Construction Terms Used in Property Appraisals & Inspections


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How does a joist relate to the subfloor?

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

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

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

You can test your comprehension of construction terminology with this worksheet and interactive quiz combo. Types of foundations, zone systems and different construction components will be the focus of quiz questions.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Students will be asked about the following topics:

  • Zone systems
  • Location of a Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter outlet
  • Compare circuit breakers and fuses
  • Relation between joist and subfloor
  • Types of foundations

Skills Practiced

You will be presented with a chance to exercise these skills:

  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as fuses and circuit breakers
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding types of foundations and interpret it correctly
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about joints and subfloors in a different light
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about zone systems

Additional Learning

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