Building Technology 3 Division 3 Concrete

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The type of concrete you use varies with the purpose of the building and if not used correctly can lead to collapse of the building. Have you just covered division 3 on concrete under the building technology 3 class? Take up the test below and see how much of it you understand so far.


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  • 1. 
    Oclassifies Inorganic soils for suitability as subgrade materials in terms of good drainage and bearing capacity.
    • A. 

      ANSI SOIL CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM

    • B. 

      AASHTO SOIL CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM

    • C. 

      ASTM SOIL CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM

  • 2. 
    The moisture content at which a soil changes from the liquid state to theplastic state, measured when soil in a shallow dish flows to close a 12.5 mm groove after25 drops from 1 cm.
    • A. 

      Liquid Limit (LL)

    • B. 

      Plastic Limit (PL)

    • C. 

      Plasticity Index (PI)

  • 3. 
    Ncrthe water content at which a silt or clay material will just begin to crumble when rolled into a tread approx 3.2mm (1/8 inch) in diameter.
    • A. 

      Liquid Limit (LL)

    • B. 

      Plastic Limit (PL)

    • C. 

      Plasticity Index (PI)

  • 4. 
    Is defined as the Liquid Limit minus the Plastic Limit: LL – PL = PI, that is the range of water content over which sediment behaves.
    • A. 

      Liquid Limit (LL)

    • B. 

      Plastic Limit (PL)

    • C. 

      Plasticity Index (PI)

  • 5. 
    Are tests performed on soils passing the No.40 sieve
    • A. 

      Plasticity Index (PI)

    • B. 

      ATTERBERG LIMITS

    • C. 

      Plastic Limit (PL)

    • D. 

      Liquid Limit (LL)

  • 6. 
    Soil, crushed stone, and sand used to raisean existing grade, or as a man-made-deposit, generallyused under spread footings, pavers, or concrete slabs ongrade.
    • A. 

      CLAY MATERIALS

    • B. 

      SOIL MATERIALS

    • C. 

      FILL MATERIALS

    • D. 

      SMOOTH MATERIALS

    • E. 

      Granular Fill or Filters

  • 7. 
    Esoil materials conforming to above General Fill requirements and to ASTM C 33, size 67, with a sand equivalent of not < than 50%, used to prevent the movement of fine particles out of soils and other natural materials through seepage.
    • A. 

      Granular Fill or Filters

    • B. 

      FILL MATERIALS

    • C. 

      SMOOTH MATERIALS

    • D. 

      CLAY MATERIALS

    • E. 

      Borrow Fill

  • 8. 
    Soil materials suitable as fill or subgrade, selected laboratory-approved pit-run gravel, disintegrated granite, sand, shale, cinders or other similar materials with not more than 35% fraction passing the No. 200 sieve.
    • A. 

      Borrow Fill

    • B. 

      Granular Fill or Filters

    • C. 

      Base Course Materials

  • 9. 
    Are hard durable fragments of stone and a filler of sand or othrfinely divided mineral matter, free from vegetable matter and lumps of clay, complying with the following AASHTO METHODS T-11 and T-26 Grading Requirements
    • A. 

      Base Course Materials

    • B. 

      Granular Fill or Filters

    • C. 

      Borrow Fill

  • 10. 
    Construction materials consisting of synthetic components made for use with or within earth materials generally
    • A. 

      GEOSYNTHETICS

    • B. 

      GEOPLASTICIZED

    • C. 

      GEOMORPHOLOGY

  • 11. 
    The most common geosynthetics, consist of woven or nonwoven fabric made from polymeric materials such as polyester or polypropylene
    • A. 

      Geocomposites

    • B. 

      Geomembranes

    • C. 

      Geotextiles

  • 12. 
    Tcontinuous polymeric sheets that are impermeable; the most frequently used for ground applications and pond lining are thermoplastic products manufactured from high-density polyethylene (HDPE) and polyvinyl chloride (PVC)
    • A. 

      Geomembranes

    • B. 

      Geotextiles

    • C. 

      Geocomposites

  • 13. 
    A combination of geosynthetic components, usually sheet or edge drainsconsisting of a prefabricated core to which a geotextile filter is bonded. The core provides void space to which water can flow in-plane while the geotextile filter keeps soil from filling the voids created by the core.
    • A. 

