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API 570 Practice exam

The following is a collection of questions made from API-570 syllabus. The answers will be found in the reference publications mentioned in API-570 body of knowledge
This is the "Open Book" portion of the exam. Feel free to use any of the following 1. Determine the MAWP of the following piping system , at the next inspection, based on the following Design pressure/temperature Pipe description Outside diameter of pipe, D Thickness determined from Inspection Observed Corrosion Rate Next planned inspection MAWP: _____________ A. B. C. D. 2. What is A. B. C. D. 674 psig 323 psig 125 psig Metal loss exceeds the requirements for 5 year inspection interval the pressure design thickness of NPS 10, A516 Gr.65 Type 22 pipe that operate at 1200 psig/750F 0.432 0.46 0.928 Not enough information given 100 psig/100F NPS 2, Sch.80, A 106 B 2.375 0.190 0.03 inches/year 5 Years


A leak test is an alternative to inspection of buried piping. What is the minimum liquid pressure to adequately conduct this test? A. 1 1/2 times the MAWP B. 1 1/4 times the MAWP C. 10% greater than MAWP D. Actual MAWP For a single wall material thickness, over 0.375 through 0.50, what is the hole type designation for a source side penetrameter A. 15 B. 17 C. 20 D. 25 Give the corresponding P number for SA 414 Gr.A material A. 1 B. 2 C. 3 D. 11B On a class 1500 NPS 4 blind flange, what is the minimum thickness permitted? A. 1.12 B. 1.88 C. 2.12 D. 2.88 For 1 1/4 thick carbon steel, what is the recommended preheat temperature? A. 300F B. 235F C. 175F D. None





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Determine the MAWP of the following piping system , at the next inspection, based on the following Design pressure/temperature Pipe description Outside diameter of pipe, D Thickness determined from Inspection Observed Corrosion Rate Next planned inspection 100 psig/100F NPS 20, Sch. std, A 106 B 20 0.280 0.02 inches/year 5 Years

MAWP= ______________ A. 160 psig B. 550 psig C. 723 psig D. 125 psig 9. What is A. B. C. D. the inspection interval for buried piping without cathodic protection, the soil resistivity is 6,500 ohm-cm? 10 years 15 years 5 years whenever a leak is suspected the maximum length allowed for individual slag trapped in a weld in a Severe Cyclic Conditions piping >TW X 3 TW / 3 12T 3/23

10. What is system? A. B. C. D. 11. What is A. B. C. D.

the design thickness of NPS 2 , SA106 Gr.B pipe that operates at 25 psi / 200F 0.275 0.100 0.002 not enough information given

12. With respect to Category D service, what is the maximum allowable undercut for a branch connection? A. Zero (no evident imperfections) B. 1/32 C. 1 mm D. Both B and C 13. What is the test pressure of a metallic piping system whose design temperature is above the test temperature using the following conditions? NPS 6, SA106 Gr.B, 100 psi / 800F A. 150 psi B. 450 psi C. 278 psi D. Test temperature verses design temperatures are not different 14. Determine the MAWP of the following piping system, at the next inspection, based on the following Design pressure/temperature Pipe description Outside diameter of pipe, D Thickness determined from Inspection Observed Corrosion Rate Next planned inspection MAWP= ______________ A. B. C. D. 522 487 878 125 psig psig psig psig 100 psig/750F NPS 6, A285 C EFW, Straight Seam(No radiography) 6 5/8 0.280 0.01 inches/year 5 Years

15. Impact testing of each form of material for any specification shall be done using procedures and apparatus in accordance with API 570 final practice exam Mohan Raj Page 2 of 22

