In the 2014 NEC, the voltage threshold has been moved from 600V up to _______ in many locations.
D. None of the above
How many times did Benjamin Franklin almost die during his early experiments with lightning/electricity?
How many miles of electric wiring does Chicago’s Willis tower contain?
A. 500 miles
B. 1,500 miles
C. 15,000 miles
D. 5,000 miles
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Approximately what percent of the African population has access to electricity?
According to QZ World Top University Rankings, which country has the largest number of top-rated universities for electrical and electronic engineering?
C. United States
D. Great Britain
Which statement is not true about Nikola Tesla:
A. He demonstrated the principles behind radio almost 10 years before Marconi
B. He proposed the use of energy waves to detect German submarines in WWI
C. He was an early proponent of renewable energy
D. He was fired by Thomas Edison
Sources: ome.earthlink.net; www.smithsonianmag.com
According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration, this state had the highest average annual electricity consumption per residential utility customer in 2012:
The amount of energy Americans use doubles every how many years?
Source: Royston, Angela. 2009. Sustainable Energy. Mankato, MN: Arcturus Publishing Limited.
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Dr. Alfred P. Southwick, a dentist, is credited for inventing:
A. The electric razor
B. The electric chair
C. The electric vehicle
D. The electric refrigerator
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How many brand new Articles appear in the 2014 NEC?
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