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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. 

    ____________ are the tools that use power delivered by man only

    • A.

      Man tools

    • B.

      Power tools

    • C.

      Hand tools

    • D.

      Carpentry tools

    Correct Answer
    C. Hand tools
    Explanation
    Hand tools are the tools that use power delivered by man only. These tools are manually operated and do not require any external power source, such as electricity or fuel. Examples of hand tools include hammers, screwdrivers, wrenches, pliers, and chisels. These tools are commonly used in various tasks, such as carpentry, plumbing, and mechanical repairs, where the power and control are provided solely by the user's hand.

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  • 2. 

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

    • A.

      Phillips screwdriver

    • B.

      Standard screwdriver

    • C.

      Spiral ratchet screwdriver

    Correct Answer
    B. Standard screwdriver
    Explanation
    A standard screwdriver has a flat tip that is specifically designed to fit a standard slotted screw. This type of screwdriver is commonly used for tasks that involve tightening or loosening screws with a single straight slot in the head. The flat tip of the standard screwdriver allows for a secure fit in the screw's slot, ensuring effective and efficient screwdriving.

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  • 3. 

    ______________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

    Correct Answer
    C. Crude oil and petroline
    Explanation
    Crude oil and petroline are used to prevent concrete from adhering to the wood and preserve the forms against damage by alternate wetting and drying. These substances act as a barrier between the concrete and the wood, preventing them from sticking together. This helps in easy removal of the forms once the concrete has set, without causing any damage to the wood. Additionally, crude oil and petroline also provide a protective layer to the forms, preventing any moisture from seeping in and causing damage.

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  • 4. 

    ___________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

    Correct Answer
    C. Steel forms
    Explanation
    Steel forms are a type of construction formwork that is commonly used for concrete joist construction, steel decking, and concrete slabs. They are made of steel and provide a strong and durable structure for pouring and shaping concrete. Steel forms are preferred in construction due to their strength, stability, and ability to withstand heavy loads. They are also reusable, making them a cost-effective choice for construction projects. Timber forms, wood forms, and alloy forms are not as commonly used as steel forms in these types of construction applications.

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  • 5. 

    ___________ 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

    Correct Answer
    D. BATTERBOARDS
    Explanation
    Batterboards are horizontal boards that are used to establish the height of the finish foundation and to support the guidelines for the excavation of footing trenches. They provide a reference point for the construction of the foundation and ensure that the trenches are dug at the correct depth and alignment. By securely attaching the batterboards to stakes, they create a stable framework that helps maintain the accuracy of the excavation process.

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  • 6. 

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

    • A.

      Crosscut saw

    • B.

      Ripsaw

    • C.

      Backsaw

    • D.

      Hacksaw

    Correct Answer
    B. Ripsaw
    Explanation
    A ripsaw is the correct answer because it has chisel-like teeth that are specifically designed for ripping or cutting with the grain of wood. This type of saw is commonly used in woodworking to make long, straight cuts along the length of the wood. Unlike a crosscut saw or a backsaw, which have teeth designed for cutting across the grain, a ripsaw's teeth are angled and shaped to efficiently remove material as it is pushed along the wood grain. A hacksaw, on the other hand, is used for cutting metal and has smaller, finer teeth that are not suitable for cutting wood with the grain.

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  • 7. 

    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

    Correct Answer
    B. SHORING
    Explanation
    Shoring is the correct answer because it refers to temporary supports that are used to support beam and slab forms while concrete is being poured and cured. Shoring helps to distribute the weight of the concrete and prevent any collapse or failure of the forms during the construction process. It provides stability and ensures the safety of the workers and the structural integrity of the concrete elements being constructed.

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  • 8. 

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

    • A.

      A

    • B.

      B

    • C.

      C

    • D.

      D

    Correct Answer
    A. A
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "a" because waterproof plywood is necessary for forms that will be exposed to water or moisture. Additionally, it should be of Grade A quality to ensure durability and strength. Lastly, the plywood should be at least ½” thick to provide stability and support for the forms.

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  • 9. 

