When interpreting contract documents, Architect/Engineer should:
Show no partiality to Owner or Contractor
Protect the client's best interests
Protect Architect/Engineer from possible liabilities
Achieve the original design intent of Architect/Engineer
Product equivalency, effect on the other aspects of the project, and warranty are the major factors to be considered for:
Shop drawing submittals
Change order request
Which of the following is not a management expertise that contractors bring to the project
Knowledge of factors that influence cost, time, and quality
Identifying codes and regulations applicable to the design
Ability to manage multiple subcontractors and suppliers
Experience with managing a construction budget in a risk-based setting
Which of the following is a stage of the Facility Life Cycle?
Preliminary Project Description
The written formats can each be employed for a variety of applications; the chief advantage of
using standard formats is:
a standardized numbering system.
a standardized location within the Drawings for subject matter
a standardized means of organizing, storing, retrieving, and communicating an enormous
body of data.
a standardized set of contracts between the owner and contractor
The design stage of a project includes all of the following except which one?
Preliminary project description
Engineering design criteria
Green buildings are designed to reduce the overall impact of the built environment on human
health and the natural environment by:
Efficiently using manpower resources during construction
Protecting occupant health and improving employee productivity
Reducing waste, pollution and environmental degradation during construction
Increasing volatile organic compounds in construction materials
The NCS is comprised of which of the following standards?
CSI CAD Layer Guidelines
CSI Uniform Drawing System
Which of the following is a procurement stage activity?
Bid securities are provided by the owner
The owner enters into negotiation with the contractor
Purchase orders are given to the consultants
The architect certifies the application for payment
Which of the following entities are responsible for design compliance with the authorities
Which of the following will the courts use to interpret specifications in the same manner as
they interpret contracts?
Autonomy to contract
General takes precedence over specific
Construction for the drafter
It is not uncommon for a public owner to dictate the design and construction process for the
different delivery methods, which of the following are examples of this?
Which financial institutions will provide bonding for the contractor financing
AHJ Submittal requirements
How the architect’s construction administration and the contractor’s project management
will be conducted
How safety will be controlled on the project site
All of the following are examples of project soft costs except which one?
Due diligence studies
Which of the following is not a construction schedule milestones?
Project delivery and team selection processes
Procurement (bidding/negotiating/purchasing) activities
All of the following activities are associated with the project conception stage except which
Which of the following is not an example of zoning regulations?
If the construction budget of a 50,000 square foot project is $5,000,000 based on $100 per
square foot, it is an example of which method of preparing the budget?
Cost per measured unit
Typical components of a project financial study do not include:
Owner’s financial condition
Life cycle costs
Contractor financial status
Which of the following is not included in typical site studies?
The nationally recognized California AIA "Integrated Project Delivery Guide" redefines the
stages of a project to include which of the following:
Limitations of the design-bid-build project delivery method include which of the following:
Linear sequence shortens the project schedule
Bids may exceed budget
Partnering is a natural result
Low bids may encourage owner changes
Which of the following is a principal type (business arrangements) of the design-build project
An architect and an engineer may form a joint venture and contract with an owner to
provide D-B services.
An A/E and a contractor may form a joint venture and contract with subcontractors to
provide D-B services.
An owner may contract with the contractor and then subcontract with an A/E for
architectural and engineering services
A construction manager may contract with an A/E for D-B services, and the A/E then
subcontracts with a contractor for construction services
A result of the design-build project delivery method is which of the following:
The A/E will provide the same level of professional service as a conventionally delivered
Construction documents will be more detailed than a conventionally delivered project.
The material selections will be by the Owner
Dispute resolution will require less of the owner’s time
Which of the following is a primary characteristic of Integrated Project Delivery?
Schematic Design is performed by the General Contractor
Recognition that intensified planning results in efficiency and savings during execution
Can only be used with the Design Build delivery method
Reduces efficiency of Project Commissioning
Outline specifications aid in the design process for all of the following except which one?
