Normally on equipment and vehicles, what determines the type of checklist you use for an operator's inspection?
Type of vehicle
When heavy equipment is placed in storage, how often must it be inspected for serviceablility?
Which of the following is not normally an equipment or vehicle operator's responsibility?
Replacing burn out bulbs
Filling the battery with fluid
Filling the crankcase with oil
Changing the transmission fluid
changing the transmission fluid
Failure to lubricate a piece of equipment or vehicle properly when required constitutes __ ?
When operating a dump truck with an automatic transmission, the power take-off is engaged with the _____?
transmission in gear
When performing an operator's inspection before operating a dump truck, you should ___ ?
Make sure the spreader chains have been set
If you choose to spread materials in layers, you should stop the truck where you want to start the spread, position the dump control levers, and ___
raise the bed about one foot
Before you begin loading a vehicle, you must first determine the vehicle's ___
You are tasked to haul a large number of heavy grader blades and lightweight broom bristles. How should these items be loaded on the vehicle?
Grader blades on the bottom and the broom bristles on top
What determines the method of securing cargo?
type of cargo, speed of the vehicle, and distance to be traveled
You are using a forklift to load bundles of 12 feet by two feet by two feet airfield landing mats onto a trailer. To do this properly, you must pay close attention to the ___
When hauling construction materials, you should use load binders to ___
tighten the chains that secure the load to the trailer
What is the best reason for hauling a dozer to a construction site?
reduce wear on the dozer
Normally, if there is no loading ramp availabel to load a dozer, you should ___?
push up a pile of dirt behind the trailer
To prevent the simitrailer from moving while you back the tractor under it, you should ___
block the trailer wheels with wood blocks (chocks)
which is the correct order for connecting a tractor to a semi trailer?
Fifth wheel, brake lines, and electric jumper cable
How do breakaway trailers differ from cargo trailers?
They are built lower to the ground
What is the proper order for disconnecting a tractor from a breakaway trailer?
lower hydraulic ram, disconnect brake and electric jumper cables, and fifth-wheel handle opened
when you are making a turn with a tractor and trailer, you must keep in mind the trailer has tendency to ___
cut the corner
What term is given to a condition where the tractor and trailer become jammed together at an acute angle?
What is the best way to position a tractor trailer for unloading at a warehouse dock?
back toward the left and turn toward the dock
What action should be taken to regain control of a tractor trailer in a skid?
Release the brakes to get the wheels turning
Where does the bitumeter gage on the asphalt distributor receive its power?
small 10 inch wheel lowered from behind the running board
The first task in operating a water truck is to ___
fill the water tank
why should you use caution if you fill the water truck with a fire hose from a hydrant?
the hose may come out of the tank and hit someone
the ballast plates inside the tank of a water truck are designed to ___
prevent excessive water movement
what is the most important factor in determining how well soil can be compacted?
degree of moisture in the soil
who has the ultimate responsibility for inspecting airfield pavements for foreign objects?
cheif of airfield management
whom must you check with first before you begin any flightline sweeping operations?
base operations personnel
what is the best way to perform an airfield sweeping and inspection operation?
drive slow and move back and forth across the area
what should you do during sweeping operations if you come across a large rock that the sweeper will not pick up
stop the sweeper and pick up the rock
what is the most important factor in the operation of the air sweeper?
the air sweeper is best described as what type of machine?
on the air sweeper, how is fine dust removed from the air stream before it returns to the blower?
skimming it off in the seperator
when using the air sweeper to sweep over wet pavement, you must frequently
dump the sweeper hopper
When using the handheld suction hose on the air sweeper, you should never __
direct the hand hose toward another person
for best results and prolonged sweeper parts life, how should you wash the air sweeper hopper?
from the right and left inspection doors first
what will happen if you fail to keep the air sweeper pickup head spring suspension system in proper adjustment?
premature wear of the skid blades
when should you change the air sweeper gutter broom bristles
per owners manual or technical order
on a traction powered towed sweeper, the turning of the rear wheels is used to
rotate the broom
which of the following is not a contributing factor when determining the number of sweepers that an industrial tractor can tow?
type of sweeper unit used
depending on conditions, how many mph can a front mounted broom sweeping unit remove light debris from paved surfaces?
what drives the sweeping unit on a front mounted broom sweeper ?
which is not a factor in controlling the brush life on the front mounted broom?
brush down pressure
keeping the broom level
who is directly responsible to the support group commander for snow and ice control activities?
