# House Plan - Test- Facts To Know

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Facts that you need to know in creating a House plan.

• 1.

### The top of the _____'s head would touch the top of a door sill if walking through a standard residental door opening.

• A.

5'-5" cow

• B.

2' toddler

• C.

• D.

6' Bunny rabbit

Explanation
A basketball player who is 6'-8" tall would have their head touch the top of a door sill when walking through a standard residential door opening. This is because the average height of a residential door opening is around 6'-8" to 7' tall.

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• 2.

### An exterior door entrance to a residental house is what width?

• A.

2' wide

• B.

3' Wide

• C.

4068

• D.

3368

B. 3' Wide
Explanation
The correct answer is 3' Wide because a standard exterior door entrance to a residential house is typically 3 feet wide. This width allows for easy passage and accommodates most individuals and furniture.

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• 3.

### Selec the correct normal interior single door width(s) for a residental house with a hinge?

• A.

4070, 3068, 2468,

• B.

3068, 5070, 2068

• C.

2468, 2668, 2868

• D.

2011, 2012, 2013

C. 2468, 2668, 2868
• 4.

### Most common ceiling height(s)

• A.

8' & 9'

• B.

14' & 16'

• C.

10' & 12'

• D.

9' 11' 13'

A. 8' & 9'
Explanation
The most common ceiling heights are typically 8 feet and 9 feet.

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• 5.

### Exterior Doors common features

• A.

Usally has a peep hole so that you can see the pizza dilvery guy

• B.

• C.

Usally has tresholds and fancy feature such as transom or sidelights

• D.

Usally has a drop box for shippments

C. Usally has tresholds and fancy feature such as transom or sidelights
Explanation
The correct answer is "Usually has thresholds and fancy features such as transom or sidelights." This is because thresholds are commonly found on exterior doors to provide a smooth transition between different types of flooring. Additionally, transom windows and sidelights are often included in exterior doors to enhance the aesthetic appeal and allow more natural light into the entryway.

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• 6.

### The Federal Housing Administration recommends _________ as the minimum size of a bedroom

• A.

100 square feet or 10' x 10'

• B.

100 square cubit feet

• C.

100' x 8'

• D.

Two skips x one leap frog

A. 100 square feet or 10' x 10'
Explanation
The Federal Housing Administration recommends a minimum size of 100 square feet or 10' x 10' for a bedroom. This ensures that there is enough space for a bed, storage, and movement within the room. A bedroom of this size allows for comfortable living and meets the basic requirements for a habitable space.

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• 7.

### The avgerage  in our area for a common size(s) bedroom is  around 10'x12' to 12'x12'

• A.

True

• B.

False

A. True
Explanation
The statement is true because it states that the average size of a common bedroom in our area is around 10'x12' to 12'x12'. This means that most bedrooms in our area tend to fall within this size range.

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• 8.

### What is the common angle used for Walls in Residential House?

• A.

127 degrees

• B.

60 degrees

• C.

45 degrees

• D.

3 degrees 5 minutes 30 seconds

C. 45 degrees
Explanation
The common angle used for walls in a residential house is 45 degrees. This angle is commonly used because it provides a good balance between aesthetics and structural stability. It allows for easy construction and provides a pleasing visual appearance. Additionally, a 45-degree angle helps to distribute the weight of the walls evenly, ensuring the stability and durability of the structure.

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• 9.

### What is used to display the information for a window & door(s)

• A.

The web & I-phones

• B.

Tags & Schedules

• C.

Poster & Magizens

• D.

TV and live band

B. Tags & Schedules
Explanation
Tags and schedules are used to display information for a window and door(s). Tags are labels or markers that provide information about a specific item, while schedules are lists or timetables that outline the details and timing of events or activities. These tools are commonly used in various industries, such as construction, manufacturing, and event planning, to organize and communicate information effectively. The other options mentioned (web & iPhones, posters & magazines, TV and live band) are not directly related to displaying information for a window and door(s).

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• 10.

### The orientation to a Exterior Wall should be on ?

• A.

The Center

• B.

The bottom side of a board

• C.

The outside of the stud wall

• D.

On both sides always

C. The outside of the stud wall
Explanation
The orientation of a board to an exterior wall should be on the outside of the stud wall. This means that the board should be positioned in a way that the outer side of the board is facing the exterior of the building. This is important for proper installation and to ensure that the board provides the necessary support and protection to the exterior wall.

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• 11.

### The auctual size of a 2x4 Stud is

• A.

3.5' x 1.5'

• B.

5.5" x 1.5"

• C.

