ASME Section IX MCQ (Section 9) with answers Part-2

ASME Section IX MCQ (Section 9)

  1. A welder qualified by welding in the 5G position is qualified for what position on plate?

    A. F, H, OH
    B. F, V, OH
    C. V, OH, SP
    D. H, V, OH

  2. Which of the following is a covered electrode?

    A. E6010
    B. E 7018
    C. E9028
    D. All of the above

  3. Applicable essential variables must be documented on which of the following?

    A. The WPS
    B. The PQR
    C. The WPQ
    D. All of the above

  4. In performance qualification of pipe welds to ASME Section IX, which positions require more than two guided bend specimens for qualification?

    A. 5G and 6G
    B. 2G and 4F
    C. 4G and 5G
    None of the above

  5. Name two defects that would cause visual rejection of a welder’s test pipe or plate?

    A. Porosity, underfill
    B. Lack of penetration/fusion
    C. Slag, overlap
    D. Any of the above

  6. A variable that, when changed will cause a change in the mechanical properties of the weldment is called a:

    A. Essential variable
    B. Non-essential variable
    C. Supplementary essential variable
    D. All of the above

  7. The test that determines the ultimate strength of groove-weld joints is a:

    A. Notch Toughness Test
    B. Tension Test
    C. Fillet Weld Test
    D. Guided-Bend Test

  8. The procedure qualification test is used to determine:

    A. The skill of the welder
    B. That the proposed production weldment is capable of having the required properties
    C. The corrosion -resistance of the proposed weldment
    D. None of the above

  9. A change in a supplementary essential variable requires requalification, when notch-toughness is a consideration.

    True or False

  10. When using Macro-examination of fillet weld tests, the weld and the HAZ must not reveal cracks when magnified at:

    A. 5X
    B. 2X
    C. 10X
    D. No magnification is required – visual examination is required, only.

  11. A non-essential variable may be changed without re-qualification because:

    A. Nobody cares about non-essential variables
    B. The welder is allowed to change variables at his discretion
    C. Non-essential variables do not affect the mechanical or notch-toughness properties
    D. Non-essential variables cannot be changed without re-qualification

  12. The data recorded on a PQR (non-editorial) may be changed provided:

    A. The Al approves
    B. The test data on a PQR is a record of what occurred and should never be changed. Only editorial information can be changed on a PQR.
    C. The API 51 O Inspector approves
    D. The date of the WPS is changed

  13. A WPS must only address essential and, if applicable, supplementary essential variables.

    True or False

  14. Tension tests may be used in lieu of bend tests to qualify welders or welding operators.

    True or False

  15. A groove weld bend test reveals a linear indication on the face of the bend surface that measures exactly 1/8″ long. No other indications are seen. Does this coupon pass or fail?

    A. Pass
    B. Fail

  16. Unless notch-toughness is a consideration, a qualification in any position qualifies a welding procedure for all positions.

    True or False

  17. The purpose of a WPS and PQR is to determine if a welder has the skill necessary to make sound production welds.

    True or False

  18. Welders can be qualified by radiograph when using P 6X materials?

    True or False

  19. It is permissible to sub-contract welding of coupons as well as other work to prepare coupons.

    True Or False

  20. Variable QW 402.4 for SMAW procedure qualification is a variable

    A. Essential
    B. Non-essential
    C. Supplemental essential
    D. None of the above

  21. Variable QW 404.24 for SAW procedure qualification is an ____variable

    A. Essential
    B. Non-essential
    C. Supplemental essential
    D. None of the above

  22. Each manufacturer must certify the PQR (by signature) indicating that the information given is true and correct.

    True or False

  23. Welder variable QW- 405.1 (for welders qualifying with the SMAW process) is a ____variable.

    A. Essential
    B. Non-essential
    C. Supplemental essential
    D. None of the above

  24. The purpose of a WPS and PQR is to determine if a proposed weldment to be used in construction is capable of providing the required properties for the intended application.

