt (bottom) of the pole?
    • A. 

      6

    • B. 

      10

    • C. 

      12

    • D. 

      15

  • 19. 
    Hawser-laid rope is
    • A. 

      Made of three strands twisted together.

    • B. 

      Stronger and more pliable than shroud-laid rope

    • C. 

      Normally used on sheaves and drums

    • D. 

      Used in extremely heavy work.

  • 20. 
    For rope to maintain its rated strength, you must
    • A. 

      Keep the rope coiled as much as possible.

    • B. 

      Work out any kinks after stress is applied.

    • C. 

      store it near heated exhaust outlets.

    • D. 

      Maintain its natural lay.

  • 21. 
    When working on poles or towers, attach the hand line to
    • A. 

      Your body.

    • B. 

      Your body belt

    • C. 

      Your safety strap

    • D. 

      A crossarm, pole or tower

  • 22. 
    • A. 

      Water

    • B. 

      Solder

    • C. 

      Paraffin

    • D. 

      Penetrox.

  • 23. 
    If additional strength is essential at the point of attachment, which knot would you use?
    • A. 

      Square

    • B. 

      Bowline

    • C. 

      Overhand

    • D. 

      Bowline-on-a-bight.

  • 24. 
    A snubbing hitch is used for
    • A. 

      Snubbing off hand lines to a tower base.

    • B. 

      Fastening the end of a rope to a hook.

    • C. 

      Raising or lowering heavy objects

    • D. 

      Tying down loads under tension.

  • 25. 
    • A. 

      Tip cable

    • B. 

      Shape of the vault

    • C. 

      Distribution frame

    • D. 

      Underground cable.

  • 26. 
    • A. 

      One

    • B. 

      Two

    • C. 

      Three

    • D. 

      Four

  • 27. 
     What type of base address number is always 00000 in the command, control, communications, and computer system installation record identification code?
    • A. 

      Grid drawing.

    • B. 

      Mixed drawing

    • C. 

      Building drawing

    • D. 

      Planning drawing.

  • 28. 
    • A. 

      1st

    • B. 

      2nd

    • C. 

      3rd

    • D. 

      4th

  • 29. 
    On an installation project, when an existing cable is transferred to a different cable and count, the existing number and count is identified by
    • A. 

      Brackets with parentheses

    • B. 

      Heavy bold text

    • C. 

      Red pencil.

    • D. 

      Underlining.

  • 30. 
    • A. 

      One

    • B. 

      Two

    • C. 

      Three

    • D. 

      Four

  • 31. 
    Distribution cables connected to a main or feeder cable through a cross-connection terminal is identified by the suffix
    • A. 

      AA

    • B. 

      A1

    • C. 

      00

    • D. 

      01

  • 32. 
    • A. 

      Cable number with a T prefix

    • B. 

      Cable terminals number with a T prefix

    • C. 

      Terminals in sequence with a P or B prefix

    • D. 

      Assigned by base civil engineer with a P or B prefix.

  • 33. 
    New communication engineering is based on
    • A. 

      The wing commander’s need.

    • B. 

      Renovated facilities.

    • C. 

      Existing drawings

    • D. 

      Outdated equipment.

  • 34. 
    Before making changes to a cable project you obtain approval by submitting
    • A. 

      A digging permit from civil engineering

    • B. 

      An Engineering Change Request.

    • C. 

      Annotated drawings to the Engineering Data Service Center (EDSC).

    • D. 

      Annotated drawings to the base Communications and Information Systems Officer (CSO)

  • 35. 
    • A. 

      Hourly.

    • B. 

      Daily.

    • C. 

      Weekly

    • D. 

      Monthly.

  • 36. 
    The front-wheel brake limits control on the low-profile truck
    • A. 

      To allow the front brakes to work

    • B. 

      Only during a vehicle emergency

    • C. 

      To adjust brake power in varying road conditions

    • D. 

      When 60 pounds of air brake pressure is obtained.

  • 37. 
    • A. 

      They have independent controls.

    • B. 

      They all operate at the same time

    • C. 

      They are used only during drilling.

    • D. 

      The control operator cannot view them

  • 38. 
    Which part of the low-profile line truck will not operate if the truck bed is not leveled?
    • A. 

      The spirex boom extension.

    • B. 

      The carrier bucket

    • C. 

      The deck winch.

    • D. 

      The derrick.

  • 39. 
    • A. 

      One

    • B. 

      Two

    • C. 

      Three

    • D. 

      Four

  • 40. 
    The correct engine speed to start digging with the low-profile truck should be about
    • A. 

