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WELDING - CSWIP-3.1
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QUESTION
What two function in arc welding must be in equilibrium to enable a stable arc established

Arc Voltage

Current

C Wire / Electrode feed rate


D
2

Metal burn off rate


Welds made with high heat inputs show a reduction in one of the following properties

Ductility

Toughness

C Fatigue Strength
D
3

Mechanical Strength
The use of a cellulosic electrode is often made in the field. This is because

Hydrogen controle is needed

Iron powder in the electrode

C Higher arc voltage can be obtained


D
4

Shoter arc voltage can be obtained


The weld metal deposit of metal arc electrodes achieve its mechanical strength thrrough

The core wire

The flux coating

C Iron powder with the flux coating


What constituent is needed in a coating of an electrode to prevent the formation of property in
welding of a Rimming steel

5
A

Iron powder

Calcium fluoride

C Silicon
D
6

Calsium carbonate
In the welding of austinitic pipework the bore in usually purged with argon to

Prevent the formation of the porsity in the weld

Prevent the burn through in the root bead

C Prevent oxidation of the root bead


D
7

Eliminate the formation of Hydrogen


In MMA welding what parameter is used for the control of penetration into the base material

Voltage

Welding speed

C Iron powder in the coating


D
8

Current
WHAT TYPE OF POWER SOURCE CHARECTISTIC IS REQUIRED FOR MANUEL WELDING

Constant voltage

Flat charectristic

C Drooping charesterstic
D

Motor generator

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QUESTION
In MAG/Co2 welding which parameters gives the greastest control of weld appearance during
dip transfer or short circuting welding

9
A

Wire stic out length

Amperage

C Wire feed speed


D

Inductance
In MMA welding the slags produced can be variod to suit the welding position which type of
slag would be required for welding in the HV poition

10
A

Fluid

Viscous

C None of the above


D
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Semi fluid
A controlled heat input, Higher heeat input shows

Have poor profile

Have large grain size

C Have high hardness in the HAZ


D
12

Have low elongation properties


During Co2 welding the arc length is most likely to be affected by

The wire diameter

Torch to work angle

C Inductance
D
13

Current return connection


In friction welding is the metal at the interface in the

Liquid state

Siolid state

C Plastic state
D

Elastic state
Which one of the following type of steel would give rise to the formation of prosity when
autogenously welded with an arc process

14
A

Fully killed steel

Semi killed steel

C Rimming steel
D
15

Fine grained steel


Submerged arc fluxes can be supplied in two forms, thees are

Sintered

Agitated

C Crushed
D
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Fussed and agglomerated


Which one of the following process used the keyholing system of fusion

Friction welding

Diffusion bonding

C Electron beam welding


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QUESTION
Autogenous TIG welding

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17

QUESTION
In accordance with BS 499 what is the weld junction

The area containing HAZ and weld metal

The weld metal and parent metal

C The boundry between the fusion zone and HAZ


D
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The part of the weld which undergoes metallurgical change due to heat from welding
Which of the following are essential factors for lamellar tearing

High residual stress,poor through thickness ductility existing plate lamination

Poor through thickness ductility, fusion face parallel with rolled direction of parent plate, most
commonly occurs in butt welds

C Stress poor through thickness ductility,fusion face parallel with rolled direction of parent meterial
D
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Tensile stress,deoxidised parent plate, poor through thickness ductility


In gas welding, leftward welding is described in BS 499 as

A
B

The flame is directed towards the welded part and filler material is directed toward unwelded part of
the joint
The flame and filler mqaterial are both directed towards welded part of the joint

The flame is directed towards the unwelded part and the filler material is dierected towards welded part
C of the joint
D

The flame and filler mqaterial are both directed towards unwelded part of the joint
Which of the following is not a fusion welding process

20
A

Thermit welding

Electro slag welding

C Laser welding
D
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Friction welding
In submerged arc welding the use of the excessively high voltage would result in

Insufficiant flux melting

Excessive flux melting

C Slag removal difficulties


D

Spatter
Which one of the following destructive tests would indicate the toughness of weld metal

22
A

Macro

Nick break

C Hardness
D

Charpy Vee notch

Name the fourth weld process crack which has a totally different formation mechanism to HICC,
Solidification cracking and lamellar tearing
Liquation cracking

