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Professional Practice for Architecture Mock Board. The main objective of the quiz is to let the examinees have the feel of answering questions while time pressured.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Architects are People who are Registered and _______ qualified to practice architecture

    • A.

      Technically

    • B.

      Legally

    • C.

      Professionally

    • D.

      Current

    Correct Answer
    C. Professionally
    Explanation
    Architects are individuals who are registered and professionally qualified to practice architecture. This means that they have completed the necessary education, training, and licensing requirements to be recognized as professionals in the field of architecture. Being professionally qualified implies that they possess the necessary knowledge, skills, and expertise to design and oversee the construction of buildings and structures. It also suggests that they adhere to ethical standards and professional codes of conduct in their practice.

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  • 2. 

    State-owned Architecture Schools are exempted from being _______ by the Government so it can offer the Architecture Degree:

    • A.

      Listed

    • B.

      Recognized

    • C.

      Owned

    • D.

      Non-Listed

    Correct Answer
    B. Recognized
    Explanation
    State-owned Architecture Schools are exempted from being recognized by the Government so it can offer the Architecture Degree. This exemption allows the government to directly oversee and regulate the curriculum, faculty, and standards of the architecture program offered by these schools. By being recognized by the Government, the state-owned Architecture Schools can ensure that their degrees are valid and meet the required standards set by the government.

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  • 3. 

    The BS Architecture Program is a _______ course

    • A.

      Three (3) year

    • B.

      Four (4) year

    • C.

      Five (5) year

    • D.

      Six (6) year

    Correct Answer
    C. Five (5) year
    Explanation
    The correct answer is five (5) year because the BS Architecture Program typically takes five years to complete. This duration allows students to acquire the necessary knowledge and skills in architecture, including design principles, construction techniques, and building codes. The program also includes practical training and internships to ensure students are well-prepared for a career in architecture.

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  • 4. 

    The Architect is selected for the PRoject by ______ method

    • A.

      Directly

    • B.

      Referral by another Architect

    • C.

      Design Competition

    • D.

      All Listed

    Correct Answer
    D. All Listed
    Explanation
    The Architect is selected for the project by all of the listed methods. This means that the selection process can involve any combination of direct selection, referral by another architect, or participation in a design competition. The selection method may vary depending on the specific project requirements and preferences of the client or project stakeholders.

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  • 5. 

    The ______ regulates the practice of the profession of Architecture in the Philippines.

    • A.

      RA 8266

    • B.

      RA 8256

    • C.

      RA 9246

    • D.

      RA 9266

    Correct Answer
    D. RA 9266
    Explanation
    RA 9266 is the correct answer because it is the law that regulates the practice of the profession of Architecture in the Philippines. This law establishes the Board of Architecture, which is responsible for the licensure and regulation of architects in the country. It sets the qualifications and requirements for architects, as well as the code of ethics and professional standards that they must adhere to. RA 9266 also outlines the penalties for violations of the law and ensures the protection of the public by ensuring that only qualified and competent individuals are allowed to practice architecture.

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  • 6. 

    The Architect is selected for a project by _______ method.

    • A.

      Bidding

    • B.

      Advertisement

    • C.

      Design Competition

    • D.

      Proposal

    Correct Answer
    C. Design Competition
    Explanation
    The architect is selected for a project through a design competition. In this method, multiple architects submit their designs and proposals for the project. The designs are evaluated based on their creativity, feasibility, and adherence to the project requirements. The architect with the best design is then selected to work on the project. This method allows for a fair and competitive selection process, ensuring that the chosen architect has the most innovative and suitable design for the project.

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  • 7. 

    The client can select an Architect for a project through ___________.

    • A.

      Bidding

    • B.

      Advertisement

    • C.

      Referral by an Architect

    • D.

      Proposal

    Correct Answer
    C. Referral by an Architect
    Explanation
    The client can select an Architect for a project through a referral by an Architect. This means that an Architect who has previously worked with the client or has a good professional relationship with them recommends another Architect for the project. This can be based on their knowledge of the recommended Architect's skills, experience, and suitability for the specific project requirements. Referrals are often valued as they come from trusted sources and can help the client make an informed decision in selecting the right Architect for their project.

