July 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.


By: Robert Keis

Question #1:
Power for a legally required standby system shall be available _________.
(A) immediately
(B) within 10 seconds
(C) within 30 seconds
(D) within 60 seconds

Question #2:
Which of the following type motors would not be permitted in a Class II, Division 2 location?
(A) A motor listed for Class I locations
(B) An open-type polyphase motor with no overtemperature or resistance devices
(C) A totally enclosed non-ventilated motor
(D) A totally enclosed pipe-ventilated motor

Question #3:
Lighting systems operating at 30 volts or less shall be supplied from a maximum _______ ampere branch circuit.
(A) 15      
(B) 20
(C) 25
(D) 30

Question #4:
The floor of a vault shall have adequate structural strength for the load imposed thereon and a minimum fire resistance of ___ hours.
(A) 1.5
(B) 2
(C) 3
(D) 4

Question #5:
Pendant conductors for incandescent filament lamps shall not be smaller than No. ____ for intermediate or candelabra-base lampholders.
(A) 14
(B) 16
(C) 18
(D) 20

Question #6:
Transformers and electronic power supplies for electric signs shall have _________.
(A) secondary ground-fault protection
(B) ground-fault protection for personnel
(C) ground-fault protection for equipment
(D) any of the above

Question #7:
Cartridge fuses shall be plainly marked to show the interrupting rating when other than _______.
(A) 5,000 amperes
(B) 7,500 amperes
(C) 10,000 amperes
(D) 15,000 amperes

Question #8:
Two four foot sections of lighting track that are installed in a continuous row shall have a total of how many supports?
(A) 2
(B) 3
(C) 4
(D) 5

Question #9:
Wet locations of heath care facilities are designated by ________.
(A) the governing body of the facility
(B) the Board of Health
(C) the National Electrical Code
(D) the electrical inspector

Question #10:
Lightning down conductors for a lightning protection system are permitted to be routed in the elevator hoistway.
(A) True
(B) False

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