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PLUMBING PROBLEMS


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  • 1. 
    A horizontal drain that is sized to provide free movement of air above the flow line of the drain is called a __
    • A. 

      Solvent waste and vent system

    • B. 

      Combination waste and vent system

    • C. 

      Continuous waste system

    • D. 

      Durham waste and vent system

  • 2. 
    The length along the centerline of the pipe and fittings is the ___                
    • A. 

      Diameter length

    • B. 

      Circumferential length

    • C. 

      Developed length

    • D. 

      Diagonal length

  • 3. 
    A device integrated within an ai accumalator vessel that is designed to discharge a predetermined quantity of water to fixtures for flushing purposes is a (an) __  *  
    • A. 

      Surge tank

    • B. 

      Day tank

    • C. 

      Expansion tank

    • D. 

      Flushometer tank

  • 4. 
    The combination of fittings that may be used to make an offset and is considered a vertical pipe are:            
    • A. 

      1-45 degree and 1-45 degree

    • B. 

      1-60 degree and 1-45 degree

    • C. 

      1-90 degree and 1-45 degree

    • D. 

      2-90 degree and 1-45 degree

  • 5. 
    Water that is safe for people to drink is referred to by this code as ___ *           
    • A. 

      Industrial water

    • B. 

      Potable water

    • C. 

      Soft water

    • D. 

      Hard water

  • 6. 
    By code definition, a stack is always __              
    • A. 

      Straight

    • B. 

      Vertical

    • C. 

      Horizontal

    • D. 

      Exposed

  • 7. 
    A pipe that makes an angle of not more than 45 degree with the vertical is considered ___               
    • A. 

      Vertical

    • B. 

      Horizontal

    • C. 

      Crooked pipe

    • D. 

      Diagonal pipe

  • 8. 
    The vertical depth of a trap seal is measured from __               
    • A. 

      The outlet of the trap to the bottom of the trap

    • B. 

      The inlet of the trap to the outlet of the trap

    • C. 

      The crown weir to the top of the dip of the trap

    • D. 

      The inlet of the trap to the bottom of the trap

  • 9. 
    A mixing valve that senses outlet temperature and compensates for fluctuations in incoming hot or cold water temperature is a ___ *                        
    • A. 

      Combination thermostatic/pressure-balancing valve

    • B. 

      Thermostatic (temperature control) valve

    • C. 

      Pressure-balancing valve

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 10. 
    The restroom facilities in a private day care center are classified as public use.   
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      Maybe

  • 11. 
    The discharge from clinical sinks and conveyed to the building drain is defined as a waste pipe.    
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      Maybe

  • 12. 
    A combination building sewer is (a)___    
    • A. 

      Combination of all sewer and drainage piping from inside and outside of the building

    • B. 

      Building sewer that conveys industrial waste and domestic sewage

    • C. 

      Building drains that convey waste and storm water

    • D. 

      Building sewer that conveys both sewage and storm water

  • 13. 
    PEX is the definition for ___        
    • A. 

      Polyethylene

    • B. 

      Polybutylene X

    • C. 

      Cross-linked polyethylene

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 14. 
    The lowest portion of the inside of a horizontal pipe is called the ___                   
    • A. 

      Invert mass

    • B. 

      Invert

    • C. 

      Flat vent

    • D. 

      Bottom

  • 15. 
    A device and system of piping that maintains a water seal in a remote trap is called a trap primer.    
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      Maybe

  • 16. 
    Static pressure is pressure existing without any flow.    
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      Maybe

  • 17. 
    An unconfined space is a room or space having a volume equal to at least ___ of the aggregate input rating of all the fuel-burning appliances in the space. *       
    • A. 

      10 cu. ft per Btu/hr

    • B. 

      25 cu. ft per 1,000 Btu/hr

    • C. 

      50 cu. ft per 1,000 Btu/hr

    • D. 

      100 cu. ft per Btu/hr

  • 18. 
    A permanently installed mechanical device, other than an ejector, for removing sewage or liquid waste from a sump is called a sewage pump.    
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      Maybe

  • 19. 
    A standard that is an extensive compilation of provision covering broad subject matter is the dedfinition for ___           
    • A. 

      Listed

    • B. 

      Legal document

    • C. 

      Code

    • D. 

      Standards

  • 20. 
    The principal artery of the venting system to which branches may be connected is called the  ___
    • A. 

      Branch vent

    • B. 

      Vertical vent

    • C. 

      Vent

    • D. 

      Main vent

  • 21. 
    A joint obtained by joining of metal parts with metallic mixtures of alloys that melt at a temperature up to and including 840 degree F is a ___ *                      
    • A. 

      Brazed joint

    • B. 

      Soldered joint

    • C. 

      Metallic joint

    • D. 

      Flared joint

  • 22. 
    The organization, office, or individual responsible for enforcing the requirements of a code or standard is the ___                *
    • A. 

      Authority Having Jurisdiction

    • B. 

      Plumbing inspector or department

    • C. 

      Building department

    • D. 

      Administrative authority

  • 23. 
    That portion of a drainage system that does not drain by gravity into the building sewer is known as a__  
    • A. 

      Storm sewer

    • B. 

      Building subdrain

    • C. 

      Sewer ejector

    • D. 

      Building supply

  • 24. 
    A pipe inside a building that conveys storm water from the roof to a strom drain is called a(an) ___
    • A. 

      Conductor

    • B. 

      Building storm drain

    • C. 

      Rain leader

    • D. 

      Adductor

  • 25. 
    An outlet on a boiler to permit emptying or discharging of sediment is called a(an) ___ *             
    • A. 

      Boiler blowoff

    • B. 

      Aspirator

    • C. 

      Relief valve

    • D. 

      Atmospheric check valve