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 firstname.lastname@example.org and submitting their Mailing address for shipping.
Allow 2 weeks for delivery.
Some easy ones for this week.
I am starting to miss Paul’s good questions.
1. In places where the soil is soft and has small resistance to the flow of concrete, which one of the following types of piles is used;
a. vibro pile
b. pressure pile
c. precast pile
d. pedestal pile
e. friction pile
- The bond in which headers and stretchers are laid in alternate courses and every stretcher course is started with a three fourth brick bat, is known as ;
a. English cross bond
b. Dutch bond
c. Monk bond
d. Rat-trap bond
3. The type of pointing in which a V-shaped projection outside the wall surface is provided is called;
a. recessed pointing
b. weather pointing
d. tuck pointing
4. A single top plate used as an alternative to a double top plate shall comply with the following:
The rafters or joists shall be centered over the studs with a tolerance of not more than 1&1/2 inch. T/F