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# Electrical Questions - All Grades

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What is a conductor?
1. two or more wires that are grouped together
2. any material that allows electrical current to flow through it
3. the rate at which current flows
4. any wire that carries voltage
What is an ampere?
1. the rate at which current flows
2. a continous loop of electrical current flowing along wires
3. an uninterrupted electrical pathway
4. a safety device
Define current:
1. a device that provides electrical access
2. any material that allows electrical current to flow through it
3. the rate at which power flows
4. the movement of electrons along a conductor
Define voltage:
1. the rate at which current flows
2. a continous loop of electrical current flowing along wires
3. an uninterrupted electrical pathway
4. a measurement of electricity in terms of pressure
Define wattage:
1. a measurement of power in terms of energy consumed
2. a continous loop of electrical current flowing along wires
3. the rate at which current flows
4. any wire that carries voltage
What color wires are in a 14-2 romex cable?
1. black, white, red
2. black, white, copper
3. white, red, copper
4. black, black, white
Not counting the ground wire, what color wire gets connected to the two screws on a switch?
1. black and white
2. black and black
3. white and white
4. black and copper
Continuing Education Electrical
What is a pigtail?
1. when two wires are capped off, so current passes through a box
2. when three wires are capped off so current is shared
3. a dog treat
4. a short wire added to 2 or more wires so you can connect it to a single screw terminal
Define neutral wire:
1. a wire that returns current at zero voltage
2. a continous loop of electrical current flowing along wires
3. an uninterrupted electrical pathway
4. a wire that carries voltage
Define power:
1. the rate at which current flows
2. a continous loop of electrical current flowing along wires
3. an uninterrupted electrical pathway
4. the result of hot current flowing for a period of time
Define short circuit:
1. a device that controls current passing through hot circuit wires
2. an accidental contact between 2 current carring wires
3. a safety device
4. the result of hot current flowing for a period of time
Define receptacle:
1. a device that provides electrical access
2. any material that allows electrical current to flow through it
3. the rate at which current flows
4. a place where wires connect to a screw terminal