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The planning, design, and implementation of infrastructure and utilizing various materials and techniques to create functional and aesthetically structures.














project management



In Plumbing Drawings what does IC mean?

  • Inspection Chamber

_____________ can be defined as the process of covering rough surfaces with thin coat of plastic material to form a smooth durable and jointless surface

  • plastering

The person primarily responsible for your safety is....

  • Your Foreman
  • Your Instructor
  • Yourself
  • Your Employer

Complete the sentence below with the correct words.During building, _____ cover walls and ceilings with plaster.

  • plasterers

Slack time refers to

  • an activity
  • an event
  • both event and activity
  • none of the above

In PERT analysis, the time estimates of activities and probability of their occurrence follow

  • normal distribution curve
  • Poisson’s distribution curve
  • Beta – distribution curve
  • none of the above

All the sides of scalene triangle are equal.

  • True
  • False

The coating of plastic material is termed as "plaster"

  • True
  • False

Before the year of completion, under the zero-profit method, the year-end balance of the Construction in Progress account is equal to:

  • cost incurred to date
  • cost incurred this year
  • cost incurred to date plus gross profit earned to date
  • gross profit earned to date

What is the name of your high school?

  • Mckruu High School
  • Mckaww High School
  • McBean High School
  • Mcknee High School
  • None of those is me.

What St. Louis structure is the tallest manmade U.S. memorial and was built in the 1960's?

  • Gateway Arch
  • Washington Monument
  • Pillar To Tomorrow
  • Skydome

A sign with BLUE writings/drawings is an

  • Information Sign.

Economic saving of time results by crashing

  • cheapest critical activity
  • cheapest non-critical activity
  • costliest critical activity
  • costliest non-critical activity

What does NGL mean in an Section drawing?

  • Natural Ground Level

Gypsum is a common mineral available as calcium sulphate dehydrate _____________ in the nature

  • CASO4 2H2O

Which among from the choices below is a type of a power sander?

  • Sheet
  • Screw
  • Stock
  • Shave
  • Shaper

It involves the development of ideas, concept or alternative solutions to the problem

  • Understanding
  • Synthesizing
  • Evaluating
  • Visualizing
  • Planning

The main binding agent in "Rendering" is portland lime

  • True
  • False

What country gave the Statue of Liberty to the United States?

  • Canada
  • France
  • England
  • Germany

Nowadays in modern construction the application of plastering is reduced and replaced by various types of dry lining on interior surfaces and cladding on exterior surfaces.

  • True
  • False

The area under the Beta distribution curve is divided into two equal parts by

  • Most likely time
  • Optimistic time
  • Pessimistic time
  • Expected time

Complete the sentence below with the correct words.During building, _____ make the wooden structure.

  • carpenters
  • electricians
  • plumbers
  • roofers
  • plasterers

These are thin lines spaced evenly resembling a shaded effect. This is used to indicate cut-off portion of parts in section.

  • Leader Line
  • Extension Line
  • Cutting Plane Line
  • Center Line
  • Section Line

Name this quadrilateral.

  • Rhombus
  • Triangle
  • Parallelogram
  • Trapezoid

Signs with GREEN writing/drawings with a WHITE background is for

  • Safety

The gigantic palace complex in Beijing built during the 15th century is known by what name?

  • The White Land
  • The Forbidden City
  • Home Of The Gods
  • Palace Of The Emperors

Positioning lanyards are used only as fall restraint devices and may not be used as fall arrest devices.

  • True
  • False

Complete the sentence below with the correct words.Next, an _____ makes a detailed drawing of the building and gives information about the materials which are to be used.

  • surveyor
  • architect
  • engineer
  • construction manager
  • contractor

It is to make something out of nothing?

  • Design
  • Conceptualization
  • Brainstorming
  • Delphi Method
  • Creativity

Complete the sentence below with the correct words.When building a house, the _____ first of all examine the site and makes a plan of the size and shape of the plot of land.

