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Carpentry Floor Framing

Subjects : industries, carpentry
Instructions:
  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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  • Match each statement with the correct term.
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1. A narrow board let into studs of a balloon frame to support floor joists.






2. In platform construction - framing members that cap the floor joists; also called a band joist - rim joist - or joist header.






3. Metal flashing plate over the foundation to protect wood members from termites.






4. A type of frame in which the studs are continuous from foundation to roof.






5. Top or bottom horizontal member of a wall frame.






6. An interior wall that supports the floor above.






7. A type of frame in which the studs are continuous from foundation to roof.






8. Horizontal timbers resting on the foundation supporting the framework of a building; also - the lowest horizontal member in a window or door frame.






9. A one-dimensional measurement of length in foot increments.






10. Full-length joists that run along the inside of an opening.






11. Insects that live in colonies and feed on wood.






12. The extremities of a piece of lumber.






13. Boards or sheet materials that are fastened to roof and exterior walls and on which the roof covering and siding are applied.






14. Method of wood frame construction in which wall are erected on a previously constructed floor deck or platform.






15. Materials installed to slow the movement of fire and smoke within smaller cavities of a building frame during a fire; also called draft-stop blocking.






16. A mixture of cement - fine aggregate - and water used to fill joints in masonry and tile.






17. Boards that have been finished with tongue-and-grooved edges.






18. A term applied to concrete that has not fully cured.






19. A sloping structural member of a roof frame that supports the roof sheathing and covering.






20. A continuous row of building material - such as brick - siding - roofing - and flooring.






21. The distance from the center of one structural member to the center of the next one.






22. The highest point of a roof that has sloping sides.






23. An interior wall that supports the floor above.






24. Diagonal braces or solid wood blocks between floor joists used to distribute the loads imposed on the floor.






25. A term applied to concrete that has not fully cured.






26. The highest point of a roof that has sloping sides.






27. See box header.






28. See fire-stop blocking.






29. See fire-stop blocking.






30. The part of the roof that extends beyond the dry well.






31. See box header.






32. In platform construction - framing members that cap the floor joists; also called a band joist - rim joist - or joist header.






33. The extremities of a piece of lumber.






34. Boards that have been finished with tongue-and-grooved edges.






35. The narrow surface of lumber running with the grain.






36. The narrow surface of lumber running with the grain.






37. A wood block that is used to reinforce the web of an I-joist - often at locations where the I-joist is supported in a hanger and the sides of the hanger do not extend up to the top flange.






38. Treatment given to lumber that applies preservative under pressure to penetrate the total piece.






39. Any construction of stone - brick - tile - concrete - plaster - and similar material.






40. Boards or sheet materials that are fastened to roof and exterior walls and on which the roof covering and siding are applied.






41. Horizontal members of a frame that rest on and transfer the load to sills and girders.






42. A one-dimensional measurement of length in foot increments.






43. Any construction of stone - brick - tile - concrete - plaster - and similar material.






44. Short joist running from an opening to a bearing.






45. A continuous row of building material - such as brick - siding - roofing - and flooring.






46. Full-length joists that run along the inside of an opening.






47. Horizontal timbers resting on the foundation supporting the framework of a building; also - the lowest horizontal member in a window or door frame.






48. The part of the roof that extends beyond the dry well.






49. Insects that live in colonies and feed on wood.






50. The distance from the center of one structural member to the center of the next one.