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  • 8. 

    Architect may acquire a project through _______.

    • A.

      An Invitation

    • B.

      A NEwspaper Advertisement

    • C.

      Bidding

    • D.

      Facebook

    Correct Answer
    A. An Invitation
    Explanation
    Architects may acquire a project through an invitation. This means that they are specifically invited or requested to participate in a project. This could be through direct communication with a client or through a professional network. It implies that the architect's skills and expertise are recognized and sought after, leading to potential project opportunities.

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  • 9. 

    Architect's License maybe suspended due to

    • A.

      No Projects done

    • B.

      Non-payment of dues

    • C.

      Non-renewal

    • D.

      Fraudulent acts

    Correct Answer
    D. Fraudulent acts
    Explanation
    An architect's license may be suspended due to fraudulent acts. This means that if an architect engages in any deceptive or dishonest practices, such as providing false information, misrepresenting qualifications, or submitting fraudulent documents, their license can be suspended. This is done to ensure the integrity and professionalism of the architectural profession and to protect the interests of clients and the public.

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  • 10. 

    Participants in an architectural design competition should be ______.

    • A.

      Artists

    • B.

      Civil engineer

    • C.

      Students

    • D.

      Registered Architects

    Correct Answer
    D. Registered Architects
    Explanation
    Participants in an architectural design competition should be registered architects because they possess the necessary qualifications, knowledge, and expertise in the field of architecture. Registered architects have undergone the required education and training, have obtained the necessary licenses and certifications, and are bound by professional codes of conduct and ethics. They have the technical skills and experience to design and create architectural structures that are safe, functional, and aesthetically pleasing. Their participation ensures that the competition is conducted at a professional level and that the designs submitted meet the highest standards in the architectural industry.

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  • 11. 

    SPP Document no. 201 is __________

    • A.

      Pre-design Services

    • B.

      Regular Design Services

    • C.

      Construction Services

    • D.

      Post Construction Services

    Correct Answer
    A. Pre-design Services
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Pre-design Services." Pre-design services refer to the initial phase of a project where the design team gathers information, conducts research, and develops concepts before starting the actual design process. This stage involves site analysis, feasibility studies, and client consultations to establish project goals, budget, and schedule. It helps in identifying potential challenges and opportunities, setting the project's direction, and ensuring that the client's requirements are understood and incorporated into the final design.

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  • 12. 

    SPP Document no. 202 is ____________.

    • A.

      Pre- Design Services

    • B.

      Regular Design Services

    • C.

      Construction Services

    • D.

      Post Construction Services

    Correct Answer
    B. Regular Design Services
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Regular Design Services" because SPP Document no. 202 refers to a specific document that is associated with regular design services. This document likely outlines the scope, requirements, and specifications for the design services that are provided in a regular manner.

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  • 13. 

    SPP Document no. 204 is ________.

    • A.

      Pre-Design SErvices

    • B.

      Regular Design Services

    • C.

      Post-Construction Services

    • D.

      Non-Listed

    Correct Answer
    D. Non-Listed
    Explanation
    SPP Document no. 204A = Full Time Supervision Services
    SPP Document no. 204B = Construction Management Services

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  • 14. 

    SPP Document no. 205 is ___________.

    • A.

      Pre-Design Services

    • B.

      Regular Design Services

    • C.

      Construction Services

    • D.

      Post- Construction Services

    Correct Answer
    D. Post- Construction Services
    Explanation
    SPP Document no. 205 refers to a specific document or set of documents related to a project. The answer "Post-Construction Services" suggests that Document no. 205 contains information or instructions related to services that are provided after the construction phase of the project. These services may include activities such as inspections, maintenance, repairs, or any other tasks that are necessary to ensure the proper functioning and longevity of the completed project.

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  • 15. 

    SPP Document replaced the _________.

    • A.

      1975 UAP Documents

    • B.

      1979 PIA Documents

    • C.

      1979 UAP Documents

    • D.

      IAPOA Documents

    Correct Answer
    C. 1979 UAP Documents
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 1979 UAP Documents. The question is asking what the SPP Document replaced, and the only option that matches is the 1979 UAP Documents.

