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  • 1. 
    A critical step in the design programming process is:
    • A. 

      Determining the list of the project's sub-contractors

    • B. 

      Establishing the architectural parameters of the project

    • C. 

      Administering a P.O.E. study

    • D. 

      Formatting a design presentation

  • 2. 
    Establishing a square foot circulation factor is a necessary step in:
    • A. 

      Design programming

    • B. 

      Creating a ceiling plenum space

    • C. 

      The purchase/shipment/installation process

    • D. 

      Wire management

  • 3. 
    The adjacency matrix is used to:
    • A. 

      Formulate design presentation patterns

    • B. 

      Establish space planning relationship priorities

    • C. 

      Create pairing patterns for power and data distribution

    • D. 

      Establish fresh air and view requirements for habitable rooms

  • 4. 
    Bubble diagramming is:
    • A. 

      A strictly controlled process for creating floor plans

    • B. 

      A technique that involves both the two- and three-dimensional aspects of design

    • C. 

      A trial and error technique used at the beginning of the space planning process

    • D. 

      A technique that does not employ the use of scale

  • 5. 
    The necessary tools for bubble diagramming are:
    • A. 

      Base plan, tracing paper, a pencil, templates and triangles

    • B. 

      Base plan, tracing paper, a scale, and a pencil

    • C. 

      Tracing paper, templates, pencil, and a base plan

    • D. 

      Tracing paper, pencil, scale, triangles, and a parallel edge

  • 6. 
    Space planning solutions are substantially controlled by:
    • A. 

      A building's exterior configuration and its structural system

    • B. 

      A building's decorative materials and details

    • C. 

      A building's existing lighting system

    • D. 

      A building's historic style

  • 7. 
    A qualified interior designer should:
    • A. 

      Be able to discuss building technology with architects and engineers

    • B. 

      Have detailed knowledge of all building technology issues

    • C. 

      Have detailed knowledge of mechanical engineering issues

    • D. 

      Be responsible for job site safety

  • 8. 
    A building's history and stylistic detail
    • A. 

      Is rarely a significant factor in the space planning process

    • B. 

      Control lighting design decisions

    • C. 

      Can have major influence on space planning solutions

    • D. 

      Are directly responsible for finish material selections

  • 9. 
    When should building code requirements first be considered?
    • A. 

      The building's agent should inform you of all the relevant codes

    • B. 

      During the initial planning phase of design development

    • C. 

      After the initial schematics have been developed

    • D. 

      Codes should be the consulting architect's responsibility

  • 10. 
    Producing finished, hard-line plans of furniture arrangements, including color and materials selections, is accomplished in which stage of the design process?
    • A. 

      Construction drawings

    • B. 

      Presentation drawings

    • C. 

      Design development

    • D. 

      Preliminary design

  • 11. 
    Design development documents include
    • A. 

      Lists of contractors, sub-contractors and suppliers

    • B. 

      Schematics, construction drawings and final cost estimates

    • C. 

      Drawings, color boards, samples, and furniture selection

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 12. 
    Which of the following tests are associated with vinyl wallcovering?
    • A. 

      The Radium Flux Test

    • B. 

      The Chamber Test

    • C. 

      Methenamine Pill Test

    • D. 

      ASTM E-84 Steiner Tunnel Test

  • 13. 
    Schematic designs are
    • A. 

      An aspect of the design development phase

    • B. 

      Never shown to the clients as they are confusing

    • C. 

      Detailed finalized plans for approval by the client before work begins

    • D. 

      Used by contractors to give initial cost estimates to the client

  • 14. 
    If cotton ignites at a relatively low temperature, what happens to the ignition temperature when cotton is blended with polyester?
    • A. 

      Untreated, the fabric will ignite with the characteristics of cotton

    • B. 

      The combination of the two will ignite at a lower temperature

    • C. 

      The two different fibers will ignite at different temperatures

    • D. 

      Polyester increases the ignition temperature, therefore improving the rating

  • 15. 
    Which of the following construction methods will allow a window treatment to be laundered most easily?
    • A. 

      Pinch pleats

    • B. 

      Roll pleats

    • C. 

      Roll shades

    • D. 

      French pleats

  • 16. 
    With the client's acceptance of the program statement, the designer proceeds to the next stpe in the design process, which is
    • A. 

      Construction drawings

    • B. 

      Presentation drawings

    • C. 

      Design development

    • D. 

      Preliminary design

  • 17. 
    The costly mistake of adding receptacles after the walls have been finished could have been avoided if proper use had been made of the ___ phase of the design process:
    • A. 

      Bidding

    • B. 

      Supervision

    • C. 

      Scheduling

    • D. 

      Specifications

  • 18. 
    Egress doorways shall have a minimum clear and free width of ____ and a maximum door leaf of ____.
    • A. 

      36" and 38" respectively

    • B. 

      32" and 48" respectively

    • C. 

      32" and 36" respectively

    • D. 

      30" and 36"