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  1. How much overlap is required for a girder on concrete

    a. 1 1/2 inches
    b. 2 inches
    c. 3 inches
    d. 4 inches
    3 inches
  2. You notice isolators on the ductwork during an inspection. What are they for

    a. To reduce transmission of vibration fro motor
    b. To reduce noise in ductwork
    c. Allow for expansion
    d. All of the above
    All of the above
  3. Three-prong receptacles require

    a. GFCI
    b. Grounding conductor
    c. Ground wire to a water pipe
    d. Illegal
    Grounding conductor
  4. A deck built 14 inches off the ground around the house

    a. Needs a handrail
    b. Needs railings
    c. Does not need to be inspected
    d. Requires no railing
    Requires no railing
  5. Mid-efficiency furnace

    a. No draft diverter needed
    b. Needs spark ignition
    c. Has pilot light only
    d. Has 2 heat exchangers
    No draft diverter needed
  6. What is the proper way to flash around the chimney for a tile roof

    a. Counter and strip flashing
    b. Plastic flashing
    c. Caulk
    d. Counter and pan flashing
    Counter and pan flashing
  7. Moisture accumulates in poorly vented attic because

    a. Moisture rises
    b. Moisture attracts cold
    c. Warm air rises and condenses
    d. All of the above
    Warm air rises and condenses
  8. What determines the size of a fireplace flue

    a. Opening of fireplace
    b. Area of firebox
    c. Number of fireplaces vented into flue
    d. Type of house
    Opening of firebox
  9. Flat roof is used as a deck. Plumbing vent must extend

    a. 1 foot
    b. 4 feet
    c. 7 feet
    d. 8 feet
    7 feet
  10. At what PSI does water pressure become a concern

    a. 50
    b. 60
    c. 80
    d. Over 80
    Over 80
  11. How much exposure is required for an 18-inch and 24-inch shake roof

    a. 6 inches and 8 inches
    b. 7.5 inches and 10 inches
    c. 8 inches and 12 inches
    d. 1/3 inch and 1/4 inch
    7.5 inches and 10 inches
  12. In a steam heating system, a normal operating pressure is

    a. 30 psi
    b. 12-20 psi
    c. 3-5 psi
    d. 22-25 psi
    3-5 psi
  13. You have a 4-ply bitumen built-up roof. This consists of

    a. 2 layers of felt – 2 layers of bitumen
    b. 4 layers of felt – 4 layers of bitumen
    c. 3 layers of felt – 1 layer of bitumen
    d. 1 layer of bitumen – 3 play of felt
    4 layers of felt – 4 layers of bitumen
  14. You are inspecting a home built in 1950 and see a silver wire to a branch circuit. This would be

    a. Aluminum
    b. Tin-coated copper
    c. Copper
    d. Copper-coated aluminum
    Tin-coated copper
  15. What is the bearing point of a scissor truss

    a. Outside walls
    b. Ridge
    c. Gusset plate
    d. Middle
    Outside walls
  16. What is the psi of a low pressure steam system

    a. 5-10
    b. 0.5-5
    c. 10-20
    d. 30
    05.-5
  17. In balloon framing, the studs are

    a. 2x4 16 inch on center
    b. Continuous from foundation to the roof line
    c. 2x6 24 inch on center
    d. Seated on top of joist and deck sheathing
    Continuous from foundation to the roof line
  18. Four entrance cables providing service to a house indicates

    a. 120 volts
    b. 100 amps
    c. 240 volts
    d. Three-phase service
    Three-phase service
  19. What does voltage measure

    a. Electrical pressure
    b. Electrical power
    c. Electrical flow
    d. Alternating current
    Electrical pressure
  20. Match the breaker amperage with copper wire sizes of 8,10,12,14

    a. 50,40,30,20
    b. 15,20,30,40
    c. 40,30,20,15
    d. 20,30,40,50
    40,30,20,15
  21. What is the maximum number of shut-offs to disconnect all power for a main panel

    a. One
    b. Four
    c. Six
    d. Does not matter
    Six
  22. In most cases chimney deterioration is caused from

    a. Water/moisture caused by condensation
    b. Wind
    c. Improper height
    d. Nesting animals
    Water/moisture caused by condensation
  23. Given that you have a #6 AWG copper wire, 100 amp main breaker and a panel rated for 150 amps, what is the service amperage

