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 email@example.com and submitting their Mailing address for shipping.
Allow 2 weeks for delivery.
- 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 _____.
c. Pressure fluctuations