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ALE Day 1 Hoa-TOA-pp Part 2 Of 4 - Quiz

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  • 1. 

    Is the person, firm or corporation who provides guarantee for the contractor’s bond.

    • A.

      Guarantor

    • B.

      Surety

    • C.

      Contractor

    • D.

      Owner

    Correct Answer
    B. Surety
    Explanation
    A surety is the person, firm, or corporation who provides a guarantee for the contractor's bond. They are responsible for ensuring that the contractor fulfills their obligations and completes the project as agreed upon. The surety acts as a financial backer and ensures that the project is completed even if the contractor fails to fulfill their duties.

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  • 2. 

    Completed in 1144, this cathedral is considered to be the first Gothic church to be constructed

    • A.

      Basilica of St. Denis

    • B.

      Chartres Cathedral

    • C.

      Notre Dame de Paris

    • D.

      Cologne Cathedral

    Correct Answer
    A. Basilica of St. Denis
    Explanation
    The Basilica of St. Denis is considered to be the first Gothic church to be constructed. It was completed in 1144, making it an important example of early Gothic architecture. The basilica is located in the town of Saint-Denis, just outside of Paris, and is known for its innovative use of pointed arches, ribbed vaults, and flying buttresses. These architectural features became characteristic of Gothic architecture and were later used in the construction of other famous cathedrals, such as Chartres Cathedral and Notre Dame de Paris. Cologne Cathedral, although a significant Gothic cathedral, was not the first to be constructed.

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  • 3. 

    Who designed the St. Peter's Basilica Square/Piazza San Piettro

    • A.

      Bramante

    • B.

      Maderna

    • C.

      Bernini

    • D.

      Buonarrotti

    Correct Answer
    C. Bernini
    Explanation
    Bernini designed the St. Peter's Basilica Square/Piazza San Piettro.

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  • 4. 

    The Contractor shall give written notice to the architect at least _____ prior to the beginning, suspending (except in case of accident) or resuming the work. 

    • A.

      10 days

    • B.

      15 days

    • C.

      3 weeks

    • D.

      1 month

    Correct Answer
    A. 10 days
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 10 days. The contractor is required to provide written notice to the architect at least 10 days prior to the beginning, suspending or resuming the work, except in the case of an accident. This notice period allows the architect to plan and coordinate accordingly, ensuring a smooth transition for the work to be suspended or resumed.

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  • 5. 

    What is the first city to have a skyrise building; and what is the building

    • A.

      Philadelphia; Jayne Estate Building

    • B.

      New York; New York World Building

    • C.

      Chicago; John Hancock Center

    • D.

      Chicago; Home Insurance Building

    Correct Answer
    D. Chicago; Home Insurance Building
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Chicago; Home Insurance Building. The Home Insurance Building, completed in 1885, is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was designed by architect William Le Baron Jenney and stood at 10 stories tall. The building's innovative steel frame construction allowed for its height and set the precedent for future skyscrapers.

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  • 6. 

    What is the first skyrise building in New York City

    • A.

      New York World Building

    • B.

      Flat Iron Building

    • C.

      Vanderbilt Hotel

    • D.

      Chrysler Building

    Correct Answer
    A. New York World Building
    Explanation
    The New York World Building is considered the first skyscraper in New York City. It was completed in 1890 and stood at a height of 309 feet. Designed by architect George B. Post, the building featured a unique Gothic-inspired design and was one of the tallest structures of its time. It housed the offices of the New York World newspaper and was a symbol of the city's rapid growth and technological advancements in the late 19th century. The building was eventually demolished in 1955.

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  • 7. 

    No claim for delay shall be allowed on the account of failure to receive drawings until ______ after demand for such drawings.

    • A.

      3 days

    • B.

      5 days

    • C.

      1 week

    • D.

      2 weeks

    Correct Answer
    D. 2 weeks
    Explanation
    No claim for delay shall be allowed on the account of failure to receive drawings until 2 weeks after demand for such drawings. This means that if someone requests drawings and does not receive them within 2 weeks, they cannot make a claim for any delays caused by not having the drawings.

