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1) Which is an unethical action with respect to the Architect's responsibility to his

colleagues and subordinates?

A. provides free professional service for a charitable project

B. donates to obtain advantage in a religious project
C. undertakes a commission from another Architect duly notified .
serving as professional adviser, accepts employment as Design
Architect for a competition project.

Q.2) The act of conceiving, choosing and developing the type, disposition,
arrangement and proportioning of the structural elements of an architectural
work giving due consideration to safety, cost-effectiveness, functionality and

A. structural designing
B. structural work
C. structural conceptualization
D. structural analysis
Q.3) What pre-design service involves investigating, identifying and documenting the
needs of the client for use in the design of the project?

A. Economic Feasibility Studies

B. Space Management Studies
C. Architectural Programming
D. Site Selection and Analysis.

Q.4) Approved form of security furnished by the Contractor and his Surety as a
guarantee of good faith on the part of the Contractor to execute the work in
accordance with terms of the Contract.

A. Guarantee Bond
B. Payment Bond
C. Performance Bond
D. Proposal Bond
Q.5) Information, advice or notification pertinent to the project delivered in person or
sent by registered mail to the individual. firm or corporation at the last known
business address of such individual, firm or corporation.

A. Instruction to Bidders
B. Invitation to Bid
C. Bid Bulletin
D. Written Notice

Q.6) Invitations issued to prospective bidders, giving information as to the nature of the
proposed project, conditions for the issuance of contract documents, date of
bidding, and estimated cost or information that would give the Contractor a general
idea of the magnitude and extent of the project.

A. Instruction to Bidders
B. Invitation to Bid
C. Bid Bulletin
D. Written Notice

Q.7) What method of compensation is most suitable for compensating the Architect's
services for the pre-design phase?

A. multiple of direct personnel expense

B. lump sum or fixed fee
C. per-diem plus reimbursible expenses
D. professional fee plus expenses

Q.8) If the estimated cost for a residential project is P10,000,000.00, how much should
the Architect bill the Client upon completion of the Schematic Design Phase if a
downpayment of P50,000.00 has been made upon signing of the agreement ?

A. P50,000.00
B. P100,000.00
C. P150,000.00
D. P200,000.00

Q.9) Within 15 days after the awards of Bids, the payment to the Architect shall be
adjusted so that it will amount to a sum equivalent to how many percent of the Basic
Fee, computed upon the winning Bid Price?

A. 65%
B. 75%
C. 85%
D. 95%

Q.10) Additional information on Contract Documents issued to bidders before date of


A. Instruction to Bidders
B. Special Provisions
C. Bid Bulletin
D. Invitation to Bid

Q.11) Arrange sequentially the following work according to the 16-division uniform
construction index: i. Thermal and Moisture Protection ii. Specialties iii.Finishes iv.
Doors and Windows

A. i, iii, iv, ii
B. ii, iii, iv, i
C. i, iv, iii, ii
D. ii, iv, iii, i

Q.12) Which activity is included in the Contract Document Phase of the Architect's
Regular Design Services?

A. prepares forms for contract letting and bidding

B. assists Owner on documents for government approval
C. assists the Owner in obtaining proposals from contractors
D. checks samples, schedules and shop drawings

Q.13) If portions of the buildings are erected at different periods of time, thus increasing
the Architect's construction period and burden of services, the charges pertaining to
services rendered shall be doubled. A suspension of construction for a period not
exceeding ____ months shall not be covered by this provision.

A. 3 months
B. 4 months
C. 6 months
D. 12 months

Q.14) Approved form of security furnished by the Contractor and his Surety as a
guarantee to the quality of the materials and equipment installed and the
workmanship performed by the Contractor.

A. Guarantee Bond
B. Payment Bond
C. Performance Bond
D. Proposal Bond

Q.15) Listing of the different parts of the work indicating in each part the corresponding
value in materials and labor, including an allowance for profit and overhead.

A. Schedule of Materials and Finishes

B. Breakdown of Work and Corresponding Value
C. Schedule of Time Limits
D. Supplementary Specifications

Q.16) The Architect's Fee is net to the Architect. What tax that the government may
impose on the Architect shall be paid by the Owner?

A. income tax
B. professional tax
C. contractor's tax
D. value-added tax

Q.17) What type of specification does this statement refer to? - "FAN - the fan shall be
Model No. XYZ as manufactured by the Static Air Fan Company of Texas or an
equal approved by the Architect"

A. brand name specification

B. performance specification
C. closed specification
D. single-product specification

Q.18) A per diem of not less than _____ plus traveling and living expenses shall be
chargeable to the Owner on any occasion where the Architect or his duly authorized
representative shall be required to perform services at a locality beyond the radius
of ____ kilometers from his established office.

A. P500.00 / 50 km.
B. P500.00 / 100 km.
C. P1000.00 / 50 km.
D. P1000.00 / 100 km.

Q.19) Promptly issuing the Certificates of Payment and the Final Certificate of
Completion is a responsibility of the Architect to whom?

A. Client
B. Public
C. Contractor
D. Manufacturer

Q.20) This shall be issued by the Owner to the Contractor following the execution of the
Contract Agreement.

A. Contract Time
B. Notice to Proceed
C. Contract Sum Breakdown
D. Schedule of Completion

Q.21) Which is an ethical action with respect to the Architect's responsibility to his
manufacturer's, dealers and agents?

A. accepts market discounts credited to client

B. receives gifts or favors from agents
C. receives commissions placing him in a reciprocal frame of mind.
D. avails of technical services by manufacturer accompanied by an obligation

Q.22) Which is included in the Architect's Professional Fee?

A. fees for soil tests

B. fees for electronic system design
C. fees for mechanical systems design
D. fees for topograhical surveys

Q.23) Which of the following is a responsibility of the Architect in the Construction Phase
of the Regular Design Services?

A. makes periodic visits to the site

B. makes exhaustive on-site supervision
C. be held responsible for failure of contractor to carry out work
D. prepares shop drawings
Q.24) Which is an unethical action with respect to the Architect's responsibility to his

A. undertakes construction for a fixed contract sum under design-build service

B. does not offer preliminary sketches without an agreement
C. advises client to forego unviable project
D. guarantee any estimates or cost of the work
Q.25) Which is an unethical action with respect to the Architect's responsibility to the

A. seek constructive civic service

B. take part in paid endorsement of building material
C. shares technical information
D. promote professional organization