National Structural Code O The Philippines 03

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National Structural Code O The Philippines 03

(National Structural COde o the Philippines - NSCP) Prepared by: Arch. /EnP. RSGabitan


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Before commencing the excavation work, the person making the excavation shall notify in writing the owner of the adjoining building not less than _____days before such excavation is to be made. (NSCP 302.2.4)
    • A. 

      15 days

    • B. 

      10 days

    • C. 

      30 days

    • D. 

      60 days

  • 2. 
    Fill slopes shall not be constructed on natural slopes steeper than ____% slope (NSCP 302.3.1)
    • A. 

      50%

    • B. 

      10%

    • C. 

      20%

    • D. 

      60%

  • 3. 
    The minimum distance that the toe of fill slope made to the site boundary line: (NSCP 302.4.3)
    • A. 

      0.80 M

    • B. 

      0.60 M

    • C. 

      1.50 M

    • D. 

      2.00 M

  • 4. 
    The max. distance that the toe of fill slope made to the site boundary: (NSCP 302.4.3)
    • A. 

      0.80 M

    • B. 

      0.60 M

    • C. 

      6.00 M

    • D. 

      1.00 M

  • 5. 
    . In using sand backfill in the annular space around column not embedded in poured footings, the sand shall be thoroughly compacted by tamping in layers not more than _____mm in depth? (NSCP 305.7.3)
    • A. 

      500 mm

    • B. 

      400 mm

    • C. 

      200 mm

    • D. 

      300 mm

  • 6. 
    In using a concrete backfill in the annular space around column not embedded in poured footings, the concrete shall have ultimate strength of ____Mpa at 28 days. (NSCP 305.7.3)
    • A. 

      30 Mpa

    • B. 

      15 Mpa

    • C. 

      10 Mpa

    • D. 

      5 Mpa

  • 7. 
    When grillage footings of structural steel shapes are used on soils, they shall be completely embedded in concrete.  Concrete cover shall be at least _____mm on the bottom. (NSCP 305.8)
    • A. 

      100 mm

    • B. 

      200 mm

    • C. 

      150 mm

    • D. 

      250 mm

  • 8. 
    Temporary open air portable bleachers may be supported upon wood sills or steel plates placed directly upon the ground surface, provided soil pressure does not exceed ____Kpa. (NSCP 305.9)
    • A. 

      100 Kpa

    • B. 

      50 Kpa

    • C. 

      150 Kpa

    • D. 

      200 Kpa

  • 9. 
    The minimum nominal diameter of steel bolts when wood plates or sill shall be bolted to foundation wall in zone 2 seismic area in the Philippines. (NSCP 305.60)
    • A. 

      10mm

    • B. 

      12mm

    • C. 

      16mm

    • D. 

      20mm

  • 10. 
    The minimum nominal diameter of steel bolts when wood plates or sill shall be bolted to foundation wall in zone 4 seismic area in the Philippines. (NSCP 305.60)
    • A. 

      10mm

    • B. 

      12mm

    • C. 

      16mm

    • D. 

      20mm

  • 11. 
    Individual pile caps and caissons of every structure subjected to seismic forces shall be interconnected by ties.  Such ties shall be capable of resisting in tension or compression a minimum horizontal force equal to _____% of the largest column vertical load. (NSCP 306.20)
    • A. 

      15%

    • B. 

      20%

    • C. 

      10%

    • D. 

      25%

  • 12. 
    Such piles into firm ground may be considered fixed and laterally supported at _____M below the ground surface. (NSCP 306.20)
    • A. 

      1.50 M

    • B. 

      2.00 M

    • C. 

      2.50 M

    • D. 

      3.00 M

  • 13. 
    Such piles into soft ground may be considered fixed and laterally supported at _____M below the ground surface. (NSCP 306.20)
    • A. 

      1.50 M

    • B. 

      2.00 M

    • C. 

      2.50 M

    • D. 

      3.00 M

  • 14. 
    The maximum length of cast in place piles/bored piles shall be _____times the average diameter of the pile. (NSCP 307.2.1)
    • A. 

      10 times

    • B. 

      20 times

    • C. 

      30 times

    • D. 

      15 times

  • 15. 
    Cast in place/bored piles shall have a specific compressive strength Fc of not less than ______Mpa. (NSCP 307.2.1)
    • A. 

      17.50 Mpa

    • B. 

      20 Mpa

    • C. 

      15 Mpa

    • D. 

      25 Mpa

  • 16. 
    Pre-cast concrete piles shall have a specific compressive strength Fc of not less than _____Mpa. (NSCP 304.7.1)
    • A. 

      17.50 Mpa

    • B. 

      20 Mpa

    • C. 

      15 Mpa

    • D. 

      25 Mpa

  • 17. 
    The maximum spacing of ties and spirals in a driven pre-cast concrete pile center to center. (NSCP 307.5.1)
    • A. 

      75 mm

    • B. 

      100 mm

    • C. 

      125 mm

    • D. 

      150 mm

  • 18. 
    Pre-cast pre-stressed concrete piles shall have a specified compressive strength Fc of not less than ____Mpa. (NSCP 307.5.1)
    • A. 

      20 Mpa

    • B. 

      15 Mpa

    • C. 

      25 Mpa

    • D. 

      35 Mpa

  • 19. 
    The minimum outside diameter of pipe piles when used must be? (NSCP 307.6.3)
    • A. 

      300 mm

    • B. 

      250 mm

    • C. 

      350 mm

    • D. 

      400 mm

  • 20. 
    Aviation control towers fall to what type of occupancy?
    • A. 

      Special occupancy structures

    • B. 

      Essential facilities

    • C. 

      Hazardous facility

    • D. 

      Standard occupancy

  • 21. 
    Private garages, carports, sheds, agricultural buildings fall to what type of occupancy?
    • A. 

      Miscellaneous occupancy

    • B. 

      Essential facilities

    • C. 

      Special occupancy

    • D. 

      Hazardous facility

  • 22. 
    Buildings used for college or adult education with a capacity of 500 or more students fall to what type of occupancy
    • A. 

      Miscellaneous occupancy

    • B. 

      Essential facilities

    • C. 

      Special occupancy

    • D. 

      Hazardous facility

  • 23. 
    Buildings or structures therein housing and supporting toxic or explosive chemicals or substances fall to what type of category?
    • A. 

      Miscellaneous occupancy

    • B. 

      Essential facili

    • C. 

      Special occupancy

    • D. 

      Hazardous facility

  • 24. 
    The allowable deflection for any structural member loaded with live load only. (NSCP 107.2.2)
    • A. 

      L/300

    • B. 

      L/360

    • C. 

      L/200

    • D. 

      L/240

  • 25. 
    The allowable deflection for any structural member loaded with dead load and live load only. (NSCP 104.2.2)
    • A. 

      L/240

    • B. 

      L/300

    • C. 

      L/360

    • D. 

      L/200

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