VT-1-2-3_2.txt

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  1. VT1,2,3 GENERAL QUESTIONS
  2. @VT-1 Level I and II personnel are re-certified:
    • \C
    • A. every 6 months
      B. every year
      C. every 3 years
      D. every 5 years
  3. @As a VT-2 visual inspector you shall have your eyes checked at least
    • \B
    • A. every 6 months
      B. every year
      C. every 3 years
      D. every 5 years
  4. @ VT-2 inspections are part of a nuclear stations:
    • \B
    • A. maintenance program
      B. Inservice inspection program
      C. operability program
      D. balance of plant inspection program
  5. @A VT-2 Level I can perform VT-2 inspections?
    • \B
    • A. No, a Level I can do anything
      B. Yes, if he working with a Level II who will make the final judgement
      C. A level I can only work with a Level III examiner
      D. The Level I can perform the VT-2 inspection with out assistance
  6. @The governing requirements for VT-2 inspections are provided in:
    • \D
    • A. NRC Reg. Guide 1.58
      B. ASME Section V Article 9
      C. ASME Section III Subsection NB
      D. ASME Section XI IWA 5000
  7. @Which of the these optical aids can be used in direct visual examination?
    • \A
    • A. mirrors
      B. fiberscopes
      C. cameras
      D. all the above
  8. @Which of the following can be done using the fillet weld gage?
    • \A
    • A. verify fillet weld leg length
      B. checking angle of preparation
      C. measure the groove angle
      D. measure root opening
  9. @Which of the following can be done using the fillet weld gage?
    • \B
    • A. checking angle of preparation
      B. measuring fillet weld throat
      C. measure the groove angle
      D. measure root opening
  10. @Which of the following can be done using the Hi-Lo gage?
    • \B
    • A. verify fillet weld throat
      B. check mismatch
      C. measure flaw size
      D. all of the above
  11. @To examine areas around bends in side a pipe sections, you might use a:
    • \C
    • A. boroscope
      B. telescope
      C. fiberscope
      D. microscope
  12. @The conformance of a measurement to the actual refers to:
    • \C
    • A. consistency
      B. tolerance
      C. accuracy
      D. precision
  13. @VT-2 inspections are performed in accordance with the requirements of:
    • \A
    • A. Approved station procedures
      B. ASME Section V Article 9
      C. ASME Section III Subsection NB
      D. ASME Section XI IWA 5000
  14. @The ability on a measurement device to reproduce its own measurements is typically referred to as:
    • \D
    • A. consistency
      B. tolerance
      C. accuracy
      D. precision
  15. @The cambridge gage has the ability to measure weld:
    • \A
    • A. angle of preparation
      B. root opening
      C. burn through
      D. penetration
  16. @The comparison of measurement instruments with reference standards of a close tolerance and known accuracy is called
    • \C
    • A. gage control
      B. tolerance
      C. calibration
      D. instrument mismatch
  17. @Which of the following can be done using the cambridge gage?
    • \D
    • A. checking reinforcement height
      B. checking angle of preparation
      C. measuring fillet weld throat
      D. all of the above
  18. @Which of the these optical aids can be used in remote visual VT-2 examination?
    • \D
    • A. cambridge scope
      B. fiberscopes
      C. cameras
      D. B and C
  19. @The thread pitch gage is used to determine
    • \B
    • A. the diameter of threads
      B. the number of threads per inch
      C. the thread pitch angle
      D. the size of the bolt
  20. @Many discontinuities have their origin during the actual steel-making process and are usually referred to as:
    • \A
    • A. inherent discontinuities
      B. processing discontinuities
      C. drawing discontinuities
      D. non-permanent discontinuities
  21. @When is a discontinuity considered a defect?
    • \C
    • A. When it occurs in the area of interest
      B. When it is found by a visual examiner
      C. when it effects the usefulness of the part
      D. when it occurs in weld metal
  22. @Which of the following discontinuities could typically be found in a casting?
    • \A
    • A. Hot tears
      B. Lamination
      C. Stringers
      D. Burst
  23. @The amount of variation permitted on the dimensions of a machined is called the:
    • \D
    • A. diameter measurement
      B. dimension limits
      C. finish fit limits
      D. tolerance
  24. @Burst can develop during rolling or:
    • \C
    • A. casting
      B. drawing
      C. forging
      D. piercing
  25. @During the rolling process, non-metallic inclusion can develop into:
    • \A
    • A. stringers
      B.
    • cold lap
    • C. tears
      D. burst
  26. @Surface roughness is measured in units of:
    • \C
    • A. inches
      B. feet
      C. microinches
      D. mils
  27. @The maximum diameter of a hole specified as 2.375 inches +/- .005 inch is:
    • \D
    • A. 2.375 inch
      B. 2.370 inch
      C. 2.390 inch
      D. 2.380 inch
  28. @The maximum and minimum value on a dimension are called:
    • \C
    • A. diameter
      B. finish
      C. tolerance
      D. fit
  29. @Which of the following is an example of an inherent discontinuity?
