Plumbing And Sanitary Quiz Set B

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  • 1. 
    Fixture UNIT VALUE of a Bathtub
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      1.5

    • C. 

      2

    • D. 

      3

  • 2. 
    Fixture UNIT VALUE of a Kitchen Sink
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      1.5

    • C. 

      2

    • D. 

      3

  • 3. 
    Fixture UNIT VALUE of a Floor Drain
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      1.5

    • C. 

      2

    • D. 

      3

  • 4. 
    Fixture UNIT VALUE of a Residential Sink
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      1.5

    • C. 

      2

    • D. 

      3

  • 5. 
    Fixture UNIT VALUE of a Laundry Tub
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      1.5

    • C. 

      2

    • D. 

      3

  • 6. 
    Fixture UNIT VALUE of a Shower Bath
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      1.5

    • C. 

      2

    • D. 

      3

  • 7. 
    Fixture UNIT VALUE of a Slop Sink
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      1.5

    • C. 

      2

    • D. 

      3

  • 8. 
    Fixture UNIT VALUE of a Public or Hotel Sink
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      1.5

    • C. 

      2

    • D. 

      3

  • 9. 
    Fixture UNIT VALUE for every 15 square foot of roof drain
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      1.5

    • C. 

      2

    • D. 

      3

  • 10. 
    Fixture UNIT VALUE of ONE Bathroom consisting of 1 water closet, lavatory, bathtub and overhead shower or water closet, lavatory and shower compartment.
    • A. 

      3

    • B. 

      5

    • C. 

      6

    • D. 

      8

  • 11. 
    Fixture UNIT VALUE of a Combination Fixture
    • A. 

      3

    • B. 

      5

    • C. 

      6

    • D. 

      8

  • 12. 
    Fixture UNIT VALUE of a Urinal
    • A. 

      3

    • B. 

      5

    • C. 

      6

    • D. 

      8

  • 13. 
    Fixture UNIT VALUE of a Water Closet
    • A. 

      3

    • B. 

      5

    • C. 

      6

    • D. 

      8

  • 14. 
    A type of house drain that receives the discharge of sanitary and domestic wastes only. the waste is conveyed on a septic tank or public sewer.
    • A. 

      Combined Drain

    • B. 

      Storm Drain

    • C. 

      Industrial Drain

    • D. 

      Sanitary Drain

  • 15. 
    A type of house drain that receives discharges of sanitary waste as well as storm water. this is the oldest form of house drain and NO longer permitted.
    • A. 

      Combined Drain

    • B. 

      Storm Drain

    • C. 

      Industrial Drain

    • D. 

      Sanitary Drain

  • 16. 
    It conveys all storm clear water or surface water waste except sanitary wastes. it terminates into lakes, rivers, or natural basins.
    • A. 

      Combined Drain

    • B. 

      Storm Drain

    • C. 

      Industrial Drain

    • D. 

      Sanitary Drain

  • 17. 
    A house drain that receives discharges from industrial equipment that contain some objectionable acid wastes.
    • A. 

      Combined Drain

    • B. 

      Storm Drain

    • C. 

      Industrial Drain

    • D. 

      Sanitary Drain

  • 18. 
    A portion of the plumbing system that receives discharges of all soil and waste stacks within the building, and conveys the same to the house sewer.
    • A. 

      House Drain

    • B. 

      Soil Drain

    • C. 

      Waste Drain

    • D. 

      Main Drain

  • 19. 
    Reduces the action scouring action in the pipe, thus the solid waste are carried along the bottom of the pipe.
    • A. 

      House Drain

    • B. 

      Oversize House Drain

    • C. 

      Floor Drain

    • D. 

      Catch Basin

  • 20. 
    Is a device designed to convey wastes from garage, wash rack, grease pits and repair floors into the house drain.
    • A. 

      Yard Catch Basin

    • B. 

      Grease Basin

    • C. 

      Garage Catch Basin

    • D. 

      Catch Basin

  • 21. 
    It is a receptacle used to receive water to be drained from the floor into the plumbing system.
    • A. 

      House Drain

    • B. 

      Oversize House Drain

    • C. 

      Floor Drain

    • D. 

      Catch Basin

  • 22. 
    Consists of a running trap installed under the basement floor to protect it from freezing
    • A. 

      Floor Drain

    • B. 

      Oversize House Drain

    • C. 

      Area Drain

    • D. 

      Floor Basin

  • 23. 
    Is a device used in kitchens serving hotels, dining rooms, clubhouses and restaurants.
    • A. 

      Yard Catch Basin

    • B. 

      Grease Basin

    • C. 

      Garage Catch Basin

    • D. 

      Oil Catch Basin

  • 24. 
    Is a  receptacle used to catch surface water drained from cemented courts, driveways, and yards.
    • A. 

      Yard Catch Basin

    • B. 

      Yard Drain

    • C. 

      Garage Catch Basin

    • D. 

      Exterior Basin

  • 25. 
    What is the MAXIMUM number of fixture units that maybe connected to a 75mm DIAMETER house drain pipe under 4% SLOPE
    • A. 

      18

    • B. 

      21

    • C. 

      25

    • D. 

      34

  • 26. 
    What is the MAXIMUM number of fixture units that maybe connected to a 75mm DIAMETER house drain pipe under 2% SLOPE
    • A. 

      18

    • B. 

      21

    • C. 

      25

    • D. 

      34

  • 27. 
    What is the MAXIMUM number of fixture units that maybe connected to a 125mm DIAMETER house drain pipe under 3% SLOPE
    • A. 

      162

    • B. 

      216

    • C. 

      264

    • D. 

      275

  • 28. 
    What is the MAXIMUM number of fixture units that maybe connected to a 125mm DIAMETER house drain pipe under 4% SLOPE
    • A. 

      162

    • B. 

      216

    • C. 

      264

    • D. 

      275

  • 29. 
    What is the SLOPE of a 100mm DIAMETER house drain pipe with 114 fixture units?
    • A. 

      2%

    • B. 

      3%

    • C. 

      4%

    • D. 

      5%

  • 30. 
    What is the SLOPE of a 100mm DIAMETER house drain pipe with 100 fixture units?
    • A. 

      2%

    • B. 

      3%

    • C. 

      4%

    • D. 

      5%

  • 31. 
    What is the SLOPE of a 100mm DIAMETER house drain pipe with 85 fixture units?
    • A. 

      2%

    • B. 

      3%

    • C. 

      4%

    • D. 

      5%

  • 32. 
    What is the SLOPE of a 125mm DIAMETER house drain pipe with 150 fixture units?
    • A. 

      2%

    • B. 

      3%

    • C. 

      4%

    • D. 

      5%

  • 33. 
    What is the SLOPE of a 125mm DIAMETER house drain pipe with 203 fixture units?
    • A. 

      2%

    • B. 

      3%

    • C. 

      4%

    • D. 

      5%

  • 34. 
    What is the MAXIMUM number of fixture units that maybe connected to a 100mm DIAMETER house drain pipe under 3% SLOPE
    • A. 

      84

    • B. 

      90

    • C. 

      96

    • D. 

      114

  • 35. 
    What is the MAXIMUM number of fixture units that maybe connected to a 100mm DIAMETER house drain pipe under 2% SLOPE
    • A. 

      81

    • B. 

      84

    • C. 

      90

    • D. 

      96

  • 36. 
    It is that portion of the horizontal drainage system which stars from the outer surface of the building and terminate at the main sewer in the street or septic tank.
    • A. 

      Soil Drain

    • B. 

      House Sewer

    • C. 

      House Drain Line

    • D. 

      Waste Sewer

  • 37. 
    It is a device installed in a house drain immediately inside the foundation wall of the building.
    • A. 

      Soil Trap

    • B. 

      Main Trap

    • C. 

      House Trap

    • D. 

      Waste Trap

  • 38. 
    Is a device used in a drainage system to prevent the reversal of flow
    • A. 

      Suppression Valve

    • B. 

      Return Valve

    • C. 

      Backflow Valve

    • D. 

      Pressure Valve

  • 39. 
    The most preferred type of backflow valve because it has the characteristics of non-interferences in the movement of air inside the drainage system.
    • A. 

      Interference Valve

    • B. 

      Unbalanced Valve

    • C. 

      Non-interference Valve

    • D. 

      Balance Valve

  • 40. 
    Not a preferred type of backflow valve, because of its poor performance.
    • A. 

      Interference Valve

    • B. 

      Unbalanced Valve

    • C. 

      Non-interference Valve

    • D. 

      Balance Valve

  • 41. 
    It is not preferred to discharge into the septic tank.
    • A. 

      Combined Drain

    • B. 

      Storm Drain

    • C. 

      Industrial Drain

    • D. 

      Sanitary Drain

  • 42. 
    It is adopted when the street drainage is higher in elevation than the basement floor of the building.
    • A. 

      Overhead Storm Drain

    • B. 

      Outside Storm Drain

    • C. 

      Splash Pan

    • D. 

