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Closed Book API 570 Practice Exam - B

Question 36 begins the closed book portion of this exam!

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Closed Book API 570 Practice Exam - B

36. What is not the responsibility of Owner-User as regards to piping inspected to the 570
piping Code?

1. Establishing requirements for inspection, repair, alteration, and rerating.
2. The owner-user of a piping installation within the scope of API 570 shall have
overall responsibility for compliance with API 570.
3. Setting up a drug monitoring program in accordance with API 570.
4. Documenting and maintaining Inspection and Quality Assurance procedures.

37. For the purposes of planning repairs and other needs how can inspection records be
used?

1. Determine the types of NDE required.
2. A list can be made of all predictable repairs and replacements.
3. In assisting process personnel in determining the number of personnel required
during the shutdown period.
4. To determine the names of all welders who performed a repair in the past.

38. Which of the following best describes and alloy material as defined in RP578?

1. Any metallic material that contains an alloying materials such as chromium, nickel,
etc. which are deliberately added to enhance its properties.
2. Any metallic material that contains an alloying materials such as chromium, nickel,
etc. which are deliberately added to enhance its corrosion resistance.
3. The material specifications of all piping components which are not carbon steel.
4. Any metallic materials (including welding filler materials) that contains an alloying
material such as chromium, nickel, etc. which are deliberately added to enhance its
properties such as mechanical properties, physical properties and/or corrosion
resistance.

39. What method(s) are not used to fabricate valve bodies used in piping systems?

1. Casting and forging.
2. Machined from bar stock.
3. Building up by welding
4. Inverse casting using the Robertson method of lost wax.

40. Hot cracking is ________________________________________________________.

1. cracking formed at 350 o F during operations of stainless vessels and piping
2. cracking formed at 550 o F during operations carbon and low alloy steel piping and
vessels
3. cracking formed at temperatures near the completion of solidification during
welding
4. cracking formed above a 250 o F preheat during welding

41. What category of fluid service piping can a initial service leak test be used with??

1. Normal Fluid Service.
2. Category D Fluid Service.
3. Category M Fluid Service.
4. Category K Fluid Service.

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The highest permissible temperature. instrumentation process piping. The examination should include 50 percent of all suspect areas and areas of damaged insulation. The inspector 2. Replacing the foreman overseeing the craftsmen who made the mistake. 3. Closed Book API 570 Practice Exam . 4. 2. secondary. Small-bore piping (SBP) that is secondary process piping. Bolting materials having not more than 30 ksi specified minimum yield strength. 3. 43. Small-bore piping (SBP) that is primary process piping. Bolting materials having not more than 25 ksi specified minimum yield strength. 44. auditing the suppliers of materials. 09/10 REV 8 3 .5 Standard? 1. What temperature markings are required on a fitting made to the B 16. Small-bore piping (SBP) that is primary. further verification of existing piping materials. 2. What type of small-bore piping is required to be inspected in accordance with API 570? 1. 2. Both the highest and lowest permissible temperatures. 4. The welding foreman 3. 3. 2.B 42. If a piping system component should fail because an incorrect material was inadvertently substituted for the proper piping material. Who is responsible for confirming that welding equipment has been calibrated? 1. The welder using the equipment 4. Bolting materials having not more than 35 ksi specified minimum yield strength. Small-bore piping (SBP) that is primary and secondary process piping. The examination should include 5 percent of all suspect areas and areas of damaged insulation. 4. 45. extensive NDE. The highest permissible temperature in degrees Fahrenheit. 3. 4. Bolting materials having not more than 40 ksi specified minimum yield strength. As regards Class 3 systems what extent of follow up NDE examination or insulation removal from piping with damaged insulation is normally required for a CUI inspection? 1. 3. 4. no temperature markings are required. 2. The examination should include 20 percent of all suspect areas and areas of damaged insulation. The examination should include 25 percent of all suspect areas and areas of damaged insulation. What characteristics classify bolting as being of low strength? 1. the inspector shall consider the need for. 1. The owner/user 46. 47.

