Home Electrical Systems Test
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What AWG Conductor size and protection rating is most offten used to wire lights and small appliances?
What AWGConductor size and protection rating is used for kitchen appliance?
What AWG Conductor size and protection rating is used for electric ranges?
What is the NEC requirement for a duplex receptacle installed in the laundry or utility area?
protected by a ground-fault circuit interrupter,(GFCI)
Explain the following printing that would be located on Romex Wire - 12-3 G NM cable 600W - explain the 12
The 12 means it is a No. 12 wire in size.
What are the 3 Phases of Residential Electrical Installation?
Temporary, Rough In, Final
State the two different voltage levels that can be obtained from a 3 wire distribution system and application for each level?
120V and 240V
What is 3 phase power? (Sketch Welcome)
It is three single phases synchronized and offset by 120 degrees.
You are required to operate a lamp from four locations what switches are required?
2 3-way switches and 2 4-way switches
What is the NEC color code for Neutral?
What is the NEC color code for Live or HOT
Black or Red
What is the NEC color code for Ground?
Green or Bare Wire
What kind of switch must be located at the top and bottom of a staircase?
3 way switch
Transformers can step up and down voltage.
Yes transformers can.
Standard electrical service
240 Volts at 200 Amps
Required in outdoor locations
GFI or GFCI
There should be separate circuits for the microwave and refrigerator?
yes - separate circuits
DC Current is supplied from the power plant to your home.
When wiring, electrical tape should be used around wire nuts and receptacles.
Explain how power starts at power plant and ends up at your Electric Service Panel?
A generator produces power at a power plant, goes to substation, to transmission lines, power substation, transformer, power lines to transformer drum to house.
Explain the following printing that would be located on Romex Wire - 12-3 G NM cable 600W - explain the 3
The 3 means it has three wires.
Explain the following printing that would be located on Romex Wire - 12-3 G NM cable 600W - explain the G
this means with ground wire
Explain the following printing that would be located on Romex Wire - 12-3 G NM cable 600W - explain the NM
this means non-metalic