    • \A
    • A. inclusion
      B. fatigue crack
      C. stress cracks
      D. grinding checks
  30. @Porosity is:
    • \B
    • A. gas entrapped below the surface of a material
      B. gas entrapped below or at the surface of a material
      C. foreign crystalline material entrapped below the surface of a material
      D. material used during the welding process
  31. @A folded thin flap of material on a forging is called
    • \A
    • A. a forging lap
      B. a crack
      C. a cold shut
      D. porosity
  32. @Hot tears may be present if the product was formed by:
    • \
    • D
    • A. explosive forging
      B. extrusion
      C. forging
      D. casting
  33. @A VT-2 system pressure test is at:
    • \A
    • A. normal operating pressure
      B. an elevated pressure
      C. 5 percent below operation pressure
      D. 25 percent above operation pressure
  34. @During the rolling process, surface porosity might develop into:
    • \A
    • A. seam
      B. cold laps
      C. hot tears
      D. burst
  35. @There is a difference between join type and weld type. Which of the following is considered a joint type?
    • \C
    • A. groove
      B. fillet
      C. tee
      D. spot
  36. @Any evidence of leakage in a nuclear reactor system is critical and requires shutdown of the plant.
    • \B
    • A. True
      B. False
  37. @Any evidence of leakage in a nuclear reactor system is critical and requires shutdown of the plant.
    • \B
    • A. True
      B. False
  38. @The affected zone of a weld is the:
    • \B
    • A. portion of the base metal that has been melted and re-solidified
      B. portion of the base metal that has been melted but where properties have been altered by the welding heat
      C. portion of the base metal that is added to produce the weld joint
      D. original metal that is welded
  39. @Arc strikes form a discontinuity that is caused by:
    • \C
    • A. excessive heat during the welding process
      B. use of improper or wet process
      C. welding operator error
      D. molten particles splashed out of the molten puddle
  40. @Weld splatter form a discontinuity that is caused by:
    • \D
    • A. excessive heat during the welding process
      B. use of improper or wet process
      C. normal welding operation
      D. molten particles splashed out of the molten puddle

    • @Which of the following discontinuities would you find in weldments?
    • \A
    • A. Porosity
      B. blow holes
      C. cold shuts
      D. burst
  41. @Which of the following discontinuities would you expect to find in a weld that has been in service?
    • \A
    • A. cracks
      B. blow holes
      C. cold shuts
      D. burst
  42. @Cracks parallel to the length of the weld are called:
    • \B
    • A. transverse cracks
      B. longitudinal cracks
      C. toe cracks
      D. crater crack
  43. @Cracks perpendicular to the length of the weld are called:
    • \A
    • A. transverse cracks
      B. longitudinal cracks
      C. toe cracks
      D. crater crack

    • @Service induced discontinuities caused by mechanical fatigue cracks can often be associated with:
    • \B
    • A. temperature differentials within a component
      B. sharp fillets, grooves and notches
      C. corrosive environment
      D. stainless steels exposed to halogens
  44. @Service induced cracking would most likely be the result of which of the following:
    • \C
    • A. Uniformly scattered porosity
      B. Laminations
      C. Mechanical fatigue
      D. Slag inclusions
  45. @Loss of base metal on sliding surfaces due to abrasion is an example of:
    • \A
    • A. wear
      B. distortion
      C. fatigue
      D. stress corrosion
  46. @Fatigue cracks often begin at:
    • \E
    • A. section changes
      B. thread roots
      C. notches
      D. weld toes
      E. all of the above
  47. @Thermal fatigue is caused by:
    • \B
    • A. fluctuating stresses
      B. overheating
      C. fluctuating temperatures
      D. over loading
  48. @When visually examining welds, which of the following would be considered?
    • \D
    • A. arc strikes
      B. undercut
      C. excessive reinforcement
      D. all of the above
  49. @The "length" of a common hex bolt is usually defined as:
    • \C
    • A. the distance from the top of the head to the end of the threads
      B. the total length of the shank excluding threads
      C. the total length of the shank including threads
      D. the total length of the shank excluding the nut height when fully engaged
  50. @Which of the following best describes a bolting discontinuity called "necking down"?
    • \B
    • |A. an indication on the surface of the fastener produced by abrasion or the
    • impact of coming into contact with other parts
    • B. localized reduction in specimen caused by overload condition
      C. destruction of material by the abrasive action of moving fluids
      D. A change in contour or in structure that causes local increases in stress
  51. @Which of the following is a discontinuity associated with visual examination of bolting?
    • \D
    • A. damaged treads
      B. necking down
      C. sheared shank at the bolt head
      D. all of the above
  52. @Which of the following valves has the primary function of starting and stopping flow:
    • \A
    • A. Gate valve
      B. Globe valve
      C. Swing check valve
      D. Safety valve
  53. @Which of the following valves has the primary function of regulating flow:
    • \B
    • A. Gate valve
      B. Globe valve
      C. Swing check valve
      D. Safety valve
  54. @Which of the following valves has the primary function to allow flow in only one direction while allowing full flow in the other direction:
    • \C
    • A. Gate valve
      B. Globe valve
      C. Swing check valve
      D. Safety valve
  55. @In a typical gate valve, which part of the valve is forced into the fluid to stop the flow:
    • \B
    • A. Seat ring
      B. Wedge
      C. Stem
      D. Packing gland
  56. @What type motion is required to seal a gate valve?
