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  • 1. 

    Which of the following is NOT an example of rhythm?

    • A.

      OooOooOOoOoo

    • B.

      Oo XX oo XX

    • C.

      XXXXXXXXXXXXXX

    • D.

      _+* _+* +_* +_* +_*

    Correct Answer
    A. OooOooOOoOoo
    Explanation
    The given answer "oooOooOOoOoo" is not an example of rhythm because it does not demonstrate a regular pattern or repetition of sounds or beats. Rhythm typically involves a consistent and organized arrangement of elements, such as beats in music or syllables in poetry. In contrast, "oooOooOOoOoo" appears to be a random arrangement of letters without any discernible pattern or rhythm.

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  • 2. 

     Doors with a standard passage depth leading into the kitchen or bathroom MUST have a minimum clear opening of ____inches to provide clearance for a wheelchair.  

    • A.

      30

    • B.

      32

    • C.

      34

    • D.

      36

    Correct Answer
    C. 34
    Explanation
    Doors with a standard passage depth leading into the kitchen or bathroom must have a minimum clear opening of 34 inches to provide clearance for a wheelchair. This width allows enough space for a wheelchair user to comfortably maneuver through the doorway without any obstructions. A smaller opening would make it difficult or impossible for a wheelchair user to enter or exit the room.

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  • 3. 

     Which of the following is the BEST definition for the custom quotation ("stick") method of estimating the costs of a bath design remodeling? 

    • A.

      A "takeoff' of the blueprint is done using a ruler ("stick") and these takeoff quantities are used to calculate material and labor prices.

    • B.

      Unit prices with predetermined standard prices from subcontractors and installers are factored by a judgment on special site conditions.

    • C.

      The "stick" method is another word for guesstimate which relies on the estimator's experience to estimate material and labor prices.

    • D.

      A complete list of all materials and their prices is added to the list of calculated labor costs and quoted subcontractor prices for a total project cost.

    Correct Answer
    D. A complete list of all materials and their prices is added to the list of calculated labor costs and quoted subcontractor prices for a total project cost.
    Explanation
    The "stick" method of estimating the costs of a bath design remodeling involves creating a complete list of all materials and their prices. This list is then combined with the calculated labor costs and the prices quoted by subcontractors to determine the total cost of the project.

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  • 4. 

     The type of wood flooring that comes in random lengths and widths is ~~_ flooring 

    • A.

      Plank

    • B.

      Strip

    • C.

      Parquet

    • D.

      Laminated

    Correct Answer
    A. Plank
    Explanation
    Plank flooring is a type of wood flooring that comes in random lengths and widths. It is characterized by long, wide boards that are typically installed in a linear pattern. Plank flooring provides a more rustic and natural look compared to strip flooring, which consists of narrower boards. Parquet flooring, on the other hand, is made up of small wood pieces arranged in a geometric pattern. Laminated flooring refers to a type of flooring that has a layer of synthetic material on top of a wood core.

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  • 5. 

     Which of the following BEST describes a copyright notice? 

    • A.

      Must include copyright symbol, year of publication, and name of the designer

    • B.

      Provides protection after the client has paid retainer

    • C.

      Endures for 25 years after your death

    • D.

      Filed with the office of copyright

    Correct Answer
    A. Must include copyright symbol, year of publication, and name of the designer
    Explanation
    A copyright notice must include the copyright symbol, the year of publication, and the name of the designer. This notice is used to inform others that the work is protected by copyright and to assert the creator's rights over the work. It serves as a deterrent against unauthorized use and helps establish ownership in case of infringement.

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  • 6. 

     Anthropometry is defined as the study of: 

    • A.

      The relationship of people to their environment

    • B.

      Past human lives and activities through material objects

    • C.

      Human measurements, such as size and proportion

    • D.

