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A building regulation is a set of rules that specify the standards for constructed objects such as buildings and non-building structures. Buildings have to conform to set laws so that they can obtain planning permission. How knowledgeable are you on building laws? Take up the quiz below and find out.


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  • 1. 

    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

    Correct Answer
    B. Business and mercantile
    Explanation
    Gasoline filling and service stations should be classified under the business and mercantile classification according to PD 1096. This classification is appropriate because these stations primarily engage in the sale of gasoline and provide services to customers, making them commercial establishments.

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  • 2. 

    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

    Correct Answer
    B. 0.75m
    Explanation
    According to PD 1096, the minimum clear width for Group A dwelling stairs is 0.75m.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    B. Latest Income Tax
    Explanation
    In applying for a building permit, the requirement of providing the latest income tax is not necessary. The other options listed, such as tax declaration, plans and specifications, and current real property tax receipt, are commonly required documents when applying for a building permit. However, the latest income tax is not directly related to the process of obtaining a building permit, and therefore is not a requirement.

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  • 4. 

    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

    Correct Answer
    A. Alteration
    Explanation
    Conversion - A change in the use or occupancy of buildings/structures or any portion/s thereof, which has different requirements. Repair - Remedial work done on any damaged or deteriorated portion/s of building/structure to restore to its original condition. Renovation - Any physical change made on buildings/structures to increase the value, quality, and/or to improve the aesthetic.

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  • 5. 

    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

    Correct Answer
    C. Business and mercantile
    Explanation
    Factories and workshops that use less flammable or non-combustible materials would be classified under the "business and mercantile" classification according to PD 1096. This classification is used for establishments engaged in commercial activities and the sale of goods or services. Since these factories and workshops deal with materials that are not easily ignited or burned, they fall under this category rather than the industrial or assembly classifications which may involve more hazardous materials or processes.

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  • 6. 

    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

    Correct Answer
    A. Aesthetic value
    Explanation
    The framework of minimum standards and requirements for buildings under PD 1096 covers various aspects related to buildings such as maintenance, material quality, and location. However, it does not specifically address the aesthetic value of buildings. This means that while the framework may have guidelines and regulations regarding the structural and functional aspects of buildings, it does not provide specific requirements for their visual appeal or artistic design.

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  • 7. 

    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.

    Correct Answer
    B. 2.5 x 5 mtrs.
    Explanation
    As per PD 1096, the size of an automobile parking slot for perpendicular or diagonal parking is 2.5 x 5 meters.

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  • 8. 

    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 %

    Correct Answer
    C. 20 %
    Explanation
    As per PD 1096, if there are adequate public parking lots/multi-floor parking garages available within 200 meters of the proposed buildings/structures, 20% of the parking requirements may be provided.

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  • 9. 

    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.

    Correct Answer
    C. 4.50 mtrs.
    Explanation
    As per PD 1096, the minimum front setback for a Residential R-1 lot is 4.50 mtrs.

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  • 10. 

    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

    Correct Answer
    C. Type III
    Explanation
    Type I - shall be of wood construction with structural elements permitted by the Code. Type II - shall be of wood construction with protective fire-resistant materials and 1-hour fire resistive throughout, except, that permanent non-bearing partitions may use fire-retardant treated wood within the framing assembly with 1-hour resistivity. Type IV - shall be of steel, iron, concrete, or masonry construction and walls, ceiling and permanent partitions shall be incombustible fire-restive construction except that permanent non-bearing partitions of 1-hour fire resistive construction may use fire-retardant treated wood within the framing assembly.

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  • 11. 

    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

    Correct Answer
    C. 14 cum
    Explanation
    According to PD 1096, the minimum air space per person for a habitable room with natural ventilation is 14 cubic meters. This means that there should be at least 14 cubic meters of air available for each person in the room to ensure proper ventilation and air quality. This requirement is important for maintaining a healthy and comfortable living environment.

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  • 12. 

    For residential occupancies, how many percent of an interior lot is open space?

    • A.

      25%

    • B.

      30%

    • C.

      40%

    • D.

      50%

    Correct Answer
    D. 50%
    Explanation
    For residential occupancies, the requirement is that 50% of an interior lot should be designated as open space. This means that half of the lot should be left undeveloped or used for outdoor recreational purposes such as gardens, parks, or playgrounds. This is important for providing residents with access to nature, promoting a healthier environment, and enhancing the overall quality of life in residential areas.

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  • 13. 

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

    • A.

      3m

    • B.

      4m

    • C.

      5m

    • D.

      6m

    Correct Answer
    A. 3m
    Explanation
    As per PD 1096, the minimum width for access road to interior lots is 3m.

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  • 14. 