Furnace Butt-Welded ASTM. Cast iron. ASTM A 211. 4. 2.3 to accept a welder's performance qualifications from a previous employer? 1. 4. Joints may be made by welding in any material for which it is possible to qualify welding procedures. Selection process where choices or made by drawing lots by even numbered components. Selection process where choices or made by picking every 3rd. Type F. and cast with factor Ec ≥ 0. 2. 4. What types of fittings are allowed in severe cyclic services? 1. 2. 51. 4.3? 1. Split backing rings shall not be used for lethal service piping. Split backing rings shall not be used for Class 1 piping. 3. with factor Ej ≥ 0. What types of joints may be welded in accordance with B 31. Which of the following types of pipe material specifications are not limited to use in Category D Fluid Service only 1. and welding operators in conformance with the rules in Chapter V. Joints may be made by welding in any material for which it is possible to qualify welders. Joints may be made by welding in any material for which it is possible to qualify welders. Spun cast only. Is it ever permitted by B31.B 48. 49. It is not permitted to use split backing rings when welding piping in accordance with B 31. 3. A 53. 3. 3. 3. Selection process where choices or made by an arbitrary and unbiased manner. Yes provided that the Inspector specifically approves. Split backing rings shall not be used under severe cyclic conditions. 5th or 7th item for testing as designated in RP 578. 2.90. Yes provided that the jurisdiction specifically approves. 4. Selection process where choices or made by wearing a blindfold. and welding operators in conformance with the rules in Chapter V. Closed Book API 570 Practice Exam . No. Yes provided that the piping engineer specifically approves. 2. wrought.90. Which of the following describes a random sampling for the purposes of PMI testing? 1. 09/10 REV 8 4 . API 5L. 4. 3. Forged. Split backing rings shall not be used for Class 2 piping. welders. Joints may be made by welding in any material for which it is possible to qualify welding procedures. A106 B 50. 53.3 when what is true? 1. 52. Welded only. 2.

2. They must be of the same nominal composition as the filler metal. a qualifying welded specimen is required to undergo the same degree of bending as the base metal. 2. 3. 1. 3. 4 Circumferential cracks that are through the wall thickness. Section 4. 2. 2. Both materials and fabrication should be checked for conformance with the codes and specifications that are appropriate for the plant. 56. 4. Full encirclement welded split sleeve designed by the piping engineer. 2. 59. a qualifying welded specimen is required to undergo the same degree of bending as the base metal. In accordance with the latest edition of ASME B31. Temperature of the weld neck if so equipped. 57. They must be of a similar nominal composition as the filler metal. API 579-1/ASME FFS-1. 09/10 REV 8 5 . 3. The temperature rating shown for a flange is actually based on what part(s) of the flange? 1. 3. a qualifying welded specimen is required to undergo the same degree of bending as the weld metal. within 5°. 2. and the welding procedure using them is qualified as required. When consumable inserts are permitted by B31. API 579-1/ASME FFS-1.3 what are the conditions of their use? 1. All materials must conform to ASME Section 2 Part A or B.type enclosure. All materials must be listed in ASME B31. 58 What type of temporary repair by welding is not permitted per API 570? 1.B 54. Temperature of the face of the flange or flanged fitting. 3. 4. The weld will be as a minimum spot radiographed. All materials shall be of the highest commercial quality easily obtainable. Section 5. Temperature of the hub of the flange or flanged fitting. Closed Book API 570 Practice Exam . within 15°. a qualifying welded specimen is required to undergo the same degree of bending as the weld metal. Section 6.3. will not cause detrimental alloying of the weld metal. Which of the following is a recommended method for evaluating locally thinned areas of piping per the API 570 Inspection Code? 1. within 5°. Box.G. 4. 4. 4. Longitudinal cracks that may propagate. 3. within 10°. How does API 574 address the inspection of materials used in piping systems? 1. 55. Where the base metal will not withstand the 180° guided bend test required by Section IX what must be done. Dye penetrant will be applied after the initial pass of weld metal is deposited. Temperature of the pressure-containing shell of the component. API 579-1/ASME FFS-1.

