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#33012 - 01/10/04 08:12 AM Basic Electrical Exam
electricman2 Offline
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Loc: Thomasville, NC USA
I thought this was kind of neat. Be careful of your answer for No. 13

BASIC ELECTRICAL EXAM

#1 What Color is the green grounding
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 as 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 guage of wire tells you how many
plugs you can hook into it.
True_________False____________
#10 When pulling 4/0 wire into a ½” 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 are very dangerous to
install.
True___________False______________
#15 If you have a molded case breaker, the
mold can be washed out with warm
soapy water.
True___________False____________
_________________________
John
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#33013 - 01/10/04 08:41 AM Re: Basic Electrical Exam
DougW Offline
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Registered: 06/08/03
Posts: 1143
Loc: North Chicago, IL
An AHJ with a sense of humor? Wow.

(Unless, of course, it's the preview for the California State Exam)
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#33014 - 01/10/04 09:44 AM Re: Basic Electrical Exam
Roger Offline
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Registered: 05/18/02
Posts: 1716
Loc: N.C.
The answer to thirteen, (forum correct of course) Ryan, Harold, John, Earl, etc...

Roger
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#33015 - 01/10/04 10:24 AM Re: Basic Electrical Exam
Ryan_J Offline
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Registered: 08/19/03
Posts: 1374
Loc: West Jordan, Utah, USA
I first saw this bout ten years ago. My mom (also a #13) used to hand it out to electricians as a fun little joke. I was hoping some day I would see this exam again, its a lot of fun.

Thaks for sharing it with us.
_________________________
Ryan Jackson,
Salt Lake City
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#33016 - 01/11/04 05:03 PM Re: Basic Electrical Exam
Attic Rat Offline
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Registered: 12/14/03
Posts: 524
Loc: Bergen Co.,N.J. USA
..Thanx,I loved that..I made a copy to give to my guys...let's see how long it takes them to catch on....LOL!!!
AR
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.."if it ain't fixed,don't break it...call a Licensed Electrician"
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