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PART A

FUNDAMENTALS
1. Gas metal arc welding using short-circuiting transfer produces...
a. Excellent fusion
b.Deep penetration
c.Greater melt off rate
d. .(a) and (b) above
e.None of the above

2. What Welding symbol above represents the following Weld joint?


a. 1
b. 2
c. 3
d. 4
e. 5
3. The most extensively used weld inspection method is
a. UT
b. RT
c. MT
d. VT
e. PT
4. What Shade filter plate (or eye protection) is needed when observing
submerged arc welding at 1,000 Amps?
a. No.14 Filter
b. No.12 Filter
c. No 10. Filter
d. No .4 .Filter
e. Clear safety goggles of safety glasses.

5. Which of the following process can be used to join quenched and tempered
steels?
a.
SMAW
b. SAW
c.
GMAW
d. All of the above
e.
B and c above

6. The figure above illustrates


a. Bend specimen
b. Tensile specimen
c. Impact specimen
d. Macro specimen
e. Drop weight specimen

7. The sketch above shows


a. shielded metal arc welding (SMAW)
b.Flux core arc welding(FCAW)
c.Electro slag welding(ESW)
d.Gas tungsten arc welding(GTAW)
e.Stud arc welding(SAW)

8. A specification uses the term Caulk weld; according to A3.0, standard


welding terms and definitions, it is a non standard term that is referring to a
a. Putty weld
b.seal weld
c.slugged weld
d.a weld covered with caulking putty
e.(a) and /or (d)\
9. For heat treatable low alloy steels, the minimum preheat and interpass
temperature required cracking depends on
a. Available hydrogen during welding
b. condition of heat treatment
c. Its carbon and alloy content
d. all of the above
e. letters (b) and (c) above
10. Which welding symbol above represents the weld joint?
a.1
b.2
c.3
d.4
e.5
11. The above symbol indicates
a. Double-flare-v-groove weld, ultrasonic test either side in field
b.Double-flare-bevel-groove weld, ultrasonic test both sides in field
c. .Double-bevel-groove weld, ultrasonic test either side in field
d.Double-V-groove weld, ultrasonic test either Side in field
e.none of the above

For question 12 through 16 study the illustration below.


12.For the fillet weld above :Dimension #1 designates the
a.theoretical throat
b.effective throat
c.actual throat
d.convexity
e.size of weld
13.Dimension #2 designates the
a.convexity
b.size of weld
c. .theoretical throat
d. actual throat
e. effective throat
14. Dimension #3 designates the
a. effective throat
b. convexity
c.Penetration
d.theoretical throat
e. actual throat
15. Dimension #4 designates the
a.Penetration
b.Overlap
c.undercut
d. convexity

e.concavity
16. Dimension #5 designates the
a. size of weld
b.Overlap
c.undercut
d. convexity
e.concavity

17.The sketch above shows


a.Air carbon arc cutting(CAC-A)
b.oxyfuel gas cutting(OFC)
c.Gas tungsten arc cutting(GTAW)
d.Mechanical cutting
e.Plasma arc cutting(PAC)

18.The test which uses the specimen illustrated above is


a.All-weld metal tensile
b.Macrotech
c.impact
d.Bend
e.None of the above
19.Back step sequence welding is often used
a. for ease of operation
b. for tacking the welded metal
c. to speed up welding

d .to reduce distortion


e. to prevent crater cracks
20.A 45 degree angle is about
a. 78.5 rad
b.7.875 rad
c.1.745 rad
d.0.7875 rad
e.0.07875 rad
21. 3.384 millimeter per second equals how many inches per minute ?
a.7
b.7.5
c.8
d.8.5
e.9
22.

