PD 1096 NATIONAL BUILDING CODE OF THE PHILIPPINES

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Pd 1096 National Building Code Of The Philippines

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  • 1. 
    –         eaves over required windows not < _____. minimum over from the side & rear property lines
    • A. 

      300 MM

    • B. 

      600 MM

    • C. 

      1000MM

    • D. 

      750MM

  • 2. 
       sum of areas of openings must not exceed _____ % of sum of areas of walls
    • A. 

      50

    • B. 

      20

    • C. 

      40

    • D. 

      60

  • 3. 
       Distance of Exitsw/o sprinkler – ____m from exterior exit door, w/ sprinkler will be ____m
    • A. 

      45, 50

    • B. 

      30, 60

    • C. 

      45, 60

  • 4. 
      Width and Height of doors will be not < _____mm in width, not < ______m in height, opening will be 90 degrees and exit way clear width not < 700mm
    • A. 

      900,2.1

    • B. 

      800, 2.0

    • C. 

      900, 2.0

  • 5. 
      If arcaded bldg, no chaflan reqtd notwithstanding the width of public street,  <________m  
    • A. 

      12

    • B. 

      13

    • C. 

      14

    • D. 

      15

  • 6. 
        nonstructural facing brick, concrete, tile, metal, etc. attached at the backing or structural components for the purpose of ornamentation.
    • A. 

      Brick

    • B. 

      Face

    • C. 

      Stone

    • D. 

      Veneer

  • 7. 
     spacing of rows of seats from back to back – not < ______mm (standard seating)
    • A. 

      840

    • B. 

      850

    • C. 

      860

  • 8. 
     new construction w/c increases the height or area of an existing bldg./structures.
    • A. 

      Addition

    • B. 

      Renovation

    • C. 

      Revision

    • D. 

      Alteration

  • 9. 
     inner courts shall be connected to a street or yard, or by a passageway – at least how many  meters
    • A. 

      1.0

    • B. 

      1.1

    • C. 

      1.2

    • D. 

      1.3

    • E. 

      2

  • 10. 
     if only 2 exits required, shall be placed distance apart not < ____ of the perimeter area.
    • A. 

      1/3

    • B. 

      1/4

    • C. 

      1/5

  • 11. 
     Foundations – not < _______ mm below the grade, may encroach ______mm into public sidewalk areas
    • A. 

      600, 500

    • B. 

      600, 400

    • C. 

      500, 300

    • D. 

      600, 600

  • 12. 
     Footings must be at least _______ m below grade along national roads, may project not >______mm beyond Property line.
    • A. 

      2.4, 400

    • B. 

      2.5, 300

    • C. 

      2.3, 400

    • D. 

      2.4, 300

  • 13. 
     a permanent roofed structure above a door attached to and supported by the building and projecting over a wall or sidewalk
    • A. 

      Balconies

    • B. 

      Awnings

    • C. 

      Canopies

  • 14. 
    • A. 

      400

    • B. 

      200

    • C. 

      300

    • D. 

      500

  • 15. 
    Work done on any damaged/deteriorated portion of bldg.
    • A. 

      Alteration

    • B. 

      Renovation

    • C. 

      Repair

  • 16. 
    Window openings for room must have at least _____% of the floor area with a minimum area of _____ sq.m.
    • A. 

      20, 1

    • B. 

      10, 2

    • C. 

      10,1

    • D. 

      20,2

  • 17. 
    • A. 

      1/20 , 250

    • B. 

      1/10, 240

    • C. 

      1/20, 240

    • D. 

      1/10, 240

  • 18. 
    • A. 

      PRIVATE BUILDING

    • B. 

      PUBLIC BUILDING

    • C. 

      INSTITUTIONAL BUILDING

  • 19. 
    WHICH ARE NOT INCLUDED FOR THE REQUIREMENTS FOR BUILDING PERMIT
    • A. 

      The use or occupancy of proposed work

    • B. 

      A description of work to be covered by the permit

    • C. 

      Description and ownership of the lot – TCT

    • D. 

      Estimated cost of proposed work

    • E. 

      TAX DOCUMENTS

  • 20. 
    WHAT TYPE OF CONSTRUCTION IS FOR WOOD CONSTRUCTION WITH FIRE RESISTANT MATERIALS 1 HR FIRE RESISTIVE RATING
    • A. 

      TYPE II

    • B. 

      TYPE III

    • C. 

      TYPE IV

    • D. 

      TYPE I

  • 21. 
    WHAT TYPE OF CONSTRUCTION IS FOR WOOD CONSTRUCTION
    • A. 

      TYPE II

    • B. 

      TYPE III

    • C. 

