Special Circumstances

As indicated in Section 90.3, chapters 1 through 4 apply generally but can be modified or amended by the provisions in chapters 1 through 7. This Code quiz challenges readers with questions related to various special occupancies.

1. The entire inside of a gasoline fuel dispenser is a ______ location.

Correct Answer: Class I, Division 1

2. Suitability of identified equipment installed in hazardous (classified) locations shall be determined by which of the following?

Correct Answer: Any of the above

3. NPT-threaded entries into explosion-proof equipment shall be made up with at least ______ threads fully engaged.

Correct Answer: 5
Correct Answer: 6

4. How many receptacles are required at a Category 1 (critical care) patient bed location?

Correct Answer: 14

5. Each level of ground-fault protection equipment in a healthcare facility shall be performed when first installed

Correct Answer: True

6. A space in which failure of equipment or a system is not likely to have a physical impact on patient care best defines which of the following?

Correct Answer: Support (Category 4) space

7. Which of the following is not suitable as a wiring method for a patient care space?

Correct Answer: Rigid nonmetallic conduit

8. A location in which combustible dust is suspended in the air under normal operating conditions in quantities sufficient to produce explosive or ignitable mixtures is considered as a ______ location.

Correct Answer: Class II, Division 1

9. Places of assembly are buildings or structures designed or intended for the gathering together of ______ or more people for such purposes as deliberation, worship, entertainment, eating, drinking, amusement, awaiting transportation or similar purposes.

Correct Answer: All of the above

10. What is the minimum quantity of receptacles required in a hospital operating room?

Correct Answer: 36