Test Quiz ECS Card – Electrotechnical

You should have an understanding of:
• The effects of electric current on the body
• The types of socket outlets used on construction sites
• The need for persons working on electrical systems to be competent to do so
• The use of residual current devices for additional protection against electric shock
• Safe isolation procedures when working on electrical systems and equipment
• Only working ‘live’ in exceptional circumstances
• Safe working with optical fibres

ELECTROTECHNICAL

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In accordance with the Electricity at Work regulations, when considering whether to work live a responsible person should:

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The normal procedure for working on electrical equipment should be which one of the following?

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Test instruments used for working on electrical systems should:

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Under the Electricity at Work Regulations, live working is considered:

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Which of the following would you use to replace the fuse in a plug if fuses were NOT available?

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To prove a circuit or equipment is dead after isolation what is the FIRST activity in the sequence of events?

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The nominal single phase voltage in the UK is?

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When is live working permissible?

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Which of the following is not a requirement of low voltage safe isolation practice?

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The specific effects on the human body of a major electric shock are one of the following:

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The lowest level of electrical current which can harm the human body is normally measured in:

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With regard to the effect of electrical current on the human body, one of the following is correct:

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Where mains voltage is used to supply portable equipment on a construction site, what additional protection is required?

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What colour cable USUALLY signifies 110 volt power supply on site?

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A portable electric generator on site has two power outlets, 110 volts and 230 volts. What colour would the 110 volt outlet be?

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Where there is no local means of isolation for equipment or circuits to be worked on, which of the following is the preferred method of isolation?

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What action should you take if a workmate gets an electric shock?

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A residual current device is designed to operate in the event of one of the following:

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Electrical installations on construction sites should be periodically inspected and tested:

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The maximum AC voltage which the human body can withstand without long term physiological effects in dry conditions is:

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Which of the following statements is true with regard to the dangers of electricity?

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What is the most serious effect that electric shock can have if you come into contact with a live part?

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Your job involves you working near to hanging electrical cables which have bare ends. What should you do?

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For all live working activities it is necessary to:

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An electrical Permit to Work is primarily a statement that:

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The probes of voltage detectors and test instruments used on electrical systems should be:

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Which of the following does the Electricity at Work (EAW) regulations apply to?

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The Electricity at Work Regulations require that:

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The Electricity at Work Regulations apply to:

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Which of the following should be used to prove a circuit or equipment is dead after isolation?

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Which of the following is not a suitable means of isolating a circuit?

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Which of the following work procedures on electrical systems will always require a permit-to-work to be issued?

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Optical fibre cable remnants should not be left lying around on site because:

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Why should the end of an optical fibre cable never be pointed towards your own or anyone else’s eyes?

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The use of a multi-lock hasp with the appropriate number of padlocks is a recommended method of safe isolation where:

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Which of the following procedures should be used when more than one person will be working on circuits supplied from a distribution board which has been switched off?

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