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(PD 1096- National Building Code of the Philippines)Prepared by:Arch. EnP. RSGabitan


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  • 1. 
    Which is not considered a basis of assessment for building permit fees?
    • A. 

      Cost of construction

    • B. 

      Floor area

    • C. 

      Lot area

    • D. 

      Building use

  • 2. 
    Which is not a ground for the non-issuance, suspension or revocation of a Building Permit?
    • A. 

      Non-compliance to Code

    • B. 

      Inaccurate application

    • C. 

      Non-submittal of logbook

    • D. 

      Unauthorized change in plan

  • 3. 
    Which is not a requirement in applying for Building Permit?
    • A. 

      Tax Declaration

    • B. 

      Latest Income Tax

    • C. 

      Plans and specifications

    • D. 

      Current Real Property Tax Receipt

  • 4. 
    As per PD 1096, what is the classification of buildings of masonry and wood construction with a one-hour fire-resistivity throughout and exterior walls of incombustible fire-resistive construction.
    • A. 

      Type I

    • B. 

      Type II

    • C. 

      Type III

    • D. 

      Type IV

  • 5. 
    Which of the following is not covered in the framework of minimum standards and requirements for buildings under PD 1096?
    • A. 

      Aesthetic value

    • B. 

      Maintenance

    • C. 

      Material quality

    • D. 

      Location

  • 6. 
    What is referred to in works to buildings/structures involving changes in the materials used, partitioning, location/size of openings, structural parts, existing utilities and equipment but does not increase the building height and/or floor area?
    • A. 

      Alteration

    • B. 

      Conversion

    • C. 

      Repair

    • D. 

      Renovation

  • 7. 
    Failure to commence the work within a period of ______months from the date of issuance of permit is a basis for non-issuance, suspension or revocation of a Building Permit.
    • A. 

      3

    • B. 

      6

    • C. 

      8

    • D. 

      12

  • 8. 
    As per PD 1096, what is the minimum ceiling height of the first storey of a habitable room provided with artificial ventilation?
    • A. 

      2.00m

    • B. 

      2.10 m

    • C. 

      2.40 m

    • D. 

      2.70 m

  • 9. 
    As per PD 1096, what is the minimum width dimension of a court?
    • A. 

      1.20m

    • B. 

      1.80 m

    • C. 

      2.00 m

    • D. 

      2.10 m

  • 10. 
    For residential occupancies, how many percent of an interior lot is open space?
    • A. 

      25%

    • B. 

      30%

    • C. 

      40%

    • D. 

      50%

  • 11. 
    As per PD 1096, what is the minimum clear ceiling height for mezzanine floors above and below it?
    • A. 

      1.70m

    • B. 

      1.80m

    • C. 

      1.90m

    • D. 

      2.00m

  • 12. 
    As per PD 1096, what is the minimum clearance between the established grade of a street and/or sidewalk and the lowest undersurface of any part of a projecting balcony?
    • A. 

      2.00m

    • B. 

      2.40m

    • C. 

      2.80m

    • D. 

      3.00m

  • 13. 
    As per PD 1096, what is the minimum width for access road to interior lots?
    • A. 

      3m

    • B. 

      4m

    • C. 

      5m

    • D. 

      6m

  • 14. 
    As per PD 1096, what is the minimum clear width for Group A dwelling stairs?
    • A. 

      0.71m

    • B. 

      0.75m

    • C. 

      0.80m

    • D. 

      0.90m

  • 15. 
    As per PD 1096, under what classification shall factories and workshops using less flammable or non-combustible materials be classified?
    • A. 

      Industrial

    • B. 

      Assembly

    • C. 

      Business and mercantile

    • D. 

      Accessory

  • 16. 
    As per PD 1096, under what classification shall gasoline filling and service stations be classified?
    • A. 

      Assembly

    • B. 

      Business and mercantile

    • C. 

      Industrial

    • D. 

      Accessory

  • 17. 
    As per PD 1096, what is the minimum front setback for a Residential R-1 lot?
    • A. 

      3.00 mtrs.

    • B. 

      3.50 mtrs.

    • C. 

      4.50 mtrs.

    • D. 

      5.00 mtrs.

  • 18. 
    As per PD 1096, what is the minimum air space per person for a habitable room with natural ventilation?
    • A. 

      10 cum

    • B. 

      12 cum

    • C. 

      14 cum

    • D. 

      16 cum

  • 19. 
    As per PD 1096, a wheelchair transfer area is required for every how many parking spaces in buildings/structures intended for the use or occupancy of the handicapped?
    • A. 

      2 spaces

    • B. 

      3 spaces

    • C. 

      4 spaces

    • D. 

      5 spaces

  • 20. 
    As per PD 1096, what is the size of automobile parking slot for perpendicular or diagonal parking?
    • A. 

      2 x 5 mtrs.

    • B. 

      2.5 x 5 mtrs.

    • C. 

      2.15 x 6 mtrs

    • D. 

      3 x 5 mtrs.

  • 21. 
    As per PD 1096, what is the maximum distance of accessible parking area for the physically handicapped from facility being served?
    • A. 

      40 mtrs.

    • B. 

      50 mtrs.

    • C. 

      60 mtrs.

    • D. 

      70 mtrs.

  • 22. 
    As per PD 1096, how many percent or parking requirements may be provided if adequate public parking lots/multi-floor parking garages are available within 200 meters of the proposed buildings/structures?
    • A. 

      10 %

    • B. 

      15 %

    • C. 

      20 %

    • D. 

      25 %

  • 23. 
    As per PD 1096, what is the ratio of parking slot to gross floor area of office buildings?
    • A. 

      1 slot/100 sqm.

    • B. 

      1 slot/125 sqm.

    • C. 

      1 slot/ 150 sqm

    • D. 

      1 slot/200 sqm.

  • 24. 
    As per PD 1096, what is referred to by the total number of persons that may occupy a building or a portion thereof at any one time?
    • A. 

      Building occupancy

    • B. 

      Occupant load

    • C. 

      Building usage

    • D. 

      Unit capacity