A. B. C. D.

ASTM A 370 ASME Section V API 570 AWS D 1.5

16. In the AWS D 5.1, what is the designation for cellulose DCEP electrode? A. E 7018 B. E 7016 C. E 6011 D. E 6010 17. With respect to a Class 400, NPS 12 slip on raised face flange, whose edges of the gasket do not extend to the bolt, what is the outside diameter of the gasket? A. 12.75 B. 15.00 C. 16.50 D. 18.00 18. The base metal is P.No.8, the weld metal is A. No.8-9, and the wall thickness is 1, what is the hold time for heat treatment A. None B. 1 hour C. 2 hours D. hour for each 1 thickness 19. On the regularly furnished Class 300 raised face flange, what is the height of the raised face? A. 0.06 B. 0.09 C. 0.19 D. 0.25 20. During a welder qualification test on 3/8 plate in the horizontal position, how many guided bends are required? A. 6 side bends B. 2 nick breaks C. 1 face and 1 root bends D. 4 tensile specimens 21. When inspecting a Class 3 system, what percentage of all suspect areas and areas of damaged insulation should be examined? A. 10% B. 33% C. 50% D. 100% 22. A welder who tests on a thick plate, groove weld in the 3G position is also qualified to weld in which other plate position? A. Vertical only B. Flat and horizontal C. Flat D. All plate positions 23. After hot bending and forming, heat treatment is required for which P numbers? A. 3,4,5, 6 and 10A B. 1, 2 and 7 C. 11ASG1 and 11ASG2 D. 1,2,8,9A and 98 24. A piping system that operates at a design pressure of 100 psi at 950 F was originally built from NPS 20 EFW (100% radiographed), wall, A-516 Grade 70, A-671 material. During the last Inspection, the thickness was determined to be 0.370 inches. The records indicated the corrosion rate to be 0.009 inches per year. What is MAWP if the next inspection is planned in 5 years? A. 126 psi B. 285.17 psi C. 98.23 psi D. Not enough information given 25. Can the A. B. C. D. inspection interval of the system in question 24 be increased to 8 years? No Yes If the system was insulated, the interval can be extended Not enough information given

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26. What the MAWP is recalculated, the wall thickness used shall be the actual thickness minus: A. The estimated corrosion loss before the date of the next inspection B. Twice the estimated corrosion loss before the date of the next inspection C. Three times the estimated corrosion loss before the date of the next inspection D. The estimated corrosion loss before the date of the next inspection 27. The base metal is P No.1, the weld metal is A No.1, and the wall thickness is 7/8. What is the holding time at 11001200F for heat treatment A. 1 hour B. 2 hours C. 3 hours D. Procedure is not required for this thickness 28. What is the required thickness of straight run pipe subject to internal pressure only, based on the following conditions: NPS 14, SA 285 Gr.C, EFW Spiral seam (No radiography), operating at 216 psi / 378F A. 0.11 B. 1.1 C. 0.06 D. Not enough information given 29. The radiograph of a Normal Fluid service piping weld revealed a crack. What is the acceptable crack length if the pipe wall was 0.375? A. None B. T/3 C. 3/16" D. Cracks will not show on radiographs 30. Geometric unsharpness of the radiograph of a component under 2" th1ck shall not exceed _________ A. 0.020" B. 0.030" C. 0.040" D. 0.050" 31. What is the maximum Brinell hardness of base metal P-6? A. 241 B. 270 C. 281 D. not specified 32. What is A. B. C. D. 33. What is A. B. C. D. 34. What is working A. B. C. D. the minimum holding time of SA-106 Grade B, 1 inch thick material? 2.4 hours 2 hours 1 hour not specified the working pressure of a 150 Ib. flange, SA 350 Gr.LF6 CL 1, used at 400F? 230 psig 200 psig 170 psig 140 psig the minimum class flange that can be used if the material is SA 351 Gr.C F8C, temperature 950F and pressure is 1930 psig 800 900 1500 This material can not be used at this temperature

35. The preheat zone shall extend beyond each edge of a pipe weld A. 1 B. 2 C. 2T D. 3T 36. What is A. B. C. D. the root face limitation as listed on the attached WPS and PQR 3/32 1/8 No limit Not designated

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B. C. D.

