Something Now About Building Technology

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Something Now About Building Technology

In construction, Building technology is a very important process of adding shape and support to a building. What do you know about these technology? Let's see you now by taking this quiz!


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  • 1. 
    A ____________ is used to force open boards used in forming concrete.
    • A. 

      Pry bar

    • B. 

      Hammer

    • C. 

      Sledge hammer

    • D. 

      Drill

  • 2. 
    Are diagonals which support the wales and soldier piles bearing on heel blocks or footings
    • A. 

      SHEET PILES

    • B. 

      SOLDIER BEAMS

    • C. 

      WALES

    • D. 

      LAGGING

    • E. 

      CROSS BRACING OR RAKERS

  • 3. 
    Are galvanized or PVC coated wire baskets filled with stones and stacked to forman abutment or retaining structure
    • A. 

      Gabion

    • B. 

      Bin Wall

    • C. 

      Cribbing

    • D. 

      Riprap

  • 4. 
    Are machines that lift large and heavy materials.
    • A. 

      Digger

    • B. 

      Cranes

    • C. 

      Buldozer

  • 5. 
    Are processes that change land elevation and slope by filling in low spots and shaving offhigh spots.
    • A. 

      GRADING

    • B. 

      EXCAVATING

    • C. 

      SHORING

    • D. 

      STABILIZING THE SOIL

  • 6. 
    Backsaw is a special type of handsaw that has a very thin blade and makes verystraight cuts such as those on trims and mouldings.
    • A. 

      Crosscut saw

    • B. 

      Ripsaw

    • C. 

      Backsaw

    • D. 

      Hacksaw

  • 7. 
    Batter boards  should be carefully leveled with a carpenter’s level or a__________ and the height must be a little higher that the top of the finished foundation.
    • A. 

      Spirit level

    • B. 

      Plumbob

    • C. 

      Transit

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 8. 
    Before any design is made, the architect is required to get as much valuable data about siteexcavation and building erection at the project location in order to be able to determine thecharacter of the materials which will be encountered at the level of a foundation bed
    • A. 

      SITE INVESTIGATION

    • B. 

      SITE MOBILIZATION

    • C. 

      SITE EXCAVATION

    • D. 

      SOIL TESTING

  • 9. 
    Chisel that trims metal
    • A. 

      Wood chisel

    • B. 

      Cold chisel

    • C. 

      Metal chisel

    • D. 

      Plastic chisel

  • 10. 
    Consists of water rods  that are inserted through the form and threaded  onto the ends  of an inner rod
    • A. 

      Gumbolt

    • B. 

      Hebolts

    • C. 

      Shebolts

    • D. 

      Robolt

  • 11. 
    For excavations that are carried no deeper than the proposed level, theunderlying material may be investigated by ___________
    • A. 

      TEST BORINGS

    • B. 

      TEST PITS

    • C. 

      SOIL TEST

  • 12. 
    For shallow work, an open pit is the most suitable method since it calls for anactual inspection of the undisturbed material over a considerable area
    • A. 

      TEST BORINGS

    • B. 

      TEST PITS

    • C. 

      SOIL TEST

  • 13. 
    Fresh concrete must be shaped and supported by_______ until it cures and can supportitself
    • A. 

      FORMWORK

    • B. 

      SHORE

    • C. 

      STAKES

    • D. 

      BATTERBOARDS

  • 14. 
    Ground slopes over _____% are subject to erosion and may be difficult to build on. In order toprotect the soil from eroding
    • A. 

      25

    • B. 

      30

    • C. 

      35

    • D. 

      40

  • 15. 
    Has an X-shaped tip and is used to turn Phillips-head screws only.
    • A. 

      Phillips screwdriver

    • B. 

      Standard screwdriver

    • C. 

      Spiral ratchet screwdriver

  • 16. 
    Heavy timber planks joined together horizontally to retain the face of anexcavation
    • A. 

      SHEET PILES

    • B. 

      SOLDIER BEAMS

    • C. 

      WALES

    • D. 

      LAGGING

    • E. 

      CROSS BRACING OR RAKERS

  • 17. 
    In column forms, these are clamping devices for keeping column forms and tops of wall forms from spreading under fluid pressure of  newly placed concrete
    • A. 

      Braced

    • B. 

      Clamps

    • C. 

      Yokes

    • D. 

      Studs

  • 18. 
    In forms These are used where a smooth surface is required.
    • A. 

      Plyboard

    • B. 

      Plywood

    • C. 