Re heat cracking

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C Crater cracking
D

Hot tearing
Planer defects are best described as

24
A

Linear from at least one direction

Round indications

C Linear from at least one direction with volum


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QUESTION
May be classed as all of the above

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QUESTION
Which of the following welding process is not classed as an arc welding process

25
A

Electroslag welding

Thermit welding

C Plasma welding
D

Both A and B

All of the above


Which of the following material has poorest wekdability

26
A

Austenitic stainless steel

Martensitic stainless steel

C Carbon manganese steel


D

HSLA steel
Which of the following in a fusion weld usually has the highest tensile strength

27
A

Weld metal

Parent metal

C Heat affected zone


D

Fusion zone
Which of the following is a alternative name for a crater crack

28
A

Cold crack

Tearing

C Star crack
D

Fatigue crack
Which sub atomic particle has a positive charge

29
A

Proton

Photon

C Electron
D

Neutron
Which material is the most susceptible to re heat cracking

30
A

High carbon steels

Killed steels

C Creep resistance steels


D

Austenitic steel
Three essential factors for producing a fusion weld are ;Melting, the removal of surface oxide
from the joint surfaces and elimination of atmosphere region of the arc Name the fourth

31
A

The weld must be free from stress

The filler metarial must match that of the weld

C The completed joint must at leased match the mechanical properties


D

An arc for a heat source

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QUESTION
Which are welding process /technique is likely to be uwed to repair localised porosity in a weld

32
A

MMA-PG position

Mechanical arc welding

C All of the above


D

None of the above

Sub arc welding

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Awelder qualified in the PG position would normally be qualified for welding


A

All diameter of pipe

Welding postions PA, PC, PG and PF

C In postion PG only
D
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All pipe wall thickness


Which of the following are considered to be heat affected zone cracks

Solidification cracks, Lamellar tearing and reheat cracks

Reheat crackes, liquation cracks and solidification cracks

C Hydrogen cracks, solidification cracks and liquation cracks


D
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Reheat crackes, liquation cracks and Hydrogen cracks


Which of the following standard is entitled Visual Inspection of Fusion welded joints

BS 4515

BS 5289

C BS 5135
D
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BS EN 440
In general it is not easy to mechanise the MMA welding process because

Short electrode lengths, the control of the arc length and the process uses a flat charecteristic

Short electrode lengths, the control of the arc length and flux covering

C The control of the arc length, stop start problems and short electrode lengths
D
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Flux coverings, short electrode lengths and the relationship between amps and volts
Which of the following statements is true

Oxygen-fuel gas cutting is essentially an oxidation thermal cutting process

Oxygen-fuel gas cutting is essentially a melting process

C The only fuel gas is acetylene.


D
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Propane is the preffered fuel gas in oxygen-fuel gas cutting as it produce a hotter flame
Which of the following best describes a semi- automatic welding process

The welder is responsible for the arc gap and travel speed

The welder is responsible for the arc gap and travel speed only

C The welding plant controls both travel speed and arc gap but under constent supervision
D

The welding plant controls both travel speed and arc gap no supervision required
In accordance with BS 5135 which of the following is applicable for scale C with regards to
hydrogen content per 100g of deposited weld metal

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A

> 15ml

>15 < 25ml

C >10 < 15ml


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D

QUESTION
> 5 <10ml

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40

QUESTION
Which is the correct heat input if the amps are 350, volts 32 and travel speed 310mm/min

2.16 kJ/mm

0.036 kJ/mm

C 2160 kJ/mm
D

36 kJ/mm
In accordance with BS 5135 what is the minimum distance the pre heat shall be applied from
the joint preparation

41
A

100mm

25mm

C 75mm
D

Not specified
In accordance BS 5135 what is the recommended minimum time allowe for the pre heat
temprature to equalise

42
A

2 min for each 25mm of parent metal thicknes

5 min for each 25mm of parent metal thicknes

C 2 min for each 50mm of parent metal thicknes


D
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5 min for each 50mm of parent metal thicknes


Which of the following welding process would you expect to use a collet

TIG/TAG

MIG/MAG

C MMA-PG position
D
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All of the above


Which of the following may be used for the TIG/TAG welding of austonitic stainless steel

Lathanum electrode,dc -ve

Cerium electrode dc -ve

C Zirconium electrode ac
D

Thorium electrode, dc +ve


Which of the following may be standared is entiteled Electrodes wires and fluxes for the
Submerged arc welding process of carbon steel and medium tensile steel

