PAT Testing Exam Revision

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Correct Answer: D Weekly
A At the correct voltage
B By a skilled person
C By an instructed person
D In accordance with manufacturer's instructions
Correct Answer: D In accordance with manufacturer's instructions
A A loose connection at one or more of the terminals
B Inadequate earthing connections
C Reversed polarity of the cable conductors
D The use of an incorrectly rated cartridge fuse
Correct Answer: A A loose connection at one or more of the terminals
Correct Answer: B 20 and 200 mA
A Labelled and reported
B Labelled and withdrawn from service
C Labelled, reported and withdrawn from service
D Reported and withdrawn from service
Correct Answer: C Labelled, reported and withdrawn from service
A A continuity test
B A dielectric strength test
C A polarity test
D An earth leakage test
Correct Answer: D An earth leakage test
A Be permanently wired or supplied by a plug and socket to BS 4343 (BS EN 6030-2)
B Have a label permanently fixed indicating the value of leakage current
C Have internal protective conductors of not less than 0.5 mm² c.s.a
D Only be used in industrial situations
Correct Answer: A Be permanently wired or supplied by a plug and socket to BS 4343 (BS EN 6030-2)
A Be located so as to be inaccessible to the user
B Be subjected to dielectric strength testing
C Comply with the requirements of BS EN 50950
D Meet test finger and test pin requirements
Correct Answer: D Meet test finger and test pin requirements
A Functional extra-low voltage source
B Protective extra-low voltage source
C Safety-low voltage source
D Separated extra-low voltage source
Correct Answer: D Separated extra-low voltage source
A Earthed metalwork separated from live parts by basic and supplementary insulation
B Earthed metalwork separated from live parts by basic insulation only
C Unearthed metalwork separated from live parts by basic and supplementary insulation
D Unearthed metalwork separated from live parts by basic insulation only
Correct Answer: C Unearthed metalwork separated from live parts by basic and supplementary insulation
Correct Answer: A Hand-held
Correct Answer: C IP rating
A Recorded after the operative has been instructed as to the possible danger
B Recorded and brought to the attention of the responsible person
C Reported to the Health & Safety Executive
D Reported to the manufacturer of the equipment
Correct Answer: B Recorded and brought to the attention of the responsible person
A Fuses should be checked, switches in the OFF position and all covers removed if possible
B Fuses should be checked, switches in the ON position and covers in place
C Switches should be in the OFF position and all covers in place
D Switches should be in the ON position and all covers removed if possible
Correct Answer: B Fuses should be checked, switches in the ON position and covers in place
A Subjected to a measured touch current test
B Tested at a circuit 1.5 times the fuse rating
C Tested at a current between 20 mA to 200mA
D Tested for earth continuity at full current
Correct Answer: C Tested at a current between 20 mA to 200mA
A A short circuit between live conductors within the appliance cord set
B An open circuit has occurred within the protective conductor
C Progressive failure of the insulation between live conductors
D Progressive failure of the insulation between live conductors and earth
Correct Answer: D Progressive failure of the insulation between live conductors and earth
Correct Answer: D 500 V d.c
A Delivering a maximum voltage of 25 A through the load
B Delivering a minimum voltage of 1000 V d.c. to the load
C Maintaining the test voltage required across the load
D Testing the continuity of an earthing circuit
Correct Answer: C Maintaining the test voltage required across the load
A A manager of an inspection and test organization
B A responsible person
C The Health and Safety Inspectorate
D The equipment manufacturer
Correct Answer: B A responsible person
A Demonstrate competence in the use of appliance testers
B Instruct untrained persons in the use of portable appliance testers
C Know their legal responsibilities under the Electricity at Work Regulations
D Repair faulty electrical equipment
Correct Answer: C Know their legal responsibilities under the Electricity at Work Regulations
A A bell set and battery
B A low resistance ohmmeter
C An instrument complying with BS EN 60309
D An insulation resistance tester
Correct Answer: B A low resistance ohmmeter
A BS 5490 Specification for classification of Protection
B BS 7671
C Health & Safety Executive Guidance Note GS38
D IEC Publication 479
Correct Answer: C Health & Safety Executive Guidance Note GS38
A Insulation encased
B Isolation encased
C Metal insulated
D Metal-cased
Correct Answer: D Metal-cased
Correct Answer: D 500 V d.c
A Earth continuity test on Class II equipment
B Earth continuity tests (for Class I equipment)
C Insulation testing
D Preliminary inspection
Correct Answer: A Earth continuity test on Class II equipment
A Applicable British Standards
B Combined inspection and test
C Manufacturer's name and address
D User check revealing no damage to equipment
Correct Answer: B Combined inspection and test
A Environment in which it is to be used
B The equipment class
C The integrity of the fixed electrical installation
D The user
Correct Answer: C The integrity of the fixed electrical installation
Correct Answer: B Daily
A Dielectric strength
B Earth continuity
C Insulation resistance
D Polarity
Correct Answer: A Dielectric strength
A Dielectric strength
B Earth continuity
C Insulation resistance
D Polarity
Correct Answer: A Dielectric strength
A An indication of whether the equipment has passed or failed the safety tests
B Appliance or equipment number
C Date at time of testing
D Details of previous test results
Correct Answer: D Details of previous test results
A Electrical tools
B Fixed equipment
C Fixed installations
D Portable appliances
Correct Answer: C Fixed installations
A Are not required if the equipment is fed from a 110 V safety supply
B Are not required where the equipment is used in low-risk areas
C Only be. kept where the equipment is used in high-risk areas
D Should be kept throughout the working life of the equipment
Correct Answer: D Should be kept throughout the working life of the equipment
A A copy of the Electricity at Work Regulations
B A copy of the Health and Safety at Work Act
C A list of all. the users of equipment
D Previous inspection and test results
Correct Answer: D Previous inspection and test results
A A British Standard
B Electricity at Work Regulations
C IEE Wiring Regulations
D LEE Codes of Practice
Correct Answer: B Electricity at Work Regulations
A The Electricity Supply Regulations
B The Electricity at Work Regulations
C The Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations
D The Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations
Correct Answer: C The Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations
A Both employees and the general public
B Both employers and employees
C Employees only
D Employers only
Correct Answer: B Both employers and employees
A The Electricity at Work Regulations
B The IEE Wiring Regulations
C The Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations
D The Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations
Correct Answer: A The Electricity at Work Regulations
A Caravan sites
B Offices
C Petrol station forecourts
D Shops
Correct Answer: C Petrol station forecourts
A Equipment for 'building in'
B Hand-held appliance
C Moveable equipment
D Portable appliance
Correct Answer: D Portable appliance
A A bathroom heater
B A built-in electric cooker
C A visual display unit
D A washing machine
Correct Answer: D A washing machine
A Class I
B Class III
C Double insulated
D Metal clad Class II
Correct Answer: A Class I
A Class I equipment supplied by a 1.5 mm² three-core extension lead connected into a 13 A three-pin socket outlet
B Class I equipment supplied by a 2.5 mm² three-core extension lead connected into a BS EN 60309-2 socket outlet
C Class II equipment supplied by a 1.5 mm² two-core extension lead connected into a 13 A three-pin socket outlet
D Class III equipment supplied by a two-core flexible cord connected into the secondary of an isolating transformer supplying SELV lighting equipment
Correct Answer: C Class II equipment supplied by a 1.5 mm² two-core extension lead connected into a 13 A three-pin socket outlet