NCC Vol 1 – Section B QUIZ #1: Structure

Question 1 of 10

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The objective of Section B Part B1 is to?

Select one or more of the following:

  • Safeguard people from injury caused by structural failure

  • Safeguard people from loss of amenity caused by structural behaviour

  • Protect other property from physical damage caused by structural failure

  • Safeguard people from injury that may be caused by failure of, or impact with the building or structure

  • Do all of the above

Question 2 of 10

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Glass installations that are at risk of being subjected to human impact must have glazing that if broken on impact, will break in a way that is not likely to cause injury to people.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 3 of 10

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Which of the following characteristics must glazing (within glass installations that are at risk of being subjected to human impact) have?

Select one or more of the following:

  • If broken on impact, will break in a way that is not likely to cause injury to people

  • Resists a reasonably foreseeable human impact without breaking

  • Is protected or marked in a way that will reduce the likelihood of human impact

  • All of the above

Question 4 of 10

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What are permanent actions?

Select one or more of the following:

  • The design or known dimensions of the building and construction (including the unit weight of the construction)

  • The known loads that will be imposed during the occupation or use of the building or structure (including construction activity actions)

  • The environment impact made by the building or structure (during and after construction)

  • All of the above

Question 5 of 10

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What are imposed actions?

Select one or more of the following:

  • The design or known dimensions of the building and construction (including the unit weight of the construction)

  • The known loads that will be imposed during the occupation or use of the building or structure (including construction activity actions)

  • The environment impact made by the building or structure (during and after construction)

  • All of the above

Question 6 of 10

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How many Importance Levels of Buildings and Structures are there?

Select one of the following:

  • 1

  • 2

  • 3

  • 4

  • More than 4

Question 7 of 10

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If a building has an importance level of 3, what does this mean?

Select one of the following:

  • Buildings or structures presenting a low degree of hazard to life and other property in the case of failure.

  • Buildings or structures that are designed to contain a large number of people.

  • Buildings or structures that are essential to post-disaster recovery or associated with hazardous facilities.

  • Buildings or structures that fall between a low degree of hazard to life and ones that contain a large number of people.

Question 8 of 10

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What effect does a higher importance level have on a building or structure's annual probability of exceedance?

Select one of the following:

  • Increases the probability

  • Decreases the probability

  • Has no effect

  • Is not relevant

Question 9 of 10

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Finish the following sentence: The structural resistance of materials and forms of construction must be determined in accordance with the appropriate…

Select one of the following:

  • Australian Standard/New Zealand Standard

  • Expert determination

  • NCC specification

  • Manufacturer's specification

Question 10 of 10

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A building or structure, during construction and use, must avoid causing damage to other properties.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False
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NCC Vol 1 – Section B QUIZ #1: Structure

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General overall test on Section B of Volume 1 of the National Construction Code (Australia). [Taken from 2012 edition of the NCC]

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