Ceiling Framing Construction Theory Trivia Quiz

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Ceiling Framing Construction Theory Trivia Quiz

Fancy yourself a bit of a handyman or handywoman? We’ll be the judges of that, as today we aim to test your knowledge on a host of topics regarding construction and the theories surrounding it. What are ceiling joints nailed in, for example? If you can answer that, you’re well on your way!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A room that is 3000mm from wall to wall inside and has a single hanging beam down the centre would have ceiling joist that span?
    • A. 

      2000mm

    • B. 

      1800mm

    • C. 

      1500mm

    • D. 

      3000mm

  • 2. 
    What is the minimum length of the lap required if the ceiling joist is 175 x 50 mm
    • A. 

      525

    • B. 

      550

    • C. 

      575

    • D. 

      600

    • E. 

      125

  • 3. 
    What is the minimum length of the lap required if the ceiling joist is 200 x 35 mm?
    • A. 

      300

    • B. 

      500

    • C. 

      600

    • D. 

      700

    • E. 

      450

  • 4. 
    Ceiling joists are designed to carry ceiling loads and extra loads from water storage heaters and platforms
    • A. 

      False

    • B. 

      True

  • 5. 
    Determine the maximum ceiling joist spacing for a 170 x 35 mm single span joist with a span of 4500 mm
    • A. 

      800

    • B. 

      900

    • C. 

      1000

    • D. 

      1100

    • E. 

      1200

  • 6. 
    Determine the maximum single span for a 170 x 35 mm joist at a  600 mm spacing, from the table provided.
    • A. 

      1875

    • B. 

      6000

    • C. 

      3000

    • D. 

      4000

    • E. 

      5000

  • 7. 
    Determine the minimum section size for a single span ceiling joist at 600 centres with a span of 4260 mm.
    • A. 

      90*45

    • B. 

      125*38

    • C. 

      140*45

    • D. 

      150*38

    • E. 

      190*35

  • 8. 
    Hanging beams are designed to support ceiling loads and loads from struts only.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False