P.T.C. - Heavy Equipment Operations Multiple Choice Test (Module 4)

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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) 4
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  1. 1. When fueling heavy equipment, ground the fuel funnel or nozzle against the _____.

    a. filler neck
    b. tank cap
    c. engine block
    d. boom service lock
    a. filler neck
  2. 2. When mounting or dismounting a machine, maintain _____ points of contact with the machine.

    a. one
    b. two
    c. three
    d. four
    c. three
  3. 3. Many diesel engines have _____ to aid in igniting the fuel in a cold engine.

    a. turbochargers
    b. rockshafts
    c. torque converters
    d. glow plugs
    d. glow plugs
  4. 4. When operating a tractor, you should wear a seat belt if the tractor is equipped with a rollover protective structure.

    a. True
    b. False
    a. True
  5. 5. The main attachment on the front of a bulldozer is called a _____.

    a. scraper
    b. blade
    c. moldboard
    d. scarifier
    b. blade
  6. 6. Use the same speed going downhill in a bulldozer that you would use to go uphill.

    a. True
    b. False
    a. True
  7. 7. To make a sharp turn with a crawler bulldozer, _____.

    a. disengage both tracks
    b. brake both tracks
    c. disengage one track and power the other
    d. brake one track and power the other
    d. brake one track and power the other
  8. 8. A bulldozer lift lever is commonly set in the _____ position to smooth the ground surface in reverse gear.

    a. float
    b. tower
    c. tilt
    d. angle
    a. float
  9. 9. A(n) _____ vehicle has a pivot point or joint in the frame that allows the front and back to move independently.

    a. jointed
    b. articulated
    c. pivoted
    d. bidirectional
    b. articulated
  10. 10. An articulated front-end loader usually has crawler tracks.

    a. True
    b. False
    a. True
  11. 11. The bucket attached to the lift arms of a front-end loader can usually lift from 1 to _____ tons.

    a. 8
    b. 18
    c. 28
    d. 38
    d. 38
  12. 12. In a crawler-type front-end loader, vehicle movement is controlled with _____.

    a. joysticks
    b. a steering wheel
    c. foot pedals
    d. an FNR lever
    a. joysticks
  13. 13. In a crawler-type front-end loader, the engine speed is set to the desired rpm with the _____.

    a. range selector
    b. electro-hydraulic device
    c. differential lock
    d. governor control
    d. governor control
  14. 14. The highly versatile machine that has both a dipper and a loader bucket is the _____.

    a. self-propelled scraper
    b. skid steer loader
    c. backhoe
    d. motor grader
    c. backhoe
  15. 15. To prevent tipping, at least _____ percent of the total weight of a backhoe should be on the front wheels.

    a. 10
    b. 20
    c. 30
    d. 40
    b. 20
  16. 16. It is acceptable to set a backhoe on a hill after shutting down as long as the parking brake is engaged.

    a. True
    b. False
    b. False
  17. 17. The device that prevents an operator from leaving the cab of an excavator with the hydraulic controls activated is the _____.

    a. hydraulic activation control
    b. driver restraint bar
    c. swing lock pin
    d. detent
    a. hydraulic activation control
  18. 18. Pulling an excavator’s left travel lever back and pushing the right travel lever forward an equal amount will _____.

    a. raise the boom
    b. turn the machine while moving
    c. pivot the machine in place
    d. move the machine in reverse
    c. pivot the machine in place
  19. 19. On a hydraulic excavator, dumping the bucket is also known as _____ the bucket.

    a. closing
    b. uncurling
    c. curling
    d. flaring
    b. uncurling
  20. 20. If an excavator is to be parked overnight, make sure that the fuel tank is full to prevent _____.

    a. water condensation
    b. damage to the engine
    c. loss of oil pressure
    d. fuel leaks
    a. water condensation
  21. 21. Artificially increasing the density of soil to produce a more stable surface is known as _____.

    a. stabilization
    b. densification
    c. settlement
    d. compaction
    d. compaction
  22. 22. Sheeps-foot rollers are best used on _____ soils.

    a. sandy
    b. gravelly
    c. rocky
    d. fine-grained
    d. fine-grained
  23. 23. When operating a compactor on soft ground, use _____ gear.

    a. first
    b. second
    c. third
    d. reverse
    a. first
  24. 24. The piece of heavy equipment that is used to mix, place, and smooth material on the ground is the _____.

    a. compactor
    b. skid steer loader
    c. tractor
    d. motor grader
    d. motor grader
  25. 25. The most efficient piece of equipment for bulk, wide-area excavation is the _____.

    a. scraper
    b. excavator
    c. tractor
    d. motor grader
    a. scraper
  26. 26. A tandem scraper is both a scraper and an engine-driven _____.

    a. loader
    b. backhoe
    c. tractor
    d. motor grader
    c. tractor
  27. 27. When traveling with a scraper, make sure the _____ is raised high enough to pass over obstacles.

    a. push plate
    b. bowl
    c. apron
    d. precleaner
    b. bowl
  28. 28. Some dump tracks have a(n) _____, which can be lowered to accommodate very heavy loads.

    a. auxiliary axle
    b. load cover
    c. central hinge
    d. manual transmission
    a. auxiliary axle
  29. 29. The two main categories of forklifts are _____.

    a. fixed-mast and telescoping-boom
    b. wheel-type and track -type
    c. articulated and rigid frame
    d. diesel engine and gasoline engine
    a. fixed-mast and telescoping-boom
  30. 30. Most skid steer loaders have more force when operated at high speeds.

    a. True
    b. False
    b. False

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