Quiz No. 2

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Quiz No. 2

Source: DK CHING VISUAL DICTIONARY


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A pilaster or similar feature projecting from a corner of a building.
    • A. 

      Pilaster

    • B. 

      Canton

    • C. 

      Quion

    • D. 

      Engaged column

  • 2. 
    The ground elevation at any specific point on a construction site, esp. where the ground meets the foundation of a building. Also called the grade line.
    • A. 

      Grade

    • B. 

      Existing ground line

    • C. 

      Subgrade

    • D. 

      Finished floor line

  • 3. 
    A story having a lateral stiffness significantly less than that of the stories above.
    • A. 

      Soft story

    • B. 

      Weak story

    • C. 

      Strong story

    • D. 

      Hard story

  • 4. 
    A story having a lateral strength significantly less than that of the stories above.
    • A. 

      Soft story

    • B. 

      Weak story

    • C. 

      Strong story

    • D. 

      Hard story

  • 5. 
    A procedure for determining the difference in elevation between two points by means of a level or transit and a rod. Also called the differential leveling.
    • A. 

      Elevation

    • B. 

      Staking

    • C. 

      Leveling

    • D. 

      Profile

  • 6. 
    An artificial mound of earth or stone esp. over an ancient grave. Also called barrow.
    • A. 

      Calrn

    • B. 

      Dolmen

    • C. 

      Tumulus

    • D. 

      Cromlech

  • 7. 
    A large oblong building used as a hall of justice and public meeting place in ancient Rome, typically having a high central space lit by a clerestory and covered by timber trusses and raised dais in a semicircular apse for the tribunal.
    • A. 

      Cenotaph

    • B. 

      Tribunal

    • C. 

      Forum

    • D. 

      Basilica

  • 8. 
    A monumental gateway in Chinese architecture.
    • A. 

      Torii

    • B. 

      Pailou

    • C. 

      Gulou

    • D. 

      Torana

  • 9. 
    A wall used jointly by contiguous structures, erected upon a line dividing two parcels of land, each of which is a separate real estate entity.
    • A. 

      Party wall

    • B. 

      Fire wall

    • C. 

      Gable wall

    • D. 

      Saddle wall

  • 10. 
    Identify the type of window.A window having one or more sashes swinging inward on hinges generally attached on the bottom.  Also called the hospital window.
    • A. 

      Awning

    • B. 

      Hopper

    • C. 

      Projected window

    • D. 

      Pivoted wndow

  • 11. 
    A wood panel product made by bonding veneers together under heat and pressure, usually with the grain at right angles to each other and symmetrical about the center ply.
    • A. 

      Plywood

    • B. 

      Panel board

    • C. 

      Lumber

    • D. 

      Veneer

  • 12. 
    The passageway required for the circulation of air between batt insulation and roof sheathing.
    • A. 

      Kraft

    • B. 

      Ceiling

    • C. 

      Airway

    • D. 

      Pnelum

  • 13. 
    A pipe by which products of combustion are carried from a furnace or other appliance to the outside
    • A. 

      Thimble

    • B. 

      Stack

    • C. 

      Duct

    • D. 

      Vent

  • 14. 
    A house having a room or rooms somewhat above or below adjacent rooms, with the floor levels usually differing by approximately half a story.
    • A. 

      Bi- level

    • B. 

      Split - level

    • C. 

      Duplex

    • D. 

      Bungalow

  • 15. 
    Identify the type of Joint.A joint between two members meeting at an angle, made by cutting each of the butting surfaces to an angle equal to half the angle of junction.
    • A. 

      End joint

    • B. 

      Edge joint

    • C. 

      Angle joint

    • D. 

      Mitter joint

  • 16. 
    A luminaire having a trough-shaped reflector holding one or more fluorescent lamps.
    • A. 

      Pendant

    • B. 

      Droplight

    • C. 

      Troffer light

    • D. 

      Fluorescent lamp set

  • 17. 
    A scattered reflection of light from an irregular surface or an erratic dispersion through a translucent material.
    • A. 

      Reflectance

    • B. 

      Diffusion

    • C. 

      Transmittance

    • D. 

      Reflectance

  • 18. 
    A dynamic load is a load applied suddenly to a structure, often with rapid changes in magnitude and location. What are the two types of dynamic load?
    • A. 

