Common Plumbing Principles practice test

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Question 1

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Which one of the following does not form part of the commissioning process?
Answer
  • a. Soundness testing
  • b. Visual inspection
  • c. Flushing the system
  • d. Fitting plumbing appliance

Question 2

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Which one of the following parts of the Building Regulations deals with building structure?
Answer
  • a. Part A
  • b. Part B
  • c. Part F
  • d. Part L.

Question 3

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What does LCS stand for?
Answer
  • a. Long Coil Strand
  • b. Low Carbon Steel
  • c. Low Copper Steel
  • d. Loose Cover Sheet.

Question 4

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Which one of the following should be used to protect the area you are working in?
Answer
  • a. Safety shoes
  • b. Plywood
  • c. Dust sheets
  • d. Heat mat.

Question 5

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Which one of the following is the correct horizontal clipping interval for 15mm copper tube?
Answer
  • a. 1.2m
  • b. 1.5m
  • c. 1.8m
  • d. 2.0m.

Question 6

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At what point should an inhibitor be added to a central heating system during commissioning?
Answer
  • a. During the first flush
  • b. Before flushing
  • c. During the final fill of the system
  • d. Before cleaning the pipework.

Question 7

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Which one of the following types of screw is shown in the image?
Answer
  • a. Phillips
  • b. Pozidrive
  • c. Slotted
  • d. Mirror.

Question 8

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Which one of the following grades of copper is used for microbore central heating pipework?
Answer
  • a. R220
  • b. R250
  • c. R290
  • d. R300.

Question 9

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Which specialist tool may be required when removing the body of a non-rising pillar tap?
Answer
  • a. Stillson
  • b. Basin wrench
  • c. Circlip pliers
  • d. Adjustable spanner.

Question 10

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What type of fitting is shown in the image?
Answer
  • a. Compression tee
  • b. Compression coupling
  • c. Compression elbow
  • d. Compression tank connector.

Question 11

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What is the name of the tool shown?
Answer
  • a. Mole grips
  • b. Stillson
  • c. Basin wrench
  • d. Spirit level.

Question 12

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Which one of the following types of fitting would most likely be used to joint polybutylene pipes together?
Answer
  • a. Soldered
  • b. Threaded
  • c. Solvent weld
  • d. Push fit.

Question 13

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Which one of the following sets of tools should be used to cut a waste hole in brickwork?
Answer
  • a. Claw hammer and bevel edge chisel
  • b. Ball pein hammer and screwdriver
  • c. SDS drill with diamond core drill
  • d. SDS drill with hole saw.

Question 14

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Which one of the following would require the application of flux?
Answer
  • a. Soldering two pieces of copper pipe together using end feed capillary fittings
  • b. Threading steel pipe
  • c. Jointing steel pipework
  • d. Jointing two pieces of copper pipe together using press fit fittings.

Question 15

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Sleeving pipework helps to prevent which of the following?
Answer
  • a. Movement of pipework
  • b. Damage from corrosion
  • c. Damage from pipe movement
  • d. Cleaning of pipework.

Question 16

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What component does the symbol represent?
Answer
  • a. Stop valve
  • b. Gate valve
  • c. Service valve
  • d. Motorised valve

Question 17

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Which one of the following tools is used to form LCS?
Answer
  • a. Hand bender
  • b. Hydraulic bender
  • c. Scissor type bender
  • d. Tube bender.

Question 18

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A customer’s joist has a span of 4m – how near to the supporting wall can the notch start?
Answer
  • a. 350mm
  • b. 315mm
  • c. 280mm
  • d. 265mm.

Question 19

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A plumber would use the assembly drawings for an appliance when:
Answer
  • a. Installing the hot and cold pipework
  • b. Before commissioning an appliance
  • c. When setting the temperature controls of the appliance
  • d. When identifying a spare part.

Question 20

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The maximum safe vertical chasing depth for a wall is:
Answer
  • a. One-third of the depth of the wall
  • b. One-quarter of the depth of the wall
  • c. Half of the depth of the wall
  • d. One-eighth of the depth of the wall.