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. 

      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. 
    • 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. 
    • 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