523.65 MPa equals how many pounds per square inch?


a.75000
b.75250
c.75500
d.75750
e.76000

23. 600 degree F rounds to


a.1112 c
b.1022 c
c.340 c
d.333 c
e.316 c
24. 50 pounds force is
a.122.3 N
b.222.5 N
c.322.4 N
d.344.5 N
e.0.22 N
25. 2.5 KLps equals how many newtons?
a.11050
b.11100
c.11125

d.11150
e.11175
26. 15 pounds mass equals how many kilograms?
a.5.81
b.6
c.6.5
d.6.81
e.7.1

27. A standard all weld metal tensile specimen is shown above.the ultimate
strength (UTS) of this specimen may be determined as follows:

Assuming the specimen fails at an ultimate load of 12000


approximate tensile strength of MPa?

pounds,what is the

a.42100 MPa
b.4210 MPa
c.421 MPa
d.42.1 MPa
e.4.21 MPa
STUDY THE BELOW ILLUSTRATION METHODS OF MAGNETIC PARTICLE
INSPECTION WITH DIRECT CURRENT

28 .If the prods shown in method #2are placed on the face (axis ) of a groove
weld ,which of the flaws would cause the clearest indication?
a.transverse surface crack
b.lack of fusion on the root
c.A plate lamination
d.A longitudinal surface crack
e.Tungsten inclusion

29.which of the above symbols as listed in the curret A2.4 ,standard symbols for
welding.,brazing, and nondestructive examination ,is used to indicate field weld?
a.1
b.2
c.3
d.4
e.Field welds are not shown on the drawings.
30.Sensitization of stainless steel primarily refers to its loss of
a.Strength
b.Toughness
c.Ductility
d.Corrosion resistance
e.Impact resistance.
31.The base metal next to the weld that has been heated to a sufficiently high
temperature to cause a change in microstructure is the
a.Tempered Zone
b.Heat-affected zone
c.Untempered zone
d.Pearlite area
e.Base plate
32.Electrical hazards are
a.Present in electric arc welders
b.Present in secondary leads
c.minimized by proper equipment installation

d.more severe in the presence of water or moisture


e.all of the above
33.Inspection records should
a.Be in as much as detail as necessary
b.Include explanation of repairs
c.State how the work stayed within prescribed tolerances
d.All of the above
e. B and C above
34.Incomplete fusion can be caused by
a.Molten metal flooding ahead of the arc
b.Insufficient heat input
c.Proper joint design
d.Any of the above
e. A and B above

35.what welding symbol above represents the following weld joint?


a.1
b.2
c.3
d.4
e.5
36.Brazed joints can be destructively tested by which of the following testing
methods?
a.Metallographic
b.Peel
c.Tension
d.All of the above
e.None of the above

37.A CWI shall have the responsibility of verifying documentation of the following
a.records of welder qualifications
b.records of tacker qualifications
c.records of Welding operator qualifications
.
d.records of Welding Procedure qualifications
e.all of the above

STUDY THE ILLUSTRATION BELOW


38.An ultrasonic test of a plate shows a trace on the CRT with peaks as shown
above,if the sweep is from left to right ,the peak at (2) may indicate
a. A flaw at the surface
b. A flaw near the center
c. A reflection from the back
d. A flaws at the back
e.there is no flaw indicated on the trace
39.which of the following sometimes used to control distortion in a weldment?
a.Peening
b.Preheating
c.Fixtures and stress relief
d.Backstep welding
e.All of the above
40.An unbroken tensile specimen has a thickness of .59 inch and a width of .73
inch.What is the cross sectional area in square inches?
a..39
b. .40
c..41
d..43
e..44
41.Overexposure to X-rays or gamma rays may cause damage to human
a.sexual organs
b.blood tissue
c.skin
d.internal organs
e.all of the above

