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Used to connect PVC Pipes [A] Solvent cement [B] Teflon Tape [C] Fusion Welding [D] Bulldog

Super
Glue
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2 What is roughing in (Electrical and Plumbing)? [A] To Install [B] To Finish [C] To Start [D] To Check a Correct 1

How would you describe best Air Handling Units resting outside? [A] ACCU [B] FCU [C] Window Type
[D] Stand-Alone Types
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4 Pipe which is really susceptible UV Rays [A] G.I. [B] Iron [C] PVC [D] Aluminum c Correct 1

How would you describe best Air Handling Units relaxing inside an interiors premises? [A] ACCU [B]
FCU [C] Window Type [D] Exhaust Fan
5 b Correct 1

A system of devices, usually installed below ground level, to scatter or spray water droplets over a
lawn, golf course, or the like. [A] Upright Sprinkler System [B] Pendent Sprinkler System [C] Lawn
Sprinkler System [D] None of the Above
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Minimum width of a septic tank In centimeters [A] 100 [B] 90 [C] 80 [C] 70

7 b Correct 1

Minimum length of a septic tank in meters [A] 2.00 [B] 1.75 [C] 1.50 [D] 1.25

8 c Correct 1

Minimum liquid depth for a septic tank in meters? [A] 0.90 [B] 1.00 [C] 1.20 [D] 1.50

9 c Correct 1

Maximum liquid depth for septic tank in meters [A] 2.20 [B] 1.80 [C] 1.40 [D] 1.00

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Minimum capacity, in cubic meters, of the secondary compartment of a septic tank. [A] 1.00 m³ [B]
1.25 m³ [C] 1.50 m³ [D] 1.75 m³
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Minimum dimension of a manhole access to a septic tank in millimeters [A] 508 mm. [B] 524 mm.
[C] 540 mm. [D] 556 mm.
12 a Correct 1

Minimum length of the secondary compartment of a septic tank with a capacity of more than 6
cubic meters. (in meters) [A] 1.30 Mts. [B] 1.40 Mts [C] 1.50 Mts [D] 1.60 Mts
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Wooden septic tanks are allowed, true or false?

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Minimum distance of a water supply well from a septic tank. [A] 15.00 Mts. [B] 15.20 Mts. [C] 15.40
Mts. [D] 15.60 Mts.
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Minimum distance of a water supply well from a seepage pit or cesspool. [A] 45.00 Mts. [B] 45.70
Mts. [C] 46.40 Mts. [D] 46.10 Mts.
16 b Correct 1

Minimum distance of a water supply well from a disposal field. [A] 25.50 Mts. [B] 26.50 Mts. [C]
29.50 Mts. [D] 30.50 Mts.
17 d Correct 1

In considerations for installation of HVAC / Centralized Units, which is not a consideration? [A]
Application of Fire Protection Devices such as detectors [B] Should run parallel in corridor Walls [C]
Cross tapped with structural beams or biga's [D] Infused with Grilles and Registers
18 c Correct 1
Minimum height of a water seal for each fixture trap. [A] 25 mm. [B] 51 mm. [C] 75 mm. [D] 100
mm.
19 b Correct 1

Maximum height of a water seal for each fixture trap. [A] 51 mm. [B] 102 mm. [C] 150 mm. [D] 200
mm.
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Maximum length of the tailpiece from any fixture. [A] 30 cms. [B] 45 cms. [C] 60 cms. [D] 75 cms.

21 c Correct 1

Minimum extension of the VSTR above the roof. [A] 10 cms [B] 15 cms. [C] 20 cms. [D] 25 cms.

22 b Correct 1

Minimum extension of the VSTR above an openable window, door opening, air intake, or vent shaft.
[A] 0.75 mts. [B] 0.90 mts. [C] 1.05 mts. [D] 1.20 mts.
23 b Correct 1

Minimum trap diameter for a bathtub [A] 30 mm. [B] 35 mm. [C] 38 mm. [D] 40 mm.

24 c Correct 1

Minimum trap diameter for a shower stall. [A] 25 mm. [B] 40 mm. [C] 51 mm. [D] 65 mm.

25 c Correct 1

Required number of water closets for females for an auditorium serving 16-35. [A] 10 [B] 7 [C] 5 [D]
3
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Required number of water closets for males for an auditorium serving 16-35. [A] 1 [B] 2 [C] 3 [D] 4

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Required number of urinals for an auditorium serving 10-50. [A] 1 [B] 3 [C] 5 [D] 7

28 a Correct 1

Required number of water closets for females for a theater serving 51-100. [A] 3 [B] 4 [C] 5 [D] 6

29 b Correct 1

Two Classifications of copper pipes. I. Rigid II. Made of Cast Iron and Silicon III. Flexible IV. It is the
Oldest Pipe used in Plumbing System [A] I and II [B] I and III [C] I and IV [D] II and III [E] II and IV [F]
III and IV
30 b Correct 1

Two types of passenger elevator. I. Electric II. Dumbwaiter III. Freight IV. Electric [A] I and II [B] I and
III [C] I and IV [D] II and III [E] II and IV [F] III and IV
31 b Correct 1

Minimum elevator width of single slide door elevator for small commercial or residential Building.
[A] 2.40 mts. [B] 1.80 mts. [C] 1.20 mts. [D] 0.80 mts.
32 d Correct 1

A device that is basically a double throw switch of generally 3-pole connection that will
automatically transfer the power from the standby generator to the building circuitry during
electrical power failure. [A] UPS [B] Circuit Breaker [C] ATS [D] ELCB
33 c Correct 1

The bulk of energy utilized is in the form of __________ generators produced by alternators; an
electric current that reverses direction at regularly recurring intervals. Having a magnitude that
varies in a sinusidial manner, abbreviated as AC (D.K. Ching p. 75). [A] Alternator [B] Alternating
Current [C] Direct Current [D] Transformer
34 B Correct 1

when a service load is bigger a-c say 480v and you need only 120v to lower a-c. then use a
__________ transformer (D.K. Ching p. 75). [A] Slide Down [B] Step Down [C] Run Down [D] Change
down
35 B Correct 1

another electric service is by ___________ or direct burial techniques. The advantages of this is
attractiveness (lack of overhead visual clutter) service reliability and long life. Disadvantages is
high cost. [A] Basement Service [B] Deep earth service [C] Underground service [D] cremation
service
36 C Correct 1
What kind of detector would you best install in Electrical Rooms? [A] Smoke Detector [B] Beam
Detector [C] Heat Detector [D] Flame Detectors
37 A Correct 1

when all devices are circuited and panels are located and scheduled. We are ready to prepare a
__________. This shows the vertical relationships. All panels, feeders, switches, switchboards and
major components are shown. [A] Riser Diagram [B] Conceptual Diagram [C] Circuit Diagram [D]
Isometric Diagram
38 A Correct 1

High voltages are used in commercial buildings because [A] conductors and conduits are smaller
[B] a wider variety of loads can be accomodated [C] commercial buildings require more power [D]
transformers can step down the voltages to whatever is required.
39 a Correct 1

a transformer rated 120/480v transforms the lower volt 120v a-c to 480v a-c bigger load. This is
called __________ transformer (D.K. Ching p. 75) [a] step up [B] increase up [C] raise up [D] rear up
40 A Correct 1

Materials display different resistances to the flow of electric current. Metals generally, have the
least resistance and are therefore called __________; A substance, body or device that conducts
heat, sound or electricity (D.K. Ching p. 78) [A] Insulator [B] Conductor [C] Isolator [D] Compressor
41 B Correct 1

conversely, materials that resist the flow of current are called __________; A material that is a poor
conductor of electricity, used for separating or supporting conductors to prevent the undesired flow
of current. (D.K. Ching p. 78) [A] Insulator [B] Conductor [C] Isolator [D] Compressor
42 A Correct 1

Where do we usually employ Mineral Insulated Cables? [A] General Use [B] Enclosures with
constatn Shocks and Vibrations [C] Important and Essential Hazardous Areas [D] Underground
Feeders
43 C Correct 1

__________ of a typical electrical building system, from the incoming service to the utilization items
at the end of the system. This is also so called when electrical symbols are used in leiu of blocks [A]
Electrical Layout [B] Conceptual Diagram [C] Single Line Diagram [D] Isometric Diagram
44 C Correct 1

Meaning of Napocor. (No Choices!)


national power
45 corporation Correct 1

Meaning of NGCP. (No Choices!) national grid


corporation of the
46 philippines Correct 1

Meaning of PEC. (No Choices!)


philippine electrical
47 code Correct 1

it is also called as the unit of electric potential; Potential difference or electromotive force, defined
as the difference of electric potential between two points of a conductor carrying a constant current
of one ampere (D.K. Ching p. 74). [A] Watt [B] Amphere [C] Volt [D] resistance
48 c Correct 1

When two or more branches or loads in a circuit are connected between the same two points. They
are said to be connected in __________ circuits or multiple; arrangement of components is an electric
circuit in which all positive terminals are connected to one conductor and all negative terminals are
connected to a second conductor. (D.K. Ching p. 74) [A] Single [B] Parallel [C] Gang [D] Combination
49 b Correct 1

One arrangement of a circuit is the __________ circuits. In this way, the elements are connected one
after the other; arrangement of components in an electric circuit in which the same current flows
through each component in turn without branching (D.K. Ching p. 74) [A] Single [B] Parallel [C]
Gang [D] Combination
50 a Correct 1

The supplying of utilities, as water, gas, and electricity required or demanded by the public (D.K.
Ching p. 75) [A] Service [B] Service Drop [C] Service Lateral [D] Feeder
51 a Correct 1

Which is more decorative? [A] Cable Tray [B] Bus Duct [C] Raceway [D] Conduit

52 c Correct 1

__________ must be provided at either the utility of facility voltage, and at either the service point or
inside the buildings which must be accessible to the utility (electric consumption reader) [a]
metering [B] reading [C] adding [D] computing
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it also called as the unit of electrical resistance (D.K. Ching p. 74) [A] OHM [B] VOLT [C] WATT [D]
AMPERE
54 a Correct 1
Generators are utilized for special applications requiring large quantities of this. In the building field.
Such a requirement found in elevator work. Smaller quantities for this generator, furnished either
by batteries or by rectifiers are utilities for telephone and signal equipment, controls, etc.; An
electric current flowing in one direction only by having a magnitude that does not vary or varies
only slightly (D.K. Ching p. 75) [A] Distribution Circuit [B] Alternating Current (A-C) [C] demand
current [D] Direct-Current (D-C)
55 d Correct 1
No parts of the swimming and wading pools shall be placed under existing service drop conductors
or any other overhead wiring; nor shall such wiring be installed above the following except: [A]
Diving Balconies [B] balconies and area available [C] swimming and wading pools and the area
extending 3.00 meters outward horizontally from the inside of the walls of the pool [D] observation
56 stands, towers or platforms b Correct 1

Which electrical protective device activates the stanby power to trigger if there are circumstances
of power failure or blackout? [A] Circuit Breaker [B] Automatic Transfer Switch [C] Uninterrupted
Power Supply [D] Fuse
57 b Correct 1

Clearance of electric service drop from above ground at its point of attachment to the building or
pedestal shall be not less than: [A] 2.50 M. [B] 2.80 M. [C] 2.35 M. [D] 3.00 M.
58 d Correct 1

An apparent shift in the frequency occurring when an acoustic source and listener are in motion
relative to each other, the frequency increasing when the source and the listener approach each
other and decreasing when they move apart. [A] Wave Front [B] Logarithm effect [C] Amplitude [D]
Droppler Effect
59 d Correct 1

What type of building wire has a trade name as Moisture and Heat Resistant Thermoplastic used for
dry and wet locations [A] TW [B] MW [C] THW [D] THHN
60 c Correct 1

In the Philippine setting, which kind of conduit we usually prefer as Flex? [A] RSC [B] EMT [C] IMC
[D] FC
61 b Correct 1

A type of alternating current where the alternator comprises three armature windings set at 120
degrees to each other, current will be produced in the form of triple wave: (D.K. Ching p. 76) [A]
Multi Phase [B] Three Phase [C] Single Phase [D] Two Phase
62 b Correct 1

What is the minimum required vertical clearance of an overhead service drop measured from the
ground over residential and commercial properties and driveways not subjected to truck traffic over
600 volts to ground? [A] 5500 mm. [B] 4600 mm. [C] 4800 mm. [D] 4500 mm.
63 a Correct 1

The minimum inside diameter for electrical wire conduits as per Philippine Electrical Code: [A] 3/8"
Dia [b] 1/2" dia [C] 1-1/4" Dia [D] 1" dia.
64 b Correct 1

True or False, The higher the impact insulation class rating, the less effective is the construction in
isolating impact noise. The IIC rating replaces the previously used Impact Noise Rating and is
approximately greater to the INR rating + 51 db for a given construction
65 0 Correct 1

TW in electrical wire specification means. [A] Moisture and Heat Resistant Thermoplastic [B]
Moisture and Heat Resistant Rubber [C] Moisture Resistant, In Wet and Dry Locations [D] None of
the Above
66 c Correct 1

Another name for passenger elevator; it is also a british term for elevator (D.K. Ching p. 80). [A]
Elevator [B] Lift [C] Dumbwaiter [D] Freight
67 b Correct 1

The minimum face to face distance between elevators in three and four car grouping. [A] 1.00 mts.
[B] 1.50 mts. [C] 2.00 mts. [D] 2.50 mts.
68 c Correct 1

Collection line of a plumbing system is sometimes referred to as. [A] Strainer [B] Catch Basin [C]
House Drain [D] Septic Tank
69 c Correct 1

Maximum height of a dumbwaiter. [A] 0.60 mts. [B] 1.20 mts. [C] 1.80 mts. [D] 2.40 mts.

70 b Correct 1

A type of lighting that provides illumination to special objects like sculptures, flower arrangements,
etc. [A] Valance Lighting [B] Cove Lighting [C] Specific Lighting [D] Direct Lighting
71 c Correct 1
True or False, Is it advisable to install sprinkler system in generator rooms, substations and
electrical rooms?
72 0 Correct 1

Standard length of an electrical metal conduit. [A] 5 Meters [B] 10 Meters [C] 15 Meters [D] 20
Meters
73 b Correct 1

An assembly consisting of a pulley wheel, side plates, shaft, and bearings over which a cable or
roped is passed. [A] Shaft [B] Governor [C] Sheave [D] Safety Shoe
74 c Correct 1

The other type of flame detector other than the ultraviolet type. [A] Beam Detector [B] Infra red
Detector [C] Smoke Detector [D] Heat Detector
75 b Correct 1

PABX or PBX means. (No Choices!)


private automatic
76 branch exchange Correct 1

Farad is the unit capacity of a ___. [A] Conductor [B] Capacitor [C] Insulator [D] Conveyor

77 b Correct 1

Another name for distribution panel. [A] Fire Alarm Control Panel [B] Power Panel [C] Public Address
Panel [D] Voice Evacuation Panel
78 b Correct 1

For a hospital project which utilizes pure and ultra clean water for treatmetn and pharmaceutical
needs, what kind of piping should be best employed even it will sacrifice some penny? [A]
Polyethylene [B] unplasticized Polyvinyl Chloride [C] Polyprophylene [D] Polystyrene
79 c Correct 1

Standard size of wire for a circuit line. [A] No. 9 [B] No. 10 [C] No. 11 [D] No. 12

80 d Correct 1

Standard size of wire for a switch line. [A] No. 13 [B] No. 14 [C] No. 15 [D] No 16

81 b Correct 1

A device for converting alternating current to direct current. [A] Generator [B] Converter [C]
Rectifier [D] Motor
82 c Correct 1

Another name for a Rectifier. [A] A.C. Generator [B] D.C. Generator [C] Inverter [D] Controller

83 b Correct 1

A controller sensitive to the degree of moisture in the air. (D.K. Ching p. 121) [A] Thermostat [B]
Humidistat [C] A and B [D] None of the Above
84 c Correct 1

Another name for Humidistat. [A] Thermostat [B] Hygrostat [C] Barometer [D] Caliper

85 b Correct 1

Consist of a flyball or flyweight device designed to stop an elevator. [A] Push Button [B] Governor
[D] Emergency Brake [D] telephone Jack
86 b Correct 1

A stop valve placed in the service pipe close to the connection at the water main. [A] Corporation
Stop [B] Bib Cock [C] Check Valve [D] Gate Valve
87 a Correct 1

A vent with a function to provide circulation if air between drainage and vent system. Connecting a
vent stack to a horizontal drain between the first fixture and the soil or waste stack [A] Stack Vent
[B] Waste Vent [C] Main Vent [D] Relief Vent
88 d Correct 1

The quality of a galvanized iron pipe is rated by? [A] Class-Steel [B] Schedule [C] Diameter [D]
Gauge
89 b Correct 1
Length along the centerline of the pipe and fitting. [A] Embedment Lengh [B] Development Length
[c] Effective Length [D] Maximum Length
90 b Correct 1

Which is more practical in terms of water usage? [A] Urinal with Water Saving Feature [B] 1.5 Gallon
Capacity Water Closet [C] Flow Limiting Valve [D] Lavatory with Pop Up
91 a Correct 1

Any liquid waste containing animal or vegetable matter in suspension or solution. (D.K. Ching p.
200) [A] Effluent [B] Slump [C] Sewage [D] Solid Waste
92 c Correct 1

If you are to designed a Septic tank, which is the best suitable place should it be located? [A] Rear
Side of the House [B] Either Side of the House [C] Front of the House [D] Near RROW
93 d Correct 1

Interrelationship between value of voltage and current with the same frequency. [A] Wavelength [B]
Phase [C] Frequency [D] Synchronization
94 b Correct 1

Greenfield is also? [A] RSC [B] EMT [C] FC [D] IMC

95 b Correct 1

An Instrument which responds to changes in temperature, and directly or indirectly controls


temperature. (D.K. Ching p. 121) [A] Humidistat [B] Control Panel [C] Hygrostat [D] Thermostat
96 d Correct 1

How do we specifiy Electrical Wires? [A] Diameter [B] Gauge [C] Class [D] Type

97 b Correct 1

Conveys storm water and terminates into a natural drainage such as lakes or rivers. [A] Sanitary [B]
Storm Sewer [C] Public Sewer [D] Combined Sewer
98 b Correct 1

A machine that converts mechanical energy into electrical energy (D.K. Ching p. 75). [A] Generator
[B] Alternator [C] Electric Motor [D] Battery
99 a Correct 1

Freon in air-con must be compressed and liquefied in order to absorb ___. [A] Energy [B] Air [c] Heat
[D] Viruz
100 c Correct 1

Standard size of a wet standpipe outlet for each floor. [A] 25 mm. [B] 38 mm. [C] 51 mm. [D] 65
mm.
101 b Correct 1

A type of pipe fitting for a Yoke Vent. [A] 1/2 Bend [B] 1/4 Bend [C] 1/8 Bend [D] 1/16 Bend

102 c Correct 1

A device installed on an electric water heater used to detect the working temperature to activate a
switch. (D.K. Ching p. 121) [A] Humidifier [B] Thermostat [B] Thermometer [D] Humidistat
103 b Correct 1

Minimum size of trap or branch for a bidet. [a] 1 1/2" [B] 2" [C] 3" [D] 6"

104 a Correct 1

Minimum fixture supply pipe diameter for tank type water closet. [A] 3/8" [B] 1/2" [C] 1 1/2" [D] 2"

105 a Correct 1

True or false, 1 3/4" diameter is 'not' a commercial size of G.I. Pipe for water supply.

106 1 Correct 1

True or false, 3" diameter is 'not' a commercial size of G.I. Pipe for water supply. [A] False [B] True

107 1 Correct 1
Term applied to the interconnection of the same fixtures in one soil or waste branch with one
branch vent. [a] Set of Fixtures [B] Group of Fixtures [D] Assembly of Fixtures [D] Battery of Fixtures
108 d Correct 1

A single vent that ventilates multiple traps in the case of a back to back vent. (D.K. Ching p. 200)
[A] Unit vent [B] Loop vent [C] Common Vent [D] Relief Vent
109 c Correct 1

Minimum size of a standpipe for a building in which the highest outlet is 23 meters or less from the
fire service connection. [A] 1" [B] 2" [C] 3" [D] 4"
110 d Correct 1

Minimum size of a wet standpipe for a riser of more than 15 meters from the source. [A] 1" [B] 2"
[C] 3" [D] 4"
111 d Correct 1

Single lever valves used in kitchen sink and lavatory faucets or at shower valves works by the
principle of a ___. [A] Gate Valve [B] Check Valve [C] Ball Valve [D] Angle valve
112 c Correct 1

Treats hard water. [A] Filtration [B] Sodium Silicate [C] Zeolite Process [D] Chlorination

113 c Correct 1

Minimum height of a branch vent above the fixture it is venting. [A] 8" [B] 6 " [C] 4" [D] 3"

114 b Correct 1

Minimum wire size in square millimeter for a branch circuit with a 30 ampere rating using Type THW
stranded copper conductor in a raceway. [A] 4.50 sqmm. [B] 5.50 sqmm. [C] 6.50 sqmm. [D] 7.50
sqmm.
115 b Correct 1

Standard frequency of power supplied by the local power utility company like Meralco. [A] 40 cycles
[B] 50 cycles [C] 60 cycles [D] 70 Cycles
116 c Correct 1

The overhead service conductors from the last pole or other aerial support to and including splices,
if any, connecting to the service entrance conductors at the building; Overall portion of service
conductors extending from the nearest utility pole to the service equipment of the building (D.K.
Ching p. 75). [A] Feeder [B] Service Lateral [C] Service Drop [D] Service Conductor
117 c Correct 1

Unit of loudness level. (D.K. Ching p. 230) [A] Pitch [B] Sound Intensity [C] Sabin [D] Phon

118 d Correct 1

The process of dissipating sound energy by converting it to heat. [A] Wavelength [B] Sound
Absorption [C] Sound Attenuation [D] Sound of Diffraction
119 b Correct 1

Distance sound travels during each cycle of vibration. (D.K. Ching p. 228) [A] Wavelength [B] Sound
Absorption [C] Sound Attenuation [D] Sound of Diffraction
120 a Correct 1

The reduction in the intensity or in the sound pressure level of sound which is transmitted from one
point to another. (D.K. Ching p. 230) [A] Wavelength [B] Sound Absorption [C] Sound Attenuation
[D] Sound of Diffraction
121 c Correct 1

Unit of sound absorption equivalent to 1 square foot of perfectly absorptive material. (D.K. Ching p.
230) [A] [A] Pitch [B] Sound Intensity [C] Sabin [B] Phon
122 c Correct 1

Acoustical phenomenon which causes sound wave to be bent or scattered around. (D.K. Ching p.
230) [A] Wavelength [B] Sound Absorption [C] Sound Attenuation [D] Sound of Diffraction
123 d Correct 1

Minimum sound pressure level that is capable of being detected by the human ear. (D.K. Ching p.
229) [A] Phon [B] Threshold of Audibility [C] Frequency [D] Intensity
124 b Correct 1

Fluctuation in pressure, a particle displacement in an elastic medium. [A] Light [B] Sound [c] Heat
[D] Force
125 b Correct 1
[1] Sound sensation in a single frequency, [2] one energy, one frequency [A] Musical tone [B]
intensity [C] amplitude [D] pure tone
126 d Correct 1

Wave produced by a pure tone. [A] Wavelength [B] Sine Wave [C] Echo [D] Resonance

127 b Correct 1

Synonymous with a lighting fixture. [A] Lumens [B] Luminaire [C] Illuminate [D] Illumination

128 b Correct 1

The luminous intensity of light is expressed in ___. (D.K. Ching p. 142) [A] Candlepower [B] Candela
[C] Lux [D] Lumen
129 b Correct 1

It refers to an individual who worked in the sanitary field of ancient Rome. [A] Plumbum [B]
Plumbarius [C] Plumber [D] Sanitary Engineer
130 b Correct 1

In Latin, it means 'lead'. [A] Plumbum [B] Plumbarius [C] Plumber [D] Sanitary Engineer

131 A Correct 1

A specially designed system of waste piping embodying the horizontal wet venting of one sized to
provide free movement of air above the flow line of the drain. [A] Main vent [B] Vent Stack Thru
Roof [C] Combination waste and vent [D] Waste Vent
132 c Correct 1

Vertical flow of air used to separate different functions of spaces. [A] Air Curtain [B] Air Chamber [C]
Air Release vent [D] Vent Stack Thru Vent
133 a Correct 1

Type of lighting dealing with relatively large area lighting. [A] General Light [B] Specific Lighting [C]
Accent Lighting [D] Indirect Lighting
134 A Correct 1

During elevator emergency, to rescue passengers, this part of the elevator is used to open the
doors from the outside. [A] Control Panel [B] Outside Door Latch [C] Idle Sheave [D] Safety Shoe
135 B Correct 1

A device which extends across at least 1/2 the width of each door leaf which will open if subjected
to pressure. [A] Panic Door [B] Panic Bar [C] Panic Button [D] Fire Exit
136 B Correct 1

Sanitary sewage from buildings shall be discharged directly to the nearest ___. [A] Storm Sewer [B]
House Sewer [C] sanitary Sewer Main [D] Cistern
137 C Correct 1

Receptacles intended to receive and discharge water, water-carried waste into a drainage system
with which they are connected. [A] Pipes [B] Fittings [C] Fixture [D] Drains
138 C Correct 1

The simplest type of building automation system. [A] CCTV [B] Telecommunication System [C] Voice
Evacuation System [D] Fire Alarm System
139 B Correct 1

Standard size of an outlet for a dry standpipe located at each floor. [A] 2 1/2" [B] 3" [C] 4" [D] 1"

140 a Correct 1

A vent pipe connected to a vent stack. A vent serving two or more traps and extending from the in
front of the last fixture of a horizontal branch to a vent stack [A] Unit Vent [B] Loop vent [C] Circuit
vent [D] Common Vent
141 c Correct 1

A vent pipe directly connected to a stack vent instead of a vent stack. [A] Unit Vent [B] Loop vent
[C] Circuit vent [D] Common Vent
142 B Correct 1

Instrument used for measuring atmospheric pressure. [A] Thermometer [B] barometer [C]
Anemometer [D] Humidistat
143 b Correct 1
What is the reason why we don't employ Smoke Detectors on Kitchen? [A] Economic Measures [B]
Difference in Function [C] Opposite Environment Working Conditions [D] Installation methods
144 C Correct 1

Condensing unit is a part of a ___. [A] Heating Process [B] Refrigiration Process [C] Cooling Process
[D] Dehumidification Process
145 B Correct 1

What is the minimum required distance of a septic tank to a well? [a] 10 Meters [B] 15 Meters [C]
20 Meters [D] 25 Meters
146 B Correct 1

metal that expands when exposed to heat to detect a fire. [A] Smoke Detector [B] Heat Detector [C]
Beam Detector [D] Flame Detector
147 B Correct 1

A faucet fitted with a nozzle curving downward used as a draw-off tap. [A] Pressure Regulator [B]
Curb Stop [C] Bib Cock [D] Gate Valve
148 C Correct 1

Heat rating for a fixed temperature heat detector. [A] 125-187 Fº [B] 115-177 Fº [C] 135-197Fº [D]
145-207 Fº
149 c Correct 1

Reference in measuring the depth of a trap seal of a trap. [A] Top Dip to Crown Weir [B] Bottom Dip
to Crown Weir [C] Middle Dip to Crown Weir [D] None of the Above
150 a Correct 1

A pipe fitting shaped like 'S'. [A] Single bend [B] Double Bend [C] Triple Bend [D] S-Trap

151 D Correct 1

Minimum size of trap and waste branch for a shower stall. [A] 2" [B] 3" [C] 4" [D] 6"

152 A Correct 1

Minimum size of trap and waste branch for a pedestal urinal. [A] 2" [B] 3" [C] 4" [D] 6"

153 b Correct 1

Ratio of water closets for male population for elementary and secondary school. [A] 1:30 [B] 1:20
[C] 1:10 [D] 1:40
154 a Correct 1

Ratio of water closets for female population for elementary and secondary school. [A] 1:35 [B] 1:25
[C] 1:15 [D] 1:45
155 B Correct 1

Ratio of urinals for elementary school. [A] 1:65 [B] 1:75 [C] 1:85 [D] 1:95

156 b Correct 1

Ratio of water closets for female population for Principal Worship Places. [A] 1:65 [B] 1:75 [C] 1:85
[D] 1:95
157 B Correct 1

Minimum required number of water closets for female for office and public buildings serving 55
occupants for employees. [A] 2 [B] 3 [C] 4 [D] 5
158 c Correct 1

Where there is exposure to skin contamination due to poisonous materials, what is the ratio of
lavatory to number of occupants. [A] 1:20 [B] 1:15 [C] 1:10 [D] 1:5
159 D Correct 1

Minimum head of water, in meters, required for each section of plumbing for water test. [A] 2 [B] 3
[C] 4 [D] 5
160 b Correct 1

How many days, at least, shall be given before any plumbing work inspection is done after written
notice for inspection. [A] 2 [B] 3 [C] 4 [D] 5
161 b Correct 1
Minimum time, in minutes, required for water to stay in the system or pipes for a water test without
any leaks to satisfy said testing. [A] 60 Minutes [B] 45 Minutes [C] 30 Minutes [D] 15 Minutes
162 d Correct 1

In an industrial warehouse with high clearance of ceiling and there is no existing ceiling panel, what
kind of detector should be best utilized? [A] Smoke [B] Heat [C] Beam [D] Flame
163 c Correct 1

Minimum lead content in percent for pipes and fittings safe for humans. [A] 4% [B] 6% [C] 8% [D]
10%
164 c Correct 1

Minimum vertical distance from the bottom of water pipes to the top of sewer or drain pipe if laid in
the same trench on top of the other. [A] 150 mm. [B] 300 mm. [C] 450 mm. [D] 600 mm.
165 B Correct 1

Minimum distance of water pipings from any regulating equipment, water heater, conditioning
tanks, and similar equipment requiring union fittings. [A] 150 mm. [B] 300 mm. [C] 450 mm. [D]
600 mm.
166 B Correct 1

How do we install Beam Detectors in buildings? [A] Surface Mounted from Ceiling to Finished Floor
Line [B] Wall Mounted in both opposite sides [C] Recessed or Concealed type in the Finisheed Floor
Line [D] Outside the Exterior OFB
167 b Correct 1

Equivalent of 1/6 bend in degrees. [A] 30º [B] 45º [C] 60º [D] 75º

168 c Correct 1

True or false, 60˚ branches or offsets may be used only when installed in a true vertical position.

