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Particular starting arrangements are used when a motor has a rating greater than

a) 370 microwatts b) 0.37 watts c) 37 watts d) 370 watts

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An isolator built into a panel is used for

a) Normal load switching b) Fault load switching c) Short circuit protection d) No load switching

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A device with a BS EN number has been

a) Agreed for use only within the UK b) Agreed for operational use within the EU c) Standardized for all operational uses only in the UK d) Standardized for use in the EU

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Q8 BS 7671 provides appropriate advice on

a) Heights of panels b) Design of panels c) Environmental conditions d) Instrumentation

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Which of the following is statutory?

a) BS 7671 b) On-Site Guide c) Electricity at Work Regulations d) GS 38

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Which of the following are appropriate tests for a completed panel?

a) Flash testing of components b) Insulation resistance and polarity c) Inspection of conductors for current carrying capacity d) Identification of conductors

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The purpose of a switch is to open or close a circuit

a) In the event of a fault current b) Under load conditions c) Under overload conditions d) Automatically after a fault has been repaired

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A common type of cable termination used for ribbon cables in panel building is

a) Pin b) Lug c) Insulation displacement d) Screw

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A moving coil meter is not used on an ac circuit because

a) It cannot read very small variations b) The direction of the deflection depends upon the direction of the current c) It is non linear d) It does not use the damping effect

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To ensure safe isolation, voltage indicating devices

a) Must comply with BS 7671 b) Are used to prove the circuit dead only c) Are used to prove the circuit was alive only d) Must be “proved” prior to and “re-proved” after isolation

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Which of the following is not a factor, which would affect the type of termination?

a) Circuit design current b) Physical space around terminations c) Presence of solid foreign bodies d) Size of conductor

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Which of the following has an adverse effect on installed equipment?

a) Eddy current damping b) Air damping c) Ambient temperature d) Operating temperature

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The purpose of a method statement is to

a) Ensure compliance with BS 7671 b) Identify a safe working practice c) Provide a training document for staff d) Provide instructions to be followed at all times

Answers 1 Answer In: Electrical Engineering By: [ Grey Star Level] Apr 24, 2012

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