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fire the BEST

use is

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water

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carbon dioxide
sand
a We! blanket

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2,

The formula for quantity of electricity in an


electrical circuit lS Q = it, The correct
expression for 't' is
~
(B)

Qfi

ee)

QI

(B)

Oi

(C)

SA
5.5 A

(D)

15 A

(D)

J.

0.5 A

..

(.!\.)

(8)
(C')

..

(!~b

.s..'>~

Q+

External cnerg ... such ~$ hf.::a.t~light or elcc-, .


iricity can cause electrGn~~in the valence
::;~"\C!i te become
.
'

:.~

The total current (I) taken from the abo e


supply is

c.ha-rge;~lt";:eC!{(:i1S
stationary el r.{l'ons

r---------{::~~-,

~L
,~y
!~.-":

tr~pp:.:j electrons
free e!ectf~-'r~~

I~h~~.
neat prod uceo t}Y ~1.cur, enr inan electn ...
:;aIcirc:..tll is calcl:.lait?:t~. by h!\~ngthe forrnulll

.z,

in the ;~b,ove circall, the tWI) resistors


equal value. if {,ne IS short-circuitc
current will be

(./".J

m:\

(bJ---' halved

.J.'""

l2Rl

{D)
(C)

unchanged
doubled

(0)

quadrupled

Zq
(DJ

1Rti.
f1"I-t)2;

I'

-- .._;.,....-.--,l ....__ .r----.J

of
the

(Ire

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In which of tile following


Law veritied?

graphs is Ohm's

10.

The resistance of a conductor


proportional to the

!for
(C)

cross-sectional area of the cable


voltage applied to the cable
length of the cable

(0)

current through the cable

(B)

is directly

il.

VI

(B)

r-

~-.~

Which switch in the circuit diagram above


should be closed to give a resistance of 50
ohms between P and Q?

(A)

(C)

(B)

(t~

'2

(n}

'.1

VI

12.

!1/ )

In order to calcutate the r.m.s. v .,lue ct


a.c. quantity one should
(1-\)

~----1

(B)
(C)

Q:;?J'
\",h~\.h('[the foi-o' .tl1.:.>rnili\~ri<f', h:i";;
temperature coetrictera of resistancer

(LV,

Manganin

(8.)

Bh\:)s

(~)

