Building Tech Board Exam 1999

50 Questions | Total Attempts: 174

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  • 1. 
    Figure ST 02.99 -07 shows the industrially bent metal profiles which when assembled maybe an alternative ceiling cladding. Drawing no. 5 shows the connection detail of a ceiling on metal ceiling joist. What alternative fastening materia l can be used for installation other than metal screws?
    • A. 

      A. 3/16” x 1/2” copper rivets

    • B. 

      B. 3/16” x 1/2” aluminum blind rivets

    • C. 

      C. 1/4” x 3/8” GI rivets

    • D. 

      D. 1/4” x 3/8” aluminum rivets

  • 2. 
    A masonry finish using pure cement mixed with flexible synthetic latex based additive like Plexibond to a tacky consistency then applied by an applicator roller to give a remarkable finish. Optional painting maybe required to improve aesthetics.
    • A. 

      A. Cement textured finish

    • B. 

      B. Anay finish

    • C. 

      C. Stucco finish

    • D. 

      D. Plain cement finish

  • 3. 
     A paint defect that occ urs on inferior brands where the paint contains soluble pigments thus softens and dissolves by water orby chemicals after sufficient drying.
    • A. 

      A. wrinkling

    • B. 

      B. fading

    • C. 

      C. washing

    • D. 

      D. bleeding

  • 4. 
    What is the standard weight of a 25 mm ( no. 8) diameter hot -rolled weldable deformed or plain steel bar per metal length?
    • A. 

      A. 343 kilos

    • B. 

      B. 3.853 kilos

    • C. 

      C. 4.833 kilos

    • D. 

      D. 2.466 kilos

  • 5. 
    Given Figure ST 02.488. The figure shows the different steel deck profiles available in the market today. Steel deck is joined side by side to make one piece and keep the deck water -tight. Like those manufactured by Condeck, Chuayuco and Jacinto Steel decks, these manufacturers commonly recommend a method of joint. What is this?
    • A. 

      A. Seam lock

    • B. 

      B. Simple overlap

    • C. 

      C. Drill and bolt

    • D. 

      D. Drill and fasten by Tecks screws

  • 6. 
    A tie rod system of steel scaffold as shown in Figure ST 02.99 -03 comprises parts of it to work effectively. Which among the following DOES NOT comprise the system?
    • A. 

      A. Thrust plate

    • B. 

      B. Swivel pipe clamp

    • C. 

      C. Pin valve

    • D. 

      D. Bolt and wing nut

  • 7. 
    A paint defect by discoloration o f a coat caused by soluble color in the underlying surface.
    • A. 

      A. spotting

    • B. 

      B. blistering

    • C. 

      C. deadening

    • D. 

      D. bleeding

  • 8. 
    Figure ST 02.99 -24 illustrates a glass block panel construction. Glass blocks are spaced in between in each other at an averageof 7/16” gap to accept rei nforcement and binder. In location no. 4 shows the glass block reinforcements. What kind of inexpensive reinforcement is used?
    • A. 

      A. 6mm diameter steel reinforcement

    • B. 

      B. schedule 20 SS pipe

    • C. 

      C. #10 4” x 4” welded wire

    • D. 

      D. #16 expanded metal lath

  • 9. 
    A system of measurement when utilizing modular system of construction and technology.
    • A. 

      A. Modular co-ordination

    • B. 

      B. Modular scale

    • C. 

      C. Measuring metric scale

    • D. 

      D. The modulor

  • 10. 
    A wood ceiling joist substitute for dropped ceiling usually ma de of aluminum or pre -painted GI used to hang light -weight boards such as fiber glass boards, acoustic boards, and cork boards installed for institutional use and if properly -designed can also be used for residential use.
    • A. 

      A. Channel runners suspension system

    • B. 

      B. Cannel hangers suspension system

    • C. 

      C. Main/cross tee and wall angle suspension

    • D. 

      D. system Angle hangers suspension system

  • 11. 
    Brick plaqueta is installed on to a scratch coat of a masonry wall by use of evenly distributed
    • A. 

      A. 3/4” thick concrete

    • B. 

      B. 3/4” thick cement grout

    • C. 

      C. 3/8” thick cement tile adhesive

    • D. 

      D. thin layer of SCR epoxy

  • 12. 
    What is the standard weight of a 16mm (no. 5) diameter hot -rolled weldable deformed or plain steel bar per meter length?
    • A. 

      A. 1.578 kilos

    • B. 

      B. 0.888 kilos

    • C. 

      C. 1.872 kilos

    • D. 

      D. 2.466

  • 13. 
    Which among the follow ing is not a brand of a ceramic tile?
    • A. 

      A. First Lepanto

    • B. 

