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Chapter 8



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

 1. 

A(n) ____ must be used on the end of a conduit if it contains four AWG or larger conductors.
a.
band joist
c.
sill plate
b.
insulating bush
d.
threaded hub
 

 2. 

Which of the following parts of a mast kit provides a spot for the service drop to be attached?
a.
porcelain standoff
c.
weather collar
b.
roof flashing
d.
weatherhead
 

 3. 

Clips for a service entrance cable must be located no more than ____ inches from the weatherhead and meter socket.
a.
6
c.
16
b.
12
d.
20
 

 4. 

A ____ is used to protect service entrance cable at the point where it enters a house through an outside wall.
a.
sill plate
c.
cable hook
b.
threaded hub
d.
backboard
 

 5. 

The NEC® requires a cable hook to be ____.
a.
above the weatherhead and at least 12 inches away
b.
no more than 12 inches from the weatherhead and meter socket
c.
below the weatherhead or no more than 24 inches away
d.
above the weatherhead and no more than 24 inches away
 

 6. 

When you buy a meter socket for a service entrance, you must also purchase a ____ for the top of the socket.
a.
threaded hub
c.
sill plate
b.
cable hook
d.
band joist
 



 
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