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Wheat board cabinetry, linoleum (which is made from jute, linseed oil, and other natural and sustainable materials), a","question_score_id":null,"lang":null,"questionAudioPath":null},{"id":162887,"quiz_id":"9890","answer_id":null,"answerType_id":"0","created_at":"2017-01-18 01:53:01","updated_at":"2017-01-18 01:53:01","questionName":"Which of the following is a good strategy for minimizing light pollution on a site?","questionTimeSeconds":"0","questionTimeMinutes":"2","questionImagePath":null,"position":null,"explanation":"Eliminating parking lot lighting is a poor strategy for minimizing light pollution. Although eliminating any site lighting will reduce light pollution, some light is necessary for circulation and safety. High-reflective surfaces will increase the possibil","question_score_id":null,"lang":null,"questionAudioPath":null},{"id":161121,"quiz_id":"9890","answer_id":null,"answerType_id":"0","created_at":"2017-01-16 16:34:29","updated_at":"2017-01-16 16:34:29","questionName":"According to model codes, which of the following are considered parts of the means of egress? (Choose the three that apply.)","questionTimeSeconds":"0","questionTimeMinutes":"2","questionImagePath":null,"position":null,"explanation":"By definition, the means of egress consists of the exit access, the exit, and the exit discharge. The means of egress must lead to a public way, but the public way is not part of the means of egress. 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The exterior building envelope and ","question_score_id":null,"lang":null,"questionAudioPath":null},{"id":162884,"quiz_id":"9890","answer_id":null,"answerType_id":"0","created_at":"2017-01-18 01:29:10","updated_at":"2017-01-18 01:29:10","questionName":"Which chart most accurately represents the distribution of energy use for a large office building?","questionTimeSeconds":"0","questionTimeMinutes":"2","questionImagePath":"uploads\/project-planning-and-design\/20170116_115003.jpg","position":null,"explanation":"Electric lighting generally demands half of the total energy consumed by an office building. Heating and cooling systems demand about 30%. The remaining 20% is used to operate equipment in the building (such as copy machines, computers, and so on) and for","question_score_id":null,"lang":null,"questionAudioPath":null},{"id":161122,"quiz_id":"9890","answer_id":null,"answerType_id":"0","created_at":"2017-01-16 16:36:09","updated_at":"2017-01-16 16:38:13","questionName":"Which of these are important considerations in designing a fire-rated ceiling? (Choose the two that apply.)","questionTimeSeconds":"0","questionTimeMinutes":"2","questionImagePath":null,"position":null,"explanation":"The structural slab is a consideration only as part of the entire floor\/ceiling assembly. Neither thermal insulation nor sound absorption is a consideration in a ceiling's fire resistance. Style is not as important as whether or not the grid is rated.","question_score_id":null,"lang":null,"questionAudioPath":null},{"id":161124,"quiz_id":"9890","answer_id":null,"answerType_id":"0","created_at":"2017-01-16 16:46:38","updated_at":"2017-01-16 16:46:38","questionName":"An architect is designing custom oak cabinetry and wants the grain of the door frames to be as straight and consistent as possible. Which type of sawing should be specified?","questionTimeSeconds":"0","questionTimeMinutes":"2","questionImagePath":null,"position":null,"explanation":"In rift sawing, boards are cut radially from the center of the log. This produces a very straight and consistent vertical grain, and this type of cut is typically only used for sawing oak. 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Either a single ramp or stairs and ramp work, but of the tow, the ramp only option is ","question_score_id":null,"lang":null,"questionAudioPath":null},{"id":162890,"quiz_id":"9890","answer_id":null,"answerType_id":"0","created_at":"2017-01-18 02:16:03","updated_at":"2017-01-18 02:16:03","questionName":"Which site design elemant for fire protection are the responsibility of the architect? (Choose the four that apply).","questionTimeSeconds":"0","questionTimeMinutes":"2","questionImagePath":null,"position":null,"explanation":"The site design elements that influence fire protection and are the responsibility of the architect include the position and size of building canopies, surface material outside of the building, traffic control fences and bollard positions, and the width o","question_score_id":null,"lang":null,"questionAudioPath":null},{"id":161126,"quiz_id":"9890","answer_id":null,"answerType_id":"0","created_at":"2017-01-16 16:59:39","updated_at":"2017-01-16 16:59:39","questionName":"An architect is asked to design an office suite that limits sound transmission into the surrounding corridor. 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As their effectiveness is entirely dependent on their waterti","question_score_id":null,"lang":null,"questionAudioPath":null},{"id":162883,"quiz_id":"9890","answer_id":null,"answerType_id":"0","created_at":"2017-01-18 01:24:02","updated_at":"2017-01-18 01:24:02","questionName":"Plumbing fixtures in large buildings are often placed back to back, and restrooms are stacked from floor to floor. In the typical restroom layout shown, how much clear space, x, should be allowed within the plumbing wall? All fixtures are wall hung.","questionTimeSeconds":"0","questionTimeMinutes":"2","questionImagePath":"uploads\/project-planning-and-design\/20170116_114941.jpg","position":null,"explanation":"The fixtures shown in this typical restroom layout are all wall-hung, so at least 24 in of clear space should be allowed within the plumbing wall to accommodate the plumbing and the carriers that support the fixtures. 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