Uapga Quiz (united Architects Of The Philippines Graduate Auxiliary)

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Architecture Quizzes & Trivia

(Quiz given during a UAPGA seminar - History, Theory, Prof Prac, Building Laws, Planning) Prepared by: Arch. /EnP. RSGabitan


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A key housing agency that assist private developers to undertake low and middle income mass housing production
    • A. 

      National Home Mortgage & Finance Corporation (NHMFC)

    • B. 

      Home Insurance & Guarantee Corporation (HIGC)

    • C. 

      Housing & Land Use Regulatory Board (HLURB)

    • D. 

      National Housing Authority (NHA)

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      Great Temple of Ammon, Karnak

    • B. 

      The Great temple of Abu-Simbel

    • C. 

      Temple of Queen HATSHEPSUT

    • D. 

      Temple of Ramsesseum, Thebes

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      Block

    • B. 

      Fireblock

    • C. 

      Firewall

    • D. 

      Blotline wall

  • 4. 
    Refers to the most reasonable price of land and shelter based on the needs and financial capability of “program beneficiaries and appropriate financial schemes” (RA 7279).
    • A. 

      Financial range

    • B. 

      Affordable cost

    • C. 

      House rental wage range

    • D. 

      Lower housing rate

  • 5. 
    Architectural programming is one of the architect’s services that falls under:
    • A. 

      Pre Design

    • B. 

      Design

    • C. 

      Design-Build

    • D. 

      Specialized Services

  • 6. 
    It refers to contracts or arrangements involving the transfer of systematic knowledge for the manufacture of a product
    • A. 

      Technology transfer

    • B. 

      Transfer of Record

    • C. 

      Contract Documents

    • D. 

      Technical Transfer

  • 7. 
    • A. 

      A New Architecture by Frank Lloyd Wright

    • B. 

      Ten books of Architecture by Marcus Vitruvius

    • C. 

      Space, Time and Architecture by Sigfried Gideon

    • D. 

      The Poetry of Architecture by John Ruskin

  • 8. 
    The memorial column built in the form of tall Doric order and made entirely f marble is;
    • A. 

      Column of Antoninus Pius

    • B. 

      Trajan’s Column

    • C. 

      Column of Marcus Aurelius

    • D. 

      Column of Dioelectian

  • 9. 
    Early type of settlement in America taken after the “boug” (military town) and “fauborg” (citizen’s town) of the medieval ages.
    • A. 

      The European Planned City

    • B. 

      Medieval Bastide

    • C. 

      Medieval Organic City

    • D. 

      Laws of the Indies Towns

  • 10. 
    It is the eclectic style of domestic architecture of the 1870’s and the 1880’s in England and the USA and actually based on country house and cottage Elizabeth architecture which was characterized by a blending of Tudor Gothic, English Renaissance and colonial elements in the USA:
    • A. 

      Mannerist Phase

    • B. 

      Queen Anne style

    • C. 

      Jacobean Architecture

    • D. 

      Stuart Architecture

  • 11. 
    When the owner hires an Architect of a firm to coordinate the whole range of Comprehensive Architectural Services, it shall constitute?
    • A. 

      Design-Build

    • B. 

      Labor Supervision

    • C. 

      Project Management

    • D. 

      Construction Service

  • 12. 
    He is a registered & licensed architect, who is academically and professionally qualified, & with exceptional or recognized expertise or specialization in any branch of architecture;
    • A. 

      Architect-of-record

    • B. 

      Consulting Architect

    • C. 

      Architect

    • D. 

      Architect-in-charge of the construction

  • 13. 
    A full time construction inspector hired by owner assisting in the supervision of the work.
    • A. 

      Project Representative

    • B. 

      Engineer

    • C. 

      Architect

    • D. 

      Contractor

  • 14. 
    • A. 

      The Architect shall immediately upon his personal knowledge and inspection, reject or condemn materials, equipment or workmanship which are not in conformity with the Contract Documents in order not to cause Unnecessary delay and additional expense to the Contractor,

    • B. 

      The Architect shall not knowingly call upon the Contractor to correct or remedy oversights or errors in the Contract Documents to the Contractor’s financial advantage.

    • C. 

      The Architect shall give the contractor every reasonable aid to enable him to fully understand the contents of the Contract Documents by furnishing clear, definite and consistent information in all pertinent contract documents to avoid unnecessary mistakes that may involve extra costs to the Contractor.

    • D. 

      The Architect shall consider the needs and stipulation of the Contractor and the effect of his work upon the life and well-being of the public and community as a whole

  • 15. 
    In methods of compensation, if the Architect as Project Manager performs regular architectural services for the same project, he is compensated separately for these services as stipulated in what UAP Documents?
    • A. 

      UAP Doc 201

    • B. 

      UAP Doc 202

    • C. 

      UAP Doc 203

    • D. 

      UAP Doc 204

  • 16. 
    • A. 

      3 copies of directory of Panel boards with list of circuits, instructions and Manuals for Operating and Maintenance of Fixture and Equipment and Keying Schedule

    • B. 

      Guarantee Bond equivalent to 40% of the Contract Price covering a period of one year after the Final Acceptance of the Work.

    • C. 

      Certificate of Final Building Occupancy.

    • D. 

      Original and 3 sets of prints of As-Built Drawings of the finished project.

  • 17. 
    Within how many months shall be the release of Retention from date of Final Payment?
    • A. 

      2 months

    • B. 

      3 months

    • C. 

      4 months

    • D. 

