Quiz for Lesson 3

1. Several large pieces of equipment are encrusted with grease and dirt. Before you can paint them, you must first clean them with a/an __________.

A. Vacuum cleaner
B. Buffer
C. Abrasive blaster
D. Steam cleaner

2. Why should you have two or three sets of brass stencils with you when you are stenciling signs?

A. Paint quickly builds up on brass
B. Signs contain duplicate letters
C. Extra sets avoid cleaning a stencil after each use
D. Stencil letters easily bend out of shape

3. Which tool should you use to sharpen a cold chisel?

A. Grinding wheel
B. File card
C. Wood rasp
D. Emery abrasive

4. You are selecting a new abrasive wheel to put on a portable power grinder. The safe-operating speed of the new wheel is indicated _________.

A. On the wheel blotter
B. In the tool crib
C. In the applicable TO
D. On the spark plug

5. Which abrasive would you use to remove paint from a metal door?

A. Flint paper
B. Garnet paper
C. Aluminum oxide
D. Rottenstone

6. The airless spray gun develops a high pressure that presents the danger of sparking between the gun and the object to be sprayed. What precaution do you take?

A. Spray only during low humidity
B. Ground both gun and object
C. Wear shock-resistant rubber gloves
D. Use an explosive-proof motor

7. You have put a push-broom handle into the handle of a roller coater. The push-broom handle ________.

A. Provides more leverage
B. Allows the coater to get into corners easily
C. Applies more paint in one movement
D. Reaches high places without using scaffolds

8. You must paint a large gymnasium. Which tool do you use for volume painting?

A. Stencil sprayer
B. Self-contained spray gun
C. Pressure-fed gun
D. Low-pressure spray unit

9. Which tool do you use to clean rust from a protruding bolt head?

A. Grinder
B. Steam cleaner
C. Disc sander
D. Descaler

10. Which machine should you use to sand a drywall joint?

A. Edger
B. Buffer
C. Vibrator sander
D. Disc sander

11. You are using a compressor with a gasoline engine. When should you change the oil filter?

A. When the oil is renewed
B. After every job
C. When the dipstick shows 1 quart low
D. When the gas tank is filled

12. To remove excess paint from your brush while you are painting, the brush should be ________.

A. Wiped with a dry cloth
B. Tapped against the inside of a paint container
C. Wiped over the rim of a paint can
D. Rubbed on a hidden part of the job

13. Glass beads are added to traffic-marking paint to ________.

A. Decrease the amount of paint work
B. Increase the paint durability
C. Improve the base coat
D. Reflect the light

14. A good-quality paintbrush should have what key feature?

A. Bristles that are flagged
B. A metal handle
C. Bristles with two rows
D. Bristles made of horsehair

15. Which machine would you use to spray a small area with quick-drying lacquer?

A. Low-pressure air compressor
B. High-pressure air compressor
C. Suction pump
D. Vibrator pump

16. You are applying layers of paint on fine woodwork. What should you use to smooth the finish between paint coats?

A. Grit abrasive
B. Pumice stone
C. Paint file
D. Paint scraper

17. You are running a power-operated, traffic-marking machine. You can partly control the paint-spray width by the _________.

A. Gun nozzle type being used
B. Thumbscrew on the paint tank
C. Drive pulley's speed
D. Gun nozzle's distance from the pavement

18. What type of spray gun would you connect directly to a small compressor?

A. Internal mixer
B. Bleeder
C. Non-bleeder
D. Suction feeder