November 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.

Question #1:
At least ___ 20 amp branch circuit(s) shall be provided to supply the bathroom recpetacle in a dwelling unit.
(A) 0
(B) 1
(C) 2
(D) It can be on any circuit

Question #2:
Receptacles intended for the reduction of electrical noise shall be marked with an ____ ____ on the face of the device.
(A) green dot
(B) green triangle
(C) orange triangle
(D) red triangle

Question #3:
Installing type SE service-entrance cable in interior wiring systems where all of the circuit conductors of the cable are of the rubber covered type is permitted.
(A) True
(B) False

Question #4:
Fixed electric space-heating where subject to physical damage, shall be protected in an ____ manner.
(A) workman like
(B) validated
(C) approved
(D) listed

Question #5:
When installing audio equipment that is supplied by a branch circuit near a pool, the outlet shall not be placed within in __ feet of the inside wall nor within __ feet of the tidal high water mark.
(A) 3 , 5
(B) 5 , 5
(C) 5 , 10
(D) 10 , 10

Question #6:
A ceiling fan is permiited to be installed above a indoor pool if the ditsnace form the bottom of the fan to the maximum water level is not less than _____.
(A) 5 feet
(B) 7 feet, 6 inches
(C) 10 feet, 6 inches
(D) 12 feet

Question #7:
Receptacles used for a closed-loop power distribution system shall be consctructed so that they are interchangeable with other receptacles.
(A) True
(B) False

Question #8:
Signs which contain incadescent lamp holders shall be marked to indicate the maximum allowable ____ of lamps .
(A) Type
B) Wattage
(C) Number
(D) Voltage

Question #9:
In places of assemble, portable switchboards and portable power ditsribution equipment shall be supplied only from ___ power outlets of sufficient voltage and amp rating.
(A) Approved
(B) Labeled
(C) Listed
(D) Isolated

Question #10:
When mounting surface type enclosures there should be an airspace of ___ inch(es) between the enclosure and the wall or other supporting surface.
(A) 1/4
(B) 3/8
(C) 1/2
(D) 5/8

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