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Building Laws

Building Utilities
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It is the minimum distance required of


water line to the cistern tank.

15 m
20 m
25 m
30 m

A type of faucet that operates with a round


tapering plug to fit a metal sheet.

Ball faucet
Round Cock
Key cock
Circular cock

The use of extreme pressure so as not


affect the existing foundation in the vicinity

Centrifugal Pump
Jetted Well
Piston Pump
Driven Well

Any joint obtained by joining of metal


parts with alloys and melt at temperature
higher than 449 degrees centigrade but
lower than the melting temp of the parts to
be joined.

Blazed joint
Burned lead joint
Cement Mortar Joint
Flared Joint

For an apartment building how many


gallons of hot water is needed per
person?

8
9
10
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Among the following description, which of


the following does NOT describe the
down-feed and gravity return system?

Overhead feed and system


With a continuing network of pipes or provide
a constant circulation of water.
Hot water rises on the highest point of the
plumbing system and travels to the fixture by
gravity.
Water distribution is dependent on the
expansion of the hot water gravity.
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A Valve outlet of a boiler that permits


discharge of accumulated sediment.

Blow-off
Blow valve
Boiler blow-off
Boiler valve

A pipe or tubing that connects the outlets


of plumbing fixture to the trap.

Trap tube
Tail piece
Trap pipe
Trap pipe

Which of the following does not generally


describe a vitrified clay pipe?

Brittle
One of the oldest materials used for sewer
line
High resistant to most acids
Cheapest

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What is the minimum trap diameter (mm)


used for laundry tubs?

32 mm
38 mm
51 mm
76 mm

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How many urinals would be needed for an


auditorium with capacity of 500 persons?

3
4
5
7

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The maximum developed length of the


trap arm water closet or similar fixture
shall not exceed to how many meters?

0.60 m
0.90 m
1.8 m
2.6 m

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??? joined to an opening in a pipe into


which a plug is screwed that can be
removed ??? or examining the interior of
the pipe.

Ferrule
Cap
Manhole
Spigot

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A cylindrical trap closed on the bottom


and having a cover plate for access,
usually installed in the drain line from a
bathtub.

Drain trap
Sewage trap
Air trap
Drum trap

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What is the required number of water


supply fixture unit for flush tank water
closets (private/public use)?

3/5
4/5

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What is the pipe color for ammonia?

Orange
Red
Yellow
Green

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What is the method of treatment when


there are presence of calcium and
magnesium in the water?

Addition of water softeners


Filtration
Chlorination
Coagulation

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Tube made of plastic material and color


black. The cross sectional shape is
normally oval and is denoted by its
outside diameter

Polybutylene
Polyethylene
Plastic Extra Pipe
Polyvinyl extra Pipe

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A water supply system in which water is


distributed from a water main or an
enclosed storage tank storage tank under
pressure from compressed air.

Pneumatic water supply


Mechanical water supply
Water pressure supply
Pump circuit system

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What is the minimum trap diameter (mm)


for drinking fountains?

21
38
31
48

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A type of flush action of water closet


where flushing action is started by a
whirlpool motion followed by a complete
flush down.

Wash down
Siphon vortex
Siphon jet
Direct Flush Valve

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What is the ratio pf water closet for


dormitories (male)?

1:3
1:8
1:5
1:10

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What is the minimum size of the trap for a


bidet?

2
2
3
None of the above

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The minimum allowable clearance from


the highest point of the roof to the service
drop conductor as per National Building
Code:

2.00 m
3.00 m
2.50 m
3.50 m

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The specification on the electric wire


XHHW refers to:

Moisture and Heat Resistant Thermoplastic


Moisture and Heat Resistant Cross Linked
Thermosetting Polyethylene
Moisture and Heat Resistant Rubber
None of the above

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A new air-conditioning system which


answers the need to respond to changes
in room cooling capacities of controlling
air flow

VAV
Split type
VRV
VTV

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pipe or duct fitting having several outlets


for making multiple connections.

Ductwork
Gatchering
Manifold
Bonet

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A dry-pipe sprinkler system through which


after flow is controlled by a valve operated
by fire detection devices more sensitive
than those in the sprinkler heads. It is
used when an accidental discharge would
damage valuable ???.

Sprinkler System
Preaction System
Deludge System
Dry-pipe System

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A fire involving flammable liquid, as


gasoline oil, and grease, which must be
extinguished by excluding air and
inhibiting the release of incombustible
vapors

Class A Fire
Class B Fire
Class C Fire
Class D Fire

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A rubber or plastic washer inserted in a


hole in a metal part to prevent grounding
of wire passing through the hole. (EL
005).

Insulator
Shield
Bushing
Grommet

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