Building Construction Part 2

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  • 1. 
    A type of deep foundation, also referred to as "drilled pier". A hole is drilled or dug through inadequate soil and then filled with concrete.
    • A. 

      Pile Foundations

    • B. 

      Augering

    • C. 

      Ribbed Mat Foundation

    • D. 

      Caisson Foundations


  • 2. 
    A rigid relatively slender structural member. Designed primarily to support axial, compressive loads applied ath the member ends.
    • A. 

      Shafts

    • B. 

      Beams

    • C. 

      Columns

    • D. 

      Foundations


  • 3. 
    A reinforced concrete footing for perimeter column or foundation wall extended to support an interior column load.
    • A. 

      Combined Footing

    • B. 

      Strip Footing

    • C. 

      Mat Footing

    • D. 

      Raft Footing


  • 4. 
    Is a process of transferring a portion of the load of the wall to temporart footings and done when the excavation does not go much below the adjoining footings and when the material is fairly solid.
    • A. 

      Shoring

    • B. 

      Scaffolding

    • C. 

      Footing

    • D. 

      Deep Foundation


  • 5. 
    Is an equipment used for surveying to measure horizontal and vertical angles to obtain land elevation.
    • A. 

      Transit

    • B. 

      Surveyor's Level

    • C. 

      Construction Laser

    • D. 

      Clear hose with water.


  • 6. 
    A levelling instrument capable of vertical and horizontal line check.
    • A. 

      Level Rule

    • B. 

      Spirit Level

    • C. 

      Surveyor's Level

    • D. 

      Steel Tape Measure


  • 7. 
    Is a hard, strong, tough and rigid thermoplastic for household and industrial applications.
    • A. 

      ICI Polyethylene

    • B. 

      Ziegler Polyethylene

    • C. 

      Polyvinyl Chloride

    • D. 

      Polypropylene


  • 8. 
    This term refers to a family of polymers called linear polyamides.
    • A. 

      Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC)

    • B. 

      Polycarbonate

    • C. 

      Acrylic

    • D. 

      Nylon


  • 9. 
    A type of thermoplastic with its translucency allowing it to be used for skylights.
    • A. 

      Polycarbonate

    • B. 

      Polystyrene

    • C. 

      PVC

    • D. 

      Sheets


  • 10. 
    Primarily cellulose acetates or butyrate, used principally for paints and lacquers, and transparent sheeting.
    • A. 

      Flouroplastics

    • B. 

      Cellulosics

    • C. 

      Acrylonitrille Butadiene Styrene (ABS)

    • D. 

      Urethanes


  • 11. 
    Sometimes called "thermocuring plastics"
    • A. 

      Polypropylene

    • B. 

      Thermosetting plastics

    • C. 

      Silicones

    • D. 

      Synthetic Resin Plastics


  • 12. 
    It is made from a number of common substances such as coal, salt, natural gas, cotton, wood and water, from which relatively simple chemicals known as monomers are built up into chainlike molecules of high molecular weight called polymers.
    • A. 

      Plastics

    • B. 

      Millwork

    • C. 

      Aluminum

    • D. 

      Polycarbonates


  • 13. 
    Is the softer younger outer portion of a tree that lies between the cambium and the heartwood.
    • A. 

      Pitch

    • B. 

      Core

    • C. 

      Sapwood

    • D. 

      Bark


  • 14. 
    These are cracks between and parallel to the annual rings of the growth.
    • A. 

      Annual Rins Wane

    • B. 

      Shakes

    • C. 

      Knots

    • D. 

      Pitch Pockets


  • 15. 
    A distortion of the board in which the face is convex or concave longitudinal.
    • A. 

      Bow

    • B. 

      Cup

    • C. 

      Crook

    • D. 

      Twist


  • 16. 
    A type of wood preservative with a mixture of coal-tar or petroleum oils and 50 to 80% by volume of coal-tar creosotes.
    • A. 

      Coal Tar Creosotes

    • B. 

