C & G 2377-22, Amended to 4th Edition C.O.P, 2012; revision paper 1
Which one of the following is specified in the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations?
a). Every employee provide work equipment that is constructed suitable for the intended use.
b). Every employer shall ensure that all work equipment is so constructed or adapted as to be suitable for the purpose for which it is used or provided
c) Every employer shall provide the work equipment to allow employees to be efficient
d) Every employee shall provide all work equipment that is necessary to carry out their work
The IET Code of Practice for In-service Inspection and Testing of Electrical Equipment applies to equipment supplied by a d.c. voltage up to and including
a) 1500 V d.c.
b) 1750 V d.c.
c) 2000 V d.c.
d) 3750 V d.c.
3. Which one of the following activities in a particular location is excluded from the Health and Safety at Work Act?
a). employee conducting user checks to equipment prior to use in a factory
b). A care assistant conducting a user check prior to using equipment in a residential care home
c). An ordinary person visually inspecting a kitchen appliance in their private dwelling
d). A competent person conducting in-service inspection and testing within domestic premises
4. Instrument test leads should comply with HSE Guidance Notes GS 38, when used to measure or apply voltage exceeding
a). 25 V a.c. or 50 V d.c.
b). 25 V d.c. or 50 V a.c.
c). 50 V a.c. or 100 V d.c.
d). 50 V d.c. or 100 V a.c.
5. HSE guidance on maintaining portable and transportable electrical equipment can be found in document
a) HSG 107
b) HSG 85
c) HSG 141
d) HSG 118
6. Which one of the following items is covered in the scope of the IET Code of Practice for In-service Inspection and Testing of Electrical Equipment?
a) An item of current using equipment, fixed to a wall and supplied from a fused connection unit using a flexible cable
b) A current switching item of equipment wired directly into the fixed electrical installation controlling a luminaire fixed to a wall
c) An item of current monitoring equipment wired directly into the fixed electrical installation located at the origin of the supply
d) A current switching item of equipment located within the consumer’s control unit located by the metering equipment
7. An extension lead has a device incorporated, which is designed to disconnect the supply should an imbalance occur between live conductors. Which one of the following devices would achieve this disconnection?
a) A surge protective device
b) A residual current device
c) A thermal fuse
d) An inverter
8. Which of the following equipment types is a food warmer, which is on wheels and supplied by a 13 A plug?
d) Fixed appliance
9. Which of the following items of equipment is identified by the symbol shown?
a) Three-phase appliances
b) Isolating supply transformers
c) Class three equipment
d) Triple insulated appliances
10. Class I construction may incorporate unearthed metal separated from live parts by
a) Basic and supplementary insulation
b) Secondary insulation only
c) Supplementary insulation only
d) Reinforced insulation material only.
11. The method of protection against electric shock from equipment bearing the construction mark shown is by
a) Basic insulation without the provision for an earth conductor
b) Double or reinforced insulation without the provision for earthing
c) Basic insulation with the provision for an earth connection
d) Double or reinforced insulation with the provision for an earth connection
12. An appliance case is damaged leaving live parts exposed to touch. Which one of the following would best describe how electric shock would occur if these parts were touched?
a) Indirect contact through ineffective fault protection
b) Indirect contact through ineffective basic protection
c) Direct contact through ineffective fault protection
d) Direct contact through ineffective basic protection
13. For protection against electric shock, Class III equipment relies upon a supply source that is which of the following?
14. The definition of an exposed-conductive-part is the metallic part of an appliance which can be touched and,
a) Will not become live under any circumstances
b) Will be live under normal circumstances
c) May become live under fault conditions
d) Shall not be connected to a protective earth
15. A conductor having a cross-sectional-area (csa) of 4 mm² has a resistance of 0.2Ω. If the csa was halved, the resistance would be?
a) 0.4 Ω
b) 0.2 Ω
c) 0.1 Ω
d) 0.05 Ω
16. A quick disconnection time for an appliance is essential for safety reasons. Which one of the following would cause longer disconnection times for a Class I appliance under earth fault conditions?
a) The appliance is used outdoors
b) The appliance is used indoors
c) The appliance cord length is decreased
d) The appliance cord length is increased
17. A hand-held appliance in a school’s craft workshop should be subjected to a user check by whom, and how often?
a) Student, before use
b) Student, weekly
c) Teacher, weekly
d) Teacher, before use
18. Which one of the following types of Class I equipment would require more frequent inspection from new, if located in a hotel room?
19. What is the suggested initial frequency for combined inspection and testing of Class II Information Technology equipment in schools?
a) One year
b) Two years
c) Three years
d) Four years
20. The length of an extension lead using a flexible cord of 1.25mm² core area, should not exceed
Answer paper 1 - 2377-22; Answers taken from the Code of Practice 4th Edition
1 - C 3 - Law 3.1.3
2 - A 1 - Scope 1.4
3 - D 3 - Law 3.1.1
4 - C - Course notes
5 - A App.IV - legislation Table IV.3 (3)
6 - A 1 - Scope 1.2
7 - B - Course notes
8 - A 5 - Types of equipment 5.2
9 - C 11 - equipment construction , Fig. 11.13
10 - A 11 - equipment construction , 11.1.3
11 - B 11 - equipment construction 11.12
12 - D 2 - Definitions
13 - C 11 - equipment construction 11.3
14 - C 2 - Definitions
15 - A - Course notes
16 - D - Course notes
17 - D 7 – In-service insp. & test , Table 7.1
18 - A 7 – In-service insp. & test , Table 7.1
19 - D 7 – In-service insp. & test Table 7.1
20 - B 15 -Combined insp. & test Table 15.4