Punkd12 Problem S-3

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Plumbing Quizzes & Trivia

Sample problem from plumbing


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    That part of the lowest piping of a drainage system that recieves the discharge from soil, waste, and other drainage pipes inside the walls of the building and conveys it to a point 2 ft. outside the building wall is a ___
    • A. 

      Building drain

    • B. 

      Building sewer

    • C. 

      Waste pipe

    • D. 

      Soil stack

  • 2. 
    Fixture connections that require the removal of an access panel for servicing are considered ____.
    • A. 

      Accessible

    • B. 

      Readily accessible

    • C. 

      Not accessible

    • D. 

      Exposed

  • 3. 
    A room equipped with a shower or bathtub is a ___.
    • A. 

      Toilet room

    • B. 

      Bathroom

    • C. 

      Shower room

    • D. 

      Washroom

  • 4. 
    A vertical vent that is a continuation of the drain to which it connects is a ___
    • A. 

      Circuit vent

    • B. 

      Relief vent

    • C. 

      Continuous vent

    • D. 

      Branch vent

  • 5. 
    A horizntal drain that is sized to provide free movement of air above the flow line of the drain is called a ___
    • A. 

      Continuous waste system

    • B. 

      Durham waste and vent system

    • C. 

      Combination waste and vent system

    • D. 

      Solvent waste and vent system

  • 6. 
    The length along the centerline of the pipe and fittings is the ___
    • A. 

      Diagonal length

    • B. 

      Diameter length

    • C. 

      Circumferential length

    • D. 

      Developed length

  • 7. 
    A device integrated within an air accumulator vessel that is desgned to discharge a predetermined quantity of water to fixtures for flushing purposes is a(an) ___-
    • A. 

      Expansion tank

    • B. 

      Surge tank

    • C. 

      Flushometer tank

    • D. 

      Day tank

  • 8. 
    What do you call the main water pipe which delivers potable water to a building.
    • A. 

      Water connector

    • B. 

      Water service

    • C. 

      Water supply

    • D. 

      Water distributor

  • 9. 
    For a discharge capacity in the excreta drainage system of 1.0 to 1.89 per second, what is its assigned equivalent fixture unit when there is an intermittent flow in the system?
    • A. 

      3

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      4

    • D. 

      6

  • 10. 
    What type of valve in a water system combines to protect agaainst excessive temperature and pressure build-ups?
    • A. 

      Temperature and pressure relief valve

    • B. 

      Stop valve

    • C. 

      Tempering valve

    • D. 

      Temperature relief valve

  • 11. 
    What interior pipes are used to convey storm water from a roof drain to appoint of disposal?
    • A. 

      Leaders

    • B. 

      Conductors

    • C. 

      Wet stacks

    • D. 

      Stacks

  • 12. 
    What delivers water under pressure?
    • A. 

      Ejector

    • B. 

      Sump pump

    • C. 

      Pressure controller

    • D. 

      Centrifugal pump

  • 13. 
    What type of sewage has not recieved any treatment?
    • A. 

      Crude

    • B. 

      Oxidized

    • C. 

      Clarified

    • D. 

      Carbonized

  • 14. 
    Valve up to and including 51 mm in size should be made of what materials?
    • A. 

      Galvanized iron

    • B. 

      Cast iron

    • C. 

      Brass

    • D. 

      Copper

  • 15. 
    What do you call a pipe with a adjacent reverse bends and shaped like the letter "S"?
    • A. 

      Double bend

    • B. 

      Double hub

    • C. 

      Increaser

    • D. 

      Sanitary cross

  • 16. 
    What type of valve that will be used for all the outlets in a stand pipe
    • A. 

      Ball

    • B. 

      Check

    • C. 

      Gate

    • D. 

      Globe

  • 17. 
    What do you call the downward fall of a pipe?
    • A. 

      Grade

    • B. 

      Inclined

    • C. 

      Slope

    • D. 

      Slant

  • 18. 
    From where can liquid waste be disposed off directly into the ground?
    • A. 

      Chemical laboratory

    • B. 

      Church sacaruim

    • C. 

      Toilet

    • D. 

      Restaurant sink

  • 19. 
    Which of the following does NOT belong to sump pump system?
    • A. 

      Sump pit

    • B. 

      Sump pump

    • C. 

      Discharge piping

    • D. 

      Hinged covers

  • 20. 
    What do you call a hemp or old hemp rope soaked in oil or tar to make it waterproof?
    • A. 

      Sisal

    • B. 

      Manila

    • C. 

      Abaca

    • D. 

      Oakum

  • 21. 
    When was NAMPAP registered with the Securities and Exchage Commission?
    • A. 

      1925

    • B. 

      1942

    • C. 

      1937

    • D. 

      1935

  • 22. 
    What tank is integral with water closet, urinal, or similar fixtures for flushing or removing excrements in the fixture?
    • A. 

      Flush

    • B. 

      Septic

    • C. 

      Drain

    • D. 

      Cistern

  • 23. 
    How many equvalent water supply fixture unit has the flush tank type of water closet that is for private use?
    • A. 

      4

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      5

  • 24. 
    How many pipes that discharge into a drainage system but which are not connected directly to the drainage system clasiffied?
    • A. 

      Complex wastes

    • B. 

      Indirect wastes

    • C. 

      Special wastes

    • D. 

      Direct wastes

  • 25. 
    How do you call an auxillary vent which provides additional circulation of air in or between a drainage system classified?
    • A. 

      Common vent

    • B. 

      Relief vent

    • C. 

      Island vent

    • D. 

      Branch vent