Plumbing Code Trivia Quiz! Test

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Plumbing Code Trivia Quiz! Test

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Plumbing shall be installed by Registered Master Plumbers with due regard to the preservation of the strength of structural members and the prevention of damage to walls and other surfaces through fixture usage.
    • A. 

      Principle No. 19

    • B. 

      Principle No. 20

    • C. 

      Principle No. 21

    • D. 

      Principle No. 22

  • 2. 
    A plumbing permit issued under the provisions of this Code shall expire and become null and void if the plumbing work authorized therein is not commenced within one year from the date of such permit or if the plumbing work so authorized is suspended or abandoned at any time after having been commenced for a period of ______  days.
    • A. 

      30

    • B. 

      60

    • C. 

      90

    • D. 

      120

  • 3. 
    Plumbing fixtures used for washing the middle private part of the body, especially the genitals. Also called a "sitz" bath.
    • A. 

      Bibb

    • B. 

      Bidet

    • C. 

      Branch

    • D. 

      Black flange

  • 4. 
    Any pipe, which conveys the discharge of water closet, urinal, or fixtures having similar functions, with or without the discharges from other fixtures to the building drain or building sewer.
    • A. 

      Soil pipe

    • B. 

      Waste pipe

    • C. 

      Urinal pipe

    • D. 

      Discharge pipe

  • 5. 
    The water shall be kept in the pipe system or in the portion under test, for at least ____ minutes before inspection starts.
    • A. 

      10

    • B. 

      15

    • C. 

      20

    • D. 

      25

  • 6. 
    The air test shall be made by attaching an air compressor testing apparatus to any suitable opening, and after closing all other inlets and outlets to the system, the air is forced into the pipe system until there is a uniform gauge pressure of ________ or sufficient to balance a column of mercury 254 mm in height.
    • A. 

      35.4 kPa

    • B. 

      43.5 kPa

    • C. 

      34.5 kPa

    • D. 

      44.5 kPa

  • 7. 
    Whenever the water pressure in the main or another source of supply will not provide water pressure of at least _____, after allowing friction and other pressure losses, a hydropneumatic pressure tank or an elevated tank and booster pump will provide said ______ pressure.
    • A. 

      101 kPa

    • B. 

      103 kPa

    • C. 

      105 kPa

    • D. 

      110 kPa

  • 8. 
    Water pipes crossing sewer or drainage piping constructed of clay or materials, not approved for use within a building, shall be laid a minimum of _____ above the sewer or drain pipe.
    • A. 

      0.30 m

    • B. 

      0.50 m

    • C. 

      0.10 m

    • D. 

      0.15 m

  • 9. 
    No building water service pipe shall be less than _____ in diameter.
    • A. 

      16 mm

    • B. 

      18 mm

    • C. 

      19 mm

    • D. 

      20 mm

  • 10. 
    No galvanized wrought iron or galvanized steel pipe shall be used underground and shall be kept at least ____ above ground.
    • A. 

      152 mm

    • B. 

      155 mm

    • C. 

      160 mm

    • D. 

      162 mm