August 2001

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.
Quiz written by: Robert Keis


Question #1:
In a mobile home, receptacles shall not be installed within a shower or bath space or within ______ inches of a shower or bath space.
(A) 12
(B) 24
(C) 30
(D) 36

Question #2:At a bulk storage plant, the area around pumps installed outdoors is Class ______, Division ______ within 3 feet of any edge.
(A) Cl. I, Div. 1
Cl. II, Div. 1
(C) Cl. I, Div. 2
(D) Cl. II, Div. 2

Question #3:
The coaxial cable shield of community antenna television cables when grounded to a water pipe, shall be grounded with a minimum _________ copper conductor.
(B) 8
(C) 12
(D) 14

Question #4:
When calculating conductor box fill, a No. 8 conductor is calculated at _________ cu. Inches.
(A) 2.50
(B) 2.75
(C) 3.00
(D) 5.00

Question #5:
Submersible equipment other than lighting equipment used in fountains shall operate at a voltage of ___________ volts or less between conductors.
(A) 150
(B) 240
(C) 300
(D) 480

Question #6:.
Control circuit conductors for cranes and hoists when installed in No. 18 multiple conductor cord and installed external to the crane or hoist shall have overcurrent protection at not over _______ amperes.
(A) 4
(B) 5
(C) 6
(D) 7

Question #7:Where plugs are provided in commercial garages for direct connection to vehicles for electric vehicle charging and where the cord is suspended from overhead, the lowest point of sag permitted in the cord is _______ inches above the floor.
(A) 6
(B) 12
(C) 18
(D) 24

Question #8:
A  #10 copper conductor is used to ground equipment in an outline lighting installation. What is the minimum size copper conductor permitted to bond isolated noncurrent-carrying metal parts together?
(A) 16
(B) 14
(C) 12
(D) 10

Question #9:
Which of these conductors is to be connected to the screw-shell of lighting fixture?
(A) Ungrounded
(B) Grounding
(C) Grounded
(D) Either

Question #10:
Lighting equipment when cord- and plug-connected and used with wired partitions shall have a cord not exceeding ________ feet in length.
(A) 4
(B) 6
(C) 9
(D) 12

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