      Geomembranes

    • B. 

      Geocomposites

    • C. 

      Geotextiles

  • 14. 
    Consist of a continuous extrusion of polymeric ribs, forming void space throughwhich provide in-plane flow capacity; available with or without bonded geotextile filters.Geonets with bonded geotextile filters are sometimes called composite drainage nets (CDNs).
    • A. 

      Geotextiles

    • B. 

      Geonets

    • C. 

      Geomembranes

  • 15. 
    Three-dimensional prefabricated polymeric systems ranging from 100mm to200mm high. The geocell systems are collapsed for delivery to the site, spread open andfilled to form a three-dimensional reinforced mattress upon arrival at a site. Originallydeveloped to rapidly stabilize soft subgrades for mobilization of large equipment, they are nowfrequently used for protection and stabilization of steep slope surfaces and protective liningsfor channels.
    • A. 

      Geocells

    • B. 

      Geonets

    • C. 

      Geomembranes

  • 16. 
    Physical barrier thatprevents termites from accessing thewood in a home. There are a variety ofmethods.
    • A. 

      Chemical Barriers:

    • B. 

      Physical Barriers

    • C. 

      Bait System:

  • 17. 
    A layer of sand with uniform sizeparticles, area must be large enough toprevent the termite from moving throughit or prevents its use in "tunnel" construction.
    • A. 

      Termite Resistant Sand

    • B. 

      Termite Mesh

    • C. 

      Vertical barriers

  • 18. 
    Steel mesh product that is fine enough to keep even tiny termites from passing through it.Termite Mesh is used in slab construction, also used to wrap pipes and other accessareas.
    • A. 

      Vertical barriers

    • B. 

      Termite Resistant Sand

    • C. 

      Termite Mesh

  • 19. 
    The objective is to establish a continuous termiticide barrier betweensoil access routes and the structure, either killing or repeling subterranean termites thatattempt to reach the structure. A termiticide is a type of chemical used to control termites.
    • A. 

      Chemical Barriers:

    • B. 

      Physical Barriers

    • C. 

      Bait System:

  • 20. 
    Almost always applied during construction to the soil and foundation; or the use of termiteresistant building products, from drywall to floor joists treated with borates before use inhome construction.
    • A. 

      Pre-construction chemical barriers

    • B. 

      Vertical barriers

    • C. 

      Horizontal barriers

  • 21. 
    Applied by rodding or trenching around the base of foundations,plumbing, utility entrances, expansion joints, and where twoslabs will join, applying 4 gallons of termiticide per 10 linearfeet; each foot of depth should receive 4 gallons per 10 linearfeet; for trenches no wider than 6 inches, apply termiticide tothe trench, and mix with backfill. Hollow block voids offoundations should also be treated with 4 gallons of termiticideper 10 linear feet.
    • A. 

      Pre-construction chemical barriers

    • B. 

      Vertical barriers

    • C. 

      Horizontal barriers

  • 22. 
    EApplying one gallon of termiticide per 10 square feet, usually by coarse spray at lowpressure. All termite treatments to slab construction should include horizontal barriers,which are relatively easy to apply.
    • A. 

      Pre-construction chemical barriers

    • B. 

      Vertical barriers

    • C. 

      Horizontal barriers

  • 23. 
    Involves drilling through the slab floor and injecting termiticides into the soil atregular intervals.
    • A. 

      Slab treatment

    • B. 

      Basements and Crawl Spaces

    • C. 

      Vertical barriers

  • 24. 
    Trenches are dug around the foundation, termiticide applied and the trench filled back in. Chemicals may also be injected into the soil in the crawl space/basement and around the foundation.
    • A. 

      Basements and Crawl Spaces

    • B. 

      Vertical barriers

    • C. 

      Slab treatment

  • 25. 
    The objective is to continuously attract the termite workers to forage on aslow-acting insect-growth regulator (IGR) called hexaflumuron to eliminate the entireworkers population and the entire colony. The system employs baits and monitoringdevices installed where evidence of infestation is found
    • A. 

      Bait System:

    • B. 

      Vertical barriers

    • C. 

      Horizontal Barriers

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