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A roofing tile which has the shape of an “S” laid on its side is a

Mission tile
pantile
French tile
A roofing tile which has the shape of an “S” laid on its side is a

Mission tile
pantile
French tile
That part of the building foundation which forms the permanent
retaining wall of the structure below grade is a

foundation course
grade beam
foundation wall
That part of the building foundation which forms the permanent
retaining wall of the structure below grade is a

foundation course
grade beam
foundation wall
Joint employed to reduce restraint by accommodating movement of
masonry walls are known as

cold joints
control joints
block outs
Joint employed to reduce restraint by accommodating movement of
masonry walls are known as

cold joints
control joints
block outs
A system of framing a building in which the studs are continuous to
roof supporting second floor joints is known as

post and beam


western framing
balloon framing
A system of framing a building in which the studs are continuous to
roof supporting second floor joints is known as

post and beam


western framing
balloon framing
Rough plaster finish obtained by flinging plaster on a wall with a
hand operated machine is

tryolean finish
trowel finish
broom stripped finish
Rough plaster finish obtained by flinging plaster on a wall with a
hand operated machine is

tryolean finish
trowel finish
broom stripped finish
A principal member of the truss which extends from one end to the
other primarily to resist bending is a

web member
girt
chord
A principal member of the truss which extends from one end to the
other primarily to resist bending is a

web member
girt
chord
A protein: the chief nitrogenous ingredient in milk is

Casein
Tempera
alabaster
A protein: the chief nitrogenous ingredient in milk is

Casein
Tempera
alabaster
a composition of two or more metals fused together usually to
obtain a desired property

annealing
alloy
built-up
a composition of two or more metals fused together usually to
obtain a desired property

annealing
alloy
built-up
The horizontal distance from the face of a lock or latch to the
center of the knob or lock cylinder

Backset
backfill
built-up
The horizontal distance from the face of a lock or latch to the
center of the knob or lock cylinder

Backset
backfill
built-up
A commercially pure iron of fibrous nature, valued for its corrosion
resistance and ductility is

cast iron
black iron
wrought iron
A commercially pure iron of fibrous nature, valued for its corrosion
resistance and ductility is

cast iron
black iron
wrought iron
The Filipino term for horizontal stud is

Pabalagbag
Tahilan
pilareta
The Filipino term for horizontal stud is

Pabalagbag
Tahilan
pilareta
The Filipino term for riser

Muldura
takip silipan
planehuelda
The Filipino term for riser

Muldura
takip silipan
planehuelda
The Filipino term for collar plate is

Hardinera
Guililan
sinturon
The Filipino term for collar plate is

Hardinera
Guililan
sinturon
The Filipino term for temper (metal work)

Suban
Espolon
poleva
The Filipino term for temper (metal work)

Suban
Espolon
poleva
The Filipino term for plumb line is

Pantilya
Asintada
hulog
The Filipino term for plumb line is

Pantilya
Asintada
hulog
A beam that projects beyond one or both its support

continuous
cantiliver
tie
A beam that projects beyond one or both its support

continuous
cantiliver
tie
A wall (bearing or non-bearing) designed to resist lateral forces
parallel to the wall

non-bearing
prefabricated
shear
A wall (bearing or non-bearing) designed to resist lateral forces
parallel to the wall

non-bearing
prefabricated
shear
Using stair tread-riser proportion formula RT = 75, given riser
equals 6 ¼ “ how many risers will there be between two floors
having floor line to floor line distance of 7.8125 feet?

15
17
19
Using stair tread-riser proportion formula RT = 75, given riser
equals 6 ¼ “ how many risers will there be between two floors
having floor line to floor line distance of 7.8125 feet?

15
17
19
A modern method of installing wood parquet flooring on wooden
boards sub-flooring is by

gluing/pasting
nailing into battens
wainscoting
A modern method of installing wood parquet flooring on wooden
boards sub-flooring is by

gluing/pasting
nailing into battens
wainscoting
The standard height of window sills for office rooms in upper floors
is

1.2 meters
0.60 meters
0.90 meters
The standard height of window sills for office rooms in upper floors
is

1.2 meters
0.60 meters
0.90 meters
The dimension of commercial acoustic boards for aluminum T-
runners used for dropped-ceiling in offices is

30” x 60” x 1”
24” x 50” x 7/8”
24” x 48” x ½”
The dimension of commercial acoustic boards for aluminum T-
runners used for dropped-ceiling in offices is

30” x 60” x 1”
24” x 50” x 7/8”
24” x 48” x ½”
The total floor area 16 feet wide by 60 feet deep needs one inch
(1”) x 4”(commercial size) T & G flooring. Assuming that the
available T & G is 1” x 4” x 16” and the effective width is 3.5” , the
total board feet needed is

1,280 bf
1,098 bf
1,330 bf
The total floor area 16 feet wide by 60 feet deep needs one inch
(1”) x 4”(commercial size) T & G flooring. Assuming that the
available T & G is 1” x 4” x 16” and the effective width is 3.5” , the
total board feet needed is

1,280 bf
1,098 bf
1,330 bf
In the design of a large shopping centers where space is required,
intervals of columns can be wider than the ordinary by adopting a
structural method of construction called

compressioning
post-tensioning
pre-casting
In the design of a large shopping centers where space is required,
intervals of columns can be wider than the ordinary by adopting a
structural method of construction called

compressioning
post-tensioning
pre-casting
Humidification and condensation in exterior walls can be minimized
by

providing stud space between exterior finish and interior finish


providing building paper sheathing
providing building paper sheathing and space filled
Humidification and condensation in exterior walls can be minimized
by

providing stud space between exterior finish and interior finish


providing building paper sheathing
providing building paper sheathing and space filled
Heat gain through the structure of a habitable room occur in
tropical region at walls and roofs by conduction. This can be
minimized by the use of

wood
concrete
steel
Heat gain through the structure of a habitable room occur in
tropical region at walls and roofs by conduction. This can be
minimized by the use of

wood
concrete
steel
A material used to remedy vapor flow

glossy surfaced asphalt saturated paper, 50 lbs or more


wall paper
asbestos cement board
A material used to remedy vapor flow

glossy surfaced asphalt saturated paper, 50 lbs or more


wall paper
asbestos cement board
Dry walls do not require appreciable amount of moisture and they
are customarily finished with

mortar and cement


plywood on studs
lath and plaster
Dry walls do not require appreciable amount of moisture and they
are customarily finished with

mortar and cement


plywood on studs
lath and plaster
Wallboards or plywood maybe applied over studs. They can also
be applied over CHB masonry wall by using

wood battens
furring
sheathing
Wallboards or plywood maybe applied over studs. They can also
be applied over CHB masonry wall by using

wood battens
furring
sheathing
Identify the miter joint from the following
Identify the miter joint from the following
To turn back water whenever joints occur in which dissimilar
materials come together, it is necessary to provide

flashing material
binding material
counter flushing
To turn back water whenever joints occur in which dissimilar
materials come together, it is necessary to provide

flashing material
binding material
counter flushing
The part of a foundation system which supports the exterior walls
of a superstructure and bears directly on the column footing is a

foundation course
grade beam
foundation wall
The part of a foundation system which supports the exterior walls
of a superstructure and bears directly on the column footing is a

foundation course
grade beam
foundation wall
A narrow strip of wood applied to cover a joint along the edges of
two parallel boards in the same plane is a

fillet
cant strip
batten
A narrow strip of wood applied to cover a joint along the edges of
two parallel boards in the same plane is a

fillet
cant strip
batten
The stressing of unbounded tendons after concrete has cured is

post-tensioning
pre-casting
lift slab
The stressing of unbounded tendons after concrete has cured is

post-tensioning
pre-casting
lift slab
The boxing in of covering a joist, beam or girder to give the
appearance of a larger beam is known as

beam formworks
beam blocking
grade beam
The boxing in of covering a joist, beam or girder to give the
appearance of a larger beam is known as

beam formworks
beam blocking
grade beam
A system of framing a building on which floor joists of each storey
rest on the top plates of the storey below and the bearing walls and
partitions rest on the subfloor of each storey is known as

balloon framing
flank framing
western framing
A system of framing a building on which floor joists of each storey
rest on the top plates of the storey below and the bearing walls and
partitions rest on the subfloor of each storey is known as

balloon framing
flank framing
western framing
Pressure exerted against the underground portion of a building
created by the presence of water in the soil is known as