FOR QUESTIONS 42 THROUGH 46


The weld in the butt joint above
42 .No.1 indicates the
a.Beads
b.weld root
c.weld toe
d.face reinforcement
e.weld face
43. No.2 indicates the
a.Beads
b.weld root
c.weld toe
d.face reinforcement
e.weld face
44. No.3indicates the
a.Beads
b.weld root
c.weld toe
d.face reinforcement
e.weld face
45. No.4 indicates the
a.Beads
b.weld root
c.weld toe
d.face reinforcement
e.weld face
46. No.5 indicates the
a.beads
b.weld root
c.weld toe
d.face reinforcement
e.weld face
STUDY THE ILLUSTRATION BELOW
47.The sketch above shows a test procedure for
a. shielded metal arc welding(SMAW)

b.Gas metal arc welding(GMAW)


c.Electro slag welding(ESW)
d.Gas tungsten arc welding(GTAW)
e.Stud welding(SW)

STUDY THE DESIRED WELD & SYMBOLS BELOW

48.Identify the correct welding symbol for the desired weld


a.A
b.B
c.C
d.D
e.E
49.when welds are going to be hidden or inaccessible for inspection in a finished
weldment or structure,they should be inspected
a.by borescopic methods to provide access to the hidden welds
b.after postweld treatment of the completed weldment of structure
c.before start of the welding
d.during the progress of assembly as welds are completed
e.after completion of the work
50.The symbol above shows the configuration of
a.U-groove weld
b.bevel-groove weld

c.J-Groove weld
d.fillet weld
e.flare-V-Groove weld
51.Hardness of the base metals can be affected by which of the following
conditions?
a.heat treatment
b.cold,working of the metal
c.composition of the base and weld metal
d.metllugical effects of welding process
e.ll of the above
52.In braze welding,flux may be applied by which of the following methods?
a.using filler rod pre-coated with fills
b.introducing flux through oxyfuel gas flame
c.brushing the flux on the joint prior to brazing
d.all of the above
e.A or C above
53 .Pick the welding process beat illustrated by the above sketch
a. shielded metal arc welding(SMAW)
b.Gas metal arc welding(GMAW)
c.Gas tungsten arc welding(GTAW)
d.Submerged arc welding(SAW)
e.Plasma arc cutting(PAW)
54.which of the following may an inspector use to perform visual inspection?
a.magnifier
b.micrometer
c.fillet weld gauge
d.all of the above
e.B and C above
55.The welding inspector must verify that
a. all records are completed by the time hardware is shipped even though
they may not have been completed at the end of operations
b. records of qualifications,certification,fabrication and testing are completed
and that they meet appropriate code and/or specification requirements specified
for the job
c. all the general points are covered in inspection records,since detail is
never allowed in such reports

d. the hardware was completed and that the shop promises to complete the
records before shipment.
e. that the quality manual meets the appropriate quality system national or
international standard for welding such as ISO 9000 or GS 9000
FOR QUESTIONS 56 THROUGH 59 CONSIDER THE WELDING SYMBOLS
BELOW

56.A weld which extends all around the joint is shown at number
a.9
b.4
c.7
d.3
e.8
57.An intermittent fillet is shown as number
a.1
b.9
c.4
d.7
e.6
58.A plug weld indicating depth of fill is shown as number
a.6
b.3
c.7
d.5
e.8
59.A groove weld with melt-through is shown at number
a.2
b.7
c.6
d.3
e.10
FOR QUESTIONS 60 TO 62 STUDY THE ILLUSTRATION BELOW:

60.The profile of the fillet weld above shows a flaw at no.1 is known as
a.a wagon track
b.a toe crack
c.underlap
d.undercut
e.underbead cracking
61. The fillet weld above shows a flaw at No.2 is known as
a.overlap
b.a toe crack
c.overfill
d.undercut
e.toe lamination

