Questions of the week of 01/29/17
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 email@example.com and submitting their Mailing address for shipping.
Allow 2 weeks for delivery.
- In the event of a fire which truss connection works best.**
a. Lag bolted divergent plates
b. Lag bolted stanchion plates
c. Pinned 16 gauge metal plates
d. Nailed ½” plywood plates
2. The AITC (The American Institute of Timber Construction) has one focus. The maintenance of standards for all heavy timber building trusses?** T/ F
3. The modern engineered roof truss is a German invention?** T/ F
4. A Fink truss on a hip roof is stronger than the same truss on a gable roof? T/ F
Good luck inspectors