Nc Gc Seminars - 1

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Nc Gc Seminars - 1

NC Building General Contractor Practice Test

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Which Of the below rocks would be the easiest to rip?         

Igneous

Metamorphic

Sedimentary

Lava

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  • 1. 
    Which Of the below rocks would be the easiest to rip?         
    • A. 

      Igneous

    • B. 

      Metamorphic

    • C. 

      Sedimentary

    • D. 

      Lava

  • 2. 
    What type of blade should be used when pushing soil longer distances?
    • A. 

      Straight blade

    • B. 

      Angled blade

    • C. 

      "U" shaped blade

    • D. 

      Scraper blade

  • 3. 
    What is the maximum that sheathing should be cut back on tendons?
    • A. 

      1 inch

    • B. 

      2 inches

    • C. 

      3 inches

    • D. 

      6 inches

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      In open sunlight so it can get air and remain dry

    • B. 

      Outside covered by tarps wrapped tightly, flat on top with boards to hold tarp down

    • C. 

      Outside laid flat on sides no more than two coils high

    • D. 

      Stored in a dry area on dunnage to keep the tendons off the ground

  • 5. 
    Usually air-entrained lightweight concrete has a slump of 2 to 3 inches, what would be the maximum slump you would seldom exceed?
    • A. 

      2 Inches

    • B. 

      3 Inches

    • C. 

      4 Inches

    • D. 

      5 Inches

  • 6. 
    Concrete that is low in heat and hydration is:  
    • A. 

      Type I

    • B. 

      Type II

    • C. 

      Type III

    • D. 

      Type IV

  • 7. 
    When using air-entrainment in concrete as an admixture it will help with the freezing and thawing conditions over the life of the concrete, air-entrainment also will:  
    • A. 

      Improve the workability

    • B. 

      Make the concrete stiffer

    • C. 

      Allows the concrete to keep cooler temperatures

    • D. 

      Makes the concrete lose slump

  • 8. 
    Which of the below tools would a mason use to cut a brick that was going to be hidden on the inside by mortar?
    • A. 

      Brick saw

    • B. 

      Masons trowel

    • C. 

      Brick chisel

    • D. 

      Brick hammer

  • 9. 
    The filling in with fresh mortar of cut out or defective mortar joints would be which of the below terms?  
    • A. 

      Pointing up

    • B. 

      Grouting joints

    • C. 

      Repairing joints

    • D. 

      Tuck-pointing

  • 10. 
    Which of the below brick bonds would be the weakest?        
    • A. 

      Flemish bond

    • B. 

      Common bond

    • C. 

      Stack bond

    • D. 

      Running bond

  • 11. 
    What type of steel decking has wire chases for telephone, electrical, and computer wires?  
    • A. 

      Wide rib decking

    • B. 

      Deep rib decking

    • C. 

      Intermediate rib decking

    • D. 

      Cellular decking

  • 12. 
    On an open web joist 43 feet long, what would be the approximate camber needed?
    • A. 

      1/4 inch

    • B. 

      1/2 inch

    • C. 

      5/8 inch

    • D. 

      3/4 inch

  • 13. 
    When erecting K-Series Joists supported by masonry or concrete the ends shall extend not less than 4 inches on the wall and rest on a steel plate of not less than what width?
    • A. 

      4 inches

    • B. 

      6 inches

    • C. 

      8 inches

    • D. 

      9 inches

  • 14. 
    Camber in an open wed short span steel joist is?  
    • A. 

      Minimal

    • B. 

      Optional

    • C. 

      Required

    • D. 

      Engineered

  • 15. 
    What is the minimum slope that metal roofing shingles may be installed on?
    • A. 

      1/12

    • B. 

      2/12

    • C. 

      3/12

    • D. 

      4/12

  • 16. 
    What is the minimum thickness of concrete bearing walls?
    • A. 

      5 1/2 inches

    • B. 

      6 inches

    • C. 

      6 1/2 inches

    • D. 

      8 inches

  • 17. 
    The polyethylene vapor retarder under floor slabs shall be lapped not less than six inches   and not less than what thickness?
    • A. 

      2 mil

    • B. 

      4 mil

    • C. 

      6 mil

    • D. 

      8 mil

  • 18. 
    The employer should get I-9 forms from employees within how many days of hire?
    • A. 

      The day of hire

    • B. 

      One day

    • C. 

      Two days

    • D. 

      Three days

    • E. 

      Ten days

  • 19. 
    A company changing its address should report the address change to the NC Licensing Board in how many days?
    • A. 

      30 days

    • B. 

      60 days

    • C. 

      90 days

    • D. 

      120 days

  • 20. 
    All of the following are considered parts of a source document except:
    • A. 

      Tax return

    • B. 

      Cash receipts

    • C. 

      Purchase order

    • D. 

      Time cards