Test Your Knowledge About Architecture! Trivia Questions Quiz

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Test Your Knowledge About Architecture! Trivia Questions Quiz

Do you wish to test your knowledge about architecture? If you are an aspiring architect, the best way to test your understanding of the course and are ready for the certification exam is to test yourself using various quizzes, and the one below is perfect for you. Do give it a shot and get to see if you might need a tutor.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    It is an assemblage of framing members designed to support gravity loads and resist lateral forces.
    • A. 

      Concrete Building

    • B. 

      Steal Frame

    • C. 

      Bridge

    • D. 

      Structure

    • E. 

      None of the above 

  • 2. 
    The earliest form of dwelling developed by man is the
    • A. 

      Hut

    • B. 

      Rock cave

    • C. 

      Megaron

    • D. 

      Tent ​​​​​​

  • 3. 
    Newton (N) is the SI unit of force and was named after Isaac Newton in recognition of his contributions to the field of Mechanics. It is denoted by N and is expressed in
    • A. 

      Kg m/s2

    • B. 

      Kg m2/s2

    • C. 

      Kg m/s

    • D. 

      Kg m2/s

  • 4. 
    Occupancies and structures housing or supporting toxic of explosive chemicals or substances; Non-building structures storing, supporting or containing of toxic or explosive substances.
    • A. 

      Essential Facilities

    • B. 

      Hazardous Facilities

    • C. 

      Special occupancy

    • D. 

      Standard occupancy

  • 5. 
    This consists of the weight of all materials and other fixed or permanent loads.
    • A. 

      Dead Load

    • B. 

      Live Load

    • C. 

      Soil Pressure

    • D. 

      Gravity load

    • E. 

      NOTA

  • 6. 
    A wall design to resist the lateral displacement of soil or other materials
    • A. 

      Shear wall

    • B. 

      Bearing wall

    • C. 

      Retaining wall

    • D. 

      Exterior wall

    • E. 

      NOTA

  • 7. 
    A prehistoric burial mound is called 
    • A. 

      Hortus

    • B. 

      Fillet

    • C. 

      Tumulus

    • D. 

      Didoron

  • 8. 
    The smallest among the famous pyramid at Gizeh is 
    • A. 

      Pyramid of Cheops

    • B. 

      Pyramid of Mykerinos

    • C. 

      Pyramid of Zoser

    • D. 

      Pyramid of Chephren

  • 9. 
    Egyptian ornament symbolizing fertility is 
    • A. 

      Scarab

    • B. 

      Papyrus

    • C. 

      Grape

    • D. 

      Continuous coil spiral

  • 10. 
    The Aegean beehive-shaped type of tomb is called 
    • A. 

      Tholos

    • B. 

      Menhir

    • C. 

      Mausoleum

    • D. 

      Loculi

  • 11. 
    The Greek male statue used as column is called 
    • A. 

      Canephorae

    • B. 

      Quadrigas

    • C. 

      Atlantes

    • D. 

      Osiris

  • 12. 
    The widely used order during the Greek period is the 
    • A. 

      Ionic

    • B. 

      Doric

    • C. 

      Corinthian

    • D. 

      Tuscan

  • 13. 
    Ziggurats are also called as
    • A. 

      Source of Life

    • B. 

      Sacrificial Altars

    • C. 

      Holy Mountains

    • D. 

      Dwelling house of the Gods

  • 14. 
    The famous "hanging garden" is found in the
    • A. 

      Temple of Mardik

    • B. 

      Temple of Nobucandezzar

    • C. 

      Palace of Dukmar

    • D. 

      Palace of Nebuchadnezzar

  • 15. 
    The Persians developed a column because of 
    • A. 

      Climate & Geology

    • B. 

      Geography & Religion

    • C. 

      Geology & Religion

    • D. 

      History & Climate

  • 16. 
    The eaves of the Greek temple are protected by a detail which is used to eject rain water is called
    • A. 

      Apteral

    • B. 

      Analoi

    • C. 

      Angiportus

    • D. 

      Antefixae

  • 17. 
    Stud
    • A. 

      Wall Framing 

    • B. 

      Floor Framing

    • C. 

      Slip Form

    • D. 

      Ceiling Framing

  • 18. 
    Which will you apply last before Painting?
    • A. 

      Plaster

    • B. 

      Putty

    • C. 

      Neutralizer

    • D. 

      Paint

  • 19. 
    Which Paint is used for Wood?
    • A. 

      B600 QDE

    • B. 

      B7501 Permacoat

    • C. 

      B7410 Healthy Home 

    • D. 

      Virtuoso Silk Touch

  • 20. 
    Under NBC, what is the minimum dimension of a room for human habitation?
    • A. 

      1.5 meter

    • B. 

      3 sq.m

    • C. 

