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# MCQ in Philippine Electrical Code (PEC) Part 7 | REE Board Exam

This is the Multiple Choice Questions Part 7 of the Series in Philippine Electrical Code (PEC) as one of the Electrical Engineering topic. In Preparation for the REE Board Exam make sure to expose yourself and familiarize in each and every questions compiled here taken from various sources including but not limited to past Board Exam Questions in Electrical Engineering field, Electrical Engineering Books, Journals and other Electrical Engineering References.

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301.ย  RME Board April 1996

Giveย  theย  minimumย  verticalย  clearanceย  fromย  finishedย  grade of a service drop conductor installed between buildings on the residential properties and driveways?

A.ย  5,500 mm

B.ย  4,600 mm

C.ย  3,700 mm

D.ย  3,100 mm

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Answer: Option B

Solution:

302.ย  Whereย  theย  neutralย  isย  NOTย  available,ย  theย  grounding impedance shall be installed between the _____.

A.ย  groundingย  electrodeย  andย  anyย  ofย  theย  currentย  carrying conductor

B.ย  groundingย  electrodeย  andย  anyย  neutralย  derivedย  from grounding transformer

C.ย  groundingย  electrodeย  andย  theย  systemย  neutralย  ofย  other station

D.ย  all of these

View Answer:

Answer: Option B

Solution:

303.ย  Theย  voltageย  developedย  betweenย  theย  portableย  orย  mobile equipmentย  frameย  andย  groundย  byย  theย  flowย  ofย  maximum ground fault current shall NOT exceed ____.

A.ย  100 V

B.ย  50 V

C.ย  150 V

D.ย  30 V

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Answer: Option A

Solution:

304.ย  Aย  single electrode consisting ofย  aย  rod,ย  pipeย  orย  plateย  shall have resistance to ground of _____ or less.

A.ย  20 ohms

B.ย  15 ohms

C.ย  25 ohms

D.ย  30 ohms

View Answer:

Answer: Option C

Solution:

305.ย  Where more than one electrode is used, each electrode of one grounding system shall NOT be less than _____ย  from any other electrodes of another grounding system.

A.ย  1,800 mm

B.ย  2,000 mm

C.ย  2,400 mm

D.ย  1,900 mm

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Answer: Option D

Solution:

306.ย  RME Board April 1995

Who shall make the final decision in the implementation of controversial provisions of the Philippine Electrical code?

A.ย  IIEE Board of Governors

B.ย  Board of Electrical Engineering

C.ย  Building Official

D.ย  IIEE Code Committee

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Answer: Option B

Solution:

307.ย  Forย  equipmentย  protectedย  byย  aย  20-Aย  overย  currentย  device, theย  minimumย  sizeย  ofย  theย  equipmentย  groundingย  conductor using copper shall be _____.

A.ย  2.0 mmยฒ

B.ย  3.5 mmยฒ

C.ย  1.25 mm2

D.ย  5.5 mmยฒ

View Answer:

Answer: Option B

Solution:

308.ย  The height of the air terminals shall be such as to bring the tip not less thanย  ____ above the object to be protected for 6,000-mm maximum intervals.

A.ย  250 mm

B.ย  254 mm

C.ย  300 mm

D.ย  150 mm

View Answer:

Answer: Option B

Solution:

309.ย  Theย  minimumย  clearanceย  betweenย  theย  overheadย  ground wires and the highest protection on the protected structure shall be _____.

A.ย  1,600 mm

B.ย  1,500 mm

C.ย  1,800 mm

D.ย  1,700 mm

View Answer:

Answer: Option C

Solution:

310.ย  REE Board April 1994, RME Board April 1995

S2 means

A.ย  duplex switch

B.ย  two-pole switch

C.ย  2-way switch

D.ย  two-throw switch

View Answer:

Answer: Option A

Solution:

311.ย  Which of the following conductors is applicable only on dry locations?

A.ย  type THW

B.ย  type THWN

C.ย  type RH

D.ย  None of these

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Answer: Option C

Solution:

312.ย  Enclosuresย  forย  overย  currentย  devicesย  shallย  beย  mountedย  in _____ position.

A.ย  horizontal

B.ย  vertical

C.ย  diagonal

D.ย  any of these

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Answer: Option B

Solution:

313.ย  RME Board October 1995

What is the minimum depth of clear working space in front ofย  aย  switchboardย  ratedย  atย  4,160ย  volts,ย  whereย  thereย  are exposed energized parts on both sides of the workspace?

