Questions of the week August 28, 2022

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.

No editing is allowed and INELIGIBLE members will be disqualified.

First correct answers (as judged by the Awards Committee or Poster of the Questions) wins.

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** $50.00 gift certificate from Inspector Outlet

** Case of books “Now That You’ve Had A Home Inspection”

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  1. When an asphalt shingle roof is installed over existing shingles, leakage commonly occurs at the
    a) Eaves.
    b) Penetrations
    c) Ridge
    d) Hips

  2. What is a required element of a contract?
    a) Consideration
    b) Real estate agent’s name
    c) Seller’s name
    d) Names of persons attending the inspection

  3. Potable water systems connected to lawn irrigation systems need to be protected from
    a) Backsiphonage
    b) Excess water usage
    c) Mechanical damage
    d) Low water flow

  4. If a system designed for use with natural gas is supplied with propane gas
    a) No changes are needed for the equipment to function properly
    b) The flame will be too high unless a smaller orifice is installed
    c) The flame will be too low unless a larger orifice is installed
    d) The gas regulator and valve must be replaced

  5. The house you are inspecting currently has a gas-fired furnace or boiler. Each of the following clues may indicate that the house also has an abandoned fuel oil storage tank EXCEPT
    a) Small diameter copper tubes emerging from the inside of the foundation wall or the floor near the furnace or boiler
    b) An approximately 1 ¼ inch diameter vent pipe outside coming from underground up against the foundation
    c) The brick chimney serving the furnace or boiler has deteriorated mortar joints at the bottom
    d) Your knowledge that the neighborhood had or still has some houses served by oil heat

  6. While conducting an inspection, your ladder falls over and breaks the homeowner’s priceless vase. What type of insurance is needed to cover the replacement?
    a) General liability
    b) Homeowner’s
    c) Errors and omissions
    d) bonding

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Great questions, Peter. :+1: :slight_smile:

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1= b Penetrations
2= a Consideration
3= a Backsiphonage
4= b The flame will be too high unless a smaller orifice is installed
5= d Your knowledge that the neighborhood had or still has some houses served by oil heat
6= a General liability

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Nice questions Peter.
I appreciate your time and effort.
Have a blessed week.
Roy

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Good questions, Peter.
Thanks

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Great questions, Peter.

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  1. b
  2. a
  3. a
  4. b
  5. d
  6. a

Thanks for the questions Peter. :+1:

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1.D
2.A
3.A
4.D
5.D
6.A
Good questions, that’s my stab at it!
Thanks Guys.

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  1. B
  2. A
  3. A
  4. B
  5. C
  6. A
    :grinning:
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1-Answer B
2-Answer A
3-Answer A
4-Answer B
5-Answer B
6-Answer A

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you beat me to it

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Great questions glad to see many playing.

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And the winner is… :drum: :drum: :drum: :drum: :drum: :drum:
Scott Bridges…
WTG Scott

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What were the correct answers ?

The correct answers are:
1)B, 2)A, 3)A, 4)B, 5)C, 6)A.

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YEA Congrats to Scott Bridges!

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Great job Scott!

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WTG, @sbridges2! :+1: :slight_smile:

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Congratulations Scott Bridges for your 2nd win.

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Thanks, guys. JR Scott Fudge created my logo.

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