Building Technology 2 Division 2 Siteworks

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Site works' describes the work required on your building site to prepare it for your home to be built, as well as the ongoing management of the building site. Take up the building technology 2 division 2 site works and see how much you recall from class. All the best and keep revising!


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  • 1. 
    This the lightest form of framing, in which the studding and corner posts are set up in continuous lengths from first floor line or sill to roof plate. This type of frame is lacking in rigidity and is liable to sway and tremble in heavy winds.
    • A. 

      BALLOON FRAMING

    • B. 

      WESTERN FRAMING

    • C. 

      COMBINATION FRAME

    • D. 

      HEAVY WOOD FRAMING

  • 2. 
    IN BALLOON FRAMING Boards called _________ are notched and nailed into the studs and corner posts at the proper height to support the second story joists.
    • A. 

      BUTTERFLY

    • B. 

      RIBBONS

    • C. 

      BATTER

    • D. 

      STUDS

  • 3. 
    A modification of the old braced frame which was of heavy timbers with every joint mortised and tenoned. The modification consists of lighter timbers and less mortising and pinning to save material and labor. This type of construction is more rigid than the balloon frame
    • A. 

      BALLOON FRAMING

    • B. 

      WESTERN FRAMING

    • C. 

      COMBINATION FRAME

    • D. 

      HEAVY WOOD FRAMING

  • 4. 
    The girts which support the floor joist are called ______
    • A. 

      INTERMEDIATE GIRTS

    • B. 

      DROP GIRTS

    • C. 

      INVERTED GIRTS

    • D. 

      FALL GIRTS

  • 5. 
    Where the ground and second floor level structures are supported bytheir respective platforms.
    • A. 

      PLATFORM FRAME

    • B. 

      WESTERN FRAMING

    • C. 

      COMBINATION FRAME

    • D. 

      BALLOON FRAMING

  • 6. 
    This is the type of framing used in the Philippines in which the floor joists are carried by girders, and the roof trusses or rafters by girts which frame into the posts. Studs rest on floor sills and extend up the girder or girt in every floor
    • A. 

      COMBINATION FRAME

    • B. 

      BALLOON FRAMING

    • C. 

      HEAVY WOOD FRAMING

    • D. 

      PLATFORM FRAME

  • 7. 
    The plain joint is used in very hasty construction for temporary framing and is made by lapping one piece over the other and nailing then together. It is not a very strong joint.
    • A. 

      PLAIN JOINT OR LAP JOINT

    • B. 

      Butt or Square Joint (End Joint)

    • C. 

      Oblique Joint.

    • D. 

      Mortise and Tenon Joint.

  • 8. 
    This type of joint is made when the two pieces do not meet at right angles,e.g. bracings. One piece is cut at an angle to fit the other and the two pieces nailed securely together.
    • A. 

      PLAIN JOINT OR LAP JOINT

    • B. 

      Butt or Square Joint (End Joint)

    • C. 

      Oblique Joint.

    • D. 

      Mortise and Tenon Joint.

  • 9. 
    The butt joint is made by placing full thickness of wood directly against the second piece. The butt end should be squared and the sides against which it butts smooth so that the pieces will be perpendicular to each other. The joint is toe-nailed.
    • A. 

      PLAIN JOINT OR LAP JOINT

    • B. 

      Butt or Square Joint (End Joint)

    • C. 

      Oblique Joint.

    • D. 

      Mortise and Tenon Joint

  • 10. 
    This type of joint is used for building wooden framework where great strength and rigidity are all important. It is made by cutting a hole or mortise in one piece and a tenon or tongue in the second piece to fit the hole in the other. The tenon may extend fully through the other piece or only part of the way.
    • A. 

      PLAIN JOINT OR LAP JOINT

    • B. 

      Butt or Square Joint (End Joint)

    • C. 

      Oblique Joint.

    • D. 

      Mortise and Tenon Joint

  • 11. 
    This joint is made by cutting half the thickness of the wood from each pieceat the ends to be joined so as to bring the sides flush. The purpose of this type of joint isto maintain a level surface at the joint.
    • A. 

      Halved Joint.

    • B. 

      Rabbet Joint.

    • C. 

