Level 1 Unit 101 practice test

Question 1 of 20

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1. On a scale of 1:50, what does 50mm represent?

Select one of the following:

  • a. 1500mm

  • b. 2000mm

  • c. 2500mm

  • d. 3000mm

Question 2 of 20

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2. What is the scale used on a block plan?

Select one of the following:

  • a. 1:1

  • b. 1:50

  • c. 1:100

  • d. 1:2500

Question 3 of 20

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3. Hatchings are used to identify which of the following?

Select one of the following:

  • a. Air vents

  • b. Brickwork and blockwork

  • c. Stairs

  • d. Voids

Question 4 of 20

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4. Why are symbols used on drawings and plans?

Select one of the following:

  • a. To represent different materials and components

  • b. To help operatives understand drawings

  • c. To make drawings more interesting to look at

  • d. To avoid the used of technical jargon

Question 5 of 20

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5. Which material is used to reduce energy in a building?

Select one of the following:

  • a. Insulation

  • b. Wallpaper

  • c. Plaster

  • d. Paint

Question 6 of 20

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6. Which of the following tasks is not determined by a datum?

Select one of the following:

  • a. Window cill heights

  • b. Finished floor level

  • c. Foundations

  • d. Setting out roof trusses

Question 7 of 20

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7. Which material is not used in concrete foundations?

Select one of the following:

  • a. Aggregates

  • b. Sand

  • c. Cement

  • d. Hardcore

Question 8 of 20

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8. What does the acronym DPM stand for?

Select one of the following:

  • a. Damp proof membrane

  • b. Damp preventing membrane

  • c. Damp proofing material

  • d. Damp preventing material

Question 9 of 20

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9. What is the formula for calculating foundations?

Select one of the following:

  • a. Length x width

  • b. 2 (length x width x depth

  • c. Length x width x depth

  • d. 2 (length x width)

Question 10 of 20

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10. What does DPC stand for?

Select one of the following:

  • a. Damp preventing course

  • b. Damp proof course

  • c. Damp proof cill

  • d. Damp preventing cement

Question 11 of 20

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11. Which of the following is used as a final finish on internal walling?

Select one of the following:

  • a. Paint

  • b. Render

  • c. Plasterboard

  • d. Artex

Question 12 of 20

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12. What is the formula for calculating the area of a wall?

Select one of the following:

  • a. Length x height

  • b. Length x height x depth

  • c. 2 (Length x height x depth)

  • d. 2 (Length x height)

Question 13 of 20

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13. Which is the correct sequence for painting a newly plastered internal wall?

Select one of the following:

  • a. Mist coat, prepare wall, top coat, undercoat

  • b. Prepare wall, top coat, mist coat, undercoat

  • c. Prepare wall, mist coat, undercoat, top coat

  • d. Prepare wall, undercoat, top coat, mist coat,

Question 14 of 20

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14. Which of the following is not a component of a solid concrete floor?

Select one of the following:

  • a. Cement

  • b. Sand

  • c. Reinforcement

  • d. Damp proof course

Question 15 of 20

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15. What is the ratio for mixing mortar?

Select one of the following:

  • a. 1 aggregate x 4 sand

  • b. 4 cement x 1 sand

  • c. 4 sand x 1 cement

  • d. 1 aggregate x 4 cement

Question 16 of 20

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16. A flat roof has a pitch no more than:

Select one of the following:

  • a. 5º

  • b. 10º

  • c. 15º

  • d. 20º

Question 17 of 20

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17. What are lean-to roofs are generally used on?

Select one of the following:

  • a. Small, double-storey buildings

  • b. Small, single-storey extensions

  • c. Large, double-storey buildings

  • d. Large, double-storey extensions

Question 18 of 20

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18. Hip roofs are erected when there is no:

Select one of the following:

  • a. Wall plate

  • b. Windows

  • c. Valley

  • d. Gable

Question 19 of 20

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19. What is the method used to calculate fascia?

Select one of the following:

  • a. Linear

  • b. Area

  • c. Volume

  • d. Cubic meters

Question 20 of 20

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20. Which of the following is a disadvantage of written communication?

Select one of the following:

  • a. Messages can be rewritten

  • b. Written messages can be kept or recorded

  • c. It can be lost

  • d. They can be distributed to many people

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Level 1 Unit 101 practice test

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