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• 1.

### The "Golden Section" is equal to?

• A.

1.816

• B.

1.86

• C.

1.618

• D.

1.68

C. 1.618
Explanation
The "Golden Section" is a mathematical ratio that is approximately equal to 1.618. It is also known as the Golden Ratio or Phi. This ratio has been used in various fields, including art, architecture, and design, as it is believed to represent aesthetic perfection and harmony. It is derived from the Fibonacci sequence and has been observed in nature and human creations throughout history.

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• 2.

### The Ronchamp Church designed by Le Corbusier has the openings slant towards their centers at varying degrees, thus letting in light at different angles. This glass is sometimes clear, but is often decorated with small pieces of stained glass in typical Corbusier colors. What is the color Le Corbusier did not use for this project?

• A.

Red

• B.

Green

• C.

Yellow

• D.

Blue

D. Blue
Explanation
Le Corbusier did not use the color blue for the Ronchamp Church project. The question states that the glass used in the church is sometimes clear, but often decorated with small pieces of stained glass in typical Corbusier colors. Since blue is not mentioned as one of the colors used, it can be inferred that it was not used for this project.

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• 3.

### Which of the following is NOT the Le Corbusier's 5 points of Architecture?

• A.

Pilotis

• B.

Open Garden

• C.

Roof Garden

• D.

Open Plan

B. Open Garden
Explanation
The correct answer is "Open Garden" because Le Corbusier's 5 points of Architecture include Pilotis, Roof Garden, Open Plan, and not Open Garden. Open Garden is not one of the principles emphasized by Le Corbusier in his architectural approach.

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• 4.

### It is an anthropometric scale of proportions devised by Le Corbusier. It was developed as a visual bridge between two incompatible scales, the Imperial system and the Metric system. It is based on the height of an English man with his arm raised.

• A.

Modulor

• B.

Vitruvian Man

• C.

Golden Section

• D.

Anthropometry

A. Modulor
Explanation
The Modulor is an anthropometric scale of proportions created by Le Corbusier. It was designed to reconcile the differences between the Imperial and Metric systems of measurement. The scale is based on the height of an English man with his arm raised. Le Corbusier believed that this scale would provide a harmonious and balanced proportion for architectural design. The Modulor became an important tool for Le Corbusier in his architectural projects, allowing him to create buildings that were aesthetically pleasing and in harmony with human proportions.

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• 5.

### What is Section 13 of RA 9266?

• A.

Subjects Examination

• B.

Examination Required

• C.

Qualifications of Applicant for Examination

• D.

Annual Report

C. Qualifications of Applicant for Examination
Explanation
Section 13 of RA 9266 refers to the qualifications that an applicant must possess in order to be eligible to take the examination. This section outlines the specific requirements and criteria that an individual must meet in terms of education, experience, and other relevant factors in order to be considered for the examination. It provides guidelines and standards to ensure that only qualified individuals are allowed to take the examination and become licensed professionals in their respective fields.

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• 6.

### Indicates a position in space

• A.

Point

• B.

Line

• C.

Volume

• D.

Space

A. Point
Explanation
A point is a fundamental concept in geometry that indicates a precise position in space. Unlike a line, volume, or space, a point has no length, width, or depth. It is represented by a dot and has no size. A point is used as a reference to describe the location of other geometric figures and objects.

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• 7.

### A phenomenon of light and visual perception that may be described in terms of an individual's perception of hue, saturation and tone value. It distinguish a form from its environment?

• A.

Color

• B.

Vision

• C.

Sight

• D.

Light

A. Color
Explanation
Color is the correct answer because it is a phenomenon of light and visual perception that involves an individual's perception of hue, saturation, and tone value. It allows us to distinguish a form from its environment. Color plays a crucial role in our perception of the world and is an important aspect of visual communication and understanding.

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• 8.

### By Le Corbusier comments on "forms", which of the composition that he mention is "very difficult" to satisfy the spirit?

• A.

Commutative composition

• B.

Cumulative composition

• C.

Subtractive Composition

• D.

Cubic Transformation

D. Cubic Transformation
Explanation
Le Corbusier mentions that the composition of Cubic Transformation is "very difficult" to satisfy the spirit. This implies that achieving a harmonious and balanced form through Cubic Transformation is challenging. It suggests that the process of transforming a three-dimensional shape into a cube while maintaining its essence and spirit requires a high level of skill and understanding of the design principles.

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• 9.

### Having an intercolumnation of 2 and quarter diameters this intercolumnation is considered by Vitruvius as the best proportion

• A.

Pycnostyle

• B.

Eustyle

• C.

Diastyle

• D.