      Inside Storm Drain

  • 43. 
    It collects water coming from the downspout leading the accumulated water away from the house at a relatively low rate of flow.
    • A. 

      Overhead Storm Drain

    • B. 

      Roof Leader

    • C. 

      Splash Pan

    • D. 

      Inside Storm Drain

  • 44. 
    It is sometimes located under the basement floor or within the walls of the buildings.
    • A. 

      Overhead Storm Drain

    • B. 

      Outside Storm Drain

    • C. 

      Splash Pan

    • D. 

      Inside Storm Drain

  • 45. 
    It is installed outside the foundation wall of the building.
    • A. 

      Overhead Storm Drain

    • B. 

      Outside Storm Drain

    • C. 

      Splash Pan

    • D. 

      Inside Storm Drain

  • 46. 
    Storm Drain is installed provided a slope of NOT MORE THAN ______ PER METER RUN.
    • A. 

      0.5 %

    • B. 

      1 %

    • C. 

      1.5 %

    • D. 

      2 %

  • 47. 
    Appropriate FITTINGS for a Storm Drain.
    • A. 

      Wye, 1/8 bend, Long Radius

    • B. 

      Tee, 1/8 bend, Long Radius

    • C. 

      Wye, 1/4 bend, Long Radius

    • D. 

      Wye, 1/8 bend, Short Radius

  • 48. 
    It is popularly known as water conductor or downspout.
    • A. 

      Overhead Storm Drain

    • B. 

      Roof Leader

    • C. 

      Splash Pan

    • D. 

      Inside Storm Drain

  • 49. 
    The House Drain should be sized correctly to have a flow of about ___ of the pipe diameter.
    • A. 

      45%

    • B. 

      50%

    • C. 

      55%

    • D. 

      60%

  • 50. 
    It is also known as the COLLECTION LINE of a Plumbing System
    • A. 

      House Drain

    • B. 

      Soil Drain

    • C. 

      Waste Drain

    • D. 

      Main Drain

  • 51. 
    A device installed in a drainage system to prevent reverse flow
    • A. 

      Back Water Valve

    • B. 

      Back-Siphonage

    • C. 

      Backflow Preventer

    • D. 

      Back-Vent Pipe

  • 52. 
    A device or means to prevent flow of liquid from returning to source of supply. Also called Vacuum Breaker.
    • A. 

      Back Water Valve

    • B. 

      Back-Siphonage

    • C. 

      Backflow Preventer

    • D. 

      Back-Vent Pipe

  • 53. 
    A part of the vent line, which connects directly with an individual trap underneath or behind the fixture and extends to the branch or main vent pipe at any point higher than fixture or fixture traps it serves.
    • A. 

      Backflow Connection

    • B. 

      Back-Siphonage

    • C. 

      Back Pressure Backflow

    • D. 

      Back-Vent Pipe

  • 54. 
    A condition or any arrangement whereby reverse flow can occur.
    • A. 

      Backflow Connection

    • B. 

      Back-Siphonage

    • C. 

      Back Pressure Backflow

    • D. 

      Back-Vent Pipe

  • 55. 
    The flowing back of used, contaminated or polluted water from plumbing fixture or vessel into a water supply pipe due to negative pressure in such pipe.
    • A. 

      Backflow Connection

    • B. 

      Back-Siphonage

    • C. 

      Back Pressure Backflow

    • D. 

      Back-Vent Pipe

  • 56. 
    It occurs due to an increased reverse pressure above the supply pressure.
    • A. 

      Back Pressure Backflow

    • B. 

      Back-Vent Pipe

    • C. 

      Backflow Connection

    • D. 

      Back-Siphonage

  • 57. 
    A type of pipe connection in which a ball-shaped end is held in a cuplike shell and allows movement in any direction.
    • A. 

      Ball Valve

    • B. 

      Ball Cock

    • C. 

      Ball Joint

    • D. 

      Ball Cup

  • 58. 
    A valve opened and closed by the fall and rise respectively, of an attached ball floating on the surface of the liquid.
    • A. 

      Ball Valve

    • B. 

      Angle Valve

    • C. 

      Ball Pressure Valve

    • D. 

      Ball Cup

  • 59. 
    A room equipped with a shower stall or bathtub.
    • A. 

      Bathroom Group

    • B. 

      Bathroom

    • C. 

      Shower room

    • D. 

      Half Bathroom

  • 60. 
    A room equipped with a only 1 WC and Lavatory
    • A. 

      Half Bathroom

    • B. 

      Bathroom Group

    • C. 

      Bathroom

    • D. 

