Welding Safety Test 2019-20

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Welding Safety Test 2019-20

Welding is the process of joining materials – usually metals or thermoplastics – by causing fusion, a method of metal-joining technique that involves melting the base metal. Must pass the test with a 80% or better to enter the shop.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Potential hazards relating to arc welding are
    • A. 

      Radiation

    • B. 

      Fumes

    • C. 

      Toxic gases

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    When using a fire extinguisher to extinguish a fire, it should be
    • A. 

      Pointed at the base of the fire

    • B. 

      Moved up and down to cool the flames

    • C. 

      Pointed at the top of the fire

    • D. 

      Held within six (6) inches of the flames

  • 3. 
    What type of fire extinguisher should be used on electrical fires?
    • A. 

      Type A

    • B. 

      Type B

    • C. 

      TypeC

    • D. 

      Type D

  • 4. 
    What are the initials of the federal organization created to insure safe and sanitary working conditions for employees?
    • A. 

      FAA

    • B. 

      IRS

    • C. 

      FDA

    • D. 

      OSHA

  • 5. 
    The maximum safe working pressure for Acetylene is
    • A. 

      10 psi.

    • B. 

      15 psi.

    • C. 

      20 psi.

    • D. 

      32 psi.

  • 6. 
    Vaporized metals, such as zinc, cadmium, lead, chromium and beryllium
    • A. 

      Are hazardous

    • B. 

      Can be ignored

    • C. 

      Are highly flammable

    • D. 

      May cause slag inclusions

  • 7. 
    Fuel gas hoses are usually colored
    • A. 

      Green

    • B. 

      Red

    • C. 

      Blue

    • D. 

      Yellow

  • 8. 
    One should never enter a welding shop without wearing
    • A. 

      Gloves

    • B. 

      Safety glasses

    • C. 

      A welding helmet

    • D. 

      Welding leathers

  • 9. 
    What should one never  use on gas cylinders, regulators, connections and hoses?
    • A. 

      Wrenches

    • B. 

      Teflon tape

    • C. 

      Leak detectors

    • D. 

      Oil

  • 10. 
    One should never cut or weld directly against
    • A. 

      Cast iron

    • B. 

      Concrete

    • C. 

      A workbench

    • D. 

      A non-flammable surface

  • 11. 
    One should never  operate arc welding equipment while
    • A. 

      Standing on wet or damp floors

    • B. 

      In poorly lighted areas

    • C. 

      Someone is standing near by

    • D. 

      In a confined area with proper ventilation

  • 12. 
    A burn that causes the skin to blister is referred to as a
    • A. 

      First degree burn

    • B. 

      Second degree burn

    • C. 

      Third degree burn

    • D. 

      Fourth degree burn

  • 13. 
    Federal regulation requires that hazardous information about a product be provided to all users of that product. The form used to provide this information is called a(n)
    • A. 

      Information Form (IF)

    • B. 

      Hazardous Information Sheet (HIS)

    • C. 

      Occupational Safety and Hazard Form (OSHF)

    • D. 

      Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS)

  • 14. 
    Which of the following is the only acceptable method for lighting oxyfuel torches?
    • A. 

      Matches

    • B. 

      Cigarette lighter

    • C. 

      Welding arc

    • D. 

      Striker

  • 15. 
    Areas that have less than__________ cubic feet per welder, or that have ceilings less than 16 feet high, require forced ventilation.
    • A. 

      8,000

    • B. 

      4,000

    • C. 

      10,000

    • D. 

      12,000

  • 16. 
    While welding, ventilation should be placed as close to the fume source as practical.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    Long hair, loose-fitting clothes, and ties are personal safety hazards around rotating equipment.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    A butane or propane cigarette lighter is safe around welding equipment as long as it is kept in one's pocket.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    A fully charged oxygen cylinder contains approximately 225 psi at 70° F.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Safety glasses are not required when welding with the helmet down.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    Skin contact with liquid oxygen can cause frostbite.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    Gas cylinders must  be chained or secured at all times.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    Oxygen cylinders should never  be stored with flammable gases such as acetylene cylinders.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    When not in use, an electrode holder, GTAW torch or MIG gun should not be placed in contact with a grounded metal surface.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    Acetylene cylinders should never be operated while lying on their side because acetone could be drawn into the valve, regulator and hoses.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False