      Pentachlorophenol

    • C. 

      Creosotes Solutions

    • D. 

      Chromated Zinc Chloride


  • 17. 
    A methog of applying wood preservatives wherein the wood is placed in cylinders into which preservative is pumped under pressure.
    • A. 

      Hot & Cold Bath Method

    • B. 

      Brushing

    • C. 

      Dipping or Immersing

    • D. 

      Pressure Treatment


  • 18. 
    Used for clear, water repellant paints for concrete and masonry surfaces above grade.
    • A. 

      Epoxy

    • B. 

      Alkyds

    • C. 

      Urethanes

    • D. 

      Silicones


  • 19. 
    Usually made of acrylate, polyester, or polystyrene plastics, thicknesses vary from 1.5mm  to 2.38mm  (1/16 to 3/32 inches)
    • A. 

      Film Sheets

    • B. 

      Sheets

    • C. 

      Masonry Units

    • D. 

      Metals


  • 20. 
    Which is not a ferrous metal?
    • A. 

      Cast Iron

    • B. 

      Mild Steel

    • C. 

      Wrought Iron

    • D. 

      Brass


  • 21. 
    Are fabricated steel pipes provided with flat sheel plates which holds a girder or girt, and is filled with grout or concrete to prevent corrosion.
    • A. 

      Composite Columns

    • B. 

      Combined Columns

    • C. 

      Lally Columns

    • D. 

      Spiral Columns


  • 22. 
    These are beams that are supported at one end only.
    • A. 

      Cantilever

    • B. 

      Rectangular beams

    • C. 

      T-Beams

    • D. 

      Beam with Compression Reinforcement


  • 23. 
    A type of girder used in NAIA 3 flyover.
    • A. 

      Box Girder

    • B. 

      Plate Girders

    • C. 

      Open web steel joists

    • D. 

      Hollow Box Girders


  • 24. 
    How long is the Great Wall of China?
    • A. 

      2,400 km

    • B. 

      2,800 km

    • C. 

      3,400 km

    • D. 

      3,800 km


  • 25. 
    A large, principal beam designed to support concentrated loads at isolated points along its length.
    • A. 

      Guililan

    • B. 

      Soleras

    • C. 

      Biga

    • D. 

      Hamba


  • 26. 
    The level base surface of a room or hall upon which one stands ir walks.
    • A. 

      Joists

    • B. 

      Floor

    • C. 

      Girders

    • D. 

      Beams


  • 27. 
    A concrete beam designed to act together with longitudinal and web reinforcement in resisting applied forces.
    • A. 

      Steel Beams & Girders

    • B. 

      Plate Girders

    • C. 

      Wood Beams & Girders

    • D. 

      Reinforced Concrete Beams & Girders


  • 28. 
    Angles riveted to plate girders to reinforce it against buckling.
    • A. 

      Stiffener Angles

    • B. 

      Web

    • C. 

      Flanges

    • D. 

      Hangers


  • 29. 
    Manufactured by pouring molten glass onto a surface of molten tin and allowing it to cool slowly.
    • A. 

      Plate Glass

    • B. 

      Float Glass

    • C. 

      Sheet Glass

    • D. 

      Silica


  • 30. 
    Chart, diagram or outline of a system being proposed in projects.
    • A. 

      Shop Drawing

    • B. 

      Structural System

    • C. 

      Project Manual

    • D. 

      Scheme


  • 31. 
    Written order calling for a clarification or minor change in the construction work and not involving any adjustment to the terms of contract.
    • A. 

      Field Order

    • B. 

      Change Order

    • C. 

      Addendum

    • D. 

      Parti


  • 32. 
    French for small wooden cart for collecting design work of the students after a probling solving process.
    • A. 

      Chisel

    • B. 

      Shahtoosh

    • C. 

      Charrette

    • D. 

      Chenille


  • 33. 
    Power saw with its saw blade placed upside down.
    • A. 

      Radial Arm Saw

    • B. 

      Table Saw

    • C. 