    True or False

  25. A qualification in a 4G position qualifies a welder for all groove weld positions.

    True or False

  26. A WPS must address all applicable non-essential variables.

    True or False

  27. Groove weld coupons shall be tested by macro-examination when qualifying a welding procedure.

    True or False

  28. A welding procedure must be qualified with impact tests only when required by the applicable construction code, such as ASME VIII Div. 1.

    True or False

  29. A welder qualified to weld in the 2G position on pipe would have to be qualified in which of the additional positions to qualify for all position groove welding on pipe?

    A. 1G
    B. 2G
    C. 5G
    D. 6G
    E All of the above

  30. The maximum preheat temperature decrease allowed without requalification of a GMAW groove weld procedure is:

    A. 50°F
    B. 100°F
    C. 125F
    D. 150°F
    E. None of the above

  31. A welder is qualified to weld all thicknesses of material when

    A. The test is any thickness above 3/8 inch
    B. The test thickness was ½ inch
    C. The test thickness was 3/4 inch or over
    D. The test pipe wall thickness was 5/8 inch and nominal pipe size was over½ inches
    E. None of the above

  32. What is the maximum defect permitted on the convex surface of a welder qualification bend test after bending , except for corner cracks and corrosion resistant weld overlay?

    A. 1/4 inch
    B. 1/8 inch
    C. 1/16 inch
    D. 3/16 inch
    E. No defects are allowed

  33. What period of inactivity from a given welding process requires the welder to requalify in that process?

    A. 3 months
    B. 6 months
    C. 9 months
    D. 12 months
    E. As stated by the Al

  34. Notch-toughness requirements are mandatory

    A. For heat treated metals
    B. For quenched and tempered metals
    C. For hardened and tempered metals
    D. For annealed and tempered metals
    E. When specified as required by the referencing Code section

  35. A welder qualified for SMAW using an E7018 electrode is also qualified to weld with:

    A. E7015
    B. E6011
    C. E6010
    D. E7024
    E. All of the above

  36. Macro examination of an etched fillet weld section for performance qualification is acceptable if the examination shows:

    A. Complete fusion and freedom from cracks, excepting linear indications not exceeding 1/32 inch at the root.
    B. Concavity or convexity no greater than 1/16 inch
    C. Not more than 1/8 inch difference in leg lengths
    D. All of the above
    E. Both Band C above

  37. Each manufacturer or contractor is responsible for the welding or brazing done by his organization. Whenever these words are used in Section IX, they shall include:

    A. Designer or architect
    B. Designer or installer
    C. Architect or installer
    D. Installer or assembler
    E. Assembler or designer

  38. For P-11 materials, weld grooves for thicknesses shall be prepared by thermal processes, when such processes are to be employed during fabrication.

    A. Less than 5/8 inch
    B. 5/8 inch
    C. 1inch
    D. 1-1/4 inches
    E. None of the above

  39. A stud welding procedure must be requalified if there is a deviation of plus or minus ____ seconds in the arc timing.

    A. 0.01
    B. 0.05
    C. 1/5
    D. 1/10
    E. 1/20

  40. A change in a non-essential variable requires re-certification of the PQR.

    True or False

  41. Reduced-section tensile test specimens conforming to QW-462.1 (b) may be used on all thicknesses of pipe having an outside diameter greater than:

    A. 2 inches
    B. 2-1/2 inches
    C. 3 inches
    D. 3-1/2 inches
    E. 4 inches

  42. Groove weld tests may be used for qualification of welders. Which of the following shall be used for evaluation?

    A. Only bend tests
    B. Only radiography
    C. Both radiography and bend tests
    D. Either bend tests or radiography
    E. None of the above

  43. Under which of the following conditions can a welder be qualified during production work?

    A. A 6″ length of the first production groove weld may be qualified by radiography
    B. A bend test coupon may be cut from the first 12″ length of weld
    C. A macro examination may be taken from the first 3″ of weld length
    D. None of the above

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