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  • 8. 

    Who gets to decide any and all questions which may arise as to the interpretation of Drawings and Specs and shall be the interpreter of the conditions of the Contract.

    • A.

      Owner

    • B.

      Contractor

    • C.

      Architect

    • D.

      Foreman

    Correct Answer
    C. Architect
    Explanation
    The architect is the correct answer because they are typically responsible for creating the drawings and specifications for a construction project. They have the expertise and knowledge to interpret these documents and make decisions regarding any questions or issues that may arise. The architect's role is crucial in ensuring that the project is carried out according to the contract and meets the owner's requirements.

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  • 9. 

    If Architect fails to render a decision within _____ after parties have presented their evidence, either party may demand for arbitration.

    • A.

      3 days

    • B.

      1 week

    • C.

      15 days

    • D.

      1 month

    Correct Answer
    C. 15 days
    Explanation
    If the architect fails to render a decision within 15 days after the parties have presented their evidence, either party may demand arbitration. This means that there is a specified time limit for the architect to make a decision, and if they exceed this timeframe, the parties involved have the right to request arbitration to resolve the issue.

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  • 10. 

    What do you call the relationship between the Torre de Manila and the Rizal Shrine?

    • A.

      Hierarchy

    • B.

      Contrast

    • C.

      Rhythm

    • D.

      Scale

    Correct Answer
    B. Contrast
    Explanation
    The relationship between the Torre de Manila and the Rizal Shrine can be described as contrast. This is because the Torre de Manila is a modern skyscraper located behind the Rizal Shrine, which is a historical monument dedicated to the Philippine national hero, Jose Rizal. The stark difference in architectural styles and time periods creates a clear distinction and contrast between the two structures.

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  • 11. 

    How many days from the receipt of the NTP will the work start

    • A.

      7 days

    • B.

      1 fortnight

    • C.

      1 month

    • D.

      Doesn't matter. Owner gets to choose

    Correct Answer
    A. 7 days
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 7 days because it states that the work will start within 7 days from the receipt of the NTP (Notice to Proceed). This means that once the NTP is received, the work must begin within a week.

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  • 12. 

    Which of the following is not submitted by the Architect when applying for the Building Permit

    • A.

      IAPOA certificate

    • B.

      PRC ID

    • C.

      PTR

    • D.

      CTC

    Correct Answer
    D. CTC
    Explanation
    The Architect is not required to submit a CTC (Community Tax Certificate) when applying for a Building Permit. The IAPOA certificate (Integrated Architectural and Engineering Professional Organization of Architects) may be required to prove the architect's professional qualifications. The PRC ID (Professional Regulation Commission Identification Card) is likely needed to verify the architect's registration and license. The PTR (Professional Tax Receipt) may be necessary to show that the architect has paid their professional taxes. However, a CTC is not typically required for the building permit application process.

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  • 13. 

    Currently the tallest building in New York City

    • A.

      One World Trade Center

    • B.

      Willis Tower

    • C.

      432 Park Tower

    • D.

      Empire State

    Correct Answer
    A. One World Trade Center
    Explanation
    One World Trade Center is currently the tallest building in New York City. It surpassed the height of the Empire State Building and became the tallest building in the city in 2012. One World Trade Center is located at the site of the former World Trade Center complex, which was destroyed in the September 11 attacks. The building stands at a symbolic height of 1,776 feet, representing the year of American independence. It is a prominent symbol of resilience and strength, serving as a tribute to the lives lost in the attacks and a testament to the city's determination to rebuild.

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  • 14. 

    Considering BP 344, PD 1096, RA 9514 what is the minimum width of the door?

    • A.

      710 mm

    • B.

      800 mm

    • C.

      900 mm

    • D.

      1200mm

    Correct Answer
    C. 900 mm
    Explanation
    According to BP 344, PD 1096, and RA 9514, the minimum width of the door is 900 mm.

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  • 15. 

    What is the setup of the IAPOA

    • A.

      SEC registered, non-profit, non-stock

    • B.

      DTI registered, non-profit, non-stock

    • C.

