Ae101 New PM Orientation Quiz

25 Questions | Total Attempts: 51

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Knowledge Quizzes & Trivia

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

  • 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

  • 3. 
    We are ALWAYS expected to visit agency offices -Building, Planning, Fire & Health for code information.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    DTP - Due To Production is the date your report is due in by 5pm.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 7. 
    You are expected to check your email and voice mail frequently but a least once a day.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 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.

  • 9. 
    RQA – The Report Quality Assessment is prepared on every report.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 19. 
    Field notes are only required on projects that have Immediate Cost items.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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

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