ELECTRICAL

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  1. The number of wires from the street to the house in a 240 volt system is;
    A 2
    B 4-6
    C 4
    D 3
    D 3
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  2. Low voltage lighting systems:
    A have fuses installed for protection
    B can operate on 110 or 220 volts
    C are not inspected according to Indudtry Standards
    D are safe on all pool equipment
    C are not inspected according to Industry Standards
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  3. the nuetral and ground wire in a sub panel must be
    A seprate,but grounded to the panel
    B together on the ground bar
    C makes no difference
    D seperated with the nuetral wire isolated from the panel
    D seperated with the nuetral wire isolated from the panel
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  4. a three prong receptacle with an open ground on an older 2 wire system;
    A is ok
    B should not be tested
    C should be replaced with a 2 prong outlet
    D should not be reported
    C should be replaced with a 2 prong outlet
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  5. the maximum number of disconnects for a main electrical panel is;
    A 4
    B 2
    C 6
    D 1
    C 6
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  6. reversed polarity is;
    A not a problem
    B wired without a ground
    C possible to cause a shock hazard
    d none of the above
    C possible to cause a shock hazard
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  7. another name for romex is;
    A BX
    B AL
    C NM
    D UF
    C NM
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  8. how many feet of clearance by the overhead service drop does the NEC require over driveways and yards;
    A 10 and 12 feet
    B 12 and 8 feet
    C 12 and 12 feet
    D 12 and 10 feet
    D 12 and 10 feet
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  9. a main disconnect with two 60 amp fuses would indicate what amperage rating;
    A 30 amps
    B 60 amps
    C 120 amps
    D 100 amps
    B 60 amps
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  10. what should the home inspector do if he finds aluminum branch circuit wiring;
    A recommend an electrician be called to evaluate the service
    B recommend it may need replacing
    C suggest to the customer to not purchase the home
    D not inspect it
    A recommend an electrician be called to evaluate the service
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  11. resistance is measured in;
    A volts
    B watts
    C amperes
    D ohms
    D ohms
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  12. a new dryer outlet must;
    A have a dedicated circuit
    B be 120 volts
    C have three wires to it
    D be GFCI protected
    A have a dedicated circuit
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  13. how do the standards describe how to inspect the home's electrical system;
    A as a local code inspection
    B as an exhaustive technical inspection
    C as an NEC code inspection
    D as a visual inspection
    D as a visual inspection
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  14. which type of electrical meter most likely indicates the largest service amperage;
    A one without a base
    B one with a rectangular base
    C one with a square base
    D one with a round base
    B one with a rectangular base
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  15. what would be cosidered a safety hazard at the main dissconnect;
    A the use of fuses instead of breakers
    B aluminum service conductor
    C three hand movements required to turn off
    D 60 amp conductors and a 100 amp main breaker
    D 60 amp conductors and a 100 amp main breaker
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  16. what should the inspector suggest to the customer if the main panel is underrated for the service amperage;
    A ad a subpanel to get more circuit
    B have an electrician evaluate the panel rating
    C replace the panel
    D use fuses and breakers to match the panel rating
    B have an electrician evaluate the panel rating
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  17. which of the following is used as a branch circuit wiring in most modern homes;
    A armored cable
    B knob-and-tube wiring
    C Romex conduit
    D rigid conduit
    C Romex conduit
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  18. BX cable is also called;
    A knob-and-tube wiring
    B armored cable
    C non-metallic sheathed cablr
    D rigid conduit
    B armored cable
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  19. which of the following is an unsafe practice;
    A a bathroom wall switch 6 feet from the tub
    B a bathroom outlet at the sink with a GFCI
    C a shower with a recessed lighting fixture
    d a bathroom outlet 12 inches above electric heating unit
    A a bathroom wall switch 6 feet from the tub
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  20. in outlet wiring,which slot is hot;
    A the little oval slot
    B the small slot
    C the large slot
    d none of the above
    B the small slot
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  21. a minimum clearance for a recessed incandescent light from combustible materials in a closet is_____inches
    A 8
    B 4
    C 6
    D 2
    C 6
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  22. an inspector can check a GFCI or standard electrical outlet with a ;
    A amprobe
    B surge protector
    C multimeter
    D GFCI tester
    D GFCI tester
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  23. wire insulation has different colors to indicate the use of the wire.A wire with white insulation is always a;
    A nuetral wire
    B hot wire
    C ground wire
    D splice wire
    A nuetral wire
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  24. a three phase service has how many wires at the service entrance;
    A 3
    B 4
    C 2
    D 6
    B 4
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  25. what color is the ground wire in a branch circuit;
    A white
    B green
    C orange
    D black
    B green
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
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ELECTRICAL
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