NCIDQ Chapter 7

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Ch. 7 Coordination, budgeting and scheduling: short answer and multiple choice


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  • 1. 
    This is a technique in which a matrix is drawn with the various alternatives along one side and the individual elements that combine to make up the total cost of the alternatives along the other side.
  • 2. 
    This is a method for determining the total cost of a building or building system componet or system.
  • 3. 
    An interior designer recommends that a client purchase appliances directly rather than through a general contractor. What would be the primary reason for this recommendation?
    • A. 

      The client could avoid the contractors markup

    • B. 

      The client could not be overcharged for delivery and installation

    • C. 

      The interior designer could provide the client a broader selection by action as the clients agent.

    • D. 

      The client could get a better discount that the contractor.

  • 4. 
    Based on previous projects it is known that it costs about 45 per foot to construct a full height partition. On the project now being budgeted there are about 350 ft of this type of partition. If the contractor's overhead and profi are estimated to be 14% how much should the interior designer budget for this line item?
    • A. 

      15,120

    • B. 

      15,750

    • C. 

      17,950

    • D. 

      18,900

  • 5. 
    Which of the following is generally NOT considered FF&E?
    • A. 

      A commissioned sculpure bolted to the wall

    • B. 

      Vending machines built into an opening

    • C. 

      Wall to wall carpeting

    • D. 

      Vertical blinds

  • 6. 
    When designing a project in an unfamiliar city what is the best source of cost data?
    • A. 

      Cost data books

    • B. 

      Local contractor

    • C. 

      Computerized cost database

    • D. 

      A local ID or Arch

  • 7. 
    In addition to construction what are the major cost componets of most interior design projects?
    • A. 

      Furnishings taxes signal systems and moving

    • B. 

      Furnishings proffessional fees taxes and telephone installation

    • C. 

      Fixtures overhead and profit moving and telephone installation

    • D. 

      Furniture fixtures taxes and moving

  • 8. 
    In preparing a budget which of the following elements would an interior designer most likely ask the client to include?
    • A. 

      Legal fees and artwork consulting

    • B. 

      Taxes on furniture and computer system installation

    • C. 

      Contingencies and an interior designers fee

    • D. 

      Furnishings and furniture delivery