Revising cost estimates and schedules
Value engineering studies
Checklist for selecting products
Serving as the basis for subcontracts in fast track construction
An alternate becomes part of the contract documents:
When the bids are opened
When owner makes a decision to accept
On A/E's recommendation
When stipulated in the owner/contractor agreement
Prior to BIM the following drawings required specialized skill to produce and were used rarely
in construction drawings:
Nonscaled views and plans
Plans and reflected ceiling plans
Perspectives and isometrics
Sections and perspectives
Thorough product selection requires which of the following?
Obtain product information, identify the product’s salient characteristics, establish
Matches existing material, establish performance criteria, product representatives contact
Establish performance criteria, product representatives contact information, obtain product
Obtain product information, identify the products salient characteristics, contractor
Products can be categorized into the following types:
Standard products, custom products, natural products, manufactured products
Materials, commodities, products, assemblies, equipment
Materials, standard products, custom products, assemblies, equipment
Standard products, custom products, commodities, equipment
What functional considerations must the A/E use to design the project elements and their
relationships in a manner that ensures proper function of the project in accordance with the
owner’s program and related AHJ requirements?
Adjacency of project elements, contextual compatibility of materials, aesthetic effects of
Contractor’s ability to procure the materials, owners programmatic requirements,
Quantities and arrangements of elements, juxtaposition of light and shadow
The size of project elements, performance capacity of project elements, arrangement of
Life cycle costs require several considerations, including:
Initial construction cost as well renovation, remodeling, and improvements
Initial cost of construction including the cost of materials and permits
Alteration, renovation, and demolition
Maintenance and code changes cost over the life of the product
There are occasions when it will be necessary for the A/E to consider special procedures for
certain variables in a project, including:
Indeterminate items, unknowns, and contingencies
Postponement of decisions until the design is complete
Identification and control of design costs
Flexibility and adjustment for AHJs requirements
The special procedures used to ensure cost compliance include which of the following?
Cash allowances, material allowances, quantity allowances
Alternates, unit prices, stipulated sums
Alternates, unit prices, allowances
Guaranteed maximum price, unit prices, design allowances
What written forms are used to document project decisions during schematic design and design
Preliminary project description, outline specifications
What technology is rapidly shifting the emphasis from 2-dimension CAD drawings to 3-
NCS (National CAD Standard)
BIM (Building Information Modeling)
UDS (Uniform Drawing System)
LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design)
BIM (Building Information Modeling) is the basis of how design and construction documents
should be prepared and used when utilizing what project delivery method?
Integrated Project Delivery
Instructions for procurement:
Are used only on private projects
Frequently are standard industry forms
May include the geotechnical report as an attachment
Are binding upon the contractor
The document named "Available Information" is part of the:
Instructions to Bidders
All of the above
Contractual clauses in the Conditions of the Contract:
Have priority over Division 01
Are superseded by Division 01
Are expanded upon by the provisions of Division 01
Are independent and Division 01 provisions have no effect
An affirmation of fact or promise made by the seller to the buyer that relates to the goods
and becomes a part of the basis of the bargain creates _______________________
An implied warranty
A full warranty
An express warranty
As a result of the widely held misconception that a contractor's responsibility for defective
work lasts only for the one-year guaranty period:
The supplementary conditions should state that the period last a specific additional length
EJCDC and AIA documents state correction period instead of guaranty period
The owner accepts any repairs after that date
The courts relieve the contractor of his responsibility
Under the AIA A201 and EJCDC C-700, who provides property insurance covering the
None of the above
Marked-up or corrected contract drawings that indicate changes incorporated in the Work are
Which bond protects the owner from losing the benefit of an accepted bid?
Which of the following are best designated on the drawings?
