Questions of the week 11/27/16
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.
- When inspecting an EIFS wall system for deficiencies, where would they likely occur?**
a. Window heads
b. Center of a large section of EIFS
c. Along the bottom edge of an EIFS wall system
d. At the corners of a system such as around windows and doors
2. Which is the greatest advantage of wood studs in comparison to steel studs?**
a. Wood stud framing performs better in a fire
b. Wood stud framing is less expensive
c. Wood stud framing has a better R value
d. All of the above
**3. To be careful around electricity is important, at what level can an electric shock be fatal? **
a. 10 microamps
b. 10 milliamps
c. 60 milliamps
d. 0.2 amps
4. A pipe that comes straight down, curves 180 degrees back up and then curves another 90 degrees so its horizontal is a?**
a. Flow waste seal
b. Anti siphon seal
c. Trap seal
d. Hub seal
Good luck inspectors!