Questions Of The Week ~ December 6

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. Editing your one answer post allowed will result in disqualification.

First correct answers (as judged by the Awards Committee or Poster of the Questions) wins.
Request your choice by emailing and submit your Mailing address for shipping.

Choose your prize from the following list!:

** $50.00 gift certificate from Inspector Outlet
** Case of books "Now That You’ve Had A Home Inspection"
** Seventeen Custom Branded Videos value $50.00 ~ your choice!

All members are eligible… … …
Good luck!

  1. On a flat roof with improper drainage, how heavy is a two inch deep 20 x 20 puddle?
    a) Stormy Daniels implants
    b) 1000 pounds
    c) 1,500 pounds
    d) 1 ton
    e) 2 tons

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2) How fast is energy traveling in a plugged in lamp cord?

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3) To avoid ___ the foundations should be taken beyond the depth up to which rainwater cannot reach.
a) Unequal settlement of the soil
b) Horizontal movement of the earth
c) Atmospheric action
d) Withdrawal of moisture from the sub-soil

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4) 2 part answer
Given favorable environment and regular maintenance, the useful service life for a molded case circuit breaker is generally expected to be about ___ years.
Then -
Conditions, and maintenance may affect the time of useful service life. Name three of them.

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5) Only pipes with a diameter of ___ to ___inches should be used for greywater lines.

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extra credit!
WHO sang this on WHAT song??

Been on top of the world and knocked on our ass

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Great questions Marc! Thank YOU for doing them. :grinning_face_with_smiling_eyes:

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  1. b) 1000 pounds
  2. The speed of light. 670,616,629 miles per hour
  3. c) Atmospheric action
  4. 30 years, number of load operations, overloads, environmental conditions.
    5 1 1/2" to 2"

Nice job Marc.

1 e) 2 tons (assuming 20’x20’)
2 186,000 miles per second
3 c) Atmospheric action
4 30 to 40 years average 35, number of switching operations/environmental conditions /repeated over current events
5 1.5" to 2"

EC Loudon Wainwright lll I’m Alright

Good questions Marc, thanks for your time!

2=670,616,629 miles per hour, speed of light
3= C
4= 30 years, number of on-off cycles, number of load operations, overloads, short circuits, environmental conditions

all of the above !

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1 e
2 670,616,629 when circuit is open
3 a
4 30 years, short circuits, environment conditions, level of use
5 1 1/4” to 2”
Jo Dee Messina sang I’m Alright

Marc…great as usual!!


Perhaps we’ll have a winner soon.

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  1. E
  2. 670,616,629 miles per hour, speed of light
  3. C
  4. 30 years
  5. 1-1/4"to 12"
    Jo Dee Messina-I’m Alright

Hi Joseph.
I think you made an accidental typo. :cowboy_hat_face:

oops, added a 1. That would have been a giant pipe! :sweat_smile: I will respectfully withdraw. :slightly_smiling_face:

No way!
1/4 to 2 is dandy!
Think I may get into deep poo on this one anyways.

  1. d) 1 ton
  2. about the speed of light (670,616,629 miles/hour)
  3. c) Atmospheric action
  4. 30 years. Number of load operations, overloads, short circuits, environmental conditions.
  5. 1.5 to 2 inches

Extra Credit: I’m Alright, Loudon Wainwright lll

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Next 1400 members to answer get something!

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And that would be in the time I click to open the post. LOL

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Am I too late?

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Did I win? How do you find out?

Pay no attention to the man behind the curtain… :crazy_face:

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