Section I

10 marks Attempt Questions 1–10. Allow about 15 minutes for this section

Use the multiple-choice answer sheet for Questions 1–10.
1

What is the main purpose of a materials list?

(A)

To identify the components.

(B)

To assist in the assembly process.

(C)

To identify the position of each component.

(D)

To identify size, quantity and type of materials.

2

What is the most appropriate tool for removing bent nails from timber?

(A)

A pair of pliers.

(B)

A pair of pincers.

(C)

A ball pein hammer.

(D)

A warrington hammer.

3.

The timber joint shown below is best described as a:

(A)

bridle joint.

(B)

biscuit joint.

(C)

scribed joint.

(D)

pinned mortise and tenon joint.

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How do you prevent splitting when nailing near the ends of hardwood?

(A)

Use a small hammer.

(B)

Drill a pilot hole.

(C)

Use small diameter nails.

(D)

Drive the pointed end of a marking knife into the wood.

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Which one of the following is the most suitable example of a widening joint?

(A)

A bridle joint.

(B)

A biscuit joint.

(C)

A scribed joint.

(D)

A mortise and tenon joint.

6

A seat requires 65 staples for the upholstery to be attached. How many seats could be
upholstered with a box of 5000 staples, allowing for a wastage of 2.5% staples?

(A)

73

(B)

75

(C)

77

(D)

79

7

Eye protection should be worn when using:

(A)

Hand tools that create dust or flying chips.

(B)

Every power tool.

(C)

Dangerous fumes like ammonia.

(D)

In all of the above situations.

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If a drill bit gets caught in your work causing the workpiece to revolve:

(A)

Exert more feed pressure.

(B)

Stop the machine immediately if possible without endangering yourself.

(C)

Grab the work piece with your hand.

(D)

Decrease feed pressure.

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While operating the lathe the operator should:

(A)

Wear eye protection (safety glasses).

(B)

Wear a face shield.

(C)

Fasten any loose clothing.

(D)

All of the above.

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Which is the best handsaw to use to cut the inside shape of the timber piece shown?

(A)

Coping saw

(B)

Panel saw

(C)

Scroll saw

(D)

Tenon saw

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2016 YEAR 10 YEARLY EXAMINATION
Industrial Technology Timber.
Section II (15 marks) Attempt Questions 11 to 15. Allow about 25 minutes for this 
section 
Answer the questions in the spaces provided. These spaces provide guidance for the expected
length of response. 
Question 11 Sketch examples of the following joints in the spaces below.

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Mitre Joint (1m)

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Mortise and Tenon (1m)
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4
Rebated Butt Joint (1m)

Dovetail Joint (1m)

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Question 12 
Explain, in sequence, the processes used to construct your major timber project. Use sketches
to explain.
Step 1
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Step 2
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Step 3
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Step 5
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Question 13 (2 marks)
The image shows a coffee table with a pair of curved legs.

A suitable glue is required for the laminating of the coffee table curved legs as shown above.
Name the most suitable glue to perform this task?
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(1)

Explain the process of attaching the glass top with the curved structure of the coffee table.
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Question 14 (2 marks)

A jewellery box made out of New Guinea Rosewood is to be stained and then sprayed with a
high gloss lacquer.
a.

List two PPE that must be used or worn when spraying the lacquer.

1

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2

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Question 15 (2 marks)
Name TWO timbers other than New Guinea Rosewood which can be used to construct the
Jewellery Box.
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2

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2016 YEAR 10 YEARLY EXAMINATION
Industrial Technology Timber.

Section III (15 marks) Attempt Questions 16. Allow about 20 minutes for this section 
Answer the question in a writing booklet provided. Extra writing booklets are available.
Question 16 (15 marks)
Answer the question in a writing booklet. Extra writing booklets are available.

Question 16 (15 marks)

(a)

Describe the impact of government legislation on work practices.

(b)

Work, Health and Safety are an integral part of timber and furniture industries.
Explain why a company should comply with safety standards. 

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(10m)

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