Can You Pass This Home Inspection Test?

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Can You Pass This Home Inspection Test? - Quiz

More often than not, home inspection is done when a home is about to be sold. It is usually carried out by a professional who is trained and certified. Having finished inspecting the home, the professional would write a report and deliver it to the client. Have you seen an home inspector do his work? Attempt this quiz if you have.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    According to records, the first trained home inspector is ___________

    • A.

      George Wick

    • B.

      Richard Wyatt

    • C.

      Long Trump

    • D.

      Philip Davies

    Correct Answer
    A. George Wick
    Explanation
    George Wick is the correct answer because according to records, he was the first trained home inspector. The other options, Richard Wyatt, Long Trump, and Philip Davies, do not have any information or evidence to suggest that they were the first trained home inspector. Therefore, George Wick is the most plausible answer based on the available information.

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  • 2. 

    The report of an home inspector does not guarantee the following except 

    • A.

      Safety of owner

    • B.

      Life expectancy of components

    • C.

      Efficiency of systems

    • D.

      Future condition

    Correct Answer
    A. Safety of owner
    Explanation
    The report of a home inspector provides information about the life expectancy of components, the efficiency of systems, and the future condition of a home. However, it does not guarantee the safety of the owner. While the inspector may identify potential safety hazards, it is ultimately the responsibility of the owner to address and mitigate these risks.

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  • 3. 

    The first home inspection company was founded by Christopher Nolan and __________

    • A.

      John Boniface

    • B.

      Mark Goodfriend

    • C.

      Jeff Robbinson

    • D.

      Mark Rogers

    Correct Answer
    B. Mark Goodfriend
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Mark Goodfriend. The question states that the first home inspection company was founded by Christopher Nolan and someone else. Out of the given options, Mark Goodfriend is the only name that completes the sentence, indicating that he was the co-founder of the first home inspection company along with Christopher Nolan.

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  • 4. 

    Which state in the US is the first to recognize the service of a home inspector?

    • A.

      Florida

    • B.

      Ohio

    • C.

      Mesachusetts

    • D.

      California

    Correct Answer
    C. Mesachusetts
    Explanation
    Massachusetts is the correct answer because it was the first state in the US to recognize the service of a home inspector.

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  • 5. 

    According to records, the first professional home inspector is ___________

    • A.

      Jack Washington

    • B.

      Mark Goodfriend

    • C.

      Joe Wyatt

    • D.

      George Wick

    Correct Answer
    D. George Wick
    Explanation
    According to records, George Wick is considered to be the first professional home inspector.

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  • 6. 

    Which of these is not an ancillary service?

    • A.

      Inspections for electric connections 

    • B.

      Inspections for water quality

    • C.

      Septic tank inspection

    • D.

      Radon testing

    Correct Answer
    A. Inspections for electric connections 
    Explanation
    Inspections for electric connections are not considered an ancillary service because they are a primary service. Ancillary services are additional services that are provided in conjunction with a primary service. In this case, inspections for water quality, septic tank inspection, and radon testing are all additional services that are provided alongside the primary service, whereas inspections for electric connections are part of the primary service itself.

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  • 7. 

    Pertaining to the associations of professional  home inspectors which of these odd?

    • A.

      Association of Licensed Home Inspectors

    • B.

      Canadian Association of Home and Property Inspectors

    • C.

      American Society of Home Inspectors

    • D.

      International Association of Certified Home Inspectors

    Correct Answer
    A. Association of Licensed Home Inspectors
    Explanation
    The odd association in this list is "Association of Licensed Home Inspectors" because all the other associations mentioned are related to home inspection, while this one does not specify any specific qualifications or certifications.

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  • 8. 

    Where are most home inspectors based as of 2013?

    • A.

      Florida

    • B.

      Rhodes Island

    • C.

      New Brunswick

    • D.

      Ontario

    Correct Answer
    D. Ontario
    Explanation
    Based on the given options, the correct answer is Ontario. This suggests that as of 2013, the majority of home inspectors were based in Ontario.

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  • 9. 

    As of 2018, how many Cannadian states have implemented government regulation on home inspection?

    • A.

      Five states

    • B.

      Three states

    • C.

      Four states

    • D.

      Two states

    Correct Answer
    D. Two states
    Explanation
    As of 2018, only two Canadian states have implemented government regulation on home inspection. This means that out of all the provinces and territories in Canada, only two have established regulations regarding the inspection of homes.

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  • 10. 

    When did the British government order postponement of all home condition reports?

    • A.

      January 14, 2010

    • B.

      July 18, 2006

    • C.

      September 3, 2012

    • D.

      July 1, 2000

    Correct Answer
    B. July 18, 2006

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