July 2004

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 2002 Code Book.

Quiz by Bob Keis.

Question #1:
In a dwelling unit, which of the following does not require a receptacle outlet?
(A) The 24 inch space between two bedroom closet doors.
(B) A 12 inch base cabinet counter top next to the range.
(C) The wall space behind a bedroom door.
(D) All the above.

Question #2:
A commercial building requires receptacles to be located so that no wall space is more than six feet from a receptacle outlet.
(A) True
(B) False

Question #3:
GFCI protection is required for any receptacle near a sink.  
(A) True
(B) False    

Question #4:
A 20-ampere receptacle may be installed on a circuit protected with a 15-ampere overcurrent device.  
(A) True   
(B) False

Question #5:
Guest rooms of hotels and motels must have the same number of receptacle outlets as would be required in a dwelling unit?
(A) True       
(B) False 

Question #6:
Branch circuit loads for dwelling unit receptacle outlets is computed at 180-volt-amperes per receptacle.
(A) True
(B) False    

Question #7:
A 125-volt receptacle outlet is required to be located within 25 feet, and on the same level, for all heating, air-conditioning, and refrigeration equipment regardless of the occupancy type.  
(A) True
(B) False     

Question #8:
Dwelling unit kitchen may now have an individual 15-ampere circuit installed to supply the refrigeration equipment.
(A) True
(B) False

Question #9:
Floor receptacle cannot be counted as part of the required number of receptacle outlets unless it is located within how many inches of the wall?
(A) 12 inches
(B) 18 inches
(C) 24 inches 
(D) Not permitted

Question #10:
Dwelling unit receptacle outlets shall be located above, but not more than _______ inches above the countertop.
(A) 16 inches
(B) 18 inches
(C) 20 inches 
(D) 22 inches

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