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2-1 A flushometer is a device , according to code , which is used to:

(a) flush the contents from a bowl
(B) discharge a predetermined quanity of water to plumbing fixture for flushing purposes
(c) Automatically reseals froor drains
(d) Flush all surface of a floor-mounted urinal
(B) discharge a predetermined quanity of water to plumbing fixture for flushing purposes
2-2 A horizontal waste and vent pipe which is sized to provide free circulation of air above the flow line of the drain pipe is defined by the code as a:

(A) Combine waste & Vent system
(B) continuous wet vent system
(C) nonsolvent waste & vent System
(D) ventilating pip[ing system
(A) Combine waste & Vent system. is a special horizontal wet venting system using a common pipe to receive the waste from one or more sinks , floor drains, etc.
2-3 A "Dead end" as defined by the codse is.

(A) a water main that makes a 90 degree turn and is capped.
(B) a gas linhe that continues from horizontal to vertical for future use.
(C) a branch extending a minimum of 2 ft beyond a building drain & Plugged
(D) a utility alley used for piping installation that comes to an end
(C) a branch extending a minimum of 2 ft beyond a building DWV drain & Plugged
2-4 The code defines a Verticle vent that is a Continuation of the drain to which it connects as a :
(a) common vent
(B)Branch vent
(C) relief vent
(D) continuos vent
(D) continuos vent
2-5 A vent pipe which receives waste from a shower is defined by code as:
(A) a wet vent
(B) a common vent
(C) a circuit vent
(D) An Island vent
(A) a wet vent - other then water closet
2-6 As defined by the Code, The PRIMARY purpose of a yoke vent is to :
(A) connect a waste stack to a vent stack
(B) connect a vent stack to a soil stack
(C) connect loop loop vent to stack vent
(D) prevent pressure changes in stacks
(D) prevent pressure changes in stacks
2-7 The Code defines water that is safe for drinking purposes as :
(A) soft water
(B) potable water
(C) hard water
(D) clear water
(B) potable water
Meets requirement of health authority
2-8 The PRIMARY purpose of the Code defining special terms is to :
(A) Avoid Misunderstanding
(B) include all posible words
(C)make them easier to find
(D Avoid duplication of words
A) Avoid Misunderstanding
2-9 The term INDUSTRIAL WASTE, as defined by the code , would not include liquids containing
(A) chemicals in solution
(B) chemicals in suspension
(C) Well water
(D) Fecal Matter
(D) Fecal Matter
Sewage
2-10 The term "liquid Waste" as defined by code , is waste that is discharged into plumbing systems from all BUT ONE of the following fixtures:
(A) Bidet
(B) Bed-Pan washer
(C) wall hung urinal
(D) cuspidor
(B) Bed-Pan washer
2-11 A roof Drain, as defined by code, is a drain installed to receive water collected on the surface of a roof , and to discharge to water into the :
(A) Leader
(B) Building storm drain
(C) combined building sewer
(D) Public sewer
(A) Leader
2-12 Using Figure 2-1, pipe "A" is defined by code as:
(A) Unit vent
(B)revent
(C) double vent
(D) common vent
(D) common vent
2-13 Using Fig 2-2, "A" is defined by code as a:
(A) Fixture Branch
(B) fixture drain
(C) Continuos drain
(D) Horizontal Drain
(D) Horizontal Drain
2-14 Referring to Fig 2-2
"B" is defined by code as:
(A) wet pipe
(B) waste pipe
(C) vertical pipe
(D) Continuous pipe
(B) waste pipe

Free of fecal matter
2-15 On Fiq 2-2 Pipe "C" is defined as :
(A) vertical pipe
(B)Releif vent
(C) Stack Vent
(D) Vent stack
(C) Stack Vent
(dry Portion) is the extension of a waste stack - above the highest horizontal drain connected to a stack
2-16 The code,Precludes using a full "S" trap in a drainage system. The word Precludes as used in the sentence , means :
(A) Includes
(B) permits
(C) Prevents
(D) allows
(C) Prevents