soil bearing pressure


hydrostatic pressure
atmospheric pressure
Pressure exerted against the underground portion of a building
created by the presence of water in the soil is known as

soil bearing pressure


hydrostatic pressure
atmospheric pressure
A window which projects outside the main line of a building and the
compartment in which it is located extends to the floor is known as

bay window
hopper window
oriel window
A window which projects outside the main line of a building and the
compartment in which it is located extends to the floor is known as

bay window
hopper window
oriel window
A form of brick bond in which each course is alternately composed
of entirely of headers or of stretchers is known as

common bond
flemish bond
english bond
A form of brick bond in which each course is alternately composed
of entirely of headers or of stretchers is known as

common bond
flemish bond
english bond
A joint formed when a concrete surface hardens before the next
batch of concrete is placed against it is

block out
cold joint
control joint
A joint formed when a concrete surface hardens before the next
batch of concrete is placed against it is

block out
cold joint
control joint
An iron alloy usually including carbon and silicon which has high
compressive strength but low tensile strength is

pig iron
cast iron
wrought iron
An iron alloy usually including carbon and silicon which has high
compressive strength but low tensile strength is

pig iron
cast iron
wrought iron
The Filipino term for plastered course is

lastilyas
moneyka
kusturada
The Filipino term for plastered course is

lastilyas
moneyka
kusturada
The Filipino term for bottom chord is

barakilan
sibe
estunyo
The Filipino term for bottom chord is

barakilan
sibe
estunyo
The Filipino term for perlin is

tahilan
balangkas
reostra
The Filipino term for perlin is

tahilan
balangkas
reostra
The Filipino term for eave is

sopo
tabike
sibe
The Filipino term for eave is

sopo
tabike
sibe
The Filipino term for top chord is

tahilan
baytang
sinturon
The Filipino term for top chord is

tahilan
baytang
sinturon
The capacity of a wall to hold moisture is important in the design of
dwelling units. Select the best material which will reduce moisture
in a wall when used

CHB S-cut joint finish


1” thick V-cut wood boards
Synthetic adobe finish on R.C. wall
The capacity of a wall to hold moisture is important in the design of
dwelling units. Select the best material which will reduce moisture
in a wall when used

CHB S-cut joint finish


1” thick V-cut wood boards
Synthetic adobe finish on R.C. wall
Plaster or plywood ceiling on nailers or joists below a ventilated
roof space may show “pattern staining” on the ceiling. This can be
prevented by

cleaning
adequate insulation
re-painting
Plaster or plywood ceiling on nailers or joists below a ventilated
roof space may show “pattern staining” on the ceiling. This can be
prevented by

cleaning
adequate insulation
re-painting
Heat gain through the walls in buildings exposed to afternoon sun
intensifies discomfort of inhabitants because of conductivity.
However, this can be minimized by the use of

combination of wood boards and plywood with cavity between


thick reinforced concrete wall
steel sheets
Heat gain through the walls in buildings exposed to afternoon sun
intensifies discomfort of inhabitants because of conductivity.
However, this can be minimized by the use of

combination of wood boards and plywood with cavity between


thick reinforced concrete wall
steel sheets
Sound or noise between bedrooms may be reduced by using less
expensive materials with the application of construction techniques

double wall plywood on horizontal and vertical studs with absorbents


solid 6” R.C. wall
sawali on 2” x 2” studs
Sound or noise between bedrooms may be reduced by using less
expensive materials with the application of construction techniques

double wall plywood on horizontal and vertical studs with absorbents


solid 6” R.C. wall
sawali on 2” x 2” studs
The staircase of a house has a total run of 3 meters and a total rise
of 2.16 meters, the tread width is 11 inches and riser is 7 7/8”,
therefore, the stringer length is

3.20 meters
3.69 meters
3.75 meters
The staircase of a house has a total run of 3 meters and a total rise
of 2.16 meters, the tread width is 11 inches and riser is 7 7/8”,
therefore, the stringer length is

3.20 meters
3.69 meters
3.75 meters
Dry walls are customarily finished with

lath and plaster


mortar and hollow blocks
reinforced concrete
Dry walls are customarily finished with

lath and plaster


mortar and hollow blocks
reinforced concrete
The riser of a stair is 6 ½ inches. What is the run using formula R/T
= tan (R-3) x 8 degrees

12.2247 inches
12.1000 inches
11.8975 inches
The riser of a stair is 6 ½ inches. What is the run using formula R/T
= tan (R-3) x 8 degrees

12.2247 inches
12.1000 inches
11.8975 inches
One method of leveling batterboards without the transit is the use
of

¼ Ø plastic hose filled with water


eyesight
plumb bob
One method of leveling batterboards without the transit is the use
of

¼ Ø plastic hose filled with water


eyesight
plumb bob
A manual method of squaring the corners of a building lines in
building layout, is the use of

2-3-4 multiples with the use of transit


3-4-5 multiples with the use of steel tape measure
4-5-4 multiples and strings
A manual method of squaring the corners of a building lines in
building layout, is the use of

2-3-4 multiples with the use of transit


3-4-5 multiples with the use of steel tape measure
4-5-4 multiples and strings
When dry conditions are demanded of asphalt tile floor finishes on
concrete over earth, apply the waterproofing (WP) steps

felt paper below sub-slab then WP on top of the sub-slab


felt paper below the top slab then WP the earth
WP the earth under slab
When dry conditions are demanded of asphalt tile floor finishes on
concrete over earth, apply the waterproofing (WP) steps

felt paper below sub-slab then WP on top of the sub-slab


felt paper below the top slab then WP the earth
WP the earth under slab
Due to temperature effects in materials, concrete walls, slabs of
long buildings, new buildings adjoining existing buildings should be
provided with

flashing
welded joints
expansion joints
Due to temperature effects in materials, concrete walls, slabs of
long buildings, new buildings adjoining existing buildings should be
provided with

flashing
welded joints
expansion joints
A typical block or panel type insulating material used in flat roof of
commercial or industrial building

corkboard
acacia lumber
washed pebbles
A typical block or panel type insulating material used in flat roof of
commercial or industrial building

corkboard
acacia lumber
washed pebbles
What is the height of the RC curtain wall surrounding a water tank
located at the penthouse whose capacity is 5000 U.S. gallons. The
diameter of the tank is 2.5 meters (I.D.) and freeboard of 0.30
meters. The wall shall be as high as the water tank.

4.00 meters
4.19 meters
4.16 meters
What is the height of the RC curtain wall surrounding a water tank
located at the penthouse whose capacity is 5000 U.S. gallons. The
diameter of the tank is 2.5 meters (I.D.) and freeboard of 0.30
meters. The wall shall be as high as the water tank.

4.00 meters
4.19 meters
4.16 meters
Select the grouping one subject of which is a criterion used by
architects in planning and design of buildings

columns, splices, materials, lot


roofing sheets, function, elevation
concrete, lumber, steel, cement
Select the grouping one subject of which is a criterion used by
architects in planning and design of buildings

columns, splices, materials, lot


roofing sheets, function, elevation
concrete, lumber, steel, cement
Narrow, high ceiling spaces where ceiling area is small compared
to wall area, will normally require acoustical treatment of the

wall or part of several walls


floor and ceiling
ceiling only
Narrow, high ceiling spaces where ceiling area is small compared
to wall area, will normally require acoustical treatment of the

wall or part of several walls


floor and ceiling
ceiling only
A ferrous metal that offers great resistance to abrassion and finds
important use in the cutting edges of heavy digging tools is a

alloy steel
nickel steel
manganese steel
A ferrous metal that offers great resistance to abrassion and finds
important use in the cutting edges of heavy digging tools is a

alloy steel
nickel steel
manganese steel
A building stone of igneous origin and composed of quartz,
hornblende and mica is a

travertine
serpentine
granite
A building stone of igneous origin and composed of quartz,
hornblende and mica is a

travertine
serpentine
granite
A form of brick bond in which the course consists of alternate
stretchers and headers in known as

flemish bond
english bond
common bond
A form of brick bond in which the course consists of alternate
stretchers and headers in known as

flemish bond
english bond
common bond
A system of framing a building on which floor joist of each storey
rests on the top plates of the storey below and the bearing walls
and partitions rest on the subfloor of each storey is known as

western framing
balloon framing
flank framing
A system of framing a building on which floor joist of each storey
rests on the top plates of the storey below and the bearing walls
and partitions rest on the subfloor of each storey is known as

western framing
balloon framing
flank framing
The Filipino term for rabbet

palitada
asintada
vaciada
The Filipino term for rabbet

palitada
asintada
vaciada
The Filipino term for projection is

alahado
bolada
asinta
The Filipino term for projection is

alahado
bolada
asinta
Given a riser equals six inches and using the stair tread-riser
proportion formula 2R + T = 25, how many risers wil there be
between two levels having a vertical distance of 9’-0”