    a. 100 and all is good
    b. 150 and oversized panel
    c. 60 and a safety hazard
    d. 200 and all is good
    60 and a safety hazard
  24. In receptacle wiring, which slot is hot

    a. Small
    b. Left
    c. Large
    d. Right
    Small
  25. A crack that increases along its path is called

    a. Angled crack
    b. Vertical crack
    c. Horizontal crack
    d. V-crack
    V-crack
  26. Which of the following is not part of the structural inspection

    a. Foundation walls
    b. Interior finish material
    c. Roof framing member
    d. Girders and floor joist
    Interior finish material
  27. Which of the following is a sign of water penetration through a foundation wall

    a. Rotted girder or joist
    b. Efflorescence on the wall
    c. Water stains around the floor drain
    d. Delamination of the sub floor
    Efflorescence on the wall
  28. The ground immediately adjacent to the foundation should be

    a. Cemented, if possible
    b. Sandy or clay type soil
    c. Dry and have plenty of vegetation planted
    d. Sloped away from the foundation at the rate of 1 inch per ft. for at least the first 6 feet
    Sloped away from the foundation at the rate of 1 inch per ft. for at least the first 6 feet
  29. Three entrance cables providing service to a house indicates

    a. 120/volts
    b. 100 amps
    c. 120/240 volts
    d. Three-phase service
    120/240 volts
  30. Two basic forces individual structural components are subjected to are

    a. Wind/gravity
    b. Snow/rain
    c. Compression/tension
    d. All of the above
    Compression/tension
  31. The recommended minimum clearance between a floor joist and the dirt floor of a crawl space without having to use treated lumber is

    a. 24 inches
    b. Makes no difference
    c. 18 inches
    d. 12 inches
    18 inches
  32. What is the maximum space most building codes allow balusters or railings to have between them

    a. 12 inches
    b. 5 inches
    c. 4 inches
    d. 18 inches
    4 inches
  33. Efflorescence

    a. Is a white salty deposit which appears on many masonry walls and floors
    b. Can deteriorate the metal siding
    c. Should not be used on wood surfaces
    d. Enhances the drainage on surface soil
    Is a white salty deposit which appears on many masonry walls and floors
  34. Which is the steepest roof

    a. 2/12 slope
    b. 4/12 slope
    c. 3/12 slope
    d. 6/12 slope
    6/12 slope
  35. How might a rafter spread be noticed from the exterior of the home

    a. A hump in the ridge line
    b. Waviness over the roof surface
    c. Separation of the soffits from the wall
    d. A sunken area on the roof
    Separation of the soffits from the wall
  36. What is a counter flashing

    a. A second layer of flashing that covers a bottom layer of flashing
    b. A bottom layer of flashing covered by step flashing
    c. The kind of flashing used at the rake end
    d. A special ridge cover used with the roofs
    A second layer of flashing that covers a bottom layer of flashings
  37. What is truss uplift

    a. Where the roof load pushes the rafters upward
    b. Trusses at too wide a span
    c. Trusses that have had chords cut
    d. A bowing upward of the truss’s bottom chord
    A bowing upward of the truss’s bottom chord
  38. The two main components of an air-cooled air conditioning system are

    a. Fan and coil
    b. Duct work and expansion valve
    c. Evaporator unit and the condensing unit
    d. Compressor and refrigerant
    Evaporator unit and the condensing unit
  39. What is a small peaked roof construction on the high side of a chimney called

    a. Pitched pocket
    b. Dormer
    c. Parapet
    d. Cricket
    Cricket
  40. What type of roof requires an interlayment of felt between courses

    a. Wood shakes
    b. Roll roofing
    c. Wood shingles
    d. Slate shingles
    Wood shakes
  41. A 4-ply built-up roof would have

    a. 2 layers of felt and 2 layers of bitumen
    b. 4 layers of roll roofing
    c. 2 layers of gravel and 2 layers of asphalt
    d. 4 layers of felt and 4 layers of bitumen
    4 layers of felt and 4 layers of bitumen
  42. Which siding becomes brittle in cold weather

    a. Aluminum
    b. Stucco
    c. Steel
    d. Vinyl
    Vinyl
  43. The three main components of a stairway are

    a. Stringers, risers, and treads
    b. Stringer, riser and headroom
    c. Riser, treads, nosing
    d. Treads, total rise, total run
    Stringers, risers, and treads
  44. What is the acceptable depth of treads, according to most building codes

