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Architectural Design & Site Planning (ADSP)

Sample Questions
PART ONE

Q1
Light not recommended for factory?

a. LED b. surface mounted CFL c. pendant d. high heat halogen

Q2
At what stage should you consider Tropical Design Concepts?

a. c.

At the very onset, during the Pre-Design Stage During Contract Documentation

b. Anytime, during the Design Development Stage

Q3
Which flooring material is NOT the most economical?
a. c. China granite tiles Italian granite tiles

b. Italian granite slab


d. Locally manufactured granite tiles

Q4
What type of ( R-1 Use) foundation should be ideal if the lot is sloping upwards?
a. c. Combined Isolated

b. Mat d. Retaining Wall

Q5
Given its orientation, what are the dominant sun-paths for the property? a. SE to SW and NE to NW b. SE to NW and NE to SW c. SW to SE and NW to NE d. SE to NW and NE to SW

Q6
Which of the following is NOT the most economical? a. c. China Granite Slab Italian Granite Tiles

b. Italian Granite Slab d. China Granite Tiles

Q7
What type of paint should not be used as a finish for enclosed interior spaces? a. QDE b. Latex c. Automotive lacquer d. Epoxy

Q8
At what stage should you consider Site Analysis?

a. c.

At the very onset, during the Pre-Design Stage During Contract Documentation

b. Anytime, during the Design Development Stage

Q9
Which of the following is NOT considered furniture?

a. c.

Sofa Curtain

b. Table d. Lampshade

Q10
Which of the following is NOT considered as an architectural interior (AI) element for the project? a. eaves b. unit party wall c. elevator lobby ceiling d. bathroom floor

Q11
Material that typically has a 5-year warranty?

a. Laminated flooring b. Roof deck waterproofing c. Toilet waterproofing d. Awning window

Q12
For R-1 development, what is the maximum height of a perimeter wall? a. c. 2.70 m 3.00 m

b. 2.40 m d. 3.20 m

Q13
Which is the first activity?

a. architectural design preparation b. plan preparation c. building code requirements check d. space plan preparation

Q14
At what stage should you consider Programming? a. c. At the very onset, during the Pre-Design Stage During Contract Documentation

b. Anytime, during the Design Development Stage

Q15
Which is NOT an equipment? a. c. Exhaust Fan CCTV

b. Hand Dryer d. Soap Dispenser

Q16
Which is not part of the AMBF?

a. Basement b. Lobby c. Covered Parking d. Foyer

Q17
Area of bedside table (in sq. meter)?

a. 0.22 b. 0.11 c. 0.44 d. 0.33

Q18
Which of the following is NOT a furniture? a. c. Dresser Flat LED TV

b. Couch d. Divan

Q19
Which is not part of the GFA? a. Roof deck b. Balcony c. Open Garage d. Basement

Q20
Area for single bed (in sq. meter)?

a. 1.425 b. 1.52 c. 1.71 d. 1.90

Q21
Which of the following is NOT an executive position at the Government-Owned and Controlled Corporation (GOCC)? a. c. Vice President Division Chief

b. Director d. Assistant Vice President

Q22
In a building, what do you call curtains, draperies, etc?

a. c.

Furniture Fixtures

b. Furnishing d. Fittings

Q23
Which should not be placed inside a buildings basement level? a. Incinerator b. Garbage disposal c. Parking d. Electrical Room

Q24
Area for double bed (in sq. meter)?

a. 1.90 b. 2.09 c. 2.28 d. 2.85

Q25
Which of the following has the smallest carbon footprint? a. Kiln-dried wood b. Sun-baked tile c. Oven-baked tile d. Laminated wood

Q26
Which is NOT a furnishing? a. c. Acrylic Painting Area Rug

b. Ceiling Fan d. Sectional Sofa

Q27
What shouldnt be located at the basement, if introduced?

a. MRF b. workshop c. den d. dry storage

Q28
Which will you NOT provide in a secretarial position?

a. c.

