Quiz: Basic Structural Design Trivia Questions

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Quiz: Basic Structural Design Trivia Questions

What we have here are a Basic Structural Design Trivia Questions. This quiz is designed to test out how skilled one is when it comes to drawing designed for buildings that will be usable and implementable. Do you think you have what it takes to handle it based on your design knowledge? Do give it a try and get to find out!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The Ratio of Unit-Stress to Unit Strain is?
    • A. 

      Moment of Inertia

    • B. 

      Modulus of Elasticity

    • C. 

      Slenderness Ratio

    • D. 

      Moment of Inertia

  • 2. 
    This is the greatest stretching stress a structural member can bear without breaking or cracking: 
    • A. 

      Tension Limit

    • B. 

      Tension Stress

    • C. 

      Elasticity Limit

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 3. 
    What is the total of all the tread widths in a stair?
    • A. 

      Total Riser

    • B. 

      Total Run

    • C. 

      Winder

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 4. 
    What is Per fabrication? 
    • A. 

      It is a system of material audit.

    • B. 

      It is a preliminary building procedure.

    • C. 

      It is the design of a factory.

    • D. 

      It is a pre-construction of components as a part of a whole.

  • 5. 
    It is the building frame construction system that uses one-piece structural stud from the foundation to the roof:
    • A. 

      Lath Framing

    • B. 

      Wall Framing

    • C. 

      Balloon Framing

    • D. 

      Upright Framing

  • 6. 
    It is a type of valve that permits passage through a pipe in only one direction.
    • A. 

      Throttle Valve

    • B. 

      Check Valve

    • C. 

      Overflow Valve

    • D. 

      Gate Valve

  • 7. 
    It is the placing of glass in windows or doors
    • A. 

      Puttying

    • B. 

      Glassing

    • C. 

      Glasing

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 8. 
    On a stair construction, What is another word for handmaid?
    • A. 

      Banister

    • B. 

      Hand guard

    • C. 

      Stringer

    • D. 

      Balustrade

  • 9. 
    An underwater watertight chamber to allow construction work to be done
    • A. 

      Bont Chamber

    • B. 

      Submersible air Chamber

    • C. 

      Caisson

    • D. 

      Caisso Chamber

  • 10. 
    An instrument for regulating electric current:
    • A. 

      Voltage Meter

    • B. 

      Thermostat

    • C. 

      Galvanometer

    • D. 

      Rheostat

  • 11. 
    A vertical space in a building intended for ducts, pipes, wire, and cables:
    • A. 

      Trench

    • B. 

      Chase

    • C. 

      Crevice

    • D. 

      Niche

  • 12. 
    Lumber that is not squared or finished is called what?
    • A. 

      Milled Lumber

    • B. 

      Scaled Lumber

    • C. 

      Undressed Lumber

    • D. 

      Green Lumber

  • 13. 
    What is a KALOMEIN door?
    • A. 

      An indoor decorative door.

    • B. 

      A fireproof door with metal covering.

    • C. 

      A door product of Kuala Lumpur.

    • D. 

      A large plastic door.

  • 14. 
    This pertains to a material description that resembles glass.
    • A. 

      Cellulose

    • B. 

      Fiborglass

    • C. 

      Alabaster

    • D. 

      Vitreoun

  • 15. 
    It is the liquid discharge from a septic  vault after bacterial treatment: 
    • A. 

      Waste water discharge

    • B. 

      Effluent

    • C. 

      Block water

    • D. 

      Erackish water

  • 16. 
    Lumber specification S4S means:
    • A. 

      Smooth on four sides

    • B. 

      First Class Lumber

    • C. 

      Square of four side

    • D. 

      Smooth for surfacing jobs

  • 17. 
    Strips of hardwood, usually 2x2" laid over a concrete slab floor:
    • A. 

      Leveling Blocks

    • B. 

      Wood anchor Blocks

    • C. 

      Sleepers

    • D. 

      Wood Saddle

  • 18. 
    A KEYSTONE is:
    • A. 

      A kind of grinding every stone

    • B. 

      A brand of vehicular tire

    • C. 

      A stone shaped like a key

    • D. 

      A wedge shaped stone of an arch

  • 19. 
    A thin covering of valuable material over a less expensive material is:
    • A. 

      Lamination

    • B. 

      Veneer

    • C. 

      Wrap

    • D. 

      Flagging

  • 20. 
    A pit or cistern to hold sewage:
    • A. 

      Tank

    • B. 

      Cesspool

    • C. 

      Manhole

    • D. 

      Gutter

  • 21. 
    An enclosed court:
    • A. 

      Patio

    • B. 

      Lanai

    • C. 

      Quad

    • D. 

      Facade

  • 22. 
    An open court:
    • A. 

      Patio

    • B. 

      Lanai

    • C. 

      Quad

    • D. 

