ASNT Questions and answers for PT, LPI level II (2).

1- Which of the following should be removed in order to obtain a good
penetrant test?
a. Varnish
b. Oxides
c. Plating
d. All of the above (answer)

2 – Which method is used to primarily to inspect small localized areas?
a. Method A
b. Method B
c. Method C (answer)
d. Method D

3 – Large defects can be hidden under a painted surface because:
a. The paint will fill in the cracks and change the fluorescence of the penetrant
b. Paint is more elastic than metal and will not fracture (answer)
c. The penetrant will adhere to the paint resulting in maximum fluorescence
d. All of the above apply

4 – LPI can be used to test most materials provided the surface of the part is:
a. Heated to a temperature above 100oF
b. Is not extremely rough or porous (answer)
c. Smooth and uniform
d. Cleaned with number 005 grit

5- Which level of penetrant is the most sensitive?
a. Level I
b. Level II
c. Level III
d. Level IV (answer)

There’s about 50 Q&A for ASNT Level II, check this file: Liquid-Penetrant-Inspection-50-Question-Quiz

1. Which of the following is the primary limitation of liquid Penetrant testing?
a. Penetrant testing cannot be used on ferromagnetic material.
b. Penetrant testing cannot locate shallow surface discontinuities
c. Penetrant testing cannot be on non metallic surfaces
d. Penetrant testing cannot locate subsurface discontinuities (answer)

2. Which of the following materials cannot be tested by the usual liquid Penetrant tests?
a. Unglazed porous ceramic (answer)
b. Titanium
c. High alloy steel
d. Cast iron

3. In Penetrant examinations, the phase of the process requiring the greatest skill and most experience
of the operator is:
a. Precleaning
b. Establishing the emulsification time
c. Interpretation of results
d. Penetrant removal (answer)

4. Which of the following discontinuities can be found by the Penetrant test method/
a. A surface crack (answer)
b. A subsurface crack
c. An internal inclusion
d. None of the above
5. Which of the following is not a characteristic that applies penetrant testing?
a. This method can accurately measure the depth of a crack or discontinuity (answer)
b. This method can be used for onsite testing of large parts
c. This method can be used to find shallow surface discontinuities
d. This method can be made more or less sensitive by using different Penetrant materials

6. Which of the following surface conditions could have a detrimental effect on a liquid Penetrant test?
a. A wet surface
b. A rough weld
c. A dirty surface
d. All of the above could have a detrimental effect (answer)

7. Penetrability of Penetrant is mainly determined by
a. Viscosity
b. Velocity
c. Surface tension
d. A, and C of the above (answer)
e. B and C of the above

8. Normally all the Penetrant that are employed in PT have specific gravity of
a. Less than 1 (answer)
b. More than 1
c. More information is required
d. Specific gravity is not criteria in PT

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