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1 – When manufacturers make glue laminated beams, where is the strongest lumber used?

Top and bottom

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2 – What best describes a 6/19 cable or wire rope?

6 strands with 19 wires in each strand

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hat is the most common term used when describing Ogee shaped guttering?

– K style

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When using screws when hanging sheetrock in lieu of nails, what is the spacing of the screw versus the nail on sidewalls?

16”/8”

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5 –What is the name of the trade that operates moves and maintains heavy machinery and equipment?

Millwright worker

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6 – What is the maximum height of openings in the bottom of fences around swimming pools?

4 inches

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7 – How much unobstructed clear vertical distance is required above any diving board in a swimming pool?

– 13 feet

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8 – For a swimming pool with 1500 square feet of swimming area, what would be the minimum clear distance of walking area (i.e. sidewalk) at all points around the pool?

6 feet

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9 – Which of the below would not be considered a public pool?

Wave pools

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10 – What is the maximum length of a diving board allowed for a swimming pool with maximum depth of 9 feet?

12 feet

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11 – What would be the total weight of rock wool insulation 12 inches thick in a room 10’ x 12’?

240 pounds

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– When HVAC workers cut a hole through the roof truss on a house, what is the best repair?

Have an engineer approve the repair

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When there is heat loss through walls, what is this called?

Conduction

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14 – What is the best knot to use when hoisting material?

Clove hitch

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Which of the below does not belong to this group?

1 – Flameproof
2 – Fire retardant
3- ** Flammable***
4 – Fire resistant

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– What is the minimum number of inlets required for a swimming pool?

4

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What department regularly inspects a swimming pool?

Health department

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How many sets of plans need to be submitted and approved before construction can begin on a swimming pool?

2 sets

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How often must the water in a swimming pool be turned over?

6 hours

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20 – What is the minimum depth of water at the shallow end of a swimming pool?

3 feet

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– How many BTU’s (British thermal unit) are needed to raise 10 pounds of water 10 degrees?

100 BTU’s
***1 BTU will raise one pound of water one degree***

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During traffic work on a road way at night, which is the preferred traffic cones used?

Portable plastic drums with reflective strips

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Handrails shall be provided at all steps and ladders leading to diving boards that are one meter or more above water. What shall be provided at egress points at pools?

At least one ladder or set of recessed steps for each 75 square feet of shallow area perimeter

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24 – If you have a pool that is 5 square feet in area, how long will it take to clean it with a diatomaceous earth type filter with continuous body feed?

12.5 minutes

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Depth Markers for swimming pools shall be placed in the following places:

At both ends of the pool

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In a public swimming pool, what is the maximum cyanuric acid level?

100 parts per million

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What type of material is required for swimming pool stairs / steps / ladders to be constructed of?

Corrosion-resistant

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What is the maximum degree temperature when heating a swimming pool?

90 degrees F

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9 – What is the minimum deck around a wading pool?

– 4 feet

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How many gallons per minute is designed for the filtration rate for a cartridge type filter for 12 square feet of effective filtration area?

4.5 gallons

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What is the maximum operating temperature for a spa?

104 degrees Fahrenheit

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Which of the below is not a type of swimming pool filter?

1 – Sand type
2 – Diatomacious earth type
3 – Cartridge type
4 – Unknown (top 3 are types used)