Quiz | Appliances and Summer Safety, 2023 NEC

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Appliances and Summer Safety, 2023 NEC from the IAEI Summer 2023 issue.

1. Outlets for which of the following appliances require GFCI protection?


2. For a swimming pool pump rated more than 150V to ground, __________ protection is required.


3. Each marina power outlet that provides shore power to a boat must be provided with a listed emergency __________.


4. All appliances supplied by __________ volts or higher shall be listed.


5. Underground wiring within _________ feet of a swimming pool must be installed as a complete system between outlet, junction, or splice points.


6. Which of these cord types are allowed for temporary wiring at carnivals, circuses, fairs, and similar where subject to physical damage?


7. For the purpose of equipotential bonding, the _______ of a splash pad is the area traversed by pedestrians.


8. Underwater luminaires installed below the _________ level or the electrical datum plane at marinas, docks, boatyards, and similar must be identified as submersible, operate below the low-voltage contact level, or by supplied by a source that complies with 680.23(A)(2) if they are likely to be periodically submersed.


9. The metal parts of a ceiling-suspended (paddle) fan must be at least 3 feet horizontally and __________ feet vertically from a bathtub rim or shower stall threshold.


10. For natural and artificial bodies of water, enclosures not identified for submerged operation must not be below the __________.


11. BONUS QUESTION. True or false? The “perimeter surface” surrounding a swimming pool extends outward three feet from the inside wall of the pool.


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.