Iron

~~~,)

1'\~n.~:,,;tcn

13.

In an a.c.circuit, tne currcm whichdevelops

(A)
(B)

CD}/
\ .. ....
,

fj}j

re'nI).~~rat~Jr~'r(:'Si":...

(C;)
(fj)

(:S/\,\ re.;.ilp-~r"ltur~;
;~F~\!lL;,.~:t:._Ld;on

uaterial

multiply the avez uge value byO.:C36


subtract 0:/07 from the peak value
add 0.636 to the peak value
multiply the pc.'ik value hy {1-707

the same po-wer as that of a d.c. current is


known as the

\Vltich ofthe .ollo. ..ying are C',t: J1n.:efactors


Lh{-!.t dff:'J..;t the reS!~~~~:J..1..
;>f .~ c~~:"!('?

(~'S.t\t

all

7:f'ro

(C)
'f.

-'
4

:~~'(G

instantaneous v <!l u;:


~';1(\'xlmum value
alternating value
r.m.s, value

};::1gl2;

~l..il:} !F~~~:.',d~HJn

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16.

Which of the following heanng-ele


diagrams would produce

11--(

maximum heat?

+-----r--\

\_'-/--_-/--

(A)

\-

0-'The a.c. wave form devetoped across the coil


shown above can be converted to d.c, by
using
(A)
(5)

rectifiers
inverters

t,py"

slip rings

.r

reactors

I~ J;hich of the following circuit diagrams are


the THREE resistors connected in parallel?

(B)

(C)

(0)

(A)
.

'.)

p_.--fi.

(C)

In the pli:raHel circuit' ",h",Jvm above,

tht'

power developed in th.eresi stances R: and R~


are P: and P2 respectively.
(D)

The toi.~l power, P, will be given by the

formula
(A)
(B)

->

p:: {II + 41~)I


P = (V/R.! + V/P--:::)i

[;v

P=f\+Pz

(0)

'UP .",:1/1\ + liP:z

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o.

The B.S. graphical symbol for an electric


bell is

2l.

(0

(A)

\:;J-

(B)

The milliammeter,
reads

(0

(C)

i.!>'J/'

(D)
~,

(B)

(C)

tTI)

22.

i9.

1\ "Voltmeter which has an f.s.d, of 120 is

reading centre scale when the function


switcn is se.t at lhe 1.2 V range. The actual
meter reading, in volts. is
fA)'
(B.i
(C)
(,r.;;:

20.

in the diagram above,

0.04 A
0.4 A
4.0A
40A

Which of the following diagrams indicates


the connections to give the HIGHEST voltmeter reading?

'" 0.06
0.6
6.0
60.0

~;'Ybichof the following (p.m1.hies is a


!(H;~i!ig-cnil. instrument
designed io
m;:aSUfi:"?

l.
H.

m.

Ahc:mating current
Direct current
Electrical energy

:.'.:"i";

J only

).~.\
(C)

(D'i

H only
II and IiI only
L It and HI

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30,

How much time does it take for 6 kilojoules


of energy to beexpen<led by a current of 4 A
at a p.d. of 100 V1
(A)
(B)
(P)
(D)

35.
Saturation in the magnetic hysteresis loop
shown above occurs at which of the following points?

.
..'4, .I..

(A)

(C)
(D)

R
S

TI!~ magnetic
pends'on the

field strength of

<:1.

SA

(B)

lOA
15 A
30A

II.

ur.
(A. \/"

current magnitude

(C)

flux direction

~r
,R)

(D)

point where the field emerges

(C)

I and II only
II and III only
I and m: only

CD)

I,

To prevent a permanent magnet from losing


its magnetism its poles are

(A)
~'.1
<rn

ee)

(D)/
........

left uncovered
smothered with grease
heated by conduction
shorted oy an iron bar

37.

u and HI

me

Which of
following n'tcthods of earthing
is UNACCEPTABLE
today?
eA)
(B)
(C)

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Fuses
Circuit breakers
Isolators

~'1
(B)

current direction

h
\'I.'

Overload protection is obtained by which of,


the following devices?
I.

coil de-

15 s
150 s

(A)

(D)

36.

1.5

Selectthe size circuit breaker that BEST


protects a 3 kW. 240 V. water heater.

~.

J,l}1

0.15 s

Driven earth electrode


13uried earth electrode
Supply cable sheath
Water pipe

Applicacions of the electromagneuc


effect
i.! current
are evidenced in all of the
foJ.owbg devices EXCEPT the

or

burglar ii1,<n'lJ

eel)
(T.;~>(-

~~.,.,./'.

rc!~{x.,.
ammeter
hydrometer

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38.

Buildings are protected from lightning by


using lightning arrestors which consist of a
(A)

long, slender. plastic rod below


building roof and connected
earth by a light metal cable
short. round. metal rod below
building roof and connected
earth by a light metal cable
long, slender, metal rod above
building roof and connected
eann by a heavy metal cable
short, round, plastic rod above
building roof and connected
earth by a heavy cable

(B)

(D)

42 .

A relay is a device with an armature which


is operated by
(A)
(B) /'

the
to

manual force
mechanical pressure
magnetic force
electrical force

~J

the
to
the
to

(D)

43.

the
to

The part of the telephone


speaks is called the
microphone
receiver
diaphragm
disc

~
(B)

(C)
(D)

39.

If a glass rod is rubbed with silk. the nature


oJ'the charge will be .
(A)

induced

(8)

neutral

(C)

positive

into which one

44.

91) .~ negative
40

Electricalinstallations

are tested so as to

(A)

check frequency s!?:sbmty

(B)

ensure that they are completed


determine how much to pay (he
electrician
detect possible faults

fC)

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....,

Whici'} type of electric belt i.ShO\Jl31 in the


diagram

(1}}/
(8)
(C)

(0)
41.

above'?

Trembler bell
Single-stroke b-~:U
Continuous ringing bell
Polarised bell

A 'lightning arrestor' is used for

(A)

IocaringIightning during ~;storm

iB)

increasing

the frequency range of

an antenna
(C&/" discharging static electricity from
~~~
the atmosphe .e
(D)
increasing the selecnviiy of an an-