  • surveyor
  • architect
  • engineer
  • construction manager
  • contractor

The process of incorporating changes and rescheduling is called

  • Resource levelling
  • Resource smoothimg
  • Updating
  • Critical Path Scheduling

The technique in which the creative process as a subconscious activity of the mind is being stimulated, combining different seemingly unrelated elements?

  • Morphology
  • Inversion
  • Synthesizing
  • Delphi Method
  • Synectics

To prevent cracking natural or synthetic fibers are used in lime pilaster

  • True
  • False

An angle whose measure is exactly 90 degrees.

  • acute
  • vertical
  • right
  • straight

This tool is also called a scroll saw.

  • Band Saw
  • Jig Saw
  • Circular Saw
  • Radial Arm Saw
  • Electric Handsaw

BebeTime Construction has consistently used the percentage-of-completion method of recognizing income. In 2021, BebeTime started work on a P3,000,000 fixed-price construction contract. The accounting records disclosed the following data for the year ended December 2021:Costs incurred 930,000Estimated cost to complete 2,170,000Progress billings 1,100,000Collections 700,000How much loss should BebeTime have recognized in 2021?

  • 230,000
  • 100,000
  • 30,000
  • 0

Complete the sentence below with the correct words.There are two main methods of building houses. In one, solid walls known as _____ walls are constructed.

  • load-bearing
  • curtain
  • nonload-bearing
  • exterior
  • interior

Data cable and electrical cables can be run adjacent to each other? True or false

  • True
  • False

What wall, built in the 2nd century B.C., marked the northern limit of the Roman Empire in England?

  • Trajan's Wall
  • Hadrian's Wall
  • Nero's Wall
  • Gordian's Wall

The usual thickness of finishing coat is 5-7 mm

  • True
  • False

A rectangle can also be called a...

  • Parallelogram
  • Trapezoid
  • Rhombus
  • Pentagon

A scaffold is defined as

  • An elevated platform for workers and materials.

Application of materials to existing backgrounds, such as plaster to a wall or paint to timber, is an inherent finish

  • True
  • False

Which is not a part of a production document?

  • Project and Construction contract
  • Written specifications
  • Reports, Inventories
  • Detailed drawings and Presentation drawings
  • Scaled or full sized prototype

The difference between the time avail-to do a job and the time required to do the job, is known as

  • Event
  • Float
  • Duration
  • Activity

What site, also called Hearst Castle, was built in the 20th century for William Randolph Hearst?

  • The Saltbox House
  • The Retreat
  • San Simeon
  • San Vitale

Choose the correct word for the following sentence.A spread footing/caisson piers is/are used when the soil is weak.

  • caisson piers

The rapid evaporation of water from the surface cause irregular surface cracks known as____________

  • crazing

What kind of quadrilateral is this?

  • parallelogram
  • rectangle
  • rhombus
  • square

Which of the following does not belong to the group?

  • insurance
  • expected warranty cause
  • claims from third parties
  • construction overheads

Many materials such as timber, stone, brick and glass provide a natural finish without any need for further work is an _______________________

  • inherent finshes

Name it

  • tiles
  • bricks
  • blocks

Portland Cement or other types of cements are used as binder in plaster mortars

  • True
  • False

It is important that the aggregate shouldn't be clean

  • True
  • False

Generally a mix proportion of 1 volume cement to 6 or 7 volume of sand is used

  • True
  • False

Which of the following is IMPORTANT in the concept of lean construction?

  • Waste minimisation
  • Waste minimisation
  • Alignment of the supply chain management
  • Coordination among project parties
  • Work flow of construction activities

Complete the sentence below with the correct words.A _____ calculates exactly how much of these materials will be needed for the building.

  • quantity surveyor
  • surveyor
  • architect
  • engineer
  • manager

All admixtures should be free from dirt and chemicals harmful to the mortar

  • True
  • False

Sand used in the plaster mixes can be obtained from the rivers, from the sea or by crushing stones.

  • True
  • False

identify the detail is shown in the picture

  • Circular columns with roof slab
  • Columns with cutout in the center
  • Pile foundation with Types of pile caps
  • Different type of column grouping layout

What structure did Shah Jahan build at Agra in the 17th century as a tomb for his wife?

