Hanging your pictures in a straight line or cutting a straight piece of wood can be very frustrating. A laser level can make the job a lot easier. Laser levels come with various features and prices range from as little as $20 to a few thousand, depending on what you need. Take this quiz to find out about laser levels.
When is a laser level better than a traditional level?
for tasks over small distances
for tasks over large distances
for tasks that require the use of one hand only
Who uses laser levels?
What type of light is used in a laser level?
What size beam is the best for a laser level?
What was a limitation of the first laser levels?
They were very large and heavy.
They were limited to indoor use.
They could get very hot and cause burns.
What color beams do laser levels emit?
red or purple
red or blue
red or green
How are laser levels powered?
with a battery
using wall power
by charging on a special charger
What precautions do you need to take when using laser levels?
Ensure the laser beam doesn't make contact with electrical appliances.
Wear insulated gloves.
Wear safety goggles.
What does the term "level" refer to in builders' language?
a straight vertical line
a straight horizontal line
the intersection of two lines at a right angle
How do manual laser levels ensure that the level is straight?
using a bubble
using a ruler
using a gravity censor
When are self-leveling units useful?
if the surface is very uneven
if the surface is close to being level
if the surface is on a slope
What were laser levels originally used for?
painting road lines
Which is the simplest type of laser level?
a line laser
a point generator
a dot laser
How does a line level allow for easier use outdoors or in bright spaces?
It uses point projection.
It has rotary lasers.
It has a pulsing light technology.
What additional technology do some laser levels come with these days?