Cable Quizzes & Trivia

Whether you are an electric engineer, a mechanic, a designer, an architect or work in the cable manufacturing industry, we have quizzes just for you! Take our Cable quizzes to learn more about this indispensable item used for lifting, hauling, towing, and carrying electrical currents. Where would we be without cables?

Do you think you know the history of cables, when they were invented, and exactly how they are used? Find out if you are correct by taking our Cable quizzes now! Answer questions such as, “What is a high-voltage cable?”, “What is a hybrid cable?” and, “When were cables first invented and what were the original cables made from?” We’ll turn you into a cable champion and you’ll impress friends and family with your new-found knowledge!
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Just how conversant are you when it comes to audio and video converters? The quiz below is designed to test out if you can match the picture with the correct name. Give it a try and see if you need to get some refresher...

Questions: 18  |  Attempts: 534   |  Last updated: Nov 22, 2018
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    Name the adapter.

This quiz will help in identifying cables, adapters and barrels.

Questions: 9  |  Attempts: 752   |  Last updated: Dec 20, 2012
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    Identify the following cable:

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Questions: 10  |  Attempts: 129   |  Last updated: Dec 17, 2014
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    What is the main difference between 568A and 568B wiring?

Identify the correct coaxial cable type.

Questions: 5  |  Attempts: 205   |  Last updated: Feb 16, 2014
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    What are the four main types of coaxial cables?

Wire is a single, usually cylindrical, flexible strand or rod of metal – used to bear mechanical loads of electricity and telecommunication signals. Cable is commonly known as several wires laid into a helix. What do you...

Questions: 12  |  Attempts: 123   |  Last updated: Aug 3, 2017
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    When using electrical metal tubing, the maximum distance between pull points (boxes) is

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