NCC Vol 1 – Section A QUIZ #3: FRLs

Question 1 of 10

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How are FRLs determined?

Select one or more of the following:

  • It is identical with a prototype that has been submitted to the Standard Fire Test and has become certified.

  • It differs in only a minor degree from a prototype tested by the Standard Fire Test and has become certified.

  • It is designed to achieve the FRL according to the appropriate AS (depending on the material).

  • Any of the above.

Question 2 of 10

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If the fire-resisting covering of a steel column is lightweight construction, the construction must do what?

Select one of the following:

  • Comply with requirements from Section C.

  • Have materials of a high FRL covering it.

  • Be surrounded by masonry.

  • Comply with requirements from Section F

Question 3 of 10

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If a non-loadbearing element is able to be used for a purpose where the Deemed-to-Satisfy Provisions prescribe an FRL, what does this mean for the non-loadbearing element?

Select one of the following:

  • It doesn't need to comply with the structural adequacy criterion.

  • It doesn't need to comply with the integrity criterion.

  • It doesn't need to comply with the insulation criterion.

  • It doesn't need to comply with any of these criteria.

Question 4 of 10

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Which of the following criteria do fire-resisting levels (FRLs) grade?

Select one or more of the following:

  • Structural adequacy

  • Integrity

  • Insulation

  • Cladding

Question 5 of 10

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What does FRL stand for?

Select one of the following:

  • Fire-rating level

  • Fire-resistance level

  • Fire-response level

  • Fire-requirement level

Question 6 of 10

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Given the following FRL, 90/90/90; what does each 90 mean?

Select one of the following:

  • 90 minutes

  • 90 joules

  • 90 newtons

  • 90%

Question 7 of 10

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Given the following FRL, 240/240/240; what criteria does the first '240' stand for?

Select one of the following:

  • Structural adequacy

  • Integrity

  • Insulation

  • Cladding

Question 8 of 10

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Given the following FRL, 180/180/180; what is the correct order for the criteria?

Select one of the following:

  • Integrity/Structural Adequacy/Insulation

  • Structural Adequacy/Insulation/Integrity

  • Structural Adequacy/Integrity/Insulation

  • Insulation/Integrity/Structural Adequacy

Question 9 of 10

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Given the following FRL, 120/–/–; what do the dashes stand mean?

Select one of the following:

  • There is no requirement for this criterion.

  • The requirement has not been set for this criterion.

  • Dashed criterions are the same as the number before it.

  • It requires the highest possible level for that criterion.

Question 10 of 10

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Given the following FRL, 120/120/120; what criteria does the third '120' stand for?

Select one of the following:

  • Structural adequacy

  • Integrity

  • Insulation

  • Cladding

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NCC Vol 1 – Section A QUIZ #3: FRLs

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Test on FRLs, outlined in Section A of Volume 1 of the National Construction Code (Australia). [Taken from 2012 edition of the NCC]

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