  • Angkor Wat
  • Tamerlane Mausoleum
  • The Taj Mahal
  • The Blue Mosque

Carefully chosen, materials with an inherent finish may help to reduce construction time and initial construction costs

  • True
  • False

What was the intended purpose of the spire at the top of the Empire State Building?

  • Flagpole
  • Dirigible Mooring
  • Television Transmission
  • Weather Data Gathering

What New York City building is intended to be 1,776 feet tall at its completion?

  • Bush Spire
  • New York State Capitol
  • Freedom Tower
  • Liberty Plaza

Provide ONE benefit of Building Information Medelling (BIM) application towards construction sustainability?

  • [No Answer]

The tool that used to cut curves and straight lines in thin as well as in thick stock.

  • Electrical Handsaw
  • Scroll Saw
  • Radial Arm Saw
  • Circular Saw
  • Band Saw

Spattering of a cement/ sand slurry dash coat increases the bond

  • True
  • False

A technique of thinking about how could you make the situation worst to improve it.

  • Intuitive technique
  • Alternate Method
  • Delphi Method
  • Inversion
  • Synectics

Label the image of number 4.

  • curtain wall

Finishes form the interface between building users and the building and hence affect the way in which we interact and perceive our built environment.

  • True
  • False

What bridge, built in the late 19th century, was the last bridge designed by John Roebling?

  • The Mackinac Bridge
  • The Golden Gate Bridge
  • The Brooklyn Bridge
  • The Tacoma Narrows Bridge

A continuous development of small changes that is applied to the previous design to make the piece more interesting?

  • Structural Form Development
  • Functional Visualization
  • Geometric Form Development
  • Visualization Form Development
  • Morphological Form Development

What is the first step involved in structural design?

  • Proposing a structural system
  • Design of structural members
  • Geo technical Survey
  • Structural modelling

Identify this

  • P Trap

The SDS for any chemical used at a job site must be available...

  • At the job site
  • On line
  • At the contractor's office
  • At the nearest hospital

One of these give support to a room in a construction.

  • beams
  • tiles
  • floors
  • cabinets

BabyLove Company has consistently used the POC method. On January 12, 2020, BabyLove began work on a 6,000,000-construction contract. At the beginning of the contract, the estimated cost of construction was 4,500,000.The following data relate to the progress of the contract:Income recognized at December 31, 2020 600,000Cost incurred from Jan. 12, 2020 thru Dec. 31, 2021 3,600,000Estimated cost to complete at Dec. 31, 2021 1,200,000How much gross profit should BabyLove recognize for the year ended December 31, 2021?

  • 300,000

Because of some specifications posed by the customer that a contractor cannot perform, the process of __________ is usually being entered into.

  • subcontracting

In what country are the Petronas Towers?

  • Malaysia
  • Thailand
  • China
  • South Korea

Total float for any activity is defined as the difference between

  • its latest finish time and earliest start time for its successor activity
  • its latest start time and earliest start time
  • its latest start time and earliest finish time
  • its earliest finish time and earliest start time for its successor activity

What clay/straw bricks are common in construction in the Southwestern United States?

  • Casucha
  • Chipotle
  • Adobe
  • Coyote

Choose the correct word for the following sentence.Sound- deadening/barrier materials are used to reduce sound passing from one room to another.

  • -deadening

Which of these are considered PPE?

  • Hard Hat
  • Gloves
  • Eye Protection
  • Approved Footwear
  • All of the Above

What are the elements that could be modify in value engineering? *Not limited to one elementHint: you need to watch a video linked in the lecture slide.

  • Functionality
  • Process
  • Material
  • Design

The advantages of Gypsum is that it expands slightly on setting and drying prevents cracking

  • True
  • False

............ refers to different particles mixed

  • aggregate

What German architect founded the Bauhaus school of design?

  • Elias Holl
  • Frei Otto
  • Gottfried Semper
  • Walter Gropius

Internal plasters shall be 20 mm.

