Questions of the week of 10-29-17

Welcome to another round of Question of The Week

Questions of the week:

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.
With winter round the corner I thought I would do heating questions.**



  1. A scanner installed in modern combustion control system, functions to**

A. Cut off the fuel supply when the fire goes out
B. Monitors the stack for soot fires
C. Regulate the fuel oil supply pressure
D. Sample the stack gases
2. Steam line water hammer can best be prevented by**

A. Always opening steam valves rapidly
B. Replacing all 90 degree elbows with capped tees
C.Keeping steam temperature below saturation point
D. Keeping line drained and insulated

  1. Why should the drain from a high-efficiency furnace need to be trapped?**

A. To prevent sewer gases from entering the home
B. To prevent pests from entering the unit
C. Exhaust leaks & Negative pressure drains can prevent condensate flow
D. Because code says so

4. Radiators heat by

A. Radiation
B. Convection
C. Conduction
D. All of the above

Bonus question: Answer this as well as the 4 questions and get a bag of Silvertree Inspections Rwanda roast.
Which of the following industrialized countries derives the largest share of its energy from wood biomass?**
• Sweden
• Switzerland
• Norway
• German


Norway don’t know

Good questions Paul. :slight_smile:

Yep! Glad to see ya back Paul! :lol::smiley:

THANKS Paul! :smiley:
I heard your coffee is awesome.

It is… I have had the pleasure of Paul sending coffee, we enjoyed a couple weeks of morning bliss after that day I opened the mailbox and immediatly knew what the package was :lol: it smelled so good!


Steve gets it all, including the coffee. Sweden gets almost 75% heat from biomass (wood and garbage) for fuel. On different websites the numbers were from 50 to 75%. This biomass fuel is used for heat and generating electricity.

Steve, PM me your home address for the coffee delivery.

Congratulations Steve. :slight_smile:

Wat to go, Steve…Congratulations!! :slight_smile:

A big thanks to the awards committee You guys are the greatest .

Congratulations Steve.

He whined last week …:smiley:

Coffee? WOW!! The questions and the search is fun, the books are great because my clients love em, and I get coffee too??!!

Thanks Paul, thanks Nick and thanks InterNachi! And all the other participants, my gramma thanks you, my granpaw thanks you, and my granpaw’s girlfriend thanks you :smiley:

Coffee mailed yesterday!

We’ll have to start calling you the Dunkin Coffee Man. :mrgreen:

Better than what some members have called me:mrgreen:

Great questions, Learned something new today. Thanks

Whoa Bro! Enjoy some Goooood coffee! :lol: