# Electrical Practice Exam

### Description

construction Quiz on Electrical Practice Exam, created by Tyler Warford on 01/11/2023.
Quiz by Tyler Warford, updated 9 months ago
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## Resource summary

### Question 1

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A worker needs to repair the HVAC in Francis Hall. He goes into the first floor mechanical room to shut off the power to the Air Handler. What will he place on the switch inside of the breaker box after he shuts power off to the system?
• LOTO
• Arc Flash
• NEC
• XFMR

### Question 2

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LOTO can be placed on both Disconnects and Switches inside of Control Panels?
• True
• False

### Question 3

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How many volts are in OH1 coming to a building?
• 12,000
• 600
• 240
• 408

### Question 4

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Which unit is a Transformer altering?
• Volts
• VA
• Amps
• Watts

### Question 5

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What does a transformer do?
• Steps-up/steps-down voltage
• Only steps-up voltage
• Only steps-down voltage
• Steps-up/Steps-down amperage

### Question 6

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_____ come off of the transformer and go to the building.
• OH1
• OH2
• Meter

### Question 7

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what is the purpose of a Weather Head?
• protects electrical wire from rainwater
• the point of the conduit where wire sticks out
• allows electrician to get head in bad weather
• allows wire to bend

### Question 8

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what is the purpose of a guy wire?
• purely structural, no power going to them.
• it is a ground wire for the overhead powerlines.
• it feeds to the underground transformer.
• it does not do anything.

### Question 9

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what is the difference between OH 1-phase and OH 3-phase?
• Nothing, they are the same.
• OH 1-phase has 1 transformer and a OH 3-phase has 3 transformers
• OH 1-phase has 3 transformer and a OH 3-phase has 1 transformers
• OH 3-phase can only be mounted on concrete poles while OH 1-phase can only be placed on a wooden pole.

### Question 10

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an OH power line needs to reach a pad mounted transformer underground, however a large light pole is in the way of travel. what electrical device will be installed to fix this issue?
• a pull box - able to pull the line from the OH line, then can send wire to the pad mounted transformer.
• another transformer - able to pull the line from the OH line, then cam send the wire to the pad mounted transformer.
• a meter - an electrical meter is able to read the power leaving the OH line and sends that information to the transformer.
• transfer to a single phase OH from a three phase OH

### Question 11

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what is the difference between a Transformer and a Pull Box?
• Pull Boxes make a humming noise.
• Transformer makes a humming noise.

### Question 12

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__________ is the pressure in wire.
• voltage
• amperage
• power

### Question 13

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__________ is the flow in wire.
• voltage
• amperage
• power

### Question 14

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volts x amps = __________
• power
• watts
• VA
• current

### Question 15

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an unsupervised open transformer is perfectly safe and nothing to worry about
• True
• False

### Question 16

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what is the purpose of a disconnect switch?
• able to shut off power
• switches between AC and DC
• pathway for wire
• acts like a junction box

### Question 17

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an electrician is indoors, in air-conditioned space, pulling wire through a conduit that is threaded. what is wrong with this scenario?
• electrician is doing nothing wrong.
• electrician is pulling wire through an IMC/RMC
• electrician is pulling wire through EMT
• electrician is pulling wire through PVC

### Question 18

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EMT pipe is connected in two ways:
• compression
• set screws
• cement/glue

### Question 19

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Thickest pipe wall is _____
• RMC
• IMC
• EMT

### Question 20

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this conduit is better at taking physical damage, better than EMT at resisting corrosion.
• IMC/RMC
• PVC
• Copper
• Aluminum

### Question 21

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this conduit is BEST at running conduit underground.
• PVC
• EMT
• IMC/RMC

### Question 22

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PVC is great at running conduit above ground
• True
• False

### Question 23

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EMT Stands for Electrical Metallic Tubing
• True
• False

### Question 24

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EMT can be ran underground
• True
• False

### Question 25

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EMT comes in _____ lengths
• 10'
• 5'
• 20'
• 1'

### Question 26

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from running conduit outside of the home to inside of the home, what is used to make the transition?
• Line Box (LB)
• Junction Box (J-Box)
• Flex Conduit
• Pull Box

