What Do You Know About Construction Terminology?

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What Do You Know About Construction Terminology?

Construction, like many other fields of work has its own language and terms. You'll have to be part of the profession to master them or simply someone who likes doing handy works at home. So, are you part of those who know the construction terms by heart? Take our quiz and see how much you know about it.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What's the meaning of "AC"?
    • A. 

      Ante Cibum

    • B. 

      Ace Combat

    • C. 

      Alternating Current

    • D. 

      Air Conditioner

  • 2. 
    What's an abstract?
    • A. 

      It's a pattern/design not based on natural forms.

    • B. 

      It's a pattern based on natural forms.

    • C. 

      It's a pattern/design not based on abstract forms.

    • D. 

      It's a design not based on hard forms.

  • 3. 
    What's an ADL?
    • A. 

      Alternated Dead Load

    • B. 

      All Drill Load

    • C. 

      After Dead Load

    • D. 

      Alternated Drill Load

  • 4. 
    What's advanced decay?
    • A. 

      It's the older stage of decay in which disintegration is readily recognized.

    • B. 

      It's the younger stage of decay in which disintegration is readily recognized.

    • C. 

      It's the older stage of mold growth in which disintegration is readily recognized.

    • D. 

      It's the older stage of decay in which integration is not recognized.

  • 5. 
    What's a ballast?
    • A. 

      It's a step in a florescent lamp.

    • B. 

      It's a transformer that steps up the voltage in a florescent lamp.

    • C. 

      It's a transformer that steps up the voltage in a lamp.

    • D. 

      It's a condenser that steps up the voltage in a florescent lamp.

  • 6. 
    What's a barge?
    • A. 

      It's an horizontal beam rafter that supports longer rafters.

    • B. 

      It's a vertical beam rafter that supports shorter rafters.

    • C. 

      It's an horizontal beam rafter that supports shorter rafters.

    • D. 

      It's an horizontal rafter that supports shorter rafters.

  • 7. 
    What's a bat?
    • A. 

      It's a type of cement.

    • B. 

      It's a brick.

    • C. 

      It's a half-brick.

    • D. 

      It's a high quality cement.

  • 8. 
    What's a cap?
    • A. 

      It's the upper member of a column, pilaster, door cornice, molding, or fireplace.

    • B. 

      It's the lower member of a column, pilaster, door cornice, molding, or fireplace.

    • C. 

      It's the center of a column or fireplace.

    • D. 

      It's the upper member of a column or fireplace.

  • 9. 
    What's a chair rail?
    • A. 

      It's the interior trim material installed about 3-4 feet down the wall.

    • B. 

      It's outside material installed about 3-4 feet up the wall, horizontally.

    • C. 

      It's the trim material installed about 4 feet up the wall, vertically.

    • D. 

      It's the interior trim material installed about 3-4 feet up the wall, horizontally.

  • 10. 
    What's a column?
    • A. 

      It's a vertical structural compression member which supports workers.

    • B. 

      It's a compression member which supports loads.

    • C. 

      It's a vertical structural compression member.

    • D. 

      It's a vertical structural compression member which supports loads.

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