Building Utilities Trivia Questions

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Building Utilities Trivia Questions

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  • 1. 
    Receptacles attached to a plumbing system other than a trap in which waste water or waste may be collected or retained for ultimate discharge into the plumbing system.
    • A. 

      Fittings

    • B. 

      Fixtures

    • C. 

      Nipple

    • D. 

      Furnitures

  • 2. 
    Identify the type of Lavatory.
    • A. 

      Surface Mounted

    • B. 

      Pedestal Lavatory

    • C. 

      Counter Type Lavatory

    • D. 

      Wall Hung Lavatory

  • 3. 
    A plumbing fixture used for washing the middle part of the body, especially the genitals. It is also known as the Sitz Bath.
    • A. 

      Lavatory

    • B. 

      Water closet

    • C. 

      Bidet

    • D. 

      Urinal

  • 4. 
    A pipe installed to vent a fixture trap, that connects with the vent system above the fixture served or terminates in the open air.
    • A. 

      Individual Vent

    • B. 

      Vent Stack

    • C. 

      Vent Pipe

    • D. 

      Looped Vent

  • 5. 
    An arrangement of venting so installed that one vent pipe serve two traps.
    • A. 

      Unit vent

    • B. 

      Back vent

    • C. 

      Main Vent

    • D. 

      Looped Vent

  • 6. 
    The "backbone" of the entire sanitary system. 
    • A. 

      VSTR ( Vent Stack through Roof)

    • B. 

      Main Soil and Waste Stack

    • C. 

      Main Soil and Waste Vent

    • D. 

      Waste Stack

  • 7. 
    Clean outs are not required on a horizontal drain less than _____ m in length unless such line is serving sinks or urinals.
    • A. 

      1.00 m

    • B. 

      1.50 m

    • C. 

      1.80 m

    • D. 

      2.00 m

  • 8. 
    It is a type of trap used in fixtures that discharge large amount of water such as bathtubs, shower or floor drains.
    • A. 

      P- Trap

    • B. 

      Running Trap

    • C. 

      Drum Trap

    • D. 

      Stand Trap

  • 9. 
    It is a device that regulates the flow of a fluid ( gases, liquids, solids, slurries)by opening, closing, or partially obstructing various passageways. This are technically pipe fittings, but are usually discussed as a separate category.
    • A. 

      Valves and Control

    • B. 

      Foot Valve

    • C. 

      Tanks and water storage

    • D. 

      Pumps

  • 10. 
    The water collector at the eaves of the building.
    • A. 

      Catch basin

    • B. 

      Ridge

    • C. 

      Downspout

    • D. 

      Roof gutter

  • 11. 
    Color of pipe for STEAM - High Pressure and Exhaust System
    • A. 

      Gray

    • B. 

      White / Buff

    • C. 

      Black

    • D. 

      Yellow

  • 12. 
    Color of pipe for Oil ( Delivery and Discharge )
    • A. 

      White/ Buff

    • B. 

      Brass Bronze / Yellow

    • C. 

      Blue green

    • D. 

      Black

  • 13. 
    All horizontal piping shall be run in practical alignment and at a uniform grade of not less than ____% per meter toward the point of disposal.
    • A. 

      1.5%

    • B. 

      2%

    • C. 

      2 1/2%

    • D. 

      3%

  • 14. 
    One of the oldest plumbing materials. It is highly resistant and is very suitable to underground installation. But because it is poisonous to human health, it is never recommended to convey water human consumption.
    • A. 

      Ceramic Pipe

    • B. 

      Iron Pipe

    • C. 

      Brass Pipe

    • D. 

      Lead Pipe

  • 15. 
    The piping must be air tight, gas tight and water tight.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    A water closet that is otherwise known as "Eastern Type", since the user assumes a squatting position rather than a sitting position.
    • A. 

      Squat Toilet

    • B. 

      Squat Bowl

    • C. 

      Squat Water Closet

    • D. 

      Squat Basin

  • 17. 
    Identify the type of URINAL
    • A. 

      Wall Hung Urinal

    • B. 

      Pedestal Urinal

    • C. 

      Stall Urinal

    • D. 

      Through Urinal

  • 18. 
    Identify the type of URINAL
    • A. 

      Wall Hung Urinal

    • B. 

      Pedestal Urinal

    • C. 

      Stall Urinal

    • D. 

      Through Urinal

  • 19. 
    Identify the type of FAUCET
    • A. 

      Compression Cock

    • B. 

      Key Cock

    • C. 

      Ball Faucet

    • D. 

      Hose Bibb

  • 20. 
    Identify the type of FAUCET
    • A. 

      Compression Cock

    • B. 

      Key Cock

    • C. 

      Ball Faucet

    • D. 

      Hose Bibb

  • 21. 
    Identify the type of FAUCET
    • A. 

      Compression Cock

    • B. 

      Key Cock

    • C. 

      Ball Faucet

    • D. 

      Hose Bibb

  • 22. 
    A water supply pipe that extends one full story or more to convey water to branches or to a group of fixtures.
    • A. 

      Service Pipe

    • B. 

      Fixture Branch

    • C. 

      Riser

    • D. 

      Fixture Supply

  • 23. 
    Identify the type of FAUCET
    • A. 

      Compression Cock

    • B. 

      Key Cock

    • C. 

      Ball Faucet

    • D. 

      Hose Bibb

  • 24. 
    TYPE of TRAPS Used in lavatories, kitchen sinks, laundry tubs, and urinals. Materials commonly used are nickel, chrome , plated brass and PVC.
    • A. 

      P- Trap

    • B. 

      Deep Seal P-Trap

    • C. 

      Stand Trap

    • D. 

      Running Trap

  • 25. 
    It is a type of water treatment wherein water is sprayed into the air to release any trapped gases and absorb additional oxygen for better taste.
    • A. 

      Coagulation

    • B. 

      Aeration

    • C. 

      Filtration

    • D. 

      Disinfection

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