Basic Measuring & Calculations

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Basic Measuring & Calculations

BUILDING and CONSTRUCTION SKILLS, Carpentry & Other General Construction Trades, 4th edition, Chapter 5 Basic measuring and calculations, Worksheet 1


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Working drawings of houses and buildings generally have their dimensions shown in            , although some long dimesions on site plans may be in metres.
  • 2. 
    A typical type of measurement used on a building site may look like which one of the following
    • A. 

      290cm

    • B. 

      455 kilometres

    • C. 

      5432mm

    • D. 

      19 centimetres

    • E. 

      18''

  • 3. 
    Which two of the following measuring tools are most commonly carried by tradespeople on the job?
    • A. 

      Roofing square

    • B. 

      Retractable metal tape

    • C. 

      Laser level

    • D. 

      Four-fold rule

    • E. 

      String line

  • 4. 
    The four fold rule is one       long and is made in four hinged sections so that it can be folded for convenience.
  • 5. 
    The hook on the end of retractable metal tape slides a distance equal to?
    • A. 

      3mm

    • B. 

      Its own thickness

    • C. 

      2 millimetres

    • D. 

      The thickness of the material being measured

    • E. 

      The measurement indicated on the casing

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