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Basic Electrical Exam

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  1. lethal tupperwa

    lethal tupperwa

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    When taking some special classes in prep for my electrical exam sample test
    were given to help prepare us for the exam. The following was one of the
    ones that was given to us and I thought that you might want to see how hard
    these things really are. There is no wonder that when I took my exam only
    17% of those taking the test passed and most of those 17% were retakes.
    The exam was a 100 question, multiple choice, 8 hour, two part test.
    Rick

    BASIC ELECTRICAL EXAM


    1. What color is a green ground screw? ________________

    2. When hooking up a 200 volt heater, you must use 220 volt wire.
    true____ false____

    3. Electricity will leak out of pipes if they are not connected with rain
    tight fittings.
    true____ false____

    4. To trip a breaker, you must stick your foot out at it walks by.
    true____ false____

    5. When dealing with conduit, the O.D. must exceed the I.D. or the hole
    will be on the outside.
    true____ false____

    6. A keyless fixture cannot be unlocked.
    true____ false____

    7. A circuit breaker reads "20" on the handle. This means it can only trip
    20 times before it is worn out.
    true____ false____

    8. If you plug something marked 110 volts into a 120 volt outlet, 10 volts
    will leak out and make a mess.
    true____ false____

    9. The gauge of wire tells you how many plugs you can hook into it.
    true____ false____

    10. When pulling two 4/0 wires into a 1/2" PVC conduit the "PVC" stands for
    "Pipe Very Crowded".
    true____ false____

    11. An OHM is a Hindu measurement of voltage.
    true____ false____

    12. A flush mounted device may only be hooked up to a toilet.
    true____ false____

    13. Electrical Inspectors are also known as _________________________.

    14. Service entrance conductors purchased from an electrical parts house
    with current already in them
    are very dangerous to install.
    true____ false____

    15. High voltage wire is used in the upper levels of tall buildings, where
    as low voltage wire is usually
    found in basements or underground.
    true____ false____

    16. If you have a molded case circuit breaker, the mold can be washed off
    with warm soapy water.
    true____ false____
     
  2. larry_minn

    larry_minn Silver Member Millennium Member

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    Number 13 is the one I have trouble with. I can think of a dozen answers and all are correct. Most I can't print here. :)
     

  3. DScottHewitt

    DScottHewitt EMT-B

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    These two just really hit as the funniest for soem reason.....

    Scott

    ;b