      Facade

  • 23. 
    A parapet having a series of indentations or embrasures, between which are raised portions known as merlons.
    • A. 

      Portico

    • B. 

      Pylon

    • C. 

      Minaret

    • D. 

      Battlement

  • 24. 
    A low wall resulting from 1 1/2 story construction:
    • A. 

      Common Wall

    • B. 

      Shear Wall

    • C. 

      Knee Wall

    • D. 

      Curtain Wall

  • 25. 
    A structural member that is cut less than full length, such as a studding piece above a window or door.
    • A. 

      Jamb

    • B. 

      Cripple

    • C. 

      Cull

    • D. 

      Slat

  • 26. 
    The rounded edge of a stair tread is:
    • A. 

      Nosing

    • B. 

      Rise

    • C. 

      Newel

    • D. 

      Bead

  • 27. 
    A projection on a masonry wall made by setting course beyond the lower ones is called:
    • A. 

      Pediment

    • B. 

      Minaret

    • C. 

      Parapet

    • D. 

      Corbel

  • 28. 
    The systematic dismantling or destruction of a building/structure, in whole or in part is called:
    • A. 

      Demolition

    • B. 

      Renovation

    • C. 

      Alteration

    • D. 

      Eradication

  • 29. 
    Every building over _____ stories in height is recommended to be provided with no less than 3 approved recording accelerographs.
    • A. 

      20

    • B. 

      16

    • C. 

      14

    • D. 

      10

  • 30. 
    Micro is a prefix meaning 10 raised to the power?
    • A. 

      3

    • B. 

      -3

    • C. 

      -6

    • D. 

      -9

  • 31. 
    The strength of a pile is dependent on:
    • A. 

      Cohesion of soil

    • B. 

      Depth of pile

    • C. 

      Internal angle of friction of soil

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 32. 
    It is a stress produced by the change in the surrounding temperature:
    • A. 

      Bearing stress

    • B. 

      Axial stress

    • C. 

      Thermal stress

    • D. 

      Shear stress

  • 33. 
    It is a stress produced by a pulling force that tends to elongate a member:
    • A. 

      Tensile stress

    • B. 

      Bond stress

    • C. 

      Compressive stress

    • D. 

      Bearing stress

  • 34. 
    It is also known as circumferential, hoop, and girth stress:
    • A. 

      Punching shear stress

    • B. 

      Tangential stress

    • C. 

      Tensile stress

    • D. 

      Longitudinal stress

  • 35. 
    Which of the following is NOT used to solve beam deflections?
    • A. 

      Area-moment method

    • B. 

      Double-integration

    • C. 

      Conjugate beam method

    • D. 

      Moment distribution method

  • 36. 
    A float is a...
    • A. 

      Tinsmithry tool

    • B. 

      Painting tool

    • C. 

      Electrical tool

    • D. 

      Masonry tool

  • 37. 
    What is the formula to get the area of the triangle?
    • A. 

      Bh

    • B. 

      1/2 bh

    • C. 

      D2/4

    • D. 

      (h1+h2)L 2

  • 38. 
    The hardware on a door to accommodate the knob and lockset keyhole:
    • A. 

      Escutcheon

    • B. 

      Embellisher

    • C. 

      Door lock cap

    • D. 

      Push plate

  • 39. 
    The juridical necessity to give, to do, or not to do:
    • A. 

      Contract

    • B. 

      Restraining order

    • C. 

      Motion for reconsideration

    • D. 

      Obligation

  • 40. 
    A hard, brittle, inorganic substance, ordinarily translucent or transparent, produced by melting a mixture of silicon, a flux and a stabilizer:
    • A. 

      Glass

    • B. 

      Plastic

    • C. 

      Acetate

    • D. 

      Marble

  • 41. 
    The tagalog term for PLANE (carpentry tool):
    • A. 

      Lukob

    • B. 

      Paet

    • C. 

      Martilyo

    • D. 

      Katam

  • 42. 
    A sedimentary rock mainly of calcium and carbonate:
    • A. 

      Adobe

    • B. 

      Sandstone

    • C. 

      Argillite

    • D. 

      Travertine

  • 43. 
    The simplest and low cost form of interchange:
    • A. 

      Diamond

    • B. 

      Cloverleaf

    • C. 

      Trumpet

    • D. 

      Parclo

  • 44. 
    The study of how a workplace and the equipment used there can best be designed for comfort, safety, efficiency and productivity is called...
    • A. 

      Safety Engineering

    • B. 

      Product Management

    • C. 

      Aesthetics

    • D. 

      Ergonomics

  • 45. 
    Wooden of metal floats of various types which are used to direct the course of sea traffic and in which by shapes and colors convey navigational information is called what?
    • A. 

      Lighthouses

    • B. 

      Lightships

    • C. 

      Beacons

    • D. 

      Buoys