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Planning

and
Professional Practice
Taken from UST Architecture Undergraduate Assessment Test (USAT)
by Arch. Jonathan V. Manalad
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1. It is a group of people living in the


same place with the same privileges
under the same rules.
a. Neighborhood
b. Community
c. District

2. It is the art and science of designing,


planning, and structuring elements
and dimensions within the local area.
a. Community architecture
b. Barangay initiative
c. Regional planning

3. Orientation in the community based on


unconsciously memorized sense of
impressions.
a. False
b. Probably
c. True

4. An individuals capacity to orient


himself to what he feels, smells and
tastes.
a. Sense of place
b. Common sense
c. Sense of belongingness

5. It is the art and science of arranging


and organizing the external physical
environment to accommodate and
support a variety of human behavior.
a. Site planning
b. Site selection
c. Site orientation

6. Item number 5 above, lies along the


boundaries of architecture,
engineering and ____.
a. Surveying
b. City planning
c. Geography

7. The site is not simply a collection of


buildings and streets but a system of
structures, surfaces, spaces, living
things, climates and details.
a. I do not agree
b. I have no idea
c. I agree

8. The site planning process has three


basic stages, which among the
process below is the third stage?
a. Design and implementation
b. User definition/ identification
c. Analysis

9. The site planning process has three


basic stages, which among the
process below is the second stage?
a. Analysis
b. User definition/ identification
c. Design and implementation

10. The site planning process has three


basic stages, which among the
process below is the first stage?
a. Design and implementation
b. Analysis
c. User definition/ identification

11. The scope of site planning does not


include dealing with the environs of a
structure in a lot.
a. I agree
b. I dont agree
c. I have no idea

12. The scope of site planning deals with


the environs of building complexes.
a. I dont agree
b. I agree
c. I have no idea

13. The scope of site planning does not


deal anymore with the environs of
housing subdivisions, industrial
estates and the like.
a. I have no idea
b. I agree
c. I dont agree

14. The scope of site planning deals with


the environs of the urban centers, in
towns, cities and regions in varying
degrees.
a. I dont agree
b. I agree
c. I have no idea

15. General planning instrument


undertaken within a short or limited
period of time and is usually noncontinuing.
a. project/action plan
b. Long range plan
c. Annual plan

16. General planning instrument


undertaken within a immediate, oneyear period usually undertaken as
provided in the yearly budget of public
or private agencies.
a. project/action plan
b. Long range plan
c. Annual plan

17. General planning instrument


undertaken within 4 to 5 years time
frame, programmed with annual
targets.
a. Long range plan
b. Medium range plan
c. Annual plan

18. General planning instrument


undertaken in 20-30 years span. It
looks beyond the foreground of
pressing current issues to the
perspective of problems in the future.
a. Long range plan
b. Medium range plan
c. Annual plan

19. In procedural steps in site planning,


classification and analysis of data is
done first before surveying and
collecting basic data.
a. I agree
b. I disagree
c. I have no idea

20. In procedural steps in site planning,


classification and analysis of data is
done first before designing and
drawing up of a program.
a. I agree
b. I disagree
c. I have no idea

21. In procedural steps in site planning,


designing or drawing up of a program
is done first before implementation or
execution.
a. I agree
b. I disagree
c. I have no idea

22. In procedural steps in site planning,


feedback and adjustment of the
program is done first before
implementation or execution.
a. I agree
b. I disagree
c. I have no idea

23. Initial personal reconnaissance is an


activity in _____.
a. Data gathering
b. Analysis of data
c. Implementation

24. Analysis of population records,


statistical data and gathered site info
are activities in:
a. Implementation
b. Data gathering
c. Analysis of data

Done!
Source: USAT 2006 Surveying and Structural Design
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