NCIDQ Chapter 2

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Ch. 2 Information analysis and presentation: Multiple choice and short answer


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  • 1. 
    What is the best source of information for design professionals? 
  • 2. 
    Although the internet is a good source of production information why is it not the most reliable source? 
  • 3. 
    What subcontractor must be retained for modifications such as building frame, floors, and loadbearing walls?
  • 4. 
    What subcontractor must be retained for designing heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems? 
  • 5. 
    What subcontractor must be retained to design power and lighting systems? 
  • 6. 
    What is the name of the actual area required to accommodated specific functions? 
  • 7. 
    This includes what can be considered the public circulation space of a leased building: the entry lobby, elevators, main corridors and exits.  
  • 8. 
    This is includes the corridors in private leased areas used to connect the net assignable areas to the primary circulation areas of the building. 
  • 9. 
    This is the area available for rent and includes the net area plus the secondary circulation space. 
  • 10. 
    This is the total amount of usable space available and includes structural columns, partitions and typically a portion of the exterior wall of the building. 
  • 11. 
    This is the areas of all floors that are totally enclosed, measured form the outside faces of exterior walls. 
  • 12. 
    This is the ratio between one area to another IE: net area to usable area. 
  • 13. 
    This is the rentable area divided by the usable area.
  • 14. 
    This is the ratio of the net assignable are to the gross building area. 
  • 15. 
    This is where business process proceeds form one location to another in a strict sequence.
  • 16. 
    This is where business is controlled from one central position. 
  • 17. 
    This is where the business does not have a strict organization method. 
  • 18. 
    This is where there is a hierarchy of departments where work is divided into separate groups. 
  • 19. 
    Which of the following sources would be the LEAST useful for obtaining current information on a manufacturer's building product? 
    • A. 

      The internet

    • B. 

      The product representative

    • C. 

      Sweets Catalog

    • D. 

      A trade association

  • 20. 
    In calculating lease area for tenant space occupying only a portion of a floor, measurements are taken to the 
    • A. 

      Inside finish faces of the tenant sides of all demising walls

    • B. 

      Centerlines of the partitions separating tenants from each other, and from the public corridor

    • C. 

      Inside finish faces of walls separating tenants and to the centerline of the public corridor wall

    • D. 

      Centerlines of walls separating tenants, and to the inside finish face of the partitions separating the tenant space from the public corridor

  • 21. 
    To begin preliminary space planning the interior designer would most likely need which of the following two building code requirements first?
    • A. 

      Occupancy group and total floor area

    • B. 

      Number of exits and maximum distance to exits.

    • C. 

      Allowable length of dead-end corridors and glazing requirements

    • D. 

      Occupant load and corridor construction requirements

  • 22. 
    Direct space adjacencies would be LEAST necessary in which business type?
    • A. 

      Consumer product call center

    • B. 

      Doctors office

    • C. 

      Electronic assembly plant

    • D. 

      Retail shoe store

  • 23. 
    The initial determination of area required for a client's program gives the 
    • A. 

      Gross area

    • B. 

      Net area

    • C. 

      Rentable area

    • D. 

      Usable area

  • 24. 
    A designer has determined that a client needs about 8000 ft2 of usable office space. The leasing agent for the building says that the rentable usable ration will be 1.25. Approximately how much area should the designer recommend that the client lease? 
    • A. 

      7500 ft2

    • B. 

      10,000ft2

    • C. 

      10,700ft2

    • D. 

      13,300ft2

  • 25. 
    Thermostat locations are determined by the 
    • A. 

      Architect

    • B. 

      Electrical engineer

    • C. 

      HVAC contractor

    • D. 

      Mechanical engineer