# Ultimate Trivia Quiz On Electricity

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• 1.
The typical amperage in a typical house hold is:
• A.

15 amps

• B.

20 amps

• C.

15 ohms

• D.

40 volts

• 2.
What is the purpose of bonding?
• A.

A) To make sure there is no current

• B.

B) To take voltage to ground

• C.

C) To ensure no potential

• D.

D) a and c

• 3.
How is an atom given a negative charge?
• A.

taking away electrons

• B.

Taking away protons

• C.

• D.

• 4.
If purging a piping or tubing system, the person must?
• A.

Continue with other work required

• B.

Have a coffee break while system purges

• C.

Shall precede the work of closing in

• D.

Remain in constant attendance

• 5.
If there is 10A and 120V in a circuit, what is the resistance?
• A.

120A

• B.

12 Ω

• C.

120 ohms

• D.

- 12 V

• 6.
Except where permitted by Clause 4.13.2, a horizontal furnace shall have the following minimum clearances from combustible material:
• A.

6in/24in/6in/6in

• B.

7in/24in/7in/5in.

• C.

5in/20in/5in/5in.

• D.

4in/24in/4in/4in.

• 7.
A crock pot is a load on an electrical circuit.
• A.

True

• B.

False

• 8.
A switch is should be located on the hot side of the circuit.
• A.

True

• B.

False

• 9.
Resistance in a circuit can be affected by temperature.
• A.

True

• B.

False

• 10.
Parallel circuits
• A.

Are comprised of multiple independent circuits wherein the flow of energy comes from one source

• B.

Are comprised of multiple independent circuits wherein the flow of energy comes from multiple sources

• C.

Are comprised of multiple series circuits occupying the same space behind a wall

• D.

Are comprised of multiple loads, multiple sources, and multiple conductors all working in parallel

• 11.
The 3 components of a circuit are?
• A.

Conductor, ac, frequency

• B.

• C.

Conduit, pump, valve

• D.

Energy source, conductor, circuit

• 12.
Total voltage drop in a circuit is greater than the applied voltage of the energy source.
• A.

True

• B.

False

• 13.
Q) The more voltage the higher the push
• A.

True

• B.

False

• 14.
The duration of a leak test is?
• A.

15 mins

• B.

30 mins

• C.

10 mins

• D.

24 hrs

• 15.
More electrons then protons = a negative charge
• A.

True

• B.

False

• 16.
A switch must be located
• A.

After the property line, before the appliance

• B.

After the appliance, before the plug

• C.

Before the distribution panel, after the switch

• D.

After the distribution panel, before the appliance

• 17.
What is the first thing you should do when treating a shock victim?
• A.

Throw water on the individual, to prevent them from cooking on the inside.

• B.

Ensure that the power is disconnected and there is no potential energy.

• C.

Pull the person away from the source of electricity .

• D.

Ask the person a series of questions that will allow you discover the situation.

• 18.
A Furnace is on the same breaker as the rooms lights it's located in.
• A.

True

• B.

False

• 19.
The barometric pressure at at sea level is_______psia. For every 2000ft rise in elevation, the barometric pressure reduces by approximately ____ psia. At a 2000ft rise, the volume of natural gas would expand to approximately_______ cu.ft.
• A.

12.42/1.5/1.072

• B.

14.73/1/1.072

• C.

14.73/2/2.072

• D.

12.42/2/2.072

• 20.
Ω=
• A.

A x V

• B.

V/A

• C.

Ω/A

• D.

V x A

• 21.
How do you size the vent line when two or more gas overpressure relief valves are installed?
• A.

Take the largest area of relief opening and the total of half of the rest of the area

• B.

Take total in area of all relief openings and double it

• C.

Increase by one pipe size diameter for every 50 ft

• D.

Take the total area of the internal relief valve and half of the area of non-internal relief valve and divide by the number of relief valves

• 22.
A resistor will:
• A.

A) Supply the voltage

• B.

B) Reduce current flow

• C.

C) Consume resistance

• D.

D) Lower voltage

• E.

E) b and d

• 23.
What is the smallest amount of current that can stop the human heart?
• A.

4 A

• B.

4 mA

• C.

4 MA

• D.

4 V

• 24.
The purpose of a breaker is to protect conductors.
• A.

True

• B.

False

• 25.
Power equals R x I
• A.

True

• B.

False

• 26.
Total resistance on a parallel circuit is
• A.

Rt = 1 ÷ (1/r1 + 1/r2 + 1/r3)

• B.

Rt = (1/r1 + 1/r2 + 1/r3) ÷ 1

• C.

Rt = r1 + r2 + r3

• D.

Rt = (r1 x r2 x r3) ÷ 1

• 27.
Name the circuit protector
• A.

Relay

• B.

• C.

Fuse

• D.

Resistor

• 28.
What is the first thing a technician should do upon discovering that the switch to the furnace is wired to the neutral end.
• A.

Work on it anyway its harmless

• B.

Remove the fuse or switch the breaker

• C.

Get your colleague to work on it instead, after all he claims he is an expert in electricity

• D.

Ensure that the furnace is in the switched off position

• 29.
Q) Current flow in Canada is?
• A.

40 hertz

• B.

40 kWh

• C.

20 kWh

• D.

60 Hz

• 30.
• A.

Ft

• B.

Ohms

• C.

Km/h

• D.

Volts