A Quiz On Building Utilities 09 For Pros

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Building Utilities Quizzes & Trivia

A building is made of a lot of things that must be installed for it to be considered fit for its occupants. Over the past few weeks we have been able to cover most aspects on building utilities. Take up this ninth quiz in the series of tests designed to jog your memory.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Consist of a flyball or flyweight device designed to stop an elevator.
    • A. 

      Governor

    • B. 

      Sheave

    • C. 

      Weighing Device

    • D. 

      Fascia Plate

  • 2. 
    The other type of flame detector other than the ultraviolet type.
    • A. 

      Infra Red

    • B. 

      Vapor Type

    • C. 

      Heat Sensor

    • D. 

      Microwave

  • 3. 
    Single lever valves used in kitchen sink and lavatory faucets or at shower valves works by the principle of a ___.
    • A. 

      Check Valve

    • B. 

      Gate Valve

    • C. 

      Ball Valve

    • D. 

      Globe Valve

  • 4. 
    In theater stage house, a weight usually of iron or sand used to balance suspended scenery, or the like.
    • A. 

      Weighing Device

    • B. 

      Counterweight

    • C. 

      Sheave

    • D. 

      Guide Lock

  • 5. 
    On elevators, a gear-driven machine having a drum to which the wire ropes that hoist the car are fastened, and on which they wind.
    • A. 

      Winding-Drum Machine

    • B. 

      Guiderails

    • C. 

      Counterweight

    • D. 

      Sheave

  • 6. 
    Vertical tracks that serves as a guide for the car and the counterweight.
    • A. 

      Winding-Drum Machine

    • B. 

      Guiderails

    • C. 

      Counterweight

    • D. 

      Sheave

  • 7. 
    In boilers, they function only when it exceeds prescribed unsafe operating conditions.
    • A. 

      Pressure Valve

    • B. 

      Relief Valve

    • C. 

      Limit Controls and Interlocks

    • D. 

      Emergency Lock

  • 8. 
    What type of sound absorbent is best for lower band frequencies.
    • A. 

      Porous Absorbents

    • B. 

      Plastic Absorbents

    • C. 

      Fiberglass insulation

    • D. 

      Air vacuum

  • 9. 
    The bending of sound wave when traveling forward changes direction as it passes through different densities.
    • A. 

      Refraction

    • B. 

      Reflection

    • C. 

      Deflection

    • D. 

      Reverberation

  • 10. 
    What combination of pipe fittings is installed at the base of a soil stack?
    • A. 

      Wye and 1/8 Bend

    • B. 

      Wye and1/4 Bend

    • C. 

      S-bend

    • D. 

      Wye and S-bend

  • 11. 
    The amount of heat which is absorbed or evolved in changing the state of a substance without changing its temperature.
    • A. 

      Solar Heat

    • B. 

      Latent Heat

    • C. 

      Anthropomorphic Heat

    • D. 

      Comfort Zone

  • 12. 
    Minimum width of a septic tank.
    • A. 

      60 cms.

    • B. 

      80 cms.

    • C. 

      90 cms.

    • D. 

      100 cms.

  • 13. 
    Minimum length of a septic tank.
    • A. 

      1.10 mts.

    • B. 

      1.20 mts.

    • C. 

      1.40 mts.

    • D. 

      1.50 mts.

  • 14. 
    Minimum liquid depth for a septic tank.
    • A. 

      50 cms.

    • B. 

      60 cms.

    • C. 

      70 cms.

    • D. 

      75 cms.

  • 15. 
    Minimum capacity, in cubic meters, of the secondary compartment of a septic tank.
    • A. 

      1.00 cum.

    • B. 

      1.25 cum

    • C. 

      1.50 cum

    • D. 

      2.00 cum

  • 16. 
    Minimum dimension of a manhole access to a septic tank.
    • A. 

      458 mm.

    • B. 

      508 mm.

    • C. 

      615 mm.

    • D. 

      622 mm.

  • 17. 
    Minimum length of the secondary compartment of a septic tank with a capacity of more than 6 cubic meters.
    • A. 

      1.50 mts.

    • B. 

      1.75 mts.

    • C. 

      1.80 mts.

    • D. 

      2.10 mts.

  • 18. 
    Minimum distance of a water supply well from a septic tank.
    • A. 

      12.50 mts.

    • B. 

      15.20 mts.

    • C. 

      20.15 mts.

    • D. 

      25.10 mts.

  • 19. 
    Minimum distance of a water supply well from a seepage pit or cesspool.
    • A. 

      45.70 mts.

    • B. 

      54.07 mts.

    • C. 

      54.70 mts.

    • D. 

      74.50 mts.

  • 20. 
    Minimum distance of a water supply well from a disposal field.
    • A. 

      20.30 mts.

    • B. 

      30.40 mts.

    • C. 

      30.50 mts.

    • D. 

      35.00 mts.

  • 21. 
    Minimum Gauge of galvanized sheet used for downspouts.
    • A. 

      20

    • B. 

      22

    • C. 

      24

    • D. 

      26

  • 22. 
    Minimum height of a water seal for each fixture trap.
    • A. 

      19 mm.

    • B. 

      25 mm.

    • C. 

      32 mm.

    • D. 

      51 mm.

  • 23. 
    Maximum height of a water seal for each fixture trap.
    • A. 

      51 mm.

    • B. 

      76 mm.

    • C. 

      102 mm.

    • D. 

      122 mm.

  • 24. 
    Maximum length of the tailpiece from any fixture.
    • A. 

      40 cms.

    • B. 

      50 cms.

    • C. 

      60 cms.

    • D. 

      70 cms.

  • 25. 
    Minimum extension of the VSTR above the roof.
    • A. 

      10 cms.

    • B. 

      15 cms.

    • C. 

      20 cms.

    • D. 

      25 cms.

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