Side table File Drawer

b. Desk d. Executive Chair

Q29
Considering maintenance, where is the best place to position the downspouts of the roof deck? a. Embedded in columns b. CHB pipe chase c. In the exterior of building, near the columns but outside the cladding d. In the exterior of the building, but far from the columns

Q30
Considering structural stability and economy, where is the best place to position the perimeter beams of a building? a. Along the centerline of the columns b. Along the exterior face of the columns c. Along the interior face of the columns d. None of the Above

Q31
Which is NOT a Furnishing?

a. c.

Wall painting Tile Flooring

b. Cornice d. Shelves

Q32
Which is part of the Building Footprint?

a. c.

Utility Room Balcony

b. Mezzanine Level d. Basement

Q33
At what stage should you consider Provisions of NBCP?

a. c.

At the very onset, during the Pre Design Stage During Contract Documentation

b. Anytime during the Design Development Stage

Q34
Which should not be placed in the carport?

a. Hose reel b. Dog cage c. Storage cabinet d. Flower Pots

Q35
Which flooring material is the most resilient?

a. c.

Vinyl Sheet Ceramic Tiles

b. Linoleum d. Vinyl Tiles

Q36
Assuming the site will be on a converted rice field, on what soil must the foundation rest?
a. c. Hard to very hard Medium to Hard

b. Very soft to soft d. Soft to Medium

Q37
Which is NOT an indoor equipment?

a. AC window type b. exhaust fan c. split-type AC d. microwave oven

Q38
What waterproofing color is best for deck? a. Light Gray b. Black d. White e. Dark Gray

Q39
Where is a Service Area best located? a. c. Side of the lot Both sides of the lot

b. Back of the house d. Front of the lot

Q40
Which of the following is NOT considered a Service provision? a. c. Gardeners Room Workshop

b. Overhead Water Tank d. Security Quarters

Q41
Which is NOT included in the Architectural Interiors?

a. fittings b. fixtures c. fixed furniture d. built-in cabinets

Q42
Which is NOT part of Building Footprint?

a. c.

Exterior Walls Lower Ground Floor

b. Basement d. Podium Ground Floor

Q43
Span of two columns along driveway so that two cars can be accommodated? a. 5 meters b. 6 meters c. 4.5 meters d. 7 meters

Q44
Which of the following provisions should NOT be situated close to one another? a. c. Security Quarters, Lockers and CR Guest parking, Ramps and Streets

b. Homeowners Association Office and Generator room d. Cistern and Sewage Treatment Plant

Q45
What is the best paint color for a Roofdeck?

a. c.

Dark gray Light Gray

b. Dark Beige d. Light Beige

Q46
What is NOT included in Topographic Maps?

a. c.

Elevation of Adjacent Buildings Natural and Man-made Features

b. Contours of Adjacent Lots

Q47
Which is NOT included in the Architectural Interiors?

a. furnishings b. floors c. wall d. ceiling

Q48
Clear span of two columns in parking area so that 3 cars can be accommodated? a. 6 meters b. 7 meters c. 7.5 meters d. 9 meters

Q49
Which is NOT an Interior Appliance? a. exhaust fan b. electric fan c. microwave oven d. ACU

Q50
What should be the archetype for R-1 developments a. c. Warm and Inviting Isolated

b. Safe and Relaxed d. With firewalls

Architectural Design & Site Planning (ADSP)


Sample Questions
PART TWO

Q51
Based on the example in the NBC, what is the PSO for an R-1 structure in an inside lot with an area of 301sqm? a. 50% b. 55% c. 60% d. 70%

Q52
A 4 sqm wall is to be covered with tiles. If you will use 0.30m x 0.30m tiles, how many tiles will be needed? a. 40 b. 44 c. 45 d. 50

