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Compilation of Past Board Examination Questions

Electrical Engineering

1. This is the number system used in fault calculations to limit the values of numbers to
minimum.
a. integers
b. ohmic
c. logarithmic
d. per unit

2. When the DBV of insulating oil is lower than the acceptable minimum, this is used to
clear the oil of moisture and other impurities.
a. filter pump
b. breather
c. calcium chloride
d. filter press

3. To ensure safety during maintenance of electrical system, this is provided on the


main switch and padlocked.
a. danger sign
b. safety note
c. danger tag
d. safety slogan

4. This is considered safety reminders to electrical practitioners.


a. fire drill
b. earthquake drill
c. safety meetings
d. safety games

5. On working overhead, like on poles or any structure 6 feet or higher above ground,
this device/gadget is mandatory.
a. safety shoes
b. hard hat
c. safety belt
d. safety goggles

6. When three-phase squirrel cage induction motor fails to start, one of the following is
not one of the possible causes.
a. blown fuse
b. open in one phase
c. loss contact on the brush
d. over load

7. When three phase induction motor runs hot among the causes are, except:
a. under load
b. high voltage
c. low voltage
d. one phase open

8. When a DC motor fails to start, among the possible causes are, except:

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a. open field
b. blown fuse
c. brush free contact
d. broken ring

9. When a magnetic contactor produces buzzing noise, the possible causes are except:
a. broken shading coil
b. dirt on the magnet face
c. failing insulation
d. low voltage

10. In tightening electrical bolts, this quantity must be given highest consideration to
prevent loss connection.
a. length
b. grease
c. torque
d. lock nut

11. When the rotor of a motor vibrates as it rotates, one possible cause is:
a. defective winding
b. unbalanced rotor
c. poor maintenance
d. excessive speed

12. These are installed on industrial ovens used for drying electrical machines, to
ascertain uniform heat distribution.
a. aerators
b. lamps
c. rollers
d. exhaust day

13. When electrical machines and equipment’s are operated 10 OC higher than their
normal operating temperatures at regular frequency, its consequence is:
a. nothing
b. reduce its life span
c. damage the machine
d. machine will be burned

14. The eddy current losses on electrical machines can be reduced by:
a. provision of coolant
b. make the laminae thinner
c. make the laminae thicker
d. increase speed

15. During application of insulating varnish, to make sure of positive impregnation on the
windings considered, it should be:
a. at normal temperature
b. hot
c. cold
d. vibrating

16. When a lead – lead acid battery is fully discharged, its electrolyte turns into:
a. SO4
b. SO2
c. H2O

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d. H2O2

17. This kind of electric transformer is used to alter the phase angle or position of either
voltage or current.
a. rotating
b. phase shifting
c. skewing
d. isolating

18. This transformer is designed to neutralize the unbalanced current on the Edison
system.
a. grounding
b. zig – zag
c. Scott
d. Taylor

19. This is a part of the power system where change is to take place as per load
requirement.
a. substation
b. control house
c. load dispatching
d. grounding

20. The shunt fault on transmission lines that very seldom occur is the:
a. LG
b. LL
c. LLG
d. LLL

21. This device/instrument is used to determine the correct pressure on the contacts of
molded case circuit breakers.
a. scale
b. spring balance
c. carbon paper
d. prony brake

22. Ten to forty horsepower motors with service category of “easy”, and are to operate
only one hour per day, is recommended for greasing every:
a. year
b. seven years
c. four years
d. nine months

23. Motors with standard type of service like that of machine tools, fans, pumps and
textile machines with rating of not more than 40 Hp., are to be regreased every:
a. five years
b. six years
c. yearly
d. nine months

24. Vibration – displacement indicators are tools used for:


a. alignment
b. vibration
c. position
d. elevation

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25. This electrical drawing is used to determine the flow of power from source to the
load:
a. schematic
b. block
c. single line
d. layout

26. The electrical standards used in the Philippines and as basis of the Philippine
Electrical Code is:
a. IEC
b. JS
c. NEMA – ANSI
d. BS

27. As far as the New Electrical Engineering law (R.A. 7920) is concerned, this is a
requirement before an electrical engineer’s license can be renewed by PRC.
a. CEP
b. PCE
c. CPE
d. EPC

28. Underwriters laboratory is an institution established by these groups, to evaluate


manufactured electrical components and devices for safety:
a. Government
b. ANSI
c. Insurance companies
d. Safety Organizations

29. This is a laboratory instrument/tester used to measure DC and Ac voltages, current


and even frequency.
a. VOM
b. Multitester
c. Oscilloscope
d. Counterscope

30. A six leads delta induction motor is to be connected to an autotransformer starter, the
leads to be connected together are:
a. 1-2, 3-4, 5-6
b. 1-6, 2-4, 3-5
c. 1-4, 2-5, 3-6
d. 1-3, 2-4, 5-6

31. A nine leads delta connected motor is to be connected to a primary resistor starter for
its lower voltage rating operation, the leads to be joined together are:
a. 1-2-3, 4-5-6, 7-8-9
b. 1-7-6, 2-4-8, 3-5-9
c. 1-4-7, 2-5-8, 3-6-9
d. 1-3-5, 2-4-6, 7-8-9

32. This is an electronic gadget which can be used in lieu of magnetic contactor.
a. Zener diode
b. SCR
c. LED
d. LET

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33. When connecting electrical transformers in parallel, among the requirements to be
satisfied are as follows, except:
a. same polarity
b. same voltage rating
c. same exciting current
d. same angular displacement

34. When connecting DC generators in parallel, among the requirements to be satisfied


are, except:
a. same polarity
b. same voltage
c. same type
d. same speed droop characteristic

35. The horsepower rating of electric motor which is allowed by PEC to use its plug as its
controller.
a. less than 1/2 Hp
b. 1/8 Hp and below
c. 1 Hp and below
d. 1/4 Hp and below

36. This is the type of ammeter used in an electrical circuit without causing opening in
the circuit for its insertion.
a. clamp
b. hook – on
c. clip – on
d. Aota
37. This type of controller has pre-settings done on computers, and to actuate only if
these settings have been satisfied while the controlled machine is in operation.
a. digital
b. preset
c. programmed logic
d. programmed pneumatic

38. The part of the computer system that actually draws the electrical drawings to be
used for construction.
a. printer
b. scanner
c. plotter
d. monitor

39. In illumination, this is one factor that will determine the number of luminaires or
fixtures to be installed in a given work area.
a. type of work
b. type of people
c. eyesight condition of the people
d. number of people

40. This type of switch is used to control a luminaire at two different locations.
a. two way
b. three way
c. four way
d. five way

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41. This is a method in illumination design where computer is a necessary tool.
a. simple
b. zonal cavity
c. point by point
d. complex

42. In urban rail system, preference is given to DC over AC electric trains due to the
former’s:
a. cost
b. durability
c. maintenance
d. high torque

43. The combination of the multiple and series windings of a dynamo in their simplest
form:
a. ser – pole
b. frog – leg
c. spread eagle
d. spider web

44. Of all magnetic materials known to man, this type exhibits the weakest intensity and
torque.
a. ferromagnetic
b. diamagnetic
c. paramagnetic
d. ultramagnetic

45. This mechanism is provided to most power breakers so that even if the closing coil is
energized, it can still be tripped off.
a. anti – pump
b. trip – free
c. recloser
d. spring charger

46. This is the minimum size of conductor for service entrance as per Philippine
Electrical Code.
a. 8 mm2
b. 12 mm2
c. 14 mm2
d. 20 mm2

47. This is the minimum size of cable to be used as service entrance conductor as per
Philippine Electrical Code.
a. 8 mm2
b. 12 mm2
c. 14 mm2
d. 20 mm2

48. Switching equipment can be installed in different ways as practiced by electrical


practitioners except:
a. wall mounted
b. surface mounted
c. masonry
d. recessed

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49. In electro magnets, the true main source of magnetomotive force is the:
a. amp-turns
b. volt-amps
c. ampere-flux
d. volt-turns

50. This is the type of power plants that has destroyed the ecological balance in wide
spectrum.
a. thermal
b. geothermal
c. hydro
d. combined cycle

51. This is the type of power plant that is responsible for the depletion of air in large
volumes.
a. dendro
b. nuclear
c. geothermal
d. hydro

52. This is the type of power plant that utilizes the stored energy on the building particles
of matter.
a. combined cycle
b. dendro
c. hydro
d. nuclear

53. This is the process of harnessing the store energy of atoms.


a. fission
b. breeding
c. contamination
d. activation

54. This is believed to be the fuel of the future when hydro carbons will be fully depleted.
a. radium
b. helium
c. deuterium
d. helium

55. In magnetic circuits, this is the reciprocal of permeance.


a. retenciance
b. reluctance
c. intensance
d. inductance

56. The average produced by the ignition coil of most modern automobiles:
a. 10 – 15 kV
b. 20 – 25 kV
c. 30 – 40 kV
d. 50 – 75 kV

57. When two coils share a common magnetic flux, the proportionate percentage that
reaches the passive coil is called:

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a. mutual inductance
b. leakage flux
c. coefficient of coupling
d. transformed flux

58. The forces between electrically charged bodies has been defined by:
a. Gilbert
b. Ohm
c. Maxwell
d. Coulomb

59. The process of strengthening the diminished residual magnetism of generator poles
is known as:
a. charging
b. courting
c. tracking
d. flashing

60. Compound generators cane be classified according to the following manner, except:
a. winding
b. direction of fluxes
c. connection
d. degree of compounding

61. The type of DC generator wherein the internal and external characteristics are
somewhat the same.
a. shunt
b. series
c. differential
d. long shunt compound

62. This is a solenoid formed in circular appearance.


a. spheroid
b. circuloid
c. torroid
d. roundoid

63. This is the magnetic induction on the center of an atom caused by the orbiting
amperean currents.
a. atomic number
b. atomic valence
c. magnetic torque
d. magnetic couple

64. Hyperconductors as used in scientific endeavors is associated with:


a. magnetic bodies
b. cryogenic bodies
c. hydraulic bodies
d. aquatic bodies

65. The opposite of dielectric is:


a. conductivity
b. resistivity
c. permeability
d. electricity

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66. These are the materials placed on nuclear reactors to produce the heat needed to
create steam for power generation.
a. atomic
b. thermionic
c. radioactive
d. magnetic

67. Type of lamps used to show the electrical position or mode of a certain electrical
device or equipment that is not readily within the view of the operator.
a. indicating
b. monitoring
c. beacon
d. terminating

68. When an energized magnetic contactor chatters, one possible cause is:
a. excessive spring tension
b. loss spring tension
c. broken spring
d. corroded spring

69. The light emanating from an operating fluorescent lamp is caused by the collision of
the electrons thermionically emitted from its heaters and the molecules of this gas.
a. phosphorus
b. nitrogen
c. helium
d. argon

70. The danger of the step down autotransformer as power source if the common
winding accidentally opens is:
a. no voltage on the load
b. load will be burnt
c. high voltage on the primary
d. transformer will be burnt

71. The main difference between RSC and the GI pipe for water lines is their
construction’s:
a. smoothness
b. diameter
c. rigidity
d. material

72. The danger of AC voltage when used on submarine electrical transmission or even
on distribution is:
a. it destroys aqua marine life
b. easily destroyed
c. attracts fishes
d. prone to dissolution

73. The disadvantage of high speed electrical machine as compared to the one with
moderate speeds;
a. requires bigger foundation
b. requires more cooling
c. prone to excessive wear
d. more sensitive

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74. To make sizes of electrical machines smaller yet maintaining its original capacity,
this action can be done;
a. use lower voltage
b. use low frequency
c. increase frequency
d. none of the above

75. When the maximum demand of two branch circuits occur at the same time, their
diversity factor is;
a. 200%
b. 50%
c. 150%
d. none of the above

76. In parallel operation of alternators, the voltage of incoming machine must be;
a. equal to that running
b. 1/10th higher
c. slightly higher
d. lower to that running

77. Before the incoming alternator synchronizes with the running machine, its frequency
compared to the bus must be;
a. lower
b. 1/10th higher
c. 1/20th higher
d. equal

78. When the lamps used for synchronizing are both bright and dark at the same time,
they are said to be in;
a. united
b. acquainted
c. simultaneous
d. unison

79. This equipment is used to determine the actual torque and brake horsepower of
electric motors and related machines.
a. dynamometer
b. torque meter
c. torque gauge
d. torque wrench

80. In a Power Plant, this is where the lighting and power supply for its own facilities
comes from.
a. station service
b. station supply
c. power in-house
d. none of the above

81. When the capacitor installed on a capacitor motor is shorted, the motor;
a. stalls
b. hums
c. growls
d. vibrates

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82. In a given City, this offer is the person responsible for the same installation of
electrical wiring for every structure.
a. City engineer
b. City fire Marshall
c. City chief of police
d. None of the above

83. High Voltage system can be classified further into, except;


a. very high
b. extra high
c. mega high
d. ultra high

84. Power circuit breakers are also classified according to operation. Some of these
are, except;
a. horizontal break
b. gravity open
c. inclined break
d. gravity close

85. A 3 phase motor with 12 leads can be controlled by;


a. primary resistor starter
b. auto-transformer starter
c. wye-delta starter
d. all of the above

86. This kind of thermal power plant uses no fuel to produce super heat steam.
a. dendro
b. hydro
c. nuclear
d. geothermal

87. For electric motors with NEMA design code, the one with low starting torque is;
a. NEMA B
b. NEMA F
c. NEMA A
d. NEMA C