trona

45.

In d.c. power supplies,


responsible for

(A)
(B)

(C)
(p.)"
..;-

the zener diode is

mutual induction
energy storage
.I
voltage regulation
filtering

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46.

Switches

which open when they are actu-

ated are

eM/'
Push

(B)
(C)
(0)

normally closed switches


normally open switches
toggle switches
push switches

Fuse
50.
Battery

.:::=...

I
In the diagram above, an earth fault occurs
at point X. This will result in
(A)
(B.) .

51.

any bell ringing whichever push is


pressed
the fuse blowing befnre any l}1.lSh is

pressed

ultraviolet light

~
(D)

infrared light
yellow light
infrared waves

Which of tile following features of an electrolytic capacitor must be strictly observed?

(8)
(C)
(D)'

before any

bells 2 and 3 beccming

,(A)

ie.~)

all three bells nnging


push is pressed

When a current flows through a mercury


vapour. it produces

Polarity
Temperaturerating
Size
Current rating

short-

circuited together

52.

Incandescent lamps produce light as a result


of current passing through a

V1hal effect does an ambient temperature

greererthan

(At

JrD

30C have on the current rating

of a. COndlJCCOc?

~)

(C)
(D)

The current rating is decreased,

~)

The current rating is increased.

(C)

The current ratlng reraains

un-

changed,

(D)

The current rating is.muitiplip;! by


the voltage drop.

Vi&v..\l {niipt',ction of an electrical installa,jon is to contirm the condition of


~A)

W)
fC)

(D)/

53.:

gas

Which of the following is true of a stepdown


transformer?

!)<f~' The secondary current is greater


(B)

(C)

. polarity

CI);;l!:iuCtorcontinuity
insulation resisrance
cablesnd terminations

ballast
filament
starter

(D)

than the primary current


The secondary current is less Ulan
the primary current,
The secondary current is equal to
the primary current,
The secondary winding is the same
as the primary winding.

';0"

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58.

alan

JKJ
(D)

55.

(A)
(B)

generator
rectifier
transformer
alternator

(A)
(B)

Which of the following synchronous speeds


can be identified as that of a 60 Hz 4-pole
induction type motor?
(A)

(C)

(D)
V"'"

59.

~
(0)

Armature
Field coil
Stator
_ Commutator

Which of the following is the correct symbol for a switched socket outlet?

(~

1400rpm
1600 rpm
1800rpm
2000 rpm

(B)

Which device in a d.c. generator converts


the generated a.c. voltage to a d.c. voltage?

(13)

if

Jf'
X
I

::G.

A. C. is preferred to d,c, for transmission of

(C)

etectrtcal energy because it is


,

(A)

(Ht
_(ej
(D)

easier to ilandle

(D)

cheaper
to maintain
easily transformed to required
values
easier 10 generate
60

:';.. ;-,

\Vhich of the following symbols represents

a main control'!

Vi)

c=t-'

(11,}'"
~"

t:;8j

(C)

k2J

(D)

E3

tFYOF

A
X

The resistor which is placed in parallel with


rhe meter movement of an ammeterisknown
asa

(AY

shunt

(B)
(C)
(D)

multiplier
multirange resistor
calibrating resistor

FP~ISH "BEFORE THvlE IS CALLED, CHECK YOUR WORK ON THIS TEST.