A.ย  1,000 mm

B.ย  1,900 mm

C.ย  1,600 mm

D.ย  2,000 mm

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Answer: Option B

Solution:

314.ย  Aย  2.0mmยฒย  TWย  copperย  conductorsย  hasย  anย  ampacityย  equal to______.

A.ย  20 A

B.ย  10 A

C.ย  15 A

D.ย  25 A

View Answer:

Answer: Option C

Solution:

315.ย  Circuits with voltage of 600 V or less in a rigid non-metallic conduitย  approvedย  forย  directย  burialย  withoutย  concrete encasementย  andย  placedย  inย  trenchย  belowย  aย  50ย  mmย  thick concreteย  orย  equivalentย  shallย  haveย  aย  minimumย  cover distance of _____.

A.ย  300 mm

B.ย  400 mm

C.ย  460 mm

D.ย  200 mm

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Answer: Option A

Solution:

316.ย  A single enclosed raceway for conductors or cables.

A.ย  Box

B.ย  Duct

C.ย  Cabinet

D.ย  Gutter

View Answer:

Answer: Option B

Solution:

317.ย  Which of the following statement is NOT correct?

A.ย  Theย  useย  ofย  inductiveย  ballastย  forย  fluorescentย  lampsย  is usually because it is the most efficient.

B.ย  Lightingย  fixturesย  havingย  exposedย  ballastย  shallย  beย  so installedย  thatย  theyย  willย  notย  beย  inย  contactย  with combustible materials.

C.ย  Ballast which incorporates an auto-transformer to raise the voltage to more than 300 V shall be supplied only by a supply system which is grounded.

D.ย  A receptacle outlet installed outdoors shall be located soย  thatย  waterย  accumulationย  isย  notย  likelyย  toย  touchย  the outlet cover or plate.

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Answer: Option A

Solution:

318.ย  Conductorย  crossingsย  ofย  moreย  thanย  ____ย  typeย  FCCย  cable runs shall not be permitted.

A.ย  two

B.ย  three

C.ย  four

D.ย  five

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Answer: Option A

Solution:

319.ย  Aย  generatorย  setย  usedย  forย  standbyย  powerย  systemsย  shall have a time delay feature permitting aย  ____ minute setting to avoid retransfer in case of short time reestablishment of the normal source.

A.ย  10

B.ย  8

C.ย  12

D.ย  15

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Answer: Option D

Solution:

320.ย  Rigid metal conduit shall be firmly fastened withinย  ____ย  of each outlet box.

A.ย  800 mm

B.ย  900 mm

C.ย  760 mm

D.ย  600 mm

View Answer:

Answer: Option B

Solution:

321.ย  Typeย  TWย  conductorsย  haveย  aย  minimumย  operating temperature of _____.

A.ย  75ยฐC

B.ย  50ยฐC

C.ย  60ยฐC

D.ย  90ยฐC

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Answer: Option C

Solution:

322.ย  Type UF cable shall be permitted for use ______.

A.ย  underground including direct burial to earth

B.ย  underground but concealed with a rigid metal conduit

C.ย  underground but not direct burial to earth

D.ย  none of these

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Answer: Option A

Solution:

323.ย  Enclosuresย  ofย  metalย  foeย  electrodesย  ofย  electricย  discharge tubingโs shall NOT be less than ______ thick sheet metal.

A.ย  0.40 mm

B.ย  0.35 mm

C.ย  0.45 mm

D.ย  0.50 mm

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Answer: Option D

Solution:

324.ย  A general-purpose single-phase motor rated 0.5 hp has a currentย  ratingย  ofย  5 A.ย  Whatย  shouldย  beย  theย  settingย  ofย  the overloadย  relayย  thatย  isย  installedย  toย  protectย  theย  motor? Assume the service factor of the motor to be 1.0.

A.ย  5.75 A

B.ย  5.5 A

C.ย  5.0 A

D.ย  6.25 A

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Answer: Option A

Solution:

325.ย  The grounded conductor of type FC (flat conductor) cable shallย  beย  identified byย  meansย  ofย  aย  distinctiveย  andย  durable white or ____ marking.

A.ย  green

B.ย  natural gray

C.ย  brown

D.ย  yellow stripe

View Answer:

Answer: Option B

Solution:

326.ย  Forย  multipleย  motorsย  onย  aย  singleย  craneย  orย  hoist,ย  the minimum circuit ampacity of the power conductor shall be the nameplate full load ampere raring of the largest motor forย  anyย  singleย  craneย  motion,ย  plusย  ____ย  percentย  ofย  the nameplateย  fullย  loadย  ampereย  ratingย  ofย  theย  nextย  largest motor.

