The following items will test your grasp of the material covered in this lesson. There is only one correct
answer for each item. When you complete the exercise, check your answer with the answer key that
follows. If you answer any item incorrectly, study again that part of the lesson which contains the
What is the rate of ordinary decay in a pole per year?
What is a good treatment to spread at the base of a pole?
From which position do you inspect poles and fixtures?
At the fixture
Halfway up the pole
From a truck
From the ground
After boring a hole to check for decay, what step must you take?
Mark it with paint
Make a record of it
Plug it with a creosote plug
Plug it with a dowel