      Hardiflex

    • D. 

      Sinepa

  • 19. 
    In wall forms these are usually in wood of wood, spaced and keep the wall forms apart
    • A. 

      Divider

    • B. 

      Spreaders

    • C. 

      Braced

    • D. 

      Vertical studs

  • 20. 
    Is a cellular framework of squared steel, concrete, or timber members, assembled in layers at right angles, and filled with earth or stones.
    • A. 

      Riprap

    • B. 

      Soil binders

    • C. 

      Cribbing

    • D. 

      Bin Wall

  • 21. 
    Is a circular saw mounted over a small table used to cut variousangles in wood.
    • A. 

      Table saw

    • B. 

      Radial arm saw

    • C. 

      Power miter saw

    • D. 

      Saber saw

  • 22. 
    Is a heavy hammer used to drive stakes into the ground and to break up concrete and stone.
    • A. 

      Sledge hammer

    • B. 

      Hammer rim

    • C. 

      Claw hammer

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 23. 
    Is a layer of  irregularly broken and random-sized stones placed on the slope ofn embankment.
    • A. 

      Riprap

    • B. 

      Soil binders

    • C. 

      Cribbing

    • D. 

      Bin Wall

  • 24. 
    Is a layout tool that is used to measure 90-degree angles at the corners of framework and joints. They can also be employed to determine cutting angles on dimension lumber.
    • A. 

      Framing rule

    • B. 

      Framing square

    • C. 

      T-square

    • D. 

      Leveling tool

  • 25. 
    Is a long, straight tool that contains one or more vials of liquid and used to determine if the horizontal or vertical is exact
    • A. 

      Level

    • B. 

      Plumbob

    • C. 

      Siprit level

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 26. 
    Is a machine used for digging orscooping earth from a place and depositing it in another.
    • A. 

      Digger

    • B. 

      Cranes

    • C. 

      Excavator

    • D. 

      Constrcuticons

  • 27. 
    Is a process of transferring a portion of the load of thewall to temporary footings and done when the excavation doesnot go much below the adjoining footings and when the materialis fairly solid.
    • A. 

      GRADING

    • B. 

      EXCAVATING

    • C. 

      SHORING

    • D. 

      STABILIZING THE SOIL

  • 28. 
    Is a process where needles or girders are used in cases wherepart or all of the weight of the wall has to be carried, as when the old footing is removed andthe wall underpinned or carried down to a new footing at a greater depth.
    • A. 

      ALTERATING

    • B. 

      UNDERPINNING

    • C. 

      GIRDERING

    • D. 

      NEEDLEING

  • 29. 
    Is a term that refers to large, complex tools and machines that is designed to do a particular job.
    • A. 

      Construction equipments

    • B. 

      Construction materials

    • C. 

      Construction tools

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 30. 
    Is a type of gravity retaining wall formed by stacking modular,interlocking pre-cast concrete units and filling the voids with crushed stone or gravel
    • A. 

      C

    • B. 

      Soil binders

    • C. 

      Cribbing

    • D. 

      Bin Wall

    • E. 

      Gabion

  • 31. 
    Is an equipment used by surveyors to measure horizontal and vertical angles toobtain land elevation
    • A. 

      Transit

    • B. 

      Surveyor's level

    • C. 

      Construction level

  • 32. 
    Is an equipment which moves materials other than fluids.
    • A. 

      Transporter

    • B. 

      Conveyors

    • C. 

      Truck

  • 33. 
    Is an ordinary hammer used to drive or remove nails.
    • A. 

      Sledge hammer

    • B. 

      Hammer rim

    • C. 

      Claw hammer

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 34. 
    Is equipment which is very large and very powerful.
    • A. 

      Power equipment

    • B. 

      Heavy equipment

    • C. 

      Medium equipment

  • 35. 
    Is flashes a narrow, accurate beam of light to make a baseline for additional measurements and is used as a level or as an alignment tool.
    • A. 

      Transit

    • B. 

      Surveyor's level

    • C. 

      Construction laser

  • 36. 
    Is that which to determine an unidentified elevation from a known one
    • A. 

      Transit

    • B. 

      Surveyor's level

    • C. 

      Construction level

  • 37. 
    Is that which relies on a pushing force rater than a wisting force.
    • A. 

      Phillips screwdriver

    • B. 

      Standard screwdriver

    • C. 

      Spiral ratchet screwdriver

  • 38. 
    Is the natural material on which the construction rests
    • A. 

