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