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Chapter 7



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

 1. 

In each dwelling unit, the load must be computed at ____ volt-amperes for each two-wire small-appliance branch circuit.
a.
750
c.
3,000
b.
1,500
d.
4,000
 

 2. 

The circuit rating for a specific appliance is computed on the basis of ____.
a.
the total load calculation
c.
NEC regulations
b.
its placement in the dwelling unit
d.
the ampere rating of the appliance
 

 3. 

The unit load for a dwelling unit is ____ volt-amperes per square foot.
a.
one
c.
three
b.
two
d.
four
 

 4. 

Luminaires in the bathroom may be connected to the bathroom branch circuit as long as ____.
a.
the circuit does not feed other bathrooms
b.
the circuit has a rating of 15 amperes
c.
the total load does not exceed 1,500 volt-amperes
d.
the bathroom is under 100 square feet in area
 

 5. 

To determine the minimum number of general lighting circuits required in a house, perform the following calculation first: ____.
a.
divide the total general lighting load in volt-amperes by 20 amps
b.
divide the total general lighting load in volt-amperes by 15 amps
c.
divide the total general lighting load in volt-amperes by 120 volts
d.
divide the total general lighting load in amperes by 120 volts
 

 6. 

It is common wiring practice in a residential wiring situation where there are more than three current-carrying conductors to use a wiring technique called ____.
a.
lugging
c.
cabling
b.
bundling
d.
feeding
 



 
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