which individual is responsible for directing runway condition readings?
chief of airfield management
all snow and ice control equipment must be mechanically sound and operational by the first of which month ?
which of the following is a priority one snow removal area?
base motor pool
access road to special weapons
main streets through base housing
access road to special weapons
the snow and ice control center should be equipped with
color coded layout maps showing priorities
if the clutch is engaged to quickly, what safety device is used to prevent damage to the drive shaft, blower assembly, or other parts of the snowblower?
when operating a rollover snowplow, at what speed will you get the best rolling action of the end blade?
what is an advantage of using a front mounted snow broom?
operates at faster forward speed
when sweeping ice, what type of bristle is best for flipping snow?
what items are of special importance and must be marked before the first snowfall?
normally what type of snow equipment would you use to begin runway snow removal?
what piece of snow equipment is used throughout the duration of the snowfall to maintain the center portion of the runway down to bare pavement conditions?
during snow removal, which of the following issues will determine your actual clearing pattern?
wind speed and direction
all snow removal equipment operating in the area of aircraft movement must maintain radio contact with the __?
when the windrows of snow get too heavy for the sweeping operation, what should you use to displace the snow?
when crosswinds are combined with a heavy snowfall, where must you concentrate snow removal operations?
runway centerline area
when possible, you should clear snow from airfield in - pavement lights with a snow broom or ___
a snowplow blade with rubber edges
ant-icing and deicing chemicals used on airfield pavement must be previously approved by the __
what can you use along with snow brooms, to reduce ice thickness?
what is the runway ice detection system designed to minmize?
which reading is not collected by the central proccessing unit of the runway ice detection system?
wind speed and direction
which chemicals are highly corrosive to metals and should never be used near aircraft movement areas?
Sodium chloride and calcium chloride
which of the following reductions is not a reason for storing chemicals in enclosed?
chemicals from freezing
what type of inspection is made before, during, and after rigging equipment?
which of the following is considered a frequent inspection category?
specifically, chain size is determined by the __
diameter in inches of the rod used to make the links
to indicate that a chain has been overloaded, what will noramlly fail first?
if you inspect a chain and find several links are badly worn and stretched, you should __?
discard the chain
which factor has the greatest effect in shortening the useful life of nylon rope?
before use, to what rate of capacity should all nylon rope slings be proof tested?
wire rope is classified by all of the following except __
the strand construction
the number of strands in its makeup
the number of wires it has per strand
generally, what is the strongest type of wire rope used?
the lay of wire rope refers to the __
winding of the wires
when lifting, for what are fiber rope slings used?
comparatively light loads
what are the three types of slings that can be used to lift loads
endless, single leg, and bridle
normally when moving a heavy load, how many rollers are considered enough?
4 to 6
for cribbing operations, which jack style should be used?
in a simple tackle system, the leading block is an additional block used to __
change the direction of the pull
what will help you determine the mechanical advantage of a simple tackle system?
counting the number of lines supporting the load
which tackle system uses two or more blocks?
why should wire clips on a dead man guyline be placed above the ground?
allow easier access for maintenance
why is the stationary cab on a hydraulic crane considered a disadvantage?
operator doesn't roate with the boom
when operating a crane, why should the crane operator and helper not use personally developed hand signals?
personal signals may confuse a new helper
the minimum clearance required between power lines and any part of the hydraulic crane or its load is ____
when making a lift with a crane without the use of outriggers is known as ___
on rubber lift
before lifting a load with a crane, what must you check first?
weight of the load against a load chart
what is the major cause of accidents involving hydraulic cranes?
improper crane operation
while operating a crane, what must you do if you lose sight of the load or signalsman?
stop the operation immediately
when moving the hydraulic crane within the job site, you swing the boom to the front and
insert the turntable lock pin
what would you use to clean grease from the brake drums and brake linings of a crane?
nonflammable solvent and a clean cloth
when winding wire rope onto the hydraulic crane hoist drum, which hammer should not be used to tap the rope?
after assembling the clamshell for use on a hydraulic crane, what line should carry the entire load between the clamshell and the reel?
if a crane equipped with a clamshell needs to travel a long distance, what should you do with the clamshell?
remove the bucket and haul it in a truck
when using a working platform attached to a hydraulic crane, where is the additional leveling switch located?
inside the crane operators cab
when you are inside the working platform on a hydraulic crane, where should you fasten you seatbelt?
when attached to a hydraulic crane, what will impact the self leveling mode of the working platform?