Araeostyle

B. Eustyle
Explanation
The intercolumnation of 2 and a quarter diameters, considered by Vitruvius as the best proportion, is known as eustyle. In classical architecture, the term "eustyle" describes a column arrangement where the intercolumniation is 2.25 times the diameter of the column. This spacing was believed to achieve a harmonious and aesthetically pleasing design, and it was one of several column arrangements identified by Vitruvius, including pycnostyle, diastyle, and araeostyle, each with different proportions.

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• 10.

### Araeostyle intercolumnation should have a height of

• A.

10 of diameter

• B.

9 of diameter

• C.

8 and a half of diameter

• D.

8 of diameter

D. 8 of diameter
Explanation
The correct answer is 8 of diameter. Araeostyle intercolumnation refers to the spacing between columns in a structure, such as a building or a temple. In this case, the height of the intercolumnation should be 8 times the diameter of the column. This means that the distance between each column should be 8 times the diameter of the column itself.

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• 11.

### Considering PD 1096, BP 344, RA 9514 What is the maximum size of a door?

• A.

1200

• B.

1220

• C.

900

• D.

1100

B. 1220
Explanation
The maximum size of a door is 1220, as indicated in PD 1096, BP 344, and RA 9514. These regulations likely specify the standards and guidelines for construction and safety in buildings, including the dimensions of doors. The number 1220 is likely the specified maximum width or height for doors, ensuring that they meet the required standards for accessibility and safety.

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• 12.

### Based on PD 1096, What is the minimum area for room habitation?

• A.

1.5 sqm

• B.

2 sqm

• C.

4 sqm

• D.

6 sqm

D. 6 sqm
Explanation
According to PD 1096, the minimum area required for room habitation is 6 sqm. This means that any room intended for human habitation must have a minimum floor area of 6 sqm in order to meet the standards set by PD 1096.

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• 13.

### Considering PD 9266, BP 344, RA 9514, BP 220; What is the minimum ceiling height for an artificially ventilated room

• A.

2.0m

• B.

2.4m

• C.

2.7m

• D.

3.0m

B. 2.4m
Explanation
PD 9266 (The Architecture Act of 2004)
BP 344 (Accessibility Law)
RA 9514 (The Fire Code of the Philippines)
BP 220 (Socialized and Economic Housing Guidelines)
The regulation that specifically addresses building and housing standards, including ceiling heights, is BP 220. According to the guidelines set forth in BP 220:
The minimum ceiling height for a room that is artificially ventilated is 2.40 meters.
This is the standard minimum height to ensure proper ventilation and comfort in living spaces, especially when natural ventilation is not available.

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• 14.

### Based on BP 344 What is the minimum dimension of an elevator car

• A.

1100mm x 1400mm

• B.

900mm x 900mm

• C.

3 feet x 3 feet

• D.

1300mm x 2300mm

A. 1100mm x 1400mm
Explanation
According to BP 344, the minimum dimension of an elevator car is 1100mm x 1400mm. This means that the elevator car must have a width of at least 1100mm and a length of at least 1400mm. This ensures that there is enough space for a wheelchair user to comfortably maneuver inside the elevator. The other options provided do not meet the minimum dimension requirements specified by BP 344.

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• 15.

### Based on RA 9514 and BP 344; What is the minimum ramp width

• A.

1120

• B.

1200

• C.

1220

• D.

No general requirement

B. 1200
Explanation
Based on RA 9514 and BP 344, the minimum ramp width is 1200. These regulations likely specify the minimum dimensions for ramps to ensure accessibility and safety for individuals with disabilities. The specific requirements for ramp width may vary depending on the building or structure being regulated, but in this case, the minimum width is determined to be 1200.

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• 16.

### What is the preferred nosing for staircase as dictated by BP344

• A.

Protruded Nosing

• B.

Slanted Nosing

• C.

No nosing

• D.

Depends on the architect

B. Slanted Nosing
Explanation
The preferred nosing for a staircase as dictated by BP344 is slanted nosing. This means that the edge of each step should be slanted or sloped, rather than protruding or having no nosing at all. Slanted nosing helps to prevent tripping and provides a safer and more comfortable walking surface on the stairs. This design is in accordance with the guidelines set by BP344, which likely prioritize safety and accessibility in stair construction.

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• 17.

### A mezzanine level shall have a CCH of not less than ____________ above and below it. If a ceiling cavity is provided for the floor below the mezzanine level.

• A.

1.5 m

• B.

1.8 m

• C.

2.0 m

• D.

2.1 m

B. 1.8 m
Explanation
A mezzanine level should have a CCH (ceiling cavity height) of not less than 1.8 meters above and below it, if a ceiling cavity is provided for the floor below the mezzanine level. This means that there should be a minimum clearance of 1.8 meters between the mezzanine level and the ceiling above, as well as between the mezzanine level and the floor below. This clearance is necessary to ensure sufficient headroom and space for occupants on the mezzanine level, as well as to comply with safety regulations and building codes.

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• 18.