3.5" x 1.5"

• D.

2" x 4"

C. 3.5" x 1.5"
Explanation
The actual size of a 2x4 stud is 3.5" x 1.5". This means that the width of the stud is 3.5 inches and the thickness is 1.5 inches. The term "2x4" is a nominal size, which is commonly used in the construction industry. However, the actual dimensions of a 2x4 stud are slightly smaller than the nominal size.

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• 12.

### The usall Header height ( Sill top of a Window) is ?

• A.

Head height to a tall beagal dog

• B.

Six foot - eight inches

• C.

Seven feet

• D.

5'

B. Six foot - eight inches
Explanation
The given answer of "six foot - eight inches" suggests that the usual header height, or the sill top of a window, is six feet and eight inches. This measurement is typically used to determine the height of a window opening and ensure that it is suitable for human use.

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• 13.

### The least recommend open space for an  hall width is?

• A.

Width of a wheel chair

• B.

Three feet and Three inches

• C.

Five feet

• D.

Big enought for the fatest person in your house

B. Three feet and Three inches
Explanation
The least recommended open space for a hall width is three feet and three inches. This width is suitable for accommodating a wheelchair, ensuring that there is enough space for easy maneuverability. It is important to have a minimum width that allows for accessibility and convenience for wheelchair users.

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• 14.

### Typically the minimum width permitted in residences stairs is around ___ feet __ inches. Three feet is better, and 3′6″ is the standard for normal occupancy.

• A.

Two feet & eight inches

• B.

4'- 2"

• C.

3060

• D.

Enought for two people to pass

A. Two feet & eight inches
Explanation
The correct answer is "Two feet & eight inches." Typically, the minimum width permitted in residential stairs is around this measurement. However, it is better to have a width of three feet, and the standard for normal occupancy is 3'6".

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• 15.

### Common practice has been to make the unit rise about _____ inches, the unit run____ for interiors and ____ for exteriors.

• A.

12" 11" 11"

• B.

7½" 9″ 11″

• C.

2' 2' 2'

• D.

3" 10" 11"

B. 7½" 9″ 11″
Explanation
The common practice for making the unit rise is 7½ inches for interiors and 9 inches for exteriors.

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• 16.

### Check the corrrect box(s) that are the least A hall can be in width?

• A.

Common local ordinance is 3'-3" inside minimum opening

• B.

Common local ordiance is wide enought for two persons to pass

• C.

Wide enough for the largest person in the house to walk through it

• D.

Wide enougth for 3-cats- 2 med.dogs-9-chickens and one milking cow to all get throught the hall at the same time.

A. Common local ordinance is 3'-3" inside minimum opening
Explanation
The correct answer is "Common local ordinance is 3'-3" inside minimum opening." This answer is correct because it states the minimum width required by the local ordinance for a hall. It specifies that the width should be at least 3'-3" inside the opening. This means that any width less than this measurement would not meet the minimum requirement set by the local ordinance.

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• 17.

### Check the correct box(es) that are  the correct dimension of common stud for an 8' and 9' walls?

• A.

3.5" x 1.5" x 92 5/8"

• B.

4 x 2

• C.

3.5 x 2 x 90"

• D.

3.5 x 1.5 x 104 5/8"

A. 3.5" x 1.5" x 92 5/8"
D. 3.5 x 1.5 x 104 5/8"
Explanation
The correct answer is 3.5" x 1.5" x 92 5/8" and 3.5 x 1.5 x 104 5/8". These dimensions are commonly used for studs in walls that are 8' and 9' tall. The first option provides the correct thickness and width of the stud, while the length is suitable for an 8' wall. The second option has the correct thickness and width as well, with a longer length suitable for a 9' wall.

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• 18.

### Select the below that correctly states this information (32” wide 80” tall has  opening and has an arch)?

• A.

3280 arch opening

• B.

2868 arch opening

• C.

2470 arch

• D.

32"x81" bifold door

B. 2868 arch opening
Explanation
The correct answer is 2868 arch opening. The dimensions mentioned in the question are 32" wide and 80" tall, and it is stated that there is an arch opening. The answer option "2868 arch opening" matches these specifications, as it mentions the dimensions 28" wide and 68" tall, which are close to the given dimensions.

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• 19.

### The window tag goes on ____ side of the exterior wall?

• A.

Outside

• B.

Inside

A. Outside
Explanation
The window tag goes on the outside side of the exterior wall because it is used to identify and label the window from the exterior of the building. Placing the tag on the inside would not be visible or serve its purpose of identifying the window from the outside.

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