2. 4. 2. UT. 4. 3. Welder 2. 1. 63. 30 % additional over thread strength. Acid lines. Some examples of piping components that are covered by RP 578 include. Stress corrosion. 4. Inspector 3.B 60. 09/10 REV 8 6 . 3. ET. The________ is responsible for determining if a retroactive PMI program is appropriate for each existing piping system. Fire suppression systems. Caustic piping. Linear Fatigue. Pressure vessel welds made to join flanges which mate to piping flanges. Which method of inspection will not find creep cracking? 1. What type of cracking in a piping system can occur at normal operating at design conditions? 1. flanges. PT.3? 1. none. 66. 65. 2. The _______________is responsible for quality craftsmanship of weldments. How much strength does a seal weld contribute to a welded threaded joint per B31. API 510 AI 2. 3. Jurisdiction 3. Thermal Expansion cracks. 5 % additional over thread strength. Quality Control Manager 61. Pressure vessel flanges that connect the vessel to piping systems. Closed Book API 570 Practice Exam . 3. Weather barriers used on insulating systems for piping. 1. 20 % additional over thread strength. In what service is an expanded joint not allowed? 1. Owner/User 62. 2. fittings. 1. 4. special forgings. 4. 3. For severe cyclic conditions. Pipe lengths. Creep 2. Welding Foreman 4. VT. 64. Piping Engineer 4.

choose only those which can be radiographed during scheduled inspections. 2. pick a random sampling of various sizes when possible. Valve shall be inspected with remote visual camera as a minimum. or contaminate a process 73. What is the test fluid used when applying the Initial Service Leak Test of B31. 68. only NDE is allowed.3 or the Code of construction. the testing fluid is limited to water with a corrosion inhibitor. 09/10 REV 8 7 . 71. 1. ASME Section V. any fluid suitable for testing at the company's and the inspector's discretion. What is the recommended minimum to be done during inspection of valves in severe service? 1. 3. not tested in place but remotely. 2. 70.3? 1. 3. 2. 4. 1. Principles of B 31. 3. the testing fluid may be any suitable liquid as long as the viscosity is no greater than water.B 67. the testing fluid is limited to water only. 69. The service fluid.3 is permitted when the following is true. 3. 4. When selecting thickness measurement locations (CMLs) on threaded connections. A hydrostatic would not damage linings or internal insulation. When a manufacturer of a flanged fitting is performing a hydrostatic shell test.3. or contaminate a process. expansion joints are not tested with pressure. 4. 2. 3. 2. consider any possible thermal expansion of trapped fluids 4. 4. tested with temporary restraints in all instances. 1. Principles of B 31. 1. use the ones that are down stream of major injection points. All valves should be thickness measured between their seats. In accordance with API 570 what should all repairs by welding made on piping adhere to? 1. The Alternative Leak Test of B31. When an expansion joint is to be pressure tested in a new piping system it shall be. Valves should tagged per B31. 72. Brittle fracture is a not a concern due to low temperatures. the testing fluid may be any suitable liquid as long as the viscosity is greater than water. tested without temporary restraint at the lesser of the required test pressures or 150 % of design. There is no such test. A pneumatic test would not present an undue hazard of possible release of stored energy. Closed Book API 570 Practice Exam . A hydrostatic would damage linings or internal insulation. 2.3. 4. Water. 2. 3. Principles of the Code of construction 3. Valves should be dismantled to inspect internal parts. 4.

Under certain circumstances. 3. anhydrous ammonia piping or clean non corrosive hydrocarbon product. When severe fouling is found in a piping system. what should be done prior to cleaning the lines? 1. Extensive thickness reading should be taken. With SMAW depending on the type of electrode being used. 3. 2. deoxidizers. Never. What is a clear indication of a possible hot spot in a piping system? 1. 4. All seating surfaces should be inspected and they should be checked for the ability to open and close completely 78. Absorbs moisture stabilize the arc 2. A red glow found after dark. Clean corrosive hydrocarbon product. Establishes the electrical characteristics of the electrode 4. 3. 3. Lower of the two flange ratings at that temperature. No rating. such a combination is not permitted. When inspecting quarter turn valves what should they always be inspected for? 1. 09/10 REV 8 8 . 4. 2. 3. Anytime the inspector feels it is appropriate. 79. Below -20 oF. Valves should be inspected for ease of operation and the ability to open. 2. Closed Book API 570 Practice Exam . such as olefin plant cold side piping. 3. Consult with the Chief Inspector or Engineer 77. 2. At what temperatures is carbon steel piping systems subject to brittle fracture? 1. Higher of the two flange ratings at that temperature. Below ambient. 4.. If the two flanges in a flanged joint do not have the same pressure-temperature ratings. and fluxing agents to cleanse the weld and promote grain growth in the weld metal. Provides a protective layer for inner core wire 80. All seating surfaces should be inspected for large tools left behind. Below 50 oF 75. the rating of the joint at the operating temperature is the. When may thickness measurement locations be reduced or eliminated? 1. 2. 76. Provides scavengers. At or below ambient. Constant lifting of over pressure protection. 4. 4. or high-alloy piping for product purity. Samples should be taken and analyzed. 3. 2. or high-alloy piping for product purity. A section of piping should be removed and split to determine if there is corrosion underneath the fouling deposits. Erratic gage readings upstream. Micro fissures in the valve body. 1. Flange rating will be the average of the two minus 10%. 4. A decrease in downstream pressure accompanied by a decrease in flow. the covering performs one or more of the following functions: 1.B 74.

