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Quality Control Quality Manual for Hot Mix Asphalt


Quiz Questions

1.The contractor is responsible for developing and implementing a quality control plan for inspection, testing, and other specified actions so that all aspects of hot mix asphalt production and placement meet the specifications.
Engineer
Contractor
Owner
None of the above
2. Which of the following does the submittal letter not need to identify?
the contractor
hot mix asphalt producer
quality control manager
owner
3.The contractor must retain hard copies of all documents for how many years after final contract acceptance?
One
Two
Three
Four
4.The __________ must review the qualifications of proposed quality control personnel and verify that proposed samplers, testers, and laboratories meet the requirements of the Caltrans Independent Assurance Program.
Contractor
Engineer
Manager
Owner
5.The ___________ is responsible for sampling and testing aggregates and hot mix asphalt mix.
Contractor
Engineer
Manager
Owner
6.Quality control laboratory personnel must be qualified by the Caltrans IAP and have _________ knowledge of the project quality control plan.
Basic
In depth
7. Before the first day of hot mix asphalt production, the production inspector must ensure the requirements are met for hot mix asphalt plant qualification and ____________ sensitivity treatment of aggregates.
Moisture
Hardness
Temperature
None of the above
8.To ensure that the subgrade has been prepared for hot mix asphalt placement, the subgrade must be inspected by Caltrans as well as by the contractor’s quality control placement inspector. The subgrade needs to be all of the following except:
wet
stable
compacted
smooth
9. The quality control plan should include a __________ sampling plan for each quality characteristic that requires quality control testing as specified in the contract.
Random
Planned
10.Corrective action plans __________ intended to cover all possible problems and their solutions.
Are
Are not
11.The resident engineer has ____________ business days to review the quality control plan and either return the plan with comments or accept the submitted quality control plan.
Three
Five
Ten
Fifteen
12.For most projects, the hot mix asphalt quality control program is implemented on the ________ day of hot mix asphalt production.
First
Second
Third
Fourth
13. On the first day of hot mix asphalt production, the production startup evaluation must occur within what quantity of the first tons of hot mix asphalt produced?
300
550
750
1000
14.Dispute resolution is an integral part of the hot mix asphalt QCQA program. The aim of the dispute resolution process is to resolve __________ and the resident engineer disagreements regarding test result comparisons.
Owner
Manager
Client
Contractor
15. The resident engineer and contractor should review test results and witness each party’s performance with a disputed test result to determine the source of any testing error including sampling, testing, or testing equipment. If they are unable to determine the source for a testing error, _______________ must act as witness and referee to resolve the dispute.
Engineer
Contractor
An independent third party
None of the above