Question of the Week Introduction
A member of the Award Committee will post a question, at a random day/time.
A competing members winning entry must have all parts of the question answered completely in one post. Editing your answer(s) will result in disqualification.
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.
Winners of the Question of The Week shall request their prize by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org and submitting their Mailing address for shipping.
Courtesy of Nick Gromicko. Allow 2 weeks for delivery.
1. Spread footing foundation is
(a) deep foundation
(b) shallow foundation
© suitable for black cotton soil
(d) both (b) and ©
2. Usually a course of ___ is provided below the course of brick or stone masonry in spread footing.
(a) strong concrete
(b) lean concrete
© cement paste
(d) crushed stone
3. The grade of cement concrete used in spread footing bottom support is
(d) either (b) or ©
4. General thumb rules for spread footings are (T is thickness of wall)
(a) width of foundation concrete is 2T + 30 cm
(b) width of bottom most course of footing is 2T
© depth of concrete block is (2/3)T
(d) all the above
Good luck inspectors!