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The severity of a burn or shock is NOT dependent on: A. the amps, or rate of the electricity B. the color of shirt you are wearing C. the duration of the electrical contact D. the location of the electrical path through the body

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Blair Lewis on January 30, 2019

The obvious answer would be B – the color of your shirt. How can a shirt, especially its color, influence the severity of the burn? There is no relation between these two things.

In general, the severity depends on several factors. The amps as mentioned in option A is one of them. The amperage is an obvious answer that indicates how serious your shock will be. The duration of the exposure is an important factor as well that may influence the way your body reacts to a burn. The last option, D, is correct for determining the severity and wrong for the given question.

Among all the possible additional factors that may influence the severity of shock such as the type of circuit, resistance, and so on, your shirt’s paint is not one of them.


Jennifer Patterson on April 16, 2018

I think the answer is: B. the color of the shirt that you are using the severity of The burn or the download would be affected by the materials from which it is made by an electrical conductor or flammable substances. The Color of the shirt is created through a dye, paint or ink and does not act as an electrical conductor or considered flammable.


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