88. A wye connected 25 Hp induction motor rated 480/240 volts has nine leads. IF this
is to be operated at its higher voltage rating, the following leads must be joined
together.
a. 1-4, 2-5, 2-3
b. 1-7, 2-8, 3-9
c. 4-7, 5-8, 6-9
d. 2-9, 3-8, 1-7

89. To approximate the capacitance in microfarad of capacitor to be used for capacitor


start motor, use the formula:
a. 3650 x volts/amps
b. 2650 x amps/volts
c. 4657 x Hp
d. 1234 x kW

90. The average power factor of fluorescent and mercury lamps:


a. 70 – 80%

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b. 60 – 75%
c. 50 – 95%
d. 80 – 90%

91. In computing for the horsepower rating of motor to be used for the main compressor
of an air-conditioning unit from 1/2 to 5 tons, the rule of thumb is:
a. 1 Hp/ton
b. 1.3 Hp/ton
c. 1.5 Hp/ton
d. 1.25 Hp/ton

92. In measuring the depth of the sea in relation to the installation of submarine cables,
the unit of length commonly used is the:
a. meter
b. nautical miles
c. fathom
d. kilometers

93. This is an electrical measuring instrument used to measure the work done in joules
per second.
a. joules meter
b. kW-hr meter
c. wattmeter
d. voltmeter

94. SCADA as applied to power plant operation stands for:


a. scientific collection and data analysis
b. supervisory control and data acquisition
c. scheduled control and deferred action
d. silent control and defaulted activity

95. When the magnetic fluxes due to the series and shunt field windings are aiding, the
machine is said to be:
a. tandem
b. communal
c. cumulative
d. unison

96. This is used to weaken the flux due to the series field winding of a DC generator.
a. divider
b. diverter
c. shunt
d. equalizer

97. This is used to predetermine the electrical energy as well as the demand that a
power plant will supply to its prospective load.
a. energy meter
b. kW-hr meter
c. projected load graph
d. bar chart

98. This instrument is used to find the area covered by the load graph with respect to
the horizontal axis.
a. altimeter
b. areameter

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c. curvemeter
d. planimeter

99. On the control room of Central Power Station, this is used to call the attention of
operators when something is wrong with the system.
a. alarm
b. caller
c. signal
d. annunciator

100. For electrical machines that will be stored for sometime, to avoid corrosion, one of
the following must be observed:
a. make its temperature variable
b. make its temperature lower
c. make its temperature constantly warm
d. leave it covered

101. In the practice of the Electrical Engineering profession, the engineer is


bound to observe this at all times.
a. ethics
b. morality
c. patriotism
d. public relations

102. Some of the acceptable methods to close the contacts of power circuit
breakers are as follows, except:
a. spring charged
b. compressed air
c. gravity
d. explosive

103. This is mobile switchgear which can be moved from one area to
another when needed.
a. containerize
b. temporary
c. truck type
d. explosive

104. When drawing oil samples from power transformers for testing purposes,
the glass container for sampling must be cleaned with:
a. alcohol
b. solvent
c. white gasoline
d. warm water

105. When recycling the oil on a substation transformer with a filter press
machine, the duration of filtering will depend on the following, except:
a. volume of tank
b. type of oil
c. GPM of filter press
d. DBV of oil

106. Main protection for panel board is necessary if the number of protective
devices rated 30 Amps. And below comprises more than:
a. 20%

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b. 30%
c. 10%
d. 15%

107. This was used for simulating a power system for fault calculation prior to
the advent of computers.
a. DC analyzer board
b. AC shorted board
c. simulator board
d. fault board

108. “Mil” as a unit has long been used in the electrical industry for sizing
conductors. Its equivalent in metric system is:
a. 0.0254 mm
b. 0.0254 cm
c. 0.001 mm
d. 0.254 mm

109. On induction motors, the NEMA designation for high torque is:
a. A
b. F
c. B
d. C

110. These are some of the units used in nuclear power plants, except:
a. Firmi
b. Rutherford
c. Andrei
d. Roentgen

111. This type of oil filter uses the principle of high speed rotation to separate
the impurities from the insulating oil.
a. rotar filter
b. centripetal purifier
c. centrifugal activator
d. centrifugal purifier

112. This direct rheostatic voltage regulator for alternators was made popular and
patented by Allis Chalmers Co..
a. diactor
b. rocking arm contact
c. silverstat
d. silverstone

113. This three phase transformer connection has no third harmonic component
hence unstable.
a. delta – delta
b. delta – wye
c. wye – wye
d. wye – delta

114. When one of the transformers on a delta – delta connected transformer is


damaged, the remaining capacity is:
a. 66.6%
b. 50%

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c. 75%
d. 58%

115. A diametrical connection of transformer is for:


a. three phase
b. two phase
c. twelve phase
d. six phase

116. For largely capacity batteries, its is rated:


a. ampere – days
b. ampere – hours
c. ampere – months
d. ampere – weeks

117. In the Philippines, the government agency responsible in the administration of


electric cooperative is:
a. NEA
b. Napocor
c. Dept. of Energy
d. NIA

118. The magnitude of fault current is considered maximum when it occurs as the
sinusoidal generated voltage is:
a. maximum
b. effective
c. average
d. zero

119. The components of the test current when computing for the insulation’s P.I. are
as follows, except:
a. inductive
b. capacitive
c. absorption
d. leakage

120. In motor rewinding, one best way to remove the binding effect of insulating
varnish is by immersion to:
a. boiling water
b. caustic soda
c. CO2
d. muriatic acid

121. The modern way to protect electrical system like substations and power plants
against lightning is:
a. confine or direct the surge to a spherical receiver
b. install reflectors
c. install air terminals
d. provide covers

122. When the core of a current transformer has been polarized, one way to know
this is:
a. erratic secondary current

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b. becomes hot
c. encapsulation is brittle
d. resin housing will bulge

123. This is the common rheostat used for the field circuit of a dynamo.
a. carbon
b. wire wound
c. ferrite
d. porcelain

124. The polarity marked terminal of transformer's secondary is:


a. the positive terminal
b. where current will enter first
c. where current emanate first
d. insignificant

125. One of the following electrical measuring instrument has polarized terminal.
a. AC voltmeter
b. AC ammeter
c. AC wattmeter
d. none of the above

126. The direction of induced voltage is in such a way that it tends to oppose the one
causing it. This is :
a. Flemming’s Law
b. Lenz’ Law
c. Millman’s theorem
d. reciprocity theorem

127. Wind mills in addition to proper gearing is the best driver for:
a. DC generators
b. synchronous generators
c. induction generators
d. rotary rectifiers

128. The approximate weight of the foundation that will safely support a rotating
electrical machine in relation to its own weight is:
a. five times heavier
b. two times heavier
c. same weight
d. ten times heavier

129. The number of requirements needed to be satisfied by a foundation before it


can be considered safe is:
a. 11
b. 8
c. 9
d. 6

130. The service conductor of a certain electrical system is 80 mm sq., the grounding
conductor as per Code is:
a. 22 mm sq.
b. 14 mm sq.
c. 30 mm sq.
d. 8 mm sq.

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131. The tool used by electrical engineering students in their calculation works prior
to the advent of scientific calculators is:
a. abacus
b. computer
c. slide rule
d. engineering tables

132. This is a part of a thermal power plant that collapses the steam after passing
through the turbines:
a. cooling tower
b. by-pass system
c. condenser
d. evaporator

133. This is the type of power plant that is believed to be the most prominent
producer of pollutants in the air.
a. nuclear
b. coal fired
c. bunker fired
d. LNG fired

134. This fuel as used in power plants is considered the most environment friendly
and pollution free.
a. wood chips
b. LNG
c. diesel
d. unleaded gasoline

135. It is a kind of electricity produced by changes of pressure on the crystalline


materials.
a. piezo
b. static
c. dynamic
d. potentic

136. He discovered the presence of static electricity in the lightning.


a. Tesla
b. Westinghouse
c. Gramme
d. Franklin

137. An RC circuit with short time constant for pulses across R:


a. integrating
b. differentiating
c. filter stop
d. band filter

138. Ability of an LC circuit to continue oscillating after the energy source has been
removed:
a. skin effect
b. see-saw effect
c. cyclic effect
d. re-appearing effect

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139. This is a process of de-magnetizing by applying an AC field and gradually
reducing it to zero.
a. de-intensifying
b. de-flashing
c. de-gaussing
d. de-activating

140. Contains transistors, diodes, resistors, and other parameters in a miniaturized


package.
a. mini circuit
b. package
c. differential
d. integrated

141. This is the unit of magnetic field intensity in the cgs units.
a. maxwell
b. lines
c. weber
d. oersted

142 This components such as resistors, capacitors, and inductors do not generate
nor control power. They are called:
a. parameters
b. active devices
c. passive devices
d. dynamic devices

143. This is an LC circuit tuned to reject the resonant frequency.


a. anti-resonant
b. resonant trap
c. LC trap
d. wave trap

144. In 1876, the first commercial series system made up of series generator
supplying arc lights for street lighting was developed by:
a. Nikola Tesla
b. Charles Brush
c. George Washington
d. Albert Einstein

145. As applied to electrical system protection, MCCB stands for:


a. motor control center board
b. magnetic control circuit breaker
c. motor circuit control breaker
d. none of the above

146. This kind of lighting is designed for large areas.


a. spot lighting
b. high mast lighting
c. flood lighting
d. wide lighting

147. This will delay the shut down of the diesel driver of standby generator.
a. TDNE
b. TDEN

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c. TDEC
d. TDES

148. This is the type of transformer tap changer requiring no operator.


a. NLTC
b. OLTC
c. ALTC
d. MLTC

149. This is the component of the autotransformer output that is electrically


transferred to the load.
a. transformed
b. inducted
c. conducted
d. generated

150. The most expensive cost when putting up transmission lines.


a. cost of poles
b. cost of ROW
c. cost of materials
d. workers salaries

151. This is the test done to establish the eddy current and hysterisis loss of a
transformer.
a. operation
b. open circuit
c. polarity
d. short circuit

152. Of all the methods available for testing the voltage regulation of a synchronous
generator, this one has the least error.
a. EMF
b. MMF
c. Old AIEE
d. ASA

153. Of the different shunt faults on transmission lines, this is the one most prevalent.
a. LL
b. LG
c. LLG
d. LLL

154. The other name for overload as applied to electrical fault.


a. shunt fault
b. line to line fault
c. series fault
d. none of the above.

155. On the statistics of most utility companies, this is the most prevalence of all LL faults.
a. 10%
b. 20%
c. 15%
d. 30%

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156. The favorite newspaper lines which reads “was burnt due to faulty electrical wiring”
means:
a. defective wiring
b. wrong wiring
c. shorted wiring
d. protective device failure during fault

157. The highest AC transmission line voltage in the Philippines as of June 2001.
a. 230 kV
b. 440 kV
c. 380 kV
d. 500 kV

158. This is the license level for the electrical practitioner with voltage ceiling
a. PEE
b. RME
c. REE
d. PME

159. This law affected the transfer of PRC to be under the office of the President.
a. RA 7920
b. RA 184
c. RA 1081
d. n o t a

160. DC is preferred over AC for submarine transmission line because:


a. cheaper
b. easier to install
c. not harmful
d. a o t a

161. On complex numbers, the number preceded by the operator “a”, shifts the number
by:
a. -90O
b. -180O
c. +120O
d. -120O
162. The law that governs electrical engineering practice prior to RA 7920.
a. RA 4418
b. RA 184
c. RA 7919
d. RA 6920

163. On labeling motors leads in the NEMA standard, the other end of lead number one
to nine leads motor is
a. 9 & 4
b. 7 & 5
c. 8 & 6
d. 6 & 7

164. Among the classification of electric motor enclosure are, except:


a. ODP
b. TEFC
c. WP

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d. OT

165. DC motors are preferred ever AC motors as drive for lifts on skyscrapers because,
they are:
a. smoother stopping
b. cheaper
c. easier to maintain
d. none of the above.

166. LLD as the parameter of determining the maintenance factor in relation to


illumination design means:
a. luminaire lamp dampness
b. lamp lumen deflection
c. lux lumen depreciation
d. lamp lumen depreciation

167. Using ANSI standard, the distance or gap between the electrodes on the test cup of
an oil tester is:
a. 15 mils
b. .01 inch
c. .001 inch
d. 100 mils

168. This is a kind of shunt fault wherein only positive sequence component of the
reactance is used in the computation of the fault current.
a. line to ground
b. series fault
c. 3 line fault
d. line to line

169. In computing the fault current, all the symmetrical component of the reactance is
used with the two of them in parallel. This fault is:
a. two line to ground
b. one line to ground
c. three line to ground
d. line to line

170. Substation control can be classified according to the following, except:


a. manual
b. automatic
c. supervisory
d. telepathic

171. In the principle of maximum power transfer, the impedance of the power source and
that of the load must be:
a. equivalent
b. reciprocal
c. conjugate
d. inverse

172. Electromagnetic type of protective relays can be classified according to time setting.
These are as follows except:
a. definite
b. inverse

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c. infinite
d. very inverse

173. The circle diagram of three phase induction motor gives directly the values of the
following on all loading, except:
a. PTAG
b. RCL
c. RPM
d. SCL

174. In the operation of synchronous motor, if the back voltage is greater than the applied
voltage, the power factor is said to be:
a. unity
b. zero
c. lagging
d. leading

175. This is used to prevent the oxidation of lead-lead acid battery terminals.
a. motor oil
b. petroleum jelly
c. insulating oil
d. all of the above.

