Washington Rcw's And Wac Codes

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  • 1. 
    The fine for performing electrical work without having a valid certificate of competency or electrical training certificate is______________
    • A. 

      $150 first offense, $300 per offense thereafter

    • B. 

      $250 first offense, $500 per offense thereafter

    • C. 

      $300 first offense, $600 per offense thereafter

    • D. 

      $400 first offense, $1000 per offense thereafter

  • 2. 
    Only licensed _______________ contractors can use provisional electrical work permits
    • A. 

      Electrical or plumbing

    • B. 

      Electrical or telecommunications

    • C. 

      Electrical or building

    • D. 

      Electrical or concrete

  • 3. 
    The department will issue an electrical/telecommunications contractor's license that will expire __________  following the date of issue to a person, firm, partnership, corporation or other entity that complies with requirements for such license in chapter 19.28 RCW
    • A. 

      12 months

    • B. 

      18 months

    • C. 

      24 months

    • D. 

      36 months

  • 4. 
    A friend, neighbor, relative, or other person (including a certified electrician) may assist a householder, at his/her residence in the performance of electrical work on the condition that the householder is _________, and the person assisting the householder does not accept money or other forms of compensation for the volunteer work
    • A. 

      Willing to sign a release form

    • B. 

      Current on mortgage payments

    • C. 

      Unable to perform the work his/her self

    • D. 

      Present when the work is performed

  • 5. 
    An individual who has not completed the required hours of continuing education can renew an administrator's certificate if the individual applies for renewal on or before the certificate expires and pays the appropriate renewal fee. However, the certificate will ______________.
    • A. 

      Be placed in an inactive status

    • B. 

      Expire in 90 days

    • C. 

      Be valid for residential only

    • D. 

      Not be notarized

  • 6. 
    "Administrator" means a person designated by an electrical contractor to _____________  in accordance with the rules adopted under this chapter.
    • A. 

      Oversee paperwork and permitting

    • B. 

      Supervise electrical work and electricians

    • C. 

      To perform electrical inspections

    • D. 

      Coordinate with county/city inspectors

  • 7. 
    "Electrical construction trade" includes but is not limited to installing or maintaining electrical wires and equipment that are used for _______________ and installing and maintaining remote control, signaling, power limited, or communication circuits or systems
    • A. 

      Light

    • B. 

      Heat

    • C. 

      Power

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 8. 
    All electrical contractor licenses expire ____________  following the day of their issue.
    • A. 

      12 calendar months

    • B. 

      18 calendar months

    • C. 

      24 calendar months

    • D. 

      36 calendar months

  • 9. 
    Anyone failing an administrator or electrician competency examination may retake the examination by ________________.
    • A. 

      Waiting 10 days

    • B. 

      Paying the retesting fee

    • C. 

      Waiting 30 days

    • D. 

      Waiting 14 calendar days and paying the retesting fees

  • 10. 
    When the supervising electrician is found to not be present on the job site, the trainee will be given a form by the inspector that must be ____________________ to the inspector
    • A. 

      Returned and assessed fee paid

    • B. 

      Signed by supervising electrician and returned

    • C. 

      Returned or postmarked within 3 days

    • D. 

      Returned or postmarked within 24 hours

  • 11. 
    All alterations to mobile homes electrical systems must be inspected by what authority in Washington?
    • A. 

      Manufacturer

    • B. 

      Fire Marshall

    • C. 

      Chief Electrical Inspector

    • D. 

      The Factory Assembled structures section of the Dept.

  • 12. 
    An appeal must be filed within ______ days after the notice of the decision or penalty is given to the assessed party. 
    • A. 

      5

    • B. 

      10

    • C. 

      15

    • D. 

      20

  • 13. 
    Extension cords are permitted to supply portable outdoor signs. True or False?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      Neither

    • D. 

      Does not apply

  • 14. 
    If the board sustains the decision of the department, the ____________ shall be applied by the department to the payment of the per diem and expenses of the members of the board incurred in the matter, and any balance remaining after payment of per diem and expenses shall be paid into the electrical license fund. 
    • A. 

      100 Dollars

    • B. 

      200 Dollars

    • C. 

      250 Dollars

    • D. 

      500 Dollars

  • 15. 
    In the Departments jurisdiction, a provisional electrical work permit label may not be posted in lieu of an electrical work permit.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Installations greater than _____ standard four-pair cables or ten standard twenty-five pair cables require permits and inspections?
    • A. 

      10

    • B. 

      60

    • C. 

      30

    • D. 

      25

  • 17. 
    The NEC code book is prima facie of the RCW 19.28?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    The support wires must be a minimum of ______ and be securely fastened to the structural ceiling and ceiling grid system?
    • A. 

      12 AWG

    • B. 

      14 AWG

    • C. 

      10 AWG

    • D. 

      16 AWG

  • 19. 
    Without exception, corrections for failed inspections within fifteen days of notification by the department are acceptable?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    A medical device which is not in violation of the Medical Device Amendments is approved by ______?
    • A. 

      The county

    • B. 

      The department

    • C. 

      FDA (Food and Drug Administration)

    • D. 

      Medical Administration

  • 21. 
    For rod, plate, and ground electrodes, If a ground resistance test is not performed to ensure a resistance to ground of _______ohms or less, two or more electrodes must be installed a minimum of six feet apart.
    • A. 

      Twenty-five

    • B. 

      Thirty

    • C. 

      Fifteen

    • D. 

      Ten

  • 22. 
    Incidental short sections of circular or surface metal raceway, are not to exceed __________ for access or protection of telecommunications cabling and installation of cable trays and ladder racks in telecommunications service entrance room, spaces, or closets.
    • A. 

      6 feet

    • B. 

      10 feet

    • C. 

      8 feet

    • D. 

      12 feet

  • 23. 
    In WAC 296-46B-908, the person identified as the installer on the Class B Label is responsible for posting the label in a conspicuous permanent manner, at the__________?
    • A. 

      Main Service-Feeder Location/ Branch Circuit Panel Board

    • B. 

      Demarcation Box

    • C. 

      Service Equipment

    • D. 

      Outlet

  • 24. 
    New septic tanks containing electrical wires and equipment do not have to be inspected and approved prior to being loaded with sewage?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    After recieving a certificate of competency and it is placed in inactive status, you are required to retest after 90 days.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      Cant find the information

    • D. 

      Not enough Information

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