Kaplan - CDs 2009 [Conditions of the Contract for Construction] Chapter Quiz Questions

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Question 1

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According to AIA documents, which of the following are NOT considered a part of the construction contract documents? I. Specifications II. Addenda III. Shop Dwgs IV. Owner-Architect Agreement V. Supplementary Conditions
Answer
  • A. IV only
  • B. II and III
  • C. I and V
  • D. III and IV

Question 2

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A [blank_start]performance bond[blank_end] assures an owner that the contractor will execute the work in accordance with the contract.
Answer
  • performance bond

Question 3

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During the course of construction, liability insurance should be maintained by which of the following? I. The mortgagee II. Trade unions III. The surety company IV. The owner V. The contractor
Answer
  • A. IV only
  • B. I and V
  • C. IV and V
  • D. II and III

Question 4

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Where would provisions for liquidated damages be found?
Answer
  • A. Owner-Contractor Agreement
  • B. General Conditions of the Contract for Construction
  • C. Additive Alternates to the Contract
  • D. Proposal For and Instructions to Bidders

Question 5

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A change during construction in the location of underground lines from that shown on the site utilities plan should be reflected in
Answer
  • A. record drawings.
  • B. architectural drawings.
  • C. field sketches.
  • D. shop drawings.

Question 6

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Architects are responsible for preparing which parts of a Project Manual? I. Specifications II. General Conditions III. Supplementary Conditions IV. Owner-Contractor Agreement
Answer
  • A. I only
  • B. I and III
  • C. II and III
  • D. I, II, III, and IV

Question 7

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Which of the following are responsibilities of the owner under the provisions of the AIA General Conditions (remember to answer per the A201 as stated in the question, not your own experience.)? I. Provide access to the construction site. II. Make payment to the contractor. III. Make payments to the subcontractors. IV. Obtain necessary easements. V. Provide necessary copies of the construction documents.
Answer
  • A. II only
  • B. II and III
  • C. I and IV
  • D. II, IV, and V

Question 8

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Which of these statements is true? Contract time
Answer
  • A. is measured in working days.
  • B. ends at substantial completion.
  • C. The general warranty period is one year.
  • D. Warranties are worthless without bonds to back them up.

Question 9

Question
Under the conditions of the A201 General Conditions, which of the following statements is true?
Answer
  • A. Warranty periods begin at substantial completion.
  • B. Warranty periods begin at final completion.
  • C. The general warranty period is one year.
  • D. Warranties are worthless without bonds to back them up.

Question 10

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An architect issues certificates for payment for work performed by the contractor. For what reasons might an architect legitimately nullify all or party of a previously issued certificate for payment? I. The architect discovers defective work. II. The owner's lender refuses to release funds. III. The contractor fails to pay subcontractors. IV. A pedestrian walking past the project site is injured by a falling piece of lumber and sues the owner. V. The contractor persistently fails to comply with the contract documents.
Answer
  • A. I, II, III, IV, and V
  • B. I only
  • C. I, III, IV, and IV
  • D. III and V

Question 11

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Which of the following statements concerning payments to a contractor is FALSE?
Answer
  • A. Payments are based on a schedule of values.
  • B. Title to materials and equipment passes to the owner upon payment.
  • C. The owner must pay the contractor within 21 days after the architect issues the certificate for payment.
  • D. Payments do not normally cover materials in transit.

Question 12

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Which of the following parties are responsible for workers' safety on a construction site? I. The owner II. The architect III. The general contractor IV. The contractor's surety company
Answer
  • A. III only
  • B. I only
  • C. I, II, and III
  • D. I, II, III, and IV

Question 13

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An architect, under the provisions of the AIA documents, inspects a project how often during the construction phase?
Answer
  • A. Never. The architect *observes* construction.
  • B. At intervals appropriate to the progress of the construction work.
  • C. Once, at final completion.
  • D. Twice, at substantial completion and at final completion.

Question 14

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Which of the following is NOT a prerequisite for final payment to the contractor?
Answer
  • A. Final inspection by the architect.
  • B. Owner's receipt of the certificate of final completion from the architect.
  • C. Owner's receipt of the contractors affidavit or payment of debts.
  • D. Owner's receipt of consent of the contractor's surety company.

Question 15

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Which of the following parties must *approve* shop drawings according to the AIA General Conditions? Check all that apply.
Answer
  • A. Architect
  • B. Contractor
  • C. Owner
  • D. Engineers
  • E. Subcontractors