1. Specific requirements
3. Quality of materials
4. Dimension and size
5. Shape and form
1, 2, 3, 4, and 5
2, 4, and 5
2, 3, 4, and 5
1 and 3
3, 4, and 5
All of the following could be Articles in PART 1 - GENERAL of a specification except which
Source Quality Control
Measurement and Payment
Submittal requirements for Facility Services Divisions 21 through 28 are specified in:
The first section in each respective division
Division 01 Section Submittal Procedures
Section 01 12 00 Summary of Multiple Contracts
When outside consultants are responsible for the production of major portions of the project
One design team member should be responsible for overall specification coordination
Different document formats should be used to identify the work of the separate consultants
The lead design professional should avoid the liability inherent in reviewing consultants'
Information should be collected and the project A/E assume responsibility for preparing
In the specifications, the stated requirements address:
The owner's responsibilities
The contractor's responsibilities
The subcontractor's responsibilities
The architect's responsibilities
Which of the following should be avoided in a specification?
Articles (the, an, a)
Symbols (#, $, &, ")
Abbreviations (conc., ptwd, aess)
To be effective in communicating, specifications should be:
Complete, concise, and clear
Concise, clear, and correct
Clear, concise, correct, and complete
Concise, correct, coordinated, and complete
The dollar amounts of cash allowances are:
In the instructions to bidders
In the supplementary conditions
In Division 01
In the specification sections of Division 02 through 49 that specify the product installation
The two sentence structure moods that are recommended for specifications are:
The imperative mood
The indicative mood
The symbolic mood
The conflicting mood
All of the following are Articles in PART 3 - EXECUTION except which one?
These graphic documents show the quantitative extent and relationship of elements to one
Drawings produced during this design stage include, sketches, renderings, and conceptual
Substitution requirements and procedures during bidding _____________________.
Are not allowed under most public bidding statutes
Are modified by the supplementary conditions
Are governed by the instructions to bidders
Provide for requests by telephone
The following are all advantages gained by using standard agreement forms except which one?
Parties' familiarity with the forms
Uniformity of terminology
Legal precedents interpreting the documents
Accommodate choice from a wide variety of standard contract conditions
Which of the following is the recommended sequence for an addendum?
Changes to procurement requirements, changes to previous addenda, changes to conditions
of the contract, changes to the agreement
Changes to previous addenda, changes to procurement requirements, changes to
agreements and other contract forms, changes to specifications and drawings
Changes to specifications, changes to drawings, changes to previous addenda
Contract documents, changes to specifications
The negotiating process is between the?
Owner and Contractor
Request for Proposal (RFP)
Drawings and Specifications
Offer Forms and Supplements
Which of the following is not a document for Negotiating?
Invitation to bid
The negotiating process includes which of the steps below:
A and C
B and C
A and D
Value analysis, is also called:
A. Value Enhanced Design
B. Project Valuing
C. Enhanced Engineering
D. Value Engineering
C and D
The direct acquisition of materials and equipment by an Owner is:
The Design Negotiate Build Process is more conducive to:
Value analysis and repricing
Multiple prime contracts
Owner purchased items that are then added to the job by the contractor are referred to as
Owner Purchased and Contractor Installed
Owner Furnished and Contractor Installed
Owner Purchased and Contractor Provided
Owner Furnished and Contractor Provided
Subcontractors are not:
The principal providers of labor
Original Source of most materials
Providers of services
Providers of technical Information
Bid shopping is the practice of:
Negotiating with two of more subcontractors for the lowest price
Revealing the subbid of one subcontractor to another to obtain a lower price
Encouraging cost-cutting between subcontractors in Value Analysis
Achieving the lowest subbid for the Owners Benefit
The date of substantial completion is established by the:
Authorities having jurisdiction
Preconstruction activities begin when the contractor has received:
a letter of intent to award
the contracting forms
the project specifications
a signed copy of the addenda
Which of the following is not a Mobilization and start up cost?
Installation of temporary facilities
Protection between stages of work
Royalties, licenses, and fees
It is important to establish the site conditions prior to:
Notice to Proceed
Signing the contract
Mobilization typically occurs after:
Receipt of a notice to proceed and following a preconstruction meeting
After a site mobilization meeting and before receipt of a notice to proceed
Receipt of a notice to proceed and before establishing Environmental Protection
After site safety meeting and before receipt of a notice to proceed
Which two types of bonds might be required during construction?
Which party will typically provide builder’s risk insurance?