Socket welding and threaded flanges are not recommended for service above 200 0 F or below .5. There are no such limitations. Section I Div.50 0F if severe thermal gradients or thermal cycling are involved.5? 1.B 81. ASME Section IX and B31. Average stress analysis of the area to determine adequacy for continued service. Class 3 and Class 4 piping systems. 2. 4. Using procedures and apparatus in accordance with ASTM A 370. By the Charpy Impact procedure. 4. 1 ASME 2. 3. the welds shall be 100 percent radiographed or ultrasonically tested. 2. 85. Patches may be any shape. 84. Izod Drop Test procedure. 2. SA-370 4. ASME Section IX 2. Class 150 flanged joints may develop leakage unless care is taken to avoid imposing severe external loads and/or severe thermal gradients. 4. Use of a pressure rating corresponding to a temperature other than that given in the tables of B16. 2. Best engineering practices of the owner/user. Shall not be used for pressure containing parts at temperatures below . Section 5. API 579-1/ASME FFS-1. 4.3 for a given material by what procedure shall they be performed? 1. Full-penetration groove welds must be used. What standard shall be applied to repair welding? 1.3 or the code to which the piping was built.5 is a standard for manufacture and has no recommendations for users. no other requirements exist. 3. Insert patches are not allowed 86. 3. Which of the following could be used to evaluate locally thinned areas of piping? 1. 3. If impact testing is a requirement of B31. Shall not be used above ground within process unit limits in hydrocarbon or other flammable fluid service at temperatures above 3000F nor at gage pressures above 150 psi. Closed Book API 570 Practice Exam .3 only can be used. 09/10 REV 8 9 . If insert patches are to be used in a repair to a piping system what requirements must be met? 1.200F or above 6500F and shall not be used in flammable fluid service at temperatures above 3000F nor at gage pressures above 400 psi. 3.200F or above 6500F. 4. B16. Welders and welding procedures qualified in accordance with ASME B31. The best practice of the testing laboratory. Which of the following is a responsibility of the user of flanges and fittings found in B16.3? 1. the owner/user is only cautioned about service limits. Shall not be used in any fluid service at temperatures below . When used above 700 oF. 83. What are the fluid service and temperature limitations placed upon cast iron per B31. 3. 82.

4. Closed Book API 570 Practice Exam . When supporting piping systems by connection to adjacent structures. 2. When considering relief device settings the definition of Design Pressure contained in B31. 4. considering all components in the piping system. Cyanides and hydrogen oxide. 4. fluorides 3. The groove weld designation for electrodes used in the SMAW process. considered to be a skilled workman. 09/10 REV 8 10 . qualified to weld in any position regardless of the position that test coupon was weld in.B 87. 3. 92. not qualified to weld in production until a performance test is administered for that process. Visual inspections. proper pipe hanging is required. The load from piping and pipe supporting elements shall be suitably transmitted to other equipment but never pressure vessel walls. considering all components in the piping system. such as______. Ultrasonic inspections. The fillet weld designation for electrodes used in the SMAW process. 91. 4. Proper documentation such as mill test reports or certificates of compliance. the maximum gage pressure permitted. considering all components in the piping system. The load from piping and pipe supporting elements shall be suitably transmitted without deleterious effects. 1. For purposes of procedure qualification the welder or welding operator performing the test is. chlorides 2. CUI Damage is aggravated by contaminants that may be leached out of the insulation. PMI testing of the fabricated piping when such testing is specified. 3. 2. A grouping of electrodes and welding rods based on their usability characteristics. the maximum design pressure permitted. 89. 3. 2. Per Section IX the F No. PMI testing within a warehouse should not be considered and alternative to _____________? 1. Hydroxides and nitrous oxide. the maximum design pressure permitted. 2. what must always be a consideration? 1. 3. 88. 3. is defined to be. 1. 1. The load from piping and pipe supporting elements shall be suitably transmitted to stand alone supports only. A grouping of electrodes and welding rods based on the manufacture date. including any pressure vessels. 2.3 is. 4. 4. is not allowed to weld with that procedure in production under any circumstances. 1. the minimum design pressure at the piping’s MDT. 90. Supporting by the use of structures is not permitted.

