Small-Appliance Branch Circuit Requirements

Two or more _____ small-appliance branch circuits shall be provided to supply power for receptacle outlets in the dwelling unit kitchen, dining room, breakfast room, pantry, or similar dining areas.

a) 15A
b) 20A
c) 30A
d) either 20A or 30A

See answer and applicable Code reference

The correct answer is: b) 20A

Branch circuit requirments are noted in Art. 210 of the 2011 NEC. As noted in Sec. 210.11(C)(1), "In addition to the number of

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