Construction: Definition & Types


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

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

2. Who are construction contractors?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combo help you find out how much you know about construction. Answer questions about what construction means and the different phases of a construction project.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this quiz you'll assess your knowledge and understanding of:

  • The O&M phase of a construction project
  • Construction contractors
  • Types of public works projects
  • The decommissioning phase of construction

Skills Practiced

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as construction and construction contractors
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding what types of projects are included under the term public works
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about what happens during the O&M and decommissioning phases of constructions

Additional Learning

If you want to get a better understanding of this industry, review the lesson titled Construction: Definition & Types. It will explore:

  • Structures built under industrial projects
  • Conceptual and design phases of a project
  • Equipment commonly used during the construction phase of a project