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MCQ in Philippine Electrical Code (PEC) Part 8 | REE Board Exam

This is the Multiple Choice Questions Part 8 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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351.ย  Theย  transformersย  secondaryย  openย  circuitย  voltageย  usedย  in electric signs shall NOT exceed ______.

A.ย  15 kV

B.ย  20 kV

C.ย  12 kV

D.ย  10 kV

Solution:

352.ย  Conductorsย  externalย  toย  motorsย  andย  controlย  inย  cranesย  and hoist shall NOT be smaller than _____.

A.ย  2.0 mmยฒ

B.ย  1.25 mmยฒ

C.ย  3.5 mm2

D.ย  0.75 mmยฒ

Solution:

353.ย  For three crane supplied by a common conductor system, a demand factor of ______ percent shall be used.

A.ย  90%

B.ย  91%

C.ย  92%

D.ย  88%

Solution:

354.ย  Intermediateย  metalย  conduitย  shallย  beย  supportedย  atย  least every ______.

A.ย  2,500 mm

B.ย  2,000 mm

C.ย  1,800 mm

D.ย  3,000 mm

Solution:

355.ย  Anย  overย  currentย  deviceย  ratedย  orย  setย  atย  NOTย  moreย  than _____ย  percentย  ofย  theย  conductorย  ratingย  shallย  protect conductorsย  thatย  supplyย  oneย  orย  moreย  motorย  generatorย  arc welders.

A.ย  300

B.ย  200

C.ย  150

D.ย  125

Solution:

356.ย  Type MI cables shall permitted for ______.

A.ย  branch circuits

B.ย  feeder circuits

C.ย  services

D.ย  all of these

Solution:

357.ย  Conductors in open wiring on insulators shall be supported at intervals NOT exceeding _____.

A.ย  1,200 mm

B.ย  1,500 mm

C.ย  1,300 mm

D.ย  1,400 mm

Solution:

358.ย  A hoisting and lowering mechanism equipment with a car which moves in guides in a substantially vertical direction, the floor area of which does not exceed 0.85 mยฒ and which is used exclusively for carrying materials.

A.ย  Elevator

B.ย  Stairway chair lifts

C.ย  Dumbwaiter

D.ย  None of these

Solution:

359.ย  Whichย  ofย  theย  motorย  startersย  doesย  notย  stressย  theย  motor winding severely?

A.ย  Across the line starter

B.ย  Wye- delta starter

C.ย  Soft-start starter

D.ย  Transformer-type starter

Solution:

360.ย  Theย  demandย  factorย  forย  twoย  elevatorsย  onย  aย  singleย  feeder shall be _____.

A.ย  95%

B.ย  96%

C.ย  94%

D.ย  97%

Solution:

361.ย  Concealed knob and tube wiring shall NOT be used in

A.ย  theaters

B.ย  motion picture studios

C.ย  commercial garage

D.ย  all of these

Solution:

362.ย  Inย  theย  banksย  andย  officeย  buildings,ย  aย  unitย  loadย  ofย  ____ย  VA perย  square meters shallย  beย  includedย  forย  theย  general purposeย  receptacleย  outletsย  whenย  theย  actualย  numberย  of outlets is unknown.

A.ย  6

B.ย  8

C.ย  10

D.ย  12

Solution:

363.ย  Type AC cable shall be permitted inย  one of the following. Which one is it?

A.ย  for branch circuits

B.ย  for feeders

C.ย  in cable trays where identified for such usage

D.ย  all of these

Solution:

364.ย  Interlockedย  typeย  armoredย  cableย  orย  corrugatedย  sheath cables shall haveย  a bending radius of NOT less thanย  ____ times the external diameter of the metallic sheath.

A.ย  7

B.ย  10

C.ย  12

D.ย  5

Solution:

365.ย  The use of rigid metal conduits shall be permitted under all atmospheric conditions subject of the following conditions EXCEPT one. Which one is this?

A.ย  Aluminum fittings and enclosures shall be permitted to be used with rigid steel conduits.

B.ย  Ferrousย  metalย  conduitsย  shallย  beย  permittedย  toย  be installed in concrete.

C.ย  Conduitsย  shallย  beย  permittedย  toย  beย  usedย  inย  sandย  fill which is subject to permanent moisture.

D.ย  Whereย  theย  ferrousย  racewaysย  areย  protectedย  solelyย  by enamel, the use is permitted only indoors.

Solution:

366.ย  Theย  radiusย  ofย  theย  innerย  edgeย  ofย  anyย  bendย  forย  typeย  MI cables shall NOT be less thanย  ____ย  times the diameter of the cable.

