Construction Documents Technology Exam: Quiz!

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Construction Documents Technology Exam: Quiz!

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  • 1. 
    Product equivalency, effect on the other aspects of the project, and warranty are the major factors to be considered for:
    • A. 

      Alternates

    • B. 

      Shop drawing submittals

    • C. 

      Substitution requests

    • D. 

      Change order request

  • 2. 
    When interpreting contract documents, Architect/Engineer should:
    • A. 

      Show no partiality to Owner or Contractor

    • B. 

      Protect the client's best interests

    • C. 

      Protect Architect/Engineer from possible liabilities

    • D. 

      Achieve the original design intent of Architect/Engineer

  • 3. 
    A requirement set by authority, custom, or general consensus which is established as an accepted criterion is called a:
    • A. 

      Building code

    • B. 

      Industry standard

    • C. 

      Quality control requirement

    • D. 

      Specification master

  • 4. 
    If the contractor is delayed in the progress of the Work by Owner, he should: 
    • A. 

      Write Architect/Engineer protesting the changes

    • B. 

      Notify his bonding company

    • C. 

      Write the Architect/Engineer requesting a change order granting an extension of time

    • D. 

      Stop the Work until Owner makes up his mind.

  • 5. 
    Lump Sum, Unit Price, or Cost-Plus-Fee constitute the basis of:
    • A. 

      Selection

    • B. 

      Payment

    • C. 

      Award

    • D. 

      Contract

  • 6. 
    All of the following are Articles in Part 3 Execution EXCEPT: 
    • A. 

      Examination

    • B. 

      Application

    • C. 

      Fabrication

    • D. 

      System Startup

  • 7. 
    Drawings prepared by the contractor, subcontractor, or material/equipment supplier that show how a particular aspect of the work is to be fabricated and installed, are called:
    • A. 

      Record drawings

    • B. 

      Construction Documents

    • C. 

      Shop Drawings

    • D. 

      Details

  • 8. 
    The correct title for Division 10 is:
    • A. 

      Accessories

    • B. 

      Specialties

    • C. 

      Equipment

    • D. 

      Special Construction

  • 9. 
    The following are the types of clauses that might be included in Supplementary Conditions EXCEPT: 
    • A. 

      Project insurance requirements

    • B. 

      Liquidated damage amounts

    • C. 

      Tax exempt status of owner

    • D. 

      Submittal requirements

  • 10. 
    Integrated projects are distinguished by all of the following characteristics EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Trust-based collaboration between project team members

    • B. 

      Maximized efficiency through design, fabrication, and construction

    • C. 

      "Just as needed" team involvement to reduce owner's pre-construction expenses

    • D. 

      Compensation structures supporting early engagement of team members in design and project planning

    • E. 

      Development of virtual project model through input from a collaborative team

  • 11. 
    Experienced owners may require project teams to utilize integrated project delivery based upon:
    • A. 

      Previous negative experience with adversarial project team relationships

    • B. 

      Desire for reduction in project claims and disputes

    • C. 

      Desire to utilize collaboratively-produced BIM as a facilities management asset

    • D. 

      Expectation of benefit from innovation stemming from collaborative effort

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 12. 
    Which of the following is TRUE concerning application of integrated project delivery?
    • A. 

      Collaborative team effort reduces planning and design expenses.

    • B. 

      Determination of liability for decisions is generally made by the team leader in order to reduce arbitration expenses.

    • C. 

      Technologies such as data exchange protocols evolve on a phase-by-phase basis.

    • D. 

      Team culture based upon problem resolution rather than determination of liability.

  • 13. 
    The following are TRUE concerning CSI's GreenFormat online product data resource EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      CSI validates and certifies information contained in GreenFormat.

    • B. 

      GreenFormat product information is organized by MasterFormat numbers.

    • C. 

      Information in GreenFormat supports specifying by proprietary, reference standard,  performance, and descriptive methods.

    • D. 

      The Product Lifecycle category provides information on product Life Cycle Analysis, Material Extraction and Transportation, Manufacturing, and Facility Operations.

    • E. 

      Manufacturers provide a technical contact for followup questions from GreenFormat users.

  • 14. 
    According to the BEES model, life cycle analysis (LCA) is characterized by all of the following EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Questions regarding the materials and impacts related to the six stages of the product life cycle

    • B. 

      Estimates of the cumulative environmental impacts resulting from all stages of a product life cycle over a 50-year period

    • C. 

      Support for selection of products with the lowest total environmental impact

    • D. 

      Market analysis of demand for sustainable products

  • 15. 
    The goal of the ASTM sustainability standards, the EPA Energy Star program, and the NIST BEES program is to :
    • A. 

      Serve as the basis for the development of national model code regulation of the use of building products 

    • B. 

      Provide a rational assessment of the environmental impact of building products 

    • C. 

      Promote emerging green buildng product businesses

    • D. 

      Simplify building design practices

  • 16. 
    In the CSI CDT program, construction document production is defined to be all of the following EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      A separately-defined activity and phase that commences once design decisions have been made

    • B. 

      A process integral to the design phase of a project

    • C. 

      A component of the input into, and reporting out of, a BIM model

    • D. 

      An ongoing effort by many entities reflecting the collaboration and fast track delivery typical of modern construction projects

  • 17. 
    Which of the following is not included in the quoted description of benefits that BIM brings to the design and construction process?
    • A. 

      Opportunity for increased evaluation of design options 

    • B. 

      Building components conflict identification and resolution

    • C. 

      Automated product characteristic/specification content coordination 

    • D. 

      BIM-driven product delivery scheduling

  • 18. 
    The goal of the project is defined by the PDPG as:
    • A. 

      Completion of the construction project on time and on budget 

    • B. 

      The delivery of the facility to the owner 

    • C. 

      Maximizing the benefit to the owner and the community 

    • D. 

      Creating a facility with the lowest possible embedded energy

  • 19. 
    The nationally-recognized California AIA "Integrated Project Delivery Guide" redefines the stages of a project to include which of the following: 
    • A. 

      Conceptualization

    • B. 

      Criteria Design

    • C. 

      Detailed Design 

    • D. 

       Implementation Document

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 20. 
    All of the following could be Articles in Part 1 of a specification EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      References

    • B. 

      Action Submittals

    • C. 

      Source Quality Control

    • D. 

      Measurement and Payment

  • 21. 
    The Design stage of a project includes all of the following EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Design development

    • B. 

      Schematic design

    • C. 

      Feasibility studies

    • D. 

      Outline specifications

  • 22. 
    When is the CSI/CSC UniFormat most often used?
    • A. 

      During project conception and schematic design

    • B. 

      In the procurement stage

    • C. 

      In the facility management phase

    • D. 

      Throughout the project life cycle, to organize information by materials and methods

  • 23. 
    The general contract clauses that establish payment responsibilities are found in:
    • A. 

      General Conditions

    • B. 

      Division 01 General Requirements

    • C. 

      Payment bond

    • D. 

      Addenda

  • 24. 
    An example of a MasterFormat Level 3 specification section is:
    • A. 

      05 00 00 Metals

    • B. 

      05 20 00 Metal Joists

    • C. 

      05 21 00 Steel Joist Framing

    • D. 

      05 21 19 Open Web Steel Joist Framing

  • 25. 
    The contractual relationship governed by the Conditions of the Contract is between:
    • A. 

      Owner and contractor

    • B. 

      Architect/engineer and contractor

    • C. 

      Owner and Subcontractors

    • D. 

      Owner, contractor, and architect/engineer

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