P.T.C. - Heavy Equipment Operations Trade Terms Quiz (Module 4)

  1. 1. To loosen the top surface of a material using a set of metal shanks or teeth is to _____.
  2. 2. A _____ is a type of hydraulic cylinder.
  3. 3. _____ is a flammable gas that is used as an aid in starting cold engines.
  4. 4. The angle of the blade and/or moldboard in relation to a vertical plane is called the _____.
  5. 5. _____ is a control setting where the bucket, forks, or blade will follow the ground contour.
  6. 6. The sharp steel bar on scrapers or dozers used for cutting the ground is called a _____.
  7. 7. _____ is the lever that regulates the supply of fuel to an engine.
  8. 8. A(n) _____ is a control mechanism that pivots about a fixed point in four directions and that is used to control the motion of an object.
  9. 9. The hydraulic arms on backhoes and other equipment that can be positioned on the right and left sides of a machine to give it additional stability are called _____.
  10. 10. A(n) _____ is a term used to indicate a set position for a lever or control
  11. 11. _____ is the long concave strip of metal that is used to push the dirt.
  12. 12. The front steel strip of the blade is called the _____.
    Cutting Edge
  13. 13. Heating elements used to preheat the combustion chamber and aid in igniting fuel in a cold engine are called _____.
    Glow plugs
  14. 14. The metal structure which is attached to the equipment’s cab and designed to protect the operator from equipment rollover is called a(n) _____.
    Rollover protection structure (ROPS)
  15. 15. A mechanism attached to a motor vehicle engine that supplies power to a non-vehicular device, such as a pump or a pneumatic hammer, is called a(n) _____.
    Power takeoff (PTO)
  16. 16. The U-shaped closed-end scoop attached to a loader or backhoe is called a _____.
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P.T.C. - Heavy Equipment Operations Trade Terms Quiz (Module 4)
Trade Terms Quiz Questions (and answers,) for the Heavy Equipment Operations program offered through Pennsylvania Training Consultants (P.T.C.) -Module (Chapter) 4