    • \A
    • A. Linear
      B. Rotary
      C. Upward
      D. Forward
  57. @What type motion is required to seal a ball valve?
    • \B
    • A. Linear
      B. Rotary
      C. Upward
      D. Forward
  58. @Which of the these optical aids can be used in remote visual VT-2 examination?
    • \D
    • A. mirrors
      B. fiber-scopes
      C. cameras
      D. B and C
  59. @You are performing a VT-2 inspection on a vertical insulated piping run, a liquid is noted coming out of the insulation at the lowest point. What do you do.
    • \D
    • A. Reject the item due to a leak
      B. Accept the condition due to the fact this type leak is always OK
      C. Report it to NRC because it is a major condition
      D. Record the condition and have the insulation removed for further
    • inspection.
  60. @Check valve are primarily used in piping systems where:
    • \D
    • A. throttling is required
      B. on-off control of fluid flow is required
      C. direction of flow is to be changed
      D. back flow is to be prevented
  61. @An impeller is part of a:
    • \B
    • A. Valve internal
      B. Pump
      C. internal part of the swing check valve
      D. part of a reactor vessel
  62. @The term "component support" typically refers to:
    • \B
    • |A. only those devices that have a non-integral attachment and are in the
    • vertical or horizontal axis
    • B. all devices that transmit loads from a component to the building structure
      C. only those devices that support piping systems in the X, Y, and Z axis
      D. all devices that have an integral attachment to the building structure
  63. @Which of the following best describes a non-integral attachment of a component support:
    • \A
    • A. A hanger bolted to a structural steel member
      B. A welded lug on a vessel
      C. The welded vessel skirt
      D. A welded-frame restraint attached to the building structure
  64. @Which of the following allows motion during normal plant operation but will restrain component motion during abnormal loading?
    • \C
    • A. Hanger
      B. Restraint
      C. Snubber
      D. Support
  65. @Which of the following best describes the function of a hanger?
    • \
    • A
    • A. Carries the component weight from above
      B. Carries the component weight from below
      C. Installed vertically in compression
      D. Installed to allow no motion in the horizontal
  66. @A hydrostatic test is what type VT-2 test?
    • \C
    • A. A test at normal operating pressure
      B. A test that requires a minimum of a 8 hour hold time
      C. A test at a pressure above normal operating pressure
      D. A test requiring a the ANII to witness
  67. @Primary member of component supports are designed to:
    • \A
    • A. carry the component load
      B. lift the component load
      C. raise the component load
      D. lower the component load
  68. @The purpose of a snubber is to:
    • \B
    • A. reduce thermal gradient
      B. restrain abnormal dynamic movement
      C. eliminate slow gradual movement
      D. do all of the above
  69. @Component supports are designed to transmit:
    • \B
    • A. water
      B. loads
      C. steam
      D. coal
  70. @Component supports that carry the weight of the component from above with the primary member usually in tension are called:
    • \A
    • A. hangers
      B. snubbers
      C. supports
      D. restraints
  71. @Component supports that carry the weight of the component from below with the primary member usually in compression are called:
    • \C
    • A. hangers
      B. snubbers
      C. supports
      D. restraints
  72. @Component supports that dampen by either hydraulic action are called:
    • \B
    • A. hangers
      B. snubbers
      C. supports
      D. restraints
  73. @Component supports that are built to restrain movement along one or more of the 3 principle axes (X, Y, & Z) are called:
    • \D
    • A. hangers
      B. snubbers
      C. supports
      D. restraints
  74. @Which of the following best describes the characteristics of a variable spring hanger (spring can) support?
    • \C
    • A. Used to attach the hanger to the component
      B. Supports the component from below but allows it to move freely
      C. Allows vertical movement with uniform force over full travel range
      D. Restrains movement in one direction but allows movement in other
    • directions
  75. @Which of the following best describes the characteristics of a constant spring support?
    • \C
    • A. Used to attach the hanger to the component
      B. Supports the component from below but allows it to move freely
      C. Allows vertical movement with uniform force over full travel range
      D. Restrains movement in one direction but allows movement in other directions
  76. @Which of the following best describes the importance of a snubber in a nuclear power plant?
    • \B
    • A. Supports the piping system by allowing limited vertical movement
      B. Prevents piping and equipment failure during seismic events
      C. Controls water hammer in the piping system
      D. Provides tensile support for large equipment to prevent cracking of concrete base
  77. @With reference to snubber, which of the following best describes the term drag?
