RME Exam Reviewer Part 10

#1. The ungrounded conductor can be identified by the color _________.

#2. To reverse the rotation of a three-phase motor you would ____________.

#3. Wiring systems in wet locations should be ___________.

#4. A capacitor is a device that _____________ energy.

#5. The definition of accessible (wire):

#6. The total resistance of four 10 ohm resistors in parallel is __________.

#7. You would use an approved ________ to protect conductors from abrasion where they enter a box.

#8. The standard classification of branch circuits applied only to those circuits with ________ outlets.

#9. If the voltage is doubled the ampacity of a conductor _________.

#10. The Code is designed for safety regardless of _______________. I. Cost II. Time III. Maintenance IV. Efficiency V. Future structure

#11. A generic term for a group of non-flammable synthetic chlorinated hydrocarbons used as electrical insulating media.

#12. Insulating safety grips on tools __________.

#13. Two metals of different materials shall not be joined together in order to avoid the ______ action.

#14. Electricity may be produced by means of ______ forces.

#15. When installing raceway systems, it is essential that they be _________.

#16. Openings around electrical penetrations through fire-resistant rated walls, partitions, floors or ceilings shall be _________.

#17. The important function of a type S fuse is ________.

#18. On an insulated conductor the type letter “TW” indicates ________.

#19. The voltage drop in a line can be decreased by_______________. I. Increasing the wire size II. Increasing the current III. Decreasing the load

#20. The best type of fire extinguisher for an electrical fire is a ____________.

#21. The part of an electrical system that performs a mechanical function rather than an electrical function is called a (an) _____________.

#22. A load is considered as continuous if it is expected to continue for _________.

#23. When installing an instrument meter on a panel, to obtain accurate mounting __________.

#24. The rating of any one portable appliance shall not exceed ___ percent of the branch circuit rating.

#25. If the primary of the transformer is 480 and secondary is 240/120v, the wire on the _________ is larger.

#26. In other than residential calculations, an ordinary outlet shall be calculated at ________.

#27. An electrical condenser is best defined as _______________.

#28. The heating element in a toaster has a ___________.

#29. On a #4 drill bit, the #4 is determined by ________.

#30. When voltage and current appear at their zero and peak values at the same time, they are in ____.

#31. Copper-clad aluminum conductors have an ampacity __________.

#32. The neutral conductor shall not be ____________.

#33. What is meant by “traveler wires”?

#34. Solid wire is preferred instead of stranded wire in panel wiring because ____________.

#35. The output rating of a one horsepower motor is _______.

#36. A ___ device which serves to govern in some predetermined manner the electric power delivered to the apparatus to which it’s connected.

#37. A _________ is a certain type cartridge fuse that can be readily replaced.

#38. When working near acid storage batteries, extreme care should be taken to guard against sparks essentially to avoid __________.

#39. Impedance is present in the following type of circuit:

#40. “Thermally protected” appearing on the nameplate of a motor indicates that the motor is provided with a ____________.

#41. The reason for grounding the frame of a portable electric hand tool is to ___________.

#42. Which one of the following is not an insulator?

#43. In a residence, no point along the floor line in any wall space may be more than ___ feet from an outlet.

#44. The purpose of a Western Union splice is ____________.

#45. A generator exciter uses ______ current.

#46. If a low resistance is connected in parallel with a higher resistance, the combined resistance is ____.

#47. The advantage of cutting a metal rigid conduit with a hacksaw rather than pipe cutter is _____.

#48. Which of the following statements is incorrect?

#49. To mark a point on the floor directly beneath a point on the ceiling, it is best to use a ______.

#50. What is the maximum number of overcurrent devices allowed in a lighting and appliance panelboard?




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