Construction Industry Technician Practice Questions

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Construction-related skills and knowledge required in a administrative positions in the construction industry.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Check which applies to a limited partner.
    • A. 

      Has all rights associated with controlling business

    • B. 

      Has unlimited personal liability for all partnership debts

    • C. 

      Acts as agent of partnership

    • D. 

      Has no right to participate in management and control of business

    • E. 

      Liability limited to amount of capital partner has contributed to business

    • F. 

      Is not an agent of the partnership

  • 2. 
    Check which applies to a general partner.
    • A. 

      Has all rights associated with controlling business

    • B. 

      Has unlimited personal liability for all partnership debts

    • C. 

      Acts as agent of partnership

    • D. 

      Has no right to participate in management and control of business

    • E. 

      Liability limited to amount of capital partner has contributed to business

    • F. 

      Is not an agent of the partnership

  • 3. 
    Architects are usually contracted to design Residential, Commercial and Industrial construction.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Identify the 5 different types of construction
    • A. 

      Civil

    • B. 

      Commercial

    • C. 

      Railroads

    • D. 

      Industrial

    • E. 

      Parks

    • F. 

      Institutional

    • G. 

      Resorts

    • H. 

      Residential

  • 5. 
    Commercial construction companies may be categorized as:
    • A. 

      Small, Medium or Large

    • B. 

      Retail or Office

  • 6. 
    The parties involved in a commercial construction process are:
    • A. 

      Registered Professional Engineer

    • B. 

      Contractor

    • C. 

      Owner, Architect, Contractor, Subcontractor and Vendor

    • D. 

      Engineer is usually the primary designer, while architect plays and active role

    • E. 

      Residential contractor and the managing firm

  • 7. 
    The parties involved in a Industrial construction process are:
    • A. 

      Registered Professional Engineer

    • B. 

      Contractor

    • C. 

      Owner, Architect, Contractor, Subcontractor and Vendor

    • D. 

      Engineer is usually the primary designer, while architect plays and active role

    • E. 

      Residential contractor and the managing firm

  • 8. 
    The parties involved in a Residential construction process are:
    • A. 

      Registered Professional Engineer

    • B. 

      Contractor

    • C. 

      Owner, Architect, Contractor, Subcontractor and Vendor

    • D. 

      Engineer is usually the primary designer, while architect plays and active role

    • E. 

      Residential contractor and the managing firm

  • 9. 
    Architects are used to design Industrial projects:
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Who is usually the owner in an Industrial project?
    • A. 

      Construction company can one person or large corporation

    • B. 

      Private individual, a corporation or government agency

    • C. 

      Private or government entity

    • D. 

      Private individual or company

    • E. 

      City, County, States and Federal agencies

  • 11. 
    Who is usually the owner in an Institutional project?
    • A. 

      Construction company can one person or large corporation

    • B. 

      Private individual, a corporation or government agency

    • C. 

      Private or government entity

    • D. 

      Private individual or company

    • E. 

      City, County, States and Federal agencies

  • 12. 
    Who is usually the owner in a Residential project?
    • A. 

      Construction company can one person or large corporation

    • B. 

      Private individual, a corporation or government agency

    • C. 

      Private or government entity

    • D. 

      Private individual or company

    • E. 

      City, County, States and Federal agencies

  • 13. 
    Who is usually the owner in a Commercial project?
    • A. 

      Construction company can one person or large corporation

    • B. 

      Private individual, a corporation or government agency

    • C. 

      Private or government entity

    • D. 

      Private individual or company

    • E. 

      City, County, States and Federal agencies

  • 14. 
    Who is usually the owner in a Civil project?
    • A. 

      Construction company can one person or large corporation

    • B. 

      Private individual, a corporation or government agency

    • C. 

      Private or government entity

    • D. 

      Private individual or company

    • E. 

      City, County, States and Federal agencies

  • 15. 
    Which applies to a Sole Proprietorship?
    • A. 

      Owner take full responsibility for the company's assets, debts, obligations and profits

    • B. 

      An association of two or more persons

    • C. 

      Pays no corporate taxes

    • D. 

      "General" and "Limited" describes this type of ownership

    • E. 

      Has Stockholders as owners

    • F. 

      A Joint Venture

    • G. 

      Combine the advantages of partnerships and corporations

  • 16. 
    Which applies to a Limited Liability Company?
    • A. 

      Owner take full responsibility for the company's assets, debts, obligations and profits

    • B. 

      An association of two or more persons

    • C. 

      Pays no corporate taxes

    • D. 

      "General" and "Limited" describes this type of ownership

    • E. 

      Has Stockholders as owners

    • F. 

      A Joint Venture

    • G. 

      Combine the advantages of partnerships and corporations

  • 17. 
    Which applies to a Corporation?
    • A. 

      Owner take full responsibility for the company's assets, debts, obligations and profits

    • B. 

      An association of two or more persons

    • C. 

      Pays no corporate taxes

    • D. 

      "General" and "Limited" describes this type of ownership

    • E. 

      Has Stockholders as owners

    • F. 

      A Joint Venture

    • G. 

      Combine the advantages of partnerships and corporations

  • 18. 
    Which applies to a Partnership?
    • A. 

      Owner take full responsibility for the company's assets, debts, obligations and profits

    • B. 

      An association of two or more persons

    • C. 

      Pays no corporate taxes

    • D. 

      "General" and "Limited" describes this type of ownership

    • E. 

      Has Stockholders as owners

    • F. 

      A Joint Venture

    • G. 

      Combine the advantages of partnerships and corporations

  • 19. 
    A construction contract and a construction agreement are the same
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Business ownership is influenced by what factors?
    • A. 

      Taxation

    • B. 

      Profits

    • C. 

      Degree of owner liability

    • D. 

      Scope of operation and financial structure desired

    • E. 

      Legal structure

  • 21. 
    ___________________ an individual who owns and manages the company, may provide the initial financing, and acquires the necessary equipment and property
  • 22. 
    ______________________ the association of two or more persons who, by mutual agreement, are co-owners of a business.
  • 23. 
    _______________________  a legal entity comprising one individual or an alliance of individuals under a corporate name.
  • 24. 
    _____________________ consist of one or more persons who co-own a business by contributing capital, equipment, and/or property.
  • 25. 
    _____________________ co-owner's liabilities and profits are limited and are equal to the amount of capital and property invested in the company.
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