    • \A
    • |A. The internal friction resistance against an axial movement at a given
    • velocity before activation
    • |B. The rate of snubber movement at one end with respect to the other, in a
    • linear direction, after activation
    • C. The magnitude of the motion that activates the snubber
      D. The extent of free axial movement prior to activation
  78. @When inspecting an installed snubber, you would look for:
    • \E
    • A. physical damage
      B. proper setting
      C. missing parts
      D. corrosion damage
      E. all of the above
  79. @When inspecting an installed variable spring hanger, you would look for:
    • \E
    • A. physical damage
      B. proper setting
      C. missing parts
      D. corrosion damage
      E. all of the above
  80. @When inspecting an installed component support, you would look for:
    • \E
    • A. physical damage
      B. attachment to component
      C. missing parts
      D. corrosion damage
      E. all of the above
  81. @When performing a VT-3 inspection on Figure #8, what areas would you inspect?
    • \A
    • A. Inspect from the building structure through the lower end of the pipe clamp
      B. Inspect from the centerline of the upper spherical barring to the center line of the lower spherical barring
      C. The main snubber housing only
      D. From the build structure through the lower spherical barring
  82. @The reactor vessel head is typically held in place by:
    • \B
    • A. a series of clamps requiring frequent visual examination
      B. stud bolts and nuts
      C. welded straps
      D. the weight of the material
  83. @Spargers are found in:
    • \A
    • A. BWR Reactor Vessel
      B. PWR Reactor Vessel
      C. both BWR and PWR Vessels
      D. Neither BWR nor PWP Vessels
  84. @Jet Pumps are found in:
    • \A
    • A. BWR Reactor Vessel
      B. PWR Reactor Vessel
      C. both BWR and PWR Vessels
      D. Neither BWR nor PWP Vessels
  85. @It typically considered a direct visual examination if the individual performing the examination can:
    • \D
    • A. position the end of a fiberscope to within 24" of the object
      B. use artificial lighting to illuminate and diffuse the light through the area under examination
      C. place a mirror within with in 24" of the object being examined
      D. place the eye within 24 " of the surface at an angle not less than 30 deg.
  86. @Borescope are typically use in:
    • \B
    • A. direct visual examination
      B. remote visual examination
      C. translucent visual examination
      D. physical inspection
  87. @In order to be considered a direct visual examination the component being examined must be within what distance of the eye?
    • \C
    • A. 10 inches
      B. 12 inches
      C. 24 inches
      D. 36 inches
  88. @Which of the following describes a flexible optical aid that transmits the image electronically to a monitor?
    • \A
    • A. Videoprobe
      B. Borescope
      C. Fiberscope
      D. Mirrors
  89. @Flexible glass strands used to transmit an image are found in
    • \C
    • A. binoculars
      B. telescopes
      C. fiberscopes
      D. borescopes
  90. @Remote visual examination can be performed using:
    • \E
    • A. videoprobe
      B. binoculars
      C. fiberscopes
      D. borescopes
      E. all of the above
  91. @In borescope, the image is brought to the eyepiece by a:
    • \A
    • A. lens train
      B.
    • hollow tube
    • C. light guide
      D. fiber bundle
  92. @A distinct advantage of a fiberscope over a borescope is a fiberscope is:
    • \D
    • A. lightweight
      B. rigid
      C. simple to use
      D. flexible
  93. @Burst and laps are typically found in which of the following forming process?
    • \A
    • A. Forging
      B. Rolling
      C. Drawing
      D. Extruding
      E. Casting
  94. @Hot tears are typically found in which of the following forming process?
    • \E
    • A. Forging
      B. Rolling
      C. Drawing
      D. Extruding
      E. Casting
  95. @Cold shuts are typically found in which of the following forming process?
    • \E
    • A. Forging
      B. Rolling
      C. Drawing
      D. Extruding
      E. Casting
  96. @Laminations are typically found in which of the following forming process?
    • \B
    • A. Forging
      B. Rolling
      C. Drawing
      D. Extruding
      E. Casting
  97. @Unfused chaplets are typically found in which of the following forming process?
    • \E
    • A. Forging
      B. Rolling
      C. Drawing
      D. Extruding
      E. Casting
  98. @Lamination found in finished rolled products, such as plate, angle iron and "I" beams, typically appear on the:
    • \A
    • A. centerline
      B. corner
      C. edge
      D. face
    • @A casting discontinuity that appears as a fold of metal or a smooth, crack-like indication is typically called:
    • \D
    • A. a hot tear
      B. unfused porosity
      C. an inclusion
      D. a cold shut
  99. @When inherent discontinuities such as porosity are subjected to further processing such as rolling, it is possible to cause:
    • \B
    • A. cold shuts
      B. laminations
      C. unfused chaplets
      D. metallic inclusions
  100. @Unfused chaplets are associated with:
    • \A
    • A. casting
      B. welding
      C. forging
      D. rolling
  101. @Laminations are generally:
    • \A
    • A. linear and parallel with the surface of the plate
      B. linear and perpendicular with the surface of the plate
      C. linear and randomly oriented in the plate
      D. characterized by containing tungsten inclusions
  102. @The distance from the toe of the weld to the root in a convex fillet weld is the:
    • \D
    • A. actual throat
      B. theoretical throat
      C. crown
      D. leg length
  103. @In a fillet weld, the weld size is also the:
    • \D|A. actual throat
    • B. theoretical throat
      C. crown
      D. leg length
  104. @GTAW produces coalescence by heating metals with an arc between the work and a:
    • \C
    • A. bare filler metal electrode
      B. covered tungsten electrode
      C. bare tungsten electrode
      D. covered filler metal electrode
  105. @The distance from the root of the fillet weld to the crown in a convex fillet weld is the:
    • \A
    • A. actual throat
      B. theoretical throat
      C. crown
      D. leg length
  106. @Which of the following describes a joint type that could be joined with a fillet weld?