      TYPE I

    • D. 

      TYPE IV

  • 22. 
    WHAT TYPE OF CONSTRUCTION IS FOR WOOD AND MASONRY CONSTRUCTION WITH FIRE RESISTANT MATERIALS 1 HR FIRE RESISTIVE RATING
    • A. 

      TYPE II

    • B. 

      TYPE IV

    • C. 

      TYPE III

    • D. 

      TYPE I

  • 23. 
    WHAT TYPE OF CONSTRUCTION IS FOR STEEL, IRON CONCRETE CONSTRUCTION WITH FIRE RESISTANT MATERIALS 1 HR FIRE RESISTIVE RATING
    • A. 

      TYPE V

    • B. 

      TYPE II

    • C. 

      TYPE IV

    • D. 

      TYPE III

  • 24. 
    Vertical Clearance of awning (undermost surface of the awning or GL) – not < ______m
    • A. 

      3

    • B. 

      2.7

    • C. 

      2.4

    • D. 

      2.8

  • 25. 
    Ventilation or vent shafts – horizontal cross-sectional area not <_____ sq.m per meter height of shaft 
    • A. 

      0.15

    • B. 

      0.10

    • C. 

      0.20

    • D. 

      0.12

  • 26. 
    This is where all on site work done
    • A. 

      Office

    • B. 

      Construction

    • C. 

      Plants

  • 27. 
    The width of a stair way if the occupant load of more than 50 shall not be < ____ m
    • A. 

      1.2

    • B. 

      1.1

    • C. 

      1

    • D. 

      1.5

  • 28. 
    The width of a stair way if the occupant load of less than 50 shall not be < ____ m
    • A. 

      0.90

    • B. 

      1

    • C. 

      0.80

  • 29. 
    The slope of an exit passage way will have a maximum slope of
    • A. 

      1/8

    • B. 

      1/10

    • C. 

      1/15

  • 30. 
    The slope of an exit courts will have a maximum slope of
    • A. 

      1/10

    • B. 

      1/8

    • C. 

      1/12

  • 31. 
    The size of room for kitchen must be at least
    • A. 

      1.5X2m

    • B. 

      1.5x3m

    • C. 

      2x3m

    • D. 

      1.5x2.1m

  • 32. 
    The size of room for human habitation must be at least an area of _____ sq.m. and ______M minimum distance
    • A. 

      6,2

    • B. 

      7,3

    • C. 

      6,3

    • D. 

      7,2

  • 33. 
    The size of bathrooms or toilets must be at least an area of _____ sq.m. and ______M minimum distance
    • A. 

      1.2, 1.0

    • B. 

      1.5, 0.9

    • C. 

      1.2, 0.9

  • 34. 
    The RATING IN  which a material can withstand fire
    • A. 

      FIRE RESPECTIVE RATING

    • B. 

      FIRE RESISTIVE RATING

    • C. 

      FIRE PROTECTIVE RATING

  • 35. 
    The number of exits for Mezzanin with 185 sq.m area or more than 18m in dimension will be exits
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

  • 36. 
    The number of exits for Above 1st storey with 10 occupant ____ exits
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

  • 37. 
    The minimum row space with backrest  will be
    • A. 

      700

    • B. 

      750

    • C. 

      850

  • 38. 
    The maximum rise and run of the stairs will be
    • A. 

      200, 200

    • B. 

      200, 250

    • C. 

      200, 300

    • D. 

      250, 250

  • 39. 
    The headroom clearance for stair will be
    • A. 

      2.1m

    • B. 

      2.0m

    • C. 

      2.5m

  • 40. 
    THE GENERAL PROVISION OF PD 1096 OR THE NATIONAL BUILDING CODE OF THE PHILIPPINES ARE!
    • A. 

      Safe construction

    • B. 

      Adequate environmental safeguards

    • C. 

      Maintain building in safe, sanitary and good working conditions

    • D. 

      ALL OF THE ABOVE

  • 41. 
    THE ENFORCEMENT OF PD1096 ON THEIR RESPECTIVE JURISDICTION IS THE
    • A. 

      MAYOR

    • B. 

      ARCHITECT

    • C. 

      BUILDING OFFICIAL

    • D. 

      CITY ENGINEER

  • 42. 
    The door that will be required if the exit door shall swing to exit travel in hazardous areas w/ 50 or more occupant load
    • A. 

      Swing

    • B. 

      Panel

    • C. 

      Leaf

  • 43. 
    The distance between 2 landings in stairs will be a maximum of 
    • A. 

      3.0m

    • B. 

      3.6m

    • C. 