176. The purpose of insulating oil when used on power circuit breaker are the following,
except:
a. interrupter
b. coolant
c. insulation
d. arc quencher

177. The phase angle between the phases in a two phase electrical system:
a. 30 degrees
b. 180 degrees
c. 90 degrees
d. 120 degrees

178. A device operated by a power from one system and supplying the power in the same
or any other form to a second system.
a. power inverter
b. transformer
c. transducer
d. adaptor

179. Electric current of brief duration:


a. steady
b. alternating
c. uniflow
d. none of the above

180. Trega volt-ampere is equal to:


a. 1,000,000 VA
b. 100,000,000 VA
c. 1,000,000,000 VA
d. 1,000,000,000,000 VA

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181. In AC circuits or systems, another name for impedance is:
a. virtual resistance
b. complex resistance
c. apparent resistance
d. n o t a

182. The electrons orbiting around the nucleus of the atom are also called:
a. positrons
b. free electrons
c. amperean currents
d. amperean electrons

183. The unit use for condesance is:


a. farad
b. siemens
c. ohm
d. mho

184. Phasors are treated as vectors but in truth, their direction is actually:
a. imaginary
b. fictitious
c. time phase
d. n o t a

185. This is the type of power plant that utilizes the waves of the sea for its operation.
a. ocean power plant
b. wave power plant
c. tidal power plant
d. tsunami power plant

186. Governor as applied to politics is a head of a political sovereignty, but in power plant
operation, it is a mechanism that controls:
a. voltage
b. power factor
c. excitation
d. none of the above

187. In the parallel operation of synchronous generators, the one that will shed its load
has its power factor:
a. lagging
b. unity
c. leading
d. zero

188. This is the measuring instrument used to determine the direction of the uniflow type
current that reverses direction at several time intervals.
a. millivoltmeter
b. ammeter
c. galvanometer
d. coulometer

189. The broken delta connection of transformers has its most beneficial application on:
a. metering
b. relaying
c. power supply

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d. balancing

190. This connection of transformer is unstable and the induced voltages in its secondary
are distorted due to the absence of the third harmonic.
a. delta – delta
b. wye – wye
c. delta – wye
d. wye – delta

191. On the color coding of carbon resistors used practically in most electronic circuits,
red on the first band represents:
a. 4
b. 0
c. 3
d. 8

192. A load of 500 kW has a power factor of 70% lagging. The kVAR of the capacitor to
be connected to attain 85% power factor lagging is:
a. 150 KVAR
b. 200 KVAR
c. 250 KVAR
d. 100 KVAR

193. Of the fuels used on thermal power plants, this is one with higher BTU per kilogram
a. bituminous coal
b. anthracite coal
c. crude oil
d. kerosene

194. To remove an alternator from its parallel operation due to one reason or the other,
the initial step to be carried out is:
a. trip its breaker
b. reduce its excitation
c. reduce its speed with corresponding increase on the remaining unit
d. trip its exciter

195. Sudden and quick loss of synchronism while an alternator is in operation whether
singly or in parallel is called:
a. brimming
b. asynching
c. hunting
d. transiting

196. On electric induction motors, the power transferred across the air gap is also equal
to:
a. rotor input
b. rotor input plus losses
c. rotor loss plus friction and windage
d. rotor output plus friction and windage

197. Induction motors that are mechanically and electrically connected are sometimes
called, in tandem. Another term for tandem is:
a. cancatenation
b. cascade
c. intercoupled

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d. none of the above

198. This is a system of motors controlled intended to provide either a constant


horsepower or torque.
a. Ward Leonard system
b. Krammer system
c. Stott system
d. Thomson system

199. This is a luminous and sometimes audible electric discharge caused by the
ionization of atmospheric surrounding on high voltage conductors.
a. flash over
b. corona
c. transient fault
d. atmosphere inversion

200. Some motor loads will be damaged if the direction of rotation of the motor is wrong.
For this reason an instrument is used to pre – determine the correct rotation prior to
the final termination of the leads. The instrument is:
a. MRI
b. PSI
c. PAM
d. PAT

201. The series field winding of a dynamo as compared to the physical size of the shunt
field winding is:
a. bigger size
b. smaller size
c. more turns
d. less turns

202. The resistance of the resistor varies with temperature.


a. varistor
b. thermaristor
c. thermistor
d. theristor

203. The variable auto transformer used as a power supply in most electrical shops and
laboratories is also called:
a. varisource
b. variauto
c. variformer
d. variac

204. This is a type of alternating current induction motor that utilizes carbon brush for its
operation.
a. split phase
b. capacitor run
c. wound rotor
d. shaded pole

205. To convert 3 phase to two phase or vice versa, Scott connected transformer is used.
The component of Scott connected transformer with 86.6% tap is the:
a. main
b. teaser

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c. auxiliary
d. tertiary

206. In a given distribution system, the would – be location of distribution transformer is


determined by considering the following factors, except:
a. voltage regulation
b. size of the conductor
c. cost of the transformer
d. size of the transformer

207. As per ANSI, power factor of a certain electrical system is considered zero if its
lagging value is less than:
a. 30%
b. 20%
c. 50%
d. 60%

208. One of the following does not belong to the group.


a. current
b. kW – Hr
c. voltage
d. impedance

209. To actually determine the speed of any electric motor without any physical contact
with the rotating component, this tachometer is used.
a. infra – red
b. photo
c. digital
d. remote

210. This diagram is most important when trouble shooting the control system of any
electrical machine or equipment.
a. layout
b. schematic
c. single line
d. interconnection

211. To control the operation of the motor driving water pumps, several switches are
used, except:
a. pressure
b. photo
c. level
d. float

212. Most modern man lifts employ this type of switch for better convenience of its
passengers.
a. hand switch
b. proximity switch
c. toggle switch
d. miniature switch

213. As a rule of a thumb for practicing electrical engineers, the capacity of transformer
as a power supply for motors is :
a. 1000 VA per 1000 Hp
b. 1kVA per 1 kW

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c. 1kVA per Hp
d. 1HP per 1Ton

214. An interrupter for induction coils which can be adjusted so as to operate at any
desired frequency throughout a wide range.
a. avionic
b. astatic
c. atonic
d. atomic

215. The current which results from those portions of alternations which are not
completely suppressed by the valve action of the rectifier is called:
a. responsive
b. passive
c. active
d. back

216. The term is sometimes applied to self – inductance:


a. electro – dynamic capacity
b. leakage reactance
c. synchronous reactance
d. counter capacitance

217. It is used for determining the direction of radio waves, as in locating wild animals
equipped with radio transmitter.
a. radiometer
b. wave filter
c. radiosearcher
d. goniometer

218. A type of spear provided with an electric bomb which explodes after the weapon has
reaches its target.
a. electric bomb
b. electric spear
c. electric harpoon
d. electric dart

219. This is a reaction type water turbine used for heads from 65 to 900 ft..This is most
commonly used turbine:
a. Charles
b. Felton
c. Francis
d. Richardson

220. Dielectric losses can be classified into major types and categories except:
a. shifting
b. demagnetizing
c. cross – magnetizing
d. n o t a

221. Dielectric losses can be classified into different major types and categories except:
a. loss due to aging
b. loss due to polarization
c. loss due to ionization
d. loss due to structure heterogeneity

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222. This is the scientific gathering and evaluation of data from electrical system, like
power plant, with the use of computers.
a. SCADA
b. SACADA
c. CDS
d. DCS

223. For the substations operated by remote control, this frequency is most effective if the
distance is within 15 kilometer radius.
a. microwave
b. UHF
c. VHF
d. n o t a

224. AC electrical system became more popular than the Dc electrical system especially
in the aspect of distribution primarily because:
a. flexibility of voltage
b. cheaper
c. safer
d. easier to handle

225. This instrument is used to determine the charged condition of an alkaline battery like
the Ni – Cad.
a. hydrometer
b. voltmeter
c. hygrometer
d. megger

226. In motor rewinding, the following are the common materials used for insulating the
slots of the stator or rotor.
a. micarta
b. fish paper
c. mica sheet
d. plastic sheet

227. Knowing the surface temperature of a certain electrical machine in degrees


Centigrade, the hot spot can be determine by adding the measured surface
temperature with:
a. 15 deg. C
b. 20 deg. C
c. 40 deg. C
d. 30 deg. C

228. An electrical drawing signed and sealed by a Professional Electrical Engineer has a
binding commitment and responsibility for certain duration of time as per the
provisions of an existing Philippine Law. The number of years the PEE is bound
answerable for any problem that may crop – up is:
a. 15 years
b. 20 years
c. 10 years
d. 5 years

229. A fixture for supporting a cluster of incandescent lamp is called:


a. tri – pod

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b. electrolier
c. electropad
d. electrobench

230. On the style of winding dynamo’s armature, a two layer lap winding with a pitch of
180 degrees is called:
a. frog leg
b. Westinghouse winding
c. Siemens winding
d. ABB winding

231. An instrument or device used to show that electrical charges are confined to the
surface of a conductor is:
a. skin meter
b. henr’s net
c. gilbert’s net
d. faraday’s net

232. This is the reciprocal of power factor.


a. reactive factor
b. impedance factor
c. crest factor
d. utilization factor

233. An effect of interference of light upon certain surfaces, exhibiting intermingling colors
is:
a. reflectance
b. iridescence
c. fluorescence
d. luminence

234. A governing device for electric motors which regulates the current applied
proportionate to the work required is the:
a. spasmodic governor
b. electric governor
c. power governor
d. splash governors

235. In the manual single operation of an alternator, the number of steps or procedure
that an operator will have to carry out before the alternator is already considered in
service, are:
a. eleven
b. five
c. six
d. seven

236. The device function number assigned by ANSI to distance relay is:
a. seventy one
b. fifty one
c. twenty one
d. thirty one

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237. In the manual parallel operation of synchronous generators, it requires these number
of steps or procedures before the in – coming machine is already considered
synchronized with the running unit.
a. ten
b. eleven
c. fourteen
d. fifteen

238. Using the zonal cavity method to compute and determine the correct number of
luminaires to be installed in the given work area, the following factors must be
considered, except:
a. color of the room
b. shape of the room
c. area of the room
d. temperature of the room

239. This instrument is used in substation servicing, is intended to determine the different
turns ratios between the windings and the transformer.
a. TRT
b. TTR
c. TRR
d. RTT

240. This is the most common name given to the relief valve of the sealed type power
transformers.
a. reliever
b. diaphragm
c. diaver
d. diagraph

241. The Electrical Standards used in most European countries including their allies is the
IEC.IEC stands for:
a. International Electric Commission
b. International Electrotechnical Committee
c. International Electrotechnical Confederation
d. International Electrotechnical Commission

242. It is a device used to measure co0ntact resistance of breakers and conductors.


a. tuctor
b. dactor
c. ducter
d. tucter

243. 86 is the device function number assigned by ANSI to this relay:


a. lock out relay
b. alarm
c. directional relay
d. differential relay

244. This is commonly used load bank to test for the capacity of generators and its prime
mover.
a. loading rheostat
b. water load bank
c. field rheostat
d. none of the above

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245. When two alternators have different speed droop characteristics, they can operate in
parallel only on this condition.
a. at half load
b. at full load
c. at their curves intersection
d. at the origin

246. Poor power factor is being penalized by the utility companies because:
a. it’s the policy of most companies
b. more fuel is needed
c. it has been the practice
d. to force consumers to install capacitors

247. Transformers are rated in Volt – Amps rather than Watts because:
a. it has been the practice
b. losses are dependent to voltage and current
c. it was agreed through convention
d. it is the engineer’s prerogative

248. In the most topographic countries, it has been their practice to use this kind of power
plant to carry base load:
a. hydro
b. thermal
c. diesel engine
d. dendro

249. This is another name given to the no – load saturation curve of the dynamo.
a. field resistance line
b. internal characteristic
c. external characteristic
d. load characteristic

250. This is the type of rotor for synchronous generators where the poles are not
protruding.
a. non – salient
b. projected
c. squirrel cage type
d. salient

251. In using hydrogen gas as coolant for electrical machines, its content for safety
should be above this percentage by volume.
a. 90%
b. 80%
c. 70%
d. 60%

252. These are some of the power plant circuit lay – out except:
a. double bus, single circuit breaker system
b. double bus, double switch system
c. double bus, double circuit breaker system
d. ring bus system

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253. This kind of fuse is so designed to cause the rapid escape of gas when its element
blows as a result of high current.
a. cartridge
b. cassette
c. expulsion
d. fast acting

254. The type of contacts for oil circuit breakers popularly known as explosion chamber,
was developed by:
a. GE
b. Westinghouse
c. ABB
d. Siemens

255. The pressure on the tank of OCB near the arcing points of its contacts to reach up
to:
a. 200 psi
b. 150 psi
c. 400 psi
d. 100 psi

256. At this elevation with respect to the sea level, the voltage rating of power circuit
breakers are derated by close to 70%.
a. 15,000 ft
b. 17,500 ft
c. 20,000 ft
d. 14,000 ft

257. This is the build – up point of Dc generators


a. intersection of field and load lines
b. intersection of Rf and droop lines
c. intersection of Rf and saturation curve
d. intersection of load & speed characteristic curve

258. The synchronous motors that runs 900 rpm when its 50 Hz. Frequency is increased
20%.
a. 2 poles
b. 6 poles
c. 8 poles
d. 10 poles

