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PAT Testing Basics

Inspecting and Testing of Electrical Equipment (PAT Testing) isn't just about electricity.  Anybody carrying out the role needs a good understanding of electrical equipment in general and knowledge of the terminology we use.  If you are new to the role, this quiz may be quite challenging.  If you are experienced, it should be straight forward.

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When carrying out an Earth Continuity Test on a Class I appliance, what could be considered an acceptable test result and an instant 'PASS'?

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What happens to the supply voltage when more items are switched on?

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Which of the pieces of information on a flex indicate how many conductors it has?

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An Extra Low Voltage item is characterised by which one of the following?

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Which of the following BS1362 plug fuses are currently available?

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The electrical tests on a Class I item are carried out in which order?

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Effective insulation must have high resistance

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Power is defined as...

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What unit is current measured in?

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Which of the following televisions has been constructed as Class II?

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How does a Class II item protect the equipment user?

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High resistance in an earth path is a good thing

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Which one of the following is the Class II construction mark?

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If an appliance has a power rating of 550W, according to the industry standard, how much current will it draw?

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What does the cord grip of the plug secure?

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Which test voltage should be used when carrying out an Insulation Resistance Test on a surge protected extension lead?

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What does a typical Class I item have, which a Class II item doesn't?

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If an electrical item has a cord rated at 6 Amps, which of the following BS1362 fuses could be used to protect the cord

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Assuming a 230V supply, a 2.3kW heater actually draws how many amps?

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Extra Low Voltage items have an input voltage of up to...?

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