February 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.


Question #1:
Flat cable assembly shall be permitted only as a branch circuit to supply devices for lighting, small appliances, or small power loads.
(A) True
(B) False

Question #2:
When removing an outlet from a cellular metal floor raceway, the sections of circuit conductor that supplied the outlet shall be _______?
(A) Protected from damage    
(B) Spliced to continue the circuit
(C) Removed completely

Question #3:
When Installing conduit through bored holes in a wood member (i.e. 2x4), holes shall be bored not less than ___ inches form the nearest edge of the wood member.
(A) 1      
(B) 1 1/4
(C) 1 1/2
(D) 1 3/4

Question #4:
What type of lighting track is rated for use over 20 amps?
(A) Industrial Duty
(B) Continous Duty
(C) Heavy Duty
(D) Resistive Duty

Question #5:
Fixed equipment rated ___ amps or less, other than underwater light fixture for a permanently installed pool, shall be permitted to be connected with flexible cord for diconnection for maintenance or repair.
(A) 15
(B) 20
(C) 25
(D) 30

Question #6:
A ____ _____ is the underground service conductors between the street main or from a transformer, and the first point of connection to the service-entrance conductors.
(A) underground feeder
(B) service lateral
(C) branch circuit
(D) service mass

Question #7:
What is the dimensions of working space required in the direction of access to live parts in industrial machinery not operating over 150v line-to-line or line-to-ground when the conditions will only be serviced by qualified personal.
(A) 2 1/2 ft.
(B) 3 ft.
(C) 3 1/2 ft.
(D) 4 ft.

Question #8:
Connection by wire-bending screws or studs and nuts with upturned lugs shall be permitted for # ___ or smaller conductors.
(A) 12
(B) 10
(C) 8
(D) 6

Question #9:
Remote-control circuits for safety-control equipment shall be classified as Class ____ if the failure of the equipment to operate introduces a direct fire or life hazard.
(A) 3
(B) 2
(C) 1
(D) 0

Question #10:
If the interior metal water piping is located more than ___ ft form the point of entrance to the building it shall not be used as part of the grounding electrode system or as a conductor to interconnect electrodes that are part of the grounding electrode system.
(A) 3
(B) 5
(C) 7
(D) 10

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