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New York-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
26 ADA Parking Requirements Wall mounted signs may be centered on the wall at the interior end of the parking space at 36 inches minimum __________.
24 Asphalt Paving, Subsurface, Drainage and Hot-Mix Paving Contour lines is labeled with the number on the __________ side.
13 Close-Fit Pipe and Cured In Place Pipe What is used in the thermal swage method?
3 Earthworks, Clearing, Excavating and Surveying When filling unsuitable areas, a general rule is to figure one cubic yard of dirt excavated for every __________ tons of aggregate used.
4 Excavating and Grading Fractions are never used in grading and drainage, and should be converted to percentages.
2 Excavating and Sitework A permit may be required prior to starting work, when employees are entering shafts, trenches or excavations more than __________.
1 Excavating, Drainage, Compaction and Trenching In accordance with Construction Safety & Health Standards, Federal Standards cite trenches __________ ft. or deeper, should be shored to prevent cave-ins.
9 Horizontal Auger Boring, Pipe Ramming, Pipe Jacking and Utilitity Tunneling Which of the following statements is correct about constructing a well using the boring method?
11 Horizontal Directional Drilling What appears to be the next frontier for HDD?
18 Installation, Joints, Field Elevations, Sewers and Sewer Testing When checking for location of where the sewer pipe enters the tank, you must first find the __________.
6 Installation, Pipes, Drainage and Trenches Sanitary and storm sewer __________ tests may be made in lieu of __________ tests.
17 Installation, Pipes, Leach Fields and Tanks Sewer line connections to existing lines or manholes are not made until upstream lines have been __________.
25 Job Safety Traffic Control If a contractor violates the safety code and an employee is injured, who will be held responsible?
20 Localized Repair, Sewer Pipelines, Thermo-formed Pipe and Sewer Manhole Renewal What is the most common cause of severe deterioration in concrete sanitary sewer systems?
21 Maintenance Repair and Sewer Lateral Renewal One way to check the drain field's absorption capacity is to watch how long it takes for __________ gallons of water to run through the tank, with the outlet open, into the drain field.
29 Mathematics, Calculations and Formulas 140-inch pipe is cut into two pieces. one piece is four times the length of the other. find the lengths of the two pieces. 4x + x = 140 5x = 140 x = 140/5 x = 28 4x = 28*4 =112 The lengths of the two pieces are 112 inches and 28 inches.
10 Micro-Tunneling Methods and Pilot Tube Micro-Tunneling What is the maximum drive length of PTMT?
27 Miscellaneous What is a unit circle?
28 OSHA Safety, Asbestos, and Code of Federal Regulations, Fire Extinguishers __________ is an area established by the employer to demarcate areas where Class I, II, and III asbestos work is conducted, and any adjoining area where debris and waste from such asbestos work accumulate; and a work area within which airborne concentrations of asbestos, exceed or there is a reasonable possibility they may exceed the permissible exposure limit. Requirements for regulated areas are set out in paragraph (e) of this section.
15 Pipe In-Line Replacement, Coatings and Linings Underground What are the ultra high build thicknesses of single coat capability towing to the jagged and deep profiles found on new and deteriorated concrete surfaces?
12 Pipe Materials What should a pipe used for jacking be like?
22 Pipe Welding, Installing and Ductile Iron Pipes Using direct bury and tunneling, workers installed 4,000 feet of __________ -inch-diameter HOBAS pipe in Salt Lake County, Utah, at depths from 2 to 26 feet.
19 Pipeline Management, Inspection, Cleaning and Coatings and Control Corrosion __________ is pigmented coatings using varnish as the vehicle.
16 Sanitary Sewers, Storm Sewers and Septic Tanks The condensed molecular/chemical formula for ethanol is __________
14 Slip-lining and Modified Grouting operations take place manhole to manhole from downstream to upstream manhole. What does this ensure?
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?
7 Trenchless Technologies What do sewer manhole renewal methods provide?
5 Underground Utilities, Drainage, Pipelines and System Location Sites Which is correct regarding the statement, __________ is particularly susceptible t change in moisture.
99 USA Dig Alert The ##DIG_ALERT_COMPANY## markings are valid __________.
23 Welding, Brazing, Arc, Oxyacetylene, Testing and Inspection In the joining of copper tube, failure to properly heat and fill a joint may lead to a 'void' being formed. This is usually a result of improper placement of the flame.

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