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  • 16. 

    The _____ are studies involving the studies of secondary information as in-puts in Architectural Design

    • A.

      Programming

    • B.

      Matrix Analysis

    • C.

      Architectural Research

    • D.

      Pre-Feasibility Studies

    Correct Answer
    D. Pre-Feasibility Studies
    Explanation
    Pre-Feasibility Studies are studies that involve the analysis of secondary information as inputs in Architectural Design. These studies are conducted to assess the feasibility of a project before it is implemented. They help in determining the viability and potential success of a project by evaluating various factors such as market demand, financial feasibility, and technical aspects. By conducting pre-feasibility studies, architects can make informed decisions and design projects that are practical and achievable.

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  • 17. 

    The ____ is the formulation of site criteria to determine the most appropriate site for a proposed project.

    • A.

      Site Planning

    • B.

      Site Selection

    • C.

      Site Comparison

    • D.

      Site Analysis

    Correct Answer
    B. Site Selection
    Explanation
    Site selection is the process of formulating site criteria to determine the most appropriate location for a proposed project. It involves evaluating various factors such as accessibility, proximity to resources, environmental impact, and market demand. Site selection helps in identifying the best possible site that meets the project's requirements and maximizes its chances of success. It is a crucial step in the planning and development of any project, ensuring that the chosen site is suitable and feasible for the intended purpose.

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  • 18. 

    The detailed analysis that will determine the viability of a proposed development.

    • A.

      Feasibility Studies

    • B.

      Design Analysis

    • C.

      Project Viability Studies

    • D.

      Viability Analysis

    Correct Answer
    A. Feasibility Studies
    Explanation
    Feasibility studies are a detailed analysis conducted to evaluate the practicality and viability of a proposed development. These studies assess various factors such as technical, economic, legal, and operational aspects to determine if the project is feasible and if it should be pursued further. By examining the potential risks, costs, benefits, and market demand, feasibility studies provide valuable insights for decision-making and help stakeholders understand the potential success and challenges of the project.

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  • 19. 

    The _____ entails the conduct of primary and secondary search for facts as basis for future conclusion to be use in decision making in the Architectural project.

    • A.

      Architectural Studies

    • B.

      Architectural data collection

    • C.

      Technical Research

    • D.

      Architectural Research

    Correct Answer
    D. Architectural Research
    Explanation
    Architectural research involves conducting primary and secondary searches for facts and data in order to gather information for future decision-making in an architectural project. This research helps architects gather relevant information about design principles, materials, construction methods, and other factors that influence the overall success of the project. By conducting architectural research, architects can make informed decisions and create designs that are functional, aesthetically pleasing, and meet the needs of their clients.

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  • 20. 

    The _____ will incorporate a space program in offering a design solution

    • A.

      Feasibility Studies

    • B.

      Space Programming

    • C.

      Architectural Research

    • D.

      Architectural Programming

    Correct Answer
    D. Architectural Programming
    Explanation
    Architectural programming is the correct answer because it refers to the process of gathering and analyzing information about a project, including the client's needs, goals, and requirements. This process helps architects and designers develop a design solution that meets the specific needs of the client. In the context of the given question, incorporating a space program into the design solution would require a thorough understanding of the client's requirements and goals, which is achieved through architectural programming.

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  • 21. 

    It involves studies for the appropriate utilization of land.

    • A.

      Site Studies

    • B.

      Site Planning

    • C.

      Site Utilization

    • D.

      Non-Listed

    Correct Answer
    C. Site Utilization
    Explanation
    Site Utilization involves studies for the appropriate utilization of land. This includes analyzing the site's potential, determining the best use for the land, and planning how to maximize its efficiency and functionality. It focuses on optimizing the layout, design, and organization of the site to ensure that it is used effectively and efficiently. Site Utilization is an important aspect of site planning and plays a crucial role in determining the success and sustainability of a project.

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  • 22. 

    Government Agency which recognizes Architecture school.

    • A.

      DEPED

    • B.

      TESDA

    • C.

      UAP

    • D.

