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100 terms MichaelCaleb BU - Plumbing 1

 PLUMBARIUS--------------"What ancient roman term refers to an individual
who worked in
the sanitary field of ancient Rome?"-----------PLUMBER
 "What is the title given to a person who is a skilled worker in the
field of sanitation?"-------------NATIONAL PLUMBING CODE OF THE
 NPCP refers to:-----------IRA 1378, Its complete RA no:
 BIOCHEMICAL OXYGEN DEMAND---------What is the meaning of BOD?
 WATER SEAL TRAP--------------"Each fixture directly connected to the
drainage system shall be equipped with __________."
 INSTALLING----------"Plumbing is defined as the art and science of ____
pipes, fixtures and other apparatus."
 ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION--------------"What is the general role of
Sanitary and Environmental Engineering?"
promulgated the design and layout of a plumbing system that is governed
by set of rules"
 PLUMBING APPRENTICE---------"In the 17th century, the English
parliamentary passed the first ________ laws."
 RENAISSANCE PERIOD-------------"What period was plumbing revived? It
is the period when Europe was plagued with epidemics."
 STRUCTURAL MEMBERS----------"Plumbing shall be installed with due
regard to presentation of the strength of ___ and prevention of damage to
walls and other surfaces through fixture usage."
 GRECO-ROMAN CIVILIZATION-----------"In what civilization did the
concept and importance of plumbing became more defined and
 CARRYING CAPACITY----------"The ability of an area resource system to
support the activities of a given population."
 MAN________ is a part of ecosystem and is the major contributor to
pollution of the environment.
 PLUMBING SYSTEM"_______, including fixtures, shall be maintained and
properly usable"
 HEAT-----------"This the pollutant that affects the quality of water due to
of Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOD) discharges, that rises when
temperature rises."
 RA 1364--------"An act which regulate the Practice of Sanitary Engineering
in the Philippines."
 American Master Plumber JOHN F. HASS----------"In 1907, a division of
plumbing construction and inspection, within the city of Manila as a model,
was headed by whom?"
 SANITARY ENGINEERING LAW----------"This act is known as ___ that
was approved on June 18,1955."
 DOMESTIC SEWAGE--------"The liquid and water borne waste derived
form the ordinary living process, free from industrial wastes, and of such
character as to permit satisfactory disposal without special treatment into
the public sewer or by means of private disposal system."
 28-Jun-55---------"When was the Rep. Act No. 1378, also known as the
National Plumbing Code of the Philippines approved?"
 17th CENTURY---------When was the practice of Plumbing in the
Philippines initiated?
 ACT 2152 ----------What is the act for Water Quality Management?
 FALSE------------"TRUE OR FALSE : Sanitation is the field of public health
dealing with environmental degration and prevention and control of
 TRUE------------"TRUE OR FALSE : The design and layout of plumbing
system is governed by a set of rules promulgated by the National Standard
Plumbing Code (NSPC)"
 LEAD - a metal used by Romans as a plumbing material
 "Plumbarius-------- is to individual who worked in the sanitary field, while
Plumbum is to ___________."Plumber
 SOIL PIPE------------ Solid waste, from water closet
 WASTE PIPE------------ Liquid only, fixtures other than WC
 GRAVITATIONAL FLOW METHOD----------is the most satisfactory means
of water distribution.
 DISTRIBUTION BY MEANS OF PUMP----------"In this method of
distribution, the excess water pumped during periods of low consumption
is stored in levated tanks or reservoir."
 SERVICE HEADERS--------"In dual main systems, ____ are added on the
south and west sides of streets and piping is generally placed beneath
 PRIMARY FEEDERS"_____, sometimes called arterial mains, for in the
skeleton of the distribution system."
 CAST IRON PIPES______ is used for city water pipes.
 STEEL PIPES"______ is used for pipelines, truck mains and inverted
siphon where pressures are high and sizes are large."
 DUCTILE IRON"_______ a stronger and more elastic type of cast iron
used in newer plumbing installation."
 CORROSION----------"A chemical reaction which involves the removal of
metallic electrons from metals and formation of more stable compounds."
 RECIPROCATING PUMP-------------"Consist of a cylinder in which a piston
or a plunger moves backwards and forwards."
 HAND PUMP---------"Used to raise water from shallow depths and used
most frequently for individual houses."
 BOOSTER PUMP"_______ is a pump that increases the pressure within
the distribution system or raise water to an elevated water storage tank."
 LOW LIFT PUMP-----------"Pump that lifts surface water and move it to a
nearby treatment plant."
 HIGH LIFT PUMP-------Pump that discharge treated water into arterial
 PIPE LINES------------Used to supply or remove water from a building.
 DELAVAUD PROCESS------"Centrifugal casting on metal moulds is
sometimes called__________."
 INTAKE CONDUIT---------- "Necessitates a large pipe or conduit so that
velocities will below but not low enough to allow sedimentation."
 1/6 to 1/3--------"Generally, the equalizing volume of a water thank that is
about________ of the total daily demand."
