Building Technology Part 1

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Building Technology Quizzes & Trivia

When it comes to creating a building be it a flat or a mansion, there is much that is expected from an architect and engineer when it comes to building technology. The quiz below is part one and tests out what you remember from BSK small group. Give it a shot!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
     A door made up of small horizontal interlocking metal slats which are guided in a track; the configuration coils about an overhead drum which is housed at the head of the opening, either manual or motor-driven.
    • A. 

      Panel Door

    • B. 

      Roll-up Door

    • C. 

      Overhead Swing-up Door

    • D. 

      Flush Door

  • 2. 
      Which of the following is not a Sheet Glass?
    • A. 

      Insulating Glass

    • B. 

      Window Glass

    • C. 

      Heavy Sheet Glass

    • D. 

      Picture Glass

  • 3. 
    An admixture is used to speed up the initial set of concrete. Such a material may be added to the mix to increase the rate of early strength development for several reasons.
    • A. 

      Water Reducing Admixtures

    • B. 

      Retarders

    • C. 

      Damproofers

    • D. 

      Accelerators

  • 4. 
     A class of rock composed silica grains. Colors include gray, buff, light brown and red
    • A. 

      Sandstone

    • B. 

      Granite

    • C. 

      Marble

    • D. 

      Limestone

  • 5. 
    What is a steel element such as wire, cable, bar, rod or strand, or a bundle of such elements, used to impart prestressto concrete?
    • A. 

      Prestress Cables

    • B. 

      Tendon Cables

    • C. 

      Tendon

    • D. 

      Reinforcement

  • 6. 
    What is the act of excavating or filling of earth or any sound material or combination thereof, in preparation for a finishing surface such as paving?
    • A. 

      Grading

    • B. 

      Cut and Fill

    • C. 

      Site Preparation

    • D. 

      Benching

  • 7. 
    Vernacular term for rough plastering
    • A. 

      Baldosa

    • B. 

      Rebokada

    • C. 

      Asintada

    • D. 

      Kostura

  • 8. 
    A type of shutter proof opaque glass used to construct a door with glass to allow natural light only
    • A. 

      Figured Wired Glass

    • B. 

      Etched Glass

    • C. 

      Bevel Glass

    • D. 

      Smoked Glass

  • 9. 
    A paint defect which indicates imperfect adhesion of paint to the surface, with the film getting stripped off in a relatively large pieces due to application on damp or greasy surface
    • A. 

      Bleeding

    • B. 

      Alligatoring

    • C. 

      Peeling

    • D. 

      Cracking

  • 10. 
    A type of “hands of door” where the hinge is at the left and the door leaf swings inside the room to the left
    • A. 

      Right Hand

    • B. 

      Right Hand Reverse

    • C. 

      Left Hand

    • D. 

      Left Hand Reverse

  • 11. 
    A type of wood end joint where both wood are cut at equal angles diagonally
    • A. 

      Splice

    • B. 

      Lap

    • C. 

      Scarf

    • D. 

      Finger

  • 12. 
    A common and cheap masonry finish wherein dry consistency mortar mix is sprayed by mechanical or pneumatic means. The sprayed cement is left to dry and give a rustic finish. Optional paint coat maybe required
    • A. 

      Stucco Finish

    • B. 

      Anay Finish

    • C. 

      Spraytex

    • D. 

      Sandblast

  • 13. 
    A special coating system with a high gloss shine while maintaining the natural wood qualities, maintenance free, used to finish and topcoat wood flooring
    • A. 

      Tile Floor Coating

    • B. 

      Polyurethane Floor Coating

    • C. 

      Polyethylene Floor Coating

    • D. 

      Epoxy Floor Coating

  • 14. 
    A pretreatment of poured concrete such as walls beams and columns where a thin layer of lean cement grout mixed with flexible base additives is splattered by tampicobrush or masonry spoon to the surface to give a “tooth” for excellent plaster adhesion
    • A. 

      Splash Coat

    • B. 

      Cement Roughing

    • C. 

      Concrete Roughing By Chiseling

    • D. 

      Scratch Coat

  • 15. 
    Vernacular term for Concrete Hollow Block (CHB) laying
    • A. 

      Mitsa

    • B. 

      Asintada

    • C. 

      Palitada

    • D. 

      Rebokada

  • 16. 
    An installation method where the cabinet covers is recessed and flushed with the cabinet sidings
    • A. 

      Concealed

    • B. 

      Inset or Interior

    • C. 

      Full Lap or Over Lap

    • D. 

      Party Wall or Half Lap

  • 17. 
    A concrete flooring and finish which transforms ordinary plain concrete into an elegant and decorative textured surface. This is done by adding dust-on-color pigments to the concrete to give a fast color and imprinted with a patented pattern and texture while the concrete is still plastic to create the look and finish of stone, slate or brick
    • A. 

      Concrete Block Cushion

    • B. 

      Textfloor-crete

    • C. 

      Impressio-crete

    • D. 

      Stucco Floor Finish

  • 18. 
    What is a round steel bolt embedded in concrete or masonry use to hold down machinery, steel columns or beams, casting, shoes, beams plates and engine heads?
    • A. 

      Retaining Bolts

    • B. 

      Anchor Bolts

    • C. 

      Foundation Bolts

    • D. 

      Friction Bolts

  • 19. 
    What is a concrete beam placed directly on the ground to provide foundation for the superstructure?
    • A. 

      Strap Beam

    • B. 

      Grade Beam

    • C. 

      Tie Beam

    • D. 

      Gerber Beam

  • 20. 
    What are piles at an inclination to resist forces that are not critical?
    • A. 

      Batter Piles

    • B. 

      Slope Piles

    • C. 

      Guide Piles

    • D. 

      Fender Piles

  • 21. 
    How is a 90 degree bend standard hook for concrete reinforcement constructed
    • A. 

      90 degree bend plus 12 db extension, at free end of bar

    • B. 

      90 degree bend plus 10 db extension, at free end of bar

    • C. 

      90 degree bend plus 4 db extension, at free end of bar

    • D. 

      90 degree bend plus 6 db extension, at free end of bar

  • 22. 
    Kalomein door is
    • A. 

      A Fireproof Door With Metal Covering

    • B. 

      An Indoor Decorative Door

    • C. 

      A Door Product of Kuala Lumpur

    • D. 

      None of These

  • 23. 
    The term to describe the putting up of the skeleton of the building
    • A. 

      Roughing-In

    • B. 

      Stake and Butterboards

    • C. 

      Shell Work

    • D. 

      Formworks

  • 24. 
    A vertical space in a building intended for ducts, pipes, wire and cables
    • A. 

      Chase

    • B. 

      Crevice

    • C. 

      Niche

    • D. 

      Trench

  • 25. 
    The material used for the process of making watertight the roof intersection and other exposed areas on the exterior of a building
    • A. 

      Flashing

    • B. 

      Fascia

    • C. 

      Caping

    • D. 

      Gutter