A.ย  25%

B.ย  30%

C.ย  40%

D.ย  50%

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Answer: Option D

Solution:

327.ย  Individualityย  coveredย  orย  insulatedย  groundingย  conductors shall have a continuous outer finish that is either green, or green with one more ______ stripes.

A.ย  white

B.ย  gray

C.ย  yellow

D.ย  violet

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Answer: Option C

Solution:

328.ย  Intermediateย  metalย  conduitย  shallย  beย  shippedย  inย  standard lengths of ______.

A.ย  5,000 mm

B.ย  4,000 mm

C.ย  2,000 mm

D.ย  3,000 mm

View Answer:

Answer: Option D

Solution:

329.ย  The smallest copperย  conductor of type MC cable shall be ______.

A.ย  2.0 mmยฒ

B.ย  1.25 mmยฒ

C.ย  0.75 mm2

D.ย  3.5 mmยฒ

View Answer:

Answer: Option C

Solution:

330.ย  Ifย  aย  bareย  liveย  conductorย  isย  touchedย  accidentally,ย  the severity of the electric shock is determined primarily by

A.ย  the size of the conductor

B.ย  the type of the power supply, whether AC or DC

C.ย  the contact resistance between the bare wire and the person at the point of contact

D.ย  the current flowing in the conductor

View Answer:

Answer: Option C

Solution:

331.ย  Smallest electrical trade size for flexible metal conduit.

A.ย  15 mm

B.ย  20 mm

C.ย  25 mm

D.ย  10 mm

View Answer:

Answer: Option A

Solution:

332.ย  Asย  appliedย  toย  circuitย  breaker,ย  aย  termย  indicatingย  thereย  is purposelyย  introducedย  aย  delayย  inย  theย  trippingย  actionย  ofย  the CB.

A.ย  Delay-on

B.ย  Adjustable trip

C.ย  Inverse time

D.ย  Delay-off

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Answer: Option C

Solution:

333.ย  Aย  factoryย  assemblyย  ofย  oneย  orย  moreย  conductorsย  each individuallyย  insulatedย  andย  enclosedย  inย  aย  looseย  fitย  nonmetallic flexible conduit as an integrated gas spacer.

A.ย  type MC

B.ย  type NMC

C.ย  type FCC

D.ย  type IGS

View Answer:

Answer: Option D

Solution:

334.ย  Hazardousย  locationsย  areย  classifiedย  byย  theย  Philippine Electrical Code in how many classes?

A.ย  Two classes

B.ย  Four classes

C.ย  Three classes

D.ย  One class

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Answer: Option C

Solution:

335.ย  Theย  branchย  ofย  circuitย  conductorsย  supplyingย  oneย  orย  more unitsย  ofย  dataย  processingย  systemย  shallย  haveย  anย  ampacity NOT less than ____ of the total connected load.

A.ย  110%

B.ย  125%

C.ย  100%

D.ย  115%

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Answer: Option B

Solution:

336.ย  Theย  mainย  disconnectingย  meansย  forย  allย  electricย  driven irrigationย  machinesย  shallย  beย  visibleย  andย  NOTย  moreย  than ____ from the machine.

A.ย  10 m

B.ย  15 m

C.ย  12 m

D.ย  8 m

View Answer:

Answer: Option B

Solution:

337.ย  Aย  factoryย  assemblyย  ofย  twoย  orย  moreย  insulatedย  conductors havingย  anย  outerย  sheathย  ofย  moistureย  resistantย  flame-retardant, non-metallic material.

A.ย  Non-metallic sheathed cable

B.ย  Mineral insulated cable

C.ย  Armored cable

D.ย  Medium voltage cable

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Answer: Option A

Solution:

338.ย  Theย  bottomย  ofย  signย  andย  outlineย  lightingย  enclosuresย  shall NOTย  beย  lessย  thanย  _____ย  aboveย  areasย  accessibleย  to vehicles.

A.ย  5,000 m

B.ย  4,800 m

C.ย  4,700 m

D.ย  4,900 m

View Answer:

Answer: Option D

Solution:

339.ย  Which is the most important thing to do when a person has been shocked by electricity?

A.ย  Separate the victim from the electric wire as soon as possible making sure that you do not become another victim

B.ย  Call for competent help

C.ย  Apply resuscitation

D.ย  Disconnect the switch

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Answer: Option A

Solution:

340.ย  As applied to lighting protection, an attachment to secure the conductor to the structure or building.