18 risers
16 risers
17 risers
Given a riser equals six inches and using the stair tread-riser
proportion formula 2R + T = 25, how many risers wil there be
between two levels having a vertical distance of 9’-0”

18 risers
16 risers
17 risers
A geological or ground condition considered in determining the size
and type of foundation of the building

soil chemistry
soil bearing pressure
particle size distribution
A geological or ground condition considered in determining the size
and type of foundation of the building

soil chemistry
soil bearing pressure
particle size distribution
These are materials excellent as vapor barrier in the roofing
system of residential buildings

particle board
lawanit boards
aluminum foil sheets
These are materials excellent as vapor barrier in the roofing
system of residential buildings

particle board
lawanit boards
aluminum foil sheets
The chief structural materials, used for tall buildings are

built-up beams, girders, foundations


cement, deformed wrought iron, gravel and sand
reinforced concrete and high grade steel
The chief structural materials, used for tall buildings are

built-up beams, girders, foundations


cement, deformed wrought iron, gravel and sand
reinforced concrete and high grade steel
These are classified as good and less expensive insulating
materials used in buildings

glass blocks, 5000 psi concrete


porous concrete, glass fibers, guilt materials
steel plates, marble slabs, granite
These are classified as good and less expensive insulating
materials used in buildings

glass blocks, 5000 psi concrete


porous concrete, glass fibers, guilt materials
steel plates, marble slabs, granite
This is a material that holds less moisture, is very light, less water
absorptive capacity and is very good in sidings of dwelling units

vinyl shingles
asbestos-cement shingles
wood boards
This is a material that holds less moisture, is very light, less water
absorptive capacity and is very good in sidings of dwelling units

vinyl shingles
asbestos-cement shingles
wood boards
The toilet bathroom floor finish is designed to be at least one inch
below the bedroom floor finish. What should be the vertical
distance between the bedroom floor finish and the top line of the 2”
x 6” yacal floor joists which carry the toilet bath floor system
assuming that ¼” thick mosaic vitrified tiles will be used in the toilet
bathroom on 4” RC slab with membrane waterproofing, using
standard acceptable measurement of materials for residential
houses

3 ½ inches
3 ¼ inches
6 ¼ inches
The toilet bathroom floor finish is designed to be at least one inch
below the bedroom floor finish. What should be the vertical
distance between the bedroom floor finish and the top line of the 2”
x 6” yacal floor joists which carry the toilet bath floor system
assuming that ¼” thick mosaic vitrified tiles will be used in the toilet
bathroom on 4” RC slab with membrane waterproofing, using
standard acceptable measurement of materials for residential
houses

3 ½ inches
3 ¼ inches
6 ¼ inches
A Howe Truss is being considered to support the roofing system of
a residential building. The pitch of the truss is 1 vertical 3
horizontal. What is the total length of the top chord, if the span of
truss is 12 meters and the eave is 1.5 meters horizontally?

7.555 meters
7.906 meters
7.567 meters
A Howe Truss is being considered to support the roofing system of
a residential building. The pitch of the truss is 1 vertical 3
horizontal. What is the total length of the top chord, if the span of
truss is 12 meters and the eave is 1.5 meters horizontally?

7.555 meters
7.906 meters
7.567 meters
The finished frame surrounding a door is a

door frame
door jamb
door casing
The finished frame surrounding a door is a

door frame
door jamb
door casing
A door lock with a spring bolt controlled by one or both knobs and
dead bolt controlled by a key is a

knob bolt
knob latch
knob lock
A door lock with a spring bolt controlled by one or both knobs and
dead bolt controlled by a key is a

knob bolt
knob latch
knob lock
A door consisting of two separate leaves, one above the other, this
leaves may operate independently or together is a

dwarf door
dutch door
window door
A door consisting of two separate leaves, one above the other, this
leaves may operate independently or together is a

dwarf door
dutch door
window door
A joint formed by overlapping the edges of metal sheet or plated
and joining them by riveting, soldering or brazing is a

lap joint
lap seam
lap splice
A joint formed by overlapping the edges of metal sheet or plated
and joining them by riveting, soldering or brazing is a

lap joint
lap seam
lap splice
A clay roofing tile approximately semi cylindrical in shape laid in
courses with units having their convex side alternately up and down
is a

pantile
mission tile
roman tile
A clay roofing tile approximately semi cylindrical in shape laid in
courses with units having their convex side alternately up and down
is a

pantile
mission tile
roman tile
The part of a foundation system which supports the exterior wall of
the super structure and bears directly on the column footing is a

grade beam
foundation wall
foundation course
The part of a foundation system which supports the exterior wall of
the super structure and bears directly on the column footing is a

grade beam
foundation wall
foundation course
A commercially pure iron of fibrous nature, valued for its corrosion
resistance and ductility is a

cast iron
wrought iron
pig iron
The wall of Intramuros is

an aqueduct
a fortification
a moat
The wall of Intramuros is

an aqueduct
a fortification
a moat
The Filipino term for rafter is

guililan
sepo
kilo
The Filipino term for rafter is

guililan
sepo
kilo
The Filipino term for baseboard is

rodapis
perdano
batidora
The Filipino term for baseboard is

rodapis
perdano
batidora
A climatic factor that is considered in the structural and
architectural design of tall buildings

thunderstorm
gusts
lightning
A climatic factor that is considered in the structural and
architectural design of tall buildings

thunderstorm
gusts
lightning
This is a ground condition that determines the size, type and shape
of the building footing/foundation

soil bearing pressure


loam and clay formation
adobe underlay
This is a ground condition that determines the size, type and shape
of the building footing/foundation

soil bearing pressure


loam and clay formation
adobe underlay
What is the height of a curtain wall for a downfeed water tank at the
deck roof with 60,000 gallons capacity and diameter of 3 meters,
freeboard of 0.30 meters, shall be as high as the water tank

3.513 meters
3.550 meters
3.625 meters
What is the height of a curtain wall for a downfeed water tank at the
deck roof with 60,000 gallons capacity and diameter of 3 meters,
freeboard of 0.30 meters, shall be as high as the water tank

3.513 meters
3.550 meters
3.625 meters
Select the grouping one subject of which is a general criterion used
by architects in planning and design of buildings

colored roofing sheets, esthetics, symmetry of windows


columns, doors, windows, split type
concrete, steel and wood, type of floor finish
Select the grouping one subject of which is a general criterion used
by architects in planning and design of buildings

colored roofing sheets, esthetics, symmetry of windows


columns, doors, windows, split type
concrete, steel and wood, type of floor finish
The most common materials used for roofing of urban residential
houses

R.C. slabs
wood shingles
G.I. sheets
The most common materials used for roofing of urban residential
houses

R.C. slabs
wood shingles
G.I. sheets
For very large roof spans (for auditoria, transport buildings,
exhibition halls) of over 150 ft these structures are suggested
economical solutions

pre-stressed concrete
reinforced concrete
space frames, light steel skeleton structures
For very large roof spans (for auditoria, transport buildings,
exhibition halls) of over 150 ft these structures are suggested
economical solutions

pre-stressed concrete
reinforced concrete
space frames, light steel skeleton structures
Rise is the vertical distance between the upper surface of two
consecutive steps. The horizontal distance between the nosing of
two consecutive steps is the

“going”
“string”
“newel”
Rise is the vertical distance between the upper surface of two
consecutive steps. The horizontal distance between the nosing of
two consecutive steps is the

