Questions Of The Week For June 29

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 fastreply@nachi.org 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!
https://certifiedmasterinspector.org/video-contest

All members are eligible… … … sorta… … …
Good luck!

A BIG thank you to fellow member contributors!
Marcel Cyr & Brain Cawhern :cowboy_hat_face:

  1. A storey whose strength is less than 80% of the strength of the storey above is considered as ___.
    A. Soft Storey
    B. Weak Storey
    C. Overdesigned Storey
    D. None of these

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2) Three of the World’s Most Dangerous Gases

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3) According to ANSI/AARST, additional radon gas tests will be performed on homes where the footprint on the level of the home being tested is over 2000 sq ft.
true
false

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4) Serious pests of turfgrasses, pastures, and vegetable seedlings where more than 20 feet of tunneling per night can occur
a) Nematodes
b) Mole crickets
c) Chinch Bugs
d) Sod Webworms
e) none of the above

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5) Approximately 95% of cement particles are smaller than 45 microns.
The average particle size is ___.

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Extra Credit for the famous Inspectorsaurus MUG

WHO sang this on WHAT song??
Well I can hear the whistle from a mile away

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Thanks Marc for putting those up. Good questions.

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Great questions, Marc. WTG @mcyr & @bcawhern1. :slightly_smiling_face:

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Greta questions Marc !! Thank you.

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1-a
2-chlorine, arsine, hydrogen sulfide
3-true
4-b
5-45 microns
ec- joni mitchell

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  1. b. Weak Story.
  2. Hydrogen Sulphide, Arsin, Chlorine.
  3. True.
  4. b. Mole Crickets.
  5. 15 microns.
    EC. Josh Turner, Long Black Train.
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Good afternoon all.

  1. B
  2. Hydrogen Sulphide, Arsine, Chlorine.
  3. True
  4. B
  5. 15

Ex: “Long Black Train,” by Josh Turner

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Here’s my stab at the answers. As always thanks for putting these together.

  1. B
  2. Carbon Monoxide, Chlorine, Methane
  3. True
  4. B
  5. 15 microns

EC. Long Black Train by Josh Turner

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…and the winner is :slightly_smiling_face:

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OJ Simpson & Casey Anthony

Perfect Couple

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Michael Taylor - @mtaylor31 & Scott Bridges got 4 of 5 correct!
No one had Question 3 correct… … wanna debate it? “we’re” ready - ha ha.

So… … . … No prize winner BUT if any participant would like to have
an XL Inspectorsaurus T-Shirt or an Inspectorsaurus Coffee Mug,
please send your shipping info to mg@alltropic.com :cowboy_hat_face:

InspectorsaurusMug

ANNIE Saurus

  1. A storey whose strength is less than 80% of the strength of the storey above is considered as ___.
    A. Soft Storey
    B. Weak Storey
    C. Overdesigned Storey
    D. None of these
    b Weak Storey

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2) Three of the World’s Most Dangerous Gases
Hydrogen Sulphide
Arsine
Chlorine

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This one was for the trolling RADON GRIFTER

  1. According to ANSI/AARST, additional radon gas tests will be performed on homes where the footprint on the level of the home being tested is over 2000 sq ft.
    true
    false
    FALSE

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4) Serious pests of turfgrasses, pastures, and vegetable seedlings where more than 20 feet of tunneling per night can occur
a) Nematodes
b) Mole crickets
c) Chinch Bugs
d) Sod Webworms
e) none of the above
b mole crickets
https://sfyl.ifas.ufl.edu/lawn-and-garden/mole-crickets/

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5) Approximately 95% of cement particles are smaller than 45 microns.
The average particle size is ___.
15 microns

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WHO sang this on WHAT song??
Well I can hear the whistle from a mile away
Josh Turner ~ Long Black Train
His first hit song
38,110,347 views

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Congrats guys. :slightly_smiling_face:

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Way to go Marc!! :+1:

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The coolest mug in the kitchen cabinet.
InspectorsaurusMug
Thank You, Marc.

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Hope I get one of those from my last win! :slightly_smiling_face::+1:

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Nice try guys, I thought Scott had it!

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Informative advisory
Additional test locations recommended

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Thank you Brian!

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So, shouldn’t the answer have been “True”? From what you are saying?

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It is encouraged to consider more tests, not mandated to be performed.

Help Brain! I’m in trouble now!

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Trick question huh! :grin:

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