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A

BS 639

BS 2901

C BS 2633
D
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BS 4165
Which of the following process use a constant voltage charectristic

Sub-arc <1000 amps,MMA, Electroslag

TIG/TAG, Sub arc >1000 amps Electroslag

C Sub-arc <1000 amps,MIG/MAG, Electroslag


D
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MIG/MAG, Sub arc >1000amps, Electroslag


What are the possible results of having a too lower heat input

An increase in hardness, lower yield strength and lack of fusion

A reduction in touhness,hydeogen entrapment and an increase in hardness

C Entrapped hydogen, an increase in hardness and lack of fusion


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QUESTION
Entrapped hydogen, a reduction in carbon content and fusion
A multi run MMA butt weld made on C/Mn steel consists of 5 passes using 6 mmm electrodes. A

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12 passes made on the same joint using 4mm electrodes on the same material will;
A

Have a lower heat input and a higher degree of grain refiement

Have a lower heat input and a coarser grain structure.

C Have a lower amount of distortion and higher degree of grain refinment


D

Have ahigher amount of distortion and lower degree of grain refinement

The main reason for using a back purging when welding 18-8 stainless steel with TIG welding
process is to:
Control the root penetration

Propane is the preffered fuel gas in oxygen-fuel gas cutting as it produce a hotter flame

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C Prevent root bead porosity


D

Prevent the formation off a dense oxide layer on the root

A typical minimum pro heat temprature for an MMA weld made on steel with a carbon content pf
0.23% and a manganese content of 1.3%
Pre heat would normally be required

Less than 50 C

50

C A minimum of 100C
D

Above 280C
Which is often the hardest part of a multi run weld made using MMA

51
A

The heat affected zone of the root

The heat affected zone of the cap

C The root
D

The caap
The heat affected zone of a fusion weld

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A

Usually has highest tensile strength

Cannot be avoided

C Is usually martensitic
D

Both A and B

All of the above

The heat affected zone associated with a fusion weld on steel has up to how many seprate
regions of microstructure
4

53

C 1
D

2
The possible effects of having a travel speed too fast

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A

Low toughness, slag inclusion and undercut

High hardness, slag inclusion and a narrow thin weld bead

C High hardness, excessive deposition and cold lap


D

Low toughness, poor fusion and slag inclusions

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QUESTION

What five parameters would be checked when calibrating welding equipment for mechanised
MAG welding
Joint stup,Flux coating, Polarity, Travel speed and amps/volts

Amps / volts, WFS, gas flow rate, polarity and travel speed.

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C Amps / volts, WFS, wire diameter, polarity and travel speed.


D

Electode sticout, WFS, amps/ volts, polarity and wire diameter


Which of the following statements is true when using a flat charectistic power source

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A

The electrode is always dc -ve

The shielding is always pure argon

C The wire feed speed remains constant


D

The electrode extension will vary the most when varying the arc length
Which of the following will vary the most when varying the arc length

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A

Voltage

Amperage

C Polarity
D

None of the above


Which is the following statements is true

58
A

The core wire ina MMA electrode has higher melting point than the flux

Electrode dc positive is used when welding with the MIG/MAG welding process

C The HAZ of a carbon manganese steel weld usualy has a lower ultimate tensile strength than the weld
D

All of the above


Which of the following is most likely to reduce the chances of arc blow

59
A

A change from AC to DC current

A change from DC to AC current

C A change from DC electode +ve to DC -ve


D

A change from DC electode -ve to DC +ve


If a steel has Ceq% of 0.48%

60
A

Post weld heat treatment would always be necessary

It will probably require a pre heat temprature above 300C prior to welding

C It will probably require a pre heat temprature above 100C prior to welding
D

The heat affected zone will be very tough

When welding a double vee butt joint with SAW process the presence of centere line porosity
may be due to
Damp flux

Contaminated joint preparation

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C Incorrect stic out lengths


D
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All of the above

When considering the advantage of site radiography over ultrasonic which of the following
applies
A permanent record produced, good for detecting defects which donot have significant depth in
A relation to the x-ray beam and defect identification
A permanent record produced, good for detecting all surface and sub- suface defects and assessing
B the through thickness depths of defects
C A permanent record produced on site, deffect identification and not so relient on operator skill
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D

