RIGGING QUIZ No. 23
When using a ________________ hitch, 20 to 25 percent of single leg
capacity is lost.
The most basic hitch is the single leg or _________________ hitch.
A _________________ hitch can have twice the capacity of a single
When a shackle is used to help form a choker hitch; the pin of the
shackle must be placed into the _______________.
A double wrap choker or basket hitch has excellent grip on a
load because the contact is ________________.
Never use a double basket hitch (single wrap) at a horizontal
sling angle of less than ______________.
Never use a double choker
(double wrap) at a horizontal sling angle of less than
A single leg sling will often provide poor _____________.
A three legged sling will often provide improved load control, but
the capacity of the sling depends on how each leg __________________.
It is possible for only ________________ legs of a four-legged bridle
to carry the full load at times.
A single basket hitch (single wrap) has poor grip on the load
because it has _________________ contact with the load.
Place _________________ under the eye of a choker hitch to avoid
“beating down the eye” and to increase the grip on the load.
___________________ legs of a three-legged bridle will carry the load
if the lengths are close to the same length.
When using synthetic slings, snug the choker before lifting and
slowly take up slack to avoid
A wire rope sling used in an inverted basket hitch over a hook can
lose ________________ of its capacity.
16. The sling connected _________________ to the center of gravity will carry the greatest share of the load.
greater than 360 degrees
eye of sling
shares the load
block of wood
P. center of gravity
less than 360 degrees
U. 100 percent
From: “The Crosby group product application seminar workbook on hitches”