    • \C
    • A. Single-V
      B. Edge joint
      C. Tee-joint
      D. Double level
  107. @Crown reinforcement and root reinforcement are both considered when measuring the:
    • \B
    • A. root opening of a groove weld
      B. actual throat of a groove weld
      C. distance to the toe of a fillet weld
      D. groove angle of the root face in a lap weld
  108. @The actual throat of a weld is the:
    • \B
    • A. actual distance from the face of the weld to the vertical leg
      B. shortest distance from the root of the weld to its face
      C. distance from the toe to the actual root
      D. theoretical throat distance minus the convexity of the weld face
  109. @SMAW produces coalescence by heating metals with an arc between the work and a:
    • \D
    • A. bare filler metal electrode
      B. covered tungsten electrode
      C. bare tungsten electrode
      D. covered filler metal electrode
  110. @GMAW produces coalescence by heating metals with an arc between the work and a:
    • \D
    • A. bare filler metal electrode
      B. covered tungsten electrode
      C. bare tungsten electrode
      D. covered filler metal electrode
  111. @Which welding process uses an inert gas as a protective covering for the molten metal during the welding process?
    • \B
    • A. SMAW
      B. GTAW
      C. SAW
      D. Resistance welding
  112. @VT-2 examinations are conducted on:
    • \D
    • A. insulated components
      B. non-insulated components
      C. buried components
      D. All of the above
  113. @Which welding process is shielded by decomposition of the electrode covering during the welding process?
    • \A
    • A. SMAW
      B. GTAW
      C. SAW
      D. Resistance welding
  114. @Gas bubbles entrapped in welds are know as?
    • \C
    • A. slag
      B. inclusions
      C. porosity
      D. laminations
  115. @Crater cracks are normally found by visual examination at what location?
    • \D
    • A. the centerline of the weld
      B. internally between weld passes
      C. in the base material
      D. in a start stop weld puddle
  116. @On a double V groove welded joint, which one of the following discontinuities could not be detected by the visual examination method?
    • \C
    • A. crater crack
      B. undercut
      C. lack of penetration
      D. underfill
  117. @A small star shaped pattern at the termination point of a weld bead is usually an indication of:
    • \A
    • A. crater crack
      B. undercut
      C. lack of penetration
      D. underfill
  118. @Tungsten inclusions and suckback are most characteristic of which welding process?
    • \C
    • A. SMAW
      B. GMAW
      C. GTAW
      D. FCAW
  119. @In its original shape, porosity would appear:
    • \C
    • A. elongated
      B. irregular
      C. round or nearly round
      D. linear
  120. @Porosity indications are characteristic of which welding process?
    • \D
    • A. SMAW
      B. GMAW
      C. GTAW
      D. All of the above
  121. @During the SMAW weld process, when the flux coating on an electrode is entrapped in the weld metal, is classified as?
    • \C
    • A. lack of fusion
      B. cracking
      C. slag
      D. porosity
  122. @Slag and non-metallic inclusions are most likely caused by:
    • \A
    • A. inadequate interpass cleaning
      B. moisture in the weld joint
      C. high current
      D. loss of shielding gas
  123. @Accumulation of boric acid residue could indicate:
    • \B
    • A. lubricant leakage
      B. coolant system leakage
      C. paint residue
      D. all of the above
  124. @The presence of undesirable gases can adversely affect the welding process by causing:
    • \A
    • A. porosity
      B. inclusions
      C. laminations
      D. weld craters
  125. @Excess moisture in SMAW electrode coating can cause
    • \C
    • A. slag
      B. cracking
      C. porosity
      D. weld craters
  126. @Embrittlement is the severe loss of ductility of a metal typically resulting from:
    • \C
    • A. fatigue
      B. erosion
      C. inservice environment
      D. cavitation
  127. @A fracture that is usually open to the surface and occurs during the solidification of a casting is typically called:
    • \A
    • A. hot tear
      B. crater crack
      C. forging burst
      D. forging crack
  128. @In a chloride environment stress corrosion cracking is often found in:
    • \C
    • A. carbon steel
      B. aluminum
      C. stainless steel
      D. brass
  129. @Before conducting a visual examination, which of the following must be removed from the surface to be examined
    • \E
    • A. Excess rust
      B. Weld slag
      C. Oxides
      D. Dirt
      E. All of the above
  130. @A convex weld reinforcement surface is one that:
    • \A
    • A. curves outward
      B. basically flat
      C. cause for rejection
      D. curved inward
  131. @A concave weld reinforcement surface is one that:
    • \A
    • A. curves outward
      B. basically flat
      C. cause for rejection
      D. curved inward
  132. @A condition on the surface of a component that appears as a group of voids or gas pocket is best described as:
    • \B
    • A. arc strikes
      B. porosity
      C. inclusion
      D. crater crack
      E. undercut
  133. @When performing VT-2 on a accessible horizontal run of insulated piping:
    • \B
    • |A. you only need to examine the lowest elevation where leakage may be
    • detectable
    • B. you need to examine each insulated joint
      C. you need to examine the area above the piping