      Dado Joint.

    • D. 

      Miter Joint.

  • 12. 
    This joint is made by cutting a shoulder or edge from one piece to receivethe other piece. It is used in window or door frames, or in shelf and drawer construction.
    • A. 

      Halved Joint.

    • B. 

      Rabbet Joint.

    • C. 

      Dado Joint.

    • D. 

      Miter Joint.

  • 13. 
    This is similar in shape and purpose to the rabbet joint. In the dado joint agroove is made in one piece at right angles to the grain of the other board. If nails areused, they are needed only at the end piece since the groove will provide the necessarystrength to hold the other piece in place.
    • A. 

      Halved Joint.

    • B. 

      Rabbet Joint

    • C. 

      Dado Joint.

    • D. 

      Miter Joint.

  • 14. 
    IThe miter is a joint between two pieces which come together at a corner. It isa finish joint and should not be used where strength is an important requirement. It ismade by cutting the two ends at angles complementary to each other, usually 45°, andthen butting them together. The joint is secured by clamp nails or finishing nails,corrugated fasteners or dowels, or by gluing.
    • A. 

      Halved Joint.

    • B. 

      Rabbet Joint

    • C. 

      Dado Joint.

    • D. 

      Miter Joint

  • 15. 
    DiviThis type of joint, used for cabinet work and furniture work, is strong anddurable. It is made by cutting a pin in the shape of a dovetail in one piece to fit a groovesimilarly shaped in the other piece.
    • A. 

      Miter Joint

    • B. 

      Coped Joint.

    • C. 

      Dovetail Joint.

    • D. 

      Dado Joint.

  • 16. 
    The coped joint is used when fitting one piece of moulding at right angles to the second piece.
    • A. 

      Dado Joint.

    • B. 

      Dovetail Joint.

    • C. 

      Coped Joint.

    • D. 

      Miter Joint

  • 17. 
    The function of a _________ is to connect two or more pieces of timber in such a way that the jointwill be as strong as a single timber of equivalent size. Splices are of three types: forcompression, tension and bending.
    • A. 

      BOLTS

    • B. 

      SPLICE

    • C. 

      PIN CONNECTORS

    • D. 

      NONE OF THE ABOVE

  • 18. 
    Two pieces of timber are squared at their ends and fitted together. 
    • A. 

      Halved Splice

    • B. 

      Scabbed or Fished Splice

    • C. 

      Square Splice.

    • D. 

      NONE OF THE ABOVE

  • 19. 
    Scabbed or Fished Splice is type of splices for
    • A. 

      Compression

    • B. 

      Tension

    • C. 

      Shearing

    • D. 

      Axial

  • 20. 
    Halved Splice is a type of splices for
    • A. 

      Compression

    • B. 

      Tension

    • C. 

      Shearing

    • D. 

      Axial

  • 21. 
    This is a modification of the compression halved splice. It has an extra notch to keep it from slipping and is usually used in combination with scabs or fishplates.
    • A. 

      Halved Splice

    • B. 

      Scabbed or Fished Splice

    • C. 

      Square Splice.

    • D. 

      Scarfed Splice.

  • 22. 
    Square Splice is a type of splice for
    • A. 

      Compression

    • B. 

      Tension

    • C. 

      Axial

    • D. 

      Shearing

  • 23. 
    SWhen a piece of timber is subjected to bending as in a horizontal piece supporting a weight, the upper part is subjected to compression while the lower half isunder tension
    • A. 

      Scarfed Splice.

    • B. 

      Square Splice.

    • C. 

      Scabbed or Fished Splice

    • D. 

      Halved Splice

  • 24. 
    Are metal devices used to provide added strength at bolted joints. They eliminate complicated framing of joints, simplify the design of heavy construction, and save much time and labor
    • A. 

      Steel connectors

    • B. 

      Timber connectors

    • C. 

      Couplings

    • D. 

      Pins and bolts

  • 25. 
    These are made in sizes of 2-1/2, 4 and 6 in. in diameter. They are used forheavy construction.
    • A. 

      Split rings

    • B. 

      Toothed Rings.

    • C. 

      Claw Plates

    • D. 

      Shear Plates

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