P.T.C. - Heavy Equipment Operations Multiple Choice Test (Module 2)

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Multiple Choice Test Questions (and answers,) for the Heavy Equipment Operations program offered through Pennsylvania Training Consultants (P.T.C.) -Module (Chapter) 2
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  1. 1. Safety devices, policies, and procedures _____.

    a. need to be followed only in dangerous situations
    b. are tools that you need to use to make the job site safe
    c. are the responsibility of a supervisor or safety inspector
    d. need to be approved by OSHA before you can use them
    b. are tools that you need to use to make the job site safe
  2. 2. Caution signs are used to inform workers of unsafe conditions.

    a. True
    b. False
    a. True
  3. 3. Barricades and barriers are used _____.

    a. only for traffic diversion on highway construction sites
    b. when there is not enough time to put up a sign
    c. for many purposes, and may be different on each job site
    d. as a last resort to keep vehicles out of the work area
    c. for many purposes, and may be different on each job site
  4. 4. In areas where the ground is too soft to permit a machine to safely maneuver a grade, it is a good idea to put up a barrier.

    a. True
    b. False
    a. True
  5. 5. Channeling devices are used in a temporary traffic control area _____.

    a. when flaggers are not available
    b. to protect workers from passing traffic
    c. to guide traffic into a desired path
    d. to keep heavy equipment out of the road
    c. to guide traffic into a desired path
  6. 6. When working in a temporary traffic control zone, you need to be sure to keep your equipment and yourself in the buffer zone.

    a. True
    b. False
    b. False
  7. 7. A red flag is only used in emergencies because it can confuse motorists.

    a. True
    b. False
    b. False
  8. 8. To stop traffic using a red flag, the flagger _____.

    a. waves the flag rapidly across the lane of oncoming traffic
    b. steps into the lane of oncoming traffic and raises the flag
    c. repeatedly raises and lowers the flag to shoulder level
    d. extends the flag across the lane of oncoming traffic.
    d. extends the flag across the lane of oncoming traffic.
  9. 9. Material safety data sheets provide valuable information, but it is up to you to use them.

    a. True
    b. False
    a. True
  10. 10. The skin on your hands gets red and tingles whenever you top off the motor oil on your bulldozer, but the MSDS says brief contact with oil is non-irritating, you should _____.

    a. continue as you have been; the oil could not be causing the problem
    b. wear gloves whenever you are handling oil
    c. forget about checking the equipment oil level
    d. be more careful to keep the oil off of your skin
    b. wear gloves whenever you are handling oil
  11. 11. You are filling the fuel tank of a forklift from a fuel can when you slip and pour a large amount of the diesel fuel on your chest and arm. What is the first step you should take?

    a. Do nothing; diesel fuel evaporates so your shirt will dry quickly.
    b. Report the incident to the site safety technician immediately.
    c. Remove your shirt and wash your arm and hand with soap and water.
    d. Towel-dry your skin and let your shirt dry before you put it on again.
    c. Remove your shirt and wash your arm and hand with soap and water.
  12. 12. One of the dangers in working around heavy equipment is carbon monoxide poisoning. Which of the following is an early sign or symptom of carbon monoxide poisoning?

    a. Loss of consciousness.
    b. Headache and dizziness.
    c. There are no early signs or symptoms.
    d. Staggering and falling.
    b. Headache and dizziness.
  13. 13. Your supervisor asks you to operate a backhoe, but you have never been trained to do so. You should _____.

    a. operate the backhoe because most heavy equipment is the same
    b. tell your supervisor that you haven’t been trained on the backhoe
    c. ask a co-worker how the controls work, then operate the backhoe
    d. report your supervisor to the site safety technician
    b. tell your supervisor that you haven’t been trained on the backhoe
  14. 14. During your daily inspection of your backhoe, you notice that the backup alarm is not working. You are not authorized to work on the equipment. What do you do?

    a. Report the defect immediately.
    b. Use extra caution whenever you need to back up.
    c. Nothing, backup alarms are not required.
    d. Use the backhoe until maintenance can repair it.
    a. Report the defect immediately.
  15. 15. Which of the following would you do to help relieve pressure in the hydraulic system?

    a. With the engine running, cycle all hydraulic controls.
    b. With the engine running, attach support devices.
    c. With the engine stopped, cycle all hydraulic controls.
    d. With the engine stopped, bypass a relief valve.
    c. With the engine stopped, cycle all hydraulic controls.

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