June 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:
Flexible cords shall be considered as protected against overcurrent by the overcurrent devices described in Section 240-4 if not smaller than No. ___?
(A) 14
(B) 16
(C) 18
(D) 20

Question #2:
Working space clearance on each side and at the rear of motion picture projector, floodlight, spotlight, or similar equipment shall be not less than ____ inches.
(A) 24"
(B) 30"
(C) 36"
(D) 48"

Question #3:
Which one of the following is not a generally permitted use for flexible cords and cables?
(A) Pendants      
(B) Wiring of fixtures
(C) Where attached to building surfaces
(D) Connection of portable lamps, portable and mobile signs, or appliances

Question #4:
Splices and taps are permitted  in surface non-metallic raceways having a removable cover that is accessible after installation.
(A) True
(B) False

Question #5:
Which of the following wiring methods would not be permitted from a fire pump controller to a fire pump motor?
(A) Rigid conduit
(B) PVC conduit    
(C) Intermediate metal conduit
(D) Liquidtight flexible metal conduit

Question #6:
The terminals of an electric discharge lamp shall be considered as energized where any lamp terminal is connected to a circuit of over 300 volts.
(A) True
(B) False

Question #7:
Where practicable, conductors on poles shall be located _____ the electric light, power, Class 1, or non-power-limited fire alarm circuit conductors and shall not be attached to a crossarm that carries electric light or power conductors.
(A) Above
(B) Below

Question #8:
The incoming branch circuit or feeder to a power conversion equipment included as a part of an adjustable speed drive system shall be based on the rated output of the power conversion equipment.
(A) True
(B) False

Question #9:
For the purpose of computing branch circuit, feeder and service loads in accordance with article 220, where computations result in a fraction of an ampere ____ or larger, such fractions shall be permitted to be dropped.
(A) 0.10
(B) 0.25
(C) 0.50
(D) 0.75

Question #10:
Underfloor constant wattage heating cables shall not exceed  ___ watts per linear foot of cable.
(A) 8 1/2 watts
(B) 12 watts
(C) 16 1/2 watts
(D) 18 watts

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