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Connecticut-Excavating, Trenching and Grading Online Practice Test

These are actual questions from our online practice test.

We have included a question from each chapter of the test. Every question will be multiple choice. The answers are not included with the sample.

Sample Questions

# Chapter Title Question
1 Excavating, Drainage, Compaction and Trenching Trenches must be sufficiently excavated and stones, rocks, or boulders should be removed to provide a minimum of ____ inches clearance under all portions of the pipe.
2 Earthworks, Excavating and Surveying A permit is required prior to starting work, when employees are entering shafts, trenches or excavations more than ____________.
3 Grading, Compaction and Soils What is the most common soil density test?
4 Excavation To read the minutes of a degree, when laying out angles with the builders level, it is best to use what?
5 Clearing Site The minimum depth that all stumps should be cleared away in embankment areas is what?
6 Excavation and Sub-Surface When preparing rigid pavements for overlay, which is the most effective?
7 Asphalt, Slopes, Drainage and Compaction A drain installed under a roadway is called what?
8 Grades and Earthmoving

Heavy construction equipment is usually used due to the amounts of material to be moved — up to millions of cubic metres. Earthwork construction was revolutionized by the development of the (Fresnoscraper and other earth-moving machines such as the loader, the dump truck, the grader, the bulldozer, the backhoe, and the __________ line  excavator.

9 Pipelines What is the hypotenuse?
10 Site Preparation, Soil and Drainage

When removing old asphalt to make a new surface, the most efficient way is to use what?

11 Tools and Equipment What can be used to add the compaction of the fill?
12 Employees, Contractors, Insurance, Safety and Training As part of the safety training process, contractors' supervisors are urged to meet with management on a regular basis. How often must these meetings be held?
13 OSHA Standards, Asbestos and Code of Federal Regulations Title 29, Part 1926
Within 8 hours after the death of any employee or report of the inpatient hospitalization of ______ or more employees, as the result of a work-related incident, you must report this to the closest OSHA office.
14 Safety, Dig Alert and Fire Extinguishers

If an emergency notice must be given to USA North 811 Dig Alert, the utility company will attempt to respond within _______.



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