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TWI Training and Examination Services BGas Painting Inspection

Grade 2&3 CW 01
1. Two examples of Hygroscopic salts would be:

(a) Iron Phosphates and Iron Chromates

(b) Iron Chlorates and Iron Oxides

(c) Iron Sulphates and Iron Chlorides

(d) Iron Sulphides and Iron Silicates

2. What is an electrolyte?

(a) It is a mixture of salts and water

(b) A substance which will conduct electricity and cause rusting

(c) Oxidising liquid which will attack steel

(d) A substance which will conduct a current and be broken down by it

3. Corrosion is defined as:

(a) Rusting of the Cathode by electrophysical means

(b) Oxidation of a metal in contact with water

(c) Degradation of a material by chemical or electrochemical means

(d) Breakdown of the metal by hydrogen

4. Hydrogen is evolved at:

(a) The Anode at all times

(b) The Cathode at all times

(c) The Cathode as a by-product of the corrosion reaction

(d) The Anode as corrosion takes place

5. The degradation of material by chemical or electrochemical means is:

(a) Pickling followed by passivation

(b) Acid cleaning

(c) Corrosion

(d) An Electrolyte
TWI Training and Examination Services BGas Painting Inspection
Grade 2&3 CW 01
6. The BGas specification for site application of paint systems is

(a) BGC/PS/PA10

(b) BGC/PS/CW5

(c) BGC/PS/PA8

(d) BS 7079

7. Another name for the Galvanic List, is:

(a) The Corrosion List

(b) Electro Negative List

(c) Electrical Corrosive Properties Series

(d) Electromotive Forces Series

8. In the corrosion circuit, electrons travel from:

(a) Anode to cathode

(b) Cathode to Anode

(c) Electrolyte to both cathode & anode

(d) None of the above

9. If Zinc and Aluminium were in close contact, in the presence of electrolyte:

(a) Aluminium would corrode

(b) They would corrode equally

(c) Zinc would corrode

(d) None of the above

10. When the electrolyte is water, what occurs at the cathode during a corrosion
reaction?