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

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

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Which one of the following fuses is correct?

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How many 3,000W heaters should be connected to a 10 Amp 4-way extension lead?

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What colour is a 13 Amp fuse?

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Which of the following symbols represents 'Electrical Resistance'?

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

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

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When using a typical BS1363 socket outlet in the UK, which one of the following combinations of voltage, current and frequency would you expect to be available to you?

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What colour is a 3 Amp fuse?

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