      CHED

    Correct Answer
    D. CHED
    Explanation
    CHED stands for Commission on Higher Education. It is a government agency in the Philippines that is responsible for overseeing and regulating higher education institutions in the country. As part of its mandate, CHED recognizes architecture schools and ensures that they meet the necessary standards and requirements for offering quality education in the field of architecture. Therefore, CHED is the correct answer as the government agency that recognizes architecture schools.

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  • 23. 

    Government Agency which regulates the practice of Architecture.

    • A.

      UAP

    • B.

      CHED

    • C.

      PRC

    • D.

      SEC

    Correct Answer
    C. PRC
    Explanation
    PRC stands for Professional Regulation Commission, which is a government agency in the Philippines responsible for regulating and supervising the practice of various professions, including architecture. The PRC ensures that architects meet the necessary qualifications, adhere to ethical standards, and continue to update their knowledge and skills through mandatory continuing professional development programs. By regulating the practice of architecture, the PRC aims to protect the public by ensuring that architects provide quality and competent services.

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  • 24. 

    Architect should register with the ______ in order to qualify to practice Architecture

    • A.

      PRC

    • B.

      IAPOA

    • C.

      LGU

    • D.

      All listed

    Correct Answer
    A. PRC
    Explanation
    Architects should register with the PRC (Professional Regulation Commission) in order to qualify to practice Architecture. The PRC is the government agency in the Philippines responsible for regulating and supervising the practice of various professions, including Architecture. By registering with the PRC, architects demonstrate their compliance with the necessary qualifications and standards set by the commission, ensuring that they are competent and qualified to practice their profession.

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  • 25. 

    Architects are remunerated for their services by using the _____ method of compensation

    • A.

      Fixed Salary

    • B.

      Wages

    • C.

      % of Construction Cost

    • D.

      Non-listed

    Correct Answer
    C. % of Construction Cost
    Explanation
    Architects are typically remunerated for their services by using the % of Construction Cost method of compensation. This means that their payment is calculated based on a percentage of the total cost of the construction project. This method ensures that architects are rewarded proportionally to the scale and complexity of the project, as their expertise and effort directly contribute to the overall cost. It also aligns their incentives with the successful completion and cost-effectiveness of the construction project.

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  • 26. 

    For Creative projects, the architect is compensated on the basis of

    • A.

      % of Construction Cost

    • B.

      Multiple Direct Personnel Expenses

    • C.

      Salary

    • D.

      Fixed Fee

    Correct Answer
    A. % of Construction Cost
    Explanation
    The architect is compensated based on a percentage of the construction cost because this method aligns their compensation with the scale and complexity of the project. It incentivizes the architect to control costs and deliver a successful project within budget. Additionally, it ensures that the architect's compensation increases if the construction cost increases, reflecting the additional work and responsibility involved. This method also provides transparency and clarity in determining the architect's fee, as it is directly tied to the project's financial outcome.

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  • 27. 

    The MBF for Interior Design projects is:

    • A.

      12% - 15%

    • B.

      10% - 15%

    • C.

      12% - 20%

    • D.

      12% - 25%

    Correct Answer
    A. 12% - 15%
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 12% - 15%. This range represents the typical MBF (Markup and Profit) for Interior Design projects. Markup is the amount added to the cost of goods or services to cover overhead expenses and generate profit. In the case of Interior Design projects, a markup of 12% to 15% is commonly applied to cover the costs of materials, labor, and other project expenses, while also allowing for a reasonable profit margin.

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  • 28. 

    For non-creative projects, the architect is compensated on the basis of 

    • A.

      % of Construction Cost

    • B.

      Multiple of Direct Personnel Expenses

    • C.

      Salary

    • D.

      Fixed Fee

    Correct Answer
    B. Multiple of Direct Personnel Expenses
    Explanation
    The architect is compensated based on a multiple of direct personnel expenses for non-creative projects. This means that the architect's compensation is determined by multiplying their direct personnel expenses by a certain factor. This method takes into account the costs associated with the architect's personnel, such as salaries, benefits, and overhead expenses. By using a multiple of direct personnel expenses, the architect's compensation is directly tied to the resources and efforts they allocate to the project, providing a fair and transparent way of determining their payment.

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  • 29. 

    Planning Services are remunerated by ______.

    • A.

      % of Construction Cost

    • B.

