Questions Of The Week May 15

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! :cowboy_hat_face:

  1. What basic laws of nature does plumbing follow?

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2) First Public Places to Use AC

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3) Why must building footings extend below the frost line?
a) So that the soil around the footing does not freeze, expand, and cause the footing to shift
b) Because the footing could crack when the soil around it freezes and expands if it is not below the frost line
c) Building footings are not required to extend below the frost line unless the building is located in a very cold climate
d) So that the water in the concrete will not freeze and cause spalling in the footing
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4) Which, among the following, is the field where electric charge experiences a force?
a) Electric field
b) Magnetic field
c) Gravitational field
d) Electric, magnetic and gravitational field
e) waffle/WAFI Field Of Clovers

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5) Stink bugs are good and bad!
Why would a stink bug be good?

~~ Extra Credit~~ for a 2 billion bitcoin :smirk:

WHO sang this on WHAT song?
What happened to our love

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Great questions, Marc. :slight_smile:

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  1. Gravity
  2. Theaters
  3. a
  4. a
  5. Some stink bugs are predators of other insect pests (aphids, caterpillars, other stink bugs)

Extra credit: Moe Bandy, Song “What happened to our love”

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  1. Gravity - (pressure water seeking its own level.)

  2. Movie Theaters in the 1920s

  3. A

  4. A

  5. The Brochymena stink bug, the spined soldier bug and other predatory stink bugs are beneficial. Rather than eating plants, they feed on insects, particularly pest insects.

Ex. “What Happened to Our Love” by Moe Bandy

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Nice questions!

Thanks for doing these questions, Marc! We appreciate it. :grinning_face_with_smiling_eyes:

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  1. Gravity
  2. The New York Stock Exchange
  3. A
  4. A
  5. The Brochymena stink bug, the spined soldier bug and other predatory stink bugs are beneficial. They are good because rather than eating plants, they feed on insects.

Extra Credit: What Happened to Our Love by Moe Bandy

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Excellent Marc !!..

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Thanks for the questions Marc

  1. Gravity, pressure, water seeking its own level
  2. Movie Theaters
  3. A
  4. B
  5. Some stink bugs are predatory and eat other pests such as aphids and caterpillars.

EC. Mo Bandy, “What Happened to Our Love”

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A. Gravity
B. Theatres
C. A
D. A
E. In my area, they have natural preditor and they, well…stink.
Extra credit: I’m going with Don Henly, “The boys of Summer”

  1. gravity, pressure, water seeking its own level.

  2. Missouri State Building (at 1904 St. Louis Worlds Fair)

  3. A

  4. A

  5. They feed on and help control moths, caterpillars, harmful beetles, aphids and many other pests without hurting plants or people

EC. What Happened To Our Love By Moe Bandy

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Oh crap, I miss read question 5, why are stick bugs GOOD?
They feed on other invasive species.

Gonna close it out tonight.
Hard call for me to make!
No one got the extra credit I was hoping for :cowboy_hat_face:

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Margo Price “What Happened To Our Love?”

so-did-i-win

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Margo Price “What Happened To Our Love?”

so-did-i-win

no

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oh-well-i-vvl80e

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You deserve a wet noodle flogging. :face_with_head_bandage:

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CONGRATS to our two winners!
David Rey
Tony Frydenlund

David had the exact answers I had.
Tony had a different, but correct answer to #2
Richard, unfortunately, you must be a member for prizes.
You also changed your answer. Not allowed but THANKS for showing up.
The music one could have a few different answers , but I was looking for one in particular.

  1. What basic laws of nature does plumbing follow?
    gravity, pressure and water seeking its own level

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2) First Public Places to Use AC
Movie theaters were among the first public places to have air conditioning. Patrons would flock to the theaters to see a movie in the summer to get out of the heat

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3) Why must building footings extend below the frost line?
a) So that the soil around the footing does not freeze, expand, and cause the footing to shift
b) Because the footing could crack when the soil around it freezes and expands if it is not below the frost line
c) Building footings are not required to extend below the frost line unless the building is located in a very cold climate
d) So that the water in the concrete will not freeze and cause spalling in the footing
a

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4) Which, among the following, is the field where electric charge experiences a force?
a) Electric field
b) Magnetic field
c) Gravitational field
d) Electric, magnetic and gravitational field
e) waffle/WAFI Field Of Clovers
a
Charges experience a force in an electric field because charges come under the influence of a field which already has charges- electric field

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5) Stink bugs are good and bad!
Why would a stink bug be good?
Soldier bugs, also known as stink bugs, are known as serious pests as well as useful predators because different species vary in their eating habits.
https://sfyl.ifas.ufl.edu/wakulla/natural-resources/big-bend-bugs/stinkbugs/

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WHO sang this on WHAT song?
What happened to our love
Abba - SOS
63,408,036 Views

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Winners! Way to go guys! :grinning_face_with_smiling_eyes:

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Awesome, thanks guys. :grinning:

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Congrats David!! :wink:

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