### Question 27

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What is the 360 degree rule?
• when four 90 degree bends have been made for conduit, a junction box needs to be placed to reset the degree of bends to 0.
• You can not twist wire more than 360 degrees when pulling wire.
• flex conduit is only to be used when wire needs to go around an object
• you have to have conduit on all four sides of the junction box

### Question 28

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What is the purpose of a Pull Box?
• usually outdoors - acts as a pull point for wire, wire connection protection, and able to change wire direction.
• need to have it before any transformer.
• acts the same as a transformer just larger. can be able to handle more voltage.
• usually indoors - acts as a pull point for wire, wire connection protection, and able to change wire direction.

### Question 29

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what is the purpose of a junction box?
• usually indoors - acts as a pull point for wire, wire connection protection, and able to change wire direction.
• usually outdoors - acts as a pull point for wire, wire connection protection, and able to change wire direction.
• Need to have it before any indoor transformer,
• Replaces the need of flex-conduit.

### Question 30

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What is the difference between In-Line Metering and CT Metering?
• In-Line Metering - the meter and the disconnect box are inline. While CT Metering - the meter and the disconnect box are not inline.
• In-Line Metering - the meter and the disconnect box are not inline. While CT Metering - the meter and the disconnect box are inline.
• In-Line Metering - the meter and the disconnect box are inline. While CT Metering - the meter and the disconnect box are inline.
• In-Line Metering - the meter and the disconnect box are not inline. While CT Metering - the meter and the disconnect box are not inline.

### Question 31

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the breaker box is the beginning of the circuit
• True
• False

### Question 32

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what is a switch board?
• distributes loads to several smaller load circuits (breaker panels).
• steps-down voltage from underground to building
• reduces volts from 12000 to 600
• board to switch between one-pole, two-pole, and three-pole

### Question 33

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what are panelboards?
• divides electrical power into branch circuits throughout a building.
• feed power to transformers.
• feed power to switchboards.
• 1-phase breaker box

### Question 34

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what is a dead front?
• covers the back of a panelboard. covers the wires.
• a wire that has no charge. dead
• a load (lightbulb) that has no power going to it.
• a breaker switch that has been tripped.

### Question 35

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What is a Main Circuit Breaker (MCB)
• A circuit breaker that has a main switch on the dead front allowing to shut off all of the circuits within the breaker at one.
• a circuit breaker that does not have a main switch on the dead front. have to shut off all of the circuits manually one at a time.
• the main switch board that gets the power from the transformer.
• if a building that only has one circuit breaker.

### Question 36

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What is a Main Lug Only (MLO) breaker
• A circuit breaker that has a main switch on the dead front allowing to shut off all of the circuits within the breaker at one.
• a circuit breaker that does not have a main switch on the dead front. have to shut off all of the circuits manually one at a time.
• the main switch board that gets the power from the transformer.
• if a building that only has one circuit breaker.

### Question 37

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An Electrician is running conduit from the slab to the MCB outside. What conduit will you need to make sure he is installing?
• RMC
• EMT
• MC Cable
• PVC

### Question 38

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there are total of 3 phases. what are they?
• 1-phase, 3-phase low, 3-phase high.
• 1-phase, 3-phase medium, 3-phase high.
• 1-phase, 2-phase, 3-phase.
• 1-phase low, 1-phase high, 3-phase.

### Question 39

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1-phase voltage has the combination of __________
• 120/240
• 120/208
• 277/480
• 110/220

### Question 40

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3-phase voltage has the combination of __________
• 120/240
• 120/208
• 277/480
• 110/220

### Question 41

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3-phase low voltage has the combination of __________
• 120/240
• 120/208
• 277/480
• 110/220

### Question 42

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3-phase high voltage has the combination of __________
• 120/240
• 120/208
• 277/480
• 110/220

### Question 43

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what is the difference between 1-phase and 3-phase?
• 1-phase has a 3-wire configuration and a 3-phase has a 4-wire configuration.
• 1-phase uses black, red, and blue as hot wires and 3-phase uses brown, orange (or purple), and yellow as hot wires.
• 1-phase can have 1 and 3 pole configurations while 3-phase can have 1, 2, or 3 poles.
• 1-phase can use either a pole mounted or a on-ground transformer while a 3-phase can only use a ground mounted.

