MCQs in Engineering Laws and Ethics Part IV

(Last Updated On: December 8, 2017)

MCQs in Laws and Ethics Part 4

This is the Multiples Choice Questions Part 4 of the Series in Engineering Laws and Ethics as one of the General Engineering and Applied Sciences (GEAS) topic. In Preparation for the ECE Board Exam make sure to expose yourself and familiarize in each and every questions compiled here taken from various sources including past Board Questions in General Engineering and Applied Sciences (GEAS) field.

Online Questions and Answers in Laws and Ethics Series

Following is the list of multiple choice questions in this brand new series:

Engineering Laws and Ethics MCQs
PART 1: MCQs from Number 1 – 50                        Answer key: PART I
PART 2: MCQs from Number 51 – 100                   Answer key: PART II
PART 3: MCQs from Number 101 – 150                 Answer key: PART III
PART 4: MCQs from Number 151 – 200                 Answer key: PART IV
PART 5: MCQs from Number 201 – 250                 Answer key: PART V
PART 6: MCQs from Number 251 – 300                 Answer key: PART VI
PART 7: MCQs from Number 301 – 350                 Answer key: PART VII
PART 8: MCQs from Number 351 – 400                 Answer key: PART VIII
PART 9: MCQs from Number 401 – 450                 Answer key: PART IX
PART 10: MCQs from Number 451 – 500                 Answer key: PART X

Continue Practice Exam Test Questions Part IV of the Series

Choose the letter of the best answer in each questions.

151. What unit expresses the amount of radiation actually absorbed in the tissue?

  • A. rad
  • B. rbe
  • C. rem
  • D. reb

152. What refers to radiation other than X-rays which will cause an absorption equal to 1 roentgen?

  • A. rbe
  • B. reb
  • C. rem
  • D. rep

153. What refers t the different sources of radiation have different effects which are related to X-rays by a number?

  • A. rbe
  • B. rems
  • C. rebs
  • D. all of the above

154. Which of the following determines the total dose of radiation?

  • A. The total dose is determined by multiplying the dosage rate by the number of hours of exposure.
  • B. The total dose is determined by adding the dosage rate by the number of hours of exposure.
  • C. The total dose is determined by dividing the dosage rate by the number of hours of exposure.
  • D. The total dose is determined by subtracting the dosage rate by the number of hours of exposure.

155. According to safety standards, what is the maximum allowable radiation from an electronic equipment?

  • A. Must not exceed 100 mr per week
  • B. Must not exceed 10 mr per week
  • C. Must not exceed 1000 mr per day
  • D. Must not exceed 100 mr per day

156. What unit expresses the rbe dose?

  • A. rems (roentgen equivalent man)
  • B. rebs (roentgen equivalent biological)
  • C. Both A & B
  • D. Only A

157. What formula gives the maximum accumulated permissible dose (MPD) in rems to the whole body, with N = person’s age?

  • A. MPD = 5 (N – 18)
  • B. MPD = 3 (N – 15)
  • C. MPD = 7 (N – 18)
  • D. MPD = 5 (N – 15)

158. What is the rbe of alpha particles and fast neutrons?

  • A. 10
  • B. 5
  • C. 15
  • D. 7

159. What is the rbe of any radiation produced by a radio transmitter?

  • A. 2
  • B. 1
  • C. 4
  • D. 3

160. What unit is used to measure the accumulative effects of radiation that can cause genetic and somatic effects?

  • A. roentgens
  • B. rems
  • C. rbes
  • D. rebs

161. When is coordination with the telephone company needed when as underground service entrance will be used as the most feasible and economical way?

  • A. Expense of telephone company
  • B. Expense of subscriber
  • C. Length of a bale to be used by subscriber
  • D. Decision of depth of conduit at interconnection point

162. The potential difference between any exposed structure to ground in any electrical installation should not exceed volts RMS.

  • A. 10
  • B. 45
  • C. 0
  • D. 30

163. Which of the following is the lowest resistance grounding on earth?

  • A. Sand
  • B. Clay
  • C. Surface loam soil
  • D. Limestone

164. Which part of housing of a building cable system has the same function as the slot but circular in shape?

  • A. Fitting
  • B. Sleeve
  • C. Insert
  • D. Header

165. What refers to a terminal where riser cable pairs are terminated to serve a portion or an entire floor of a building?

  • A. Floor terminal distribution area
  • B. Raceway terminal
  • C. Floor distribution terminal
  • D. Riser terminal

166. Which part of the housing system in ECE code is a circular opening through the floor structure to allow the passage of a cable and wire?

  • A. Insert
  • B. Sleeve
  • C. Raceway
  • D. Slot

167. In cable facilities for a building communications service, is referred to as a physical cable within a building or series of buildings which may include both main cable pairs and house cable pairs but not wiring cable.

  • A. entrance cable
  • B. floor distribution cable
  • C. house cable
  • D. building cable

168. A telephone company’s cable entering a building from telephone cable feeder to the main cross-connecting a point within the building is called .

  • A. Telephone cable
  • B. Entrance cable
  • C. Connecting cable
  • D. Building cable

169. It is a non-combustible tubing which encases the riser cable between enclosed type metallic terminal cabinets or boxes.

  • A. Raceway
  • B. Riser shaft
  • C. Riser conduit
  • D. Entrance cable

170. A series of closets connected by slots or short conduit sleeves between floors or open shaft of the building is called .

  • A. Service fitting
  • B. Raceway
  • C. Riser conduit
  • D. Riser shaft

171. What is the maximum number of lines for any building other than a one or two story residential building to be required a service entrance facility under ECE building code?