62. The fillet weld above shows a defect at No.3 is known as


a.macrofissure
b.incomplete fusion
c.piping porosity
d.undercut
e.an underbead crack
63. A CWI shall be familiar with and understand the fundamentals of
a.SMAW
b.FCAW
c.GMAW
d.GTAW
e.all of the above
64. A single wiresubmereged arc welding machine is operated at 60 inches per
minute. What is the heat energy input of.
Heat input (joules per inch)= amps x voltsx 60
Travel speed
a. 2,400 joules per inch
b. 1,152,000 joules per inch
c. 1,44,000 joules per inch
d. 110,000 joules per inch
e. 14,400 jolus per inch
65. The rate of cooling in a weld bead is slowed by
a. Decreasing the heat input per inch of weld
b. Preheating the weldment

c. Reducing the electrode size


d. Increasing the travel speed
e. Increasing the ampearage and travel speed proportionally
66. The fillet weldbreak test is used to evaluvate the
a. Quality of the fractured weld metal
b. Compressing strength of the weld joint
c. Ductility of weld metal
d. Welds resistance to lamellar tearing
e. Impact strength of the weld joint
67. Depending on the cause , slag entrapment may be corrected by
a. Changing the electrode or flux
b. Through slag removal between the passes
c. Proper positioning of the joint
d. All of the above
e. B and C of above
68. Inspection report should be ..
a. Clearly written
b. Contain all required information
c. Readily accessible
d. All of the above
e. A and B of Above
For questions 69 to 71, Study the illustration given below
69. The weld in the figure No 1 above is said to be welden in the :
a. Flat position
b. Horizontal position
c. Vertical position
d. Overhead position
e. None of the above
70. The weld in the figure No 2: above is said to be welded in the
a. Flat position
b. Horizontal position
c. Vertical position
d. Overhead position
e. None of the above
71. The weld in the figure No 3: above is said to be welded in the
a. Flat position
b. Horizontal position

c. Vertical position
d. Overhead position
e. None of the above
72) Incomplete joint penetration can be caused by
f. Insufficient root opening
g. Excessive travel speed
h. Excessive electrode diameter
i. All of the above
j. A and C above
73) Macro examination will reveal the microstructure of the ...
k. Base metal
l. Heat-affected zone
m. Fusion zone
n. All of the above
o. B and C above
74)The upper limits of preheat and interpass temperatures for
quenched and tempered steel specified for what reason (s) r
a) Keep deposit rate to a minimum
b) Maintain the strength in the base metal heat-affected zone
c) Kelp the weld metal from becoming too strong
d) Avoid cracking in the weldment
e) Letters B and D above
75) Which of the following is NOT important pr. essential to
good record keeping?
a)
b)
c)
d)
e)

Clearly and concisely stated facts


A good company policy manual
Well organized reports presenting a total picture
Logical sequence to reporting
All supporting forms, reports and data included or referenced

76) In a welding procedure qualification test, a reduced section


tensile test specimen measured
14 inch x 1-1/2 inches before testing and failed at a load of
24,375 lbs. what was the tensile
strength in pounds per square inch of the specimen?
a) 73,125

b)
c)
d)
e)

65,000
56,000
6,500
9,140

77) Oxyacetylene welding of 16 gauge steel requires absorptive eye


protection of a...
a) Shade # 4 or 5
b) The same absorptive lens as required for submerged arc
welding
c) Shade # 6 or 8
d) Shade # 10 0 12
e) Just safely glasses
78)Liquid penetrant inspection is used for detecting...
a) Weld undercut
b) Excessive weld reinforcement
c) Weld discontinuities open to the surface
d) Short fillet weld leg size
e) Depth of weld penetration
Using the figure number 1 answer the following
79) The symbol above requires:
a)
b)
c)
d)
e)

Penetrant testing on the other side of part


Proof testing on the other side of the part
Penetrant testing on the arrow side of the part
Proof testing on the arrow side of the part
Penetrant and radiographic testing from the other side

80) A stress relief heat treatment (approximately 1150F on carbon


steel ) is intended to ...
a)
b)
c)
d)
e)

Change the microstructure of the weld


Increase the tensile strength of the weld
Reduce the residual weld stresses across the weld.
Increase the impact strength of the weld.
Provide a method of oven heating for the removal of gas
pockets trapped in the weld.

