To play this game, you need a sharp eye, a quick mind and a 2023 National Electrical Code book. The NEC can be accessed for free at (Fill-in-the-blank questions are looking for the exact word(s) used in the NEC.)

1. The definition of “fibers/flyings, ignitible” is found in Article __________.


2. The definition of “busbar” in Article 100 applies __________ .


3. Open equipment doors must not impede access to or from the working space required in 110.26. If the door(s) reduce(s) the access to less than __________ inches wide and 6 ½ feet high, access is considered impeded.


4. For the purposes of load calculations, the square footage of a dwelling unit includes __________.


5. For electric vehicle supply equipment (EVSE), the larger of either the nameplate or __________ VA is used for calculating loads.


6. If the emergency disconnecting means required in 230.85 for dwelling units is a meter disconnect, it must be __________ the meter mounting equipment.


7. The requirements for overcurrent protection of circuits rated greater than 1,000V ac or 1,500V dc are found in Article__________.


8. If a panelboard is not listed for the enclosure it is installed in, it must be evaluated for the application if the available fault current exceeds __________ amperes.


9. When calculating box fill for conductors smaller than 4 AWG, a terminal block is counted as __________ conductor volume(s), based on the largest conductor terminated to it.


10. The disconnecting means for air-conditioning equipment must__________.


11. Bonus Question

Q The rapid shutdown requirement for PV systems does not apply to unenclosed detached structures such as __________ .


Christel Hunter and Randy Hunter
Christel Hunter is vice president of standards for Cerro Wire. Chris serves as President for the Southern Nevada Chapter of IAEI. Chris also serves on NEC CMP-6 and CMP-13, NFPA 921, NFPA 70B, NFPA 73 and UL STPs 62, 83, 719 and 4703. Chris is a Professional Safety and Health Officer, Certified Standards Professional, Master Electrician, and LEED Accredited Professional. Randy Hunter is an instructor and consultant specializing in electrical code and installations, and co-owner of Hunter Technical Services. He holds ten inspections certifications from IAEI and ICC. He has been a master electrician since 1988.