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Chapter 2



True/False
Indicate whether the statement is true or false.
 

 1. 

The size of a portable electric circular saw is determined by the diameter of the blade.
 

 2. 

The size of a drill is determined by the capacity of the chuck.
 

 3. 

Cordless circular saws cannot cut dimension lumber.
 

 4. 

Conventional pneumatic staplers and nailers are powered by disposable fuel cells.
 

 5. 

A jointer is used to smooth stock surfaces to remove the marks made by sawing.
 

Multiple Choice
Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
 

 6. 

Sometimes called the ____, the portable electric circular saw is used by the carpenter more than any other portable power tool.
a.
Skilsaw
c.
ripsaw
b.
hacksaw
d.
coping saw
 

 7. 

The saber saw is sometimes called a ____.
a.
compass saw
c.
jigsaw
b.
wallboard saw
d.
keyhole saw
 

 8. 

The ____ saw, sometimes called a Sawzall, is used primarily for roughing in work.
a.
crosscut
c.
transverse
b.
reciprocating
d.
lateral
 

 9. 

Twist drills range in size from 1/16 to 1 inch in increments of ____ inch
a.
1/64
c.
1/8
b.
1/16
d.
1/4
 

 10. 

A full set of ____ bits ranges in size from 1/4 to 1 inch, graduated in 1/16-inch increments.
a.
expansive
c.
power bore
b.
speed
d.
auger
 

 11. 

Masonry drill bits have ____ tips for drilling holes in concrete, brick, tile, and other masonry.
a.
zinc
c.
carbide
b.
nickel
d.
tungsten
 

 12. 

____ drills can deliver as much as 50,000 hammer blows per minute on the drill point.
a.
Geared head
c.
Radial arm
b.
Hammer
d.
Mill
 

 13. 

____ are used extensively for fastening gypsum board to walls and ceilings with screws.
a.
Screwguns
c.
Blowguns
b.
Caulking guns
d.
Heat guns
 

 14. 

Portable power planes have an adjustable ____ that allows planing square, beveled edges to 45 degrees, or chamfers.
a.
chuck
c.
fence
b.
blade
d.
bit
 

 15. 

A light-duty specialized type of router is called a ____ trimmer.
a.
form
c.
layered
b.
shape
d.
laminate
 

 16. 

The portable ____ sander is used frequently for sanding cabinetwork and interior finish.
a.
disc
c.
drum
b.
belt
d.
stroke
 

 17. 

Finishing sanders either have a(n) ____ motion, an oscillating (straight back-and-forth) motion, or a combination of motions controlled by a switch.
a.
orbital
c.
parabolic
b.
hyperbolic
d.
lateral
 

 18. 

Pneumatic staplers and nailers are commonly called ____.
a.
tubes
c.
blasters
b.
rods
d.
guns
 

 19. 

The heavy-duty ____ drives smooth-shank, headed nails up to 3 1/4 inches, ring-shank nails up to 2 3/8 inches, and screw shank nails up to 3 inches.
a.
finish nailer
c.
framing gun
b.
brad nailer
d.
roofing nailer
 

 20. 

____-actuated drivers are used to drive specially designed pins into masonry or steel.
a.
Pneumatic
c.
Battery
b.
Powder
d.
Hand
 

 21. 

The size of a table saw is determined by the ____ of the saw blade.
a.
diameter
c.
teeth
b.
metal
d.
kerf
 

 22. 

The ____ saw is a tool designed to cut irregular shapes in various thicknesses of material.
a.
miter
c.
dado
b.
band
d.
crosscut
 

 23. 

A ____ is constructed with two tables: infeed and outfeed.
a.
plane
c.
jointer
b.
sander
d.
finisher
 

 24. 

A ____ is a precision drilling tool consisting of a base, column, table, and head.
a.
shaper
c.
filer
b.
molder
d.
drill press
 

 25. 

____ sanders in the form of a drum, disk, and belt are designed to smooth most any shaped piece of work.
a.
Bench
c.
Oscillating spindle
b.
Transitional
d.
Combination
 



 
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