The Penultimate Building Utilities 10

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Building Utilities Quizzes & Trivia

As the finals keep drawing nearer there is an increased need to ensure that you have understood the topic on building utilities as desired to prepare you for the exam. Take up the quiz below, which is the tent in a series of test to help you get the best grade. Give it a shot!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A graph used in air-conditioning and showing the properties of air-system mixtures.
    • A. 

      Humidity Graph

    • B. 

      Temperature Grid

    • C. 

      Psychrometric Chart

    • D. 

      Hydrograph

  • 2. 
    Heat that raises air temperature.
    • A. 

      Latent Heat

    • B. 

      Sensible Heat

    • C. 

      Anthropomorphic Heat

    • D. 

      Solar Heat

  • 3. 
    The transmission of heat energy from one place to another by circulatory movement of a mass of fluid.
    • A. 

      Convection

    • B. 

      Radiation

    • C. 

      Conduction

    • D. 

      Evaporation

  • 4. 
    A lamp designed to project and diffuse a uniform level of illumination over a large area.
    • A. 

      Spotlight

    • B. 

      Floodlight

    • C. 

      Laser Light

    • D. 

      Uplight

  • 5. 
    What mechanical equipment, coupled with a central air-conditioning system, is used to to dehumidify and cool the air stream injected to a conditioned space.
    • A. 

      Condenser

    • B. 

      Air Handling Unit

    • C. 

      Fan Coil Unit

    • D. 

      Chiller

  • 6. 
    A rigid metal housing for a group of heavy conductors insulated from each other and the enclosure, also called Busduct.
    • A. 

      Raceway

    • B. 

      Runway

    • C. 

      Busbar

    • D. 

      Busway

  • 7. 
    A heavy conductor, usually in the form of a solid copper bar, used for collecting, carrying, and distributing large electric currents, also called a busbar.
    • A. 

      Bus

    • B. 

      Race

    • C. 

      Conduit

    • D. 

      Circuit

  • 8. 
    A type of perimeter detector which detects object in heat range of body temperature.
    • A. 

      Light Beam

    • B. 

      Passive Infrared

    • C. 

      Ultrasonic

    • D. 

      Laser Zoom

  • 9. 
    A type of perimeter detector which detects interruption of light beam.
    • A. 

      Light Beam

    • B. 

      Passive Infrared

    • C. 

      Ultrasonic

    • D. 

      Laser Zoom

  • 10. 
    A type of perimeter detector which detects change in sound wave pattern.
    • A. 

      Light Beam

    • B. 

      Passive Infrared

    • C. 

      Ultrasonic

    • D. 

      Laser Zoom

  • 11. 
    Women's urinal fixture.
    • A. 

      Washdown

    • B. 

      Blowout

    • C. 

      Wash Lavatory

    • D. 

      Siphon Jet

  • 12. 
    A type of water closet that is least efficient, subject to clogging, noisy, and use a simple washout action through a small irregular passageway.
    • A. 

      Washdown

    • B. 

      Reverse Trap

    • C. 

      Blowout

    • D. 

      Siphon Vortex

  • 13. 
    This type of water closet is similar to that of the siphon-jet except that it has a smaller trap passageway and smaller water surface area, moderately noisy.
    • A. 

      Washdown

    • B. 

      Reverse Trap

    • C. 

      Blowout

    • D. 

      Siphon Vortex

  • 14. 
    A type of water closet that is noisy but highly efficient. Strong jet into up leg forces contents out. Use only with flush valve, requires higher pressure.
    • A. 

      Siphon Jet

    • B. 

      Reverse Trap

    • C. 

      Blowout

    • D. 

      Siphon Vortex

  • 15. 
    Water closet that is quiet, extremely sanitary, water is directed through the rim. It scours bowl, folds over into jet; siphon.
    • A. 

      Washdown

    • B. 

      Reverse Trap

    • C. 

      Siphon Jet

    • D. 

      Siphon Vortex

  • 16. 
    A water closet that is sanitary, efficient, and very quiet. Water enters through the rim and through the down leg.
    • A. 

      Washdown

    • B. 

      Reverse Trap

    • C. 

      Siphon Jet

    • D. 

      Siphon Vortex

  • 17. 
    A toilet bowl similar to the siphon-jet, but having the flushing water directed to the rim to create circular motion or vortex which scours the bowl.
    • A. 

      Washdown

    • B. 

      Reverse Trap

    • C. 

      Siphon Jet

    • D. 

      Siphon Vortex

  • 18. 
    A toilet bowl in which the flushing water enters through the rim and a siphonic action initiated by a water jet draws the contents of the bowl through the trapway.
    • A. 

      Washdown

    • B. 

      Reverse Trap

    • C. 

      Siphon Jet

    • D. 

      Siphon Vortex

  • 19. 
    A water closet similar to that of the siphon jet but with a smaller water surface and trapway.
    • A. 

      Washdown

    • B. 

      Reverse Trap

    • C. 

      Blowout

    • D. 

      Siphon Vortex

  • 20. 
    This type of water closet is prohibited by some health codes.
    • A. 

      Washdown

    • B. 

      Reverse Trap

    • C. 

      Blowout

    • D. 

      Siphon Vortex

  • 21. 
    The concussion and banging noise that results when a volume of water moving in a pipe suddenly stops or loses momentum.
    • A. 

      Air Stack

    • B. 

      Water Hammer

    • C. 

      Water Level

    • D. 

      Water Flange

  • 22. 
    A shutoff valve closed by lowering a wedge-shaped gate across the passage.
    • A. 

      Check Valve

    • B. 

      Gate Valve

    • C. 

      Angle Valve

    • D. 

      Globe Valve

  • 23. 
    A valve closed by a disk seating on an opening in an internal wall.
    • A. 

      Check Valve

    • B. 

      Gate Valve

    • C. 

      Angle Valve

    • D. 

      Globe Valve

  • 24. 
    Liquid sewage that has been treated in a septic tank or sewage treatment plant.
    • A. 

      Soil Waste

    • B. 

      Effluent

    • C. 

      Leachate

    • D. 

      Brackish water

  • 25. 
    The centerline of pipe.
    • A. 

      Crown Weir

    • B. 

      Spring Line

    • C. 

      Top Dip

    • D. 

      Invert Line

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