98. 24 in of the surface to be examined and at an angle not less than 30 degrees. Direct visual examination may usually be made when access is sufficient to place the eye within. Which of the following describes Portable X-Ray Fluorescence PMI testing? 1. What type of metals are assigned Group Nos. 95. linear indications in which the length is more than three times the width. The principle involved is described as the Seebeck Effect or the thermoelectric principle. 97. 36 in of the surface to be examined and at an angle not less than 20 degrees. When performing fluorescent particle examination. linear indications in which the length is three times the width or less. at least 10 min prior to performing the inspection. 2. An electric arc stimulates atoms in the test sample to emit a characteristic spectrum of light. Ferrous base metals. 2. 3. 94. 4. 1. An acid is used to prepare the test subject for bombardment with gamma rays. the examiner must be in a darkened area for. Non ferrous materials. the placement of a magnetic field indictor on the surface of a similar material to that being examined. 4. indications in which the length is three times the width or less. 4. 2. 2. 4. Metals considered to always require impact tests in construction Codes. non linear indications with a width less than three times the length. Per Section IX radiographic acceptance criteria. 36 in of the surface to be examined and at an angle not less than 30 degrees. 1. at least 15 min prior to performing the inspection. One or more gamma rays are used to excite the material under analysis. 2. 1. 4. the placement of a magnetic field indictor on the surface to be examined. 09/10 REV 8 11 . within P Nos.B 93. at least 5 min prior to performing the inspection. 3. 3. Closed Book API 570 Practice Exam . 96. High alloys which are austenitic.? 1. at least 3 min prior to performing the inspection. there is no technique. 1. 4. cracks and slag are represented on the radiograph as. 3. because there is no need for such a test. When is it necessary to verify the adequacy or direction of a magnetizing field using magnetic particle NDE the technique used shall be. 3. 24 in of the surface to be examined and at an angle not less than 20 degrees. 3. the placement of a magnetic field indictor on the surface of a calibration block. 2.

Brittle fracture in piping is usually not a concern for. Thick walled piping at elevated temperatures. Because of failure of the clamp to provide excessive force. 3. extensive sorting of materials 4. 1. 4. Closed Book API 570 Practice Exam . Test plugs shall be installed. 2. Because of dirt or corrosion. 3. Pipe insulation can remain intact. 3. 3. Of the following items which is a not a possible cause of a clamped joint leak? 1. 104.B 99. 2. The metal temperature of the line has little bearing on the quality of the radiograph. 4. Allows for excellent control of filler pass penetration 4. 1. always because it could affect future radiography. How shall CML locations be identified for future reference? 1. One commonly accepted advantages of the GTAW process is: 1. The position of internal parts of valves (dropped gates) can be observed. Relatively thin-wall piping. Radiography can find cracks in all orientations much better than other techniques. per the requirements of the Code of construction. if it is to be subsequently welded in order to prevent any potential arc blow. limited sorting and identifying materials 3. 4. when the residual magnetism could interfere with subsequent processing or usage of the part. extensive sorting and identification of materials 105. 2. Marked on inspection drawings and on the piping system. Thick walled piping at ambient temperatures. The PMI techniques eddy current testing is useful for_______________? 1. Low stress stamped into the piping at the TML location. 2. Can be used with or without filler metal in all situations 101. 102. 100. Relatively thick wall piping. 3. 4. Because of failure of the clamp to provide sufficient force. generally free from defects 3. No post-weld cleaning is required. Because of mechanical damage. 2. limited sorting of materials only 2. 4. Produces high purity welds. 09/10 REV 8 12 . Which of the following is not an advantage of radiography over other inspection methods? 1. 103. Painted on piping using safety orange or yellow paint. 2. After magnetization and magnetic particle examination of a part it shall be demagnetized.