      Multiple of Direct Personnel Expense

    • C.

      Per Hectare

    • D.

      Salary

    Correct Answer
    C. Per Hectare
    Explanation
    Planning Services are remunerated per hectare. This means that the payment for these services is based on the size of the land or area being planned. The larger the hectare, the higher the remuneration for the planning services. This method of payment is commonly used in situations where the planning services are required for large-scale projects or developments, such as urban planning or land development projects. It ensures that the payment is proportional to the scale of the project and the amount of work required for planning on a per-hectare basis.

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  • 30. 

    MBF for Landscape Architecture is:

    • A.

      12% - 15%

    • B.

      10% - 15%

    • C.

      12% - 20%

    • D.

      12% - 25%

    Correct Answer
    B. 10% - 15%
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 10% - 15%. This range represents the typical profit margin for landscape architecture projects. It indicates that, on average, landscape architects can expect to earn a profit of 10% to 15% on the total cost of a project. This margin allows for covering expenses, overhead costs, and generating a reasonable profit for the services provided.

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  • 31. 

    The _____ can order changes in the construction based on technicalities only:

    • A.

      Owner

    • B.

      Architect

    • C.

      Consultant

    • D.

      Contractor

    Correct Answer
    D. Contractor
    Explanation
    The contractor has the authority to order changes in the construction based on technicalities only. As the party responsible for executing the construction project, the contractor is knowledgeable about the technical aspects of the construction process and can identify any necessary changes or adjustments that need to be made. They have the expertise to assess the feasibility and practicality of the construction plans and can make informed decisions regarding technical modifications to ensure the successful completion of the project.

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  • 32. 

    Under the Civil Code, how long is the liability of the Architect for the regular design of structures.

    • A.

      10 yrs

    • B.

      1 yr

    • C.

      3 yrs

    • D.

      15 yrs

    Correct Answer
    D. 15 yrs
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 15 yrs. Under the Civil Code, the liability of the Architect for the regular design of structures is 15 years. This means that the Architect can be held responsible for any defects or issues with the design of the structure for a period of 15 years after its completion. During this time, the Architect may be required to fix any problems or compensate for any damages that arise due to design flaws.

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  • 33. 

    The ______ institutionalized the Professional Regulatory Commission.

    • A.

      PD 1185

    • B.

      PD 233

    • C.

      PB 223

    • D.

      PD 223

    Correct Answer
    D. PD 223
    Explanation
    PD 223 refers to Presidential Decree 223. It is the correct answer because PD 223 is the specific decree that institutionalized the Professional Regulatory Commission. The other options, PD 1185, PD 233, and PB 223, do not pertain to the institutionalization of the Professional Regulatory Commission.

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  • 34. 

    Building Administrators are compensated based on:

    • A.

      % of construction cost

    • B.

      % of gross monthly rentals

    • C.

      Lump sum

    • D.

      % of income

    Correct Answer
    B. % of gross monthly rentals
    Explanation
    Building administrators are compensated based on a percentage of gross monthly rentals. This means that their salary or compensation is calculated based on a certain percentage of the total monthly rental income generated from the building. This method of compensation incentivizes administrators to maximize the rental income and ensure efficient management of the building to attract and retain tenants. It also aligns their interests with the financial success of the building, as higher rental income would result in higher compensation for them.

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  • 35. 

    The architect has a duty to Himself, Country & ______.

    • A.

      UAP

    • B.

      IAPOA

    • C.

      God

    • D.

      Non-listed

    Correct Answer
    C. God
    Explanation
    The architect has a duty to himself, country, and God. This suggests that the architect not only has a responsibility towards their own self-development and growth, but also towards their country and its people. Additionally, the inclusion of God implies that the architect should also consider their duty towards a higher power or moral code, which may influence their decisions and actions in their profession.

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  • 36. 

    The _______ Payment for services rendered.

    • A.

      Account

    • B.

      Remuneration

    • C.

      Wages

    • D.

      Check

    Correct Answer
    B. Remuneration
    Explanation
    Remuneration is the correct answer because it refers to the payment that is given in exchange for services rendered. It is a broader term that encompasses various forms of compensation, such as salaries, wages, bonuses, and benefits. The word "remuneration" is commonly used in professional contexts to denote the financial reward for work performed, making it the most appropriate choice among the given options.

