Random Architectural Design Questions - Architectural Quiz

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Random Architectural Design Questions - Architectural Quiz

An architect is a person who plans, designs and oversees the construction of buildings. To practice architecture means to provide services in connection with the design of buildings and the space within the site surrounding the buildings that have human occupancy or use as their principal purpose. Random Architectural Design Questions - Architectural Quiz


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  • 1. 
    Which is the best consideration in choosing materials Hospitals Doors?
    • A. 

      Blood and Chemicals can be removed easily

    • B. 

      Sturdy enough to withstand blows from stretcher and easily opened by the elderly

    • C. 

      Aesthetically Pleasing for the Patience

    • D. 

      None

  • 2. 
    What do you call the chamber where the body is placed for the cremation?
    • A. 

      Oven

    • B. 

      Retort

    • C. 

      Coffin

    • D. 

      Body Bag

  • 3. 
    Why is it we seldom see black smoke during cremation?
    • A. 

      Cremation uses high-temperature burning, vaporization and oxidation to reduce the dead to its basic chemical compounds such as gases and mineral fragments.

    • B. 

      The only by-product going out of the chimney is heat, Carbon Dioxide and Water Vapor. Any smoke or odors generates are reburned prior to emission to the environment.

    • C. 

      However, there have been cases where smoke was detected and this is due to some error in the process or equipment malfunction.

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    What type of Casket is banned for use in cremation for causing too much smoke?
    • A. 

      Wood

    • B. 

      Metal

    • C. 

      Fiberglass

    • D. 

      None

  • 5. 
    What is placed inside the casket to identify who is being cremated?
    • A. 

      Hospital Tag

    • B. 

      Metal Tag

    • C. 

      Identification Card

    • D. 

      Nothing

  • 6. 
    In which project is the precast most appropriate to use?
    • A. 

      4-Storey Mixed Use Commercial

    • B. 

      Public School

    • C. 

      Strip Mall

    • D. 

      None

  • 7. 
    A Subdivision project has its own STP, what can you forego for each individual house?
    • A. 

      Solar Heating

    • B. 

      Septic Tank

    • C. 

      Water Supply

    • D. 

      None

  • 8. 
    What do you call the lot measurement from the front to the rear?
    • A. 

      Frontage

    • B. 

      Length

    • C. 

      Depth

    • D. 

      Width

  • 9. 
    A businessman hired you to design a house for him. He wants his house to have a maid's room, driver's room, and a swimming pool. Since friends are always coming over, he wants his friends to feel at home but at the same time, he wants his house to be a landmark. Which architectural image can be the best suit for the project?
    • A. 

      Fun, Frivolous and Carefree

    • B. 

      Attractive but aloof and business like

    • C. 

      Inviting relaxed and laid back

    • D. 

      Warm, safe and comfortable

  • 10. 
    Which kind of project is it okay to have exposed utilities at the ceiling?
    • A. 

      Airport

    • B. 

      Parking Building

    • C. 

      Hospital

    • D. 

      Malls

  • 11. 
    Which of the following is NOT part of the GFA?
    • A. 

      Maid's Room

    • B. 

      Hallway

    • C. 

      Elevator Lobby

    • D. 

      Carport

  • 12. 
    Which of the following is part of GFA?
    • A. 

      Maid's Room

    • B. 

      Basement Parking

    • C. 

      Carport

    • D. 

      Cooling Tower

  • 13. 
    Which is NOT part of Footprint?
    • A. 

      Basement

    • B. 

      Ground Floor

    • C. 

      Exterior Walls

    • D. 

      Utility Room

  • 14. 
    Which is part of Footprint?
    • A. 

      Utility Room

    • B. 

      Mezzanine Level

    • C. 

      Balcony

    • D. 

      Basement

  • 15. 
    Where will you locate the sump pit in a high-rise building with basements?
    • A. 

      Ground floor

    • B. 

      Upper Basement

    • C. 

      Lower Basement

    • D. 

      None

  • 16. 
    Which of the following is NOT to be located in the basement?
    • A. 

      Sump Pit

    • B. 

      MRF

    • C. 

      Maintenance

    • D. 

      Storage Room

  • 17. 
    Which of the following shouldn't be located at the (R-1) basement?
    • A. 

      MRF

    • B. 

      Workshop

    • C. 

      Dry Storage

    • D. 

      None

  • 18. 
    Which among the following may be allowed to exceed the yard?
    • A. 

      3m Eaves

    • B. 

      _m Balcony

    • C. 

      _m Canopy

    • D. 

      Sunbreakers

  • 19. 
    As per the Water Code of the Philippines, which of the following should be considered?
    • A. 

      Proper Easement

    • B. 

      Legal Rights for Air Space above Easement

    • C. 

      Setbacks

    • D. 

      Yards

  • 20. 
    At what stage should you consider Site Analysis?
    • A. 

      At the very onset, during the Pre-Design stage

    • B. 

      Anytime during the Design Development Stage

    • C. 

      During Contract Documentation Stage

    • D. 

      During Schematic Design Stage

    • E. 

      Option 5

  • 21. 
    At what stage should you consider Programming?
    • A. 

      At the very onset, During the Predesign Stage

    • B. 

      Anytime during the Design Development Stage

    • C. 

      During Contract Documentation

    • D. 

      During Schematic Design Stage

  • 22. 
    What stage should you consider Provisions of RA 9514?
    • A. 

      At the very onset, During the Predesign Stage

    • B. 

      Anytime during the Design Development Stage

    • C. 

      During Contract Documentation

    • D. 

      During Schematic Design Stage

  • 23. 
    What stage should you consider Provisions of BP 344?
    • A. 

      At the very onset, During the Predesign Stage

    • B. 

      Anytime during the Design Development Stage

    • C. 

      During Contract Documentation

    • D. 

      During Schematic Design Stage

  • 24. 
    What is NOT included in the Design Development Stage?
    • A. 

      Preparation of Technical Specifications

    • B. 

      Preparation of Roof Plan

    • C. 

      Preparation of Ceiling Plan

    • D. 

      Finalization of Layout & Floor Plans

  • 25. 
    Which side of the structure will be exposed to the Sun for approximately 4 months?
    • A. 

      North

    • B. 

      South

    • C. 

      East

    • D. 

      West

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