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Electrical Exam Prep Tip #109

It is attention to minute, specific details that can make a 5-to-10 point difference on a test examiners score. It is highly imperative to reread a test question after you think you’ve formulated your answer just to ensure that you have in fact actually picked the answer that matches exactly word for word either the […]

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Electrical Exam Prep Tip #108 – Inches

Usually in the field, we express answers or express measurements as square inches or square feet or cubic feet such as 39.37 sq. in. The code; however, states the inches in parentheses and then has the word square on the outside. Example: (39.37 in.) square   www.TexasElectricalExam.com

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Electrical Exam Prep Tip #107 – Exam Questions

  One of the key items about the PSI exam in Texas is that the test writers are very specific with the phraseology and wording of both a test question and the answer. One critical component that you have to pay attention to; is literally, how does your answer matchup word for word from an […]

10 Questions based on Jade Learning’s Demo Exam

  Not too long ago we were talking about putting together a website that would have an online simulated exam that would give electricians electrical exam questions similar to the actual electrical exam.  On top of providing electrical questions, we wanted there to be a score report at the end of each simulated exam that […]

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Article 690 Terminology

 By Mike Holt, NEC Consultant Though it covers solar power systems, Article 690 is not light reading.Article 690, consisting of eight Parts, applies to Photovoltaic (PV) electrical energy systems, array circuit(s), inverter(s), and charge controller(s) for PV systems. The requirements of Chapters 1 through 4 apply to these installations, except as specifically modified by Article 690.These […]

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Electrical Exam Prep Tip #100- Tricky Questions

  With the PSI exam, reading the question word for word exactly is extremely important.  Many questions are very to tricky, pay attention to wording variations. Reading the applicable NEC Article or code statue is a must, reading the question backwards is one terrific tool.  Reading the question backwards will trick your mind into reading […]

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Watch For INSTALLATION Clues and Similar Type Circuits

Here is an excerpt for the Crash Course Book, you can get one from the Texas Live Seminars:”THE SINGLE LARGEST MISTAKE WE SEE TIME AGAIN, is the feeling that because this is an open book exam, AND because you have a Key Word Index in the back, ANYONE can look up the answers. That’s simply […]

What’s in the Exam?

This is probably the top question on your mind.  You probably want to know exactly just what is on the exam.  Even if you have taken the exam before you may not have a good idea of what subject areas are in the exam due to traps and question misdirection.Each state examiner like the PSI, […]