  • A. Two lines
  • B. Five lines
  • C. Three lines
  • D. Not required

172. What is the device that diverts high transient voltage to the ground and away from the equipment thus protected?

  • A. Alpeth
  • B. Anchor
  • C. Alarm
  • D. Arrester

173. What is one possible cause for an abrupt frequency variation in one self-excited transmitter oscillator circuits resulting to a poor frequency stability to hold a constant oscillation?

  • A. Poor soldered connections.
  • B. Heating of capacitor in the oscillator.
  • C. DC and RF ac heating of the resistors which cause change in values.
  • D. Aging which cause change condition in parts characteristics.

174. Which of the following does not constitute the foundation of ethics?

  • A. Honesty
  • B. Justice
  • C. Integrity
  • D. Courtesy

175. What is defined as a legally binding agreement or premise to exchange goods or services?

  • A. Consideration
  • B. Partnership
  • C. Contract
  • D. Obligation

176. What is the study of the decisions, policies, and values that are morally desirable in engineering practice and research?

  • A. Engineering ethics
  • B. Engineering management
  • C. Engineering system
  • D. Engineering integrity

177. What consists of the responsibilities and rights that ought to be endorsed by those engaged in engineering, and also of desirable ideals and personal commitments in engineering?

  • A. Ethics
  • B. Code of ethics
  • C. Engineering ethics
  • D. Engineering standards

178. What refers to situations in which moral reasons come into conflict, or in which the application of moral values is problematic?

  • A. Silo mentality
  • B. Preventive ethics
  • C. Ethical issues
  • D. Moral dilemmas

179. What states the moral responsibilities of engineers as seen by the profession, and as represented by a professional society?

  • A. Preventive ethics
  • B. Work ethics
  • C. Code of ethics
  • D. Professional code

180. What is a set of attitudes, which implies a motivational orientation, concerning the value of work?

  • A. Preventive ethics
  • B. Work ethics
  • C. Code of ethics
  • D. Professional code

181. Ethics is synonymous to .

  • A. morality
  • B. money
  • C. standards
  • D. conduct

182. A contract can be terminated with which of the following reasons?

  • A. Death of a party to the contract
  • B. Failure of consideration
  • C. Mutual agreement of the parties to the contract
  • D. All of the above

183. Some contracts may be dissolved by which valid reason?

  • A. Court order
  • B. Passage of new laws
  • C. Declaration of war
  • D. All of the above

184. What is the major advantage of a standard contract?

  • A. The meanings of the clauses were established.
  • B. The clauses of this contract are to be litigated.
  • C. The clauses of this contract are rarely ambiguous.
  • D. All of the above

185. The general contractor who hires different subcontractors is known as contractor.

  • A. real
  • B. original
  • C. prime
  • D. legitimate

186. What is the basic requirement in order for a contract to be binding?

  • A. There must be a clear, specific and definite offer.
  • B. There must be some form of conditional future consideration.
  • C. There must be an acceptance of the offer.
  • D. All of the above

187. What contract document is part of the constructive contracts?

  • A. Agreement form
  • B. General condition
  • C. Drawings and specifications
  • D. All of the above

188. What refers to a statement of fact made by one party to the other before the contract is made?

  • A. A representation
  • B. An offer
  • C. A proposal
  • D. A consideration

189. What refers to a fundamental obligation under the contract which goes to the root of the contract?

  • A. Warranty
  • B. Condition
  • C. Injuction
  • D. Innominate terms

190. What type of damages is awarded, usually for fraud cases, to punish and make an example of the defendant to deter other from doing the same thing?

  • A. Punitive damages
  • B. Nominal damages
  • C. Liquidated damages
  • D. Consequential damages

191. What is another term for “punitive damages”?

  • A. Liquidated damages
  • B. Exemplary damages
  • C. Compensatory damages
  • D. Nominal damages

192. What is defined as a non-performance that results in the injured party receiving something substantially less than or different from what the contract is intended?

  • A. Willful breach
  • B. Material breach
  • C. Unintentional breach
  • D. Intentional breach

193. What refers to the condition that in a contract between two parties, only the parties to a contract may sue under it and that any third party names in that contract or who benefit from that contract cannot sue or be sued under that contract?

  • A. Doctrine of contract
  • B. Party policy of contract
  • C. Equity of contract
  • D. Privity of contract

194. What is a civil wrong committed by one person causing damage to another person of his property, emotional well-being, or reputation?

  • A. Consequential damage
  • B. Fraud
  • C. Punitive damage
  • D. Tort

195. The tort law is concerned with .

  • A. imprisonment
  • B. fine
  • C. compensation for the injury
  • D. punishment

196. What refers to a statement or oath, often religious in nature, agreed by an individual in ceremonies?

  • A. Canon
  • B. Code
  • C. Creed
  • D. Rule

197. A canon is defined as:

  • A. a fundamental belief that usually encompasses several rules.
  • B. a system of nonstatutory, nonmandatory rules on personal conduct.
  • C. an oath taken by an individual in a ceremony.
  • D. a guide for conduct and action in a certain situation.

198. A rule is defined as:

  • A. a fundamental belief that usually encompasses several rules.
  • B. a system of nonstatutory, nonmandatory rules on personal conduct.
  • C. an oath taken by an individual in a ceremony.
  • D. a guide for conduct and action in a certain situation.

199. A code is defined as:

  • A. a fundamental belief that usually encompasses several rules.
  • B. a system of nonstatutory, nonmandatory rules on personal conduct.
  • C. an oath taken by an individual in a ceremony.
  • D. a guide for conduct and action in a certain situation.

200. What refers to the rendition of service by a dully licensed professional by virtue of his technical education, training, experience and competence?

  • A. Professional practice
  • B. Professional service
  • C. Legal practice and service
  • D. Professional consultation

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