Building Utilities Architecture Quiz! Exam

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Building Utilities Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    Conveys stormwater and terminates into natural drainages such as lakes or rivers.
    • A. 

      Storm sewer

    • B. 

      Main sewer

    • C. 

      Distribution sewer

    • D. 

      Canals

  • 2. 
    A machine that converts mechanical energy into electrical energy, a generator of alternating current.
    • A. 

      Thermostat

    • B. 

      Generator

    • C. 

      Alternator

    • D. 

      Motor

  • 3. 
    Freon in air-con must be compressed and liquefied in order to absorb ___.
    • A. 

      Heat

    • B. 

      Moisture

    • C. 

      Air

    • D. 

      Water

  • 4. 
    The standard size of a wet standpipe outlet for each floor.
    • A. 

      2"

    • B. 

      1 1/4"

    • C. 

      1 1/2"

    • D. 

      1"

  • 5. 
    A type of pipe fitting for a Yoke Vent.
    • A. 

      1/4 bend

    • B. 

      1/8 bend

    • C. 

      Wye

    • D. 

      Cross tee

  • 6. 
    The minimum size of trap or branch for a bidet.
    • A. 

      3/8"

    • B. 

      1 1/2"

    • C. 

      1"

    • D. 

      1/2"

  • 7. 
    A term applied to the interconnection of the same fixtures in one soil or waste branch with one branch vent.
    • A. 

      Union

    • B. 

      Battery of fixtures

    • C. 

      Connection of fixtures

    • D. 

      Series

  • 8. 
    A single vent that ventilates multiple traps in the case of a back to back vent.  
    • A. 

      Relief vent

    • B. 

      Common vent

    • C. 

      Loop vent

    • D. 

      Circuit vent

  • 9. 
    The minimum size of a standpipe for a building in which the highest outlet is 23 meters or less from the fire service connection.
    • A. 

      4"

    • B. 

      3"

    • C. 

      2"

    • D. 

      1"

  • 10. 
    The minimum size of a wet standpipe for a riser of more than 15 meters from the source.  
    • A. 

      1"

    • B. 

      2"

    • C. 

      3"

    • D. 

      4"

  • 11. 
    Single lever valves used in the kitchen sink and lavatory faucets or at shower valves work by the principle of a ___.  
    • A. 

      Ball valve

    • B. 

      Gate valve

    • C. 

      Angular valve

    • D. 

      Check valve

  • 12. 
    Minimum height of a branch vent above the fixture it is venting.
    • A. 

      5"

    • B. 

      6"

    • C. 

      2"

    • D. 

      4"

  • 13. 
    Treats hard water.  
    • A. 

      Perlite

    • B. 

      Vermiculite

    • C. 

      Zeolite

    • D. 

      Granite

  • 14. 
    Minimum wire size in square millimeter for a branch circuit with a 30-ampere rating using Type THW stranded copper conductor in a raceway.  
    • A. 

      1.5 sqmm

    • B. 

      2 sqmm

    • C. 

      4.5 sqmm

    • D. 

      5.5 sqmm

  • 15. 
    Standard frequency of power supplied by the local power utility company like Meralco.  
    • A. 

      50 cycles

    • B. 

      60 cycles

    • C. 

      40 cycles

    • D. 

      30 cycles

  • 16. 
    The overhead service conductors from the last pole or other aerial support to and including splices, if any, connecting to the service entrance conductors at the building.  
    • A. 

      Service drop

    • B. 

      Service cap

    • C. 

      Service entrance

    • D. 

      Service conductor

  • 17. 
    Unit of loudness level.  
    • A. 

      Sabin

    • B. 

      Phon

    • C. 

      Farad

    • D. 

      Watts

  • 18. 
    Distance sound travels during each cycle of vibration.  
    • A. 

      Wavelength

    • B. 

      Sound absorption

    • C. 

      Frequency

    • D. 

      Nota

  • 19. 
    The process of dissipating sound energy by converting it to heat.  
    • A. 

      Soundwave

    • B. 

      Wavelength

    • C. 

      Sound absorption

    • D. 

      Appurtenance

  • 20. 
    The reduction in the intensity or in the sound pressure level of sound is transmitted from one point to another.  
    • A. 

      Sabin

    • B. 

      Sound attenuation

    • C. 

      Wavelength

    • D. 

      Farad

  • 21. 
    Unit of sound absorption equivalent to 1 square foot of perfectly absorptive material.  
    • A. 

      Phon

    • B. 

      Watt

    • C. 

      Farad

    • D. 

      Sabin

  • 22. 
    Acoustical phenomenon which causes sound wave to be bent or scattered around.  
    • A. 

      Diffusion

    • B. 

      Acoustical diffraction

    • C. 

      Absorption

    • D. 

      Sound wave

  • 23. 
    Minimum sound pressure level that is capable of being detected by the human ear.  
    • A. 

      Threshold of inaudibility

    • B. 

      Threshold of pain

    • C. 

      Threshold of audibility

    • D. 

      Nota

  • 24. 
    Fluctuation in pressure, a particle displacement in an elastic medium.  
    • A. 

      Sound

    • B. 

      Wavelength

    • C. 

      Phon

    • D. 

      Tune

  • 25. 
    Sound sensation in a single frequency.  
    • A. 

      Wave tone

    • B. 

      Sine tone

    • C. 

      Pure tone

    • D. 

      Nota

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