**July 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:**

Capacitors containing more than __ gallons of flammable liquid shall be enclosed
in vaults or outdoor fenced enclosures.

(A) 1

(B) 2

(C) 3

(D) 4

**Question #2:**

The residual voltage of a capacitor 600 volts or less, shall be reduced to ___ volts or
less, with in ___ minute(s) after the capacitor is disconnected from the supply source.

(A) 100 volts, 2 minutes

(B) 50 volts, 1 minute

(C) 40 volts, 2 minutes

(D) 35 volts, 1 minute

**Question #3:**

The ampacity of capacitor circuit conductor, 600 volts or less, shall be less than ___% of
the ampacity of the the rated current of the capacitor.

(A) 115%

(B) 125%

(C) 135%

(D) 140%

**Question #4:**

When installing resistors and reactors, 600 volts or less, in close proximity of
each other a thermal barrier shall be installed if the space between the resistors and
reactors and any combustible material is less than ___ inches.

(A) 6 inches

(B) 9 inches

(C) 12 inches

(D) 15 inches

**Question #5:**

When sizing overcurrent protection for electric welders, the code
allows now more than ___% of the rated primary current of thw welder.

(A) 115%

(B) 125%

(C) 150%

(D) 200%

**Question #6:**

If installing MC Cable under a raised floor for information technology equipment, it is
not required to secure the cable in place per article 334-10(a) ?

(A) True

(B)
False

**Question #7:**

What is the minimum clearance of a insulated service drop 750 volts or less from the the
water level, edge of water surface, base of diving board, or permanently anachored raft of
a swimming pool.

(A) 12 feet

(B) 15 feet

(C) 22 feet

(D) 25 feet

** Question #8:
**What is the ampacity of 250 mcm, THWN, copper at 75°C in a raceway?

(A) 225

(B) 235

(C) 255

(D) 265

**Question #9:**

What is the minimum bending radius for 2" PVC?

(A) 18 inches

(B) 22 inches

(C) 26 inches

(D) 28 inches

**Question #10:
**What is the maximum number of #12 conductors in a 4 11/16" x 1
1/2" box?

(A) 11

(B) 12

(C) 13

(D) 18

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quiz!**

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