      1,000 revolutions per minute (rpm).

    • B. 

      1,200 rpm

    • C. 

      2,000 rpm.

    • D. 

      2,200 rpm.

  • 41. 
    How many pounds, maximum, can the man-carrying bucket on the low-profile line truck hold?
    • A. 

      150

    • B. 

      200

    • C. 

      250

    • D. 

      300

  • 42. 
    Pole pullers are used to
    • A. 

      Pull pole guys

    • B. 

      Loosen pole butts

    • C. 

      Pull pole anchors

    • D. 

      Pull poles out

  • 43. 
    How often are the air tanks on the low-profile line truck opened to discharge condensation?
    • A. 

      Daily

    • B. 

      Weekly

    • C. 

      Bi-weekly

    • D. 

      Monthly

  • 44. 
    Up to how many pounds can the cable reels weigh on the truck cable reel lifter?
    • A. 

      4,000

    • B. 

      6,000.

    • C. 

      8,000.

    • D. 

      10,000

  • 45. 
    Cable reel collars on the spindle bar of the cable reel truck
    • A. 

      Enables the reel driver rollers to make contact with the spindle bar

    • B. 

      Prevents the cable reel from “walking” on the spindle bar

    • C. 

      Prevents the cable reel from turning during transportation

    • D. 

      Serves as a braking device for the cable reel

  • 46. 
    To use the duty winch on the cable reel truck, first, you must
    • A. 

      Set throttle control

    • B. 

      Adjust the gear control

    • C. 

      Engage the winch clutch

    • D. 

      Engage the power-take-off

  • 47. 
    The cable reel truck’s grease fittings must be lubricated after how many hours of service
    • A. 

      50

    • B. 

      60

    • C. 

      150

    • D. 

      160

  • 48. 
    Manual transmissions on most forklifts have two levers, one for forward and
    • A. 

      One for reverse

    • B. 

      One lever for neutral

    • C. 

      One for the gear ratio

    • D. 

      Reverse and one for the gear ratio

  • 49. 
    When you move a pallet with a forklift, how many inches from the floor should you keep it?
    • A. 

      2 to 4.

    • B. 

      2 to 6.

    • C. 

      6 to 12.

    • D. 

      6 to 18.

  • 50. 
    The complete 5-ton Elliott combination pole and cable reel trailer includes
    • A. 

      A removable rear bolster

    • B. 

      A removable front bolster

    • C. 

      Four permanent stanchions

    • D. 

      Four removable upright adapters

  • 51. 
    What percent of the load, on the 5-ton Elliott combination pole and cable reel trailer, should you place over the front axle?
    • A. 

      30.

    • B. 

      40

    • C. 

      50

    • D. 

      60

  • 52. 
    To haul poles longer than the 5-ton Elliott combination pole and cable reel trailer’s telescoping tongue handles,
    • A. 

      Place a king pole with a portable drawbar on the trailer

    • B. 

      Display lights, reflectors, and flags on the pole ends.

    • C. 

      Remove the lunette from the telescoping tongue

    • D. 

      First connect the trailer to the prime mover

  • 53. 
    To bind a load of poles, never use a
    • A. 

      Wire rope

    • B. 

      Winch line

    • C. 

      Portable load binder

    • D. 

      Permanent load binder

  • 54. 
    To make some hydraulic cable trailers completely self-powered, what are they equipped with?
    • A. 

      Gasoline engine

    • B. 

      Adjustable reel-drive

    • C. 

      Hydraulic drive wheel.

    • D. 

      Adjustable lifting arms

  • 55. 
    What does the fiber optic splicing trailer provide?
    • A. 

      A secure work area indoors only.

    • B. 

      Environmental protection in- or outdoors

    • C. 

      A controlled working environment

    • D. 

      A pressurized working environment

  • 56. 
    You should keep the inside of the fiber optic splicing trailer clean to prevent
    • A. 

      The parts from corroding

    • B. 

      Losing materials

    • C. 

      Contaminating the environment

    • D. 

      Contaminating the fibers

  • 57. 
    How often do you check the fiber optic splicing trailer’s generator?
    • A. 

      Daily.

    • B. 

      Weekly.

    • C. 

      Every 5 hours

    • D. 

      Before each use

  • 58. 
    When you park the trencher overnight or leave it unattended, never
    • A. 

      Stop the engine

    • B. 

      Park on uneven ground.

    • C. 

      Set the parking brake

    • D. 

      Lower attachments to the ground.