    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

    Correct Answer
    C. lot area
    Explanation
    The lot area is not considered a basis for assessment when determining building permit fees. Building permit fees are typically calculated based on factors such as the cost of construction, floor area, and building use. The lot area, which refers to the size of the land on which the building is constructed, is not directly related to the assessment of permit fees.

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  • 15. 

    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

    Correct Answer
    B. 1.80m
    Explanation
    As per PD 1096, the minimum clear ceiling height for mezzanine floors above and below it is 1.80m.

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  • 16. 

    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

    Correct Answer
    C. 2.00 m
    Explanation
    As per PD 1096, the minimum width dimension of a court is 2.00 m.

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  • 17. 

    As per PD 1096, what is the minimum clearance between the established grade of a street and/or sidewalk and the lowest under-surface of any part of a projecting balcony?

    • A.

      2.00m

    • B.

      2.40m

    • C.

      2.80m

    • D.

      3.00m

    Correct Answer
    D. 3.00m
    Explanation
    As per PD 1096, the minimum clearance between the established grade of a street and/or sidewalk and the lowest under-surface of any part of a projecting balcony is 3.00m. This means that there should be a vertical distance of at least 3.00m between the bottom surface of the balcony and the ground level. This clearance is necessary to ensure the safety and convenience of pedestrians passing underneath the balcony, allowing for sufficient headroom and avoiding any potential obstructions or hazards.

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  • 18. 

    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.

    Correct Answer
    C. 60 mtrs.
    Explanation
    According to PD 1096, the maximum distance of the accessible parking area for the physically handicapped from the facility being served is 60 meters.

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  • 19. 

    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

    Correct Answer
    D. 12
    Explanation
    Failure to commence the work within a period of 12 months from the date of issuance of permit is a basis for non-issuance, suspension or revocation of a Building Permit. This means that if the work on the building does not begin within a year of receiving the permit, the permit may be denied, suspended, or revoked. It is important for construction projects to start within a reasonable time frame to ensure that the permit is valid and that the project is progressing as planned.

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  • 20. 

    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

    Correct Answer
    C. non-submittal of logbook
    Explanation
    The non-submittal of a logbook is not a ground for the non-issuance, suspension, or revocation of a Building Permit. The logbook is not typically a requirement for obtaining a Building Permit, and therefore its absence would not be a valid reason for denying or revoking the permit. The other options listed, such as non-compliance to Code, inaccurate application, and unauthorized change in plan, are all valid grounds for the non-issuance, suspension, or revocation of a Building Permit.

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  • 21. 

    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.

    Correct Answer
    B. 1 slot/125 sqm.
    Explanation
    According to PD 1096, the ratio of parking slot to gross floor area of office buildings is 1 slot/125 sqm. This means that for every 125 square meters of gross floor area, there should be one parking slot available. This ratio is set to ensure that there is adequate parking space for the occupants of the office building, taking into consideration the size and capacity of the building.

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  • 22. 

    As per PD 1096, what is the ratio of parking slot to number of units in residentialhotels and apartels?

    • A.

      1 slot / 5 units

    • B.

      1 slot / 10 units

    • C.

      1 slot / 15 units

    • D.

      1 slot / 12 units

    Correct Answer
    A. 1 slot / 5 units
    Explanation
    According to PD 1096, the ratio of parking slot to the number of units in residential hotels and apartels is 1 slot per 5 units.

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  • 23. 

    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

    Correct Answer
    B. Occupant load
    Explanation
    As per PD 1096, the term "occupant load" refers to the total number of persons that may occupy a building or a portion thereof at any one time. This term is used to determine the maximum number of people that a building can safely accommodate. It is an important factor in ensuring the safety and well-being of the occupants in case of emergencies or evacuation procedures.

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  • 24. 

    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

    Correct Answer
    D. 2.70 m
    Explanation
    According to PD 1096, the minimum ceiling height of the first storey of a habitable room provided with artificial ventilation is 2.70m. This means that the height from the floor to the ceiling should be at least 2.70 meters in order to meet the building regulations. This ensures that there is enough space and air circulation within the room for the occupants to comfortably live and work in.

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  • 25. 

    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

    Correct Answer
    A. 2 spaces
    Explanation
    As per PD 1096, a wheelchair transfer area is required for every 2 parking spaces in buildings/structures intended for the use or occupancy of the handicapped. This means that for every two parking spaces, there should be a designated area for wheelchair transfer to ensure accessibility for individuals with disabilities.

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  • 26. 

    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 Flash Point

    • C.

      Electric Arc Electric Arc

    • D.