    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

    Correct Answer
    E. All of the above
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "all of the above". This means that all the components mentioned in the question (ledger, brace, standard, heads, jacks, and bases) are major components of metal shoring or scaffolding. Each of these components plays a crucial role in providing stability, support, and safety to the structure. The ledger or horizontal brace provides horizontal support, the brace or diagonal provides diagonal support, the standard or vertical component provides vertical support, and the heads, jacks, and bases are used for adjusting the height and providing a stable foundation.

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  • 10. 

    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

    Correct Answer
    A. STAKING-OUT THE BUILDING
    Explanation
    The first stage to be done in construction is staking-out the building. This involves marking the exact location and dimensions of the building on the construction site. This step is crucial as it ensures that the building is positioned correctly and aligns with the design plans. Staking-out the building helps to establish the reference points for subsequent construction activities such as excavation, making forms and supports, and site mobilizing. Without accurately staking-out the building, the construction process may face errors and delays.

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  • 11. 

    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

    Correct Answer
    C. Plastered
    Explanation
    Oil should not be used on surfaces that are to be plastered because oil prevents the adhesion of the plaster.

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  • 12. 

    Materials for forms and shoring construction are ________and ________.

    • A.

      LUMBER AND STEEL

    • B.

      CONCRETE AND STEEL

    • C.

      ALUMINUM AND LUMBER

    • D.

      ALUMINUM AND CONCRETE

    Correct Answer
    A. LUMBER AND STEEL
    Explanation
    The correct answer is LUMBER AND STEEL. These materials are commonly used in forms and shoring construction. Lumber is often used for formwork, which is the temporary structure used to support and shape concrete during the pouring and curing process. Steel is commonly used for shoring, which is the temporary support system used to prevent the collapse of excavations or structures during construction. Both materials are strong and durable, making them ideal for these types of construction applications.

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  • 13. 

    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

    Correct Answer
    A. Snap ties
    Explanation
    Snap ties are a type of form ties that have notches or crimps that enable their ends to be easily snapped off below the concrete surface after removing the forms. This feature allows for a clean and smooth concrete finish without any protruding ties. Snap ties are commonly used in construction to secure formwork and ensure the stability and integrity of concrete structures.

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  • 14. 

    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

    Correct Answer
    B. Digital rule
    Explanation
    A digital rule is used to measure relatively long distances such as those in highway construction because it provides accurate and precise measurements. Unlike a tape measure or folded tape rule, a digital rule uses electronic sensors to measure the distance, eliminating the need for manual reading and reducing the chance of human error. Additionally, a digital rule typically has a larger display that allows for easy reading of the measurements, making it more suitable for measuring longer distances. A ruler, on the other hand, is not suitable for measuring long distances as it is typically shorter in length.

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  • 15. 

    Is used to cut across the grain of wood.

    • A.

      Crosscut saw

    • B.

      Ripsaw

    • C.

      Backsaw

    • D.

      Hacksaw

    Correct Answer
    A. Crosscut saw
    Explanation
    A crosscut saw is used to cut across the grain of wood. Unlike a ripsaw, which is used to cut along the grain, a crosscut saw has teeth that are designed to cut through the wood fibers rather than parallel to them. This type of saw is commonly used for making precise and clean cuts across the width of a piece of wood. A backsaw is a type of crosscut saw that has a reinforced back edge, providing additional stability and accuracy. A hacksaw, on the other hand, is used for cutting metal, and is not designed for cutting wood.

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  • 16. 

    Is used for marking lines.

    • A.

      Chalk line

    • B.

      Carpenter's pencil

    • C.

      Ball pen

    • D.

      Marker

    Correct Answer
    A. Chalk line
    Explanation
    A chalk line is a tool that is used for marking lines. It consists of a reel, a string, and powdered chalk. The string is coated with chalk powder, and when it is pulled tight and snapped against a surface, it leaves a straight and visible line of chalk. This tool is commonly used in construction and carpentry to ensure precise measurements and straight lines when cutting or installing materials.

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  • 17. 

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

    • A.

      Phillips screwdriver

    • B.

      Standard screwdriver

    • C.