259. This is used isolate the starting winding on split phase motors.
a. cut off SW
b. centripetal SW
c. centrifugal SW
d. starter SW

260. This is another name given to ACB


a. WCB
b. MCB
c. DCCB
d. MCCB

261. This is the property that decelerates the flow of free electrons due to collision.
a. resistance

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b. admittance
c. elastance
d. inductance

262. This is used as a vertical guide and support for groups of cable from their points of
origin to the horizontal plane for easy tracing.
a. cable duct
b. cable tray
c. cable gutter
d. cable ladder

263. This is the ability of iron base metals to posses magnetism for some time.
a. permeability
b. reluctivity
c. retentivity
d. magnetability

264. This is the ability of materials to allow the flow of magnetic lines.
a. retentivity
b. permeability
c. intensity
d. resistivity

265. This is the other name given to joule


a. lb – ft per sec.
b. coulomb – volt
c. ampere – coulomb
d. volt – sec

266. This is the property of coils which opposes changes in current.


a. inductance
b. resistance
c. reactance
d. elastance

267. This is an electrically operated valve for big water lines.


a. MOV
b. MOF
c. EOV
d. EOF

268. The safe procedure to operate the line side disconnect switch of a power circuit
breaker is:
a. open the disconnect switch before the breaker
b. close the breaker before the disconnect switch
c. close the breaker after the disconnect switch
d. all of the above

269. This is the material used as paneling for switch boards but is limited for voltages
from 600 to 1200 Volts.
a. asbestos
b. fiberboard
c. slate
d. steel plates

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270. This is a compact arrangement of switching equipment which includes also the
metering devices.
a. circuit breaker
b. switchgear
c. switch board
d. panel board

271. The correct way of charging a primary battery is:


a. connect the charger’s + to batt. –
b. connect the charger’s + to batt. +
c. connect the charger’s _ to batt. +
d. none of the above

272. The saying “brown out” originated from Europe and is erroneously used in the
Philippines. The correct meaning as it was originally used is:
a. no power
b. dim light due to low voltage
c. no voltage
d. power failure

273. Some of the disadvantages of the inert synthetic insulating liquids are as follows,
except;
a. toxic
b. causes mutation to humans
c. not environmentally friendly
d. very expensive

274. The flammable gas that is released by a lead – lead acid battery when it is being
charged is:
a. hydrogen
b. nitrogen
c. oxygen
d. helium

275. This type of controller contains contacts that are normally closed, open and even
sustained position for every operation, and are so manufactured to form a cylindrical
appearance. It is hand operated.
a. control knob
b. drum controller
c. cylindrical switch
d. master switch

276. The correct pressure of carbon brush when the manufacturer’s recommendation is
not available:
a. 10 to 12 psi
b. 15 to 20 psi
c. 1 to 1.5 psi
d. 3 to 5 psi

277. The correct quantity of grease to be applied to electrical machine bearings after its
old grease has been removed and discarded.
a. 100% full
b. 50% full
c. 75% full
d. none of the above

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278. When a synchronous motor fails to start, among the possible causes are the
following, except:
a. wrong phasing
b. blown fuse
c. open in one phase
d. low voltage

279. When a synchronous motor runs slower than its usual speed, one possible cause is:
a. wrong voltage
b. over voltage
c. low frequency
d. high frequency

280. To our present time, the biggest standard ampere frame fore MCCB is:
a. 1200 Amps
b. 6000 Amps
c. 7500 Amps
d. 5000 amps

281. Most tripping curves of most protective relays include these values.
a. time and current
b. current and voltage
c. current and power
d. current and frequency

282. The type of circuit breaker requiring derating when installed inside enclosure.
a. thermal compensated
b. magnetic compensated
c. atmosphere compensated
d. pressure compensated

283. The protective device is exclusively for motor branch circuit.


a. MCCB
b. MCP
c. ACB
d. OLP

284. All electrically operated hand tools with operating voltage less than 300 volts should
be grounded:
a. when working on metallic things
b. when working overhead
c. when working outdoor
d. at all times
285. Receptacles with different voltage ratings should have a design that is:
a. none interchangeable
b. color coded
c. different sizes
d. none of the above

286. Demand factor is applied in the determination of the service entrance of the most
types of structures and buildings, because:
a. it is the practice
b. not all loads operate at all time
c. a government requisite

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d. for safety.

287. Insulation oil that were oxidized are called;


a. Sludges
b. Corroil
c. Askarel
d. inerteen

288. This instrument is used to measure illumination.


a. Lux-meter
b. Light-meter
c. Candle-meter
d. Lumen-meter

289. The transfer of energy can be expressed as the product of the magnetic field and the
perpendicular electric field. This is known as;
a. Gauss Law
b. Pettier’s Law
c. Polyting’s Law
d. Einstein’s Law

290. The Kilo-Watt rating of the pilot exciter in terms of the main exciter is;
a. 10 to 20%
b. 1.5 to 5%
c. 5 to 10%
d. 10 to 25%

291. This is a chart for getting the voltage regulation of transmission lies with
capacitance;
a. Ronald
b. Dwight
c. Cooper
d. Moore

292. This is used to damp vibration on transmission lines.


a. Stone bridge damper
b. Stock bridge damper
c. Stone bridge damper
d. Steel bridge damper

293. A control that is intended to react on changes in mechanical positions.


a. servo feed back
b. servo mechanism
c. servo control
d. servo mechanic

294. The following discoveries led to the development of electrical engineering as a


profession, except;
a. electromagnetic induction
b. series system
c. incandescent
d. computer

295. The cost off energy delivered to the service entrance of every consumer depends on
the following, except;

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a. operating and maintenance
b. fuel
c. fixed charges
d. personnel benefits

296. The steam engine became obsolete because of the following, except;
a. slow speed
b. large floor space
c. large floor foundation
d. limitations in manufacturing

297. This is the speed for a water wheel at homologous size to develop one horsepower
at one foot head with best efficiency.
a. water speed
b. specific acceleration
c. wheel speed
d. none of the above

298. This is the load graph that indicates the energy consumed.
a. Standard
b. Conventional
c. Modified
d. Modernized

299. For successful operation of compound generators, this must form part of the system.
a. Equalizer ring
b. Equalizer bus
c. Equalizer bar
d. Equalizer winding

300. This type has a comparatively large rotor diameter compared to its axial length.
a. mushroom
b. saucer
c. umbrella
d. pie

301. Some method of ventilating alternators are as follow, except;


a. simple radial
b. complex radial
c. multiple path
d. circumferential

302. This kind of current flowing on the armature of rotary converter;


a. DC
b. DC-AC
c. AC
d. None of the above

303. The mercury arc rectifier with output ripples has these for its windings.
a. 2
b. 3
c. 6
d. 12

304. This rotating machine converts single phase to three phase;

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a. Scott machine
b. Taylor machine
c. Phase converter
d. Rotary converter

305. The following are direct rheostatic regulators for alternators, except;
a. Silverstat
b. Golden rheo
c. Diactor
d. Rocking arm

306. This is the power supply for street lighting using series system;
a. CCT
b. CDT
c. CVT
d. ICT

307. To prevent immediate corrosion of the insulating oil as used on outdoor


transformers, this extension tank is provided.
a. Conservett
b. Conservator
c. Consertataor
d. Conservtank

308. A three-wire direct current system is popularly known as;


a. Thurry System
b. Selsyn System
c. Gilbert’s System
d. Edison System

309. Aside from steel plates, this material is also acceptable for use as switchboard
paneling.
a. resin
b. asbestos ebony
c. GI sheets

310. These are the acceptable method of wiring switchboards, except;


a. rounded
b. flat on panel
c. angle-iron
d. L - bracket

311. In three phase system, the use of two CT and 3 ammeter is allowed provided the
system is;
a. grounded
b. ungrounded
c. isolated
d. low voltage

312. The connection of reactors in series with alternators to limit the magnitude of their
fault current share is called;
a. Scott system
b. Spott system
c. Stott system
d. Scopp system

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313. In transmission lines, the initial geometric mean distance among conductors can be
computed using;
a. S = 10 + 1.2E
b. S = 10 + 1.25E
c. S = 10 + 1.28E
d. S = 11 + 1.28E

314. Power transformer can be best protected against internal short circuit by the use of
this relay.
a. 21
b. 87
c. 67
d. 46

315. The insulation of an electrical machine is considered good if the P.I. is;
a. less than one
b. equal to one
c. greater than one
d. zero

316. One of the following activity is not preventive maintenance;


a. burnishing
b. regreasing
c. chipping
d. cleaning

317. This is the distance between two scratches on a platinum iridium bar kept in the
national museum of London..
a. one foot
b. one meter
c. one yard
d. one fathom

318. Materials whose atoms have four free electrons are called;
a. insulators
b. resistors
c. conductors
d. half-conductors

319. The voltage generated by earlier generators have frequency of;


a. 25 Hz
b. 133 Hz
c. 50 Hz
d. 60 Hz

320. The type of rheostatic voltage regulators used for alternators 25,000 kVA and above
is;
a. automatic
b. indirect
c. direct
d. manual

321. The class of insulation whose thermal limit is 20 degree Centigrade is;
a. Class O

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b. Class F
c. Class E
d. Class H

322. For vertical mounted alternators, the thrust bearing commonly used is the;
a. Kingsburry
b. Helical
c. Helical
d. spherical

323. The instrument used to measure rainfall is called;


a. rain bar
b. rain tester
c. rain gauge
d. rain meter

324. P.I. as applied to insulation resistance means;


a. Polarization influence
b. Polarization index
c. Polarization increment
d. Polarization interaction

325. The instrument to determine phase sequence is called;


a. PSM
b. PST
c. PSD
d. PSI

326. The minimum safe DBV for inert synthetic insulating oil is;
a. 22 kV
b. 23.5 kV
c. 24 kV
d. 25 kV

327. The minimum size of conductor for branch circuit as per code is;
a. 2 mm sq.
b. 5.5 mm sq.
c. 3.5 mm sq.
d. 8 mm sq.

328. The minimum size of service entrance conductor for loads up to 10 kVA is;
a. 30 mm sq.
b. 38 mm sq.
c. 50 mm sq.
d. 80 mm sq.

329. Electrical maintenance requiring the use of computer simulation;


a. preventive
b. predictive
c. curative
d. defensive

330. Myria Volt-amperes is equivalent to;


a. 15,000 VA
b. 20,000 VA

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c. 10,000 VA
d. 100,000 VA

331. The type of water wheel designed for medium head of water is;
a. repulsion
b. impulse
c. reaction
d. adjustable

332. The father of electricity and magnetism is;


a. W. Gilbert
b. T.A. Edison
c. G.S. Ohm
d. N. Tesla

333. The proponent of the formula for hysterisis and eddy current losses is;
a. Ohm
b. Maxwell
c. Gilbert
d. Steinmetz

334. An instrument of the formula for hysterisis and eddy current losses is;
a. PAT
b. PAI
c. PAM
d. PAD

335.This is the unit for elastance;


a. mho
b. Siemens
c. Daraf
d. Yrneh

336. Instrument used to measure the work done to move a charge from point to point is
called;
a. galvanometer
b. power meter
c. voltmeter
d. watt meter

337. Types of lamp receptacle as series systems, except;


a. Thin film
b. Reactor
c. Transformer
d. capacitor

338. Device to locate shorts on windings of electrical machines.


a. Growler
b. Gawler
c. Grawler
d. Crawler

339. This device is used to remove and remount rotors undergoing repairs.
a. puller
b. spread bar

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c. rocker
d. A-frame

340. The normal operating temperatures of cartridge type fuse at its rating;
a. 100 deg. C
b. 75 deg. C
c. 50 deg. C
d. 25 deg. C

341. The used to interconnect overhead and underground conductors.


a. J Henry
b. N Tesla
c. G S Ohm
d. W Gilbert

342. It is used to interconnect overhead and underground conductors.


a. pot hold
b. pot head
c. pot core
d. pot terminal

343. It is used to measure the number of charges passing a point per seconds.
a. electrometer
b. ammeter
c. coulometer
d. galvanometer

344. The megger equivalent for used on high voltage machines;


a. higger
b. high pat
c. hipot
d. hivolt

345. The non-destructive test voltage using DC high voltage tester.


a. 1.5 x 1.5 x kV rating
b. 1.5 x 1.7 x kV rating
c. 1.5 x 2 x kV rating
d. 2 x kV rating

346. The DC generator used as pilot exciter.


a. shunt
b. long shunt
c. flat compound
d. series

347. The zero sequence components does not appear on this fault.
a. LG
b. LL
c. LLG
d. LLL

348. Third Harmonics is needed on it to induce sinusoidal voltage.


a. Vp
b. Iex
c. Vs

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d. Ine

349. The ratio of 24 hrs output of a plant with maximum constant load for that time.
a. Journal load factor
b. Diurnal load factor
c. Dividend load factor
d. None of the above

350. A preparation for incandescent lamp filaments.


a. anyloid
b. amyloid
c. antonoid
d. ateloid

351. For wind mill, this is used to measure wind velocity.


a. wind meter
b. wind vane
c. anemometer
d. cyclometer

352. A miner’s safety lamp designed to prevent gases from igniting.


a. miner’s lamp
b. davy lamp
c. danielamp
d. darrelamp

353. An instrument attached to a submarine cable laying drum, to measure the length as
it passes to the drum.
a. botometer
b. ottometer
c. rotometer
d. kotometer

