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

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The User Check includes checking the wall socket

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Which one of the following indicates that the flex is 3 core?

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Effective insulation must have high resistance

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Who should determine when a appliance should next be inspected or tested?

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Which of the following BS1362 plug fuses are currently available?

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How does a Class II item protect the equipment user?

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

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What does the cord grip of the plug secure?

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

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All electrical equipment must have a protective earthing conductor (earth wire)?

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How often should the accuracy of your test instrument be verified and recorded?

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What is the only recognised way to identify whether an item has been constructed as Class I or Class II?

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

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

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

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Power is defined as...

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To be able to carry out a User Check you need a formal qualification

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Which of the pieces of information on a flex indicate it's core cross-sectional area?

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