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  • 37. 

    The Architect releases the ________ three months after the acceptance of the project

    • A.

      Retention Fee

    • B.

      Guarantee Bond

    • C.

      Liability

    • D.

      Contract

    Correct Answer
    A. Retention Fee
    Explanation
    The Architect releases the retention fee three months after the acceptance of the project. The retention fee is a portion of the total contract amount that is withheld by the client until the project is completed to their satisfaction. It serves as a form of security to ensure that the contractor fulfills all their obligations and addresses any defects or issues that may arise during the warranty period. Once the project has been successfully completed and any necessary corrections have been made, the retention fee is released to the contractor.

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  • 38. 

    Substantial completion shall mean the value of the work completed not less than

    • A.

      100%

    • B.

      98%

    • C.

      88%

    • D.

      95%

    Correct Answer
    B. 98%
    Explanation
    Substantial completion refers to the point at which a construction project is nearly finished and can be occupied or used for its intended purpose. In this context, the value of the work completed should be at least 98% before it can be considered substantially complete. This means that almost all of the work has been finished, with only minor details or finishing touches remaining. A completion percentage of 98% indicates that the project is very close to being fully completed and ready for use.

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  • 39. 

    The ______ is the penalty for every day of delay in the contract time.

    • A.

      Penalty

    • B.

      Liquidated Damages

    • C.

      Interest Payment

    • D.

      Surcharges

    Correct Answer
    B. Liquidated Damages
    Explanation
    Liquidated damages refer to a predetermined amount of money that is agreed upon by both parties in a contract as the penalty for any delay in completing the project. It is a way to compensate the non-breaching party for the losses they may incur due to the delay. The purpose of liquidated damages is to provide a fair and reasonable estimation of the actual damages that may be suffered as a result of the delay, without the need for extensive litigation to determine the actual losses.

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  • 40. 

    The _______ are printed documents stipulating the procedural aspects of the contract.

    • A.

      Specifications

    • B.

      Memo. of Agreement

    • C.

      General Conditions

    • D.

      The Contract

    Correct Answer
    A. Specifications
    Explanation
    Specifications are printed documents that outline the specific requirements and details of a contract. They stipulate the procedural aspects of the contract, including the technical specifications, materials, measurements, and other specific instructions that need to be followed. These documents provide clarity and ensure that all parties involved in the contract are aware of the expectations and requirements.

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  • 41. 

    The National Building Code is administered by

    • A.

      PRC

    • B.

      Building Official

    • C.

      DPWH

    • D.

      Non-listed

    Correct Answer
    B. Building Official
    Explanation
    The National Building Code is administered by the Building Official. This individual is responsible for overseeing and enforcing the regulations and standards set forth in the code. They ensure that buildings are constructed and maintained in a safe and compliant manner, and they have the authority to issue permits, conduct inspections, and enforce penalties for non-compliance. The Building Official plays a crucial role in ensuring the safety and integrity of buildings within a jurisdiction.

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  • 42. 

    The National Building code is institutionalized by

    • A.

      PD 1185

    • B.

      PD 1086

    • C.

      PD 1026

    • D.

      PD 1096

    Correct Answer
    D. PD 1096
    Explanation
    PD 1096 is the correct answer because it is the Philippine National Building Code (NBC). The National Building Code is a set of regulations and standards that govern the design, construction, and occupancy of buildings in the Philippines. PD 1096 was enacted in 1977 and has since been the primary law that ensures the safety and integrity of buildings in the country. It covers various aspects such as structural design, fire safety, plumbing, electrical systems, and accessibility.

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  • 43. 

    Under PD 1096, habitable rooms have a minimum area of 

    • A.

      2.0 sqm

    • B.

      3.10 sqm

    • C.

      3.20sqm

    • D.

      6.0 sqm

    Correct Answer
    D. 6.0 sqm
    Explanation
    Under PD 1096, habitable rooms have a minimum area of 6.0 sqm. This means that according to the Philippine Building Code, any room that is intended for human occupancy must have a minimum floor area of 6.0 square meters. This requirement is in place to ensure that habitable rooms provide adequate space for occupants to comfortably live and move around in.

