Pat Testing Online Practice - Free (2014.1)

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Pat Testing Online Practice - Free (2014.1)

A selection of questions taken from the best-selling Electacourse PAT Testing Exam Simulator. Purchased either on its own or as part of the popular Electacourse PAT Testing Revision Course, the PAT Testing Exam Simulator has been used by hundreds of UK electricians to help them gain the Portable Appliance Testing qualification


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Information on the Electricity at Work Regulations can be found in the HSE publication
    • A. 

      Guidance Note 3

    • B. 

      On-Site Guide

    • C. 

      The Memorandum of Guidance on the Electricity at Work Regulations 1989

    • D. 

      The Code of Practice for In-service Inspection and Testing of Electrical Equipment

  • 2. 
    Users of electrical equipment have responsibilities, which include ensuring the equipment they use has no obvious visual damage or defects. If a user becomes aware that the equipment they are using is defective, they should
    • A. 

      Remove the equipment from service and report the defect

    • B. 

      Remove the plug from the equipment to ensure that it cannot be used

    • C. 

      Inform all potential users of the defect

    • D. 

      Label the equipment as ‘Potentially Dangerous’

  • 3. 
    Records of test results and maintenance carried out on electrical equipment should be kept
    • A. 

      For 12 months

    • B. 

      For 2 years

    • C. 

      There is no legal requirement to keep records

    • D. 

      Until the equipment changes ownership

  • 4. 
    It is necessary to keep records of maintenance and test results in order to
    • A. 

      Guarantee safety

    • B. 

      Placate the customer

    • C. 

      Absolve liability on the inspector

    • D. 

      Demonstrate that an effective maintenance system is in place

  • 5. 
    Identify the missing word(s) from Regulation 4(2) of the Electricity at Work Regulations - ‘As may be necessary to prevent danger, all systems shall be ____________ so as to prevent, so far as is reasonably practicable, such danger’
    • A. 

      Inspected

    • B. 

      Maintained

    • C. 

      Tested

    • D. 

      Inspected and tested

  • 6. 
    The Code of Practice for In-service Inspection and Testing of Electrical Equipment 4e does not deal with
    • A. 

      Legislation releating to the supply of second hand equipment

    • B. 

      Adequate record keeping

    • C. 

      Equipment supplied at voltages of 1000 V a.c.

    • D. 

      Microwave leakage

  • 7. 
    The Code of Practice recognises a 'person with technical knowledge or sufficient experience to enable him/her to avoid the dangers that electricity may create' as a
    • A. 

      Competent person

    • B. 

      Experienced person

    • C. 

      Trained person

    • D. 

      Skilled person

  • 8. 
    The Code of Practice recognises a person who is neither a skilled person nor an instructed person as
    • A. 

      An in-competent person

    • B. 

      An ordinary person

    • C. 

      A general worker

    • D. 

      An un-skilled person

  • 9. 
    The Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 puts a duty of care on
    • A. 

      The employer

    • B. 

      The employee

    • C. 

      The supervisor

    • D. 

      Both employer and employee

  • 10. 
    Regulation 4(1) of The Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 states that every employer shall ensure that work equipment is so constructed or adapted as to be
    • A. 

      Safe to use under all circumstances

    • B. 

      Suitable for use by an ordinary person

    • C. 

      Suitable for the purpose for which it is used or provided

    • D. 

      Safe in skilled hands

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