The contractor should begin preparation and delivery of the preconstruction submittals after
Notice to proceed
Execution of agreement
Payment and performance bonds are which type of document?
Information available to bidders
Types of control plans that the contractor may be requested to submit during preconstruction
include which three of the following?
A. Erosion control plan
B. Pollution control plan
C. Site control plan
D. Traffic control plan
A, B, D
A, C, D
B, C, D
none of the above
Which two parties are responsible for submittal of a set of construction documents to the AHJ
for permit review?
Owner & Architect
Architect & Owner
Contractor & Subcontractor
Subcontractor & Engineer
What is typically the contractor’s first activity on the project site?
Survey and lay out the new construction
Meet with AHJ
Install temporary power
Recognized customs resulting from longtime use
The responsibility of inspecting work already performed for proper condition to receive
subsequent work lies with the:
The Contractor’s superintendent:
Cannot be changed without Owner’s consent
Communication is as binding as if given by the Contractor
True or False: By executing the contract, the Contractor confirms that the contract time is
Under AIA A201, who has the responsibility to pay sales, consumer, use and similar taxes for
the work provided?
If the contractor is delayed in the progress of the work by the Owner, the Contractor should:
Write the A/E protesting the changes
Notify the bonding company
Write the A/E requesting a change order granting an extension of time
Stop the work until Owner makes a decision
Product equivalency, effect on the other aspects of the project, and warranty are the major
factors to be considered for:
All of the following may be accomplished through issuing of a change order except which one?
Change in bid date
Decrease in contract sum
Extension of contract time
Reduction in scope of work
All of the following are defined as a contract modification except which one?
Construction change directive/ work change directive
Architect's supplemental instruction/field order
Under AIA A201, who has the authority to stop the work, if nonconforming work fails to be
Varies - As stated in Division 01 General Requirements
Drawings prepared by the contractor, subcontractor, or material supplier that show how a
particular aspect of the work is to be fabricated and installed, are called:
The contract clauses that establish payment responsibilities are found in:
Division 01 General Requirements
True or False: The A/E may withhold certification for payment in whole or in part if in the
A/E’s opinion representations to Owner cannot be made concerning the progress of the work.
When interpreting contract documents, the A/E should:
Protect the A/E from possible liabilities
Achieve the original design intent of the A/E
True or False: Acceptance of final payment constitutes a waiver of claims by the contractor,
subcontractor, and material supplier.
True or False: If a portion of the work is covered contrary to requirements specifically
expressed in the Contract Documents, it must if requested by the A/E, be uncovered for
examination and at the Contractors expense without change in the contract time.
True or False: The facility manager should not be involved in project closeout because the
facility manager is not a party to the construction contract.
It is important for the long-term success of the facility’s operations and maintenance that
project closeout activities include all of the following except which one?
Start-up and load testing
Receipt of final punch list
Demonstration for new operators
Operational training if necessary
Equipment and system review and training should occur:
Immediately after substantial completion.
Prior to substantial completion
After system commissioning
During the submittal review period
A punch list is generated by which of the following?
A/E just prior to substantial completion.
The subcontractors after substantial completion.
The owner prior to substantial completion
The contractor prior to substantial completion
Special warranties/guarantees can:
Be provided by manufacturer, contractor, or installer
Be longer or shorter than the correction period
Exclude abuse, misuse, and failure to maintain
Facility managers should perform a post occupancy evaluation how long after initial
Three to six months
Six to nine months
Just before the one-year correction period completion
Objectives of a good maintenance program include all of the following except which one?
Minimize interruptions that affect the facility’s function and use
Minimize failures of equipment and facility structures that affect productivity
Select the best repair and replacement methods and materials
Implement effective energy conservation practices
Project Record Document consist of the following except?
Spare parts and extra stock materials
Resource materials should be:
Should be permanently retained and accessible
Should be filed for safe keeping until the end of the correction period
Should be given to the contractor with the release of retainage
Which of these documents, might we find in the
Project Manual but they are not contract documents?
Before a model building code can become the
building code for a jurisdiction, it has to be adopted
Authority Having Jurisdiction
International Organization for
The Construction Manager is hired by this entity?
