# INSTRUMENT SKILL TEST

NAME:_____________________________ DATE:_____/____/_____

Answer the following questions by marking an “X” on the letter before to the best answer. 1.- In an industrial process a quantity that can be measured is referred to as a (2 points) a.- Control point b.- Process variable c.- Pressure d.- None of the above 2.- The desired value of a variable is referred to as the (2points) a.- control point b.- density c.- composition d.- setpoint 3.- The difference between a measured signal and the setpoint is referred to as (2 points) a.- differential pressure b.- density c.- error d.- force 4.- In process control, the setpoint is: points) a.- a control that regulates a variable b.- a variable that regulates a control c.- the actual value of a process variable d.- the value a variable should have (2

5.- If in a 10KΩ resistor the Voltage value is equal to 24 volts, the current across that resistor is (2 points) a.- 2.40 KA b.- 24 mA c.- 2.4 mA d.- 480 KA 6.- A signal of 4 to 20 mA is an example of a(an) (2 points) a.- binary signal b.- ASCII signal

c.- analog electrical signal d.- digital pneumatic signal 7.- The base of binary code is points) a.- 1 & 0 b.- 4 c.- 6 d.- 2 8.- The binary number 00100111 expresses the number (2 points) a.- 15 b.- 39 c.- 20 d.- 56 9.- Basic logic gates are designated as follows: points) a.- AND, OR, memory b.- AND, OR c.- AND, OR, memory, time d.- None of the above (2 (2

10.- If a tank contains 75 lb of water and the bottom of the tank has an area of 25 in2, the pressure on the botton is a.- 1/3 psi (2 points) b.- 1 mbar c.- 3 psi d.- 30 psi 11.- If two resistors R1 & R2 are connected in parallel and R1=2R2 the current across the R1 should be ___________ times the current across the R2 a.- 3 b.- 3/2 c.- 2 d.- ½ (2 points)

12.- If two resistors R1 & R2 are connected in series and R1=2R2 the current across the R1 should be ___________ times the current across the R2 a.- 3/2 b.- ½ c.- 10 d.- 1 (2 points)

13.- If the voltage across a resistor is doubled, the current (2 points) a.- is halved b.- remains the same c.- increases by half d.- is doubled 14.- The device in a control loop that compares a measured process variable with the setpoint is the a.- converter (2 points) b.- controller c.- tranducer d.- final control element 15.- Suppose a thermocouple has a range of – 100 to 900oC and its maximum error is listed as ± 0.3% of the span. The device can be in error by a maximum of (2 points) o a.- ±2.7 C b.- ±3.0oC c.- ±27oC d.- ±33.3oC 16.- The fixed-point controller compares the measurements of process variable to the (2 points) a.- control point b.- error signal c.- offset d.- setpoint 17.- The equation q = k√∆P is the formula for determining (2 points) a.- quantity b.- flow rate c.- level d.- pressure 18.- Which of the following is a standard analog control signal? (2 points) a.- fibre optical b.- liquid pressure c.- low – pressure air d.- ultrasonic sound 19.- A main benefit of the P & ID is that is shows (2 points) a.- all the major components and piping in progression

b.- connections needed for trouble-shooting c.- greater detail than other drawings d.- removing Complete the following statements 20.- ___________________ is the act of reading a value at a certain time (2 points) 21.- ___________________ is a circuit with LC connected in parallel (4 points) 22.- ___________________ is a equation for calculate the resonant frequency of a circuit with LC connected in parallel (4 points) 23.- In a transistor BJT there are there part _______, base, _______. (4 points) 24.- In a transistor BJT the current in the base is equal to the current in the ______divided by _______ of the transistor. (4 points) 25.Define pressure : ______________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ __ (4 points) 26..Define volume : _____________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ __ (4 points) 27..Define flow rate : ____________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ __ (4 points) 28.- J, K, S, are different kinds of ___________________________________________ (4 points) 29.- The internal resistance of an ammeter should be ________________ (4 points) 30.- The internal resistance of a voltmeter should be ________________ (4 points)

31.- ________________ is the binary equivalent to 25 points) 32.- ________________ is the hexadecimal equivalent to 28 (4 points)

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33.- Draw a electronic circuit with Power supply of V DCVolts, a resistor R1, a capacitor C1 and inductor L1 connected in series. (4 points)

34.- Draw a electronic circuit with Power supply of V ACVolts, a resistor R1, a capacitor C1 and inductor L1 connected in parallel (4 points)

35.- What is the truth table for a NAND with two inputs and one output? (4 points)

36,- List the colours in the colour code and their corresponding values. (4 points)