      Spiral ratchet screwdriver

    Correct Answer
    C. Spiral ratchet screwdriver
    Explanation
    A spiral ratchet screwdriver is the correct answer because it relies on a pushing force rather than a twisting force. Unlike a Phillips or standard screwdriver, which require a twisting motion to drive the screw, a spiral ratchet screwdriver has a mechanism that allows it to move in a forward pushing motion, making it easier and more efficient to use.

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  • 18. 

    Is an ordinary hammer used to drive or remove nails.

    • A.

      Sledge hammer

    • B.

      Hammer rim

    • C.

      Claw hammer

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    C. Claw hammer
    Explanation
    A claw hammer is the correct answer because it is a type of hammer that is commonly used to drive or remove nails. It has a flat striking surface on one side for driving nails into a surface, and a curved claw on the other side for removing nails. This makes it a versatile tool for various carpentry and construction tasks. A sledge hammer is too heavy-duty for driving or removing nails, and a hammer rim is not a commonly used term for a specific type of hammer. Therefore, the correct answer is claw hammer.

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  • 19. 

    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

    Correct Answer
    B. Framing square
    Explanation
    A framing square is a layout tool that is specifically designed to measure 90-degree angles at the corners of framework and joints. It is commonly used in carpentry and construction to ensure accurate and precise measurements for cutting and assembling materials. The framing square can also be utilized to determine cutting angles on dimension lumber, making it a versatile tool for various applications in the construction industry.

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  • 20. 

    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

    Correct Answer
    A. Sledge hammer
    Explanation
    A sledgehammer is a heavy hammer that is specifically designed for driving stakes into the ground and breaking up concrete and stone. It is larger and heavier than a regular hammer, allowing for more force to be exerted when striking. The weight and size of the sledgehammer make it more effective for tasks that require significant impact and force, making it the correct answer in this context.

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  • 21. 

    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

    Correct Answer
    B. Spreaders
    Explanation
    Spreaders are used in wall forms to keep the forms apart and maintain the desired distance between them. They are typically made of wood and are spaced along the wall forms. Spreaders help to provide stability and prevent the forms from collapsing or shifting during the pouring and curing of concrete. They ensure that the wall forms remain in the correct position and shape, allowing for the construction of a strong and properly aligned wall.

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  • 22. 

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

    • A.

      Plyboard

    • B.

      Plywood

    • C.

      Hardiflex

    • D.

      Sinepa

    Correct Answer
    B. Plywood
    Explanation
    Plywood is the correct answer because it is a type of engineered wood that is made by gluing together multiple layers of thin veneers. It is known for its smooth surface, which makes it suitable for various applications where a smooth finish is desired. Plywood is commonly used in construction, furniture making, and other woodworking projects. It is also known for its strength and durability, making it a popular choice for many different purposes.

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  • 23. 

    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

    Correct Answer
    C. Yokes
    Explanation
    Yokes are clamping devices used in column forms to prevent the spreading of the forms and tops of wall forms under the fluid pressure of newly placed concrete. They help to secure the structure and maintain its stability during the pouring process.

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  • 24. 

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

    • A.

      Phillips screwdriver

    • B.

      Standard screwdriver

    • C.

      Spiral ratchet screwdriver

    Correct Answer
    A. Phillips screwdriver
    Explanation
    A Phillips screwdriver has an X-shaped tip that is specifically designed to fit into Phillips-head screws. This type of screwdriver is not suitable for turning any other type of screws, as it may not fit properly or provide enough torque. The X-shaped tip allows for better engagement and reduces the chances of the screwdriver slipping out of the screw head while turning. Therefore, the correct answer is Phillips screwdriver.

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  • 25. 

    Fresh concrete must be shaped and supported by_______ until it cures and can supportitself

    • A.

      FORMWORK

    • B.

      SHORE

    • C.

      STAKES

    • D.

      BATTERBOARDS

    Correct Answer
    A. FORMWORK
    Explanation
    Fresh concrete is in a liquid state and needs to be shaped and supported until it hardens and gains strength. Formwork refers to the temporary structure or mold that is used to shape and contain the concrete during the curing process. It provides the necessary support and shape to the concrete until it can support itself. Using formwork ensures that the concrete maintains its desired shape and prevents any deformation or collapse during the curing process.