  • True
  • False

THE class B of gypsum pilaster is not suitable on plasterboards or any other soft background

  • True
  • False

The process of which the different concepts and new ideas are analyzed and tested.

  • Understanding
  • Evaluating
  • Synthesizing
  • Analyzing
  • Planning

Most plasterboards have one surface ivory and the other gray colored paper Only ivory color surface is suitable for the application of board plasters The other surface is ready for direct decoration

  • True
  • False

....What is the name of this kind of triangle?

  • Right
  • Isosceles
  • Scalene
  • Equilateral

A tool that is used for marking and measuring. The distance is set from the point to the guide with a rule.

  • Wood Lathe
  • Gouges
  • Marking Gauge
  • Squares
  • Planer

Identify the tool below:

  • Coping Saw
  • Hand Saw
  • Circular Saw
  • File Saw
  • Jig Saw

What is the 4th step in using Morphology?

  • Collection of Criteria
  • Establishing a Morphologic Box
  • Analysis of the problem combined with practical generalization
  • Linking the elements for forming of first alternative solution
  • Summary of facts and criteria

Calculate total time required and critical path?

  • 1-2-3-4-7-6-8 TOTAL TIME 40

What type of tool that is used to make bowls, lamps and table legs?

  • Gouges
  • Router Shaper
  • Radial Arm Saw
  • Wood Lathe
  • Spindle Shaper

A barrier with yellow and purple markings indicates a...

  • Fire Hazard
  • Fall Hazard
  • Radiation Hazard
  • Confined Space Hazard

If this drawing is a Plan, What does this represent?

  • A Beam
  • A Column
  • A Foundation
  • None

What is the full form of MCB

  • Miniature Circuit Breaker

Undercoat mixes should be sufficiently strong to obtain a good key but should not be stronger than background

  • True
  • False

When positioning a straight ladder against a wall, how far from thewall should the base of the ladder be?

  • 1.2m(4ft)
  • 1/4 of the distance from the ground to the point where the ladder touches the wall.
  • The height of the wall minus 1.2m(4ft)
  • 1/2 of the distance from the ground to the point where the ladder

Identify the type of symbol stated below:__ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __

  • Section Line
  • Center Line
  • Extension Line
  • Invisible Line
  • Break Line

Suggest 2 waste prevention strategies in design stage to promote construction sustainability?

  • [No Answer]

Who designed the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, DC?

  • Franklin Brown
  • Walter Gropius
  • I. M. Pei
  • Maya Lin

Which of these activities is most likely to produce flying ofbjects?

  • Using a chipping hammer.
  • Using a screwdriver.
  • Painting a wall.
  • Climbing a ladder.

Choose the correct word for the following sentence.To prevent water from entering the wall cavity, moisture barriers are used on the external surface, and vapour/insulating barriers are used on the internal face.

  • vapour

In the nature of work process, what comes next after studying the design problem?

  • Prepares an in-depth analysis
  • Improvement of the function
  • Translates the final design into a production document
  • Purpose relevant design recommendations
  • Improvement of the production methods

Which type of the structure WBS is ?

  • ethnic
  • hierarchical
  • high cost
  • suitable

Label this picture.

  • column

What octagonal building in Jerusalem was the first major Islamic monument?

  • Qutab Minar
  • Hoseni Dalan
  • Taj Mahal
  • Dome Of The Rock

Determine Critical path.

  • 1-2-4-5-7-9-10 critical path and total time is 48.

Determine critical path of the network shown in fig.

  • 1-4-5-6-8

Which one is not the component of Construction planning ?

  • Staffing
  • Execution
  • organizing
  • monitoring

This tool is specialized in cutting shape edges, moldings, picture frame stocks, etc.

  • Spindle shaper
  • Files
  • Coping saw
  • Wood lathe
  • Router shaper

What type of quadrilateral is this?

  • triangle
  • square
  • parallelogram
  • circle

The excess of the Construction in Progress account over the Contract Billings is treated as:

  • current asset
  • current liability
  • other asset
  • noncurrent liability

Label this picture.