No Could be if properly preheated Not enough information

38. Is the thickness range on the WPS supported by the PQR? A. Yes B. No C. Re qualification is required by API 570 D. Re qualification is required by ASME Section V 39. Is the attached PQR properly qualified? A. No, because RT is not allowed during PQR qualification B. No, because there are not enough tensile tests C. No, because peening is allowed by ASME B31.3 D. Yes 40. What should have been the correct number and type of guide bends on the PQR? A. 6 side bends B. 2 face and 2 root bends C. 1 side, 1 face and 1 root bend D. No side bends required

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The reminder of the exam is Closed Book. The use of reference publication is not permitted.
41. According to API 570, a(n) ___________ is a person who assists the inspector by performing specific NDE testing. A. NDE technician B. Inspector assistant C. Level II inspector D. Examiner 42. More than one contractor, manufacturer or installer may simultaneously qualify a welder. In such case, each participating organization shall be represented by ______________ during the test. A. A certified welding inspector B. A responsible employee C. The welders supervisor D. A welding engineer 43. Which of the following best describes API 574? A. code B. Standard C. specification D. Recommended practice 44. The potential for personnel exposure is deemed to be significant in which fluid service? A. Category M fluid service B. High pressure fluid service C. Normal fluid service D. Category B fluid service 45. When an injection point circuit for the purpose of inspection is designated, the recommended up stream limit of the injection point circuit shall be the greater of ___________ ? A. minimum 12 inches B. maximum 12 inches C. three pipe diameters D. both A and C 46. ___________ can cause flame detectors used to indicate a furnace or boiler fire to give false indications on control panels. A. Welding or related repairs on piping B. Piping alterations in the shop C. Ultrasonic inspection D. Radiographic inspection 47. After application of a non destructive evaluation technique, any resulting evidence is commonly referred to as ______ A. A crack B. porosity C. a leak D. an indication 48. API 570 A. B. C. D. applies to piping systems for process fluids such as: Firewater Plumbing, sanitary sewers and storm sewers Raw, intermediate, and finished products. Piping systems on trucks, ships and barges

49. Which of the following applies to socket welds in piping systems? A. Should be avoided B. Should be used in all welded piping C. Should be welded using SAW only D. Should be avoided where crevice corrosion may occur 50. Each piece of magnetizing equipment shall be calibrated _________ A. at the beginning of each shift B. at least once a year or whenever the equipment has been subject to major electrical repair C. whenever the technician feels like it D. at least once every 90 days 51. An individual who holds an engineering degree is automatically qualified as __________. A. an authorized piping inspector B. a piping Inspector C. a NDE Level II or III in any technique D. None of the above API 570 final practice exam Mohan Raj Page 10 of 22

52. What is the definition of normalizing? A. Rapid cooling of a heated metal B. Heating an alloy to a suitable temperature, holding that temperature long enough to allow constituents to enter into solid solution and then cooling ~ rapidly enough to hold the constituents. C. Process where a ferrous metal is heated to a suitable temperature above the transformation range and is subsequently cooled in still air at room temperature. D. Heating to and holding at a suitable temperature and then cooling at a suitable rate to reduce hardness, improve machinability, facilitate cold working, etc. 53. What does the acronym MAWP refer to? A. Maximum internal pressure permitted in the piping system B. Minimum internal pressure permitted in the piping system C. Maximum external pressure permitted in the piping system D. Maximum external stress permitted in the piping system 54. Penrtrameters (IQls) with ASME. A. black-type B. step wedge C. hole-type D. pica-type shall either be _________or _______ and shall be manufactured and identified in accordance white-type calibration block wire-type elite-type

55. When environmental or operating conditions produce snow and ice loads, these are considered to be ___________. A. Dead loads B. live loads C. environmental loads D. structural loads 56. The downstream limit of the injection point circuit is the second change in flow direction past the injection point or: A. 25 feet beyond the first change B. 50 feet beyond the first change C. 100 feet, if the pipe is straight run D. No downstream requirement 57. Appropriate permanent and progressive records on each piping system shall include ___________. A. all original construction data B. all jurisdictional requirements C. original heat and batch numbers D. system service; classification; identification numbers 58. Piping subject to CUI includes piping insulated for personnel protection, especially: A. plastic piping B. glass lined piping C. carbon steel piping systems D. carbon steel piping systems operating between 25F-250F 59. A leak test was performed on a buried piping system. The system was re pressured to 125 psi four hours into the test. Sometime during the final four hours, the gauge fell 5 A. The piping system failed. B. The piping system passed C. The test must be repeated D. The piping system must be visually inspected 60. What is A. B. C. D. 61. What is A. B. C. D. the most common use for a globe valve? Prevent back flow Allow full flow Stop all flow Regulate fluid flow the minimum lifting power of an AC electromagnetic yoke used in magnetic particle inspection? 40 pounds lifting power at the maximum pole spacing 10 pounds lifting power at the maximum pole spacing 10 amps lifting power at the maximum pole spacing 30 pounds lifting power at the minimum pole spacing

