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EET1051 H-2 Tools (13 h)

House Wiring: Chapter 3, pages 62-95
True/False

Indicate whether the statement is true or false.
 

 1. 

The vinyl covering on the handles of electrical pliers is designed to protect the user from electrical shock on circuits up to 600 volts.
 

 2. 

A double insulated power tool must be grounded to protect the user from electrical shock.
 

 3. 

The comfort grip handles on screwdrivers are designed for comfort and to provide a secure grip, not to act as an insulator from electrical shock.
 

 4. 

A red handled T-Stripper wire stripping tool is designed to be used on both solid and stranded conductors.
 

 5. 

When using a circular saw, you want to position yourself directly behind the saw, not to the side of the saw.
 

 6. 

Stranded wire has a slightly smaller diameter than solid wire.
 

 7. 

When using a reciprocating saw (Sawzall) to cut metal, the blade should be operated at a slower speed than when cutting wood.
 

 8. 

Manufacturers are now making cordless power tools that use batteries of up to 28 volts.
 

Multiple Choice
Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
 

 9. 

A hammer used by an electrician should have __________ claws.
a.
short, straight
b.
long, straight
c.
short, curved
d.
long, curved
 

 10. 

A __________ is used to cut holes in metal electrical boxes for installing cable or conduit.
a.
knockout punch
b.
keyhole saw
c.
hole saw
d.
auger bit
 

 11. 

When using a sledgehammer to install a ground rod, at least __________ feet of the rod must be in the ground.
a.
5
b.
6
c.
7
d.
None of the above
 

 12. 

On construction sites, all 120-volt power tools must be plugged into a(n) __________.
a.
duplex grounding receptacle
b.
single grounding receptacle
c.
ground fault circuit interrupter receptacle
d.
arc fault circuit interrupter receptacle
 

 13. 

When drilling holes in wooden framing members, electricians often use a __________ drill to make drilling easier in the tight spaces they sometimes encounter between framing members.
a.
right angle
b.
hammer
c.
pistol grip
d.
reciprocating
 

 14. 

__________ drills are used to drill holes in masonry blocks or concrete walls and floors.
a.
Hammer
b.
Pistol grip
c.
Auger
d.
Right angle
 

 15. 

Another name for a 'Sawzall' is a __________ saw.
a.
circular
b.
reciprocating
c.
jig
d.
hand
 

 16. 

__________ are used to cut cables, cut conductors, form large conductors, and to pull and hold conductors.
a.
Diagonal pliers
b.
Lineman pliers
c.
Long-nosed pliers
d.
Multipurpose tools
 

 17. 

__________ are used to form small conductors, cut conductors, and to hold and pull conductors.
a.
Diagonal pliers
b.
Lineman pliers
c.
Long-nosed pliers
d.
Multipurpose tools
 

 18. 

__________ are used to cut cables and conductors in a limited space.
a.
Diagonal pliers
b.
Lineman pliers
c.
Long-nosed pliers
d.
Multipurpose tools
 

 19. 

__________ are used to strip insulation, crimp solderless connectors, cut and size conductors, and cut and thread small bolts.
a.
Diagonal pliers
b.
Lineman pliers
c.
Long-nosed pliers
d.
Multipurpose tools
 

 20. 

A __________ is used to transfer location points from ceiling to floor and floor to ceiling and to plumb conduit and equipment.
a.
torpedo level
b.
square
c.
multipurpose tool
d.
plumb bob
 

 21. 

OSHA 1910.335 requires __________ tools to be used whenever an electrician is working on exposed energized circuits or equipment.
a.
clean
b.
insulated
c.
covered
d.
new
 

 22. 

A(n) __________ is used to deburr conduit, sharpen tools, and cut and form metal.
a.
wood rasp
b.
plumb bob
c.
metal file
d.
chisel
 

 23. 

A(n) __________ is used to check measurements on prints, determine box location on prints, and determine the depth and setout of electrical boxes.
a.
tape measure
b.
awl
c.
triple tap tool
d.
torpedo level
 

 24. 

A(n) __________ is used to pull wire and cables through conduit and to pull cables in insulated walls.
a.
awl
b.
fish tape
c.
plumb bob
d.
auger bit
 

 25. 

A __________ can be used to strip the outside metal coverings from common sizes of Type AC, Type MC and Type FMC.
a.
sharp knife
b.
rotary cutter
c.
keyhole saw
d.
pair of lineman pliers
 



 
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