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Question 1

Which types of cable are used when installing video surveillance components?




Question 2

Which type of sensor is used for door installations?




Question 3

How many wires are normally required for connecting a passive sensor to the control panel?




Question 4

What is the term used to describe the amount of light required to obtain a reasonable image with a surveillance video camera?




Question 5

On an alarm panel, the zone connections are labeled with the zone number and "C". What does the "C" signify?




Question 6

Which of the following is NOT a recognized common camera lens type?




Question 7

Which of the following tools would typically be used during an alarm installation?




Question 8

Wire typically used for Door/Window contacts is?




Question 9

To help focus a camera with an auto iris that is having difficulty under disparate light conditions, an installer may use a _________.




Question 10

The following are all names of different types of cameras except ___________.




Question 11

A system has a 7Ah battery for backup power and has a non-alarm operational power draw of 500ma. Utilizing battery power only, the system in a non-alarm state will have sufficient power for how long?




Question 12

Devices such as PIR's, Glass Break detectors and keypads are most commonly wired with which of the following cables?




Question 13

The standard video format used in America and Canada is:




Question 14

It is recommended that alarm notification devices, such as sirens and speakers, be cabled with which of the following cables?




Question 15

Industry terminology uses EOL to refer to:




Question 16

Which one of the following statements is true?




Question 17

In a camera system using Cat5e cabling how is power supplied to the camera?




Question 18

Covert video surveillance is illegal when:




Question 19

_____________________ is defined as how sensitive the camera is under low light conditions.




Question 20

Which of the below is the most ideal mounting location for PIR devices?




Question 21

If a camera system has a camera that supports POE but not a switch/router that supports POE, what component is necessary to use POE?




Question 22

What would be an appropriate example of 1 Lux illumination?




Question 23

Multiple intrusion devices can be connected to zone 1 on the alarm panel but they must be ___________?




Question 24

What is the name of the device that allows four surveillance camera images to be viewed on a monitor at the same time?




Question 25

CTV terminology, what do the letters CCD stand for?