Q53
To fit 3 vehicles per structural bay (meters times meters, center to center), which of the following should NOT be a recommended bay measurement for the Project? a. c. 8.55 x 9.0 9.05 x 9.8

b. 8.75 x 9.5
d. 7.25 x 8.0

Q54
In Institutional Design, what color is inviting to the eyes of a person? a. c. Blue White

b. Green
d. Yellow Orange

Q55
What is habagat? a. Southwest monsoon b. Northeast monsoon c. Southeast monsoon d. Northwest monsoon

Q56
What should be the prominent line for an R-1 two-storey house with a frontage of 15m? a. horizontal b. vertical c. diagonal d. curve

Q57
What is amihan? a. Southwest monsoon b. Northeast monsoon c. Southeast monsoon d. Northwest monsoon

Q58
What tree is rigid, medium spread leaves, shallow rooted, small diameter roots, not resistant to strong winds and may be a hazard if planted near a building? a. palm tree b. coconut c. mahogany d. acacia

Q59
Area of a junior executive table? a. 0.54 sqm b. 0.84 sqm c. 1.35 sqm d. 1.8 sqm

Q60
What tree is medium trunk, medium spread leaves, deep rooted, small diameter roots, resistant to strong winds, relatively safe to plant near a building/structure? a. palm tree

b. coconut
c. mahogany d. acacia

Q61
Which is NOT part of the Building Footprint?

a. c.

Basement Exterior Walls

b. Ground Floor
d. Utility Room

Q62
At what stage should you consider provisions of RA 9514?

a. c.

At the very onset, during the Pre Design Stage During Contract Documentation

b. Anytime during the Design Development Stage

Q63
. For a residential development, what is the best location of a downspout?
a. c. Center of the House Rear of the House

b. Property Walls
d. Sides of the House

Q64
Trees are best placed in which side of the building? a. North-south b. Northeast c. Southwest d. East-west

Q65
Which is NOT a good characteristic of a tree that can be harmful in the site? a. arboreal b. shallow root c. ball or rounded root d. deep root

Q66
Where do easterly winds come from? a. East b. West c. Southwest d. Northeast

Q67
Assuming the site will be on a flood plain, on what soil must the foundation rest? a. c. Hard to very hard Medium to Hard

b. Very soft to soft d. Soft to Medium

Q68
In terms of material production, which of the following flooring materials is considered to have the lowest carbon footprint? a. baked clay tiles b. hand-cut natural stone c. high-pressure laminate flooring d. ceramic tiles

Q69
Which is the best exterior finishing material for south portion of building? a. Transparent glass with thick dark-colored masonry b. Stone veneer on 6 CHB c. White-painted plastered 4 CHB walls d. Low-e glass curtain walls

Q70
How much tee runner angle section (in lineal meters) is required for the same 4.00 m x 6.10 m conference room? a. c. 20.2 21.2

b. 22.2 d. 19.2

Q71
Assuming the site will be on Adobe soil, what foundation will you use? a. c. Bored Pile Isolated Footing

b. Sheet Pile d. Footings with Tie Beams

Q72
Assuming a heavily forested location for the Project Site, what type of roof structure should be introduced?
a. steel deck roof b. steep gable roof c. RC Deck Roof d. low-slope Metal Roofing on Space frame

Q73
For project # 2, under the NBCP, which is part of the GFA for the Project? a. c. Roof deck, if introduced Covered Parking

b. Lobby d. ACCU Balcony

Q74
What is part of BHL? a. c. Parapet Signage

b. Mast d. Antenna

Q75
Which is not an interior installation? a. Exhaust fan b. Air-conditioning unit c. Hand dryer d. Microwave

Q76
Which other use can best complement a private 10-unit cluster housing compound?
a. Entertainment b. Private business c. Home office d. Educational

Q77
What type of paint is normally not sprayed? a. Latex b. QDE c. Automotive lacquer d. Epoxy

Q78
If the residential condominium units are to be air-conditioned, what shall be the minimum distance (in meters) between the finished floor line (FFL) and the finished ceiling line (FCL)? a) 2.44

b) 2.24
c) 2.10 d) 1.90

Q79
Maximum height of (R-1) wall for fence without beam above grade

a. c.