      D. all of the above
  134. @On insulated components, VT-2 can be performed:
    • \A
    • A. without removing the insulation
      B. only after the insulation is removed
      C. by examining the highest elevation where leakage may be present
      D. all of the above
  135. @A condition at the toe of the weld reinforcement (crown) where the base metal has been burn away and a linear cavity longitudinal to the weld remains:
    • \E
    • A. arc strikes
      B. porosity
      C. inclusion
      D. crater crack
      E. undercut
  136. @A condition on the base material or on the weld where an unintentional rapid heating has occurred by a poorly connected welding ground cable or inadvertently striking the surface with the welding electrode, is best described as a/an:
    • \A
    • A. arc strikes
      B. porosity
      C. inclusion
      D. crater crack
      E. undercut
  137. @A condition at the toe of the weld reinforcement (crown) where the weld preparation groove has not been filled with weld filler material, is best described as a/an:
    • \C
    • A. arc strikes
      B. porosity
      C. underfill
      D. crater crack
      E. undercut
  138. @Bolting necking-down results from:
    • \A
    • A. overloading
      B. folding of metal
      C. extrusion
      D. insufficient ductility
  139. @A mechanical operated device that is designed to minimize the effects of an abnormal seismic loading condition best describes a:
    • \B
    • A. hanger
      B. snubber
      C. restraint
      D. variable spring support
  140. @A gate valve's function is to:
    • \D
    • A. monitor flow
      B. restrict flow
      C. control flow
      D. stop of allow complete flow
  141. @A globe valve's function is to:
    • \C
    • A. monitor flow
      B. restrict flow
      C. control flow
      D. stop of allow complete flow
    • @If you are performing a VT-2 inspection you are:
    • \C
    • A. inspecting a component support
      B. inspecting a weld
      C. inspecting for leakage
      D. inspecting a valve internals
  142. @Which type of valve allows flow in only one direction?
    • \B
    • A. Globe valve
      B. Check valve
      C. Gate valve
      D. Butterfly valve
  143. @Piping systems can be inspected for leakage while insulated?
    • \
    • A. True
      B. False
  144. @The coating on a valve have to be removed for VT-2 inspection.
    • \C
    • A. Only is a leak is suspected
      B. Coating have to remove for all VT-2 inspections
      C. Valves can be inspected while coated
  145. @You are performing a VT-2 inspection on a horizontal insulated piping run, a liquid is noted coming out of the insulation. What do you do.
    • \A
    • |A. Record the condition and have the insulation be removed for further
    • inspection.
    • B. Reject the item due to a leak
      C. Accept the condition due to the fact this type leak is always OK
      D. Report it to NRC because it is a major condition
  146. @What should you do if you notice very slight leakage from the stem packing of a valve while performing a VT examination?
    • \A
    • A. Record it
      B. Accept it
      C. Ignore it
      D. Reject it
  147. @Boric acid residue on a component appears:
    • \C
    • A. to looks like iron oxide
      B. turns the surface of the component black
      C. as a white residue
      D. to be a brown sticky liquid
  148. @Verification of the hot and cold settings is part of the visual examination of:
    • \B
    • A. pumps
      B. variable spring hangers
      C. valves
      D. steam generators
  149. @What type of motion is used to operate gate valves?
    • \A
    • A. linear
      B. rotary
      C. straight
      D. fluid
  150. @What type of motion is used to operate globe valves?
    • \A
    • A. linear
      B. rotary
      C. straight
      D. fluid
  151. @Pump cavitation usually occurs on or near the
    • \B
    • A. bearing
      B. impeller
      C. shaft
      D. rings
  152. @Water hammer is:
    • \B
    • A. a device used for oil drilling
      B. caused by an abrupt flow change
      C. overfilling the water lines
      D. an indication of cavitation
  153. @Cavitation
    • \B
    • A. occurs only with the collapse of the gas vapor bubble
      B. begins with the bubble and extends to the collapse of the cavity
      C. occurs when the system pressure adjacent to a flow boundary is reduced below the vapor pressure of the liquid
      D. is caused by a gradual drop in pressure
  154. @Excessive pump vibration can be caused by:
    • \D
    • A. rotating element unbalance
      B. worn or loose parts
      C. misalignment
      D. All of the above
  155. @You are performing a VT-2 inspection on a Valve, it is noted that a very small amount of water is leaking from the packing gland. What do you do?
    • \A
    • A. Accept the condition for the VT-2 inspection but report the leak for future maintenance
      B. Reject the item because any leak is unacceptable
      C. Report the condition to NRC
      D. As the maintenance department on what to do
  156. @A temperature rise in the pump bearings is usually due to:
    • \B
    • A. operating the pump for too long a period
      B. abnormal friction
      C. malfunction of the thermocouple
      D. cavitation
  157. @Accumulation of boric acid residue could indicatre:
    • \D
    • A. corrosion
      B. leakage
      C. a recordable indication
      D. all of the above
  158. @Where would you suspect leakage from a gate valve?
