Plumbing Tools And Rules! Trivia Quiz

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Plumbing Quizzes & Trivia

A beautiful home craves for perfect plumbing solution when it comes to clogging of dirt in basins, leakage in pipes, draining of unnecessary filthy materials and so on. There must be proper maintenance, plumbing installation, and repair job on every month basis for the clean and smooth functioning of taps, water tanks, toilets, kitchen sinks, etc. But for that, a wide range of plumbing tools is necessary to complete the maintenance work. This quiz has been created to test your knowledge about the tools and rules needed in plumbing work. So, let's try out the quiz. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
     Your kitchen faucet is dripping from the spout. What is it you need to fix?
    • A. 

      Change the whole faucet

    • B. 

      Change the faucet stems (valves)

    • C. 

      Change the spout

    • D. 

      Change the washers (or seats/springs if washerless type)

    • E. 

      Change the O-rings in the spout

  • 2. 
    When faced w/ a dripping faucet, and it is the older type (rubber washers and screw in seats), you take it apart to see the washer is ripped up some, but still intact. How do you tackle this problem?
    • A. 

      Change the washer, only

    • B. 

      Change the seat, only

    • C. 

      Change both the washer and seat

    • D. 

      Flip the washer around so the "good side" is showing

    • E. 

      Tighten down on the seat

  • 3. 
    What does MIP mean?
    • A. 

      Male Inside Pipe

    • B. 

      Male Iron Pipe

    • C. 

      Metal Inside Plastic

    • D. 

      Metal Into Plastic

  • 4. 
    What are flare fittings primarily used for?
    • A. 

      Acids

    • B. 

      Air

    • C. 

      Gas

    • D. 

      Water

  • 5. 
    What's the difference between an S Trap and a P Trap?
    • A. 

      An S-Trap drains into the wall, A P-Trap drains into the floor

    • B. 

      An S-Trap drains into the floor, A P-Trap drains into the wall

    • C. 

      There is no difference

  • 6. 
    Normally, what diameter is a tailpeice for a bathroom sink?
    • A. 

      1"

    • B. 

      1 1/4"

    • C. 

      1 1/2"

    • D. 

      1 3/4"

    • E. 

      1 7/8"

  • 7. 
    Customer, "I am trying to change the handle on my toilet and it's not coming off. How do I get the handle off?" What do you tell them?
    • A. 

      Use a pliers to take it off

    • B. 

      There is a clip that needs to come off first

    • C. 

      It's reverse threaded

    • D. 

      Pull the handle out first then unscrew the nut

    • E. 

      Twist the handle 1/2 way and then pull it out.

  • 8. 
    The maximum units on a 2" horizontal waistline are
    • A. 

      5

    • B. 

      8

    • C. 

      6

    • D. 

      4

  • 9. 
    One fixture unit has a discharge capacity of
    • A. 

      8 to 15 gpm

    • B. 

      Up to 7 1/2 gpm

    • C. 

      Over 20 gpm

    • D. 

      18 to 20 gpm

  • 10. 
    The length of a 1/2" appliance connector for a gas water heater shall not exceed
    • A. 

      3 ft

    • B. 

      6 ft

    • C. 

      2 ft

    • D. 

      4 ft