169 1 Correct 1

Cleanouts may be omitted on a horizontal drain less than 1.5 meters in length unless such line is
serving sinks or urinals, true or false.
170 1 Correct 1

Minimum clearance in front of any cleanout in meters for pipes 51mm or less in diameter. [A] 0.150
mts. [B] 0.200 mts. [C] 0.305 Mts. [D] 0.400 mts.
171 c Correct 1

Minimum clearance in front of any cleanout in meters for pipes larger than 51 mm. Dia. [A] 0.45
mts. [B] 0.50 mts. [C] 0.55 mts. [D] 0.60 mts.
172 A Correct 1

Maximum distance of any underfloor cleanout from any access door, crawl space, or crawl hole. [A]
4.60 mts. [B] 6.10 mts. [D] 2.30 mts. [D] 3.05 mts.
173 b Correct 1

Maximum length of a tailpiece. [A] 150 mm. [B] 300 mm. [C] 450 mm. [D] 600 mm.

174 D Correct 1

Minimum length of any branch requiring separate venting. [A] 4.60 mts. [B] 6.10 mts. [D] 2.30 mts.
[D] 3.05 mts.
175 a Correct 1

True or false, no galvanized wrought iron or galvanized steel pipe shall be used underground and
shall be kept at least 15 cms above ground.
176 1 Correct 1

Where does the treated water from Grey Water System usually go? [A] Toilet [B] Irrigation [C]
Sanitary Sewer [D] Water Dispenser
177 b Correct 1

Minimum extension of a vent stack through roof above any other vertical surface. [A] 150 mm. [B]
300 mm. [C] 450 mm. [D] 600 mm.
178 B Correct 1

Minimum vertical distance of VSTR from above of any openable window or opening. [A] 0.75 Mts.
[B] 0.90 mts. [C] 1.05 mts. [D] 1.20 mts
179 b Correct 1
Minimum vertical extension of VSTR from any roofdeck where it is protruded. [A] 2.10 mts. [B] 2.40
mts. [C] 1.80 mts. [D] 1.50 mts.
180 a Correct 1

Minimum horizontal distance of any VSTR from a roofdeck used for other purposes aside from
protection from weather. [A] 2.00 mts. [B] 3.00 mts. [C] 4.00 mts. [D] 5.00 mts.
181 b Correct 1

Minimum number of stories served by a waste stack requiring a parallel ventstack. [A] 5 [B] 10 [C]
15 [D] 20
182 b Correct 1

The rate of flow of light through a surface. (D.K. Ching p. 142) [A] Lumens [B] Luminous Flux [C]
Luminance [D] Lux
183 b Correct 1

The luminous intensity of any surface in a given direction per unit of projected area. (D.K. Ching p.
142) [A] Lumens [B] Luminous Flux [C] Luminance [D] Lux
184 c Correct 1

A unit of illumination equivalent to 1 lumen per square foot. (D.K. Ching p. 142) [A] Lux [B] Foot
Candle [C] Candle Power [D] Candela
185 B Correct 1

A unit of illumination equivalent to 1 lumen per square meter. (D.K. Ching p. 142) [A] Lumens [B]
Luminous Flux [C] Luminance [D] Lux
186 D Correct 1

Type of lighting system where 90-100% of light output is directed to the ceiling and upper walls of
the room. [A] Direct Lighting [B] Accent Lighting [C] Cove Lighting [D] Indirect Lighting
187 d Correct 1

The material used for filament in an incandescent bulb. [A] Sodium [B] Mercury [C] Tungstem [D]
Nitrogen
188 C Correct 1

The equivalent of filament in a fluorescent lamp. [A] Anode [B] Cathode [C] Node [D] None of the
Above
189 B Correct 1

An automatic device used for converting high, fluctuating inlet water pressure to a lower constant
pressure. [A] Pressure Relief Valve [B] Pressure regulating Valve [C] Zone Control Valve [D] Gate
Valve
190 b Correct 1

An air-operated device used to open or close a damper or valve. [A] Pump [B] Air Motor [C] Gate
Valve [D] None of the Above
191 B Correct 1

The usually clearance of buffers for elevators are (in millimetre)? [A] 400 [B] 800 [C] 1000 [D]
Answer not among the choices
192 d Correct 1

On elevators, a gear-driven machine having a drum to which the wire ropes that hoist the car are
fastened, and on which they wind. [A] Drumwaiter [B] dumbwaiter [C] Wind Drum Machine [D]
None of the Above
193 C Correct 1

Vertical tracks that serves as a guide for the car and the counterweight. [A] Hosting cables [B]
Guiderails [C] Handrails [D] Hoistway rope
194 B Correct 1

Under NBC, the clearance between the underside of the car and the bottom of the pit shall not be
less than ___. [A] 150 mm. [B] 300 mm. [C] 450 mm. [D] 600 mm.
195 D Correct 1

Under NBC, the minimum diameter of hoisting and counterweight rope. [A] 20 mm. [B] 30 mm/ [C]
40 mm. [D] 50 mm.
196 B Correct 1

Under NBC, the minimum width between balusters in an escalator. [A] 458 mm. [B] 558 mm. [C]
658 mm. [D] 348 mm.
197 B Correct 1
Under NBC, the maximum rated speed of an escalator along the angle of travel. [A] 38.00 mts. [B]
41.00 mts. [C] 44.oo mts [D] 47.00 mts.
198 A Correct 1

The effective room temperature in air-conditioning. [A] 63 - 67 Fº [B] 68 - 74Fº [C] 75 -- 80 Fº [D]
None of the Above
199 B Correct 1

What makes Intercom to be unique in the modern days? [A] Perfect Dialogue [B] See Through [C]
Awesome loudspeakers [D] Economic Friendly
200 b Correct 1

Resistance in alternating current system. [A] Conductance [B] Resistance [C] Impedance [D]
Capacitance
201 c Correct 1

The reciprocal of conductance. [A] Conductance [B] Resistance [C] Impedance [D] Capacitance

202 b Correct 1

The rate of flow of sound energy, usually rated in watts (D.K. Ching p. 228) [A] Sound Attenuation
[B] Sound Intensity [C] Loudness Level [D] Frequency
203 b Correct 1

Lighting used primarily to draw attention to particular points of interest. [A] Direct Lighting [B]
Indirect Lighting [D] General Lighting [D] Accent Lighting
204 d Correct 1

A means of producing light from gaseous discharge. [A] Luminance [B] Efflourescense [C]
Flouresence [D] None of the Above
205 C Correct 1

A type of High-Intensity-Discharge lamp (HID). [A] Low Pressure Sodium [B] High Pressure Sodium
[C] Medium Pressure Sodium [D] None of the Above
206 B Correct 1

Sound system input device that reacts to and converts variable sound pressure into variable
electrical current. [A] Loudspeaker [B] Sounder [C] Microphone [D] Alarm bell
207 C Correct 1

What is the minimum size of a trap or branch of a residential kitchen? [A] 1 3/4" [B] 2" [C] 1 1/4" [D]
1 1/2"
208 D Correct 1

Light originating from sources not facing each other, as from windows in adjacent walls. [A]
Standard Light [B] Cross Light [C] Pin Light [D] Spot Light
209 B Correct 1

The process of removing calcium and magnesium deposits in water. [A] Hardening [B] Softening [C]
Sedimentation [D] Filtration
210 B Correct 1

A lighting unit consisting of one or more electrical lamps. Also called as a lighting fixture (D.K. Ching
p. 146) [A] Lumens [B] Luminaire [C] Luminance [D] Luminous Flux
211 B Correct 1

A louvered construction divided into cell-like areas and used for redirecting the light emitted by an
overhead source. [A] Accoustical Boards [B] Gypsum Boards [C] Eggcrates [D] None of the Above
212 c Correct 1

A graph used in air-conditioning and showing the properties of air-system mixtures. [A] ACU Chart
[B] FCU Chart [C] Psychometric Chart [D] Air-Ventilation Graph Chart
213 c Correct 1

Heat that raises air temperature; the quantity of heat absorbed or released by a substance during a
change in termperature without a change in phase (D.K. Ching p. 117). [A] latent heat [B]
Conduction [C] Sensible Heat [D] Covnection
214 C Correct 1

The transmission of heat energy from one place to another by circulatory movement of a mass of
fluid. [A] Convection [B] Radiation [C] Absorption [D] Microwave
215 A Correct 1
A lamp designed to project and diffuse a uniform level of illumination over a large area. [A] Pin Light
[B] Flood Light [C] Warm light [D] Cool Light
216 B Correct 1

True or False, In boilers, they function only when exceeds prescribed unsafe operating conditions.
Hence they are called as "Limit Controls and Interlocks
217 1 Correct 1

What type of sound absorbent is best for lower band frequencies. [A] Sound Absorbers [B] Porous
Absorbents [C] Insulation Materials [D] Accoustic Boards
218 b Correct 1

The bending of sound wave when traveling forward changes direction as it passes through different
densities. [A] Reflection [B] Refraction [C] Echo [D] Wavelength
219 B Correct 1

True or false, number of fixture unit is one parameter in sizing a drainage pipe.

220 1 Correct 1

Water distribution system which constantly rely its pressure from the main water pipe applied only
if the highest fixture is supplied continuously with the flow rate and minimum required working
pressure. [A] Direct/Upfeed System [B] Downfeed/Gravity System [C] Air Pressure System [D] It
varies
221 A Correct 1

What combination of pipe fittings is installed at the base of a soil stack? [A] Wye and 1/8 bend [B]
Elbow and 1/4 bend [C] tee and 1/16 bend [D] wye and 1/4 bend
222 A Correct 1

What is the rating index of an air-conditioning/refrigeration system which rates the unit for the
number of BTU's of heat removed per watt of electrical input energy? (D.K. Ching p. 124) [A] Energy
Efficiency Ratio [B] Energy Efficiency Coefficienct [C] Energy Efficiency Rating [D] Energy Efficiency
Factor
223 C Correct 1

What mechanical equipment, coupled with a central air-conditioning system, is used to to


dehumidify and cool the air stream injected to a conditioned space. [A] Fan Coil Unit [B] Condenser
224 [C] Motor [D] Cooling Fan A Correct 1

A rigid metal housing for a group of heavy conductors or buses insulated from each other and the
225 enclosure, also called Busduct; (D.K. Ching p. 78). [A] Raceway [B] Busway [C] Bushing [D] Conduit B Correct 1

A heavy conductor, usually in the form of a solid copper bar, used for collecting, carrying, and
distributing large electric currents, also called a busbar (D.K. Ching p. 76). [A] Bus [B] taxi [C]
226 Raceway [D] Motor A Correct 1

An approved assembly of insulated conductors with fitting and conductor terminations in


completely enclosed ventilated protective metal housing where the assembly is designed to carry
fault current and to withstand the magnetic forces of such current. (D.K. Ching p. 78). [A] Raceway
227 [B] Busway [C] Bushing [D] Conduit B Correct 1

A type of perimeter detector which detects object in heat range of body temperature. [A] Smoke [B]
Heat [C] Passive Infrared [D] Microwave
228 C Correct 1

A type of perimeter detector which detects interruption of light beam. [A] Smoke Detector [B]
Lightbeam [C] Laser Beam [D] Infrared
229 b Correct 1

A type of perimeter detector which detects change in sound wave pattern. [A] Microwave [B]
Ultrasonic [C] Motion Detector [D] Passive Infra Red
230 B Correct 1

Women's urinal fixture. [A] Siphon Jet [B] Siphon Vortex [C] Washdown [D] Reverse Trap

231 C Correct 1

232 True or false, brass and cast iron body cleanouts shall not be used as a reducer or adapter. 1 Correct 1

A box with a blank cover which serves the purpose of joining one different runs of raceways or
cables and provided with sufficient space for connection and branching of the enclosed conductors.
233 [A] tool box [B] Push box [C] Pull box [D] Junction Box C Correct 1
A type of water closet that is least efficient, subject to clogging, noisy, and use a simple washout
action through a small irregular passageway. (D.K. Ching p. 198) [A] Siphon Jet [B] Siphon Vortex [C]
234 Washdown [D] Reverse Trap c Correct 1

This type of water closet is similar to that of the siphon-jet except that it has a smaller trap
passageway and smaller water surface area, moderately noisy. (D.K. Ching p. 198) [A] Siphon Jet
235 [B] Siphon Vortex [C] Washdown [D] Reverse Trap d Correct 1

A type of water closet that is noisy but highly efficient. Strong jet into up leg forces contents out.
Use only with flush valve, requires higher pressure. Considered mostly in airports, hospitals and
236 schools [A] Washdown [B] Reverse Trap [C] Siphon Jet [D] Blowout d Correct 1

Water closet that is quiet, extremely sanitary, water is directed through the rim. It scours bowl,
237 folds over into jet; siphon. [A] Siphon Jet [B] Siphon Vortex [C] Washdown [D] Reverse Trap b Correct 1

What kind of pipe would best fit for Fire Protection Systems such as Sprinklers? [A] GI [B] uPVC [C]
238 ABS [D] Ceramic A Correct 1

A toilet bowl similar to the siphon-jet, but having the flushing water directed to the rim to create
circular motion or vortex which scours the bowl. (D.K. Ching p. 198) [A] Siphon Jet [B] Siphon Vortex
239 [C] Washdown [D] Reverse Trap B Correct 1

A toilet bowl in which the flushing water enters through the rim and a siphonic action initiated by a
water jet draws the contents of the bowl through the trapway. (D.K. Ching p. 198) [A] Siphon Jet [B]
240 Siphon Vortex [C] Washdown [D] Reverse Trap A Correct 1

A water closet similar to that of the siphon jet but with a smaller water surface and trapway. (D.K.
241 Ching p. 198) [A] Siphon Jet [B] Siphon Vortex [C] Washdown [D] Reverse Trap D Correct 1

This type of water closet is prohibited by some health codes. [A] Siphon Jet [B] Siphon Vortex [C]
242 Washdown [D] Reverse Trap c Correct 1

The concussion and banging noise that results when a volume of water moving in a pipe suddenly
stops or loses momentum. (D.K. Ching p. 198) [A] Back Siphonage [B] Back Flow [C] Water Hammer
243 [D] Expansion/Contraction [E] Friction head Loss C Correct 1

The length of a pipeline measured along the centerline of the pipe and pipe fittings. (D.K. Ching p.
199) [A] Developed Length [B] Embedment length [C] Development Length [D] Effective Length
244 a Correct 1

A shutoff valve closed by lowering a wedge-shaped gate across the passage. [A] Check valve [B]
gate valve [C] Non return valve [D] Drain valve
245 B Correct 1

A valve closed by a disk seating on an opening in an internal wall. (D.K. Ching p. 199) [A] Globe
valve [B] Gate Valve [C] Ball Valve [D] Check valve
246 a Correct 1

Liquid sewage that has been treated in a septic tank or sewage treatment plant. (D.K. Ching p. 201)
[A] Scum [B] Sludge [C] Effluent [D] Fecal matter
247 c Correct 1

The centerline of pipe. [A] Centerline [B] Invert [C] Spring Line [D] Corona

248 c Correct 1

The interior top surface of a pipe. [A] Corona [B] Crown [C] Pinnacle [D] End Cap

249 B Correct 1

The interior bottom surface of a pipe. [A] culvert [B] Invert [C] Corona [D] Crown

250 b Correct 1

A type of perimeter detector which is subject to false alarm from aircraft radar and from movement
outside building through window, wood doors, and the like. It uses radio waves. [A] Ultrasonic [B]
251 Microwave [C] Passive Infrared [D] Motion Sensor b Correct 1
This type of perimeter detector uses both the Passive infrared and Ultrasonic or Microwave system.
252 [A] Proximity/Capacitance [B] Passive Infrared/Ultrasonic [C] Smoke/Heat [D] Multisensor B Correct 1

This type of perimeter detector detects a change in capacitance of the area covered, caused by
253 intrusion. [A] Proximity/Capacitance [B] Passive Infrared/Ultrasonic [C] Smoke/Heat [D] Multisensor A Correct 1

254 Color code for pipes containing acid. [A] Red [B] Blue [C] Yellow [D] Black D Correct 1

A high intensity discharge lamp in which the light is produced by the radiation from a mixture of a
metallic vapor, similar to that of a mercury lamp in construction. [A] Metal Halide Lamp [B]
255 Flourescence Lamp [B] Incadecent Lamp [D] Sodium Lamp A Correct 1

A type of lamp popular for lighting commercial interiors, uses argon gas to ease starting, it
produces light by means of an electric discharge in mercury vapor. [A] Metal Halide Lamp [B]
256 Flourescence Lamp [c] Mercury Lamp [D] Sodium Lamp C Correct 1

A type of lamp which produces light by means of the reaction of halogen additive in the bulb reacts
with chemically with tungsten. [A] Metal Halide Lamp [B] Flourescence Lamp [c] Mercury Lamp [D]
257 Tungsten Halogen Lamp d Correct 1

A type of lamp generally used for roadways and sidewalks, uses sodium gas. [A] Metal Halide Lamp
[B] High Pressure Sodium [c] Mercury Lamp [D] Tungsten Halogen Lamp
258 B Correct 1

It is a costumary that full open type of valve is used in several locations in a water distribution
system, which in the following list DOES NOT require one? [A] On every Hose Bib [B] On water
supplies to pressured tank [C] On the water service pipe near the source connection [D] On the
main water distribution pipe near the water service
259 A Correct 1

A device containing a strip of wire or fusible metal that melts under the heat, produced by excess
current, thereby interrupting the circuit (D.K. Ching p. 76) [A] Fusible Metal [B] Cord [C] Circuit
260 Breaker [D] Fuse D Correct 1

In elevator, it detects the obstacles during the door closing, and reopens the door if there is
something. Photocell can be used together with this. [A] Governor [B] Weighting Device [C] Idle
261 Sheave [D] Safety Shoe d Correct 1

It prevents passengers from falling into the hoistway when they try to get out of the car which is
262 stopped between the floors. [A]Board Foot [B] Fascia Plate [C] Gusset Plate [D] Sole Plate B Correct 1

In elevator, it makes the buzzer alarm when the car is overloaded and the door remains open until
overloading is eliminated. [A] Weight Device [B] Load Device [C] Loading Device [D] Weighing
263 Device D Correct 1

In elevator, it protects the equipment from over current. [A] ATS [B] UPS [C] Circuit Breaker [D]
Limit Switch
264 c Correct 1

In elevator, these prevent the excessive car travel at the highest and lowest floor; A switch that
automatically cuts off current to an electric motor when an object moved it. as an elevator car, has
passed a given point (D.K. Ching p. 80). [A] Emergency Switch [B] Limit Switch [C] Buffer [D] Break
Glass
265 B Correct 1

In escalators, these stop the escalator if a foreign object becomes wedged at the guard. [A] Limit
Switch [B] Handrail Guard Switches [C] Weighing Device [D] Circuit Breaker
266 B Correct 1

In escalators, this is located at the bottom truss of the escalator and provided with on and off
positions to stop or prevents the escalator from starting during maintenance service. [A] Connect
267 Switch [B] Disconnect Switch [C] Starting Switch [D] None of the Above B Correct 1

This device, in escalators, is provided at the drive unit location to protect against accidental
movement of the escalator during inspection of the drives or during general maintenance. [A]
Circuit Breaker [B] Limit Switches [C] Mechanical Maintenance Locking Device [D] Handrail Guard
268 Switches C Correct 1

This device, in escalators, stops the escalator automatically if an abnormal current is supplied to
the motor. [A] Current Overload Safety Switch [B] Limit Switch [C] Handrail Guard Switch [D]
269 Automatic Transfer Switch A Correct 1
This switch cuts off all current supply to the escalator for inspection, maintenance, or repairs. [A]
270 Knife Switch [B] Toggle Switch [C] Single Phase Switch [D] Emergency Switch A Correct 1

In a lightning protection system, the combination of a metal rod and its brace or footing, on the
271 upper part of a structure. [A] Air Chamber [B] Air Duct [C] Air Terminal [D] Air Vent C Correct 1

One of the earlier plastic to be developed in 1938, a du pont trade name for the white, soft, waxy,
and non-adhesive polymer of tetrafluoroethylene. [A] Tepal [B] Thermoplastic [C] Teflon [D] None of
272 the Above C Correct 1

The number of cycles per unit time of a wave or oscillations expressed in hertz of cycles per
273 second. [A] Frequency [B] Wavelenght [C] Resonance [D] Echo a Correct 1

Of a partition, the number of decibels by which sound is reduced in transmission through it; a
measure of the sound insulation value of the partition, the higher the number, the greater the
insulation value. (D.K. Ching p. 232) [A] Sound Absorption [B] Transmission Loss [C] Sound
274 Attenuation [D] Sound Reverberation b Correct 1

The cooling effect obtained when 1 ton of ice at 32 oF (0 oC) melts to water at the same
temperature in 24 hrs. (equivalent to 12,000 Btu/hr) (D.K. Ching p. 124) [A] Kilo of refrigiration [B]
275 Ton of refrigiration [C] pound of refrigiration [D] Weight of refrigiration B Correct 1

276 How do you define AHU? AIR HANDLING UNIT Correct 1

A branch of science the deals with the control and propagation of sound. (D.K. Ching p. 230) [A]
277 Accoustics [B] Sound Engineering [C] Music [D] None of the Above A Correct 1

It is the instantaneous, local reduction in density of a gas resulting from passage of a soundwave, or
the region in which the density is reduced at some instant. [a] Reflection [B] Rarefaction [C]
278 Reverberation [D] None of the Above b Correct 1

__________ is a physical wave or simply a series of pressure vibrations. [A] Light [b] Sound [C] Heat
279 [D] Power B Correct 1

280 It is the amount of decibels limited for a comfortable hearing. [A] 20DB [B] 30DB [C] 40DB [D] 50DB c Correct 1

The SI unit of electric charge equal to the quantity of electricity transferred along the conductor by
a current of one ampere in one second (D.K. Ching p. 75) [A] Watt [B] Volt [C] Coulumb [D]
281 Resistance C Correct 1

A set of conductors which extends from the main switch board to a distributing center with no other
circuit connected to it between the source and the distributing center. At the center, it is
terminated at the panel board which is actually lower capacity switch board [A] Subfeeder Circuit
[B] Main Switchboard [C] Branch Circuit [D] Feeder Circuit
282 D Correct 1

Any of service conductors extending from a main power line or transformer to the service
equipment of a building (D.K. Ching p. 75) [A] Service Lateral [B] Service Drop [C] Service
Conductor [D] Service Equipment
283 c Correct 1

The underground position of service conductors extending from a main power line or transformer to
a building (D.K. Ching p. 75) [A] Service Lateral [B] Service Drop [C] Service Conductor [D] Service
Equipment
284 A Correct 1

Electrical term “raceway” applies to: [A] Where electric car passes [B] conductor of heavy load
285 energy [C] a channel system in carrying electric wires [D] a grouping of transformers C Correct 1

In electrical wiring, a metal enclosure for housing and protecting electrical wires or cable that are
joined together in connecting or branching electric circuits (D.K. Ching p. 78) [A] Junction Box [B]
Cut Out Box [C] Fuse Box [D] Pull out box
286 A Correct 1

The energy per unit charge available for conversion from a chemical, mechanical, or other form of
energy into electrical energy, or vise versa, in conversion devices as a battery, generator, or motor.
(D.K. Ching p. 74) [A] amperage [B] potential Difference [C] watt [D] Electromotive Force
287 d Correct 1
A flexible, non metallic, fire-resistant tubing for conductors in knob-and-tube wiring (D.K. Ching p.
79). [A] Loom [B] Cord [C] Connector [D] Terminal
288 a Correct 1

The materials widely used as an insulation covering in electric cables which are made of metal and
phenollic compound (D.K. Ching p. 193) [A] Bakelite [B] Mica [C] Polyester Nylon [D] Polyethylene
289 a Correct 1

A condition resulting from bridging any part of a circuit with a conductor of a very low resistance; an
abnormal, usually accidental condition of low resistance between two points in an electric circuit
resulting in a flow of excess current (D.K. Ching p. 76) [A] Branch Circuit [B] Open Circuit [C] Series
Circuit [D] Short Circuit
290 D Correct 1

In a water system with constant water supply supplying series of plumbing fixtures, water supply
drop is experience when the fixtures in the series are simultaneously opened. Which poor design in
the plumbing system causes this? [A] Choice in the system of water distribution [B] Insufficiency in
the size of the water service and distribution pipe [C] too many fixtures opened simulteneously [D]
291 Use of PVC or other plastic pipes B Correct 1

What is the standard length of steel conduits? [A] 10 Meters [B] 10 feet [C] 10 Millimeters [D] 10
292 Centimeters B Correct 1

It is a type of steel conduit that has a thickness of 0.071mm? [A] Intermediate Metal Conduit (IMC)
293 [B] Rigid Steel Conduit [C] Electric Metal Tubing [D] None of the Above A Correct 1

What is the minimum branch circuit rating for household ranges and cooking appliances? [A] 20
294 Amperes [B] 30 Amperes [C] 40 Amperes [D] 50 Amperes B Correct 1

What type of wire or cable with specifications as underground service entrance cable single
conductor with operating temperature of 75 degrees centigrade; a single or multi conductor
assembly provided with or without an overall covering primarily used for service wire. [A] USE [B]
XHHW [C] THWN [D] UF
295 a Correct 1

What is the minimum required vertical clearance of an overhead service drop measured from the
ground, at the electrical service entrance to buildings, or at the drip loop of the building electric
entrance, or above areas or sidewalks accessible only to pedestrians, measured from the final
grade or other accessible surface only for service drop cables supported on and cabled together
with grounded bare messenger wire and limited to 300 volts to ground? (Phil. Electrical Code) [A]
3000 mm. [B] 3500 mm. [C] 3200 mm. [D] 3100 mm.
296 A Correct 1

A device for converting chemical into electric energy, usually consisting of a receptacle with
electrodes in an electrolyte. (D.K. Ching p. 74) (EL 001) [A] Battery [B] Electrode [C] Cell [D]
Generator
297 C Correct 1

A factory assembled conductors insulated with a highly compressed refractory mineral insulation
enclosed in a liquid and gas tight continuous copper sheath. To maintain its integrity termination
are made with compression rings, glands and sealing compounds (D.K. Ching p. 78) [A] Metal Clad
Cable type MC [B] Armored Cable type ACL [C] Armored Cable type AC [D] Mineral Insulated Cable
Type MI
298 D Correct 1

A type of Alternating current generated by the alternator where its wave rises to a peak, sinks to
zero, drops to a negative peak, and rises again to zero a number of times each second, depending
on the frequency for which the machine is designed (D.K. Ching p. 76) [A] Two Phase [B] Three
Phase [C] Single Phase [D] Double Phase
299 c Correct 1

Type of flexible cable which is fabricated assembly of insulated conductors in a flexible metal
sheath: [A] Metal Clad Cable type MC [B] Armored Cable type ACL [C] Armored Cable type AC [D]
Mineral Insulated Cable Type MI
300 b Correct 1

