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Construction Basics Exam

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  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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  • Match each statement with the correct term.
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1. Concave






2. Connections are tightened to a high tensil stress so that shear resistance is provided though fiction between the connect surfaces






3. SJI






4. 50






5. Width - W - of Unit






6. W-shaped beams - Steel joints






7. Dead End






8. Average annual freezing cycle days - and average annual winter rainfall of the location






9. SJI






10. Lighter Weight - Easier Erection






11. Sloped - thinner






12. Cold-formed and light structural steel members - in zinc coating






13. General contractor






14. A felexible connection that allows the ends of the beam to rotate under the load.






15. General contractor






16. AISC Type III Connection






17. Reduced cracking in concret - and reduction in the dimensions of stuctural members






18. Where lap splicing of reinforcing bars will produce excessive congestion






19. Approximately equal to the combined cost of concrete and steel






20. Steel


21. 240 in =20ft






22. Strength of it - and weakens the strength of the wall.






23. 2 to 4 ft






24. Head Joints






25. Huge - steel cylinder whose interior is lined with refractory bricks - and the materials are stacked on the inside and then heated to mix them all together.






26. Connected members have been bolted together using spud wretch with the full force of a person






27. Strands






28. 4 to 6 ft






29. Reduced cracking in concret - and reduction in the dimensions of stuctural members






30. Electric Arc Furnace






31. Each course Consists of alternate headers and stretchers






32. Connections are tightened to a high tensil stress so that shear resistance is provided though fiction between the connect surfaces






33. All sheet-steel components are fabricated by rolling and pressing the sheets into carious cross-sectional profiles at room temperature






34. Compressive strength - boling-water absorbation - and saturation coefficient of the bricks






35. A large formwork assembly for concrete walls






36. Each course consists of Strechers






37. False






38. 90 to 180 degress






39. Floor decks






40. 3in






41. American Standard Shape






42. True






43. Each course consists of Strechers






44. HHS






45. True






46. HHS






47. False






48. Parallel - wider






49. Gas or arc






50. The size of the masonry that the manufacture would like to achieve.