b. Preoperatlonal check.
c. Not named.
7. When you press the starter button and the engine does not turn over, is the:
a. Compressor belts loose.
b. Battery switch In open position.
c. Engine out of time.
8. If the lubricating oil gage does not register when engine has started, do you:
a. Open throttle wide.
b. Shut engine down.
c. Turn fuel oil filter handle.
9. With the engine running and showing lube oil pressure, the exhaust stack shows smoke and the temperature
gage does not raise, would you:
a. Close radiator shutters.
b. Fill radiators.
c. Inspect cooling fan belts.
10. With the engine running showing lube oil pressure and the temperature gage raising, the air pressure gages do
not start to register, would you:
a. Open angle cocks.
b. Examine air compressor, belts or drive and Inspect locomotive piping for leaks.
c. Set independent brake valve.
11. The compressor is running and the main reservoir gage reads 120 psi The straight air or independent brake
valve is moved to the ON position What should the brake cylinder pressure gage read:
a. 35 or 50 psi.
b. 60 or 70 psi.
c. 80 or 90 psi.
12. The engine is running at idle speed and it suddenly stops, would you:
a. Remove the fuel pump.
b. Check emergency fuel shut off valve.
c. Change injectors.
13. With the engine running and the throttle in idle position, you insert the reverse lever and open the throttle to the
second speed The locomotive does not move What have you failed to do:
a. Position reverse handle to forward or reverse, and release Independent brakes.
b. Open sanders.
c. Turn on fuel pump.
14. The throttle normally has a specified number of positions and is opened slowly or a notch at a time. How many
positions do most throttles have and why should it be opened slowly:
a. Sixteen positions and insert reverse lever.
b. Eight positions and a stop position, by opening throttle slowly the wheels will not have a tendency to slip.
c. Four positions and open sander valve.
15. The operating controls can be locked when the reverse lever is removed. What position must the throttle and the
reverse lever be before the lever can be removed:
a. Lever in neutral position and throttle In idle.
b. Lever In forward and the throttle In the eighth notch.
c. Lever In reverse and throttle in the stop position.
16. The load indicating meter mounted in the cab indicates:
a. Air brake pressure.
b. Position of the double heading cock.
c. The load on the locomotive.
17. The ground relay is a protective device that will, when tripped:
a. Unload the main generator.
b. Turn on the head lights.
c. Set the air brakes.
18. When the ground relay has tripped, the engine speed will reduce to idle and remain there until:
a. The operator sets the ground relay.
b. The operator turns off the headlight.
c. The operator releases the air brakes.
19. The cooling system on a locomotive is a fan cooled liquid, radiator type The temperature of the cool-