      B. Fil Hispano

    • C. 

      C. Piedra

    • D. 

      D. Euro

  • 14. 
    A ceramic tile from 4” to 18” in its widest dimension is installed at a masonry wall over rough plaster by a uniform:
    • A. 

      A. 3/8” layer of pure cement with flexible synthetic additive

    • B. 

      B. 3/8” layer of cement grout

    • C. 

      C. 3/4” layer of cement plaster

    • D. 

      D. 3/4” layer of cement mortar

  • 15. 
    Figure ST 02.99 -12 shows a concrete roof tile with its tile accessories and its corresponding location. Identify the tile with mark no. 3
    • A. 

      A. Ridge end tile

    • B. 

      B. Ridge tile

    • C. 

      C. Down e nd tile

    • D. 

      D. Right hand verge tile

  • 16. 
    New construction technology changes the perspective in concrete floor system by developing a cost -effective, fast installation, light-weight and equal, if not stronger, system. Such development virtually changes the perspective in conventional slab construction. Figure ST 02.99 -32 shows the construction method of this new development in floor system now in the Philippine market under a patented trade name as manufactured by Jackbilt. The system utilizes prefabricated load-bearing floor segments, filler blocks or collapsible forms, welded wire and concrete topping as shown in the figure. What is this floor system?
    • A. 

      A. Spandeck T -floor system

    • B. 

      B. Prestress concrete T -beam floor system

    • C. 

      C. Spandeck inverted T-joist system

    • D. 

      D. Span stress concre te T-joists floor system

  • 17. 
    18.          In figure ST 02.99 -19 are miscellaneous door hardware. The door lock as shown in drawing 1, 2 and 6 are vital security features. Door locks comes in many knob designs, locking mechanism and installation procedure. In… safest door lock, thus recommended for main entry doors. What lock type is this lockset?
    • A. 

      A. lever set

    • B. 

      B. dead bolt lock

    • C. 

      C. tubular lockset

    • D. 

      D. mortise lockset

  • 18. 
    A type of wood end joint best suited for joints requiring tensile strength.
    • A. 

      A. scarf

    • B. 

      B. half lap

    • C. 

      C. squared splice

    • D. 

      D. finger

  • 19. 
    A decorative coating especially prepared to penetrate deep into unfinished wood. Its clear, true tones emphasize the grain and bring out the natural beauty of wood.
    • A. 

      A. Oil wood stain

    • B. 

      B. White clear gloss lacquer

    • C. 

      C. Lacquer sanding sealer

    • D. 

      D. Finishing oil

  • 20. 
    Aggregates should conform to PNS or ASTM standards and must be well -graded, easily workable and the method of consolidation are such that the concrete can be poured without honeycomb or void. What is the nominal maximum size of a course aggregate when working with de pth of slabs for concreting?
    • A. 

      A. Course aggregates shall be no larger than 1/3 the depth of the slab under consideration

    • B. 

      B. Course aggregates shall be no larger than 1/4 the depth of the slab under consideration

    • C. 

      C. Course aggregates shall be no larger than 1/6 the depth of the slab under consideration

    • D. 

      D. Course aggregates shall be no larger than 1/5 the depth of the slab under consideration

  • 21. 
    A type of mortise and tenon wood construction joint where the tongue and groove meets half -way making the connection clean of join t traces.
    • A. 

      A. Ship or open

    • B. 

      B. Through

    • C. 

      C. Keyed

    • D. 

      D. Blind and stub

  • 22. 
    In a tie rod system of steel scaffold as shown in figure ST 02.99 -03, identify the accessory in drawing no. 1.
    • A. 

      A. Trust plate

    • B. 

      B. Form clamp

    • C. 

      C. Fixed pipe clamp

    • D. 

      D. Cross brace

  • 23. 
    Figure ST 02.99 -16 shows a typical load-bearing concrete block modular construction. Different blocks of different but modularized shapes are specifically for a particular purpose and location. Identify concrete block mark no. 3 in the figure.
    • A. 

      A. Cored block

    • B. 

      B. Solid block

    • C. 

      C. Corner return block

    • D. 

      D. Corner block

  • 24. 
    Installation of Piedra tiles over mortar bed is through the use of
    • A. 

      A. Uniform 10mm thick cement mortar

    • B. 

      B. Uniform 10mm thick cement grout

    • C. 

      C. Uniform 10mm thick pure cement with flexible synthetic mortar additive

    • D. 

      D. Uniform 10mm thick cement plaster

  • 25. 
    A door type usually used between a kitchen and dining room to allow a server to see through.
    • A. 

      A. Vision door

    • B. 

      B. Flush door

    • C. 

      C. Pocket door

    • D. 

      D. Louver door

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