    • \D
    • A. around the packing gland
      B. bolted bonnet flange
      C. around the shaft
      D. all of the above
  159. @Visual examinations for leakage are performed by an inspector certified Level II for:
    • \B
    • A. VT-1
      B. VT-2
      C. VT-3
      D. Any of the above
  160. @Visual examination of components where leakage is normally expected is conducted by verifying that the:
    • \C
    • A. system pressure is raised to 1.5 times the normal pressure
      B. test temperature is above 200 deg F
      C. leakage collection system is operative
      D. the system is drained during the inspection and pressurized with air
  161. @When performing VT-2 on a accessible vertical run of insulated piping:
    • \A
    • A. you only need to examine the lowest elevation where leakage may be detectable
      B. you need to examine each insulated joint
      C. you need to examine the area above the piping
      D. all of the above
  162. @An important tool during leakage inspection is
    • \B
    • A. an 18% gray card
      B. flashlight
      C. a steel rule
      D. a Cambridge gage
  163. @Leakage in non-insulated components is determined by examining the:
    • \D
    • A. surrounding area
      B. floor area
      C. equipment surface
      D. all of the above
  164. @In PWRs, Leakage sources and areas of general corrosion in ferritic steel components are usually identified by:
    • \B
    • A. liquid penetrant inspection
      B. boric acid residue
      C. using a black light
      D. by using ultrasonic examination
  165. @The principal advantage of visual examination for leakage is that:
    • \A
    • A. the entire system can be tested at one time
      B. it can indicate mechanical problems
      C. the insulation has to be removed, which will reveal other problems
      D. all of the above
  166. @Ferritic components exposed to boric acid can:
    • \C
    • A. erode
      B. is difficult to see
      C. corrode
      D. be ignored
  167. @A hanger is a component support which usually carries it load in:
    • \B
    • A. compression
      B. tension
      C. both tension and compression
      D. axial movement
  168. @A support is a device which usually carries it load in:
    • \A
    • A. compression
      B. tension
      C. both tension and compression
      D. axial movement

    • @A general term that encompasses all types of metal devices that transmit loads from the component to the building structure is a:
    • \A
    • A. component support
      B. vibration damper
      C. structural frame
      D. tensile load frame
  169. @A hydraulic operated device that is designed to minimize the effects of an abnormal seismic loading condition best describes a:
    • \B
    • A. hanger
      B. snubber
      C. restraint
      D. variable spring support
  170. @What type of movement do snubbers restrain?
    • \A
    • A. Dynamic
      B. Thermal
      C. Hydrostatic
      D. Normal plant operations
  171. @An integral attachment would typically refer to a
    • \C
    • A. sliding cradle
      B. a bolted clamp
      C. a welded lug
      D. bolted saddle clamp
  172. @An individual performing visual examination on a support that involved an integral attachment would be looking at:
    • \B
    • A. loose bolts
      B. weldment
      C. cotter pins
      D. riveted joint
  173. @Corrosion attack in the form of pitting is called:
    • \A
    • A. localized corrosion
      B. galvanic corrosion
      C. erosion corrosion
      D. intergranular corrosion
  174. @Corrosion attack in the form of fine cracking that follows the metal grain boundary is called:
    • \D
    • A. localized corrosion
      B. galvanic corrosion
      C. erosion corrosion
      D. intergranular corrosion
  175. @Corrosion attack caused by the reaction of dissimilar metals in contact is called:
    • \B
    • A. localized corrosion
      B. galvanic corrosion
      C. erosion corrosion
      D. intergranular corrosion
  176. @Which of the following is a key examination area when examining a restraint?
    • \E
    • A. pipe to clamp interface
      B. integral connections between composite pieces
      C. clearances, gaps, and contacting parts
      D. attachments to the building structure
      E. all of the above
  177. @A frozen snubber is one that:
    • \D
    • A. is installed in cold locations
      B. does not restrain
      C. leaks fluid
      D. does not move
  178. @A snubber is an example of:
    • \C
    • A. an anchor
      B. a hanger
      C. a restraint
      D. a support
  179. @Verification of the hot and cold settings is part of the visual examination of:
    • \B
    • A. pumps
      B. subbers
      C. valves
      D. steam genarators
  180. @One of the primary reasons for hydraulic snubber failure is:
    • \A
    • A. seal leakage
      B. mechanical failure
      C. piston rod movement during operation
      D. torque drum movement
  181. @Deformed component support parts are usually caused by:
    • \C
    • A. corrosion
      B. fatigue
      C. physical damage
      D. inadequate construction practices
  182. @The failure of components under cyclic loading is usually caused by:
    • \B
    • A. corrosion
      B. fatigue
      C. physical damage
      D. inadequate construction practices
  183. @The inspection of reactor vessel internals is normally performed by using:
    • \A
    • A. closed circuit TV systems
      B. view boxes
      C. fiberscopes
      D. borescopes
  184. @The visual of examination of reactor vessel internals typically involves:
    • \D
    • A. VT-1 only
      B. VT-2 only
      C. VT-3 only
      D. VT-1 AND VT-3
  185. @A distinct advantage of a fiberscope over a borescope is a fiberscope is:
    • \A
    • A. Flexible
      B. Rigid
      C. lighter in weight
      D. simpler to use
  186. @In Borescopes the image is brought to the eyepiece by a:
    • \C
    • A. hollow tube
      B. light guide
      C. lens train
      D. fiber bundle
  187. @In fiberscopes the image is brought to the eyepiece by a:
    • \D
    • A. hollow tube
      B. light guide
      C. lens train
      D. fiber bundle
  188. @In order to pervent light from diffusing out, each individual fiber is coated with a very thin layer of __________ with a different refractive index.