62. Excessive cyclic stresses that are well below the static yield strength of the material result in _________. A. material failure B. fatigue cracking C. failure cracking D. creep cracking

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63. A welder may be qualified by AT in any welding process except for which of the following? A. GMAW (short circuiting mode) B. GMAW (spray arc mode) C. FCAW D. SMAW 64. Austenitic stainless steel piping systems operating between 150F-400F are susceptible to: A. temper embrittlement B. chloride stress corrosion cracking C. CUI D. Both B and C 65. What classification does the majority of unit process piping fall in to? A. Class 3 B. Class 2 C. Class 1 D. Owner/user designated system 66. _______ provides general requirements and detailed assessment procedures for specific types of degradation that are referenced in API 570. A. API 598 B. API 653 C. API RP 579 D. ASME 816.5 67. Welding A. B. C. D. procedures qualified by ____________ may be used, subject to the specific approval of the inspector others the employer the use of AWS pre qualified, D1.1 type procedures the use of API 1104 qualified procedures

68. A weld is changed from multi pass per side to single pass per side. How does this effect the PWHT limitation? A. This limitation does not apply when a WPS is qualified with a PWHT above the upper transformation temperature B. This limitation does not apply when a WPS is qualified with a PWHT below the upper transformation temperature C. The PWHT is not a consideration D. The PWHT must be performed per ASME IX and time increased byone 69. Besides A. B. C. D. ultrasonic instruments, what other method can be used to determine thickness measurements? AET ET MT RT

70. Which of the following methods can be used to join cast iron pipe? A. Welding B. Compression C. Epoxy resin D. Bell and spigot 71. Buried piping inspected periodically by excavation shall be inspected in lengths of: A. 3 feet -5. feet B. 6 feet -8 feet. C. Any length as long as It IS Inspected full circumference. D. Any length as long as it is inspected 180 circumference. 72. In a piping circuit, which of the following does not routinely have thickness measurements taken? A. Valves B. Straight Run Pipe C. Fittings D. Dead legs 73. What is A. B. C. D. the maximum measurement for open defects in the weld or heat affect zone for a guided bend specimen? 1/16" 1/8" 3/16" No open defects are allowed

74. What is a thermocouple pyrometer? A. A device used to check the heat treatment temperature, usually connected by capacitor discharge welding B. A device taped to the pipe that will record temperature variations API 570 final practice exam Mohan Raj Page 12 of 22

C. D. 75. What is A. B. C. D. 76. Erosion A. B. C. D.

A flammable material that, when ignited, will create enough heat to stress relieve piping A vibration device that generates heat through friction producing a stress relieved weldment the acceptable method to temporarily repair a longitudinal crack in an existing piping system? Installing a full encirclement welded split sleeve Welding over the crack Welding a box over the cracked area Using a full encirclement welded spilt sleeve, with the approval of the piping engineer of the piping system usually occurs at: Elbows Along straight run pipe Upstream of pump discharges Any low-velocity and low-turbulence areas

77. An operator notice a pipe off its support, what should be done? A. Ignore the situation B. Report the situation to engineering or inspection personnel C. Keep a record of the situation for future reference D. Contact maintenance personnel for immediate repair 78. When heat treating welded joints between dissimilar ferritic metals, the temperature range shall be for which metal? E. The one with the higher temperature range F. The one with the lower temperature range G. The average of both materials H. Either one may be used 79. Bolts should extend ______ during the installation of flanged connections. A. two threads past their nuts B. completely through their nuts C. only half way through their nuts D. at least 0.5 inches (12.7 mm) past their nuts 80. When a expire A. B. C. D. welder has not welded with a process during a period of _______ , his qualifications for that process shall 3 months or more 6 months or more 9 months or more 12 months or more