 1.8 x 105 to 2.8 x 105 N/m²------------"In residential areas having houses up
to 4 storeys high, the pressure in the pipes should be between ______"
 LOW-SERVICE SYSTEM-----------"High service system is high lying areas;
while is to low lying areas"
 TRUE---------"TRUE OR FALSE : Water distribution is a network of pumps,
pipelines, storage tanks and appurtenances."
 FRESH WATER------------"It is a special type of underground water that is
found on islands or in the coastal regions near the sea."
 PLUMBING FIXTURES----------"This should be supplied with water in
sufficient volume or at adequate pressure to enable them to function
 BALL COCKS---------"Flush tanks which are directly connected to the
potable water supply system should be equipped with approved
 CROSS CONNECTION"_____ is a junction between water supply
systems through which water from doubtful or unsafe sources may enter
an otherwise safe supply."
the 3 main sources of water supply?
 WATER METER"_______ is required to be installed so as to register the
amount of water supplied to a building."
prevent back siphonage.
 BACKFLOW"______ permits water drawn into a fixture tank or similar
devices to flow back into the supply line by gravity or siphonage."
 TURBIDITY"_____ is when water contains visible material in suspension"
 COLOR"_____ is caused by material in solution or a colloidal
state should be distinguished from turbidity."
 ALKALINITY--------"The carbonate and bicarbonate of calcium, sodium and
magnesium are the common impurities which cause ______."
 IRON"_______ in water causes hardness, and in small amount it
will cause taste, discoloration of clothes and plumbing fixtures an
incrustations in water mains."
 OPEN TRENCH WORK----------"Excavation for the installation of
underground water supply piping should be _______"
 COEFFICIENT OF LINEAR EXPANSION--------"The proportional change
in length corresponding to 1°F change in temperature is known as the __
 AQUIFER________ is water bearing stratum.
 WATER TABLE WELL & ARTESIAN WELL----------There are two types of
well____________ & ____________.
 2%------------The recommended slope for the house drain.
 SANITARY DRAIN----------"A type of house drain that receives the
discharges of sanitary and domestic waste only."
 SOIL PIPE------------"A drainage pipe that carries on is designed to carry
human excrement."
 WASTE PIPE-----------"A drainage pipe that carries liquid waste that not
include human excrement."
 POTABLE WATER-------------"Water that is safe to drink, pleasant to the
taste and usable for domestic purposes."
 WATERBOURNE DISEASES-----------"A communicable disease which
may be transmitted by water include bacterial, viral and protozoal
 TURBID---------"A water is _____when it contains visible material in
 COMBINED DRAIN-------------"A type of house drain that receives
discharges of sanitary as well as storm water."
 COMBINED DRAIN----------This type of drain is now considered obsolete
and not advisable.
 HOUSE DRAIN---------"In large buildings, _______are usually suspended
from the basement ceiling."
 FOUNDATION WALL-------------"A cleanout shall be provided on the house
drain as near as possible the ________of the building."
 INDUSTRIAL DRAIN-----------"A kind of drain that should terminate into a
separate drainage system."
 CLEANOUTS------------The house drain should be provided with adequate
number of
 PD 856------------The complete PD No. of CODE OF SANITATION OF THE
 200m-------- "Boating, shooting or fishing should not be allowed within
_________ of the water intake."
 TRUE---------------"TRUE OR FALSE : In changing house drain directions,
the branch shall be run at right angle as a floor drain."
 FALSE---------- "TRUE OR FALSE : A cleanout extended above the floor
can also be utilized as floor drain."
 FALSE----------- "TRUE OR FALSE : All changes of direction shall be done
with short radius fittings."
 PRIVY----------- "A concrete vault constructed for the collection of raw
sewage sealed with a wooden shelter."
 CATCH BASIN-------------- "A receptacle in which liquids are retained for
sufficient period to the deposit settle able material."
 CESSPOOL or DRYWELL------------ "A hole in the ground with stone and
bricks laid in such manner as to allow raw contaminated sewage to leach
under the surface of the ground."
 GOVERNMENT-----------The main sewer is financed and maintained by
 SEWAGE________ is the liquid conveyed by a sewer.
 INFLOW"______ is water which enters sewers from surface sources such
as graces in manholes, open cleanouts, perforated manhole covers and
roof drains or basement sumps connected to the sewer."
 ACID VENT------------- A pipe venting acid waste system.
 SEPTIC TANK-------- A watertight container of sewage.
 SEWAGE PUMP-------------"A permanently installed mechanical device for
removing sewage or liquid waste from a sump other than ejector."
 ANAEROBIC BACTERIA---------This bacteria functions in absence of free
 COMBINATION PUBLIC SEWER--------Considered as the oldest type of
 0.90m--------- Minimum width for septic tank.
 HOUSE SEWER-------"That portion of the horizontal drainage system
which starts from the outer face of the building and terminate at the main
sewer in the street or septic tank."
 HOUSE DRAIN---------- "Sometimes referred to as "the collection line of a
plumbing system.""
 2.8 - 3.0 TIMES-------"The septic tank should be double compartment and
should be capable of holding how many times of daily waste water flow."
 RA 9003------------ "The complete RA No. of ECOLOGICAL SLOID WASTE