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Principles 202

Quiz by Matthew Shearman

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35 questions
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  • Q1
    On a scale of 1:50, what does 50mm represent?
    2500mm
    1500mm
    3000mm
    1000mm
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  • Q2
    What is the scale used on a block plan?
    1:2500
    1:100
    1:50
    1:1
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  • Q3
    Hatchings are used to identify which of the following?
    Stairs
    Voids
    Brickwork and blockwork
    Air vents
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  • Q4
    Why are symbols used on drawings and plans?
    To represent different materials and components
    To help operatives understand drawings
    To make drawings more interesting to look at
    To avoid the used of technical jargon
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  • Q5
    Which material is used to reduce energy in a building?
    Wallpaper
    Paint
    Plaster
    Insulation
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  • Q6
    Which of the following tasks is not determined by a datum?
    Setting out roof trusses
    Window cill heights
    Finished floor level
    Foundations
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  • Q7
    Which material is not used in concrete foundations?
    Cement
    Sand
    Aggregates
    Hardcore
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  • Q8
    What does the acronym DPM stand for?
    Damp proof membrane
    Damp preventing membrane
    Damp preventing material
    Damp proofing material
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  • Q9
    What is the formula for calculating foundations?
    Length x width x depth
    Length x width
    2 (length x width x depth)
    2 (length x width)
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  • Q10
    What does DPC stand for?
    Damp proof course
    Damp preventing course
    Damp proof cill
    Damp preventing cement
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  • Q11
    Which foundation would be used to construct a house on flat land with good soil?
    Pile
    Raft
    Strip
    Pad
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  • Q12
    Which of the following is not a factor to be considered when selecting foundations?
    Ground conditions
    Type of building
    Roof covering type
    Purpose of building
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  • Q13
    Which foundation would be used when constructing a house on poor soil?
    Strip
    Pad
    Raft
    Pile
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  • Q14
    What factors need to be considered when excavating for foundations?
    Time of year
    Services
    Boundaries
    Masonry type to be used
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  • Q15
    What is the purpose of DPC?
    Prevent rising draft
    Prevent rising damp
    Prevent rising rain
    Prevent rising earth
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  • Q16
    Which of the following is not a type of brick bonding?
    English
    Dutch
    Stretcher
    Flemish
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  • Q17
    Which of the following is not a component of a solid floor?
    Insulation
    Hardcore
    Damp proof course
    Concrete
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  • Q18
    What is the formula for calculating the area of a wall?
    Length x width x depth
    Length x width
    2 (Length x width x depth)
    2 (Length x width)
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  • Q19
    Which of the following is not a component of a solid concrete floor?
    Sand
    Reinforcement
    Damp proof course
    Cement
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  • Q20
    In a mortar mix 1:3:5 what does the 5 represent
    Fine Aggregate
    Sand
    Lime
    Cement
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