that it heats the piping. 2. 2. to 25 psi and a preliminary leak test applied. 4. 110. b. Could be a. safety and reliability. Clamps (gags) may be applied to the safety valves. 4. 3. 1. 3. 108. 1/2 the test pressure or 25 psi whichever is less and a preliminary leak test applied. or c above it depends on the ultimate test pressure. thereby stressing welds in piping that could have passed a water test. One advantage of steam pressure testing piping after a welded repair is. Closed Book API 570 Practice Exam . The degree of risk. 111. Eliminating work and reducing personnel requirements for a shutdown. The frequency of piping inspections should not be determined by which of the following conditions? 1. 4. 2/3 the test pressure or 35 psi whichever is less and a preliminary leak test applied 3. 1. 1. Regulatory requirements normally cover which of the following concerns with piping. 09/10 REV 8 13 . The amount of corrosion allowance remaining. 3. steam is easily obtained and does not leave permanent residues. that it heats the piping. Which of the following is a false statement about pressure testing piping when over pressure protection will remain in place? 1. Which of the following is not a benefit of performing on-stream inspections? 1. 4. 3. The severity of service. Permitting fabrication of replacement piping before a shutdown. that it heats the piping. Safety valves or relief valves may be removed. Extending process runs and preventing some unscheduled shutdowns. 2. thereby popping flux from welds in piping that could have passed a water test. 109. 2.3 the pressure should be gradually raised to. When performing a pneumatic pressure test per B31. Operational schedules. 2. 107. safety. 4. Safety valves or relief valves may be blanked. 4. Safety valves are recommended to be prevented from opening by applying additional load to the valve’s pressure setting adjustment device. 3. the length between inspections of piping systems.B 106. maximum diameters limits of piping for a given lethal service. Pipe corrosion rate is reduced. 2. thereby preventing any possibility of brittle fracture during the test.

the testing medium must be. When applying a pneumatic test to piping if air is not used. Clamped repairs to buried piping are prohibited by API 570. If piping leaks are clamped and reburied. more costly and more 115. Over pressure protection set at 110% of the test pressure can be installed. Closed Book API 570 Practice Exam . 3. The test pressure may be reduced to the maximum pressure that will not exceed the yield strength at test temperature.B 112. 2. and less 3. 3. Carbon steel. 113. 1. 2. Molybdenum alloys. more complex . 2. One of the concerns with leak tests is the exceeding of yield strength of the piping material. less complex. 09/10 REV 8 14 . 116. and ______portable than that for SMAW. A preliminary test using air at no more than 250 psi may be used. All clamps shall be considered temporary. Both the marker and the record shall note the date of installation and the location of the clamp. less complex. low alloy steels and copper alloyed nickel. Atmospheric corrosion affects _____________________________. 4. 4. Qualified by a test to ASTM Standards. the location of the clamp shall be logged in the inspection record and may be surface marked. carbon steel and copper alloyed aluminum 4. 1. Which of the following is not a true statement about clamped repairs to buried piping? 1. low alloy steels and copper alloyed aluminum 3. nonflammable and nontoxic.3 to avoid this? 1. __________. 1. less costly and less 4. 3. more complex. 4. Have a least 5 years experience and be approved by API 570 AI. Carbon steel. 1. Over pressure protection set at 125% of the test pressure can be installed. Approved by the Owner/User. a combination of water and a gas. 3. Carbon steels only 117. The piping should be permanently repaired at the first opportunity. more costly. 2. less costly and more 2. Qualified to perform testing to ASTM Standards. dry nitrogen at 100 oF 4. What steps can be taken per B31. Personnel performing PMI testing must be__________________________________. water. FCAW equipment is _________. 2. 114.