81. Rerating piping systems may be allowed only if the calculations are performed by _________ A. the piping engineer or the inspector B. the plant manager C. an outside engineering firm D. a third party inspection organization 82. Temperatures above _____________ can damage transducers not equipped with delay line material. A. There is no limit to temperature B. manufacturer's specification C. 280 psi D. 1,000 psi 83. Where should the numbers be placed on a radiograph? A. Under the film B. On the material being radiographed C. Under the material being radiographed D. On the film source pack 84. Radiographic A. NPS B. NPS C. NPS D. NPS profile techniques are preferred over ultrasonic thickness measuring instruments for pipe diameters of: 1 'and over 2 and over 1 and under 2 and under

85. A _________ pipe has the highest potential of resulting in an immediate emergency if a leak were to occur. A. Class 3 B. Class 2 C. Class 1 D. Owner/user designated system 86. A WPS shall have the ____________ referenced A. welder API 570 final practice exam Mohan Raj Page 13 of 22

B. C. D. 87. What is A. B. C. D. 88. A piping A. B. C. D.

PQR NACE PDQ the most common method used to manufacture tubing? Riveted Seamlessly drawn Wire drawn Forged inspector employed by the owner operator shall have ___________ an API 653 certification an AWS certification an API 510 certification not less than 10 years experience dealing with piping

89. Repair materials shall be verified for conformance to the applicable code and shall be compatible with the original material by the ____________. A. inspector B. piping engineer C. repair organization D. the purchasing department 90. The letter "B" is placed on radiographic film holder for what reason? A. To determine if back scatter radiation is exposing the film B. To show the distance from the source of radiation to the weld C. To function as a location marker for the radiograph D. To designate whether the penetrameter is on the film side or the back side 91. A visual A. B. C. D. examination of performance test coupons shall ___________. show complete joint penetration and complete fusion of weld metal and base metal show no more than 1/3t inadequate penetration show no more than 1/3t non fusion be allowed one 5/32" crater crack

92. Piping systems that are not located in high activity areas and do not significantly vaporize are designated as _____. A. Class 3 B. Class 2 C. Class 1 D. Owner/user designated system 93. Of the following examples, which one may cause a leak in a threaded joint? A. Back welding the fitting B. Lack of thread lubricant C. Under pressuring the part D. Changing the direction of flow in the piping system 94. Penetrameters are normally placed on the __________ side of the part being examined. A. source B. film C. weld D. reverse 95. What is A. B. C. D. the maximum thickness measurement inspection interval for an injection point? 3 years 5 years 10 years By Class

96. Exemptions for preheating and post weld heat treatment must be approved by the __________. A. piping engineer B. inspector C. applicable standard, API 570 D. repair procedure. 97. A welder qualified to weld in accordance with one qualified WPS is also qualified to weld __________. A. using the same welding process within the limits of the essential variables B. any other qualified weld procedure C. using a different welding process of a qualified weld procedure D. any WPS developed and tested by the welder's employer 98. The formula t = PD/2SE computes the __________. API 570 final practice exam Mohan Raj Page 14 of 22

A. B. C. D.

Minimum required piping thickness maximum piping thickness minimum piping thickness average piping thickness

99. What document may be used as a guide when examiners are being qualified by their employer? A. ASME Section IX B. ASM E Section V C. ASNT SNT- TC-1A D. API 570 100. The minimum allowable thickness of a piping component shall be based on __________. A. pressure, mechanical and structural considerations B. previous experience of the owner C. corrosiveness of the product only D. availability of piping materials What A. B. C. D. is the prescribed alignment for the inside surfaces of circumferential welds to be groove welded? 1/16" 1/32" Within the dimensional limits in the WPS The fabricator's discretion