### The CSG is answerable only to _______________

• A.

Owner

• B.

Architect

• C.

Owner and Architect

• D.

Contractor and Architect

C. Owner and Architect
Explanation
The correct answer is "Owner and Architect". The CSG, which stands for Construction Services Group, is accountable and reports only to the owner and architect of the project. This implies that the CSG is responsible for providing construction-related services and updates to the owner and architect, ensuring that their vision and requirements are met throughout the construction process. The contractor may have a role in the project, but the CSG's direct accountability lies with the owner and architect.

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• 19.

### 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 Study

• B.

Pre-Feasibility Study

• C.

Site Selection and Analysis

• D.

Consultation

B. Pre-Feasibility Study
Explanation
A pre-feasibility study is conducted in the initial stages of a project to determine whether it is viable and worth pursuing further. This study involves gathering and analyzing secondary information to assess the feasibility of the project. It helps the client make early decisions about the project by providing them with valuable insights and data. The pre-feasibility study is an important step in the project development process as it helps identify potential risks, challenges, and opportunities before committing significant resources to the project.

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• 20.

### This analytical problem-seeking process will lead to the statement and identification of both horizontal and vertical requirements in offering a solution.

• A.

Space Management Studies

• B.

Architectural Programming

• C.

Space Planning

• D.

Value Management

B. Architectural Programming
Explanation
Architectural programming is the correct answer because it involves a problem-seeking process that helps identify both horizontal and vertical requirements in offering a solution. This process helps architects understand the needs and goals of a project, including the functional and spatial requirements of the space. By conducting thorough research and analysis, architects can develop a comprehensive architectural program that outlines the project's objectives, constraints, and desired outcomes. This program serves as a guide for the design and development of the space, ensuring that it meets the specific needs of the client and users.

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• 21.

### An analysis of the space requirements of the project based on organizational structure and functional set-up

• A.

Space Management Studies

• B.

Architectural Programming

• C.

Space Planning

• D.

Value Management

A. Space Management Studies
Explanation
Space Management Studies involve analyzing the space requirements of a project based on the organizational structure and functional set-up. This includes determining the optimal allocation of space for different departments or functions within the project. It helps in ensuring that the available space is utilized efficiently and effectively, taking into consideration the specific needs and requirements of the project. Therefore, Space Management Studies is the most appropriate answer among the given options.

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• 22.

### The Architect determines the adequate size and appropriate configuration for a proposed project in consideration of the use, allocation and interface of spaces for given activities.

• A.

Space Management Studies

• B.

Architectural Programming

• C.

Space Planning

• D.

Value Management

C. Space Planning
Explanation
Space planning is the correct answer because it involves determining the size and configuration of a project's spaces based on the activities that will take place in them. It considers the use, allocation, and interface of spaces to ensure they are appropriate and functional for their intended purposes. This process is essential for optimizing the efficiency and effectiveness of a project's design and layout.

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• 23.

### He is known for his famous quotes - "Less is More", "A chair is a very difficult object. A skyscraper is almost easier", and "Architecture starts when you carefully put two bricks together. There it begins."

• A.

• B.

Ludwig Mies van der Rohe

• C.

Le Corbusier

• D.

Jean Kramer

B. Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
Explanation
The correct answer is Ludwig Mies van der Rohe. Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, a German-American architect, academic, and interior designer, was commonly known as Mies. He is recognized as a trailblazer in the field of modern architecture.

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• 24.

### An art deco architect known for his work on the Rockefeller Center buildings

• A.

Antoni Gaudi

• B.

William Van Alen

• C.

Raymond Hood

• D.

Henri Sauvage

C. Raymond Hood
Explanation
Raymond Hood is the correct answer because he was an art deco architect known for his work on the Rockefeller Center buildings. He played a significant role in designing and overseeing the construction of several iconic structures within the Rockefeller Center complex, including the RCA Building (now known as the GE Building), which is one of the most recognizable art deco skyscrapers in New York City. Hood's architectural style, characterized by sleek lines, geometric shapes, and decorative motifs, exemplifies the art deco movement of the early 20th century.

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• 25.

### Taking of from Eliel Saarinen's design for the tribune tower. Black brick on the frontage of the building (symbolizing coal) was selected to give an idea of solidity and to give the building a solid mass. What is the style of this building

• A.

Neo-Gothic

• B.

Art Deco

• C.

Gothic Art Deco

• D.

International Style

C. Gothic Art Deco
Explanation
The style of this building is Gothic Art Deco. This is evident from the mention of Eliel Saarinen's design for the tribune tower, which was inspired by Gothic architecture. The use of black brick on the frontage to symbolize coal and give the building a solid mass is also characteristic of the Art Deco style. Therefore, the combination of Gothic and Art Deco elements in the design of the building makes it a Gothic Art Deco structure.

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