A.ย  5

B.ย  6

C.ย  7

D.ย  8

Solution:

367.ย  Theย  ratingย  theย  branchย  circuitย  usingย  flatย  cableย  assemblies shall NOT exceed ____.

A.ย  40 A

B.ย  30 A

C.ย  20 A

D.ย  10 A

Solution:

368.ย  REE Board April 1997

Where receptacles are connected to a 20-A branch circuit, theย  maximumย  allowableย  cord andย  plug connectedย  toย  load shall not be more than

A.ย  30 A

B.ย  24 A

C.ย  16 A

D.ย  20 A

Solution:

369.ย  At least how many receptacle outlet(s) shall be installed in the bathroom?

A.ย  One

B.ย  Two

C.ย  Three

D.ย  None of these (Not specified in the PEC)

Solution:

370.ย  Rigidย  metalย  conduitย  shallย  beย  supportedย  atย  least every______.

A.ย  2,000 mm

B.ย  2,500 mm

C.ย  3,000 mm

D.ย  1,500 mm

Solution:

371.ย  Whatย  isย  theย  maximumย  allowableย  voltageย  dropย  fromย  the distribution panel to the farthest load?

A.ย  10%

B.ย  5%

C.ย  3%

D.ย  2%

Solution:

372.ย  An exposed wiring method using cleats, knobs, tubes and flexibleย  tubingย  forย  theย  protectionย  andย  supportย  ofย  single insulated conductor run in or on building or not concealed by the building structure.

A.ย  Open wiring on insulators

B.ย  Concealed knob and tube wiring

C.ย  Armored cable wiring

Solution:

373.ย  Conductorsย  inย  concealedย  knobย  andย  tubeย  wiringย  shall maintain a clearance of NOT lessย  thanย  ____ย  between the conductor and the surface over which it passes.

A.ย  30 mm

B.ย  25 mm

C.ย  28 mm

D.ย  26 mm

Solution:

374.ย  General purpose and appliance branch circuits using type FCC cable shall have ratings NOT exceeding ______.

A.ย  20 A

B.ย  15 A

C.ย  30 A

D.ย  40 A

Solution:

375.ย  Aย  unitย  orย  assemblyย  ofย  unitsย  orย  sectionsย  andย  associated fittings,ย  formingย  aย  rigidย  structuralย  systemย  usedย  toย  support cables.

A.ย  Cable tray

B.ย  Cable bus

C.ย  Wire way

D.ย  Bus way

Solution:

376.ย  Over-currentย  inย  transformersย  affectย  allย  ofย  theย  following EXCEPT

A.ย  breather effectiveness

B.ย  mechanical stresses

C.ย  life insulation

D.ย  rise in temperature

Solution:

377.ย  The rating of the branch circuit serving a continuous load shall NOT exceed ____ percent of the continuous load.

A.ย  100

B.ย  130

C.ย  125

D.ย  115

Solution:

378.ย  Oneย  orย  moreย  non-metallicย  surfaceย  extensionsย  shallย  be permitted to be run in any direction from an existing outlet, but NOT on the floor or within ____ from the floor.

A.ย  50 mm

B.ย  100 mm

C.ย  75 mm

D.ย  25 mm

Solution:

379.ย  Where a conduit enters a box, fitting or other enclosure, a ____ shall be provided to protect the wire from abrasion.

A.ย  lock nut

B.ย  fuse

C.ย  fastener

D.ย  bushing

Solution:

380.ย  RME Board October 1996, RME Board April 1997

Bondingย  jumpersย  whichย  connectย  communicationsย  cable grounding conductions and the groundingย  electrode of the building shall NOT be smaller than what copper size?

A.ย  5.5 mm2

B.ย  8.0 mm2

C.ย  14.0 mm2

D.ย  3.5 mm2

Solution:

381.ย  Inย  hospitals,ย  theย  generalย  lightingย  loadย  requiredย  shallย  be _____.

A.ย  24 VA/m2

B.ย  12 VA/m2

C.ย  16 VA/m2

D.ย  28 VA/m2

Solution:

382.ย  Each plate electrode shallย  expose NOT less thanย  ____ย  of surface to exterior soil.

A.ย  one-fifth square meter

B.ย  one-fourth square meter

C.ย  one-third square meter

D.ย  one-half square meter

Solution:

383.ย  Non-metallicย  sheathedย  cableย  shallย  NOTย  haveย  aย  bending radius less than _____ times the diameter of the cable.

A.ย  8

B.ย  7

C.ย  5

D.ย  6

Solution:

384.ย  Conductorsย  afterย  theย  finalย  over-currentย  deviceย  andย  before the load served.