The General contractor
The parties to the Construction Agreement are?
General Contractor, Sub Contractor, and
A/E, General Contractor, and Contract
Building Official, and General contractor
Owner, Contractor, and A/E
The organization responsible for the General
Conditions known as 201 are?
When there is a dispute between the specifications
and the drawings, what is the proper way to settle
The drawings have priority
The A/E should interpret
A subcontractor is obligated to the prime contractor
in the same manner as the prime contractor is
obligated to the:
Principal in Charge
The requirements of the general conditions can be
modified or expanded to accommodate specific project
conditions, owner’s requirements, or unusual aspects
relating to the roles, rights, duties, and responsibilities of
the parties to the contract for construction, in this
Which of the following are not legal binding
This document states that the contractor shall review,
approve, and submit to the architect, shop drawings,
product data, samples, and similar submittals required by
the contract documents. It also states that the architect
will review and approve or take other appropriate action
upon the contractor’s submittals:
Division 01 sections apply broadly to the execution of
the work of all the other sections of the
specifications. In addition, they expand on certain
administrative and procedural provisions of the:
Conditions of the Contract
Defined as the written and graphic documents
prepared for communicating the project design for
construction and administering the construction
Typically, procurement requirements should not
include which of the following documents?
Instructions for procurement
Available information, including resource
Procurement forms and supplements
The invitation to bid is designed to attract qualified
The volume containing the specifications, conditions
of the contract, information to bidders, instructions to
bidders, and the bid form is called:
Preliminary Project Descriptions
None of the above.
All of the above.
The documents developed to attract and assist
qualified bidders in properly submitting bids are
Signed by each party the Agreement can be best
Defines the relationship of the owner, A/E, and
Is the one instrument of the contract
documents that binds the signing parties to the
Constitutes the legal portion of the
Binds the Architect to the General Contractor
Is the same as an option in the
Is used for the same purpose as unit prices.
Should be described in Division 01 and
specified in the appropriate specification
Should be described in detail on the bid
Contract Documents consist of:
Agreement between owner and contractor, conditions of
the contract, drawings, and specifications, addenda and
modifications, other documents listed in the agreement.
Agreement between owner and contractor, conditions of
the contract, drawings and specifications, project manual,
Agreement between owner and contractor, conditions of
the contract, drawings and specifications, instructions to
bidders, bid form, addenda, modifications, other documents
listed in the agreement.
Contract documents include:
Written portions of the contract only.
Graphic portions of the contract only.
Both written and graphic portions of the
Invitation to bid.
Addenda are used to:
Modify the procurement documents before
award of the contract.
Modify the contract documents after award
of the contract.
Modify drawings and specifications only.
Formalize verbal instructions given during
The agreement is part of the:
Division 01 should be used to:
Provide a location for general and
Provide a means to modify standard sections
of the specifications
Provide a logical arrangement for specifying
administrative, procedural, and temporary
Provide a location for specifying special
construction and materials the bidders might
Division 01 sections relate to:
Procurement requirements, the agreement, general
and supplementary conditions, and specifications
Procurement requirements, the agreement, general
and supplementary conditions, the specifications, and
The agreement, general and supplementary
conditions, and specification only
The agreement, general conditions, specifications,
Division 01 sections should coordinate with the
procurement requirements, the agreement, general
and supplementary conditions, specifications, and
Administrative and procedural requirements are
The agreement form, before modification, should be
reviewed carefully by the:
Owner's legal counsel
Architect and Owner
If a contractor recognizes or has knowledge of
errors, inconsistencies, or omissions in the contract
documents, the contractor is responsible for
reporting those errors, omissions, or inconsistencies
The Authority Having Jurisdiction (AHJ)
His/her Surety Company
Shop drawings, product data, and samples are:
Considered part of the contract documents
Not contract documents
Prepared by the Architect
Prepared during construction document
During the construction stage of a project, several
types of supplemental drawings are prepared, such
as shop drawings. Shop drawings may be prepared
The material/equipment supplier
Preconstruction activities begin when the contractor
All his subcontracts
An executed agreement
A copy of the contract documents
A purchase order
Which of the following is not normally found in an
Reference to contract documents
Construction Submittal requirements
Procurement Documents include:
Procurement requirements, which include
solicitation, instructions for procurement, available
information, procurement forms and supplements
Contracting requirements, which include the
agreement, performance bond, payment bond, and
Conditions of the contract, which include the
general and supplementary conditions
In a design-bid-build project delivery method, the
general construction contract is between:
The Subcontractors and Contractor
The Contractor and the Owner
The Architect and the Contractor
The Subcontractors and the suppliers
The Owner and the Architect
What is the relationship between the A/E and contractor
in the design-bid-build project delivery method?