What type of wire or cable with specification as building wire for wet and dry locations with an
301 operating temperature of 75 degrees centigrade? (EL 023) [A] THW-Oil [B] XHHW [C] USE [D] UF a Correct 1

What type of building wire has a trade name as Moisture and Heat Resistant Thermoplastic used for
dry and wet locations. (EL 024 / CDEP VI-22) [A] TW [B] THHN [C] MTW [D] THW
302 d Correct 1

It is a switch in which a hinge copper blade is placed between two contact clips. (EL 005) (D.K.
Ching p. 79) [A] Toggle Switch [B] Knife Switch [C] Float Switch [D] Mercury Switch
303 b Correct 1

A rubber or plastic washer inserted in a hole in a metal part to prevent grounding of a wire passing
through the hole. (EL 005) (D.K. Ching p. 78) [A] Bushing [B] Shield [C] Grommet [D] Insulator
304 c Correct 1
It is a switch in which a lever or knob, moving through a small arc, causes the contacts to open or
close an electric circuit. (EL 005A / CDEP IV-24) (D.K. Ching p. 79). [A] Toggle Switch [B] Knife Switch
[C] Float Switch [D] Mercury Switch
305 a Correct 1

True or False, The specification on the electric wire THWN refers to Moisture and Heat Resistant
Thermoplastic
306 1 Correct 1

True or False, The specification on the electric wire XHHW refers to Moisture and Heat Resistant
Cross Linked Thermosetting Polyethylene
307 1 Correct 1

The minimum allowable clearance from the highest point of the roof to the service drop conductor
as per National building code: (NBC p. 212) [A] 2.50 M. [B] 3.00 M. [C] 2.00 m. [D] 4.00 m.
308 a Correct 1

What is the vertical clearance of unguarded rigid energized parts, over 750 V to 22 kV over roofs
accessible to vehicles but not subject to truck traffic. (NBC p. 213) [A] 4000 mm. [B] 4100 mm. [C]
3800 mm. [C] 3900 mm.
309 a Correct 1

What is the vertical clearance of an open supply conductors, over 750 V to 22 kV over or under
roofs or projections not readily accessible to pedestrians. (NBC p. 213) [A] 4000 mm. [B] 4100 mm.
[C] 3800 mm. [C] 3900 mm.
310 c Correct 1

These devices operates either at microwave frequencies or at ultrasonic frequencies, detect motion
in the protected area by the Doppler effect; (mech&elec eqmt for bldg by stein pg.1197) [A]
Acoustic Detectors [B] reflexive Beam devices [C] Motion Detectors [D] Photoelectric Devices
311 c Correct 1

lighting that provides illumination to special object like sculptures [A] Specific Lighting [B] Indirect
Lighting [C] Accent Lighting [D] General Lighting
312 a Correct 1

type of lighting where 90- 100% of light output is directed to ceiling or upper walls [A] Specific
Lighting [B] Indirect Lighting [C] Accent Lighting [D] General Lighting
313 b Correct 1

lighting used primarily to draw attention to particular points of interest [A] Specific Lighting [B]
Indirect Lighting [C] Accent Lighting [D] General Lighting
314 c Correct 1

the sensation by which an observer is able to distinguish between differences in luminance (D.K.
Ching p. 142) [A] Lightness [B] Brightness [C] Darkness [D] Dullness
315 b Correct 1

luminous intensity expressed in candelas (D.K. Ching p. 142) [A] Lux [B] Candlepower [C]
Footcandle [D] Lumens
316 b Correct 1

Provision for building with an expected electric load demand of 200KVA [A] Transformer Box [B]
transformer Room [C] Transformer Vault [D] Transformer Kit
317 c Correct 1

If you are designing a water supply system, what will you provide to prevent water hammer? (D.K.
Ching p. 198) [A] Water Meter Seal [B] Float Valve [C] Check Valve [D] Air Chamber
318 d Correct 1

A kind of flourescent lamp that does not use starter element [A] Standard Flourescent Lamp [B]
Energy Saving CFL [C] Rapid Start Flourescent Lamp [D] High Sodium Pressurized Flourescent Lamp
319 c Correct 1

Where will you locate the ACCU in a convinience store? [A] On the ceiling [B] Outside the store [C]
In Front of the store [D] Right in the front door
320 b Correct 1

Another type of circuit breaker element other than bolt-on [A] Plug Out Type [B] Plug In type [C]
Fixed In Type [D] Mounted Type
321 b Correct 1

The most practical conductor of electricity [A] Gold Wire [B] Iron Wire [C] Copper Wire [D] Silver Wire

322 c Correct 1
A channel system in carrying electrical wire; A channel expressly designed to hold and protect
electric wires and cables (D.K. Ching p. 78) [A] Surface Raceway [B] Underfloor Raceway [C]
323 Raceway [D] Multi Outlet Assembly c Correct 1

A device used to convert voltage from higher to lower or vise versa; an electric device consisting of
two or more windings wound on the same core which employs the principle of mutual induction to
convert variations of alternating current to a primary circuit into variations of voltage and current in
324 a secondary circuit (D.K. Ching p. 75) [A] Generator [B] Substation [C] Power Panel [D] Transformer d Correct 1

Metal containing no iron such as copper, brass and aluminum [A] Ferrous Metal [B] Non ferrous
325 Metal [C] Aluminum Metal [D] NONE b Correct 1

a type of Wiring not concealed by the building structure [A] Open Wiring [B] Closed Wiring [C]
Concelead Wiring [D] Merged Wiring
326 a Correct 1

The voltage across the welding arc [A] Arc Voltage [B] Open Voltage [C] Closed Voltage [D] Weld Arc

327 a Correct 1

A synthetic non-flammable insulating liquid which, when decomposed by an elctric arc evolves only
328 non-explosive gases [A] Askarel [B] Alkaline [C] Alkyd [D] NONE a Correct 1

Is combination of all or a portion of component parts included in an electric apparatus, mounted on


a supporting frame or panel and properly interwined [A] Prefabrication [B] Assembly [C]
Synchronization [D] Fusion
329 b Correct 1

Minimum load over a given period of time [A] Standard Load [B] Minimum Load [C] Load Capacity
[D] base Load
330 d Correct 1

Is a conductor, or group of conductors, in switchgear assemblies which serves as a common, also


called as a busbar (D.K. Ching p. 76) [A] Raceway [B] Bus [C] Conduit [D] Cable
331 b Correct 1

Approved assembly of insulated conductors with fitting and conductor terminations in a completely
enclosed, ventilated protective metal housing where the system is design to carry fault current and
to withstand the magnetic forces of the current; (D.K. Ching p. 76) [A] Wire [B] Cord [C] Bus [D]
Conduit
332 c Correct 1

System of conductor forming an essentially continuous conducting network over the object
protected and including any conductors necessary for interconnections of the object protected and
an adequate ground [A] Cage [B] Hub [C] Box [D] NONE
333 a Correct 1

A device design to open under abnormal conditions a current carrying circuit without injury itself; a
switch that automatically interrupts an electric circuit to prevent excess current from damaging
apparatus in the circuit or from causing it to fire (D.K. Ching p. 76) [A] ATS [B] UPS [C] Circuit
Breaker [C] ELCB
334 c Correct 1

A device or group of devices which serves to govern in some predetermined manner, the electric
power delivered to the apparatus to which it is connected [A] Controller [B] Panels [C] Switches [D]
335 Touchscreen Flicking a Correct 1

A luminous discharge due to ionization of the air surrounding a conductor caused by voltage
gradient exceeding a certain critical value [A] Corona [B] Korona [C] Crown [D] None of the Above
336 a Correct 1

A metal housing that houses the circuit breaker or fuses; surface mounted [A] Pull Box [B] Tool Box
[C] Cut Out Box [D] Panel Box
337 c Correct 1

Is the ratio of the maximum demand of the system or part of the system to the total connected load
of the system (D.K. Ching p. 77) [A] Diversity Factor [B] Demand factor [C] Load Factor [D] None of
the above
338 b Correct 1

A unit of electrical system which is intended to carry but not utilize electrical energy [A] Device [B]
339 Load [C] Circuit [D] Connection a Correct 1

340 A single enclosed runway for conductor cables [A] Vent [B] Duct [C] Chase [D] Shaft b Correct 1
Machine which transforms electric power into mechanical power; (D.K. Ching p. 75) [A] Generator
341 [B] Electric Pump [C] Electric Motor [D] Battery c Correct 1

The circuit conductors between the service equipment or the generator switchboard of an isolated
plant and the branch circuit overcurrent device [A] Armature [B] Service Drop [C] Feeders [D]
342 Service Lateral c Correct 1

An overcurrent protective device with a circuit opening fusible member which is heated and severed
343 by the passage of the overcurrent through it [A] Battery [B] Fuse [C] Cell [D] None of the Above b Correct 1

Density of the luminous flux on a surface (D.K. Ching p. 142) [A] Lightness [B] Brightness [C]
344 Illumination [D] Lighting c Correct 1

345 is a Lamp a Artificial source of light [A] True [B] False 1 Correct 1

Device for mechanical support of light [A] candleholder [B] Lampholder [C] Stand [D] None of the
346 Above b Correct 1

347 True or False, Is light a type of Radiant Energy? 1 Correct 1

Protective device for limitting surge voltage on equipment by discharging or by-passing surge
current; device for protecting electric equipment from damage by lightning or other high voltage
348 current. (D.K. Ching p. 77) [A] Lightning Rod [B] Lightning Arrester [C] Soark Gap [D] Circuit Breaker b Correct 1

Is a transient electric disturbance in an electric circuit caused by lightning [A] Lightning Surge [B]
349 Lighting Surge [C] Light Surge [D] Power Surge b Correct 1

Point of the wiring system at which current is taken to supply utilization equipment (D.K. Ching p.
350 79) [A] Switch [B] Wires [C] Conduit [D] Outlet d Correct 1

Maximum load consumed by a unit in a stated period of time [A] Demand Factor [B] Peak Load [C]
351 Standard Load [D] Occupant Load b Correct 1

Device or equipment which is supended from overhead either by means of the flexible cord [A]
352 Upright [B] Concealed [C] Pendent [D] NONE c Correct 1

Auxillary conductor used in connection with remote measuring devices for operating apparatus at a
353 distant point [a] Alloy Wire [B] Copper Wire [C] Pilot Wire [D] Lead Wire c Correct 1

Box with a blank cover which is inserted in one or more runs of raceway to facilitate pulling in the
conductors and the distributing of the conductors [A] Manual Pull Box [B] Pull box [C] Outlet Box [D]
354 Tool Box b Correct 1

A raceway especially constructed for the purpose of physical protection of conductors, the pulling in
or the withdrawing of wires or cables after the conduit is in place and made of metal pipe of
standard width and thickness [A] Flexible Conduit [B] Fixed and Mount Conduit [C] Rigid Metal
355 conduit [D] None c Correct 1

Enclosure of porcelain or other insulating material fitted with terminals and intended for connecting
the flexible cord carrying a pendent to permanent wiring [A] Conduits [B] Rosette [C] Pendet [D]
356 surge b Correct 1

A fire rated room housing a transformer and auxillary equipment for a large building, usually
located on a grade or below ground and ventilated directly to the outside air (D.K. Ching p. 75) [A]
357 Transformer Vault [B] Switchgear Room [C] Substation [D] Electric Room a Correct 1

The raceway that encloses the service entrance conductors [A] Service Raceway [B] Surface
Raceway [C] Multi Assembly [D] Underfloor raceway
358 a Correct 1
Cable designed for service under water [A] Underground Cable [B] Water cable [C] Submarine Cable
[D] Carbon cable
359 c Correct 1

Is a transient variation in the current potential or power [A] Current [B] Load [C] Surge [D]
resistance
360 c Correct 1

This is used to supply a single phase lighting load and three phase power load simultaneously [a]
Alpha-Alpha for Power/Lighting [B] Delta-Alpha for Power/Lighting [C] Delta-Detal for Power/Lighting
361 [D] None of the Above c Correct 1

Definition of "T" in electrical wiring cables [A] Underground feeder [B] Moisture Temperature
362 Resistant [C] Thermoplastic [D] Heat Resistant Rubber c Correct 1

Definition of "TW" in electrical wiring cables [A] Underground feeder [B] Moisture Temperature
363 Resistant [C] Thermoplastic [D] Heat Resistant Rubber b Correct 1

Definition of "UF" [A] Underground feeder [B] Moisture Temperature Resistant [C] Thermoplastic [D]
364 Heat Resistant Rubber a Correct 1

Definition of "FEPW" [A] Flourinated Ethylene Propylene Moisture Resistant [B] Flourine Ethyl
365 Propylene Moisture Resistant [C] Flauric Ethylene Propyaea Moist Resistant [D] NONE a Correct 1

Definition of "RH" in electrical wiring cables [A] Underground feeder [B] Moisture Temperature
366 Resistant [C] Thermoplastic [D] Heat Resistant Rubber d Correct 1

Definition of "RHw" in electrical wiring cables [A] Heat Resistant Latex rubber [B] Moisture and Heat
resistant Thermoplastic [C] Heat and Moisture Resistant Rubber [D] Moisture and Heat resistant
367 Cross Link Polymer c Correct 1

Definition of "Ruw" in electrical wiring cables [A] Heat Resistant Latex rubber [B] Moisture and Heat
resistant Thermoplastic [C] Heat and Moisture Resistant Rubber [D] Moisture and Heat resistant
368 Cross Link Polymer a Correct 1

Definition of "THW" in electrical wiring cables [A] Thermoplastic Heat Resistant [B] Moisture and
Heat Resistant Thermoplastic [C] Heat and Moisture Resistant Thermoplastic with Nylon [D]
369 Polyethelene b Correct 1

Definition of "THWN" in electrical wiring cables [A] Thermoplastic Heat Resistant [C] Moisture and
Heat Resistant Thermoplastic [C] Heat and Moisture Resistant Thermoplastic with Nylon [D]
370 Polyethelene c Correct 1

Definition of "XHHW" in electrical wiring cables [A] Heat Resistant Latex rubber [B] Moisture and
Heat resistant Thermoplastic [C] Heat and Moisture Resistant Rubber [D] Moisture and Heat
371 resistant Cross Link Polymer d Correct 1

Definition of "BX" in electrical wiring cables [A] Silicon Asbestos [B] Asbestos and Varnish Finish
372 cambric [C] Armored Cable [D] Polyethelene c Correct 1

Definition of "THHN" in electrical wiring cables [A] Thermoplastic Heat Resistant [C] Moisture and
Heat Resistant Thermoplastic [C] Heat and Moisture Resistant Thermoplastic with Nylon [D]
373 Polyethelene a Correct 1

Definition of "PE" [A] Thermoplastic Heat Resistant [C] Moisture and Heat Resistant Thermoplastic
374 [C] Heat and Moisture Resistant Thermoplastic with Nylon [D] Polyethelene d Correct 1

Definition of "SA" [A] Silicon Asbestos [B] Asbestos and Varnish Finish cambric [C] Armored Cable
375 [D] Polyethelene a Correct 1

Definition of "AVA" [A] Silicon Asbestos [B] Asbestos and Varnish Finish cambric [C] Armored Cable
376 [D] Polyethelene b Correct 1
The term used to the main water pipe delivering potable water to a building is called [A] Maynilad
377 [B] Water Service Pipe [C] Main Pipe [D] Water Utility Pipe b Correct 1

378 A chamber to detect fire [A] Sensor [B] Detector [C] Tester [D] Device b Correct 1

Uses the interruption of small current flow between electrodes by smoke in ionized sampling [A]
379 Ionization Smoke Heat Detector [B] Smoke Detector [C] Heat Detector [D] Beam Detector a Correct 1

It responds to the high-frequency radiant energy from flames. Alarm is only triggered when IR
energy flickers at rate which is chracteristics of flame [A] Smoke Detector [B] Beam Detector [C]
380 Motion Detector [D] Infrared Flame Detector d Correct 1

Use of the scattering of light by smoke into view of photo cell through incandescent or diode [A]
381 Photoelectric Smoke Detector [D] Motion Detector [C] Smoke Detector [D] Heat Detector a Correct 1

Fabricated assembly of insulated conductors enclosed in flexible metal sheath. It is used both on
exposed and concealed work; Electric cable consisting of two or more insulated conductors
protected by a flexible, helically wound metal wrapping, also called as a BX cable (D.K. Ching p. 78)
382 [A] Mineral Insulated Cable [B] Co axial Cable [C] Armored Cable [D] Rigid Metal Conduit c Correct 1

Is a single or multi conductor solid dielectric insulated cable rated at 2,000 volts or higher. This type
is used for power system up to 35,000 volts [A] Low Voltage Cable [B] Medium Voltage cable [C]
383 High Voltage Cable [D] Ultra Voltage Cable b Correct 1

Part of the facility which accept the house cable riser and house the terminal block at each floor
and at the highest or end of a feeder riser cable [A] Telephone Feeder [B] Telephone Jack [C]
384 Telephone Terminal Cabinet [D] None of the Above c Correct 1

Is the simplest type of building automation system, which intercoms, PABX, microwave links, analog
and digital telephone system, video conferencing, satellite links, structured cabling and similar
devices [A] Voice Evacuation Ststem [B[ Automated Retractable Pillar System [C]
385 Telecommunication System [D] Public Address System c Correct 1

Parking management system for two types of vehicular deterrent either articulated arm type or
straight beam type. It can be activated by means of radio frequency remote control, push push
button switch, photocell, magnetic loop or acces control [A] Voice Evacuation Ststem [B[ Automated
386 Retractable Pillar System [C] Telecommunication System [D] Public Address System b Correct 1

387 Higher than 20,000 Hertz [A] Supersonic [B] Ultrasonic [C] Ultimate Sonic [D] NONE a Correct 1

Perceptual characteristic of sound which is the average rate of flow of energy per unit area
388 perpendicular to the direction of propagation [A] Power [B] Luminance [C] Intensity [D] value c Correct 1

Natural energy source derived from force of wind acting on oblique blades that radiates froma shaft
attached to a dynamo to produce electricity [A] Wind Turbine [B] Wind Energy [C] Sustainable Wind
389 Use [D] Wind Mill d Correct 1

it is a government corporation in the philippines where Meralco buys its own electricity if their
390 ample supply is low [A] PHILEC [B] Transco [C] NGCP [D] Napocor d Correct 1

which criterion is not needed in sizing a vent pipe for individual, branch and circuit vent based on
the total linear footage of the pipe making up the vent? [A] Developed Length of the vent pipe [B]
391 Size of the Drain Pipe [C] Slope of the drain Pipe [D] Number of Fixture Units a Correct 1

What method in the first defence from external noise by site protection and site planning for a quite
internal acoustic environment? [A] Using non sensitive parts of the buildings as barriers [B]
positioning of openings away from the noise source [C] Use of noise insulating building envelope [D]
392 Avoiding Zones
which of the of directional
following sound
statements does NOT describe velocity of sound correctly" [A] if the d Correct 1
temperature in a room increases, the speed of sound also increases [B] changes in pressure at
controlled density have virtually no effect on the speed of the sound [C] sound travels slightly
slower in moist air than in dry air because moist air contains a greater number of lighter molecules
[D] the product of wavelength and frequency is equal to the spead of propagation of the sound
393 wave c Correct 1
What effective method can be employed to reduced direct noise, which is transmitted airborn, for
noise reduction within a space? [A] Install Absorbent materials within the wall of the enclosure [B]
Placement of functional Screen between the source and the listener [C] use of flexible mounting
and connections between equipment and its foundation [D] Isolate the base foundations of the
394 equipment a Correct 1
These are three basic elements that exist in a accoustical situation, these are: [A] Propagation,
Reciever, Response [B] Propagation, Transmission Path, Response [C] Source, Propagation,
395 reception [D] Source, Transmission Path, Receiver d Correct 1

A unit of acoustic absorption equivalent to the absorption of one square root of a perfect absorber
396 (D.K. Ching p. 230) [A] Hertz [B] Decibel [C] Sabin [D] Sound Absorption Coefficient c Correct 1

Which light source should be used in lighting fixtures best specified in areas such as those
requireing high illumination levels for detailed work such as needle work? Flourescent Lamp [B]
397 High Pressure Sodium [C] Metal Halide [D] Low Pressure Sodium a Correct 1

The main purpose of the pit in the elevator shaft is to allow a space for the: [A] car over run [B] car
398 Buffer and Idle sheave [C] Car to be stalled for maintenance [D] Counterweight and buffer d Correct 1

a safety device of a passsenger elevator which activates if the car travels faster than its rated
speed by grapsing the guide rail to stop the car safely [A] Safety Gear [B] Safety Shoe [C] Governor
399 [D] Magnetic Brake b Correct 1

Accomplished by cooling the humid ambient air below its dew point and then to heat it? [A] Heating
400 [B] Cooling [C] Ventilation [D] Dehumidification d Correct 1
A client wants to build a bungalow in an area where there is a frequent power interruption. The
water pressure during daytime can supply up to 2 storeys high but from 6PM to 4AM the water
pressure from the main is not sufficient to reach the lowest fixture. what is the most economical
water distribution system you can introduced to the client? [A] Upfeed system plus overhead tank
401 [B] Use ground water as source [C] Cistern tank + Pneumatic Tank [d] Use booster pumps a Correct 1

A device that is basically a double throw switch of generally 3 Pole Connection that will
automatically transfer the power from the standby generator to the building circuitry during the
electrical power failure [A] Brown Out Control Switch (BSS) [B] Automatic Transfer Switch (ATS) [C]
402 Single Throw Switch (STS) [D] Double Throw Switch (DTS) c Correct 1

The specification on the electric Wire XHHW refers to: (EL 024/CDEP VI-22) [A] Moisture and Heat
Resistant Thermoplastic [B] Moisture and Heat Resistant Cross Linked Thermosetting Polyethylene
403 [C] Moisture and Heat Resistant Rubber [D] None of the Above b Correct 1

The Specification for Electric Wire THWN refers to: [A] Moisture and Heat Resistant Thermoplastic
[B] Moisture and Heat Resistant Cross Linked Thermosetting Polyethylene [C] Moisture and Heat
404 Resistant Rubber [D] None of the Above a Correct 1

Under signal system, these devices are very sensitive and can be activated by sonic booms, wind,
and even a heavy truck passing by; any appreciable motion of the surface on which the device is
placed will caused the contacts to make momentarily, turning in an alarm [A] Mechanical Motion
405 Detector [B] Acoustic Detector [C] Motion Detector [D] Passive Infrared Presences Detector a Correct 1

An Assymetrical distribution of light and normally allows for adjustments in the lamp position. Used
in gallery and other small areas [A] Accent Light with adjustable reflector lamp [B] Down Light with
406 Reflector Lamp [C] Down Light with elliptical Lamp [D] Accent Light with Fresnel Lens a Correct 1

any detector signals off site security company that notifies public safety, owner, etc. [A] Local
407 Alarm [B] Wireless Alarm [C] Central Station Alarm [D] Propriety Control System c Correct 1

What type of building wire has a trade name as Moisture and Heat Resistant Thermoplastic used for
408 dry and wet Locations? (EL 024/CDEP VI-22) [A] TW [B] THHN [C] MTW [D] THW d Correct 1

A type of wire of cable with specification as Polyethylene Insulated weather resistant wire with an
operating temperature of 75 degrees centigrade? [A] Aluminum Wire Line [B] High Temperature
409 Wire [C] Brass Copper Wire and Standed [D] Copper Line Wire a Correct 1

A rheostat or similar device for regulating the intensity of an electric light without appreciably
affecting spatial distribution. (D.K. Ching p. 79) [A] Knife Switch [B] Dimmer Switch [C] Float Switch
410 [D] Key Switch b Correct 1
Where buildings exceed 15.00 meters in height, overhead lines shall be arranged where practicable
so that clear space or zone at least __________ meters (harizontal will be left adjacent to the building
or beginning no over __________ meters (harizontal from the building to facilitate the raising of
ladders where necessary for fire fighting. [A] 1.85 / 2.40 [B] 1.65 / 2.60 [C] 1.80 / 2.45 [D] 1.60 /
411 2.50 c Correct 1

412 In 25mm diameter conduit pipe, how many data cables can be inserted? [A] 2 [B] 3 [C] 4 [D] 5 c Correct 1
an extremely hot luminous bridge formed by passage of an electric current across a space between
two conductors or terminals due to the incandescence of the conducting vapor [A] Jumper [B]
413 Overloading Circuits [C] Electrical Arc [D] Electrical Circuits c Correct 1

A service drop conductors of 300 volts or less which do not pass over other than a maximum of
1.20 meters of the overhang portion of the roof for the purpose of terminating at a through the roof
service raceway or approved support may be maintained at a minimum of __________ from any
414 portion of the roof over which they pass [A] 500mm [B] 600mm [C] 1000mm [D] 1100mm a Correct 1

A procedure for calculating the illumination on a surface by a point source from any angle [A]
415 Lumen Method [B] Point Method [C] Spacing Criteria [D] None of the Above b Correct 1

416 Impenetrable To Light [A] Opaque [B] Translucent [C] Transparent [D] None of the above a Correct 1

A type of lamp, a high intensity discharge lamp similar in construction to a mercury lamp [A]
417 Sodium Lamp [B] Mercury Lamp [C] Metal Halide Lamp [D] Low Pressure Sodium Lamp c Correct 1

A type of perimeter detector which detects objects in heat range of body temperature [A] Passive
418 Infrared [B] Ultrasonic [C] Light Beam [D] Proximity a Correct 1

Indirect lighting directed upward or downward from a light source concealed by a harizontal board
419 [A] Cove Lighting [B] Cornice Lighting [C] Valance Lighting [D] Sconce c Correct 1

when the predominant light on the illuminated area is fed directly from the lighting units wherein
the greater amount of light is obtained from the ceiling through reflection [A] Direct Lighting [B]
420 Indirect Lighting [C] Semi Indirect Lighting [D] Semi-Direct Lighting d Correct 1

When the light is diffused and reflected from a wide ceiling area. This kind of light produces a soft
and subdued effect due to low brightness and absence of sharp shadows [A] Direct Lighting [B]
421 Semi-Direct Lighting [C] Semi-Indirect Lighting [D] Indirect Lighting d Correct 1

This device act only on a time base minus actual field or special condition [A] Dimming [B] Initiated
422 Control [C] Static Control [D] Dynamic Control c Correct 1

This lamp is popularly called a quartz lamp [A] Tungsten Halogen Lamp [B] Metal Halide Lamp [C]
423 Low Pressure Sodium Lamp [D] High Pressure Sodium Lamp a Correct 1

required minimum vertical clearance of an overhead service drop measured from the ground over
residential and commercial properties and driveways not subjected to truck traffic and over 600
424 voltz to ground [A] 5.5m [B] 3.5m [C] 7.5m [D] 4.0m a Correct 1

A safety device used in electrical installation with high earth impedance to prevent electric Shock
425 [A] Circuit Breaker [B] ELCB [C] UPS [D] Generators b Correct 1

A safety device that often installed where a backup generator is located, so that the generator may
provide temporary electrical power if the utility source fails [A] UPS [B] ATS [C] Battery [D]
426 Generators b Correct 1

A device that works by photoelectric and inonization to increase sensitivity to smoke [A]
427 Photoelectric [B] Smoke Detector [C] Passive Infrared [D] Microwave b Correct 1

A device that contains a physical mechanism or electronic sensor that quantifies motion that can be
either integrated with or connected to other devices that alert the user of the presence of moving
obeject within the field of view [A] PTZ Camera [B] Microwave [C] Passive Infrared [d] Motion
428 Detector d Correct 1

An electrical device design to protect electrical circuit from damage caused by overload or short
429 circuit [A] ELCB [B] Circuit Breaker [C] UPS [D] Bare Copper b Correct 1

That harizontal run of pipe, starting from 5" outside the building which recieves the sewage from
the house drain or building and conveys the same to the sewer main or approved point of disposal
430 [A] Building Sewer [B] House Drain [C] Fixture Drain [D] Plumbing System a Correct 1
The vertical run of pipe, which discharges from fixture without fecal matter [A] Soil Pipe [B] Soil
431 Stack [C] Waste Stack [D] Drain Pipe c Correct 1

Metal Halide Lamps are usually used in stadium while Low Pressure Sodium lamps are commonly
used in? [A] Household Use [B] Roads and Parking [C] For Entertaining, Concerts, Etc. [D]
432 Manufacturing, Industrial b Correct 1

A hoisting and lowering mechanism with a car or platform which move in guides in a vertical
direction; A moving platform or cage for carrying passengers or freight from one level of a building
433 to another (D.K. Ching p. 80) [A] Dumbwaiter [B] Elevator [C] Escalator [D] Freight Elevator b Correct 1

From answer for #1429, attached to this is the apparatus for raising and lowering the load by
434 application of building force. [A] Pulley [B] Shaft [C] Hoist [D] Crane c Correct 1

