Teaching Assistant Training Course Test! Trivia Quiz

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. TA Training Course


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  • 1. 
    The TA is responsible for asking the apprentice questions to ensure they understand the terminology used in tattoo machinery.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Teaming up with another TA is a good idea when giving an apprentice a coaching session.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    If the apprentice traces out their script lettering and it is not impeccable, they can fix it when they tattoo the lettering.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    It doesn't matter how much of the practice pad the apprentice uses. There are plenty of pads that can be distributed.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Every apprentice is going to progress with the machine at his or her own pace, and it requires constant gentle pressure, good coaching, and patience for however long it takes.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    It's important that the apprentice starts to practice tattooing with the simplest of lettering.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    The four parts of the tattoo machine are:
    • A. 

      Contact screw, capacitor coils, rear screw, and joint

    • B. 

      Front spring, contact screw, rear binding post, and flux capacitor

    • C. 

      Rear binding post, yolk, tube clamp, and front spring

    • D. 

      O ring front binding post, tube clamp, yolk, and fuselage

  • 9. 
    Which statement is accurate?
    • A. 

      Apprentices should draw their lettering directly onto the pad; it's good for them to practice drawing freehand

    • B. 

      Apprentices should trace the lettering from the pre-selected sample and transfer it onto the pad

  • 10. 
    The apprentice must check in with the TA to ask for permission to move forward after they pass the test on setting up a station.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    The minimum number of pads the apprentice needs to tattoo impeccably in each category are:
    • A. 

      7-8

    • B. 

      2-4

    • C. 

      1-2

    • D. 

      5-6

  • 12. 
    All lines must be impeccable and the shading must be pristine before the Lead Educator will allow the apprentice to move on to the next step.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    The apprentices will only be as successful as the TA encourages them to be.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Which statement is accurate?
    • A. 

      If the apprentice sets up the machine improperly, ask them what is improper about the way they set it up, and leave them to figure it out. Only when they figure out what's incorrect will the TA help them fix it.

    • B. 

      If the apprentice sets up the machine improperly, the TA must make sure they tell the apprentice where they see the improper set up, then fix it for them.

  • 15. 
    It's important that the TA creates an environment where mistakes are intolerable and unacceptable, and a place where hard work and results are all that matters.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Having fun while learning is a good way for the apprentices to realize their full potential.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    It's good to let apprentices know that making mistakes is a part of the learning process and that they should not be afraid to make mistakes.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    If an apprentice comes in one day with their own machine that they got outside of the shop, it's OK to let them use it.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    • A. 

      Make good notes in their file

    • B. 

      Ignore them

    • C. 

      Humiliate them in front of their peers

    • D. 

      Let them know the TA is the boss

  • 20. 
    • A. 

      Continues to use the four elements of tattoo design and show their mastery over them

    • B. 

      Get the designs done quickly so they can move on

    • C. 

      Only pick designs that they like to do

    • D. 

      Chooses more complicated designs

  • 21. 
    The apprentices should have a basic understanding of the following:
    • A. 

      How needles are used for different purposes

    • B. 

      How their power supplies operate

    • C. 

      How different tips are used in different grips

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 22. 
    If the apprentice does not pass the nomenclature test, it's OK to move them along. TAs can give them the test again in 2 weeks.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    On a liner machine, the distance of the front spring to the contact point is roughly the width of a nickel.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    Building good work habits from the beginning is very important. The primary habits for a good tattoo artist are:
    • A. 

      Always have a reference handy

    • B. 

      Pour ink and set up the machine in front of the customer

    • C. 

      Always wear gloves, even when practicing

    • D. 

      Bag and cover all porous surfaces

    • E. 

      Bag the machine and clip cord

    • F. 

      All of the above

  • 25. 
    The way to build a confident, winning attitude with an apprentice is to:
    • A. 

      Point out how much better everyone else in the room is doing

    • B. 

      Berate them

    • C. 

      Be honest and a model of excellence

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 26. 
    The TA is 100% responsible for the success of every apprentice.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 27. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 28. 
    It's important that the apprentice works from lightest to darkest colors as they build the design.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 29. 
    It's the TA's job to be a good role model and to build good habits. Which of these contains the good habits of a successful professional tattoo artist?
    • A. 

      Has a good attitude, accepts responsibility for their mistakes, takes coaching, works hard, accepts nothing less than their best, and smokes 15 cigarettes during their shift

    • B. 

      Works well with others, has a good attitude, accepts coaching, accepts nothing less than their best, helps out other apprentices, put in shop time, accepts 100% of the responsibility for their own successes and failures, works hard to develop the skills necessary for them to be great

    • C. 

      Accepts coaching, helps out around the shop, gossips with their friends, creates cliques

  • 30. 
    An apprentice must pass an in-house cross contamination test in order to begin the third phase of the program
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 31. 
    An apprentice must be licensed according to state and city regulations in order to tattoo on skin.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 32. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 33. 
    If the apprentice chooses to use only disposable equipment, they do not need to learn how to use the sterilizer.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 34. 
    Apprentices learn how to clean tubes so the TA and other shop artists don't have to do it.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 35. 
    If an apprentice has an open wound anywhere, they should not be in the contamination room at all until the wound closes and heals.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 36. 
    How many large design thin pads does the apprentice need to complete impeccably in order to move on to skin?
    • A. 

      8

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      5

    • D. 

      6