81) The liquid penetrant applied to the surface of a test specimen...

a)
b)
c)
d)
e)

flows into discontinuities upon application of developed.


is adsorbed by discontinuities
, is drawn into a discontinuity by capillary action
runs into discontinuities by gravity.
penetrates the surface by chemical action.
STUDY THE DESIRED WELD & SYMBOL BELOW:
Refer Fig No : 2

82) Identify the correct welding symbol for the desired weld.
a) 1
b) 2
c) 3
d) 4
e) 5
83) Mid steel (A36) steel is more weldable than...
a)
b)
c)
d)
e)

Low carbon steel (A53)


Medium carbon steel (SAE140)
High carbon steel (SAE 1095)
All of the above
B and C

84) Air carbon arc cutting


a)
b)
c)
d)
e)

Requires an electrode holder


Require an air supply
May be done manually or mechanically
All of the above
A and B above

85) Prior to welding, a CWI should check...


a) If the welding procedure is qualified in accordance with the
contract spec
b) If the welder is qualified for the process and position
c) If the joint designs and joint preparations meet the
requirements of the welding procedure
d) The inspection requirements called out by the contract spec
e) All of the above

86) A welder may be required to retest because...


a)
b)
c)
d)
e)

He or she fails their initial welding test


In case there is a change in an essential variable
His or her ability to deposit sound weld metal is questioned
All of the above
B and C above

87) A CWI's records may be used...


a) to help recall and verify past decisions
b) used to verify the payment of work invoices
c) to verify man-hour records for the shop
d) for packing slips for shipping
e) all of the above
88). The factor which is most important to the reliability of a test is...
a)
b)
c)
d)
e)

Ease of conducting test


Cost of required equipment
Reproducibility of test conditions
Speed of testing
Portability of equipment

89) During electroslag welding, cracks may be avoided by


maintaining...
a)
b)
c)
d)
e)
of...

Proper electrode feed rate


Proper current
Proper spacing between electrodes or guide tubes
All of the above
A and C above

90) Magnetic particle inspection is most suitable for the detection


a) Surface cracks perpendicular to the magnetic lines of force
b) Short fillet throat dimensions of fillet welds

c) Lamination in plate that are less than % inch below the surface
d) Excessive weld reinforcement in butt joints done with SMAW
e) The residual magnetism of a weldment
91) Hardness test method (s) for metals include (s)...
a)
b)
c)
d)
e)

Rockwell
Knoop
Vickers
Brinell
All of the above

92) The weld face refers to the...


a)
b)
c)
d)

Surface of a cross section of the weld


Appearance of the heat-affected zone
Original groove face
Exposed surface of the weld on the side from which welding
was done
e) Exposed surface of the weld on the side opposite from which
welding sas done
93)A welding inspector must be ethical primarily in order to...
a)
b)
c)
d)
e)

Insure that the employer receives fair value for inspection fees
Render impartial decisions
Reject every weld the first time of inspection
Safeguard the public's health and well-being
B and D above

94) A welder performing SMAW with too high travel speed can...
a)
b)
c)
d)
e)

Decrease penetration
Cause undercutting at the edges of the weld
Cause difficulty in slag removal
All of the above
A and B above,

95) The only forms may be used for welding qualification records are

shown in the AWS and ASME code books.


the above statement is...
a)
b)
c)
d)
e)

True
False
True only for city government owned Weldments
Not to be verified by a CWI
True, except for approved computer generated records
keeping systems
96) What should be known for proper interpretation of liquid
penetrant indications?
a)
b)
c)
d)
e)

Previous manufacturing processes performed on the part


Technique used in applying and removing the penetrant
Method used to clean part prior to inspections
All of the above
None of the above

97)Which of the following is an advantage of fluorescent


penetrants over visible dye penetrants?
a)
b)
c)
d)
e)

The inspection can be carried out in a well-lighted area


Small indications are more easily seen
It can be used where contact with water is objectionable
It is less sensitive to contamination of discontinuities
The dye requires no vehicle or solvent

98) Shielding gases used for GMAW include...


a)
b)
c)
d)
e)

