Building Construction Quiz (Plumbing - Sanitary Drainage And Sewage)

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Part I. Identification (Essential Parts of Sanitary Drainage System)


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Conveys only wastewater or liquid waste free of fecal matter
  • 2. 
    Constructed to provide a liquid seal which prevents backflow of foul air or methane gas without affecting the flow of sewage or wastewater through it. 
  • 3. 
    For ensuring the circulation of air in a plumbing system. 
  • 4. 
    Extends from the house draing at a point 0.60 meters from the outside face of the foundation wall of a building to the junction with the street sewer or any point of discharge and conveying the drainage of one building site. 
  • 5. 
    Vertical main system of soil, waste or vent pipings extending through one or more stories and extended through the roof. 
  • 6. 
    Part of the lowest horizontal piping of a plumbing system which receives the discharges from the soil, waste and other drainage pipes inside of a building and conveys it to the house sewer outside of the building. 
  • 7. 
    Any part of the piping system other than a main, riser or stack. 
  • 8. 
    Pump for removing the accumulations of liquid from a sump
  • 9. 
    A pipe or artificial conduit as underground for carrying off sewage or other liquid waste to a treatment plant. 
  • 10. 
    Pit or reservoir serving as a draing or receptacle for water and other liquids. 
  • 11. 
    A chamber of a large septic tank employing siphonic action to automatically discharge a large volume of effluent when a predetermined quantity has accumulated. 
    • A. 

      Drain field

    • B. 

      Sewage treatment chamber

    • C. 

      Seepage pit

    • D. 

      Dosing chamber

  • 12. 
    Minimum slope or pitch of horizontal drainage pipe 
    • A. 

      3.0% per foot

    • B. 

      1.5% per foot

    • C. 

      1% per foot

    • D. 

      2% per foot

  • 13. 
    Lowest point on the interior of a drainpipe or sewer where the liquid is deepest. 
    • A. 

      Invert

    • B. 

      Cleancut

    • C. 

      Battery

    • D. 

      Fall

  • 14. 
    Oversized pipe functioning both as a soil or waste pipe and a vent
  • 15. 
    Used for lavatories, kitchen sinks, laundry tubs & urinals