Ae101 New PM Orientation Quiz

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To quiz your knowledge of the PM Orientation Course.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    PWP stands for Project Work Plan and is our working copy of the Client’s request for services.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    PWP stands for Project Work Plan and is our working copy of the Client's request for services. This means that PWP is a document that outlines the plan and scope of work for a project, based on the client's requirements. It serves as a reference and guide for the team members involved in the project, ensuring that everyone is on the same page and working towards the same goals. Therefore, the statement "PWP stands for Project Work Plan and is our working copy of the Client's request for services" is true.

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  • 2. 

    Once you complete your report in PARCEL, be sure to change the status to “Senior Review” Note: After the status is changed to “Senior Review,” you will not be able to edit the report.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The given statement suggests that after completing a report in PARCEL, the status should be changed to "Senior Review." Once the status is changed to "Senior Review," it is not possible to edit the report. Therefore, the answer "True" is correct.

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  • 3. 

    We are ALWAYS expected to visit agency offices -Building, Planning, Fire & Health for code information.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The given statement suggests that it is always expected for us to visit agency offices for code information related to building, planning, fire, and health. This implies that these agencies hold the necessary information and it is our responsibility to visit their offices to obtain the required code information. Therefore, the correct answer is True.

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  • 4. 

    DTP - Due To Production is the date your report is due in by 5pm.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement is false because DTP stands for Desktop Publishing, not "Due To Production." It refers to the process of creating and formatting documents for print or digital publication. It has nothing to do with report deadlines or due dates.

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  • 5. 

    The difference between a standard PCA (service code 042) and an Enhanced PCA (service code 264) is:

    • A.

      Typically Enhanced PCA is prepared for Buyers.

    • B.

      Has a higher level of detail and costs than a PCA, but is not a full PCE (Project Condition Evaluation).

    • C.

      Will be scrutinized and read more carefully by the client than most PCA reports.

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "All of the above". This means that all the statements mentioned in the question are true. The difference between a standard PCA and an Enhanced PCA includes the fact that Enhanced PCA is typically prepared for buyers, has a higher level of detail and costs, and is scrutinized and read more carefully by the client compared to most PCA reports.

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  • 6. 

    When is your PFS (Preliminary Field Summary) not due within 24 hours of site visit?

    • A.

      When your write day is not scheduled until three days later.

    • B.

      When the protocol states differently or you are on-site the following day.

    • C.

      When you don’t see any immediate or ADA issues.

    • D.

      All of the above.

    Correct Answer
    B. When the protocol states differently or you are on-site the following day.
    Explanation
    When your PFS is not due within 24 hours of a site visit, it could be because the protocol states a different timeline for submission or because you are scheduled to be on-site the following day. In these cases, the deadline for submitting the PFS may be extended beyond the usual 24-hour timeframe. Additionally, if there are no immediate or ADA issues observed during the site visit, it may also result in a longer deadline for submitting the PFS. Therefore, all of the above reasons can lead to the PFS not being due within 24 hours of the site visit.

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  • 7. 

    You are expected to check your email and voice mail frequently but a least once a day.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement suggests that it is important to regularly check both email and voice mail, with a minimum frequency of once a day. This indicates that staying updated and responsive to incoming messages is expected, making the answer "True" accurate.

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  • 8. 

          The PSQ (Pre-Survey Questionnaire) is to reflect the POC responses to the questions. What do you do if the POC answers something you know to be incorrect?

    • A.

      Mark the correct response on the questionnaire and note the POC’s error.

    • B.

      Check the protocol checklist to see if you use your answers or POC’s.

    • C.

      Utilize the POC’s response in the questionnaire and add your observations and clarifications under comments.

    • D.

      Mark the POC’s answer and the correct answer side by side on the questionnaire.

    Correct Answer
    C. Utilize the POC’s response in the questionnaire and add your observations and clarifications under comments.
    Explanation
    If the POC answers something that is known to be incorrect, the correct approach is to utilize the POC's response in the questionnaire and add observations and clarifications under comments. This allows for accurate documentation of the POC's response while also providing additional context or corrections to ensure the information is properly recorded.