  • lattice girder

Functional requirements for materials to use in internal finshings

  • Aesthetics
  • Aesthetics
  • Durability and flexible
  • Ease of maintenance and cleaning
  • Strong mechanical or chemical bond
  • Expel water from the surface that forms as condensation
  • Prevent and resist mould growth or insect attack
  • Provide visual finish
  • Tactile or touch sensitive finish as an aid to those with visual difficulties

A polygon with nine sides

  • Pentagon
  • Octagon
  • Nonagon
  • Quadrilaterals

Vageta's friend's son's daughter name is

  • Bulma
  • Chi Chi
  • Pan
  • Nezuko

Lime plaster hardens fastly

  • True
  • False

Whether Percentage of Completion or Zero-profit Method is used, it will ALWAYS result to the same total gross profit.

  • True
  • False
  • It depends
  • ano nga ba?

The type of soil most likely to result in a trenchcave-in is...

  • Solid Rock
  • Type A
  • Type B
  • Type C

Label the image of number 3.

  • steel girder

A sign with BLACK&WHITE writing with WHITE< BLACK, and RED background is a

  • Danger High Voltage Sign.

A dummy activity

  • Is artificially introduced
  • Is represented by a dotted line
  • Does not consume time
  • All the above

Stone is not considered a natural material.

  • True
  • False

In a bed room with attached toilet which is the ideal position to place a switch board?

  • As soon as the door is opened
  • Near the bed head board
  • Outside toilet door
  • All of positions said here are ideal positions

Complete the sentence below with the correct words.Once the building has been completed, _____ install pipes for heating and water.

  • plumbers

Gypsum pilaster class D should be mixed with lime

  • True
  • False

Sand should be clean and free from clay when we use it with gypsum

  • True
  • False

A cathedral in France with what name was briefly the world's tallest building in the late 1800's?

  • Notre Dame
  • St. Pierre
  • St. Isaac's
  • Siena

This symbolic line is used to show that part of the object is imaginarily cut-off so that the section or the inside part could be shown?

  • Center Line
  • Cutting Plane Line
  • Broken Line
  • Section Line
  • Break Line

OSHA means

  • Occupational Safety and Health Administration

Which class of gypsum pilaster The usual setting time is in the range of 1-1.5 hours

  • Class A
  • Class B type a
  • Class B type b
  • Class C

A sign with BLACK writing/drawings and a YELLOW background is a

  • Caution Sign.

What U.S. building was the tallest in the world from 1974 through 1998?

  • The Empire State Building
  • The Chrysler Building
  • The Sears Tower
  • The John Hancock Center

Updating may result in

  • Change of critical path
  • Decrease of project completion time
  • Increase of project completion time
  • All of the above

A circle is a polygon.

  • True.
  • False

Which of the choices below does not belong to the basic criteria of a good design?

  • Aesthetic Consideration
  • Physical Factor
  • Historical Factor
  • Morphological Factor
  • Physiological Factor

What is full form of HVAC?

  • Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning

Which Problem below arising in plastering

  • Cracking
  • Bonding failure
  • Crazing
  • All above

Choose the correct word for the following sentence.The assembly/structure of a building transfers all the loads acting on the building to the ground.

  • structure

WHICH TYPE OF GYPSUM PILASTER Usual setting time is 2-3 hours

  • Class A
  • Class b type a
  • Class b type b
  • Class c

Complete the sentence below with the correct words.During building, _____ cut and placed stones.

  • masons

Element of sustainable design includes:

  • Building orientation
  • Building orientation
  • Project site
  • Water
  • HVAC systems
  • Building envelope

Which of the following issues can be minimized through the implementation of green building?You may choose more than one if applicable.

  • Energy use
  • Energy use
  • CO2 emission
  • Water use
  • Solid waste

Choose the correct word for the following sentence.The ventilating/acoustical system provides fresh air.

  • ventilating

Materials give off scent and this too will influence our internal environment and may affect our health.

