 # Level 1 Unit 101 practice test

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### Question 1

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1. On a scale of 1:50, what does 50mm represent?
• a. 1500mm
• b. 2000mm
• c. 2500mm
• d. 3000mm

### Question 2

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2. What is the scale used on a block plan?
• a. 1:1
• b. 1:50
• c. 1:100
• d. 1:2500

### Question 3

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3. Hatchings are used to identify which of the following?
• a. Air vents
• b. Brickwork and blockwork
• c. Stairs
• d. Voids

### Question 4

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4. Why are symbols used on drawings and plans?
• 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

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5. Which material is used to reduce energy in a building?
• a. Insulation
• b. Wallpaper
• c. Plaster
• d. Paint

### Question 6

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6. Which of the following tasks is not determined by a datum?
• a. Window cill heights
• b. Finished floor level
• c. Foundations
• d. Setting out roof trusses

### Question 7

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7. Which material is not used in concrete foundations?
• a. Aggregates
• b. Sand
• c. Cement
• d. Hardcore

### Question 8

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8. What does the acronym DPM stand for?
• a. Damp proof membrane
• b. Damp preventing membrane
• c. Damp proofing material
• d. Damp preventing material

### Question 9

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9. What is the formula for calculating foundations?
• a. Length x width
• b. 2 (length x width x depth
• c. Length x width x depth
• d. 2 (length x width)

### Question 10

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10. What does DPC stand for?
• a. Damp preventing course
• b. Damp proof course
• c. Damp proof cill
• d. Damp preventing cement

### Question 11

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11. Which of the following is used as a final finish on internal walling?
• a. Paint
• b. Render
• c. Plasterboard
• d. Artex

### Question 12

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12. What is the formula for calculating the area of a wall?
• a. Length x height
• b. Length x height x depth
• c. 2 (Length x height x depth)
• d. 2 (Length x height)

### Question 13

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

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14. Which of the following is not a component of a solid concrete floor?
• a. Cement
• b. Sand
• c. Reinforcement
• d. Damp proof course

### Question 15

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15. What is the ratio for mixing mortar?
• 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

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16. A flat roof has a pitch no more than:
• a. 5º
• b. 10º
• c. 15º
• d. 20º

### Question 17

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17. What are lean-to roofs are generally used on?
• a. Small, double-storey buildings
• b. Small, single-storey extensions
• c. Large, double-storey buildings
• d. Large, double-storey extensions

### Question 18

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18. Hip roofs are erected when there is no:
• a. Wall plate
• b. Windows
• c. Valley
• d. Gable

### Question 19

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19. What is the method used to calculate fascia?
• a. Linear
• b. Area
• c. Volume
• d. Cubic meters

### Question 20

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