Theory & Principles Of Planning

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Theory & Principles Of Planning

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  • 1. 
    1.    Which of the following would probably not be considered an element of a city’s image?
    • A. 

      A. A group of houses

    • B. 

      B. A freeway

    • C. 

      C. A neighborhood bar

    • D. 

      D. A rice paddies

  • 2. 
    Social Contact and interaction in a pavilion would be promoted most by which of the following design decision?
    • A. 

      A.Making the dimensions of the pavilion small enough so the anticipated number of users would cross into each other’s personal distance,

    • B. 

      B. Designing benches around the support columns so people would have a place to sit and talk

    • C. 

      C. Organizing the cooking and servicing area distinct from the dining area and entrance

    • D. 

      D. Providing an informal variety of spaces of different sizes, locations and uses.

  • 3. 
    A speculative office building probably would not be built if the developer discovered that:
    • A. 

      A. All of the catchments area was not served by arterial street.

    • B. 

      B. The site consisted of mostly sandy soil with a 6-foot top layer of expansive clay

    • C. 

      C. The vacancy rate of office space in the city was three times the national average

    • D. 

      D. The neighborhood community objected to the sight of the parking lots.

  • 4. 
    Which of the following causes the foundation problems:
    • A. 

      A. Extensive underground rock formations just below the surface

    • B. 

      B. A 5-foot water table

    • C. 

      C. Expansive clay and organic soil

    • D. 

      D. All of the above

  • 5. 
    In planning a new building, an architect would have to look at regulations other than the zoning ordinance to find a requirement for which of the following:
    • A. 

      A. The width of the loading berth

    • B. 

      B. The required size of utility easement

    • C. 

      C. Minimum lot size

    • D. 

      D. Parking area size

    • E. 

      E. Permissible roof covering

  • 6. 
    Which of the following statement is incorrect?
    • A. 

      A. A 1 ½ % slope is suitable for rough parking

    • B. 

      B. Landscaped areas near buildings should have a 2% slope

    • C. 

      C. A safe sidewalk would slope 2 ½ %.

    • D. 

      D. Roads in northern climates can safely have up to 12% grade.

  • 7. 
    Which of the following would result to the best site circulation?
    • A. 

      A. Planning the service entry drive separated from the automobile entry and drive

    • B. 

      B. Making parking areas oversize to accommodate pedestrian circulation

    • C. 

      C. Designing all two-way roads at least 24-feet wide

    • D. 

      D. Limiting parking area traffic to a single entrance away from the pedestrian walks

    • E. 

      E. Laying out walks parallel to parking areas.

  • 8. 
    A property can best be described with which of the following?
    • A. 

      A. Metes and bounds

    • B. 

      B. Reference to a section and township

    • C. 

      C. Location within a subdivision

    • D. 

      D. All of the above

  • 9. 
    If land is limited, which of the following is the best way to plan parking lots?
    • A. 

      A. A two-way circulation with 90-degree parking on both sides of the drive

    • B. 

      B. 30-degree parking on both sides of a one-way loop system

    • C. 

      C. Combining service circulation with parking at 45-degree angle

    • D. 

      D. 90-degree parking on one side of a one-way circulation drive.

  • 10. 
    If the contour interval is 2.0 meters and the contour distance is uniformly at 5.0 meters, what is the slope of the topography?
    • A. 

      A. 27 percent

    • B. 

      B. 53 percent

    • C. 

      C. 40 percent

    • D. 

      D. 67 percent

  • 11. 
    Which of the following is a long-term plan that is required of the entire local government unit in the Philippines?
    • A. 

      A. Urban plan

    • B. 

      B. Social plan

    • C. 

      C. Comprehensive development plan

    • D. 

      D. Site plan

  • 12. 
    Which of the following best describe the theory of the relationship of Downtown Davao and Calinan Poblacion?
    • A. 

      A. Concentric zone

    • B. 

      B. Sector

    • C. 

      C. Multiple-nuclei theory

    • D. 

      D. Central place theory

  • 13. 
    What is the land classification or land use of the Puan Area based on the approved Zoning Ordinance of Davao City?
    • A. 

      A. Residential

    • B. 

      B. Protected-water resource

    • C. 

      C. Commercial

    • D. 

      D. Industrial

  • 14. 
    Which of the following best describe the setback from a water line?
    • A. 

      A. Setback

    • B. 

      B. Easement

    • C. 

      C. Right-of-way

    • D. 

      D. Crossing

  • 15. 
    Which of the following best describe the existing condition of San Pedro Street?
    • A. 

      A. High density residential area

    • B. 

      B. Institutional area

    • C. 

      C. Central Business District

    • D. 

      D. Urban decay

  • 16. 
    Which of the following best describes the criss-crossing of overhead highways, which sometimes presents a clover-leaf form?
    • A. 

      A. Overpass

    • B. 

      B. Flyover

    • C. 

      C. Skyway

    • D. 

      D. Sidewalk

  • 17. 
    Which of the following is a best circulation design alternative for a site plan?
    • A. 

      A. Wide vehicular roads

    • B. 

      B. Parking on the front of the site

    • C. 

      C. Provision of a porte-cochere

    • D. 

      D. Separate pedestrian and vehicular circulation systems

  • 18. 
    When designing a low-cost housing project, which of the following laws would be appropriate as basis for design?
    • A. 

      A. PD 957

    • B. 

      B. RA 7279 or UDHA

    • C. 

      C. International Law on human settlements

    • D. 

      D. BP 220

  • 19. 
    One the following is the approving government unit for subdivision project development permit. Which would that be?
    • A. 

      A. HLURB

    • B. 

      B. HIGC

    • C. 

      C. Local Government Unit (LGU)

    • D. 

      D. NHA