      3.5m

  • 44. 
    THE BUILDING PERMIT WILL BE NULL OR VOID IF THE CONSTRUCTION DIDN'T COMMENCE D THE WORK IN A PERIOD OF 
    • A. 

      6 MONTHS

    • B. 

      12 MONTHS

    • C. 

      2 YEARS

    • D. 

      3 MONTHS

  • 45. 
    THE BUILDING PERMIT WILL BE NULL OR VOID IF THE CONSTRUCTION HAS BEEN ABANDONED FOR HOW MANY DAYS
    • A. 

      30

    • B. 

      60

    • C. 

      120

    • D. 

      80

  • 46. 
    Systematic dismantling of a bldg in whole or part.
    • A. 

      Reinstallation

    • B. 

      Demolition

    • C. 

      Dismantle

  • 47. 
    Stair with a straight run, the landing will be a maximum of _______ m vertical distance
    • A. 

      1.5

    • B. 

      1.2

    • C. 

      1.4

  • 48. 
    Spacing of rows of seats from back to back  : rows of 46 seats or more (continental)
    • A. 

      450mm

    • B. 

      500mm

    • C. 

      520mm

    • D. 

      550mm

  • 49. 
    Spacing of rows of seats from back to back  : rows of 45 seats or less (continental)
    • A. 

      450mm

    • B. 

      500mm

    • C. 

      520mm

    • D. 

      550mm

  • 50. 
    Spacing of rows of seats from back to back  : rows of 35 seats or less (continental)
    • A. 

      450mm

    • B. 

      500mm

    • C. 

      520mm

    • D. 

      500mm

  • 51. 
    Spacing of rows of seats from back to back  : rows of 18 seats (continental)
    • A. 

      500mm

    • B. 

      450mm

    • C. 

      520mm

    • D. 

      550mm

  • 52. 
    Side aisle width will be a minimum of
    • A. 

      1.0m

    • B. 

      1.1m

    • C. 

      1.2m

    • D. 

      1.3m

  • 53. 
    Reviewing Stands, Grandstands, and Bleachers the minimum row spacing of seats without backrest in open air stand
    • A. 

      600

    • B. 

      650

    • C. 

      700

  • 54. 
    Public Street or alley <______m in width shall be truncated at the corner “Chaflan”
    • A. 

      3.4

    • B. 

      3.6

    • C. 

      3.5

    • D. 

      3.7

  • 55. 
    Private stairways that serve <10 occupants will be a minimum of _____m
    • A. 

      0.60

    • B. 

      0.80

    • C. 

      0.75

    • D. 

      0.70

  • 56. 
    PD 1096 WILL BE ENFORCED BY THE SECRETARY OF
    • A. 

      UAP

    • B. 

      PRC

    • C. 

      MUNICIPALITY

    • D. 

      PUBLIC WORKS

  • 57. 
    Minimum aisle width if serving only two side
    • A. 

      1m

    • B. 

      1.2m

    • C. 

      1.5m

    • D. 

      0.90m

  • 58. 
    Minimum aisle width if serving only one side
    • A. 

      800

    • B. 

      900

    • C. 

      700

  • 59. 
    Min height of mezzanine floor in meters
    • A. 

      1.80

    • B. 

      2.0

    • C. 

      1.75

    • D. 

      1.85

  • 60. 
    Means "installation of components of a building/structure"
    • A. 

      Secure

    • B. 

      Erection

    • C. 

      Site work

  • 61. 
    Maintenance and Removal of Protective Devices   protective fence or canopy shall be removed ____days after protection no longer required.  
    • A. 

      30

    • B. 

      15

    • C. 

      20

  • 62. 
    Located partly in one (1) fire zone and partly in another 
    • A. 

      HIGH RESTRICTIVE FIRE ZONES

    • B. 

      MODERATE RESTRICTIVE FIRE ZONES

    • C. 

      HIGH RESTRICTIVE FIRE HAZARDS

    • D. 

      MODERATE RESTRICTIVE FIRE HAZARDS

  • 63. 
    In winding stairsways, the narrower side of the tread will be __________
    • A. 

      150-250mm

    • B. 

      200-300 mm

    • C. 

      150-300mm

  • 64. 
    IN QUALIFICATION FOR BEING AN BUILDING OFFICIAL, YOU MUST HAVE A DIVERSIFIED WORKING EXPERIENCE OF AN ARCHITECT OR ENGINEER FOR HOW MANY YEARS?
    • A. 

      6

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      5

    • D. 

      7

  • 65. 
    IN QUALIFICATION FOR BEING AN BUILDING OFFICIAL, YOU MUST BE A REGISTERED ?
    • A. 

      ARCHITECT

    • B. 

