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Missouri-Excavating and Underground Utilities 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 Excavating and Sitework

SAR is the acronym representing ________________________.

3 Earthworks, Clearing, Excavating and Surveying Excavations in fractured rock can often avoid sheeting altogether, either by injecting grout into the joints of the rock to stabilize it or by drilling into the rock and inserting __________ that fasten the blocks together.
4 Excavating and Grading A separate __________ permit may be required for grading plans review, retaining walls, or major drainage structure construction.
5 Underground Utilities, Drainage, Pipelines and System Location Sites Which is correct regarding the statement, __________ is particularly susceptible t change in moisture.
6 Installation, Pipes, Drainage and Trenches

Any normal conditions for storm sewers and culverts favor the use of precast concrete pipe. 

7 Trenchless Technologies What do sewer manhole renewal methods provide?
8 Trenchless Pipeline Construction Methods, Designs and Renewal Methods The installation of CIPP typically improves the flow characteristics of the existing pipe. Why is flow improved in CIPP?
9 Horizontal Auger Boring, Pipe Ramming, Pipe Jacking and Utilitity Tunneling What is the major disadvantage to pipe ramming?
10 Micro-Tunneling Methods and Pilot Tube Micro-Tunneling PTMT is very accurate and can be used above or below the ______ _____.
11 Horizontal Directional Drilling What appears to be the next frontier for HDD?
12 Pipe Materials What are the types of welded joints available for steel pipe?
13 Close-Fit Pipe and Cured In Place Pipe CIPP has no joints and a very smooth interior surface. What does this typically do?
14 Slip-lining and Modified Grouting operations take place manhole to manhole from downstream to upstream manhole. What does this ensure?
15 Pipe In-Line Replacement, Coatings and Linings Underground The use of high strength cementitious materials top coated with _____ coatings is a cost effective solution to renewal of severely deteriorated structures.
16 Sanitary Sewers, Storm Sewers and Septic Tanks When a storm side sewer line is larger than the trunk line, connection should only be made at a ____________.


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