Leslie's historic UK Guide Badge Syllabuses

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1921 POR - House Surveyor Badge


Answer TEN of the following questions:

1) What are the best soils and aspects for a dwelling house?

2) Name three symptoms that show that a house is damp, and three of the probable causes.

3) What causes cracks in a ceiling, and when are they dangerous?

4) Draw a plan of a model dwelling for a family of five, including bathroom, larder etc., giving your reasons for the aspect of each room, and showing how economy in heating service, and expense in building, has been arranged for.

5) What sort of backyard is desirable?

6) Describe a modern drainage system in a town or country house, or a hot water system.  State where in your house the water supply could be turned off in the case of a burst pipe.

7) Describe and illustrate one method of ventilation suitable for a public building or hospital ward.

8) How would you detect unseasoned wood, bad bricks, and insufficient foundations in a house.

9) Mention the general regulations as to thickness of outside walls, height of rooms, depth of foundations, and kind of roof which are required for a modern dwelling.

10) State the respective merits of solignum, paint, distemper, oil paint, varnish, and oil polish.

11) Describe two kinds of stove for cooking, one with a boiler.

12) Describe the working of an electric bell, or a spring bell, and state the most common cause for it failing to ring, and the remedy.

13) What are the two most likely reasons for the failing of an electric light; and how would you remedy them?  State some of the dangers to look out for in an electric light installation.

14) Show, with a diagram, how you would read a gas meter.  How would you detect a leak by the meter?

1924 POR - House Surveyor Badge


Answer TEN of the following questions:

1) What are the best soils and aspects for a dwelling house?

2) Name three symptoms that show that a house is damp, and three of the probable causes.

3) What causes cracks in a ceiling, and when are they dangerous?

4) Draw a plan of a model dwelling for a family of five, including bathroom, larder etc., giving your reasons for the aspect of each room, and showing how economy in heating service, and expense in building, has been arranged for.

5) What sort of backyard is desirable?

6) Describe a modern drainage system in a town or country house, or a hot water system.  State where in your house the water supply could be turned off in the case of a burst pipe.

7) Describe and illustrate one method of ventilation suitable for a public building or hospital ward.

8) How would you detect unseasoned wood, bad bricks, and insufficient foundations in a house.

9) Mention the general regulations as to thickness of outside walls, height of rooms, depth of foundations, and kind of roof which are required for a modern dwelling.

10) State the respective merits of solignum, paint, distemper, oil paint, varnish, and oil polish.

11) Describe two kinds of stove for cooking, one with a boiler.

12) Describe the working of an electric bell, or a spring bell, and state the most common cause for it failing to ring, and the remedy.

13) What are the two most likely reasons for the failing of an electric light; and how would you remedy them?  State some of the dangers to look out for in an electric light installation.

14) Show, with a diagram, how you would read a gas meter.  How would you detect a leak by the meter?

1930 POR - House Surveyor Badge


Answer TEN of the following questions:

1) What are the best soils and aspects for a dwelling house?

2) Name three symptoms that show that a house is damp, and three of the probable causes.

3) What causes cracks in a ceiling, and when are they dangerous?

4) Draw a plan of a model dwelling for a family of five, including bathroom, larder etc., giving your reasons for the aspect of each room, and showing how economy in heating service, and expense in building, has been arranged for.

5) What sort of backyard is desirable?

6) Describe a modern drainage system in a town or country house, or a hot water system.  State where in your house the water supply could be turned off in the case of a burst pipe.

7) Describe and illustrate one method of ventilation suitable for a public building or hospital ward.

8) How would you detect unseasoned wood, bad bricks, and insufficient foundations in a house.

9) Mention the general regulations as to thickness of outside walls, height of rooms, depth of foundations, and kind of roof which are required for a modern dwelling.

10) State the respective merits of solignum, paint, distemper, oil paint, varnish, and oil polish.

11) Describe two kinds of stove for cooking, one with a boiler.

12) Describe the working of an electric bell, or a spring bell, and state the most common cause for it failing to ring, and the remedy.

13) What are the two most likely reasons for the failing of an electric light; and how would you remedy them?  State some of the dangers to look out for in an electric light installation.

