AKBD Nkba Study Group Question Sample Quiz #1 - 25 Questions

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  • 1. 
    In frame construction, studs are MOST commonly placed 
    • A. 

      A. 12" on center

    • B. 

      B. 16" on center

    • C. 

      C. 20" on center.

    • D. 

      D. 24" on center.

  • 2. 
    The minimum size of a shower stall established by the uniform building codes is 900 square inches. Which of the following is the MINIMUM allowable size?  
    • A. 

      A. 30" x 30"

    • B. 

      B. 32" x 32"

    • C. 

      C. 36" x 36"

    • D. 

      D. 42" x 42"

  • 3. 
    A client rejected a set of bathroom plans because the plan included more and higher quality fixtures, fittings, and finishes than she had in mind. The designer failed to record specific information about the project's: 
    • A. 

      A. Budget.

    • B. 

      B. Usage.

    • C. 

      C. Design preferences.

    • D. 

      D. Physical appearance.

  • 4. 
    Your client requests that you change a specified standard toilet to an elongated toilet. How does this change affect your design solutions? 
    • A. 

      A. You should maintain the required space in front of the toilet.

    • B. 

      B. You should change the height of water line.

    • C. 

      C. You should increase the size of the waste line.

    • D. 

      D. You should change the center line to accommodate the elongated toilet.

  • 5. 
    In order to show the correct presentation of a countertop storage cabinet that is 3" deeper than the wall cabinet above it on a bathroom floor plan, the designer would draw a(n): 
    • A. 

      A. Object line using a solid black line.

    • B. 

      B. Hidden object line using a series of dotted lines.

    • C. 

      C. Object line using a light, thin line.

    • D. 

      D. Witness line using a solid, black line.

  • 6. 
    Tub and shower walls should be reinforced to allow for installation of grab bars to support a static load of:  
    • A. 

      A. 100 Ibs

    • B. 

      B. 250 lbs

    • C. 

      C. 300 lbs

    • D. 

      D. 400 lbs

  • 7. 
    • A. 

      A. In the replacement market.

    • B. 

      B. When units are identical.

    • C. 

      C. If the job is not labor intensive.

    • D. 

      D. If your profit margin is projected to be high.

  • 8. 
    Which characteristic is not an attribute of all manufactured solid surfacing materials?  
    • A. 

      A. Color runs throughout the product

    • B. 

      B. Repairable

    • C. 

      C. Has granite look aggregate

    • D. 

      D. Stain resistant

  • 9. 
    Three colors equal distance apart on the color wheel is an example of a(n) _______________ arrangement. 
    • A. 

      A. Triad

    • B. 

      B. Analogous

    • C. 

      C. Complementary

    • D. 

      D. Split complementary

  • 10. 
    If material on the job site is found to contain asbestos, you should have your client contact:  
    • A. 

      A. A licensed asbestos abatement contractor.

    • B. 

      B. The local building inspector.

    • C. 

      C. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration.

    • D. 

      D. The Environmental Protection Agency.

  • 11. 
    • A. 

      A. 24

    • B. 

      B. 36

    • C. 

      C. 18

    • D. 

      D. 21

  • 12. 
    In frame walls, the members that are used to carry loads imposed above windows and doors are called:  
    • A. 

      A. Header.

    • B. 

      B. Trimmer.

    • C. 

      C. Stile.

    • D. 

      D. Support.

  • 13. 
    Which documents make up a complete set of design project documents? 
    • A. 

      A. Construction plan, floor plan, mechanical plan, elevations

    • B. 

      B. Floor plan and elevations

    • C. 

      C. Specifications and building permits

    • D. 

      D. Interpretive drawings and design statement

  • 14. 
    A company's policy dictates that al1 installations be preceded by a pre-construction conference. Participants in a conference normal1y include: 
    • A. 

      A. The contractor or production manager, designer, installer and homeowner.

    • B. 

      B. The designer, homeowner, installer, plumber, and inspector.

    • C. 

      C. The contractor, production manager, and designer.

    • D. 

      D. The production manager, designer, installer, homeowner, and building inspector.

  • 15. 
    How much standing room is recommended between the edge of the dishwasher and adjacent counters, appliances and/or cabinets which are placed at a right angle to the dishwasher: 
    • A. 

      A. 21".

    • B. 

      B. 3".

    • C. 

      C. 12".

    • D. 

      D. 18".

  • 16. 
      In a kitchen under 150 square feet, the MINIMUM combined shelf/drawer frontage is which of the following? 
    • A. 

      A.720"

    • B. 

      B.960"

    • C. 

      C. 1200"

    • D. 

      D.1400"

  • 17. 
    An elevation of a kitchen is a view which BEST shows the:  
    • A. 

      A. True height and width of cabinetry.

    • B. 

      B. True shape of two wal1s at right angles to each other.

    • C. 

      C. True depths of cabinetry.

    • D. 

      D. Three dimensions of cabinetry

  • 18. 
    • A. 

      A. The termination of a dimension.

    • B. 

      B. A hidden object below the cutting plane

    • C. 

      C. An object overhead.

    • D. 

      D. A portion of the drawing has been cut out of the middle.

  • 19. 
      What is the MINIMUM dimension for the work aisle in a two-cook kitchen?  
    • A. 

      A. 36

    • B. 

      B. 42

    • C. 

      C. 48

    • D. 

      D. 54

  • 20. 
      A scribing filler is required with installation of full overlay door cabinets in order to: 
    • A. 

      A. Enhance the beauty of the finished project.

    • B. 

      B. Achieve proper depth of the cabinet.

    • C. 

      C. Allow for irregularities in the contour of the walls

    • D. 

      D. Maintain the door profile.

  • 21. 
    • A. 

      A. Add a skylight to the space

    • B. 

      B. Remove an interior wall to allow window space from another room

    • C. 

      C. Disregard the 8% guideline due to construction constraints

    • D. 

      D. Explain to the client that the window must be enlarged to meet the code requirements

  • 22. 
    Which of the following would be considered a national building code? 
    • A. 

      A. Uniform Building Code

    • B. 

      B. Southern Building Code Congress

    • C. 

      C. International Congress of Building Officials

    • D. 

      D. International Residential Code

  • 23. 
    • A. 

      A. Deigner.

    • B. 

      B. Installer.

    • C. 

      C. Contractor.

    • D. 

      D. Owner of the firm.

  • 24. 
     You are designing a bathroom in an existing long, narrow room. Which of the following color selections could be used to widen the room visually? 
    • A. 

      A. Select a bright, warm color for the shower tile and paint the side walls a lighter, cooler color

    • B. 

      B. Paint the ceiling a dark color and select a red or yellow paint for the walls

    • C. 

      C. Paint the side walls a warm, dark color and select a white for the ceiling

    • D. 

      D. Select a dark green for the shower tile and paint the side walls to match

  • 25. 
    In a floor plan, a load-bearing wall being removed is shown by ________ , while a partition wall being removed is shown by ________.  
    • A. 

      A. A double, parallel broken line/double, parallel broken line

    • B. 

      B. Multiple parallellinesfdouble parallel broken lines

    • C. 

      C. A series of short and long broken linesfdouble parallel broken lines

    • D. 

      D. A lighter line than the restfa double parallel line with diagonal stripes