Pml Basic Questions

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Programming Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    What is the client and what do they do?
    • A. 

      Can be an individual

    • B. 

      Part of the team of consultants

    • C. 

      Employer to the contractor under the building contract

    • D. 

      Can be a public organisation

    • E. 

      Must be the user of the building

    • F. 

      Makes decisions and must respond promptly to approvals sought by architect

    • G. 

      Defines requirements / agrees parameters

    • H. 

      Complys with obligations under contract

    • I. 

      Pays fees

    • J. 

      Owner of the building in question

    • K. 

      Can be a company

    • L. 

      Can be a government body

  • 2. 
    What is the minimum level of PI insurance cover? £_______ (fill in the blank)
  • 3. 
    Who are the members of the project team?
    • A. 

      Quantity Surveyor

    • B. 

      Structural Engineer

    • C. 

      Architect

    • D. 

      Client

    • E. 

      Planning

    • F. 

      Project manager

    • G. 

      Sub contractors

    • H. 

      Landscape architect

    • I. 

      Suppliers

    • J. 

      Specialists

    • K. 

      Insurance broker

    • L. 

      Lawyer

  • 4. 
    Who are the parties in the building contract?
    • A. 

      The painter

    • B. 

      A garden troll

    • C. 

      Interior designer

    • D. 

      The contractor

    • E. 

      The lawn mower

    • F. 

      The post man

    • G. 

      The client

  • 5. 
    What is a legislation?
    • A. 

      A special initiation ceremony for architects

    • B. 

      Special building regulations approved by the queen

    • C. 

      A law enforced after being passed through various legal bodies

    • D. 

      Laws written by trolls for humans

  • 6. 
    What year was the town and county planning act passed?
  • 7. 
    What legislation was passed in 1996?
    • A. 

      The building regulations

    • B. 

      The party wall act

  • 8. 
    In the year 2007, the construction regulations (design and management) were passed
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    In what year were the building regulations passed?
  • 10. 
    Which of these are types of practice structures?
    • A. 

      The partnership

    • B. 

      Legislation

    • C. 

      PLC

    • D. 

      Sole principal

    • E. 

      Architect

  • 11. 
    What does PLC stand for?
    • A. 

      Public Liaison Company

    • B. 

      Partnership Life Credit

    • C. 

      Public Liability Company

    • D. 

      Poor Linked Company

  • 12. 
    What does LLP stand for?
  • 13. 
    What are the principal business advisors?
    • A. 

      Accountant

    • B. 

      Sole principal

    • C. 

      Insurance broker

    • D. 

      Police officer

    • E. 

      Clearing banks

    • F. 

      Solicitor

    • G. 

      Legal advisor

  • 14. 
    Simple contract is made by hand, and lasts from 6 years of date of breach for claims.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    What is a letter of intent?
    • A. 

      A friendly letter writen by the client to the contractor

    • B. 

      A letter that can be discarded if there are mistakes

    • C. 

      A legally binding contract

    • D. 

      A letter to show intention to enter a contract

    • E. 

      A letter to give an idea of the brief of the project

  • 16. 
    What do you need to create a contract?
    • A. 

      A computer with at least 6GB RAM

    • B. 

      A lawyer to help agree the parameters

    • C. 

      At least £321 to pay for materials

    • D. 

      An agreement of a sum

    • E. 

      £528 to pay for it to become legally binding

    • F. 

      An offer and acceptance

    • G. 

      An office to bring your client to

    • H. 

      An intention of both parties to create a legally binding relationship

    • I. 

      A wax seal and a signet ring to ensure the contract is made oficially

  • 17. 
    Obejectives of contract law?
    • A. 

      To ensure there are no arguements between client and architect

    • B. 

      To involve all 3rd parties in the law

    • C. 

      To enforce obligation

    • D. 

      So that each party does something for the other

    • E. 

      To set standards for general architectural practice

    • F. 

      To enforce promises made by parties

    • G. 

      To confer rights

  • 18. 
    Which of these are systems of procurement?
    • A. 

      Traditional

    • B. 

      Pestle and mortar

    • C. 

      Design and build

    • D. 

      Design and demolish

    • E. 

      Design and manage

    • F. 

      Heavy club

  • 19. 
    Who is in the consultant team?
    • A. 

      Client

    • B. 

      Architect

    • C. 

      Design coordinator

    • D. 

      Solicitor

    • E. 

      Building services engineer

    • F. 

      Structural engineer

    • G. 

      Quantity surveyor

    • H. 

      Other planning specialists and landscape

    • I. 

      ALL of the above

  • 20. 
    What duties does the client have to the architect?
    • A. 

      Pay all fees

    • B. 

      Provide snacks to ensure speedy progress

    • C. 

      Give decisions and approvals in good time

    • D. 

      Buy all drinks for consultant team at the end of project

    • E. 

      Confirm requirements

    • F. 

      Supply appropriate information

    • G. 

      Supply reliable information

    • H. 

      Advise of relative priorities - (bried, construction cost, time frame, etc.)

    • I. 

      Leave at least 20% of their will to the architect

    • J. 

      Apoint all consultants

    • K. 

      Supply aloe vera juice and blueberries to the engineers

    • L. 

      Hold the principal contractor responsible for method and construction works (in compliance with contract)

    • M. 

      Place the final brick on the building (an old tradition)

    • N. 

      Instruct architect on statutory applications

  • 21. 
    What are 2 forms of tendering?
    • A. 

      ARB and RIBA

    • B. 

      Stage G and L

    • C. 

      Negotiation and competition

    • D. 

      Written and by word of mouth

  • 22. 
    What does the RIBA do?
    • A. 

      Promotes advances in computer technology

    • B. 

      Promotes highest standards in education

    • C. 

      Promotes highest standards in practice

    • D. 

      Promotes advances in architecture

  • 23. 
    What does the ARB do?
    • A. 

      Ranks architects in order of intelligence

    • B. 

      Protects reputation of architects

    • C. 

      Protects cats on the construction site from being injured

    • D. 

      Has a professional conduct comittee

    • E. 

      Registers architects

    • F. 

      Protects the consumer

    • G. 

      Protects the rights of the land buildings are constructed on

    • H. 

      Keeps up admission standards

  • 24. 
    What stage is design frozen?
  • 25. 
    At the tender stage __% of fee should be invoiced.