354. For transmission line with substantial capacitance, Vr is greater than Vs, this is;
a. Ferrari effect
b. Skin effect
c. Ferranti effect
d. Capacitance effect

355. The ratio of power plants output in kW-hr with the capacity x hours of used is;
a. capacity factor
b. power factor
c. diversity factor
d. plant use factor

356. The lowest possible value of diversity factor is;;


a. 50%
b. 100%
c. 30%
d. 10%

357. The efficiency of a power system is considered better if the load factor is;
a. low
b. high

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c. medium
d. very low

358. In given electrical system, its diversity factor is considered non- existence if the
branches consist of;
a. only one
b. more than one
c. de-energized
d. floating

359. This system of measurement as applied to the study of electricity is actually MKSA
system expanded by addition of degree Kelvin and candela as basic units. This is;
a. Fps
b. SI
c. CGS
d. Metric

360. Some of the AC bridges being used are the following, except;
a. Parsons
b. Anderson
c. Hay’s
d. Owen

361. The three method of applying creosote oil in the preservative treatment of wood
poles for distribution and transmission lines are given below, except;
a. high pressure treatment
b. open tank
c. pouring
d. brush

362. Surge impedance as applied to transmission lines of electrical power is equal to;
a. square root of LC
b. square root of L/C
c. square root of C/L
d. square root of L+C

363. This kind of motor is not operated to run continuously, rather, it is designed to rotate
in steps in response to electrical pulses received at its input from control units.
a. pulse motor
b. stepper motor
c. servo motor
d. response motor

364. This is the device function number of a relay that will protect an alternator from
motorization.
a. 46
b. 31
c. 32
d. 59

365. To protect an electrical system from the damaging effects of low voltage, this relay is
used.
a. 32
b. 27
c. 21

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d. 59

366. In the nuclear plants, the heat used to produce steam emanates from this
component.
a. reactor
b. heat exchanger
c. boiler
d. condenser

367. When the ballast of a fluorescent lamps hums, one possible cause is;
a. loose core
b. low voltage
c. loose connection
d. under size

368. Aside from the Kingsburry thrust bearing used for vertically mounted alternators,
another is the;
a. helical
b. spiral
c. spring
d. roller

369. When charging lead acid battery, one precaution to be observed for safety purposes
is;
a. use goggles
b. do not leave the battery
c. do not smoke
d. do not sing

370. Some of the information to be provided by a PEE on the electrical drawings he will
be signing and sealing are as follows, except;
a. PTR no.
b. SSS no.
c. TIN
d. PRC no.

371. The equivalent of 1000 MCM conductor in the system is;


a. 300 mm square
b. 500 mm square
c. 400 mm square
d. 200 mm square

372. When the level of acid battery electrolyte is low, it must be topped-up with;
a. sulfuric acid
b. mineral water
c. distilled water
d. rain water

373. The equivalent of the 4/0 AWG conductor in the metric system is;
a. 100 mm sq.
b. 125 mm sq.
c. 80 mm sq.
d. 150 mm sq.

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374. Auto transformers are not recommended as power supply for continuous operation
due to its being;
a. expensive
b. unstable
c. erratic
d. unsafe

375. The thermal limits of class ”H” insulation is;


a. 90 deg.C
b. 155 deg.C
c. 180 deg. C
d. 200 deg. C

376. In a given circuit, if the summation of voltage in a loop is zero, and the summation of
currents in a junction is zero, it follows that the sum V x I is zero.
a. Tellegun theorem
b. Tellegan theorem
c. Tellegen theorem
d. Tellegin theorem

377. The type of substation whose function is to divide a bulk power so as not to exceed
capacities of equipment is;
a. tap
b. sectionalizing
c. transmission
d. distribution

378. The type of insulating material applicable for high voltage cables is;
a. THHN
b. PWHN
c. XLPE
d. AA

379. A relay, which switches in response to a specific number of applied impulses;


a. notching
b. pick-up
c. electrical
d. measuring

380. The loading imposed by the circuits of the relay on the energizing power source or
sources expressed in VA or watts.
a. load
b. burden
c. signal
d. end-user
381. A means of interconnection between relaying points for the purpose of protection.
a. pilot
b. pilot carrier
c. pilot channel
d. pilot line

382. A feature incorporated in the circuit breaker or reclosing scheme whereby, in the
event of a permanent fault, repeated operation of the breaker is prevented.
a. anti – close
b. anti – pump

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c. anti – trip
d. anti – lock

383. A device used as a source of power during faults.


a. capacitor trip
b. resistor trip
c. inductor trip
d. impedance trip

384. A potential transformer used for very high voltages and is basically a capacitance
potential divider.
a. IPT
b. CVT
c. CPT
d. IVT

385. The ratio of the maximum value to the r. m.s. value is called:
a. form factor
b. power factor
c. amplitude factor
d. crest factor

386. This is the instrument for measuring the variation in heat intensity of the sun’s rays.
a. sunnymeter
b. solarmeter
c. actinometer
d. n o t a
387. This is a unit of equivalent to 0.0011 microfarad.
a. nanofarad
b. admiralty farad
c. admiralty unit
d. admiralty capacity

388. A device used to moisten the air to counteract the electricity produced by the friction
of the machinery.
a. aerotron
b. aerophone
c. aerometer
d. aeriform

389. An electrical lighting device designed to give light to indicate geographical location or
direction
a. flood light
b. signal light
c. beaming light
d. beacon light

390. The reactance in an electric circuit opposite to inductive reactance:


a. capacitance
b. admittance
c. susceptance
d. condesance

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391. The current flowing in a solenoid which brings the iron coil 50% to its saturation is:
a. residual
b. critical
c. diacritical
d. semi-saturation

392. A factor inserted in the formula for the alternator’s Eg, to correct for the inability of
the winding to generate the theoretical value.
a. winding coefficient
b. coefficient of voltage
c. kopp coefficient
d. kapp coefficient

393. A type of battery where the flow of current is attained by the difference of the
temperature on the metallic components.
a. thermopile
b. thermocell
c. thermobatt
d. thermottery

394. A name of control formerly given to variable voltage elevator control.


a. Ward Leonard
b. Ward Leynald
c. Ward Thomson
d. Ward Flemming

395. A device for calculating the quantity of water available for power.
a. Weir
b. Wier
c. Wieir
d. Wiere

396. The agitation of the air surrounding a rotating armature, which interferes with the
efficiency of the machine.
a. charming
b. bombarding
c. clobing
d. retracting

397. An instrument to measure the weight of air.


a. airmeter
b. airpoise
c. airgram
d. airtester

398. An instrument used to measure specific gravity of liquids.


a. aerometer
b. hygrometer
c. hydrometer
d. gravity meter

399. Of the fuels given below, it has the highest heating value in Btu/lb.
a. Bituminous coal
b. Coke
c. Natural gas

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d. Bunker C

400. Of the coolants given for turbo – charged alternator, this has the highest thermal
conductivity.
a. air
b. CO2
c. N2
d. He

401. In Hydro power plant, it is used to prevent the sudden rise and drop of water
pressure.
a. penstock
b. intake tower
c. dam
d. surge tank

402. This will occur if a transformer is connected line to ground on underground system
and the line to ground capacitive reactance equals the exciting reactance at a
reasonable over voltage.
a. Harmonic resonance
b. Ferro resonance
c. Sympathetic resonance
d. Electro resonance

403. This type of circuit breaker is believed to be environmentally unfriendly.


a. OCB
b. VCB
c. MACB
d. N O T A

404. When SF6 is used as insulation, the average operating pressure is:
a. 250 psi
b. 20 psi
c. 10 psi
d. 100 psi

405. When SF6 is used as interrupter, the average operating pressure is:
a. 250 psi
b. 300 psi
c. 100 psi
d. 150 psi

406. For the limited space, this is the type, this is the type of power system components
that are highly recommended.
a. GIS
b. CSP
c. AIS
d. OIS

407. The lowest KAIC available commercially for MCCB is:


a. 3
b. 5

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c. 10
d. 14

408. Dormant volcanoes are considered as possible geothermal power source if the pH
is:
a. less than 4
b. less than 2
c. greater than 8
d. equal to 3

409. On Nuclear power plants, this is the reactor commonly specified and used in most
countries of the world.
a. Tokamak
b. Tomahawk
c. Tomakak
d. Tokomak

410. In long transmission lines, the combination of equivalent “T” and “” representation
of circuit is also known as:
a. Brush equivalent ckt.
b. Steinmetz equivalent ckt.
c. Hyperbolic equivalent ckt.
d. Pi – tee equivalent ckt.

411. For electrical power transmission line, the best protective device is the distance
relay. Its device function number as assigned by different organizations including
ANSI is:
a. 41
b. 21
c. 31
d. 51

412. Porcelain insulators are protected against creepage of surge current by the use of:
a. arcing horns
b. surge gap
c. ground conductors
d. surge arresters.

413. Interconnecting the different power plants in certain geographical areas will result in:
a. higher reserve capacity
b. minimize faults
c. improve power factor
d. reduce load factor

414. In synchronizing alternators, if discrepancy exist between the synchronizing lamps


and synchroscope, one of the following is true:
a. synchroscope is always true
b. synchronizing lamps are always correct
c. synchronizing lamps are unreliable
d. synchroscope are unreliable

415. Outdoor type transformer with breathers uses this as a filter element:
a. Calcium fluoride.
b. Calcium chloride
c. Calcium hexaflouride

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d. Calcium sulfate

416. When two induction motors are electrically and mechanically interconnected,
they are said to be in ;
a. locked
b. tandem
c. gyration
d. balancing

417. In the coordination of protective relays, this is the setting being considered.
a. current
b. time
c. pick-up
d. voltage

418. The amp-trip setting of circuit breaker for 3phase motor with primary resistor starter
and coded A is;
a. 250%
b. 200%
c. 300%
d. 150%

419. This is the other name given to synchronous condenser.


a. Synchronous Reactor
b. Synchronous Phase advancer
c. Synchronous Forwarder
d. Synchronous Converter

420. This kind of motor is designed for clocks and phonographs.


a. Diamagneto
b. Hysteresis motor
c. Eddy motor
d. Loss-free motor

421. This is a lighting system wherein the light upward and downward are equal.
a. direct
b. semi direct
c. general diffuse
d. indirect

422. The illumination level for areas for engineering design and detailed drawing as
recommended by IES.
a. 100 ft. candle
b. 1600 lux
c. 2200 lux
d. 3000 lux

423. The electrical system of an Aircraft is not under the coverage of electrical
engineering practice because their frequency is under Avionics. The frequency is;
a. 500 Hz
b. 400 Hz
c. 1000 Hz
d. 200 Hz

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424. This is the largest stranded conductor that can be screwed to terminal plates as per
NEC, PEC and other worldwide.
a. 2 mm sq.
b. 3.5 mm sq.
c. 5.5 mm sq.
d. 8 mm sq.

425. The current density accepted as rule of thumb for bare copper conductors;
a. 800 A/inch sq.
b. 1200 A/inch sq.
c. 900 A/inch sq.
d. N O T A

426. The smallest conductor size for a 30 Amps. branch circuit is;
a. 8.0 mm sq.
b. 5.5 mm sq.
c. 3.5 mm sq.
d. 2.0 mm sq.

427. Replacement of an old machine becomes inevitable if the ff. exist, except;
a. maintenance cost soars
b. incompatible with other machines
c. obsolescence
d. unavailability of personnel to operate

428. The transformer connection to convert 3 phase to 2 phase Using 3 transformers


a. Scott
b. Fortescue
c. Diametrical
d. Zig – Zag
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429. Insulating oil that were oxidized are called;
a. sludges
b. corroil
c. askarel
d. inerteen

430. This instrument is used to measure illumination.


a. Lux-meter
b. Light-meter
c. Candle-meter
d. Lumen-meter

431. The transfer of energy can be expressed as the product of the magnetic field and the
perpendicular electric field. This is known as;
a. Gauss Law
b. Pettier’s Law
c. Poyting’s Law
d. Einstein’s Law

432. The Kilo-Watt rating of the pilot exciter in terms of the main exciter is:
a. 10 to 20%
b. 1.5 to 5%
c. 5 to 10%
d. 10 to 25%

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433. This is a chart for getting the voltage regulation of transmission lines with
capacitance:
a. Ronald
b. Dwight
c. Cooper
d. Moore

434. This is used to damp vibration on transmission lines.


a. Stone bridge damper
b. Stock bridge damper
c. Stone bridge damper
d. Steel bridge damper

435. A control that is intended to react on changes in mechanical positions.


a. servo feed back
b. servo mechanism
c. servo control
d. servo mechanic

436. The following discoveries led to the development of electrical engineering as a


profession, except;
a. electromagnetic induction
b. series system
c. incandescent
d. computer

437. The cost of energy delivered to the service entrance of every consumer depends on
the following, except;
a. operating and maintenance
b. fuel
c. fixed charges
d. personnel benefits

438. The steam engine became obsolete because of the following, except;
a. slow speed
b. large floor space
c. large floor foundation
d. limitations in manufacturing

439. This is the speed for a water wheel at homologous size to develop one horsepower
at one foot head with best efficiency.
a. water speed
b. specific acceleration
c. wheel speed
d. none of the above

440. This is the load graph that indicates the energy consumed.
a. Standard
b. Conventional
c. Modified
d. Modernized

441. For successful operation of compound generators, this must form part of the system.
a. equalizer ring

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b. equalizer bus
c. equalizer bar
d. equalizer winding