“going”
“string”
“newel”
Noise inside the building is o two kinds, namely, airborne noise and
impact noise . Insulation must be provided against both of these by
internal walls and floors. Examples of better sound insulation are

concrete hollow block walls


¼” double wall on 2” x 4” studs
asbestos board walls on wooden studs
Noise inside the building is o two kinds, namely, airborne noise and
impact noise . Insulation must be provided against both of these by
internal walls and floors. Examples of better sound insulation are

concrete hollow block walls


¼” double wall on 2” x 4” studs
asbestos board walls on wooden studs
When the soil beneath the building is not exceptionally well drained
and it is necessary to exclude dampness, the best material to be
used which is installed beneath the concrete slab is

pitch or bituminous felt


gravel coarse
aluminum foil
When the soil beneath the building is not exceptionally well drained
and it is necessary to exclude dampness, the best material to be
used which is installed beneath the concrete slab is

pitch or bituminous felt


gravel coarse
aluminum foil
This material holds less moisture, is very light with less absorptive
capacity and is very good in exterior sidings of residential houses
in tropical regions

asbestos cement shingles


vinyl shingles
wood shingles
This material holds less moisture, is very light with less absorptive
capacity and is very good in exterior sidings of residential houses
in tropical regions

asbestos cement shingles


vinyl shingles
wood shingles
Standard size overlap for corrugated G.I. roofing is

2 corr.
2 ½ corr.
3 corr.
Standard size overlap for corrugated G.I. roofing is

2 corr.
2 ½ corr.
3 corr.
A continuous recess built into a wall to receive pipes, ducts, etc. is
called

alcove
ductwork
chase
A continuous recess built into a wall to receive pipes, ducts, etc. is
called

alcove
ductwork
chase
A twisting force is

torsion
shear
moment
A twisting force is

torsion
shear
moment
A barrier or diaphragm formed to prevent the movement of soil to
stabilize foundation, etc. is

pile foundation
sheet piling
retaining wall
A barrier or diaphragm formed to prevent the movement of soil to
stabilize foundation, etc. is

pile foundation
sheet piling
retaining wall
The term stone-cut refers to a

masonry finish
adobe stone work
wood siding
The term stone-cut refers to a

masonry finish
adobe stone work
wood siding
Wood with metal cladding is called

channel strip
reinforced wood
kalamein
Wood with metal cladding is called

channel strip
reinforced wood
kalamein
The Filipino term for floor joist is

suelo
guililan
soleras
The Filipino term for floor joist is

suelo
guililan
soleras
The Filipino term for bottom chord is

tirante
tahilan
madre
The Filipino term for bottom chord is

tirante
tahilan
madre
Standard concrete mix for beams, girders, slabs, stairs and
columns is

“AA”
“A”
“B”
Standard concrete mix for beams, girders, slabs, stairs and
columns is

“AA”
“A”
“B”
Chord splice connectors for trusses is

split-ring
wood block
fish plate
Chord splice connectors for trusses is

split-ring
wood block
fish plate
A vertical line check uses a

meter stick
try square
plumb bob
A vertical line check uses a

meter stick
try square
plumb bob
A specialized fastener used to pull on to hold mitered joints
together is

vise
wood screw
clamp nail
A specialized fastener used to pull on to hold mitered joints
together is

vise
wood screw
clamp nail
Most waterproofed type of mortar joints for wall is

raked
struck
weathered
Most waterproofed type of mortar joints for wall is

raked
struck
weathered
Rafters laid diagonally from corner of a plate or girts to the ridge

jack rafter
valley plate
hip rafter
Rafters laid diagonally from corner of a plate or girts to the ridge

jack rafter
valley plate
hip rafter
The horizontal boards nailed to corner post to assist in the accurate
layout of foundation and excavation lines are called

form boards
box boards
batter boards
The horizontal boards nailed to corner post to assist in the accurate
layout of foundation and excavation lines are called

form boards
box boards
batter boards
Columns in which a concrete core is reinforced with a steel or cast-
iron core designed to support a part of load is

lally
composite
cast-in-place
Columns in which a concrete core is reinforced with a steel or cast-
iron core designed to support a part of load is

lally
composite
cast-in-place
The Filipino term for ceiling joist is

kostilyahe
tirante
espejo
The Filipino term for ceiling joist is

kostilyahe
tirante
espejo
The Filipino term for concrete beam is

biga
guilihan
kilo
The Filipino term for concrete beam is

biga
guilihan
kilo
Instrument or tool capable of vertical and horizontal line check is
called

plumb bob
spirit level
try square
caliper
Instrument or tool capable of vertical and horizontal line check is
called

plumb bob
spirit level
try square
caliper
The vertical and horizontal surface is reinforced concrete where
concreting was stopped and continued later is called

expansion joint
control joint
cold joint
construction joint
The vertical and horizontal surface is reinforced concrete where
concreting was stopped and continued later is called

expansion joint
control joint
cold joint
construction joint
A twisting force is

shear
bending
moment
torsion
A twisting force is

shear
bending
moment
torsion
A continuous recess built into a wall to receive pipes, ducts, etc. is
called

alcove
chase
ductworks
pipeline
A continuous recess built into a wall to receive pipes, ducts, etc. is
called

alcove
chase
ductworks
pipeline
It is a special type of plate girder consisting of tees, angles and
multiple web

box girder
hybrid girder
T-flange girder
bridging
It is a special type of plate girder consisting of tees, angles and
multiple web

box girder
hybrid girder
T-flange girder
bridging
When the ratio of short span to the long span of a slab is less than
0.50, slab is a

one-way slab
slab on fill
two-way slab
cantilever slab
When the ratio of short span to the long span of a slab is less than
0.50, slab is a

one-way slab
slab on fill
two-way slab
cantilever slab
Longitudinal beams which rest on the top chord and preferably at
the joints of the truss

purlins
jack rafter
rafters
girders
Longitudinal beams which rest on the top chord and preferably at
the joints of the truss

purlins
jack rafter
rafters
girders
A three-dimensional structural system without bearing walls
composed of interconnected laterally supported so as to function
as a complete self-contained unit with or without the aids of
horizontal diaphragms or floor-bracing system

box system
space frame
freeform
braced frame
A three-dimensional structural system without bearing walls
composed of interconnected laterally supported so as to function
as a complete self-contained unit with or without the aids of
horizontal diaphragms or floor-bracing system

box system
space frame
freeform
braced frame
Concrete slab should have a minimum clearance of

20 mm
40 mm
15 mm
30 mm
Concrete slab should have a minimum clearance of

20 mm
40 mm
15 mm
30 mm
It is designed to resist lateral forces parallel to the plane of the wall

bearing wall
curtain wall
grade wall
shear wall
It is designed to resist lateral forces parallel to the plane of the wall

bearing wall
curtain wall
grade wall
shear wall
The section of which the moment changes from positive to negative
is called

neutral axis
inflection point
section of zero shear
maximum moment
The section of which the moment changes from positive to negative
is called

neutral axis
inflection point
section of zero shear
maximum moment
What is the appropriate painting material type for wood surfaces?

zinc chromate
alkyd
latex
polyurethane
What is the appropriate painting material type for wood surfaces?

zinc chromate
alkyd
latex
polyurethane
Commercially made corrugated G.I. sheets, of gauge 26, having
standard corrugation are coated both sides with

aluminum coating
laminations
paints
pure virgin spoiter
Commercially made corrugated G.I. sheets, of gauge 26, having
standard corrugation are coated both sides with

aluminum coating
laminations
paints
pure virgin spoiter
Wood flooring finishing material

7 & 6 wood planks


V cut wood planks
gypsum board
ply board panel
Wood flooring finishing material

7 & 6 wood planks


V cut wood planks
gypsum board
ply board panel
What hardware/material is needed to fasten an asphalt strip roof
shingle on wooden sheets/planks?

CV nail
staple wire
tekscrew
fin nail
What hardware/material is needed to fasten an asphalt strip roof
shingle on wooden sheets/planks?

CV nail
staple wire
tekscrew
fin nail
The time required for the removal of a form works of a concrete
footing

24 hours
36 hours
48 hours
12 hours
The time required for the removal of a form works of a concrete
footing

24 hours
36 hours
48 hours
12 hours
Identify which figure is a dado wood joint
Identify which figure is a dado wood joint
Identify which figure is flemish (double stretcher) brickwork
Identify which figure is flemish (double stretcher) brickwork
Wall partition wooden framing is called

joist
jambs
studs
nailers
Wall partition wooden framing is called

joist
jambs
studs
nailers
How many corrugation is required as the minimum side lap of an
ordinary standard G.I. sheet roofing?



2
1
How many corrugation is required as the minimum side lap of an
ordinary standard G.I. sheet roofing?