Dictioary responce: To make IMPOSSIBLE
2-17 The criteria for testing the plumbing system were established by code.
The word CITERIA, as used in the sentence Means:
(A) Standards
(B) Costs
(C) efforts
(D) usage
(A) Standards
2-18 The administrative Authority may approve use of an alternate material, as long as the intension of the Code is met: The word Intension, as used Means:
(A) wording
(B) Objection
(C) impulse
(D) Objective
(D) Objective
2-19 Any trap which has interior particans is not recignized by the code:
(A) declared
(B) approved
(C) perceived
(D) demanded
(B) approved
2-20 Traps for floor drains must be provided with a means of access for cleaning. The word ACCESS means
(A) permission
(B) a means of taking
(C)Flexiblity
(D) a means of approach
(D) a means of approach

addmittance
2-21 The installation method for spacing lavatories is fairly uniform. The word UNIFORM Means
(A) Unchanging
(B) fast
(C) varying
(D) slow
(A) Unchanging
2-22 It is somewhat obsolte to use a building trap nowadays. The word OBSOLETE means;
(A) out of date
(B) repaired
(C)reconditioned
(D) worn out
(A) out of date
2-23 Expansion Joints are seldom useed in wqater piping in single-family residence. The word SELDOM means
(A) never
(B) always
(C) rarely
(D) often
(C) rarely
2-24 The following plumbing terms , the one most correctly drfined , according to the code is: (A)"soil pipe" shall mean any pipe manufactured of pvc schedule 40 which conveys waste to building drain.
(B) 'Sub-Drain" shall mean the portion of a drainage system installed below the first floor level.
(C) "INdirect waste PIPE" shall mean waste pipe which fails to connect directly to the building drainage system
(D)"STAcK" shall mean any line, soil waste or vent piping
(C) "INdirect waste PIPE" shall mean waste pipe which fails to connect directly to the building drainage system
2-25 Of the following terms, the one most correctly defined , according to code , is:
(A) "developed lenght" shall mean its length along the centerline of the pipe and fittings
(B) "Continuous Waste" shall mean a drain connecting several fixtures to one drain pipe.
(C) "Leader" shall mean any pipe conveying storm water to an approved disposal area
(D) "Branch" shall mean any part of the piping system including fittings and risers
(A) "developed lenght" shall mean its length along the centerline of the pipe and fittings
2-26 which of the following plumbing terms definition is most nearly correct?


(A) a "Sepic tank" is a light weight receptical designed to receive solids and allow the liquids to discharge into the soil
(B) "special wastes" are wastes which require the use of indirect waste pipe
(c) a "sump" is an aproved tank which is located above the normal grade of a gravity system of a building and must be empited by mechanical means
(D) a "seepage Pit" is a pit which the effluent from a septic tank is dischaged
(A) a "Sepic tank" is a light weight receptical designed to receive solids and allow the liquids to discharge into the soil
outside the tank through a system of open-joint piping
2-27 A device which prevents water of questionalble origin from entering the distributing pipes of a potable supply of water id defined by code as:
(A) check valve
(B) cross-connection
(C) backflow preventer
(D) air gap
(C) backflow preventer
2-28 The code defines a sewer which receives storm water , sewage and liquid waste as a:
(A) private sewer
(B) combined sewer
(C) public sewer
(D) special sewer
(B) combined sewer
2-29 The code defines___________ as any approved on site sewage disposal system in lieu of a stand subsurface system
(A) aquifer
(B) pit privy
(C) chemical toilet
(D) alternate system
(D) alternate system
2-30 Back-Siphonage is the reverse flow of questionable water from a plumbing fixture into a potable water supply pipe due to _____ in such pipe.
(A) Negative pressure
(B) positive pressure
(C) true siphon action
(D) Capillary action
(A) Negative pressure
Q2-31 The code defines a closed water piping system as a system of piping whera ______ prevents the free return of water to the public water main.
(a) gate valve (c) butterfly valve
(b) ball valve (d) check valve
Ans D A check valve is used in a closed water piping system to prevent the free return of water to a water main
Q2-32 Siphonage of the contents in a hot water storage tank may occur when the main water supply pipe to a building is : (a) equipped with a pressure regulator
(b) oversized to overcome an excessive lenght or run
(c) closed and a hose bib on the supply line located at a lower elevation is opened.
(d) under excessive pressure from the public water main
Ans (c) Back siphonage is the flowing of watger back from a fixture (water heater) into a water supply pipe.