# AWS CWI Questions and Answers (Module 4) – Part 1

### Module 4: Welding Joint Geometry and Symbols

Q4-1 Which of the following is not considered a type of joint?
a. butt
b. T
c. fillet
d. corner
e. edge

Q4-2 The type of joint formed when the two pieces to be joined lie in parallel planes and their edges overlap is called:
a. corner
b. T
c. edge
d. lap
e. butt

Q4-3 That portion of the joint where the two pieces to be joined come closest together is referred to as the:
a. bevel
b. joint root
c. groove angle
d. root face
e. both b & d

Q4-4 In a single-V-groove weld, the sloped surfaces against which the weld metal is applied are called:
a. root face
b. joint root
c. groove face
d. groove angle
e. bevel angle

Q4-5 The type of weld produced by filling an elongated hole in an overlapping member fusing it to the member beneath is called a:
a. plug weld
b. spot weld
c. seam weld
d. slot weld
e. none of the above

Q4-6 The type, of weld having a generally triangular cross section and which is applied to either a T- , corner or lap joint is called a:
a. flange weld
b. flare weld
c. fillet weld
d. slot weld
e. spot weld

Q4-7 The type of weld used to build up thinned surfaces, provide a layer of corrosion protection, provide a layer of abrasion-resistant material, etc. is referred to as a:
a. edge weld
b. flare weld
c. flange weld
d. slot weld
e. surfacing weld

Q4-8 The type of weld applied to the opposite side of a joint before a single-V groove weld is completed on the near side of a joint is called a:
a. melt-through weld
b backing weld
c. back weld
d. root weld
e. none of the above

Q4-9 In a completed groove weld, the surface of the weld on the side from which the welding was done is called the:
a. crown
b. weld reinforcement
c. weld face
d: root
e. none of the above

Q4-10 In a completed weld, the junction between the weld face and the base metal is called the:
a. root
b. weld edge
c. weld reinforcement
d. leg
e. weld toe

Q4-11 The height of the weld above the base metal in a groove weld is called the:
a. crown
b. buildup
c. face
d. weld reinforcement
e. none of the above

Q4-12 In a fillet weld, the leg and size are the same for what type of configuration?
a. equal leg
b. concave
c. convex
d. unequal leg
e. oversize

Q4-13 When looking at the cross section of a completed groove weld, the difference between the fusion face and the weld interface is called the:
a, depth of fusion
b. depth of penetration
c. root penetration,
d. Joint penetration
e. effective throat

Q4-14 For a concave fillet weld, which throat dimensions are the same?
a. theoretical and effective
b. actual and effective
c. theoretical and actual
d. all of the above
e. none of the above

Q4-15 In a partial penetration single-V groove weld, the dimension measured from the joint root to the weld root is called the:
a. joint penetration
b. effective throat
c. root penetration
d. depth of fusion
e. weld interface

Q4-16 The size of a spot weld is determined by its:
a. depth of fusion
b. spot diameter
c. depth of penetration
d. thickness
e. none of the above

Q4-17 In the performance of a vertical position weld, the type of weld progression having a side-to-side motion is called:
d. unacceptable
e. none of the above

Q4-18 Which of the following is only found in a single-welded groove?
a. weld face
b. weld root
c. weld toe
d. root reinforcement
e. face reinforcement

Q4-19 The technique used to control distortion of a long joint where individual passes are applied in a direction opposite the general progression of welding in the joint is called:
a. backstepping
b. boxing
c. staggering
e. blocking

Q4-20 A technique used in a multiple layer weld deposit where each successive layer is longer than the previous one is called:
a. block sequence
b. box sequence