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Chapter 14



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

 1. 

A typical motor size for an electric drill might be __________.
a.
2 amps
b.
14 amps
c.
60 amps
d.
100 amps
 

 2. 

A(n) __________ bearing is a style of bearing in which the moving parts roll on small steel rollers.
a.
ball
b.
sleeve
c.
oil
d.
roller
 

 3. 

A(n) __________ bearing is a style of bearing in which the moving parts ride on a smooth metal tube.
a.
ball
b.
sleeve
c.
oil
d.
roller
 

 4. 

In 1928, a company named __________ invented the portable circular saw.
a.
Black and Decker
b.
Makita
c.
DeWalt
d.
Skil
 

 5. 

The most popular size circular saw blade is the __________.
a.
6 3/4"
b.
7 1/4"
c.
9"
d.
10"
 

 6. 

A(n) __________ saw is used to make curved cuts and to saw small openings.
a.
circular saw
b.
reciprocating saw
c.
saber saw
d.
keyhole saw
 

 7. 

__________ saws are available for rough cuts in wood, smoother cuts in wood, cutting metal, cutting plastics, and demolition work.
a.
Circular
b.
Reciprocating
c.
Saber
d.
Keyhole
 

 8. 

To drill holes in wood ranging in size from 3/8" to 2" or more, a __________ bit would be used.
a.
twist
b.
spade
c.
carbide
d.
masonry
 

 9. 

When drilling metal, the __________ speed setting on the drill should be used.
a.
low
b.
medium
c.
medium to fast
d.
fast
 

 10. 

A Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter is designed to trip the circuit if a current imbalance of __________ amperes or greater is detected.
a.
0.004
b.
0.005
c.
0.006
d.
0.007
 

Completion
Complete each statement.
 

 11. 

When inspecting a circular saw before using it, always check to see that the teeth on the saw blade are pointing ____________________ in the front of the saw.
 

 

 12. 

To prevent a drill bit from walking out of position, you should use a ______________________________.
 

 

 13. 

When using a corded drill to drive screws, the screw driver attachment needs to have a ____________________ to control the amount of torque applied to the screw.
 

 

 14. 

_______________________________________________________ are designed to sense an imbalance in the electrical current flowing in the hot and neutral conductors.
 

 

 15. 

On power tools, the part of the tool that rests on the work piece is called the ____________________.
 

 

Short Answer
 

 16. 

Explain the advantages that cordless tools have over corded power tools.
 

 17. 

Explain why polarized plugs are used.
 

 18. 

Explain why tools that are double insulated do not need to be grounded.
 

 19. 

Explain why you should never overtighten the nut when installing a new blade on a circular saw.
 

 20. 

Explain why the stock being cut off should or should not be held or supported.
 



 
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