ASNT Questions and answers for PT, LPI level II (1).

1. Which of the items listed below is NOT an advantage of the liquid penetrant test method?
A. The method can find all types of discontinuities (answer)
B. The method is simple in principle and relatively easy to understand.
C. The method is essentially simple in application.
D. There are few limitations on the size and shape of the article that can be treated by this method.
2. When using post-emulsification penetrants, difficulties incurred during the washing operation can be overcome by:
A. Reapplying a coat of emulsifier
B. Increasing the water pressure used during the washing operation
C. Completely reprocessing the part from surface preparation on and by  using a longer emulsifier time.
D. Dipping the part in boiling water (answer)
3. Developer assists in the detection of penetrants retained in the discontinuities by aiding the
A. Post cleaning process
B. Emulsification process
C. Bleed-out process (answer)
D. Drying process
4. Which of the following is a discontinuity that might be found in rolled bar stock?
A. Blow hole
B. Shrinkage lap (answer)
C. Crack or seam
D. Lack of penetration
5. When using a fluorescent, post-emulsifiable penetrant, the length of time the emulsifier is allowed to remain on the part is critical when detecting shallow scratch like discontinuities. the best length of time should be:
A. 10 seconds
B. 5 seconds
C. 2 to 3 seconds
D. Determined by experimentation (answer)
6. Which of the following is not a recommended method of removing grease from a surface of a part to be penetrant tested?
A. Vapor degreasing
B. Alkaline cleaner (answer)
C. Cleaning with solvent type material
D. Hot water rinse
7. When improper processing causes inspection difficulties, what should the inspector do?
A. Swab parts with a solvent
B. Use a correct bleed-back procedure
C. Erase non-relevant fluorescence
D. Reprocess the part (answer)
8. Which of the following are typical of foreign matter which might block the opening of discontinuities if the surface of the test specimen is not properly cleaned?
A. Paint
B. Scale
C. Core and mold material
D. All of the above (answer)
9. Which of the following is a advantage of fluorescent penetrants over visible type penetrants?
A. The inspection can be carried out in a well lighted area
B. Small indications are more easily seen (answer)
C. They can be used where contact with water is objectionable
D. Less sensitive to contamination of discontinuities
10 Emulsifier time:
A. Is important but not normally critical
B. The time needed to rinse the emulsifier and excess penetrant from the surface
C. Is extremely important and will greatly affect test results. (answer)
D. Should be as long as economically practical

Additional questions in this file: PT-ASNT-Levels-I-II-III-Questions-Answers

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