      Foundation rock

    • B. 

      Foundation bed

    • C. 

      Strata

  • 39. 
    Is the process of compacting the soil on which the structure will rest.
    • A. 

      GRADING

    • B. 

      EXCAVATING

    • C. 

      SHORING

    • D. 

      STABILIZING THE SOIL

  • 40. 
    Is the process of digging the earth to provide a place for the foundation of the building.
    • A. 

      GRADING

    • B. 

      EXCAVATING

    • C. 

      SHORING

    • D. 

      STABILIZING THE SOIL

  • 41. 
    Is used for crosscutting wood and consists of a motor-driven saw blade that is hung on an arm over a table.
    • A. 

      Table saw

    • B. 

      Radial arm saw

    • C. 

      Portable circular saw

    • D. 

      Saber saw

  • 42. 
    Is used for cutting large sheets of wood and wood composites and consists of a blade mounted on an electric motor beneath a table-like surface.
    • A. 

      Table saw

    • B. 

      Radial arm saw

    • C. 

      Portable circular saw

    • D. 

      Saber saw

  • 43. 
    Is used for cutting materials that are difficult to cut with stationary tools.
    • A. 

      Table saw

    • B. 

      Radial arm saw

    • C. 

      Portable circular saw

    • D. 

      Saber saw

  • 44. 
    Is used for marking lines.
    • A. 

      Chalk line

    • B. 

      Carpenter's pencil

    • C. 

      Ball pen

    • D. 

      Marker

  • 45. 
    Is used to cut across the grain of wood.
    • A. 

      Crosscut saw

    • B. 

      Ripsaw

    • C. 

      Backsaw

    • D. 

      Hacksaw

  • 46. 
    Is used to measure relatively long distances such as those in highway construction.
    • A. 

      Tape measure

    • B. 

      Digital rule

    • C. 

      Folded tape rule

    • D. 

      Ruler

  • 47. 
    It is a kind of form ties, have notches or crimps that allow their ends to be snapped off below the concrete surface after stripping off the forms
    • A. 

      Snap ties

    • B. 

      Lateral ties

    • C. 

      Bolts

    • D. 

      Stagger

  • 48. 
    It is a power toll that is used to install and remove screws.
    • A. 

      Philips gun

    • B. 

      Screw gun

    • C. 

      Bolt gun

    • D. 

      None of th above

  • 49. 
    Its is power tools that is used to drill holes in wood, metal and concrete.
    • A. 

      Manual drill

    • B. 

      Power drill

    • C. 

      Riveter

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 50. 
    Materials for forms and shoring construction are ________and ________.
    • A. 

      LUMBER AND STEEL

    • B. 

      CONCRETE AND STEEL

    • C. 

      ALUMINUM AND LUMBER

    • D. 

      ALUMINUM AND CONCRETE

  • 51. 
    Oil should not be used, however, on forms against surfaces which are to be _______, as oil prevents adhesion of the plaster
    • A. 

      Post- tensioned

    • B. 

      Concreted

    • C. 

      Plastered

    • D. 

      Sand blast

  • 52. 
    Power tools that is used to break up concrete or asphalt paving.
    • A. 

      Rotary hammer

    • B. 

      Sledge hammer

    • C. 

      Jack hammer

  • 53. 
    Process of lowering a water table or preventing an excavation fromfilling with ground water
    • A. 

      EXCAVATING

    • B. 

      WATER REMOVAL

    • C. 

      DEWATERING

  • 54. 
    Slope protection like plant materials that inhibit or prevent erosion by providing a ground cover and forming a dense network of roots that bind the soil.
    • A. 

      Riprap

    • B. 

      Soil binders

    • C. 

      Cribbing

    • D. 

      Bin Wall

  • 55. 
    THE 1ST STAGE TO BE DONE IN CONSTRUCTION IS?
    • A. 

      STAKING-OUT THE BUILDING

    • B. 

      SITE EXCAVATION

    • C. 

      MAKING FORMS AND SUPPORTS

    • D. 

      SITE MOBILIZING

  • 56. 
    The lower portions of walls, piers or columns which are spread to provide a safe base are called
    • A. 

      Footing foundation

    • B. 

      Footing courses

    • C. 

      Footing support

  • 57. 
    The major components of metal shoring or scaffolding are:
    • A. 

      The ledger or the horizontal brace

    • B. 

      The brace or the diagonal.

    • C. 

      The standard or the vertical component.

    • D. 

      Heads, jacks and bases.

