Architectural Design- 1st Semester Final

26 Questions

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Architectural Design Quizzes & Trivia

Answer all of the questions; all questions only have one correct answer.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A half bath contains which of the following?
    • A. 

      Sink and shower

    • B. 

      Sink and toilet

    • C. 

      Shower and toilet

    • D. 

      Shower, toilet, and sink

  • 2. 
    A _______________ plan separates the master bedroom from the remaining bedrooms.
    • A. 

      Dual bedroom

    • B. 

      Seperate bedroom

    • C. 

      Split bedroom

    • D. 

      Disconnected bedroom

  • 3. 
    In a set of house plans, which plan will show you all of the doors, windows, walls, and patios?
    • A. 

      Floor Plan

    • B. 

      Foundation Plan

    • C. 

      Electrical Plan

    • D. 

      Site Plan

  • 4. 
    In a set of house plans, which plan will tell you the location of the house on the site?
    • A. 

      Plumbing Plan

    • B. 

      Floor Pan

    • C. 

      Plot plan

    • D. 

      Foundation Plan

  • 5. 
    In a split-level design, the level up from the basement is the ________ level.
    • A. 

      Intermediate

    • B. 

      Upper

    • C. 

      Main

    • D. 

      Lower

  • 6. 
    In an efficient kitchen, the work triangle should not exceed what distance?
    • A. 

      24'

    • B. 

      22'

    • C. 

      20'

    • D. 

      18'

  • 7. 
    Little or no hall space is needed for which house design?
    • A. 

      Ranch

    • B. 

      Split-level

    • C. 

      Wandering Bungalow

    • D. 

      Cathedral

  • 8. 
    One of the most significant features of a one and a half story house is/ are ______________.
    • A. 

      Wrap-Around Porch

    • B. 

      High Ceilings

    • C. 

      Stained-glass Windows

    • D. 

      Dormers

  • 9. 
    The depth of bedroom closets is _______ inches.
    • A. 

      12

    • B. 

      23

    • C. 

      20.5

    • D. 

      24

  • 10. 
    The function and efficiency of the rooms will be enhanced by using a(n) _______________ where the dining room and living rooms are not closed off from each other.
    • A. 

      Open plan

    • B. 

      Single floor plan

    • C. 

      Closed plan

    • D. 

      Raised floor

  • 11. 
    The ideal bedroom will have windows on _______ walls.
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

  • 12. 
    Typically, what is the largest type of bedroom?
    • A. 

      Child's

    • B. 

      Master

    • C. 

      Minor

    • D. 

      Major

  • 13. 
    Using complete sentences, describe the steps you took to complete your 1st semester floor plan. Your answer needs to be at least six sentences.
  • 14. 
    What are the minimum dimensions of a full size bathroom?
    • A. 

      5'x8'

    • B. 

      8'x10'

    • C. 

      10'x10'

    • D. 

      8'x6'

  • 15. 
    What is the minimum width for the area that the toilet is in?
    • A. 

      24"

    • B. 

      12"

    • C. 

      36"

    • D. 

      20"

  • 16. 
    What is the size of a small two car garage?
    • A. 

      14'x14'

    • B. 

      16'x16'

    • C. 

      18'x18'

    • D. 

      20'x20'

  • 17. 
    What is the term for the money a person makes before taxes?
    • A. 

      Gross Perennial Income

    • B. 

      Gross National Income

    • C. 

      Gross Texas Income

    • D. 

      Gross Annual Income

  • 18. 
    What term is described as usually near the house but not structurally connected to it ordinarily located at ground level and constructed for durability?
    • A. 

      Court

    • B. 

      Deck

    • C. 

      Patio

    • D. 

      Gazebo

  • 19. 
    When buying a home, the amount of money you spent is based on how much you earn. What is the general rule to follow when figuring out how much to spend?
    • A. 

      The purchase price should be 1 1/2 times your income

    • B. 

      The purchase price should be 3 1/2 times your income

    • C. 

      The purchase price should be 2 1/2 times your income

    • D. 

      The purchase price should be 8 1/2 times your income

  • 20. 
    Which architectural style reflects the warmth and quaintness of the Old South?
    • A. 

      Cape Cod

    • B. 

      Southern Colonial

    • C. 

      Northern Ranch

    • D. 

      Salt Box

  • 21. 
    Which era of architecture combines the traditional and contemporary influences into designs for truly modern structures?
    • A. 

      Modern Architecture

    • B. 

      Pre Modern Architecture

    • C. 

      Post Modern Architecture

    • D. 

      Ultra Modern Architecture

  • 22. 
    Which one of the following is NOT a major area of a residence?
    • A. 

      Sleeping

    • B. 

      Eating

    • C. 

      Living

    • D. 

      Service

  • 23. 
    Which one of the following is NOT included as typical dining room furniture?
    • A. 

      Table

    • B. 

      Sofa

    • C. 

      Buffet

    • D. 

      China closet

  • 24. 
    Which one of the following is NOT one of the three basic types of entryways?
    • A. 

      Special-purpose

    • B. 

      Service

    • C. 

      Main

    • D. 

      Front

  • 25. 
    _______ windows or sliding doors encourage the feeling of spaciousness and increase the enjoyment of the room.
    • A. 

      Narrow

    • B. 

      Small

    • C. 

      Large

    • D. 

      Blue

  • 26. 
    Design___________________________ has a low-pitched roof with gables and overhanging eaves.
    • A. 

      Ranch style

    • B. 

      1 1/2 Story House

    • C. 

      2 Story House

    • D. 

      3 Story House