Cdt Exam

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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

  • 26. 
    A unit price contract or contract portion is used when:
    • A. 

      Extent of work cannot be fully determined or where actual quantities cannot be accurately calculated.

    • B. 

      Extent of work is known, but the owner desires a break-out cost for portions of the work.

    • C. 

      It is anticipated that bidders will not examine soil bearing reports prior to submitting bid.

    • D. 

      Bidding quantities of equipment.

  • 27. 
    Instructions for Procurement:
    • A. 

      Are used only on private projects

    • B. 

      Frequently are standard industry forms

    • C. 

      May include the geotechnical report as an attachment

    • D. 

      Are binding upon the Contractor

  • 28. 
    Which of the following would be included in Available Information?
    • A. 

      Bid security requirements

    • B. 

      Environmental Impact Statement

    • C. 

      Time of completion to construct the project

    • D. 

      Description of the Work

  • 29. 
    Marked-up or corrected contract drawings that indicate changes incorporated in the Work are:
    • A. 

      Contract forms

    • B. 

      Closeout submittals

    • C. 

      Record drawings

    • D. 

      As-builts

    • E. 

      Not required for private work

  • 30. 
    Submittal requirements for Facility Services Divisions 21 through 28 are specified in:
    • A. 

      The first section in each respective division

    • B. 

      Supplementary Conditions

    • C. 

      Division 01 Section "Submittal Procedures"

    • D. 

      Section 01 12 00 Summary of Multiple Contracts

  • 31. 
    Contractual clauses in the Conditions of the Contract:
    • A. 

      Have priority over Division 01

    • B. 

      Are superseded by Division 01

    • C. 

      Are expanded upon by the provisions of Division 01

    • D. 

      Are independent, and Division 01 provisions have no effect

  • 32. 
    When outside consultants are responsible for the production of major portions of the project specifications:
    • A. 

       One design team member should be responsible for overall specification coordination

    • B. 

      Different document formats should be used to identify the work of the separate consultants

    • C. 

      The lead design professional should avoid the liability inherent in reviewing consultants' work

    • D. 

      Information should be collected and the project A/E assume responsibility for preparing each section

  • 33. 
    In the specifications, the stated requirements address:
    • A. 

      The owner's responsibilities

    • B. 

      The contractor's responsibilities

    • C. 

      The subcontractor's responsibilities

    • D. 

      The architect's responsibilities

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 34. 
    Since he or she is most familiar with a product, the manufacturer's representative should:
    • A. 

      Write the specification section.

    • B. 

      Review the specification section.

    • C. 

      Supply information to the specification writer.

    • D. 

      Not be consulted in order to avoid a conflict of interest.

  • 35. 
    Use of master guide specifications:
    • A. 

      Relies upon the quality of their update process 

    • B. 

      Requires knowledge of the conditions of the contract for which they were prepared

    • C. 

      May be based upon a commercially-produced specification library

    • D. 

      Requires practice knowledge in order to properly create project specifications

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 36. 
    The following are TRUE about closed proprietary specifications EXCEPT: 
    • A. 

      Manufacturer and product brand names or unique characteristics are used in the specifications.

    • B. 

      Several products may be named as options.

    • C. 

      The A/E must coordinate the named product with other specification requirements.

    • D. 

      Other products are allowed as substitutions upon approval of the owner.

  • 37. 
    Which of the following is NOT defined as a contract modification by the PDPG?
    • A. 

      Change Order

    • B. 

      Construction Change Directive/ Work Change Directive

    • C. 

      Addendum

    • D. 

       Architect's Supplemental Instruction/Field Order

  • 38. 
    An alternate becomes part of the contract documents:
    • A. 

      When the bids are opened

    • B. 

       When owner makes his or her decision to accept

    • C. 

      On A/E's recommendation

    • D. 

      When stipulated in the Owner/Contractor Agreement.

  • 39. 
    The dollar amounts of cash allowances are:
    • A. 

