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FINAL ASSESMENT MULTIPLE CHOICE QUESTION


CSWIP 3.1 WELDING INSPECTOR COURSE
MFY 009
ALL QUESTIONS TO BE ATTEMPTED
EXAMINATION TIME: 30 MINUTES

1.

Porosity occur at the surface of submerged arc weld in steel may be due to:a.
b.
c.
d.

2.

A bright crystalline appearance on a fracture surface is characteristics of


a.
b.
c.
d.

3.

Fatigue failure
Ductile failure
Stress corrosion
Brittle failure

Which of the following method for NDT would be the best method for
detecting centerline surface crack in Austenitic stainless steel being made in
the field
a.
b.
c.
d.

4.

Over baked of flux


Work oxide layer
Damp flux
Incorrect joint design

Eddy current testing


Visual inspection
Magnetic Particle Testing
Dye penetrant inspection

In which welding position would deposit most weld metal: a.


b.
c.
d.

PB
H-lo45
PF
PA

5.

When welding fillet weld with vertically down progression, which of the
following defects might easily to occur?
a.
b.
c.
d.

6.

Which type of materials would require highest pre-heat temperature to avoid


the formation of hydrogen induced cold cracking at HAZ?
a.
b.
c.
d.

7.

Globular
Short circuiting
Spray
All of the above

A crack type defect with step like appearance shown in a macro section
,parallel to the plate surface just outside the HAZ would be:a.
b.
c.
d.

9.

Nickel alloy steel


Micro alloy steel
Carbon manganese steel
Stainless steel

Which mode of metal transfer in MIG/MAG process is the most suitable to be


used when weld in the vertical position :
a.
b.
c.
d.

8.

Excessive penetration
Excessive porosity
Excessive concavity
Unequal leg size

Stress corrosion
Liquation crack
Lamellar tearing
Lamination

Which composition range describe about ferritic type of stainless steel:a.


b.
c.
d.

12.0% - 14% Cr , 0.05 1.10% C


12.0%- 14% Cr ,0.25 -1.35% C
18.0% - 20.0% Cr,8 10% Ni, 0.10% C
23.0% - 25.0% Cr , 18.0 2.0% Ni , 0.10%C

10.

In fusion welding process, which is the most influence variable that control the
penetration
a.
b.
c.
d.

11.

You noticed that arc strike has occurred in a high yield strength steel, would
you:a.
b.
c.
d.

12.

Leg length
Weld length
Weld face width
Throat

When using the GMAW process for the welding of aluminium, the liner should
made of:
a.
b.
c.
d.

14.

Stop the welder and ask him to requalify


Reject the entire fabrication
Just ignore them
Examine the area for cracking

The strength of fillet weld is primary control by :a.


b.
c.
d.

13.

Travel speed
Voltage
Arc length
Amperage

Nylon
Graphite
Steel
A liner should not be used

Which is the compulsory part of an electrode classified to BS EN as


E 46 3B 160 20 H
a.
b.
c.
d.

E 46 3 B 160
E 46 3 B 160 20
E 46 3 B
All of the above

15.

In Manual Metal Arc Welding which type of flux covering gives the highest
hydrogen level to produce deep penetration
a.
b.
c.
d.

16.

Crater pipe in welds made by Manual Metal Arc cause by: a.


b.
c.
d.

17.

Is automatically approved
Is approved to the same specification
Is approved to a separate specification
Is approved for the same range of approval

Which statement with regards to Open circuit voltage is not true:a.


b.
c.
d.

19.

The electrode too damp


Condensation of parent metal
Stress acting along the crater
Poor welders technique

When approving procedure to BS EN 288 3 the welder: a.


b.
c.
d.

18.

Iron oxide
Acid and oxidising
Rutile with addition of iron powder
Cellulose

OCV is the voltage between the terminals when welding


The voltage occurs before welding or without load
AC machine has higher OCV compare to DC current
DC current more safer than AC current due to lower OCV value

Inverters are: a.
b.
c.
d.

Less efficient than conventional machine


Capable of being either CC or CV
Inferior in volt ampere characteristics
Bulky and heavy

20.

A 70 % duty cycle means that a machine may, at its rated output, run:
a.
b.
c.
d.

21.

One hour out of every seven hours


Seven minutes out of every ten minutes
Forty two minutes out of every one hour continuously
Seven minutes out of every hour

Martensite is a hard phase in steel and is highly dependant on its properties


from the amount of carbon trapped in the Body Centered Cubic atom
arrangement. When carbon is trapped in this atom arrangement what happens
to this arrangement to cause the
a. carbon atoms cause the BCC shape to distort resulting in increased
hardness
b. Iron transform to pig iron
c. Carbon dissolves in the iron
d. Carbon separates out to form isolated islands martensite

22.

Hot shortness is term used to indicate


a.
b.
c.
d.

23.

Lamellar tearing
Hydrogen cracking
Solidification cracking
Hot electrical shock

The important point of high temperature steels is that:a.


b.
c.
d.

They can withstand creep failure


They may suffer re-heat cracking problems
They may suffer loss of toughness
All of the above

24.

Ultrasonics would be preferred over radiography due to:a.


b.
c.
d.

25.

Argon is not generally used as a shielding gas when MIG welding carbon steel
because:a.
b.
c.
d.

26.

Nickel
Chromium
Vanadium
Molybdenum

In CO2 welding, which modes of transfer is the most suitable to be used in the
vertical position
a.
b.
c.
d.

28.

The price is too expensive compare with carbon dioxide


penetration is poor
Argon increase spatter levels
Poor cap profile or weld contour

Which of the following alloying elements can reduce the effect of temper
brittleness in steel when operated at elevated temperature.
a.
b.
c.
d.

27.

Ability to find most defects


Lower skill requirement
Ability to detect laminations
Both a) and c)

Globular
Axial spray
Dip or short circuiting
All of the above

Before use, electrodes classified as BS 639 : 1986 E 42 43 R 10 or AWS type E


6013 need to be:a.
b.
c.
d.

Dried for 1 hour at 45 0 C


Dried for 2 hour at above 120 0 C
No drying or whatsoever
Dried for 1 hour at 120 0 C max.

29.

Which of the following defects would be likely to occur if the specified


preheating temperatures are not adhered to when carbon manganese steels:
a.
b.
c.
d.

30.

Slag inclusion
Delay cracking or cold cracking
Lack of sidewall fusion
Surface porosity

The usual method of assessing the sensitivity of a radiograph is by means of: a.


b.
c.
d.

Dosimeter
Fluoroscope
Penetrameter
Multimeter