A test to determine the rate at which soil will absorb effluent, made to measure the rate at which
the water drops after a hole is dug in the soil and filled with water. (D.K. Ching p. 201) [A] Sludge
435 [B] Percolation [C] Water [D] None of the Above b Correct 1

436 Minimum distance of water supply from a septic tank [A] 15mts [B] 30mts [C] 45mts [D] 20mts a Correct 1

437 Which is not considered a fixture? [A] Water Closet [B] Bidet [C] Shower Tray [D] Lavatory Mixer d Correct 1

Which of the following spaces is considered to be costly and not practical for pre-cast construction
438 [A] Garage [B] Toilet [C] Kitchen [D] Balcony b Correct 1

What is the minimum size for a septic tank? [A] 0.80 x 1.30 x 1.10 [B] 1.0 x 1.20 x 1.20 [C] 0.90 x
439 1.50 x 1.20 [D] 0.80 x 1.50 x 1.20 c Correct 1

It is a single number rating derived from the measured value of noise reduction between 2 rooms
[A] Noise Reduction [B] Noise Isolation Class [C] Noise Reduction Coefficient [D] Outdoor-Indoor
440 Transmission Class b Correct 1

The dimension of commercial acoustic boards for Aluminum T-Runners used for dropped ceiling
441 offices is: [A] 30" x 60" x 1" [B] 24" x 50" x 7/8" [C] 24" x 48" x 1/2" [D] 24" x 60" x 1/2" c Correct 1

Which installation is not allowed? [A] Connect the branch supply air duct to the main supply air duct
[B] Connect the toilet exhaust duct in the kitchen exhaust Duct [C] Connect the fresh air duct to the
442 Air handling Unit, AHU [D] Connect the main supply air duct to the Air Handling Unit, AHU b Correct 1

The decrease in voltage between two points on a powerline, usually caused by resistance or
leakage along the line (D.K. Ching p. 75) [A] Service Drop [B] Line Drop [C] Service Lateral [D]
443 Service Entrance Conductor b Correct 1

In Airconditioning, what types of damper is being installed and automatically closes during fire? [A]
444 Volume Damper [B] Back Draft Damper [C] Fire Damper [D] Motorized Fire Damper d Correct 1

A pit in basement floor made to collect water into which a pump is placed to pump the liquid to the
445 sewer pipe (D.K. Ching p. 200) [A] Sump [B] Drain Hole [C] Slump [D] None of these a Correct 1

Which among the choices below is not part of the principles which involve in handling fire? [A] Fire
446 Detection [B] Fire Avoidance [C] Fire Growth Restriction [D] Fire Control a Correct 1

When to consider that septic tank is not allowed? [A] If there is public sewer pipe [B] Of there is a
447 underground water tank [C] IF there is water treatment plant [D] All of the Above c Correct 1

What is the most convinient and cheapest way in water distribution line? [A] Provide Suction Line in
every floor [B] Provide overhead water tank and distribute water by gravity [C] Provide boosting line
448 from the ground level [D] All of the Above b Correct 1
Number of times a cycle is repeated (D.K. Ching p. 228) [A] Amplitute [B] Frequency [C]
449 Wavelength [D] Celocity b Correct 1

As NEC provision, how many convinience outlets can be provided for 15 ampere circuit? [A] 12 [B]
450 10 [C] 8 [D] 6 d Correct 1

refers to the unit of intensity of light of one standard candle whose light is concentrated at a point
and the light source is assumed to be placed at the center of a hollow sphere of one foot radius
451 (D.K. Ching p. 142) [A] Candlepower [B] reflection [C] Footlamber [D] candela a Correct 1

Which of the following characterizes centralized air conditioning system? [A] It uses ducks [B] has
452 cooling tower [C] Provided with AHU [D] All of these b Correct 1

Which type of refrigirant is recommended for residential, commercial, and industrial application
453 using split type of air conditioning system? [A] R-11 [B] R12 [C] R-22 [D] R-23 c Correct 1

A continuous belt (chair) attached to the handrail and directly connected to the steps is known as
454 [A] Endless Belt [B] Balustrade Assembly [C] Spocket Assembly [D] Hanrdrail a Correct 1

The recommended speed for escalators are: [A] 90 - 120 FPM [B] 165 - 180 FPM [C] 130 - 180 FPM
455 [D] 60 - 80 FPM a Correct 1

A moving platform/cage for carrying passengers/freight from one level of a building to another [A]
456 Escalator [B] Elevator [C] Dumbwaiter [D] Moving Walks b Correct 1

An Elevator for carrying heavy cargo on which the operator and the person necessary for unloading
and loading the freight are permitted to ride: (D.K. Ching p. 80) [A] Hydraulic Elevator [B] Freight
457 Elevator [C] Passenger Elevator [D] Dumbwaiter b Correct 1

Elevator Used exclusively for passengers (D.K. Ching p. 80) [A] Hydraulic Elevator [B] Freight
458 Elevator [C] Passenger Elevator [D] Dumbwaiter c Correct 1

A small elevator for conveying food dishes, or other materials between the floors of a building (D.K.
459 Ching p. 80) [A] Hydraulic Elevator [B] Freight Elevator [C] Passenger Elevator [D] Dumbwaiter d Correct 1

An Elevator system consisting of a car that is mounted on guiderails supported by hoisting


machinery. Also called as a traction elevator (D.K. Ching p. 80) [A] Dumbwaiter [B] Electric Elevator
460 [C] Hydraulic Elevator [D] Passenger Elevator b Correct 1

An elevator system consisting of a car support by a piston that is moved by or moves against a fluid
under pressure (D.K. Ching p. 81) [A] Dumbwaiter [B] Electric Elevator [C] Hydraulic Elevator [D]
461 Passenger Elevator c Correct 1

Structure housing elevator machinery on the roof of a building; (D.K. Ching p. 80) [A] Machine Room
462 [B] Penthouse [C] Control Room [D] Bulkhead b Correct 1

A boxlike structure on a roof providing access to a stairwell or an elevator shaft (D.K. Ching p. 80)
463 [A] Machine Room [B] Penthouse [C] Control Room [D] Bulkhead d Correct 1

A room Housing the hoisting machinery, control equipment and sheaves for rising and lowering an
464 elevator car (D.K. Ching p. 81) [A] Machine Room [B] Penthouse [C] Control Room [D] Bulkhead a Correct 1

The load carrying unit of an elevator consisting of a car frame, platform light metal enclosure to
465 door and gate (D.K. Ching p. 81) [A] Hoistway Door [B] Elevator Pit [C] Elevator Car [D] Hoistway c Correct 1

a door between a hoistway and an elevator landing, normally close except when an elevator car is
stop at the landing (D.K. Ching p. 80) [A] Hoistway Door [B] Elevator Pit [C] Elevator Car [D]
466 Hoistway a Correct 1
The portion of the hoistway extending from the level of the lowest landing to the floor of the
467 hoistway (D.K. Ching p. 80) [A] Hoistway Door [B] Elevator Pit [C] Elevator Car [D] Hoistway c Correct 1

A vertical enclosed space for the travel of one or more elevators, also called as an elevator shaft
468 (D.K. Ching p. 80) [A] Hoistway Door [B] Elevator Pit [C] Elevator Car [D] Hoistway d Correct 1

One of a heavy steel beams supporting the hoisting machinery of the elevator (D.K. Ching p. 80) [A]
469 Hoisting machinery [B] Machine beam [C] Idle Sheave [D] Driving Sheave b Correct 1

A pulley for thightening and guiding the hoisting cables of an elevator system. Also called as
470 deflector sheaves [A] Hoisting machinery [B] Machine beam [C] Idle Sheave [D] Driving Sheave c Correct 1

A wheel or disk with a ground rim, used as a pulley for hoisting (D.K. Ching p. 80) [A] Hoisting
471 machinery [B] Machine beam [C] Idle Sheave [D] Driving Sheave d Correct 1

The machinery for rising and lowering an elevator car, consisting of a motor generator set, fraction
machines, speed, governor, brake, drive shaft, driving sheave and gear if used (D.K. Ching p. 80)
472 [A] Hoisting machinery [B] Machine beam [C] Idle Sheave [D] Driving Sheave a Correct 1

A panel consisting switches, buttons and other equipments for regulating electrical services (D.K.
473 Ching p. 80) [A] Limit switch [B] Buffer [C] Control Panel [D] Elevator Car safety c Correct 1

a mechanical device for slowing down and stopping an elevator car in the event of excessive speed
or freefall, altered by a governor and clamping the guiderails by a wedging action (D.K. Ching p. 80)
474 [A] Limit switch [B] Buffer [C] Control Panel [D] Elevator Car safety d Correct 1

A piston or string device for absorbing the impact of a descending elevator car on counterweight at
the extreme lower limit of travel (D.K. Ching p. 80) [A] Limit switch [B] Buffer [C] Control Panel ]D\
475 Elevator Car safety b Correct 1

One of the vertical steel tracks controlling the travel of an elevator car or counterweight (D.K. Ching
476 p. 80) [A] Guiderail [B] Hoisting Cable [C] Travelling Cable [D] Counterweight a Correct 1

A weight balancing another weight as the rectangular cast iron blocks mounted in a steel frame to
counter balance the load placed on the hoisting machine by an elevator car (D.K. Ching p. 80) [A]
477 Guiderail [B] Hoisting Cable [C] Travelling Cable [D] Counterweight d Correct 1

One of the electric cables connecting an elevator car to be fixed electrical outlet in the hoistway
478 (D.K. Ching p. 80) [A] Guiderail [B] Hoisting Cable [C] Travelling Cable [D] Counterweight c Correct 1

One of the wire cables or rod used for rising and lowering elevator car (D.K. Ching p. 80) [A]
479 Guiderail [B] Hoisting Cable [C] Travelling Cable [D] Counterweight b Correct 1

The portion of a door adjacent to an elevator hoistway, used for recieving and discharge of
passengers or freight (D.K. Ching p. 80) [A] Hoisting Door [B] Bottom Car Clearance [C] Top Car
480 Clearance [D] Landing d Correct 1

A row of elevators in a high rise building, controlled by a common operating system and responding
481 to a single call button (D.K. Ching p. 80) [A] Bank [B] Rise [C] Travel [D] Landing a Correct 1

What is the minimum sizr of trap or fixture of a bidet? (In diameters) [A] 75mm [B] 50mm [C] 63mm
482 [D] 38mm d Correct 1

The following are list of purposes providing ventilation system in the plumbing system. Which in the
list is not a purpose? [A] To Minimize the use of pipes, fittings and fixtures [B] To protect the seal in
the trap from being lost [C] To enable drains to drain faster and better [D] To remove combustible
483 sewer gas out of the building a Correct 1

Which in the list is NOT a standard commercial size of GI pipe for water supply? [A] 1 3/4" dia [B] 2
484 1/2" dia [C] 4" dia [D] 3" dia a Correct 1
Which of the following do not required installation of a cleanout? [A] at every branch interval along
the soil stack [B] Any harizontal run of waste or soil pipe 15 meters or more in developed length [C]
at the upper end of every harizontal waste or soil branch [D] Any change in direction of a harizontal
485 soil and waste branch 22.5" and over a Correct 1

What is the minimum fixture supply pipe diameter for tank type water closet? (In Diameters) [A]
486 10mm [B] 19mm [C] 25mm [D] 13mm d Correct 1

A threaded fitting used to join two threaded fittings as close as possible but not exceeding 3" [A]
487 Nipple [B] Union [C] Coupling [D] None of the above c Correct 1

The most important factor used in sizing drainage pipe [A] Number of Fixture units [B] Location of
488 Fixtures [C] Size of Fixture trap [D] Type of piping material a Correct 1

A pipe in plumbing system which conveys the discharge of liquid and solid wastes from water
closets with or without the discharge from other fixtures to the house drain [A] Waste Pipe [B] Soil
489 Pipe [C] Stack Pipe [D] Special Waste Pipe b Correct 1

The term applies to the interconnection of the same fixtures in one soil or waste branch with one
490 branch vent [A] Battery of fixtures [B] Series of Fixtures [C] Multiple Fixtures [D] A Fixture Unit a Correct 1

The minimum size of a standpipe for a building in which the highest outlet is 23 meters or less from
the fire services connection [A] 76mm (3") dia [B] 102mm (4") dia [C] 153mm (6") dia [d] 63mm (2
491 1/2") dia b Correct 1

Water closets of these type use oil and chemicals as a substitute for water. What type of water
492 closet is it? [A] Blow Out [B] Water Saver [C] Waterless Water Closet [D] Conventional Water Closet c Correct 1

A common term for a two way fire service connection [A] Siamese Connection [B] Wet Standpipe [C]
493 Combination Standpipe [D] Dry Standpipe a Correct 1

Water distibution system, which constantly rely its pressure from the main water pipe applied only if
the highest fixture is supplied continuously with the flow rate and minimum required working
494 pressure [A] Zoning System [B] Upfeed/Direct [C] Booster Method [D] Downfeed Method b Correct 1

A system of building which includes the water supply, distribution pipes, fixtures and fixture traps,
the soil, waste and vent pipes, the house drain and house sewer, the storm water drainage system
with their devices, appurtenances and connections all within or adjacent to the building [A] Sanitary
495 System [B] Plumbing System [C] Water Supply System [D] Drainage System b Correct 1

Single lever used in kitchen and lavatory faucets or at shower valves, works by principle of [A] Gate
496 Valve [B] Angle Valve [C] Ball valve [D] Globe Valve c Correct 1

The minimum size of a wet standpipe riser of more than 15 meters from the source (In Diameters)
497 [A] 64mm [B] 102mm [C] 51mm [D] 76mm a Correct 1

A fitting installed at the base of a soil stack and building drain [A] 1/4 Bend [B] Wye and 1/8 Bend
498 Combination [C] Short Sweep bend [D] 1/8 Bend and 1/8 Bend Combination d Correct 1

Which in the list is not a standard commercial size of GI pipe for water supply? [A] 3/8" dia [B] 3/4"
499 dia [C] 1 1/4" dia [D] 1/2" dia d Correct 1

The following are the bases in sizing house drain except: [A] Number of harizontal soil or waste
500 branch [B] Number of branch vents [C] Number of Fixtures [D] Number of Soil and waste stacks b Correct 1

The suitable type of waste pump for deep well for 4" to 6" casing to deliver 35 GPM against 450 ft.
Total dynamic head (TDH) [A] Jack Pump [B] Submersible Pump, Multi Stage [[C] Centrifugal Pump
501 with multi stage impellers [D] Jet Pump with injector c Correct 1

Method of water connection done by passing water through it thus making hard water a soft water
502 [A] Zeolite Process [B] Chlorination [C] Aeration [D] Filtration a Correct 1
A type of vent where the vertical pipe takes off in front of the last fixture and connects it to the soil
503 stack which acts as a vent [A] Circuit vent [B] Loop vent [C] Yoke vent [D] Relieft Vent d Correct 1

The standard size of a wet standpipe outlet for each floor is [A] 38mm dia [B] 32mm dia [C] 51mm
504 dia [D] 64mm dia a Correct 1

A type of vent applied on installations with multi branch interval where the vertical pipe takes off in
front of the first fixtures and connects with the vent stack [A] relief vent [B] Loop vent [C] Circuit
505 vent [D] Yoke Vent c Correct 1

Which of the following is NOT a description of a downfeed and gravity return system? [A] hot water
rises on the highest point of the plumbing system and travels to the fixture by gravity [B] Overhead
and Gravity System [C] With the continuing network of pipes to provide a constant circulation of
water. [D] Water distribution is dependent on the expansion of hot water gravity [E] none of the
506 above e Correct 1

The flow of water or other liquids, mixtures or other substances into the distributing pipes of a
porable supply of water from any source other than its from its intended source [A] back flow [B]
507 back siphonage [C] Boiler Valve [D] Back water a Correct 1

A valve outlet of a boiler that permits discharge of accumulated sediment [A] Blow Off [B] Blow
508 Valve [C] Boiler Valve [D] Boiler Blow Off d Correct 1

it is a joint for soft copper water tubing that shall be made with fittings meeting approved standrads
509 [A] Flared Joint [B] Burned Lead Joints [C] Asbestos Cement Sewer Pipe Joint [D] None of the above a Correct 1

a layer of sewage matter that rises to the surface of the sewage in the septic tank (D.K. Ching p.
510 201) [A] Sludge [B] Scum [C] Grease [D] Leach b Correct 1

A pipe or tubing the connects the outlets of a plumbing fixture to a traop [A] Trap Pipe [B] tail Piece
511 [C] Tube [D] Trap Tube b Correct 1

What does PE stands for? [A] Polyethylene [B] Plastic Extra Pipe [C] Polybutylene [D] Polyvinyl extra
512 pipe a Correct 1

513 What is the minimum diameter for laundy tubs? [A] 51 [B] 76 [C] 32 [D] 38 d Correct 1

Which of the following is not generally describes a vitrified clay pipe? [A] one of the oldest materials
514 used for sewer line [b] Highly resistant to most acids [C] cheapest [D] Brittle [E] None of the above c Wrong 0

Potential Difference or electromotive force expressed in volts; analogous to pressure in water flow
515 (D.K. Ching p. 74) [A] Volt [B] Voltage [C] Potential [D] Resistance b Correct 1

The product of potential difference and current in a direct-current circuit. In an alternating current
circuit, __________ is equal to the product of the effective voltage (D.K. Ching p. 74) [A] Watt [B]
516 Wattage [C] Kilowatt [D] Power d Correct 1

517 A unit of power, equal to 1000 watts (D.K. Ching p. 74) [A] Watt [B] Wattage [C] Kilowatt [D] Power c Correct 1

an amount of power, especially the power required to operated an electrical device or appliances,
518 expressed in watts. (D.K. Ching p. 74) [A] Watt [B] Wattage [C] Kilowatt [D] Power b Correct 1

SI Unit of power, equal to one joule per second or to the power represented by a current of one
519 ampere (D.K. Ching p. 74) [A] Watt [B] Wattage [C] Kilowatt [D] Power a Correct 1

The complete path of an electric current, including the source of electric energy (D.K. Ching p. p 74)
520 [A] Series Circuit [B] Parallel Circuit [C] Circuit [D] None of the above c Correct 1
The rate of flow of electric charge in a circuit per unit of time, measured in amperes (D.K. Ching p.
521 74) [A] Amperage [B] Ampere [C] Current [D] Resistance c Correct 1

The negative terminal of a primary cell or a battery (D.K. Ching p. 74) [A] Anode [B] Cathode [C]
522 Electrolyte [D] Electrode a Correct 1

The positive terminal of a primary cell or a battery (D.K. Ching p. 74) [A] Anode [B] Cathode [C]
523 Electrolyte [D] Electrode b Correct 1

The opposition of conductor to the flow of current, causing some of the electric energy to be
transferred into heat and usually measurred in ohms (D.K. Ching p. 74) [A] Conductivity [B]
524 Resistivity [C] Resistance [D] Current c Correct 1

The strength of an electric current measured or expressed in amperes (D.K. Ching p. 74) [A]
525 Amperage [B] Ampere [C] Current [D] Resistance a Correct 1

A measure of the ability of a substance to conduct electric current, equal to the reciprocal of the
resistivity of the substance (D.K. Ching p. 74) [A] Conductivity [B] Resistivity [C] Resistance [D]
526 Current a Correct 1

A generator for producing alternating currents (D.K. Ching p. 75) [A] Armature [B] Alternator [C]
527 Generator [D] Electric motor b Correct 1

The basic SI Unit of electric current, equivalent to a flow of one coulumb per second or to the steady
current produced by one volt applied across a resistance of one ohm (D.K. Ching p. 74) [A]
528 Amperage [B] Ampere [C] Current [D] Resistance b Correct 1

An auxillary station where electrical current is converted as from DC to AC, or where voltage is
529 stepped or down (D.K. Ching p. 75) [A] High Voltage [B] Substation [C] Transformer [D] Switchboard b Correct 1

The portion of a service conductor extending from a service drop or service lateral to the service
equipment of a building (D.K. Ching p. 75) [A] Service entrance conductor [B] Service Conductor [C]
530 Service Drop [D] Line Drop a Correct 1

The work required to move a unit charge from a reference point to a designated point (D.K. Ching p.
531 74) [A] Electromotive force [B] Potential Difference [C] Potential [D] Coulomb c Correct 1

the voltage difference between two points that represents the work involved in the transfer of a unit
charge from one point to the other (D.K. Ching p. 74) [A] Electromotive force [B] Potential Difference
532 [C] Potential [D] Coulomb b Correct 1

The main current carrying winding of a motor or generator in which electromotive force is induced
533 [A] Armature [B] Alternator [C] Generator [D] Electric motor a Correct 1

An electric current flowing in one direction only and having a magnitude that does not vary or
varies only slightly (D.K. Ching p. 75) [A] Alternating Current [B] Direct Current [C] Volt-Amphere [D]
534 High Voltage b Correct 1

The voltage supplied bya power line measured at the line of use (D.K. Ching p. 75) [A] Arc Voltage
535 [B] Line Voltage [C] Line Drop [D] Feeder b Correct 1

Any of the conductors extending from the equipment to various distribution points in a building
536 (D.K. Ching p. 75) [A] Feeder [B] Service Drop [C] Service Lateral [D] Line Drop a Correct 1

The law that for any circuit, the electric current is directly proportional to the voltage and inversely
proportional to the resistance (D.K. Ching p. 74) [A] Hook's Law [B] Joule's Law [C] Ohm's Law [D]
537 Poisson's Ratio c Correct 1

The principle that the rate of production of heat by a direct current is directly proportional to the
resistance of the circuit and the square of the current (D.K. Ching p. 74) [A] Hook's Law [B] Joule's
538 Law [C] Ohm's Law [D] Poisson's Ratio b Correct 1
a room containing the service equipment for a large building (D.K. Ching p. 75) [A] Transformer
539 Vault [B] Switchgear Room [C] Electrical Room [D] Substation b Correct 1

one or a group of panels on which are mounted switches, overcurrent devices, metering intruments,
and buses for controlling and protecting a number of electric circuits. (D.K. Ching p. 75) [A]
540 Switchboard [B] Unit Substation [C] Transformer [D] Feeder a Correct 1

A generator for providing emergency power during a power outgage. (D.K. Ching p. 75) [A]
Automatic Transfer Switch [B] Uninterrupted Power Supply [C] Standby Generator [D] Circuit
541 Breaker c Correct 1

Ab emergency system designed to provide power automatically and intantaneously upon failure of
the normal power supply (D.K. Ching p. 75) [A] Automatic Transfer Switch [B] Uninterrupted Power
542 Supply [C] Standby Generator [D] Circuit Breaker b Correct 1

a freestanding enclosure housing a disconnect switch, a step down transformer, and switchgear for
a number of electric units (D.K. Ching p. 75) [A] Switchboard [B] Unit Substation [C] Transformer [D]
543 Feeder b Correct 1

Of or pertaining to a circuit energized by two alternating current or voltages differing in phase by


one quarter of a cycle or 90º (D.K. Ching p. 76) [A] One Phase [B] Two Phase [C] Three Phase [D]
544 None of the above b Correct 1

The main disconnect for the entire electrical system of a building, except for any emergency power
545 systems (D.K. Ching p. 76) [A] Panel [B] Dimmer [C] Service Switch [D] Feeder c Correct 1

A local failure in the insulation or continuity of a conductor, or in the functioning of an electrical


546 system (D.K. Ching p. 76) [A] Shock [B] Short Circuit [C] Fault [D] Dead c Correct 1

A fuse having one time or renewable fuse link enclosed in an insulating fiber tube (D.K. Ching p. 76)
547 [A] Plug Fuse [B] Catridge Fuse [C] Knife blade fuse [D] Time Delay fuse b Correct 1

A catridge fuse having a metal blade at each end for making contact with the fusible link within
548 (D.K. Ching p. 76) [A] Plug Fuse [B] Catridge Fuse [C] Knife blade fuse [D] Time Delay fuse c Correct 1

Any of several conducting rods installed at the top of a structure and grounded to divert lightning
away from the structure, it is also called as air terminal (D.K. Ching p. 77) [A] Lightning Surge [B]
549 Lightning Rod [C] Lightning Arrester [D] Spark Gap b Correct 1

A panel for distributing power to other panels or to motors and other heavy power consuming loads
550 (D.K. Ching p. 77) [A] Low Voltage [B] Transformer [C] Distribution Panel [D] Circuit Breaker c Correct 1

The muscular spasm caused by an electric shock passing through the body (D.K. Ching p. 76) [A]
551 Shock [B] Short Circuit [C] Fault [D] Dead a Correct 1

The total load on an electrical system or circuit if all connected apparatus and equipment are
energized simultaneously (D.K. Ching p. 77) (D.K. Ching p. 77) [A] Connected Load [B] Load [C]
552 Load Factor [D] Demand Factor a Correct 1

The power delivered by a generator or transformer, or the power consumed by an appliance or


553 device (D.K. Ching p. 77) [A] Connected Load [B] Load [C] Load Factor [D] Demand Factor b Correct 1

Pertaining to a circuit in which alternating current below 50 voltz is supplied by a step down
transformer from the normal line voltage, commonly used in residential systems to control
doorbells, intercoms, heating and cooling systems, and remote lighting fixtures (D.K. Ching p. 77)
554 [A] High Voltage [B] Low Voltage [C] Step Down [D] Step Up b Correct 1

a momentary, usually accidental, grounding of an conducting wire (D.K. Ching p. 76) [A] Ground
555 Fault [B] Shock [C] Short Circuit [D] Live a Correct 1

a circuit breaker that senses currents caused by ground faults and instantaneously shuts off power
before damage or injury can occur (D.K. Ching p. 76) [A] Circuit Breaker [B] Automatic Transfer
556 Switch [C] Fuse [D] Ground Fault Interrupter d Correct 1
The greatest load delivered to an electrical system or circuit over a specified interval of time (D.K.
557 Ching p. 77) [A] Connected Load [B] Load [C] Load Factor [D] Maximum Demand d Correct 1

The portion of an electrical system extending from the final overcurrent device protecting a circuit
to the outlets served by the circuit (D.K. Ching p. 77) [A] Individual Circuit [B] Appliance Circuit [C]
558 General Purpose Circuit [D] Branch Circuit d Correct 1

A type of branch circuit that supplies current only to a single piece of electrical equipment (D.K.
559 Ching p. 77) [A] Individual Circuit [B] Appliance Circuit [C] General Purpose Circuit [D] Branch Circuit a Correct 1

A branch circuit that supplies current to a number of outlets for lighting and appliances (D.K. Ching
560 p. 77) [A] Individual Circuit [B] Appliance Circuit [C] General Purpose Circuit [D] Branch Circuit c Correct 1

A flexible insulated conductor for electrically connecting an apparatus to another or to a circuit


561 (D.K. Ching p. 79) [A] Pigtail [B] Lead [C] Terminal [D] Cord b Correct 1

A protective plate sorrounding an electric outlet or light switch (D.K. Ching p. 79) [A] Switch [B]
562 Faceplate [C] Terminal [D] Dimmer b Correct 1

A switch controlled by a conductor floating in a liquid (D.K. Ching p. 79) [A] Air switch [B] Knife
563 Switch [C] Dimmer [D] Float Switch d Correct 1

A resistor for regulating a current by means of variable resistances (D.K. Ching p. 79) [A] Dimmer
564 [B] Rheostat [C] Mercury Switch [D] Airswitch b Correct 1

A single insulated conductor or a bound or sheathed combination of conductors insulated from one
565 another (D.K. Ching p. 78) [A] cable [B] Conduit [C] Cord [D] Wire a Correct 1

A small , flexible insulated cable fitted with a plug to connect a portable lamp or appliance to a
566 receptacle (D.K. Ching p. 78) [A] cable [B] Conduit [C] Cord [D] Wire c Correct 1

A tube, pipe or duct for enclosing and protecting electric wires or cable (D.K. Ching p. 78) [A] cable
567 [B] Conduit [C] Cord [D] Wire b Correct 1

A pliable metallic strand, or a twisted or woven assembly of such strands often insulated with
dielectric material and used as a conductor of electricity (D.K. Ching p. 78) [A] cable [B] Conduit [C]
568 Cord [D] Wire d Correct 1

An insulating and protective lining for one or more conductors passing through a hole (D.K. Ching p.
569 78) [A] Knockout [B] Bushing [C] Grommet [D] Junction Box b Correct 1

An enclosed runway for housing conductors or cables (D.K. Ching p. 78) [A] Duct [B] Bushing [C]
570 Grommet [D] Knockout a Correct 1

A switch operated only by a key (D.K. Ching p. 79) [A] Key switch [B] Float Switch [C] toggle Switch
571 [D] Knife switch a Correct 1

