Level 2-Unit 202 - practice test

Question 1 of 20

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1. Which of the following is not an information source used in construction?

Select one of the following:

  • a. Advertisements

  • b. Drawing

  • c. Schedule

  • d. Specification

Question 2 of 20

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2. Which of the following is not found on a drawing?

Select one of the following:

  • a. Scale

  • b. Hatchings

  • c. Window style

  • d. Symbols

Question 3 of 20

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3.Which is the best method of relaying information to the workforce?

Select one of the following:

  • a.Phone calls

  • b. Notice in a pay slip

  • c. Internet advertisement

  • d. Newspaper advertisement

Question 4 of 20

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4.Which of the following is used to insulate solid floors?

Select one of the following:

  • a. Foil-backed insulation board

  • b. Sheep’s wool

  • c. Rockwool

  • d. Foil-backed insulated plasterboard

Question 5 of 20

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5.Which of the following can be used to make houses more water efficient?

Select one of the following:

  • a. Grey water harvesting

  • b. Rain water harvesting

  • c. Push-handle taps

  • d. All of the above

Question 6 of 20

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6.Which of the following is not an environmentally friendly building material?

Select one of the following:

  • a. Managed timber (FSC)

  • b. Bricks

  • c. Sheep’s wool

  • d. Lime

Question 7 of 20

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7.What eco-friendly material can houses be built from instead of bricks?

Select one of the following:

  • a. Concrete

  • b. Metal

  • c. Blocks

  • d. Stone

Question 8 of 20

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8.Which of the following is not a factor to be considered when selecting foundations?

Select one of the following:

  • a. Roof covering type

  • b. Ground conditions

  • c. Type of building

  • d. Purpose of building

Question 9 of 20

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9.Which of the following is a type of foundation?

Select one of the following:

  • a. Strip

  • b. Raft

  • c. Pile

  • d. All of the above

Question 10 of 20

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10.Which foundation would be used to construct a house on flat land with good soil?

Select one of the following:

  • a. Stepped

  • b. Pile

  • c. Pad

  • d. Strip

Question 11 of 20

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11.Which foundation would be used when constructing a house on poor soil?

Select one of the following:

  • a. Strip

  • b. Pad

  • c. Raft

  • d. Wide strip

Question 12 of 20

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12.What factors need to be considered when excavating for foundations?

Select one of the following:

  • a. Services

  • b. Time of year

  • c. Boundaries

  • d. Masonry type to be used

Question 13 of 20

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13.Which of the following is not a component of an internal wall?

Select one of the following:

  • a. Wall ties

  • b. Timber

  • c. Plasterboard

  • d. Plaster

Question 14 of 20

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14.What does DPC stand for?

Select one of the following:

  • a. Draught proof course

  • b. Damp proof course

  • c. Damp prevent course

  • d. Draught prevent course

Question 15 of 20

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15.What is the purpose of DPC?

Select one of the following:

  • a. Prevent rising damp

  • b. Prevent rising rain

  • c. Prevent rising earth

  • d. Prevent rising draft

Question 16 of 20

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16.Which of the following is not a type of brick bonding?

Select one of the following:

  • a. Flemish

  • b. English

  • c. Stretcher

  • d. Dutch

Question 17 of 20

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

Select one of the following:

  • a. Hardcore

  • b. Damp proof course

  • c. Concrete

  • d. Insulation

Question 18 of 20

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18.What type of sand is used for blinding hardcore in a solid floor?

Select one of the following:

  • a. Sharp sand

  • b. Building sand

  • c. Beach sand

  • d. Aggregate sand

Question 19 of 20

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19.Which of the following roof types is used when there is no brick gable?

Select one of the following:

  • a. Mono pitch

  • b. Lean to

  • c. Valley

  • d. Hip

Question 20 of 20

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20.Which of the following is a professional job role in construction?

Select one of the following:

  • a. Site Manager

  • b. Labourer

  • c. Architect

  • d. Carpenter

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Level 2-Unit 202 - practice test

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