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Question 1

1 out of 1 points

The movement of heat from a hot surface to a cold surface is called...


Answers: A.

Convection
B.

Conduction
C.

Induction
D.

Radiation

Question 2
1 out of 1 points

As air is heated it will:


Answers: A.

rise and be replaced by cooler air


B.

get heavier
C.

stay the same


D.

fall and be replaced by cooler air

Question 3
1 out of 1 points

How is heat transferred from a baseboard heater?


Answers: A.

Convection
B.

Conduction
C.

Induction
D.

Radiation

Question 4
1 out of 1 points

There are four factors affecting human comfort, which is not a factor?
Answers: A.

Humidity
B.

Temperature
C.

Radiation
D.

Air Movement
E.

Location

Question 5
1 out of 1 points

Heat is transfered by the sun through radiation. This statement is T/F _____.
Answers: True
False

Question 6
1 out of 1 points

People may feel cold even if the temperature is 20 degrees centigrade but the humidity is
low.
The above statement is:
Answers: A.

False.
B.

True if the humidity is above 50 percent


C.

True if the humidity is below 40 percent.


D.

True if there is insufficient air movement over the body.

Question 8
1 out of 1 points

A thermostat is basically a temperature-activated sensor that provides feedback to the


system.
The above statement is (T/F) _____
Answers: True
False

Question 9
1 out of 1 points

Which of the following are basic components of a forced air heating system?
Answers: A.

fan
B.

ducts
C.

heat exchanger
D.

all of the above


E.

only a & b

Question 10
1 out of 1 points

An example of a control device would be a:

Answers: A.

relay
B.

thermocouple
C.

thermostat
D.

gas valve

Question 11
1 out of 1 points

A safety shutdown circuit consisting of a high limit switch, a safety switch and a gas
valve would have the switches hooked up:
Answers: A.

parallel
B.

series
C.

series/parallel
D.

accross the gas valve

Question 12
0 out of 1 points

In a "closed loop" control system for a domestic furnace, the thermostat would be in
series with:
Answers: A.

the gas valve


B.

the high limit switch


C.

the cooling anticipator


D.

all of the above

Question 13
1 out of 1 points

Safety controlling devices are intended to detect dangerous or hazardous conditions in a


heating system.
This statement is T/F__________.
Answers: True
False

Question 14
1 out of 1 points

A gas valve in a residential furnace is generaly 24 volt and known as a _____________


device and is energized when the thermostat closes, putting power to the valve.
Answers: A.

Switch
B.

Breaker
C.

Load
D.

operator

Question 15
1 out of 1 points

In terms of an electric circuit, a thermostat is:


Answers: A.

a source of potential difference


B.

a switch
C.

a load device
D.

a energy consuming device which raises or lowers room temperature

Question 16
1 out of 1 points

What construction techniques have been implemented that make it necessary to add fresh
air to a dwelling?
Answers: A.

Moist Lumber
B.

Paint fumes
C.

Air tight construction


D.

Cooking in the home

Question 17
1 out of 1 points

State the code rule for the distance a switch must be from a gas meter.
Rule number___________.

Question 18
1 out of 1 points

A class 2 Low Voltage circuit is limited to 100VA according to rule 16-200.


This statement is T/F ___________.
Answers: True

False

Question 19
1 out of 1 points

In a gas fired furnace of a residence, the LV transformer for power to the thermostat must be maximum 30
volts and 100 volt amp.
This statement is T/F________.
Answers: True
False

Question 20
0 out of 1 points

Heating equipment in a seperate room of a dwelling must have a disconnect switch installed
as per rule ________________ of the CEC.

Question 21
1 out of 1 points

When troubleshooting a 24V circuit consisting of a thermostat, high limit switch and gas
valve, and calling for heat, the voltmeter across the gas valve reads "0" V. The possible
problem could be:
Answers: A.

everything is normal
B.

the gas valve is faulty


C.

the high limit switch or thermostat is open


D.

the high limit switch and thermostat are closed

Part two

Question 1
1 out of 1 points

The thermopile acts as the power supply for the controls on a millivolt system.
The above statement is (T/F) _____
Answers: True
False

Question 2
1 out of 1 points

In a domestic gas furnace, the fan should stop:


Answers: A.

as soon as the room thermostat opens


B.

as soon as main burner gas valve closes.


C.

both A and B.
D.

when the heat exchanger and the air in the plenum has cooled down.