      In the Instructions to Bidders

    • B. 

      On the Bid Form

    • C. 

      In Division 01

    • D. 

       In the specification sections of Division 02 through 49 that specify the product installation

  • 40. 
    Substitution requirements and procedures during bidding
    • A. 

      Are not allowed under most public bidding statutes

    • B. 

      Are modified by the Supplementary Conditions 

    • C. 

      Are stated in the instructions to bidders

    • D. 

      Provide for requests by telephone

  • 41. 
    Which of the following should be avoided in a specification?
    • A. 

      Articles (the, an, a) 

    • B. 

      Symbols (#, $, &, ") 

    • C. 

      Abbreviations (conc., ptwd, aess)

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 42. 
    An information organizing framework for the A/E/C industry that assigns built environment data into 15 discrete, coordinated tables to facilitate the organization of project information and databases is known as:
    • A. 

      Industry foundation classes (IFCs) 

    • B. 

      OmniClass 

    • C. 

      Building Information Model (BIM)

    • D. 

      Building Information Management (BIM)   Building Information Management (BIM)   Building Information Management (BIM)

  • 43. 
    To be effective in communicating, specifications should be:
    • A. 

      Complete, concise, and clear

    • B. 

      Concise, clear, and correct

    • C. 

      Clear, concise, correct, and complete

    • D. 

      Concise, correct, coordinated, and complete

  • 44. 
    An affirmation of fact or promise made by the seller to the buyer that relates to the goods and becomes a part of the basis of the bargain creates . . .
    • A. 

      an implied warranty

    • B. 

      A full warranty

    • C. 

      An express warranty

    • D. 

      A guarantee

  • 45. 
    As a result of the widely held misconception that a contractor's responsibility for defective work lasts only for the one-year guaranty period: 
    • A. 

      The Supplementary Conditions should state that the period last a specific additional length of time.

    • B. 

      EJCDC and AIA documents state "correction period" instead of guaranty period.

    • C. 

      The owner accepts any repairs after that date.

    • D. 

       the courts relieve the contractor of his responsibility.

  • 46. 
    Outline Specifications aid in the design process for all of the following EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Revising cost estimates, schedules

    • B. 

      Value engineering studies

    • C. 

      checklist for selecting products

    • D. 

      Serving as the basis for subcontracts in fast track construction

  • 47. 
    All of the following may be accomplished through issuing of a Change Order EXCEPT: 
    • A. 

      Decrease in Contract Sum

    • B. 

      Extension of Contract Time

    • C. 

      Change in Bid Date

    • D. 

      Reduction in scope of work

  • 48. 
    All of the following are AIA Instruments of Change EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Change Order

    • B. 

      Architect's Supplemental Instruction

    • C. 

      Field Order

    • D. 

      Construction Change Directive

  • 49. 
    The mood that is recommended for specifications is:
    • A. 

      The imperative mood

    • B. 

      The indicative mood

    • C. 

      The symbolic mood

    • D. 

      The conflicting mood

  • 50. 
    The parties to an owner/design-builder contract are::
    • A. 

      The Owner, the designer, and the builder. 

    • B. 

      The Owner, the Architect, and the Contractor 

    • C. 

      The Owner and the construction manager 

    • D. 

      The Owner and the design-builder

  • 51. 
    The following are true of reference standards, EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      May be relied upon by the specifier to describe quality of work

    • B. 

      Are consensus documents developed by various industry committees

    • C. 

      Are frequently incorporated in code requirements

    • D. 

      Are included in specifications to avoid having to reproduce lengthy requirements

  • 52. 
    Which of the following is the proper sequence for an Addendum as illustrated in the PDPG?
    • A. 

      Changes to Procurement Requirements, changes to previous Addenda, Changes to Conditions of the Contract, changes to the Agreement.

    • B. 

      Changes to previous Addenda, changes to Procurement Requirements, changes to Agreements and other contract forms,changes to specifications and drawings 

    • C. 

