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.
Paul is still unavailable and I have some easy ones for this week.
1. Pick up the incorrect statement from the following:
A. The retaining wall should be structurally capable to resist the applied earth pressure
B. The section of the retaining wall should be so proportioned that it may not overturn by the lateral pressure
C. The retaining wall should be safe against sliding
D. The foundation of the retaining wall should not be stressed beyond safe bearing capacity ; due to its weight and the force resulting from the earth pressure
E. to drain off water from the earth retained, weep holes are provided near the top of the retaining wall.
2. The arrangement of supporting an existing structure by providing supports underneath, is known as
3. The inclined surface of an abutment to receive the arch, is known as
4. Loose-fill insulation material can be used to fireblock cavities around wires and pipes. T/F