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Electrostatic sensitive equipment, in transit, need not be protected against damage from

a) High temperature b) Dust and fibers c) Moisture ingress d) Day light

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To facilitate ease of installation and assembly of equipment reference is made to

a) BS 7430 b) Manufacturer’s catalogues c) GS 38 d) Data charts

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When a voltmeter is connected in a circuit it is essential that it

a) Has a very low resistance b) Has a very high resistance c) Is connected in series with the supply d) Is connected in series with the load

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

When an ammeter is connected in a circuit it is essential that it

a) Has a very low resistance b) Has a very high resistance c) Is connected across the supply d) Is connected across the load

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Which of the following has an impact upon earthing?

a) BS EN 60439-01 b) BS 4491 c) BS 4444 d) BS EN 60898

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Which of the following is a statutory piece of legislation?

a) BS 7671 b) IEE Guidance Notes c) Electricity at Work Regulations d) IEE On-Site Guide

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Which of the following lamps would not normally form part of a highway electrical system?

a) Low pressure mercury (T8-T12) b) Low pressure mercury (MBF) c) Metal halide (MBI) d) Incandescent Lamp (100W)

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Which legislation states the need to avoid live working unless unreasonable in all circumstances?

a) BS 7671 b) Guidance Notes 3 c) On-Site Guide d) The Electricity at Work Regulations

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To facilitate safe isolation, voltage indicating devices

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

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Instruments should be regularly calibrated to

a) Support local industry b) Ensure accuracy when testing c) Ensure operative is up to date d) Provide a training exercise for operatives

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Relevant information for re commissioning street furniture can be found in

a) IEE Guidance Notes 7 b) Works instructions c) The Electricity Supply Regulations d) The Petroleum (Consolidation) Act 1928

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Voltage indication devices need to be proved to ensure

a) That the lamp has not gone b) That the highway furniture has been installed correctly c) Safe working conditions d) The correct operation of street furniture

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It is necessary to avoid skin contact with quartz lamps, as it

a) Reduces the life of the lamp b) Could cause burns c) Generates excessive heat d) Lengthens lampworking life

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Which of the following is a statutory document applicable to operatives carrying out installation and maintenance of highway electrical equipment?

a) The Laying of Cables in Public Highways b) H.S.E guidance H.S.G 47 (Avoiding danger from underground and overhead services) c) The Personal Protective Equipment at Work Regulations d) Electricity Association...

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

Which of the following is a non-statutory document?

a) The New Roads and Street Works Act b) The Electricity Safety, Quality, and Continuity Regulations 2002 c) BS 7671 d) The Electrical Equipment (Safety) Regulations

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

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