Engineer's Test

                                                                                                                                                      Revised 12/2012
Pick the best answer to the question based on the information available to all members in the Safety & Operating Rules for the Maricopa Live Steamers Railroad Heritage Preservation Society.

The Safety and Operating Rules can be found here.

1. Who is ultimately responsible for the safe operation of the train? (205.4)

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2. The double signal on the right: (351)

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Any color over any color.
3. All signal aspects on the Adobe Western Railroad: (351) *
4. Arms fully extended and swung violently down from above shoulder height perpendicular to the tracks mean: (314) *
5. Multiple short blasts on the whistle or horn - “oooooooo” - mean: (328,334) *
6. A “BLUE” indicator light, flag, or tag indicates that the piece of equipment: (344) *
7. An arm raised or lowered vertically indicates: (311) *
8. The signal on the right indicates: (342,353) *
Yellow On
9. All visiting engineers shall be given written and/or oral instructions on the track and signal systems and basic safety prior to operating on the railroad by: (513) *
10. The final authority as to who may ride a train is the: (515) *
11. When a dispatcher is on duty, all trains in an un-signaled area: (535) *
12. The signal on the right indicates: (343,353) *
Red - On
13. Two long blasts on the whistle or horn followed by a short blast followed by a long blast - “> > o >“ - means: (327) *
14. All trains shall be operated by or under the direct supervision of. (531) *
15. Steam boiler test certificates shall be accepted as valid by the MLS if: (231.1) *
16. The double signal on the right indicates: (353) *
(Upper Signal) Red - On / (Lower Signal) Green - On
17. All mainline switches shall be left: (534) *
18. One short blast on the whistle or horn - “o“ - means (321) *
19. During periods of limited visibility, trains shall have: (401) *
20. A Hand, a flag, or a light held horizontally with short up and down motions means: (312) *
21. During public run times, engineers shall make radio contact with the dispatcher/stationmaster before entering the mainline. (516) *
22. Locomotives and other moving, powered equipment shall be equipped with: (210.2) *
23. Engineers operating a train at night shall carry: (517) *
24. Who can operate equipment in an unsafe manner? (205.1) *
25. Two short blasts on the whistle or horn - “oo” - mean: (322,331) *
26. The double signal on the right indicates: (353) *
(Upper Signal) Green - On / (Lower Signal) Red - On
27. A hand, a flag, or a light swung at arm’s length down to as low as possible or any object waved violently on or near the track means: (313) *
28. Who may declare a piece of club equipment unsafe and affix a “Bad Order” card to the equipment? (413) *
29. A hand, a flag, or a light swung vertically in circles clockwise or counterclockwise means: (315) *
30. The signal on the right indicates: (353) *
Flashing Red
31. Three short blasts on the whistle or horn - “ooo” - mean: (323,332) *
32. Engineers may allow anyone to ride between themselves and the controls of their engine as long as their ability to control the train is not restricted. (514) *
33. When operating MLS equipment, junior members shall: (520) *
34. The public shall receive: (633) *
35. To operate a public train, the minimum age for an engineer is: (650) *
36. The maximum speed when operating public trains is: (632) *
37. The Conductor shall have available: (663) *
38. How many public passengers may ride a depressed bulkhead beam car? (634) *
39. The Conductor shall be responsible for: (662) *
40. The Stationmaster shall be responsible for: (670) *
41. Pregnant women shall not be permitted to ride public trains. (640) *
42. Under normal circumstances, the public shall be loaded/unloaded only at: (637) *
43. Certified engineers 13 through 17 years of age may: (518) *
44. All riders on regular public trains must be capable of walking to, boarding, and exiting riding cars under their own ability. (638) *
45. Trains carrying the public shall be operated only by: (631) *
46. When carrying the public, riding cars must: (620) *
47. How many public riding cars are allowed in a public train ? (634) *
48. Individuals who do not safely fit in or on riding cars are: (639) *
49. The public shall ride on: (610) *
50. Certified engineers under 13 years of age may: (519) *
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