Plumbing Systems and Sanitary Drainage Quiz
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Plumbing Systems and Sanitary Drainage Quiz

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Storm Water is primarily from ______

rain

Black Water contains water and ______ waste

human

Grey Water includes wastes from ______

laundries, wash basins, sinks, showers, bath tubs

A soil pipe conveys the discharge of water closets, urinals, or fixtures having similar ______

<p>functions</p> Signup and view all the answers

A general term used for any vertical line of soil, waste, or vent piping is ______

<p>stack</p> Signup and view all the answers

A vent pipe or opening is used for ensuring the circulation of air in a plumbing system and for reducing ______ pressure

<p>to</p> Signup and view all the answers

House Drain - that part of the lowest horizontal piping of a plumbing system which receives the discharge from soil, waste and other drainage pipes inside of a building and conveys it to the house ______

<p>sewer</p> Signup and view all the answers

House Sewer - the house sewer is that part of a plumbing system extending from a point about four (4) or five (5) feet from the inner face of the foundation wall of a building to the junction with another ______

<p>sewer</p> Signup and view all the answers

Cleanout Ferrule - a metallic sleeve, calked or otherwise, joined to an opening in a pipe, into which a plug is screwed that can be removed for the purpose of cleaning or examining the interior of the ______

<p>pipe</p> Signup and view all the answers

Relief Vent - a vent the primary (Fresh Air Inlet) function of which is to provide circulation of air between drainage and vent ______

<p>system</p> Signup and view all the answers

Public Sewer - a common sewer directly controlled by public authority to which all abutters have equal rights of ______

<p>connection</p> Signup and view all the answers

Siphonage - a suction caused by the flow of liquids in ______

<p>pipes</p> Signup and view all the answers

Sump - a pit or receptacle at a low point to which the liquid wastes are ______

<p>drained</p> Signup and view all the answers

Roughing-In - The installation of all pipes in the plumbing system that are in partitions and under ______

<p>floors</p> Signup and view all the answers

Shaft - a vertical opening through a building for elevators, dumbwaiters, light, ventilation, ______

<p>etc.</p> Signup and view all the answers

Pipe Chase - an opening or space to accommodate a group of ______

<p>pipes</p> Signup and view all the answers

Study Notes

Storm Water and Wastewater

  • Storm Water is primarily from rainwater and surface runoff
  • Black Water contains water and fecal waste
  • Grey Water includes wastes from sinks, showers, and washing machines

Soil Pipes and Vent Piping

  • A soil pipe conveys the discharge of water closets, urinals, or fixtures having similar functions
  • A general term used for any vertical line of soil, waste, or vent piping is a "stack"

Vent Piping and House Drain

  • A vent pipe or opening is used for ensuring the circulation of air in a plumbing system and for reducing pressure
  • House Drain - that part of the lowest horizontal piping of a plumbing system which receives the discharge from soil, waste and other drainage pipes inside of a building and conveys it to the house sewer

House Sewer and Cleanout Ferrule

  • House Sewer - the house sewer is that part of a plumbing system extending from a point about four (4) or five (5) feet from the inner face of the foundation wall of a building to the junction with another sewer
  • Cleanout Ferrule - a metallic sleeve, calked or otherwise, joined to an opening in a pipe, into which a plug is screwed that can be removed for the purpose of cleaning or examining the interior of the pipe

Relief Vent and Public Sewer

  • Relief Vent - a vent the primary (Fresh Air Inlet) function of which is to provide circulation of air between drainage and vent systems
  • Public Sewer - a common sewer directly controlled by public authority to which all abutters have equal rights of access

Siphonage and Sump

  • Siphonage - a suction caused by the flow of liquids in piping
  • Sump - a pit or receptacle at a low point to which the liquid wastes are drained

Roughing-In and Shaft

  • Roughing-In - The installation of all pipes in the plumbing system that are in partitions and under floors
  • Shaft - a vertical opening through a building for elevators, dumbwaiters, light, ventilation, and pipes

Pipe Chase

  • Pipe Chase - an opening or space to accommodate a group of pipes

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Test your knowledge of plumbing systems and sanitary drainage with this quiz. Learn about the different grades of waste water and elements of the sanitary system such as soil pipes and stacks.

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