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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Electrical resistance is defined as...

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Which one of the following fuses is correct?

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What is the most common cause of 13 Amp plugs overheating

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What colour is a 13 Amp fuse?

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What colour is a 3 Amp fuse?

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

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

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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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Which of the following BS1363 plugs is acceptable?

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