442. This type has a comparatively large rotor diameter compared to its axial length.
a. Mushroom
b. Saucer
c. umbrella
d. pie

443. Some method of ventilating alternators are as follow, except;


a. simple radial
b. complex radial
c. multiple path
d. circumferential

444. This kind of current flowing on the armature of rotary converter;


a. DC
b. DC-AC
c. AC
d. None of the above

445. The mercury arc rectifier with output ripples has these for its windings.
a. 2
b. 3
c. 6
d. 12

446. This rotating machine converts single phase to three phase;


a. Scott machine
b. Taylor machine
c. Phase converter
d. Rotary converter

447. The following are direct rheostatic regulators for alternators, except;
a. Silverstat
b. Golden rheo
c. Diactor
d. Rocking arm

448. This is the power supply for street lighting using series system;
a. CCT
b. CDT
c. CVT
d. ICT

449. To prevent immediate corrosion of the insulating oil as used on outdoor


transformers, this extension tank is provided.
a. Conservett
b. Conservator
c. Consertataor
d. Conservtank

450. A three-wire direct current system is popularly known as;


a. Thurry System

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b. Selsyn System
c. Gilbert’s System
d. Edison System

451. Aside from steel plates, this material is also acceptable for use as switchboard
panelling.
a. resin
b. asbestos ebony
c. GI sheets
d. None of the above

452. These are the acceptable methods of wiring switchboards, except;


a. rounded
b. flat on panel
c. angle-iron
d. L - bracket

453. In three phase system, the use of two CT and 3 ammeters is allowed provided the
system is;
a. grounded
b. ungrounded
c. isolated
d. low voltage

454. The connection of reactors in series with alternators to limit the magnitude of their
fault current share is called;
a. Scott system
b. Spott system
c. Stott system
d. Scopp system

455. In transmission lines, the initial geometric mean distance among conductors can be
computed using;
a. S = 10 + 1.2E
b. S = 10 + 1.25E
c. S = 10 + 1.28E
d. S = 11 + 1.28E

456. Power transformers can be best protected against internal short circuit by the use of
this relay.
a. 21
b. 87
c. 67
d. 46

457. The insulation of an electrical machine is considered good if the P.I. is;
a. less than one
b. equal to one
c. greater than one
d. zero

458. One of the following activity is not preventive maintenance;


a. burnishing
b. regreasing
c. chipping

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d. cleaning

459. This is the distance between two scratches on a platinum irridium bar kept in the
national museum of London.
a. one foot
b. one meter
c. one yard
d. one fathom

460. Materials whose atoms have four free electrons are called:
a. insulators
b. resistors
c. conductors
d. half-conductors

461. The voltage generated by earlier generators have frequency of:


a. 25 Hz
b. 133 Hz
c. 50 Hz
d. 60 Hz

462. The type of rheostatic voltage regulator used for alternators 25,000 kVA and above
is:
a. automatic
b. indirect
c. direct
d. manual

463. The class of insulation whose thermal limit is 120 degree Centigrade is:
a. Class O
b. Class F
c. Class E
d. Class H

464. For vertical mounted alternators, the thrust bearing commonly used is the:
a. Kingsburry
b. Helical
c. Helica
d. spherical

465. The instrument used to measure rainfall is called:


a. rain bar
b. rain tester
c. rain gauge
d. rain meter

466. P.I. as applied to insulation resistance means;


a. Polarization influence
b. Polarization index
c. Polarization increment
d. Polarization interaction

467. The instrument to determine phase sequence is called;


a. PSM

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b. PST
c. PSD
d. PSI

468. The minimum safe DBV for inert synthetic insulating oil is;
a. 22 kV
b. 23.5 kV
c. 24 kV
d. 25 kV

469. The minimum size of conductor for branch circuit as per code is:
a. 2 mm sq.
b. 5.5 mm sq.
c. 3.5 mm sq.
d. 8 mm sq.

470. The minimum size of service entrance conductor for loads up to 10 kVA is:
a. 30 mm sq.
b. 38 mm sq.
c. 50 mm sq.
d. 80 mm sq.

471. Electrical maintenance requiring the use of computer simulation:


a. preventive
b. predictive
c. curative
d. defensive

472. Myria Volt-amperes is equivalent to:


a. 15,000 VA
b. 20,000 VA
c. 10,000 VA
d. 100,000 VA

473. The type of water wheel designed for medium head of water is:
a. repulsion
b. impulse
c. reaction
d. adjustable

474. The father of electricity and magnetism is:


a. W. Gilbert
b. T.A. Edison
c. G.S. Ohm
d. N. Tesla

475. The proponent of the formula for hysteresis and eddy current losses is:
a. Ohm
b. Maxwell
c. Gilbert
d. Steinmetz

476. An instrument used to measure phase angle between two quantities.


a. PAT

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b. PAI
c. PAM
d. PAD

477. This is the unit for elastance:


a. mho
b. Siemens
c. Daraf
d. Yrneh

478. Instrument used to measure the work done to move a charge from point to point is
called:
a. galvanometer
b. power meter
c. voltmeter
d. watt meter

479. Types of lamp receptacle as used in series systems, except:


a. thin film
b. reactor
c. transformer
d. capacitor

480. Device to locate shorts on windings of electrical machines.


a. Growler
b. Gawler
c. Grawler
d. Crawler

481. This device is used to remove and remount rotors undergoing repairs.
a. puller
b. spread bar
c. rocker
d. A-frame

482. The normal operating temperatures of cartridge type fuse at its rating:
a. 100 deg. C
b. 75 deg. C
c. 50 deg. C
d. 25 deg. C

483. The person who actually invented the electric transformer.


a. J Henry
b. N Tesla
c. G S Ohm
d. W Gilbert

484. It is used to interconnect overhead and underground conductors.


a. pot hold
b. pot head
c. pot core
d. pot terminal

485. It is used to measure the number of charges passing a point per seconds.
a. electrometer

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b. ammeter
c. coulometer
d. galvanometer

486. The megger equivalent for used on high voltage machines;


a. higger
b. high pat
c. hipot
d. hivolt

487. The non-destructive test voltage using DC high voltage tester.


a. 1.5 x 1.5 x kV rating
b. 1.5 x 1.7 x kV rating
c. 1.5 x 2 x kV rating
d. 2 x kV rating

488. The DC generator used as pilot exciter.


a. shunt
b. long shunt
c. flat compound
d. series

489. The zero sequence components do not appear on this fault.


a. LG
b. LL
c. LLG
d. LLL

490. Third Harmonics is needed on it to induce sinusoidal voltage.


a. Vp
b. Iex
c. Vs
d. Ihe

491. The ratio of 24 hrs output of a plant with maximum constant load for that time.
a. Journal load factor
b. Diurnal load factor
c. Dividend load factor
d. None of the above

492. A preparation for incandescent lamp filaments.


a. anyloid
b. amyloid
c. antonoid
d. ateloid

493. For wind mills, this is used to measure wind velocity.


a. wind meter
b. wind vane
c. anemometer
d. cyclometer

494. A miner’s safety lamp designed to prevent gases from igniting.


a. miner’s lamp
b. davy lamp

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c. danielamp
d. darrelamp

495. An instrument attached to a submarine cable laying drum, to measure the length as
it passes to the drum.
a. botometer
b. ottometer
c. rotometer
d. kotometer

496. In electro-therapeutics, a current obtained from injured muscular tissue.


a. derma current
b. demarcation current
c. exer current
d. muscurrent

497. The decreasing hysteresis in the armature when the dynamo is at full load.
a. Ardley effect
b. Skin effect
c. Mordey effect
d. Mottey effect

498. A condition existing in alternating current having phases in opposition.


a. consonance
b. resonance
c. dissonance
d. inphonance

499. Impedance of a transducer when the attached mechanical system is infinite.


a. dock
b. blocked
c. black
d. blot

500. An armature coil where winding is applied in irregular layers and turns.
a. star
b. mush
c. smash
d. mesh

501. A negative atom which travels toward the anode when the solution is undergoing
electrolysis.
a. anion
b. axion
c. ation
d. anon

502. An occasional name for rheostat used in trolley car motors.


a. voltage diverter
b. power diverter
c. current diverter
d. ohmic diverter

503. One similar in design to the standard class of instrument transformer, but of lower
accuracy.

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a. shifting transformer
b. tripping transformer
c. isolating transformer
d. switching transformer

504. In submarine cable laying, it is used to readily release a buoy from its connection
with the ship.
a. slip release
b. slip ship
c. slip thimble
d. slip buoy

505. A test for measuring either high or low resistances with precision.
a. draft method
b. spot method
c. drop method
d. accu method

506. The loop in a cable or wire.


a. vight
b. bight
c. pight
d. dight

507. A resistance free from self induction.


a. dead
b. pure
c. real
d. true

508. An instrument for measuring electro-conductive power of a substance, thereby


detecting adulterations.
a. ragometer
b. diagometer
c. giagemeter
d. dialometer

509. An early form of Siemens armature having a core resembling letter “H”.
a. Gerber
b. Girder
c. Girrer
d. Girter

510. A form of a hand or manual type of metallic conduit bender.


a. Mickey
b. Pickey
c. hickey
d. bickey

511. This is the name given to the circle diagram of induction motors.
a. Rowland
b. Reyland
c. Freeland
d. Leyland

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512. The magnetic intensity of a complete magnetic circuit.
a. circuital gaussage
b. circuital oerstage
c. circuital fluxage
d. circuital gilbertage

513. A trade name of a hard aluminum alloy popularly used in electrical industries.
a. duramin
b. duralumin
c. inonalum
d. galvalum

514. A surge indicator.


a. pynograph
b. klydonograph
c. kinograph
d. klypnograph

515. A law which says that the temperature may vary from point to point w/o producing
any current.
a. Magoo’s
b. Magnus’
c. Magnum’s
d. Malcom’s

516. A name sometimes used for frequency meter.


a. ondometer
b. indometer
c. sondometer
d. cyclometer

517. The class of insulation with the highest thermal limit.


a. Class C
b. Class H
c. Class O
d. Class E

518. One kind of test for insulation resistance.


a. Pot
b. Spit
c. spat
d. spot

519. A soidal wave with maximum value at the origin.


a. sinusoidal
b. cosinusoidal
c. secanusoidal
d. cosenusoidal

520. An electrical enclosure or cabinet with more than one accessible provision:
a. panel board
b. switch board
c. safety box
d. junction box

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521. The distance between busbars at higher elevation compared to its sea level
counterpart:
a. greater
b. lower
c. the same
d. doubles

522. Switches that operates at an almost zero force from the operator;
a. proximity
b. touch-o-matic
c. automatic
d. pressureless

523. The switch used by electric trains on the catenary cables.


a. proximity
b. panthograph
c. traino
d. railograph

524. The “battery is floating” means:


a. battery is not connected to the charger
b. battery room is flooded
c. battery has overflowing electrolyte
d. none of the above

525. Conductors in parallel have currents inverse to their resistance, this is:
a. Ohm’s law
b. Shunt law
c. Lenz’ law
d. Fraday’s law

526. A six leads 15 Hp induction motor can be controlled by:


a. part winding starter
b. across the line starter
c. wye-delta starter
d. all of the above

527. S.F. as applied to electric motors means:


a. service factor
b. overload capacity
c. service function
d. safety fan

528. The combination of post and suspension type porcelain insulators is:
a. akimbo
b. suspost
c. potsus
d. acomto

529. It is used as power supply for hand lamps used on hazardous locations.
a. tripping transformer
b. insulating transformer
c. isolating transformer
d. exothermic transformer

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530. Materials which by their properties are exceptionally suited for use as conductors
under cryogenic conditions are called:
a. superconductors
b. hyperconductors
c. extroconductors
d. cryoconductors

531. In AC circuit containing series RLC, if the inductance and capacitance effects
neutralizes. The frequency is considered:
a. consonant
b. critical
c. radical
d. none of the above

532. A fault liable to occur in the armature of a dynamo due to a loose wire:
a. flying fault
b. flying arc
c. flying cross
d. flying fire

533. The popular name of a slip ring induction-synchronous motor is:


a. Thompson
b. Flemming
c. Ward-Leonard
d. Fynn-Weichsel

534. The total normal electric induction over a closed surface is four “pi” times the charge
enclosed by the surface. This is known as:
a. Maxwell theorem
b. Weber theorem
c. Gauss’ theorem
d. Gilberts theorem

535. An instrument to measure the amount of water vapor in the air.


a. hydrometer
b. hygrometer
c. hidrometer
d. higrowmeter

536. The property of light by which with suitable apparatus, electrical resistances may be
varied.
a. may effect
b. light effect
c. skin effect
d. welter effect

537. An illumination unit equal to one lumen per square centimeter.


a. cm-candle
b. phot
c. lux
d. lux-cm

538. An instrument for determining the specific gravity of solids.


a. densimeter
b. pyknometer

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c. gravitymeter
d. FDT meter

539. An interrupter for making and breaking an electric current.


a. rheostat
b. rheotor
c. rheotic
d. rheotome

540. This is used to reflect back the surge into the line once this has approached major
electrical equipment and surge arresters fails.
a. CLF
b. Over head ground
c. De-ion gaps
d. Choke coils

541. This is the diode that can operate above its PIV rating.
a. senner
b. zinner
c. zener
d. silicon

542. This is similar to series motor and can operate both on one and double flow current.
a. repulsion
b. shaded pole
c. unibertial
d. none of the above