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  • 26. 

    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

    Correct Answer
    C. Shebolts
    Explanation
    The given correct answer "shebolts" is likely a misspelling or typo. It is possible that the correct term is "eye bolts" instead. Eye bolts are a type of fastener that consists of a threaded rod with a loop or "eye" at one end. They are commonly used for attaching cables or ropes to objects. The explanation for the correct answer is that the water rods are threaded onto the ends of an inner rod, suggesting that they are attached using some type of bolt, such as eye bolts.

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  • 27. 

    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

    Correct Answer
    C. Transit
    Explanation
    A transit is a surveying instrument used to measure horizontal and vertical angles. In the context of the given question, a transit can be used to carefully level the batter boards and ensure that they are at the correct height above the finished foundation. A carpenter's level or a spirit level can also be used for this purpose, but a transit is a more precise and accurate tool for measuring angles and ensuring levelness. Therefore, the correct answer is transit.

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  • 28. 

    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

    Correct Answer
    C. Backsaw
    Explanation
    A backsaw is a type of handsaw that is specifically designed for making precise and straight cuts. It has a thin blade which allows for greater control and accuracy when cutting trims and mouldings. Unlike other saws, a backsaw is ideal for making crosscuts and is commonly used in woodworking and carpentry tasks.

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  • 29. 

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

    • A.

      Pry bar

    • B.

      Hammer

    • C.

      Sledge hammer

    • D.

      Drill

    Correct Answer
    A. Pry bar
    Explanation
    A pry bar is a tool that is specifically designed to apply leverage and force in order to open or separate objects. In the context of forming concrete, pry bars are commonly used to force open boards that are used as molds or forms for pouring concrete. This allows for the easy removal of the boards once the concrete has set and hardened.

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  • 30. 

    ____________is used to cut metals.

    • A.

      Hack saw

    • B.

      Cross cut saw

    • C.

      Rip saw

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. Hack saw
    Explanation
    A hack saw is a type of hand saw that is specifically designed for cutting metals. It has a fine-toothed blade that is tensioned in a frame, allowing for precise and controlled cutting. The small teeth on the hack saw blade are able to cut through metal materials efficiently, making it a suitable tool for metalworking tasks.

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  • 31. 

    _____________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

    Correct Answer
    A. Wood chisel
    Explanation
    A wood chisel is a tool specifically designed for trimming and removing excess material from wood joints. It has a sharp, beveled edge that allows for precise cutting and shaping of wood. Wood chisels are commonly used in woodworking and carpentry to create clean and smooth cuts, and to achieve accurate and tight-fitting joints. They are not suitable for trimming or working with other materials such as metal or plastic.

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  • 32. 

    Chisel that trims metal

    • A.

      Wood chisel

    • B.

      Cold chisel

    • C.

      Metal chisel

    • D.

      Plastic chisel

    Correct Answer
    B. Cold chisel
    Explanation
    A cold chisel is a type of chisel that is specifically designed for cutting or shaping cold metals. It has a hardened cutting edge which allows it to effectively trim and shape metal surfaces. Unlike wood chisels which are used for woodworking, cold chisels are made to withstand the hardness of metals and are commonly used in metalworking tasks such as cutting, shaping, and removing excess material from metal surfaces. Plastic chisels, on the other hand, are not suitable for trimming metal as they are not strong enough to withstand the hardness of metal surfaces.

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  • 33. 

    ___________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

    Correct Answer
    B. Nail set
    Explanation
    A nail set is a tool that is specifically designed to drive finishing nails below the surface of wooden trim or molding. It has a pointed tip that is used to create a small indentation in the wood, allowing the nail head to be countersunk. This helps to create a smooth and seamless finish, as the nail heads are hidden below the surface. A nail driver is not a commonly used term for a tool, and a nail gun is not typically used for finishing nails as it is more commonly used for larger construction projects. Therefore, the correct tool for this purpose is a nail set.

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  • 34. 

    _______________ is used to turn round objects like pipes.

    • A.

