Craft Assessment Written Test

Name:__________________________________       

Date:____________________________________

The following questions are directed to Safety.  Circle correct answer:

1.         Whose responsibility is safety?

            a)      Foreman.

            b)      Safety Engineer.

            c)      Craftsman.

            d)      All of the above.

2.         What injury should be reported on the job?

            a)      Injuries that result in lost time.

            b)      Minor first aid injuries (small cuts, etc.).

            c)      Injuries that require a doctor.

            d)      All of the above.

3.         Before operating any equipment you must have received proper training.

            a)      True.

            b)      False.

4.         At what height above a lower level is fall protection required?

            a)      Four Feet (4′).

            b)      Six Feet (6′).

            c)      Three Feet (3′).

            d)      Ten Feet (10′).

5.         ANSI Z87 safety glasses are the only safety glasses that are approved for, and may be used on, the work site.

            a)      True.

            b)      False.

The following questions are directed to Hand Tool / Power Tool Cleaning:

6.         When cleaning hand or power tools, what personal protective equipment will be needed for the task?

            a)      Gloves.

            b)      Safety glasses and goggles.

            c)      Full face shield.

            d)      Ear plugs.

            e)      All of the above.

7.         All air tools (buffers, needle guns, etc.) should be equipped with an in-line oiler.

            a)      True.

            b)      False.

8.         A needle gun should be used on pitted and scale rust in corners, around nuts and bolts.

            a)      True.

            b)      False.

9.         The definition of “Hand Tool Clean” (SSPC-SP2) is to remove all loose mill scale, loose rust, loose paint and other loose detrimental foreign matter. It is not intended that adherent mill scale, rust and paint be removed by this process.  Mill scale, rust and paint are considered adherent if they cannot be removed by lifting with a dull putty knife.

            a)      True.

            b)      False.

10.       All power tools are required to have safety guards in place and in use.

            a)      True.

            b)      False.

The following questions are directed to Painting:

11.       All paints use the same thinner as is used to clean up the equipment.

            a)      True.

            b)      False.

12.       Induction or sweet in time is the time a coating has to sit after mixing before it can be applied properly.

            a)      True.

            b)      False.

13.       If a coating is 50% solids by volume, how many wet mils are needed to get four mills dry?

            a)      4 mils.

            b)      6 mils.

            c)      8 mils.

            d)      10 mils.

14.       When mixing a two component paint, you should:

            a)      Mix it fast so as to whip it up.

            b)      Mix rapidly as to suspend the pigments.

            c)      Mix it slowly to avoid a vortex, which will cause air entrapment.

15.       In relation to coating, “pot life” is

            a)      How old the paint pot is.

            b)      The time it takes the paint to dry.

            c)      The time the applicator has to use up the coating before it starts to set up.

            d)      All of the above.

16.       A painter should always wear a cartridge or air-supplied respirator while applying coatings.

            a)      True.

            b)      False.

17.       A brush with natural bristles is usually better in quality than a brush with nylon or polyester bristles.

            a)      True.

            b)      False.

18.       Long fiber naps hold more paint, but do not give a smooth finish.

            a)      True.

            b)      False.

19.       To measure thickness of wet paint, you should use a wet film thickness gauge.

            a)      True.

            b)      False.

20.       What are the two types of spray application?

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21.       If the air pressure is too high it will cause dry overspray.

            a)      True.

            b)      False.

22.       A conventional spray gun should be held from the surface at

            a)      6-10 inches.

            b)      11-12 inches.

            c)      2-4 inches.

            d)      None of the above.

23.       Airless spray application uses high pressure and can be very dangerous.

            a)      True.

            b)      False.

24.       On large, flat areas each stroke should overlap the previous by 50% to achieve a uniform thickness.

            a)      True.

            b)      False.

25.       The two regulators found on most conventional spray pots are for fluid pressure and air pressure.

            a)      True.

            b)      False.

26.       A “Cheater Valve” or “Air Johnny” on a conventional spray gun allows the painter to adjust air at the gun rather than going back to the pot.

            a)      True.

            b)      False.

27.       A trigger lock and duck bill tip on an airless gun are for personal safety.

            a)      True.

            b)      False.

28.       In coating application, a “holiday” is

            a)      A day off work.

            b)      A skipped or missed area of the coating.

            c)      An area where the coating is too thick.

29.       The airless spray system utilizes air to the gun for atomization of the coating.

            a)      True.

            b)      False.

30.       Which of the two spray systems is more productive.

            a)      Airless spray.

            b)      Conventional spray.

            c)      The production is the same.

The following questions are directed to Abrasive Blasting:

31.       A bulk blast pot must always be de-pressurized before opening hatches.

            a)      True.

            b)      False.

32.       One of the most important safety devices on a blast rig is the remote control.

            a)      True.

            b)      False.

33.       An “anchor pattern” or “surface profile” is a pattern of peaks and valleys on the steel surface.

            a)      True.

            b)      False.

34.       To reduce the amount of abrasive coming out of the blast nozzle, you should

            a)      Lower the pressure of the air compressor.

            b)      Adjust the metering valve at the blast pot.

            c)      Get a smaller nozzle.

            d)      None of the above.

35.       Define the cleanness of a “Commercial” blast (SP 6):

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36.       Define the cleanness of a “Near White” blast:

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37.       What are the two most common sizes of blast hose?

            a)      2″.

            b)      1 1/4″.

            c)      1″.

            d)      1 1/2″.

38.       An important factor in abrasive blasting is the proper air and abrasive mixture.

            a)      True.

            b)      False.

39.       The operator of a blast nozzle should never poi8nt it at anything other than the object which he is blasting.

            a)      True.

            b)      False.

40.       The two types of blast nozzle are: Venturi nozzle and straight bore nozzle.

            a)      True.

            b)      False.

41.       When you are abrasive blasting, which of the following is easy to achieve?

            a)      Commercial blast.

            b)      White Metal blast.

            c)      Finish blast.

42.       Clean, dry air is not important when abrasive blasting.

            a)      True.

            b)      False.

The following questions are directed to Rigging:

43.       What is a “Spider” and what is it used for?

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44.       When working on the exterior shell of a cone-roof tank, what would you rig up to?

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45.       What is a “Rope Grab,” and how is it used?

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46.       Which is the correct size of the cable on a Spider?

            a)      3/4″.

            b)      1″.

            c)      1/2″.

            d)      5/16″.

47.       A safety harness is much safer than a safety belt.

            a)      True.

            b)      False.

The following questions are directed to Pressure Washing and Water-Blasting:

48.       What PPE is required for water blasting operations?

            a)      Steel or safety-toed boots.

            b)      Chin guards.

            c)      Rubber gloves and Slicker Suit.

            d)      Face Shield.

            e)      All of the above.

49.       What is the proper length of the water blaster wand?

            a)      48″.

            b)      24″.

            c)      36″.

            d)      Depends upon the task.

50.       What is the most common injury from water blasting and how does it occur?

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51.       After taking this assessment, do you think you may need further training in the industry?

            a)      Yes.

            b)      No.

Signature: ______________________________________________ 

Date: _______________________

Courtesy of Zaval-Tex Construction, LLC

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