543. A device connected on transmission lines to limit magnitude of fault currents.


a. CLF
b. CLG
c. CLR
d. CLB

544. Ampacities of conductors on most tables are based on this temperature.


a. 40 deg. C
b. 20 deg. C
c. 30 deg. C
d. 50 deg. C

545. The material commonly used for grounding rods.


a. CCS
b. CCC
c. CSS
d. CSC

546. The average resistivity of crushed stone as applied to substation yards.


a. 1k to 3k ohm-meter
b. 2k to 5k ohm-meter
c. 4k to 8k ohm-meter
d. 7k to 12k ohm-meter

547. The average resistivity of wet organic soil is:


a. 5 ohm-meter
b. 10 ohm-meter

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c. 100 ohm-meter
d. 1000 ohm-meter

548. In street lighting design, one of the following is not a factor to be considered.
a. coefficient of utilization
b. maintenance factor
c. type of lamp
d. lamp characteristic

549. The B.I.L. of high voltage machines is expressed in:


a. mega ohms
b. bega ohms
c. kilo volts
d. kilo amps

550. The asymmetrical fault current is used as basis to determine the breaker’s:
a. MR
b. IC
c. AT
d. AF

551. A dielectric that is photo conductive.


a. activo
b. actimo
c. actino
d. acnamo

552. In series circuit, if XL is not equal to XC, the circuit is called:


a. periodic
b. aperiodic
c. antinant
d. counteract

553. The pole of the magnet which points southward.


a. azimuth
b. anti-pole
c. boreal pole
d. real pole

554. A French unit of illumination.


a. Halden meter
b. Gublin meter
c. Bougie meter
d. Luxin meter

555. A name given by sailors to the static electric discharges seen on ship’s masts.
a. cortinant
b. consonant
c. corposant
d. buoyant

556. For modern skyscrapers, this is the type of distribution system used to minimize
voltage drop.
a. busbar system
b. busway system

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c. cable system
d. cable network

557. Another name given to metal clad cable is:


a. BX
b. Armored cable
c. Interlocked armor
d. Type AC cable

558. The most popular lamp used on most modern parks.


a. HPS
b. HID
c. Metal hallides
d. Mercury

559. Classification of lamps according to rendering effects are as follows, except:


a. day light
b. warm
c. cool white
d. cool blue

560. Mounting of lamp fixtures can be done as follows, except:


a. ceiling mounted
b. hanging
c. wall mounted
d. ladder mounted

561. The so-called intelligent buildings are equipped with:


a. automatic systems
b. Building Management System
c. Energy saving devices
d. Automatic fire fighting system

562. This equipment is used to solidify insulating varnish on big machines.


a. drier
b. oven
c. gas range
d. heater

563. Aside from the sun, another source of ultraviolet rays is the:
a. Black light
b. HPS
c. HID
d. Mercury lamp

564. 9 leads delta connected motor can be connected to wye-delta starter if the
following is done.
a. make the starter close transition
b. motor is converted to 12 leads
c. more contactors are used
d. none of the above

565. Ordinary OL of starters cannot protect motors against single phasing because:
a. heat build up is not enough
b. OL are not sensitive

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c. Current is low
d. None of the above

566. Cables not requiring ducting with encasement when installed underground.
a. grounding cables
b. armored cables
c. BX
d. Direct burial

567. Motors used to operate breaker type ATS.


a. shunt
b. series
c. capacitor
d. repulsion

568. The common value in Volt-Amps assigned per small appliance circuit is:
a. 4000 VA
b. 1500 VA
c. 3000 VA
d. 2000 VA

569. The executive officer of the Board of Electrical Engineering Examiners is:
a. President of the Philippines
b. Civil Service Commissioner
c. PRC Commissioner
d. Sec. of Public Works and Highways

570. This is the number system used in fault calculations to limit the values of numbers to
minimum.
a. integers
b. ohmic
c. logarithmic
d. per unit

571. When the DBV of insulating oil is lower than the acceptable minimum, this is used to
clear the oil of moisture and other impurities.
a. filter pump
b. breather
c. calcium chloride
d. filter press

572. To ensure safety during maintenance of electrical system, this is provided on the
main switch and padlocked.
a. danger sign
b. safety note
c. danger tag
d. safety slogan

573. This is considered safety reminders to electrical practitioners.


a. fire drill
b. earthquake drill
c. safety meetings
d. safety games

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574. On working overhead, like on poles or any structure 6 feet or higher above ground,
this device/gadget is mandatory.
a. safety shoes
b. hard hat
c. safety belt
d. safety goggles

575. When three-phase squirrel cage induction motor fails to start, one of the following is
not one of the possible cause.
a. blown fuse
b. open in one phase
c. loss contact on the brush
d. over load

576. When three phase induction motor runs hot among the causes are, except:
a. under load
b. high voltage
c. low voltage
d. one phase open

577. When a DC motor fails to start, among the possible causes are, except:
a. open field
b. blown fuse
c. brush free contact
d. broken ring

578. When a magnetic contactor produces buzzing noise, the possible causes are
except:
a. broken shading coil
b. dirt on the magnet face
c. failing insulation
d. low voltage

579. In tightening electrical bolts, this quantity must be given highest consideration to
prevent loss connection.
a. length
b. grease
c. torque
d. lock nut

580. When the rotor of a motor vibrates as it rotates, one possible cause is:
a. defective winding
b. unbalanced rotor
c. poor maintenance
d. excessive speed

581. These are installed on industrial ovens used for drying electrical machines, to
ascertain uniform heat distribution.
a. aerators
b. lamps
c. rollers
d. exhaust day

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582. When electrical machines and equipment’s are operated 10 OC higher than their
normal operating temperatures at regular frequency, its consequence is:
a. nothing
b. reduce its life span
c. damage the machine
d. machine will be burned

583. The eddy current losses on electrical machines can be reduced by:
a. provision of coolant
b. make the laminae thinner
c. make the laminae thicker
d. increase speed

584. During application of insulating varnish, to make sure of positive impregnation on the
windings considered, it should be:
a. at normal temperature
b. hot
c. cold
d. vibrating

585. When a lead – lead acid battery is fully discharged, its electrolyte turns into:
a. SO4
b. SO2
c. H2O
d. H2O2

586. This kind of electric transformer is used to alter the phase angle or position of either
voltage or current.
a. rotating
b. phase shifting
c. skewing
d. isolating

587. This transformer is designed to neutralize the unbalanced current on the Edison
system.
a. grounding
b. zig – zag
c. Scott
d. Taylor

588. This is a part of the power system where change is to take place as per load
requirement.
a. substation
b. control house
c. load dispatching
d. grounding

589. The shunt fault on transmission lines that very seldom occur is the:
a. LG
b. LL
c. LLG
d. LLL

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590. This device/instrument is used to determine the correct pressure on the contacts of
molded case circuit breakers.
a. scale
b. spring balance
c. carbon paper
d. prony brake

591. Ten to forty horsepower motors with service category of “easy”, and are to operate
only one hour per day, is recommended for greasing every:
a. year
b. seven years
c. four years
d. nine months

592. Motors with standard type of service like that of machine tools, fans, pumps and
textile machines with rating of not more than 40 Hp., are to be regreased every:
a. five years
b. six years
c. yearly
d. nine months

593. Vibration – displacement indicators are tools used for:


a. alignment
b. vibration
c. position
d. elevation

594. This electrical drawing is used to determine the flow of power from source to the
load:
a. schematic
b. block
c. single line
d. layout

595. The electrical standards used in the Philippines and as basis of the Philippine
Electrical Code is:
a. IEC
b. JS
c. NEMA – ANSI
d. BS

596. As far as the New Electrical Engineering law (R.A. 7920) is concerned, this is a
requirement before an electrical engineer’s license can be renewed by PRC.
a. CEP
b. PCE
c. CPE
d. EPC

597. Underwriters laboratory is an institution established by these groups, to evaluate


manufactured electrical components and devices for safety:
a. Government
b. ANSI
c. Insurance companies
d. Safety Organizations

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598. This is a laboratory instrument/tester used to measure DC and Ac voltages, current
and even frequency.
a. VOM
b. Multitester
c. Oscilloscope
d. Counterscope
599. A six leads delta induction motor is to be connected to an autotransformer starter,
the leads to be connected together are:
a. 1-2, 3-4, 5-6
b. 1-6, 2-4, 3-5
c. 1-4, 2-5, 3-6
d. 1-3, 2-4, 5-6

600. A nine leads delta connected motor is to be connected to a primary resistor starter
for its lower voltage rating operation, the leads to be joined together are:
a. 1-2-3, 4-5-6, 7-8-9
b. 1-7-6, 2-4-8, 3-5-9
c. 1-4-7, 2-5-8, 3-6-9
d. 1-3-5, 2-4-6, 7-8-9

601. This is an electronic gadget which can be used in lieu of magnetic contactor.
a. Zener diode
b. SCR
c. LED
d. LET

602. When connecting electrical transformers in parallel, among the requirements to be


satisfied are as follows, except:
a. same polarity
b. same voltage rating
c. same exciting current
d. same angular displacement

603. When connecting DC generators in parallel, among the requirements to be satisfied


are, except:
a. same polarity
b. same voltage
c. same type
d. same speed droop characteristic

604. The horsepower rating of electric motor which is allowed by PEC to use its plug as
its controller.
a. less than 1/2 Hp
b. 1/8 Hp and below
c. 1 Hp and below
d. 1/4 Hp and below

605. This is the type of ammeter used in an electrical circuit without causing opening in
the circuit for its insertion.
a. clamp
b. hook – on
c. clip – on
d. Aota

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606. This type of controller has pre-settings done on computers, and to actuate only if
these settings have been satisfied while the controlled machine is in operation.
a. digital
b. preset
c. programmed logic
d. programmed pneumatic

607. The part of the computer system that actually draws the electrical drawings to be
used for construction.
a. printer
b. scanner
c. plotter
d. monitor

608. In illumination, this is one factor that will determine the number of luminaires or
fixtures to be installed in a given work area.
a. type of work
b. type of people
c. eyesight condition of the people
d. number of people

609. This type of switch is used to control a luminaire at two different locations.
a. two way
b. three way
c. four way
d. five way

610. This is a method in illumination design where computer is a necessary tool.


a. simple
b. zonal cavity
c. point by point
d. complex

611. In urban rail system, preference is given to DC over AC electric trains due to the
former’s:
a. cost
b. durability
c. maintenance
d. high torque

612. The combination of the multiple and series windings of a dynamo in their simplest
form:
a. ser – pole
b. frog – leg
c. spread eagle
d. spider web

613. Of all magnetic materials known to man, this type exhibits the weakest intensity and
torque.
a. ferromagnetic
b. diamagnetic
c. paramagnetic
d. ultramagnetic

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614. This mechanism is provided to most power breakers so that even if the closing coil is
energized, it can still be tripped off.
a. anti – pump
b. trip – free
c. recloser
d. spring charger

615. This is the minimum size of conductor for service entrance as per Philippine
Electrical Code.
a. 8 mm2
b. 12 mm2
c. 14 mm2
d. 20 mm2

616. This is the minimum size of cable to be used as service entrance conductor as per
Philippine Electrical Code.
a. 8 mm2
b. 12 mm2
c. 14 mm2
d. 20 mm2

617. Switching equipment can be installed in different ways as practiced by electrical


practitioners except:
a. wall mounted
b. surface mounted
c. masonry
d. recessed

618. In electro magnets, the true main source of magnetomotive force is the:
a. amp-turns
b. volt-amps
c. ampere-flux
d. volt-turns

619. This is the type of power plants that has destroyed the ecological balance in wide
spectrum.
a. thermal
b. geothermal
c. hydro
d. combined cycle

620. This is the type of power plant that is responsible for the depletion of air in large
volumes.
a. dendro
b. nuclear
c. geothermal
d. hydro

621. This is the type of power plant that utilizes the stored energy on the building particles
of matter.
a. combined cycle
b. dendro
c. hydro
d. nuclear

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622. This is the process of harnessing the store energy of atoms.
a. fission
b. breeding
c. contamination
d. activation

623. This is believed to be the fuel of the future when hydro carbons will be fully depleted.
a. radium
b. helium
c. deuterium
d. helium

624. In magnetic circuits, this is the reciprocal of permeance.


a. retenciance
b. reluctance
c. intensance
d. inductance

625. The average produced by the ignition coil of most modern automobiles:
a. 10 – 15 kV
b. 20 – 25 kV
c. 30 – 40 kV
d. 50 – 75 kV

626. When two coils share a common magnetic flux, the proportionate percentage that
reaches the passive coil is called:
a. mutual inductance
b. leakage flux
c. coefficient of coupling
d. transformed flux

627. The forces between electrically charged bodies has been defined by:
a. Gilbert
b. Ohm
c. Maxwell
d. Coulomb

628. The process of strengthening the diminished residual magnetism of generator poles
is known as:
a. charging
b. courting
c. tracking
d. flashing

629. Compound generators cane be classified according to the following manner, except:
a. winding
b. direction of fluxes
c. connection
d. degree of compounding

630. The type of DC generator wherein the internal and external characteristics are
somewhat the same.
a. shunt
b. series

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c. differential
d. long shunt compound

631. This is a solenoid formed in circular appearance.


a. spheroid
b. circuloid
c. torroid
d. roundoid

632. This is the magnetic induction on the center of an atom caused by the orbiting
amperean currents.
a. atomic number
b. atomic valence
c. magnetic torque
d. magnetic couple