      ENGINEER

    • C. 

      URBAN PLANNER

    • D. 

      LANDSCAPE ARCHITECT

    • E. 

      A AND B

  • 66. 
    IN QUALIFICATION FOR BEING AN BUILDING OFFICIAL, YOU MUST BE A MEMBER OF A ACCREDITED ORGANIZATION OF NOT LESS THAN HOW MANY YEARS
    • A. 

      2 YEARS

    • B. 

      1.5 YEARS

    • C. 

      3 YEARS

    • D. 

      5 YEARS

  • 67. 
    HOW MANY SETS OF PLANS AND SPECIFICATION ARE NEEDED FOR THE REQUIREMENTS OF BUILDING PERMIT?
    • A. 

      5

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      6

    • D. 

      7

  • 68. 
    HOW MANY DAYS IT WILL TAKE FOR THE ISSUANCE OF BUILDING PERMIT?
    • A. 

      12 DAYS UPON PAYMENT

    • B. 

      15 DAYS UPON PAYMENT

    • C. 

      14 DAYS UPON PAYMENT

    • D. 

      30 DAYS UPON PAYMENT

  • 69. 
    Handrails in stairs will be _________ MM
    • A. 

      800-900

    • B. 

      700-900

    • C. 

      900-1200

  • 70. 
    Groups H, I occupancies w/o seats, line of travel to exit door by an aisle is not > ______ m
    • A. 

      45

    • B. 

      30

    • C. 

      60

  • 71. 
    For Protective Nets/Screen the G.I wire gauge must be ________mm mesh _____ net; canvas
    • A. 

      16.38 MM / nylon

    • B. 

      16.37 mm/ steel

    • C. 

      16.39 mm/ nylon

    • D. 

      16.38mm/ steel

  • 72. 
    for Protection of Pedestrians during Construction or Demolition   Fences must be not < _____m above grade
    • A. 

      2.3

    • B. 

      2.2

    • C. 

      2.4

    • D. 

      2.5

  • 73. 
    for Protection of Pedestrians during Construction or Demolition Canopies must _______m above the railway, live load 600 kg per sq.m.
    • A. 

      2.5

    • B. 

      2.6

    • C. 

      2.4

    • D. 

      2.3

  • 74. 
    for Protection of Pedestrians during Construction or Demolition the Temporary walkway will be at least _____m wide (during construction
    • A. 

      1.2

    • B. 

      1.3

    • C. 

      1.4

    • D. 

      1.5

  • 75. 
    for Protection of Pedestrians during Construction or Demolition the Capable of supporting a uniform live load of ____ kg per sq.m for temporary walk way
    • A. 

      600

    • B. 

      650

    • C. 

      620

    • D. 

      630

  • 76. 
    For Pedestrian Protection Railings in street side of the sidewalk must be at least_____m in height
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      1.2

    • D. 

      0.90

  • 77. 
    For exit sign illumination the minimum lux equivalent will be
    • A. 

      10.7

    • B. 

      10.6

    • C. 

      10.8

  • 78. 
    For circular stair that will be used as an exit the minimum width of run will be < ______ mm
    • A. 

      200

    • B. 

      250

    • C. 

      300

  • 79. 
    For attics the Access will be not < _____mm sq. or in diameter, min clear headroom of ____mm
    • A. 

      600, 800

    • B. 

      800, 600

    • C. 

      600, 700

    • D. 

      700, 800

  • 80. 
    For 599-999 occupants how many exit needed
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

  • 81. 
    FIRE PUMPS WILL BE CONNECTED TO STREET MAIN W/ NOT LESS THAN 
    • A. 

      120 MM DIAMETER

    • B. 

      150 MM DIAMETER

    • C. 

      100 MM DIAMETER

  • 82. 
    FIRE PUMPS CAPACITY WILL BE NOTE LESS THAN 
    • A. 

      1000 LITERES PER MINUTE

    • B. 

      2000 LITERES PER MINUTE

    • C. 

      3000 LITERES PER MINUTE

  • 83. 
    FIRE PUMP PRESSURE WILL BE NOT LESS THAN
    • A. 

      1.5 KG/ SQ CM

    • B. 

      2 KG/SQ.CM

    • C. 

      1 KG/SQ.CM

  • 84. 
    FIRE EXTINGUISHING SYSTEM WILL BE PROVIDED FOR EVERY STOREY , BASEMENT OR CELLAR WHICH WILL BE USED AS
    • A. 

      OFFICE

    • B. 

      HABITATION

    • C. 

      STORAGE

  • 85. 
    FIRE EXTINGUISHING SYSTEM WILL BE PROVIDED FOR EVERY STOREY , BASEMENT OR CELLAR WITH AN AREA OF  
    • A. 

