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1

A corner lot gives ______ in building.

more flexibility

2

In cul-de-sac lots, front yards are usually _____ and back yards are _____.

small
large

3

The ______ is located below grade and serves as a platform that supports the weight of the entire building.

substructure

4

_____ foundations are typically placed on footers.

slab-on-grade

5

Pouring of the slab at footers at the same time is called a _____ pour.

monolithic

6

The ______ is aboveground, sits atop, and is attached to, the substructure.

superstructure

7

_______ is the most common type of wood frame construction in which one story is built at a time.

platform construction

8

______ framing features exposed-beam ceilings.

plank and beam
post and beam

9

_____ is the most commonly used building system in Florida. Exterior walls are made entirely of concrete block.

Masonry

10

_____ roofs are susceptible to heavy winds.

Gable

11

_____ roofs have all-slanted surfaces, making them less susceptible to winds.

Hip

12

_____ roofs have a center flat section.

Mansard

13

_____ roofs have four surfaces instead of two.

Gambrel

14

Projections from the surface of a gable or hip roof that allow light are called ______.

dormers

15

_____ windows have a series of small horizontal panes.

Jalousie

16

A heat pump _____ and ______ a home.

heats and cools

17

WAV

Wattage = Amperage X Volts

18

Electrical circuits have three components: _____, _____, and _____.

source
path
load

19

_______ are required in areas of the house where electrical shock is of greater risk.

Ground Fault Interrupters (GFI)