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1

Using a 1/4" scale, what does 3 1/2" represent?

14 feet

2

On a blueprint, lines that terminate with arrows are:

Dimension lines

3

Which blueprint page shows the building with boundaries?

Plot or site plan

4

Which blueprint page shows window and door placement?

Floor plan

5

Which page of the blueprint shows the external views of the structure?

Elevation

6

What part of the blueprint designates the brand and model number of a window?

Window schedule

7

The difference in elevation between the basement and the first floor is 9'4". The top tread is a full tread, how many treads will the stairs have?

15

8

If the sheet of plywood has a 32/16 panel identification index, it may be used as a floor decking with a maximum span of?

16" inches

9

Concrete is made of what four parts?

Cement, sand, gravel, and water

10

What material impacts the strength of concrete the most?

Aggregate

11

In order to slow set up, what would be added to the concrete?

Retarding admixture

12

What is added to concrete to control strength, durability and watertightness?

Water

13

The wetter the concrete, the:

Greater the slump

14

The best way to remove air from concrete:

Vibrate

15

How thick is a #5 rebar?

5/8"

16

Which tool measures horizontal angles only?

Builders or dumpy level

17

When laying out a building, what do you use as a starting point?

Benchmark

18

If the layout for a rectangular building is square, then which is true?

The diagonals are equal

19

You do not install batter boards until:

The grading corners have been stablished

20

If the run of the standard rafter is 12', what is the run of the king hip?

17' Feet

21

The first board of tongue and groove flooring should be installed how many inches from the frame wall and which side of the board should face the wall?

1/2" inch, groove

22

What is the minimum distance batter boards can be placed from the point of excavation?

4' Feet

23

What does the top of the batter board represent?

The height of the foundation wall

24

In surveying, if rod "A" reads 5' and rod "B" reads 5' 6", then:

groundbpoint "A" is 6" higher than groundpoint "B"

25

What is the formula for estimating the excavation material volume in cubic yards?

L x W x D / 27

26

Footings do not directly support:

Lintels

27

The sides of footings are molded by boards referred to as:

Haunch boards

28

What is used to hold foundation wall forms together?

Snap ties

29

What is used over window and door openings in a concrete block wall?

Lintel

30

A standard mortar joint in block construction is how wide?

3/8" inch