Quiz: Basic Structural Design Trivia Questions

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Quiz: Basic Structural Design Trivia Questions

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  • 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