Does Article 800 Apply?

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  • 1. 
    What’s Wrong With This?Can you identify a problem with what is depicted in the photo?
  • 2. 
    A communications cable that isn’t terminated to equipment and isn’t identified for future use with a tag is considered ____.
    • A. 

      A. spare

    • B. 

      B. unnecessary

    • C. 

      C. abandoned

    • D. 

      D. emergency

  • 3. 
    A nonmetallic raceway placed within a larger raceway is defined as ____.
    • A. 

      A. a waste of time

    • B. 

      B. innerduct

    • C. 

      C. isolated

    • D. 

      D. intrinsically safe

  • 4. 
    “Neat and workmanlike manner” is specified in NFPA 70, but is it specifically identified in Article 800?
    • A. 

      A. Yes

    • B. 

      B. No

  • 5. 
    Cables installed parallel to framing members or furring strips must be protected from damage by either installing the wiring method so it isn’t less than 1¼ in. from the nearest edge of the framing member or furring strips or installing a 1⁄16-in.-thick steel plate or the equivalent.
    • A. 

      A. True

    • B. 

      B. False

  • 6. 
    Cable ties are never permitted in a plenum ceiling.
    • A. 

      A. True

    • B. 

      B. False

  • 7. 
    Cables installed in concealed raceways aren’t considered ____; therefore, they’re not required to be removed.
    • A. 

      A. accessible

    • B. 

      B. abandoned

    • C. 

      C. a hazard

    • D. 

      D. all of the above

    • E. 

      E. none of the above

  • 8. 
    Openings in fire-rated walls, floors and ceilings must be firestopped ____.
    • A. 

      A. with wall bond spackle so that the entire cavity is completely filled.

    • B. 

      B. with foam spray to a thickness of at least 2 in.

    • C. 

      C. using approved methods to maintain the fire resistance rating

    • D. 

      D. by installing the cables through conduit or other rigid protection

  • 9. 
    The scope of Article 800 covers ____.
    • A. 

      A. fire alarm circuits and wiring

    • B. 

      B. wiring methods and materials

    • C. 

      C. network powered broadband communications systems

    • D. 

      D. communications circuits and equipment

  • 10. 
    Optical fiber cables shall be permitted in the same raceway with which of the following?
    • A. 

      A. Nonconductive and conductive optical fiber cables in compliance with Parts I & V of Article 770

    • B. 

      B. Community antenna television and radio distributions systems in compliance with Parts I & V of Article 820

    • C. 

      C. Low power network powered broadband communication circuits in compliance with Parts I & V of Article 830

    • D. 

      D. All of the above

    • E. 

      E. None of the above

  • 11. 
    In new construction a minimum of ____ communications outlets shall be installed within the dwelling in a readily accessible area and cabled to the service provider demarcation point.
    • A. 

      A. 0

    • B. 

      B. 1

    • C. 

      C. 2

    • D. 

      D. 3

  • 12. 
    Communications equipment shall be listed as being suitable for electrical connection ____.
    • A. 

      A. to the electrical service

    • B. 

      B. to the alarm system

    • C. 

      C. at no greater than 120VAC and 20 amps

    • D. 

      D. to a communications network

  • 13. 
    Conductors in communications cables, other than in a coaxial cable shall be ____.
    • A. 

      A. copper

    • B. 

      B. a minimum of 18AWG

    • C. 

      C. rated for less than 300 volts

    • D. 

      D. temperature rated not more than 60 degrees Celsius

  • 14. 
    According to Article 800, the provisions of 300.22(A) ____.
    • A. 

      A. apply

    • B. 

      B. do not apply

  • 15. 
    Cable ties intended for use in other space used for environment air shall be listed as having low smoke and heat release properties and are defined as ____.
    • A. 

      A. metallic ties

    • B. 

      B. plenum grade cable ties

    • C. 

      C. fire safe ties

    • D. 

      D. No such thing — trick question

  • 16. 
    Where bonding or grounding is required, devices used to connect a shield, a sheath or non-current-carrying metallic members of a cable to a bonding conductor or ____ shall be listed or be part of listed equipment.
    • A. 

      A. grounding electrode conductor

    • B. 

      B. grounded conductor

    • C. 

      C. grounding plug

    • D. 

      D. ground wire

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