  • True
  • False

LoveKo Incorporated has consistently used the percentage-of-completion method of accounting for their contracts. In 2020, LoveKo started work on a 9,000,000 fixed-price construction contract that was completed in 2021. The company's accounting records disclosed the following:cumulative contract costs incurred (2020) 3,900,000cumulative contract costs incurred (2021) 6,300,000estimated total costs at completion (2020) 7,800,000estimated total costs at completion (2021) 8,100,000How much gross profit would LoveKo have recognized on this contract for the year 2021?

  • 700,000
  • 600,000
  • 300,000
  • 100,000

Label this picture.

  • beam

Two lines that intersect and form a right angles are called_________.

  • perpendicular lines

LoveKaBa Company began a construction project on a building for 3,000,000. The project was completed during 2021. The accounting records disclosed the following:Progress billings during the year (2020) 1,100,000Progress billings during the year (2021) 1,900,000Cost incurred during the year (2020) 900,000Cost incurred during the year (2021) 1,800,000Estimated cost to complete (2020) 1,800,000What is the balance of construction in progress account at the end of 2020 under the percentage of completion method?

  • 1,000,000

A technique by which associating the description with something else or something familiar.

  • Delphi Method
  • Morphology
  • Bionics
  • Functional visualization
  • Description be association

Mortar mixes should be made stronger than the background and finishing coat should be stronger than the undercoat

  • True
  • False

When a lockout is performed, the key to the lock is...

  • Left in the lock.
  • Kept by the person who applied the tag.
  • Given to the foreman for safekeeping.
  • Hidden in a convenient place.

What lines in a plane do not intersect or touch each other?

  • Diagonal
  • Implied
  • Vertical
  • Parallel

Complete the sentence below with the correct words.Finally, _____ paint the walls and ceilings of the building.

  • painters

A name for large wood in construction is....

  • beams
  • bars
  • plywood

Which of the following does not represent an activity?

  • Site located
  • Foundation is being dug
  • The office area is being cleaned
  • The invitations are being sent

What round megalithic monument stands on England's Salisbury Plain?

  • Carrowmore
  • The Great Pyramid
  • Stonehenge
  • The Parthenon

By dry lining insulation and fire resistance values of a wall can be improved by incorporating suitable materials

  • True
  • False

Concrete is a mixture of several components.

  • True
  • false

With reference to Electrical Layout what is a DB

  • Distribution box
  • Direct box
  • Direct booster
  • Data Booster

This tool is used by the wagon maker for shaping pokes for wooden wheel.

  • Hand Plane
  • Router Shaper
  • Spoke Shave
  • Files
  • Spindle Shaper

In a normal staircase both the waist slab and steps are done in concrete.

  • True
  • False

Choose the correct word for the following sentence.A flat roof is usually covered in roofing felt/skin for protection against the weather.

  • felt

What Presidential monument in Washington, DC is in the shape of an obelisk?

  • Lincoln Memorial
  • Jefferson Monument
  • Washington Monument
  • Van Buren Tower

Which of the following is not a PERT event?

  • Site investigation started
  • Sessional work completed
  • Bus starts from Jaipur
  • Class is being attended

Complete the sentence below with the correct words.Once the building has been completed, _____ lay meters of electrical cable.

  • electricians

Which of the following is a weakness of bar chart?

  • interdependencies of activities
  • project progress
  • All of
  • uncertainties

What does Soil Pipe Carry out from the toilet?

  • Waste water
  • Both Waste water and waste from WC
  • Waste from WC
  • Water from planter Box

An octagon has eight sides

  • True
  • False

Which class of gypsum pilaster that an accelerator is added to improve the setting time

  • Class A
  • Class B
  • Class C
  • Class D

What does cradle to cradle refer to construction project?

