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Question 26 

 

Which of the following circuit breaker ratings would one most commonly expect to find in a typical residential living room location?

 

5 amps

 

15 amps

 

40 amps

 

15 volts

Question 27 

 

The most common current used for distribution of high-voltage electrical supply in the US is:

 

single phase direct current

 

single phase alternating current

 

three phase direct current

 

three phase alternating current

Question 28 

 

In the most advanced multi-story buildings, vertical transportation is critical.  Otis developed the safety break over 100 years ago, and most recently, the hydraulic elevator, which has become the global standard for servicing over 100 stories.

 True
 False

Question 29 

 

Romex is a brand name of non-metallic sheathed cable.

 True
 False

Question 30 

 

The building code focuses attention on specific pathways for exiting buildings in the event of an emergency, such as a fire.

 True
 False

Question 31 

 

Building Automation Systems are available for homes.  One example of this was the Homeworks system from Lutron.  Another is RadioRA.  These systems control lighting, but can also control shades, swimming pools, garage doors, skylights, HVAC and much much more.

 True
 False

Question 32 

 

Photovoltaics convert photons into a free flow of electrons, which create a current.  This current is:

 

Alternating Current

 

Direct Current

 

Over Current

 

Three Phase Current

Question 33 

 

Fortunately for the architect and the contractor, Otis makes the process of adding an elevator to a building easy.  Shop drawings are now no longer necessary with these new "plug and play" models.

 True
 False

Question 34 

 

One of the primary problems utilities face is that they are required by law to meet electricity demand.

 True
 False

Question 35 

 

Design professionals can be very sensitive to color temperatures, and mismatched lamps can really cause unnecessary pain on the jobsite.

 True
 False

Question 36

 

Puck lights are a specific type of lighting device designed for use in high traffic parking areas, because they emit an incredible amount of light, even from 20 or 30 feet above a roadway.

 True
 False

Question 37 

 

Solar heating systems that don't require any mechanical forces attached to the system in order to function properly are called:

 

Photoelectric

 

Active

 

Passive

Question 38 

 

Arc Fault protection is required for most circuits except those that:

 

power bars

 

power steering

 

power refrigeration equipment

 

power rangers

Question 39 

 

Flame Spread ratings are developed for materials such as:

 

Cast in place, precast and post tensioned concrete, as well as heavy steel

 

CPVC, PVC, and PEX

 

Gypsum Board, Wool Carpet, Vinyl Flooring

Question 40 

 

A "siamese" connection is part of the:

 

security system

 

air handling system

 

fire suppression system

 

low voltage system

Question 41 

 

A "smoke damper" is part of the:

 

security system

 

air handling system

 

fire suppression system

 

low voltage system

Question 42 

 

The advantage of this particular approach to energy transmission is that it only loses 5% over long distances.

 

Direct Current

 

Alternating Current

 

Over Current

Question 43 

 

Which of the following was not discussed as an element of the modern fire safety system?

 

Smoke Detector

 

Heat Detector

 

Heat Sensitive Sprinkler Head

 

Motion Detector

 

Fire Extinguisher

Question 44 

 

The size requirements in the code for bedroom window openings is based upon:

 

space required for an occupant to exit the room

 

space required for a fully outfitted fire fighter 

 

outdated codes.  Requirements for smoke detectors replaced this code.

Question 45 

 

Building Assemblies are classified into five basic types.  Match the Type with the description.

 

Most combustible

 

Concrete with a Non-Combustible Roof

 

Concrete Frame with a combustible roof

 

Brick or Block walls and wood floor assemblies

 

A fire rating based upon the "char" caused to the material

 
1.

Type 1 - Fire Resistive

2.

Type 2 - Non Combustible

3.

Type 3- Ordinary

4.

Type 4 - Heavy Timber

5.

Type 5 - Wood Frame

Question 46 

 

Match the following materials used in electrical work:

 

Conductor

 

Insulator

 

Semi-conductor

 

structural 

 
1.

Plastic

2.

Aluminum

3.

Silicon

4.

Steel

Question 47 

 

Match the following:

 

Power

 

Pressure

 

Rate of Flow

 
1.

Watts

2.

Volts

3.

Amperage

Question 48 

 

Match the following:

 

Electrical resistance

 

Does not deteriorate due to switching on and off

 

Primarily used for exterior, major lighting jobs such as vehicular traffic

 

Requires a ballast

 
1.

Incandescent

2.

CFL

3.

LED

4.

HID

Question 49 

 

LED stands for:

 

Lighting Electrical Device

 

Limited Emissions Device

 

Light Emitting Device

 

Light Emitting Diode

Question 50 

 

Crosslinked Polyethylene is abbreviated as:

 

CPE

 

PECKS

 

CrossPoly

 

PEX

Question 51 

 

Bill Caron prefers to work on Design Build projects.  Bill is happiest when collaborating with subcontractors to design solutions for owners.

 True
 False

Question 52 

 

GFCI stands for:

 

Grey Fox Criminal Investigation

 

Good Food Constantly Impresses

 

Ground Fault Circuit Interupter

 

George Fox College Instructor

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