      Fulminate Fulminate

    Correct Answer
    C. Electric Arc Electric Arc
    Explanation
    Pyrophoric - Descriptive of any substance that ignites spontaneously when exposed to air. Flashpoint - The minimum temperature at which any matrial gives off vapor in sufficient concentration to form an ignitable mixture with air. Fulminate - A kind f stable explosive compound which explodes by percussion.

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  • 27. 

    In integrated system of underground or overhead piping or both connected to a source of extinguishing agent or medium which when actuated by its automatic detecting device suppresses fire.

    • A.

      Fire protective assembly

    • B.

      Fire alerting system

    • C.

      Automatic fire suppression system

    • D.

      Fire sprinkler system

    Correct Answer
    C. Automatic fire suppression system
    Explanation
    An automatic fire suppression system is a integrated system of underground or overhead piping or both that is connected to a source of extinguishing agent or medium. This system is designed to suppress fire when it is actuated by its automatic detecting device. It is different from a fire alerting system, fire sprinkler system, and fire protective assembly as it not only detects the fire but also automatically suppresses it.

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  • 28. 

    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

    Correct Answer
    D. 14
    Explanation
    According to PD 1185, the maximum number of seats in rows of seats between aisles for places of assembly is 14.

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  • 29. 

    Passageway from one building to another or around a wall in approximately the same floor level.

    • A.

      Fire Lane

    • B.

      Horizontal Exit

    • C.

      Public Way

    • D.

      Vestibule

    Correct Answer
    B. Horizontal Exit
    Explanation
    Fire Lane - The portion of a roadway or puvlicway that should be kept opened and unobstructed at all times for the expedient operation of fire fighting units. Public Way - Any street, alley or other strip of land unobstructed from the ground to the sky, deeded, dedicated or otherwise permanently appropriated for public use. Vestibule - A passageway or antechamber between the outer doors and the interior parts of a house or building.

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  • 30. 

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

    • A.

      46 mts.

    • B.

      56 mts.

    • C.

      61 mts.

    • D.

      71 mts

    Correct Answer
    A. 46 mts.
    Explanation
    According to PD 1185, the maximum travel distance for places of assembly that are not protected by an automatic fire suppression system is 46 meters.

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  • 31. 

    A bar which extends across at least one-half of each door leaf, which will open the door if subjected to pressure.

    • A.

      Flush bolt

    • B.

      Door jamb

    • C.

      Door handle

    • D.

      Panic hardware

    Correct Answer
    D. Panic hardware
    Explanation
    Panic hardware refers to a type of door hardware that is designed to provide quick and easy exit in emergency situations. It typically includes a horizontal bar that extends across at least half of each door leaf. When pressure is applied to the bar, the door opens, allowing people to quickly exit the building. This type of hardware is commonly used in public buildings, such as schools, hospitals, and theaters, to ensure the safety of occupants in case of a panic or emergency situation.

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  • 32. 

    As per PD 1185, what is the minimum width for any single door in a doorway?

    • A.

      61 cm.

    • B.

      71 cm.

    • C.

      81 cm.

    • D.

      91cm

    Correct Answer
    B. 71 cm.
    Explanation
    As per PD 1185, the minimum width for any single door in a doorway is 71 cm. This means that any door in a building must have a width of at least 71 cm to meet the safety standards set by PD 1185.

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  • 33. 

    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

    Correct Answer
    B. Cryogenic
    Explanation
    Oxidizing Material - A material that readily yields oxygen in quantities sufficient to stimulate or support combustion. Combustible Liquid - Any liquid having a flash point at or above 37.8 C (100 F) Pyrophoric - Descriptive of any substance that ignites spontaneously when exposed to air

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  • 34. 

    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

    Correct Answer
    C. 4
    Explanation
    As per PD 1185, Class A places of assembly with a capacity of more than 1,000 persons are required to have a minimum of 4 exits. This ensures that there are enough exit routes for the large number of people in case of an emergency. Having multiple exits helps in preventing overcrowding and allows for a smooth and quick evacuation process.

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  • 35. 

    As per PD 1185, under what classification does fire in flammable liquids and gasses belong to?

    • A.

      Class A

    • B.

      Class B

    • C.

      Class C

    • D.

      Class D

    Correct Answer
    B. Class B
    Explanation
    Class A - fire involving ordinary combustible materials such as wood, cloth, paper, rubber and plastics Class C -fire involving energized electrical equipment Class D -fire involving combustible metals such as magnesium, sodium, potassium

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  • 36. 

    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

    Correct Answer
    D. 4 hour
    Explanation
    According to PD 1185, dwelling units in row apartments should be separated from each other by partition walls with a fire resistance rating of 4 hours. This means that these walls are designed to withstand fire for a longer period of time, providing a higher level of protection and reducing the risk of fire spreading between units.

