Metalworking Skills Assessment


Metalworking Skills Assessment


This Metalworking Skills test is designed to measure the knowledge a machinist is required in order to perform his or her duties in today's machine shop. It covers, mathematics, measuring tool use, machine shop procedures, blueprint reading, quality control and material science.

Tests for Basic Industrial Math, Basic Industrial Skills and Math and Reasoning Skills are also available.


Total Questions 54
Question Types Multiple Choice
Competencies Tested Math
Measuring Tools
Machine Shop Procedures
Properties of Metal
Tasks Tested Millimeters to Inches
Inches to Millimeters
Decimal Equivalents
Plug Gage Use
Measuring Keyways
Using a Sine Bar
Using Plug Tap Gage
Ring Gage Use
Measuring Inside Diameters
Measuring Outside Diameters
Calibrating Micrometers
Aligning a Workpiece in a Four Jaw Chuck
Checking Parallelism
Measuring the Outside Diameter of a Groove
Measuring External Threads
Using a Reamer
Calculating RPM
Defining a Blind Hole
Hand Tapping
Drilling a Pilot Hole
Defining Taps
Hand Threading
Using a Grinding Wheel
Calculating Cutting Speed
Cleaning a Grinding Wheel
Enlarging a Drilled Hole for a Bolt Head
Define Work Hardening
Re-Grinding Drill Points
Using a Spade Drill
Identification of Drill Parts
Identifying Drill Sizes
Choosing Drill Angles
Sharpening Drills
Choosing Proper Lip Clearance
Calculating Thread Lead
Defining Acme Thread Angles
Bolt Identification
Defining Pipe Thread Tapers
Defining the Angle of Standard Threads
Defining Thread Fits
Defining Threads
Defining the Major Diameter of Threads
Reading Blueprints
Using Tolerances
Defining Tensile Strength