14) Show, with a diagram, how you would read a gas meter.  How would you detect a leak by the meter?

1931 POR - House Surveyor Badge


Answer TEN of the following questions:

1) What are the best soils and aspects for a dwelling house?

2) Name three symptoms that show that a house is damp, and three of the probable causes.

3) What causes cracks in a ceiling, and when are they dangerous?

4) Draw a plan of a model dwelling for a family of five, including bathroom, larder etc., giving your reasons for the aspect of each room, and showing how economy in heating service, and expense in building, has been arranged for.

5) What sort of backyard is desirable?

6) Describe a modern drainage system in a town or country house, or a hot water system.  State where in your house the water supply could be turned off in the case of a burst pipe.

7) Describe and illustrate one method of ventilation suitable for a public building or hospital ward.

8) How would you detect unseasoned wood, bad bricks, and insufficient foundations in a house.

9) Mention the general regulations as to thickness of outside walls, height of rooms, depth of foundations, and kind of roof which are required for a modern dwelling.

10) State the respective merits of solignum, paint, distemper, oil paint, varnish, and oil polish.

11) Describe two kinds of stove for cooking, one with a boiler.

12) Describe the working of an electric bell, or a spring bell, and state the most common cause for it failing to ring, and the remedy.

13) What are the two most likely reasons for the failing of an electric light; and how would you remedy them?  State some of the dangers to look out for in an electric light installation.

14) Show, with a diagram, how you would read a gas meter.  How would you detect a leak by the meter?

1932 POR - House Surveyor Badge


Answer TEN of the following questions:

1) What are the best soils and aspects for a dwelling house?

2) Name three symptoms that show that a house is damp, and three of the probable causes.

3) Describe the relative merits of casement and double-hung sash windows, and the best kinds of floors, particularly at, or under, the ground level.

4) Draw a plan of a model dwelling for a family of five, including bathroom, larder etc., giving your reasons for the aspect of each room, and showing how economy in heating service, and expense in building, has been arranged for.

5) What sort of backyard is desirable?

6) Describe a modern drainage system in a town or country house, or a hot water system.  State where the water supply could be turned off in the case of a burst pipe in her house.

7) Describe how a larder should be ventilated and how the entry of flies and ants should be prevented.

8) Describe the evils arising from unseasoned wood, bad bricks, and insufficient foundations in a house.  Know how she would find out if external brick walls are built hollow and why this form of wall is very important.

9) Mention the general regulations as to thickness of outside walls, height of rooms, depth of foundations, and kind of roof which are required for a modern dwelling.

10) State the respective merits of solignum, paint, distemper, oil paint, varnish, oil polish and water stain.

11) Describe three kinds of stove for cooking, one with a boiler, and the dangers arising from geysers in bathrooms.  Know why escaped coal gas is so extremely dangerous to health..

12) Describe the working of an electric bell, or a spring bell, and state the most common causes for it failing to ring, and the remedy.

13) Know the two most likely reasons for the failing of an electric light; and how to remedy them?  Know some of the dangers to look out for in electric light and heating installations.

14) Show, with a diagram, how you would read gas and electricity meters.  Know how to detect a leak of gas by the meter.

1935 POR - House Surveyor Badge


Answer TEN of the following questions:

1) What are the best soils and aspects for a dwelling house?

2) Name three symptoms that show that a house is damp, and three of the probable causes.

3) Describe the relative merits of casement and double-hung sash windows, and the best kinds of floors, particularly at, or under, the ground level.

4) Draw a plan of a model dwelling for a family of five, including bathroom, larder etc., giving your reasons for the aspect of each room, and showing how economy in heating service, and expense in building, has been arranged for.

5) What sort of backyard is desirable?

6) Describe a modern drainage system in a town or country house, or a hot water system.  State where in your house the water supply could be turned off in the case of a burst pipe.

7) Describe how a larder should be ventilated and how the entry of flies and ants should be prevented.

8) Describe the evils arising from unseasoned wood, bad bricks, and insufficient foundations in a house.  Know how she would find out if external brick walls are built hollow and why this form of wall is very important.

