Locksmith Test #2

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True or false: An electromagnetic lock has a 15000-pound holding force.

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Correct answer:
False

True or False: The Simplex Unican 1000 series Lock provides dual security through a combination and a keyway.

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Correct answer:
False

True or False: VIN is an acronym for vehicle identification number

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Explanation:
Every car and truck that leaves an automaker's production line has a special vehicle identification number (VIN), which is assigned by the manufacturer. It essentially serves as the automobile or truck's serial number and, because it is utterly distinct, serves as the vehicle's fingerprint. A VIN contains 17 characters (some capital letters and some numbers).

True or false: To unlock a combination lock, a key is required.

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Explanation:
A key is not needed for a combination lock. It is offered in both cylinder and mortise layouts. A numeric keypad serves as the controlling mechanism for combination locks. To unlock the latch, you must push the numbers in a specific sequence.

What is the fastest, stealthiest technique to breach?

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Correct answer:
Depending on the plunger's direction, either utilizing a credit card or a particular piece of metal with a hook to draw the plunger

True or false: A rubberband can help you open some locks

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Explanation:
The door cannot latch shut because of the rubber band holding the latch in place. Now, even if your hands are full, you can use your body to push the door open if it closes.

What sort of picks are applied to locks with uninteresting-looking keyways?

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Correct answer:
Warded

A key turning difficultly in a car door cylinder frequently happens as a result of:

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Explanation:
Lack of lubricant is the most frequent cause of a key spinning but failing to open the door. This can happen from prolonged use or even just getting into the car after being outside in the rain. Your lock will become caught and stop turning if it isn't properly oiled, making it hard to open the car.

What exactly does VATS mean?

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Explanation:
An anti-theft system is a collection of mechanical, hardware, and software measures intended to better safeguard a car against theft and break-in attempts. The car modules are blocked, the stealing process is complicated, and an audible alarm is created to frighten the burglar away with the use of specific gadgets.

Inside the lock, where is the tension wrench located?

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Explanation:
The tension wrench is the best instrument for picking a lock in your hand because it is made to be used at the bottom of the keyway (BOK). It is by far the most typical turning tool available today and the main component of any effective lock picking kit. The tension wrench comes in a huge variety of styles, sizes, and lengths.

When a lock is picked backwards, what is necessary?

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Explanation:
Plug Spinners, often known as lock plug spinners or just spinners, perform exactly as they are intended to. In other words, they turn the plug, which is your lock's keyway.

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