  • 59. 
    What is the horsepower class of model 6510 Ditch Witch®?
    • A. 

      35

    • B. 

      45

    • C. 

      55

    • D. 

      65

  • 60. 
    What size engine powers the model 3510 Ditch Witch®?
    • A. 

      4-cylinder gasoline

    • B. 

      4-cylinder diesel

    • C. 

      6-cylinder gasoline

    • D. 

      6-cylinder diesel

  • 61. 
     You clean the backhoe thoroughly and drain the fuel before you store it to 
    • A. 

      avoid corrosion

    • B. 

      inhibit the parts from seizing.

    • C. 

      reduce the fire hazard.

    • D. 

      Prevent fuel contamination.

  • 62. 
    • A. 

      Grade stakes indicate to what depth the ditch must be dug.

    • B. 

      For a guide, have someone walk the trench line in front of the trencher.

    • C. 

      It is better to dig an inch or two below grade than to not dig deep enough.

    • D. 

      Use a straight board, carpenter’s level and a measuring stick to check the grade.

  • 63. 
    Correctly position the safety strap to the climbing harness D-ring by placing the keeper part of the snap hook toward the
    • A. 

      back and above the snap hook of the double end.

    • B. 

      Back and below the snap hook of the double end

    • C. 

      Front and below the snap hook of the double end.

    • D. 

      Front and above the snap hook of the double end.

  • 64. 
     Which safety regulation states “Supervisors shall ensure all safety climbing equipment is inspected by a competent person prior to each day’s use”? 
    • A. 

      Air Force Instruction (AFI) 91–301, Air Force Occupational and Environmental Safety, First Protection, and Health (AFOSH) Program.

    • B. 

      Air Force Occupational Safety and Health Standard (AFOSH STD) 91–25, Confined Spaces.

    • C. 

      AFI 91–203, Air Force Consolidated Occupational Safety Instruction.

    • D. 

      AFOSH STD 91–501, Air Force Consolidated Occupational Safety Standard.

  • 65. 
     How often do you clean your body belt (harness) and safety straps? 
    • A. 

      Every 3 months.

    • B. 

      Every 6 months.

    • C. 

      Twice every 8 months

    • D. 

      Once annually

  • 66. 
    Before leather is cleaned with neutral soap, it should be 
    • A. 

      oiled with neat’s-foot oil

    • B. 

      wiped off to remove surface dirt

    • C. 

      soaked with lukewarm water.

    • D. 

      Cleaned with gasoline and rinsed in water

  • 67. 
    • A. 

      Every day

    • B. 

      After each use.

    • C. 

      At least once weekly

    • D. 

      At least once monthly

  • 68. 
    When climbing, what term refers to insufficient pole penetration? 
    • A. 

      Creep stepping

    • B. 

      Pole jockeying

    • C. 

      Sneak climbing

    • D. 

      Slapping the pole

  • 69. 
     Transmission lines may be broadly classified according to their use. Whatever the particular application, transmission lines can be described as 
    • A. 

      Multiwire, coaxial, or elliptical lines

    • B. 

      Single-wire, coaxial, or elliptical lines

    • C. 

      Single-wire, multiwire, or coaxial lines

    • D. 

      Single-wire, multiwire, or elliptical lines

  • 70. 
    • A. 

      Resistance

    • B. 

      Reactance.

    • C. 

      Inductance.

    • D. 

      Capacitance.

  • 71. 
    • A. 

      Inductance.

    • B. 

      Capacitance.

    • C. 

      Series resistance

    • D. 

      Shunt conductance

  • 72. 
    At higher frequencies, radiation is greater and continues to increase as 
    • A. 

      Voltage increases.

    • B. 

      Resistance decreases

    • C. 

      Frequency increase

    • D. 

      Capacitance decreases.

  • 73. 
    • A. 

      Resonant.

    • B. 

      Radiating

    • C. 

      Nonresonant

    • D. 

      Nonradiating.

  • 74. 
    • A. 

      Length and width

    • B. 

      Height and width

    • C. 

      Height and thickness

    • D. 

      Length and thickness

  • 75. 
    The impedance of a transmission line is the ratio between the voltage and the 
    • A. 

      Resistance

    • B. 

      Current.

    • C. 

      Power

    • D. 

      Amps

  • 76. 
    An electromagnetic field, known as radio waves, is usually divided into two parts. The two fields are known as
    • A. 

      Induction and radiation

    • B. 

      Induction and ionization.

    • C. 

      Radiation and refraction.

    • D. 

      Ionization and refraction.

