General Plumbing Knowledge Quiz! Trivia

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General Plumbing Knowledge Quiz! Trivia


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The flow of water or other liquids, mixtures, or substances into the distributing pipes of a potable water supply from any source other than from its intended source.
    • A. 

      Back siphonage

    • B. 

      Back pressure

    • C. 

      Backflow

    • D. 

      Backflow connection

  • 2. 
    Occurs due to increased reverse pressure above the supply pressure . Ex: pumps, boilers, gravity or other source  of pressure.
    • A. 

      Backflow preventor

    • B. 

      Backpressure backflow

    • C. 

      Back siphonage

    • D. 

      Backflow connection

  • 3. 
    The flowing back of used, contaminated or pulluted water from a plumbing fixture or vissel into a water supply pipe due to negative pressure in such pipe.
    • A. 

      Back siphonage

    • B. 

      Back pressure

    • C. 

      Back preventor

    • D. 

      Cross connection

  • 4. 
    Any joint obtained by joining of metal parts which alloy will melts at a temperature  higher than 449 degree centigrade but lower than the melting temperature of the parts to be joined.
    • A. 

      Soldered joint

    • B. 

      Butted joint

    • C. 

      Brazed joint

    • D. 

      Mechanical Joint

  • 5. 
    The parts of a plumbing system designed and installed to serve more than one appliances, fixture, building or system.
    • A. 

      Common

    • B. 

      Supply

    • C. 

      Chase

    • D. 

      Interconnection

  • 6. 
    An approved elastumeric sealing gasket with an approved outer shield and a tightining mechanism.
    • A. 

      Union patente

    • B. 

      Nipple

    • C. 

      Shielded Coupling

    • D. 

      Plug

  • 7. 
    An adjustable tubing connection consisting of a compression nut, a friction ring, a compression washer, designed to fit a threaded adapter fitting or a standard taper pipe thread.
    • A. 

      Mechanical joint

    • B. 

      Conduit

    • C. 

      Threaded joint

    • D. 

      Slip joint

  • 8. 
    A pipe joint obtained by joining metal parts with metallic mixtures or alloys which melts at a temperature 149'C- 427'C.
    • A. 

      Union patente

    • B. 

      Brazed joint

    • C. 

      Soldered joint

    • D. 

      Plug

  • 9. 
    The end of a pipe which fits into a bell. Also, a word used synonymously with faucet.
    • A. 

      Bell

    • B. 

      Spigot

    • C. 

      Cap

    • D. 

      Condo

  • 10. 
    An underground drain pipe that receives only sub-surface or seepage water and conveys it to a pump for disposal by gravity flow or by lift pump.
    • A. 

      Drainage

    • B. 

      Subsoil drain

    • C. 

      Sewage

    • D. 

      Waste water

  • 11. 
    Any pipe or fitting which forms an angle not more than 45 degrees with the vertical line.
    • A. 

      Vertical Pipe

    • B. 

      Tailpiece

    • C. 

      Horizontal Pipe

    • D. 

      Inlet

  • 12. 
    A pipe that conveys potable water from the building supply pipe to the plumbing fixtures and water outlets.
    • A. 

      Waterseal

    • B. 

      Watermain

    • C. 

      Water distributing pipe

    • D. 

      Water supply

  • 13. 
    A system of a building or premises consists of the water services, water supply line, water distributing pipe and the necessary branch pipe fittings, valve, and all appurtenances requires for the supply of potable water.
    • A. 

      Water main

    • B. 

      Water supply system

    • C. 

      Distributing system

    • D. 

      Waste water

  • 14. 
    Any joint or seam obtained by the joining of metals parts in a plastic molten state.
    • A. 

      Welded joint or seam

    • B. 

      Threaded joint

    • C. 

      Swipe joint

    • D. 

      Inlet

  • 15. 
    A hose connection with two-gated outlets permitting two connections of the same or smaller coupling diameter to be taken from a single supply line.
    • A. 

      Tee

    • B. 

      U Shaped

    • C. 

      Wye

    • D. 

      Nee

  • 16. 
    A vent line that connects directly with an individual trap underneath or behind the fixture and extends to the branch or main vent pipe at any point higher than the fixture or fixtures traps it serves.
    • A. 

      Back vent

    • B. 

      Common vent

    • C. 

      Circuit vent

    • D. 

      Relief vent

  • 17. 
    A controlled outlet of a pipeline to discharge liquid or detritus.
    • A. 

      Blow-off

    • B. 

      Flush down

    • C. 

      Drain off

    • D. 

      Discharge on

  • 18. 
    B&S (Ends of Pipes).
    • A. 

      Hub and Spigot

    • B. 

      Bell and Spigot

    • C. 

      Brown and Sharpe

    • D. 

      Black and Silver

  • 19. 
    The portion of an underground system, which cannot drain by gravity into the building sewer.
    • A. 

      Building subdrain

    • B. 

      Building drain

    • C. 

      Building supply

    • D. 

      Building Structure

  • 20. 
    A specifically designed system of waste piping embodying the horizontal wet venting of one or more sinks or floor drains by means of a common horizontal waste and vent pipe, adequately sized to provide free movement of air above the flow line of the drain.
    • A. 

      CW & VS

    • B. 

      CT & PRV

    • C. 

      CS & WV

    • D. 

      DWV

  • 21. 
    Is measured along its centerline.
    • A. 

      Length of pipe

    • B. 

      Developed length

    • C. 

      Conduit pipe

    • D. 

      Pipe

  • 22. 
    A septic tank with the effluent discharging into a subsurface disposal field , into one or more seepage pits or into a combination of subsurface disposal field and seepage pit roof  such other facilities.
    • A. 

      Public Sewage disposal system

    • B. 

      Private Sewage disposal system

    • C. 

      Government disposal System

    • D. 

      Residential

  • 23. 
    Operates automatically by opening a hose valve.
    • A. 

      Automatic Standpipe System

    • B. 

      Manually operated Standpipe System

    • C. 

      Wet Standpipe

    • D. 

      Dry Standpipe

  • 24. 
    A tee with the branch to receive a threaded pipe or fittings.
    • A. 

      Tapped Tee

    • B. 

      Sanitary Tee

    • C. 

      Street Tee

    • D. 

      Straight Tee

  • 25. 
    Cast Iron Pipe generally used for building installation.
    • A. 

      SV type

    • B. 

      XV type

    • C. 

      CW type

    • D. 

      VS type