Grassroots Dating Game

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following items located on the street may help ascertain the date or era the home was built?
    • A. 

      Manhole covers

    • B. 

      Sidewalks

    • C. 

      Curbs

    • D. 

      None of the above

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    Pebble-dash exterior "stucco" is found on homes starting in the early:
    • A. 

      1900's

    • B. 

      1920's

    • C. 

      1940's

    • D. 

      1960's

    • E. 

      1980's

  • 3. 
    Arc fault circuit interrupters (AFCI) became mandatory in new homes built in the early:
    • A. 

      1960's

    • B. 

      1970's

    • C. 

      1980's

    • D. 

      1990's

    • E. 

      2000's

  • 4. 
    Lead in paint was no longer permitted after the mid:
    • A. 

      1940's

    • B. 

      1950's

    • C. 

      1960's

    • D. 

      1970's

    • E. 

      1980's

  • 5. 
    Engineered roof trusses were first used in the:
    • A. 

      1940's

    • B. 

      1950's

    • C. 

      1960's

    • D. 

      1970's

    • E. 

      1980's

  • 6. 
    Which of the following may easily date a home:
    • A. 

      Iron sinks in the bathroom or kitchen

    • B. 

      Attic hatch door

    • C. 

      Wallpaper

    • D. 

      Roof shingles

    • E. 

      All of the above.

  • 7. 
    Insulation and vapour barriers began being used with brick veneer construction in the:
    • A. 

      1930's

    • B. 

      1940's

    • C. 

      1950's

    • D. 

      1960's

    • E. 

      1970's

  • 8. 
    Which of the following is a framing method used in building a home built before 1940:
    • A. 

      Platform

    • B. 

      Fish

    • C. 

      Balloon

    • D. 

      Birds mouth

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 9. 
    Which came first?
    • A. 

      Brick veneer construction

    • B. 

      Insulbrick siding

    • C. 

      Asbestos cement siding

    • D. 

      Aluminum siding

    • E. 

      Indoor showers

  • 10. 
    Fuel oil storage tanks that have script style lettering (in a curved pattern) on its information plate indicates it may be manufactured before:
    • A. 

      1950

    • B. 

      1960

    • C. 

      1970

    • D. 

      1980

    • E. 

      1990

  • 11. 
    Bonus Question #1! Two prong electrical receptacles were no longer used after the:
    • A. 

      1940's

    • B. 

      1950's

    • C. 

      1960's

    • D. 

      1970's

    • E. 

      1980's

  • 12. 
    Bonus Question #2 Pressure treated permanent wood foundations were used starting in the late:
    • A. 

      1940's

    • B. 

      1950's

    • C. 

      1960's

    • D. 

      1970's

    • E. 

      1980's