2
1
Identify which letter in the target is a valley jack rafter?
Identify which letter in the target is a valley jack rafter?
What is the appropriate paint material for G.I. sheet roofing?

alkyd type
acrylic latex type
lacquer type
urethane
What is the appropriate paint material for G.I. sheet roofing?

alkyd type
acrylic latex type
lacquer type
urethane
Identify which figure is a dado wood joint
Identify which figure is a dado wood joint
The paint finishing material of long-span pre-painted roofing sheet
is

acrylic paint
duco paint
polyester paint
automotive paint
The paint finishing material of long-span pre-painted roofing sheet
is

acrylic paint
duco paint
polyester paint
automotive paint
What hardware/material is needed to fasten corrugated asbestos
cement roofing sheet on a steel purlin

metal screw
L hook bolt
m bolt
aluminum screw
What hardware/material is needed to fasten corrugated asbestos
cement roofing sheet on a steel purlin

metal screw
L hook bolt
m bolt
aluminum screw
A common paint film defect where progressive powdering from the
surface inward occurs. It is called

blistering
peeling
chalking
alligatoring
A common paint film defect where progressive powdering from the
surface inward occurs. It is called

blistering
peeling
chalking
alligatoring
Identify which figure is a blind and sub-mortise and tenon joint
Identify which figure is a blind and sub-mortise and tenon joint
A joint where two successive placement of concrete meet is called

truss joint
contraction joint
construction joint
expansion joint
A joint where two successive placement of concrete meet is called

truss joint
contraction joint
construction joint
expansion joint
A wall which supports vertical loads in addition to its weight without
the benefit of a complete vertical load carrying space frame is
called

retaining wall
curtain wall
shearing wall
bearing wall
A wall which supports vertical loads in addition to its weight without
the benefit of a complete vertical load carrying space frame is
called

retaining wall
curtain wall
shearing wall
bearing wall
A type of concrete floor which has no beam is called

flat slab
2-way slab
one way slab
ribbed floor
A type of concrete floor which has no beam is called

flat slab
2-way slab
one way slab
ribbed floor
A one-way concrete slab are used when

the slab is being supported by two parallel beams


the slab has no cantilevered portion
the concrete slab is reinforced on the near bottom side
the concrete slab is sloping to all side
A one-way concrete slab are used when

the slab is being supported by two parallel beams


the slab has no cantilevered portion
the concrete slab is reinforced on the near bottom side
the concrete slab is sloping to all side
Level tool is a

tool used for guiding and testing the work to a vertical and horizontal position
a tool for checking height elevation
tool used to check the water level
the tool designated the different ranking of tool usage
Level tool is a

tool used for guiding and testing the work to a vertical and horizontal
position
a tool for checking height elevation
tool used to check the water level
the tool designated the different ranking of tool usage
Steel square is a

a small try square


tool for testing and for framing work
a steel square for use of signage
tool of the steel man
Steel square is a

a small try square


tool for testing and for framing work
a steel square for use of signage
tool of the steel man
The vertical surface on face of a stair step is called

stair clip
stair head
nosing
riser
The vertical surface on face of a stair step is called

stair clip
stair head
nosing
riser
Tin shear is a

painter tool
masonry tool
tinsmithry tool
electrical tool
Tin shear is a

painter tool
masonry tool
tinsmithry tool
electrical tool
Auger bit is part of

fastener tool
guiding testing tool
bearing tool
rough facing tool
Auger bit is part of

fastener tool
guiding testing tool
bearing tool
rough facing tool
The complete records of test conduction (slump, compression test,
etc.) shall be preserved and made available for inspection during
the progress of construction and after completion of the projects for
a period of not less than

5 years
3 years
4 years
2 years
The complete records of test conduction (slump, compression test,
etc.) shall be preserved and made available for inspection during
the progress of construction and after completion of the projects for
a period of not less than

5 years
3 years
4 years
2 years
Wood board should have a thickness specification of

not less than 2” thick x 5” and up wide


not less than 1” thick x 4” and up wide
not less than 2” thick x 4” and up wide
not less than 3” thick x 7” and up wide
Wood board should have a thickness specification of

not less than 2” thick x 5” and up wide


not less than 1” thick x 4” and up wide
not less than 2” thick x 4” and up wide
not less than 3” thick x 7” and up wide
Wood plank is a piece of lumber that is

2” to 5” thick
6” to 8” thick
5” to 7” thick
8” up thick
Wood plank is a piece of lumber that is

2” to 5” thick
6” to 8” thick
5” to 7” thick
8” up thick
The distance from the first to the last riser of a stair flight is called

spandrel
pitch
run
rise
The distance from the first to the last riser of a stair flight is called

spandrel
pitch
run
rise
A high-speed rotary shaping hand power tool used to make smooth
cutting and curving on solid wood is called

surface planner
dado place
portable hand router
lathe machine
A high-speed rotary shaping hand power tool used to make smooth
cutting and curving on solid wood is called

surface planner
dado place
portable hand router
lathe machine
The major horizontal supporting member of the floor system is
called

rafter
girder
purlin
girt
The major horizontal supporting member of the floor system is
called

rafter
girder
purlin
girt
Wood defects are heart shake, cup shake, star shake and

knots
discoloration
deterioration
rotten
Wood defects are heart shake, cup shake, star shake and

knots
discoloration
deterioration
rotten
Dressed lumber is referred to

covered with plastic for shipment


lumber of exact measurement
smoothed or planed lumber
lumber used for fine carpentry works
Dressed lumber is referred to

covered with plastic for shipment


lumber of exact measurement
smoothed or planed lumber
lumber used for fine carpentry works
The other kind of handsaw other than rip-cut saw is

diagonal cut saw


cross-cut
circular saw
coping saw
The other kind of handsaw other than rip-cut saw is

diagonal cut saw


cross-cut
circular saw
coping saw
Walls that support weight from above as well as their own dead
weight

load bearing walls


curtain walls
shoring walls
none of the above
Walls that support weight from above as well as their own dead
weight

load bearing walls


curtain walls
shoring walls
none of the above
It refers to the occupancy load which either partially or fully in place
or may not be present at all is called

live load
dead load
concentrated load
distributed load
It refers to the occupancy load which either partially or fully in place
or may not be present at all is called

live load
dead load
concentrated load
distributed load
The distance between inflection point in the column when it breaks
is called

development length
cross sectional area
effective length
equivalent distance
The distance between inflection point in the column when it breaks
is called

development length
cross sectional area
effective length
equivalent distance
The amount of space measured in cubic units

none of these
perimeter
volume
area
The amount of space measured in cubic units

none of these
perimeter
volume
area
An expansion joints adjacent parts of a structure to permit
expected movements between them is called

contraction joint
truss joint
construction joint
conduction joint
An expansion joints adjacent parts of a structure to permit
expected movements between them is called

contraction joint
truss joint
construction joint
conduction joint
To find the volume of water in a cylindrical tank, multiply the area of
its base by its

diameter
radius
height
none of these
To find the volume of water in a cylindrical tank, multiply the area of
its base by its

diameter
radius
height
none of these
The most important component to determine the strength of a
concrete mix is

cement
sand
gravel
lime
The most important component to determine the strength of a
concrete mix is

cement
sand
gravel
lime
A beam that projects beyond one or both its support is called

overhanging beam
continuous beam
intermediate beam
cantilever beam
A beam that projects beyond one or both its support is called

overhanging beam
continuous beam
intermediate beam
cantilever beam
Jack rafter is used for

hip roof support


long span beam
cantilevered truss
none of these
Jack rafter is used for

hip roof support


long span beam
cantilevered truss
none of these
The total of all the tread widths in a stair is called

total riser
total run
winder
none of these
The total of all the tread widths in a stair is called

total riser
total run
winder
none of these
The face or front elevation of a building

facade
front view
face plate
frontal approach
The face or front elevation of a building

facade
front view
face plate
frontal approach
A pit in a basement floor made to collect water into which a pump is
placed to pump the liquid to the sewer pipe

sump
drain hole
slump
none of these
A pit in a basement floor made to collect water into which a pump is
placed to pump the liquid to the sewer pipe

sump
drain hole
slump
none of these
Prefabrication refers to

design of a factory
pre-construction of components as a part of a whole
a system of material audit
preliminary building procedure
Prefabrication refers to

design of a factory
pre-construction of components as a part of a whole
a system of material audit
preliminary building procedure
An opening in the roof for admitting light is called

natural lighting
ocules lighting
none of these
skylight
An opening in the roof for admitting light is called

natural lighting
ocules lighting
none of these
skylight
Wood coming out from trees with needle leaves, rather than broad
leaves are called

ironwood
mahogany
softwood
hardwood
Wood coming out from trees with needle leaves, rather than broad
leaves are called