1.20 2.00

b. 1.80
d. 3.20

Q80
Where is the best orientation of bedrooms?

a. c.

North South

b. East
d. West

Q81
Where should be the main drainage, electrical service entrance, and main sewer line be located? a. Within the property line

b. At the setback
c. Along property line d. At the easement

Q82
Which of the following is a hardware?

a) Door frame b) Door jamb c) Door leaf d) Door stop

Q83
What foundation presents the LEAST disturbance & potential damage to neighboring lots? a. c. Bored Pile Isolated Footing

b. Sheet Pile d. Footings with Tie Beams

Q84
What kind of Treatment should best fit the Faade of a Garment Factory? a. c. More on Concrete with less Glass and Steel Combination of Concrete and Plastic

b. More on Glass and Steel with less concrete d. More on Steel

Q85
The measurement of the percentage of site occupancy is taken at what level? a. at sidewalk level b. at street level c. at ground level d. at curb level

Q86
What can you NOT provide in a pinlight housing? a. c. 100W Incandescent LED

b. 20W CFL d. 40W CFL

Q87
Which side of the structure will be exposed to the Sun for approximately 4 months? a. c. North East

b. South d. West

Q88
Why wouldnt you use mercury vapor lamp on the living room? a. c. Because it will be very bright It is too big

b. It is too expensive

Q89
Which is not good for counter depth?

a) 0.30m b) 0.40m c) 0.45m d) 0.55m

Q90
What kind of Treatment should best fit the Faade of a Government Office Building? a. More on Concrete with less Glass and Steel c. Combination of Concrete and Plastic d. More on Steel

b. More on Glass and Steel with less Concrete

Q91
To achieve economy in design, where should the Downspout of an (C-2) Office Building be located? a. c. Rear portion of the building At the center of the building

b. Sides of the building d. At Perimeter Wall

Q92
The Kitchen Area is best oriented where? a. South sector b. Southwest sector c. West sector d. Northwest sector

Q93
What foundation presents the MOST disturbance & potential damage to neighboring lots? a. c. Bored Pile Isolated Footing

b. Sheet Pile d. Footings with Tie Beams

Q94
Which of the following is part of the GFA? a. c. Maids Room Carport

b. Basement Parking d. Cooling Tower

Q95
In a crowded and noisy hallway, which will you NOT provide in terms of acoustical treatment? a. c. Carpet Curtains

b. Gypsum Board d. Glass

Q96
For a proposed 4-storey residential condominium project, which of the following would you specify for the Lobby Flooring? a. c. Granite Vinyl

b. Ceramic Tiles d. Carpet

Q97
Which is not a hardware finish?

a) Diamond or tooled b) Coarse hard sand c) Stainless steel d) Polished brass

Q98
What is the paving material commonly used for Parking Areas?

a. c.

Rough finish concrete Gravel

b. Asphalt d. Macadam

Q99
The Bedrooms are best located where? a. South sector b. Southwest sector c. Northeast sector d. Northwest sector

Q100
Which is not a millwork?

a) baseboard b) Cornice moulding c) Closet drawer d) Chair rail

Architectural Design & Site Planning (ADSP)


Sample Questions
PART THREE

Q101
At what stage should you consider Provisions of BP 344?

a. c.

At the very onset, during the Pre Design Stage During Contract Documentation

b. Anytime during the Design Development Stage

Q102
For a 4-storey residential condominium project, which of the following is the most economical but elegant flooring material for the Lobby?

a.
c.

