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Subject: STAIR/ ESCALATOR/ MOVING WALK/TRAVELATOR/ ELEVATOR/ LIFT Answer the questions with the given choices. The entire questions are composed of basic and board exam type questions. Answer the questions sincerely with the time alloted. The main objective of the quiz is to let the examinees have the feel of answering questions while time pressured. Note: If you like to be notified for the updated questions and board exam events, add as on facebook: [email protected] Com If you have questions, feedback and suggestions regarding the quiz, email us at [email protected] Com. Alternatively, you can share your feedback at archiTALK corner for your profesional insights and questions.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Escalator should not be use for?
    • A. 

      Vertical transport

    • B. 

      Fire escape

    • C. 

      Dramatic feature

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    What is the most economical layout for escalator?
    • A. 

      Criss-crossed

    • B. 

      Straight

    • C. 

      Parallel

    • D. 

      None

  • 3. 
    Main purpose of a walkalator, moving walk, travelator?
    • A. 

      To control the flow of traffic

    • B. 

      Convenience of pedestrians

    • C. 

      Aesthetic

    • D. 

      None

  • 4. 
    What cannot be achieved by an escalator that is possible with travelator?
    • A. 

      Pedestrian with trolley

    • B. 

      Move pedestrians carrying heavy object

    • C. 

      Slopes are higher

    • D. 

      Speeds is more flexible and easy to control

  • 5. 
    What is the best escalator layout is best if the prime consideration is cost?
    • A. 

      Criss-crossed

    • B. 

      Parallel

    • C. 

      Multiple parallel

    • D. 

      None

  • 6. 
    What is the Maximum and Minimum speed of an escalator?
    • A. 

      30 - 40 fpm

    • B. 

      90-120 fpm

    • C. 

      85 - 120 fpm

    • D. 

      80-150 fpm

  • 7. 
    Slope of an escalator?
    • A. 

      25%

    • B. 

      20%

    • C. 

      35%

    • D. 

      30%

  • 8. 
    Usual speed of escalator?
    • A. 

      90fpm

    • B. 

      120 fpm

    • C. 

      125fpm

    • D. 

      150fpm

  • 9. 
    Device that "control" the elevator doors?
    • A. 

      Control switch

    • B. 

      Door switch

    • C. 

      Safety switch

    • D. 

      Emergency switch

  • 10. 
    Allow to transport pedestrians or carts in 12 degree angle?
    • A. 

      Moving ramp

    • B. 

      Travelator

    • C. 

      Walkalator

    • D. 

      Escalator

  • 11. 
    The maximum length of a walkalator is 250 meters. Why?
    • A. 

      To allow users to exit at the sides

    • B. 

      Maintenance and safety control

    • C. 

      Allow reversal directions

    • D. 

      Standard length in the market do not exceeds more than 250m

  • 12. 
    Why escalators have built-in fire alarm system?
    • A. 

      Device and body of escalator is not 100% fire proof

    • B. 

      Device of the escalator have wiring and sensitive parts that is more sensitive to fire and ignition

    • C. 

      It's a hole for each floors

    • D. 

      Best location for alarm system as it is located in common areas

  • 13. 
    In PD 1185 what is the minimum headroom for class A & B stairs.
    • A. 

      2.10 mts.

    • B. 

      2.00 mts.

    • C. 

      1.80 mts.

    • D. 

      None

  • 14. 
    In PD 1185 what is the minimum dimension of landings in direction of travel for class A & B stairs?
    • A. 

      115 cms.

    • B. 

      112 cms.

    • C. 

      110cms.

    • D. 

      100 cms.

  • 15. 
    In PD 1185 what is the minimum inner radius of a monumental stair.
    • A. 

      15 mts

    • B. 

      7.50 mts

    • C. 

      8.00 mts

    • D. 

      10.00 mts

  • 16. 
    In PD 1185 what is the minimum width of a class A ramp.    
    • A. 

      115 cms.

    • B. 

      112 cms.

    • C. 

      100 cms.

    • D. 

      90 cms

  • 17. 
    In PD 1185 what is the maximum vertical height in floors for an escalator?
    • A. 

      1floor

    • B. 

      2floors

    • C. 

      3floors

    • D. 

      4floors

  • 18. 
    In PD 1185 what is the minimum width of a fire escape stair for existing stairs. 55.9 cms.
    • A. 

      55.9 cms.

    • B. 

      120 cms.

    • C. 

      70 cms.

    • D. 

      90 cms

  • 19. 
    In PD 1185 what is the minimum headroom clearance for a fire escape stair for existing stairs?
    • A. 

      2.13 mts.

    • B. 

      2.00 mts

    • C. 

      1.80 mts

    • D. 

      1.98 mts

  • 20. 
    In PD 1185 what is the minimum headroom clearance for a fire escape stair for small buildings?
    • A. 

      2.13 mts.

    • B. 

      2.00 mts

    • C. 

      1.80 mts

    • D. 

      1.98 mts

  • 21. 
    In PD 1185 what is the standard inner radius of a curved stair in business occupancies? 
    • A. 

      7.50 cms

    • B. 

      In PD 1185 what is the standard inner radius of a curved stair in business occupancies. 763 cms.

    • C. 

      90 cms

    • D. 

      80 cms

  • 22. 
    In PD 1185 what is the maximum height of riser for Class 'A' stairs.
    • A. 

      19 cms.

    • B. 

      20 cms

    • C. 

      22 cms

    • D. 

      None

  • 23. 
    In PD 1185 what is the maximum height of riser for Class 'B' Stairs?
    • A. 

      19 cms.

    • B. 

      20 cms

    • C. 

      21.3 cms

    • D. 

      None

  • 24. 
    In PD 1185 what is the minimum width of Class 'A' ramp?
    • A. 

      120 cms.

    • B. 

      112 cms.

    • C. 

      90 cms.

    • D. 

      76 cms.

  • 25. 
    In PD 1185 what is the minimum width of Class 'B' ramp?
    • A. 

      120 cms.

    • B. 

      80 cms.

    • C. 

      90 cms.

    • D. 

      76 cms.

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