      Changes to Specifications, changes to Drawings, changes to previous Addenda.

    • D. 

      Contract documents, changes to specifications

  • 53. 
    The Design Stage includes all of the following EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Review of owner's program, schedule and budget

    • B. 

      Design Development

    • C. 

      Schematic Design

    • D. 

      Project Conception

  • 54. 
    What information is found within Division 13 in the MasterFormat System?
    • A. 

       Mechanical Systems

    • B. 

      Furnishings

    • C. 

       Equipment

    • D. 

      Special Construction

  • 55. 
    The following are all advantages gained by using standard agreement forms EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Parties' familiarity with the forms

    • B. 

       Uniformity of terminology

    • C. 

      Legal precedents interpreting the documents

    • D. 

      Accommodate choice from a wide variety of standard contract conditions

    • E. 

      Recognized customs resulting from longtime use

  • 56. 
    The document named "Available Information" is part of the:
    • A. 

      Instructions to Bidders

    • B. 

      Contract Documents

    • C. 

      Specifications

    • D. 

      Procurement Requirements

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 57. 
    Under the AIA A201 and the EJCDC C-700, who has the authority to stop the Work, if nonconforming Work fails to be corrected?
    • A. 

      A/E

    • B. 

      Owner

    • C. 

      Contractor

    • D. 

      Varies - As stated in Division 01 General Requirements

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 58. 
    Under the AIA A201, who has the responsibility to inspect the Work to determine if it is in proper condition to receive subsequent work?
    • A. 

      A/E

    • B. 

      Owner

    • C. 

      Contractor

    • D. 

      Installing subcontractor 

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 59. 
    Under the AIA A201 and EJCDC C-700, who provides property insurance covering the Work? 
    • A. 

      Contractor's surety

    • B. 

      Owner

    • C. 

      Contractor

    • D. 

      Financing agency 

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 60. 
    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

  • 61. 
    Which of the following would be appropriate to be included in the “Information Available to Bidders”?
    • A. 

      Bid security information

    • B. 

      Geo-technical data

    • C. 

      Time of completion to construct the project

    • D. 

      Description of the Work

  • 62. 
    The Uniform Location of Subject Matter jointly published by the EJCDC and AIA provides a recommended location of topics in all of the following except
    • A. 

      Supplementary Conditions

    • B. 

      Division

    • C. 

      Agreement

    • D. 

      Drawings

  • 63. 
    Reference Drawings serve which purpose:
    • A. 

      Show existing work that is to be modified

    • B. 

      Show construction related to the work, but which is not included in the contract

    • C. 

      Provide the Owner with a set of documents that will facilitat

    • D. 

      Bidding is open to any bidder demonstrating the financial ability to perform the work

  • 64. 
    • A. 

      It is used to establish the proper location of information within the sixteen divisions

    • B. 

      It contains a complete listing of topics covered in each division

    • C. 

      It contains a key word index

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 65. 
    All of the following subjects are usually included in Supplementary Conditions EXCEPT
    • A. 

      Insurance requirements

    • B. 

      Liquidated damages

    • C. 

      Tax exempt status of Owner

    • D. 

      Submittal requirements

  • 66. 
    All of the following are articles in PART 1, GENERAL EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      References

    • B. 

      Submittals

    • C. 

      Source Quality Control

    • D. 

      Sequencing and Scheduling

  • 67. 
    Which of the following items should not be included in Section 01110?
    • A. 

      Owner-furnished items of work

    • B. 

      Site traffic regulating during construction

    • C. 

      Sequence of work and Owner occupancy

    • D. 

      Contractor’s use of site

  • 68. 
    The Supplementary Conditions must be carefully coordinated with all of the following EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      General Conditions

    • B. 

      Bidding Requirements

    • C. 

      Owner – Contractor Agreement

    • D. 