Argon
Helium
C02
All of the above
Letters A and B above

99) Reverse polarity is a nonstandard term for...


a) Direct current electrode negative
b) Direct current electrode positive
c) Direct current straight polarity

d) Direct current reverse polarity


e) None of the above
100) Under most code rules, welders may be
qualified by their employers providing they have...
a)
b)
c)
d)
e)

Passed a prescribed set of tests


Been employed for a minimum of six months
Qualified by at least one previous employer
A and B above
A and B above

101)Destructive tests of welds are designed to...


a) Determine the mechanical properties (i.e. tensile strength,
ductility toughness)
b) Determine the Modulus of Elasticity of a weld metal
c) Calculate the percent of reduction in area for an all-weld-metal
specimen
d) Determine the soundness of weld metal
e) All of the above
102) In comparison to surface cracks, the sensitivity of magnetic
particle inspection to flaws%inch or more below the surface of a thick.
a) generally much less
b) approximately equal
c) nearly equal if the flaws are fine nonmetallic strings
d) nearly equal if the internal and external flaws have equal
widths
e) greater if the flaws are located near the weld's axis and AC
current is used
103) The welding inspector should evaluate critical joint
fit-ups before welding begins. Which of the
following in NOT an essential part of the evaluation?
a) Tack welds
b) Root opening
c) Post heat temperature

d) Edge preparation
e) Dimensions and alignment
104) Torch brazing is accomplished by the use of
a)
b)
c)
d)
e)

a neutral oxyfuel gas flame


a slightly reducing oxyfuel gas flame
an air-fuel gas flame
all of the above
A and C above

105) Which of the following defects does NOT occur


when a weld is made by the GTAW Process?
a)
b)
c)
d)
e)

Porosity
Slag inclusions
Cracks
Incomplete fusion
Overlap

STUDY THE SYMBOL BELOW :


Refer Fig No: 3
106) What is indicated by the welding
symbol shown above?
a) two %-inch fillet welds on 4-inch
centers
b) four 2-inch fillet welds 4-inches
long at 1/8-inch spacing
c) Intermittent 1/8 -inch fillet welds

2-inches long on 4-inch centers


d) intermitten 1/8 inch fillet welds
4-inches long on 2-inch centers
e) none of the above.
107) The qualification of a CWI covers the responsibility to... . ..
a)
b)
c)
d)
e)

specify welding procedures


compute allowable stresses
perform radiographic examinations
conduct test for analysis of base material composition
none of the above

108) When other welding variables are held constant, increasing the
welding current During
.
FCAW will
a) Increase electrode deposition rate
b) Increase penetration
c) Produce concave
weld beads with
poor appearance
d) All of the above
e) A and B above
109) yield strength may be determined by
a) tension tests
b) charpy tests
c) hardness tests
d) none of the above
e) A or C above
110) Which of the following is/are used to perform MT?
a) colored ferro-magnetic oxide powders
b) AC and DC articulated leg yokes
c) DC coils
d) all of the above
e) only A and C above

STUDY THE SYMBOL BELOW:


Refer Fig No 4 in the last page
111) The above Non destructive testing symbol refers to which of the
following?
a) visual test and penetrant test made on both sides of part
b) visual test made on other side of part and penetrant test
made on arrow side
c) visual test made in arrow side of part and penetrant test
made on other side of part
d) visual test made on back of part and penetrant test made on
front of p
e) none of the above
112) Any records that require the fabricator's signature should be
prepared by
a) the inspector
b) the fabricator
c) both the shop foreman and the inspector
d) the QA Manager
e) an engine
113) Preheat is sometimes used for shielded metal arc welding of
materials which have Very
high thermal conductivity. Preheat, in this case.
a)
b)
c)
d)
e)

Reduces the amperage required for welding


Improves penetration
Aids fusion
All of the above
A and B above

114) Direct current electrode positive means the work piece is


connected to...

a)
b)
c)
d)
e)

"reversible" (alternating) current


the positive terminal
the negative terminal
all of the above
none of the above

115)A traveller, or production plan, requires UT examination of the


laying surface of a weld
Joint. The-raying surface is described as...
. ..
a) The surface of the joint which will be ground upon completion
of welding
b) The face-side of a weldment.
c) The surface of a weldment which will come in contact with any
other surface
d) B or C above
e) The mating surface of a member that is in contact
with or in close proximity to another member to
which it is to be joined

to...