Question 3
1 out of 1 points

Of the following types of temperature sensing devices, which is most commonly

used in room thermostats?


Answers: A.

Liquid bulb
B.

Rod and Tube


C.

Bimetal
D.

Bellows

Question 4
1 out of 1 points

The voltage output of a thermopile is:


Answers: A.

greater than a power pile


B.

greater than a thermocouple


C.

smaller than a thermocouple


D.

smaller than a power pile

Question 5
1 out of 1 points

A type of temperature sensing device often used for sensing temperature in


piping or tank systems is the:
Answers: A.

Liquid bulb
B.

Rod and Tube


C.

Bimetal
D.

Bellows

Question 6
1 out of 1 points

Bellows type temperature sensors sense a change in temperature when:


Answers: A.

a liquefiable gas such as ether expands or contracts.


B.

two metals expand at different rates.


C.

an invar rod changes length.


D.

a metal tube changes length.

Question 7
1 out of 1 points

A thermocouple is a device that is capable of producing a voltage in the


neighborhood of 600 - 800 mV.
The above statement is (T/F) _____
Answers: True
False

Question 8
1 out of 1 points

The output voltage of a thermopile is used for the control voltage on a millivolt
system.
The above statement is (T/F) _____
Answers: True
False

Question 9
1 out of 1 points

It is permissible to replace a 24 V thermostat with a 120 V thermostat


temporarily
The above statement is (T/F) _____
Answers: True
False

Question 10
1 out of 1 points

The purpose of a thermostat is to:


Answers: A.

increase or decrease the temperature in a room


B.

increase or decrease the heat in a room


C.

sense a change in temperature and supply warm or cool air


D.

sense a change in temperature and control an electric circuit

Question 11
1 out of 1 points

An adjustable heat anticipator should be set to match the current rating of the
device which the thermostat controls.
The above statement is (T/F) _____
Answers: True
False

Question 12
1 out of 1 points

A thermostat is an electric switch which responds to a change in temperature


activating a set of closed or open contacts.
The above statement is (T/F) _____
Answers: True
False

Question 13
1 out of 1 points

The cooling anticipator becomes shorted out when the thermostat contacts close.
The above statement is (T/F) _____

Answers: True
False

Question 14
1 out of 1 points

"Snap acting" contacts are desirable for thermostat contacts because they:
Answers: A.

make an audible sound when the thermostat closes


B.

reduce damage to contacts by reducing arcing


C.

increase contact life by increasing arcing


D.

increase minor fluctuations in temperature

Question 15
1 out of 1 points

If a heating thermostat is equipped with an adjustable heat anticipator the


anticipator should be adjusted:
Answers: A.

to match the voltage of the control system


B.

to match the current of the gas valve


C.

on a monthly basis according to outside temperature


D.

to shorten the heating cycle

Question 16
1 out of 1 points

If a thermostat is mounted in a location which is subject to a cold draft, the most


probable result would be a:
Answers: A.

room temperature generally higher than the set point


B.

room temperature generally lower thant the set point


C.

wider differential
D.

comfortable room temperture which stays close to the set point

Question 17
1 out of 1 points

When locating a thermostat which of the following points should be observed?


Answers: A.

mounted about eye level on a inside wall


B.

close to a cold air return register


C.

mounted in a natural air circulating path


D.

both A and C
E.

all of the above

Question 18
0 out of 1 points

In a heating thermostat, the anticipator is connected in parallel with the


thermostat contacts.
The above statement is (T/F) _____
Answers: True
False

Question 19
1 out of 1 points

An incorrectly set anticipator could cause a wide variation in room temperature.


The above statement is (T/F) _____
Answers: True
False

Question 21
1 out of 1 points

In a forced air furnace, the high limit switch contacts will:


Answers: A.

change position each time the thermostat calls for heat


B.

change position each time the fan starts or stops


C.

change position only if the pilot flame fails


D.

not change position during normal operation

Question 22
1 out of 1 points

The bi-metal type of sensing element used in some limit switches is made of two
dissimilar metals bonded together.
The above statement is (T/F) _____
Answers: True
False

Question 23
1 out of 1 points

In a forced air furnace, the high temperature limit sensing element is located in
the plenum, near the heat exchanger.
The above statement is (T/F) _______.
Answers: True
False

Question 24
1 out of 1 points

In a forced air gas furnace the fan control is located:


Answers: A.

inside the heat exchanger.


