Tcm 1131 Test 1

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Tcm 1131 Test 1

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  • 1. 
    1.      What typical components are included in the project manual?
    • A. 

      Bidding requirements and forms, pre-approved change orders, shop drawings, conditions of the contract, specifications

    • B. 

      Conditions of the contract, specifications, drawings, information about alternates, cost estimates

    • C. 

      Bidding requirements and forms, conditions of the contract, specifications, information about alternates, allowances

    • D. 

      Shop drawings, specifications, drawings, information about alternates, cost estimates

  • 2. 
    A zoning code established requirements for
    • A. 

      Building construction and occupancy

    • B. 

      Property management

    • C. 

      Land use

    • D. 

      Facility management

  • 3. 
    "General Business" is categorized into which International Zoning Code zone?
    • A. 

      Agricultural

    • B. 

      Residential

    • C. 

      Commercial

    • D. 

      Institutional

  • 4. 
    Who produces project manual?
    • A. 

      Project contractor

    • B. 

      Project owner

    • C. 

      Project designer

    • D. 

      Clerk of works

  • 5. 
    Compared to buildings with small floor plans, buildings with large floor plans enclose
    • A. 

      Less space per unit of exterior wall cladding

    • B. 

      More space per unit of exterior wall cladding

    • C. 

      The same amount of space per unit of exterior cladding

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 6. 
    Compared to single story buildings, multi-story buildings require:
    • A. 

      Less foundation wall and less roofing material per unit of enclosed space

    • B. 

      Less foundations wall and more roofing material per unit of enclosed space

    • C. 

      More foundation wall and less roofing material pper unit of enclosed space

    • D. 

      More foundation wall and more roofing material per unit of enclosed space

  • 7. 
    Select the correct statement comparing factory prefabrication with site fabrication
    • A. 

      Prefabrication can make greater use of power tools and machinery than can site fabrication.

    • B. 

      Prefabrication is more vulnerable to weather conditions than is site fabrication.

    • C. 

      Site fabrication offers greater convenience to workers in their working conditions than does prefabrication.

    • D. 

      Site fabrication allows more volume purchasing of materials than does prefabrication.

  • 8. 
    Identify an advantage of prefabrication over site-fabrication
    • A. 

      Larger market required for competitive prices

    • B. 

      Easier compliance with a broad range of building codes

    • C. 

      Shorter period of time required for site assembly and construction

    • D. 

      Greater variety of component shapes and building forms

  • 9. 
    Identify an advantage of site-fabrication over prefabrication
    • A. 

      Greater acceptance by consumers and builders

    • B. 

      Greater quality control

    • C. 

      Better working conditions

    • D. 

      Availability of more sophisticated tools and machinery

  • 10. 
    A detailed, precise description of a product or practice is a:
    • A. 

      Code

    • B. 

      Material standard

    • C. 

      Drawing

    • D. 

      Specification

  • 11. 
     Identify the agency that sponsors the production of certain specialized "codes" which are appropriate for adoption as law by states and communities. (These codes of more narrow scope are distinguished from the broader International Codes).
    • A. 

      American society for testing and materials

    • B. 

      American woodwork institute

    • C. 

      Department of housing and urban development

    • D. 

      National fire protection association

  • 12. 
    Identify the agency that tests components and devices for purposes of fire and electrical safety and whose "label" on products verifies their having met required standards.
    • A. 

      American society for testing and materials

    • B. 

      Underwriters laboratories

    • C. 

      American national standards

    • D. 

      National association of home builders research foundation

  • 13. 
      Which agency encourages housing production through mortgage insurance and various subsidies?
    • A. 

      Underwriters laboratories

    • B. 

      General services administration

    • C. 

      Department of housing and urban development

    • D. 

      National association of home builders

  • 14. 
    Identify the three major national model building codes which have been replaced by the International Building Code.
    • A. 

      National building code, american building code, common building code

    • B. 

      Common building code, underwriters building code, official building code

    • C. 

      Underwriters building code, standard building code, american building code

    • D. 

      National building code, uniform building code, standard building code

  • 15. 
    Which glazing is not appropriate for doors and sidelights?
    • A. 

      Tempered glass

    • B. 

      Laminated glass

    • C. 

      Plastic

    • D. 

      Annealed glass

  • 16. 
    What is the maximum slope appropriate for ramp designed for wheelchair accessibility
    • A. 

      1:8

    • B. 

      1:10

    • C. 

      1:12

    • D. 

      1:20

  • 17. 
    What is the minimum width of a door for wheel chair accessibility?
    • A. 

      30 in

    • B. 

      32 in

    • C. 

      36 in

    • D. 

      40 in

  • 18. 
    Which is the following is not one of the three basic project delivery systems in today's construction industry?
    • A. 

      Design-bid-build

    • B. 

      Construction management

    • C. 

      Fast-tract

    • D. 

      Design build

  • 19. 
    Which two organizations collaborate on the production of the MasterFormat?
    • A. 

      ANSI and NIST

    • B. 

      ASTM and AGC

    • C. 

      CSI and CSC

    • D. 

      NBIS and ISO

  • 20. 
    What is not one of the basic types of construction cost agreement used in the industry?
    • A. 

      Fixed price stipulated sum

    • B. 

      Unit price

    • C. 

      Guaranteed maximum price

    • D. 

      Pay as go

    • E. 

      Cost plus fee

  • 21. 
    Why was the Metes and Bounds system of surveying replaced by the Rectangular System in the westward expansion after the Revolutionary War?
    • A. 

      Shortage of skilled surveyors due to war deaths and the departure of royal professionals

    • B. 

      Shortage of natural monuments in the undeveloped lands

    • C. 

      The development of the bubble level

    • D. 

      Breakthroughs in trigonometry theory

  • 22. 
    The prime meridian designated as 0 degrees longitude passes through what location?
    • A. 

      New York

    • B. 

      Amsterdam

    • C. 

      Greenwich

    • D. 

      Moscow

  • 23. 
    Why are correction lines a standard component of the Rectangular System of surveying?
    • A. 

      Inadequate accuracy of surveying equipment

    • B. 

      The meridians are not parallel

    • C. 

      Human error

    • D. 

      Movement of the earth's crust such as from earthquakes

  • 24. 
    What is the smallest statutory division of regular sections in the Rec. survey system
    • A. 

      1 acre

    • B. 

      1 sq block

    • C. 

      40 acres

    • D. 

      1 sq mi

  • 25. 
    If there is a conflict or discrepancy in a subdivision plat which has been incorporated into the legal description of an individual lot, which descriptive device governs?
    • A. 

      Monuments

    • B. 

      Courses

    • C. 

      Distances

    • D. 

      Areas

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