Why should a leaking threaded joint not be tightened while the system is in service? A. The craftsman should not be near the threaded connection B. Rust or corrosion might be holding the pressure C. The joint might be unscrewed D. A crack in a thread root might fail The repair organization shall maintain records of welding procedures and welder qualifications and make the records available to the inspector ___________. A. prior to the start of welding B. any time during welding C. after completion of welding D. when the repair organization releases the information A transverse crack was discovered in the root pass of a completed weld on the outside of a Category D Fluid Service piping system during a PT test. Which of the following," statements is most accurate? A. The weld is acceptable B. The PT test should be repeated C. The welder should be requalified D. The PT test will not show this type of discontinuity from the outside The transmitted film density through the radiographic image of the body of the appropriate hole penetrameter and the area of interest shall be ______ minimum for radiographs made with a gamma ray source. A. 1.8 B. 2.0 C. 2.2 D. 2.6 Care should be taken not to ______ during a pressure test. A. allow any inert gas into the system B. use water in the system C. over-pressure the system D. under-pressure the system In evaluating blisters and laminations in piping, assessments should be performed in accordance with ______. A. API RP 579, Section 7 B. API RP 2207, Section 2 C. API 598, Section 1 D. ASME 816.5 An area defined by a circle having a diameter not greater than 2 inches for a line diameter not exceeding 10 inches, in which thickness readings may be averaged is A. TML B. WFMT C. Test point D. Averaging point The liquid penetrant examination method is an effective means for detecting ________. A. internal discontinuities of a weld B. surface discontinuities of a weld Mohan Raj Page 15 of 22








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both Internal and surface discontinuities of a weld subsurface discontinuities of a weld

To evaluate the effects of fire damage, an assessment should be performed in accordance with________. A. API RP 579, Section 11 B. API RP 2207 Section 2 C. API 598, Section 1 D. ASME 816.5 The repair organization shall use welders and welding operators qualified in accordance with the code to which the piping was built or alternatively ___________. A. ASME B 31.3 B. ASME Section V C. AWS D 1.1 D. API 1104 When an entire piping assembly is to be heat treated, but it will not fit into the furnace, what action should be taken? A. Heat treat in more than one heat, with a 1 overlap B. Heat treat as much as possible and hardness test the untreated area C. Radiograph the untreated area D. MT the untreated area What A. B. C. D. is the maximum allowable deviation for the ammeter on each piece of magnetizing equipment? 30% 10% 20% 15%





A qualified welder may seal weld a threaded joint if __________. A. the joint is leaking B. the joint has straight threads only C. the joint has tapered threads only D. all exposed threads are covered Actively engaged as an authorized piping inspector shall be defined as a minimum of ___________ time spent performing inspection activities. A. 20% B. 30% C. 40% D. 50% An inspector is evaluating a radiograph, a light image of a "B" appears on a darker background of the radiograph, the ___________. A. radiograph shall be considered unacceptable B. radiograph should not be rejected C. "B" is for identification of the welder D. "B" is for identification of the weld All piping system repair and alteration welding shall be done in accordance with: A. ASME BPV IX B. ASME B31.G C. API 570 D. The code to which the system was built. A piping system started with a wall thickness of 0.375 inches. Over a five year period the wall thickness is now 0.1. What is the long term corrosion rate? A. 0.055 inches per year B. 0.005 inches per year C. 550 Inches per year D. Not enough information given Given A. B. C. D. When A. B. C. the above information, what is the short term corrosion rate of the above piping system? 0.055 inches per year 0.005 inches per year 550 Inches per year Not enough information given testing cast iron pipe which of the following methods should not be used? Radiographic test Leak test Ultrasonic test Mohan Raj Page 16 of 22







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D. 121. Lower A. B. C. D. When A. B. C. D.