B.

in the plenum
C.

in the flue near the top of the heat exchanger.


D.

in the duct near the top of the heat exchanger.

Question 25
0 out of 1 points

A "fan on" setting of 70 degrees C, a "fan off" setting of 38 degrees C, and a high limit setting of
65 degrees C would probably result in:
Answers: A.

fan cycling
B.

high limit cycling


C.

both A and B
D.

normal operation

Question 26
1 out of 1 points

In a forced air gas furnace the high limit control is located:


Answers: A.

inside the heat exchanger.


B.

in the plenum near the top of the heat exchanger.


C.

in the flue near the top of the heat exchanger.


D.

in the duct near the top of the heat exchanger.

Question 2
1 out of 1 points

A closed circuit test is to be performed on a thermocouple. Before starting this


test, the pilot light should be adjusted so that the open circuit voltage is:
Answers: A.

10 - 17 mV
B.

30 - 32 mV
C.

200 - 400 mV
D.

600 - 800 mV

Question 3
1 out of 1 points

In a forced air gas fired furnace, the thermocouple generates approximately:


Answers: A.

1-15 millivolts

B.

30-35 millivolts
C.

300 millivolts
D.

250 - 800 millivolts

Question 4
1 out of 1 points

The "turn down test" is performed to ensure that the:

Answers: A.

pilot flame will satisfactorily ignite the main burner


B.

main gas valve will close when the pilot light fails
C.

main burner flame is not excessive


D.

hi-limit switch will open under abnormal conditions

Question 5
1 out of 1 points

The "response time" on a larger sized furnace can be greater than for a small
furnace.
The above statement is (T/F) _____
Answers: True
False

Question 6
1 out of 1 points

The allowable "response time" increases with the size of the heating unit.
The above statement is (T/F) _____
Answers: True
False

Question 7
1 out of 1 points

When performing an output voltage test on a thermocouple, it is permissible to


use any type of volt meter.
The above statement is (T/F) _____
Answers: True
False

Question 8
1 out of 1 points

The purpose of the high limit control switch is to close the gas valve when:
Answers: A.

the room temperature is too high


B.

the flow of air through the heat exchanger stops


C.

the temperature in the heat exchanger exceeds a certain point


D.

the gas bill has not been paid

Question 9
1 out of 1 points

A summer switch and the fan control are to be arranged so that if either control
device is on (closed position), the load device will be energized, even if the
other control device is off. The control devices should be wired:

Answers: A.

in parallel with the load device.


B.

in parallel with each other


C.

in series.
D.

each control device in series with a separate load device.

Question 10
1 out of 1 points

In a 24 V forced air furnace, the thermostat is connected in the thermocouple


circuit. The above statement is (T/F) _____
Answers: True
False

Question 11
1 out of 1 points

Two control devices are connected in series to control one load device. One
control device is closed, and the other is open. The load device will be:
Answers: A.

on
B.

off
C.

on or off, depending whether the control device nearest the load


device is on or off.
D.

not working properly because a series control circuit with two control
devices won't work.

Question 12
1 out of 1 points

The electrical system on a residential 24 V forced air gas furnace will include
circuits supplied from only two different values of voltage.
The above statement is (T/F) _____
Answers: True
False

Question 13
1 out of 1 points

In a 24 V forced air furnace, the main gas valve is operated from the 120 V
supply.
The above statement is (T/F) _____
Answers: True
False

Question 14
0 out of 1 points

In a gas fired domestic furnace the high limit and the automatic pilot device are
usually combined into a single unit.
The above statement is (T/F) _____
Answers: True
False

Question 15
1 out of 1 points

A 24 volt gas furnace control system has the thermostat fully turned up and the
system is operating normally, with the burner on. The voltage across the
thermostat would be:
Answers: A.

24 volts
B.

dependent on the resistance of the gas valve.


C.

zero volts
D.

