Architectural Design - Chapters 10, 16, 17, 19

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Architectural Design Quizzes & Trivia

Architects have the power to put someone’s vision of a structure into life. We have covered how to ensure we achieve the perfect designs that won’t collapse or be a danger and the quiz below is designed to check how much you can remember from class. Give it a shot!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What line defines the site boundaries on a plot plan?
    • A. 

      Closed Contour Lines

    • B. 

      Contour Lines

    • C. 

      Property Lines

  • 2. 
    What line uses connecting points that have the same same elevation?
    • A. 

      Closed Contour Lines

    • B. 

      Contour Lines

    • C. 

      Property Lines

  • 3. 
    What lines represents summits (peaks) and depressions (valleys)?
    • A. 

      Closed Contour Lines

    • B. 

      Contour Lines

    • C. 

      Property Lines

  • 4. 
    When talking about stairs, what is the vertical face of a step?
    • A. 

      Riser

    • B. 

      Tread

    • C. 

      Stringer

  • 5. 
    When talking about stairs, what is a structural member that supports the treads and risers?
    • A. 

      Riser

    • B. 

      Tread

    • C. 

      Stringer

  • 6. 
    When talking about stairs, what is the horizontal member of each step?
    • A. 

      Riser

    • B. 

      Tread

    • C. 

      Stringer

  • 7. 
    In a fireplace, what protects the floor from sparks?
    • A. 

      Lintel

    • B. 

      Flue

    • C. 

      Hearth

  • 8. 
    In a fireplace, what supplies a smoke path from the fireplace?
    • A. 

      Lintel

    • B. 

      Flue

    • C. 

      Hearth

  • 9. 
    In a fireplace, what supports the masonry (bricks) above the opening?
    • A. 

      Lintel

    • B. 

      Flue

    • C. 

      Hearth

  • 10. 
    When talking about roofs, what word also can refer to the slope?
    • A. 

      Pitch

    • B. 

      Run

    • C. 

      Rise

  • 11. 
    When talking about roofs, what is the vertical distance from the top of the wall plate to the underside of the rafters at the ridge?
    • A. 

      Pitch

    • B. 

      Run

    • C. 

      Rise

  • 12. 
    When talking about roofs, what is half of the clear span (horizontal distance from the inside of one stud wall to the inside of the opposite stud wall)?
    • A. 

      Pitch

    • B. 

      Run

    • C. 

      Rise

  • 13. 
    Wha type of roof is easy to build and very popular?
    • A. 

      A-frame

    • B. 

      Gable

    • C. 

      Hip

  • 14. 
    What popular roof style has a sloped roof section rather than gables at the ends?
    • A. 

      A-frame

    • B. 

      Gable

    • C. 

      Hip

  • 15. 
    What roof type forms both the walls plus the roof?
    • A. 

      A-frame

    • B. 

      Gable

    • C. 

      Hip