Roofing System Quiz

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Roofing System Quiz

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the smallest gutter size?
    • A. 

      6"

    • B. 

      8"

    • C. 

      12"

    • D. 

      24"

  • 2. 
    Using 12 feet G.I. Corrugated roofing sheet, what is the distance of the purlins?
    • A. 

      450 mm

    • B. 

      600 mm

    • C. 

      660 mm

    • D. 

      700 mm

  • 3. 
    Which is not part of the truss system?
    • A. 

      Girder

    • B. 

      Top chord

    • C. 

      Girt

    • D. 

      Purlins

  • 4. 
    An opening in the side of the building, as in a parapet, for draining off rainwater?
    • A. 

      Scupper

    • B. 

      Roof drain

    • C. 

      Gutter

    • D. 

      Gargoyles

  • 5. 
    What type of roof is ideal for warehouse or factory?
    • A. 

      Shingles

    • B. 

      Polcarbonate

    • C. 

      Metal decking

    • D. 

      Long span G.I.

  • 6. 
    What type of roof is ideal for sidewalk?
    • A. 

      Clay tile

    • B. 

      Polycarbonate

    • C. 

      Metal decking

    • D. 

      Long span GI

  • 7. 
    What type of roof is ideal for green house?
    • A. 

      Shingles

    • B. 

      Laminated glass roofing

    • C. 

      Long span GI

    • D. 

      Polycarbonate

  • 8. 
    What type of roof is ideal for a beach rest house?
    • A. 

      Shingles

    • B. 

      Metal deck

    • C. 

      Long span GI

    • D. 

      Polycarbonate

  • 9. 
    What type of roofing is ideal for forested area?
    • A. 

      Steep gable roof

    • B. 

      Gable

    • C. 

      Butterfly roof

    • D. 

      Long overhanded roofing

  • 10. 
    What type of roofing is ideal for industrial plant where toxic fumes are emitted?
    • A. 

      Plain GI sheet

    • B. 

      Corrugated GI sheet

    • C. 

      Polycarbonate sheet

    • D. 

      Colour roof

  • 11. 
    What type of roofing is ideal for houses located at coastal area?
    • A. 

      Brick tile

    • B. 

      Clay tile

    • C. 

      Concrete tile

    • D. 

      GI sheet roofing

  • 12. 
    What type of roofing is ideal for structures near the sea?
    • A. 

      Asphalt roofing

    • B. 

      Concrete roofing

    • C. 

      Galvanized iron roofing

    • D. 

      Fiber cement board

  • 13. 
    What type of roofing is ideal for a busy airport?
    • A. 

      Concrete slab

    • B. 

      Thick thatch roof

    • C. 

      Ceramic tile

    • D. 

      GI roof with double bubble foil insulation

  • 14. 
    What is the commercial length of a long span roofing?
    • A. 

      18m

    • B. 

      10m

    • C. 

      12m

    • D. 

      None

  • 15. 
    Steel coated with zinc is also called?
    • A. 

      Galvanized

    • B. 

      Powder coated

    • C. 

      Die-cast aluminum

    • D. 

      Anodized

  • 16. 
    How is the top chord connected to bottom chord as shown in the figure?
    • A. 

      Rivets only

    • B. 

      Screws

    • C. 

      Welded

    • D. 

      Gusset plate

  • 17. 
    It is used to attached aluminum gutter to roof?
    • A. 

      Rivets

    • B. 

      Screw

    • C. 

      Umbrella nails

    • D. 

      Weld

  • 18. 
    What is the Sydney Opera House “shell” made of?
    • A. 

      Pre-cast concrete panel

    • B. 

      Space frame truss with white metal cladding

    • C. 

      Sixed fabric membrane

    • D. 

      Pre-fabricated “light” load-bearing concrete shell

  • 19. 
    \  \               /  /   \  \           /  / _  \_\       /_/  _   l                  l   l_________l Identify the figure shown above?
    • A. 

      Valley gutter

    • B. 

      Gutter

    • C. 

      Butterfly gutter

    • D. 

      Hip gutter

  • 20. 
    What is the ideal roofing for a "bungalow house" which is located between two story houses?
    • A. 

      Long span GI roofing

    • B. 

      Corrugated GI roofing

    • C. 

      Asphalt shingles

    • D. 

      Roof tiles

  • 21. 
    What is the ideal way of insulating the roof?
    • A. 

      Roofing sheet, an air space or gap, then aluminum insulation

    • B. 

      Roofing sheet with aluminum insulation underneath

    • C. 

      Roofing sheet, purlins with insulation underneath

    • D. 

      Roofing sheet, insulations, purlins, insulations

  • 22. 
    How are gutters joined?
    • A. 

      Aluminum rivets

    • B. 

      Tekscrew

    • C. 

      Seam pattern

    • D. 

      Folding system

  • 23. 
    Use to connect G.I. roofing to steel purlin?
    • A. 

      Self tapping screw

    • B. 

      Umbrella nail

    • C. 

      Machine bolt with nuts

    • D. 

      Expansion bolt

  • 24. 
    Where is the gutter attached?
    • A. 

      Fascia board

    • B. 

      Purlins edge

    • C. 

      Cleats

    • D. 

      Girder

  • 25. 
    What is galvanized roofing?
    • A. 

      Zinc coated on 1 side

    • B. 

      Zinc coated on 2 sides

    • C. 

      Zinc coated on all sides

    • D. 

      Zinc coated any of the side