National Structural Code Of The Philippines Trivia

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National Structural Code Of The Philippines Trivia

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  • 1. 
    An open building is a structure having all walls at least _____% open. (NSCP 207)
    • A. 

      50%

    • B. 

      60%

    • C. 

      80%

    • D. 

      75%

  • 2. 
    . Low rise buildings is an enclosed or partially enclosed with mean roof height less than or equal to? (NSCP 207.20)
    • A. 

      70 M

    • B. 

      50 M

    • C. 

      15 M

    • D. 

      18 M

  • 3. 
    The wind load importance factor lw for essential facilities is equal to? (NSCP 207.50)
    • A. 

      1.15

    • B. 

      1.0

    • C. 

      2.15

    • D. 

      0.87

  • 4. 
    The wind load importance factor for hazardous facilities is equal to?
    • A. 

      1.0

    • B. 

      0.87

    • C. 

      1.15

    • D. 

      2.15

  • 5. 
    The wind load importance factor for standard occupancy structures is equal to?
    • A. 

      1.0

    • B. 

      1.15

    • C. 

      0.87

    • D. 

      2.0

  • 6. 
    The wind load importance factor for miscellaneous structures is equal to?
    • A. 

      1.0

    • B. 

      1.15

    • C. 

      0.87

    • D. 

      2.0

  • 7. 
    Large city centers with at least 50% of the buildings having a height greater than 21M. falls on what exposure category for wind loading? (NSCP 207.5.3)
    • A. 

      Exposure A

    • B. 

      Exposure B

    • C. 

      Exposure C

    • D. 

      Exposure D

  • 8. 
    Open terrain with scattered obstructions having heights less than 9M. Falls on what exposure category for wind loading?
    • A. 

      Exposure A

    • B. 

      Exposure B

    • C. 

      Exposure C

    • D. 

      Exposure D

  • 9. 
    Flat unobstructed areas exposed to wind flowing over open water for a distance of at least 2 km falls on what exposure category for wind loading?
    • A. 

      Exposure A

    • B. 

      Exposure B

    • C. 

      Exposure C

    • D. 

      Exposure D

  • 10. 
    Urban and suburban areas, wooded areas or other terrain with numerous closely spaced obstructions having the size of single family dwelling or larger falls on what exposure category for wind loading?
    • A. 

      Exposure A

    • B. 

      Exposure B

    • C. 

      Exposure C

    • D. 

      Exposure D

  • 11. 
    Zone 1 of the Philippine map has a wind velocity of ____Kph?
    • A. 

      150 Kph

    • B. 

      250 Kph

    • C. 

      125 Kph

    • D. 

      200 Kph

  • 12. 
    Zone 3 of the Philippine map has a wind velocity of ____Kph?
    • A. 

      200 Kph

    • B. 

      125 Kp

    • C. 

      150 Kph

    • D. 

      250 Kph

  • 13. 
    In testing concrete laboratory cured specimens, no individual strength test (average of 2 cylinders) falls below fc’ by more than _______.  (NSCP 405.7.3.3)
    • A. 

      5 Mpa

    • B. 

      4.25 Mpa

    • C. 

      3.50 Mpa

    • D. 

      4.0 Mpa

  • 14. 
    Spacing for a lateral support for a beam shall not exceed _______times the least width b of compression flange or face. (NSCP 410.5.10)
    • A. 

      40

    • B. 

      50

    • C. 

      60

    • D. 

      30

  • 15. 
    For a rectangular reinforced concrete compression member, it shall be permitted to take the radius of gyration equal to _______times the overall dimension of the direction of stability is being considered.  (NSCP 410.12.20)
    • A. 

      0.30

    • B. 

      0.45

    • C. 

      0.50

    • D. 

      0.75

  • 16. 
    For members whose design is based on compressive force, the slenderness ratio kL/r preferably should not exceed ________? (NSCP 502.8.1)
    • A. 

      300

    • B. 

      250

    • C. 

      200

    • D. 

      350

  • 17. 
    members whose design is based on tensile force, the slenderness ratio L/r preferably should not exceed _________.
    • A. 

      200

    • B. 

      300

    • C. 

      250

    • D. 

      350

  • 18. 
    For pin connected members, the allowable stress on the net area of the pinhole for pin connected members is _________. (NSCP 504.4.1.1)
    • A. 

      0.60 Fy

    • B. 

      0.50 Fy

    • C. 

      0.45 Fy

    • D. 

      0.40 Fy

  • 19. 
    Other than pin connected members, the allowable tensile stress shall not exceed _______ on the gross area. (NSCP 504.2.1)
    • A. 

      0.60 Fy

    • B. 

      0.60 Fy

    • C. 

      0.33 Fy

    • D. 

      0.66 Fy

  • 20. 
    For pin connected plates, the minimum net area beyond the pinhole parallel to the axis of the member shall not be less than _______of the net area across the pinhole. (NSCP 504.4.2.1)
    • A. 

      3/4

    • B. 

      2/3

    • C. 

      3/5

    • D. 

      1/3

  • 21. 
    For pin connected members in which the pin is expected to provide for relative movement between connected parts while under full load, the diameter of the pinhole shall not be more than ______mm greater than the diameter of the pin. (NSCP 504.4.2.3)
    • A. 

      1 mm

    • B. 

      0.5 mm

    • C. 

      0.80 mm

    • D. 

      2 mm

  • 22. 
    The maximum longitudinal spacing of bolts, nuts and intermittent welds correctly two rolled shapes in contact for a built up section shall not exceed ________. (NSCP 505.5.4)
    • A. 

      700 mm

    • B. 

      500 mm

    • C. 

      600 mm

    • D. 

      400 mm

  • 23. 
    The ratio L/r for lacing bars arranged in single system shall not exceed ________. (NSCP 505.5.80)
    • A. 

      140 mm

    • B. 

      200 mm

    • C. 

      250 mm

    • D. 

      100 mm

  • 24. 
    The ratio L/r for lacing bars arranged in double system shall not exceed ________.
    • A. 

      140 mm

    • B. 

      200 mm

    • C. 

      250 mm

    • D. 

      100 mm

  • 25. 
    For members bent about their strong or weak axes, members with compact sections where the flanges continuously connected to web the allowable bending stress is _________.  (NSCP 506.4.1.1)
    • A. 

      0.75 Fy

    • B. 

      0.60 Fy

    • C. 

      0.45 Fy

    • D. 

      0.66 Fy

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