Copyright

Basic House Construction: Methods, Terminology & Styles

Instructions:

Choose an answer and hit 'next'. You will receive your score and answers at the end.

question 1 of 3

Platform frames are characterized by _____?

Create Your Account To Take This Quiz

As a member, you'll also get unlimited access to over 75,000 lessons in math, English, science, history, and more. Plus, get practice tests, quizzes, and personalized coaching to help you succeed.

Try it risk-free
Try it risk-free for 30 days. Cancel anytime.
Already registered? Log in here for access

1. Cape Cod style homes are part of the _____ family?

2. 'Bearing' in the bearing wall and bearing platform terms refers to _____?

Create your account to access this entire worksheet
A Premium account gives you access to all lesson, practice exams, quizzes & worksheets
Access to all video lessons
Quizzes, practice exams & worksheets
Certificate of Completion
Access to instructors
Create an account to get started Create Account

About This Quiz & Worksheet

There are five multiple-choice questions found in this quiz and worksheet that will assess your comprehension of house construction terminology. The quiz can be completed in very little time, and it can also be repeated if necessary.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Taking this quiz will assess what you know about the following:

  • Characteristics of platform frames
  • Classification of Cape Cod style homes
  • Meaning of 'bearing' in bearing wall and bearing platform
  • Use of wood for building
  • What siding is used for

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about house construction terminology
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about a bearing platform and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained about the purpose of siding

Additional Learning

To continue your studies on this topic, be sure to review the related lesson titled Basic House Construction: Methods, Terminology & Styles. Here's the type of information you'll find in this lesson:

  • Numerous definitions for terms related to basic house construction, such as joists and stud
  • Common styles of architecture in the United States
  • How long wood frames have been used in the United States
Support