Security Alarm Installer

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Security Alarm Installer

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A "Dead Zone" in a PIR motion detectors field of view is
    • A. 

      A zone that has been intentionally masked

    • B. 

      An area of the protection pattern that isn't sensitive

    • C. 

      The area beyond the protective pattern

    • D. 

      An area between PIR motion detectors "beams"

  • 2. 
    A "Pet Alley" is a section of the protection pattern, which has been masked to allow the movement of a small animal
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    A "Pet Proof" detector can ignore any number of real targets in its field of view, as long as their total combined weighs do not exceed the device specifications
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    A 100 Watt 120 Volt CCTV power supply consumes how many amps?
    • A. 

      120 amps

    • B. 

      1200 milliwatts

    • C. 

      0.83 amps

    • D. 

      1.2 amps

  • 5. 
    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

  • 6. 
    A 4.5 amp-hour battery will provide 300 mA of current for
    • A. 

      Depends on the load

    • B. 

      1.35 hours

    • C. 

      1.5 hours

    • D. 

      15 hours

  • 7. 
    A correctly installed ADSL service cannot affect the function of a digital dialer
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    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

  • 9. 
    A measure of electrical pressure or potential is
    • A. 

      Ohms

    • B. 

      Watts

    • C. 

      Volts

    • D. 

      Amperes

  • 10. 
    A motion detector in an alarm system detects motion
    • A. 

      At all times

    • B. 

      Only when the panel is armed

    • C. 

      When a change in the room ambient energy occurs

    • D. 

      Only if an entry circuit is broken first

  • 11. 
    A non metallic material that allows the flow of electrons is a
    • A. 

      Semi-conductor

    • B. 

      Conductor

    • C. 

      Insulator

    • D. 

      Resistor

  • 12. 
    A passive infrared detector detects
    • A. 

      Negative and positive doppler shifts

    • B. 

      Sonic signatures within the protected area

    • C. 

      Changes in ambient energy

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 13. 
    A person moving toward an ultrasonic causes
    • A. 

      An increase in ambient energy

    • B. 

      A positive doppler shift

    • C. 

      A negative doppler shift

    • D. 

      A pyroelectric reaction

  • 14. 
    A PIR motion sensor creates zones of detection to cover a large area through the use of
    • A. 

      Dual-element sensors

    • B. 

      Walk-test LED's

    • C. 

      Mirrors or lenses

    • D. 

      Pulse-count circuity

  • 15. 
    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

  • 16. 
    A RJ-45 jack can be used in place of a RJ-31
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    A security license obtained from the ministry of the solicitor general's programs division is
    • A. 

      Required by any employee of a security company

    • B. 

      Not required be someone working under supervision of a journeyman

    • C. 

      Not required in BC

    • D. 

      Required only by qualified alarm technicians

  • 18. 
    A single diode can be used to change the direction of current flow
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    A smoke detector is considered a
    • A. 

      Replaceable device

    • B. 

      Four wire device

    • C. 

      Better than a heat detector

    • D. 

      Life safety device

  • 20. 
    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

  • 21. 
    A step down transformer
    • A. 

      Acts as an electronic switch

    • B. 

      Converts AC to DC

    • C. 

      Provides a reduced AC voltage

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 22. 
    A ULC fire alarm certificate may issued by
    • A. 

      The authority having jurisdiction

    • B. 

      Only a ULC listed company

    • C. 

      All companies following ULC installation standards

    • D. 

      An insurance company

  • 23. 
    A zone locator or zone identification LED is used with the PIR motion detector to
    • A. 

      Decide which zones to mask if an area poses certain ambient problems

    • B. 

      Aid in the detection process by allowing the PIR motion detector to operate in complete darkness

    • C. 

      Counteract sunlight shining directly on the unit

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 24. 
    According to the CEC, "concealed" cables are accessible for service
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    According to workers compensation, anyone can work on an energized circuit
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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