Where are electric meters commonly located?
Outside where the main electrical line connects to the house
Inside where the main electrical line connects to the house
Inside, where your water heater is
On your breaker panel
What is the usual color of a neutral wire?
White or Grey
Blue or Red
Black or Yellow
What is the opposite term of conductive?
Which of the following skills are not used by electricians regularly?
An electric current can be AC or DC. What does AC stand for?
What is a circuit that is used by one appliance only? Nothing else is able to draw power from this circuit.
What is the function of an electrical tool called a fish tape?
Store wires neatly
Measure electrical current
Pull wires through thin areas
What is this basic electrical component that is used to reduce current flow?
An electrician who works on high-voltage lines for public utilities is called?
What do you call an electrical current that often changes direction?
GFCI plugs are often used in locations that are often wet such as the bathroom. What does GCFI stand for?
Grounded for circuitry installation
Guarded from concentrated induction
Grounded flash conduction inhibator
Ground fault circuit interrupter
Which of these is not a unit that electricians use to measure electricity?
What does it mean when the lineman uses the slang “bible”?
The safety harness
The electrician code book
The tool bag
What is used to stabilize electrical poles besides their length?
What is the purpose of a “hot” wire?
It carries current back to the breaker
It is a spare wire that doesn’t work unless you trip the breaker
It carries electricity from the power source to the outlet.
What should an electrician do to make sure a circuit is turned off before working on it?
Use a voltage tester
Cut the wires
Touch the wires
Turn off the switch
What is the usual color for a “hot” wire?
Black or Red
What is the use of a capacitor?
It reduces energy transfer
Store electrical energy
Redirect electrical flow
What is the purpose of a neutral wire?
It’s a spare wire that doesn’t work unless you trip the breaker
It is a grounded current-carrying conductor.
It runs electricity to the fixture.
What tool is used when you have an electrical issue but you don’t know where to look to resolve the issue?
Plug-in circuit analyzers