  • How a facilities is operated over a specific period of time
  • The environmental impact of a project from the beginning to the end of its life cycle
  • The process of construction of built facilities
  • The demolition process of built facilities at the end of project life

The durability of the finish will depend upon the material properties of the finish and the material it is applied to, as well as the bond between the two materials

  • True
  • False

One of these is a natural material

  • steel
  • tiles
  • bricks
  • sand
  • glass

Lime pilaster has the ability of absorbing humidity in the air giving better comfort to the occupants

  • True
  • False

This is the accounting framework/standard that deals with the long-term construction contracts.

  • PAS 11

Under the zero-profit method, ______ should not be recognized until the final year or year of completion.

  • gross profit

If a scaffold has a yellow tagit means...

  • The scaffold may only be used by one person at a time.
  • The scaffold is condemned and cannot be used.
  • A safety harness must be worn when using it.
  • The scaffold is under assembly and cannot be used.

Look at the sides of this triangle. What type of triangle is this?

  • scalene
  • acute
  • equilateral
  • isosceles

Complete the sentence below with the correct words.During building, _____ construct the roof.

  • roofers

What is the name?

  • Bricks
  • Blocks
  • Masonry

This tool is used for fitting joints in wood and for shaping edges

  • Square
  • Augerbrace & bit
  • Gouges
  • Calipers
  • Chisels

What Wisconsin-born architect designed Taliesin and the Guggenheim Museum?

  • Frank Lloyd Wright
  • Daniel Burnham
  • Maya Lin
  • Christopher Alexander

What is the tagalog term for the image below? (used for making wood surfaces smooth & flat)

  • Kanto Mesa
  • Kostilyahe
  • Krokis
  • Plantsuela
  • Katam

What French term describes a decorative painting intended to appear real?

  • Salon De Reception
  • Trompe L'Oeil
  • Maison Longue
  • Deja Vu

Whenever an activity has zero total float, then

  • free float of the activity must be zero but independent float need not be zero
  • independent float must be zero but free float need not be zero
  • free float and independent float both must be zero
  • free float and independent float both need not be zero

How many sides does a heptagon have?

  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7

One of this is used for binding

  • wood
  • steel
  • cement
  • sand

What slender structure topped by a revolving restaurant was built for the Seattle 1962 World's Fair?

  • The Knife Of The Future
  • The CN Tower
  • The Space Needle
  • The Leveque Tower

It is a logical approach in which the problem is split up into a minute sub problems until the whole problem has become a network of interrelated problems.

  • Functional visualization
  • Problem area analysis and functional analysis
  • Morphology
  • Bionics
  • Systematic technique

What is the primary purpose of design?

  • To have a systematic logical thinking & planning
  • To fulfill the human satisfaction
  • To approach the creative part of the human mind
  • To show the designer's creativity
  • For aesthetic consideration

The plaster mixes and application techniques on outside surface should be same in interior application

  • True
  • False

The primary function of a surface finish is to provide a durable, visually attractive and low maintenance surface to floors, walls and ceilings.

  • True
  • False

How many sides does a Quadrilateral have?

  • 4
  • 3
  • 6
  • 9

The time by which a particular activity can be delayed without affecting the preceding and succeeding activities is known as

  • total float
  • free float
  • interfering float
  • independent float

_________________ is the capability of a design to be constructed. It is one of a project management technique for reviewing construction processes from start to finish during the design and pre-construction phase to identify potential obstacles before a project is actually built to reduce or prevent error, delays, cost overruns, wastages etc.

  • Constructability

How do I get my project built?The above question is refered to the one of the principle of sustainable construction which is ________________.

  • Health & Safety
  • Material selection
  • Procurement
  • Construction lifecycle

If the Background will not completely dry before the undercoats are applied which type of problems rising

  • Cracking
  • Bond failure
  • Crazing
  • All above

Choose the correct word for the following sentence.The foundation for a skyscraper building must be deep/shallow.

  • deep

A six-sided polygon

  • Pentagon
  • Hexagon
  • Heptagon
  • Octagon

Before the year of completion, under the percentage of completion method, the year-end balance of the Construction in Progress account equal to:

  • cost incurred to date
  • cost incurred this year
  • cost incurred to date plus gross profit to date
  • gross profit earned to date

A symbolic line described as a fine line terminated with arrowhead or end mark pointing to a part or spot?