A.ย  Bonder

B.ย  Stapler

C.ย  Support

D.ย  Fastener

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Answer: Option D

Solution:

341.ย  Inย  aย  watercraft,ย  whenย  theย  sourceย  ofย  electricย  powerย  isย  a generator, it shall be automatically started and connected to the emergency switchboard withinย  ____ seconds of loss of the main source of electrical power.

A.ย  40

B.ย  50

C.ย  25

D.ย  45

View Answer:

Answer: Option D

Solution:

342.ย  Generator neutral maybe connected in common, provided thatย  theย  thirdย  harmonicย  contentย  ofย  theย  waveformย  ofย  each generator does NOT exceed _____.

A.ย  3%

B.ย  4%

C.ย  5%

D.ย  6%

View Answer:

Answer: Option C

Solution:

343.ย  Asย  aย  generalย  rule,ย  equipmentย  ratedย  1,000Aย  orย  moreย  and measuringย  moreย  thanย  1,900ย  mmย  wide,ย  containingย  over current devices, shall have an entrance at both ends of the switchboard room. The width and height of each entrance shallย  beย  NOTย  lessย  thanย  theย  followingย  dimensions.ย  Which one is correct?

A.ย  800 mm wide x 2,000 mm high

B.ย  600 mm wide x 2,000 mm high

C.ย  600 mm wide x 2,200 mm high

D.ย  800 mm wide x 2,200 mm high

View Answer:

Answer: Option B

Solution:

344.ย  Typeย  ACย  cableย  shallย  beย  securedย  byย  approvedย  staples, strapsย  hangersย  or similarย  fittingsย  withinย  _____ย  fromย  every outlet box, junction box, cabinet or fitting.

A.ย  200 mm

B.ย  150 mm

C.ย  400 mm

D.ย  300 mm

View Answer:

Answer: Option D

Solution:

345.ย  RME Board April 1995

Maximumย  electricย  tradeย  sizeย  ofย  liquidย  tightย  flexibleย  metal conduit.

A.ย  125 mm

B.ย  150 mm

C.ย  100 mm

D.ย  200 mm

View Answer:

Answer: Option C

Solution:

346.ย  Communicationย  conductorsย  shallย  beย  separatedย  atย  least _____ย  fromย  conductorsย  ofย  anyย  electricย  lightย  orย  power circuits.

A.ย  50 mm

B.ย  40 mm

C.ย  60 mm

D.ย  75 mm

View Answer:

Answer: Option A

Solution:

347.ย  Receptaclesย  usedย  inย  circuitsย  operatingย  atย  lessย  thanย  50 V shall have an ampere rating of not less than _____.

A.ย  20 A

B.ย  10 A

C.ย  15 A

D.ย  5 A

View Answer:

Answer: Option C

Solution:

348.ย  Each resistance welder shall have an over current device rated set not more thanย  ______ percent of the conductor rating.

A.ย  300

B.ย  250

C.ย  175

D.ย  150

View Answer:

Answer: Option A

Solution:

349.ย  To support conduit on a hollow block wall, use one of the following methods. Which one is this?

A.ย  Machine screw

B.ย  Lag screw

C.ย  Toggle bolt

D.ย  Through bolt

View Answer:

Answer: Option C

Solution:

350.ย  Circuitย  containingย  electricย  dischargeย  lightingย  transformers exclusively shall NOT be rated in excess of ______.

A.ย  20 A

B.ย  30 A

C.ย  15 A

D.ย  40 A

View Answer:

Answer: Option B

Solution:

#### Questions and Answers in Philippine Electrical Code

Following is the list of practice exam test questions in this brand new series:

MCQ in Philippine Electrical Code
PART 1: MCQ from Number 1 โ 50                Answer key: included
PART 2: MCQ from Number 51 โ 100            Answer key: included
PART 3: MCQ from Number 101 โ 150           Answer key: included
PART 4: MCQ from Number 151 โ 200           Answer key: included
PART 5: MCQ from Number 201 โ 250           Answer key: included
PART 6: MCQ from Number 251 โ 300           Answer key: included
PART 7: MCQ from Number 301 โ 350           Answer key: included
PART 8: MCQ from Number 351 โ 400            Answer key: included
PART 9: MCQ from Number 401 โ 450            Answer key: included
PART 10: MCQ from Number 451 โ 500          Answer key: included
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