Table Saw Safety Quiz! Trivia Questions

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Table Saw Safety Quiz! Trivia Questions

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  • 1. 
    What should be done with articles of clothing such as ties, coats, and long sleeves when operating the table saw?
    • A. 

      Keep them away from the saw blade

    • B. 

      Remove or fasten them out of the way

    • C. 

      Do not get close to the saw

    • D. 

      Have a student hold them out of the way

  • 2. 
    Which of the following items should NOT be worn when operating the table saw?
    • A. 

      Rings

    • B. 

      Gloves

    • C. 

      Bracelets

    • D. 

      All of these

  • 3. 
    Personal protective equipment which should be worn when operating the table saw is/are _________.
    • A. 

      Gloves

    • B. 

      Ear protectors

    • C. 

      Safety glasses

    • D. 

      Both b and c

  • 4. 
    When setting the table saw up for a job, the saw blade should be checked for _______.
    • A. 

      Stripped threads

    • B. 

      Loss of temper

    • C. 

      Cracks and missing teeth

    • D. 

      Distorted arbor

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      It becomes loose

    • B. 

      The electrical service is disconnected at the circuit breaker

    • C. 

      The class is over by the teacher

    • D. 

      Permission is granted

  • 6. 
    To prevent slipping or falling when using the table saw _________.
    • A. 

      Turn the saw off before removing material

    • B. 

      Stay within the safety zone

    • C. 

      Do not over-reach when feeding material through the saw

    • D. 

      Wear tennis shoes

  • 7. 
    When sawing with the table saw, which of the following would not be a safe practice?
    • A. 

      Use the blade guard

    • B. 

      Secure a helper to support the material being sawed

    • C. 

      Push the material through the saw with the right hand and a push stick

    • D. 

      Stand in line with the saw blade

  • 8. 
    After a cut has been completed, what should the operator do before leaving the table saw?
    • A. 

      Turn the electrical service off at the circuit breaker or fuse box

    • B. 

      Clear the work zone of all students

    • C. 

      Make sure the saw blade has stopped turning

    • D. 

      Lock the blade

  • 9. 
    When making a rip or crosscut, how far should the blade extend above the stock being cut?
    • A. 

      1/4

    • B. 

      1/8

    • C. 

      3/8

    • D. 

      1/2

  • 10. 
    Where should the hands of the operator be when bevel or chamfer cuts are being made?
    • A. 

      Slightly to the right of the table edge

    • B. 

      In front of the saw blade

    • C. 

      Opposite side from which the blade is tilted

    • D. 

      One hand on the right and one hand on the let of the blade

  • 11. 
    Which type of stock should never be ripped on the table saw?
    • A. 

      Square stock

    • B. 

      Thick stock

    • C. 

      Round stock

    • D. 

      Flat stock

  • 12. 
    Which of the following operations require the use of a push stick on the table saw?
    • A. 

      Ripping narrow materials

    • B. 

      Crosscutting

    • C. 

      Mitering

    • D. 

      Dadoing

  • 13. 
    Which table saw accessory gives width settings for the rip fence?
    • A. 

      Front rail

    • B. 

      Rear table rail

    • C. 

      Table ruler

    • D. 

      Miter head

  • 14. 
    A push stick must be used if material is less than _____ inches in width.
    • A. 

      4

    • B. 

      6

    • C. 

      8

    • D. 

      10

  • 15. 
    What is  the purpose of the off-bearer in table saw operation?
    • A. 

      Pull the stock through the saw

    • B. 

      Support the stock as it is pushed through the saw

    • C. 

      Support and pull the stock through the saw

    • D. 

      Remove scraps, support and help pull stock through the saw

  • 16. 
    What is  the accessory used when crosscutting on the table saw?
    • A. 

      Front rail

    • B. 

      Miter head

    • C. 

      Fence

    • D. 

      Table slot

  • 17. 
    How is the  the miter head gauge calibrated?
    • A. 

      Inches

    • B. 

      Feet

    • C. 

      Degrees

    • D. 

      Inches/centimeters

  • 18. 
    What do the operator need  when long materials are crosscut on the table saw?
    • A. 

      Auxiliary support

    • B. 

      A pushstick

    • C. 

      A properly adjusted fence

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 19. 
    When the stock is held loosely against the miter head one may experience ________.
    • A. 

      Poor cuts

    • B. 

      Binding of the blade

    • C. 

      Material vibration

    • D. 

      All of these