      Human behavior, artifacts and beliefs of different cultures

    Correct Answer
    C. Human measurements, such as size and proportion
    Explanation
    Anthropometry refers to the study of human measurements, specifically size and proportion. This field of study involves collecting and analyzing data on various physical characteristics of individuals, such as height, weight, body shape, and limb length. These measurements are used to understand human variation, growth patterns, and to design products and environments that are suitable for the human body. Anthropometry plays a crucial role in fields like ergonomics, clothing design, and forensic science.

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  • 7. 

     To prepare yourself to lead a budget discussion with clients, you MUST FIRST 

    • A.

      Show client photos from previous projects

    • B.

      Identify the client's needs and wants.

    • C.

      Have knowledge of current interest rates

    • D.

      Survey selling prices of homes sold in the last six months

    Correct Answer
    B. Identify the client's needs and wants.
    Explanation
    To effectively lead a budget discussion with clients, it is crucial to first identify their needs and wants. This step allows you to understand their specific requirements and preferences, which will guide the budgeting process. By understanding their needs and wants, you can tailor the discussion and budget recommendations to align with their goals and priorities. This approach ensures that the budget discussion is focused and relevant to the client's individual circumstances, increasing the chances of a successful outcome.

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  • 8. 

    What is the minimum work aisle required for a kitchen with one cook? 

    • A.

      36 inches

    • B.

      42 inches

    • C.

      48 inches

    • D.

      60 inches

    Correct Answer
    B. 42 inches
    Explanation
    The minimum work aisle required for a kitchen with one cook is 42 inches. This is the amount of space needed for the cook to move comfortably and safely while working in the kitchen. It allows for easy access to appliances, countertops, and cabinets without feeling cramped or restricted. Having a wider aisle would provide even more space, but 42 inches is the minimum requirement for efficient and comfortable cooking.

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  • 9. 

     Which of the following is generally NOT an attribute of green building practices? 

    • A.

      Cost effective

    • B.

      Improve air and water quality

    • C.

      Reduce solid waste

    • D.

      Conserve natural resources

    Correct Answer
    A. Cost effective
    Explanation
    Green building practices are generally known for their focus on sustainability and environmental benefits. While cost-effectiveness is an important consideration in green building, it is not always the primary attribute. Green building practices prioritize factors such as improving air and water quality, reducing solid waste, and conserving natural resources. These attributes contribute to creating healthier and more sustainable built environments.

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  • 10. 

     A  1 1/4" granite countertop can support a MAXIMUM overhang of ____inches 

    • A.

      9

    • B.

      12

    • C.

      15

    • D.

      18

    Correct Answer
    B. 12
    Explanation
    A 1 1/4" granite countertop can support a maximum overhang of 12 inches because granite is a strong and durable material. However, any overhang beyond 12 inches may put excessive stress on the countertop and increase the risk of it cracking or breaking.

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  • 11. 

     When installing a solid surface countertop you should allow ______ inches for expansion on wall to wall installations?

    • A.

      0"

    • B.

      1/8"

    • C.

      1/4"

    • D.

      1/2"

    Correct Answer
    B. 1/8"
    Explanation
    When installing a solid surface countertop, it is important to allow for expansion to prevent cracking or damage. Allowing for 1/8" of expansion on wall to wall installations ensures that the countertop has enough space to expand and contract with temperature and humidity changes. This small amount of space allows for flexibility and helps to maintain the structural integrity of the countertop.

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  • 12. 

    What is the MOST common wall finish used today?  

    • A.

      1/2" drywall

    • B.

      5/8" drywall

    • C.

      Lath and plaster

    • D.

      Cement board

    Correct Answer
    A. 1/2" drywall
    Explanation
    The most common wall finish used today is 1/2" drywall. Drywall is a popular choice because it is easy to install, cost-effective, and provides a smooth surface for painting or wallpapering. It is commonly used in both residential and commercial construction projects.

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  • 13. 

     Payment for change orders should be made: :::

    • A.

      In full either upon signing or immediately upon completion of work

    • B.

      At the completion of the job

    • C.

      After the punch list has been completed.

    • D.

