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New York-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
7 Asphalt, Slopes, Drainage and Compaction A drain installed under a roadway is called what?
5 Clearing Site The minimum depth that all stumps should be cleared away in embankment areas is what?
2 Earthworks, 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.
12 Employees, Contractors, Insurance, Safety and Training OSHA form 300 log, and summary of occupational injury must be kept for how many years?
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.
4 Excavation To read the minutes of a degree, when laying out angles with the builders level, it is best to use what?
6 Excavation and Sub-Surface When preparing rigid pavements for overlay, which is the most effective?
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 (Fresno) scraper and other earth-moving machines such as the loader, the dump truck, the grader, the bulldozer, the backhoe, and the __________ line excavator.
3 Grading, Compaction and Soils What is the most common soil density test?
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.
9 Pipelines What is the hypotenuse?
14 Safety and Fire Extinguishers On a jobsite, you have to have a fire extinguisher for safety purpose within:
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?
99 USA Dig Alert The ##DIG_ALERT_COMPANY## markings are valid __________.

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