Granite Slab
Granite Tiles

b. Concrete Slab d. Synthetic Granite Tiles

Q103
What is the most common structural system presently employed in a medium high-rise apartment construction? a. flat-plate cast-in-place reinforced concrete with randomly placed columns b. steel structural frames c. masonry and CHB for external envelope and drywall for internal partitions

d. none of the above

Q104
Preferred plaster thickness of exterior CHB?

a) 0.19m b) 0.14m c) 0.29m d) 0.24m

Q105
As a rule of thumb, spacing between concrete columns may economically be in the range of what? a. 12 18 on center b. 14 16 on center c. 12 14 on center d. none of the above

Q106
Which of the following does NOT allow surface water percolation?

a) Fine sand b) Poured or cast on-site concrete c) asphalt d) Coarse gravel

Q107
. Which side of the structure will be exposed to the Sun for approximately 8 months? a. c. North East

b. South d. West

Q108
The required building exterior shall be along classical, neoclassical or stylized classical lines combined with modern features. What primary architectural element should be considered? a. Columns b. External Corridor c. Main entrance to building d. decorative motif of facade

Q109
For a 4-storey residential condominium project, which of the following would you specify for the Units Kitchen Counter?

a. c.

Polyethylene Ceramic

b. Granite d. Laminated chipboard

Q110
Which is impervious?

a) Ceramic tile on concrete slab b) Gravel and sand c) Earth and soil d) Asphalt on gravel base coarse

Q111
What is the preferred modular dimensions for a single bed? a. 1.00 M x 1.80 M with 0.40 circulatory areas on both sides of the bed b. 0.90 M x 2.00 M with 0.40 circulatory areas on both sides of the bed c. 0.90 M x 2.00 M with 0.40 circulatory areas on one side of the bed d. 0.90 M x 2.00 M with 0.40 circulatory areas on both sides of the bed and 0.50 at foot of the bed

Q112
Which is NOT impervious?

a) soil b) Pebble washout c) Unpolished granite slab d) Concrete slab-on-fill

Q113
What is a preferred modular dimensions for a double bed? a. 1.50 M x 2.00 M with 0.70 M circulation area on both sides of the bed b. 2.00 M x 2.00 M with 0.70 M circulation area on both sides of the bed and 0.40 M at the foot of the bed c. 1.50 M x 2.00 M with 0.70 M for side lamp tables on both sides of the bed and 0.50 M at the foot of the bed

d. 1.50 M x 2.00 M with 0.50 M for side lamp tables on both sides of the
bed and 0.50 M at the foot of the bed

Q114
Which is NOT an earth color for painting walls?

a) green b) blue c) brown d) white

Q115
What type of road finish is best when heavy rain is pouring? a. c. Cast concrete Gravel

b. Asphalt d. Dirt

Q116
From the list of floor finishes, what would be best for the bedroom/sleeping area? a. vinyl tiles b. wood tile c. carpet tiles d. ceramic tiles

Q117
Wall footing width for 3m high wall?

a) 0.30m b) 0.40m c) 0.50m d) 0.60m

Q118
What is the best style for a Government Building if there is a limited budget? a. c. Neo-Classical Mediterranean

b. Modern Lines d. Classical

Q119
Whats the best thing to provide to serve as natural buffer on the SW orientation? a. c. Provide wide setbacks Provide artificial wind buffers

b. Provide broad canopied trees

Q120
Which of the following is NOT part of the GFA?

a. c.

Maids Room Elevator Lobby

b. Hallway d. Carport

Q121
Which is NOT resilient? a. vinyl strip b. vinyl tile c. ceramic tile d. linoleum

Q122
At what stage should you consider Provisions of RA 9266? a. c. At the very onset, during the Pre design Stage During Contract Documentation

b. Anytime during the Design Development Stage

Q123
What will be the best Roofing for an Industrial Structure that sits near a River? a. c. Steel Deck Steel Roof

b. Concrete Roof Deck

Q124
Which of the following structural elements can be erected along a side or rear property line if the property is resting on relatively flat terrain? a. firewalls and perimeter b. end wall c. retaining wall d. zocalo wall

Q125
Which light is not good for an office?