120 volts

Question 16
1 out of 1 points

In a heating control system for a 120 V forced air furnace (operating normally)
the gas valve opens when the:
Answers: A.

high limit switch closes


B.

thermocouple produces sufficient voltage


C.

temperature in the heat exchanger reaches a set point


D.

thermostat calls for heat

Question 17
1 out of 1 points

In a heating control system for a 120 V forced air furnace the fan starts:
Answers: A.

as soon as the gas valve opens


B.

when the air in the heat exchanger warms up


C.

as soon as the thermostat calls for heat


D.

when the high limit opens

Question 18
1 out of 1 points

In a 120 V forced air furnace the thermostat is connected in parallel with the hilimit. The above statement is (T/F) _____

Answers: True
False

Question 19
1 out of 1 points

The thermostat used for the control system of a 120 V forced air heating system
often does not have an anticipator. This is because:
Answers: A.

anticipators are designed to work on .75 V circuits


B.

the temperature differential is too wide when anticipators are used


C.

a narrow temperature differential is not required


D.

the voltage is often too high for them to operate correctly

Question 20
1 out of 1 points

In a heating control system for a 120 V forced air furnace the high limit opens
when the:
Answers: A.

temperature in the heat exchanger reaches a set point


B.

room air temperature reaches a set point


C.

thermostat calls for heat


D.

thermocouple gets too hot

Question 21
1 out of 1 points

The electrical system on a 120 V forced air furnace will include circuits
supplied from two separate sources of emf.
The above statement is (T/F) _____
Answers: True
False

Question 22
1 out of 1 points

Which of the following statements best defines 100% safety shut-off?


The valve shuts off all gas to the:
Answers: A.

main switches
B.

pilot light
C.

main burner
D.

pilot light and main burner

Question 23
1 out of 1 points

When a solenoid valve is energised:


Answers: A.

a plunger is forced away from the electromagnet


B.

the diaphragm is moved by gas pressure


C.

a plunger is attracted into the electromagnet


D.

the valve will always close

Question 24
1 out of 1 points

A ""partial shut-down" system shuts down the gas to the main gas burner only.
The above statement is (T/F) _____
Answers: True
False

Question 25
1 out of 1 points

In a "100% shut-down" system both the main gas valve and the pilot valve will
close when the thermocouple voltage drops below a certain point.
The above statement is (T/F) _____
Answers: True
False

Question 26
0 out of 1 points

To find a fan switch on a basic gas furnace, one would look in the area of
the__________.
Answers: A.

hot air plennum.


B.

fan compartment.
C.

heat exchanger.
D.

flue gas chimney.

Question 27
1 out of 1 points

In a gas fired domestic furnace the automatic pilot device and the gas valve can
be combined into one single unit.
The above statement is (T/F) _____
Answers: True
False

Question 28
1 out of 1 points

After a flame failure, a pilot safety device:


Answers: A.

resets automatically
B.

requires manual reset

C.

sounds a reset alarm


D.

always shuts off the pilot gas valve

Question 29
1 out of 1 points

A domestic gas-fired furnace has been running normally, except that the fan
keeps cycling on and off during the call for heat.
A possible cause for this would be that the fan limit:
Answers: A.

Fan on setting too high


B.

differential is too wide


C.

differential is too narrow


D.

Fan off setting too low

Question 30
1 out of 1 points

The purpose of using a thermocouple is to:


Answers: A.

ensure that the main gas valve is open


B.

prove sufficient flame at the pilot light


C.

allow the manual reset to be operated


D.

allow for all of the above

Question 31
0 out of 1 points

A pilot safety switch shuts off the gas to the pilot valve.
The above statement is (T/F) _____
Answers: True
False

Question 1
1. The advantage of the flame rod flame proving device, in a mid efficient furnace, is that
it:
A. can

be used for all types of fuel

B. generally costs
C. provides
D. uses

less than a thermocouple device

fast response to flame failure

the bimetal flame proving principle


1 points

Question 2

1. A flame rod is a sensing device which provides a path to electric current passing through
the flame.
(T/F) _____
True
False
1 points

Question 3
1. In a gas fired, direct spark ignition furnace
A. the

combustion blower, main gas valve, and the ignition transformer are energized
at the same time
B. the flame detector is in series with the low-voltage thermostat
C. the

ignition transformer is energized after the main gas valve

D. the

ignition transformer is energized with the main gas valve


1 points

Question 4
1. A direct spark ignition, gas-fired furnace:
A. has

no continuously burning pilot flame

B. uses
C. is

a low-voltage arc to ignite the gas

wasteful due to excess use of pilot gas

D. uses

a hot surface ignition system


1 points

Question 5
1. The purpose of the flame rod, in an electronic ignition system, is to ignite the pilot
flame.The above statement is (T/F) _____
True
False
1 points

Question 6
1. In a gas fired, direct spark ignition furnace the
A. safety switch

heater operates the thermistor.