ironwood
mahogany
softwood
hardwood
A kind of brick used for high temperature

fly-ash brick
thermal brick
firebrick
cinder block
A kind of brick used for high temperature

fly-ash brick
thermal brick
firebrick
cinder block
The building frame construction system that uses one piece
structural stud from the foundation to the roof

balloon framing
lath framing
wall framing
upright framing
The building frame construction system that uses one piece
structural stud from the foundation to the roof

balloon framing
lath framing
wall framing
upright framing
A nailer strip incorporated in rough concrete wall to be plastered to
act as guide and support for finish trim around openings and near
the base of the wall

none of these
plaster ground
gravel stop
trimming guard
A nailer strip incorporated in rough concrete wall to be plastered to
act as guide and support for finish trim around openings and near
the base of the wall

none of these
plaster ground
gravel stop
trimming guard
The distance between two structural supports

overall distance
bay
span
none of these
The distance between two structural supports

overall distance
bay
span
none of these
The scientific name for wood is

CITEM
XYLEM
APTG
TANG
The scientific name for wood is

CITEM
XYLEM
APTG
TANG
In designing a stair, to find the height of the riser, divide the height
of the stair by the number of

newel post
risers
balustrade
balusters
In designing a stair, to find the height of the riser, divide the height
of the stair by the number of

newel post
risers
balustrade
balusters
A kind of roof that has four sloping sides

gable roof
mansard roof
hip roof
lean to
A kind of roof that has four sloping sides

gable roof
mansard roof
hip roof
lean to
Stone placed on a slope to prevent erosion

rip-rap
embankment
flag stone
border stone
Stone placed on a slope to prevent erosion

rip-rap
embankment
flag stone
border stone
A tough used for carrying off water

gutter
none of these
moat
valley duet
A tough used for carrying off water

gutter
none of these
moat
valley duet
The process of removing concrete forms from the cured concrete

stripping
clearing
none of these
deforming works
The process of removing concrete forms from the cured concrete

stripping
clearing
none of these
deforming works
A structural member spanning from truss-to-truss or supporting
rafters

floor joist
purlin
girts
girder
A structural member spanning from truss-to-truss or supporting
rafters

floor joist
purlin
girts
girder
A threaded steel bent inserted of masonry construction for securing
wood or metal plates to concrete construction

anchor bolt
U-bolt
gusset plate
strut
A threaded steel bent inserted of masonry construction for securing
wood or metal plates to concrete construction

anchor bolt
U-bolt
gusset plate
strut
A horizontal piece of wood, stone, steel or concrete across the top
of door or window opening to bear the weight of the walls above
the opening

none of these
lintel
transome beam
transverse rafter
A horizontal piece of wood, stone, steel or concrete across the top
of door or window opening to bear the weight of the walls above
the opening

none of these
lintel
transome beam
transverse rafter
The placing of glass in windows or doors

none of these
glazing
puttying
glassing
The placing of glass in windows or doors

none of these
glazing
puttying
glassing
A rejected building material because of its below standard grade is
called

out-limber
run-of-the mill
cult
none of these
A rejected building material because of its below standard grade is
called

out-limber
run-of-the mill
cult
none of these
Another word for handmill on a stair construction

balustrade
banister
hand guard
stringer
Another word for handmill on a stair construction

balustrade
banister
hand guard
stringer
A joint produced by lapping two pieces of materials

sandwiched joint
butt joint
dado joint
lap joint
A joint produced by lapping two pieces of materials

sandwiched joint
butt joint
dado joint
lap joint
Green lumber is

wolmanized lumber
creasate treated lumber
talanized lumber
lumber that still contains moisture or sap
Green lumber is

wolmanized lumber
creasate treated lumber
talanized lumber
lumber that still contains moisture or sap
The internal angle formed by the two roof slopes of a roof is called

canal
gutter
valley
ridge cap
The internal angle formed by the two roof slopes of a roof is called

canal
gutter
valley
ridge cap
A vertical board attached on the ends of the rafters. It is a part of
the cornice

facia
decorative board
face over
construction board
A vertical board attached on the ends of the rafters. It is a part of
the cornice

fascia
decorative board
face over
construction board
A large heavy nail is referred to as

spike
anchorage hardware
none of these
dowel rod
A large heavy nail is referred to as

spike
anchorage hardware
none of these
dowel rod
In designing a stair, to find the number of riser divide the height of
the stair by the height of each

newel post
risers
balusters
nosing
In designing a stair, to find the number of riser divide the height of
the stair by the height of each

newel post
risers
balusters
nosing
Underwater watertight chamber to allow construction work to be
done

bent chamber
submersible air chamber
caisson
none of these
Underwater watertight chamber to allow construction work to be
done

bent chamber
submersible air chamber
caisson
none of these
Stakes and batter board in a construction layouting procedure
refers to

building components where permanent horizontal and vertical measurement are indicated

initial formworks done in construction

vertical and horizontal wood sticks and lumber used to determine the elevation and ditances of
the reference points of the proposed building

a cliché for layouting work


Stakes and batter board in a construction layouting procedure
refers to

building components where permanent horizontal and vertical measurement are indicated

initial formworks done in construction

vertical and horizontal wood sticks and lumber used to determine the elevation and
ditances of the reference points of the proposed building

a cliché for layouting work


Lumber specification S4S means

smooth for surfacing jobs


square on four sides
first class lumber
smooth on four sides
Lumber specification S4S means

smooth for surfacing jobs


square on four sides
first class lumber
smooth on four sides
The term used to indicate top and lower principal member of a roof
or bridge truss

rafter
chord
beam
tie
The term used to indicate top and lower principal member of a roof
or bridge truss

rafter
chord
beam
tie
Strips of hardwood, usually 2x2” laid over a concrete slab floor

sleepers
leveling blocks
wood anchor blocks
wood saddle
Strips of hardwood, usually 2x2” laid over a concrete slab floor

sleepers
leveling blocks
wood anchor blocks
wood saddle
Miter square is a guiding and testing tool that has a permanent
blade set at

30
45
20
60
Miter square is a guiding and testing tool that has a permanent
blade set at

30
45
20
60
A wall that holds back on earth embankment

shoring wall
retaining wall
buttress wall
foundation wall
A wall that holds back on earth embankment

shoring wall
retaining wall
buttress wall
foundation wall
In structural steel section joints, it is recommended NOT to use

rivets
nuts and bolts
oxy/acetyline welding
electric arch welding
In structural steel section joints, it is recommended NOT to use

rivets
nuts and bolts
oxy/acetyline welding
electric arch welding
A wall that serves two (2) dwelling units, known also as party wall

common wall
property wall
exterior wall
perimeter wall
A wall that serves two (2) dwelling units, known also as party wall

common wall
property wall
exterior wall
perimeter wall
Pertaining to a material description that resembles glass

alabaster
vitreous
fiberglass
cellulose
Pertaining to a material description that resembles glass

alabaster
vitreous
fiberglass
cellulose
To allow concrete to dry by keeping it moist to attain maximum
strength

permentate
stabilize
tempering
cure
To allow concrete to dry by keeping it moist to attain maximum
strength

permentate
stabilize
tempering
cure
The hardware on a door to accommodate the knob and lockset
keyhole

escutcheon
embellisher
door lock cup
push plate
The hardware on a door to accommodate the knob and lockset
keyhole

escutcheon
embellisher
door lock cup
push plate
The material used for the process of making watertight the roof
intersection and other exposed areas on the exterior of a building

caping
flashing
fascia
gutter
The material used for the process of making watertight the roof
intersection and other exposed areas on the exterior of a building

caping
flashing
fascia
gutter
A vertical space in a building intended for ducts, pipes, wire and
cables

niche
crevice
chase
trench
A vertical space in a building intended for ducts, pipes, wire and
cables

niche
crevice
chase
trench
The term to describe the putting up of the skeleton of the building

roughing-in
stakes and butterboards
shell work
formworks
The term to describe the putting up of the skeleton of the building

roughing-in
stakes and butterboards
shell work
formworks
The zig-zag rule is a

a road builder tool for measuring zig-zag


the law governing intricate road network
an all-metal tape measuring tool
carpenter measuring tool
The zig-zag rule is a

a road builder tool for measuring zig-zag


the law governing intricate road network
an all-metal tape measuring tool
carpenter measuring tool
Keystone is

a wedge-shaped stone of an arch


a kind of grinding every stone
a stone shaped like a key
a brand of vehicular tire
Keystone is

a wedge-shaped stone of an arch


a kind of grinding every stone
a stone shaped like a key
a brand of vehicular tire
Kalomein door is

a fireproof door with metal covering


an indoor decorative door
a door product of Kuala Lumpur
none of these
Kalomein door is

a fireproof door with metal covering


an indoor decorative door
a door product of Kuala Lumpur
none of these
Lumber that is notsquared or finished

green lumber
milled lumber
undressed lumber
scaled lumber
Lumber that is notsquared or finished

green lumber
milled lumber
undressed lumber
scaled lumber
How is a 90 degree bend standard hook for concrete reinforcement
constructed

