Building Technology - Past Board Exam

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Building Technology Quizzes & Trivia

With the post board exams just around the corner it is important to ensure you have extensively covered all the info you have learned so far. The quiz below is designed to ensure that you pass the exam by showing what you should expect come exam time. All the best and keep studying.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Identify the board foot of a 2”x2”x10’ (150)?
    • A. 

      6000

    • B. 

      5000

    • C. 

      500

    • D. 

      600

  • 2. 
    Why should you put primer on steel before painting?
    • A. 

      For adhesion

    • B. 

      To prevent rust to prevent rust

  • 3. 
    Used for bonding ceramic tiles on walls and floors?
    • A. 

      Contact cement

    • B. 

      Tile adhesive

    • C. 

      Grout

    • D. 

      Lead

  • 4. 
    What door is used for kitchen?
    • A. 

      Door closer

    • B. 

      Double action door

    • C. 

      Flush door

    • D. 

      Panel door

  • 5. 
    What type of roofing will be used in a heavy forested area?
    • A. 

      Very steep roof with singles on a space frame

    • B. 

      Steep gable roof on metal framing

    • C. 

      RC roof deck

    • D. 

      Polycarbonate sheet

  • 6. 
    Aside from screw and nuts, what material is also used in joining steel?
    • A. 

      Acetylene torch

    • B. 

      Contact cement

    • C. 

      Nail

    • D. 

      Cement paste

  • 7. 
    Which is not used in joining concrete?
    • A. 

      Dowel

    • B. 

      Anchor bolt

    • C. 

      Expansion bolt

    • D. 

      Steel wires

  • 8. 
    • A. 

      Use tinted glass

    • B. 

      Use chb all over the building

    • C. 

      Use chb and minimal glass

  • 9. 
    Due to the weather in our country, what material is not used as an exterior wall?
    • A. 

      6” chb

    • B. 

      Retaining wall

    • C. 

      Dry wall

    • D. 

      Shear wall

  • 10. 
    What should you use as a partition of T&B at second floor to reduce the sound generated from flushing of toilet in bedrooms?
    • A. 

      6” chb

    • B. 

      Use drywall and put acoustic material in between gaps

    • C. 

      Use RC wall

    • D. 

      Place the closet adjacent to T&B

  • 11. 
    Where is the best location of the soil stack in the building?  
    • A. 

      Inside columns

    • B. 

      In between openings

    • C. 

      Away from the exterior wall

    • D. 

      In the exterior wall

  • 12. 
    What is the best thickness of gravel bedding?
    • A. 

      10

    • B. 

      20

    • C. 

      15

    • D. 

      30

  • 13. 
    Upon application of Building Permit, what activity can be done that is allowed by the OBO?  
    • A. 

      Bending of bars

    • B. 

      Excavation

  • 14. 
    Used in vertical alignment?
    • A. 

      Astragal

    • B. 

      Batidura

    • C. 

      Hulog

    • D. 

      Metros

  • 15. 
    Used in doors to prevent smoke from entering the room?
    • A. 

      Astragal

    • B. 

      Batidura

    • C. 

      Hulog

    • D. 

      Metros

  • 16. 
    Used to shape balusters?
    • A. 

      Jigsaw

    • B. 

      Router

    • C. 

      Handsaw

    • D. 

      Chainsaw

  • 17. 
    A building will be erected on a coastal area.
    • A. 

      Used protruding eaves

    • B. 

      Provide big balcony

    • C. 

      Use roof deck

    • D. 

      Use ribbed type roofing

  • 18. 
    Kind of material imitated by PVC.
    • A. 

      Concrete

    • B. 

      Wood

    • C. 

      Metal

    • D. 

      Stone

  • 19. 
    A building will be erected on a hilltop, what roofing system and materials will be used?
    • A. 

      Use roof shingles

    • B. 

      Protruding eaves

    • C. 

      Metal roofing

    • D. 

      RC roof deck

  • 20. 
    Wood used in cabinets?
    • A. 

      MDF

    • B. 

      Gypsum board

  • 21. 
    What kind of window is easy to clean?
    • A. 

      Louver

    • B. 

      Sliding window

    • C. 

      Casement

    • D. 

      Awning

  • 22. 
    Which material has a five year warranty?
    • A. 

      Roof deck water proofing

    • B. 

      T&b water proofing

    • C. 

      Laminated flooring

    • D. 

      Glass window

  • 23. 
    What kind of glass can redirect the suns reflection?
    • A. 

      Glass blocks

    • B. 

      Float glass

    • C. 

      Plate glass

    • D. 

      Tempered glass

  • 24. 
    What kind of window wherein in the morning, exterior can be viewed and at night, reflection of yourself can be seen?
    • A. 

      Clear glass

    • B. 

      Float glass

    • C. 

      Plate glass

    • D. 

      Reflective glass

  • 25. 
    Kind of door used in fire exits?
    • A. 

      Double action door

    • B. 

      Panel door with panic bar

    • C. 

      Panel door

    • D. 

      Revolving door

  • 26. 
    Used in countertops.
    • A. 

      Granite

    • B. 

      Vinyl

    • C. 

      Pebbles

    • D. 

      Rough concrete

  • 27. 
    This is being built in order to prevent soil erosion on creeks.
    • A. 

      Riprap

    • B. 

      6” chb

    • C. 

      Rc wall

    • D. 

      Shear wall

  • 28. 
    Wood not used as construction materials.
    • A. 

      Palotsina

    • B. 

      Mahogany

    • C. 

      Coconut

    • D. 

      Yacal

  • 29. 
    What is S2S?
    • A. 

      Smooth on 4 sides

    • B. 

      Smooth on 2 sides

    • C. 

      Rough lumber

    • D. 

      Green lumber

  • 30. 
    Window wherein you have to embed its edges on openings.
    • A. 

      Jalousie

    • B. 

      Sliding window

    • C. 

      Casement

    • D. 

      Capis

  • 31. 
    Glass used in commercial establishments.
    • A. 

      Float glass

    • B. 

      Tempered glass

    • C. 

      Reflective glass

    • D. 

      Plate glass

  • 32. 
    Where should you put the heat roofing material?
    • A. 

      Under the rafter

    • B. 

      Over the rafter

    • C. 

      On ceiling

  • 33. 
    Locks used on main door.
    • A. 

      Double lock door

    • B. 

      Single lock door

  • 34. 
    Locks used on T&B.
    • A. 

      Double lock

    • B. 

      Lock inside

    • C. 

      Single lock