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SS1 Third Term Metal Work Past Questions and Answers (Objective and Theory)

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SS1 Third Term Metal Work Past Questions and Answers (Objective and Theory)


Senior Secondary School 1 (SS1) third term Metal Work, along with options and answers. I’ve also included 5 more theory questions for Section B:


Section A: Multiple-Choice Questions (Third Term)

Question: Which metal is commonly used for making electrical wires due to its high conductivity?


A) Copper

B) Aluminum

C) Steel

D) Brass

Answer: A

Question: The process of reshaping metal by compressing and stretching it between two rolls is called:


A) Forging

B) Rolling

C) Extrusion

D) Drawing

Answer: B

Question: What is the primary purpose of a tap in metalworking?


A) Creating threads in a hole

B) Smoothing edges

C) Measuring angles

D) Bending metal

Answer: A

Question: The term “abrasive” refers to materials used for:


A) Welding

B) Cutting

C) Grinding

D) Bending

Answer: C

Question: The process of cutting metal by melting it with a high-temperature flame and then blowing away the molten metal is called:


A) Oxy-fuel cutting

B) Plasma cutting

C) Laser cutting

D) Waterjet cutting

Answer: A

Question: The tool used for measuring external dimensions, thickness, and depth is called a:


A) Vernier caliper

B) Micrometer

C) Ruler

D) Protractor

Answer: B

Question: Which metalwork process involves forcing a plastic material through a shaped orifice to produce a continuous profile?


A) Extrusion

B) Casting

C) Forging

D) Rolling

Answer: A

Question: The process of heating metal to a specific temperature and then cooling it slowly to relieve internal stresses is known as:


A) Tempering

B) Annealing

C) Normalizing

D) Quenching

Answer: C

Question: Which welding method uses a flux-coated rod as a filler material?


A) TIG welding

B) MIG welding

C) Stick welding

D) Gas welding

Answer: C

Question: The tool used for measuring small lengths and checking the flatness of surfaces is called a:


A) Vernier caliper

B) Micrometer

C) Straight edge

D) Protractor

Answer: C

Question: In metalwork, the term “tapping” refers to:


A) Cutting threads

B) Smoothing surfaces

C) Bending metal

D) Forging

Answer: A

Question: Which metalwork tool is used for shaping and smoothing curved surfaces?


A) Bench grinder

B) Power drill

C) Bench vise

D) Belt sander

Answer: D

Question: The process of forcing metal into a desired shape through a die is known as:


A) Drawing

B) Casting

C) Extrusion

D) Rolling

Answer: C

Question: The term “annealing” is often associated with:


A) Softening metal

B) Hardening metal

C) Shaping metal

D) Cleaning metal

Answer: A

Question: What is the purpose of a broaching tool in metalwork?


A) Measuring angles

B) Creating threads

C) Shaping internal surfaces

D) Smoothing edges

Answer: C

Section B: Theory Questions (Third Term)

Explain the process of metal extrusion and its applications in various industries.


Discuss the importance of quality control in metal fabrication processes.


Describe the factors influencing the selection of the appropriate cutting tool in metalworking.


Explain the principles of heat treatment and their impact on the mechanical properties of metals.


Discuss the environmental considerations in metalwork processes and suggest ways to minimize their impact.

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