  • 77. 
    • A. 

      Electric.

    • B. 

      Magnetic

    • C. 

      Induction.

    • D. 

      Radiation.

  • 78. 
    The efficiency with which radio waves are reflected depends on the
    • A. 

      Strength of the signal.

    • B. 

      Reflecting medium.

    • C. 

      Frequency

    • D. 

      Weather.

  • 79. 
    • A. 

      Ozonosphere

    • B. 

      Troposphere

    • C. 

      Stratosphere.

    • D. 

      Ionosphere.

  • 80. 
    • A. 

      Dipole

    • B. 

      Conical.

    • C. 

      Long-wire.

    • D. 

      Log-periodic.

  • 81. 
    • A. 

      18

    • B. 

      19

    • C. 

      20

    • D. 

      21

  • 82. 
    In order to convert an antenna from bi-directional to unidirectional, you must make the antenna
    • A. 

      Resonant.

    • B. 

      Nonresonant.

    • C. 

      Half-wave

    • D. 

      Quarter-wave.

  • 83. 
    • A. 

      AS–3482/GRC.

    • B. 

      AS–1181/UR.

    • C. 

      AT–197/GR.

    • D. 

      Monopole.

  • 84. 
    • A. 

      AS–3482/GRC

    • B. 

      AS–1181/UR

    • C. 

      AT–197/GR.

    • D. 

      1097/GR

  • 85. 
    • A. 

      Square

    • B. 

      Parabola

    • C. 

      Rectangle.

    • D. 

      Half-sphere.

  • 86. 
    • A. 

      Mirror.

    • B. 

      Parabola.

    • C. 

      Billboard.

    • D. 

      Refraction.

  • 87. 
    • A. 

      60

    • B. 

      72

    • C. 

      84

    • D. 

      96

  • 88. 
    One common maintenance practice on a High Frequency Discone Antenna is to verify tension of down lead radiator elements by
    • A. 

      Test pulls.

    • B. 

      Chain hoist

    • C. 

      Tensiometer.

    • D. 

      In-line dynamometer.

  • 89. 
    The turning radius of a horizontally installed AS 3482 Rotatable Log Periodic wire curtain is how many feet? 
    • A. 

      100

    • B. 

      90

    • C. 

      80

    • D. 

      70

  • 90. 
    Microwave antennas are checked, when performing maintenance inspections, for all of the following except.
    • A. 

      Deteriorated radomes.

    • B. 

      Improper guy tension

    • C. 

      Defective grounding connectors.

    • D. 

      Tower out of plumb

  • 91. 
    • A. 

      Transmission line

    • B. 

      Antenna support.

    • C. 

      Telephone

    • D. 

      All installed poles.

  • 92. 
    You install a new 30 foot pole in firm ground. How many feet deep is the pole placed into the ground?
    • A. 

      4

    • B. 

      5

    • C. 

      6

    • D. 

      7

  • 93. 
    • A. 

      2.2, 6, and 10.

    • B. 

      2.2, 6, and 16.

    • C. 

      2.2, 10, and 16.

    • D. 

      6, 10, and 16

  • 94. 
    When using guy grips, what is placed on the strand to keep it from unraveling?
    • A. 

      Lashing wire.

    • B. 

      Friction tape

    • C. 

      Strand vise.

    • D. 

      Guy grip.

  • 95. 
    • A. 

      Zero.

    • B. 

      One

    • C. 

      Two

    • D. 

      Three.

  • 96. 
    • A. 

      Pivoted.

    • B. 

      Tapered.

    • C. 

      Insulated.

    • D. 

      Composite.

  • 97. 
    • A. 

      Prevents backing off.

    • B. 

      Secures temporary guys.

    • C. 

      Secures guys to anchor rods

    • D. 

      Replaces locking devise

  • 98. 
    • A. 

      Foundations must be sufficiently resistant to hold up the legs.

    • B. 

      Towers can be erected most effectively by a mobile crane.

    • C. 

      The legs are usually anchored on one large foundation.

    • D. 

      They usually taper from the bottom to the top.

  • 99. 
    When plumbing a self-supporting tower, how many inches offset, per 50 feet of tower, can the tower be and is still considered plumb? 
    • A. 

      1/2

    • B. 

      1

    • C. 

      1 1/2

    • D. 

      2

  • 100. 
    Obstruction specifications for a 150 foot tower requires seven band markings. What color is the lowest and highest band? 
    • A. 

      Red

    • B. 

      White

    • C. 

      Orange

    • D. 

      Yellow