633. Hyperconductors as used in scientific endeavors is associated with:


a. magnetic bodies
b. cryogenic bodies
c. hydraulic bodies
d. aquatic bodies

634. The opposite of dielectric is:


a. conductivity
b. resistivity
c. permeability
d. electricity

635. These are the materials placed on nuclear reactors to produce the heat needed to
create steam for power generation.
a. atomic
b. thermionic
c. radioactive
d. magnetic

636. Type of lamps used to show the electrical position or mode of a certain electrical
device or equipment that is not readily within the view of the operator.
a. indicating
b. monitoring
c. beacon
d. terminating

637. When an energized magnetic contactor chatters, one possible cause is:
a. excessive spring tension
b. loss spring tension
c. broken spring
d. corroded spring

638. The light emanating from an operating fluorescent lamp is caused by the collision of
the electrons thermionically emitted from its heaters and the molecules of this gas.
a. phosphorus
b. nitrogen
c. helium
d. argon

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639. The danger of the step down autotransformer as power source if the common
winding accidentally opens is:
a. no voltage on the load
b. load will be burnt
c. high voltage on the primary
d. transformer will be burnt

640. The main difference between RSC and the GI pipe for water lines is their
construction’s:
a. smoothness
b. diameter
c. rigidity
d. material

641. The danger of AC voltage when used on submarine electrical transmission or even
on distribution is:
a. it destroys aqua marine life
b. easily destroyed
c. attracts fishes
d. prone to dissolution

642. The disadvantage of high speed electrical machine as compared to the one with
moderate speeds;
a. requires bigger foundation
b. requires more cooling
c. prone to excessive wear
d. more sensitive

643. To make sizes of electrical machines smaller yet maintaining its original capacity,
this action can be done;
a. use lower voltage
b. use low frequency
c. increase frequency
d. none of the above

644. When the maximum demand of two branch circuits occur at the same time, their
diversity factor is;
a. 200%
b. 50%
c. 150%
d. none of the above

645. In parallel operation of alternators, the voltage of incoming machine must be;
a. equal to that running
b. 1/10th higher
c. slightly higher
d. lower to that running

646. Before the incoming alternator synchronizes with the running machine, its frequency
compared to the bus must be;
a. lower
b. 1/10th higher
c. 1/20th higher
d. equal

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647. When the lamps used for synchronizing are both bright and dark at the same time,
they are said to be in;
a. united
b. acquainted
c. simultaneous
d. unison

648. This equipment is used to determine the actual torque and brake horsepower of
electric motors and related machines.
a. dynamometer
b. torque meter
c. torque gauge
d. torque wrench

649. In a Power Plant, this is where the lighting and power supply for its own facilities
comes from.
a. station service
b. station supply
c. power in-house
d. none of the above

650. When the capacitor installed on a capacitor motor is shorted, the motor;
a. stalls
b. hums
c. growls
d. vibrates

651. In a given City, this offer is the person responsible for the same installation of
electrical wiring for every structure.
a. City engineer
b. City fire Marshall
c. City chief of police
d. None of the above

652. High Voltage system can be classified further into, except;


a. very high
b. extra high
c. mega high
d. ultra high

653. Power circuit breakers are also classified according to operation. Some of these are,
except;
a. horizontal break
b. gravity open
c. inclined break
d. gravity close

654. A 3 phase motor with 12 leads can be controlled by;


a. primary resistor starter
b. auto-transformer starter
c. wye-delta starter
d. all of the above

655. This kind of thermal power plant uses no fuel to produce super heat steam.

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a. dendro
b. hydro
c. nuclear
d. geothermal

656. For electric motors with NEMA design code, the one with low starting torque is;
a. NEMA B
b. NEMA F
c. NEMA A
d. NEMA C

657. A wye connected 25 Hp induction motor rated 480/240 volts has nine leads. IF this is
to be operated at its higher voltage rating, the following leads must be joined
together.
a. 1-4, 2-5, 2-3
b. 1-7, 2-8, 3-9
c. 4-7, 5-8, 6-9
d. 2-9, 3-8, 1-7

658. To approximate the capacitance in microfarad of capacitor to be used for capacitor


start motor, use the formula:
a. 3650 x volts/amps
b. 2650 x amps/volts
c. 4657 x Hp
d. 1234 x kW

659. The average power factor of fluorescent and mercury lamps:


a. 70 – 80%
b. 60 – 75%
c. 50 – 95%
d. 80 – 90%

660. In computing for the horsepower rating of motor to be used for the main compressor
of an air-conditioning unit from 1/2 to 5 tons, the rule of thumb is:
a. 1 Hp/ton
b. 1.3 Hp/ton
c. 1.5 Hp/ton
d. 1.25 Hp/ton

661. In measuring the depth of the sea in relation to the installation of submarine cables,
the unit of length commonly used is the:
a. meter
b. nautical miles
c. fathom
d. kilometers

662. This is an electrical measuring instrument used to measure the work done in joules
per second.
a. joules meter
b. kW-hr meter
c. wattmeter
d. voltmeter

663. SCADA as applied to power plant operation stands for:


a. scientific collection and data analysis

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b. supervisory control and data acquisition
c. scheduled control and deferred action
d. silent control and defaulted activity

664. When the magnetic fluxes due to the series and shunt field windings are aiding, the
machine is said to be:
a. tandem
b. communal
c. cumulative
d. unison

665. This is used to weaken the flux due to the series field winding of a DC generator.
a. divider
b. diverter
c. shunt
d. equalizer

666. This is used to predetermine the electrical energy as well as the demand that a
power plant will supply to its prospective load.
a. energy meter
b. kW-hr meter
c. projected load graph
d. bar chart

667. This instrument is used to find the area covered by the load graph with respect to the
horizontal axis.
a. altimeter
b. areameter
c. curvemeter
d. planimeter

668. On the control room of Central Power Station, this is used to call the attention of
operators when something is wrong with the system.
a. alarm
b. caller
c. signal
d. annunciator

669. For electrical machines that will be stored for sometime, to avoid corrosion,
one of the following must be observed:
a. make its temperature variable
b. make its temperature lower
c. make its temperature constantly warm
d. leave it covered

670. In the practice of the Electrical Engineering profession, the engineer is bound to
observe this at all times.
a. ethics
b. morality
c. patriotism
d. public relations

671. Some of the acceptable methods to close the contacts of power circuit breakers are
as follows, except:
a. spring charged

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b. compressed air
c. gravity
d. explosive

672. This is mobile switchgear which can be moved from one area to another when
needed.
a. containerize
b. temporary
c. truck type
d. explosive

673. When drawing oil samples from power transformers for testing purposes, the glass
container for sampling must be cleaned with:
a. alcohol
b. solvent
c. white gasoline
d. warm water

674. When recycling the oil on a substation transformer with a filter press machine, the
duration of filtering will depend on the following, except:
a. volume of tank
b. type of oil
c. GPM of filter press
d. DBV of oil

675. Main protection for panel board is necessary if the number of protective
devices rated 30 Amps. And below comprises more than:
a. 20%
b. 30%
c. 10%
d. 15%

676. This was used for simulating a power system for fault calculation prior to the advent
of computers.
a. DC analyzer board
b. AC shorted board
c. simulator board
d. fault board

677. “Mil” as a unit has long been used in the electrical industry for sizing conductors. Its
equivalent in metric system is:
a. 0.0254 mm
b. 0.0254 cm
c. 0.001 mm
d. 0.254 mm

678. On induction motors, the NEMA designation for high torque is:
a. A
b. F
c. B
d. C

679. These are some of the units used in nuclear power plants, except:
a. Firmi
b. Rutherford

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c. Andrei
d. Roentgen

680. This type of oil filter uses the principle of high speed rotation to separate the
impurities from the insulating oil.
a. rotar filter
b. centripetal purifier
c. centrifugal activator
d. centrifugal purifier

681. This direct rheostatic voltage regulator for alternators was made popular and
patented by Allis Chalmers Co..
a. diactor
b. rocking arm contact
c. silverstat
d. silverstone

682. This three phase transformer connection has no third harmonic component hence
unstable.
a. delta – delta
b. delta – wye
c. wye – wye
d. wye – delta

683. When one of the transformers on a delta – delta connected transformer is


damaged, the remaining capacity is:
a. 66.6%
b. 50%
c. 75%
d. 58%

684. A diametrical connection of transformer is for:


a. three phase
b. two phase
c. twelve phase
d. six phase

685. For largely capacity batteries, its is rated:


a. ampere – days
b. ampere – hours
c. ampere – months
d. ampere – weeks

686. In the Philippines, the government agency responsible in the administration of


electric cooperative is:
a. NEA
b. Napocor
c. Dept. of Energy
d. NIA

687. The magnitude of fault current is considered maximum when it occurs as the
sinusoidal generated voltage is:
a. maximum
b. effective
c. average

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d. zero

688. The components of the test current when computing for the insulation’s P.I. are as
follows, except:
a. inductive
b. capacitive
c. absorption
d. leakage

689. In motor rewinding, one best way to remove the binding effect of insulating varnish
is by immersion to:
a. boiling water
b. caustic soda
c. CO2
d. muriatic acid

690. The modern way to protect electrical system like substations and power plants
against lightning is:
a. confine or direct the surge to a spherical receiver
b. install reflectors
c. install air terminals
d. provide covers

691. When the core of a current transformer has been polarized, one way to know this
is:
a. erratic secondary current
b. becomes hot
c. encapsulation is brittle
d. resin housing will bulge

692. This is the common rheostat used for the field circuit of a dynamo.
a. carbon
b. wire wound
c. ferrite
d. porcelain

693. The polarity marked terminal of transformer's secondary is:


a. the positive terminal
b. where current will enter first
c. where current emanate first
d. insignificant

694. One of the following electrical measuring instrument has polarized terminal.
a. AC voltmeter
b. AC ammeter
c. AC wattmeter
d. none of the above

695. The direction of induced voltage is in such a way that it tends to oppose the one
causing it. This is :
a. Flemming’s Law
b. Lenz’ Law
c. Millman’s theorem
d. reciprocity theorem

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696. Wind mills in addition to proper gearing is the best driver for:
a. DC generators
b. synchronous generators
c. induction generators
d. rotary rectifiers

697. The approximate weight of the foundation that will safely support a rotating
electrical machine in relation to its own weight is:
a. five times heavier
b. two times heavier
c. same weight
d. ten times heavier

698. The number of requirements needed to be satisfied by a foundation before it can


be considered safe is:
a. 11
b. 8
c. 9
d. 6

699. The service conductor of a certain electrical system is 80 mm sq., the grounding
conductor as per Code is:
a. 22 mm sq.
b. 14 mm sq.
c. 30 mm sq.
d. 8 mm sq.

700. The tool used by electrical engineering students in their calculation works prior to
the advent of scientific calculators is:
a. abacus
b. computer
c. slide rule
d. engineering tables

701. This is a part of a thermal power plant that collapses the steam after passing
through the turbines:
a. cooling tower
b. by-pass system
c. condenser
d. evaporator

702. This is the type of power plant that is believed to be the most prominent producer
of pollutants in the air.
a. nuclear
b. coal fired
c. bunker fired
d. LNG fired

703. This fuel as used in power plants is considered the most environment friendly and
pollution free.
a. wood chips
b. LNG
c. diesel
d. unleaded gasoline

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704. It is a kind of electricity produced by changes of pressure on the crystalline
materials.
a. piezo
b. static
c. dynamic
d. potentic

705. He discovered the presence of static electricity in the lightning.


a. Tesla
b. Westinghouse
c. Gramme
d. Franklin

706. An RC circuit with short time constant for pulses across R:


a. integrating
b. differentiating
c. filter stop
d. band filter

707. Ability of an LC circuit to continue oscillating after the energy source has been
removed:
a. skin effect
b. see-saw effect
c. cyclic effect
d. re-appearing effect

708. This is a process of de-magnetizing by applying an AC field and gradually reducing


it to zero.
a. de-intensifying
b. de-flashing
c. de-gaussing
d. de-activating

709. Contains transistors, diodes, resistors, and other parameters in a miniaturized


package.
a. mini circuit
b. package
c. differential
d. integrated

710. This is the unit of magnetic field intensity in the cgs units.
a. maxwell
b. lines
c. weber
d. oersted

711. This components such as resistors, capacitors, and inductors do not generate nor
control power. They are called:
a. parameters
b. active devices
c. passive devices
d. dynamic devices

712. This is an LC circuit tuned to reject the resonant frequency.


a. anti-resonant

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b. resonant trap
c. LC trap
d. wave trap

713. In 1876, the first commercial series system made up of series generator supplying
arc lights for street lighting was developed by:
a. Nikola Tesla
b. Charles Brush
c. George Washington
d. Albert Einstein

714. As applied to electrical system protection, MCCB stands for:


a. motor control center board
b. magnetic control circuit breaker
c. motor circuit control breaker
d. none of the above

715. This kind of lighting is designed for large areas.


a. spot lighting
b. high mast lighting
c. flood lighting
d. wide lighting

716. This will delay the shut down of the diesel driver of standby generator.
a. TDNE
b. TDEN
c. TDEC
d. TDES

717. This is the type of transformer tap changer requiring no operator.


a. NLTC
b. OLTC
c. ALTC
d. MLTC

718. This is the component of the autotransformer output that is electrically


transferred to the load.
a. transformed
b. inducted
c. conducted
d. generated

719. The most expensive cost when putting up transmission lines.


a. cost of poles
b. cost of ROW
c. cost of materials
d. workers salaries

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