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1

Foundations should be inspected at what time intervals?

Yearly

2

What structures are used under foundations to spread loads over enough soil area to bring unit pressure to allowable limits?

Footings

3

Which of the following conditions does NOT indicate localized displacement of a foundation has occurred?
-cracked walls
-sloping floors
-stable fill
-sticking doors

Stable fill

4

TRUE/FALSE
Unventilated crawl spaces so NOT provide a natural habitat for fungus and termites.

False

5

Pentachlrophenol is a wood preservative that is used to prevent infestation of what pest?

Termites

6

The basic supporting members of wood frame structures are divided into three groups for inspection purposes: sills and beams, posts and columns, and ........

Girders and Joists

7

TRUE/FALSE
Asphalt, vinyl tile, and linoleum are the most often used types of floor covering.

True

8

Wood floors should be inspected at least once each?
-month
-quarter
-year
-decade

Quarter

9

TRUE/FALSE
Concrete floors should be painted at least every two years.

False

10

What is the primary factor that makes tile flooring easier to replace than linoleum.

Tile is smaller

11

Stairways and doors should be inspected each.
-week
-month
-quarter
-year

Quarter

12

Which type of wall is NOT a category of exterior wall?
-load-bearing
-nonbearing
-curtain
-non-reinforced

Non-reinforced

13

Which type of crack is NOT a category of wall cracks?
-horizontal movement cracks
-shrinkage cracks
-racked-down corners
-stretcher cracks

Stretcher cracks

14

TRUE/FALSE
Efflorescence may indicate the penetration of moisture into an exterior wall to an extent that could cause deterioration of interior wall coverings.

True

15

What material is most often used to make interior walls?

Drywall

16

TRUE/FALES
When conduction the required quarterly inspection of windows, you can expect weathering to be the most common cause of window failures.

True

17

The recommended remedy for splitting and checking of dry timber is to install what type of bolts?
-roofing
-form
-stitch
-anchor

Stitch

18

TRUE/FALSE
Asphalt and coal-tar pitch and NOT compatible, and contact between the two should be avoided.

True

19

Of all types of metal roofing, what type has the lowest cost?
-aluminum
-corrugated, galvanized steel
-non-corrugated, galvanized steel
-monel

corrugated, galvanized steel

20

TRUE/FALSE
One of the most frequent causes of failure of galvanized roofs is the lack of maintenance painting.

True

21

TRUE/FALSE
Many roof failures are the result of inadequately maintained drainage systems.

True

22

Inspection of painted surfaces that are in the exterior environments should be conducted at what time intervals?
-monthly
-quarterly
-semiannually
-annually

Quarterly

23

When repairing concrete structures, you should cover the reinforcing steel with a minimum of how many inches of concrete?
-1
-2
-3
-4

3 inches

24

TRUE/FALSE
Deck slabs that have been damaged by heaving movements should be replaced.

True

25

Main members of steel structures are removed when the section becomes seriously deformed or when corrosion has caused the removal of what percentage of the section?
-10
-20
-30
-40

30%

26

What type of timber have proven to be the best suited for waterfront structures?

Southern yellow pine, douglas fir, and oak

27

TRUE/FALSE
The use of creosote-treated lumber for wood decking is NOT recommended.

True

28

To permit drainage and ventilation, decking should be laid with what size spaces between each plank?

Between 3/8 and 1/2 inch

29

Piles that have been weakened by marine borers can be strengthened and protected be encasing them in ...... jackets.
-leather
-aluminum
-steel
-concrete

Concrete

30

TRUE/FALSE
Structures made of cut stone and cast concrete and laid up with mortar or similar materials are considered masonry structures.

True