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  • 9. 

    RQA – The Report Quality Assessment is prepared on every report.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The given answer is true because the statement clearly states that the Report Quality Assessment (RQA) is prepared on every report. This implies that the RQA is a regular and mandatory process for all reports, indicating that it is indeed true.

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  • 10. 

          You should call the SEC or RSS if you have technical questions/issues during your onsite or if:

    • A.

      You have any questions before, during or after your on-site.

    • B.

      You have a question about the time credits or schedule.

    • C.

      You have not received your, PWP, protocol checklist or CSM.

    • D.

      All of the above.

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "All of the above" because the statement mentions that you should call the SEC or RSS if you have technical questions/issues during your onsite, questions before, during or after your on-site, a question about the time credits or schedule, or if you have not received your PWP, protocol checklist or CSM. Therefore, all of these situations require you to contact the SEC or RSS.

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  • 11. 

    Code research sometimes includes Client Special Requirements such as “identify building codes in force at time of construction, Name of Architect, Contractor, etc.”

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Code research is a process that involves gathering information about building codes that were in effect during the time of construction. This research may also include obtaining details about the architect and contractor involved in the project. Therefore, it is true that code research can sometimes include client special requirements such as identifying the building codes in force at the time of construction and obtaining the names of the architect and contractor.

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  • 12. 

    EMG’s Data Collection and Report standards are based on:

    • A.

      Modified ANSI standards.

    • B.

      Modified ASTM Standards and Special Client requirements.

    • C.

      Building Codes and our experience.

    • D.

      All of the above.

    Correct Answer
    B. Modified ASTM Standards and Special Client requirements.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Modified ASTM Standards and Special Client requirements." This means that EMG's Data Collection and Report standards are based on both modified ASTM Standards and any specific requirements that clients may have. This indicates that EMG tailors their standards to meet the needs and expectations of their clients while also adhering to industry-recognized ASTM Standards.

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  • 13. 

    The Project Work Plan is a summary of project information, such as, project name, project number and location.   The information on the Project Work Plan does not need to be treated as confidential. 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The explanation for the given answer "False" is that the Project Work Plan contains project information, including project name, number, and location. This information is often considered confidential and should be treated as such. Therefore, the statement that the information on the Project Work Plan does not need to be treated as confidential is incorrect.

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  • 14. 

    Protocol Checklist Instructions are completed by the SEC for each project that summarizes the specific scope of work for a particular project including and special Client requirements.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The given statement is true. The SEC completes Protocol Checklist Instructions for each project, which serve as a summary of the specific scope of work for that project. These instructions also include any special requirements from the client. Therefore, it is accurate to say that Protocol Checklist Instructions are completed by the SEC for each project to summarize the scope of work and client requirements.

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  • 15. 

    Mold and Moisture conditions call for a Follow-Up Study when:

    • A.

      Suspect mold in interior areas –greater than 30 SF.

    • B.

      Suspect mold in HVAC system less than 10 SF.

    • C.

      Only when mold can’t be easily cleaned with bleach.

    • D.

      Only when mold occurs in sleeping areas.

    Correct Answer
    A. Suspect mold in interior areas –greater than 30 SF.
    Explanation
    When suspecting mold in interior areas that are greater than 30 square feet, a follow-up study is necessary. This suggests that the presence of mold in larger areas may require a more in-depth investigation to assess the extent of the mold growth and potential remediation measures.

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  • 16. 

    “Red Flag” Issues are potential issues that our policy requires additional attention and language in our reports.  These issues include, but are not limited to, EIFS exterior finishes (potential for water damage), FRT (Fire Rated Plywood), Polybutylene piping (potential for pre-mature failure) and recalled fire sprinklers (now must be paid for by Owner).

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    "Red Flag" Issues are potential issues that our policy requires additional attention and language in our reports. These issues include EIFS exterior finishes, FRT plywood, Polybutylene piping, and recalled fire sprinklers. This means that if any of these issues are present in a property, they must be specifically addressed and mentioned in our reports. The presence of these issues can have significant consequences such as water damage, premature failure, and additional expenses for the owner. Therefore, it is important to give these issues extra attention and include them in our reports.