      300 SQ.M.

    • B. 

      250 SQ.M.

    • C. 

      200 SQ.M.

    • D. 

      350 SQ.M.

  • 86. 
    FIRE EXTINGUISHING SYSTEM WILL BE PROVIDED FOR EVERY STOREY , BASEMENT OR CELLAR WHICH WILL BE USED AS HABITATION WITH AN OCCUPANT LOAD OF MORE THAN 
    • A. 

      30

    • B. 

      40

    • C. 

      20

    • D. 

      50

  • 87. 
    1. Excavation made on public property - restored immediately to its former conditions w/in _____ hrs
    • A. 

      48

    • B. 

      120

    • C. 

      12

    • D. 

      36

  • 88. 
    Door leaf width will be a maximum of ______
    • A. 

      2.5

    • B. 

      1.2

    • C. 

      1.5

    • D. 

      1

  • 89. 
    Distance bet sprinklers will be max of _____ center to center
    • A. 

      1.20

    • B. 

      1.80

    • C. 

      1.30

    • D. 

      1.40

  • 90. 
    Construction for canopies for incombustible materials not < ____ hrs fire-resistive
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      2

    • D. 

      4

  • 91. 
    Ceiling heights for habitable rooms without artificial ventilation from finish floor to ceiling is
    • A. 

      2.70

    • B. 

      2.40

    • C. 

      2.10

  • 92. 
    Ceiling heights for habitable rooms with artificial ventilation from finish floor to ceiling 1st storey and onwards respectively (1st storey, 2nd storey, 3rd storey onwards) in meters
    • A. 

      2.7, 2.5, 2.0

    • B. 

      2.7, 2.4, 2.0

    • C. 

      2.7, 2.4,2.1

  • 93. 
    Areas within which only certain types of buildings are permitted to be constructed based on their use or occupancy, type of construction
    • A. 

      FIRE HAZARDS

    • B. 

      FIRE ZONES

    • C. 

      FIRE AREAS

  • 94. 
    Air space requirements for workshop, factories, and offices
    • A. 

      3.00 cu.m w/ 1.00 sq.m of floor area per person

    • B. 

      14.00 cu.m of air space per person

    • C. 

      12.00 cu.m of air space per person

  • 95. 
    Air space requirements for school rooms will be
    • A. 

      3.00 cu.m w/ 1.00 sq.m of floor area per person

    • B. 

      12.00 cu.m of air space per person

    • C. 

      14.00 cu.m of air space per person

  • 96. 
    Air Ducts – ______ sq.m w/ at least dimension of 300mm
    • A. 

      0.25

    • B. 

      0.30

    • C. 

      0.35

    • D. 

      0.40

  • 97. 
    1. a written authorization granted by the BO to an applicant allowing the applicant to proceed w/ the construction w/ specific project after plans, specs and other pertinent doc….
    • A. 

      No objection certificate

    • B. 

      Notice to proceed

    • C. 

      Building permit

  • 98. 
    A movable shelter supported from an exterior wall of a bldg. w/c can be retracted, folded, collapsed against the face of a supporting bldg.
    • A. 

      Canopies

    • B. 

      Balconies

    • C. 

      Awnings

  • 99. 
    .  Size & Dimensions of Courts -          min. horizontal dimension – not < ________
    • A. 

      1.5 M

    • B. 

      2.5 M

    • C. 

      1.2 M

    • D. 

      2.0 M

  • 100. 
    the clearance of Awning to curb line – not <_____mm
    • A. 

      400

    • B. 

      500

    • C. 

      200

    • D. 

      300

  • 101. 
    1. secondary bldg. located w/in the same premises the use of incidental to that main bldg.
    • A. 

      Ancillary building

    • B. 

      Extra building

    • C. 

      Expanded structure

  • 102. 
    1. physical change made to increase its value & improve its aesthetic quality.
    • A. 

      Alteration

    • B. 

      Renovation

    • C. 

      Addition

  • 103. 
    1. changes in materials, utilities, partitioning, etc but doesn’t increase the overall area thereof.
    • A. 

      Addition

    • B. 

      Renovation

    • C. 

      Alteration

  • 104. 
    1. change in use or occupancy
    • A. 

      Alteration

    • B. 

      Addition

    • C. 

      Conversion

  • 105. 
    1. Area Separation – enclosed attic space of combustible construction shall be divided into horizontal area max of _____ sq.m. area, _____ sq.m. in area for attic with Fire-extinguishing system.
     
    • A. 

      250, 750

    • B. 

      750, 250

    • C. 

      300, 750