A junction box designed to facilitate connecting an electric device or receptacle to a wiring system
572 (D.K. Ching p. 79) [A] Outlet box [B] Convinience Outlet [C] Receptacle [D] Junction box a Correct 1

A device for making, breaking or directing an electric load (D.K. Ching p. 79) [A] Terminal [B]
573 Receptacle [C] Switch [D] Dimmer c Correct 1

A single pole, double pole throw switch used in conjunction with another to control lights from two
locations (D.K. Ching p. 79) [A] Single Pole Switch [B] Double Throw Switch [C] Three Way Switch
574 [D] Four way Switch c Correct 1
A switch used in conjunction with two three way switches to control lights from three locations (D.K.
Ching p. 79) [A] Single Pole Switch [B] Double Throw Switch [C] Three Way Switch [D] Four way
575 Switch d Correct 1

An obsolete wiring system consisting of single, insulated conductors secured to and supported on
porcelain knobs and tubes (D.K. Ching p. 79) [A] Knob and tube wirng [B] Loom [C] Pigtail [D]
576 Terminal a Correct 1

An outlet usually mounted on a wall and housing one or more receptacles for portable lamps or
577 appliances (D.K. Ching p. 79) [A] Receptacle [B] Loom [C] Knob and Tube [D] Convinience Outlet d Correct 1

A female fitting connected to a power supply and equipped to receive a plug. It is also called as a
socket (D.K. Ching p. 79) (D.K. Ching p. 79) [A] Receptacle [B] Loom [C] Knob and Tube [D]
578 Convinience Outlet a Correct 1

A conductive element or device for establishing an electric connection to an apparatus (D.K. Ching
579 p. 79) (D.K. Ching p. 79) [A] Receptacle [B] Loom [C] Knob and Tube [D] Terminal d Correct 1

A raceway designed for exposed installation in dry, nonhazardous, and noncorrosive locations (D.K.
Ching p. 78) [A] Open Raceway [B] Surface Raceway [C] Multi Outlet Assembly [D] Underfloor
580 Raceway b Correct 1

A raceway suitable for installation under a floor, often used in office buildings to allow for the
flexible placement of power, signal and telephone outles (D.K. Ching p. 78) [A] Open Raceway [B]
581 Surface Raceway [C] Multi Outlet Assembly [D] Underfloor Raceway d Correct 1

A male fitting for making an electrical connection to a circuit by insertion in a receptacle (D.K. Ching
582 p. 79) [A] Receptacle [B] Plug [C] Receptacle [D] Wire nut b Correct 1

Thin walled, tubular steel conduit joined by compression or setscrew couplings, abbrevation as EMT
(D.K. Ching p. 78) [A] Rigid Metal Conduit [B] Flexible Metal Conduit [C] Electrical Mettalic tubing
583 [D] Intermediate Metallic Conduit c Correct 1

A flexible, helically wound metal conduit, used for connections to motors or other vibrating
equipment. Also called as Greenfield conduit (D.K. Ching p. 78) [A] Rigid Metal Conduit [B] Flexible
584 Metal Conduit [C] Electrical Mettalic tubing [D] Intermediate Metallic Conduit b Correct 1

Heavy wall, tubular steel conduit joined by screwing directly into a threaded hub with locknuts and
bushings (D.K. Ching p. 78) [A] Rigid Metal Conduit [B] Flexible Metal Conduit [C] Electrical Mettalic
585 tubing [D] Intermediate Metallic Conduit a Correct 1

It is also called as a Romex cable, and an electric cable consisting of two or more insulated
conductors enclosed in a non-metallic moisture resistant, flame retardant sheath. (D.K. Ching p. 78)
586 [A] Shielded cable [B] Co-Axial cable [C] Non metallic sheated cable [D] cable tray c Correct 1

An open metal framework for supporting insulated electrical conductors (D.K. Ching p. 78) [A]
587 Shielded cable [B] Co-Axial cable [C] Non metallic sheated cable [D] cable tray d Correct 1

A cable for transmitting high frequency telephone, digital, or television signals. (D.K. Ching p. 78)
588 [A] Shielded cable [B] Co-Axial cable [C] Non metallic sheated cable [D] cable tray b Correct 1

An electric cable enclosed within a metallic sheath in order to reduce the effects of external electric
or magnetic fields (D.K. Ching p. 78) [A] Shielded cable [B] Co-Axial cable [C] Non metallic sheated
589 cable [D] cable tray a Correct 1

The structural steel frame of an elevator car to which are attached the platform, guide shoes,
elevator car safety, hoisting cables and control equipment (D.K. Ching p. 81) [A] Elevator Shaft [B]
590 Elevator Car [C] Car Frame [D] Elevator Pit c Correct 1

A light, usually over the entrance to an elevator on each floor of a multistorey building, that signals
the approach of the elevator (D.K. Ching p. 81) [A] Annunciator [B] Lantern [C] Newel [D] Call
591 Button b Correct 1

Any of various forms of mass transits, as moving sidewalks or automated driverless vehicles, used
for shuttling people around airports or in congested human areas (D.K. Ching p. 81) [A] Elevator [B]
592 Moving Sidewalk [C] Escalator [D] People Mover d Correct 1
A chair or platform mounted on a steel guiderail and driven by an electric motor, used for raising or
lowering a person or goods along a stairway. Also called as a stair lift (D.K. Ching p. 81) [A] Elevator
593 [B] Moving Sidewalk [C] Escalator [D] Inclined Lifts d Correct 1

a push button for calling an elevator (D.K. Ching p. 81) [A] Annunciator [B] Lantern [C] Newel [D]
594 Call Button d Correct 1

A power driven, continuously moving surface, similar to a conveyor belt, used for carrying
pedestrians horizontally or along low inclines (D.K. Ching p. 81) [A] Elevator [B] Moving Sidewalk [C]
595 Escalator [D] Inclined Lifts b Correct 1

A safety device for preventing the operation of an elevator car unless the hoistway door is locked in
596 the closed position (D.K. Ching p. 81) [A] Newel [B] Combplate [C] Door Contact [D] Door Interlock d Correct 1

A signalling apparatus in an elevator car or at a landing that displays a visual identification of floor
597 landings (D.K. Ching p. 81) [A] Annunciator [B] Lantern [C] Newel [D] Call Button a Correct 1

The toothed portion of the threshold plate at both ends of an escalator or moving walk. Designed to
mesh with the grooved surface of the moving steps of threadway (D.K. Ching p. 81) [A] Newel [B]
598 Combplate [C] Door Contact [D] Door Interlock b Correct 1

A safety device for preventing the operation of an elevator unless its door is fully closed. Also called
599 as a gate contact (D.K. Ching p. 81) [A] Newel [B] Combplate [C] Door Contact [D] Door Interlock c Correct 1

A power driven stairway consisting of steps attached to a continuously circulating belt, used for
moving passengers up and down between floors. It is also called as moving staircase (D.K. Ching p.
600 81) [A] Elevator [B] Moving Sidewalk [C] Escalator [D] Inclined Lifts c Correct 1

The harizontal section of railing at the upper or lower end of escalator (D.K. Ching p. 81) [A] Newel
601 [B] Combplate [C] Door Contact [D] Door Interlock a Correct 1

Thermal insulation in the form of foamed plastic, as polyutherane, that is sprayed or injected into
cavity where it adheres sorrounding surfaces (D.K. Ching p. 119) [A] Rigid Board Insulation [B]
602 Loose Fill Insulation [C] Batt Insulation [D] Foamed In Place Insulation d Correct 1

A preferred nonstructural insulating board of foamed plastic or cellular glass. Cellular glass
insulation is fire resistant, impervious to moisture and dimensionally stable, but has a lower thermal
resistance value. (D.K. Ching p. 119) [A] Rigid Board Insulation [B] Loose Fill Insulation [C] Batt
603 Insulation [D] Reflective Insulation a Correct 1

Any of the systems that provide essential services to a building, as water supply, sewage disposal,
electric power, heating, ventilation, air conditioning, vertical transportation and fire fighting (D.K.
604 Ching p. 121) [A] Plumbing System [B] HVAC System [C] Mechanical System [D] Electrical System c Correct 1

A pipe or duct fitting having several outlets for making multiple connections (D.K. Ching p. 122) [A]
605 Leader [B] Bonnet [C] Manifold [D] Diffuser c Correct 1

Also called as plenum, a chamber a the top of a hot air furnace from which the leaders emerge
606 (D.K. Ching p. 122) [A] Leader [B] Bonnet [C] Manifold [D] Diffuser b Correct 1

Also called as a main trunk, a duct for conveying warm air from a furnace to a stack or branch duct
607 (D.K. Ching p. 122) [A] Leader [B] Bonnet [C] Manifold [D] Diffuser a Correct 1

A device having slats at different angles for deflecting warm or conditioned air from an outlet in
608 various directions (D.K. Ching p. 122) [A] Leader [B] Bonnet [C] Manifold [D] Diffuser d Correct 1

A grille through which return air is withdrawn from an air conditioned space (D.K. Ching p. 122) [A]
609 Cold Air Return [B] Return Grille [C] Diffuser [D] Manifold b Correct 1

A grating or perforated screen for covering, concealling, or protecting a wall, floor, or ceiling
610 opening (D.K. Ching p. 122) [A] Duct [B] Difusser [C] Grille [D] Chase c Correct 1
A pipe or conduit of sheet metal or fiberglass for conducting heated or conditioned air (D.K. Ching p.
611 122) [A] Chase [B] Stack [C] Duct [D] Pipe c Correct 1

A pliable , airtight fitting installed between two ducts, or between a fan and a duct, to prevent the
transmission of noise and vibrations along the ductwork (D.K. Ching p. 122) [A] Duct Liner [B]
612 Flexible Duct [C] Chase [D] Stack b Correct 1

A vertical duct for conveying warm air from a leader to a register on an upper floor (D.K. Ching p.
613 122) [A] Duct Liner [B] Flexible Duct [C] Chase [D] Stack d Correct 1

A device for controlling the flow of warm or conditioned air from an outlet, composed of a grill with
a number of parallel blades that may be adjusted so as to overlap and close the opening (D.K.
614 Ching p. 122) [A] Duct Liner [B] Flexible Duct [C] Chase [D] Register d Correct 1

A perimeter heating system in which a loop of ductwork, usually embedded in a concrete ground
slab, distributes warm air to each floor register (D.K. Ching p. 122) [A] Perimeter Loop System [B]
615 Perimeter Radial System [C] Both A and B [D] None of the above a Correct 1

A perimeter heating system in which a leader from a centrally located furnace carries warm air
directly to each floor register (D.K. Ching p. 122) [A] Perimeter Loop System [B] Perimeter Radial
616 System [C] Both A and B [D] None of the above b Correct 1

Heat generated by the resistance of a conductor to the flow of electric current (D.K. Ching p. 123)
617 [A] Laten Heat [B] Sensible Heat [C] Electric Heat [D] Specific Heat c Correct 1

A heating device consisting of a series of coil of pipes through which hot water or steam passes
618 (D.K. Ching p. 123) [A] Generator [B] Radiator [C] Convector [D] Conveyor b Correct 1

A valve that opens when actuated by static pressure above a predetermined level in order to
reduce pressure to it (D.K. Ching p. 123) [A] Gate Valve [B] Check Valve [C] Relief Valve [D] Safety
619 Valve c Correct 1

A relief valve that opens when actuated by a gas or vapor pressure above a prederminted level,
allowing the gas or vapor to escape until its pressure is reduced to a safe or acceptable level (D.K.
620 Ching p. 123) [A] Gate Valve [B] Check Valve [C] Relief Valve [D] Safety Valve d Correct 1

A small faucet or valve for draining or releasing compression in piles, radiators and boilers (D.K.
621 Ching p. 123) [A] Bibcock [B] Petcock [C] Ball Valve [D] Angle Valve b Correct 1

A heating unit in which air is heated by contact with a radiator or fin tube circulates by convection
622 (D.K. Ching p. 123) [A] Generator [B] Radiator [C] Convector [D] Conveyor c Correct 1

A return pipe in a steam heating system that carries both air and water of condensation (D.K. Ching
623 p. 123) [A] Reverse Return [B] Direct Return [C] Dry Return [D] None of the above c Correct 1

A system or process for simultaneuously controlling the temperature, humidity, purity, distribution
and motion of the air in an interior space, especially one capable of cooling (D.K. Chimg p. 124) [A]
624 Heating [B] Air Conditioning [C] Dehumidifiying [D] Plumbing b Correct 1

The hourly rate of heat gain in an enclosed space, expressed in BTU per hour and used as the basis
for selecting an air conditioning unit or system (D.K. Ching p. 124) [A] Cooling Load [B] Cooling
625 Medium [C] Maximum Demand [D] Demand Factor a Correct 1

A Fluid agent for reducing the temperature of a system below a specific value by conducting away
the heat produced in the operation of the system (D.K. Ching p. 124) [A] Sealant [B] Coolant [C]
626 Solvent [D] Pigment b Correct 1

A valve that reduces the pressure and evaporation temperature of a refrigirant as it flows to the
627 evaporator (D.K. Ching p. 124) [A] Gate Valve [B] Check Valve [C] Expansion Valve [D] Relief Valve c Correct 1

A liquid capable of vaporizing at a low temperature, as ammonia used in mechanical refrigiration


628 (D.K. Ching p. 124) [A] Solvent [B] Refrigirant [C] Coolant [D] Sealant b Correct 1
The component of refirigiration system in which the refrigirant absorbs heat from a cooling medium
and changes from liquid to gas (D.K. Ching p. 124) [A] Compressor [B] Condenser [C] Evaporator
629 [D] None of the above c Correct 1

A pump or other machine for reducing the volume and increasing the pressure of gas (D.K. Ching p.
630 124) [A] Compressor [B] Condenser [C] Evaporator [D] None of the above a Correct 1

A device for reducing a vapor or gas to liquid or solid form (D.K. Ching p. 124) [A] Compressor [B]
631 Condenser [C] Evaporator [D] None of the above b Correct 1

A refrigiration process that uses a generator and an absorber instead of a compressor to transfer
heat (D.K. Ching p. 124) [A] Compressive Refrigiration [B] Centralized Air Conditioning [C]
632 Absorption Refrigiration [D] None of the above c Correct 1

An air conditioning system that treats air at a central location and distributes conditioned air to
entire network of ductworks (D.K. Ching p. 125) [A] Heating [B] Air Conditioning System [B]
633 Centralized Air Conditioning System [D] Passive Cooling b Correct 1

A structure usually on the roof of a building in which heat is extracted from water that has been
used for cooling (DK. Ching p. 125) [A] Transformer Vault [B] Spires [C] Cooling Tower [D] Water
634 Tank c Correct 1

Any room containing permanently installed machinery and equipment for the mechanical systems
of a building (D.K. Ching p. 125) [A] Electrical Room [B] Mechanical Equipment Room [C]
635 Transformer Vault [D] Machine Room b Correct 1

A device employing the compressive refrigiration cycle to chill the water used in cooling a building
636 (D.K. Ching p. 125) [A] Filter [B] Chilled Water Tank [C] Chiller [D] Air Handling Unit c Correct 1

An Air conditioning assembly containing the fans, filters and other components necessary to treat
and distribute air to an entire building or to specific zones within the building (D.K. Ching p. 125) [A]
637 Filter [B] Chilled Water Tank [C] Chiller [D] Air Handling Unit d Correct 1

Outdoor air drawin In for treatment in an air conditioning system (D.K. Ching p. 125) [A] Return Air
638 [B] Exhaust Air [C] Fresh Air [D] None of the above c Correct 1

A fan for supplying air at a moderate pressure, as to supply forced drafts in a heating or air
639 conditioning system (D.K. Ching p. 125) [A] Pump [B] Blower [C] Chiller [D] Filter b Correct 1

A movable plate for regulating the draft in an air outlet, air duct or the throat of a fireplace (D.K.
640 Ching p. 125) [A] Damper [B] Filter [C] Shaft [D] Leader a Correct 1

The conditioned air delivered by an air conditioning system to the served spaces (D.K. Ching p.
641 125) [A] Fresh Air [B] Supply Air [C] Exhaust Air [D] Return Air b Correct 1

A device for maintaining or increasing the amount of water vapor in the air of a room or a building
642 (D.K. Ching p. 125) [A] Thermostat [B] Humidifier [C] Pump [D] Seismograph b Correct 1

The conditioned air supplied at high pressure and high velocity by a centrail air handling unit (D.K.
643 Ching p. 126) [A] Fresh Air [B] Primary Air [C] Return Air [D] Exhaust Air b Correct 1

A terminal unit containing an air filter. Heating or cooling coils, and a centrifugal fan for drawing in a
mixture of room air and outside air (D.K. Ching p. 126) [A] Air Handling Unit [B] Fan Coil Unit [C]
644 Induction Unit [D] None of the Above b Correct 1

An air conditioning system in which central fans distribute conditioned air to the served spaces by
the means of ducts (D.K. Ching p. 126) [A] All Water System [B] All Air System [C] Air Water System
645 [D] None of the above b Correct 1

An all air system in which a single duct conveys conditined air to the served places (D.K. Ching p.
126) [A] Dual Duct System [B] Constant Air Volume System [C] Single Duct System [D] Variable Air
646 Volume System c Correct 1
An all air system in which a master thermostat automatically regulates the quantity of conditioned
air to supplied spaces (D.K. Ching p. 126) [A] Dual Duct System [B] Constant Air Volume System [C]
647 Single Duct System [D] Variable Air Volume System b Correct 1

An all air system in which a thermostatically controlled variable volume box regulates the quanity of
conditioned air supplied to each zone (D.K. Ching p. 126) [A] Dual Duct System [B] Constant Air
648 Volume System [C] Single Duct System [D] Variable Air Volume System d Correct 1

A central air handling unit capable of serving up to eight zones simultaneously (D.K. Ching p. 126)
649 [A] Fan Coil Unit [B] Air Handling Unit [C] Multi Zone System [D] Zone c Correct 1

A space or group of spaces in a building whose temparature and air quality is regulated by a single
650 control (D.K. Ching p. 126) [A] Fan Coil Unit [B] Air Handling Unit [C] Multi Zone System [D] Zone d Correct 1

A pipe for conveying water from a fan coil unit to the boiler or chilled water plant (D.K. Ching p.
651 126) [A] Supply Pipe [B] Return Pipe [C] Waste Pipe [D] Soil Pipe b Correct 1

A pipe for conveying hot or chilled water from the boiler or chilled water plant to a fan coil unit (D.K.
652 Ching p. 126) [A] Supply Pipe [B] Return Pipe [C] Waste Pipe [D] Soil Pipe a Correct 1

A connected series of pipes or tubing in rows or layers, often having fins attached to dissipated heat
653 (D.K. Ching p. 126) [A] Chase [B] Duct [C] Coil [D] Caisson c Correct 1

654 What is the color coding for pipes of portable water? [A] Black [B] Yellow [C] Red [D] Blue d Correct 1

655 What is the color of pipes used for steam? [A] Light Blue [B] Gray [C] Blue [D] White d Correct 1

What is the maximum and minimum speed of escalators? [A] 80 and 110 FPM [B] 90 and 120 FPM
656 [C] 100 and 130 FPM [D] None of the above b Correct 1

Which lamp emits the brightest light? [A] Mercury [B] Flourescent [C] Incandescent [D] Energy
657 Saving CFL d Correct 1

658 Terms as Light reflection [A] Plastic [B] Glass [C] Wood [D] Brick b Correct 1

Kind of power which is used for Railway transits [A] Mechanical [B] Electrical [C] Solar [D] None of
659 the above b Correct 1

660 Best location for a generator [A] Basement [B] Ground Floor [C] Second Floor [D] Swimming Pool b Correct 1

How do generators work in principle? [A] Electromotive Induction [B] Electromotive Reduction [C]
661 Water [D] Gasoline a Correct 1

What is the main disadvantage of Centralized Aircon? [A] Noise from AHU room is hard to control
[B] Room Temperature can't be controlled [C] It is commonly used for large complexes such as Multi
662 Use Condominiums [D] It also consumes electricity b Correct 1

What is the pipe that leads to a Condenser from the compressor? [A] Liquid Line [B] Discharge Line
663 [C] Fire Lane [D] None of the above b Correct 1

Minimum clearance from floor of pipes for air conditioning units when crossing a hallway or
664 corridor? [A] 2.30 meters [B] 2.50 meters [C] 2.10 meters [D] 2.40 meters c Correct 1
It is located at the top of structure where heat (from water) is rejected [A] Glue [B] Flue [C] Water
665 [D] Oil b Correct 1

666 The best location to put a cooling tower [A] Ground Floor [B] Basement [C] Roofdeck [D] Podium c Correct 1

667 It is commonly termed as refrigirant [A] Gas [B] Freon [C] Coolant [D] Sealant b Correct 1

What is the temperature range for comfortable cooling? [A] 5 - 9 degrees centigrade [B] 18 - 22
668 degrees centigrade [C] 33 - 37 degrees centigrade [D] 50 - 54 degrees centigrade b Correct 1

669 1 Ton = __________ BTH/Hr [A] 10000 [B] 12000 [C] 15000 [D] 0 b Correct 1

What is the parameter (SQM/TR) for a room the is exposed to normal conditions? [A] 10 - 12
670 Sqm/Mtr [B] 16 - 18 Sqm/Mtr [C] 4 - 6 Sqm/Mtr [D] None of the above a Correct 1

671 Slope of Escalator [A] 34º [B] 35º [C] 38º [D] 60º b Correct 1

672 Maximum speed of escalator [A] 90FPM [B] 100FPM [C] 120FPM [D] 150FPM c Correct 1

673 Usual Speed of escalator [A] 90FPM [B] 100FPM [C] 120FPM [D] 150FPM a Correct 1

What is the purpose of buffers for elevators? [A] Aesthetics [B] Strength [C] Shock Absorber [D]
674 None of the above c Correct 1

What is a service drop? [A] Highest Service Entrance [B] Lowest Service Entrance [C] Drop of
675 Electricity [D] None of the above b Correct 1

What is the use of ground wire? [A] Negate Surges [B] Accept Surge [C] Reflect Surge [D] All of the
676 above b Correct 1

What is the minimum size of wire to be use for a service drop? [A] 14 mm² [B] 22 mm² [C] 8 mm²
677 [D] 3.5 mm² b Correct 1

What is a utility box? [A] Switch and Convinience Outlet [B] Box for utility tools [C] For Miter Joints
678 [D] None of the above a Correct 1

What is the purpose of a 50amp main breaker [A] Lighting [B] Non Lighting [C] Both A and B [D]
679 None of them really matters c Correct 1

What kind of switch would you use if there will be a provision of lighting in the staircase? [A] SPST
680 [B] SPDT [C] DPDT [D] Anything of the above mentioned b Correct 1

Which does not need an individual branch circuit? [A] Range [B] Mircowave [C] Pump [D] Air
681 Conditioning System b Correct 1

Which of the following consumes the least electricity? [A] Computer [B] Television [C] Electric Fan
682 [D] Heater b Correct 1
683 What is not a wattage for flourescent lamp? [A] 36 watts [B] 20 watts [C] 40 watts [D] 100 watts d Correct 1

684 Prolonged Sound (D.K. Ching p. 230) [A] Reflection [B] Reverberation [C] Phon [D] Echo b Correct 1

What is echo? (D.K. Ching p. 230) [A] Prolonged Sound [B] Magnitude or delay [C] Sound Diffraction
685 [D] None of the above b Correct 1

686 What is flutter? (D.K. Ching p. 230) [A] Reverberation [B] Resonance [C] Echo [D] Phon c Correct 1

687 What is delay in sound? (D.K. Ching p. 230) [A] Phon [B] Sabin [C] Echo [D] Refract c Correct 1

Resonance is: (D.K. Ching p. 230) [A] [A] Magnitude or Delay of Sound [B] A series of repeated
688 echo [C] Reflection of sound [D] None of the above a Correct 1

What is amplification of sound from a source such the repititions are heard from reflections as well
as from the source? [A] Electronic Sound Reinforcement [B] Natural Sound Reinforcement [C]
689 Deformed Reinforcement [D] None of the above a Correct 1

Purpose of Intercom System [A] Motion Sensor [B] Security Cameras [C] Dialogs [D] Local Area
690 Network c Correct 1

691 What is the color of communication line piping? [A] White [B] Gray [C] Orange [D] Silver b Correct 1

What is the best way to reduce air borne sound? [A] Cover the source [B] Use Absorptive materials
692 [C] Relocate the building to another place [D] Stop the airplanes from coming in your air zone b Correct 1

693 Transmission Coefficient is 0.001, What is TL? [A] 50 DB [B] 40 DB [C] 30 DB [D] 20 DB d Correct 1

694 Accoustic Materials [A] Carpet [B] Wood Planks [C] Gypsum Board [D] All of the above d Correct 1

For a music hall with a lot of audience, what is the best flooring material? [A] Carpet Tiles [B] Vinyl
695 Tiles [C] Linoleum Tiles [D] Marble a Correct 1

Which does not affect the transmission of sound from one room to another? [A] Size of Room [B]
696 Thickness of wall [C] Area of Wall [D] Material of wall of the next room a Correct 1

Plumbing permit shall be invalid if work has not commenced after a period of [A] 180 Days [B] 6
697 Months [C] 1 Year [D] 48 Hours c Correct 1

698 It is added to water to reduce salinity [A] Chlorine [B] Gasoline [C] Oil [D] Electrolite d Correct 1

What is the use of chlorine? [A] Water Disinfectant [B] Water Purifier [C] Conversion to Mineral
699 Water [D] All of the above a Correct 1

What is the standard water pressure from NAWASA - Maynilad - Manila Water? [A] 20 psi [B] 40 psi
700 [C] 60 psi [D] 80 psi c Correct 1
A valve right angle to the flow of water [A] Check Valve [B] Globe Valve [C] Gate Valve [D] None of
701 the above c Correct 1

A valve permitting a liquid or gas to flow in one direction only? (D.K. Ching p. 199) [A] Check Valve
702 [B] Globe Valve [C] Gate Valve [D] None of the above a Correct 1

703 True or False, Backflow is the flow of liquid opposite to the usual desired direction? 0 Correct 1

Which law governs the quality of Effluent being discharged from an STP? [A] DENR DAO 35 [B] NPCP
704 [C] NBC [D] WCP b Correct 1

705 What is the minimum trap seal? [A] 1" to 3" [B] 2" to 4" [C] 3" to 5" [D] 1/2" to 2 1/2" b Correct 1

706 Size of trap and Trap arm of shower? [A] 1" [B] 1 1/2" [C] 2" [D] 3" c Correct 1

707 Size of shower drain? [A] 1" [B] 1 1/2" [C] 2" [D] 3" c Correct 1

How do you connect 2 hubless cast iron pipes? [A] Coupling [B] Elbow [C] Structural Compression
708 Gasket [D] Sealant c Correct 1

709 True or False, Can you use gate valves for water tanks? 1 Correct 1

A term used to describe pumps that are inteconnected with each other [A] Gang [B] Series [C]
710 Battery [D] Set c Correct 1

It is a test conducted to check if there are leaks in the pipes [A] Air Test / Water Test [B] Slump Test
711 [C] Compression Test [D] Static Test a Correct 1

712 Meaning of u in UPVC pipes? [A] United [B] Universal [C] Unplastized [D] Underground c Correct 1

What type of pipe is not recommended for water line? [A] Copper [B] Lead [C] G.I [D] None of the
713 above b Correct 1

A Drain connecting one or more fixtures to a soil or waste stack [A] Combined Drain [B] Floor Drain
714 [C] Circuit Drain [D] Branch Drain a Correct 1

During site inspection, the architect notices that a soil pipe will cross a beam, what should he do?
[A] Don’t do anything [B] Resize the diameter of the soil pipe [C] Remove the Beam [D] Ask to
715 relocate the pipe d Correct 1

What should not be allowed to cross a beam? [A] All of them [B] Electrical Wirings [C] Water Pipes
716 [D] Aircon Ducts d Correct 1

717 Maximum Distance of Cleanouts [A] 10 [B] 15 [C] 20 [D] 30 b Correct 1

718 What is the minimum level of septic tanks? [A] 1'6" [B] 2' [C] 2'6" [D] 4' d Correct 1
719 Minimum number of septic tank compartment [A] 1 [B] 2 [C] 3 [D] 4 b Correct 1

720 Slope of a septic tank [A] 1º [B] 1 - 1 1/2º [C] 2º [D] 3º b Correct 1

721 Manhole Dimension [A] 0.50 x 0.50 [B] 0.60 x 0.60 [C] 0.80 x 0.80 [D] 1.00 x 1.00 b Correct 1

722 Maximum distance of manholes for sewer line [A] 30 mts [B] 40 mts [C] 50 mts [D] 70 mts c Correct 1

723 What is used to convert DC to AC? [A] Rectifier [B] Inverter [C] Generator [D] Radiator a Correct 1

724 What is used to convert AC to DC? [A] Rectifier [B] Inverter [C] Generator [D] Radiator b Correct 1

The standard electricity given by Meralco in cycles [A] 40 Hertz [B] 60 Hertz [C] 80 Hertz [D] 100
725 Hertz b Correct 1