Hammer test levels of soil resistivity are: Less corrosive than higher resistivity soils. More corrosive than higher resistivity soils Has no effect on corrosion. More desirable because of increased electrolyte. may welding not be performed? If the weld area is frosted or wet If the weld area is above 120 F If the weld area is in an inert atmosphere If the weld area is not in direct sunlight



The minimum required pipe wall thickness or retirement thickness shall be based on pressure, mechanical and structural considerations using the appropriate design formulae and __________. A. code allowable stress B. assumption stress C. nil-weight ductility stress D. CTOD stress The weld ripples of reinforcement of butt-welded joints shall be ________ before radiography. A. removed B. ground flush, with grinding direction parallel to the weld C. ground flush, with grinding direction perpendicular to the weld D. removed if irregularities mask discontinuities In lieu of the required heat treatment after welding, what may be used as an alternative? A. Normalizing/annealing B. Quenching C. Air Hardening D. Strain Harmonics A piping system has a corrosion rate of 0.074 inches per year, the actual wall thickness is 0.370 inches and the minimum required thickness is 0.1 inch. What is the remaining life? A. 36.48 years B. 364.8 years C. 3.6 years D. 3.6 months The inspector shall approve all repair and alteration work at designated times, referred to as ___________. A. hold points B. work stop points C. inspection delay points D. inspector's discretion Who is authorized to make a tack weld? A. A qualified welder B. A helper C. A fitter D. The welding foreman The acronym CUI refers to ___________. A. Corrosion Under Insulation B. Cold Under-ground In-service piping C. Corrosion Under Inside flow D. Carpet Under Infra-structure API 570 was developed to provide _____________ for the inspection of in-service process piping. A. recommendations B. suggestions C. general guidelines D. an industry standard During a MT examination, __________ shall be performed on each area. A. 100% coverage at the required sensitivity B. a calibration of each piece of magnetizing equipment C. at least three separate examinations D. prod spacing of at least An API authorized piping inspector certificate is valid for _____ years from its date of issuance A. 3 Mohan Raj Page 17 of 22










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Peening of the weld is prohibited on what part of the weld? A. Root and final pass B. Intermediate passes C. Along the toe of the weld D. Within 1" of the weld area The outside diameter of piping in high-temperature service, about 800F, should be measured to check for _______ A. creep B. diameter enlargement C. swelling D. internal product build-up A specialized valve generally used in erosive or high-temperature service is a __________ valve A. swing check B. slide C. plug D. globe Cracks caused by vibration, thermal cycling, thermal expansion problems and environmental cracking are considered ______________. A. in-service cracks B. material cracks C. delayed cracks D. HAZ cracks Who has the responsibility for qualifying welding procedures? A. Each employer B. Each subcontractor C. Each welder D. Each contractor A DC A. B. C. D. yoke shall have a lifting power of at least __________ 5 lbs. 8 lbs. 10 lbs. 40 lbs.







API 570 covers the inspection of _________. A. new construction B. new tank construction C. In-service piping D. In-service vessels Hammer testing of piping is a common practice. However, which of the following should never be hammered? A. Cast iron piping B. Caustic piping C. All welded piping D. Both A and B Aboveground piping is subject to atmospheric corrosion. What is buried piping subject to? A. Erosion B. Anodic reaction C. Soil electrolytes D. Soil corrosion When A. B. C. D. can welding procedures qualified by other than the employer be used? When there is specific approval of the inspector When the job contract gives authorization When the procedure is used only one time When the production weld is radiographed





The type of joints generally limited to piping in non critical service NPS 2 and smaller is ___________. A. butt welded B. brazed C. threaded D. clamped

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Welding repairs of cracks that occurred in-service should not be attempted without prior consultation with the ______ A. piping engineer B. inspector only C. plant manager D. welding foreman The preferred medium for pneumatic testing of small lines or systems is __________ A. air B. water C. inert gas D. hydrogen Without the benefit of an impact test, what is the minimum operating temperature for A-106 Grade B material used in a Category D Fluid Service? A. -29F B. -20C C. -20F D. 0F The valve used to automatically prevent back flow is ___________ valve. A. gate B. slide C. globe D. ball check All proposed methods of design, execution, materials, welding procedures, examination and testing must be approved by the __________. A. inspector or piping engineer B. inspector only C. plant manager D. new construction contracts In piping systems, the most easily detected problem during operation is _____________. A. pipe wall thickness B. pipe wall thinness C. pipe coating condition D. leaks The three well-known methods of determining soil resistivity are, soil bar, soil box and _________. A. A-C Bridge B. six pin method C. holiday pipe survey D. Wenner (4-pin) method







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