a) LED b) pendant c) Surface mounted d) Mercury vapor

Q126
What is the 1.00 M. additional height required for the BHL? a. height of parapet from roof deck/slab/ceiling of the upper level b. Elevation from the sidewalk to the ground floor level c. Elevation from the rear of the lot d. Elevation from grade line

Q127
If the Apartment is 4-Storey, how many elevators will be used? a. c. 1 4 (for each floor)

b. 2 d. 0 (limited budget)

Q128
Which is a noble color for an office?

a) Dark blue b) black c) gray d) white

Q129
What will be the best Roofing for a Residential structure that sits near a River? a. c. Steep Aluminum Roof Roof Deck

b. Slightly Steep Gable Roof

Q130
What directions should be maximized to take the advantage of maximizing the cooling effect of prevailing winds coming from the southeasterly and southwesterly directions?
a. North-South exposure

b. NE-SW exposure
c. East-West exposure d. North exposure alone

Q131
Which of the following is NOT to be located at the basement?

a. c.

Sump Pit Maintenance

b. MRF
d. Storage Room

Q132
Which is not required in a Senior Managers Area?

a) File room b) toilet c) Receiving area d) Senior executive desk

Q133
Which is not a facility? a. game room

b. cafeteria
c. business center d. gym

Q134
Which of the following is NOT to be located at the basement? a. c. Elevator Lobby Solid Waste Storage

b. Electric Room
d. Parking / Ramps

Q135
For a massive factory structure, what should be the prominent architectural lines to be seen from the street? a. c. Vertical Diagonal

b. Horizontal
d. Curves

Q136
In a Multi-Storey Apartment, what is the best use to complement the residential area? a. c. Business (Office) Recreational

b. Commercial
d. Entertainment

Q137
What type of foundation should be used so that the construction would not affect the adjacent structures? a) Pile/caisson b) Strip footing c) Sheet piling d) Matt footing

Q138
Which is not a utility? a. STP b. generator room c. cistern d. parking

Q139
What should be the ideal treatment for the facade of the Warehouse? a. c. Glass and Concrete More on Concrete and Less Glass

b. More on steel d. Concrete and some Plastic

Q140
Highest position?

a) Vice President b) Executive Vice President c) Assistant Vice President d) Division Chief

Q141
Which is not an amenity?

a. restaurant b. condo office c. bar d. video conference room

Q142
For a proposed low-rise national government office building, what is the best use to complement the area? a. c. Business Office Recreational

b. Commercial d. Entertainment

Q143
Which of the following is NOT an ideal height of a door knob?

a. c.

0.82 m 1.02 m

b. 1.06 m d. 1.12 m

Q144
If the project site is located in a lake, what should be the ideal roofing material? a. c. Concrete (deck) Asphalt Shingles

b. Long Span G.I d. Steel deck

Q145
Which is NOT a service provision?

a) Safe and security office b) Executive lounge c) Maintenance room d) Motor pool

Q146
Which is not a service provision? a. security office b. AHU room c. water tank d. workshop/carpentry room

Q147
What type of road finish has the least traction when heavy rain is pouring? a. c. Cast concrete Gravel

b. Asphalt d. Dirt

Q148
What plan guides the design of a structure? a. c. CLUP Land Use

b. Zoning d. Physical Plan

Q149
What paint color is NOT recommended for the exterior of a Firewall?

a) Light Gray to Medium Gray b) Dark Gray c) Black d) Beige

Q150
Where will you locate Trees as Buffers from the Habagat wind? a. c. East, Southeast and Southern part West, Northwest and Northern part

b. North, Northeast and Eastern part d. West, Southwest and Southern part

Architectural Design & Site Planning (ADSP)


Sample Questions
PART FOUR

Q151
Ideal size of one side of a square table for 8 persons? a. c. 1.22 m 1.11 m

b. 1.33 m d. 1.44 m

Q152
At what stage should you consider provisions of NBCP Rules 7&8? a. c. At the very onset, during the Pre design Stage During Contract Documentation

b. Anytime during the Design Development Stage

Q153
Which of the following is NOT part of the GFA? a. c. Balcony Elevator Lobby

b. Basement Parking d. Hallway

Q154
Which is not a service provision?