      Owner/Architect Agreement

  • 69. 
    The Invitation to Bid/Advertisement for Bid includes all of the following EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Right to reject bids and governing laws and regulations

    • B. 

      Bid opening date, time and location

    • C. 

      Details concerning bid security requirements

    • D. 

      Multiple prime contracts

  • 70. 
    Bidding Requirements:
    • A. 

      Are not enforceable during administration of contract

    • B. 

      Should not repeat Division 1

    • C. 

      Should be referenced to the General Conditions

    • D. 

      Bear no relationship to the Contract Documents

    • E. 

      Both A and B

  • 71. 
    Which is true regarding level two specification section:
    • A. 

      To provide the widest latitude in describing a unit of work

    • B. 

      To contain the broadest categories of work

    • C. 

      They should be used extensively

    • D. 

      None of the above

    • E. 

      A and B only

  • 72. 
    Which of the following is considered as part of the specifications?
    • A. 

      General Conditions

    • B. 

      Supplementary Conditions

    • C. 

      Division 1

    • D. 

      Bidding Requirements

  • 73. 
    Which of these types of dimensions are likely to be included on one drawing:
    • A. 

      Actual dimensions

    • B. 

      Nominal dimensions

    • C. 

      Modular dimensions

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 74. 
    What are the three parts of the SectionFormat?
    • A. 

      General

    • B. 

      Products

    • C. 

      Execution

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 75. 
    Marked up or corrected contract drawings that indicate changes incorporated in the Work are called:
    • A. 

      As Builts

    • B. 

      Addendums

    • C. 

      Record Drawings

    • D. 

      Mark ups

  • 76. 
    Which of the following is not a management expertise that contractors bring to the project delivery process?
    • A. 

      Knowledge of factors that influence cost, time, and quality

    • B. 

      Ability to manage cash flow and project accounting

    • C. 

      Ability to manage multiple subcontractors and suppliers

    • D. 

      Experience with managing a construction budget in a risk-based setting

    • E. 

      Identifying codes and regulations applicable to the design

  • 77. 
    Which of the following is not a stage of the Facility Life Cycle?
    • A. 

      Design

    • B. 

      Facility management

    • C. 

      Project permitting

    • D. 

      Project conception

    • E. 

      Procurement

    • F. 

      Project delivery

    • G. 

      Construction

    • H. 

      Construction documents

  • 78. 
    True or False: The A/E is required to determine the project delivery method
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 79. 
    True or False: Sustainability consultants can only be retained by the design team
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 80. 
    True or False: It is not uncommon for a governing agency to dictate the design and construction process of any of the project delivery methods by their own rules or regulations. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 81. 
    . One of the benefits of working as a team is not:
    • A. 

      Increased productivity

    • B. 

      Reduced project costs

    • C. 

      Earlier project completion

    • D. 

      Fewer meetings

  • 82. 
    True or False: AIA Design Phases include schematic design, design development, and construction documents.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 83. 
    True or False: Systems, materials, and products are selected during the schematic design phase. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 84. 
    True or False: The primary construction project team components are the Owner Team, Design Team, Contractor Team, Supplier Team, and the authorities having jurisdiction. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 85. 
    All of the following are examples of project soft costs except which one? 
    • A. 

      Relocation

    • B. 

      Commissioning

    • C. 

      Due diligence studies

    • D. 

      Design fees

    • E. 

      Topographical surveys

  • 86. 
    True or False: There is no difference between the construction schedule and the project schedule.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 87. 
    All of the following activities are associated with the project conception stage except which one?
    • A. 

      Predesign

    • B. 

      Planning

    • C. 

      Commissioning

    • D. 

      Programming

  • 88. 
    True or False: Zoning is an example of a land development regulation. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 89. 
    True or False: As a project proceeds through the project delivery process (time), the ability to influence the cost is high at the beginning, but decreases as the project advances through the various stages.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 90. 
    If the construction budget of a 50,000 square foot project is $5,000,000 based on $100 per square foot, it is an example of which method of preparing the budget? 
    • A. 

