Architecture Vocab Quiz 9-4

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Architecture Vocab Quiz 9-4 - Quiz

Student vocabulary quiz for architecture class for september 4, 2009.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    A person who designs and supervises the construction of buildings or other large structures.

    • A.

      Civil Engineer

    • B.

      Architect

    • C.

      Realtor

    • D.

      Carpenter

    • E.

      Designer

    Correct Answer
    B. Architect
    Explanation
    An architect is a professional who is responsible for designing and overseeing the construction of buildings or other large structures. They possess the knowledge and skills to create functional, aesthetic, and safe designs that meet the needs and requirements of their clients. Architects work closely with clients, engineers, and construction teams to ensure that the project is executed according to the design specifications and building codes. They play a crucial role in shaping the built environment and creating spaces that are both visually appealing and functional.

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  • 2. 

    To plan, create, or devise; may refer to the results of the planning, creating, and devising

    • A.

      Layout

    • B.

      Sketch

    • C.

      Building plan

    • D.

      Design

    Correct Answer
    D. Design
    Explanation
    Design is the most appropriate term that encompasses the act of planning, creating, or devising something. It can refer to the end result of this process, such as a layout, sketch, building plan, or any other form of visual representation. Design involves the deliberate arrangement of elements to achieve a specific purpose or aesthetic outcome.

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  • 3. 

    Orthographic drawings that show one side of a building’s interior or exterior

    • A.

      Elevations

    • B.

      Floor Plans

    • C.

      Roof Plans

    • D.

      Section Views

    Correct Answer
    A. Elevations
    Explanation
    Elevations are orthographic drawings that show one side of a building's interior or exterior. They provide a vertical representation of the building's walls, windows, doors, and other architectural features. Elevations are typically used to understand the overall appearance and design of the building from different viewpoints. They are commonly used by architects, engineers, and construction professionals to communicate and visualize the building's exterior or interior features.

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  • 4. 

    A person who employs another professionally; a customer

    • A.

      Architect

    • B.

      Client

    • C.

      Realtor

    • D.

      Regulator

    Correct Answer
    B. Client
    Explanation
    A client refers to a person who employs another person professionally or engages in a business relationship with them. In this context, the term "client" is commonly used to describe individuals who seek the services or expertise of professionals such as lawyers, consultants, or architects. The other options, architect, realtor, and regulator, do not accurately represent the definition of a client in this context.

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  • 5. 

    A person legally appointed by another to act as his or her agent in the transaction of business, specifically one qualified and licensed to act for plaintiffs and defendants in legal proceedings.

    • A.

      Lawyer

    • B.

      Designer

    • C.

      Architect

    • D.

      Civil Engineer

    • E.

      Realtor

    Correct Answer
    A. Lawyer
    Explanation
    A lawyer is a person who is authorized to act as an agent on behalf of another individual in legal matters. They are qualified and licensed to represent both plaintiffs and defendants in legal proceedings. Lawyers have a deep understanding of the law and use their expertise to provide legal advice, draft legal documents, and advocate for their clients in court. They play a crucial role in ensuring that the rights and interests of their clients are protected and upheld within the legal system.

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  • 6. 

    A body of people in the same locality

    • A.

      Contractor

    • B.

      Culture

    • C.

      Community

    • D.

      Locale

    Correct Answer
    C. Community
    Explanation
    A community refers to a group of people who live in the same locality and share common interests, values, and goals. They come together to support and interact with each other, creating a sense of belonging and identity. This term encompasses not only the physical proximity but also the social connections and relationships within the group. Therefore, community is the most suitable answer as it best describes a body of people in the same locality.

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  • 7. 

    Legal requirements designed to protect the public by providing guidelines for structural, electrical, plumbing, and mechanical areas of a structure

    • A.

      Structural Tests

    • B.

      Design Practices

    • C.

      Common Practices

    • D.

      Building Codes

    Correct Answer
    D. Building Codes
    Explanation
    Building codes are legal requirements that are put in place to ensure the safety and well-being of the public. They provide guidelines and regulations for various aspects of a structure, including its structural, electrical, plumbing, and mechanical components. These codes are designed to ensure that buildings are constructed and maintained in a way that minimizes the risk of accidents, structural failures, and other hazards. By adhering to building codes, architects, engineers, contractors, and other professionals involved in construction can ensure that buildings meet certain standards and are safe for occupancy.

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  • 8. 

    Legal possessors of land

    • A.

      Builder

    • B.

      Property Owner

    • C.

      Regulator

    • D.

      Real Estate Agent

    Correct Answer
    B. Property Owner
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Property Owner. In the context of land ownership, the property owner refers to the individual or entity that has legal possession and control over a piece of land. They have the right to use, sell, or transfer the property as they see fit. Builders are individuals or companies involved in constructing buildings on the land, regulators are government entities responsible for enforcing laws and regulations related to land use, and real estate agents are professionals who facilitate the buying and selling of properties. However, none of these roles necessarily imply legal ownership of the land.

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  • 9. 

    A person trained in the design and construction of public works projects, such as highways, bridges, sanitation facilities, and water treatment plants

    • A.

      Regulator

    • B.

      Architect

    • C.

      Civil Engineer

    • D.

      Designer

    • E.

      Builder

    Correct Answer
    C. Civil Engineer
    Explanation
    A civil engineer is a professional who is specialized in designing and constructing public works projects such as highways, bridges, sanitation facilities, and water treatment plants. They have the knowledge and expertise to plan, analyze, and oversee the construction of these projects, ensuring that they are safe, functional, and meet the required standards and regulations. Civil engineers play a crucial role in the development and maintenance of infrastructure that supports the well-being and functionality of society.

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