Plumbing Quizzes & Trivia

If there’s any one invention we should be collectively thankful for, it’s modern day plumbing. However, there are some plumbing experts out there who would argue that the ancient Minoan civilization had already beat this “modern day marvel” about 4000 years ago with their own plumbing techniques. Where do you stand on the argument? Do you know enough plumbing facts to take on these quizzes?

Do you know what water pipes used to be made of when they were first brought into use? Sir John Alexander is credited with inventing what in 1596? In 1929 a series of sewer explosions occurred in Canada. Do you know where in Canada the explosions occurred? Can you name the 10 different types of common end-user plumbed-in fixtures? Dust off your handyman skills, you’re going to need them for these quizzes!

Plumbing is any system in one's house, building or street that conveys fluids for a wide range of applications – such as sinks, dishwashers, showers, toilets and washing machines. Test your knowledge on plumbing with...

Questions: 25  |  Attempts: 1056   |  Last updated: Jul 6, 2017
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    When water comes out as soon as the fire sprinkler is activated, the system is

Plumbing code test on installation of fixtures and piping.  also codes of plumbing standards and practices.

Questions: 14  |  Attempts: 900   |  Last updated: Jan 25, 2016
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    What is the minimum size vent for a water closet?


Questions: 47  |  Attempts: 868   |  Last updated: Sep 1, 2017
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    How many gallons do an average daily consumption of a Bathtub?


Questions: 114  |  Attempts: 860   |  Last updated: Sep 1, 2017
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    A kind of G.I. fitting that has one end external threads, while the other end has internal threads.

Subject: PLUMBING Answer the questions with the given choices. The entire questions are composed of basic and board exam type questions. Answer the questions sincerely with the time alloted. The main objective of the quiz is...

Questions: 116  |  Attempts: 839   |  Last updated: Dec 19, 2018
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    What pipe should not be buried underground?

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Plumbing Questions & Answers

Which of the following is used to connect the two ends of two pipes, neither of which can be turned?
The answer is coupling. This is coupling by definition. Coupling definition - connects two pipes to each other.
What is the minimum size of trap and waste branch for a bidet?
The minimum size of the trap and waste branch for a bidet is 2 diameter. It allows sufficient movement and space for adequate function, while not taking up too much space for itself. A bidet is a fancy addition to the toilet, which functions to wash
What a valve permitting a liquid or gas to flow in one direction?
The correct answer to this question is C, Float valve. These valves are heavy duty. They used in many industries, including commercial, agricultural, and industrial. In these industries, they are commonly used in refrigerators, air conditioners, and
What is the name of this model? Water enters through rim punchings and jets placed in an up-leg of the rear trap, filling the trapway and creating an instant siphon action without rise of water...
The correct answer to this question is C, SIPHON-JET. A siphon jet is a pocket which is molded. It appears in front of the toilet and holds extra water. It will keep this water until the toilet is flushed. Siphon jets point into the trap way. Once t