      Unit price

    • B. 

      Cost per measured unit

    • C. 

      Systems

    • D. 

      Component cost

  • 91. 
    True or False: The EPA’s definition of a green building covers all three primary aspects of the built environment, siting, design and construction. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 92. 
    Green buildings are designed to reduce the overall impact of the built environment on human health and the natural environment by:
    • A. 

      Efficiently using energy, water and other resources

    • B. 

      Protecting occupant health and improving employee productivity

    • C. 

      Reducing waste, pollution and environmental degradation during construction

    • D. 

      A and B only

    • E. 

      A and C only

  • 93. 
    The purpose of an objective needs assessment is to:
    • A. 

      Test and validate goals

    • B. 

      Determine space requirements

    • C. 

      Document expected performance levels

    • D. 

      Confirm the budget

    • E. 

      Prioritize needs vs. wants

    • F. 

      B and C above

    • G. 

      All of the above

    • H. 

      None of the above

  • 94. 
    Typical components of a project financial study include: 
    • A. 

      Owner’s financial condition

    • B. 

      Life cycle costs

    • C. 

      Value of existing facilities

    • D. 

      Available funding

    • E. 

      Timing

    • F. 

      A thru D above

    • G. 

      All of the above

    • H. 

      None of the above

  • 95. 
    A typical site studies often include: 
    • A. 

      Environmental issues

    • B. 

      Hazardous material

    • C. 

      Subsurface conditions

    • D. 

      Archeological Surveys

    • E. 

      Other governments (Native Peoples)

    • F. 

      A site survey

    • G. 

      A, C, D, and E

    • H. 

      All of the above except F

    • I. 

      All of the above

  • 96. 
    True or False: Under a single-prime contract, the owner has a contractual relationship with suppliers and subcontractors
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 97. 
    True or False: There being no contractual relationship between the A/E and the contractor, there is also no contractual relationship between the A/E and the subcontractors and suppliers.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 98. 
    A limitation of the design-build project delivery method is that the owner is less involved in the project design, including for example material selection
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 99. 
    Outline specifications aid in the design process for all of the following except which one? 
    • A. 

      Revising cost estimates and schedules

    • B. 

      Value engineering studies

    • C. 

      Checklist for selecting products

    • D. 

      Serving as the basis for subcontracts in fast track construction

  • 100. 
    An alternate becomes part of the contract documents: 
    • A. 

      When the bids are opened

    • B. 

      When owner makes a decision to accept

    • C. 

      On A/E's recommendation

    • D. 

      When stipulated in the owner/contractor agreement

  • 101. 
    Instructions for procurement: 
    • A. 

      Are used only on private projects

    • B. 

      Frequently are standard industry forms

    • C. 

      May include the geotechnical report as an attachment

    • D. 

      Are binding upon the contractor

  • 102. 
    As a result of the widely held misconception that a contractor's responsibility for defective work lasts only for the one-year guaranty period:  
    • A. 

      The supplementary conditions should state that the period last a specific additional length of time

    • B. 

      EJCDC and AIA documents state correction period instead of guaranty period

    • C. 

      The owner accepts any repairs after that date

    • D. 

      The courts relieve the contractor of his responsibility

  • 103. 
    Under the AIA A201 and EJCDC C-700, who provides property insurance covering the Work?
    • A. 

      Contractor's surety

    • B. 

      Owner

    • C. 

      Contractor

    • D. 

      Financing agency

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 104. 
    Which bond protects the owner from losing the benefit of an accepted bid? 
    • A. 

      Maintenance bond

    • B. 

      Payment bond

    • C. 

      Bid bond

    • D. 

      Performance bond

  • 105. 
    In the specifications, the stated requirements address: 
    • A. 

      The owner's responsibilities

    • B. 

      The contractor's responsibilities

    • C. 

