Don’t be fooled into picking “None of the above” answers just because you are not certain of the correct answer. “None of the above” answer choice is usually a distractor used by test writers as an effective option for factual information in our case math questions to make this question more challenging. Hence, […]
When reading electrical exam questions which are describing maximum allowable requirements, look for key words or phrases that include: no greater than, most, greatest, highest, and shall not exceed. The master electrical exam and the journeyman electrical exam will have several questions in this similar format. Pay close attention.
Raise your hand if you became an apprentice electrician or journeyman electrician to take tests and spend weeks studying for the electrical exam. I didn’t think so. Most guys that I deal with haven’t had to worry about test taking since high school or college. So this blog explores 10 mistakes to avoid when taking […]
Personalize your NEC book It is helpful to circle in red or highlight in pink each Part heading (marked with Roman numerals: I, II, III, etc.) of every Article, and write that numeral at the top of the page. That way, when you look for a particular Part of that Article during your electrical […]
When you’re dealing with an electrical question, the easiest way to find the answer is to: 1. Find the subject of the question. 2. In the NEC book Index, find the word or words that best describe the subject of the question. 3. Finally, list the reference(s) following that word in the index on […]
Exam questions to get you started. When preparing for the master electrical exam or the journey electrical exam, it helps to see the questions as they are formatted in the real exam. Now, obviously we aren’t able to show you the exact question that is on the actual test, but you do get the formatting […]
Happy New Year! We took a couple of weeks off from work and now we are back. Last time we heard from TDLR in December, SMEs have lowered the pass score from a 75% to a 70%. The content and exam questions remain the same, the only thing that has changed is the passing score. […]