      Wind load and live load

    • B. 

      wind load and earthquake load

    • C. 

      Live load and earthquake load

    • D. 

      Snow load and water load

  • 19. 
    The rapid oscillations of a flexible cable or membrane structure caused by the aerodynamic effects of wind. Also called aerodynamic oscillation.
    • A. 

      Flipper

    • B. 

      Sliding

    • C. 

      Uplift

    • D. 

      Flutter

  • 20. 
    Type of Rubble MasonryA rubble having approximately level beds and brought at intervals to continuous level courses.
    • A. 

      Random rubble

    • B. 

      Coursed rubble

    • C. 

      Squared rubble

    • D. 

      Cyclopean

  • 21. 
    An iron bar or rod with bent ends for holding together stone masonry units.
    • A. 

      Cramp iron

    • B. 

      Interlocking iron

    • C. 

      Quion

    • D. 

      Rustic joint

  • 22. 
    A thin, flat sheet or piece of metal esp. one of uniform thickness.
    • A. 

      Sheet metal

    • B. 

      Plate

    • C. 

      Gauge metal

    • D. 

      Expanded metal

  • 23. 
    The art or technique of painting on a freshly spread, moist plaster surface with pigments ground up in water or a lime water mixture.
    • A. 

      Mural

    • B. 

      Fresco

    • C. 

      Mosaic

    • D. 

      Graffito

  • 24. 
    The space between two adjacent columns, usually clear space between the lower parts of the shafts, measured in diameters. It is a system of spacing columns in a colonnade based on this measurement.
    • A. 

      Order

    • B. 

      Columniation

    • C. 

      Intercolumniation

    • D. 

      Accouplement

  • 25. 
    Identify the ornament:A stylized three petaled iris flower tied by encircling band.
    • A. 

      Lotus

    • B. 

      Festoon

    • C. 

      Fleur de lis

    • D. 

      Rosette

  • 26. 
    A coarse plaster composed of portland or masonry cement, sand, and hydrated lime, mixed with water and applied in a plastic state to form hard covering for exterior walls.
    • A. 

      Stucco

    • B. 

      Putty

    • C. 

      Coating

    • D. 

      Daub

  • 27. 
    A reservoir or tank for storing or holding water or other liquid, as rainwater collected from a roof, for use when required.
    • A. 

      Aquifer

    • B. 

      Cistern

    • C. 

      Raw water

    • D. 

      Artesian well

  • 28. 
    Identify the type of roof.A ridged roof divided on each side into a shallower slope above a steeper one.
    • A. 

      Mansard roof

    • B. 

      Hipped gable

    • C. 

      Gambrel roof

    • D. 

      Barrel roof

  • 29. 
    An opening in the side of a building, as in parapet, for draining off rainwater.
    • A. 

      Roof drain

    • B. 

      Scupper

    • C. 

      Ferrule

    • D. 

      Arris

  • 30. 
    A recess or small room connected to or forming part of a larger room.
    • A. 

      Alcove

    • B. 

      Enfilade

    • C. 

      Vestibule

    • D. 

      Suite

  • 31. 
    Any of a number of timber, steel or precast concrete planks driven vertically side by side to retain earth or prevent water from seeping into an excavation. 
    • A. 

      Lagging

    • B. 

      Sheet Pile

    • C. 

      Tremie

    • D. 

      Shoring

  • 32. 
    Mosaic work of wood used for floors and wainscoting.
    • A. 

      Matrix Flooring

    • B. 

      Parquetry

    • C. 

      Blocking

    • D. 

      Palladiana

  • 33. 
    A pile driven at a specified angle to the vertical in order to provide resistance against lateral forces. 
    • A. 

      End-bearing pile

    • B. 

      Timber pile

    • C. 

      Batter pile

    • D. 

      Drive pile

  • 34. 
    A hinge having a removable pin so that a door can be unhung by separating two leaves.
    • A. 

      Strap hinge

    • B. 

      Ball bearing hinge

    • C. 

      Loose pin hinge

    • D. 

      Butt hinge

  • 35. 
    Identify
    • A. 

      Superman

    • B. 

      Batman

    • C. 

      Ironman

    • D. 

      Loki