a. safe and security office b. maintenance room c. executive lounge d. motor pool

Q155
If there are 2 cars in between columns, which cannot be the clear span distance between columns? a) 4.80 m b) 5.40 m c) 6.00 m d) 7.20 m

Q156
Which of the following gives general high amount of reflected light and heat? a. red brick b. poured or cast on-site concrete c. asphalt d. coarse gravel

Q157
Where should the excavation start, if the structure has a basement?

a) front b) rear c) middle d) side

Q158
What would be the size of a side table? a. c. 0.40 x 0.40 m 0.30 x 0.30 m

b. 0.50 x 0.50 m d. 0.45 x 0.45 m

Q159
What is NOT included in the Design Development Stage? a. c. Preparation of Technical Specifications Preparation of Ceiling Plan

b. Preparation of Roof Plan d. Finalization of Layouts & Floor Plans

Q160
Which is not an interior installation? a. Exhaust fan

b. Air-conditioning unit
c. Hand dryer d. Microwave

Q161
Which of the following should NOT be provided at the basement component of the project? a. parking (below grade or lower than the elevation of the street); driveways, ramps, etc. b. elevator lobby and service stairs c. telecommunications equipment room d. garbage chute room and solid waste storage

Q162
Where on a property is the best place to plant trees to Shade the Lower floors? a. c. Right and Left Side Southeast

b. Front and Rear d. Northeast

Q163
Which is NOT a neutral color?

a. gray b. blue c. black d. white

Q164
What type of window is not recommended in a high rise building?

a. Hopper b. Pivoted c. Casement d. Awning

Q165
Which is a warm color?

a. brown b. green c. yellow orange d. gray

Q166
Which is more expensive?

a) 1.22 x 2.44 Italian granite b) 0.60 x 0.60 Asian granite c) 1.00 x 2.00 Asian granite d) 0.60 x 2.40 Italian marble

Q167
Dining table in square meters for 8 persons? a. 1.33 b. 1.22 c. 1.44 d. 1.11

Q168
Shall not precede the architectural design activity for the project?

a. specifications b. end-user identification c. architectural programming d. space planning

Q169
What type of road finish will emit less Radiant Heat? a. c. Asphalt Earth/Soil

b. Concrete d. Macadam

Q170
Which tree is the best to locate beside the building? a. c. Palm Tree Mahogany

b. Coconut d. Acacia

Q171
Which is not a sanitary spatial provision?

a. sump pit and sump pump b. STP c. pump room d. solid waste storage

Q172
Which is not a good keyhole height from FFL?

a. 0.975 m b. 0.963 m c. 1.055 m d. 1.55 m

Q173
Which is not a facility provision? a. mess hall

b. commissary/grocerette c. kitchen d. multipurpose room

Q174
Under the National Building Code of the Philippines (NBCP), which is NOT part of the Gross Floor Area (GFA) for the Project? a. c. Elevator Lobby Balcony

b. Cooling Tower Area, if Introduced d. Corridor

Q175
Deep rooted tree?

a. acacia b. mahogany c. coconut tree d. palm tree

Q176
What is the minimum elevator shaft at BP 344?

a. 1.5 x 1.8 b. 1.9 x 2.2 c. 1.3 x 1.6 d. 1.7 x 2.0

Q177
Where will you locate the sump pit in a high-rise building with basements? a. c. Ground Floor Lowest Basement

b. Upper Basement

Q178
What is the best paint color for exterior walls?

a) Dark gray b) Dark beige c) Light gray d) Light beige

Q179
On a swampy area, what type of soil should the foundation rest on?

a) Hard to very hard b) Very soft to soft c) Medium coarse d) sandy

Q180
Which is not provided in a Senior Managers room

a. filing cabinet b. Jr. executive desk c. clerical chair d. visitors chair

Q181
Which of the following is the most pervious?

a. c.