      2 meter

    • D. 

      6 sq. m

  • 21. 
    The minimum size of a PWD toilet is 
    • A. 

      1.5m x 1.5m

    • B. 

      1.6m x 1.7m

    • C. 

      1.7m x 1.8m

    • D. 

      1.6m x 1.7m

  • 22. 
    Minimum width of an escalator as per ASME A17.1
    • A. 

      20 in

    • B. 

      22 in

    • C. 

      24 in 

    • D. 

      26 in

  • 23. 
    Buffer allowance for elevator where safety devices are also located at
    • A. 

      Machine Room

    • B. 

      Elevator Car

    • C. 

      Elevator Pit

    • D. 

      Shaft

  • 24. 
    The principal artery of the venting system.
    • A. 

      Local Vent

    • B. 

      Stack Vent

    • C. 

      Vent Pipe

    • D. 

      Main Vent

  • 25. 
    A vertical conduit that conveys water.
    • A. 

      Downspout

    • B. 

      Gutter

    • C. 

      Vent Stack

    • D. 

      Sill Cock

  • 26. 
    Soil testing is done
    • A. 

      During site investigation

    • B. 

      Before excavation

    • C. 

      After excavation

    • D. 

      During site analysis

  • 27. 
    Ties are used for what structural element?
    • A. 

      Beam

    • B. 

      Columns

    • C. 

      Slabs

    • D. 

      Footings

  • 28. 
    What resist bending stress?
    • A. 

      Section Modulus

    • B. 

      Rigidity

    • C. 

      Moment of Inertia

    • D. 

      AOTA

  • 29. 
    Bars larger than _____ diameter shall NOT be bundled in beams.
    • A. 

      16mm

    • B. 

      25mm

    • C. 

      28mm

    • D. 

      36mm

  • 30. 
    As a veteran architect having your own firm, you have the responsibility to your people. Which of the following would you do to best show this?
    • A. 

      Train them to be good in their profession

    • B. 

      Be an example of how to become a good professional

    • C. 

      Give them over times

    • D. 

      AOTA

  • 31. 
    SITUATION #1 : Owner A hired Architect B to design his condominium located in a commercial area. After several meetings, Architect B was able to produce a Schematic Design which owner A subsequently approved. However, Owner A had a change of heart and decided that he doesn't want Architect B for the project anymore. *** How much compensation is Architect B entitled?
    • A. 

      15% of the contract price plus 5% for breach of contract

    • B. 

      15% of construction cost

    • C. 

      15% of contract price

    • D. 

      12% of construction cost

  • 32. 
    Based on SITUATION #1, Architect B, being a neophyte architect, and in his desire to get a project, did not require Owner A to sign a Formal Contract. What will happen now that Owner A doesn't want Architect B for the project?
    • A. 

      Architect B won't get paid

    • B. 

      Architect B won't get just compensation

    • C. 

      Architect B will get just compensation

    • D. 

      Architect B will sue Owner A

  • 33. 
    Based on SITUATION #1, was there any violation committed
    • A. 

      Yes, by Architect B against the Code of Ethics         

    • B. 

      Yes, by Architect B against R.A. 9266

    • C. 

      None. The Architect can offer his services to anyone he desires and at a compensation he so desires as the constitution industry reacts to market situation and he must adapt in order to get clients

    • D. 

      Yes, by Architect B against R.A. 9266 and the Code of Ethics and by Owner A against R.A. 9266

  • 34. 
    Architect Guevarra was commissioned to do a residential project. Everything worked out until everything was done except that the owner ran out of budget to start the construction. According to the law, how much is Architect Guevarra entitled to collect?
    • A. 

      80%

    • B. 

      90%

    • C. 

      100%

    • D. 

      75%

  • 35. 
    SITUATION #2: Three siblings decided to form their own Architectural Firm. One is an Architect, another is an Engineer and the last is an Interior Designer. How much should be the architectural composition of the corporation?
    • A. 

      60%

    • B. 

      50%

    • C. 

      80%

    • D. 

      75%

  • 36. 
    Based on SITUATION #2, where should they register their business?
    • A. 

      SEC

    • B. 

      DTI

    • C. 

      City Hall

    • D. 

      BIR

  • 37. 
    According to the previous situation, where should the siblings go to apply for a business permit?
    • A. 

      DTI

    • B. 

      SEC

    • C. 

      BIR

    • D. 

      City Hall

  • 38. 
    An architectural firm should be registered with?
    • A. 

      PRBOA

    • B. 

      UAP

    • C. 

      PCAB

    • D. 

      Board of Investment

  • 39. 
    It is used to remove rust  in rebars.
    • A. 

      Oil

    • B. 

      Steel brush

    • C. 

      Heat

    • D. 

      Paint