Building Laws Quiz: How Much You Know?

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What do you know about building laws? Do you conclude that you know enough to pass this quiz? The National Construction Code provides the least requirements for safety, health, convenience, and sustainability in the design and structure of new buildings throughout Australia. Most types of building work require development approval before construction begins. Taking this quiz will help you see just how much you understand about building laws.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Descriptive of any material which by its nature or as a result of its reaction with other elements produces a rapid drop in temperature of the immediate surroundings.
    • A. 

      Oxidizing Material

    • B. 

      Cryogenic

    • C. 

      Combustible Liquid

    • D. 

      Pyrophoric

  • 2. 
    A building unsafe in case of fire because it will burn easily or because it lacks adequate exits or fire escapes.
    • A. 

      Fire Abatement

    • B. 

      Fire Lane

    • C. 

      Fire Hazard

    • D. 

      Fire Trap

  • 3. 
    A rocket or liquid propellant which consist of combinations of fuels and oxidizers which ignite spontaneously on contact with each other.
    • A. 

      Hypergolic Fuel

    • B. 

      Cryogenic

    • C. 

      Corrosive Liquid

    • D. 

      Combustible Liquid

  • 4. 
    As per PD1185, what is the minimum headroom clearance for Class B stairs?
    • A. 

      1.95m

    • B. 

      2.00m

    • C. 

      2.05m

    • D. 

      2.10m

  • 5. 
    As per PD 1185, under what classification does fire inflammable liquids and gasses belong to?
    • A. 

      Class A

    • B. 

      Class B

    • C. 

      Class C

    • D. 

      Class D

  • 6. 
    As per PD 1185, what is the minimum opening width of doors?
    • A. 

      0.71m

    • B. 

      0.81m

    • C. 

      0.90m

    • D. 

      0.91m

  • 7. 
    Separated from other spaces of the building or structure by construction or equipment to provide a protected way of travel to the exit discharge.
    • A. 

      Fire Lane

    • B. 

      Horizontal Exit

    • C. 

      Fire Exit

    • D. 

      Vestibule

  • 8. 
    As per PD 1185, buildings over this height shall be required throughout with automatic fire sprinkler system.
    • A. 

      10m

    • B. 

      12m

    • C. 

      15m

    • D. 

      18m

  • 9. 
    An extremely hot luminous bidge formed by passage of an electric current across a space between two conductors or terminals due to the incandescence of the conducting vapor.
    • A. 

      Pyrophoric

    • B. 

      Flash Point

    • C. 

      Electric Arc

    • D. 

      Fulminate

  • 10. 
    As per PD 1185, what is the minimum width of run exclusive of nosing or projection for Class B stairs?
    • A. 

      0.23m

    • B. 

      0.24m

    • C. 

      0.25m

    • D. 

      0.30m

  • 11. 
    As per PD 1185, what is the minimum number of exits for Class A places of assembly with a capacity of more than 1,000 persons?
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      4

    • D. 

      6

  • 12. 
    As per PD 1185, what is the maximum travel distance for places of assembly if not protected by an automatic fire suppression system?
    • A. 

      46 mts.

    • B. 

      56 mts.

    • C. 

      61 mts.

    • D. 

      71 mts.

  • 13. 
    As per PD 1185, what is the maximum number of seats in rows of seats between aisles for places of assembly?
    • A. 

      5

    • B. 

      7

    • C. 

      12

    • D. 

      14

  • 14. 
    As per PD 1185, what is the minimum aisle width for less than 60 seats in places of assembly?
    • A. 

      0.76 mtr.

    • B. 

      0.83 mtr.

    • C. 

      0.91 mtr.

    • D. 

      1.00 mtr.

  • 15. 
    As per PD 1185, which is not a factor for determining degree of hazard?
    • A. 

      Type of occupancy

    • B. 

      Construction materials used

    • C. 

      Combustibility of contents

    • D. 

      Floor area

  • 16. 
    As per PD 1185, what is the unit of exit width used to measure means of egress?
    • A. 

      50 cm.

    • B. 

      55 cm.

    • C. 

      60 cm.

    • D. 

      65 cm.

  • 17. 
    As per PD 1185, what is the maximum force that is applied to the releasing device of the panic hardware in the direction of exit travel that shall cause the door latch to release?
    • A. 

      5 kilos

    • B. 

      6 kilos

    • C. 

      7 kilos

    • D. 

      8 kilos

  • 18. 
    As per PD 1185, every room or space in educational occupancies with a capacity of over 50 persons shall have at least how many doorways?
    • A. 

      1 doorway

    • B. 

      2 doorways

    • C. 

      3 doorways

    • D. 

      4 doorways

  • 19. 
    As per PD 1185, between any point in an institutional sleeping room or suite and an exit access door of that room or suite shall not exceed how many meters?
    • A. 

      15 mtrs.

    • B. 

      23 mtrs.

    • C. 

      30 mtrs.

    • D. 

      46 mtrs.

  • 20. 
    As per PD 1185, dwelling units in row apartments shall be separated from each other by partition walls having a fire-resistance rating of how many hours?
    • A. 

      1 hour

    • B. 

      2 hour

    • C. 

      3 hour

    • D. 

      4 hour

  • 21. 
    The degree of hazard is determined by i. Fire-resistance rating ii. The probability that a building, structure, or facility may catch fire iii. Difficulty in evacuating people iv. Difficulty in suppressing fire.
    • A. 

      I, ii, iii

    • B. 

      Ii, iii, iv

    • C. 

      I, iii, iv

    • D. 

      I, ii, iv

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