There is no contractual relationship between
the A/E and contractor
The contractor has separate agreements with
the A/E for design services
The A/E has an agreement with the contractor
for construction services
The A/E and contractor are contracted to hire
the Construction Manager
Which of the following summarizes the design-build
project delivery method?
The CM, who is the owner’s agent as a contractor
guarantees the cost of the project to the owner
The owner controls the project from beginning to end
The owner develops a program and has one contract
with a single entity to design and construct the project
The owner and the contractor negotiate a construction
Which project delivery method defines the
construction manager as an independent advisor to
During the construction stage, the Contractor shall
maintain record documents:
In the Architect's office
In the field office
In the Owner's office
With each of the subcontractors
Inspections required by authorities having jurisdiction
shall be obtained by the:
Authority requiring the test
Subcontractor, when it is the Subcontractor’s
work being tested
Who is required to have a program for project site
Who is required to protect stored materials?
The A/E will:
Report defects and deficiencies observed in the Work
to the owner.
Be responsible for safety precautions and programs in
connection with the Work.
Be responsible for the Contractor's failure to carry out
the Work in accordance with the Contract Documents.
Maintain record documents during the construction
The Contractor shall not contract or be required to
contract with any Subcontractor against whom reasonable
objection has been made by:
The A/E’s approval of Shop Drawings is:
For conformance with the design concept and
design intent indicated in the Contract Documents.
To make certain the products actually supplied by
the Contractor fit in the construction.
To determine accuracy and completeness of
dimensions and quantities.
To ensure that contract document requirements
have been met.
The owner must sign:
Who can accept non-conforming work?
Who is responsible for evaluating claims?
A/E’s error and omissions insurer
What contract document modification allows the
owner to order a change in the work without an
agreement or adjustment to the contract?
Construction change directive
Under SectionFormat™, the Parts are entitled:
General, Materials, Installation
Scope, Products, Execution
General, Products, Execution
Scope, Materials, and Installation
General, Materials, and Workmanship
In specification writing, the two basic grammatical
sentence moods which can be used to clearly
convey specification requirements are:
Imperative and Indicative
Suggestive and Imperative
Prescriptive and Descriptive
Performance and Indicative
Quality control activities occur:
Before or while accomplishing the work or
During the work or service
After the quality assurance activities
During the fabrication
Quality assurance activities occur:
Before the work or service is done.
Marked up or corrected contract drawings that
indicate changes incorporated into the work during
construction are called:
As built drawings
Contractor certified drawings
A particular material may be indicated several times
on the drawings but is specified in how many
According to the number of trades
As determined by Division 01
Resource drawings serve what purpose:
Show existing work that is to be modified
Show construction related to the work, but
which is not indicated in the contract
Provide the Owner with a set of
documents that will facilitate operation
An Allowance is included in the base bid for:
Cost of an item to be selected
Time to extend the work
Includes both time and costs of an item
A Unit Price is:
A cost determined by the A/E
Amount determined by number of units
multiplied by a unit cost in the Agreement
A cost listed on the Bid Form
A defined portion of the work that is priced
A Unit Cost
Section drawings are cut vertically through and
perpendicular to project materials to:
Show watertight construction
Show detailed arrangement
Show which surfaces are to be finished
Substitutions should not be considered when:
Requested by RFI
Request is indicated on submittals
Request does not include an itemized
If the contractor installs an item of work in
accordance with the contract documents, knowing it
is in violation of the governing building codes without
first informing the A/E, who is responsible for the
cost of the correction?
