Questions of the week of 02/12/2017

Questions of the week of 02/12/17

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 and submitting their Mailing address for shipping.

Allow 2 weeks for delivery.

The questions:

  1. Residential properties with buried oil tanks over ________ need to be tested every ______ years.**

a. 500 gallons/ 2 years
b. 1000 gallons/ 3 years
c. 1100 gallons/ 5 years
d. Never unless there is evidence of leaking.
2. Maximum gas pressure to appliances is usually capped at 14” water column or 140 millibars. T/ F **

**3. When converting a 90,000BTU furnace from Natural Gas to LP Gas (Propane), what can go wrong if the contractor installs the wrong size gas orifices? **

a. The flame will burn too cold.
b. The flame will burn too hot.
c. Soot will form and plug the heat exchanger.
d. The furnace will not respond to the thermostat.

4. Black stains at a flare fitting on old copper tubing is evidence of a history of gas _____.

a. Flameouts
b. Leaks
c. Pressure fluctuations
d. Contamination


1). Varies by State
2). Varies by Utility
3). Varies by Manufacturer
4). Varies by metalurgic compound



If I winI forfeit to the next.



Hey, that’s a record you got them all wrong. :roll:

Maybe you should read up on this.

What screwed me up was…metalurgic compound.
I ain’t changin’ the spelling.:smiley:

Metallurgic compound. LMAO:p

Paul! …Oh My!
Isn’t that compound just down the row next to KY jelly?:stuck_out_tongue:
I maybe mistaken, I have been in the past…
Let me look it up!..Oh Hell !
Tears in my eyes…
Dang it! You guys make me laugh…Yep! Man!
That is funny!

“C-o-m-p-o-u-n-d”! :razz:

Remember… “He who laughs last, laughs best”! \:D/

Ok… Green Guy


C, t, a, b

Still waiting for all correct answers.

TRY AGAIN>>>>>>>>>>>>>


You had the correct answers back in post #3. Just because you didn’t like them, doesn’t mean they are wrong.
I thought we proved that with the “seashell windows” months ago.