      SEC registered, profit, stock

    • D.

      DTI registered, profit, stock

    Correct Answer
    A. SEC registered, non-profit, non-stock
    Explanation
    The correct answer is SEC registered, non-profit, non-stock. This means that the IAPOA is registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), indicating that it is a legitimate organization. It is also classified as a non-profit, meaning that its primary goal is not to generate profit but rather to serve a specific purpose or cause. Lastly, being non-stock means that the organization does not issue shares of stock and does not have owners who receive dividends or profits from its operations.

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  • 16. 

    What is RA 9514

    • A.

      Fire Code of the Philippines

    • B.

      National Building Code

    • C.

      Socialized Housing

    • D.

      Accessibility Law

    Correct Answer
    A. Fire Code of the Philippines
    Explanation
    RA 9514 refers to the Fire Code of the Philippines. This law sets the standards and regulations for fire safety and prevention in the country. It covers various aspects such as building construction, fire prevention measures, fire safety equipment, emergency preparedness, and fire investigation. The Fire Code of the Philippines aims to ensure the safety of individuals and properties by promoting fire prevention, early detection, and efficient response to fire incidents.

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  • 17. 

    An architectural term for the vertically channeled tablets of the Doric frieze. It's main function is to hide the rafters.

    • A.

      Metope

    • B.

      Acroterium

    • C.

      Tympanum

    • D.

      Triglyphs

    Correct Answer
    D. Triglyphs
    Explanation
    Triglyphs are an architectural term referring to the vertically channeled tablets of the Doric frieze. They serve the main purpose of concealing the underlying rafters.

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  • 18. 

    What is RA 9266

    • A.

      AN ACT PROVIDING FOR A MORE RESPONSIVE AND COMPREHENSIVE REGULATION FOR THE REGISTRATION, LICENSING AND PRACTICE OF ARCHITECTURE

    • B.

      AN ACT TO REGULATE THE PRACTICE OF ARCHITECTURE IN THE PHILIPPINES

    • C.

      AN ACT TO ENHANCE THE MOBILITY OF DISABLED PERSONS BY REQUIRING CERTAIN BUILDINGS, INSTITUTIONS, ESTABLISHMENTS AND PUBLIC UTILITIES TO INSTALL FACILITIES AND OTHER DEVICES

    • D.

      AN ACT ESTABLISHING A COMPREHENSIVE FIRE CODE OF THE PHILIPPINES

    Correct Answer
    A. AN ACT PROVIDING FOR A MORE RESPONSIVE AND COMPREHENSIVE REGULATION FOR THE REGISTRATION, LICENSING AND PRACTICE OF ARCHITECTURE
    Explanation
    RA 9266 is a law that aims to regulate the practice of architecture in the Philippines. It provides for a more responsive and comprehensive regulation for the registration, licensing, and practice of architecture. This means that the law sets standards and guidelines for architects to follow in order to ensure the quality and safety of architectural work in the country. It also establishes a system for the registration and licensing of architects, ensuring that only qualified individuals are allowed to practice architecture. Overall, RA 9266 is important in maintaining the professionalism and integrity of the architectural profession in the Philippines.

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  • 19. 

    What governs if there is a conflict between Detailed Specs, General Specs, and the Drawing

    • A.

      Detailed Specs

    • B.

      General Specs

    • C.

      Drawing

    • D.

      Doesn't Matter

    Correct Answer
    A. Detailed Specs
    Explanation
    The detailed specs govern if there is a conflict between the detailed specs, general specs, and the drawing. This means that if there are any inconsistencies or contradictions between the detailed specs, general specs, and the drawing, the information provided in the detailed specs takes precedence and should be followed.

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  • 20. 

    Duration of time allowed by the contract for the completion of the project. 

    • A.

      Critical Path

    • B.

      Project Duration

    • C.

      Time Limit

    • D.

      Deadline

    Correct Answer
    C. Time Limit
    Explanation
    The term "Time Limit" refers to the duration of time allowed by the contract for the completion of the project. It represents the specific timeframe within which the project must be finished. This time limit is agreed upon by all parties involved and serves as a guideline for the project's timeline and milestones. It helps ensure that the project is completed within the specified timeframe and helps manage expectations regarding project delivery.