      Once a week during the job

    Correct Answer
    A. In full either upon signing or immediately upon completion of work
    Explanation
    Payment for change orders should be made in full either upon signing or immediately upon completion of work. This means that as soon as the change order is agreed upon and signed, the payment should be made in full. Alternatively, if the work associated with the change order is completed before signing, the payment should be made immediately upon completion of the work. This ensures that the payment for any additional work or changes is made promptly, without delay.

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  • 14. 

      Which of the following would be the BIGGEST saftey concern during a tear out?? 

    • A.

      Asbestos fibers in the air

    • B.

      Dumpster placment

    • C.

      Recycle concerns

    • D.

      Water line leaks

    Correct Answer
    A. Asbestos fibers in the air
    Explanation
    During a tear out, the biggest safety concern would be asbestos fibers in the air. Asbestos is a hazardous material that can cause serious health issues when inhaled. If asbestos-containing materials are disturbed during the tear out process, it can release these fibers into the air, posing a significant risk to anyone in the vicinity. Proper precautions, such as wearing protective gear and using containment measures, should be taken to minimize the exposure to asbestos fibers and ensure the safety of all involved.

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  • 15. 

     Which of the following is used for wall construction in platform framing?

    • A.

      Furring strips

    • B.

      Ballon framing

    • C.

      Joist

    • D.

      2x4 or 2x6 studs

    Correct Answer
    D. 2x4 or 2x6 studs
    Explanation
    2x4 or 2x6 studs are used for wall construction in platform framing. These studs are typically made of wood and are used as the vertical support structure for the walls. They are placed at regular intervals and provide stability and strength to the wall. Furring strips are used for creating a level surface for attaching finishes, ballon framing is an older construction method, and joists are used for supporting floors and ceilings.

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  • 16. 

     The typical water supply line for an ice maker is: 

    • A.

      1/8"

    • B.

      3/\6"

    • C.

      1/4"

    • D.

      1/16"

    Correct Answer
    C. 1/4"
    Explanation
    The typical water supply line for an ice maker is 1/4" because this size provides enough water flow to meet the demands of an ice maker. A smaller size like 1/8" or 1/16" would not provide enough water flow, while a larger size like 3/8" would be unnecessary and may result in wasted water. Therefore, 1/4" is the most suitable size for a water supply line for an ice maker.

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  • 17. 

     When calculating costs for waste and rubbish removal, which of the following items would substantially INCREASE your cost?  

    • A.

      Loose asbestos

    • B.

      Old cabinets

    • C.

      Old appliances

    • D.

      Old plumbing fixtures

    Correct Answer
    A. Loose asbestos
    Explanation
    Loose asbestos would substantially increase the cost of waste and rubbish removal. This is because asbestos is considered a hazardous material and requires special handling and disposal procedures. The removal of loose asbestos would require the hiring of professionals who are trained and equipped to handle and dispose of asbestos safely. This additional expertise and precautionary measures would result in higher costs compared to the removal of other non-hazardous items such as old cabinets, appliances, or plumbing fixtures.

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  • 18. 

     A heat pump is used for: 

    • A.

      Both heating and cooling

    • B.

      Neither heating nor cooling.

    • C.

      Heating only.

    • D.

      Cooling only.

    Correct Answer
    A. Both heating and cooling
    Explanation
    A heat pump is a device that transfers heat from one place to another. It can be used for both heating and cooling purposes by either extracting heat from the air or ground and transferring it inside to heat a space, or by extracting heat from inside and transferring it outside to cool a space. Therefore, a heat pump is capable of both heating and cooling.

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  • 19. 

     Assisting clients to discover EERs can: 

    • A.

      Reduce their energy consumption

    • B.

      Help them save water

    • C.

      Help them receive rebates

    • D.

      Off-set their bathroom bid.

