Professional Practice & Building Laws

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  • 1. 
    It was the first law passed by the national assembly in 1921 where the Maestros de Obra or the Master Builders are required to register as architects.
    • A. 

      Engineers & Architects Law Act no. 2986

    • B. 

      Engineers & Architects Law Act no. 2896

    • C. 

      Engineers & Architects Law Act no. 9286

    • D. 

      Engineers & Architects Law Act no. 8296

  • 2. 
    It refers to contracts or arrangements involving the transfer of systematic knowledge for the manufacture of a product.
    • A. 

      Technology Transfer

    • B. 

      Transfer of Technology

    • C. 

      Systematic Transfer

    • D. 

      Technical Transfer

  • 3. 
    Within how many days from the date a change is ordered shall any claim for adjustment involving questions of facts be asserted?
    • A. 

      5

    • B. 

      10

    • C. 

      15

    • D. 

      30

  • 4. 
    You were commissioned to do a master plan. What should you do first?
    • A. 

      Study the existing laws

    • B. 

      Survey the location

    • C. 

      Research for historical background

    • D. 

      Investigate

  • 5. 
    An architect was commissioned for a project amounting to 3.5 million pesos including a 12% VAT. How much would it be without the VAT?
    • A. 

      Php 3,080,000.00

    • B. 

      Php 3,208,000.00

    • C. 

      Php 2,870,000.00

    • D. 

      Php 3,125,000.00

  • 6. 
    Minimum width of access road for interior or rear lots.
    • A. 

      6.00 meters

    • B. 

      3000 millimeters

    • C. 

      5.00 meters

    • D. 

      4000 millimeters

  • 7. 
    Which is NOT an Ancillary Permit?
    • A. 

      Fencing Permit

    • B. 

      Structural Permit

    • C. 

      Sanitary Permit

    • D. 

      Electrical Permit

  • 8. 
    As per NBC, a building/structure which is located partly in one (1) fire zone and partly in another shall be considered to be in the more highly restrictive fire zone, when more than _____ of its total floor area is located in such zone.
    • A. 

      1/2

    • B. 

      1/3

    • C. 

      1/4

    • D. 

      2/3

  • 9. 
    What is the minimum area for toilet and bath in square meters?
    • A. 

      1.50 sq.m.

    • B. 

      1.20 sq.m.

    • C. 

      3.00 sq.m.

    • D. 

      2.25 sq.m.

  • 10. 
    What is the  minimum ceiling height for habitable rooms with artificial ventilation?
    • A. 

      2.40 meters

    • B. 

      2.70 meters

    • C. 

      3.00 meters

    • D. 

      2.10 meters

  • 11. 
    Given a room with floor area of  300 square meters, what shall be the total area required for window openings for said room?
    • A. 

      10.00 sq.m.

    • B. 

      15.00 sq.m.

    • C. 

      25.00 sq.m.

    • D. 

      30.00 sq.m.

  • 12. 
    A toilet and bath shall have a minimum dimension of .90 meter x  ______ square meters.
    • A. 

      3.00

    • B. 

      2.25

    • C. 

      1.50

    • D. 

      1.20

  • 13. 
    Plan, models and perspectives are?
    • A. 

      Presentation Documents

    • B. 

      Contract Documents

    • C. 

      Project Documentation

    • D. 

      Instrument of Practice

  • 14. 
    What offense is committed when an architect is found using the seal of another architect?
    • A. 

      Misdemeanor

    • B. 

      Illegal Practice

    • C. 

      Malpractice

    • D. 

      Fraud

  • 15. 
    These preliminary studies involve the procurement, analysis and use of secondary information gathered for the project to aid the client in early decision-making.
    • A. 

      Feasibility Studies

    • B. 

      Pre-feasibility Studies

    • C. 

      Architectural Research

    • D. 

      Architectural Programming

  • 16. 
    When the Owner fails to implement the plans and documents for construction as prepared by the Architect, the Architect is entitled to receive, as compensation, the sum corresponding to ___ of the Architect's fee.
    • A. 

      65%

    • B. 

      80%

    • C. 

      85%

    • D. 

      90%

  • 17. 
    The Architect in this area of practice recommends the systematic process of ensuring that a building/structure's array of systems is planned, designed, installed and tested to perform according to the design intent and the building's operational needs.
    • A. 

      Building Systems Design and Commissioning

    • B. 

      Building Maintenance & Administration

    • C. 

      Building Testing and Commissioning

    • D. 

      Building Systems & Testing Compliance

  • 18. 
    Minimum air space for workshop, factories, and offices. (in cubic meters per person)
    • A. 

      12

    • B. 

      14

    • C. 

      16

    • D. 

      18

  • 19. 
    Enclosed attic spaces of combustible construction shall be divided into horizontal areas not exceeding ____ sq. meters by fire-resistive partitions extending from the ceiling to the roof.
    • A. 

      150

    • B. 

      200

    • C. 

      250

    • D. 

      300

  • 20. 
    As per NBC, the total width of exits in meters shall not be less than the total occupant load served divided by _____. Such width of exits shall be divided approximately equally among the separate exits.
    • A. 

      185

    • B. 

      165

    • C. 

      150

    • D. 

      200

  • 21. 
    As per Fire Code, what is the occupant load factor for a Conference Room?
    • A. 

      1.40 sq.m./person

    • B. 

      1.80 sq.m./person

    • C. 

      3.40 sq.m./person

    • D. 

      2.40 sq.m./person

  • 22. 
    Minimum door width for hospital nursing units?
    • A. 

      .91 meter

    • B. 

      1.12 meter

    • C. 

      1.22 meter

    • D. 

      1.02 meter

  • 23. 
    As per Fire Code, under what classification does fire in flammable liquids and gasses belong to?
    • A. 

      Class A

    • B. 

      Class B

    • C. 

      Class C

    • D. 

      Class D

  • 24. 
    As per Fire Code, what is the maximum number of seats in rows of seats between aisles for places of assembly?
    • A. 

      12

    • B. 

      14

    • C. 

      10

    • D. 

      7

  • 25. 
    As per Fire Code, where the total occupant load of all storeys served by the stair is less than 50, the minimum width clear of all obstructions, shall be _____ millimeters.
    • A. 

      812

    • B. 

      915

    • C. 

      1120

    • D. 

      1221

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