Quiz About Plumbing 1

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ABOUT PLUMBING


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  • 1. 
    ______________ may be used either for the collection of water without consideration of pressure, or for storing water under air pressure or under a static head for future distribution by pneumatic or gravity means.  Materials are PVC, G.I., reinforced concrete, stainless steel or plain steel.  
    • A. 

      CISTERN/ CISTERN TANK

    • B. 

      WATER TANK

    • C. 

      WATER DAM

    • D. 

      COFERDAM

  • 2. 
    ________ are holes in the earth from which a fluid may be withdrawn using manual or mechanical means such as draw bucket,pump,etc.
    • A. 

      WELLS

    • B. 

      PITS

    • C. 

      FOX HOLES

    • D. 

      NON OF THE ABOVE

  • 3. 
    Which is not  one of the components of plumbing?
    • A. 

      Water Supply Distribution System

    • B. 

      Sanitary Drainage and Disposal System

    • C. 

      Storm Drainage System

    • D. 

      Electrical Piping System

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    What is the best fixture for a public comfort room
    • A. 

      Gatevalve

    • B. 

      Flushometer

    • C. 

      Faucet

    • D. 

      Non of the above

  • 5. 
    What can discharge directly to the sewer system
    • A. 

      Building Sewer

    • B. 

      Oil and Grease

    • C. 

      Ashes

    • D. 

      Non of the above

  • 6. 
    Water is sprayed into the air to release any trapped gases and absorb additional oxygen for better taste.
    • A. 

      Aeration

    • B. 

      Sedimentation

    • C. 

      Chlorination

    • D. 

      Filtration

  • 7. 
    Water is purified by ___________.  In various processes, so as to remove the particles of vegetable matter, mud and other particles of matter present in the water, most commonly used materials are sand and gravel.
    • A. 

      Filtration

    • B. 

      Purification

    • C. 

      Sedimentation

  • 8. 
    Water is passed through layers of sand and gravel in concrete basins in order to remove the finer suspended particles.
    • A. 

      COAGULATION

    • B. 

      FLOCCULATION

    • C. 

      SEDIMENTATION

    • D. 

      FILTRATION

  • 9. 
    Water cycle is consists of 3 stages of process, which is not included
    • A. 

      Evaporation

    • B. 

      Condensation

    • C. 

      Precipitation

    • D. 

      Hydration

  • 10. 
    Use extreme water pressure so as not to affect existing foundation in the vicinity. It makes use of a suction pump above, while casing acts as the pump riser.
    • A. 

      BORED WELLS

    • B. 

      DRILLED WELLS

    • C. 

      JETTED WELLS

    • D. 

      DUG WELLS

  • 11. 
    UPVC means: 
    • A. 

      UNPLASTICIZED POLYVINYL CHLORIDE pipe

    • B. 

      PLASTICIZED POLYVINYL CHLORIDE pipe

    • C. 

      POLYVINYL CHLORIDE pipe

  • 12. 
    Underground container for waste matter: a covered underground tank or well for the collection of waste matter and water, especially sewage. 
    • A. 

      CISTERN

    • B. 

      SUMP PIT/ CESSPOOL

    • C. 

      SEWAGE TANK

  • 13. 
    Turbidity is another problems of water for water distribution, because Silt  or mud in surface or in ground, which can cause of discolation of water and bad taste, what is the best solution for this
    • A. 

      Aeration

    • B. 

      Sedimentation

    • C. 

      Filtration

    • D. 

      Boiling

  • 14. 
    To reduce water hammer?
    • A. 

      Put noise reduction insulation to absorb noise that will be created by the pipes

    • B. 

      An additional 0.30m to 0.90m length of pipe is added to the riser to give air pressure which absorb it.

    • C. 

      Addtional vent pipe

  • 15. 
    1. To insure no leakage, a G.I. pipe when threaded has to use lead liquid or ______ tape around the thread before tightening the fittings.
    • A. 

      Solvent

    • B. 

      Teflon

    • C. 

      Packaging

    • D. 

      Electrical

  • 16. 
    This water source is often in springs and wells as a source of water
    • A. 

      Ground water

    • B. 

      Rain water

    • C. 

      Natural Water

    • D. 

      Non of the above

  • 17. 
    This pumps are used in applications where excess water must be pumped away from a particular area.a pump used to remove water that has accumulated in a water collecting sumppit,
    • A. 

      JET (EJECTOR) PUMP

    • B. 

      SUMP PUMP

    • C. 

      TURBINE PUMP

    • D. 

      PISTON PUMP

  • 18. 
    This is a portion of the rain water which has percolated into the earth to form underground deposits
    • A. 

      Aquifers

    • B. 

      Well

    • C. 

      Cistern

    • D. 

      Soil bearing

  • 19. 
    This is a kind of pump attached to the end of deep well pipe enclosed in a casing where the pump is capable of functioning while submerged.
    • A. 

      Force pump

    • B. 

      Submersible pump

    • C. 

      Lift pump

  • 20. 
    This consists of a wedge-shaped plug which is screwed down to seat between two brass rings surrounding the inlet pipe so that a double seal is obtained.  The inlet and outlet are in a straight line.  This valve is used when a normal fully open or closed position is desired.  Either end may be used as inlet
    • A. 

      Gatevalves

    • B. 

      Checkvalves

    • C. 

      Globe valves

  • 21. 
    1. These valves are used when it is desired that the flow through a pipe be always in one direction and there is a possibility of a flow taking place in the opposite direction.  One type has a pivoted flap which is readily pushed open by the pressure of water from one side but is tightly closed by the force of a reverse flow.
    • A. 

      Gatevalves

    • B. 

      Checkvalves

    • C. 

      Globe valves

  • 22. 
    These are dug with earth augers are usually less than 30 meters (100 ft) deep. The diameter ranges from 2 to 30 inches. The well is lined with metal, vitrified tile or concrete.
    • A. 

      DUG WELLS

    • B. 

      BORED WELLS

    • C. 

      DRIVEN WELLS

    • D. 

      SHORE WELLS

  • 23. 
    There is a septic tank installed on the top of a rock by the seashore. the tank is exposed on low tide, and covered in sea water during high tide. which of the following would be an appropriate water proofing for it.
    • A. 

      Water proof all surface, exterior and interior

    • B. 

      Water proof all interior surface except the floor

    • C. 

      Water proof the walls only exterior and interior

    • D. 

      Non of the above

  • 24. 
    There are several reasons why soil stacks are not allowed in columns. Which is NOT the reason?
    • A. 

      Pipes will interfere with reinforcing Bars

    • B. 

      The size of the columns will be larger

    • C. 

      Cracks and leaks cannot be detected

    • D. 

      The Gas emitted will deteriorate concrete

  • 25. 
    The pipe from the public water main or source of water supply to the building served 
    • A. 

      SERVICE PIPE

    • B. 

      MAIN SERVICE PIPE

    • C. 

      DISTRIBUTION PIPE