Architect Exam: Building Utilities Quiz! Trivia

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Architect Exam: Building Utilities Quiz! Trivia

Construction joints are formed using some sort of bulkhead, made of wood, steel, plastic, or precast concrete. As an architecture student, you should be conversant with the different types of joints used during construction. Test out what you know by taking up the quiz below. All the best as you do!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Identify the miter joint from the following.
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      C

    • D. 

      D

  • 2. 
    A roofing tile which has the shape of an “S” laid on its side is a
    • A. 

      Mission tile

    • B. 

      Pantile

    • C. 

      French tile

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 3. 
    Identify which figure is a dado wood joint.
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      C

    • D. 

      D

  • 4. 
    That part of the building foundation which forms the permanent retaining wall of the structure below grade is a
    • A. 

      Foundation course

    • B. 

      Grade beam

    • C. 

      Foundation wall

    • D. 

      Shear wall

  • 5. 
    Identify which figure is flemish (double stretcher) brickwork.
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      C

    • D. 

      D

  • 6. 
    Joint employed to reduce restraint by accommodating movement of masonry walls are known as
    • A. 

      Cold joints

    • B. 

      Control joints

    • C. 

      Block outs

    • D. 

      Expansion joints

  • 7. 
    Identify which figure is a dado wood joint.
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      C

    • D. 

      D

  • 8. 
    A system of framing a building in which the studs are continuous to roof supporting second-floor joints is known as
    • A. 

      Post and beam

    • B. 

      Western framing

    • C. 

      Balloon framing

    • D. 

      Post and lintel

  • 9. 
    Identify which figure is a blind and sub-mortise and tenon joint.
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      C

    • D. 

      D

  • 10. 
    Rough plaster finish obtained by flinging plaster on a wall with a hand-operated machine is
    • A. 

      Tryolean finish

    • B. 

      Trowel finish

    • C. 

      Broom stripped finish

    • D. 

      Smooth finish

  • 11. 
    Identify which letter in the target is a valley jack rafter?
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      C

    • D. 

      D

  • 12. 
    A principal member of the truss which extends from one end to the other primarily to resist bending is a
    • A. 

      Web member

    • B. 

      Girt

    • C. 

      Chord

    • D. 

      King post

  • 13. 
    A protein: the chief nitrogenous ingredient in milk is
    • A. 

      Lactose

    • B. 

      Tempera

    • C. 

      Alabaster

    • D. 

      Casein

  • 14. 
    A composition of two or more metals fused together usually to obtain the desired property.
    • A. 

      Annealing

    • B. 

      Alloy

    • C. 

      Built-up

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 15. 
    The horizontal distance from the face of a lock or latch to the center of the knob or lock cylinder.
    • A. 

      Backset

    • B. 

      Backfill

    • C. 

      Built-up

    • D. 

      Lockset

  • 16. 
    A commercially pure iron of fibrous nature, valued for its corrosion resistance and ductility is
    • A. 

      Cast iron

    • B. 

      Black iron

    • C. 

      Wrought iron

    • D. 

      Heavy iron

  • 17. 
    The Filipino term for horizontal stud is
    • A. 

      Pabalagbag

    • B. 

      Tahilan

    • C. 

      Pilareta

    • D. 

      Pamakuan

  • 18. 
    The Filipino term for the riser.
    • A. 

      Muldura

    • B. 

      Takip silipan

    • C. 

      Planehuelda

    • D. 

      Baytang

  • 19. 
    The Filipino term for collar plate is
    • A. 

      Hardinera

    • B. 

      Guililan

    • C. 

      Sinturon

    • D. 

      Soliya

  • 20. 
    The Filipino term for temper (metal work)
    • A. 

      Subhan/Subo

    • B. 

      Espolon

    • C. 

      Poleva

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 21. 
    The Filipino term for plumb line is
    • A. 

      Pantilya

    • B. 

      Asintada

    • C. 

      Plumbo

    • D. 

      Hulog

  • 22. 
    A beam that projects beyond one or both its support.
    • A. 

      Continuous

    • B. 

      Cantiliver

    • C. 

      Tie

    • D. 

      Projecting beam

  • 23. 
    A wall (bearing or non-bearing) designed to resist lateral forces parallel to the wall.
    • A. 

      Non-bearing

    • B. 

      Prefabricated

    • C. 

      Shear

    • D. 

      Grade wall

  • 24. 
    Using stair tread-riser proportion formula RT = 75, given riser equals 6 ¼ “ how many risers will there be between two floors having floor line to floor line distance of 7.8125 feet?
    • A. 

      15

    • B. 

      17

    • C. 

      19

    • D. 

      20

  • 25. 
    A modern method of installing wood parquet flooring on wooden boards sub-flooring is by
    • A. 

      Gluing/pasting

    • B. 

      Nailing into battens

    • C. 

      Wainscoting

    • D. 

      Drilling

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