A Unique Quiz On Building Laws

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Building Law Quizzes & Trivia

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.


Questions and Answers
  • 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

  • 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

  • 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. 
    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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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 %

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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

  • 12. 
    For residential occupancies, how many percent of an interior lot is open space?
    • A. 

      25%

    • B. 

      30%

    • C. 

      40%

    • D. 

      50%

  • 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. 
    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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

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