EPA 608 Type 1 Practice Test

| Last Updated: May 9, 2021

I have created a free resource that will help you prepare for the EPA 608 Type 1 test. This free practice test will have a bunch of questions that you can expect to get on the actual test. I’d suggest taking this practice quiz as many times as it takes until you are comfortable with the material. This will help prepare you for the EPA 608 certification exam.

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#1. According to the EPA, an appliance qualifies as “small appliance” if it is manufactured, charged and hermetically sealed at the factory with less than ___ pounds of refrigerant.

#2. Recovery equipment manufactured before November 15, 1993 must be capable of recovering ______ of the refrigerant:

#3. Recovery equipment manufactured AFTER November 15, 1993 must be capable of recovering ______ of the refrigerant, if the compressor is operating:

#4. Recovery equipment manufactured AFTER November 15, 1993 must be capable of recovering ______ of the refrigerant, if the compressor is not operating

#5. Checking the ______ inside the recovery tank allows you to check for air or non-condensables can be done by checking which of the following inside the recovery tank:

#6. System dependent devices can be used to recover refrigerants from devices with less than ___ pounds of refrigerant.

#7. The units used in trailers should not be recovered using current recovery systems because

#8. Units manufactured before 1950 should not be recovered using current equipment because

#9. Why is it important to obtain an accurate pressure reading of refrigerant inside a recovery cylinder?

#10. Non-condensables in a refrigeration system results in

#11. Which of the following techniques are effective when trying to recover refrigerant into a non-pressurized container from a refrigerator with an inoperative compressor?

#12. After installing and opening a piercing access valve, it must be ensured that the system pressure is greater than _______ before beginning the recovery procedure.

#13. When recovering refrigerant from small appliances with inoperative compressors, the recovering unit must be connected to

#14. When using a system dependant recovery device with an operating compressor, _____

#15. After the recovery is complete, it is important to remove solderless piercing valves because

#16. Technicians that handle refrigerant during service, maintenance, or repair of small appliances must have:


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