9) Mention the general regulations as to thickness of outside walls, height of rooms, depth of foundations, and kind of roof which are required for a modern dwelling.

10) State the respective merits of solignum, paint, distemper, oil paint, varnish, oil polish and water stain.

11) Describe three kinds of stove for cooking, one with a boiler, and the dangers arising from geysers in bathrooms.  Know why escaped coal gas is so extremely dangerous to health..

12) Describe the working of an electric bell, or a spring bell, and state the most common cause for it failing to ring, and the remedy.

13) Know the two most likely reasons for the failing of an electric light; and how to remedy them?  Know some of the dangers to look out for in electric light and heating installations.

14) Show, with a diagram, how you would read gas and electricity meters.  Know how to detect a leak of gas by the meter.

1938 POR - House Surveyor Badge


Answer TEN of the following questions:

1) What are the best soils and aspects for a dwelling house?

2) Name three symptoms that show that a house is damp, and three of the probable causes.

3) Describe the relative merits of casement and double-hung sash windows, and the best kinds of floors, particularly at, or under, the ground level.

4) Draw a plan of a model dwelling for a family of five, including bathroom, larder etc., giving your reasons for the aspect of each room, and showing how economy in heating service, and expense in building, has been arranged for.

5) What sort of backyard is desirable?

6) Describe a modern drainage system in a town or country house, or a hot water system.  State where the water supply could be turned off in the case of a burst pipe in her house.

7) Describe how a larder should be ventilated and how the entry of flies and ants should be prevented.

8) Describe the evils arising from unseasoned wood, bad bricks, and insufficient foundations in a house.  Know how she would find out if external brick walls are built hollow and why this form of wall is very important.

9) Mention the general regulations as to thickness of outside walls, height of rooms, depth of foundations, and kind of roof which are required for a modern dwelling.

10) State the respective merits of solignum, stain, distemper, oil paint, varnish, oil polish and water stain.

11) Describe three kinds of stove for cooking, one with a boiler, and the dangers arising from geysers in bathrooms.  Know why escaped coal gas is so extremely dangerous to health..

12) Describe the working of an electric bell, or a spring bell, and state the most common cause for it failing to ring, and the remedy.

13) Know the two most likely reasons for the failing of an electric light; and how to remedy them?  Know some of the dangers to look out for in electric light and heating installations.

14) Show, with a diagram, how you would read gas and electricity meters.  Know how to detect a leak of gas by the meter.

1939 POR - House Surveyor Badge


Answer TEN of the following questions:

1) What are the best soils and aspects for a dwelling house?

2) Name three symptoms that show that a house is damp, and three of the probable causes.

3) Describe the relative merits of casement and double-hung sash windows, and the best kinds of floors, particularly at, or under, the ground level.

4) Draw a plan of a model dwelling for a family of five, including bathroom, larder etc., giving your reasons for the aspect of each room, and showing how economy in heating service, and expense in building, has been arranged for.

5) What sort of backyard is desirable?

6) Describe a modern drainage system in a town or country house, or a hot water system.  State where the water supply could be turned off in the case of a burst pipe in her house.

7) Describe how a larder should be ventilated and how the entry of flies and ants should be prevented.

8) Describe the evils arising from unseasoned wood, bad bricks, and insufficient foundations in a house.  Know how she would find out if external brick walls are built hollow and why this form of wall is very important.

9) Mention the general regulations as to thickness of outside walls, height of rooms, depth of foundations, and kind of roof which are required for a modern dwelling.

10) State the respective merits of solignum, stain, distemper, oil paint, varnish, oil polish and water stain.

11) Describe three kinds of stove for cooking, one with a boiler, and the dangers arising from geysers in bathrooms.  Know why escaped coal gas is so extremely dangerous to health..

12) Describe the working of an electric bell, or a spring bell, and state the most common cause for it failing to ring, and the remedy.

13) Know the two most likely reasons for the failing of an electric light; and how to remedy them?  Know some of the dangers to look out for in electric light and heating installations.

14) Show, with a diagram, how to read gas and electricity meters.  Know how to detect a leak of gas by the meter.

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