      Pipe wrench

    • B.

      Monkey wrench

    • C.

      Yabe

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. Pipe wrench
    Explanation
    A pipe wrench is a type of tool that is specifically designed to turn round objects like pipes. It has adjustable jaws that can grip onto the pipe securely, allowing the user to apply torque and turn the pipe as needed. This makes it an ideal tool for tasks such as plumbing or working with pipes in general. A monkey wrench, on the other hand, is a different type of wrench that is not specifically designed for turning round objects like pipes. Therefore, the correct answer is pipe wrench.

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  • 35. 

    _____________________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

    Correct Answer
    B. Brick trowel
    Explanation
    A brick trowel is a tool specifically designed for placing and trimming mortar between bricks or concrete blocks. It has a flat, pointed blade that allows for precision and control when spreading and shaping mortar. A mortar trowel, on the other hand, is typically used for mixing and applying mortar to larger surfaces such as walls or floors. A bull float is a tool used in concrete finishing to smooth and level the surface. Therefore, the correct answer is brick trowel.

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  • 36. 

    ______________________is used to smoothen out the surface of wet concrete.

    • A.

      Float

    • B.

      Trowel

    • C.

      Bull float

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    C. Bull float
    Explanation
    A bull float is used to smoothen out the surface of wet concrete. It is a large, flat tool that is typically made of wood or magnesium. The bull float is used to level and flatten the concrete surface, removing any imperfections or high spots. It is typically used before the final finishing process with a trowel. The bull float is an essential tool in the concrete finishing process, ensuring a smooth and even surface for the final product.

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  • 37. 

    ___________________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

    Correct Answer
    A. Power tools
    Explanation
    Power tools are the correct answer because they are tools that use external power sources, such as electricity or compressed air, to operate. Unlike hand tools, which rely solely on human force, power tools are designed to make tasks easier and more efficient by utilizing external power. Equipment and electric devices are broader terms that can encompass various tools, but power tools specifically refer to tools that employ external power sources.

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  • 38. 

    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

    Correct Answer
    B. Power drill
    Explanation
    A power drill is the correct answer because it is a type of power tool that is commonly used to drill holes in various materials such as wood, metal, and concrete. Unlike a manual drill, which requires physical force to operate, a power drill is motorized and provides more efficiency and convenience in drilling tasks. A riveter is a tool used for joining or fastening materials with rivets and is not specifically designed for drilling holes. Therefore, the correct option is power drill.

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  • 39. 

    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

    Correct Answer
    B. Screw gun
    Explanation
    A screw gun is a power tool specifically designed for the installation and removal of screws. It is commonly used in construction and woodworking projects where a large number of screws need to be driven into or removed from various materials. The term "gun" refers to the shape and design of the tool, resembling a firearm. This tool is often equipped with a Phillips head bit, which is a common type of screw head. Therefore, the correct answer is "screw gun."

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  • 40. 

    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

    Correct Answer
    B. Radial arm saw
    Explanation
    A radial arm saw is a type of saw that is used for crosscutting wood. It consists of a motor-driven saw blade that is hung on an arm over a table. This allows the user to move the blade in various directions to make precise cuts. Unlike a table saw or portable circular saw, the radial arm saw offers more flexibility in terms of movement and cutting angles. A saber saw, on the other hand, is a handheld saw that is used for making curved or intricate cuts, and is not typically used for crosscutting wood. Therefore, the correct answer is radial arm saw.

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  • 41. 

    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

    Correct Answer
    A. Table saw
    Explanation
    A table saw is a tool used for cutting large sheets of wood and wood composites. It consists of a blade mounted on an electric motor beneath a table-like surface. This setup allows for precise and controlled cuts to be made by sliding the material along the table and against the blade. The table saw is commonly used in woodworking shops and construction sites due to its versatility and ability to handle large and heavy materials.

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  • 42. 

    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

    Correct Answer
    C. Portable circular saw
    Explanation
    A portable circular saw is used for cutting materials that are difficult to cut with stationary tools. This is because a portable circular saw offers greater mobility and flexibility compared to other tools like a table saw or radial arm saw. It can be easily moved around and used in various positions, making it ideal for cutting materials that are hard to reach or require intricate cuts. Additionally, the circular blade of a portable circular saw is designed to cut through tough materials with ease, making it a suitable choice for cutting difficult materials.

