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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

  • 26. 
    For box type and tabular textural members that meet the non compact section requirements of section 502.6, 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

  • 27. 
    Bolts and rivets connecting stiffness to the girder web shall be spaced not more than ______mm on centers.  (NSCP 507.5.3)
    • A. 

      300 mm

    • B. 

      400 mm

    • C. 

      350 mm

    • D. 

      250 mm

  • 28. 
    Ira composite beam section, the actual section modulus of the transformed composite section shall be used in calculating the concrete flexural compressed stress and for construction without temporary shores, this stress shall be based upon loading applied after the concrete has reached _____% of its required strength.
    • A. 

      50%

    • B. 

      60%

    • C. 

      80%

    • D. 

      75%

  • 29. 
    Shear connectors shall have at least ________mm of lateral concrete covering.  (NSCP 509.5.8)
    • A. 

      50 mm

    • B. 

      100 mm

    • C. 

      25 mm

    • D. 

      40 mm

  • 30. 
    The minimum center to center spacing of stud connectors along the longitudinal axis of supporting composite beam is ____________. (NSCP 509.5.8)
    • A. 

      6 diameter of connector

    • B. 

      10 diameter of connector

    • C. 

      12 diameter of connector

    • D. 

      5 diameter of connector

  • 31. 
    The maximum center to center spacing of stud connectors along the longitudinal axis of supporting composite beam is ____________.  (NSCP 509.5.8)
    • A. 

      8 diameter of connector

    • B. 

      6 diameter of connector

    • C. 

      5 diameter of connector

    • D. 

      10 diameter of connector

  • 32. 
    Connections carrying calculated stresses, except for lacing, sag bars and girts, shall be designed to support not less than ________Kn of force. (NSCP 510.10.61)
    • A. 

      30

    • B. 

      50

    • C. 

      26.70

    • D. 

      35

  • 33. 
    The connections at ends of tension or compression members in trusses shall develop the force due to the design load, but no less than _______% at the effective strength of the member unless a smaller percentage is justified by engineering analysis that considers other factors including handling, shipping and erection. (NSCP 510.2.5.1)
    • A. 

      50

    • B. 

      70

    • C. 

      65

    • D. 

      100

  • 34. 
    When formed steel decking is a part of the composite beam, the spacing of stud shear connector along the length of the supporting beam or girder shall not exceed _______mm. (NSCP 509.6.1.2)
    • A. 

      800

    • B. 

      750

    • C. 

      900

    • D. 

      1000

  • 35. 
    The minimum sizes of filler weld for plates with thickness greater than 20mm is ________.  (NSCP 510.3.3.2)
    • A. 

      10

    • B. 

      8

    • C. 

      15

    • D. 

      20

  • 36. 
    The minimum sizes of filler weld for plates with thickness 6mm is ________?  (NSCP 510.3.3.2)
    • A. 

      3 mm

    • B. 

      6 mm

    • C. 

      8 mm

    • D. 

      10 mm

  • 37. 
    The minimum sizes of filler weld for plates with thickness over 12mm to 20mm is ________?  (NSCP 510.3.3.2)
    • A. 

      8 mm

    • B. 

      10 mm

    • C. 

      6 mm

    • D. 

      5 mm