Hidden EP Quiz No. 21

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Hidden EP Quiz No. 21

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    751.  All of the following are exempted from regulation of PD 1096 National Building Code of 1977, except
    • A. 

      Traditional indigenous family dwellings

    • B. 

      Socialized and low-cost housing under Batas Pambansa 220

    • C. 

      Garden pools,grottos, aquariums not exceeding 500 mm in depth

    • D. 

      Piggery and poultry houses of over 100 sqm

    • E. 

      Sheds, outhouses, greenhouses ,gazebos, aviaries, not exceeding 6 sqm in total area

  • 2. 
    752.  Under PD 1096, what should be the proportion of the sidewalk to that of the right of way? 
    • A. 

      1/4

    • B. 

      1/5

    • C. 

      1/6

    • D. 

      1/2

    • E. 

      1//7

  • 3. 
    756.  Floor Area Ratio of 1.5 and below is considered as low density.  What FAR is labeled as "very high density?" 
    • A. 

      2 and above

    • B. 

      3 and above

    • C. 

      4 and above

    • D. 

      5 and above

    • E. 

      6 and above

  • 4. 
    753.  Under PD 1096, what is referred to as written authorization by the building official allowing a constructed structure to be used by the owner
    • A. 

      Building permit

    • B. 

      Inspectorate clearance

    • C. 

      Certificate of completion

    • D. 

      Certificate of occupancy

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
    754.  Under PD 957, which one of the following is not necessary in determining the suitability of the site for economic or socialized housing? 
    • A. 

      Physical suitability

    • B. 

      Availability of basic needs

    • C. 

      On the perimeter of an ecozone

    • D. 

      Presence of geohazard

    • E. 

      Conformity to the national development plan

    • F. 

      Links to the transportation network

  • 6. 
    755.  A mixed use building has 6 storeys of 1.00 sq. meter each on a lot area of 2,000 sq. meter.  What is the FAR?
    • A. 

      2:1

    • B. 

      3:1

    • C. 

      4:1

    • D. 

      5:1

    • E. 

      6:1

  • 7. 
    757.  What is conventional Euclidean zoning most concerned about?
    • A. 

      Unhampered flow of ideas, people, goods and services

    • B. 

      Efficiency of land occupancy and non-wastage of space

    • C. 

      Compatibility and non-compatibility of land uses

    • D. 

      Liberalization and free play of market forces

    • E. 

      All of the choices

  • 8. 
    758.  This type of town regulation says that man-made structures should be of such height, bulk, or design so as not to upstage, play down, or draw attention away from a landmark (eg Eiffel Tower), natural landscape, or character of place
    • A. 

      Design aesthetics

    • B. 

      Architectural masterplan

    • C. 

      Cultural mapping

    • D. 

      Form-zoning

    • E. 

      All of the choices

  • 9. 
    759.  When a proponent of a proposed project applies for 'locational clearance,' which consideration is first and foremost from the perspective of the approving authority?
    • A. 

      Community disruption, relocation and the required land acquisition

    • B. 

      Consistency with local land use plan and with zoning map

    • C. 

      Likely impacts on town traffic and local parking

    • D. 

      Carbon Footprint from the use of fossil fuels in power generation, company bus shuttles, executives luxury cars

    • E. 

      Amount of tax and non-tax revenues to be received by the Local Government Unit

    • F. 

      Consumption of power, water, and other utilities

  • 10. 
    760.  Exemptions, special permissions and relief from provisions of land use plan and zoning ordinance are obtained from?
    • A. 

      Office of the Mayor/Local Chief Executive

    • B. 

      Planning Commission or Planning & Development Office

    • C. 

      Local Board of Zoning Appeals and Adjustments

    • D. 

      Office of the Vice Mayor as head of Sanggunian

    • E. 

      Regional Development Office

    • F. 

      Provincial Development Office

  • 11. 
    761.  A type of land use control where there may be no possibility of the application of the right of reverter is called
    • A. 

      Restrictive covenants

    • B. 

      Telluric

    • C. 

      Deed of sale

    • D. 

      Monolithic

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 12. 
    763.  The test of 'rational basis,' as defined by the US Supreme Court,
    • A. 

      Requires that all government actions be the least restrictive means of accomplishing the goal

    • B. 

      Justifies a governmental action if there is a reasonable connection between the action and its goal

    • C. 

      Tests the relationship between a variance and its hardship

    • D. 

      Only applies to zoning actions

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 13. 
    764.  The test of compelling governmental interest as defined by the US Supreme Court,
    • A. 

      Means that conditions compel government to act the way that it does

    • B. 

      Requires that governmental action be written in forceful language to compel citizens to obey

    • C. 

      Requires that legislation generally be the least restrictive means of accomplishing the objective

    • D. 