QUESTION
No controlled areas required on site, A permanent recordd produced and good for assessing the extent
of pipe wall thickness reduction due to internal corrosion

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QUESTION
When ac only is required for welding the powersupply units is almost always;

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A

A transformer,rectifier and means to change the current

A transformer, inverter and means to change the current

C A rectifier, alternator and a means to change the current


D

A transformer or alternator and a means to change the current


Invertor systems:

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A

Changes ac to dc at a high frequency

Changes dc to ac at a high frequency

C Keep dc constant thus giving better arc stability


D

All of the above

Which the following defects could be caused through excessive back purge pressure when
welding austinitic steel with TIG welding process
Root oxidation

Root concavity

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C Root undercut
D

All of the above


The inclution of an inductance in the welding circuit in MIG/MAG welding

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A
B

Controls the rate ar which the current rises so the end of the electrode is melted uniformally in dip
transfer
It enables the welder to weld in position wwhen using spray transfer mode

C It allows the arc to be established by lowering the voltage to about 20 volts and currents well above
200 amps
D It allows full control over the metal droplet sozes when using full spray
Why is aluminum added to steel during the steel making process

67
A

To improve toughness and aid grain refinement

To improve deoxidation and aid graian reinement

C To improve strength and ductility


D

To improve hardness and ductility


Which of the following are advantage in using mechanised arc welding over manual welding

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A

Better for short run lengths, positional welding and faster welding spped

The ability to use higher welding currents, faster welding speed and longer continuos weld length

C Cheaper welding consumables, faster welding speeds and higher deposition rates
D

Versatility, less distortion and higher welding currents


Which of the following mechanical test can give quantitative measurement of ductility

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A

Tensile test

Charpy vee notch test

C Bend test
D

All of the above


Which of the following are reasons for applying pre heat

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A

The removal of residual stresses and the removal of moisture from the joint preparation

To avoid slow cooling and to reduce the carbon content

C T reduce the chance of a brittle grain structure and to reduce the chance of hudrogen entrapment
D

Increase UTS values and increase weldability


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QUESTION
Which of the following statements are true regarding the charpy test

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A

It is a static test used to determine a materials notch toughness in the weld region

It is a dynamic test used to determine a meterials notch toughness in the weld region

C It is a destructive test to give a measurement of through thickness ductility


D

All of the above

A tensile test piece had an original gauge length of 63 mm; after testing the gauge length had
increased to 73.4mm. What is the percentage of elongation value
16.50%

116%

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C 0.16%
D

18.50%

What is the UTS value of the tensile specimen if the leased CSA is 37.5mm x 19.35mm and
maximum load applied 335 kN
461.7 kN/mm2

461.7 N/mm2

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C 487.7N/mm2
D

487.7Kn/mm2
What are the axis found on a stress strain curve

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A

Vertical axis strain, horizontal axis stress

Vertical axis load, horizontal axis extension

C Vertical axis extension, horizontal axis strain


D

Vertical axis extension, horizontal axis stress


A bend test that pputs root in compression is classed as

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A

Face bend test

Root bend test

C Side bend test


D

None of the above


Which of the following are correct dimensions for the vee notch in a charpy specimen

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A

2.5mm depth,40included angle,0.25mm root radius

2mm depth, 45 included angle, 0.25 mm root radius

C 2 mm depth, 22.5 single angle,0.35 mm root radius


D

2.5 mm depth, 22.5 included angle,0.20 mm root radius


When carrying out a izod test, the test specimen should be positioned so that the notch

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A

Faces the striker

Faces the away from the striker

C Both A and B
D

None of the above


How many micrometer in 0.1812 mm

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A

181.2

0001812

C 181200
D

1812
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QUESTION
In a macroscopic examination, which of the following applies

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A

Viewing 5 x magnificatio ,P400 grade paper finish with an acid etch

Viewing 100 x magnification,P 1200 paper finish with an acid etch

C Viewing 100 x magnification,P 400 paper finish with an acid etch


D

Viewing 5 x magnificatio , P1200 grade paper finish with an acid etch


What paper work is required prior to witnessing of mechanical testing

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A

Calibration certificate for test pieces

Calibration certificate for test equipment

C Test operator qualification


D

Test procedurer qualification certficates

When considering hydrogen contents for basic electrodes at approximately what temprature is
necessary for baking the electrodes to achive scale
No pre heat required