    • \C
    • A. steel
      B. silver
      C. glass
      D. wax
  189. @Discontinuities that are related to the original melting and solidification are considered:
    • \A
    • A. inherent discontinuities
      B. primary processing discontinuities
      C. secondary processing discontinuities
      D. Service induced discontinuities
  190. @Discontinuities that are related to the processing the original melting and solidification of the metal by forging, pecering, and extruding are:
    • \B
    • A. inherent discontinuities
      B. primary processing discontinuities
      C. secondary processing discontinuities
      D. Service induced discontinuities
  191. @Discontinuities that are related to welding, grinding and machining are considered:
    • \C
    • A. inherent discontinuities
      B. primary processing discontinuities
      C. secondary processing discontinuities
      D. Service induced discontinuities
  192. @Which of the following processing discontinuities occur in forgings?
    • \A
    • A. burst
      B. slugs
      C. hot tears
      D. porosity
  193. @Which of the following processing discontinuities occur in castings?
    • \C
    • A. burst
      B. slugs
      C. hot tears
      D. seams
  194. @The GTAW process is considered a:
    • \D
    • A. manual process
      B. semi-automatic process
      C. automatic process
      D. All of the above
  195. @Which of the following describes a joint type that could be joined with a fillet weld?
    • \B
    • A. Butt joint
      B. T-Joint
      C. Edge joint
      D. Square grove joint
  196. @Which of the following welding processes is also known as "Stick Welding"
    • \C
    • A. GTAW
      B. GMAW
      C. SMAW
      D. RTAW
  197. @Which of the following welding processes is also known as "TIG Welding"
    • \A
    • A. GTAW
      B. GMAW
      C. SMAW
      D. RTAW
  198. @A condition in a weld metal where groups of pores or voids are closely following by lengths of porosity free metal is called:
    • \B
    • A. uniform scattered porosity
      B. cluster porosity
      C. linear porosity
      D. wormhole porosity
  199. @Which of the following welding processes is also known as "MIG Welding"
    • \B
    • A. GTAW
      B. GMAW
      C. SMAW
      D. SAW
  200. @Fatigue failure is a:
    • \D
    • A. inherent discontinuity
      B. primary processing discontinuity
      C. secondary processing discontinuity
      D. Service induced discontinuity
  201. @A condition on the surface of a weld that appears, as a group of voids or gas pockets is best described as:
    • \C
    • A. arc strike
      B. inclusion
      C. porosity
      D. crater cracks
  202. @A processing discontinuity associated with the piercing process is termed:
    • \B
    • A. a burst
      B. a scab
      C. a lap
      D. a slug
  203. @A processing discontinuity associated with the forging process is termed:
    • \C
    • A. a porosity
      B. a scab
      C. a lap
      D. a slug
  204. @According to ASME Section XI, the term "Bolting" Consists of :
    • \D
    • A. bolts
      B. studs
      C. washers and bushings
      D. All of the above
  205. @Per ASME Section XI, bolting is divided into two categories based on:
    • \D
    • A. type
      B. material composition
      C. length
      D. size
  206. @A fracture that is usually open the surface and occur during the solidification of a casting is typically called a
    • \D
    • A. crater crack
      B. forging crack
      C. burst
      D. hot tear
  207. @Mechanical fatigue is a exclusively high-stress, low cycle phenomenon.
    • \B
    • A. True
      B. False
  208. @Burst and laps are typical of which of the following forming processes?
    • \D
    • A. Rolling
      B. Drawing
      C. Piercing
      D. Forging
  209. @The leg length and the size of a fillet weld are the same:
    • \A
    • A. True
      B. False
  210. @Embrittlement is easily detected visually.
    • \B
    • A. True
      B. False
  211. @The SMAW process is considered a:
    • \A
    • A. manual
      B. semi-automatic process
      C. automatic process
      D. All of the above
  212. @Which of the following describes a join type that could be joined with a fillet weld?
    • \B
    • A. Double-bevel
      B. T-joint
      C. Single-V joint
      D. Edge joint
  213. @Visual examination of welds are normally performed:
    • \D
    • A. prior to start of fabrication
      B. in process
      C. after completion of
      D. all of the above
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