116) To maintain weld quality during Arc Stud Welding it is necessary


.
..
a)
b)
c)
d)
e)

have sufficient welding power


use DC Electrode Negative (straight polarity) for aluminum
make test welds before starting
A and B above
A and C

117)The charpy V-Notch impact test is...


a) the most common fracture toughness test
b) often used in specifying minimum acceptance criteria for base
metal
c) often used for welding procedure qualification
d) all of the above
e) A and C above

118) What aspects of fabrication can be checked


through visual inspection during Welding?
a)
b)
c)
d)
e)

Sequence of weld passes


Inter pass cleaning
Proper pre ,eat
All of the above
A and B above

119) Which of the following could interfere with liquid penetrant


testing?
a) an oily surface
b) a wet surface
c) a rough weld
d) all of the above
e) only A and B above
120) The distance between the tip of the welding electrode and the
weld Surface is called...
a) Arc force
b) Arc length
c) Arc blow
d) Arc strike
e) Arc chamber
121)The certified welding inspector may be required
to verify the following records are Maintained...
a)
b)
c)
d)
e)

Welding procedure qualification


Control of welding materials
Welder qualification
All of the above
A and C above

122)Optimum results are more likely when EXX16 and EXX18 lowhydrogen electrodes
a) used with a long arc on downhill welding and a short arc on
uphill welding
b) stored in refrigerator when the container has been opened
c) stored in a holding oven at proper temperature

d) Used with a "whipping" technique on light gage metal


e) Replaced with EXX13 electrodes on vertical work
123)Guided bend specimens may be
a) longitudinal or transverse to the weld axis
b) bend in tensile test machines
c) bend in wrap-around bend test jigs
d) all of the above
e) A and C above
24) Brazed joints scan be inspected by which of the following testing
methods
a) ultrasonic
b) leak
c) torsion
d) any of the above
e) A and B above
125) Manufactures recommend that E 7018 electrodes be used
with a "short arc" Welding
technique. The helps...
.
a)
b)
c)
d)
e)

Speed the metal transfer across the arc


Maintain good shielding of the molten weld pool
In welding thin sheet metal
Root pass "whipping burn through
The GMAW process weld as sheet metal

126) Why should the CWI keep accurate and up-to-date records and
reports?
a) to keep the superintendent informed
b) to impress the chief inspector
c) so that he can write better procedures
d) to satisfy government agencies
e) to assure compliance with standards and specifications
127) If a welding inspector feels he or she is not qualified to make
judgment as to The acceptability off a weldment,
he or she
should
a) Do the best he or she can and report
accordingly
b) Call for assistance from someone who is qualified

c) Wait to make judgment until he or she has had time to get


additional Training
d) Stop
all
work
until
procedures are developed
within
the
inspector'
Qualification
e) Allow work to continue because further welder experience will
improve
128) Ultrasonic waves can be coupled to the test object effectively ...
a) through a film of oil
b) through a film of air
c) through a layer of water
d) through a layer of grease
e) A,Cand D above

129) When the weld structure is to be examined at magnifications over


1Ox, are used.
a) Macro-specimens
b) micro-specimens
c) Tensile specimens
d) Charpy specimens
e) Chemical tests
130)Plasma Arc Cutting (Pac) is,better suited than Oxyfule Gas Cutting
(OFC) for Cutting...
a) Ferrous sheet metal
b) Nonferrous , metals(i.e. aluminum copper, brass, etc)
c) Any metals with a thickness over5-inches
d) Stainless steel sheet and plate
e) A, B and D above
131)What is meant by " buttering a groove face?
a) a form of surfacing in which one or more
layers of weld metal is (are) deposited on the

b)
c)
d)
e)

surface m(s) of the joint(s) to be subsequently


welded
a surfacing variation to achieve required dimensions
a surfacing variation to achieve metallurgical characteristics
such as corrosion resistance
the condition which results iii metal melt-thru
none of the above

