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Risk Based Inspection Question Bank

1. Probability of failure analysis is made from a) loss of containment that occurs due to deterioration mechanism b) Consequences of the failure c) Done just with previous experience. d) All the above.

2. Probability of failure is normally expressed a) Just as details b) Mentioned in frequency c) Cannot be measured 3. Qualitative analysis is done and the out come will be a) Exact number b) High, medium and low or range c) Only in report. 4. In RBI most of the probability assessment will be a) Only quality assessment b) Only quantity assessment c) Blend of quality and quantity assessment. Qualitative assessment is done on the basis of a) Knowledge of operating History, b) Inspection plans c) Possible material deteriorations. d) All the above.

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6. In general the probability of failure is determined by a) Deterioration mechanism b) Effectiveness of inspection progam c) Consequence detailed d) A & B 7. Deterioration susceptibility and rate can be done a) By grouping the same material of construction/similar process/environment. b) Not possible to group under any circumstances. c) By random inspection method. Deterioration for specific process equipment is not available, this can be sourced from a) Published data b) Experience with other similar equipment. c) Previous inspection data. d) All the above.

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Risk Based Inspection Question Bank


9. If the material of construction and internal/external conditions are the same a) Inspection results can be related from one equipment can be related to the other equipment. b) We cannot do that, since we donot know about it. c) Need to consult Equipment Engineer for final decision.

10. Failure mode can primarily affects the a) Magnitude b) Consequences c) A & B 11. No deterioration found in the inspection program but still failure can occur under the following conditions. a) During plant construction period. b) As a result of change or process upset condition. c) All the above. 12. Aqueous chloride solution is carried into a sensitized stainless steel vessel, the following cracking mechanism takes very rapidly depending on temperature. a) Sulphide stress corrosion cracking b) Leak can occur c) Chloride stress corrosion cracking. 13. If operating condition have changed, deterioration rates based on inspection data from the previous operating conditions a) Valid till the equipment exists with any change b) May not be valid. c) Can be valid with some correction by engineers. 14. Effective inspection program can be derived for RBI from a) Proper NDE method best suited for deterioration mechanism b) Inspection coverage c) Inspection frequency d) All the above 15. In RBI program discrimination between equipment items on the basis of significance of potential failures. a) Failure analysis b) Determining failure modes c) Consequence analysis d) A & B 16. Consequence side of the risk equation is normally managed by a) Inspection alone b) Process safety personnel c) Management. d) B & C

Risk Based Inspection Question Bank


17. Consequence analysis will aid in preparation of a) Risk ranking of equipment b) To understand the probability of failures c) To understand about equipment history 18. Method used for consequence analysis should demonstrate the ability to provide a) Just an analysis b) No out put is required c) The required level of discrimination between higher and lower consequence equipment items. 19. Loss of containment is a) Loss of fluid to the external environment. b) Container loss at the port authority. c) Risk related to containers. d) B & C 20. Which of the following measures are not covered under consequence analysis? a) Safety b) Cost c) Affected area d) Environment damage e) None of the above. 21. Affected area in the consequence analysis is a) The amount of surface area that experience an effect greater than pre limiting value. b) The amount of surface area that experience an effect lesser than pre limiting value c) Area near the failure area. d) None of the above. 22. RBI program typically focuses on a) acute toxic risks that create immediate danger rather than chronic risks from low level exposure. b) Only deals the chronic risks. c) Low level risks and less toxic consequences. 23. RBI program will not consider the following release of common liquids such as a) Hotwater, Steam b) Acids c) Caustics. d) None of the above.

Risk Based Inspection Question Bank


24. The main Production consequences for RBI are a) Financial. b) Failures. c) Equipment deterioration 25. Maintenance impact in RBI program will be generally be measured in monitory terms and typically includes a) Repair b) Equipment replacement. c) A & B 26. Risk is calculated as product of a) Probability X consequences b) Consequence X rate of deterioration c) Life of equipment X consequences 27. Users across the world will refer for more information on Risk acceptance. a) ASME sec VIII b) API 579, fitness for purpose. c) A comparison of criteria for acceptance of Risk by Pressure vessel research council. d) None of the above. 28. Inspection and maintenance planning using risk assessment will follow a) Items/ equipment require inspection b) Inspection Technique c) Extent of inspection. d) All the above. 29. Sensitive analysis will help in improving the risk anlysis. a) Quality and accuracy b) Benefit cannot be achieved. c) Will drastically adverse the quality and accuracy. 30. General way of communicating the risk analysis is a) Risk analysis comprehensive report b) Using a risk matrix c) This is confidential and to be used by only team. 31. Different weighting is given to consequence category than probability a) Will symmetrical matrix b) Will be asymmetrical matrix c) Having no relation with the individual weighting. 32. Risks that are judged acceptable during RBI analysis a) No mitigation may be required and no further action necessary. b) Inspection monitoring is required. c) Reevaluation is to be done about the facts by a team.

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33. Following are the ways of risk mitigation during RBI Management a) By Inspection/condition monitoring. b) Consequence mitigation c) Probability of mitigation d) All the above.