Framing

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Wall Framing Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
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  • 2. 
    A horizontal, structural member that supports the load over an opening such as a door or window is called a ____________________.
    • A. 

      Stud.

    • B. 

      Rough opening.

    • C. 

      Soleplate.

    • D. 

      Header.

  • 3. 
    The main vertical framing member in a wall or partition is called a ______________.
  • 4. 
    The lowest horizontal member of a wall or partition to which the studs are nailed is called the ___________________.
    • A. 

      Rough seal

    • B. 

      Soleplate

    • C. 

      Top plate

    • D. 

      Blocking

  • 5. 
    In wall framing, the short framing stud that fills the space between the header and the top plate or between the sill and the soleplate is _________________.
  • 6. 
    The full length stud next to the trimmer stud in a wall opening is called a _______________.
  • 7. 
    The lowest horizontal member of a wall or partition to which the studs are nailed is called the ___________________.
    • A. 

      Rough seal

    • B. 

      Soleplate

    • C. 

      Top plate

    • D. 

      Blocking

  • 8. 
    An opening in the framing formed by framing members, usually for a window or door is called a ________.
  • 9. 
    A _____ plate is a plate made of 2 members to provide better stiffening of a wall.
  • 10. 
    Identify the Soleplate.
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      G

    • C. 

      D

    • D. 

      B

  • 11. 
    Identify the rough opening.
    • A. 

      H

    • B. 

      E

    • C. 

      C

    • D. 

      F

  • 12. 
    The lower potion of a framed wall that sits on the foundation is usually made of what?
    • A. 

      Precut studs

    • B. 

      Treated lumber

    • C. 

      Steel

    • D. 

      Brick

  • 13. 
    What is the most common lumber used in framing?
    • A. 

      Oak

    • B. 

      Walnut

    • C. 

      Cedar

    • D. 

      Pine

  • 14. 
    What measurement is a standard "2x4"?
    • A. 

      2 inches by 4 inches

    • B. 

      2 feet by 4 feet

    • C. 

      1 3/4 inches by 3 1/2 inches

    • D. 

      1 1/2 inches by 3 1/2 inches

  • 15. 
    A circular framing saw blade has more teeth than a trim blade.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    What is a stud called that connects the top plate to a header?
    • A. 

      A short

    • B. 

      A cripple

    • C. 

      A joiner

    • D. 

      A spacer

  • 17. 
    A stud underneath a window sill is called?
    • A. 

      A king stud

    • B. 

      A shore stud

    • C. 

      A jack or cripple stud

    • D. 

      A trimmer stud

  • 18. 
    A horizontal brace between two vertical studs is called blocking or nogging.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    The lower support stud below a header is called?
    • A. 

      A trimmer or jack stud

    • B. 

      A king stud

    • C. 

      A cripple stud

    • D. 

      A shore stud

  • 20. 
    A king stud is on the exterior of the header and trimmer studs
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    Identify the Header.
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      D

    • C. 

      G

    • D. 

      B