726 Bibcock is: [A] Threaded Sideways [B] Threaded Outside [C] Threaded Inside [D] None of the above b Correct 1

727 True or False, Do you need Booster pump if your using Upfeed system? 1 Correct 1

What is the vent used that rises the fixture to and connects back vertically to the main or horizontal
728 branch? [A] Unit Vent [B] Stack Vent [C] Individual Vent [D] Vent Stack c Correct 1

A flat silicon piece that can convert solar energy to electricity [A] Photoelectric [B] Photovoltaic [C]
729 Mica [D] Polyutherane b Correct 1

What do banks use to have smooth transition to emergency power during power outages? [A] UPS
730 [B] ATS [C] MTS [D] Circuit Breaker b Correct 1

Which of the following is not a protective device? [A] Voltage Regulator [B] Surge Protector [C] UPS
731 [D] CATV d Correct 1

What is the angle of spotlight for walls and paintings? [A] 20 to 30 degrees [B] More than 45
732 Degrees [C] 180 Degrees [D] 90 Degrees a Correct 1

What type of switch has a pilot lamp that allows it to be seen in the dark? [A] Glow Switch [B]
733 Dimmer Switch [C] Illuminated Switch [D] None of the above c Correct 1

What is the advantage of a Filament Lamp (Halogen and Spotlight) over a discharge lamp? [A] Air
734 Tube [B] Ballast [C] A and B [D] None of the above c Correct 1

This type of light provides 80% savings in consumption and emits bright light [A] CFL [B]
735 Incandescent [C] Flourescent [D] Metal Halide a Correct 1

What type of lamp is best suited for outdoor parking? [A] High Intensity Disc. [B] Low Pressure
736 Sodium [C] Incandescent Lamp [D] Metal Halide d Correct 1
A common term for a building which is outfitted with automatic fire suppression and alarm system,
inter-office communication lines, etc. [A] Automated Building [B] Green Building [C] Intelligent
737 Building [D] Protective Building c Correct 1

The general term for communication between two or more individuals by electric means [A]
738 Intercom [B] Telephone [C] Local Area Network [D] Public Address System a Correct 1

What do you call when the relative humidity is 100%? [A] Moist [B] Dehumidified [C] Saturated [D]
739 Fresh c Correct 1

What is the odorless and colorless gas present in air in varying quantity that affects relative
740 humidity? [A] Oxygen [B] Water Vapor [C] Hydrogen [D] Carbon Dioxide b Correct 1

What is the amount of refrigirant required for proper operation of an air conditioner? [A] Volume [B]
741 Mitigation [C] Migration [D] Operating Charge d Correct 1

What is the science of lowering the temperature of the immediate sorrounding? [A] Refrigiration [B]
742 Humidification [C] Aircondition [D] Dehumidification c Correct 1

What is the average TR requirement for a convinience store with 100 square meter of space? [A] 2 -
743 3 [B] 3 - 6 [C] 8 - 10 [D] None of the above a Correct 1

What device is used to increase the pressure of refirigirant in an aircon system? [A] Compressor [B]
744 Evaporator [C] Condenser [D] Fan a Correct 1

745 True or False, 16200 to 20000 hertz is the range of sound that the human ear can detect 1 Correct 1

True or False, Octave is the interval between one musical pitch commonly used in radio stations
746 (D.K. Ching p. 228) 1 Correct 1

747 What is the ratio of frequency to sound? [A] 1:1 [B] 1:2 [C] 1:4 [D] 1:6 c Correct 1

A limp fabric can be a good sound insulator if: [A] Tacked to edges and allowed to hang loose [B]
Fastened on edges and must have a tight seal [C] Just put anywhere where sound is near [D]
748 Depends on the volume of sound to insulate b Correct 1

what is the main purpose of moving ramps? [A] A ramp where people can walk [B] For disabled
749 persons who have no temporary access [C] To elevate cargo loads [D] All of the above c Correct 1

What type of elevator is used for low rise buildings if speed is not a main concern? [A] Dumbwaiter
750 [B] Traction [C] Hydraulic [D] Freight c Correct 1

751 What is the minimum depth for an elevator pit? [A] 600mm [B] 800mm [C] 400mm [D] 1000mm a Correct 1

What is the best fixture for a public comfort room and it supplies a fixed amount of quantity of
752 water to each fixture (D.K. Ching p. 198) [A] Gate Valve [B] Flushometer [C] Faucet [D] Urinal b Correct 1

There are several reasons why soil stacks are not allowed in columns. Which is not a reason? [A]
Pipes will interfere with the reinforcing bars [B] Size of the column will be larger [C] Cracks and
753 leaks can not be detected [D] Gas emitted will deteriorate the concrete c Correct 1

754 How do landfills affect us? [A] Use of Land [B] Leachates [C] Slumps [D] None of the Above b Correct 1
Amount of waste discharged for a waste water treatment facility [A] 300 GPM [B] 500 GPM [C] 30
755 cubic meter / day [D] 50 cubic meter / day c Correct 1

How do we size sewage pits? [A] Volume of solid waste [B] Volume of liquid waste [C] Vole of Solid,
756 Liquid and Storm Waste [D] None of the above a Correct 1

What can discharge directly to sewer system? [A] Building sewer [B] Oil and Grease [C] Ashes [D]
757 Flammable Liquids a Correct 1

What is an alternative to the conventional septic tank? [A] Aerobic System [B] Landfill [C] Direct the
758 sewage to natural streams like rivers [D] Keep it in House a Correct 1

759 Septic Tank, How many compartments? [A] 0 [B] 1 [C] 2 [D] 3 c Correct 1

There is a septic tank installed on top of a rock by the seashore. The tank is exposed on low tide,
and covered in sea water during high tide. Which of the following would be an appropriate
waterproofing for it? [A] Waterproof all surface, exterior and interior [B] Waterproof all interior
surface, except the floor [C] Waterproof all floor, except for the interior and exterior [D] None of the
760 above a Correct 1

761 the minimum air space of a septic tank [A] 0.20 [B] 0.30 [C] 0.40 [D] 0.50 b Correct 1

Parts of a septic tank I. Effluent II. Sump III. Digestive IV. Bleaching [A] I and II [B] II and III [C] III and
762 IV [D] I and IV c Correct 1

What type of material is usually used for the base of a septic tank? [A] Earth Base [B] Mass
763 Concrete [C] Reinforced Concrete [D] Styrofoam c Correct 1

What do you call liquid waste (without urine, feces or industrial waste) discharges into the serwer?
764 [A] Grey Water [B] Storm Water [C] Black Water [D] Ground Water a Correct 1

A sewage treatment process that includes the exposure to air [A] Aeration [B] Distillation [C]
765 Filtration [D] Disinfection a Correct 1

A sewage treatment process that involves the use of hydrochloride to kill pathogenic bacteria [A]
766 Aeration [B] Distillation [C] Filtration [D] Disinfection d Correct 1

767 Which would you use for Sanitary Pipes? [A] PeX [B] PP [B] uPVC [D] G.I. b Correct 1

What would you recommend for a water supply project if the gravity system is not appropriate? [A]
Provide Booster Pumps [B] Provide Cooling Tower [C] Use a much more longer Hose Pipe from the
768 ground to take water [D] None of the above a Correct 1

For buildingwith fixtures to be installed at a level below grade, what must be done beforehand? [A]
769 Staking [B] Area for STP [C] Relocation of Points [D] Don’t do anything b Correct 1

When water coming out of the faucet is contaminated and polluted, what could be the possible
reason? [A] The water line is connected to the drainage [B] The water coming from outside is dirty
770 [C] The sanitary line crossed the water line [D] The water is just random, so its only natural c Correct 1

771 What is the typical slope for a waste pipe? [A] 1% [B] 2% [C] 4% [D] 10% b Correct 1

This material is used in threaded pipe connections to prevent leakage [A] Scotch Tape [B] Teflon
772 Tape [C] Electrical Tape [D] Masking Tape b Correct 1
How could you differentiate between a soil pipe and waste pipe when laid side by side? [A] Color [B]
773 Material [C] Size [D] Diameter d Correct 1

What is installed in ducts and mechanical passageways to prevent fire from spreading quickly? [A]
774 Fire Dampers [B] Fire Sprinklers [C] Fire Doors [D] Firewalls a Correct 1

When water comes out as soon as the fire sprinkler system is activated, the system is? [A] Wet Pipe
775 [B] Pre Action [C] Deluge System [D] Dry Pipe c Correct 1

When there is a low pressure from the water main, what will you use to supply higher levels? [A]
776 Sump Pump [B] Pneumatic Pump [C] Booster Pump [D] None of the above c Correct 1

What is installed in a fixture to alleviate the effects of too much water pressure? [A] Pressure
Regulator Valve [B] Floor Drain to take care of the splashes on the floor caused by high pressure [C]
777 Air Curtain [D] Gate Valve a Correct 1

In highrise buildings, why is there a need to resize water supply pipes? [A] because different
fixtures have different supply attachments [B] To use of the difference in pressure from the service
778 to the supply fixtures [C] A and B [D] None of the above b Correct 1

What is the principle governing the sizing of pipes in designing plumbing systems? [A] The smaller
the pipes, the lesser the pressure; the bigger the pipes, the greater the pressure [B] The bigger the
pipes, the lesser the pressure; The smaller the pipes, the greater the pressure [C] A and B [D] None
779 of the above b Correct 1

In a plumbing system, pipes are electrical wires, then what is the equivalent of switches? [A] Tee [B]
780 Valves [C] Elbows [D] Pumps b Correct 1

Do nails affect the sound absorption quality of plywood nailed to wood studs? [A] No since nails are
too small to be a factor [B] Yes, depending on the size and spacing of the nails [C] It really depends
781 on the plywood to use [D] None of the above b Correct 1

What would affect the sound transfer? [A] Spacing of Studs and Airspace [B] Area of the Room [C]
782 Number of Nails Used [D] None of the above a Correct 1

783 Size of a pipe for lavatory? [A] 2" [B] 1 1/2" [C] 3" [D] 4" b Correct 1

784 Size of pipe connected to 5 sinks? [A] 2" [B] 1 1/2" [C] 3" [D] 4" c Correct 1

785 Size of pipe for a floor drain? [A] 2" [B] 1 1/2" [C] 3" [D] 4" a Correct 1

786 How do you connect PPRC? [A] Solvent [B] Fusion Welding [C] Coupling [D] Mechanical Fastener b Correct 1

787 What is used for water treatment? [A] Sodium Chloride [B] Chloride [C] Cyanide [D] Aerosol b Correct 1

788 What do you call the recess in walls intended for pipes? [A] Chase [B] Duct [C] Sleeve [D] Raceway a Correct 1

789 In a building, where is the pump located? [A] Roof deck [B] Water Tank [C] Cistern [D] Lobby c Correct 1

A pump used to eject sewage or liquid waste [A] Centrifugal Pump [B] Sump Pump [C] Rotary Pump
790 [D] None of the above b Correct 1
What do you call the water tight receptacle used to store household wastes? [A] Air Curtain [B] Air
791 Vent [C] Air Chamber [D] None of the above c Correct 1

A pipe that conveys the discharge of water closets or fixtures having similar function with or
without the discharges from other fixtures (D.K. Ching p. 199) [A] Waste Pipe [B] Soil Pipe [C]
792 Individual Vent [D] Stack Vent b Correct 1

Is the least expensive among the three types of residential water closets. Trapway is relatively small
and at the front of the bowl and is little less effective than other water closets (D.K. Ching p. 198)
793 [A] Blowout [B] Reverse Trap [C] Wash down [D] Siphon Jet c Correct 1

794 An opening used to receive pipes [A] Shaft [B] Duct [C] Pipe Chase [D] Vent c Correct 1

In power distribution, a group of electric conductors which originate at main distribution center and
supply one or more secondary distributions, one or more branch circuit distributions centers or
795 combinations of these [A] Panel Board [B] Feeder [C] Raceway [D] Convinience Outlet b Correct 1

Another term for underground wiring [A] Underground Feeder [B] Service Lateral [C] Service Drop
796 [D] Underground Service a Correct 1

797 It resist the flow of electricity [A] Conductor [B] Semiconductor [C] Insulator [D] None of the above c Correct 1

What ability of a conductor without overheating [A] Ampacity [B] Resistivity [C] Resistance [D]
798 Capacity a Correct 1

It is usually seen at basement parking which hung pipes using strings and wires [A] U Bolt [B] Cable
799 Tray [C] Jet Fans [D] Eyebolt a Correct 1

Where would be the most practical location for a daylight source to be used on working tables? [A]
800 N and NW [B] E and SW [C] N and S [D] E and W b Correct 1

801 What is used to intensify light? [A] Diffuser [B] Troffer [C] Reflector [D] None of the above c Correct 1

802 Light used for reading [A] Accent [B] Cove [C] General [D] Task d Correct 1

Lighting that calls attention to a particular object or feature in a visual field, or that forms a
decorative pattern on a surface [A] Neon Lights [B] Direct Lighting [C] Indirect Lighting [D] Accent
803 Lighting d Correct 1

What type of lamp is best used for car parks in the exterior? [A] Low Pressure Sodium Light [B] High
804 Pressure Sodium Light [C] Mercury Lights [D] Neon Lights c Correct 1

805 A type of light used in Panaflex [A] Incandescent [B] Flourescent [C] Neon [D] Mercury b Correct 1

Cooling Tower is For: [A] Air Conditioning System [B] Centralized Air Conditioning System [C] Electric
806 Fans [D] For Heaters b Correct 1

What is Condensation in Air Conditioning Systems? [A] FCU [B] ACCU [C] Exhaust Fan [D] None of
807 the above b Correct 1

What is evaporation in Air Conditioning Systems? [A] Condensation Outside [B] Compression Inside
808 [C] Condensation Inside [D] Compression Outside a Correct 1
Most effective material for Echos [A] Heavy Curtain [B] Foam Insulation [C] Cavity Resonator [D]
809 Cavity Walls d Correct 1

810 The transmission of sound along a curved surface [A] Bounce [B] Creep [C] Echo [D] Fatigue b Correct 1

What is Decibel? (D.K. Ching p. 229) [A] Amount of Sound Level [B] Loudness of Sound [C]
811 Frequency of Sound [D] None of the above a Correct 1

812 More than 20,000 hertz is called: [A] Power [B] High Frequency [C] Ultrasonic [D] Ultrasoundwave c Correct 1

813 It is the power of sound [A] Volume [B] Pitch [C] Frequency [D] Phon a Correct 1

The main feed line of an electrical circuit to which branch circuits are connected. Panel Board [B]
Single Circuit [C] Parallel Circuit [D] Distribution Line
814 d Correct 1

815 English Term for Kanal [A] Downspout [B] Sewer [C] Gutter [D] Drainage c Correct 1

816 Vernacular Term for Conductor [A] Tubo De Banada [B] Alulod [C] Plantsuwela [D] Kilo b Correct 1

A vent that does not serve as drain and is located where if is not exposed to back up waste from
817 drainage pipe [A] Air Vent [B] Relief Vent [C] Ventilation [D] Dry Vent d Correct 1

The tradename for flouroplastic which is transparent to opaque in character and is used primarily
818 for electrical fixture and pipe sealing [A] Tepal [B] teflon [C] PVC [D] uPVC b Correct 1

Space Provided on a water tank above water level [A] free Board [b] overflow [C] Air Space [D] air
819 gap a Correct 1

820 What is used to join PVC pipes? [A] Thread [B] Solvent [C] Welding [D] Fusion b Correct 1

what do you call an opening in a wall or parapet that allows water to drain from the roof? (D.K.
821 Ching p. 209) [A] Gorgoyles [B] downspout [C] Scupper [D] Gutter c Correct 1

A secondary ceiling formed to provide space for piping or ductwork, or so alter proportions of a
822 room (D.K. Ching p. 31) [A] Louvered Ceiling [B] Luminous Ceiling [C] Drop Ceiling [D] Plenum c Correct 1

The space between a suspended ceiling and the floor structure above, especially one that serves as
a receiving chamber for air conditioned air to be distributed to inhabited spaces of for return air to
be conveyed back to a central plant for processing (D.K. Ching p. 31) [A] Plenum [B] Suspended
823 Ceiling [C] Drop ceiling [D] Accoustical ceiling a Correct 1

Tile made in various sizes and textures from a soft, sound absorbing material such as cork, mineral
fiber or glass fiber (D.K. Ching p. 31) [A] Accoustical Tile [B] Accoustical Ceiling [C[ Plenum [D]
824 Metal Pan a Correct 1

In a town house development project, who is in charge of roughing in of the sanitary pipes? [A]
825 Mason [B] Foreman [C] Labor [D] Plumber d Correct 1

The standard clearance from FFL when installing Window Type AC's should be? [A] 2.10 [B] 2.40 [C]
826 2.70 [D] 3.00 a Correct 1
What is an illegal thing to do? [A] Booster pump directly getting water directly from water main
then distributed to townhouse units [B] Tap directly from water main then directly to fixture units
827 [C] Providing a cistern then provide water main to townhouse units [D] None of the above b Correct 1

Where would you least place a PVC pipe for water distribution? [A] Under the carport [B]
828 Underneath a tree [C] both a and b [D] None of the above b Correct 1

Which of the following lamp has the filament? [A] LED [B] Flourescent [C] Incandescent [D] None of
829 the above c Correct 1

What fitting is used when there is a change in direction? [A] Angle Valve [B] Elbow [C] Gate Valve
830 [D] End Cap b Correct 1

What will you provide in the entrance door to control air from coming in and out? [A] Air Curtain [B]
831 Exhaust Fan [C] Dehumidifier [D] None of the above a Correct 1

In a convinience store installed with ACCU system, which is not needed in the said system? [A]
832 Nothing at all [B] FHU [C] AHU [D] Condenser Drain Pipe c Correct 1

Situation: A home theater is to be renovated, What will you use on the walls to minimize sound
833 transmission? [A] CHB [B] Gypsum Board on studs [C] Bricks [D] None of the above b Correct 1

What part of wall will you cover? [A] Edges of the door [B] Upper Panel [C] Lower Panel [D] Face of
834 the Door b Correct 1

What inexpensive yet effective wall treatment will you suggest for a renovated home theather
835 room? [A] Sawali [B] Eggcrate [C] Bamboo [D] None of the above b Correct 1

For a renovated home theater, what flooring finish is the best to use? [A] Carpet [B] Wood Planks
836 [C] Vinyl Tiles [D] Linoleum a Correct 1

For a renovated home theater, what type of door will you use? [A] Flush with hollow core [B] Panel
837 Type [C] PVC Door [D] All of the above b Correct 1

Bunso is watching cartoons inside the movie room constructed with drywall partitions. Ate is
studying at the room adjacent to the movie room, Will ate hear what bunso is watching? [A] Yes [B]
838 No [C] Ate Will slightly hear the cartoons [D] Definitely not c Correct 1

A client wants to open a dance studio on the ground floor of a building. The existing room for the
studio is fronting the road and the floor above is an office area. What materials should be used on
839 the ceiling? [A] Gypsum [B] Suspended Accoustial Ceiling [C] Wood Flanks [D] All of the above d Correct 1

What material should be used at the front facing of the road? [A] CHB [B] Sound and Heat Absorb
840 Bricks [C] Sheet Piles [D] None of the above b Correct 1

Situation: A client awarded you to design a medium end BPO office to be in an existing residential
house of 1000 sqm., it will be a renovation project. In consideration of the cables, what system will
841 you use to conceal them? [A] On Ceilings [B] Raised Floor [C] Dry Walls [D] Dont Conceal them b Correct 1

If data are needed to be shared with others, what system is appropriate? [A] Lan [B] Router [C]
842 Wireless [D] All of the above a Correct 1

What communication system is used to link one office to another for a private dialogue? [A]
843 Intercom [B] Telephone Door Entry [C] Fax [D] PABX a Correct 1

If data is need to be amplified from the main server, what system is needed? [A] Router [B] Lan [C]
844 PABX [D] Intercom a Correct 1
Situation: Your architectural team is designing a 3-storey hospital: How many elevators would you
suggest? [A] Three, one for every floor [B] One, but it is ideal to have one for passenger and one for
845 patients in stretchers [C] Only one for passenger [D] Only one for patients b Correct 1

What type of elevator would you suggest? [A] Electric [B] Machine Room Less [C] Either Traction or
846 Hydraulic [D] Dumbwaiter c Correct 1

Which fire suppression system is not integrated in the building structure? [A] Wet Standpipe [B] Dry
847 Standpipe [C] Fire Extinguisher [D] Sprinkler b Correct 1

848 How many dry standpipe will you use? [A] 3 [B] 2 [C] 0 [D] 1 c Correct 1

Situation: Owner A decides to hire an electrician to work for him instead of a professional electrical
engineer. Upon roughing in and installation, the electrician proposed to the owner to alter the
specified wires into bigger size in order to accommodate larger loads. The owner agrees as it seems
to be reasonable and he was confident because his house was equipped by circuit breakers. Several
days later, Owner A's house burned down. After inspection of BPF, it was learned that the fire was
caused by faulty electrical connection. Why did not the circuit breakers function properly? [A] It did
not trip due to the over sized wires [B] It was not installed properly [C] It is in poor quality [D] None
849 of the above a Correct 1

Who should be blamed for the incident? [A] Architect for not supervising the work done [B] Owner
for not hiring a professional engineer [C] Electrician for not following the specifications [D] All of the
850 above d Correct 1

Who should make the first move to settle the problem? [A] Architect, arbitration is part of his
services [B] Owner, he was the one who gave the authorization [C] Electrician, he was the one who
851 installed the incorrect wiring [D] BFP, it is in their mandate a Correct 1

At day, artificial lighting comes from the skylight above, making the beams and columns produce
different plays of light. How do you achieve this at night? [A] Put a spotlight atop the skylight [B]
Floor Mounted light projecting upwards [C] Place Light just below the beam projecting downwards
852 [D] Place a light anywhere, does not matter c Correct 1

Where would you locate water distribution pipe farthest from? [A] Large Tress [B] Carport [C]
853 Carpark [D] None of the above a Correct 1

In elevator default system, where would the elevator car go in case of fire emergency? [A] Floor
854 where it last stopped [B] Uppermost Floor [C] It will be stationary [D] Ground Floor d Correct 1

Where will you least place a downspout? [A] At corner of walls [B] Inside a column [C] Wall hung [D]
855 In between window openings d Correct 1

856 Copper wires are classified as what? [A] Rigid [B] Expensive [C] Galvanized [D] All of the above a Correct 1

Which should no be used for water main pipe? [A] Galvanized Iron [B] Ceramic [C] Stainless Steel
857 [D] PVC b Correct 1

858 Which pipe is susceptible to UV Rays? [A] Cast Iron [B] PVC [C] G.I. Pipe [D] All of the above b Correct 1

Water traps are used to prevent foul odor from coming out. Which of the following does not have a
859 water trap? [A] Lavatory [B] Kitchen Sink [C] Floor Drain [D] Water Closet d Correct 1

860 It is the magnitude of sound (D.K. Ching p. 228) [A] Intensity [B] Amplitude [C] Loudness [D] Echo b Correct 1

Smoke prevention is: [A] More important than fire prevention [B] As important as fire prevention [C]
861 Less important than fire prevention [D] It does not matter b Correct 1
It is the type of lighting used for panaflex signages [A] Metal Halide [B] Neon [C] Flourescent [D]
862 Incandescent c Correct 1

The type of lighting use for Billboards [A] Metal Halide [B] Low Pressure Sodium Lamp [C] Spotlight
863 [D] Mercury a Correct 1

What is the main reason why cable wires and grounding wires are shielded? [A] It will cause magnet
864 [B] Protection againsts water [C] Damage due to heating [D] Corrosive Protection a Correct 1

Why are telephone wires and electrical wires NOT placed together? [A] Heat Accumulation [B]
865 Telephone Wire will burrn [C] Data Interference [D] Privacy Issues like Wiretapping c Correct 1

Main reasons why Insulators Deteriorate [A] Heat Exposure [B] Climate Changes [C] Wrong
866 Installation [D] None of the above a Correct 1

A saferty device for computers to protect againsts sudden surges [A] UPS [B] ATS [C] AVR [D] Circuit
867 Breaker c Correct 1

A device used in ATM to ensure continuous supply of electricity [A] UPS [B] ATS [C] AVR [D] Circuit
868 Breaker a Correct 1

It is used to provide smooth transition when power failure occurs [A] UPS [B] ATS [C] AVR [D] Circuit
869 Breaker b Correct 1

A machine used to convert mechanical energy into electrical energy [A] Alternator [B] Rectifier [C]
870 Generator [D] Radiator c Correct 1

871 True or False, Shild is one of the difference of an cable wire to a electrical wire 1 Correct 1

If you are to relocate a large office space using numerous cables, aside from size of the new
location, what should you know? [A] Availability of Transformer [B] Floor To Ceiling Height [C]
872 Amenities Existing at site [D] All of the above b Correct 1

873 Which is the Most rigid? [A] IMC [B] RSC [C] IMT [D] BX b Correct 1

What material used as a conduit is threaded and how much thinner than RSC? [A] IMC [B] RSC [C]
874 IMT [D] BX c Correct 1

875 What is used for service entrance? [A] IMC [B] RSC [C] IMT [D] BX b Correct 1

What property is used to distinguish between portable and sanitary uPVC pipes? [A] Color [B]
876 Thickness [C] Diameter [D] None of the above a Correct 1

Where is sanitary pipes measured? [A] thickness [B] inside diamter [C] outside diamter [D] None of
877 the above a Correct 1

What is the standard water consumption used in a 2 storey residence? [A] 30 - 40 [B] 40 - 60 [C]
878 100 - 120 [D] 60 - 80 a Correct 1

Looking in Plumbing Plans, What corresponds to the hidden line? [A] Soil Pipe [B] Waste Pipe [C]
879 Vents [D] Stack Pipes c Correct 1
880 Best location of water supply if street is narrow [A] Gutter [B] Sidewalk [C] Patio [D] Roofdeck a Correct 1

881 Best location of water supply if street is wide [A] Gutter [B] Sidewalk [C] Patio [D] Roofdeck b Correct 1

What is used to shut off water during maintenance? [A] Angle Valve [B] Check Valve [C] Ball Valve
882 [D] Gate Valve d Correct 1

883 Best location of a pump [A] Service Pipe [B] Storage tank [C] Cistern [D] Lobby c Correct 1

What accessory can be found on both a lockset and a plumbing fixture? [A] Escutcheon [B] Valve
884 [C] Bolts [D] Switch a Correct 1

Where do we usually place the "Cassete" type aircon? [A] Raised Floor [B] Floor Itself [C] Ceiling [D]
885 Windows c Correct 1

What is used, up to 12 degrees, to trasport pedestrians/carts? [A] Walkalator [B] Travelator [D]
886 Elevator [D] Escalator b Correct 1

The maximum length of a walkalator is 250 meters. What is the reason why it should be used on
short runs only? [A] For maintenance and control [B] To allow users to exit at the sides [C] To allow
887 reversal of directions [D] All of the above b Correct 1

What interior element controls echo? [A] Concrete wall [B] Heavy Drapery [C] Ceiling [D] None of
888 the above b Correct 1

889 Protective device used for a kitchen area? [A] Smoke Detector [B] CCTV [D] Alarm [D] Heat Detector d Correct 1

890 Disadvantage of PABX [A] Cost [B] Installation [C] Maintenance [D] Intermittent Signal d Correct 1

What is used to create contrast and control the intensity of light [A] Dimmer [B] Thermostat [C]
891 Hygrostat [D] Humidistat a Correct 1

On what kind of project is the daylight lamp best suited? [A] Restaurant [B] Textile Manufacturing
892 [C] Bakery [D] None of the above b Correct 1

What is not a part of lighting arrester? [A] Down Conductor [B] Earthen Material [C] Transmitter [D]
893 Lighting rod c Correct 1

Situation: The ownerr hired an electrician to prepare and install the electrical wiring of his house.
The electrician, with the owners consent, decided to use a larger size of wiring for the circuit
breaker to anticipate overloading. After sometime, the house was on fire. after the investigation, it
was proven that the cause of the fire was faulty wiring. why did the circuit breaker fail to detect the
short circuit/overloading? [A] It is defective (Circuit Breaker) [B] The capacity for the wire is too
large [C] The circuit breaker was too far away from where the short circuit happened [D] All of the
894 above b Correct 1

