NCIDQ Multiple Choice - Ch. 19,22,24,25,29

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NCIDQ Multiple Choice - Ch. 19,22,24,25,29

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  • 1. 
    The minimum clear width for a door is
    • A. 

      30"

    • B. 

      32"

    • C. 

      34"

    • D. 

      36"

  • 2. 
    When doing design work for remodeling toilet rooms to make them accessible, the designer finds that it is impossible to provide adequate clearance on one side of a door.  What is the best course of action?
    • A. 

      Propose to the client that walls be demolished and replanned to provide the necessary clearances

    • B. 

      Apply to the building department for a variance because of the remodeling problem

    • C. 

      Specify a power-assisted door opener that meets accessibility standards, and incorporate this into the design

    • D. 

      Suggest that a unisex toilet be built nearby that complies with all accessibility requirements

  • 3. 
    As measured from the nosing, a handrail for barrier-free design must have a height of
    • A. 

      28-32"

    • B. 

      30-34"

    • C. 

      32-36"

    • D. 

      34-38"

  • 4. 
    In developing a signage system for a health care clinic, the designer decides that the room identification signs should be mounted perpendicular to the wall near the door to each room.  Whad would be of LEAST concern in the design work?
    • A. 

      The color of the lettering and its background

    • B. 

      The amount the Braille lettering is raised above the surface

    • C. 

      Whether or not the width of the accessible route was reduced

    • D. 

      The mounting height to the center of the sign

  • 5. 
    Which type of sink is best for barier-free design?
    • A. 

      Vanity

    • B. 

      Pedestal

    • C. 

      Wall hung

    • D. 

      Free standing

  • 6. 
    When considering the initial space planning of an accessible toilet room, which of the following design elements should be of most concern?
    • A. 

      Door swing and toilet position

    • B. 

      Grab bar location and approach dimension

    • C. 

      Stall depth and grab bar location

    • D. 

      Door swing and approach dimension

  • 7. 
    During preparation of a construction contract, the client asks the interior designer to check with an insurance agent so the correct amounts of coverage can be included in the Supplementary General Conditions of the Contract.  How shoud the interior designer respond?
    • A. 

      Suggest that his agent and the client's agent meet to make such a determination

    • B. 

      Tell the client that insurance requirements should be placed in the General Conditons of the Contract

    • C. 

      Call the client's insurance representative to discuss the project so the correct amounts can be determined

    • D. 

      Remind the client that advice on insurance must come from the client

  • 8. 
    Which of the following is a reimbursable expense?
    • A. 

      Health insurance

    • B. 

      In-house costs for copying

    • C. 

      Telephone calls made in connection with a project

    • D. 

      Charges for having a model built for office design work

  • 9. 
    What should the interior designer do first if a client decides to make major revisions after a project has been tendered but before construction has started?
    • A. 

      Tell the contractor not to proceed until the issues have been resolved

    • B. 

      Return any shop drawings to the contractor and tell him that revisions will be forthcoming

    • C. 

      Advise the client that making major revisions may delay the job and increase its cost and that additional fees will be charged for design and drawing revision

    • D. 

      Estimate the amount of time and extra fees needed to make the revisions, and suggest that the client reconsider making major changes

  • 10. 
    Under the Standard Form of Agreement, what activities are included in an interior designer's services?
    • A. 

      Programming, SD, CA, and post-occupancy evaluation

    • B. 

      DD,specification production, shop drawing review, and final punch list

    • C. 

      Financial feasiblity study, DD, working drawing production, and CA

    • D. 

      SD, assistance with bidding, CA, and furniture acceptance

  • 11. 
    If a partially completed low partition constructed according to the interior designer's drawings falls over during construction and injures a worker, who is responsible?
    • A. 

      Interior designer

    • B. 

      Contractor

    • C. 

      Subcontractor

    • D. 

      Worker

  • 12. 
    If the interior designer specifies file cabinets that do not fit within a space the contractor built according to the contract documents, who is responsible for paying for the correction?
    • A. 

      Contractor

    • B. 

      Interior designer

    • C. 

      Cabinet supplier

    • D. 

      Owner

  • 13. 
    Which type of fee is most often disadvantageous to the interior designer?
    • A. 

      Hourly rate

    • B. 

      Multiple of direct personnel expense

    • C. 

      Fixed fee

    • D. 

      Retail method

  • 14. 
    Which type of fee is discouraged as a method of charging for professional services?
    • A. 

      Hourly rate

    • B. 

      Multiple of direct personnel expense

    • C. 

      Fixed fee

    • D. 

      Retail method

  • 15. 
    Which of the following is NOT an extra service?
    • A. 

      Designing and detailing custom built-in furniture

    • B. 

      Arranging and paying for an electrical engineering consultant

    • C. 

      Designing signage for a project

    • D. 

      Making a detailed survey of existing space prior to design

  • 16. 
    A project construction budget prepared by the interior designer should probably NOT include
    • A. 

      The contractor's profit

    • B. 

      The designer's fees and reimbursables

    • C. 

      Estimates for built-in equipment

    • D. 

      Fixtures to be supplied by the owner

  • 17. 
    What document is used to approve the release of funds for furnishing a project
    • A. 

      Application for payment

    • B. 

      Certificate for payment

    • C. 

      Purchase order

    • D. 

      Bill of lading

  • 18. 
    An interior designer could determine which clients have not paid by looking at the
    • A. 

      Aged accounts receivable

    • B. 

      Balance sheet

    • C. 

      Cash flow statement

    • D. 

      Income statement

  • 19. 
    What would be the most appropriate type of marketing for a design firm just beginning business?
    • A. 

      Well-designed business stationary and a quarterly newsletter

    • B. 

      A direct mail campaign to targeted client types

    • C. 

      Advertising in local magazines where business is wanted

    • D. 

      A corporate identity package and a capabilities brochure

  • 20. 
    Which of the following is NOT generally considered a trade source?
    • A. 

      Artisan

    • B. 

      General contractor

    • C. 

      Manufacturer's representative

    • D. 

      Furniture showroom

  • 21. 
    What type of insurance is LEAST necessary for a practicing interior designer?
    • A. 

      Employee health

    • B. 

      Worker's compensation

    • C. 

      General liability

    • D. 

      Automobile

  • 22. 
    Which business organization allows nonmembers to manage?
    • A. 

      Partnership

    • B. 

      Sole proprietorship

    • C. 

      LLC

    • D. 

      Joint venture

  • 23. 
    What is errors and omissions insurance also known as?
    • A. 

      Professional liability insurance

    • B. 

      General liability insurance

    • C. 

      Personal injury protection insurance

    • D. 

      Valuable papers insurance

  • 24. 
    Which of the following is NOT included in a time analysis report for an employee?
    • A. 

      Number of hours spent on vacation time, sick leave and holidays

    • B. 

      Number of hours spent on professional development

    • C. 

      Number of hours spent on direct and indirect labor

    • D. 

      Number of hours spent on attending outside events hosted by reps

  • 25. 
    What date must a building or interior design be constructed after in order to be protected by copyright for the design itself, under the Architectural Works Copyright Protection Act?
    • A. 

      December 1, 1978

    • B. 

      January 1, 1991

    • C. 

      December 1, 1990

    • D. 

      January 1, 1993