    a. About 12 inches
    b. 9 inches to 11 inches
    c. 7 inches to 8 inches
    d. Any depth is allowed
    9 inches to 11 inches
  45. What siding has the tendency to expand and contract the most

    a. Steel
    b. Vinyl
    c. Wood
    d. Aluminum
    Vinyl
  46. The three major components of a fossil fuel forced air furnace are

    a. Heat exchanger, burner, blower
    b. Return air, combustion air and vent system
    c. Plenum, blower, register
    d. Heating ducts, hot air vent and plenum box
    Heat exchanger, burner, blower
  47. The function of a fan/limit switch is to

    a. Limit the speed of the fan and motor
    b. Measure and control the air flow over the heat exchanger
    c. Limit the air flow through the unit
    d. Control when the fan comes on or off and to shut off the burners if the furnace overheats
    Control when the fan comes on or off and to shut off the burners if the furnace overheats
  48. What is the lightest weight copper pipe

    a. Type K
    b. Type L
    c. Type M
    d. None of the above
    Type M
  49. Which type of supply pipe will rust from the inside out

    a. Brass
    b. Galvanized steel
    c. Copper
    d. Lead
    Galvanized steel
  50. What should be reported as a safety hazard

    a. Use of CPVC piping
    b. Cross connections
    c. Greenish color at joists in copper piping
    d. Handyman plumbing
    Cross connections
  51. A drain that gurgles or belches as it drains water may be a symptom of

    a. The presence of a mechanical vent
    b. A leak in the trap
    c. A missing vent
    d. The presence of a drain trap
    A missing vent
  52. What condition with a gas water heater should be reported as a safety hazard

    a. Holes in a flue pipe
    b. A leaking tank
    c. Rusting in heating chamber
    d. Plastic water supply lines
    Holes in a flue pipe
  53. What does hissing and gurgling in an electric water heater indicate

    a. The upper element is burnt out
    b. The lower element is burnt out
    c. There is sediment in the tank
    d. The heating element wires are over-heated
    There is sediment in the tank
  54. How much exposure is proper for an 18 inch shake roof

    a. 6 inches
    b. 7.5 inches
    c. 5 inches
    d. 10 inches
    7.5 inches
  55. Ground rods must be driven into the ground at least

    a. 6 feet
    b. 9.5 feet
    c. 8 feet
    d. As far as possible
    8 feet
  56. Residential entrance cables must have a minimum clearance over a driveway of

    a. 10 feet 6 inches
    b. 15 feet
    c. 12 feet
    d. 18 feet
    12 feet
  57. If cracks appear serious, you may suggest

    a. The proper procedure for repair
    b. Further investigation by an engineer
    c. Replace the wall or ceiling
    d. Ignore
    Further investigation by an engineer
  58. In an hydronic system, the normal operating pressure is

    a. 30-40 psi
    b. 3-5 psi
    c. 12-15 psi
    d. 22-25 psi
    12-15 psi
  59. The Hartford loop in a steam system

    a. Automatically maintains the water level
    b. Is an equalizer that insures that pressures are equal above and below the water line in the equipment
    c. Precludes siphon action if the unit develops a leak
    d. All of the above
    Precludes siphon action if the unit develops a leak
  60. Another name for a 4-way valve is

    a. Metering valve
    b. Reversing valve
    c. Poly flex linkage
    d. Accumulator
    Reversing valve
  61. What is the purpose of an accumulator

    a. Keep dirt out of the compressor
    b. Keep liquid refrigerant out of the compressor
    c. Record a total of coolant used
    d. Keep water out of the compressor
    Keep liquid refrigerant out of the compressor
  62. The most likely area to find a crack or hole in the heat exchanger is

    a. In the top of the heat exchanger
    b. Along the rear seams
    c. In front, behind the het shield
    d. Along the lower section where the flames are
    In front, behind the heat shield
  63. A good sign that there is a crack or hole in the heat exchanger is

    a. Irregular flame pattern when the blower is on
    b. Severe rusting of the heat exchanger
    c. Strange smells at the register
    d. All of the above
    All of the above
  64. Proper attic ventilation helps to

    a. Prevent structure damage caused by moister
    b. Increase the life of the roofing material
    c. Reduce energy consumption
    d. All of the above
    All of the above

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