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Chapter 13



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

 1. 

The rafter square is also referred to as __________.
a.
the framing square
b.
the speed square
c.
the combination square
d.
the builder’s square
 

 2. 

A builder’s level is an instrument to measure __________.
a.
diagonals
b.
horizontal planes
c.
vertical distances over large horizontal areas
d.
perpendicular points
 

 3. 

A __________ square is a triangular metal tool with several scales used for marking the cuts most often made on rafters.
a.
framing square
b.
speed square
c.
rafter square
d.
combination square
 

 4. 

The __________ square has a moveable head on a 12" blade.
a.
framing square
b.
speed square
c.
rafter square
d.
combination square
 

 5. 

A __________ is a pole-like device with a scale graduated in feet and tenths of a foot.
a.
telescope level
b.
protractor
c.
target rod
d.
tripod
 

 6. 

The most common mistake people make in using screwdrivers is __________.
a.
using it as a pry bar
b.
using the wrong size
c.
using the wrong type of tip
d.
using a screwdriver with a damaged tip
 

 7. 

A(n) __________ wrench is used to reach large retaining nuts that hold faucets in place on sinks.
a.
open-end wrench
b.
adjustable wrench
c.
pipe wrench
d.
basin wrench
 

 8. 

__________ saws are used to cut wood across its grain.
a.
Coping
b.
Crosscut
c.
Hack
d.
Rip
 

 9. 

A(n) __________ saw is used to cut with the grain of the wood.
a.
coping
b.
crosscut
c.
hack
d.
rip
 

 10. 

The cutting wheel that comes with most tubing cutters is not designed to cut __________.
a.
copper
b.
brass
c.
steel
d.
aluminum
 

Completion
Complete each statement.
 

 11. 

To be plumb means to be ____________________ to the ground.
 

 

 12. 

A(n) ____________________ level is an instrument used in construction for measuring vertical distances over large horizontal areas, such as for the corners of a house foundation.
 

 

 13. 

A perfectly ____________________ line is said to be plumb.
 

 

 14. 

A ____________________ hammer has a square face and a chisel-like cutting edge.
 

 

 15. 

When using an adjustable wrench, the force is applied toward the _________________________.
 

 

 16. 

A hacksaw blade is installed with the teeth pointing ____________________ from the handle.
 

 

 17. 

The coarseness of a saw is called its ____________________.
 

 

 18. 

The cut made by a saw is called a(n) ____________________.
 

 

 19. 

A(n) ____________________ saw is used by carpenters to cut the profile of one piece of molding on the end of another piece.
 

 

Short Answer
 

 20. 

Give three safety rules for the setup and use of laser instruments.
 

 21. 

Explain why safety glasses should be worn when using a hammer.
 

 22. 

Explain why it is more dangerous to use a utility knife with a dull blade than one with a sharp blade.
 

 23. 

Explain swaging.
 



 
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