      The subcontractor's responsibilities

    • D. 

      The architect's responsibilities

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 106. 
    An information organizing framework for the design and construction industry that assigns built environment data into 15 discrete, coordinated tables to facilitate the organization of project information and databases is known as: 
    • A. 

      Industry foundation classes (IFCs)

    • B. 

      OmniClass

    • C. 

      Building information model (BIM)

    • D. 

      Building information management (BIM)

  • 107. 
    True or False: The OmniClass construction specification system is based on the International Organization for Standards (ISO). 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 108. 
    True or False: GreenFormatTM is a web based searchable database where users can evaluate materials, products, and process, organized by UniformatTM . 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 109. 
    True or False: Shop drawings are not contract documents.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 110. 
    The Contractor’s superintendent:
    • A. 

      Cannot be changed without Owner’s consent

    • B. 

      Communication is as binding as if given by the Contractor

    • C. 

      All of the above

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 111. 
    True or False: By executing the contract, the Contractor confirms that the contract time is reasonable.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 112. 
    The date of substantial completion is established by the: 
    • A. 

      Owner

    • B. 

      A/E

    • C. 

      Contractor

    • D. 

      Authorities having jurisdiction

  • 113. 
    Under AIA A201, who has the responsibility to pay sales, consumer, use and similar taxes for the work provided?
    • A. 

      A/E

    • B. 

      Owner

    • C. 

      Contractor

    • D. 

      Installing subcontractor

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 114. 
    Under AIA A201, who has the authority to stop the work, if nonconforming work fails to be corrected? 
    • A. 

      A/E

    • B. 

      Owner

    • C. 

      Contractor

    • D. 

      Varies - As stated in Division 01 General Requirements

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 115. 
    True or False: The A/E may withhold certification for payment in whole or in part if in the A/E’s opinion representations to Owner cannot be made concerning the progress of the work.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 116. 
    True or False: Acceptance of final payment constitutes a waiver of claims by the contractor, subcontractor, and material supplier. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 117. 
    True or False: If a portion of the work is covered contrary to requirements specifically expressed in the Contract Documents, it must if requested by the A/E, be uncovered for examination and at the Contractors expense without change in the contract time.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 118. 
    True or False: The facility manager should not be involved in project closeout because the facility manager is not a party to the construction contract. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 119. 
    It is important for the long-term success of the facility’s operations and maintenance that project closeout activities include all of the following except which one? 
    • A. 

      Start-up and load testing

    • B. 

      Receipt of final punch list

    • C. 

      Demonstration for new operators

    • D. 

      Operational training if necessary

    • E. 

      Commissioning

  • 120. 
    True or False: Equipment and system review and training should occur immediately after substantial completion.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 121. 
    True or False: A punch list is generated by the A/E just prior to Substantial Completion. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 122. 
    Special warranties/guarantees can: 
    • A. 

      Be provided by manufacturer, contractor, or installer

    • B. 

      Be longer or shorter than the correction period

    • C. 

      Exclude abuse, misuse, and failure to maintain

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 123. 
    Facility managers should perform a postoccupancy evaluation how long after initial occupancy?
    • A. 

      Three months

    • B. 

      Three to six months

    • C. 

      Six to nine months

    • D. 

      Just before the one-year correction period completion

  • 124. 
    Objectives of a good maintenance program include all of the following except which one? 
    • A. 

      Minimize interruptions that affect the facility’s function and use

    • B. 

      Minimize failures of equipment and facility structures that affect productivity

    • C. 

      Select the best repair and replacement methods and materials

    • D. 

      Implement effective energy conservation practices

  • 125. 
    True or False: Record drawings and project manual provide adequate record documentation.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 126. 
    Resource materials should be: 
    • A. 

      Should be permanently retained and accessible

    • B. 

      Should be filed for safe keeping until the end of the correction period

    • C. 

      Should be given to the contractor with the release of retainage

    • D. 

      None of the above