50C to 100C

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C 400C to 550C
D
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250C to 350C

When using basic electrodes, to keep the weld metals hydrogen content down to scale C in
accordance with BS 5135
The electrodes must be used indoors, can only be used in the down hand position and the use of pre
A heat is essantial
The electrodes must be used in dry condition but never baked the use of pre heat and used with a
B short arc gap
The electrodes must be used with a short gap, use of a minimum weave and the electrodes must be
C used in a baked condition
D The electrodes must be pre baked on dc electrode +ve and with a minimum arc gap

Which of the mechanical tests could be used to assess amaterial suscptibility to lamellar
tearing
Bend test face or root

Charpy vee notch test

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C Through thickness test


D

None of the above

Which of the following charpy values would you expect from atest carried out on
conatructionnal steels
20 to 40 joules

50 to 75 jouls

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C Around 10 to 30 N/mm2
D

Less than 10 jouls


which of the following may be used to reduce distortion

85
A

The least amount of deposited weld metal possible with as few weld passes as possible

The least amount of deposited weld metal possible with as many weld passes

C Use as faster a welding process as possible with as many weld passes as possible
D

Use materials with low thermal conductivity and lower elasticity


Which of the following is the most likely to be an essantial variables for a welders

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A

A change from a electrode to BS 639 E 4332C to a electrode to AWS A5.1 E6010

Achange of pipe wall thickness by at leased 12.5mm


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QUESTION

C A change in pre heat from 50C to 100C


D

All of the above


If the parent material has UTS value of 550N/mm, what would the UTS value be in PSI

87
A

3.795 Psi

79.695 Psi

C 79,200 Psi
D

3795
Which of the folloewing are applicable to dc electrode -ve when using the MMA welding process

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A

A broad heat affected zone, a reduction in hardness and narrow deep fast freezing weld pool

A narrow heat affected zone,fast freezing weld pool and good penetration properties

C Mechanicallly and metllurgically no different to dc electrode +ve


D

A wide shallow weld pool, flat weld profile and low hardness value

Which shielding gas would give the best results when welding aluminium with the TIG/TAG
welding process
Nitrogen

Helium

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C Argon
D

Co2

When welding rimming steel with autogenous TIG process which of the following problems
may occur
Porosity

Lack of fusion

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C Tungston inclusion
D

Excessive cap reinforcement


Why is a fatigue crack purposely induced into a CTOD specimen prior to testing

91
A

So that it is possible too clearly see the initiation point

Because it allowes for the attachment of gauges that measure strain

C Because a machined notch by itself is too blunt I order to gain meanigful result
D

A fatigue crack is not induced prior to testing


What does PQR stand for

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A

Production Quality control record

Production Quality record

C Procedure qualification record


D

Procedure quality record


Which of the following best describes the elastic limit

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A

The resistance to fracture under impact loading

The maximum stress to which a material can be subjected without permanent deformation

C The amount of stress at which a material will continue to elongate without an increase in force applied
D

The ability of a material to stretch and become permanently deformed without breaking or cracking

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QUESTION
In accordance BS 2901 which of the following is classified as atriple deoxidised filler wire

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A

A 17 wire

A 18 wire

C A 15 wire
D

All of the above


In BS 639 an electrode classified as E51

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A

Has an UTS value 51,000 psi, minimum yield strength of 33 N/mm2

Has an UTS value 430 to 550 N/mm2, minimum yield strength of 360 N/mm2

C Has an UTS value 510 to 650 N/mm2, minimum yield strength of 360 N/mm2
D

Has an UTS value 510 to 650 N/mm2, minimum yield strength of 330 N/mm2
An E80 electrode would normally be classified in which standard

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A

BS EN 499

BS 639

C AWS A5.5
D

AWS A5.1
What is an active flux

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A

A material used to clean surfaces of the joint through continued chemical reaction

A material used to protect the molten weld pool during welding

C A material used to aid fusion


D

All of the above


Which of the following are properties of cellulose electrodes

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A

Viscose slag, large volumes of gas shield aand UTS values above90,000 psi

Large volumes of gas shield, high spatter content and hydrogen contents<15ml per 100g of weld metal
deposited
Viscose slag, large volumes of gas shield and hydrogen contents in most circumstances >15ml per
C 100g of weld metal deposited
High spatter content, High deposition rates and hydrogen contents > 15ml per 100g of weld metal
D deposited
Which of the following could be used as stabilises in austenitic stainless steel
B

99

Niobium and Nickel

Titanium and tungston

C Titanium and niobium


D

Tungsten and nickel


Basic coated electrodes have which of the following properties

100
A
B

High mechanical properties, may be used to produce welds of high deposition rates and are designed
to produce welds of low hydrogen content
Friable slag highmechanical properties and are desighned to produce welds of low hydrogen content.

