Study Set Mid Term Quiz

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  1. After properly adjusting the brake pipe pressure and attaching cars to the rear of the train, in order to prevent overcharging the brake system, how much of a brake pipe reduction must be made before opening the angle cock to the main body of the train?
    A) Full Service
    B) Over-reduction
    C) 20 PSI
    D) 10 PSI
    REF 5005
    Full service
  2. When applying the train brakes, monitor _______ because the ________ will reduce at a slower rate.
    A) Independent equalizing pressure/ brake pipe pressure
    B) Brake Pipe pressure/ equalizing reservoir pressure
    C) Equalizing reservoir pressure/brake pipe pressure
    D) Main Reservoir Pressure/Brake cylinder pressure

    REF 5051
    C) equalizing reservoir pressure/brake pipe pressure
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  3. The LOW WATER PRESSURE DEVICE (LOPD) on the EMD engine is located on the:
    Front Center
  4. Equalizing reservoir adjustments must be made with the automatic brake valve handle in the _________ position and cut_________.

    A) Full application/Out
    B) Full Service/ In
    C) Service Zone/ Out
    D) Release/Out
    REF 5053
  5. When cutting in the automatic brake, before placing the automatic brake cut-cut valve to the IN position, make certain that the automatic brake is in the _______ position and the equalizing reservoir pressure is not ____________.
    A) Release/decrease
    B) Application/Increasing
    C) Release/Increasing
    D) Increase/Releasing
    REF 5054
  6. Whenever actual piston travel is within 2 inches of the maximum piston travel shown in block 10 of the Form FRA-F6180-49A (blue cab form) it must be reported on the __________, and to the ___________,___________ or mechanical desk.
    REF 5055
    Locomotive work report/train dispatcher/yardmaster
  7. Do not_________ the independent brake so that it actuates the air brakes continuously.
    A) Cut Out
    B) Block
    D) Cut In
    REF 5057
    B) Block
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  8. Main Reservoir air pressure should be between ___ and ____ PSI more than brake pipe pressure for the air brake to work properly.

    REF 5060
    130-145/15 PSI
  9. If the locomotive is stopped, do not move the locomotive when the main reservoir pressure is within______PSI of the brake pipe pressure.
    A) 10
    B) 15
    C) 20
    D) 25
    REF 5060
    15 PSI
  10. If the locomotive is moving and the main reservoir pressure falls to within___PSI of the setting of the regulating valve the engineer must stop the movement.
    A) 15
    B) 20
    C) 25
    D) 10
    REF 5060
    10 PSI
  11. When necessary to increase air compressor output on a locomotive consist that contains at least one electrically-driven air compressor, with the reverser centered, place the throttle in which position?
    A) #1
    B) idle
    C) #4
    D) Up to throttle position #4
    REF 5060
    Throttle # 1
  12. Do not increase air compressor output unless main reservoir pressure is within ___PSI of the regulating valve setting?
    A) 20
    B) 15
    C) 30
    D) 25
    REF 5060
    B) 15 PSI
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  13. What is the location of the EMD return site glass?
    Right Front Corner
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Study Set Mid Term Quiz
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