    Correct Answer
    A. Reduce their energy consumption
    Explanation
    Assisting clients to discover EERs can reduce their energy consumption. This is because EERs (Energy Efficiency Ratings) provide information about the energy efficiency of appliances or buildings. By assisting clients in finding EERs, they can make informed decisions about their energy usage and choose more energy-efficient options. This can lead to a decrease in their overall energy consumption, resulting in cost savings and a reduced environmental impact.

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  • 20. 

     Which of the following is NOT one of the seven Principles of Universal Design? 

    • A.

      Flexibility in use

    • B.

      Perceptible information

    • C.

      Design programming

    • D.

      Low physical effort

    Correct Answer
    C. Design programming
    Explanation
    The principle of "Design programming" is not one of the seven Principles of Universal Design. The Principles of Universal Design include flexibility in use, perceptible information, low physical effort, tolerance for error, size and space for approach and use, simple and intuitive use, and equitable use. Design programming refers to the process of planning and organizing the design of a project, which is not directly related to the principles of universal design.

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  • 21. 

      Dimension lines should be at LEAST ____ inch apart outside the walls on a floor plan.  

    • A.

      3/16

    • B.

      1/4

    • C.

      3/8

    • D.

      1/2

    Correct Answer
    A. 3/16
    Explanation
    Dimension lines should be at least 3/16 inch apart outside the walls on a floor plan. This spacing ensures that the dimensions are clear and legible, and allows enough space for labels and arrows to be placed without overlapping or crowding. A smaller spacing may make the dimensions difficult to read, while a larger spacing may result in wasted space on the floor plan. Therefore, 3/16 inch is the minimum recommended spacing for dimension lines on a floor plan.

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  • 22. 

     Which of the following is an ADVANTAGE of high pressure laminate compared to other laminates? 

    • A.

      Best performance for most purposes

    • B.

      Relatively expensive product cost

    • C.

      Can be purchased pre-laminated

    • D.

      Impregnated with polyester resins

    Correct Answer
    A. Best performance for most purposes
    Explanation
    High pressure laminate has the advantage of offering the best performance for most purposes compared to other laminates. This means that it is a versatile and durable material that can be used in a wide range of applications. It is able to withstand high levels of pressure and wear, making it suitable for various environments and uses. This advantage makes high pressure laminate a popular choice in industries such as construction, interior design, and furniture manufacturing.

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  • 23. 

     What is the BEST type of grout to use for wet areas? 

    • A.

      Latex added to sanded or non-sanded grout

    • B.

      Non-sanded

    • C.

      Epoxy

    • D.

      Color lasting

    Correct Answer
    A. Latex added to sanded or non-sanded grout
    Explanation
    Latex added to sanded or non-sanded grout is the best type of grout to use for wet areas. The addition of latex improves the water resistance and durability of the grout, making it suitable for areas that are prone to moisture. This type of grout is less likely to crack or deteriorate when exposed to water, ensuring a longer-lasting and more reliable seal in wet environments.

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  • 24. 

     How many hues are on the color wheel? 

    • A.

      6

    • B.

      9

    • C.

      15

    • D.

      12

    Correct Answer
    D. 12
    Explanation
    The color wheel is a visual representation of colors arranged in a circular format. It is divided into 12 hues, which are the purest and most basic colors. These hues are evenly spaced around the wheel and include primary colors such as red, blue, and yellow, as well as secondary colors like orange, green, and violet. The 12 hues on the color wheel allow for a wide range of color combinations and are essential in understanding color theory and mixing colors.

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  • 25. 

     Which of the following is considered by many to be the preferred method of joining two pieces of wood together for drawer box construction?  

    • A.

      Mortise and tenon joint.

    • B.

      Butt joint

    • C.

      Dowel joint.

    • D.

      Dovetail joint.

    Correct Answer
    D. Dovetail joint.
    Explanation
    The dovetail joint is considered by many to be the preferred method of joining two pieces of wood together for drawer box construction. This joint provides a strong and durable connection, as the interlocking angled cuts in the wood create a tight fit. The dovetail joint also adds an aesthetic appeal to the construction, making it a popular choice among woodworkers.

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