90 degree bend plus 10 db extension, at free end of bar


90 degree bend plus 12 db extension, at free end of bar
90 degree bend plus 6 db extension, at free end of bar
90 degree bend plus 4 db extension, at free end of bar
How is a 90 degree bend standard hook for concrete reinforcement
constructed

90 degree bend plus 10 db extension, at free end of bar


90 degree bend plus 12 db extension, at free end of bar
90 degree bend plus 6 db extension, at free end of bar
90 degree bend plus 4 db extension, at free end of bar
Good high-strength-bolted connection for steel should have the
following physical characteristic for good workmanship. Which of
the following listed is NOT ideal?

High-strength-bolted parts shall fit solidly together when assembled and shall not be separated
by gaskets or any other interposed compressive material

Bolts tightened by means of a calibrated wrench shall be installed with a hardened washed
under the nut or bolt head, whichever is the element turned in tightening

When assembled, all joint surfaces, including those adjacent to the washer, shall be free of
scale, except tight mill scale, dirt and burns

Surface in contact with the bolt head and nut shall have a slope of not more than 1:10 with
respect to a plane normal to the bolt axis
Good high-strength-bolted connection for steel should have the
following physical characteristic for good workmanship. Which of
the following listed is NOT ideal?

High-strength-bolted parts shall fit solidly together when assembled and shall not be separated
by gaskets or any other interposed compressive material

Bolts tightened by means of a calibrated wrench shall be installed with a hardened washed
under the nut or bolt head, whichever is the element turned in tightening

When assembled, all joint surfaces, including those adjacent to the washer, shall be free of
scale, except tight mill scale, dirt and burns

Surface in contact with the bolt head and nut shall have a slope of not more than 1:10
with respect to a plane normal to the bolt axis
What are piles at an inclination to resist forces that are not critical?

guide piles
batter piles
slope piles
fender piles
What are piles at an inclination to resist forces that are not critical?

guide piles
batter piles
slope piles
fender piles
Which of the following criteria for bundle bars, do NOT apply?

bars larger than 32 mm shall not be bundled in beams

bundle bars shall not be enclosed within stirrups or ties

group of parallel reinforcing bars bundled in contact to act as a unit shall be limited to three in
any one bundle

individual bars within a bundle terminated within the span of flexural members shall terminate at
different points with at least 40 db staggered
Which of the following criteria for bundle bars, do NOT apply?

bars larger than 32 mm shall not be bundled in beams

bundle bars shall not be enclosed within stirrups or ties

group of parallel reinforcing bars bundled in contact to act as a unit shall be limited to
three in any one bundle

individual bars within a bundle terminated within the span of flexural members shall terminate at
different points with at least 40 db staggered
What is a concrete beam placed directly on the ground to provide
foundation for the superstructure?

strap beam
gerber beam
grade beam
tie beam
What is a concrete beam placed directly on the ground to provide
foundation for the superstructure?

strap beam
gerber beam
grade beam
tie beam
What is a round steel bolt embedded in concrete or masonry use to
hold down machinery, steel columns or beams, casting, shoes,
beams plates and engine heads?

retaining bolts
foundation bolts
anchor bolts
friction bolts
What is a round steel bolt embedded in concrete or masonry use to
hold down machinery, steel columns or beams, casting, shoes,
beams plates and engine heads?

retaining bolts
foundation bolts
anchor bolts
friction bolts
A concrete flooring and finish which transforms ordinary plain
concrete into an elegant and decorative textured surface. This is
done by adding dust-on-color pigments to the concrete to give a
fast color and imprinted with a patented pattern and texture while
the concrete is still plastic to create the look and finish of stone,
slate or brick

impressio-crete
textfloor-crete
stucco floor finish
concrete block cushion
A concrete flooring and finish which transforms ordinary plain
concrete into an elegant and decorative textured surface. This is
done by adding dust-on-color pigments to the concrete to give a
fast color and imprinted with a patented pattern and texture while
the concrete is still plastic to create the look and finish of stone,
slate or brick

impressio-crete
textfloor-crete
stucco floor finish
concrete block cushion
Vernacular term for Concrete Hollow Block (CHB) laying

palitada
mitsa
rebokada
asintada
Vernacular term for Concrete Hollow Block (CHB) laying

palitada
mitsa
rebokada
asintada
An installation method where the cabinet covers is recessed and
flushed with the cabinet sidings

inset or interior
concealed
party wall or half lap
full lap or over lap
An installation method where the cabinet covers is recessed and
flushed with the cabinet sidings

inset or interior
concealed
party wall or half lap
full lap or over lap
Type of carpet weave important for an architect/designer to know to
guide him as to what type of construction and specification should
he recommend. What simplest type of fiber carpet weaving where
pile forms as the wrap yarns loop over removable “wires” inserted
consecutively across the loom?

axminster
wilton
velvet
knitted
Type of carpet weave important for an architect/designer to know to
guide him as to what type of construction and specification should
he recommend. What simplest type of fiber carpet weaving where
pile forms as the wrap yarns loop over removable “wires” inserted
consecutively across the loom?

axminster
wilton
velvet
knitted
A pretreatment of poured concrete such as walls beams and
columns where a thin layer of lean cement grout mixed with flexible
base additives is splattered by tampico brush or masonry spoon to
the surface to give a “tooth” for excellent plaster adhesion

scratch coat
splash coat
cement roughing
concrete roughing by chiseling
A pretreatment of poured concrete such as walls beams and
columns where a thin layer of lean cement grout mixed with flexible
base additives is splattered by tampico brush or masonry spoon to
the surface to give a “tooth” for excellent plaster adhesion

scratch coat
splash coat
cement roughing
concrete roughing by chiseling
Local species of wood commonly used for wall studding, cabinet
framing, and flush door framing, though scarcely available in the
market now due to forestry ban. This type of species is due to
cheaper cost than the other listed below

narra
molave
mahogany
tanguile
Local species of wood commonly used for wall studding, cabinet
framing, and flush door framing, though scarcely available in the
market now due to forestry ban. This type of species is due to
cheaper cost than the other listed below

narra
molave
mahogany
tanguile
A special coating system with a high gloss shine while maintaining
the natural wood qualities, maintenance free, used to finish and
topcoat wood flooring

polyethylene floor coating


tile floor coating
epoxy floor coating
polyurethane floor coating
A special coating system with a high gloss shine while maintaining
the natural wood qualities, maintenance free, used to finish and
topcoat wood flooring

polyethylene floor coating


tile floor coating
epoxy floor coating
polyurethane floor coating
A common and cheap masonry finish wherein dry consistency
mortar mix is sprayed by mechanical or pneumatic means. The
sprayed cement is left to dry and give a rustic finish. Optional paint
coat maybe required

spraytex
anay finish
stucco finish
sandblast
A common and cheap masonry finish wherein dry consistency
mortar mix is sprayed by mechanical or pneumatic means. The
sprayed cement is left to dry and give a rustic finish. Optional paint
coat maybe required

spraytex
anay finish
stucco finish
sandblast
What criterion conforms to good construction practice for the
earliest time to remove scaffolding for concrete flooring other than
early-strength concrete if no anticipated load is expected over
poured floor?

25% of scaffoldings can be removed at slab area after 21 days of pouring and 100% of scaffolds after 28
days

50% of scaffolding can be removed after 14 days and 100% of scaffolds after 2 days

50% of scaffoldings can be removed over slab area after 28 days of pouring and 100% of scaffolding after 36
days

25% of scaffoldings can be removed at slab area after 14 days and 100% of scaffolds after 21 days after
pouring
What criterion conforms to good construction practice for the
earliest time to remove scaffolding for concrete flooring other than
early-strength concrete if no anticipated load is expected over
poured floor?