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 58. 
    The plywood should be waterproof, Grade ____ and at least ½” thick for forms
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      C

    • D. 

      D

  • 59. 
    This are  secured to rock or soil anchors are resorted towhen crossbracing or rakers would interfere with the excavation procedure.
    • A. 

      SHEET PILES

    • B. 

      TIEBACKS

    • C. 

      LAGGING

    • D. 

      CROSS BRACING OR RAKERS

  • 60. 
    To support beam and slab forms while concrete is being poured and cured, temporarysupports called ________ are used
    • A. 

      FORMWORK

    • B. 

      SHORING

    • C. 

      STAKES

    • D. 

      BATTERBOARDS

  • 61. 
    When a desired change in ground elevation exceeds the angle of repose of the soil, a retaining wall becomes necessary to hold the mass of earth on the uphill side of the gradechange
    • A. 

      Cribbing

    • B. 

      Riprap

    • C. 

      Retaining structures

    • D. 

      Bin Wall

  • 62. 
    Which are steel H-sections driven vertically into the ground to support
    • A. 

      SHEET PILES

    • B. 

      SOLDIER BEAMS

    • C. 

      WALES

    • D. 

      LAGGING

    • E. 

      CROSS BRACING OR RAKERS

  • 63. 
    _________ has chisel-like teeth designed for ripping or cutting with the grain of wood.
    • A. 

      Crosscut saw

    • B. 

      Ripsaw

    • C. 

      Backsaw

    • D. 

      Hacksaw

  • 64. 
    __________ of the materials forming the foundation bed are made to assist in determining itssafe bearing capacity.
    • A. 

      TEST BORINGS

    • B. 

      SOIL TEST

    • C. 

      LOADING TEST

  • 65. 
    ___________ are horizontal boards used to establish the height of the finish foundation and to support the guidelines for the excavation of footing trenches
    • A. 

      STAKES

    • B. 

      FORM

    • C. 

      SHORES

    • D. 

      BATTERBOARDS

  • 66. 
    ___________is used to drive finishing nails below the surface of a wooden trim or molding.
    • A. 

      Nail driver

    • B. 

      Nail set

    • C. 

      Nail gun

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 67. 
    ___________may be in the form of pans for concrete joist constructionor steel decking or corrugated steel for concrete slabs and slab-andjoistconstruction.
    • A. 

      Alloy forms

    • B. 

      Timber forms

    • C. 

      Steel forms

    • D. 

      Wood forms

  • 68. 
    ____________is used to cut metals.
    • A. 

      Hack saw

    • B. 

      Cross cut saw

    • C. 

      Rip saw

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 69. 
    _____________is used to trim wood and clear away excess material from wood joints.
    • A. 

      Wood chisel

    • B. 

      Cold chisel

    • C. 

      Metal chisel

    • D. 

      Plastic chisel

  • 70. 
    ______________used to prevent concrete from adhering to the wood and preserve the forms against damage by alternate wetting and drying
    • A. 

      Plasticiszer

    • B. 

      Gasoline

    • C. 

      Crude oil and petroline

    • D. 

      Addmixture

  • 71. 
    _______________ is used to turn round objects like pipes.
    • A. 

      Pipe wrench

    • B. 

      Monkey wrench

    • C. 

      Yabe

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 72. 
    _________________is like an electric drill that operates with both rotating and reciprocating actions and is used to drill holes in concrete.
    • A. 

      Rotary hammer

    • B. 

      Sledge hammer

    • C. 

      Jack hammer

  • 73. 
    __________________ has a flat tip and is designed to fit a standard slotted screw.
    • A. 

      Phillips screwdriver

    • B. 

      Standard screwdriver

    • C. 

      Spiral ratchet screwdriver

  • 74. 
    ___________________are those that employ power supplied by forces other than that coming from humans.
    • A. 

      Power tools

    • B. 

      Hand tools

    • C. 

      Equipment

    • D. 

      Electric device

  • 75. 
    _____________________is used to place and trim mortar between bricks or concrete blocks.
    • A. 

      Mortar trowel

    • B. 

      Brick trowel

    • C. 

      Bull float

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 76. 
    ______________________is used to smoothen out the surface of wet concrete.
    • A. 

      Float

    • B. 

      Trowel

    • C. 

      Bull float

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 77. 
    ____________ are the tools that use power delivered by man only
    • A. 

      Man tools

    • B. 

      Power tools

    • C. 

      Hand tools

    • D. 

      Carpentry tools