      Power Miter Saw

    • D. 

      Saber Saw


  • 34. 
    Most Philippine timber are of this kind.
    • A. 

      Hardwoods

    • B. 

      Softwoods

    • C. 

      Heartwoods

    • D. 

      Sapwoods


  • 35. 
    Refers to wood cut radially to the annual rings of growth parallel to the rays or, in commercial practice, cut with the annual growth rings at an angle 45 to 90 degrees.
    • A. 

      Plainsawing

    • B. 

      Quartersawing

    • C. 

      Riftsawing

    • D. 

      Angle Sawing


  • 36. 
    Lumbers that are surfaced with planing machine to attain smooth surface and uniform size.
    • A. 

      Sun Dried Lumber

    • B. 

      Air-Dried Lumber

    • C. 

      Dressed Lumber

    • D. 

      Dimension Lumber


  • 37. 
    Compute for the board feet: A lumber measuring 1"thick, 48"long, 12"wide.
    • A. 

      48 Board feet

    • B. 

      4 Board feet

    • C. 

      576 Board feet

    • D. 

      12 Board feet


  • 38. 
    Preservatives usually applied on railway ties, mine timbers, poles, foundation piles, marine piles and bulkheads.
    • A. 

      Creosote

    • B. 

      Pentachlorophenol

    • C. 

      ACA

    • D. 

      CCA


  • 39. 
    Which is not a thermosetting plastic?
    • A. 

      Alkyds

    • B. 

      Epoxy

    • C. 

      Silicones

    • D. 

      Acrylic


  • 40. 
    Masonry wall building blocks are bonded together with the use of this.
    • A. 

      Silicone

    • B. 

      Cement

    • C. 

      Mortar

    • D. 

      Stucco


  • 41. 
    Produced by alloying with other etals, primarily chronium or nickel for corrosion resistance and molybdenum when mazimum resistance is required.
    • A. 

      Stainless Steel

    • B. 

      Mild Steel

    • C. 

      Cast Iron

    • D. 

      Wrought Iron


  • 42. 
    The process of building from site preparation through erection assemply and finishing operations.
    • A. 

      Construction

    • B. 

      Architecture

    • C. 

      Erection

    • D. 

      Administration


  • 43. 
    A thermoplastic widely used in injection molding of appliances, furniture and automotive parts.
    • A. 

      ABS

    • B. 

      PVC

    • C. 

      PE

    • D. 

      CHB


  • 44. 
    A class of lumber normally 2" thick and at least 8" wide.
    • A. 

      Board Lumber

    • B. 

      Strips

    • C. 

      Planks

    • D. 

      Dimension Lumber


  • 45. 
    The drying of the wood continues until the vapor pressure in the air just balances the vapor pressure on the wood surface. This condition of dryness of the wood is called...
    • A. 

      Equilibrium Moisture Content

    • B. 

      Hygroscopic Absorption

    • C. 

      Intercellar Space

    • D. 

      Planing


  • 46. 
    Most wood composites are produced in large sheets, usually with these measurements.
    • A. 

      2400mm x 3240mm

    • B. 

      1600mm x 2400mm

    • C. 

      1440mm x 2200mm

    • D. 

      1220mm x 2440mm


  • 47. 
    Styrofoams are...
    • A. 

      Polyethylene

    • B. 

      Polystyrene

    • C. 

      Polycarbonate

    • D. 

      Polypropylene


  • 48. 
    How tall is the Statue of Liberty?
    • A. 

      92m

    • B. 

      106m

    • C. 

      112m

    • D. 

      126m


  • 49. 
    Popular brands of which are LUCITE & PLEXIGLASS
    • A. 

      Acrylic

    • B. 

      Nylon

    • C. 

      Polystyrene

    • D. 

      PVC


  • 50. 
    Cement bags should be protected from dampness by storing them in wood floors elevated atleast ______mm from the ground.
    • A. 

      300mm

    • B. 

      200mm

    • C. 

      100mm

    • D. 

      400mm


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