Commercial Construction Principles Final Exam

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Commercial Construction Principles

Final

  1. The general contractor has many administrative responsibilities. Besides controlling the budget and schedule, and managing the RFI& submittal activities, what other item is critical to insure good communication and understanding of the events that are taking place?

 

                                                                                                           

 

2 pts                      

 

 

  1. During grading, what is an important process that the grading subcontractor must do for both maintaining the air quality and insuring proper compaction of soil.

 

                                                                                                           

 

2 pts                      

 

 

  1. During construction, state and local laws require contractors to control their site’s water runoff. The laws require them to prepare plans and obtain permits. The local agencies will perform regular inspections. This process is called?

 

                                                                                                           

 

2 pts                      

 

 

  1. Concrete slabs that have been tensioned by cables after concrete has been placed is called?

 

                                                                                                           

 

2 pts                      

 

 

  1. A concrete type footing that is barrel shaped, often several feet wide and can be 60 or more feet deep is called a?

 

                                                                                               

 

2 pts                      

 

 

  1. Pick all the phrases that describe precast concrete [Mark all the apply]
  • While most precast is cast off the project site it can be cast on site
  • Tilt-up concrete panels are a type of precast
  • Parking garages are often made of precast concrete
  • All the above

2 pts                      

 

 

  1. (True / False) A composite deck is a steel framed deck that includes the metal deck and nelson studs?

1 pts                

 

 

  1. (True / False) Miscellaneous metal is non-structural steel?

1 pts                

 

 

 

  1. This bridge is made of what structural shaped members?

 

                                                                                               

 

2 pts                      

 

 

 

  1. This building is under construction and the glass is being installed. What kind of glass system is this?

 

  • Structural Glass
  • Glass curtain wall
  • Stick built glass
  • Glass frame
  • None of the above

2 pts                      

 

 

 

 

 

  1. You have just completed your ceiling grid and installed your seismic splay wires. Your superintendent wants to get the ceiling tiles installed so he can complete his flooring. Before he can do that what must he install first?

 

                                                                                                           

 

 

2 pts                      

 

 

 

  1. (True / False) You are reviewing the drawings which call for a certain wall to be 2-hour rated. The detail for the wall calls for the wall to be built with metal studs, two layers of 5/8” drywall on one side and one layer of 5/8” drywall on the other side. This assembly provides the proper 2-hour rating.

 

1 pts                

 

 

  1. The plumbing drawings call for stainless steel pipe, special plastic piping, and some polypropylene piping. The plumbing system that would include this piping would be:

 

  • Medical piping
  • Kitchen piping
  • Central plant piping
  • Standard office piping
  • None of the above

2 pts                      

 

 

  1. Restroom sinks, equipment floor sinks, and kitchen stainless steel sinks are called, besides sinks:

 

                                                                                                           

 

2 pts                      

 

 

  1. A grease interceptor is typically found outside of what part of a building?

 

                                                                                                           

 

2 pts                      

 

 

  1. California carries a building code requirement to:

 

  • Limit the amount of plastic piping
  • Require plumbing contractors to comply with all manufacturing codes
  • To save water
  • To seal all storm drain piping
  • None of the above

2 pts                      

 

  1. Pick the following elements that are a part of a Fire Alarm system:

 

  • Horns, strobes and pull stations
  • Room heat & smoke detectors
  • A low voltage system
  • Mechanical unit smoke/heat detectors and duct detectors
  • FA panel
  • All the above

2 pts                      

 

 

  1. A fire protection system that is based on a dry (non-wet) pipe that becomes wet by a smoke detector is called?

 

                                                                                                           

 

2 pts                      

 

 

  1. (True / False) Fire alarm systems are typically designed by the architect.

 

1 pts                

 

 

  1. (True / False) This is a picture of a cooling tower.

 

1 pts                

 

 

 

  1. (True / False) A heat pump building requires circulating chilled water for cooling.

 

1 pts                

 

 

 

  1. Mechanical engineers are required to specify equipment with required energy ratings or ratios. These ratios are called:

 

                                                                                                     

 

2 pts                      

 

 

 

 

 

 

  1. A mechanical system that utilizes circulated refrigerant in lieu of water for cooling is called?

 

                                                                                                     

 

2 pts                      

 

 

  1. The mechanical device that control air flow from branch ductwork into specific registers is called:

                                                                                                     

 

2 pts                      

 

 

 

  1. (True/ False) Typically, grounding systems are grounded by setting copper anchors into the ground and connected to the building structure’s steel components

 

 

1 pts                

 

  1. Pick the critical items for installing emergency generators

 

  • Equipment Pads
  • Air quality permits
  • Separate fuel tank
  • Monthly testing and recording
  • All the above

2 pts                

 

  1. What is typically located in the MPOE?

 

                                                                                                                                               

 

                                                                                                                                               

 

2 pts                      

 

 

  1. This electrical equipment contains the building’s meter and primary electrical cabinets for the building. This equipment is called:

 

                                                                                                           

 

2 pts                

 

 

 

 

  1. What is the one aspect of an individual that will allow him/her to succeed beyond business experience and skills in project management?

 

                                                                                                           

 

2 pts                

 

 

 

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