132) A welding procedure specification (WPS) has been qualified


for production Welding with the GMAW (short circuiting transfer
process , Which condition (s)Below is correct for a welder
qualified only for FCAW regarding production Welding using the
GMAW WPS? The welder has been checked out on the GMAW
equipment, allowing him/her to weld GMAW for production
a) The welder's supervisor assigned him to the job,
which qualifies him/her because the supervisor
knows the welder's ability
b) The welder has welded with GMAW process in the
past, qualifying him/her for production welding with
GMAW
c) The welder is qualified to weld FCAW only and is not qualified
to weld the procedure parts
d) If the welder is qualified with FCAW, he/she is
qualified for GMAW short circuiting t transfer
because FCAW is more difficult to process
133) An inspector may check which of the following during welding?
a) preheat and interpass temperature requirements and
measuring methods
b) filler metal control and handling
c) use of welders qualified for specific operations
d) all of the above
e) A and B above
134) Gas Metal Arc Welding( GMAW ) is suitable for what metals?
a) carbon steel
b) stainless steel
c) aluminum
d) all of the above
e) A and B above

135) For SMAW, which of the following require (s) higher preheat
temperature?
a) high carbon steels
b) low hydrogen electrodes
c) high strength low allo7 steels
d) all of the above
e) A and C above
136) A welding performance qualification test serves to...
a) determine a welder's reliability
b) determine the mechanical properties of a weidment
c) provide statistical input for the purpose of estimating the ratio
of accepted /rejected welds
d) determine the welders ability to
deposit or produce sound weld
metal
e) A and C above
137) At which of the following times should the CWI Inspect to
assurance compliance with the welding procedure?
a)
b)
c)
d)
e)

Only during the qualification activity


Prior to, during and after production welding
When requested to by the welding foreman
Once each job
Approximately every 6 months

138) A welding inspection should ... .


a)
b)
c)
d)

make sure records meet specified requirements


make sure records are available when needed
make sure records are in as much detail as`necessary
all of the above

139) Low hydrogen should be stored...


a) at 350F the container is ready to be opened
b) at 350 F until the container is ready to be 'opened
c) in open cans located around the job site ready for use
140) Which one of the following conditions will afrXthe rate and

extent a liquid penetrant will enter cracks, fissures,


and other small opening?
a)
b)
c)
d)
e)

the hardness of the specimen being tested


the surface condition of the specimen being tested
the color of the penetrant
the conductivity of the specimen being tested
the magnetic field residual in the specimen

141)A proper travel speed is essential to good welding performance.


Which of the following factors influence (s) travel
speed
a) Surface condition of the base metal
b) joint fit-up
c) welding current
d) All of the above
e) A and B above
142) In film radiography, IQI's (pentameters) in most instances are
placed to show the quality of the radiograph for the least
favourable geometry. Which of the following answers would be
correct for the placement of the IQl for least favourable geometry?
a) between the intensifying screen and the film
b) on the source side of the test object
c) on the film side of the test object
d) between the operator and the radiation source
e) at the window of the X-ray tube
143)The hardness of a ferrous material...
a) is the ability to withstand a sudden b low
b) is the ability to withstand indentation
c) cannot be estimated by a bend test
d) has no useful purpose to the inspector
e) can be measured by the Izod test
144) During examination of a production weldment, the inpector
noted that discontinuity indications found b.y the method were not

found by the PT method. What does that indicates?


a)
b)
c)
d)
e)

there are no flaws


the'discontinuities are all on the surface
the discontinuity sizes are too small for PT sensitivity
the discontinuities are not exposed to the surface
None of the above