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PLC Test - Form A4

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60 items, Multiple-choice


Knowledge of programmable logic controllers

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This test was designed in 2006 with 50 items in response to many requests by maintenance managers for a measure of knowledge and skills in repair and maintenance using Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs). This test was revised in 2016 by an instructor at a technical college and an additional category (Relays and Controls) was added with 10 items. A number of other items were revised as well.
This test now has 60 items.

Sample Question

What is the purpose of the "Watchdog Timer" feature of Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs)?

A. Sense a CPU failure
B. Check timer accuracy
C. Record time in operation
D. Display maintenance times

Content Areas

Categories tested include:

Ladder logic
I/O devices
Programs & Software
Relays & Controls

Product Statistics

This data was calculated from a group of applicants in various industries.

Sample Size Mean Score Reliability (KR20) Std. Deviation Std. Error of Measurement
618 33.10 .84 8.33 3.33

O*NET Job Titles

Below are the O*NET job titles that were determined to be applicable to this test during the job analysis. Click the Job Title for more information about tasks performed, tools and technology used, job knowledge areas and abilities required, as well as related job titles.
This assessment is intended for use with jobs that are sufficiently related.

[Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine Repairers]
Repair, maintain, or install computers, word processing systems, automated teller machines, and electronic office machines, such as duplicating and fax machines.

[Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment]
Repair, test, adjust, or install electronic equipment, such as industrial controls, transmitters, and antennas.

[Electronics Engineering Technicians]
Lay out, build, test, troubleshoot, repair, and modify developmental and production electronic components, parts, equipment, and systems, such as computer equipment, missile control instrumentation, electron tubes, test equipment, and machine tool numerical controls, applying principles and theories of electronics, electrical circuitry, engineering mathematics, electronic and electrical testing, and physics. Usually work under direction of engineering staff.

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Administration Manual

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Manuals do not include a sample copy of the test or an answer key.

Alternate Versions

Version Format Language SKU
PLC Test - Form A4 (Online) Online Test English OL125

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