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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What form, when signed by the host unit, is used to accept a completed Communications Cable and Antenna Systems project?
    • 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. 
    What document is best suited to identify and correct safety hazards within the Communications Cable and Antenna Systems career field?
    • 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. 
    Who determines the personnel authorized to climb structures to install and maintain cable and antenna systems?
    • 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. 
    Which quality is a characteristic of a hazardous atmosphere?
    • 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. 
    What type of inspection is done before operating special purpose vehicles?
    • A. 

      Visual

    • B. 

      Quality

    • C. 

      Weekly.

    • D. 

      Maintenance.

  • 15. 
    What is the smallest amount, in mill amperes, of current is likely to be fatal?
    • A. 

      5

    • B. 

      50

    • C. 

      500

    • D. 

      5000

  • 16. 
    Which item is an example of a climbing hazard?
    • A. 

      Dulled gaffs

    • B. 

      New pole.

    • C. 

      Hard hat.

    • D. 

      Gloves.

  • 17. 
    Which item is not used to protect personnel working along streets and highways?
    • 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. 
    What causes rope to stiffen and become slippery?
    • 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. 
    Which is not drawn to scale on a cable vault record?
    • A. 

      Tip cable

    • B. 

      Shape of the vault

    • C. 

      Distribution frame

    • D. 

      Underground cable.