Who should be blamed for this? [A] The electrician, he used a large capacity of wire [B] The owner,
he did not hire a professional engineer and master electrician [C] The Architect, since he did not
895 supervise well the scene [D] All of them d Correct 1

What should have been done by the electrician to prevent the fire? [A] Use the appropriate wiring
capacity [B] None, his plans and actions where appropriate [C] Should Studied more to become a
896 master electrician and do better electrical plans [D] None of the above a Correct 1
What should be installed inside a store so that they can display their products 24 hours without
compromising its security [A] Public Address [B] Fire Alarm System [C] CCTV System [D] Sprinkler
897 System c Correct 1

Why is it necessary to plan the data connection cables? [A] Data cables are expensive [B] To Avoid
898 visual chaos [C] To optimize data transfer speed [D] Utilize and be a proponent of wiretapping c Correct 1

899 What is the smaller gutter size? [A] 12" [B] 24" [C] 48" [D] None of the above a Correct 1

Where does Fire connection for Dry Standpipes usually located? [A] Ground Floor [B] Basement [C]
900 Fourth Floor [D] Roofdeck a Correct 1

Which is not a rule of thumb in designing a drainage? [A] As much as possible, pipes must run a
straight line [b] Underground drainage line should be on top of compacted soil. [C] It should be
901 underneath a driveway [D] None of the above c Correct 1

In a location where there is no provision for a drainage line, what is the best next thing to do? [A]
Store waste in tank and dispose in a sanitary fill [B] Use drain tiles connected to open field [C]
902 Connect to a nearest creek [D] Any of the above b Correct 1

Which plumbing fixture does not have a water saving feature? [A] Lavatory with Pop up [B] 1.5
903 gallon Flush Water Closet [C] Flow Limiting Valve [D] Waterless Urinal c Correct 1

For a 3 storey building that is intended for a senior citizen with a limited budget and space, what is
the appropriate type of elevator? [A] Hydraulic Elevator [B] Traction Elevator [C] Stretcher
904 Accessible [D] None a Correct 1

For a 1-Hp ACU, what would be the size of the wire/cable? [A] 3.5 sqmm - 20amp [B] 2.0 sqmm -
905 15amp [C] 5.0 sqmm. - 30amp [D] Any of the following c Correct 1

Which among the considerations will best increase the effciency in air conditioning? [A] Decrease
Floor Area [B] Decrease Ceiling Height [C] Increase Mounting height of ACU [D] Decrease slope of
906 roof b Correct 1

Which will best increase efficiency in passive cooling? [A] Increase Floor Area [B] Increase Ceiling
907 Height [C] Increase Mounting height of ACU [D] Decrease slope of roof b Correct 1

In storm drain system, it is used to prevent aggregetes, debris, and other unwanted objects from
908 entering the drainage system [A] Trap [B] Catch Basin [C] Downspout [D] Canal a Correct 1

Where are storm sewer usually placed? [A] Under the sidewalk on narrow road and under the road
909 on wide road [B] Near the curb [C] At the center of the road [D] None of the above b Correct 1

910 Minimum size of trap for a shower drain? [A} 3" [B] 4" [C] 2" [D] 1 1/2" c Correct 1

911 Minimum size of floor drain cover [A] 3" x 3" [B] 4" x 4" [C] 2" x 2" [D] 1" x 1" c Correct 1

912 Minimum slope required for horizontal pipes? [A] 2% [B] 3% [C] 4% [D] 5% a Correct 1

According to NPC, pipe support should be at every [A] 1.50 meters [B] 2.00 meters [C] 3.00 meters
913 [D] 4.00 meters c Correct 1

What is a grease trap? [A] it is also called as a grease intercepter and is usually used for
restaurants [B] It acts as a filter to remove fats and oils from water before it enters municipal waste
system [C] In a commercial kitchen, it treats all of the water coming pout of the kitchen [D] All of th
914 above d Correct 1
Where do we usually locate grease traps? [A] Above Ground [B] Below Ground [C] Inside the
915 Kitchen [D] Outside the Building [E] All of the above e Correct 1

What would be the consideration when providing a septic tank? [A] Location of water supply [B]
916 Number of users [C] Geography [D] Floor Area a Correct 1

Allowable slope of sanitary sewer? [A] 1Ft of 1 meter [B] 1/2In of 1 meter [C] 1/4 of 1 meter [D] 1/4
917 of 1Ft d Correct 1

Where to locate sanitary sewer? [A] Always in the middle of the road [B] Generally adjacent to curb
918 on street and under pavement in narrow streets [C] Under the house itself [D] None of the above a Correct 1

919 What kind of Pipe is not suited for ultraviolet rays? [A] PB [B] Iron [C] PVC [D] None of the above c Correct 1

When water coming out of from the faucet Is contaminated, what would be the possible reason? [A]
To much water pressure [B] Crossing of sanitary and water supply lines [C] Theres a hole in the pipe
920 [D] Rust b Correct 1

Plumbing acccessory near the water tank that is used to cutoff supply [A] Check Valve [B] Globe
921 Valve [C] Pressure Valve [D] Air Release Valve b Correct 1

Where should you locate soil pipes for high rise structures? [A] Partitions [B] RC Wall [C] Columns
922 [D] Pipe Chase d Correct 1

923 Best location to put soil pipes? [A] Dry wall [B] 150mm CHB wall [C] Pipe Chase [D] Columns c Correct 1

What is the difference of Hydraulic Elevator to Electric Elevator? [A] They are both elevators that
can go up [B] Electric Elevators are used for high rise buildings, while Hydraulic Elevators are
usually for Low Rise Buildings [C] Hydraulic uses pumps while Electric Elevators have its machine
924 room in the penthouse [D] All of the above d Correct 1

925 Can you embed a 4" diameter pipe in a 150mm wall? yes Correct 1

926 Should not be used for a pipe chase [A] CHB [B] Shearwall [C] Drywall [D] None of the above c Correct 1

Escalator should not be used for [A] Vertical Transport [B] Dramatic Feature [C] Fire Escape [D]
927 None of the above c Correct 1

928 Typical Width for escalators? [A] 28" and 44" [B] 32" and 48" [C] 36" and 52" [D] None of the above b Correct 1

What is the most economical layout for escalators? [A] Criss Crossed [B] Straight [C] Curve [D]
929 None of the above b Correct 1

What is the main purpose of a walkalator? [A] To Control the flow of public [B] Convenience of
930 Pedestrian [C] Aesthetics [D] None of the above a Correct 1

In choosing the location of an escalator, the main consideration would be [A] Aesthetics [B]
931 Congestion of Area [C] Strength [D] Cost a Correct 1

932 It is the connections between car and openings [A] Travelling cable [B] Hoist [C] Governor [D] Buffer b Correct 1
In an electric elevator, this cable provides electrical power to the car and travels with the hoist [A]
933 Governor Rope [B] Travelling Cable [C] Conveying Cable [D] Traction Cable b Correct 1

It is the combination of push buttons, contracts, relays and devices, operated manually or
automatically to initiate door openings, starting acceleration, retardation, levelling and stopping of
934 the elevator car? [A] Machine Room [B] Controls [C] Elevator Machine [D] Shaft b Correct 1

It turns the sheave that lifts and lowers the car [A] Machine Room [B] Controls [C] Elevator Machine
935 [D] Shaft c Correct 1

A room usually placed directly above the shaft in which the elevator machine is housed. It contains
the motor generator set which supplies energy to the elevator machine, the control board and
936 control equipment [A] Machine Room [B] Controls [C] Elevator Machine [D] Shaft a Correct 1

A vertical passageway for car and counterweights [A] Machine Room [B] Controls [C] Elevator
937 Machine [D] Shaft d Correct 1

A car of light metal supported on a structural frame, the top member of which the cables that carry
938 the car are fastened [A] Car [B] Counterweights [C] Guide Rails [D] Controls a Correct 1

Are the means for lifting or lowering the car, usually 3 to 8 cables placed in parallel fastened to top
of car by cable sockets passing over a motor driven cylindrical sheave to the counterweights [A]
939 Car [B] Counterweights [C] Cables [D] Controls c Correct 1

These are rectangular blocks of cast iron stacked on one frame which is fastened to the opposite
ends of the cables to which the car is fastened [A] Car [B] Counterweights [C] Guide Rails [D]
940 Controls b Correct 1

Are vertical tracks that guide the car and the counterweights [A] Car [B] Counterweights [C] Guide
941 Rails [D] Controls c Correct 1

What cannot be achieved by an escalator that is possible with a travelator? [A] It can move trolleys
942 from one level to another [B] Moves in straight direction [C] Landmarks [D] None of the above c Correct 1

Which of the following would be used in a small kitchen and toilet n` bath? [A] Exhaust [B]
943 Dehumidifier [C] Centralized Air Conditioner [D] Electric Fan a Correct 1

In plumbing, a valve is used to regulate the flow of water. What is its counterpart in electrical? [A]
944 Convenience Outlet [B] Switches [C] Circuit Breakers [D] Fuse b Correct 1

945 A type of lamp that was banned by the government?

A tubular discharge lamp in which light is produced by flourcescence of phosporous coating the side
946 of the tube [A] Flourescent Lamp [B] Metal Halide [C] Incandescent [D] CFL a Correct 1

Any of various small, improved efficiency flourescent lamps having a single, double or U-Shaped
tube and often an adapter for fitting an incadescent lampholder [A] Flourescent Lamp [B] Metal
947 Halide [C] Incandescent [D] CFL d Correct 1

A lamp in which a filemant gives off light when heated to incandescence by the passage of an
948 electric current [A] Flourescent Lamp [B] Metal Halide [C] Incandescent [D] CFL c Correct 1

A high intensity discharge lamp similar in construction to a mercury lamp, but having a narc tube to
which various metal halides are added to produce more light and improve color rendering [A]
949 Flourescent Lamp [B] Metal Halide [C] Incandescent [D] CFL b Correct 1

Why do we use downlight/pinlight in stores? [A] Dramatic Effect [B] Emphazise the texture of the
950 materials [C] Gives the original tone of color and material [D] All of the above a Correct 1
951 Which is not a commercial wattage of an flourescent lamp? [A] 100W [B] 20W [C] 40W [D] 36W a Correct 1

Provides uniform light on wide areas [A] Flood Light [B] Spot Light [C] Control Light [D] Directional
952 Light a Correct 1

From which kind of plac would you prefer "somberness" lighting? [A] Ambient/Silent Place [B]
953 Ambient/Load Place [C] Crowded/Busy Place [D] All of the above a Correct 1

It is the type of light that defines "somberness" [A] General Lighting [B] Diffused Lighting [C]
954 Spotlight [D] Local Lighting b Correct 1

It has the most effect on light of a room [A] Material Texture [B] Color [C] Location of windows [D]
955 All of the above b Correct 1

Where is the best location of telephone lines? [A] Under the sidewalk on short roads, and under the
road on wider roads [B] Near the curb [C] At the center of the road [D] Coupled with the service
956 drop lines a Correct 1

When crossing an office, on a high rise building. It is appropriate to consider the location of
957 raceways? Yes or No? yes Correct 1

958 What is the definition of PABX? (No Choices!)

What is the primary problem in installing PABX in an existing room? [A] Space for new installation
959 [B] High cost of cable [C] Wiring installation [D] All of the above a Correct 1

960 It is a type of security service [A] CATV [B] CCTV [C] Fire Alarm [D] Fire Detection b Correct 1

961 Attentuation factor is transmission loss, Yes or No? [B] Yes [C] No b Correct 1

Usually installed In kitchen and toilets to expel odors [A] Mechanical Vent [B] Exhaust Fan [C]
962 Ducting [D] All of the above d Correct 1

Appliance that needs an individual circuit? [A] Microwave Oven [B] Air Conditioner [C] Evaporative
963 Airconditioner [D] Television b Correct 1

Best location of a condenser [A] Roof Deck [B] Near the condensing Unit [C] Near the AHU [D]
964 Basement a Correct 1

965 Bulk of electricty is: [A] Generated [B] AC [C] DC [D] All of the above a Correct 1

Electricity was sunddenly disrupted, but it was immediately restored by standby generators. What
was used? [A] Double Throw Switch [B] Single Pole Switch [C] Circuit Breaker [D] Automatic Transfer
966 Switch d Correct 1

A set of light bulbs were connected in series connection. If 1 bulb is going to be removed, what will
happen? [A] The remaining light bulbs will still be lighted [B] There will be no light at all [C] The
bulbs After the removed bulb will be no longer lighted [D] The bulbs before the removed bulb will be
967 no longer ligthed b Correct 1

968 Where will you find a cassette type of aircon? [A] Floor [B] Ceiling [C] Wall [D] Underground b Correct 1
969 Wood is also used to eliminate noise from flooring, Yes or No? yes Correct 1

If noise is coming from a large hallway, what is the solution? [A] Texture Flooring [B] Curtains [C]
970 Wallpaper [D] None of the above b Correct 1

You were commissioned to design a Music Room, What will you use for flooring? [A] Marble [B]
971 Wood [C] Carpet [D] Tiless c Correct 1

A showroom with an industrial look is having problem with acoustics, what should you propose? [A]
Install Acoustic Ceiling [B] Propose Cove Lighting Design for ambiance [C] Propose a "Modern Style"
972 of Architecture through materials [D] All of the above a Correct 1

What is the best acoustical treatment for celings? [A] Plywood [B] Concrete Slab [C] Gypsum [D]
973 Hardiflex c Correct 1

The measure of brightness of a light source or illuminated surface equal to the luminous intensity
per unit protected area of the soruce or surface veiwed from a given direction ( D.K. Ching p. 142)
974 [A] Lumen [B] Luminance [C] Footcandle [D] Candela b Correct 1

What type of light is used for Cove Lighting? [A] Incandescent [B] Halogen [C] Metal Halide [D]
975 Flourescent d Correct 1

What type of lamp is used for Oval and Track Stadium? [A] Low Pressure Sodium [B] High Pressure
976 Sodium [C] Metal Halide [D] Flourescent c Correct 1

What kind of light is best for outdoor parking? [A] Low Pressure Sodium [B] High Pressure Sodium
977 [C] Metal Halide [D] Flourescent b Correct 1

What kind of light is used for Indoor Parking? [A] Low Pressure Sodium [B] Metal Halide [C]
978 Flourescent [D] Incandescent a Correct 1

What lighting should you use for Reading Area or Room? [A] Low Pressure Sodium [B] High Pressure
979 Sodium [C] Metal Halide [D] Flourescent c Correct 1

A truck accidentally hits an electric post, will it cause damage to the circuit breaker or fuse? Yes or
980 No no Correct 1

981 Will it damage appliances? Yes or No no Correct 1

982 What is the best location for cooling towers? [A] Basement [B] Roofdeck [C] Lobby [D] Podium b Correct 1

983 Is centralized air conditioning the best type of system to be used in an hospital? Yes or No yes Correct 1

984 Copper Pipes are classifed as: [A] Flexible [B] Rigid [C] Insulated [D] All of the above b Correct 1

This equipment uses a stream of compressed air directed downwards to form a shield to exclude
985 drafts [A] Air Sweeper [B] Mechanical Exhaust [C] Air Curtain [D] ACU c Correct 1

In an architectural firm where drafting is done in CAD, how do you share data? [A] Local Area
986 Network [B] PABX [C] BX [D] Data Transfer Switch a Correct 1
What is needed to amplify the data from the computer server when the computers are far from it?
987 [A] Network Switch [B] Hub [C] Router [D] Modem c Correct 1

988 It is used as a security system [A] CCTV [B] Cable TV [C] XHHN [D] PABX a Correct 1

989 What is the ampacity of a 6W multipoint heater? [A] 20amp [B] 30amp [C] 40amp [D] 60amp b Correct 1

In Security Systems, is it the alternative if you don’t have a CCTV installed [A] Fire Alarm [B] Fire
990 Detection [C] Burglar Alarm [D] Cable TV c Correct 1

What is the best material for ceiling when acoustics is primarily considered? [A] Hardiflex [B]
991 Plywood [C] Concrete Slab [D] Gypsum d Correct 1

How do you prevent sound from spreading between two adjacent rooms? It is by using absorptive
992 materials? Yes or No yes Correct 1

How Do you prevent sound from reverberating between floors? [A] Hardiflex [B] Plywood [C]
993 Concrete Slab [D] Gypsum d Correct 1

A vent that is dual from back to back is called a: (D.K. Ching p. 200) [A] Common vent [B]
994 Individual Vent [C] Circuit Vent [D] Loop Vent a Correct 1

Which wall is best suited if a soil pipe will run through it? [A] Drywall [B] Shearwall [C] 6" CHB Wall
995 [D] Retaining Wall c Correct 1

Which of the following is not suited for a pipe chase? [A] Drywall [B] Shearwall [C] 6" CHB Wall [D]
996 None of the above a Correct 1

What valve is used to control or maintain the flow of water into one direction only? (D.K. Ching p.
997 199) [A] Gate valve [B] Ball Valve [C] Globe valve [D] Check valve d Correct 1

Which comes before the water meter? [A] Gate valve [B] Ball Valve [C] Butterfly valve [D] Check
998 Valve a Correct 1

Which comes after the water meter? [A] Gate valve [B] Ball Valve [C] Butterfly valve [D] Check
999 Valve d Correct 1

What valve is turned off when repariring the water supply of a water closet? I. Gate valve II. Ball
1000 Valve III. Butterfly valve IV. Check Valve [A] I and II [B] II and III [C] III and IV [D] I and IV a Correct 1

What can back-pressure and siphonage do to the fixtures? I. Pluging II. Explosion of Effluents III.
1001 Trap Seal Loss IV. Leaks [A] I and II [B] II and III [C] I and III [D] II and IV c Correct 1

Under the national plumbing code, slopes for horizontal branch shall not be less than [A] 2% [B] 3%
1002 [C] 4% [D] 5% a Correct 1

Under the national plumbing code, PVC pipes shall be supported at every __________ meters [A] 3
1003 meters [B] 6 meters [C] 2 meters [D] 4 meters a Correct 1

1004 What is the diameter of a 200mm PVC pipe? [A] 200 [B] 195 [C] 100 [D] 205 a Correct 1
1005 A fitting threaded outside used to connect pipes/fittings [A] Coupling [B] Nipple [C] Tee [D] Elbow b Correct 1

1006 A fitting used to split the flow of water [A] Tee [B] Coupling [C] Nipple [D] Elbow a Correct 1

What type of pipe is used for a water closet? [A] Waste Pipe [B] Soil Pipe [C] Vent Pipe [D] None of
1007 the above b Correct 1

What type of fitting is appropriate for connecting a water meter to the water main? [A] tee [B]
1008 elbow [C] union [D] none of the above c Correct 1

It is the lowest horizontal run of pipe inside the building which recieves the discharge from fixtures
and other branches and conveys the same to the house/building sewer [A] Building Drain [B]
1009 Branch [C] Primary Branch [D] None of the above a Correct 1

Sound is the electromagnetic radiation that the unaided human eye can perceive. [A] Color [B]
1010 Light [C] Shadow [D] Darkness b Correct 1

The rate of flow of visible light per unit time, expressed in lumens (D.K. Ching p. 142) [A] Lunimous
1011 Intensity [B] Luminous Flux [C] Inverse Square Law [D] Cosine Law b Correct 1

The luminous flux emitted per unit solid angle by a light source, expressed in candelas (D.K. Ching
1012 p. 142) [A] Lunimous Intensity [B] Luminous Flux [C] Inverse Square Law [D] Cosine Law a Correct 1

A unit of luminous intensity used prior to 1948, equal to luminous intensity of a wax candle of
1013 standard specifications (D.K. Ching p. 142) [A] Candela [B] Candle [C] Ultraviolet [D] Infrared b Correct 1

Immediately beyond the violet in the visible spectrum, on the border of the x-ray region (D.K. Ching
1014 p. 142) [A] Candela [B] Candle [C] Ultraviolet [D] Infrared c Correct 1

Contigious to the red end of the visible spectrum, on the border of microwave region (D.K. Ching p.
1015 142) [A] Candela [B] Candle [C] Ultraviolet [D] Infrared d Correct 1

A unit of luminance or brightness equal to candela per square centimeter (D.K. Ching p. 142) [A]
1016 Foot Lamber [B] Lambert [C] Cosine Law [D] Inverse Square Law b Correct 1

A unit of luminance or brightness equal to candela per square foot (D.K. Ching p. 142) [A] Foot
1017 Lamber [B] Lambert [C] Cosine Law [D] Inverse Square Law a Correct 1

A though thermoplastic that is resistant to heat and chemicals and used for pipe fittings, electrical
insulation and carpeting fibers. It also a plastic that can be used as an alternative if there is no PVC
for insulation of electrical cables (D.K. Ching p. 192) [A] Polystyrene [B] Polycarbonate [C]
1018 Polyethylene [D] Polypropylene d Correct 1

A thermoplatic used for pipes and hardware products that should be tough and rigid. This
thermoplastic is widely used in drain-waste vent pipe systems. (D.K. Ching p. 192) [A] Acrylonitrile
1019 Butadiene Styrene [B] Vinyl [C] Polyvinyl Chloride [D] Nylon a Correct 1

A white, water insoluble plastic material which is the 3rd widely used plastic. Used in floor
coverings, insulation and piping. In construction, it is biologically and chemically resistant, making it
the plastic of choice for most household sewerage pipes. (D.K. Ching p. 192) [A] Polycarbonate [B]
1020 Polyethylene [C] Polyprophylene [D] Polyvinyl Chloride d Correct 1

it is often used in the building industry as a low maintenance material. Can be used for facsia,
sidings, and sills for double glazed windows. This material has entirely replaced the use of cast iron
for plumbing and drainage and is also used for waste pipes, drainages, gutters and downspouts [A]
1021 PE [B] ABS [C] uPVC [D] PB c Correct 1

System of pipes, valves, fixtures and other apparatus of a water supply or sewage system (D.K.
Ching p. 196) [A] Plumbing System [B] Fire Protection System [C] Mechanical Systems [D] Electrical
1022 System a Correct 1
Plumbing systems refers to [A] Plumbing only serves one building [B] Water and Sewage systems
serve a group or buildings or even a city [C] It refers for the distribution of potable water and
1023 removal of waterborne wastes [D] All of the above d Correct 1

A reservoir or tank for storing or holding water or other fluid, as rainwater collected from roof, for
1024 use when required. (D.K. Ching p. 196) [A] Septic Tank [B] Cistern [C] Water Tank [D] Water Main b Correct 1

Maynilad, a public utility company is the one who usually provides supply of purified water to the
public, also for facilities for storing and distributing water (D.K. Ching p. 196) [A] Sewage Services
1025 [B] Water Supply [C] Service [D] None of the above b Correct 1

A hole drilled in the earth to obtain water, petroleum or natural gas (D.K. Ching p. 196) [A] Cistern
1026 [B] Water Tank [C] Septic Tank [D] Well d Correct 1

You have a well from which you can acquire ground water, how will you drawn this kind of water?
[A] Use Electric submersible pump [B] Vertical Turbine Pump [C] Mechanical Pump [D] You can use
1027 all of these pumps d Correct 1

A natural place where water is collected and stored for use. Especially water for supplying to a
community, irrigating land or furnishing power; it also noted as an artificial lake used to store water
and can be created in reiver valleys by the construction of a dam (D.K. Ching p. 196) [A] Privy [B]
1028 Septic Tank [C] Reservoir [D] Sump Pit c Correct 1

Water fit for human consumtion (D.K. Ching p. 196) [A] Raw Water [B] Potable Water [C] Polluted
1029 Water [D] Chlorinated Water b Correct 1

Purification, Softening of water to be potable or useful is: (D.K. Ching p. 196) [A] Zeolite Process [B]
1030 Water Treatment [C] Chlorine Process [D] Sedimetation b Correct 1

1031 True or False, Raw water needs to be treated before it can be used for drinking (D.K. Ching p. 196) 1 Correct 1

Geological formation containing or conducting groundwater (D.K. Ching p. 196) [A] Liquefaction [B]
1032 Aquifer [C] Zeolite Process [D] None really matters b Correct 1

You have a well, without any kind of pump… the water in the well just pops up be pressure from the
strata, what kind of well is it? (D.K. Ching p. 196) [A] Oil Well [B] Artermisian Well [C] Natural Gas
1033 [D] Drained Well b Correct 1

Containers of water, usually located in high clearances. Most of them are engaged with pumps to
let the water fill in them. Most of these are required for fire suppression, agricultural farming,
drinking water and irrigations purposes (D.K. Ching p. 196) [A] Cistern [B] Water Tower [C]
1034 Underground Feeder [D] None of the above b Correct 1

A main conduit which a public or community water system conveys water to all service
connections, also called as water supply network (D.K. Ching p. 196) [A] Service Pipe [B] Service
1035 Drop [C] Water Main [D] Service Utility c Correct 1

It supplies water to public baths, drinking water in the cities across the ancient roman empire.
Setting a standard of engineering that was not surpassed for more than a thousand years (D.K.
1036 Ching p. 196) [A] Pons [B] Aqueducts [C] Gargoyles [D] Impluvium b Correct 1

A valve nearest to the water main, used as a valve to control the flow of water or gas. (D.K. Ching p.
1037 196) [A] Corporation Stop [B] Water Meter [C] Curb Cock [D] Angle Valve a Correct 1

Control valve for shutting off the water supply to a building in case of an emergency, installed in a
water service pipe and operated by a means of a long key inserted through a curb box (D.K. Ching
1038 p. 196) [A] Service Drop [B] Corporation Cock [C] Curb Cock [D] None of the above c Correct 1

Pipe connecting a building to a water or gas main, usually installed by the jurisdiction of the public
1039 (D.K. Ching p. 196) [A] Drainage Pipe [B] House Drain [C] Service Pipe [D] Grease Trap c Correct 1

The piping material suited for hot and cold water distribution [A] ABS [B] GRP [C] Polybutylene [D]
1040 Polyethylene c Correct 1
Any valve for shutting off the flow of water or gas from a supply pipe (D.K. Ching p. 196) [A] Switch
1041 [B] Shutoff Valve [C] Water Meter [D] None of the above b Correct 1

If you want to check your water consumption, where will you see it? (D.K. Ching p. 196) [A]
1042 Electrical Meter [B] Water Meter [C] Maynilad [D] MWSS b Correct 1

You’re a contractor and you install pipes, valves and fixtures in your project, what kind of system is
it? (D.K. Ching p. 197) [A] Plumbing System [B] Hot and Cold Water System [C] HVAC System [D]
1043 Water System d Correct 1

Also called as downfeed system, a distribution system in which water source is set at high location
and has a sufficient adequate pressure to supply water without using pumps (D.K. Ching p. 197) [A]
1044 Upfeed [B] Gravity Feed [C] Pneumatic [D] None of the above b Correct 1

The unit for measuring the probable demand of water by plumbing fixture or probable discharge of
liquid waste from the fixture (D.K. Ching p. 197) [A] Demand Factor [B] Water Demand [C] Fixture
1045 Units [D] None of the above c Correct 1

A principal pipe, conduit or duct in a utility system (D.K. Ching p. 197) [A] Branch [B] Main [C] Riser
1046 [D] Vent b Correct 1

Expansion joint of pipe or pipe fittings permitting thermal expansion to occur in a long run of hot
water piping (D.K. Ching p. 197) [A] Cold Joint [B] Expansion Bend [C] Expansion Bolts [D] Isolation
1047 Joint b Correct 1

A threaded exterior faucet as for attaching a garde hose, often attached to the side of a house at
about the heigh of a sill. (D.K. Ching p. 197) [A] Hose Rack [B] Hose Reel [C] Corporation Cock [D]
1048 Hose Bibb d Correct 1

Devices to control the release of liquid. Also called as Tap (D.K. Ching p. 197) [A] Faucet [B] Hose
1049 Rack [C] Hose Reel [D] Aeretor a Correct 1

You have a lavatory with two kinds of faucets, cold and hot. What Is it? (D.K. Ching p. 197) [A] Hose
1050 Bibb [B] Mixing Faucet [C] Aerator [D] Lavatory Pop Up b Correct 1

Faucets with thermostats to control water temperature is: (D.K. Ching p. 197) [A] Spigots [B] Anti-
1051 Scaled Faucet [C] Mixing Faucet [D] Lavatory with Pop Up b Correct 1

Water containing dissolve salts of calcium of magnesium (D.K. Ching p. 197) [A] Soft Water [B]
1052 Treated Water [C] Polluted Water [D] Hard Water d Correct 1

Heavy Load Electronic devices for heating water (D.K. Ching p. 197) [A] Condenser [B] Heater [C]
1053 Compressor [D] Range b Correct 1

Liquid or water flowing in opposite direction (D.K. Ching p. 198) [A] Water hammer [B] Back Flow [C]
1054 Overload [D] Overflow b Correct 1

