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BuildingTechnologySlide1BReviewer
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Q.1) Itisthenaturalmaterialonwhichtheconstructionreststhenaturalmaterialonwhichthe
constructionrests.
A. Foundationpiers/columns
B. Foundationwalls
C. Foundationbed
D. GradeBeam

Q.2) Itisthecriticalfactoringdeterminingthebearingcapacityofgranularsoils.
A. Density
B. ShearingStrength
C. AllowableBearingCapacity
D. StandardPenetrationTest

Q.3) Tileorpipingforthecollectionofsubsurfacewater,dispersionofseptictankeffluent,andthe
like.
A. CatchBasins
B. Drainagetile
C. Foundationdrainagetileorpipe
D. Culverts

Q.4) Sand,claysandothermaterialsresultingfromthedisintegrationofrockmasses,lackingthe
coherentqualitiesbutoccupyingthespaceformerlyoccupiedbytheoriginalrock.
A. Gravel
B. .Decayedrock(rottenrock)
C. Looserock
D. Rock(solidrock,bedrockorledge)

Q.5) Itisaprocesswhereneedlesorgirdersareusedincaseswherepartoralloftheweightofthe
wallhastobecarried,aswhentheoldfootingisremovedandthewallunderpinnedorcarried
downtoanewfootingatagreaterdepth.
A. Shoring
B. Dewatering
C. StabilizingtheSoil
D. NeedlingandUnderpinning

Q.6) .Detachedrockparticles,generallywaterworn,roundedandintermediateinsizebetweensand
particlesandboulders.
A. Gravel
B. .Decayedrock(rottenrock)
C. Rock(solidrock,bedrockorledge)
D. Looserock

Q.7) Itisthepartofafoundationsystemwhichsupportstheexteriorwallofthesuperstructureand
bearsdirectlyonthecolumnfooting.
A. GradeBeam
B. Footingcourses
C. Foundationpiers/columns
D. Foundationwalls

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Q.8) Undisturbedrockmassesforminganundisturbedpartoftheoriginalrockformation.Some
examplesofharderrocksaregranite,slate,sandstone,andlimestonewhichareallcapableof
carryingtheloadofanyordinarystructure.Examplesofsofterrocksareshale,shaleyslates
andcertainmarleylimestoneandclaystones.
A. Gravel
B. Rock(solidrock,bedrockorledge)
C. Decayedrock(rottenrock)
D. Looserock

Q.9) Whatisthemeasureoftheabilitytoresistdisplacementwhenanexternalforceisapplied,due
largelytothecombinedeffectsofcohesionandinternalfriction?
A. WaterTable
B. StandardPenetrationTest
C. MaximumDryDensity
D. ShearingStrength

Q.10) Itisthemaximumunitpressureafoundationispermittedtoimposeverticallyorlaterallyonthe
soilmass.
A. AllowableBearingCapacity
B. MaximumDryDensity
C. Density
D. StandardPenetrationTest

Q.11) Itistheprocessofdiggingtheearthtoprovideaplaceforthefoundationofthebuilding.
A. StabilizingtheSoil
B. Excavating
C. ProtectionofadjoiningStructure
D. LevelingandGrading

Q.12) Itistheprocessofcompactingthesoilonwhichthestructurewillrest.
A. ProtectionofadjoiningStructure
B. Excavating
C. StabilizingtheSoil
D. LevelingandGrading

Q.13) Thesearedrainsorchannelspassingunderaroadorwalkway.
A. Drainagetile
B. Foundationdrainagetileorpipe
C. CatchBasins
D. Culverts

Q.14) Whattypeofsoilconsistofrelativelylargeparticles,visibletothenakedeyes?
A. Coursegrainedsoil
B. Sand
C. Gravel
D. Finegrainedsoil

Q.15) Forshallowwork,anopenpitisthemostsuitablemethodsinceitcallsforanactualinspection
oftheundisturbedmaterialoveraconsiderablearea.
A. Testpits
B. LoadingTests
C. Testborings
D. NoneoftheAbove

Q.16) Whattypeofsoilconsistofmuchsmallerparticles,suchassiltandclay?`
A. Sand
B. Finegrainedsoil
C. Gravel
D. Coursegrainedsoil

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Q.17) Itisthelevelbeneathwhichthesoilissaturatedwithgroundwater.
A. Density
B. Watertable
C. ShearingStrength
D. MaximumDryDensity

Q.18) Ashortbeampassedthroughawallasatemporarysupportwhilethefoundationorpart
beneathisrepaired,alteredorstrengthened.
A. DeadShore
B. Needle
C. Noneoftheabove
D. WaterTable

Q.19) Itislowerportionsofwalls,piersorcolumnswhicharespreadtoprovideasafebase.
A. GradeBeam
B. Foundationwalls
C. Foundationpiers/columns
D. Footingcourses

Q.20) Finelydividedearthymaterialgenerallycontainingvegetablematteranddepositedfromstillor
slowlymovingwater.
A. Clay
B. Hardpan
C. Sand
D. Mud

Q.21) Itisthereceptaclesfortherunoffofsurfacewater.Theyhaveabasinorsumpthatretains
heavysedimentbeforeitcanpassintoanundergrounddrainpipe.
A. Culverts
B. CatchBasins
C. Drainagetile
D. Foundationdrainagetileorpipe

Q.22) Itisahollowtile,usuallylaidendtoendaspiping(withopenjoints)insoilinordertodrain
watersaturatedsoil,orusedtopermitfluidinthehollowtilepipetodisperseintotheground
(asinanabsorptionfield).
A. Culverts
B. CatchBasins
C. Foundationdrainagetileorpipe
D. Drainagetile

Q.23) Itisthepartofthebuildingfoundationwhichformsthepermanentretainingwallofthe
structurebelowgrade.
A. Foundationwalls
B. Foundationpiers/columns
C. Foundationbed
D. GradeBeam

Q.24) Forexcavationsthatarecarriednodeeperthantheproposedlevel,theunderlyingmaterialmay
beinvestigatedbytestboring.
A. Testborings
B. LoadingTests
C. NoneoftheAbove
D. Testpits

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Q.25) Itisnecessarytopreventerosionandcollectionofexcesssurfacewaterorgroundwater
resultingfromnewconstruction.


A. AlloftheAbove
B. NoneoftheAbove
C. SiteDrainage
D. WaterLine

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AnswerKey
Q.1)Foundationbed
Q.2)Density
Q.3)Foundationdrainagetileorpipe
Q.4).Decayedrock(rottenrock)
Q.5)NeedlingandUnderpinning
Q.6)Gravel
Q.7)GradeBeam
Q.8)Rock(solidrock,bedrockorledge)
Q.9)ShearingStrength
Q.10)AllowableBearingCapacity
Q.11)Excavating
Q.12)StabilizingtheSoil
Q.13)Culverts
Q.14)Coursegrainedsoil
Q.15)Testpits
Q.16)Finegrainedsoil
Q.17)Watertable
Q.18)Needle
Q.19)Footingcourses
Q.20)Mud
Q.21)CatchBasins
Q.22)Drainagetile
Q.23)Foundationwalls
Q.24)Testborings
Q.25)SiteDrainage

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