How much do you know about saving energy? Take this interactive quiz and find out. You will learn tips on how to save money and electricity as well as ways EnergyWiseSM can help.
A live electric line has fallen on your car. What’s the safest thing you can do?
You've finished washing the dishes, and you are about to turn on the garbage disposal. Your hands are wet. What do you do?
Electricity is always seeking the ground.
How much voltage is needed to hurt people:
Water is the best conductor of electricity.
All overhead power lines are completely insulated.
Electricity travels at the rate of.
If you see a downed or low-hanging power line, you should:
Which one of the following can conduct electricity?
Someone in your family is getting a severe electric shock from an electrical appliance in your kitchen. What is the very first thing you do?
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Stay in the car until help arrives. It is dangerous to try to escape the vehicle with a live electric line on the car.
This is the safest action. Remember, water and electricity don’t mix.
Electricity travels in a circuit. It will not leave the circuit, unless it can find an easier path to the ground or something touching the ground.
Any voltage can hurt people.
Many overhead power lines are partially insulated but are still dangerous to touch.
Electricity travels at the rate of 186,300 miles per second (speed of light). If you had a light on the moon connected to a switch in your house, it would take 1.26 seconds for it to light up.
If you see a downed, or low hanging power line, you should stay clear and call your electric utility immediately.
Metal, tree limbs and the human body can all conduct electricity.
Cut power at the service panel / breaker box by turning off the main switch.
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