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Professional Practice Quizzes & Trivia

Answer the questions with the given choices. The entire questions are composed of basic and board exam type questions. Answer the questions sincerely with the time allowed.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Situational: An Architect drew up plans for the family. The owners went abroad. after a year, the owners returned but instructed the Architect to help them find a new lot. The task would entail the architect's personal time. What stage in the Architect's services will the Architect perform?
    • A. 

      Pre-design Services

    • B. 

      Comprehensive Arch'l Services

    • C. 

      Regular Design Services

    • D. 

      Specialized Allied Services

  • 2. 
    What will be the ideal method of compensation that the Architect should use if he is to find a new site for the project?
    • A. 

      Percentage of Construction Cost

    • B. 

      MDPE

    • C. 

      Per diem plus reimbursable expenses

    • D. 

      Lump sum

  • 3. 
    How much is the Architect compensated after he completed all pllilns and documents for construction?
    • A. 

      65%

    • B. 

      75%

    • C. 

      85%

    • D. 

      80%

  • 4. 
    Situational: Juan has been working at Saudi Arabia for almost 15 years but he feels incomplete since he was not able to take the licensure examination when he was still in the Philippines. He heard that the PRBoA Is going to conduct FLEA at Jeddah. He asks his family to send his Transcript of Records, Birth Certificate and Diploma. A. What else does he need to be able to take the FLEA?
    • A. 

      Diversified Training Logbook signed and sealed by a Filipino RLA

    • B. 

      Certificate of Employment from his company showing his tenure and position

    • C. 

      Recommendation Letter from the Consulate

    • D. 

      None is correct

  • 5. 
    B. After passing the FLEA, his company had a big project. He was the one who made all the drawings. To whom is he liable to?
    • A. 

      To the Company

    • B. 

      To the Saudi Government

    • C. 

      To the Philippine Government

    • D. 

      None

  • 6. 
    C. After passing the FLEA, who can administer his Professional Oath?
    • A. 

      Any Registered and Licensed Architect working abroad

    • B. 

      The Ambassador of the Philippines Embassy

    • C. 

      The PRBoA will hold a special Oath taking Ceremony

    • D. 

      None

  • 7. 
    Situation: Architect Kubo was commissioned to do a residential project. Everything worked out until everything was done except that the owner ran out of budget to start the construction. 1. According to the law, how much is Arch. Kubo entitled to collect?
    • A. 

      80%

    • B. 

      100%

    • C. 

      90%

    • D. 

      85%

  • 8. 
    Situation: An Architect specifies a particular material for a project that will be sourced from a foreign supplier. Everything is going as scheduled until the Contractor reports to the Client that he will not be able to finish the project as scheduled since the material needed and to be supplied by the foreign supplier is still not at the job site and delivery has been apparently delayed. There is an upcoming event and the building will not be ready in time for the scheduled activity. It will be cancelled and the Client is very unhappy due to the projected huge financial loss. Whose fault is it?
    • A. 

      The Architect for specifying a product that is not available in the local market

    • B. 

      The Contractor for not informing the Client and Architect about the delay before it became critical

    • C. 

      The Event Organizer for scheduling events before the building was finished

    • D. 

      Nobody's fault, it's something nobody wanted

  • 9. 
    Situational: Three siblings decided to form their own architectural firm. One is an Architect, another is an Engineer and the last is an Interior Designer. A. How much should be the architectural composition of the corporation?
    • A. 

      50%

    • B. 

      75%

    • C. 

      60%

    • D. 

      80%

  • 10. 
    B. What kind of business organization will they form?
    • A. 

      Single Proprietorship

    • B. 

      Conglomeration

    • C. 

      Corporation

    • D. 

      Partnership

  • 11. 
    C. Where should they register their business?
    • A. 

      SEC

    • B. 

      City Hall

    • C. 

      DTI

    • D. 

      BIR

  • 12. 
    D. If they are to apply for a business permit, where should they go?
    • A. 

      SEC

    • B. 

      City Hall

    • C. 

      DTI

    • D. 

      BIR

  • 13. 
    Situation: Ana wants to build a rest house in her lot at Tagaytay. She talked with her friend, Arch. A, about the project. Ana's daughter also recommended Interior Designer B to her mom. However, while browsing a magazine, she learned about Architect C, who also happens to be an Interior Designer at the same time. A. What is the best method for her to select the designers?
    • A. 