What should you use to prevent backflow especially in liquids and sewages? (D.K. Ching p. 198) [A]
1055 Submersible Pump [B] Vulcaseal [C] Backwater Valve [D] Ball Valve c Correct 1

Backflow of contaminated water in a plumbing fixture into a pipe supplying potable water due to
negative pressure. This usually happens when there is no Air Gap in the pipes. (D.K. Ching p. 198)
1056 [A] Back Flow [B] Back-Siphonage [C] Overflow [D] Contamination b Correct 1

You open your flush water closet, you see this floating valve, it is a valve for regulating the supply
of water in a flush tank in means of a hollow floating ball which by its rise or fall shuts or opens a
1057 supply valve (D.K. Ching p. 198) [A] Corporation Cock [B] Curb Cock [C] Ball Cock [D] Flushometer c Correct 1

Any of various receptacles for water system and discharging the liquid waste into a drainage
1058 system (D.K. Ching p. 198) [A] Pipes [B] Fittings [C] Traps [D] Fixtures d Correct 1
Your watercloset is made up of Vitreous China, porcelain, enamel material, what is it? (D.K. Ching p.
1059 198) [A] Chinaware [B] Sanitary Ware [C] Ceramic Wares [D] Japan-Ware b Correct 1

Is the least expensive form to prevent backflow and to prevent siphonage. It is the clear distance
between the spout of a faucet or other outlet of a supply pipe and the flood level (D.K. Ching p.
1060 198) [A] Air Curtain [B] Air Terminal [C] Air Gap [D] None of the above c Correct 1

Your sink is clogged with dirt, water suddenly overflows.. From which line did the water overflow? It
is the level which water would overflow the rim of a plumbing fixture (D.K. Ching p. 198) [A] NGL [B]
1061 Floor Level [C] FFL [D] Flood Level d Correct 1

Usually low mounted or a type of fixture intended for washing genitalia, buttocks and anus. A
basinlike fixture designed to be straddied for bathing posterial parts of the body (D.K. Ching p. 198)
1062 [A] Urinals [B] Shower [C] Bidet [D] Lavatory c Correct 1

Flushable fixture for men to be used for urinating (D.K. Ching p. 198) [A] Urinals [B] Shower [C]
1063 Lavatory [D] Receptor a Correct 1

Which provides privacy in toilet usage (D.K. Ching p. 198) [A] Doors [B] Windows [C] Partition [D]
1064 None of the above c Correct 1

An oblong tub to bathe in, and is a permanent fixture in a building. It is usually made of acrylic or
fiberglass, but some alternatives of enamel over steel or cast iron (D.K. Ching p. 198) [A] Shower
1065 [B] Lavatory [C] Bathtub [D] Water Closet c Correct 1

A fixture which disposes human wastes and consist of a bowl, a sit, a hinge, and a flush device (D.K.
1066 Ching p. 198) [A] Lavatory [B] Shower [C] Bathtub [D] Water Closet d Correct 1

A fixture in the toilet which sprays, commonly used in bathing (D.K. Ching p. 198) [A] Bathtub [B]
1067 Water Closet [C] Shower [D] Sink c Correct 1

What would you provide in designing toilets for the disabled? (D.K. Ching p. 198) [A] Panic Hardware
1068 [B] Casement Window [C] Grab Bars [D] Tactile Surface Tiles c Correct 1

A bowl or basin with running water for washing the face and hands (D.K. Ching p. 198) [A] Bathtubs
1069 [B] Faucets [C] Shower Tray [D] Lavatory d Correct 1

A basin commonly seen in kitchens, used for diswashing purposes (D.K. Ching p. 198) [A] Lavatory
1070 [B] Sink [C] Laundry Tray [D] All of the above b Correct 1

Sinks for laundry purposes (D.K. Ching p. 198) [A] Lavatory [B] Bathtub [C] Laundry Tray [D] Service
1071 Sink c Correct 1

Also called as slop sink, commonly used by janitors (D.K. Ching p. 198) [A] Service Sink [B] Lavatory
1072 [C] Sink [D] Laundry Tray a Correct 1

Electrical device installed in a sink, for griding food waste to be washed down in the drain (D.K.
1073 Ching p. 198) [A] House Drain [B] Disposer [C] Incinerator [D] Sink b Correct 1

U-, S- or J Shaped pipes, located below or within a plumbing fixture which liquid remains and forms
a seal for preventing passage of sewer gas without affecting the normal flow of waste water. Also
1074 called as air trap (D.K. Ching p. 198) [A] Traps [B] Tees [C] Elbows [D] End Caps a Correct 1

Designed to intercept most greases and solids before they enter a wastewater disposal system.
Usually used in restaurant and this kind of traps are located outside. (D.K. Ching p. 198) [A] P-Trap
1075 [B] Gooseneck [C] Grease Trap [D] U-Trap c Correct 1

cylindrical trap closed on the bottom and having a cover plate for access, usually located on the
drain line from a bathtub (D.K. Ching p. 198) [A] Grease Trap [B] Drum Trap [C] Privy [D] House
1076 Drain b Correct 1
1077 Branch Pipes are considered as: (D.K. Ching p. 198) [A] Vertical [B] Horizontal [C] Risers [D] Mains b Correct 1

What kind of 90º pipe fitting would you install below a water closet? (D.K. Ching p. 199) [A] Tee [B]
1078 Drop Elbow [C] Closet Bend [D] Wye c Correct 1

A hollow cylnder of metal or plastic used for the conveyance of water, steam, gas or other fluid
1079 materials (D.K. Ching p. 199) [A] Conduit [B] Pipe [C] Pile [D] Wire b Correct 1

Fitting installed between two lengths of pipe or tubing to alow a change of direction. Usually 90º, or
1080 45º. Also called as ell. (D.K. Ching p. 199) [A] Tee [B] Return Bend [C] Elbow [D] Nipple c Correct 1

According to question number 3581, if the two developed lengths of pipe differs in size, what should
1081 you use as a fitting? (Wikipedia) [A] Tee [B] Nipple [C] Reducing Elbow [D] Cross c Correct 1

A fitting which is short, has two inside threads in its both ends, usually used to connect two fittings
1082 with the same diameter (D.K. Ching p. 199) [A] Crossover [B] Coupling [C] Nipple [D] Tee b Correct 1

a fitting which allows for a change in pipe size or diameter to meet hydraulic flow requirements.
1083 Usually concentric and eccentric type (D.K. Ching p. 199) [A] Union [B] Wye [C] Tee [D] Reducer d Correct 1

Used to either combine or split a fluid flow or to form a three way joint. Also available in reducer
1084 forms (D.K. Ching p. 199) [A] Elbow [B] Nipple [C] Coupling [D] Tee d Correct 1

A fitting whose primary purpose is to split fluids and form a three way joint which is mounted on a
1085 wall or attached. (D.K. Ching p. 199) [A] Drop Elbow [B] Drop Tee [C] Nipple [D] Coupling b Correct 1

It has one inlet and three outlets, common in fire protection but not in plumbing because of their
extra cost. Overall, it thus make a four way connection (D.K. Ching p. 199) [A] Cross [B] Tee [C] Wye
1086 [D] Elbow a Correct 1

It has female threads, it has a similar function to a plug, and a type of fitting which covers the end
1087 of a pipe. (D.K. Ching p. 199) [A] Plug [B] Cap [C] Elbow [D] Wye b Correct 1

Male fitting which closes off the end of the pipe (D.K. Ching p. 199) [A] Elbow [B] Reducer [C]
1088 Increaser [D] Plug d Correct 1

A fitting which is maled, and is used to connect two same diameter pipes in both ends (D.K. Ching
1089 p. 199) [A] Nipple [B] Coupling [C] Reducer [D] Increaser a Correct 1

is used to connect flexible hoses to pipes. Its ends has a tapered stub with ridges which is inserted
1090 into the flexible hose to secure it. (Wikipedia) [A] Wire [B] Barb [C] Loom [D] Plug b Correct 1

Long radiues or sweep types, to reduce flow resistance and solids deposition when the direction of
1091 low is changed. [A] Closet Elbow [B] Sweep Elbow [C] Mechanical Tee [D] Drop Elbow b Correct 1

A drain pipe flange to which a water closet is attached. [A] Wide Flange [B] I-Beam [C] Closet
1092 Flange [D] Closet Elbow c Correct 1

fitting with removable elements that allow access to drains without requiring removal of plumbing
fixtures. Used to clean out a plugged drain and should be placed in accessible locations at regular
1093 intervals. [A] Roughing In [B] Clean Out [C] Top Out [D] Lock and Nut b Correct 1

Cleanouts should be located at: [A] each end of branch pipe [B] base of each vertical stack [C] both
1094 inside and outside the building main drain/sewer [D] All of the above d Correct 1
It regularly inject water into traps so that "water seals" are maintained, as to necessary keep sewer
1095 gases out of buildings. (D.K. Ching p. 199) [A] Enamel [B] Trap Primers [C] Backflow [D] Lacquer b Correct 1

A combination tee, with a gradually curving center connecting joint. Used in drain systems to
provide a smooth, gradually curving path to reduce the likehood of clogs, and to ease pushing a
plumber's snake through a drain system. Can be a combination of wye and a 1/8 bend. [A] Dual
1096 System [B] Combo-Tee [C] Cross Tee [D] None of the above b Correct 1

A tee with a curved center section to minimize the possibility of siphon action that could draw water
out of a trap. It usually leads to a trap arm (D.K. Ching p. 199) [A] Sanitary Tee [B] Wye [C] Elbow
1097 [D] Nipple a Correct 1

Similar to a cross, and has two curved inlets. Commonly used for back to back bathroom sinks.
1098 (D.K. Ching p. 199) [A] Double Nipple [B] Double Sanitary Tee [C] Double Elbow [D] Double Plug b Correct 1

Which of the following is not a proper way of joining pipes? [A] Solvent Welding [B] Brazing [C]
1099 Soldering [D] Plastering d Correct 1

A Y shaped fitting for joining a branch pipe to a main, usually at 45. (D.K. Ching p. 199) [A] Tee [B]
1100 Elbow [C] Wye [D] Cross c Correct 1

1101 a 180º bend pipe (D.K. Ching p. 199) [A] Wye [B] Elbow [C] Cross [D] Return d Correct 1

A coupling device for connecting two pipes neither can which be turned, consisting of two internally
threaded end plates which are tightened (D.K. Ching p. 199) [A] Grommet [B] Union [C] Bushing [D]
1102 Conduit b Correct 1

The act or process of installing all parts of a plumbing system that will later be concealed. (D.K.
1103 Ching p. 199) [A] Furnish [B] Roughing In [C] Clean Out [D] Provide b Correct 1

Any of devices used to control or stop the flow of liquid or gas (D.K. Ching p. 199) [A] Switch [B]
1104 Valve [C] Panel [D] Waterproofing b Correct 1

It penetrates in a recessed part (D.K. Ching p. 199) [A] Male [B] Female [C] Concealed [D]
1105 Combination a Correct 1

It is the recessed part where it is penetrated (D.K. Ching p. 199) [A] Concealed [B] Female [C] Male
1106 [D] Combination b Correct 1

A shutoff valve closed by lowering a wedge shaped gate across the passage (D.K. Ching p. 199) [A]
1107 Angle Valve [B] Gate Valve [C] Globe Valve [D] Check Valve a Correct 1

A globe valve having an outlet at right angle to the inlet (D.K. Ching p. 199) [A] Relief Valve [B]
1108 Check Valve [C] Non return Valve [D] Angle Valve d Correct 1

A valve used to control hot and cold water. Can be seen in faucets, and in shower areas (D.K. Ching
1109 p. 199) [A] Check Valve [B] Gate Valve [C] Mixing Valve [D] Alignment Valve c Correct 1

A rubber substance or metal ring inserted between two mating surfaces to make the joint
1110 watertight (D.K. Ching p. 199) [A] Bakelite [B] Bushing [C] Gasket [D] Resin c Correct 1

A vertical vent installed primarily to provide circulation of air to or from any part of a drainage
1111 system (D.K. Ching p. 200) [A] Vent Stack [B] Stack Vent [C] Soil Pipe [D] Waster Pipe a Correct 1

vent connecting one or more individual vents with a vent stack or stack vent (D.K. Ching p. 200) [A]
1112 Relief Vent [B] Branch Vent [C] Stack Vent [D] Vent Stack b Correct 1
vent installed in the sewer side of a fixture (D.K. Ching p. 200) [A] Continuous Vent [B] Back Vent
1113 [C] Stack Vent [D] Vent Stack b Correct 1

Extension of a soil or waste stack above the highest horizontal drain connected to the stack. (D.K.
1114 Ching p. 200) [A] Vent Stack [B] Pipechase [C] Stack Vent [D] Building Sewer c Correct 1

A system of pipes supplying a flow of air to or from a drainage system or providing a circulation of
air within the system to protect traps seals from siphonage and pressure (D.K. Ching p. 200) [A]
1115 Plumbing System [B] Air Conditioning System [C] Vent System [D] Drainage System c Correct 1

system of pipes, traps and other appratus fo conveting sewage, waste water or rainwater to a
public sewer or private treatment facility (D.K. Ching p. 200) [A] Plumbing System [B] Drainage
1116 System [C] Vent System [D] Irrigation System b Correct 1

Any pipe or channel by which a liquid is drawn off (D.K. Ching p. 200) [A] Trap [B] Drain [C] Pipe [D]
1117 Valve b Correct 1

A vertical vent formed by a continuation of the drain line to which it connects (D.K. Ching p. 200)
1118 [A] Combination Vent [B] Continuation Vent [C] Circuit Vent [D] Loop Vent b Correct 1

A toilet with a lavatory, water closet and shower drain, what kind of drain is installed? (D.K. Ching p.
1119 200) [A] Stack Vent [B] Soil Stack [C] Waste Stack [D] Branch Drain d Correct 1

lavatory with a drain and trap, connected in junction with a waste or soil stack (D.K. Ching p. 200)
1120 [A] Fixture Drain [B] Individual Vent [C] Stack Vent [D] Chase a Correct 1

Any of pipes carrying the discharge from plumbing fixtures other than water closets or urinals (D.K.
1121 Ching p. 200) [A] Soil Pipe [B] Waste Pipe [C] Vent [D] Cistern b Correct 1

Length of soil and waste stack based on the height of the story (D.K. Ching p. 200) [A] Story Drift
1122 [B] Branch Interval [C] Soft Story [D] Weak Story b Correct 1

2% is the required slope for horizontal pipes in plumbing system. What is it called? (D.K. Ching p.
1123 200) [A] Slope [B] Angle of Inclination [C] Canal [D] Fall d Correct 1

The lowest portion or point in a interior of a drain pipe or sewer where the liquids are deepest (D.K.
1124 Ching p. 200) [A] Sewer [B] Building Drain [C] Invert [D] Cistern c Correct 1

The lowest part of a drainage system that receives the discharge from soil and waste stacks inside
the walls of a building and conveys it by gravity to the building sewer. Also called as: (D.K. Ching p.
1125 200) [A] Building Sewer [B] House Drain [C] Culvert [D] Sewer b Correct 1

The trap which is installed directly in the house drain. Also called as a building trap (D.K. Ching p.
1126 200) [A] Grease Trap [B] Gooseneck [C] House Trap [D] S-Trap c Correct 1

A sewer conveying only the sewage from plumbing fixtures for human wastes and excludes storm
water. Also called as foul sewer and is a separate underground carriage system for transporting
sewage from houses and commercial buildings to treatment or disposal (D.K. Ching p. 200) [A]
1127 Building Drain [B] Sanitary Sewer [C] Culvert [D] Invert b Correct 1

Type of sewer for collection of storm water [A] Storm Sewer [B] Building Drain [C] Sanitary Sewer
1128 [D] Foul Sewer a Correct 1

A drain connecting a building drain to a public sewer or private treatment facility. Also called as:
1129 (D.K. Ching p. 200) [A] Sanitary Sewer [B] Effluent Sewer [C] Storm Sewer [D] House Sewer d Correct 1

sediment that settles out of sewage forming a semi solid mass on the bottom of a septic tank (D.K.
1130 Ching p. 201) [A] Scum [B] Effluent [C] Sludge [D] Human Wastes c Correct 1
A tank installed between a kitchen sink and a house sewer for retaining and removing grease from
1131 waste water (D.K. Ching p. 201) [A] P-Trap [B] House Trap [C] S-Trap [D] Grease Trap d Correct 1

covered waterlike tank for receiving the discharge from a building sewer, separating out the solid
organic matter which is decomposed and purified by aerobic bacteria (D.K. Ching p. 201) [A] Cistern
1132 [B] Reservoir [C] Septic Tank [D] Water Tank c Correct 1

A covered pit for recieveing the sewage from a house, having a perforated lining to allow the liquid
portion of the sewage to leach into the ground while the sludge is retained in the pit to undergo
decomposition. It is no longer acceptable as a means of sewage disposal (D.K. Ching p. 201) [A]
1133 Septic Tank [B] Portable Toilet [C] Cesspool [D] Reservoir c Correct 1

A pit that is lined with a perforated masonry or concrete wall to allow effluent collected from a
septic tank to seep or leach into the sorrounding soil. (D.K. Ching p. 201) [A] Septic Tank [B]
1134 Cesspool [C] Reservoir [D] Seept Pit d Correct 1

To cause water or other liquids to percolate through something, so as to dissolve out soluble
1135 constituents (D.K. Ching p. 201) [A] Zeolite [B] Chrolorination [C] Leach [D] Sedimentation c Correct 1

A hollow tile laid to end with open joints to disperse effluent in a drainfield or to drain water
1136 saturated soil. (D.K. Ching p. 201) [A] Vinyl Tile [B] Linoleum [C] Drainage Tile [D] Mastic c Correct 1

Structures and appurtanances for receiving the discharge of a sanitary drainage system and
reducing the organic and bacterial content of the waste (D.K. Ching p. 201) [A] Water Treatment
1137 Plant [B] Department of Health [C] Sewage Treatment Plant [D] DENR c Correct 1

It is the SI unit of frequency in acoustics, and is equal to one cycle per second (D.K. Ching p. 228)
1138 [A] Decibel [B] Transmission Loss [C] Sabin [D] Herts d Correct 1

An apparent shift in frequency occuring when an accoustic source and listener are in motion relative
1139 to each other (D.K. Ching p. 228) [A] K-Factors [B] Doppler Effect [C] Chimney Effect [D] Urban Heat b Correct 1

The predominant frequency of sound as percieved by the human ear (D.K. Ching p. 228) [A]
1140 Threshold of Hearing [B] Threshold of Pain [C] Phon [D] Pitch d Correct 1

1141 Octave in sound is (D.K. Ching p. 228) [A] Power [B] Speed [C] Interval [D] Delay c Correct 1
In Naia, your friend have already departed to go to Dubai and the air craft just started to roll on.
Since that you are quite attached to your friend, you had just decided to stay outside of the
trespasses to see the aircraft go. What will happen to your hearing if you suddenly hear the loud
intensity of the aircraft taking off? (D.K. Ching p. 228) [A] Threshold of Hearing [B] Threshold of
1142 Audibility [C] Threshold of Pain [D] None really matters, i have my own set of china quality earplugs c Correct 1

A jet taking off, at 140 decibels is: (D.K. Ching p. 228) [A] Threshold of Pain [B] Threshold of
1143 Hearing [C] Threshold of Audibility [D] Treshold of Excitement a Correct 1

Which of the following actions are the most quiet in terms of decibels? (D.K. Ching p. 228) [A]
1144 Talking face to face [B] Whispering [C] Rustling Leaves [D] Quiet Office c Correct 1

Which of the following actions are louder? (D.K. Ching p. 228) [A] Thunder [B] Shouting at close
1145 range [C] Symphony Orchestra [D] Inside a Car a Correct 1

Amount of sound energy radiated by a source, expressed in watts (D.K. Ching p. 229) [A] Phon [B]
1146 Sound Power [C] Sine Wave [D] Frequency b Correct 1

The difference between the actual pressure at any point in the field of a soundwave and the static
pressure at that point, expressed in pascals (D.K. Ching p. 229) [A] Sound Attentuation [B] Sine
1147 Wave [C] Pitch [D] Sound Pressure d Correct 1

A structure over or behind and above a speaker or orchestra to reflect the sound toward the
audience (D.K. Ching p. 230) [A] Spire [B] Telecommunication Tower [C] Sounding Board [D] Kraft
1148 Paper c Correct 1
Highly reverberant and resonant, as an auditorium or music hall (D.K. Ching p. 230) [A] Dead [B]
1149 Airborne [C] Live [D] Soundproof c Correct 1

Without resonance, a room free from echoes (D.K. Ching p. 230) [A] Dead [B] Soundproof [C]
1150 Airborne [D] Live a Correct 1

1151 Impervious to audible sound (D.K. Ching p. 230) [A] Soundproof [B] Dead [B] Live [D] Airborne a Correct 1

A situation where you and your friend are 10 meters apart without any obstructions in the way, you
told something to your friend and your friend hears it. What kind of sound did your friend hear?
1152 (D.K. Ching p. 230) [A] Echo [B] Resonance [C] Direct [D] Reflective c Correct 1

Return of un-absorbed airborne sound after striking a surface. (D.K. Ching p. 230) [A] Resonance [B]
1153 Refraction [C] Reflection [D] Transmission Loss c Correct 1

Accoustic panels installed in a concert hall to reflect sound for improving the music quality (D.K.
1154 Ching p. 230) [A] Carpet [B] Gypsum Panels [C] Acoustical Cloud [D] None of the above c Correct 1

Interception and conversion of sound energy into hear or other form of energy (D.K. Ching p. 230)
1155 [A] Reflection [B] Refraction [C] Absoprtion [D] Attentuation c Correct 1

Phenomenon in which two or more light or soundwaves with same frequency is combined (D.K.
1156 Ching p. 230) [A] Fatigue [B] Interference [C] Absorption [D] Creep b Correct 1

Ambient sound is also called as: (D.K. Ching p. 233) [A] Background Sound [B] Diffracted Sound [C]
1157 Echo [D] Resonance a Correct 1

Use of building materials and construction assemblies to reduce the transmission of sound (D.K.
1158 Ching p. 233) [A] Acoustical Treatment [B] Sound Isolation [C] K-Factor Design [D] R-Value Values b Correct 1

structure borne sound by physical impact, like footsteps or moving a furniture (D.K. Ching p. 233)
1159 [A] Airborne Sound [B] Impact Noise [C] Ambient Sound [D] Flutter b Correct 1

1160 True or False, CFL lights can not be used in pinlight holes 1 Correct 1

A store with 11.00 x 13.50 area, 1 TR = 12 - 13 SQM., Which is not needed? [A] AHU [B] ACCU [C]
1161 FCU [D] None of the above a Correct 1

Where should be the location of ACCU be? [A] Outside the store [B] Ceiling [C] Dropped Ceiling [D]
1162 Main Entrance a Correct 1

Among the choices, which has a watertrap to avoid foul odor from coming in? [A] WC [B] FD [C] LAV
1163 [D] All of the above c Correct 1

Where should the downspout NOT be located? [A] Inside Column [B] Between window openings [C]
1164 Wall Mounted [D] At Wall Corner b Correct 1

Where should you NOT Located the water closet? [A] Over the beam [B] Near Firewall [C] Inside the
1165 toilet [D] Beside the kitchen a Correct 1

1166 Who undertakes roughing in? [A] Plumber [B] Architect [C] Engineer [D] Owner a Correct 1
Where should the septic tank be located farthest? [A] Garage [B] Potable Water Source [C] Main
1167 Entrance [D] Lobby b Correct 1

It is used for broadcast, recording studios and house circuits [A] Router [B] Patch Panel [C] Intercom
1168 [D] Repaeter Panel b Correct 1

1169 For signals [A] Intercom [B] PABX [C] Repeater Panel [D] Patch Panel c Correct 1

Which is the most basic human need for health to be considered? [A] Water [B] Waste Disposal
1170 System [C] Electricity [D] Job a Correct 1

Where should water meter be placed? [A] Outside near RROW [B] Inside the property Line [C] Near
1171 the septic tank [D] Sticks out with Power Panel a Correct 1

1172 Which pipe can not be used in water line? [A] Ceramic Pipe [B] GI Pipe [C] PVC [D] All of the above a Correct 1

Where should sump pump located? [A] Roof Deck [B] Ground Floor [C] Basement [D] Mezzanine
1173 Floor c Correct 1

1174 Elevator Shaft? [A] 1100 x 1400 [B] 1500 x 1800 [C] 1300 x 1600 [D] 1700 x 1800 b Correct 1

1175 A pump which is commonly used for piping [A] Centrifugal [B] Steam [C] Gravity [D] Hydraulic a Correct 1

A pump which is commonly used for downfeed flow [A] Centrifugal [B] Steam [C] Gravity [D]
1176 Hydraulic c Correct 1

1177 A pump which is commonly used for Hydropower [A] Centrifugal [B] Steam [C] Gravity [D] Hydraulic d Correct 1

Which is not an appliance? [A] Flat Screen TV Bravia Engine® [B] Electric Fan [C] DVD Player [D]
1178 Door Stop d Correct 1

What valve to control or maintain the flow of water to one direction only? [A] Gate Valve [B] Check
1179 Valve [C] Backflow Preventer [D] Globe Valve b Correct 1

What do you call a pipe threaded outside to connect fittings? [A] Coupling [B] Nipple [C] Close
1180 Nipple [D] Clean Out b Correct 1

For efficiency, what should be near each other? [A] AHU, FCU [B] AHU, Chiller [C] FCU, Chiller [D]
1181 None of the above b Correct 1

1182 What appliance has its own circuit? [A] ACU [B] Electric Fan [C] Television [D] Computer a Correct 1

In electric cable, it is the cable the provides electrical power to the car [A] Governor Rope [B] Buffer
1183 [C] Travelling Cable [D] Hoistway c Correct 1

What location is best for chiller? [A] Roofdeck Floor [B] Mezzanine Floor [C] Podium Floor [D] Ground
1184 Floor d Correct 1
Usually installed in the kitchen / toilets to eliminate bad odors [A] Electric Fan [B] ACU [C] ACCU [D]
1185 Mechanical Vent d Correct 1

A residential condominium is facing a busy street, what solution to lessen the noise if cost is not a
factor? [A] Install noise control damper [B] Relocate the residential condominium to another place
1186 [C] Double Glazing Windows [D] Eggcrate c Correct 1

Where usually a storm sewer are placed? [A] Under the sidewalk on short road and under the road
1187 on a wider road [B] Center of RROW [C] Near the curb [D] Inside the property Line c Correct 1

Where usually the telephone lines are placed? [A] Under the sidewalk on short road and under the
1188 road on a wider road [B] Center of RROW [C] Near the curb [D] Inside the property Line a Correct 1

1189 What is not a commercial wattage of a flourescent light? [A] 20w [B] 40w [C] 36w [D] 100w d Correct 1

In plumbing, if valve is to regulate the flow of water, what is the counterpart in electrical? [A] Wires
1190 [B] Conduits [C] Switch [D] Feeders c Correct 1

1191 A form of security [A] CATV [B} Intercom [C] PABX [D] CCTV d Correct 1

To control the flow of air and is mostly located in entrances of a building [A] Air Supply [B] Air
1192 Curtain [C] Air Terminal [D] Air Gear b Correct 1

1193 Under NPC, minimum trap size for shower drain [A] 1" [B] 2' [C] 2 1/2" [D] 3" b Correct 1

1194 Uniform light in a wide area [A] Spot light [B] Pinlight [C] Flood Light [D] All of the above c Correct 1

What should be avoided in Auditorium Design since it tends to (focus) sound? [A] Irregular Shape
1195 [B] Rectangular Shape [C] Any of the above [D] I dont even care a Correct 1

You were commisioned for a music room design, which material will you use for the floor? [A] Steel
1196 [B] Stone [C] Marble [D] Wood d Correct 1

1197 In PVC pipes, how it is joined? [A] Solvent Cement [B] Fusion Weld [C] Teflon Tape [D] Scotch Tape™ b Correct 1

Very low luminance, consumes too much energy, banned [A] CFL [B] LED [C] Incandescent [D]
1198 Flourescent c Correct 1

If 5 bulbs are connected to a series, what happens when you take out one of the bulbs? [A] Nothing
[B] There will be no light in the bulb which was taken out [C] All lights will go out [D] The bulb that
1199 has been taken out will remain its light, while the 4 remaining will lose its lights c Correct 1

1200 Which should not be used for a pipe chase? [A] CHB [B] Dry wall [C] Shearwall [D] All of the above b Correct 1

1201 It affects the light in a room [A] Texture [B] Form [C] Color [D] All of the above c Correct 1

What wall will be used if a soil pipe will be run through it? [A] Drywall [B] 150 CHB Wall [C]
1202 Retaining Wall [D] Curtain Wall b Correct 1
Total Score: 1199