C Ease of use, good stop/start properties and high mechanical properties


D

High mechanical properties, friable slag and to produce a weld of low carbon content

Which is the most likely appearance of lack of root fusion on a radiograph taken of a single vee
butt weld
A dark straight line with light roor

A dark straight line with dark roor

101

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QUESTION

C A dark root with straight edges


D

A dark uneven straight line with a light root


Whaat is weld decay

102
A

Local reduction in chromium of metal under a constant stress at elevated tempratures

Slow plastic deformation of metal under a constant stress at elevated temprature

A type of crack which may occure in materials that are in a state of tensile stress and in contact with a
C corrosive medium
D A type of crack which may occure in the HAZ of the weld of low alloy steels during PWHT
which of the following electrodes would you expect to have the highest elongation value

103
A

E51

E43

C E80
D

E90
Which of the following is applicable to electrode efficiency

104
A

The mass of metal deposited as a percentage of the mass of core wire melted

Iron powder electrodes have efficiences above 100%

C Electrode of high efficiencies tend to produce welds of smooth and flat profiles
D

Both A and B

All of the above


What would be the main effect produced by increasing the kV in radiography

105
A

An increase in sensityvity

An increase in definition

C A reduction in density
D

A reduction in contrast
When considering lamllar tearing, what is a buttering

106
A

A weld run used to increase the size of th throat thickness of the fillet weld

A weld run which may be used to take up contraction stress

C A weld run used to increase the UTS value of the parent material
D

A weld run used to ensure full penetration of the fillet weld


What factors are necessary for stress corrosion cracking to occure

107
A

An aggressive corrosive environment, a carbon content above 0.03% and residual stress

An aggressive corrosive environment, tensile stress and material susceptible to cracking

C A temprature above 0.5 of it's melting point,tensile stress and corrosive environment
D

Poor through thickness ductility, a corrosive environment and a temprature of 0.5 of the materials
melting point
Which of the following constituents are added to electrode fluxes to aid arc stability

Aluminium oxide, manganese and silicon

Calciumcarbonate, potassium silicate and titanium oxide

108

C Thorium,cerium oxide and carbon dioxide


D

Aluminium oxide, silicon and manganese


Inn MMA welding what parameter is used for the controle of penetration into the base material

109
A

Voltage
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QUESTION
Welding speed

C Iron powder in the coating


D

Current

In the welding of a butt joint made from one side , which of the following controls the profile of
the root bead
Root face

Bevel angle

110

C Root gap
D

None of the above


What type of power source charectristic is required for manual welding

111
A

Constant voltage

Flat charectristic

C Drooping charesterstic
D

Motor genarator
Degreasing components are essential for quality welding but some agents may

112
A

Cause corrosion problems

Give off phosgens gas

C Leave residues
D

All of the above

Which of the following chemical elements has the greater effect on the hardenability of a steel
plate
Molybdenum

Chromium

113

C Titanium
D

Carbon
Thee weld metal deposit of metal arc electrodes achive its mechanical strength through

114
A

The cor wire

The flux coating

C Iron powders with the flux coating


In x-ray work the quality of the radiographic negative is assessed by the

115
A

Density of the film

IQI indicator

C KVA available
D

Stand off distance


A steel described as QT will have improved tensile properties because it has

116
A

Had control of chemical composition

Been heat treated

C Been quality tested


D

Been vacuum melted

In the welding of austinitic stainless steels, the electrode and the plate material can be
purchased with low carbon contents. The reason for this is to
Cracking in the HAZ

117

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The formation of chromium carbides

C Cracking in the weld metal


D

Distortion

In a steel which has improved creep properties at elevated temprature, which one of the
following elements helps in this improvement
Tungston inclusion

Manganese

118

C Molybdenum
D

Carbon
Welding a steel plate of a CE of 0.45 would require preheating to

119
A

Prevent the formation of sulphides

Prevent hardening in the HAZ

C Prevent the formation of carbides


D

To improve mechanical properties in the weld

Welding procedures may require welds to be deposited at a controlled rate heat input .High
heat in puts would
Have poor profile

Have larger grain size

120

C Have high hardness in the HAZ


D

Have low elongation properties


In a tensile test , a brittle material would be indicated if the fracture surface

121
A

Show a reduction in size

Is flat and featureless

C Breakes in the weld metal


D

breaks in the parent material

What destructive test would be required to ascertain the liklihood of cracking in the HAZ of a
weld
Nick break

Side bend test

122

C Charpy impact
D

Macro test
Which type of submerged arc welding flux is more resistant to moisture

123
A

Fused

Agglomerated

C Basic
D

All of the above


Preheating for arc welding applies to

124
A

Assembly welding only

Assembly and tack welding

C Joints over 25 mm thick only


D
125

Cruciform welds only


Submerged arc welding is used to make butt welds which is the most critical parameter with
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Q.No.

QUESTION

Root gap

Angle

C Root face
D

Gas cut finish


The presence of iron sulphide in weld metal is associated with

126
A

A solidification cracking

Hydrogen cracking

C Intergranular corrosion
D

Stress corrosion
A metallurgical problem most associated with arc welding is

127
A

Hydrogen cracking in the heat affected zone

Solidification cracks in weldmetal

C Hydrogen cracking in the weld metal


D

Lamellar tearing in the weld metal


In submerged arc welding, excessive arc voltage may cause

128
A

Excessive penetration

Change in weld metal composition

C Narrow weld width


D

Excessive weld bead height


A large grain structure in steels is said to produce

129
A

Low ductility value

Low fracure toughness value

C High fracure toughness value


D

High tensile strength


The liklehood of brittle fracture in steel increase with

130
A

A large grain formation

A reduction of in service temparature to sub zero levels

C Ferritic rather than austenitic steel


D

All of the above


Lamellar tearing has occurred in a steel fabrication before welding could it have been found by

131
A

X-ray examination

Dye penetrant test

C Ultrsonic inspection
D

It would not have been found by any inspection method

Austenitic stainless steel electrodes and plate with loww carbon contents are used to minimise
the risk of
Cracking in the HAZ

The formation of chromium carbides

132

C Cracking the weld metal


D
133

Distortion
Improper flame cut preparations may, during welding increase the liklihood of
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Q.No.

QUESTION

Cracking

Misalignment problems

C Inclusions
D

All of the above


Cracks in welds may be due to

134
A

Solidification problems

Hydrogen problems

C Excessive stresses
D

All of the above


Hydrogen cracking in the weld metal is more likely when welding

135
A

Carbon manganese steel

Stainless steel

C Micro alloyed steel


D

Low carbon steels


In flame cutting , oxy pressure and nozzle size would influence

136
A

The temprature required for cut initiation

The ablity to cut stainless steels

C The depth of cut obtainable


D

None of the above


Pre heating a carbon steel before welding is carried out to minimise the risk of

137
A

Scattered porosity

Excessive destortion

C Parent metal cracking


D

Lack of pentration

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1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
32
33
34
35
36
37
38
39
40
41
42
43

A,B
B
C
B
C
C
D
C
D
B
B
D
C
C
D
C
C
C
D
D
B
D
B
A
D
B
C
C
A
C
C
D
C
D
B
C
A
A
D
A
C
A
A

44
45
46
47
48
49
50
51
52
53
54
55
56
57
58
59
60
61
62
63
64
65
66
67
68
69
70
71
72
73
74
75
76
77
78
79
80
81
82
83
84
85
86

Answer
B
D
B
C
A
D
C
B
D
A
D
B
C
A
A
B
C
D
C
D
B
B
A
B
B
A
C
B
A
B
A
A
B
A
D
A
B
D
C
C
A
A
B

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89
90
91
92
93
94
95
96
97
98
99
100
101
102
103
104
105
106
107
108
109
110
111
112
113
114
115
116
117
118
119
120
121
122
123
124
125
126
127
128
129
130

Answer
B
C
A
C
C
B
C
C
C
D
C
C
A
A
A
B
E
C
B
B
B
D
C
C
D
D
B
B
B
B
C
B
B
B
D
A
B
A
A
B
B
B
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132
133
134
135
136
137

Answer
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D
D
C
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Answer

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