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Trivia Quiz - Plumbing Terms
Think you know plumbing? Take a "plumbers crack" at these tough ones.
November 10, 2010
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1. A fixed bowl or basin with running water and drainage for washing. Also reffered to as a restroom or a bathroom.
2. A connection made with compression fittings.
B. Slip Joint
C. Sisson Joint
D. Kafer Fitting
3. A rigid white or cream-colored plastic pipe used in non-pressure systems, such as drainage, waste, and vent systems.
4. Slang for pipe-joint compound. Substance applied to threaded fittings to create a watertight seal.
A. Plumb Dough
B. Teflon Tape
C. Gasket Grease
D. Pipe Dope
5. Waste water from sinks, showers, and bathtubs, but not toilets.
C. Gray Water
6. A covered ditch containing a layer of fitted or loose stone or other pervious material.
A. French Drain
B. Septic Tank
C. Leach Field
D. Catch Basin
7. A flexible rod with a curved end used to access the toilet's built-in trap and remove clogs.
A. Saddle Valve
C. Plumbing Tree
D. Closet Auger
8. Loosely woven hemp rope that has been treated with oil or other waterproofing agent; it's used to caulk joints in a bell and spigot pipe and fittings.
9. Unit of heat energy required to raise the temperature of 1 lb. of water 1 degree Fahrenheit.
C. Static Pressure
10. Tube inside the water heater that sends cold water to the bottom of the tank.
A. Discharge Tube
B. Stand Pipe
C. Dip Tube
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