Building Components & Structures Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Who are construction contractors?

Question 2 2. What does the decommissioning phase entail?

Question 3 3. Construction projects are categorized into buildings and homes, public works, and industrial projects. What do public work projects include?

Question 4 4. Which of the following answers is a good definition for the word construction?

Question 5 5. What happens during the O&M phase of a construction project?

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Question 6 6. What is one characteristic of livable space?

Question 7 7. Which measurements would include the closet and storage space?

Question 8 8. What is included in a rentable space measurement?

Question 9 9. Why may usable space be the best measurement to use when comparing apartments?

Question 10 10. What is a common way to measure areas in real estate?

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Question 11 11. A two-story home measures 50' in width and 60' in length on the lower level exterior. The interior second level measures 50' in width and 40' in length. The window casings are 5' thick. The attached garage measures 20' wide and 12' in length. What is the living area of the home? Round your answer to the nearest square foot.

Question 12 12. A one-story home with exterior walls measuring 50' in width and 60' in length has a one-car garage that measured 10' in length and 12' in width. What is the living space of the home? Round your answer to the nearest foot.

Question 13 13. A two-story home measures 50' in width and 70' in length on the lower level exterior. The interior second level measures 30' in width and 20' in length. The window casings are 6' thick. What is the living area of the home? Round your answer to the nearest square foot.

Question 14 14. Using the ANSI standards, the _____ will be excluded from the living space.

Question 15 15. Using the ANSI standards, which is an example of a measurement error?

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Question 16 16. Which of these styles is the oldest?

Question 17 17. Which of these is amongst the most iconic and definitive elements of the Gothic Revival style?

Question 18 18. The Ranch style home became one of the ubiquitous styles of suburban America directly following what event?

Question 19 19. Domestic architecture generally refers to what?

Question 20 20. The Prairie style was largely a reaction against what?

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Question 21 21. Any bath and kitchen improvements made within the last _____ years needs to be included under the improvement description section of the appraisal report.

Question 22 22. A property owner could make a list of all _____ and give to the appraiser before they complete the appraisal.

Question 23 23. Which of the following would be an example of an over-improvement?

Question 24 24. Having a tank-less water heater would be which type of improvement?

Question 25 25. Having a small barn on a piece of property that does not house animals will fall under which type of improvement?

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Question 26 26. In which of these locations should a Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter outlet be used?

Question 27 27. How does a joist relate to the subfloor?

Question 28 28. Which of the following is not a type of foundation?

Question 29 29. What is the difference between a fuse and a circuit breaker?

Question 30 30. What is the definition of a zone system in heating and air conditioning systems?

Building Components & Structures Chapter Exam Instructions

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