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Brakemen's Examination - 1993 - Part Five


Q.61 - In a minor car derailment of one axle's wheels, the problem might be corrected by:

Q.62 - A squared wheel flanged instead of the normal rounded flange on a car is:

Q.63 - In cars having old journal boxes on the axles, the oil level for proper lubrication should be:

Q.64 - A blue flagged car:

Q.65 - A "cut" of cars can be:

Q.66 - A minimum reduction to cause minimum brake application is approximately:

Q.67 - After connecting hoses and opening angle cock, air is heard escaping the glad hand gasket sufficiently to cause emergency application of the brakes. What should be done to correct this problem:

Q.68 - A brakeman, standing on the rear step of the caboose of a train in a reverse movement direction, becomes out of sight to the engineer as the train goes around a curve, what should the engineer do:

Q.69 - When getting off a locomotive, it is:

Q.70 - When getting off of a caboose, it is:

Q.71 - The maximum speed of coupling on most railroads is which of the following:

Q.72 - In a twenty car train, how much slack action in feet can you possibly expect as a maximum:

Q.73 - A minimum safe distance (in feet) between spotted cars in which you, as a brakeman, can go in between to remove a coupler knuckle is:

Q.74 - As a brakeman, you may step on a coupler when or if:

Q.75 - Riding the leading edge side ladder of a box car in reverse movement into a curved siding, you see a sign "NO CLEARANCE." What should you do:

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