25% of scaffoldings can be removed at slab area after 21 days of pouring and 100% of scaffolds after 28
days

50% of scaffolding can be removed after 14 days and 100% of scaffolds after 2 days

50% of scaffoldings can be removed over slab area after 28 days of pouring and 100% of scaffolding after 36
days

25% of scaffoldings can be removed at slab area after 14 days and 100% of scaffolds after 21 days
after pouring
A type of wood end joint where both wood are cut at equal angles
diagonally

finger
lap
splice
scarf
A type of wood end joint where both wood are cut at equal angles
diagonally

finger
lap
splice
scarf
When utilizing “knock-down” modular system of cabinets and
furniture, an end user is constrain of using:

longer assembly time


standard sizes, shapes and forms
needs additional finishing
labor intensive during production and assembly
When utilizing “knock-down” modular system of cabinets and
furniture, an end user is constrain of using:

longer assembly time


standard sizes, shapes and forms
needs additional finishing
labor intensive during production and assembly
A type of terazzo floor described by its physical appearance
whereby the stone or pebble is intentionally exposed while the
cement matrix is depressed

palladiana terazzo
rustic terazzo
venetian terazzo
standard terazzo
A type of terazzo floor described by its physical appearance
whereby the stone or pebble is intentionally exposed while the
cement matrix is depressed

palladiana terazzo
rustic terazzo
venetian terazzo
standard terazzo
Which of the following concrete handling criterion impairs the
quality of concrete?

re-tempting concrete shall not be used and discard by approved means

concrete shall be carried on at such a rate that concrete is at all times plastic and flows readily
into space between reinforcement

concrete that has initially set, shall be mixed with new concrete and shall be deposited in the
structure with approved means

top surfaces or vertically formed lifts shall be generally level


Which of the following concrete handling criterion impairs the
quality of concrete?

re-tempting concrete shall not be used and discard by approved means

concrete shall be carried on at such a rate that concrete is at all times plastic and flows
readily into space between reinforcement

concrete that has initially set, shall be mixed with new concrete and shall be deposited in the
structure with approved means

top surfaces or vertically formed lifts shall be generally level


A type of window where the ventilating sash rotates 90 degrees to
180 degrees about the header and sill or about the side jamb

combination
pivoted
awning
jalousie
A type of window where the ventilating sash rotates 90 degrees to
180 degrees about the header and sill or about the side jamb

combination
pivoted
awning
jalousie
To prevent cement plaster from improper adhesion, the substrate
must be roughened while observing the following:

cure the cement plaster slowly


cure the cement plaster rapidly
add more cement to the cement plaster
keep the cement plaster as thin as possible
To prevent cement plaster from improper adhesion, the substrate
must be roughened while observing the following:

cure the cement plaster slowly


cure the cement plaster rapidly
add more cement to the cement plaster
keep the cement plaster as thin as possible
A type of “hands of door” where the hinge is at the left and the door
leaf swings inside the room to the left

right hand reverse


right hand
left hand reverse
left hand
A type of “hands of door” where the hinge is at the left and the door
leaf swings inside the room to the left

right hand reverse


right hand
left hand reverse
left hand
What type of joint is used to install a glass into a lite of a French
window?

dado
rabbet
tenon
mortise
What type of joint is used to install a glass into a lite of a French
window?

dado
rabbet
tenon
mortise
An equipment to uniformly distribute tile adhesive at the underside
of a ________ tile during installation

masonry wall
notch trowel
edge strip trowel
flat steel trowel
An equipment to uniformly distribute tile adhesive at the underside
of a ________ tile during installation

masonry wall
notch trowel
edge strip trowel
flat steel trowel
A water-mixed product mixed to a ratio of 1:20 to stabilize lime
activity in new masonry surface. Without preparing the surface with
this mixture will cause the subsequent painting to be defective

acrylic emulsion
masonry neutralizer
etching solution
aquaseal
A water-mixed product mixed to a ratio of 1:20 to stabilize lime
activity in new masonry surface. Without preparing the surface with
this mixture will cause the subsequent painting to be defective

acrylic emulsion
masonry neutralizer
etching solution
aquaseal
A paint defect which indicates imperfect adhesion of paint to the
surface, with the film getting stripped off in a relatively large pieces
due to application on damp or greasy surface

peeling
bleeding
alligatoring
cracking
A paint defect which indicates imperfect adhesion of paint to the
surface, with the film getting stripped off in a relatively large pieces
due to application on damp or greasy surface

peeling
bleeding
alligatoring
cracking
A type of shutter proof opaque glass used to construct a door with
glass to allow natural light only

figured wired glass


smoked glass
etched glass
bevel glass
A type of shutter proof opaque glass used to construct a door with
glass to allow natural light only

figured wired glass


smoked glass
etched glass
bevel glass
Vernacular term for rough plastering

baldosa
asintada
rebokada
kostura
Vernacular term for rough plastering

baldosa
asintada
rebokada
kostura
Aggregates should conform to PNS or ASTM standards and must
be well graded, easy workability and method of consolidated are
such that the concrete can be poured without honeycomb or voids.
What is the nominal maximum size of a course aggregate when
working spaces between reinforcements for proper bonding>

Course aggregates shall be no larger than ½ the minimum clear spacing between individual reinforcing bars
or wires, bundles of bars, or prestressing tendons or ducts

Course aggregates shall be no larger than 5/8 the minimum clear spacing between individual reinforcing bars
or wires, bundles of bars, or prestressing tendons or ducts

Course aggregates shall be no larger than 7/8 the minimum clear spacing between individual reinforcing bars
or wires, bundles of bars, or prestressing tendons or ducts

Course aggregates shall be no larger than ¾ the minimum clear spacing between individual reinforcing bars
or wires, bundles of bars, or prestressing tendons or ducts
Aggregates should conform to PNS or ASTM standards and must
be well graded, easy workability and method of consolidated are
such that the concrete can be poured without honeycomb or voids.
What is the nominal maximum size of a course aggregate when
working spaces between reinforcements for proper bonding>

Course aggregates shall be no larger than ½ the minimum clear spacing between individual reinforcing bars
or wires, bundles of bars, or prestressing tendons or ducts

Course aggregates shall be no larger than 5/8 the minimum clear spacing between individual reinforcing bars
or wires, bundles of bars, or prestressing tendons or ducts

Course aggregates shall be no larger than 7/8 the minimum clear spacing between individual reinforcing bars
or wires, bundles of bars, or prestressing tendons or ducts

Course aggregates shall be no larger than ¾ the minimum clear spacing between individual
reinforcing bars or wires, bundles of bars, or prestressing tendons or ducts
What is the minimum concrete cover for primary reinforcement of
beams and columns not exposed to earth or weather for precast
manufactured under plant control conditions?

db but not less than 25 mm


db but not less than 15 mm and need not exceed 40 mm
db but not less than 20 mm and not to exceed 50 mm
db but not less than 30 mm
What is the minimum concrete cover for primary reinforcement of
beams and columns not exposed to earth or weather for precast
manufactured under plant control conditions?

db but not less than 25 mm


db but not less than 15 mm and need not exceed 40 mm
db but not less than 20 mm and not to exceed 50 mm
db but not less than 30 mm
What is the act of excavating or filling of earth or any sound
material or combination thereof, in preparation for a finishing
surface such as paving?

cut and fill


grading
benching
site preparation
What is the act of excavating or filling of earth or any sound
material or combination thereof, in preparation for a finishing
surface such as paving?

cut and fill


grading
benching
site preparation
A floor finish commercially size 1” x 12” x 12” utilizing clay and fired
in traditional manner making interesting and attractive rustic clay
shade patterns. Because of the rustic effect the floor is finished
rough and simply adhere by cement with some irregularities

cement non skid blocks


vigan tiles
adobe cobbled stones
mosaic tiles
A floor finish commercially size 1” x 12” x 12” utilizing clay and fired
in traditional manner making interesting and attractive rustic clay
shade patterns. Because of the rustic effect the floor is finished
rough and simply adhere by cement with some irregularities

cement non skid blocks


vigan tiles
adobe cobbled stones
mosaic tiles
What is a steel element such as wire, cable, bar, rod or strand, or a
bundle of such elements, used to impart prestress to concrete?

prestress cables
reinforcement
tenon cables
tendon
What is a steel element such as wire, cable, bar, rod or strand, or a
bundle of such elements, used to impart prestress to concrete?

prestress cables
reinforcement
tenon cables
tendon