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  • 43. 

    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

    Correct Answer
    C. Power miter saw
    Explanation
    A power miter saw is a circular saw mounted on a small table that is used to cut various angles in wood. This type of saw is specifically designed to make precise and accurate angled cuts, making it ideal for tasks such as cutting crown molding or trimming frames. The circular blade of the power miter saw can be adjusted to different angles, allowing for versatility in cutting angles.

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  • 44. 

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

    • A.

      Rotary hammer

    • B.

      Sledge hammer

    • C.

      Jack hammer

    Correct Answer
    C. Jack hammer
    Explanation
    A jack hammer is the correct answer because it is a power tool specifically designed for breaking up concrete or asphalt paving. It operates by delivering a high-impact force through a reciprocating hammering action, making it highly effective for demolition work. Sledge hammer and rotary hammer are also tools used for breaking up materials, but they are not specifically designed for concrete or asphalt paving.

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  • 45. 

    _________________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

    Correct Answer
    A. Rotary hammer
    Explanation
    A rotary hammer is a tool that combines both rotating and reciprocating actions to drill holes in concrete. It is similar to an electric drill but is specifically designed for heavy-duty drilling tasks. The rotating action helps to penetrate the concrete while the reciprocating action helps to break up and remove the debris. This makes the rotary hammer a powerful and efficient tool for drilling into hard materials like concrete. A sledge hammer is a large, heavy hammer used for breaking or driving objects, while a jack hammer is a pneumatic or electric tool used for breaking up concrete or pavement.

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  • 46. 

    Is an equipment which moves materials other than fluids.

    • A.

      Transporter

    • B.

      Conveyors

    • C.

      Truck

    Correct Answer
    B. Conveyors
    Explanation
    Conveyors are equipment specifically designed to move materials other than fluids. They are commonly used in industries to transport goods from one location to another. Unlike transporters, which can refer to various modes of transportation including trucks, conveyors are specifically designed for material handling and are typically used in assembly lines or warehouses to automate the movement of goods.

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  • 47. 

    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

    Correct Answer
    A. Construction equipments
    Explanation
    The term "construction equipments" refers to large, complex tools and machines that are specifically designed for performing various tasks in the construction industry. These equipments are used for activities such as excavation, lifting, hauling, and material handling. They are essential for completing construction projects efficiently and effectively. Construction equipments include machinery like excavators, bulldozers, cranes, loaders, and concrete mixers, among others.

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  • 48. 

    Is an equipment used by surveyors to measure horizontal and vertical angles toobtain land elevation

    • A.

      Transit

    • B.

      Surveyor's level

    • C.

      Construction level

    Correct Answer
    A. Transit
    Explanation
    A transit is a type of equipment commonly used by surveyors to measure both horizontal and vertical angles in order to determine the elevation of land. This tool is essential for accurately mapping out and measuring the topography of an area. It is often used in construction projects, land development, and civil engineering to ensure precise measurements and proper alignment.

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  • 49. 

    Is that which to determine an unidentified elevation from a known one

    • A.

      Transit

    • B.

      Surveyor's level

    • C.

      Construction level

    Correct Answer
    B. Surveyor's level
    Explanation
    A surveyor's level is a tool used to determine the elevation of a point. It is commonly used in surveying to measure height differences between different points on the ground. By comparing the elevation of a known point with the elevation of an unidentified point, the surveyor can determine the elevation of the unidentified point. This is done by sighting through the telescope of the surveyor's level and measuring the vertical distance between the two points. The surveyor's level is an essential tool in construction and land surveying projects.

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  • 50. 

    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

    Correct Answer
    C. Construction laser
    Explanation
    A construction laser is a device that emits a narrow and accurate beam of light. It is used to create a baseline for additional measurements and is commonly used as a level or alignment tool in construction projects. This tool helps surveyors and construction workers ensure that structures and surfaces are level and properly aligned.

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