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The Standards require the inspector to -
a. observe electrical meters
b. measure the service voltage
c. describe the location of the main disconnect
d. observe the service laterals
e. measure the service amperage
Knob and tube wiring was used commonly from -
a. 1920 to 1950
b. 1880 to 1940
c. 1950 to 1960
d. 1940 to 1970
e. 1890 to 1910
How much current does a 120V, 1200W hair dryer draw?
The service drop wires -
a. are a reliable indicator of service size
b. are usually the homeowners responsibility
c. connect to the house at the drip loop
d. must always be in conduit
e. cannot be supported by the neutral wire.
Supports for branch circuit wires are needed
a. every 10 feet.
b. every 3 feet.
c. only where wires may be exposed to mechanical damage.
d. within 12 inches of leaving a box.
e. only where the wires are run horizontally
You notice rust in the service panel. Which of the following may be the cause?
a.no drip loop
d.no utility seal at the meter
e. both (a) and (c)