  • Object Line
  • Break Line
  • Cutting Plane Line
  • Extension Line
  • Leader Line

Interfering float is the difference between

  • Total float and free float
  • free float and independent float
  • total float and independent float
  • none of the above

It is an artificial material

  • sand
  • water
  • mud
  • plastic

What is the general height of the switch board

  • 4' to 4'6"
  • 1' to 1'6"
  • 5' to 6'
  • 3' to 3'6"

The first method invented for planning projects, was

  • Bar chart method
  • Milestone chart
  • Critical path method (CPM)
  • Programme Evaluation and Review Technique (PERT)

What architect created the concept of the geodesic dome?

  • R. Buckminster Fuller
  • Peter Eisenman
  • Alvar Aalto
  • Frank Lloyd Wright

What temple complex, built in the 12th century in what is now Cambodia, honors the Hindu god Vishnu?

  • Bagan
  • Dakshineswar
  • The Taj Mahal
  • Angkor Wat

What term describes a structure built against a wall to support or reinforce it?

  • Colonnade
  • Apse
  • Buttress
  • Arch

What is the creative action that fulfills a purpose that should be deliberate and intentional?

  • Construction
  • Drawing
  • Planning
  • Design
  • Presentation

Label this picture.

  • roof truss

Critical path method

  • Is an improvement upon bar chart method
  • Provides a realistic approach to daily problems
  • Avoids delays which are very common in bar charts
  • All the above

Which class of gypsum pilaster sets in 5-10 minutes by regaining the lost molecular water

  • Class A
  • Class B
  • Class C
  • Class D

When something is flammable, it is

  • Capable of easily igniting and rapidly burning.

A slab used to take pipelines below the toilets in upper floor levels is called as

  • Sunken Slab


  • equilateral
  • isosceles
  • scalene

In computing the percentage of completion ratio, under the cost-to-cost method, actual costs incurred should exclude:

  • costs of materials used in construction
  • costs of hiring equipment
  • costs of design and technical assistance
  • costs of materials purchased in advance

Choose the correct word for the following sentence.Rooms in a building are divided by interior support/partitions.

  • partitions

Why contingency reserves are provided ?

  • To save money
  • To stop corruption
  • For unexpected events
  • For enjoyment

What type of rule is this?

  • Straight Rule
  • Rigid Rule
  • Flexible Rule
  • Plain Rule
  • Wood Rule

Fewer landfills, greater markets for environmentally preferable products, decrease traffic due to the use of local materialsImproved occupants productivity, satisfaction, health and safetyImproved comfort conditions for occupants, reduce adverse health impacts, improved occupant comfort and satisfaction, better individual productivityWhich pillar of sustainable refered to the above benefits of sustainable design?

  • Economy
  • Environment
  • Social

Label this picture.

  • pile foundations

What building was the first to have more than 100 floors?

  • John Hancock Center
  • The Sears Tower
  • Petronas Tower 1
  • The Empire State Building

Revenue is recognized each year in both methods (Percentage of Completion and Zero-profit Method).

  • True
  • False
  • It depends
  • hala di ko sure

Critical path is

  • always longest
  • always shortest
  • may be longest
  • may be shortest

A ten-sided polygon is called decagon.

  • True
  • False

Functional requirements for materials to use in external finshings

  • Aesthetic appeal
  • Aesthetic appeal
  • Durability
  • Strong mechanical or chemical bond
  • Natural
  • Flexibility
  • Economic
  • Health and safety considerations

..What kind of triangle is this?

  • Acute
  • Right
  • Obtuse
  • Robot

Which statement is NOT true?

  • Parallel lines have the same slope.
  • Parallel lines intersect at one point.
  • Perpendicular lines form a right angle.

Ground is defined as

  • The conducting connection between electrical equipment or an electrical circuit and the Earth.

Complete the sentence below with the correct words.Then, the ground is dug out, and _____ are laid.

  • foundations
  • reinforced concrete
  • footing
  • spread footing
  • mat