B. low-voltage thermostat

can be connected in series with the line voltage controller.

C. if the

flame is not detected in a preset time the circuit board will shut down the
gas valve.
D. main gas valve is energized before the ignition transformer is energized
1 points

Question 7
1. In a gas fired, direct spark ignition furnace, the flame rod detects flame by:
A. means

of a thermocouple located at the burner

B. sensing

a current through the flame

C. sensing

the heat of the flame

D. means

of an optical scanner pointed at the burner


1 points

Question 8

1. If a flame rod flame proving device, under normal conditions detects a flame:
A. the

main gas valve will remain on.

B. the

roll out switches will open.

C. it

must be manually reset.


1 points

Question 9
1. The belt on a direct drive blower motor which drives the fan should be checked?
A. annually
B. monthly,
C. twice
D. does

during times when the fan operates

yearly

not require checking (there is no belt)


1 points

Question 10
1. In a gas fired, direct spark ignition furnace, when a flame is detected the:
A. main gas
B. low

valve will remain open and the ignition transformer is de-energized

voltage thermostat is de-energized

C. safety switch
D. pilot

heater will open the safety switch contacts

gas valve will close


1 points

Question 11
1.

Type your full name in space provided.

0 points

Question 12
1. In a hot surface ignition furnace, when the thermostat calls for heat:
A. ignition takes
B. the

pilot gas valve opens before ignition

C. there
D. the

place immediately

is a time delay between hot surface enrgization and main gas valve opening

reset on the relay must be pressed


1 points

Question 13
1. The 24 volt circuit board of a mid efficient furnace, is designed to work with:
A. a

24 V thermostat

B. a

120 V thermostat only

C. a

millivolt thermostat only

D. either

a 24 V thermostat or a 120 V thermostat


1 points

Question 14
1. The power supply to the electronic control board is provided by a 120/24 V Class 2
transformer.
The above statement is (T/F) _____

True
False
1 points

Question 15
1.

A 24 V power humidifier may be connected in series with the main gas valve of a 24 V forced air furnace.
The above statement is (T/F) _____
True
False
1 points

Question 16
1. A humidistat is used to control the humidifier in a forced air heating system in a house,
one place it can be installed is?
A. Furnace

return air duct.

B. Furnace

hot air supply duct.

C. Bath room.
D. Kitchen area.
1 points

Question 17
1. An electrostatic air filter operates on the principle of:
A. charged
B. a

plates that repel contaminants from entering the air supply.

24 V transformer that burns any contaminants in the air.

C. an

uncharged screen mesh that filters contaminants from the air.

D. charged

plates that attract contaminants in the air to the negative plate.


1 points

Question 18
1. What is the main purpose of adding fresh air to a dwelling?
A. Control Humidity
B. Control Enviroment
C. Maintain air
D. Maintain a

quality

positive air pressure


1 points

Question 19
1. When called upon to connect an electric humidifier into an existing heating system, then
it should be connected across the high limit contacts.
The above statement is (T/F) _____
True
False
1 points

Question 20
1. A 24 v humidifier is typically connected into the electrical circuit of a heating system so
that the:

A. the

humidifier can only operate when the main blower is running.

B. humidifer

motor is in series with the main blower motor.

C. humidifer

will be on when the gas valve is off.

D. humidistat

is connected in parallel with the thermostat.


1 points

Question 21
1. When adding a humidifier to an older residential forced-air heating system, the
humidifier transformer primary power is often added in:
A. parallel to

the thermostat

B. parallel to

the fan motor

C. series

with the fan motor

D. series

with the thermostat


1 points

Question 22
1. If it is required to add an 24 volt humidifier to an existing mid efficient heating system,
then the transformer (120 volt side) should be connected across the fan control contacts.
The above statement is (T/F) _____
True
False
1 points

Question 23
1. What are the minimum air changes per hour required in a dwelling?
A. .6
B. .35
C. .22
D. .53
1 points

Question 24
1. A humidifier motor is energized as soon as the thermostat calls for heat.
The above statement is (T/F) _____
True
False
1 points

Question 25
1.

A suitable place to connect a furnace electronic air filter control relay (120v) would be the terminals
marked ACC and N on the circuit board.
The above statement is (T/F) _____
True
False
1 points

Question 26
1. A humidifier primary (120v) circuit would be connected to the terminal HUM or ACC
on the circuit board.

The above statement is (T/F) _____


True
False