The specified correction period (typically one year)
and specified extended warranties begin:
Upon final payment
On the date of substantial completion
One year from occupancy of the project
A scheduling technique
A scheduling and design concept
A project delivery method
Is the definition of stipulated/lump sum basis of
payment when the owner makes payment to the
The quantity of work completed based on
a stipulated rate.
The work in place as a percentage of the
The percentage of the total contract time.
Which of the following is the most traditional project
Construction Management - Contractor
Construction Management - Advisor
Under the Design-Build project delivery method,
there are several benefits to the Owner that include
all of the following except one:
The A/E represents the owner’s interests
The A/E and Contractor comprise the Design-
The Design Builder has specialized knowledge
of design and constructability
Single entity is responsible
Which of the following is not an example of a contingency
Weather, labor and material shortages
The three factors that affect the quality of a project are Cost, Extent, and Time.
A key factor affecting project delivery is:
The four considerations during facility programming
that should be identified in which of the following:
Time, goals, cost, and function
Function, time, economy, and planning
Pre-design, goals, form, and cost
Function, form, economy, and time
Which of the following is not a method of specifying?
Minor changes involve adjustments to:
The contract sum or time
No adjustment to the contract
Adjustment to the contract time only
Which of the following is not an estimating technique
during the design stage?
Unit of measure
Order of magnitude
Total project commissioning only includes
mechanical and electrical system components
A requirement set by authority, custom, or general consensus which is established as an accepted criterion is called a:
Quality control requirement
Lump Sum, Unit Price, or Cost-Plus-Fee constitute the basis of:
All of the following are Articles in Part 3 Execution EXCEPT:
Drawings prepared by the contractor, subcontractor, or material/equipment supplier that show how a particular aspect of the work is to be fabricated and installed, are called:
The correct title for Division 10 is:
The following are the types of clauses that might be included in Supplementary Conditions EXCEPT:
Project insurance requirements
Liquidated damage amounts
Tax exempt status of owner
Under the AIA A201 and the EJCDC C-700, who has the authority to stop the Work, if nonconforming Work fails to be corrected?
The following are all advantages gained by using standard agreement forms EXCEPT:
Accomodate choice from a wide variety of standard contract conditions
What information is found within Division 13 in the MasterFormat System?
The following are true of reference standards, EXCEPT:
May be relied upon by the specifier to describe quality of work
Are consensus documents developed by various industry committees
Are frequently incorporated in code requirements
Are included in specifications to avoid having to reproduce lengthy requirements
The parties to an owner/design-builder contract are:
The Owner, the designer, and the builder
The Owner, the Architect, and the Contractor
The Owner and the construction manager
The Owner and the design-builder
Outline Specifications aid in the design process for all of the following EXCEPT:
revising cost estimates, schedules
value engineering studies
checklist for selecting products
serving as the basis for subcontracts in fast track construction
An affirmation of fact or promise made by the seller to the buyer that relates to the goods and becomes a part of the basis of the bargain creates . . .
an implied warranty
a full warranty
an express warranty
An information organizing framework for the A/E/C industry that assigns built environment data into 15 discrete, coordinated tables to facilitate the organization of project information and databases is known as:
Industry foundation classes (IFCs)
Building Information Model (BIM)
Building Information Management (BIM)
Substitution requirements and procedures during bidding
Are modified by the Supplementary Conditions
Are stated in the instructions to bidders
On the Bid Form
The following are TRUE about closed proprietary specifications EXCEPT:
Manufacturer and product brand names or unique characteristics are used in the specifications.
Several products may be named as options
The A/E must coordinate the named product with other specification requirements.
Other products are allowed as substitutions upon approval of the owner
Use of master guide specifications:
Relies upon the quality of their update process
Requires knowledge of the conditions of the contract for which they were prepared
May be based upon a commercially-produced specification library
Requires practice knowledge in order to properly create project specifications