not higher than the test pressure plus 50 psi or 10% of test pressure whichever is less. not higher than the test pressure plus 50 psi. Closed Book API 570 Practice Exam . the PRD should be set to. internal or external design pressure whichever is greater. ASME B31.B 118. 4. 2. 2. 2. it does not slope more than 45o 121. 1. The thickness of valves and flanged fittings is substantially greater than that of a simple cylinder because. 3. Piping must be supported and guided so that (a) its weight is carried safely. 1. it does not vibrate excessively. 119. and personnel safety. 4. they are made of cast materials which are inherently weaker than piping materials. 1. the tensile strength of the stronger material used for the inner or outer pipe. 2. they are made of forged materials. 1. Testing shall be conducted on every other component in the lot. 3. not higher than the test pressure plus 25 psi. valves are subject to closing stresses and stress concentrations because of their shape. 2. 4. time required to repair. 09/10 REV 8 15 . As regards leak testing of jacketed piping the internal line shall be leak tested based on. 3. of required fabrication methods. A more extensive inspection of the remaining components should be considered. 122. and (c). internal or external design pressure whichever is less. 3. 1. 2. All of the components must be rejected. 4. 120. 3. (b) it has sufficient flexibility for thermal expansion or contraction. Testing shall be conducted on 100% of the remaining components in the lot. 3. 4. consultation with the jurisdiction. 1. 123. 4. it does not rotate about its axis excessively. internal or external design pressure whichever is critical. corrosion allowance. suitability for a given fluid service.3 requires that the following be taken into account when pipe thickness is determined. not higher than the test pressure plus 50 psi or 20% of test pressure whichever is less. If during PMI testing a rejected component is discovered the following action should be taken. A pressure relief device is required when performing pneumatic leak tests on piping. it does not bow upward excessively.

Closed Book API 570 Practice Exam . 1. procedures approved for use by API 578 3. 2. weldability 2. which improves ____________________. 1. 3. 127. 09/10 REV 8 16 . auxiliary SBP associated with instruments is optional.B 124. when proper bolting is used with a proven bolting procedure. documentation showing both the PMI test results and locations 126. The inspection of secondary. Cast structures. What should not be considered when determining if inspections will be performed? 1. a carbide tipped tool 3. corrosion resistance 125. depending on their chemical composition can exhibit a wide range of mechanical properties for several reasons. that point where a relieving device begins to reseat after opening. 4. that point where a relieving device begins to open. the maximum system pressure during pressure relieving event. 3. 4. 2. 4. the maximum design pressure of a piping system. 128. 3. Classification. 1. it is desirable to keep the size of grains small.3 defines the maximum relieving pressure for piping systems as. Potential for CUI. during shutdowns and sometimes after reaching operational temperature. procedures approved for use by the ASTM 2. 1. Potential for cracking. high stress stamping 2. Possible leaks at flanged joints are may occur. the tester’s initials marked on the component immediately after testing 4. B31. machining methods 4. Those individuals performing PMI testing should obtain and follow____________________. In general. procedures approved for use by API 570 4. procedures approved for use by the Owner/User of the piping systems 129. strength and toughness 3. 2. 1. It is permissible to identify PMI tested components by using__________________. during startup and sometimes after reaching operational temperature. The age of the piping. during startup or shutdowns and sometimes after reaching operational temperature.

3. 2. t m = t + c. 2. 3. The piping should receive a complete internal inspection. 4. If buried piping which is not cathodically protected has been determined to have a soil resistivity of greater than 10. last three thickness readings shall be used. last four thickness readings shall be used. 2.000 ohm-cm. 134. 135. 131. 3. To determine the short term corrosion rate of a piping system the.B 130. 3. The hammer test is ________________________. used on all piping 2. 4. 3.. an outdated method of inspection 4. 4. Because the bolting must be of a high quality. used on stress-relieved lines in caustic and corrosive service 3. If a piping system has a change in its service what should be done? 1. 1. Because of the low ductility of gray cast iron. Why? 1. Barlow formula. 4. 133. as an alternative to external and visual inspections it may be leak tested at interval of 7-1/2 years. Because the low tensile strength of gray cast iron flanges. Lame’ equation. Hoop stress formula. 132. 1. as an alternative to external and visual inspections it may be leak tested at interval of 15 years. used primarily on high alloy piping with chrome content of about 2-1/4%. Because these flanges are often in corrosive services and bolting might deteriorate. initial and last thickness readings shall be used. it shall be inspected every 5 years 2. 09/10 REV 8 17 . 4. Special consideration must be given to bolting used with gray cast iron flanges. 2. The probable new rate of corrosion should be determined. A fatigue feasibility study should be conducted. The piping should receive a complete external inspection. 1. Which of the following is the simplest of the formulas used for the determination of thickness required for in service piping? 1. It does not require inspection. last two thickness readings shall be used. Closed Book API 570 Practice Exam .

