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Code Conundrum June 2022

June 24, 2022 | By Ray Yousef

Tackle the code conundrum... if you dare!

June 24, 2022 – Welcome to the newest round of questions that test your knowledge of the CE Code-Part I. Answers will appear in the September 2022 edition of Electrical Business Magazine (and here at EBMag.com). Good luck!

QUESTION 1 – When Type CFC system wiring is used, it shall be covered with abrasion-resistant tape and secured to the floor so that all cables, corners, and bare conductor ends are completely covered.

a) True
b) False

QUESTION 2 – What is the maximum length of 12 trade-size, liquid-tight flexible conduit permitted for the connection of equipment?

a) 600 mm
b) 750 mm
c) 1.0 metre
d) 1.5 metre

QUESTION 3 – The maximum rating for a circuit breaker protecting exposed wiring for permanent outdoor lighting circuit is:

a) 15 A
b) 20 A
c) 30 A
d) 40 A


ANSWERS to Code Conundrum May 2022 edition.

QUESTION 1 – Where receptacles of type 14-50R are installed on recreational vehicle lots, the CE Code requires them to be protected by Class A-type GFCIs.

a) True
b) False. Rule 72-108(4).

QUESTION 2 – What is the maximum distance for spacing between supports for electrical non-metallic tubing?

a) 300 mm
b) 600 mm
c) 1.0 m. Rule 12-1504.
d) 1.5 m

QUESTION 3 – The maximum voltage for a class 2 circuit is:

a) 30 V
b) 48 V
c) 115 V
d) 150 V. Rule 16-200.

How did YOU do?

3 • Seasoned journeyman
2 • Need refresher training
1 • Apprentice
0 • Just here for fun!

Ray Yousef is a code engineer with Ontario’s Electrical Safety Authority.

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