      Shower room

  • 61. 
    A group of fixtures consisting 1WC, 1 or 2 Lavatory, Bathtub Bath/Shower, Shower, Urinal or Bidet, Emergency Floor Drain.
    • A. 

      Half Bathroom

    • B. 

      Bathroom Group

    • C. 

      Bathroom

    • D. 

      Shower room

  • 62. 
    A sink designed primarily to receive wastes from bedpans and having a flush rim, an integral trap with a visible trap seal, and the same flushing and cleansing characteristics as a water closet.
    • A. 

      Blow-off Sink

    • B. 

      Bidet Sink

    • C. 

      Clinic Sink

    • D. 

      Sanitary Sink

  • 63. 
    A loop of pipe rising approximately 35 feet, at its top most point above the highest fixture it supplies.
    • A. 

      Sanitary Loop

    • B. 

      Plumbing Loop

    • C. 

      Barometric Loop

    • D. 

      Pipe Pressure Loop

  • 64. 
    A flange that closes the end of a pipe. There is no opening for the passage of air or liquid.
    • A. 

      Pipe Flange

    • B. 

      Reverse Flange

    • C. 

      Closed Flange

    • D. 

      Blind Flange

  • 65. 
    A plumbing fixture used for washing the middle private part of the body, especially the genitals.
    • A. 

      Ball Faucet

    • B. 

      Water Hose

    • C. 

      Bidet

    • D. 

      Mini Shower

  • 66. 
    Sanitary Sewage is also known as
    • A. 

      Soil

    • B. 

      Plumbing Waste

    • C. 

      Domestic Sewage

    • D. 

      Pipe Sewage

  • 67. 
    A piping arrangement in which a drain from a fixture, appliance or device discharge indirectly into a fixture, receptacle, or interceptor at a point below the flood level rim of the receptacle so installed as to prevent backflow or siphonage.
    • A. 

      Air Break

    • B. 

      Pressure

    • C. 

      Air Stop

    • D. 

      Air Gap

  • 68. 
    The unobstructed vertical distance through the free atmosphere between the outlet of water pipe and the flood level rim of the receptacle into which it is discharging.
    • A. 

      Air Break

    • B. 

      Pressure Gap

    • C. 

      Air Stop

    • D. 

      Air Gap

  • 69. 
    An act to regulate the trade of Master Plumber in the Philippines
    • A. 

      RA 1378

    • B. 

      RA 1364

    • C. 

      RA 386

    • D. 

      PD 1067

  • 70. 
    The date when the Sanitary Engineering Law  and Plumbing Law are approved.
    • A. 

      January 18 1955

    • B. 

      June 18 1955

    • C. 

      June 27 1956

    • D. 

      September 16 1955

  • 71. 
    An act to regulate the practice of Sanitary Engineering in the Philippines
    • A. 

      RA 1378

    • B. 

      RA 1364

    • C. 

      RA 386

    • D. 

      PD 1067

  • 72. 
    Civil Code of the Philippines
    • A. 

      RA 1378

    • B. 

      RA 1364

    • C. 

      RA 386

    • D. 

      PD 1067

  • 73. 
    Water Code of the Philippines
    • A. 

      RA 1378

    • B. 

      RA 1364

    • C. 

      RA 386

    • D. 

      PD 1067

  • 74. 
    Environment Code of the Philippines
    • A. 

      RA 1378

    • B. 

      PD 196

    • C. 

      PD 1152

    • D. 

      PD 1067

  • 75. 
    Provincial Water Utilities Act
    • A. 

      RA 1378

    • B. 

      PD 198

    • C. 

      PD 1152

    • D. 

      PD 1067

  • 76. 
    Sanitation Code of the Philippines
    • A. 

      PD 1378

    • B. 

      PD 856

    • C. 

      PD 865

    • D. 

      PD 1067

  • 77. 
    The date when the Sanitation Code is issued.
    • A. 

      August 22 1991

    • B. 

      May 25 1973

    • C. 

      June 27 1956

    • D. 

      August 22 1955

  • 78. 
    The date when the Provincial Water Utilities Act is signed.
    • A. 

      August 22 1991

    • B. 

      May 25 1973

    • C. 

      June 27 1970

    • D. 

      August 22 1955

  • 79. 
    The date when the Philippine Environment Code is signed.
    • A. 

      August 20 1971

    • B. 

      May 25 1973

    • C. 

      June 6 1977

    • D. 

      June 22 1975

  • 80. 
    The date when the Water Code is signed.
    • A. 

      December 20 1971

    • B. 

      May 25 1973

    • C. 

      May 25 1975

    • D. 

      December 31 1976