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Septic Tank - Yoke Vent


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  • 1. 
    A watertight receptacle which the discharge of sanitary plumbing system or part thereof, designed and constructed to retain solids, digest organic matter through a period of detention and to allow the liquids to discharge into the soil outside the tank through a system of open jointed subsurface pipings or a seepage pit
    • A. 

      Septic tank

    • B. 

      Sewage

    • C. 

      Sewer

    • D. 

      Siphonage

  • 2. 
    Any waster water containing animal or vegetable matter in suspension or solution and may include liquids containing chemicals in solution
    • A. 

      Septic tank

    • B. 

      Sewage

    • C. 

      Sewer

    • D. 

      Siphonage

  • 3. 
    A pipe or conduit for carrying sewage and wastewater
    • A. 

      Septic tank

    • B. 

      Sewage

    • C. 

      Sewer

    • D. 

      Siphonage

  • 4. 
    A suction created by the flow of liquids in pipes; a pressure less than the atmospheric pressure
    • A. 

      Septic tank

    • B. 

      Sewage

    • C. 

      Sewer

    • D. 

      Siphonage

  • 5. 
    A pipe which carries the discharge toilets or similar fixtures, with or without the discharge of other fixtures, to a sewer or approved drain
    • A. 

      Soil pipe

    • B. 

      Soil stack

    • C. 

      Spigot

    • D. 

      Stack

  • 6. 
    Any pipe which conveys the discharge of water closet, urinal or fixtures having similar function, with or without the discharges from other fixtures to the building drain or building sewer
    • A. 

      Soil pipe

    • B. 

      Soil stack

    • C. 

      Spigot

    • D. 

      Stack

  • 7. 
    The end of a pipe which fits into a bell; also a word synonymously with faucet
    • A. 

      Soil pipe

    • B. 

      Soil stack

    • C. 

      Spigot

    • D. 

      Stack

  • 8. 
    A general term used for any vertical line of soil, waste or vent piping
    • A. 

      Soil pipe

    • B. 

      Soil stack

    • C. 

      Spigot

    • D. 

      Stack

  • 9. 
    A tank or pit below the normal grade of gravity receiving liquid wastes or sewage from which the wastes or sewage must be mechanically pumped to a higher receiving point
    • A. 

      Sump

    • B. 

      Trap

    • C. 

      Vent pipe

    • D. 

      Vent stak/main vent

  • 10. 
    A fitting or device designed and constructed to provide, when properly vented, a liquid seal which prevents backflow and passage of foul air and gases without materially affecting the flow of sewage or wastewater through it
    • A. 

      Sump

    • B. 

      Trap

    • C. 

      Vent pipe

    • D. 

      Vent stak/main vent

  • 11. 
    A pipe or opening used for ensuring the circulation of air in a plumbing system and for relieving the negative pressure exerted on trap seals
    • A. 

      Sump

    • B. 

      Trap

    • C. 

      Vent pipe

    • D. 

      Vent stak/main vent

  • 12. 
    The vertical pipe installed primarily for providing circulation of air to and from any part of the soil, waste of the drainage system
    • A. 

      Sump

    • B. 

      Trap

    • C. 

      Vent pipe

    • D. 

      Vent stack/main vent

  • 13. 
    A pipe which conveys only wastewater or liquid waste free of fecal matter
    • A. 

      Waste pipe

    • B. 

      Water distributing pipe

    • C. 

      Water main

    • D. 

      Water service pipe

  • 14. 
    The water supply which conveys potable water from the building supply pipe to the plumbing fixtures and other outlets
    • A. 

      Waste pipe

    • B. 

      Water distributing pipe

    • C. 

      Water main

    • D. 

      Water service pipe

  • 15. 
    The water supply pipe provided by the water utility company where local individual fixtures and other outlets
    • A. 

      Waste pipe

    • B. 

      Water distributing pipe

    • C. 

      Water main

    • D. 

      Water service pipe

  • 16. 
    The first after the water main before the water meter
    • A. 

      Waste pipe

    • B. 

      Water distributing pipe

    • C. 

      Water main

    • D. 

      Water service pipe

  • 17. 
    In a building consists of the water service pipe, water supply line, water distributing pipes and the essential branch pipes, valves and all other appurtenances for the supply of potable water
    • A. 

      Water supply system

    • B. 

      Yoke vent

  • 18. 
    A pipe connecting upward from a soil or waste stack below the floor and below the horizontal connection to an adjacent vent stack at a point above the floor and higher than the highest spill level of fixtures for preventing pressure changes in the stack
    • A. 

      Water supply system

    • B. 

      Yoke vent

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