**Originally Posted By: jbowman****This post was automatically imported from our archived forum.**

Here are some fun tidbit questions for you all.

1. How many gallons of water are in an aveage steel tub up to the overflow?

a. 5

b. 14

c. 31

d. 70

2. With the thermostat set on Normal, how long does it take to heat up 40 gallons of water using electricity?

a. 0.5 hours

b. 3.75 hours

c. 2.5 hours

d. 4.00 hours

3. With the thermostat set on Normal, how long does it take to heat up 40 gallons of water using natural gas?

a. 0.25 hours

b. 4.25 hours

c. 1.25 hours

d. 5.25 hours

4. At 55 psi (nomal house pressure) how many gallons per minute of water will flow through a fully opened 1/2 inch pipe.

a. 11.5 gallons

b. 6.5 gallons

c. 3.5 gallons

d. 25.5 gallons

5. What is the average size of a septic tank?

a. 125 gallons

b. 350 gallons

c. 650 gallons

d. 1050 gallons.

6. In a typical 2 story, 3 bath house, on average how many total feet of water line is used from the main shut-off valve from the street/well to the farthest fixture? This includes both hot and cold water lines.

a. 100 feet.

b. 175 feet.

c. 275 feet.

d. 500 feet.

7. What is the average distance from the top of a plumbers pants to the top of his butt? ![icon_lol.gif](upload://zEgbBCXRskkCTwEux7Bi20ZySza.gif)

a. 12"

b. 6 "

c. 3"

d. 36"

8. Which clogged up drain system do plumbers receive the most service calls for?

a. Bathtub

b. Toilet

c. Kitchen sink

d. Main Sewer

9. What is the average life-span of a water heater?

a. 2 years.

b. 5 years.

c. 9 years.

d. 11 years.

10. What system is available for astronauts on the Space Shuttle?

a. Hold it.

b. Depends? ![icon_lol.gif](upload://zEgbBCXRskkCTwEux7Bi20ZySza.gif)

c. Vacuum.

d. Sewage Ejector.

11. On average how many gallons of water is used per person per day in the U.S. and Canada?

a. 30 gallons.

b. 45 gallons.

c. 75 gallons.

d. 100 gallons.

12. Of the gallons of water used in question 11, what percentage, on average, is utilized for flushing the toilet?

a. 10%

b. 35%

c. 50%

d. 65%

13. At what pressure setting should a pressure reducing valve be set?

a. 10 psi.

b. 25 psi.

c. 55 psi.

d. 100 psi.

Let me know when you want the answers. I will see what I can do.