Question of The Week 04/09/17

Questions of the week;

Introduction and requirements:

A member of the Award Committee will post a question, at a random day/time.

A competing member may make one post per question thread to answer the question and the member’s winning entry must have all parts of the question answered completely in that one post. Editing your one answer post allowed will result in disqualification.

Winnings will be limited to no more than 6 times in a given year, the objective is to allow as many Members a chance to win as possible.
Any disregard to the above and divulging the correct answers will forfeit the weekly winnings.

So please refrain from participating if you have already won in the maximum for the Year.

First correct answer (as judged by the Awards Committee or Poster of the Question) wins.

The lucky winner will get a case of “Now that you’ve had a Home Inspection Books” shipped to them at their address on file. Make sure your Address on File with Inachi is correct.

Courtesy of Nick Gromicko.

Winners of the Question of The Week shall request their prize by emailing and submitting their Mailing address for shipping.

Allow 2 weeks for delivery.


Is it permitted to have a receptacle above an electric baseboard heater if it is protected by a GFI or AFCI? yes or no

Which of the following is not true concerning lead paint?**

A. According to the EPA, it is estimated that lead-based paint was applied to approximately two-thirds of the homes built in the United States before 1940, one-third of the homes from 1940 to 1960.
B. Lead can enter the air within a home when surfaces covered with lead-based paint are scraped, sanded or heated with an open flame in paint stripping procedures.
C. It is best to leave lead-based paint undisturbed if it is in good condition and there is little possibility that it will be ingested by children.
D. Lead particles freed in fine dust or vapors do not settle into carpet fibers.
You observe on a home inspection a whitish, cottony growth on the surface of baseboards. Which of the following types of fungi are most likely the cause? **

A. White-rot fungi
B. Water-conducting fungi
C. Brown-rot fungi
D. Sapstain fungi

What’s wrong with this picture?

A foundation in which a cantilever beam is provided to join two footings, is known as;

A. strip footing
B. strap footing
C. combined footing
D. raft footing
E. none of these

y, b, a, improper handling/lifting of trusses, b

Improper handling

Nice questions, Marcel.

Congratulations to Samual Fetty.

You must have enough books now, huh!! :wink:

Great questions. Thanks for taking the time to do them.

Thanks Marcel! I give them away like candy… :lol: that should last me awhile though… I guess that wait at the bank paid off this afternoon. :smiley:

They are not made of Chocolate you know. :mrgreen:

Can someone get rid of this spamming mofo