      Select Architect A, since a friend

    • B. 

      Design Competition

    • C. 

      Comparative Selection

    • D. 

      None of the choices

  • 14. 
    B. Why is It best to select Architect C?
    • A. 

      She can get a discount on the services

    • B. 

      She can best interpret the Architectural Drawings for the Interior

    • C. 

      It's not best to choose Architect C since you don't know her

  • 15. 
    C. If Architect C is hired, how will she be compensated?
    • A. 

      10% for Architect's regular rate + 15% for ID's regular rate

    • B. 

      10% for Architect's regular rate + 10% for ID's regular rate

    • C. 

      10% for Architect's regular rate + 12% for ID's discounted rate

    • D. 

      MDPE

  • 16. 
    Situational: A contractor has a son who was born in the Philippines but was raised and educated in New York. His son, John, is a licensed architect in New York. Upon his fathers prodding, Arch. John returned to the Philippines to be with his father. However, instead of joining his father's firm, he decided to set up his own firm. A. The son's firm submitted drawings to the OBO for bldg. permit but the drawings were rejected. What went wrong?
    • A. 

      John's firm is not registered with the DTI/SEC

    • B. 

      Arch. John is not allowed to practice Architecture in the Philippines

    • C. 

      John is not familiar with the Philippnine Standard, he is just starting over to familiarize everything

    • D. 

      None

  • 17. 
    B. What can be done to remedy the problem?
    • A. 

      Hire a local Architect to sign and seal for him

    • B. 

      Determine if a reciprocity agreement exist between the Philippines and New York Pass the local Licensure Examination for Architects

    • C. 

      Pass the local Licensure Examination for Architects

    • D. 

      Pay the OBO

  • 18. 
    Situational: Arch. Casia was commissioned by his friend as the Architect for a Townhouse project. He has done all the design services according to clients requirements. Aside from that, he was specifically tasked to prepare brochures for the marketing of the project. A. What type of service did Arch. Casla rendered for the project?
    • A. 

      Regular Design Services

    • B. 

      Construction Services

    • C. 

      Pre-Design Services

    • D. 

      Post Construction Services

  • 19. 
    B. For helping his friend market the project, what type of compensation should Arch. Casia receive?
    • A. 

      Multiple of Direct Personnel Expenses

    • B. 

      Professional Fee + Expense " Reimbursable

    • C. 

      Professional Fee + Expense Reimbursable

    • D. 

      Percentage of Construction Cost

  • 20. 
    Situation: Architect A is the Principal Architect of an architectural firm. Architects B & C are Junior Partners and they are in charge of the Design Team. However, it is still Architect A who signs and seals all the drawings. Recently, they hired Architects D & E, both RLA's, to be in-charge of the Production Team. A.  What is the position of Architects D & E?
    • A. 

      Junior Partner

    • B. 

      Draftsman

    • C. 

      Junior Architect

    • D. 

      Senior Partner

  • 21. 
    B. Who is liable for the drawings under the law?
    • A. 

      Arch A

    • B. 

      Arch B & C

    • C. 

      Arch A, B & C

    • D. 

      The Company

  • 22. 
    C. Who owns majority of the shares in the company?
    • A. 

      Arch. A

    • B. 

      The Investors

    • C. 

      Arch. B & C

    • D. 

      Equally distributed shares

  • 23. 
    Situation: A lot has a depth of 30m and.a frontage of 15m facing northeast. It has a 20m RROW with 1.5m sidewalk at both sides. The left side of the lot is a school building while at the right is an office mid-rise building. Located in the middle part of the intended facade of your project is a post. The site is still vacant and there is no water connection yet. A. Where do you apply for a temporary/permanent water connection?
    • A. 

      Brgy. Chairman

    • B. 

      DPWH

    • C. 

      MWSS

    • D. 

      OBO

  • 24. 
    B. Who do you approach to have the "post" removed?
    • A. 

      Meralco

    • B. 

      OBO

    • C. 

      DPWH

  • 25. 
    C. What is the Effect/ Function of the following on your project
    • A. 

      DPWH

    • B. 

      MWSS

    • C. 

      Meralco

    • D. 

      OBO

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