A.ย  Branch circuit conductors

B.ย  Service conductors

C.ย  Feeder conductors

D.ย  None of these

Solution:

385.ย  In every drawing, the title block shall be a standard st rip, which shall contain the name of the project, owner, title of theย  sheet,ย  scaleย  used,ย  nameย  andย  signatureย  ofย  theย  PEE. How wide is this strip?

A.ย  35 mm

B.ย  30 mm

C.ย  40 mm

D.ย  45 mm

Solution:

386.ย  Intermittentย  operationย  inย  whichย  theย  loadย  conditionsย  is regularly recurrent.

A.ย  Varying duty

B.ย  Intermittent duty

C.ย  Periodic duty

D.ย  Short time duty

Solution:

387.ย  Aย  factoryย  assemblyย  ofย  twoย  orย  moreย  insulatedย  conductors withย  orย  withoutย  associatedย  bareย  orย  coveredย  grounding conductorย  underย  aย  non-metallicย  sheath,ย  approvedย  for installation in cable trays or in raceways.

A.ย  type NM

B.ย  type FCC

C.ย  type TC

D.ย  type USE

Solution:

388.ย  Rodย  electrodesย  ofย  steelย  orย  ironย  shallย  beย  atย  leastย  ____ย  in diameter.

A.ย  10 mm

B.ย  12 mm

C.ย  14 mm

D.ย  16 mm

Solution:

389.ย  Theย  minimumย  sizeย  ofย  conductorsย  toย  beย  usedย  forย  lighting purposes is

A.ย  1.5 mm2

C.ย ย ย  1.75 mm2

B.ย  1.25 mm2

D.ย ย ย  2.0 mm2

Solution:

390.ย  Conductors on poles shall have a separation of NOT less than _____ where not placed on racks or brackets.

A.ย  300 mm

B.ย  250 mm

C.ย  400 mm

D.ย  150 mm

Solution:

391.ย  Typeย  FCCย  cableย  shallย  beย  permittedย  forย  theย  following applications EXCEPT one. Which one is this?

A.ย  for branch circuits

B.ย  for service entrance

C.ย  in damp locations

D.ย  in heated floors

Solution:

392.ย  Non-metallic surface extensions shall be secured in place by approved means at intervals NOT exceeding ____.

A.ย  100 mm

B.ย  500 mm

C.ย ย ย  300 mm

D.ย ย ย  200 mm

Solution:

393.ย  RME Board April 1996

Anyย  unguardedย  metalย  sheathedย  serviceย  cable,ย  service conduits,ย  metalย  fixturesย  andย  similarย  non-currentย  carrying parts,ย  ifย  locatedย  inย  urbanย  districtsย  andย  whereย  liableย  toย  be charged to more than a certain voltage to ground shall be isolated or guarded so as not to be exposed to accidental contact by unauthorized persons. What is this voltage?

A.ย  1000 V

B.ย  500 V

C.ย  150 V

D.ย  300 V

Solution:

394.ย  Auxiliaryย  guttersย  mayย  encloseย  conductorsย  orย  busbarsย  but shall NOT enclose which of the following?

A.ย  Switches

B.ย  Over-current devices

C.ย ย ย  Appliances

D.ย ย ย  All of these

Solution:

395.ย  Republicย  actย  whichย  isย  knownย  asย  theย  โNewย  Electrical Engineering Lawโ.

A.ย  RA 7902

B.ย  RA 7290

C.ย  RA 7920

D.ย  RA 7209

Solution:

396.ย  Whereย  anย  intermediateย  metal conduitย  isย  used,ย  thereย  shall notย  beย  moreย  thanย  theย  equivalentย  ofย  ____ย  quarterย  bends between pull points.

A.ย  3

B.ย  4

C.ย  5

D.ย  6

Solution:

397.ย  Underground cable feeder and branch circuit cables shall beย  permittedย  forย  useย  inย  anyย  ofย  theย  followingย  applications EXCEPT one. Which one is this?

A.ย  Where embedded in poured concrete

B.ย  For interior wiring

C.ย  For direct burial

D.ย  Where used in corrosive locations

Solution:

398.ย  Rigidย  metalย  conduitsย  smallerย  thanย  _____ย  electricalย  trade size shall NOT be used.

A.ย  15 mm

B.ย  20 mm

C.ย  12 mm

D.ย  16 mm

Solution:

399.ย  Flexibleย  metalย  conduitย  shallย  beย  securedย  byย  anย  approved means at intervals NOT exceeding _____.

A.ย  1200 mm

B.ย  1300 mm

C.ย  1500 mm

D.ย  1400 mm

Solution:

400.ย  Which of the following premises wiring installations is NOT covered in the scope of the Philippine Electrical Code?

A.ย  Parking lots

B.ย  Dockyards

C.ย  Quarries and mines

D.ย  Motor vehicles

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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