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1

What are the three requirements for a basic circuit?

Source
Conductors
Load

2

What is the name for a circuit in which the path is not complete?

Open circuit

3

What is the term used to describe a complete circuit with no load, or where the load is by-passed?

Short circuit

4

What causes a fuse to blow?

Excessive amperage

5

How many paths for current flow exist in a series circuit?

One

6

What happens if a bulb in a parallel circuit burns out?

The others should continue to work

7

True or False? Lineworkers should never place themselves in series between two points of different potential.

True

8

Name two pieces of equipment that are installed in series with the line

Reclosers
Regulators
Sectionalizers
Switches

9

What is a combination circuit?

A circuit where both series and parallel configurations exist

10

How does voltage work in a parallel circuit?

The voltage drop at each load is equal to the applied voltage.