Security Alarm Installer Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A non-metallic material that allows the flow of electrons is a
    • A. 

      Semi-conductor

    • B. 

      Conductor

    • C. 

      Insulator

    • D. 

      Resistor

  • 2. 
    The amount of voltage drop across a short circuit:
    • A. 

      Is easily determined using ohm's law

    • B. 

      Depends on the current flow

    • C. 

      Depends on the voltage source

    • D. 

      Is always 0V

  • 3. 
    In a parallel circuit, the voltage across each branch:
    • A. 

      Is always equal to the source voltage

    • B. 

      Depends on the current flow and resistance of each branch

    • C. 

      Is inversely proportional to the total current flow

    • D. 

      When totaled equals the source voltage

  • 4. 
    The amount of electricity going past a given point in a circuit is called.
    • A. 

      Voltage

    • B. 

      Current

    • C. 

      Resistance

    • D. 

      Inductance

  • 5. 
    What is the maximum VA output of a class I transformer?
    • A. 

      1000 V

    • B. 

      100 VA

    • C. 

      1.0 KVA

    • D. 

      1000 VA

  • 6. 
    A 1000 ohm resistor with 5 volts across it has how much current flowing through it?
    • A. 

      5.0 A

    • B. 

      200 mA

    • C. 

      5.0 mA

    • D. 

      20 A

  • 7. 
    Four 100 ohm resistors connected in parallel have the equivalent value of
    • A. 

      33.3 ohm

    • B. 

      250 ohm

    • C. 

      333 ohm

    • D. 

      25.0 ohm

  • 8. 
    A resistor R1 is connected to a power supply. If another resistor R2 is connected in parallel to the same power supply, how much current will flow out of the power supply, as compared to the first circuit, if 2XR1 = R2?
    • A. 

      0.5X as much as the 1st circuit

    • B. 

      1.0X as much as the 1st circuit

    • C. 

      1.5X as much as the 1st circuit

    • D. 

      2.0X as much as the 1st circuit

  • 9. 
    The equation for Watt's Law is
    • A. 

      P=I2r

    • B. 

      P=I x E

    • C. 

      P=(E)(E) /R

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 10. 
    Electrical current is measured using
    • A. 

      An ohmmeter

    • B. 

      An ammeter

    • C. 

      A voltmeter

    • D. 

      An oscilloscope

  • 11. 
    When checking the polarity of a phone line, the positive test lead of the meter should be connected to
    • A. 

      Ring

    • B. 

      Does not matter

    • C. 

      Tip

    • D. 

      With the source voltage disconnected

  • 12. 
    The source voltage is divided among resistors in a circuit.
    • A. 

      If they are in parallel

    • B. 

      If they are in series

    • C. 

      If they are of equal resistance

    • D. 

      At all times

  • 13. 
    Voltage measured across an open switch is
    • A. 

      Always 0V

    • B. 

      The same as the voltage across the load

    • C. 

      The same as the source voltage

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 14. 
    What is the total current draw, in amps, of 8 motion detectors if each device consumes 26 mA?
    • A. 

      2.08 mA

    • B. 

      .208 A

    • C. 

      2.08 A

    • D. 

      Not enough information is given to solve

  • 15. 
    The insulating material in a capacitor is called the
    • A. 

      Fiberglass

    • B. 

      Resistor

    • C. 

      Semi-conductor

    • D. 

      Dielectric

  • 16. 
    Two identical voltmeters are placed in series across a 12V DC supply. Each meter reads
    • A. 

      12V AC

    • B. 

      6V DC

    • C. 

      12V DC

    • D. 

      0V DC

  • 17. 
    Photoelectric beams must be installed as close as possible to the fence being protected maximum protection.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    A standard surface mount magnetic reed contact mounted on a commercial aluminum front entry door frame can operate a 14V-225mA doorbell.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    A single diode can be used to change the direction of the current flow.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    In DC circuits, capacitors are used mainly to
    • A. 

      Isolate a transformer

    • B. 

      Filter fluctuation voltage levels

    • C. 

      Convert DC to AC

    • D. 

      Reverse series inductance

  • 21. 
    The device which operates on the principle of mutual inductance of parallel coils is
    • A. 

      Choke

    • B. 

      Transformer

    • C. 

      Transistor

    • D. 

      Biomimetic gel

  • 22. 
    In AC circuits, the unit Hz refers to
    • A. 

      Power used

    • B. 

      RMS voltage

    • C. 

      Frequency of a signal

    • D. 

      Peak signal voltage

  • 23. 
    Who is not exempt from having a security employee license
    • A. 

      You

    • B. 

      Yo mama

    • C. 

      Your secretary

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 24. 
    When correctly measuring a standard alarm power supply voltage your digital VOM reads +6.80 VDC. No devices are connected to the terminals. This means that
    • A. 

      The power supply is working

    • B. 

      The positive lead of the meter is connected incorrectly

    • C. 

      The voltage is to low for the system devices to function correctly

    • D. 

      The wire gauge is too small

  • 25. 
    A diode is a device which
    • A. 

      Stores electrical energy

    • B. 

      Allows current to flow in one direction

    • C. 

      Filters out unwanted noise

    • D. 

      Converts DC to AC

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