Basic Information Of Electrical Safety Quiz

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Electricity involves transference of current and being that you are practicing to be an electrician one of the things that you should be well aware of is how to ensure your safety and that of others around you. Below is a quiz designed to test out what you know about electronic safety. Give it a shot and see how well you understand them.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    If you need to use a power tool in a waterlogged part of the site, it is safest to:
    • A. 

      Wear Wellington boots

    • B. 

      Use an air-powered tool if possible

    • C. 

      Only use 230 volt equipment

    • D. 

      Wrap a plastic bag around the tool

  • 2. 
    Why do building sites use a 110 volt electricity supply instead of the usual 230 volt domestic supply?
    • A. 

      It is less likely to kill you

    • B. 

      It is cheaper

    • C. 

      It moves faster along the cables

    • D. 

      It is safer for the environment

  • 3. 
    The PAT test label on a power tool tells you:
    • A. 

      When the next safety check is due

    • B. 

      When the tool was made

    • C. 

      Who tested the tool before it left the factory

    • D. 

      Its earth-loop impedance

  • 4. 
    What is the best way to protect an extension cable while you work?
    • A. 

      Run the cable by the shortest route

    • B. 

      Cover the cable with yellow tape

    • C. 

      Cover the cable with pieces of wood

    • D. 

      Run the cable above head height

  • 5. 
    The colour of a 110 volt power cable and connector should be: 
    • A. 

      Black

    • B. 

      Red

    • C. 

      Blue

    • D. 

      Yellow

  • 6. 
    You should use an Residual Current Device with 230 volt tools because:
    • A. 

      It lowers the voltage

    • B. 

      It quickly cuts off the power if there is a fault

    • C. 

      It makes the tool run at a safe speed

    • D. 

      It saves energy and lowers costs

  • 7. 
    When do you need to check electrical hand tools for damage?
    • A. 

      Before you use it

    • B. 

      Every day

    • C. 

      Once a week

    • D. 

      At least once a year

  • 8. 
    It is safe to work close to an overhead power line if:
    • A. 

      You do not touch the line for more than 30 seconds

    • B. 

      You use a wooden ladder

    • C. 

      The power is switched off

    • D. 

      It is not raining

  • 9. 
    You are using a 230 volt item of equipment when the fuse blows.  What is the first thing you should do?
    • A. 

      Fit another fuse of the same size

    • B. 

      Fit a bigger fuse

    • C. 

      Use a paper clip to link the contacts

    • D. 

      Check for obvious damage

  • 10. 
    On building sites, the recommended safe voltage for electrical equipment is:
    • A. 

      12 volts

    • B. 

      24 volts

    • C. 

      110 volts

    • D. 

      230 volts

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