Quiz 1 – Basic Electrical Knowledge

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Basic Electrical Knowledge

To inspect and test electrical equipment, we need to know a certain amount about electricity.  This quiz is designed to test whet you know and make any corrections where necessary.  You may be surprised at what you have picked up over the years.

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How many pins does a BS1363 plug have?

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Which of the following symbols indicates 'indoor use only'?

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What colour is the earth wire in a plug?

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Which two wires does electrical equipment need in order to operate?

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The BS1362 fuse in a plug is specifically designed to protect what?

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What colour is a 3 Amp fuse?

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What colour is a 13 Amp fuse?

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What should you do prior to plugging a new item of electrical equipment into the socket?

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How many 2.2kW kettles should be operated from a 10 Amp 4-way extension lead?

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Which of the following symbols represents 'Electrical Resistance'?

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