(PEC-Chapter3) Sheet2-Part1

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  1. A fabricated assembly
    of insulated conductors in a flexible metallic enclosure.
    Armored Cable, Type AC
  2. (AC cable )Where run
    across the top of floor joists, or within ___ mm of floor or floor joists
    across the face of rafters or studding, in attics and roof spaces that are
    accessible, the cable shall be protected by substantial
    guard strips that are at least as high as the cable. Where this space is not accessible by permanent stairs or
    ladders, protection shall only be required within ___ mm of the nearest edge
    of the scuttle hole or attic entrance
    • 2 100
    • 1 800
  3. Bends in Type AC
    cable shall be made such that the cable is not damaged. The radius of the curve of the inner edge of
    any bend shall not be less than ___ times
    the diameter of the Type AC cable
    five
  4. Unless otherwise
    provided, Type AC cable shall be secured within ___ mm of every outlet box, junction
    box, cabinet, or fitting and at intervals not exceeding ___ mm where
    installed on or across framing members
    • 300
    • 1 400
  5. Unless otherwise
    provided, Type AC cable shall be supported at intervals not exceeding ___ mm.
    Horizontal runs of Type AC cable installed in wooden or metal framing members
    or similar supporting means shall be considered supported where such support
    does not exceed ___ mm intervals
    • 1 400
    • 1 400
  6. Type AC cable shall
    be permitted to be unsupported where
    the cable: is fished between access
    points through concealed spaces in finished buildings or structures and
    supporting is impracticable ,is not
    more than ___ mm in length at terminals where flexibility is necessary ,and is not more than ___ mm in length from
    the last point of cable support to the point of connection to a luminaire(s)
    [lighting fixture(s)] or other electrical equipment and the cable and point of
    connection are within an accessible ceiling. For the purposes of this section,
    Type AC cable fittings shall be permitted as a means of cable support
    • 600
    • 1 800
  7. Armored cable
    installed in thermal insulation shall have conductors rated at ___°C . The
    ampacity of cable installed in these applications shall be that of ___°C
    conductors. The ___°C  rating shall be
    permitted to be used for ampacityderating purposes, provided the final
    deratedampacity does not exceed that for a ___°C  rated conductor
    • 90
    • 60
    • 90
    • 60
  8. An assembly of
    parallel conductors formed integrally with an insulating material web
    specifically designed for field
    installation in surface metal raceway
    Flat Cable Assembly,Type FC
  9. Flat cable assemblies
    shall be permitted only as ,branch circuits to supply suitable tap devices for
    lighting,small appliances, or small power loads (rating of the branch circuit
    shall not exceed 30 amperes), where installed for exposed work , in locations
    where they will not be subjected to physical damage (where a flat cable
    assembly is installed less than ___ mm above the floor or fixed working
    platform, it shall be protected by a cover identified for the use) and in
    surface metal raceways identified for the use
    2 400
  10. FC assemblies) Taps
    shall be made between any phase conductor and the grounded conductor or any
    other phase conductor by means of devices and fittings identified for the use.
    Tap devices shall be rated at not less than ___ amperes, or more than ___ volts
    to ground, and shall be color coded in accordance with the requirements
    • 15
    • 300
  11. Flat cable assemblies
    shall consist of two, three, four, or five conductors.Flat cable assemblies
    shall have conductors of _______ special stranded copper wires.
    Type FC cable shall have the temperature rating durably marked on the surface
    at intervals not exceeding ____ mm
    • 5.5 mm2 (2.6 mm dia.)
    • 600
  12. A complete wiring
    system for branch circuits that is designed for installation under carpet
    squares. This system includes Type FCC cable and associated shielding,
    connectors, terminators, adapters, boxes, and receptacles
    FCC System
  13. _____is a protective
    layer that is installed between the floor and Type FCC flat conductor cable to
    protect the cable from physical damage and may or may not be incorporated as an
    integral part of the cable
    Bottom Shield
  14. ____is a connector
    designed to join Type FCC cables without using a junction box
    Cable Connector
  15. ____ is an insulator
    designed to electrically insulate theend of a Type FCC cable
    Insulating End
  16. _____is a grounded
    metal shield covering under-carpet components of the FCC system for the
    purposes of providing protection against physical damage
    Top Shield
  17. ____is an assembly to
    facilitate connection of the FCC system to other wiring systems, incorporating
    (1) a means of electrical interconnection and (2) a suitable box or covering
    for providing electrical safety and protection against physical damage
    Transition Assembly
  18. _____ a cable composed of three or more flat
    copper conductors placed edge-to-edge and separated and enclosed within an
    insulating assembly
    Type FCC Cable
  19. Use of FCC systems
    shall be permitted both for general-purpose and appliance branch circuits and
    for individualb.circuits. Voltage b/w ungrounded conductors shall not exceed
    ___ volts and b/w ungrounded conductors and the grounded conductor shall not
    exceed ___ volts.  General-purpose and appliance b.circuits shall have ratings
    not exceeding ___ A and individual b.circuits shall have ratings not exceeding
    ___A.  Use of FCC systems shall be permitted on wall surfaces in surface metal
    raceways and in damp locations
    • 300
    • 150
    • 20
    • 30
  20. Any portion of an FCC
    system with a height above floor level exceeding ___ mm shall be tapered or
    feathered at the edges to floor level. Materials used for floors heated in
    excess of ___°C shall be identified as suitable for use at these temperatures.
    Floor-mounted Type FCC cable, cable connectors, and insulating ends shall be
    covered with carpet squares not larger than ___ mm square. Carpet squares that
    are adhered to the floor shall be attached with release-type adhesives
    • 2.30
    • 30
    • 900
  21. Type FCC cable shall be listed for use
    with the FCC system and shall consist of three, four, or five flat copper
    conductors, one of which shall be an equipment grounding conductor. Type FCC
    cable shall be clearly and durably marked on both sides at intervals of not
    more than ___ mm with the information required by 3.10.1.11(a) and with the
    following additional information:(1) Material of conductors(2) Maximum
    temperature rating (3) Ampacity
    600
  22. A factory assembly of
    one or more conductors, each individually insulated and enclosed in a loose
    fit, nonmetallic flexible conduit as an integrated gas spacer cable rated 0
    through 600 volts
    Integrated Gas Spacer Cable, Type IGS
  23. A run of Type IGS cable between pull boxes or
    terminations shall not contain more than the equivalent of ____ quarter bends
    (___ degrees total), including those bends located immediately at the pull box
    or terminations
    • four
    • 360
  24. The
    conductors shall be solid aluminum rods, laid parallel, consisting of one to
    nineteen ___ mm diameter rods. The minimum conductor size shall be ___ mm2, and
    the maximum size shall be ___
    mm2
    • 13
    • 125
    • 2375
  25. The insulation shall
    be dry kraft paper tapes and a pressurized sulfur hexafluoride gas (SF6), both
    approved for electrical use. The nominal gas pressure shall be ___ kPa gauge.
    The conduit shall be a medium density polyethylene identified as suitable for
    use with natural gas rated pipe in raceway ___size mm, ___mm, ___mm
    • 138
    • 50, 80, 100
  26. A single or
    multiconductor solid dielectric insulated cable rated 2 001 volts or higher
    Medium Voltage Cable, Type MV
  27. Type MV cable shall
    be permitted for use on power systems rated up to _____ volts nominal in wet
    or dry locations, in raceways, cable trays as specified in 3.92.1.3(b)(2),
    direct buried in accordance with 3.0.2.20 and messenger-supported wiring.
    Unless identified for the use, Type MV cable shall not be used where exposed to
    direct sunlight,  in cable trays, unless
    specified in 3.92.1.3(b)(2) or  directly
    buried, unless in accordance with 3.0.2.20
    35 000
  28. A factory assembly of
    one or more insulated circuit conductors with or without optical fiber members
    enclosed in an armor of interlocking
    metal tape, or a smooth or corrugated
    metallic sheath
    Metal Clad Cable, Type MC
  29. (Bending Radius MC cable)