      6 months

  • 18. 
    It is the first Development Garden City where it is a combination of landscaping, informal street layouts, and main axis focusing on town center.
    • A. 

      Savannah

    • B. 

      Welwyn

    • C. 

      Letchworth

    • D. 

      Hampstead Garden Suburbs

  • 19. 
    A British pioneered in regional Planning for the Doncaster area (1920-1922) and East Kent; Involved in greater London Plan; Use of open space as structuring element.
    • A. 

      Clarence Perry

    • B. 

      Leslie Patrick Abercrombie

    • C. 

      Henry Wright

    • D. 

      Andres Duany

  • 20. 
    He is remembered for his “Ideal Cities” – star shaped plans with street radiating from central point, usually proposed for a church, palace or castle.
    • A. 

      Leonardo Da Vinci

    • B. 

      Leon Battista Alberti

    • C. 

      Pierre Charles L’ Enfant

    • D. 

      Sir Christopher Wren

  • 21. 
    Whose theory is the explanation of residential land uses in terms of wedge-shaped sectors radial to the city center along established lines of transportation.
    • A. 

      Homer Hoyt

    • B. 

      Kevin Lynch

    • C. 

      Ernest Burgess

    • D. 

      Jane Jacobs

  • 22. 
    Published the book called “Fields, Factories and Workshops; or Industry Combined with Agriculture with manual work”.
    • A. 

      Antonio Sant’elia

    • B. 

      Don Soria y Mata

    • C. 

      Eugene Henard

    • D. 

      Peter Kropotkin

  • 23. 
    Condominium & Subdivision Buyers Protective Law.
    • A. 

      PD 1216

    • B. 

      PD 1295

    • C. 

      PD 957

    • D. 

      PD 9514

  • 24. 
    • A. 

      Guarantee Bond

    • B. 

      Surety Bond

    • C. 

      Performance Bod

    • D. 

      Payment Bond

  • 25. 
    The sacred enclosure found in the highest part of a Greek city is called:
    • A. 

      Peribolas

    • B. 

      Temenos

    • C. 

      Corps de Logis

    • D. 

      Pteroma

  • 26. 
    The architect who claimed that: “The ultimate goal of the new architecture was the composite but inseparable work of an art, in which the old dividing line between monumental and decorative elements will have disappeared forever.”
    • A. 

      Frank Lloyd Wright

    • B. 

      Le Corbusier

    • C. 

      Walter Gropius

    • D. 

      Mies Van de Rohe

  • 27. 
    The architect who said that the exterior of the building is the result of the interior.
    • A. 

      Mies Van de Rohe

    • B. 

      Le Corbusier

    • C. 

      Frank Lloyd Wright

    • D. 

      William Ruskin

  • 28. 
    • A. 

      United Architects of the Philippines

    • B. 

      CPD Providers

    • C. 

      Integrated Accredited Professional Organization of Architects

    • D. 

      National Convention

  • 29. 
    • A. 

      Bouleuterion

    • B. 

      Thersihon

    • C. 

      Prytaneion

    • D. 

      Diathyros

  • 30. 
    • A. 

      Kankanay

    • B. 

      Badjao

    • C. 

      Bontoc

    • D. 

      Kalinga

  • 31. 
    Often enclosed and secluded the street, whose high density and variety of planning conveys a garden image. It sometimes includes flower planters and a water feature and usually supplies a variety of seating possibilities.
    • A. 

      City plaza

    • B. 

      Garden Oasis

    • C. 

      City square

    • D. 

      Street plaza

  • 32. 
    • A. 

      Perpendicular style

    • B. 

      Rayonnant style

    • C. 

      Decorated style

    • D. 

      Rococo style

  • 33. 
    Enclosure formed by huge stones planted on the ground in circular form.
    • A. 

      Menhir

    • B. 

      Cromlech

    • C. 

      Dolmen

    • D. 

      Tumulus

  • 34. 
    PD 957: In Design Standards for Residential Condominium Projects, offsite parking is allowed but must NOT be more how many meters away from the building it serves?
    • A. 

      31 meters

    • B. 

      50 meters

    • C. 

      100 meters

    • D. 

      150 meters

  • 35. 
    Under PD 1096 the executive officer of OBO appointed by the secretary to enforce the provision of the code in the field as well as the enforcement or orders and decisions made pursuant thereto.
    • A. 

      Architect

    • B. 

      Urban Planner

    • C. 

      Building Official

    • D. 

      City Engineer

  • 36. 
    Which of the following situation would trigger the owner to suspend work?
    • A. 

      Bankruptcy-Declared by BIR

    • B. 

      Insubordination

    • C. 

      Non-payment of contactors debt/non superintendence of contractor

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 37. 
    Contract Documents shall be the property of the_________.
    • A. 

      Owner

    • B. 

      Project Manager

    • C. 

      Architect

    • D. 

      Contractor

  • 38. 
    PD 1185: Which of the following denotes a fire involving flammable liquids and gasses?
    • A. 

      Class A Fire

    • B. 

      Class B Fire

    • C. 

      Class C Fire

    • D. 

      Class D Fire

  • 39. 
    The _________ shall submit ________ copies of shop drawings for the architect’s approval
    • A. 

      Engineer/ 5

    • B. 

      Sub-contractor/4

    • C. 

      Project representative/5

    • D. 

      Contractor/2

  • 40. 
    A style in the architecture Italy I the second half of the 16th century and to a lesser extent elsewhere in Europe. It uses classical elements in an unconventional manner.
    • A. 

      Illusionism

    • B. 

      Mannerism

    • C. 

      Palladianism

    • D. 

      Abstract