Cm 105 Chapters 5 - 10 Test

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Cm 105 Chapters 5 - 10 Test

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  • 1. 
    The days of two-dimensional drawings are limited; however they are still considered the standard.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Most technical drawings today are of the three-dimensional sort.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Only the drawings or the specifications are needed to fully describe a construction project.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    The specifications, a written description of the project, will be more binding than the drawings of the project.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    One of the most important supplemental types of drawings is shop drawings.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    The oblique drawing is true to life and actual three-dimensional scale.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    One line only of the isometric drawing is drawn in its true length.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    The term scale can describe the ratio between the sizes of objects depicted on a drawing to the actual sizes of those objects in reality.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Architectural scales use feet, inches and fractions of an inch while engineering scales use ratios derived from multiples of ten.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    A plan view is a bird’s eye view looking out.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Elevation views emphasize only width and height.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Sectional views are used to be schematic and lack detail information.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    A symbol is a graphic representation of an item or a material and there are two types of symbols used in drawings.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Notes explain aspects of the drawing beyond the scope of graphic representation.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Critical standards for abbreviations have been set in the architectural profession.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Hidden lines will represent anything in the particular view.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    Actual dimensions and nominal dimensions are the same.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    There is presently no universally accepted standard in the U.S. for producing drawings for construction.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Specifications define the qualitative requirements for products, materials, and workmanship upon which the construction contract is based.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    The Construction Specifications Incorporated provides an orderly and logical arrangement for both the writer and reader and a standard for organizing specifications.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    In June 2004, CSI introduced 100 divisions of labor, instead of the previous 16.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    The 1995 version of specifications focused on work results while the 2004 version focuses on labor issues.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    MasterFormat is a master list of numbers and titles developed by CSI to establish the proper location of information within the specifications.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    SectionFormat presents what materials or products are involved in the specs by grouping the information into three distinct categories or parts general, products and execution.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    Building materials have been divided into six groups: stone, concrete, site work, models, masonry and additional construction systems.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 26. 
    Neighborhoods of row houses become common and popular residential accommodations during the IR mass migration to the cities.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 27. 
    Rocks are one of three types: igneous, sedimentary, and metallurgic.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 28. 
    Among the most common of manufactured materials derived from stone is the masonry unit.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 29. 
    The words ‘cement’ and ‘concrete’ should not be used interchangeably.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 30. 
    Cement is a combination of lemon, silica, and other materials.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 31. 
    Even though the materials have changed over time, platform or northeastern framing is still being widely used throughout the construction industry today.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 32. 
    In order to create a concrete product that will perform adequately regardless of the physical situation, a number of colors are available.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 33. 
    Curing bricks can either take place in the sun or inside a kiln.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 34. 
    The materials that constitute concrete are still prone to decay.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 35. 
    Pre-stressed and post-tension concrete incorporates prefabricated structural cables under tension.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 36. 
    Asphalt,is a concretious material.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 37. 
    Wood can seldom be found in various parts of the construction world.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 38. 
    The different types of wood available in construction are pinkwood and redwood.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 39. 
    Wood shrinks and expands and the more parallel that the grains run in the sawn lumber, the less the wood will warp as it dries.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 40. 
    Lumber cannot be altered to be used in scenarios such as on top of a concrete foundation.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 41. 
    By using string and paste, wood products have been engineered to be stronger and sturdier than typical wood.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 42. 
    Steel was able to be produced in large quantities through a process called the Better process.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 43. 
    Created after heavy steel had already been in use for several decades, light-gauge steel offered the simple and light-weight solutions of wood without the susceptibility to decay.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 44. 
    The term, construction system refers to any portion of a construction project that operates as a single unit or for a single purpose.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 45. 
    Every one of the construction systems are always found in a single project.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 46. 
    Before any project can begin, there are two items that need to be defined; those are fire resistive type of construction and building occupancy.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 47. 
    The concept of model building codes has successfully been applied since the early 1900s in the countries where regulation of building construction is a responsibility of the local authorities.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 48. 
    Model building codes are developed by standards organizations through a network of development committees with representatives from the various affected entities, both government and private.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 49. 
    There are 10 different categories that could define a building’s occupancy.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 50. 
    Fire types for building are described in eight levels.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 51. 
    The type of soil at the site won’t have any implication upon what kind of footing and foundations system that the structural engineer would design.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 52. 
    A foundation engages the load of the structure and transfers the structural loads from a building safely to the footings.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 53. 
    A footing is a concrete element poured underneath a wall or column to transfer the loads to the ground.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 54. 
    The two common types of building sections are longitudinal and transverse.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 55. 
    Building elevations emphasize width or depth and always the height dimension.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 56. 
    The sequence of architectural drawings almost always follows the order in which they were drawn.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 57. 
    A header and lintel serve essentially the same purpose except one is used to support masonry openings and the other for framed openings.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 58. 
    The sill plate is always below the sole plate.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 59. 
    The term referred to for a set of codes, regulations, and standards generated commercially that can be adopted by any building department are general codes.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 60. 
    All municipalities that adopt the IBC will have identical building code requirements.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 61. 
    MasterFormat is a system within drawings to verify the materials of buildings.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 62. 
    Design-Bid-Build is a project delivery method in which the owner awards separate contracts.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 63. 
    Design-Build is a performance-based project delivery method in which the owner enters into separate contracts for design and construction services and negotiates a guaranteed maximum price with the construction manager.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 64. 
    Architects and builders in the United States use measurement factors featuring feet and inches, whereas, engineers use decimals, fractions, and mm.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 65. 
    The information within a reference symbol for a wall section will include its name and address or what sheet it is on.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 66. 
    Symbols used on drawings are in two different categories of “materials” and “sections” symbols.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 67. 
    Architectural construction drawings today are mostly comprised of two dimensional drawings.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 68. 
    Plans are views showing depth and height.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 69. 
    A detail is always a sectional view.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 70. 
    Architects have key responsibilities for the entire project in Design-Bid-Build.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 71. 
    Notes and abbreviations for architectural drawings follow a specific and strict standard.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 72. 
    CSI stands for Construction Standards Incorporated.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 73. 
    Elevations cannot be details.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 74. 
    You are most likely to find information about the framing aspects and composition of walls in the floor plans.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 75. 
    The POB or BM refers to the greatest height of the building.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 76. 
    Schedules on drawings indicate time commitments for sub-contractors.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 77. 
    Framers generally use the floor plan drawings.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 78. 
    Four drawings that are plan views are floor, framing, building elevation, and site.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 79. 
    Concrete block is the same as cinder block.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 80. 
    What are the different tools used to assist in making architectural drawings more effective?
    • A. 

