Questions Of The Week October 8~ Electrical Stuff

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  1. A fuse should be rated higher than the lowest rated component in a panelboard to be protected.
    True or False

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2) In a series circuit, the current has ___ path(s) to take.
a 1
b 2
c 4
d depends on source of electrons

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3) The misuse of ___ cause more than three thousand house fires every year

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4) A run of electrical conduit may not have more than ___ quarter bends between fittings and outlets?
a 2
b 3
c 4
d 5

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5) If a grounded conductor is attached to the disconnect switch, which type of service disconnect must be used?

a Circuit breakers
b Knife Blade Switch
c Fuse Block
d None of the above

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Extra Credit
WHO sang this on WHAT song??
Because you will not believe your eyes

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Good questions Marc, Thanks.

1 - true
2 - (a)
3 - extension cords
4 - ( c)
5 - (a)

Fireflies.

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Nice job on the questions, Marc!

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  1. True
  2. A
  3. Extension Cords
  4. C
  5. D

EC) Owl City - Fireflies

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1 false
2 a
3 extension cords
4 c
5 b
Fireflies

  1. False
  2. A
  3. Extension Cords
  4. C
  5. A
    Extra Credit: The Tubes - Shes a Beauty
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Great job as always Marc!

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So far three different answers to question #5. :thinking:

Perhaps I left out the selection all of the above

CONGRATS to Stephen Snyder

Everyone else came real close & THANKS for being here!
Now I’m scared Robert will disagree with some answers. :cowboy_hat_face:
BUT he has always been here for us in case there’s a discussion on them.

  1. A fuse should be rated higher than the lowest rated component in a panelboard to be protected.
    True or False
    False
    https://www.tests.com/practice/electrician-practice-test

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2) In a series circuit, the current has ___ path(s) to take.
a 1
b 2
c 4
d depends on source of electrons
a 1

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3) The misuse of ___ cause more than three thousand house fires every year
Every year electric extension cords cause about 4,000 trips to hospital emergency rooms. The misuse of electric extension cords and power strips also cause more than three thousand house fires every year, killing about 50 people and injuring over 250
https://www.ivanhoe.com/smart-living/what-to-never-plug-into-a-power-strip/

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4) A run of electrical conduit may not have more than ___ quarter bends between fittings and outlets?
a 2
b 3
c 4
d 5
c 4

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5) If a grounded conductor is attached to the disconnect switch, which type of service disconnect must be used?
check
a Circuit breakers
b Knife Blade Switch
c Fuse Block
d None of the above
a Circuit breakers

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I didn’t think anyone would get this, but Stephen used great detail with the lyric wording & nailed it!

WHO sang this on WHAT song??
Because you will not believe your eyes

The Tubes - She’s A Beauty 8,798,411 views
Fee Waybill GREAT singer

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Congrats Stephen! Thanks Marc, great questions! :wink:

Good job Stephan!

CONGRATULATIONS to Stephen Snyder! WAY TO GO!

Way to go, Stephen!

Good job Stephen!

Awesome! Thanks everyone!

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Congrats Stephen!!!..way to go!!

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Congratulations Stephen!