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  • 44. 

    Under PD 1096,  the depth of excavation is a minimum of 

    • A.

      1.0 mts

    • B.

      0.80 mts

    • C.

      0.65 mts

    • D.

      0.60 mts

    Correct Answer
    D. 0.60 mts
    Explanation
    According to PD 1096, the minimum depth of excavation is 0.60 mts. This means that any excavation conducted must reach a depth of at least 0.60 meters. This requirement is likely in place to ensure the stability and safety of the excavation site, as a certain depth is necessary to prevent collapse or other hazards.

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  • 45. 

    The record of construction activities

    • A.

      Activity Ledger

    • B.

      Construction Record

    • C.

      Logbook of Construction

    • D.

      Non listed

    Correct Answer
    C. Logbook of Construction
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Logbook of Construction" because a logbook is a written record that is used to document and track activities, events, or transactions. In the context of construction, a logbook would be used to record and track all the construction activities, including details such as dates, times, materials used, and progress made. It serves as a valuable tool for project management and documentation purposes. The other options, "Activity Ledger" and "Construction Record," could also be plausible, but "Logbook of Construction" is the most specific and commonly used term in the construction industry.

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  • 46. 

    What is referred to as construction in an existing building involving changes in materials used, partitioning, location / sizes of openings, etc, but does not increase the overall area.

    • A.

      Renovation

    • B.

      Conversion

    • C.

      Repair

    • D.

      Alteration

    Correct Answer
    D. Alteration
    Explanation
    Alteration is the correct answer because it refers to making changes in an existing building, such as modifying materials used, partitioning, and the location or sizes of openings. However, it does not involve increasing the overall area of the building. Renovation typically involves improving or restoring a building, conversion refers to changing the use of a building, and repair involves fixing or restoring something that is damaged.

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  • 47. 

    In a typical owner- general contractor agreement, who is responsible for the payment of insurance for personal injury and to property.

    • A.

      Architect

    • B.

      Owner

    • C.

      Project manager

    • D.

      Contractor

    Correct Answer
    D. Contractor
    Explanation
    In a typical owner-general contractor agreement, the contractor is responsible for the payment of insurance for personal injury and to property. This means that the contractor is obligated to provide insurance coverage to protect against any personal injury or property damage that may occur during the construction project. This is a common practice in the construction industry, as it ensures that the contractor assumes the financial responsibility for any accidents or damages that may occur on the job site.

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  • 48. 

    Under PD 1096, habitable rooms provided with artificial ventilation of more than one storey shall have a minimum ceiling height of the first storey at

    • A.

      2.55 mts

    • B.

      2.70 mts

    • C.

      2.40 mts

    • D.

      2.10 mts

    Correct Answer
    B. 2.70 mts
    Explanation
    According to PD 1096, habitable rooms that have artificial ventilation and are more than one storey high should have a minimum ceiling height of 2.70 meters on the first storey.

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  • 49. 

    The National Building Code is enforced by

    • A.

      PRC

    • B.

      Building Official

    • C.

      DPWH

    • D.

      Non-listed

    Correct Answer
    B. Building Official
    Explanation
    The National Building Code is enforced by the Building Official. The Building Official is responsible for ensuring that the construction and maintenance of buildings comply with the regulations and standards set by the National Building Code. They have the authority to issue permits, conduct inspections, and enforce penalties for non-compliance. The Building Official plays a crucial role in ensuring the safety and structural integrity of buildings, as well as protecting the welfare of the public.

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  • 50. 

    Under PD 1096, habitable rooms have a minimum dimension of 

    • A.

      2.0 mts

    • B.

      2.10 mts

    • C.

      3.20 mts

    • D.

      6.10 mts

    Correct Answer
    A. 2.0 mts
    Explanation
    Under PD 1096, habitable rooms have a minimum dimension of 2.0 meters. This means that the smallest dimension of a habitable room, such as its width or length, should be at least 2.0 meters. This requirement ensures that habitable rooms are spacious enough to accommodate the necessary furniture and allow for comfortable movement within the room.

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