### Question 44

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3-phase high can use a pole mounted transformer.
• True
• False

### Question 45

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you see an electrician installing a transformer and is installing wire that is black, red, blue and brown, orange, and yellow. what is happening?
• the electrician is setting up an interior 3-phase transformer. going from high to low 3-phase.
• the electrician is setting up an exterior 3-phase transformer. going from high to low 3-phase.
• the electrician is setting up an interior 3-phase transformer. going from low to high 3-phase.
• the electrician is setting up an exterior 3-phase transformer. going from low to high 3-phase.

### Question 46

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120/240V is the same as 240/120V
• True
• False

### Question 47

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the feeder is conduit and wire that enters a circuit panel and branches leave the circuit panel providing individual circuits to rooms/appliances.
• True
• False

### Question 48

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feeders entering the circuit panels have __________
• big wires (large amps)
• small wires (small amps)
• big wires (small amps)
• small wires (large amps)

### Question 49

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flex conduit is also known as metal clad cable
• True
• False

### Question 50

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amps drive wires size. small wire = low amps large wire = high amps
• True
• False

### Question 51

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which statement is true about the National Electric Code?
• for equipment operating at 600 volts, electrical panels must have a minimum of 3 ft.
• for equipment operating at 800 volts, electrical panels must have a minimum of 4 ft.
• for equipment operating at 800 volts, electrical panels must have a minimum of 8 ft.
• for equipment operating at 600 volts, electrical panels must have a minimum of 6 ft.

### Question 52

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choose which statement is correct.
• the NEC requires the area under and above a CB to be only for electrical items only. plumbing and other items are prohibited.
• the NEC requires the area under a CB to be only for electrical items only. plumbing and other items are prohibited.
• the NEC requires the area above a CB to be only for electrical items only. plumbing and other items are prohibited.
• The NEC does not have any statements on whether you need a clear area above or below a CB

### Question 53

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choose which statement is accurate.
• the NEC requires a main disconnect switch if there are more than 6 mini-disconnects outside.
• the NEC requires a main disconnect switch if there are more than 8 mini-disconnects outside.
• the NEC requires a main disconnect switch if there are more than 4 mini-disconnects outside.
• the NEC requires a main disconnect switch if there are more than 10 mini-disconnects outside.

### Question 54

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There is a heavy storm in town and you're at home with your whining dog, rain and wind come and take your service power out, however, in seven seconds, your power is restored but now you hear a humming noise coming from the side of your house. what just happened?
• your Automatic Transfer Switch (ATS) kicked into action and turned on the Generac to keep the house powered until Center Point can get power back on the grid.
• Center Point lost power but it came back on in seven seconds.
• Center Point lost power for seven seconds but it came back in seven seconds. The humming is the transformer making noise.
• your Un-Interruptible Power Supplies (UPS) kicked into action and turned on the Generac to keep the house powered until Center Point can get power back on the grid.

### Question 55

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Hospitals use this to have no interruption if power goes out. Do not even know power went out. A room that has batteries that can keep the building powered until an alternate source of energy is supplied to the building like a Generator or the Utility Company gets power back.
• Un-Interruptible Power Supplies (UPS)
• Automatic Transfer Switch (ATS)
• Transformer
• Main Circuit Breaker

### Question 56

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1-phase systems are known as __________
• 3 wire system
• 1 wire system
• 2 wire system
• 4 wire system

### Question 57

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3-phase systems are known as __________
• 3 wire system
• 1 wire system
• 2 wire system
• 4 wire system

### Question 58

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which is true about a single phase?
• 240 is the line-to-line
• 120 is the line-to-neutral
• 480 is the line-to-line
• 277 is the line-to-neutral
• 208 is the line-to-line

### Question 59

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which is true about a three phase high?
• 240 is the line-to-line
• 120 is the line-to-neutral
• 480 is the line-to-line
• 277 is the line-to-neutral
• 208 is the line-to-line

### Question 60

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which is true about a three phase low?
• 240 is the line-to-line
• 120 is the line-to-neutral
• 480 is the line-to-line
• 277 is the line-to-neutral
• 208 is the line-to-line

### Question 61

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how can you tell the difference between a three-phase low and a single-phase circuit panel?
• three-phase circuit panel has a black, red, and blue hot, white neutral, and green ground.
• single-phase circuit panel has a black, red, and blue hot, white neutral, and green ground.
• single-phase circuit panel has a black, and red hot, white neutral, and green ground.
• three-phase circuit panel has a black, and red hot, white neutral, and green ground.