especially in high temperature service? 1. API RP 577 09/10 REV 8 18 . 3. 4. 1. API 510 2. 139. 3. Thicker material sections have a lower resistance to brittle fracture due to higher constraint which increases coaxial stresses at the crack tip. 4. What type of bolting is recommended for flanges. when required by the chief inspector. 3. Above what diameter is piping also constructed by the rolling and welding of plate? 1. 3. Upstream of valves. 2. 12" 2. 4. 142. if practical and deemed necessary by the inspector. 2. Local PWHT may be substituted for 360 degree banding when the repair process meets certain requirements. Upstream and downstream of valves.B 136. 2. Low strength bolts. Erosion in piping is not characterized by. Downstream of valves. High strength bolts. rounded holes. 36” 137. Of the following which is the correct minimum preheat for welding when using a local PWHT? 1. grooves. 1. 4. 24" 4. What document has more information on brittle fracture of metals? 1. waves and valleys. 140. general corrosion over a large area. after alterations only. in all cases. 3. API 653l 3. 450 o F or higher. 400 o F or higher. 2. 138. 250 o F or higher. a pressure test shall be performed. At the first change of direction upstream of valves. 2. Closed Book API 570 Practice Exam . API RP 571 4. Studs with nuts on each end. After welding is completed on a piping system. 300 o F or higher. 16" 3. Which of the following describes where erosion can normally found in piping systems? 1. Non corrosive studs 4. 141.

1/8". 3. 4. At the small connections which have a heavy valve attached. mechanical properties and micro-structural changes may take place. 3. 144. What areas are not required to be inspected when vibration is observed in piping during visual inspections? 1. 148. the flange is of weld neck construction. the flange is bolted up using spiral wound metallic gaskets. 145. Above what temperature are special precautions needed when taking ultrasonic measurements? 1. 1/16". 1/32". 4. 300 o F. the flange is bolted up using blot tensioning procedures. 3. 250 o F.B 143. a sufficient number of measurements shall be taken to determine accurately the remaining thickness of the piping. 146. If excessive temperatures are encountered in piping. 3. Penetrants that are low in sulfides. Fluorescent Dye. 2. 4. 350 o F. 4. 1. Closed Book API 570 Practice Exam . 2. Visible Dye. mechanical properties and macro-structural changes may take place. Long straight well supported runs of small bore piping. 3. 4. the flange is leak tested at 150 % of its rated pressure after assembly. 3. 2. 2. 1/4". What type of liquid penetrant should be used on austenitic materials? 1. the piping system must be discontinued from service. 4. 2. 150 o F. 147. Areas where piping is attached to equipment and in the vicinity of anchors. 2. 09/10 REV 8 19 . When flanges are to be used in severe cyclic conditions they must be safeguarded unless. 1. Penetrants that are low in or contain no chlorides. Typical ultrasonic digital thickness readings are suspected of inaccuracy at thickness less than. At small lines that are tied down to larger lines. 1.

Appendix K-1. it shall be calculated to be 1. Appendix C-3. it shall be calculated to be 1.5 times a simple cylinder of the same diameter as the valve opening using a stress value of 10. 3. 09/10 REV 8 20 . Closed Book API 570 Practice Exam . 2. Appendix 1.500 psi.C-1. 150. 4. Which appendix of ASME B31. 3. As regards the calculating of the thickness required for a valve made of an unknown material.500 psi.B 149. 2. Appendix. 1. it is impossible to calculate with out the original design information. it shall be calculated to be 1.3 lists the total thermal of expansion for metals? 1.5 times a simple cylinder of the same diameter as the valve opening using a stress value of 12.000 psi.5 times a simple cylinder of the same diameter as the valve opening using a stress value of 7. 4.

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