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  • 21. 

    Is the approved form of security furnished by the Contractor and his surety as guarantee of good faith on the part of the contractor to execute the work in accordance with the terms of the Contract.

    • A.

      Payment Bond

    • B.

      Proposal Bond

    • C.

      Contract Bond

    • D.

      Performance Bond

    Correct Answer
    D. Performance Bond
    Explanation
    A performance bond is a form of security provided by the contractor and their surety to guarantee that the contractor will complete the work as specified in the contract. It serves as a guarantee of good faith on the part of the contractor to fulfill their obligations. This bond ensures that the project will be completed according to the terms and conditions agreed upon in the contract, providing financial protection to the project owner in case the contractor fails to perform their duties.

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  • 22. 

    What is not a grounds for suspension of work by the Contractor

    • A.

      If the Owner should fail to pay the Contractor any sum within 30 days after its award by arbitration

    • B.

      If the Owner should fail to act upon the Request for Payment or Certificate of Payment within fourteen days after its certification by the Architect

    • C.

      If the Architect should fail to act upon the Request for Payment within fifteen days after it is presented in accordance with the General Conditions of the Contract

    • D.

      If an order of any court or other public authority caused the work to be stopped or suspended for a period of 90 days through no act or fault of the contractor or his employees

    Correct Answer
    B. If the Owner should fail to act upon the Request for Payment or Certificate of Payment within fourteen days after its certification by the Architect
    Explanation
    The grounds for suspension of work by the Contractor include the Owner's failure to pay the Contractor within 30 days after arbitration award, the Owner's failure to act upon the Request for Payment within fourteen days after certification by the Architect, and if an order of any court or public authority causes work to be stopped or suspended for 90 days. However, the given answer states that the Owner's failure to act upon the Certificate of Payment within fourteen days after certification by the Architect is not a grounds for suspension of work.

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  • 23. 

    Which is not a sufficient cause to justify termination of the Contract? 

    • A.

      Declare bankruptcy, become insolvent or assign his assets for the benefit of his creditors.

    • B.

      Disregard or violate Engineer’s instructions, or failed to execute the work according to the agreed Schedule of Completion, including extensions thereof.

    • C.

      Fail to provide a qualified superintendent, competent workmen or sub-contractors or proper materials

    • D.

      Fail to make prompt payment to sub-contractors, workmen or material dealers

    Correct Answer
    B. Disregard or violate Engineer’s instructions, or failed to execute the work according to the agreed Schedule of Completion, including extensions thereof.
    Explanation
    The given answer states that disregarding or violating the Engineer's instructions, or failing to execute the work according to the agreed Schedule of Completion, is not a sufficient cause to justify termination of the contract. This implies that even if the contractor fails to follow instructions or complete the work on time, it may not be enough to terminate the contract. Other factors such as bankruptcy, insolvency, assignment of assets for creditors' benefit, failure to provide qualified personnel or materials, or failure to make prompt payments to subcontractors, workers, or material dealers may be sufficient causes for termination.

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  • 24. 

    Can refer to either the rear room of an ancient greek temple or to the inner shrine, also called the adyton

    • A.

      Ophistodomos

    • B.

      Pronaos

    • C.

      Nave

    • D.

      Cella

    Correct Answer
    A. Ophistodomos
    Explanation
    The given correct answer, Ophistodomos, refers to the rear room of an ancient Greek temple or the inner shrine, also known as the adyton. It is a term used in architectural terminology to describe the specific area within a temple.

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  • 25. 

    What do you call the image below

    • A.

      Caryatids

    • B.

      Atlantes

    • C.

      Telamons

    • D.

      Canephora

    Correct Answer
    C. Telamons
    Explanation
    The image below is called Telamons. Telamons are male figures used as architectural supports in the form of columns or pillars. They are often depicted as strong, muscular figures, typically standing upright and supporting the weight of a structure on their shoulders.

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