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Name:_________________________________ Score:__________
Evaluator:______________________________ Date:___________
1. Define below abbreviations?
a) NEC
b) NEMA
c) CSD
d) PQP
e) IEC
f) NFPA
g) IESNA
2. What is the minimum dept of direct buried low voltage cable?
a) 610 mm
b) 460 mm
c) 920 mm
d) 760 mm
e) 1070 mm
3. What is the minimum crossing or parallel clearance between direct
buried cables or conduits and underground piping?
a) 600 mm
b) 300 mm
c) 100 mm
d) 500 mm
e) 1000 mm
4. What is the minimum dept of direct buried Grounding conductor?
a) 600 mm
b) 460 mm
c) 100 mm
d) 500 mm
e) 1000 mm

5. Grounding Rods have the following characteristics:


a) Be copper or copper jacketed steel or aluminum

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b) If aluminum, only be used in areas protected by cathodic protection
c) Have a minimum length of 2 meters.
d) For copper or copper jacketed steel rods diameter shall be minimum 16
mm.
e) Only tin coated.
6. The minimum size of grounding cable for grids or interconnection to
ground rods shall be?
a) 25 mm
b) 50 mm
c) 95 mm
d) 70 mm
e) 120 mm
7. Two holes compression terminal connector shall be used for the cable
size __and larger.
a) 4/0
b) 3/0
c) 2/0
d) 1/0
e) 2 AWG
8. For a single grounding rod resistance to ground should be less than ___.
a) 25
b) 10
c) 5
d) 1
e) 15
9. Grounding resistance for substation grid should be less than ___.
a) 25
b) 10
c) 5
d) 1
e) 15

10. Low voltage power system at Saudi Aramco shall be.....


a) Low resistance grounded
b) Solidly grounded
c) High resistance grounded

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d) Ungrounded
e) None of the above
11. Ground fault circuit interrupter protection for personnel shall be
installed at
a) Bath rooms
b) Garage
c) Grade level portion of unfinished buildings
d) Storage and work area
e) All of the above
12. Minimum separation (Above or below ground) between power cables
operating at 1000V or above and power or control cables operating less
than 1000V, shall be
a) 150 mm
b) 200 mm
c) 250 mm
d) 300 mm
e) 600 mm
13. The grounding electrode conductor material shall be of
a) Copper
b) Aluminium
c) Copper clad aluminum
d) Steel
e) None of the above
14. The conductor shall not be bending to a radius less than
a) 6 times
b) 8 times
c) 4 times
d) 10 times
e) 12 times

15. Conduit can have no more than _____ in a single run between pull
points.
a) 180 degree bends
b) 360 degree bends
c) 400 degree bends

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d) 90 degree bends
e) 270 degree bends
16. In an insulation resistance test on 600/1000 volts rated cables, what
test voltage is applied?
a) 250 VDC
b) 500 VDC
c) 500 VAC
d) 1000 VDC
e) 5000 VDC
17. In Saudi Aramco installation the minimum conduit size shall be?
a) inch
b) 1 inch
c) 1-1/4 inch
d) 2 inch
e) inch
18. Battery rooms in Saudi Aramco facilities are designed with an area
classification of ____
a) Class 1, Div 1 within 5 feet of battery terminals
b) Class 1, Div 2 in all areas greater than 5 feet away from battery
terminals
c) Class 1, Div 1 within 1 meter of exhaust fan
d) Class 1, Div 2 ten feet above from floor level, because of hydrogen gas
is lighter than air
e) Non-hazardous
19. A cad welded connection to a grounding grid can only be used....
a) Above ground
b) Under ground
c) Not allowed
d) Both a and b above
e) None of the above

20. Aluminum and galvanized carbon steel cable tray shall be designed,
manufactured, rated, and tested in accordance with NEMA VE 1
a) NEMA VE 1
b) NEMA VE 2

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c) NEMA FG 1
d) NEMA TC 6 & 8
e) All of the above
21. Installation of cable tray shall comply with ____
a) NEMA VE 1
b) NEMA VE 2
c) NEMA FG 1
d) NEMA TC 6 & 8
e) All of the above
22. The interrupting rating of Circuit Breaker shall not be:
a) Less than half the maximum fault current the CB will be required to
interrupt
b) Less than twice the maximum fault current the CB will be required to
interrupt
c) Less than the maximum fault current the CB will be required to interrupt
d) Less than thrice the maximum fault current the CB will be required to
interrupt
e) None of the above
23. Storage batteries used as a source of power for emergency systems
shall be suitable to supply and maintain the total load for a minimum
period of:
a) 90 min.
b) 80 min.
c) 120 min.
d) 60 min.
e) 180 min.
24. Describe Hold point and Witness point?
25. WRITE Full form of PQM, PQL, PQP, and VID?
26. Define NCR and EDR.
27. How many inspection levels on Contractors supplied materials?
28. What is Form SA-175 and what are its attachments?
29. SAEP-381 stands for what?

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30. What is non-conformance how you notify it
31. What is SAEP-1150?
32. What is SAEP-302?
33. What is 9Comm. #?
34. What is SAER-1972?
35. For outdoor enclosures drain& breather required or not?