Plumbing Terms Glossary Trivia! Quiz Questions

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If you think you have a career in plumbing, it is important that you ensure you understand all the plumbing terms in this glossary trivia. The quiz questions re perfect for someone who is just starting off their classes. Give it a try and feel free to take it as many times as possible until you understand each term by heart. Keep a look out for more quizzes just like this.


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  • 1. 
    A kind of return bend of the small-sized faucet, one end of which is about one foot long and the other end is about 3 inches. It is commonly used as a faucet for the pantry sink and drinking fountain. Also the lead connection between the service pipe and the water main.
    • A. 

      Gooseneck

    • B. 

      Half Bath

    • C. 

      Hose Bibb

    • D. 

      Indirect Waste Pipe

  • 2. 
    A bathroom containing water closet and lavatory.
    • A. 

      Gooseneck

    • B. 

      Half Bath

    • C. 

      Hose Bibb

    • D. 

      Indirect Waste Pipe

  • 3. 
    A faucet in which a hose may be attached.
    • A. 

      Gooseneck

    • B. 

      Half Bath

    • C. 

      Hose Bibb

    • D. 

      Indirect Waste Pipe

  • 4. 
    A waste pipe that does not connect directly with the drainage system but conveys wastes by discharging into a plumbing fixture or receptacle, which is directly connected to the drainage system
    • A. 

      Gooseneck

    • B. 

      Half Bath

    • C. 

      Hose Bibb

    • D. 

      Indirect Waste Pipe

  • 5. 
    A condition is contrary to sanitary principles or injurious to health.
    • A. 

      Insanitary

    • B. 

      Lavatory/Basin Wash

    • C. 

      Main

    • D. 

      Main Vent/Vent Stack

  • 6. 
    A fixture designed for washing the hands and the face.
    • A. 

      Insanitary

    • B. 

      Lavatory/Basin Wash

    • C. 

      Main

    • D. 

      Main Vent/Vent Stack

  • 7. 
    The principal pipe to which the branches may be connected.
    • A. 

      Insanitary

    • B. 

      Lavatory/Basin Wash

    • C. 

      Main

    • D. 

      Main Vent/Vent Stack

  • 8. 
    A vertical vent pipe installed primarily for the purpose of providing circulation of air to or from any part of the building drainage system.
    • A. 

      Insanitary

    • B. 

      Lavatory/Basin Wash

    • C. 

      Main

    • D. 

      Main Vent/Vent Stack

  • 9. 
    An opening constructed in any part of the plumbing system, of sufficient size for a person to gain access thereto.
    • A. 

      Manhole

    • B. 

      Pipe

    • C. 

      Plumbing

    • D. 

      Plumbing fixture/ Sanitary Ware

  • 10. 
    A cylindrical conduit or conductor, the wall thickness is sufficient to receive a standard pipe.
    • A. 

      Manhole

    • B. 

      Pipe

    • C. 

      Plumbing

    • D. 

      Plumbing fixture/ Sanitary Ware

  • 11. 
    The art and science of installing in buildings the pipes, fixtures and other apparatus for bringing in water supply and removing water and waterborne wastes.
    • A. 

      Manhole

    • B. 

      Pipe

    • C. 

      Plumbing

    • D. 

      Plumbing fixture/ Sanitary Ware

  • 12. 
    A receptacle attached to a plumbing system other than a trap in which or wastes may be collected or retained for ultimate discharge into the plumbing system.
    • A. 

      Manhole

    • B. 

      Pipe

    • C. 

      Plumbing

    • D. 

      Plumbing fixture/ Sanitary Ware

  • 13. 
    All water supply, drainage, and venting systems and all fixtures and their traps complete with their connections.
    • A. 

      Plumbing System

    • B. 

      Potable water

    • C. 

      Privy

    • D. 

      Public sewer

  • 14. 
    Water that meets the standards of a government agency and is used for culinary, domestic and drinking purposes.
    • A. 

      Plumbing System

    • B. 

      Potable water

    • C. 

      Privy

    • D. 

      Public sewer

  • 15. 
    An outside or structures used for the deposition of excrement.
    • A. 

      Plumbing System

    • B. 

      Potable water

    • C. 

      Privy

    • D. 

      Public sewer

  • 16. 
    A common sewer directly controlled by a public authority to which all abutters have equal rights of connections.
    • A. 

      Plumbing System

    • B. 

      Potable water

    • C. 

      Privy

    • D. 

      Public sewer

  • 17. 
    A water supply pipe that extends vertically one full storey or more to convey water to fixture branches or a group of fixtures.
    • A. 

      Riser

    • B. 

      Roughing-in

    • C. 

      Seepage Pit/Cesspool/DryWell

  • 18. 
    The installation of parts of the plumbing system can be completed prior to the installation of fixtures or finishing. This includes drainage, water supply, and vent piping and necessary fixture supports.
    • A. 

      Riser

    • B. 

      Roughing-in

    • C. 

      Seepage Pit/Cesspool/DryWell

  • 19. 
    A loosely lined excavation in the ground, which receives the discharge of a septic tank to seep through the bottom and sides of the pit.
    • A. 

      Riser

    • B. 

      Roughing-in

    • C. 

      Seepage Pit/Cesspool/DryWell