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Chapter 15



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

 1. 

Today, the penny size of a nail indicates its __________.
a.
material
b.
length
c.
diameter
d.
radius
 

 2. 

Roofing nails, staples, and brads are sized by __________.
a.
penny size
b.
diameter
c.
wire gauge
d.
radius
 

 3. 

Driving a nail straight through one member and into another member is called __________.
a.
toenailing
b.
clinching
c.
angle nailing
d.
face nailing
 

 4. 

__________ is not often used in quality construction.
a.
Clinching
b.
Angular nailing
c.
Toenailing
d.
Face nailing
 

 5. 

__________ are the nails used most often in construction.
a.
Common nails
b.
Finishing nails
c.
Box nails
d.
Masonry nails
 

 6. 

__________ are usually coated with a chemical that resists rusting and makes the nail more difficult to withdraw.
a.
Common nails
b.
Box nails
c.
Finishing nails
d.
Masonry nails
 

 7. 

Which of the following is not a factor used to designate screws?
a.
type
b.
radius
c.
gauge
d.
length
 

 8. 

__________ are sometimes referred to as Twinfast screws.
a.
Sheet metal screws
b.
Particleboard screws
c.
Drywall screws
d.
Deck screws
 

 9. 

__________ screws are made of stainless steel or are galvanized.
a.
Deck
b.
Drywall
c.
Particleboard
d.
Sheet metal
 

 10. 

__________ screws are the most common all-around wood screw for indoor use.
a.
Deck
b.
Drywall
c.
Particleboard
d.
Sheet metal
 

 11. 

Which of the following is not a factor in specifying bolts?
a.
type
b.
diameter
c.
radius
d.
length
 

 12. 

Which of the following is the most common thread type?
a.
UNC
b.
UNEC
c.
UNF
d.
UNEF
 

 13. 

__________ anchors are a medium duty anchor that is made from one piece of steel with two sheared, expanded halves in the bottom.
a.
Sleeve
b.
Lag
c.
Split fast
d.
Lag shield
 

 14. 

__________ are hollow wall fasteners that have spring-loaded wings.
a.
Molly screws
b.
Split ribbed anchors
c.
E-Z anchors
d.
Toggle bolts
 

 15. 

__________ are sometimes called hollow wall expansion anchors and consist of an expandable sleeve, a machine screw, and a fiber washer.
a.
Split ribbed anchors
b.
Toggle bolts
c.
Molly screws
d.
E-Z anchors
 

 16. 

__________ have sharp points and deep threads that can be driven into wallboard with a Phillips screwdriver.
a.
Toggle bolts
b.
Molly screws
c.
Split ribbed anchors
d.
E-Z anchors
 

Completion
Complete each statement.
 

 17. 

The gauge of a screw is a number that indicates the ____________________ of the shank.
 

 

 18. 

A(n) ____________________ bolt has a smooth round head with a square section right below the head. They are for use in wood.
 

 

 19. 

____________________ washers are used to protect the surface of a part from being damaged by the bolt head or nut.
 

 

 20. 

A ____________________ is a concrete screw that uses special threads to cut into the sides of a properly sized hole in concrete or masonry.
 

 



 
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