Lesson 1711 — Cr: Building Codes And Construction Law

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Lesson 1711  Cr: Building Codes And Construction Law

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    1) Building codes are designed to                    .
    • A. 

      A) ensure the highest quality and comfort of the finished product.

    • B. 

      B) ensure the project is durable.

    • C. 

      C) enable jurisdiction to have a revenue stream from remodelers.

    • D. 

      D) protect consumers from inadequate workmanship and materials.

  • 2. 
    2) Which of the following organizations are responsible for revising the IRC? 
    • A. 

      A) BOCA

    • B. 

      B) MFPA

    • C. 

      C) ICC

    • D. 

      D) IPA

  • 3. 
    3) The IRC applies to residential one- and two-family dwelling(s). 
    • A. 

      A) True

    • B. 

      B) False

  • 4. 
    4) How often is the IRC revised? 
    • A. 

      A) Every year

    • B. 

      B) Every other year

    • C. 

      C) Every three years

    • D. 

      D) No specific timetable

  • 5. 
    5) When legal questions of immediate or importance are presented, a lawyer should be consulted. 
    • A. 

      A) True

    • B. 

      B) False

  • 6. 
    6) A contract is an agreement between two (or more) parties to perform some act or business. 
    • A. 

      A) True

    • B. 

      B) False

  • 7. 
    7) When developing a standard contract for your company it is best to            
    • A. 

      A) have your contracts reviewed by other local contractors to ensure they are in compliance with your state's codes and laws.

    • B. 

      B) have your contracts reviewed by a lawyer to ensure they are in compliance with your state's codes and laws.

    • C. 

      C) have your contracts reviewed by the local Better Business Bureau to ensure they are in compliance with federal and state laws.

    • D. 

      D) use it and see what happens.

  • 8. 
    8) A lien ensures the remodeler, subcontractor or material supplier is able to secure payment by giving them a meaningful security interest in the land for the value of labor and materials previously furnished. 
    • A. 

      A) True

    • B. 

      B) False

  • 9. 
    9) Which of the following is the least expensive way to resolve conflict between a remodeler and client? 
    • A. 

      A) Sit down together and work out the problem.

    • B. 

      B) Using a third-party arbitrator.

    • C. 

      C) Small claim court.

    • D. 

      D) Full litigation process.

  • 10. 
    10) All states require remodelers to pay a fee and take a test to attain a contractor's license. 
    • A. 

      A) True

    • B. 

      B) False