Questions of the week of 03/05/17
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 firstname.lastname@example.org and submitting their Mailing address for shipping.
Allow 2 weeks for delivery.
1. What size neutral conductor is required if the calculated load for a dwelling unit equals 195A, the maximum unbalanced load is 100A, and the service disconnect is rated 200A with 2/0 AWG conductors?
a. 4 AWG
b. 3 AWG
c. 2 AWG
d. None of the above
2. What objects emit infrared energy? **
a. Only objects with decaying radioactive isotopes
b. Only objects that have latent inverse heat
c. Only objects that emit gamma particles
d. All objects emit infrared energy.
3. If a cement truck gets stuck in traffic the driver will add________to the mix.
4. Dry rot is caused by a dry rot fungus and not water. ** T/ F
Good luck inspectors!