      Applies only if the challenged legislation has an impact on a fundamental religious tenet or suspect classification

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 14. 
    765.  According to scientific studies at UPLB, one degree Celsius (1°C) increase in temperature and humidity reduces total rice yield by at least 8% and corn yield by at least 5%. In livestock, the loss is as much as 33% of new offsprings due to
    • A. 

      Congenital defects and deformations due to mutation

    • B. 

      Reduced appetite, feed intake, and body energy reserve

    • C. 

      Excessive burning of calories and loss of weight

    • D. 

      Loss of mating opportunities for breeders

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 15. 
    766.  Which of following substances has lowest potential to contribute to air pollution & atmospheric/meteorologic anomalies?
    • A. 

      Nitrous Oxide - N20

    • B. 

      Nitrogen Dioxide - NOx

    • C. 

      Chlorofluorocarbons - CFCs

    • D. 

      Hydrogen-containing CFCs (HCFCs)

    • E. 

      Methane

    • F. 

      Ozone

  • 16. 
    767.  Which of the following greenhouse gases has the greatest heat-trapping ability per molecule and was consequently phased out by the Montreal Protocol in 1989?
    • A. 

      Carbon dioxide

    • B. 

      Carbon monoxide

    • C. 

      Chlorofluorocarbon

    • D. 

      Methane

    • E. 

      Nitrous oxide

  • 17. 
    768.  Which of the following is least likely to be an effect of climate change?
    • A. 

      Loss of fertile delta regions for agriculture

    • B. 

      Change in global patterns of precipitation

    • C. 

      Decreased rate of photosynthesis in vegetation

    • D. 

      Increased frequency of hurricanes

    • E. 

      Extinction of some species that have narrow temperature requirements

    • F. 

      None of the choices

  • 18. 
    769.  Climate change will affect the distribution of species because
    • A. 

      Hot places will become hotter and cold places will become even colder

    • B. 

      It will change the location of habitats that provide requirements for growth, survival, or reproduction

    • C. 

      Carbon production and carbon footprint of different species are unequal and unevenly distributed worldwide

    • D. 

      Many areas submerged in water will become dry, thus forming new land bridges like in the last glacial age

    • E. 

      All of the choices

    • F. 

      None of the choices

  • 19. 
    770.  Framework for Action 2005-2015 (HFA) to make the world safer and to substantially reduce disaster losses. Which of  5 priority areas below pertains to each community's coping mechanisms and modifications in its way of life?
    • A. 

      Ensure that disaster risk reduction becomes a national and local priority with strong institutional basis for implementation

    • B. 

      Identify, assess, and monitor disaster risks and enhance early warning systems.

    • C. 

      Use knowledge, innovation and education to build a culture of safety and resilience at all levels.

    • D. 

      Reduce the underlying risk factors

    • E. 

      Strengthen disaster preparedness for effective response at all levels

  • 20. 
     771.  The setback of a septic tank from a residential wall should be at least 1.5 meters or 5 feet while the setback of a disposal field or leach field is 25 meters or 8 feet. What should be the minimum distance between your septic tank and leach field from your neighbors exterior wall?
    • A. 

      2 meters

    • B. 

      3 meters

    • C. 

      4 meters

    • D. 

      5 meters

    • E. 

      6 meters

  • 21. 
    772.  What should be the minimum distance between a drinking water-well or spring from a septic tank?
    • A. 

      15 meters

    • B. 

      25 meters

    • C. 

      35 meters

    • D. 

      45 meters

    • E. 

      55 meters

  • 22. 
    773.  What planning measures contribute to the evolution and development of a sustainable transportation system?
    • A. 

      Reduce need to travel

    • B. 

      Change people's travel behavior

    • C. 

      Integrate different modes of transport

    • D. 

      Give people more choices and more accessibility

    • E. 

      Provide transport with new sources of energy

    • F. 

      All of the above

    • G. 

      None of the choices

  • 23. 
    774.  In the physical design of roads, which of the following increases the possibility of accidents and mishaps?
    • A. 

      Prescribed dimensions according to hierarchy of roads

    • B. 

      Conforms to natural topography

    • C. 

      Conforms to BP 344 Accessibility Law

    • D. 

      Blind comers

    • E. 

      Moderate slope/grade

    • F. 

      Adequate sight distance

  • 24. 
    775.  'Traffic calming' is a
    • A. 

      Course of Tai Chi and 'Qi Gong' exercises to de-stress drivers

    • B. 

      Package of grade-separation measures to physically segregate vehicles and pedestrians

    • C. 

      Package of measures to increase capacity of local roads so that traffic can move more quickly

    • D. 

      Package of traffic engineering measures to reduce speed on local roads and divert through-traffic elsewhere

    • E. 

      Police enforcement campaign to reduce vehicle noise and emissions

  • 25. 
    776.  Which of the following is not a measure of travel demand management (TOM)?
    • A. 

      Controls on public transport

    • B. 

      Controls on land use development

    • C. 

      Controls on vehicle ownership

    • D. 

      Controls on vehicle use

    • E. 

      Controls on parking

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