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Carpentry Basics 3

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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This is a study tool. The 3 wrong answers for each question are randomly chosen from answers to other questions. So, you might find at times the answers obvious, but you will see it re-enforces your understanding as you take the test each time.
1. How far should the start row of shingles hang over the apron and drip edge?






2. Which of these is a true statement regarding availability for work






3. A portable circular saw has






4. What roofing term identifies the horizontal - lower edge of a sloped roof?






5. A typical elevation is drawn at the same scale as a floor plan - usually 1/4 inch or 1/8 inch equals _____.






6. What should you use to seal the joints between flashing and other surfaces after holes have been patched?






7. The horizontal member at the bottom of a door frame is known as the






8. The lower edge of the shingle tabs.






9. What plan do all of the construction personnel look at?






10. A solid line with arrowheads at both ends to indicate the length - width - or height of an object is known as a/an _____ line






11. The surface - installed over the supporting framing members - to which the roofing is applied.






12. Roofing lifelines must hold a MINIMUM deadweight of _____ pounds.






13. A skin irritation that can be caused by exposure to cement is called...






14. Lines on drawings used to show an outline that is not visible from the view shown are called...






15. Where should the flashing that joins the roof and vertical walls start and end?






16. The type of fastener that should be used to secure a window to the structure is a...






17. The horizontal member at the bottom of a door frame is known as the






18. Which of these is a true statement regarding availability for work






19. A typical elevation is drawn at the same scale as a floor plan - usually 1/4 inch or 1/8 inch equals _____.






20. Fibrous material saturated with asphalt and used as an underlayment of sheathing paper.






21. dimensions of a door marked '3668' on a floor plan are


22. To cover the surface of one shingle or roll with another.






23. What should you use to coat exposed nail heads and gaps between shingles that have been replaced?






24. A ridgeboard is typically






25. The internal angle formed by the intersection of two sloping roof planes.






26. Which step do you start AFTER the roof has been completely stripped of roofing and the underlayment has been finished?






27. The scale of a drawing is not a unit of measurement but represents the _____ between the size of the object as shown - and its actual size.






28. Method of valley construction in which shingles on both sides of the valley are trimmed along a chalk line. The line is snapped on each side of the valley. Shingles do not extend across the valley. The flashing is exposed.






29. The exposed portion of strip shingles defined by cutouts.






30. The exposed portion of strip shingles defined by cutouts.






31. The degree of roof incline expressed as the ratio of the rise - in inches - to the run - in inches.






32. Which step do you start AFTER the roof has been completely stripped of roofing and the underlayment has been finished?






33. The vertical distance from the eave line to the ridge.






34. The horizontal distance from eave to eave.






35. The standard width for a main entry door is...


36. The finished underside of the eaves.






37. A noncorrosive - nonstaining material used along the eaves and rakes to allow water runoff to drip clear of underlying construction.






38. When building a stair with a total rise of 7'-7' - the number of risers required and their unit rise is _____.


39. The lower edge of the shingle tabs.






40. How many inches should underlayment lap on both sides over a ridge?






41. One of the MOST critical factors in roof duration is _____.






42. What direction - in relation to the rafters - should plywood sheathing be installed?






43. A _____ plan is a plan of footings and foundation walls.






44. Fibrous material saturated with asphalt and used as an underlayment of sheathing paper.






45. A row of shingles or roll roofing running the length of the roof.






46. Any outlet for air that protrudes through the roof deck - such as a pipe or stack. Any device installed on the roof - gable - or soffit for the purpose of ventilating the underside of the roof deck.






47. What is the MOST popular layout for installing standard 12-inch tab asphalt shingles?






48. General drawings consist of what two types of drawings?






49. What can be installed in a home with gable vents to dramatically increase the ventilation of the attic?






50. Rolling shingles edges caused by improper number of roofing nails or fasteners placed too high on the shingle.