    Smooth Sheath. ---
    (1) ___  times the external diameter of the metallic sheath for cable not more than 19 mm in external
    diameter

    (2) ___ times the external diameter of the metallic sheath forcable more than 19 mm but not more than 40 mm
    in external diameter

    (3) ___ times the external diameter of the metallic
    sheath forcable more than 40 mm in
    external diameter.

    Interlocked-Type Armor or Corrugated Sheath-----
    ___ times the external diameter of the metallic sheath.

    Shielded Conductors -----
    ___ times the overall diameter of one
    of the individual conductors or seven times the overall diameter of the
    multiconductor cable, whichever is greater
    • Ten
    • Twelve
    • Fifteen
    • Seven
    • Twelve
  30. (MC Cable )Unless
    otherwise provided, cables shall be secured at intervals not exceeding ___mm. Cables containing four or fewerconductors sized no larger than ___ shall be secured within ___mm of every box, cabinet, fitting, or
    other cable termination. Horizontal runs of Type MC cable installed in wooden
    or metal framing members or similar supporting means shall be considered
    supported and secured where such support does not exceed ____ mm intervals
    • 1 800
    • 5.5 mm2 (2.6mm dia.)
    • 300
    • 1 800
  31. Type MC cable shall be permitted to be unsupported where the cable:(1) Is fished between
    access points through concealed spaces infinished buildings or structures and
    supporting is impractical; or(2) Is not more than ___ mm in length from the
    last point ofcable support to the point of connection to a luminaire
    (lightingfixture) or other piece of electrical equipment and the cable and
    pointof connection are within an accessible ceiling
    1 800
  32. Where single Type MC conductors are grouped
    together in a triangular or square
    configuration and installed on a messenger
    or exposed with a maintained free airspace of not less than ___ times one
    conductor diameter (2.15 × O.D.) of the largest conductor contained within the
    configuration and adjacent conductor configurations or cables, the ampacity of
    the conductors shall not exceed the allowable ampacities in the  tables listed
    2.15
  33. (MC Cable)
    The conductors shall be of copper, aluminum, or copper-clad aluminum,
    solid or stranded. The minimum conductor size shall be ___mm2copper
    and ___ mm2 (2.0 mm dia.) aluminum or
    copper-clad aluminum
    • 0.75
    • 3.5
  34. A factory assembly of
    one or more conductors insulated with a highly compressed refractory mineral
    insulation and enclosed in a liquidtight and gastight continuous copper or
    alloy steel sheath
    Mineral-Insulated, Metal Sheathed Cable, Type MI
  35. Bends
    in Type MI cable shall be so made  that
    the cable will not be damaged. The radius
    of the inner edge of any bend shall not be less than required as follows:

    (1) ___ times the external diameter of the metallic sheath for cable not more than 19 mm in external diameter

    (2) Ten times the external diameter of the metallic sheath for cable greater than __ mm but not more than ___
    mm in external diameter
    • Five
    • 19
    • 25
  36. Type MI cable shall
    be supported and secured by staples, straps, hangers, or similar fittings,
    designed and installed so as not to damage the cable, at intervals not
    exceeding ___ mm
    1 800
  37. Where single Type MI
    conductors are grouped together in a triangular or square configuration, as
    required by 3.32.2.22, and installed on a messenger or exposed with a
    maintained free air space of not less than __ times one conductor diameter
    (2.15 × O.D.) of the largest conductor contained within the configuration and
    adjacent conductor configurations or cables, the ampacity of the conductors
    shall not exceed the allowable ampacities of Table 3.10.1.17
    2.15
  38. ____is a factory
    assembly of two or more insulated conductors enclosed within an overall
    nonmetallic jacket
    Nonmetallic-Sheathed Cable
  39. Type__

    --
    Insulated conductors
    enclosed within an overall nonmetallic jacket
    NM
  40. Type___

    --
    Insulated conductors enclosed within an overall,
    corrosion resistant, nonmetallic jacket
    NMC
  41. Type ____

    --
    Insulated power or control conductors with
    signaling, data, and communications conductors within an overall non-metallic
    jacket
    NMS
  42. Type NM, Type NMC,
    and Type NMS cables shall be permitted to be used in the following: (1) One-
    and two-family dwellings. (2) Multifamily dwellings permitted to be of Types
    III, IV, and V construction except as prohibited in 3.34.2.3. (3) Other
    structures permitted to be of Types III, IV, and V construction except as
    prohibited in 3.34.2.3. Cables shall be concealed within walls, floors, or
    ceilings that provide a thermal barrier of material that has at least a
    __-minute finish rating as identified in listings of fire-rated
    assemblies.  (4) Cable trays in
    structures permitted to be Types III, IV, or V where the cables are identified
    for the use
    15
  43. Cable shall be
    protected from physical damage where necessary by rigid metal conduit,
    intermediate metal conduit, electrical metallic tubing, Schedule ___ PVC rigid
    nonmetallic conduit, or other approved means. Where passingthrough a floor, the cable shall be enclosed in rigid metal
    conduit, intermediate metal conduit, electrical metallic tubing, Schedule ___
    PVC rigid nonmetallic conduit, or other approved means extending at least ___
    mm above the floor
    • 80
    • 80
    • 150
  44. Bends in
    Types NM, NMC, and NMS cable shall be so made that the cable will not be
    damaged. The radius of the curve of the inner edge of any bend during or after
    installation shall not be less than ___ times the diameter of the cable
    five
  45. Nonmetallic-sheathed
    cable shall be supported and secured by staples, cable ties, straps, hangers,
    or similar fittings designed and installed so as not to damage the cable, at
    intervals not exceeding ___ mm and within ___ mm of every outlet box, junction
    box, cabinet, or fitting
    • 1 400
    • 300
  46. Nonmetallic-sheathed
    cable shall be permitted to be
    unsupported where the cable: (1) Is fished between access points through
    concealed spaces in finished buildings or structures and supporting is
    impracticable. (2) Is not more than ___ mm from the last point of cable
    support to the point of connection to a luminaire (lighting fixture) or other
    piece of electrical equipment and the cable and point of connection are within
    an accessible ceiling
    1 400
  47. A wiring device
    identified for the use, without a separate outlet box, and incorporating an
    integral cable clamp shall be permitted where the cable is secured in place at
    intervals not exceeding ___ mm and within ___ mm from the wiring device wall
    opening, and there shall be at least a ___ mm loop of unbroken cable or ___ mm
    of a cable end available on the interior side of the finished wall to permit
    replacement
    • 1 400
    • 300
    • 300
    • 150
  48. (Nonmetallic-sheathed
    Cable)

    The 600 volt insulated conductors shall
    be sizes _____ mm2 through ___ mm2 copper conductors or sizes ___mm2 through __mm2 aluminum or copper-clad aluminum conductors
    • 2.0 mm2 (1.6 mm dia.)
    • 30 mm2
    • 3.5mm2 (2.0 mm dia.)
    • 30 mm2

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