      Scaling factors, Symbols, Abbreviations, and Notes

    • B. 

      Pencils, Erasers, Whiteout, and Paper

    • C. 

      Hammers, Nails, Screwdrivers, and Wrenches

    • D. 

      A and B

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 81. 
    CMU refers to cement modular units.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 82. 
    The three dimensional drawings found in construction documents are usually,
    • A. 

      Axonemetric, Oblique, and Perspective

    • B. 

      Oblique, Perspective, and Isometric

    • C. 

      Perspective, Isometric, and Dihedral

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 83. 
    Sheet numbers that start with an “A” refer to architectural drawings and those that begin with a “C” are typically for civil drawings.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 84. 
    Nominal dimensions for a 2x4 are different than the actual dimensions.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 85. 
    The R value in a wall refers to its thermal value.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 86. 
    A W24x36 structural steel member is a wide flange approximately 24” in height and 36” long.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 87. 
    A C14x24 refers to a structural steel channel.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 88. 
    The call out for this angle iron L 3x 3 ½” x 3/8, indicates that it is 3” in one direction and 3 ½” in the other and has a thickness of 3/8”.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 89. 
    Western framing and platform framing are used as synonyms.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 90. 
    Piers, pile and caissons are best suited for rocky soil conditions and spread footings are more suited for clay soil.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 91. 
    A pile is a type of footing.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 92. 
    Post & beam, balloon and platform are all methods of wood framing.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 93. 
    Gable roofs are open ended and hip roofs are closed at all ends.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 94. 
    A datum symbol is not a reference symbol.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 95. 
    The call out for a water closet is usually a “wc” and refers to where water is stored, generally near the water heater.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 96. 
    A lavatory is for washing bodily parts whereas a sink is for washing other things.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 97. 
    A 3070 door is 30” wide by 70” tall.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 98. 
    Symbols conveying where the interior elevations are located are materials symbols.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 99. 
    Drawings for a residential project are not much different than drawings for an industrial project.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 100. 
    Foundations are placed in the ground before the footings.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False