Question of the Week 11-12-20

Welcome To Questions of The Week!

A member of the Awards Committee will post questions, at a random day/time.

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

Any disregard for the above and divulging the correct answers or giving hints/references will cause disqualification.

First correct answers (as judged by the Awards Committee or Poster of the Questions) wins.
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All members are eligible… … …
Good luck!

Well, you guys have it easy this week, Marc is off.
I can’t match Marc’s questions, because he puts way more effort into it than me.

So, here it is;

  1. What common type of window is used in a glass curtain wall.

a. sliding window
b. projected window
c. awning window
d. fixed window

  1. What is a massive wall that resists overturning by virtue of its own weight.

a. block wall
b. shear wall
c. firewall
d. gravity wall

  1. What kind of structural wood core clad with galvanized sheet metal.

a. wood core
b. metal door
c. kalamein door
d. flush door

  1. CUPRINOL is a product of?

a. Boysen
b. Davies Paint
c. Sherwin Williams
d. Vulcaseal
e. Dutchboy

  1. A bar used to hold the reinforcement on a beam

a. Web
b. Lateral ties
c. Tie bar
d. stirrups

  1. A structural steel T section is composed of a
    a. flange and web
    b. flange and stem
    c. flange and fillet
    d. floor flange

  2. What distributes a load of a column equally among the piles

a. footing
b. pile cap
c. pile foundation
d. grade beam
e. foundation bed.

  1. In a two-panel door, a strip of lumber placed in a one-panel door that serves as a stopper is called

a. Batidura
b. Sinturon
c. Astragal
d. Tirante

Good luck.

Oh, and here is a bonus question;
WHO sang this on what SONG?

"We kept on dancing"


Here we go!

1 - B
2 - D
3 - B
4 - C
5 - C
6 - B
7 - B
8 - A
Good luck to me!!


Nice Marcel, but where is the extra credit question? I need all the help I can get!

  1. D
  2. B
  3. C
  4. C
  5. C.
  6. A
  7. B
  8. C

WOW nice questions Marcel!
I’m in Egypt collecting more questions… … …

Then stop by and see me if your that close by… LOL! :grinning:

Super questions, Marcel! Thanks for doing them. :smiley:

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That’s a long ways from Boca Raton, what are you doing over there?

Feeding Egyptian Geese on the Nile River! :cowboy_hat_face:


What are you feeding them? Quackers?

Speaking of which, I threw a whole box of stale crackers out by the bird/squirrel feeder and it was really entertaining to see how fast they disappeared.The chipmunks cheeks were hilarious. :joy:

  1. D
  2. D
  3. D
  4. C
  5. C
  6. B
  7. B
  8. C

Good questions!

That’s a good question

1 d. fixed window
2 d. gravity wall
3 d. flush door
4 c. Sherwin Williams
5 c. stirrups
6 a. flange and web
7 b. pile cap
8 d. Tirante


Thanks for participating Kim.

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안녕 김. 나는 당신이 잘되기를 바랍니다! 네 친구, 래리 케이지

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Good questions Marcel, I’m definitely gonna learn something this week. I want to thank everyone that produce /contribute/participate in QOTW!

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Let’s get some more tries, some were close to getting them right.

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Good luck everyone! :grinning:

  1. D
  2. D
  3. B
  4. C
  5. C
  6. B
  7. B
  8. C

Thanks for joining us, Junior.


언제나 긍정의 답글을 보내주는 래리!
당신은 참 친절한 사람이에요.

Larry, who always sends you a positive answer!
You are a very kind person.