Military Medical Facilities - Design Criteria Quiz: Estimating

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Military Medical Facilities - Design Criteria Quiz: Estimating

Welcome to Sherlock, Smith & Adams' "Military Medical Facilities - Design Criteria Quiz. "Note: SS&A Quizzes are subject to periodic updates/revisions based upon official updates/revisions to Criteria/Code/Standards referenced herein. This particular quiz is focused on Estimating. This quiz is designed to test your knowledge of the government's criteria related to the design of Military Medical Facilities (Air Force, Army, Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard). The quiz is designed for Project Managers, Architects, Engineers, and others who need to have a thorough working knowledge of this criteria. The quiz is centered around UFC 4-510-01, Design: Military Medical Facilities (1 May 2016). In accordance with the guidance provided in Paragraph 3-2&nb

Sample Question

If a proposed project's size is different from the reference standard gross square footage, how is this accounted for in a programmatic estimate?

Scaling Adjustment Factor

Area Factor

Size Adjustment Factor

None of the above.

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  • 1. 
    If a proposed project's size is different from the reference standard gross square footage, how is this accounted for in a programmatic estimate?
    • A. 

      Scaling Adjustment Factor

    • B. 

      Area Factor

    • C. 

      Size Adjustment Factor

    • D. 

      None of the above.

  • 2. 
    How are estimated costs adjusted to specific geographical areas?
    • A. 

      Location Adjustment

    • B. 

      Area Adjustment

    • C. 

      Location Factor

    • D. 

      Area Cost Factor

  • 3. 
    To what point in the projected life of a proposed project should historical costs be escalated to?
    • A. 

      The projected Bid date.

    • B. 

      The Contract Award date.

    • C. 

      October of the Fiscal Year for which the project is funded.

    • D. 

      The midpoint of the construction period.

  • 4. 
    What standard line item on a programmatic estimate includes an adjustment factor that should be diminished as a project's design progresses?
    • A. 

      Technological Update

    • B. 

      Technical Complexity

    • C. 

      Design Progress Factor

    • D. 

      None of the above.

  • 5. 
    What is the name of the Tri-Services approved parametric estimating program?
    • A. 

      SUCCESS

    • B. 

      PACES

    • C. 

      RACER

    • D. 

      MII

  • 6. 
    What standard line item on a programmatic estimate or DD1391 should include an allowance for a gross receipt or gross excise tax?
    • A. 

      Each line item should include it as it applies.

    • B. 

      Federal projects are exempt and it should not be included.

    • C. 

      Other

    • D. 

      SIOH

  • 7. 
    What factors should cover the cost of supervision and administration?
    • A. 

      Contingency

    • B. 

      SIOH

    • C. 

      PCAS

    • D. 

      None of the above.

  • 8. 
    What is the common organizational structure for preparing cost estimates for a military construction project?
    • A. 

      MWBS

    • B. 

      CSI

    • C. 

      Uniformat

    • D. 

      None of the above.

  • 9. 
    The Weighted Guidelines Method is best used to calculate what?
    • A. 

      The Design Cost of the Project

    • B. 

      Hazardous AIA Costs

    • C. 

      The Contractor's Profit

    • D. 

      Shipping Costs

  • 10. 
    What factors could determine the appropriate rate used to calculate SIOH for a Project?
    • A. 

      The proposed location of the project.

    • B. 

      The CWE.

    • C. 

      The design agency for the project.

    • D. 

      A and C.

  • 11. 
    What is the appropriate term for an allowance to cover cost increases due to design incompleteness and associated costing inaccuracy?
    • A. 

      AIA Ego Factor

    • B. 

      Design Contingency

    • C. 

      Construction Contingency

    • D. 

      A and B.

  • 12. 
    What is the appropriate term for an allowance to cover cost increases due to adverse or unexpected conditions and associated costing inaccuracy?
    • A. 

      AIA Ego Factor

    • B. 

      Design Contingency

    • C. 

      Construction Contingency

    • D. 

      A and B.

  • 13. 
    What is the name of the umbrella linking all automated cost engineering systems and their associated databases?
    • A. 

      PACES

    • B. 

      MCACES

    • C. 

      TRACES

    • D. 

      CWE

  • 14. 
    What is the name of the software program used for the preparation of detailed construction cost estimates for the Navy's military programs?
    • A. 

      PACES

    • B. 

