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Old 1/2/19, 9:25 PM
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Default QuestionsOfWeek January 2 2019

Welcome to another round of Questions of The Week!

Please Read the Introduction and requirements, changes may have been made.

A member of the Awards Committee will post questions, at a random day/time.

The competing member and "Sir Roy" may make one post per question thread to answer the questions and the member's winning entry must have all parts of the questions answered completely in that one post. Editing your one answer post allowed will result in disqualification.

Any disregard to the above and divulging the correct answers or giving hints/references will cause a disqualification.

First correct answers (as judged by the Awards Committee or Poster of the Questions) wins.
The lucky winner will get a case of "Now that you've had a Home Inspection Books" shipped to them at their address on file. Make sure your Address on File with Inachi is correct.
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Allow 2 weeks for delivery.

Happy New Year and Good luck!


1) The normal and expected decline in the quality of systems or items
that occurs over time is known as _______
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2) The estimated life expectancy of infrastructure & equipment
based on real world conditions is known as design life
True or False
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3) “electrical noise” can damage equipment and cause it to work less efficiently.
_______ cannot only remove this unwanted “noise”, but can even make
surge protection devices work better
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4) Type of backflow (may be more than one answer)
a) backsiphonage
b) backflow blockage
c) backpressure backflow
d) directive backflow
e) excess bean comsumption
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5) A damper may be located at the top of a chimney
True or False
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Old 1/3/19, 7:14 AM
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1 Useful Life
2 False
3 Proper Grounding
4 A & C
5 False




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Old 1/3/19, 8:49 AM
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Wear and Tear
False
Grounding
A and C
True
Blood, Sweat and Tears



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Old 1/3/19, 9:42 AM
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Default Re: QuestionsOfWeek January 2 2019

1-useful life
2-false
3-grounding
4-A&C
5-true



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Old 1/3/19, 10:19 AM
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1. Useful life
2. True
3. Proper grounding
4. A & C
5. True
EC. And When I Die



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Old 1/4/19, 10:08 AM
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Default Re: QuestionsOfWeek January 2 2019

Congratulations Bill Forrest for winning this weeks QOTW.
Good job!
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1) The normal and expected decline in the quality of systems or items
that occurs over time is known as _______
wear and tear
What is Wear And Tear? - Simplicable
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2) The estimated life expectancy of infrastructure & equipment
based on real world conditions is known as design life
True or False
false - answer is service life
Design Life vs Service Life - Simplicable
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3) “electrical noise” can damage equipment and cause it to work less efficiently.
_______ cannot only remove this unwanted “noise”, but can even make
surge protection devices work better
proper grounding
Electrical Grounding Frequently Asked Questions - E&S Grounding
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4) Type of backflow (may be more than one answer)
a) backsiphonage
b) backflow blockage
c) backpressure backflow
d) directive backflow
e) excess bean comsumption
a c
There are two types of backflow: backpressure backflow and backsiphonage backflow. | Irrigation and Green Industry Magazine
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5) A damper may be located at the top of a chimney
True or False
True
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What song??
don't want to go by the demon
Blood, Sweat & Tears 1968



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Old 1/4/19, 10:44 AM
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Default Re: QuestionsOfWeek January 2 2019

Thanks Mark.


I really enjoy the QOTW and wish more would try.



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Old 1/5/19, 8:13 AM
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Congrats Bill!!

Tim



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Old 1/5/19, 8:27 AM
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Congratulations, Bill!




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Old 1/5/19, 10:44 AM
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Default Re: QuestionsOfWeek January 2 2019

Great question again. There is always something to learn. Thanks for taking the time to educate us.
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Old 1/5/19, 12:17 PM
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THANKS for saying that John.
I enjoy doing "Questions"

Sure you noticed, music is a big part of my life.
?? I could teach you things you never could learn
Show you just exactly how you got burned
??



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Old 1/5/19, 4:11 PM
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Congratulations Bill! Good questions Marc, thanks for your time!
Sorry about the typo Marc.. I was driving or at a stop light!




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Old 1/5/19, 6:55 PM
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I could teach you things you never could learn
Show you just exactly how you got burned





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Congratulations Bill! Good questions Marc, thanks for your time!
Sorry about the typo Marc.. I was driving or at a stop light!
Typo fixed




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