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TUBOD NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL

Grade 11 SMAW
1st Semester
1st Quarter Examination

Name: ___________________________________ Score:_______________


Instruction:
Incircle the that corresponds the correct answer.

1. SMAW stand for:


a) Smart Mammals Always Weld c) Stick Metal Arc Welding
b) Shielded Material Arc Welding d) Shielded Metal Arc Welding
2. Fumes from stick electrode arc welding should always be:
a) Inhaled c) Vented
b) Ignored d) Accepted
3. The proper shade lens for SMAW is:
a) 4 to 6 c) 10 to 12
b) 5 to 9 d) 14 to 17
4. Necessary protection includes all except:
a) Gloves, safety glasses c) Leather, exhaust
b) Shorts, sun-glasses d) Welding helmet, safety shoes
5. Attention must also be placed on the surroundings prior to welding, such as:
a) Shielding Gas Tanks c) Hot metal
b) Combustibles d) All the above
6. Two methods of striking an arc are:
a) Scratch & Sniff c) Strike & Scrap
b) Scrap & Strike d) Scratch & Tap
7. The electrode travel angle from perpendicular to the plate in the direction of travel
should be:
a) 15 to 20 c) 45 to 90
b) 25 to 45 d) 180 to 360
8. When SMAW welding as the arc length increase
a) Amps slight increase and volts decrease c) amps slightly decrease and
volts increase
b) amps greatly increase and volts increase d) amps greatly decrease
and volts decrease
9. The Shielded Metal Arc Welding power is:
a) Constant Voltage c) Constant Current
b) Variable Voltage d) Variable Current
10. The polarity that generally provides the deepest penetration is:
a) AC c) DCEN
b) DCEP d) AC/DC
11. A characteristic of an E6011 electrode is:
a) High Deposition c) Requires Close Arc
b) Deep Penetration d) Heavy Slag
12. A characteristic of a E7018 electrode is:
a) Flat, Horizontal Welding only c) Low Deposition
b) Deep Penetration d) DCEP or AC
13. Which of the following will make a weld bead flatter
a) Increase Electrode Diameter c) Increase Travel Speed
b) Decrease Current d) Increase Arc Length
14. The last digit, for example in E7018, represents all except:
a) Coating content c) Position preference
b) Polarity preference d) Arc characteristic
15. The general rule for amperage setting for an 1/8" diameter electrode:
a) 80 amps c) 125 amps
b) 110 amps d) 140 amps
16. As discussed in class the amperage setting for an 1/8" E7018 electrode is
a) 80 amps c) 125 amps
b) 110 amps d) 140 amps
17. As discussed in class the amperage setting for an 1/8" E6011 electrode is:
a) 80 amps c) 125 amps
b) 110 amps d) 140 amps
18. What does the "E: represent, for the electrode E7018?
a) Electrode characteristics c) Electrode
b) Tensile strength d) Welding position
19. What does the "70" represent, for the electrode E7018
a) Electrode characteristics c) Electrode
b) Tensile strength d) Welding position
20. What does the "1" represent, for the electrode E7018?
a) Electrode characteristics c) Electrode
b) Tensile strength d) Welding position
21. What does the "8" represent, for the electrode E7018?
a) Electrode characteristics c) Electrode
b) Tensile strength d) Welding position
22. The primary weld parameter that controls penetration is
a) amperage c) travel speed
b) arc length d) voltage
23. A function of the coating on a shielded electrode is that it
a) provides easy starting c) permits better
penetration
b) protects the weld from atmospheric contamination d) all the above
24.Weld metal deposited should have approximately the same mechanical properties as
the_____
a) Flux coating c) Base metal
b) Slag d) shielding gas
25.Which of the following should be considered when selecting an electrode
a) Electrode diameter c) Weld position
b) Welding current and polarity d) All of the above
26. With this method of GMAW the filler metal is deposited when the wire touches the
work; approximately 20 to 200 times per second
a) Short Circuit Transfer c) Spray Transfer
b) Globular Transfer d) None of the above
27.With this method of GMAW the filler metal is deposited when small molten droplets are
transferred across an open gap between the filler metal and the base metal
a) Short Circuit Transfer c) Spray Transfer
b) Globular Transfer d) None of the above
28. With this method of GMAW the filler metal is deposited when large molten droplets,
larger than the electrode diameter, are transferred across an open gap between the filler
metal and the base metal
a) Short Circuit Transfer c) Spray Transfer
b) Globular Transfer d) None of the above
29. This method of GMAW requires high percentages, greater than 80%, of argon shielding
gas
a) Short Circuit Transfer c) Spray Transfer
b) Globular Transfer d) None of the above
30. This shielding gas provides better penetration characteristics
a) CO2 c) Helium
b) 75% Argon 25% CO2 d) Oxygen
31. This shielding gas provides better weld bead appearance
a) CO2 c) Helium
b) 75% Argon 25% CO2 d) Oxygen
32. Which shielding gas is preferred for welding aluminum
a) Argon c) Hydrogen
b) CO2 d) Oxygen
33.GMAW process uses which type of power source
a) Constant Current c) Constant Power
b) Constant Voltage d) None of the above
34.GMAW most commonly uses which type of current for steel
a) Direct Current Electrode Negative
b) Alternating Current Electrode Negative
c) Direct Current Electrode Positive
d) Alternating Current
35.This mode of metal transfer is undesirable due to large quantities of spatter
a) Short Circuit Transfer c) Spray Transfer
b) Globular Transfer d) None of the above
36.Knurled drive rolls are used for:
a) Hard wires c) Flux/Metal cored wires
b) Soft wires d) None of the above
37. U-grooved drive rolls are used for:
a) Carbon steel c) Flux-Cored wires
b) Aluminum d) None of the above
38.V-grooved drive rolls are used for
a) hard wires c) flux cored wires
b) soft wires d) none of the above
39. When GMAW welding to increase amperage the welder will:
a) increase voltage c) increase wire feed speed
b) decrease voltage d) decrease wire feed speed
40. Voltage controls
a) Penetration c) Wire feed speed
b) Arc length d) Work angle
41. Amperage controls
a) Penetration c) wire feed speed
b) Arc length d) Work angle
42. A self-shielded FCAW electrode uses
a) Argon c) Carbon dioxide
b) No gas d) Argon/ Carbon dioxide
43. A gas-shielded FCAW electrode uses
a) Argon c) Carbon Dioxide
b) No gas d) Argon Carbon Dioxide
44. Which travel direction is preferred for thin metals
a) Push c) Pull
b) Straight on d) Push of Straight On
45. Which travel direction provides deeper penetration
a) Push c) Pull
b) Straight on d) Push or Straight on
46. Which of the following is NOT one of the five common weld joints
a) Tee c) Bead
b) Corner d) Lap
47. The length of wire protruding from the tip of the welding gun is called
a) stick up c) weld wire
b) stick out d) arc length
48. Which of the following influence weld machine settings
a) metal type c) wire diameter
b) metal thickness d) all the above
49.What does the acronym GMAW stand for
a) gas metal acetylene welding c) gas metal arc welding
b) gas machine arc welding d) None of the above
50. Which of the following should be worn at all times when welding
a) Safety glasses/ Weld helmet c) Long pants/ closed toe shoes
b) Gloves/ weld jacket d) all the above