SET POLES, INSTALL ANCHORS AND GUYS EXAMINATION Module/SubCourse: SS0439 Edition: A

1. How is a pole set when underground water is encountered? Use the derrick method Use the hand and pike pole method Use the waterjet method Use dynamite 2. You are installing wooden steps on a pole. What is the correct height for the first step? .6 meter 1 meter 1.6 meters 2 meters 3. You have installed a permafrost anchor. How much time must pass before you can use the anchor? At least 30 hours At least 24 hours At least 18 hours At least 12 hours 4. Which poles are head guyed? Corner poles Line poles Storm poles Dead-end poles 5. Who is responsible for the care, maintenance, and storage of body belts and safety straps? Section sergeant Platoon officer

Platoon sergeant Individual user 6. What is the preferred anchor for use in sandy soil? Crossplate anchor Concrete anchor Plate anchor Log anchor 7. In straight sections, storm guys are usually placed on which poles? Every 30th pole Every 40th pole Every 20th pole Every 15th pole 8. When protecting poles against lightning a copper wire is secured to the pole. How far apart are the staples? 18 inches 15 inches 24 inches 12 inches 9. What is class 7 soil? Plastic, wet Crumbly Loose, dry Rock 10. How are hollow hearts found? Use a hammer Drill holes in the pole Bump the pole with a vehicle Use a screwdriver 11. When are screw anchors used? In hardpan

In rock In shale In loose soil 12. What is the breaking strength of a guy that is sized at 11.11 mm? 8,100 kg 6,000 lb 11,500 lb 5,175 kg 13. What is the height above ground for the first poleto-pole guy when it is secured to the pole? 1 to 2 meters 3 to 4 meters 2 to 3 meters 4 to 5 meters 14. When guying struts, which guy is installed first? Pole guy Strut guy Pole to strut guy Anchor guy 15. What type of anchor can best be used in fine, moist soil? Rock Plank Cone Screw 16. A pole supporting cable with guy hardware attached to the pole above the cable requires no lightning protection if the hardware is within what distance to the top of the pole? 18 inches 24 inches 36 inches 30 inches

17. What information is on the pole section record? Class, location, and length Class, length, and size Class, location, and size 18. Plate anchors are ideal when the angle of the guy forms what type angle with the ground line? 60 to 90 degrees 30 to 45 degrees 45 to 60 degrees 25 to 40 degrees 19. Who indicates on the stake for each pole, the location, size, and class of pole to be set? The section sergeant The layout crew The layout engineer The team chief 20. You are installing an expanding earth anchor. How much of the anchor rod is extending above ground? 5 to 10 inches 3 to 6 inches 6 to 12 inches 4 to 8 inches 21. Guys that are exposed to high voltage must be grounded. What is the lower limit for high voltage? 500 volts 300 volts 120 volts 240 volts 22. Which type of guy may be used at a river or ravine crossing? Long-span guy

Storm guy Side guy Head guy 23. When a head guy and a side guy are placed on the same pole, what is the position for each guy? The side guy goes above the suspension stand. The head guy goes below the cable suspension strand. The head guy goes above the cable suspension strand. The side guy goes above the head guy. 24. When serving ends of guy strands, galvanized wire is used to prevent fraying. What is the sequence of wrapping the wire? Five wraps on the guy end and main guy and two on the main guy Six wraps on the guy end and main guy and two on the main guy Three wraps on the guy end and main guy and two on the main guy Four wraps on the guy end and main guy and two on the main guy 25. What size pole should you use as a gin pole? Class 6 Class 3 Class 5 Class 4 26. Guys have proper positions on poles. Where is the proper position for a side guy? Under the even numbered crossarms Under the odd numbered crossarms Under all construction Above all construction 27. You are setting a pole. When would you remove the butting board?

When the pole is two-thirds raised When the pole is raised When the pikes are set on the pole When the pole is in position to be raised 28. Why are strain insulators used when guying a pole? To break electrical conductivity To provide a breaking point To be able to use short guy wires To meet specifications in the detailed plan 29. Storm guys are placed on poles for protection in bad weather. How are they placed on the pole? Opposite each other At a 90-degree angle At a 45-degree angle At a 60-degree angle 30. When drilling a hole in rock for an anchor, at what angle should the hole be? 60 degrees 75 degrees 45 degrees 30 degrees 31. When serving ends of guys using galvanized wire, how many wraps are on the end? Three Two Four Five 32. Which poles are stepped? Those Those Those Those with guys on corners determined on the job specified in the plan

33. You are preparing to dig a pole hole with an earth baring machine. Where would you place the auger? To the right of the hole To the left of the hole Over the center of the hole In a position so it can be checked and moved prior to digging 34. Soil is divided into classes. Hard, dry, hardpan soil is identified as what class? 2 1 3 4 35. What is meant by the term raking a pole? The pole is roughed at the top The pole inclines from a true vertical The pole is guyed to a true vertical The pole is braced off vertical 36. How would you test a pole of questionable strength? Rock it with a vehicle Rock it with pike poles Hit it with a hammer Climb it 37. Which poles are head guyed? Line poles Corner poles Dead-end poles

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