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ENERGY INDUSTRY FUNDAMENTALS: MODULE 4, UNIT A VOCABULARY
ENERGY INDUSTRY FUNDAMENTALS: MODULE 4, UNIT A VOCABULARY
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“Phone a friend”
Ask the audience
What is the rigid support
structure for overhead electric
power lines?
A – transmission tower
A – transmission tower
B – right of way
C – step-up transformer
D – generator
What is the bulk transfer of high
voltage electrical from
generating plant to substations?
D – electric power transmission
A – electric power distribution
B – electric power conversion
C – electric subtransmission
D – electric power transmission
What is the interconnected electric
generation, transmission, and
distribution system called?
B – electric power grid
A – electric load
B – electric power grid
C – electric highway
D – electric supersystem
What is the final component of the
electric power system which
delivers power to residential
customers?
B –distribution system
A – transmission system
B – distribution system
C – generation system
D – substations
Where would you find the equipment
within the transmission and
distribution system for transforming
and routing electric power?
A – substation
A – substation
B – overhead transmission lines
C – generation plant
D – step-up transformer
What do you call land set aside
for transmission towers, lines
and other utility facilities?
D – right of way
A – safety zone
B – restricted land
C – precautionary zone
D – right of way
High voltage electricity that is
converted to higher voltage is
said to be________________?
A – stepped up
A – stepped up
B - transformed
C – stepped down
D – switched up
What piece of equipment has more
turns in its primary winding than in
its secondary winding?
C – step-down transformer
A – step-up transformer
B – transmission switch
C – step-down transformer
D – conductor
What part of the electric power
system carries reduced voltages
from the transmission line system to
the distribution system?
D – subtransmission system
A – high voltage direct current
B – subtransformer system
C – switching station
D – subtransmission system
What is the name of the process for
connecting transmission lines to
(and disconnecting them from) the
system?
A – transmission switching
A – transmission switching
B – switching stations
C – transformation
D - subtransmission
What do you call a reduction in
voltage between the source and load
due to electrical resistance?
C – voltage drop
A – reactance
B – impedance
C – voltage drop
D – stepping down
What do you call the maximum
amount of power a transmission line
can carry before it starts having
heat-related problems?
C – thermal limit
A – reactance
B - resistance
C – thermal limit
D – corona discharge
What is the term for opposition to AC
flow due to a buildup of electric or
magnetic fields?
B – reactance
A – resistance
B – reactance
C – impedance
D – capacitance
What is the name of the instrument
used to measure and display
waveforms created by an electrical
current?
D – oscilloscope
A – voltmeter
B – voltaic cell–
C – insulator
D – oscilloscope
Winner!
ENERGY INDUSTRY FUNDAMENTALS: MODULE 4, UNIT A VOCABULARY