      MCACES

    • C. 

      TRACES

    • D. 

      SUCCESS

  • 15. 
    What is the typical scope of a Level 1 Facility Alteration estimate?
    • A. 

      Renovations to the First Floor of the facility.

    • B. 

      Renovations to provide new finishes.

    • C. 

      Alterations to provide minor HVAC distribution changes.

    • D. 

      B and C.

  • 16. 
    What is the typical scope of a Level 2 Facility Alteration estimate?
    • A. 

      Alterations to provide some HVAC distribution changes and power and lighting changes.

    • B. 

      Renovations to provide new finishes and some partition layout changes.

    • C. 

      A and B.

    • D. 

      Renovations to the Second Floor of the facility.

  • 17. 
    What is the typical scope of a Level 3 Facility Alteration estimate?
    • A. 

      Alterations to include gutting of the building to the structural frame.

    • B. 

      Alterations to include replacing the exterior walls and roof.

    • C. 

      A and B.

    • D. 

      Renovations to the Third Floor of the facility.

  • 18. 
    In a DoD Medical Facility Estimate, which standard line item should include the cost of a parking structure?
    • A. 

      Site Improvements

    • B. 

      The first line that includes the medical facility building cost.

    • C. 

      Paving, Walks, Curbs and Gutters

    • D. 

      None of the above.

  • 19. 
    In a DoD Medical Facility Estimate, which standard line item should include the cost of a building expansion capability?
    • A. 

      Site Improvements

    • B. 

      The first line that includes the medical facility building cost.

    • C. 

      Site Development

    • D. 

      None of the above.

  • 20. 
    During the planning and design of a DoD Medical Facility, what is the latest point to establish any required Design Directive Amount?
    • A. 

      End of Concept Design

    • B. 

      End of Design Development

    • C. 

      End of Design Charrette

    • D. 

      End of CIDM

  • 21. 
    During the planning and design of a DoD Medical Facility, when is the project scope and cost "locked?"
    • A. 

      End of Concept Design.

    • B. 

      When the DD1391 is submitted to Congress.

    • C. 

      When the Design Agent approves the Charrette Report.

    • D. 

      When the CIDM is approved by the President.

  • 22. 
    During the development of a DoD Design-Bid-Build project, at what point is the establishment of bid options required?
    • A. 

      0-35% Design

    • B. 

      35-100% Design

    • C. 

      Completion of CIDM

    • D. 

      None of the above.

  • 23. 
    During the development of a DoD Medical project, what party is responsible for the establishment of procedures for conducting a Value Engineering Study?
    • A. 

      The Design Agent

    • B. 

      The Cost Estimator

    • C. 

      The Architect

    • D. 

      The Contractor

  • 24. 
    When preparing a detailed estimate for a DoD Medical Facility, what is the Logistical Code for items that should be included as a part of the Construction Contract?
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      C

    • D. 

      D

  • 25. 
    When preparing a detailed estimate for a DoD Medical Facility, what is the Logistical Code for items that should be completely excluded from the cost of the Construction Contract?
    • A. 

      C

    • B. 

      D

    • C. 

      R

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 26. 
    When preparing a detailed estimate for a DoD Medical Facility, the cost of Logistical Code R items should be included in what part of the construction estimate?
    • A. 

      Building Specialties

    • B. 

      Building Equipment

    • C. 

      Building Renovations

    • D. 

      None of the above.

  • 27. 
    On a DoD Medical Estimate, what does the CWE refer to?
    • A. 

      The Primary Facilities

    • B. 

      The Supporting Facilities

    • C. 

      The Estimated Cost of Construction

    • D. 

      None of the above.

  • 28. 
    What is included as the basis for a PA?
    • A. 

      The area between New York, Ohio, Maryland and New Jersey

    • B. 

      DD1391 Preparation

    • C. 

      DoD Cost Guidance

    • D. 

      B and C.

  • 29. 
    DoD Historical Facilities Unit Costs do not include which of the following:
    • A. 

      ATFP

    • B. 

      SDD

    • C. 

      CAT A

    • D. 

      None of the above.

  • 30. 
    When preparing a DoD Facility estimate based on DoD Historical costs, what type of facility does not get adjusted based on a reference size?
    • A. 

      Satellite Pharmacy

    • B. 

      Dental Clinic

    • C. 

      Inpatient Hospital

    • D. 

      Medical Clinic