April 2000

Test your knowledge of the code, by taking E.T.E.'s code quiz.
There are 10 questions, which are multiple choice.
Based on the 1999 Code Book.


Question #1:
Is it permissible to install a switch as part of a listed shower assembly?
(A) Yes
(B)  No

Question #2:
A power Panel-board is one having ___% or fewer of its overcurrent devices protecting lighting and appliances branch circuits.
(A) 3
(B) 5
(C) 10
(D) 25

Question #3:
Installing a fluorescent fixture in a closet what is the minimum distance the fixture can be installed to the nearest storage space.
(A) 3"      
(B) 6"
(C) 12"

Question #4:
On a gas dispensing pump the space that extends ___ inches horizontally in all directions beyond the enclosure and extending to grade is a Class __ Division __ area.
(A) 12 inches / I / 1
(B) 16 inches / I / 2
(C) 18 inches / I / 2
(D) 24 inches / II / 1

Question #5:
When threading rigid conduit for a Hazardous Location, what type cutting die shall be used?
(A) APS standard with 1/2" taper per foot
(B) NPA standard with 1/4" taper per foot
(C) NPT standard with 3/4" taper per foot
(D) Just about any threader will do.

Question #6:
In a Class I, Division 1 Area where 2 or more enclosures are connected by a run of conduit that is 36 inches, is it permissible to install one seal-off in this application?
(A) Yes
(B) No

Question #7:
When filling a seal-off, what is the minimum thickness the compound needs to be to make it a completed seal?
(A) 1/4"
(B) 3/8"
(C) 1/2"
(D) 5/8"

Question #8:
Metal water piping must not be used as a conductor connecting other electrodes, if it enters the building more than 5 feet.
(A) True
(B) False

Question #9:
Overload protection is always provided with power conversion equipment.
(A) True
(B) False

Question #10:
An existing lighting fixture located 4 1/2 feet above grade level and 5 feet from the edge of the pool must be GFCI-protected.
(A) True
(B) False

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