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Chapter 13



Multiple Choice
Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
 

 1. 

____ a duplex receptacle means removing the tab between the two brass screw terminals on the ungrounded side of the duplex receptacle.
a.
Stripping
c.
Grounding
b.
Splitting
d.
Snapping
 

 2. 

____ switches are used in situations in which a switch is needed to control a 240-volt load.
a.
Double-pole
c.
Three-way
b.
Single-pole
d.
Four-way
 

 3. 

____ consist of two switches on one strap or yoke.
a.
Single-pole switches
c.
Dimmer switches
b.
Double-pole switches
d.
Combination switch devices
 

 4. 

Three-way switches must always be installed ____.
a.
with the toggle in the ON position
c.
in pairs
b.
with two-wire cable
d.
independently
 

 5. 

Switches should be wired so that all switching is done in a(n) ____.
a.
ungrounded circuit conductor
c.
neutral conductor
b.
grounded circuit conductor
d.
branch circuit conductor
 

 6. 

Which of the following is true of a switch loop?
a.
It uses a one-wire cable.
b.
The power source is run to the lighting outlet first.
c.
It typically uses a double-pole switch.
d.
The power source is run to the lighting outlet last.
 



 
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