### Question 62

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three-phase high has brown, orange/purple, and yellow hot wires.
• True
• False

### Question 63

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Romex is used primarily in commercial construction
• True
• False

### Question 64

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The 6'7" rule is for what?
• The maximum height of a breaker switch is 6'7"
• The maximum distance any equipment near the breaker panel is 6'7"
• The minimum height of a breaker switch is 6'7"
• The minimum distance any equipment near the breaker panel is 6'7"

### Question 65

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the National Electric Code has a 6 handle rule. Meaning, that if a building has less than 6 disconnect, it does not need a main disconnect.
• True
• False

### Question 66

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__________ is the least efficient lighting.
• Incandescent
• LED
• Fluorescent

### Question 67

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__________ lighting is hazardous for disposal.
• Incandescent
• LED
• Fluorescent

### Question 68

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__________ lighting is the most efficient.
• Incandescent
• LED
• Fluorescent

### Question 69

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blue light is 10,000K
• True
• False

### Question 70

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yellow light is 3000K
• True
• False

### Question 71

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Warm Light ------------------------------------------------Cool Light 10,000K----------------------------------------------------------1,000K
• True
• False

### Question 72

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This is an example of a lay-in fixture, troffer, or a grid mounted lighting fixture.
• True
• False

### Question 73

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Pendant fixtures have one cable/support suspending from a surface.
• True
• False

### Question 74

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High bay/suspended lighting fixtures are at least 15' from the FFE
• True
• False

### Question 75

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Recessed fixtures are flush mounted
• True
• False

### Question 76

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surface lighting fixtures are stuck to the surface of a ceiling.
• True
• False

### Question 77

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track mounted lighting are adjustable in direction and can be removed from the track.
• True
• False

### Question 78

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an inverter is only for emergency lighting.
• True
• False

### Question 79

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__________ is a popular option for emergency lighting.
• bug eye
• frog eye
• track mounted
• surface mounted
• structure mounted
• sconce

### Question 80

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the [blank_start]chevron(s)[blank_end] on the EXIT signs indicate direction [blank_start]out[blank_end] of the building
• chevron(s)
• arrows
• frog eye
• bug eye
• out
• in

### Question 81

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two options for controlling exterior lighting at night time.
• photo cell
• timer
• light cell
• wall packs

### Question 82

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flag lights are usually placed at the top of a light pole
• True
• False

### Question 83

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how can someone be electrocuted from a power line?
• touching two lines at the same time.
• touching the ground
• no way to avoid it.
• touching a single line

### Question 84

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grounding is NOT needed on a building in order to function
• True
• False

### Question 85

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grounding is simply a safety feature.
• True
• False

### Question 86

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electrons travel underground when grounded
• True
• False

### Question 87

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you can have a ground on a conduit inside of the building.
• True
• False

### Question 88

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grounding moves the electrons from the load back to the __________ (final destination)
• power source
• ground
• main distribution panel
• electrical meter

### Question 89

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answer based on if the information in the image is correct
• True
• False

### Question 90

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answer based on if the information in the image is correct
• True
• False

### Question 91

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leaders are put on top of buildings for __________________
• lightning protection - path for lightning to go around the building rather than through the building
• lightning protection - path for lightning to go in the building rather than around the building
• electrocution protection - path for lightning to go around the building rather than through the building
• electrocution protection - path for lightning to go in the building rather than around the building

### Question 92

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3-pole breakers ONLY use 3 phase
• True
• False

### Question 93

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only 1-pole and 2-pole breakers use a single phase.
• True
• False

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