Knock Out Box Lunch Strategies

20 Questions | Total Attempts: 66

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Lunch Quizzes & Trivia

CSI Webinar held on Thursday, August 4, 2011. Presented by Jim Whitfield.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What should you understand about your architectural customer?
    • A. 

      In what type of work does the firm specialize?

    • B. 

      How is the office organized?

    • C. 

      Who is the decision maker?

    • D. 

      How is the project specification created?

    • E. 

      How much work does the firm do in your area?

    • F. 

      All of the above.

  • 2. 
    The Spec Writer has the final say on which products/systems are used on a project.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    The Product Rep does not often have direct contact with the building owner.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    When an architectural firm is working on a particular project, when is the best time to present to them for that project?
    • A. 

      Planning/Programming/Schematic Phases

    • B. 

      Design Development and Construction Documents Phases

    • C. 

      Bidding or Negotiation/Contracts/Construction Phases

  • 5. 
    Which documents are not part of the design development phase?
    • A. 

      Outline specifications

    • B. 

      Preliminary drawings

    • C. 

      Contract forms

    • D. 

      Statement of probable costs/cost estimates

  • 6. 
    Which activity is not part of the construction documents/final design phase?
    • A. 

      Schedule

    • B. 

      Working out details for incorporation of products into project

    • C. 

      Value engineering

  • 7. 
    Information on product availability, code approvals, installed costs and warranty is needed in the __________ phase.
    • A. 

      Schematic design

    • B. 

      Design development

    • C. 

      Construction documents/final design

    • D. 

      Bidding or contract negotiation

  • 8. 
    Most contractors will not break specifications due to:
    • A. 

      Not having the time to submit requests for substitutions

    • B. 

      Too lazy to bother with substitutions

    • C. 

      Cost and liability

  • 9. 
    What are the four P's to make box lunches valuable?
    • A. 

      Professional, Practice, Present, Plan

    • B. 

      Plan, Prepare, Practice, Present

    • C. 

      Prepare, Powerful, Practice, Present

  • 10. 
    Use of physical samples (without the ATAS logo or profile name on them) to pass around during an AIA Lunch and Learn presentation is recommended.  It is also recommended that you use a towel or cloth to protect their conference room table to prevent scratching or other damage to their property.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    How many hours of professional or industry education are required to renew the advanced CSI accreditations (CCPR, CCCA, CCS)?
    • A. 

      12

    • B. 

      15

    • C. 

      24

    • D. 

      36

  • 12. 
    Renewal of the advanced CSI accreditations (CCPR, CCCA, CCS) are done every _____ years.
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

  • 13. 
    According to the rules of the AIA/CES program, trademarks and copyrighted graphics are allowed, in an AIA/CES presentation, in the following locations.
    • A. 

      Only on first and last slides

    • B. 

      Only on first slide

    • C. 

      Only on last slide

    • D. 

      On all slides in the presentation

  • 14. 
    In an AIA/CES presentation, there should be _____ minutes of content, and _____ minutes Q&A.
    • A. 

      40, 20

    • B. 

      45, 15

    • C. 

      50, 10

    • D. 

      55, 5

  • 15. 
    ATAS must report AIA/CES presentations and the attendees names and AIA member numbers to the AIA/CES within ________ of the date of the presentation.
    • A. 

      3 days

    • B. 

      1 week

    • C. 

      2 weeks

    • D. 

      1 month

  • 16. 
    The AIA/CES sign up sheet for presentation attendees is called:
    • A. 

      Provider Form A

    • B. 

      Provider Form B

    • C. 

      Provider Form 1

    • D. 

      Provider Form 2

  • 17. 
    Some states that require Professional Engineers (PE's) to report continuing education include:
    • A. 

      North Carolina, New Hampshire, North Dakota

    • B. 

      South Carolina, Vermont, South Dakota

    • C. 

      Delaware, Maine, Washington

    • D. 

      Pennsylvania, California, Virginia

  • 18. 
    What is the website for CSI?
    • A. 

      Www.csi.com

    • B. 

      Www.csinet.org

    • C. 

      Www.csi.net

    • D. 

      Www.csi.org

  • 19. 
    When presenting, be sure to recommend the proper products for the application, and admit product _____________.
    • A. 

      Costs

    • B. 

      Limitations

    • C. 

      Lead times

  • 20. 
    Jim Whitfield recommended that a Product Rep should:
    • A. 

      Join local chapters of CSI, AIA and USGBC

    • B. 

      Get involved in the chapter by volunteering for a committee

    • C. 

      Look for educational opportunities

    • D. 

      All of the above