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  • 37. 

    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

    Correct Answer
    C. 15m
    Explanation
    As per PD 1185, buildings over a height of 15m shall be required to have an automatic fire sprinkler system. This means that any building that exceeds 15m in height must have a system in place to automatically spray water in the event of a fire. This is a safety measure to help prevent the spread of fire and protect the occupants of the building.

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  • 38. 

    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

    Correct Answer
    D. Floor area
    Explanation
    The floor area is not a factor for determining the degree of hazard according to PD 1185. The degree of hazard is determined by factors such as the type of occupancy, construction materials used, and the combustibility of contents. However, the size or floor area of a building does not directly affect its hazard level.

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  • 39. 

    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.

    Correct Answer
    A. 15 mtrs.
    Explanation
    According to PD 1185, the maximum distance allowed between any point in an institutional sleeping room or suite and an exit access door is 15 meters. This means that in case of an emergency, occupants should be able to reach an exit within 15 meters from any point in the room or suite.

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  • 40. 

    As per PD 1185, what is the minimum opening width of doors?

    • A.

      0.71m

    • B.

      0.81m

    • C.

      0.90m

    • D.

      0.91m

    Correct Answer
    A. 0.71m
    Explanation
    As per PD 1185, the minimum opening width of doors is 0.71m. This means that doors must have a width of at least 0.71 meters in order to meet the requirements set by PD 1185.

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  • 41. 

    Degree of hazard is determined by: i. Fire resistance rating ii. 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

    Correct Answer
    B. Ii, iii, iv
    Explanation
    The degree of hazard is determined by the probability that a building, structure, or facility may catch fire, the difficulty in evacuating people, and the difficulty in suppressing fire. These factors collectively assess the level of risk and potential danger associated with a fire incident. The fire resistance rating, although important in terms of building safety, is not directly related to determining the degree of hazard. Therefore, options i and ii are not included in the correct answer.

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  • 42. 

    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

    Correct Answer
    D. Fire Trap
    Explanation
    (Fire) Abatement - Any act that would remove or neutralize a fire hazard. Fire Lane - The portion of a roadway or publicway that should be kept opened and unobstructed at all times for the expedient operation of fire fighting units. Fire Hazard - Any condition or act which increases or may cause an increase in the probability of the occurrence of fire, or which may obstruct, delay, hinder or interfere with fire fighting operations and the safeguarding of life and property

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  • 43. 

    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.

    Correct Answer
    B. 55 cm.
    Explanation
    PD 1185 is a Philippine Building Code that provides guidelines for the design and construction of buildings. According to this code, the unit of exit width used to measure means of egress is in centimeters. Therefore, the correct answer is 55 cm.

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  • 44. 

    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

    Correct Answer
    A. 1.95m
    Explanation
    As per PD1185, the minimum headroom clearance for Class B stairs is 1.95m.

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  • 45. 

    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

    Correct Answer
    A. Hypergolic Fuel
    Explanation
    Cryogenic - Descriptive of any mateial which by its nature or as a result of its reaction with other elements produces a rapid drop in temperature of the immediate surroundings. Corrosive Liquid - Any liquid which causes fire when in contact with organic matter or with certain chemicals. Combustible Liquid - Any liquid having a flash point at or above 37.8 C (100 F).

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  • 46. 

    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

    Correct Answer
    C. Fire Exit
    Explanation
    Fire Lane - The portion of a roadway or publicway that should be kept opened and unobstructed at all times for the expedient operation of fire fighting units. Horizontal Exit - Passageway from one building to another or around a wall in approximately the same floor level. Vestibule - A passageway or antechamber between the outer doors and the interior parts of a house or building.

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  • 47. 

    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

    Correct Answer
    B. 2 doorways
    Explanation
    As per PD 1185, educational occupancies with a capacity of over 50 persons are required to have at least 2 doorways in every room or space. This is likely to ensure adequate means of egress in case of emergencies or evacuation situations, allowing for a safer and more efficient flow of people out of the space.

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  • 48. 

    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

    Correct Answer
    C. 7 kilos
    Explanation
    As per PD 1185, 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 is 7 kilos.

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  • 49. 

    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

    Correct Answer
    A. 0.76 mtr.
    Explanation
    As per PD 1185, the minimum aisle width for places of assembly with less than 60 seats is 0.76 meters. This means that according to the regulations, the aisle in such places must be at least 0.76 meters wide to ensure proper safety and accessibility for the occupants.

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  • 50. 

    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

    Correct Answer
    A. 0.23m
    Explanation
    As per PD 1185, the minimum width of run exclusive of nosing or projection for Class B stairs is 0.23m.

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