Snow Thrower Quiz

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1 Which of the following should you do?
    Scribe your name on the unit
    Replace the shear bolts every 6 months
    Read and follow the manufacturer's operating manual before use
    None of the above

2 Before storing the unit, you should:
    End of season: Empty or stabilize the gas, remove the spark wire, and store safely (building not attached to a school building unless fireproofed). 
    Remove the key and put it in a centralized/locked cabinet.
    Daily: Allow the engine to cool  each time used before storing it
    All of the above

3 If the unit begins to vibrate abnormally, you should finish the job first then inspect the unit.

4 When removing a blockage, you should use:
    Your hand if the unit is off
    Call for help, someone will bring me a new one
    A tool or other item, not your hand
    A greased rag
    All of the above

5 It is ok to overload the machine for short periods.

6 You should change directions slowly on slopes

7 Which of these should you NOT do?
    Read the instruction manual before use
    Check the shear bolts periodically
    Attempt to clear steep slopes
    Keep clear of the discharge

8 When inspecting the snow thrower, you should remove the wire from the spark plug.

9 When the motor is running it is ok to make small adjustments to the machine.

10 You should always direct snow away from individuals and property that could get damaged.

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