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  • 17. 

    If a previous report is listed as having “Reliance” or “Reference”, identify the report in your text under documentation reviewed.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement is false because it states that if a previous report is listed as having "Reliance" or "Reference," it should be identified in the text under documentation reviewed. However, there is no requirement to do so.

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  • 18. 

    We should only use more than 36 photographs in the photolog if there we need to show additional deficiencies and need to have a photo of each deficiency.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Using more than 36 photographs in the photolog is justified if there is a need to display additional deficiencies and it is necessary to have a photo of each deficiency. This implies that if there are more than 36 deficiencies that need to be documented, then it is appropriate to include more than 36 photographs in the photolog.

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  • 19. 

    Field notes are only required on projects that have Immediate Cost items.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Field notes are not only required on projects that have Immediate Cost items. They are an essential part of any project, regardless of whether there are immediate cost items or not. Field notes help document observations, measurements, and other important information during the course of a project. They serve as a record of what was done, what was found, and any issues that may have arisen. Field notes are crucial for maintaining accurate records, ensuring accountability, and facilitating future analysis and decision-making. Therefore, the statement that field notes are only required on projects with immediate cost items is false.

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  • 20. 

    Sharepoint is the webpage for:

    • A.

      Field Management information such as your schedule.

    • B.

      Access to company info, report masters and forms, etc.

    • C.

      Technical discussions including updates and announcements; topics such as mold, vapor intrusion, parking garages, and other issues affecting our field work.

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "All of the above" because SharePoint is a webpage that provides access to various types of information and discussions related to field management. It includes features such as scheduling, access to company information, report masters and forms, as well as technical discussions on topics relevant to field work.

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  • 21. 

    Any modifications or variations in EMG reports to the standard costs should be documented with back up information in the Appendix and/or described and explained in the Observations/Comments section of the text.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The explanation for the given correct answer is that any modifications or variations in EMG reports to the standard costs should be documented with backup information in the Appendix and/or described and explained in the Observations/Comments section of the text. This ensures transparency and provides a clear understanding of the reasons behind any changes made to the standard costs in the EMG reports.

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  • 22. 

    All EMG reports are written in Parcel.  If you receive Word Document report masters, you should complete them and then upload into Parcel as a finished report.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The explanation for the answer "False" is that EMG reports are not written in Parcel. Instead, if you receive Word Document report masters, you should complete them and then upload them into Parcel as a finished report.

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  • 23. 

          Aerial photographs are NOT to be used for field sketches (may be a copyright violation) except:

    • A.

      They may be used in preparing sketches by printing/tracing the Project features.

    • B.

      They may be used if downloaded from Mapquest and copied into a Word document.

    • C.

      Both answers a. and d.

    • D.

      They may be used if prepared using the Parcel website to generate them.

    Correct Answer
    C. Both answers a. and d.
    Explanation
    Both answers a. and d. are correct because they provide exceptions to the rule that aerial photographs should not be used for field sketches. Answer a. states that aerial photographs may be used in preparing sketches by printing/tracing the project features, while answer d. states that they may be used if prepared using the Parcel website to generate them. These exceptions allow for the use of aerial photographs in specific circumstances, ensuring that they are not used in a way that violates copyright laws.

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  • 24. 

    Flood Map, Assessment records, property cards, Permits, C of O, violations should all be uploaded to Appendix H in Parcel.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement claims that Flood Map, Assessment records, property cards, Permits, C of O, violations should all be uploaded to Appendix H in Parcel. However, the correct answer is false, indicating that this statement is incorrect. Therefore, the mentioned documents should not be uploaded to Appendix H in Parcel.

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  • 25. 

    All documents are named beginning with the Project number such as 99999.09R-001.042 PFS.doc or 99999.09R-001.042 field notes.pdf.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The given answer is true because the statement mentions that all documents are named beginning with the project number, such as "99999.09R-001.042 PFS.doc" or "99999.09R-001.042 field notes.pdf." This implies that all documents follow a consistent naming convention starting with the project number, supporting the statement that all documents are named in this manner.

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