Lawn with macadam Lawn with Flagstones

b. Lawn with Carabao Grass d. Lawn with Pavers

Q182
Under the 1977 National Building Code of the Philippines (NBCP), what is covered by the Building Height Limit (BHL) for the Project? a) mast b) antenna c) Electrical or electronic devices mounted on top of the parapet wall, if introduced d) Deck roof level parapet wall, if introduced

Q183
Which should you use to minimize disturbance to adjoining properties? a. bored piles b. driven piles c. floating foundation d. matt foundation

Q184
Which of the following is a good lighting device for a general production area with the ceiling consisting of the soffit of a suspended slab? a) Pendant lighting (suspended incandescent lamps) b) Industrial lighting (suspended flourescent lamps with reflectors) c) Pendant lighting (suspended CFLs with housing) d) Troffer lighting (flourescent lamps with soffit-mounted lightboxes and diffusers)

Q185
Not precede architectural design? a. end-user interviews b. specifications c. space brief preparation d. architectural program

Q186
Which of the following is the most impervious? a. c. Pavers with pockets for plants Pavers with gravel in between

b. Pavers with mortar in between d. Lawn Pavers

Q187
Given Government Office Building with a Beam with a span of about 8.50m-10.00 m. What is the ideal Column size at the 4th floor to support it? a. c. 0.80 x 0.80 1.20 x 1.20

b. 1.00 x 1.00 d. 1.60 x 1.60

Q188
What should be the size of a Column at the Ground Floor if it has an 8m span? a. c. 0.50 m x 0.50 m 1.20 m x 1.20 m

b. 0.70 m x 0.70 m d. 1.60 m x 1.60 m

Q189
What should be the size of a Column at the Fourth Floor if it has an 8m span? a. c. 0.50 m x 0.50 m 1.20 m x 1.20 m

b. 0.70 m x 0.70 m d. 1.60 m x 1.60 m

Q190
What is the ideal room size, in square meters, for a Junior Executive Office with Side Return, 2 Client Chairs and a Filing Cabinet, and a Personal Computer? a. c. 2.20 3.20

b. 2.80
d. 4.50

Q191
According to NBC, what is the maximum riser height and minimum run? a. c. 250 mm x 200 mm 200 mm x 250 mm

b. 250 mm x 300 mm d. 200 mm x 300 mm

Q192
As per NBC what is the maximum door leaf width? a. c. 0.75 1.10

b. 0.90 d. 1.20

Q193
Which flooring material is the LEAST resilient? a. c. Vinyl Sheet Ceramic Tiles

b. Linoleum d. Vinyl Tiles

Q194
Given a ceiling area 4 m x 6.5 m, compute how many 0.60 x 1.20 pcs. acoustical ceiling board is needed? a. c. 35 37

b. 36 d. 38

Q195
According to BP 344, what is the minimum width of toilet stall? a. c. 1.40 m 1.80 m

b. 1.50 m d. 1.70 m

Q196
What is the ideal room size, in square meters, for a Junior Executive Office with 2 Client Chairs and a Filing Cabinet? a. c. 2.20 3.20

b. 2.80 d. 4.50

Q197
Which color signifies purity and authority? a. c. Yellow White

b. Beige d. Brown

Q198
On an ordinary site, where should the foundation rest? a. Hard to very hard

b. Very soft to soft

c.

Medium to Hard

d. Soft to Medium hard

Q199
What is the Incremental Setback at the 10th floor at the front side facing the lot for a C-3 building on a C-3 lot fronting a 14-meter wide RROW?

a.
c.

1.17
0.30

b. 3.51

d. 0.00

Q200
Maximum height of fence wall without beam above grade? (Industrial) a. c. 2.00 m 2.40 m

b. 1.80 m d. 3.00 m