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Chapter 3 Test A

True/False
Indicate whether the statement is true or false.
 

 1. 

Listening is an important communication skill.
 

 2. 

Employability skills are technical skills you need to perform a job correctly.
 

 3. 

Architects must pass an examination to obtain a license to practice.
 

 4. 

Asking for help is a strike against you on the job.
 

 5. 

The way you conduct yourself on the job has no relationship to how well you perform your job.
 

 6. 

An estimator calculates the costs of materials and labor for a building.
 

 7. 

Making a good impression during an interview requires good communication skills.
 

Completion
Complete each statement.
 

 8. 

Grade level, property lines, and site description are based on the work of a(n) ______________________________.
 

 

 9. 

The professional who calculates the costs of materials and labor for a building is called a(n) ______________________________.
 

 

 10. 

The work of a(n) ______________________________ is similar to that of an architect, but the requirements for becoming one are not regulated.
 

 

 11. 

Architects must pass an examination to obtain a(n) ______________________________ to practice.
 

 

 12. 

______________________________ is a specialized field that requires some artistic skill and creativity.
 

 

 13. 

The selling price of a structure is generally based upon the conclusions of a(n) ______________________________.
 

 

 14. 

To learn ______________________________, you can get a degree in your field or participate in on-the-job training.
 

 

Short Answer - Answer THREE questions
 

 15. 

List the steps to follow when leaving a job.
 

 16. 

List three reasons generally cited why new businesses fail.
 

 17. 

List two types of personal management skills.
 

 18. 

Is a college degree generally required to be a specifications writer?
 

Multiple Choice
Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
 

 19. 

A(n) ____ generally draws the details of working drawings and makes tracings from original drawings that the architect or designer has prepared.
A.
architectural drafter
B.
junior architect
C.
architectural illustrator
D.
construction technologist
 

 20. 

Which of the following is an example of good business etiquette?
A.
Taking a phone call during a meeting.
B.
Interrupting a speaker during a presentation.
C.
Turning your cell phone off before entering a meeting.
D.
Teasing a coworker.
 

 21. 

Employability skills ____.
A.
help you get and keep a job
B.
are needed in addition to job skills
C.
can be learned or developed through experience
D.
All of the above.
 

 22. 

Which of the following is an advantage of owning your own business?
A.
Long hours.
B.
Responsibility for decision making.
C.
Risk of failure.
D.
Being your own boss.
 

 23. 

Educational requirements for the architectural drafter usually include ____.
A.
high school graduation
B.
two years of community college work
C.
high school graduation with some courses in architectural drawing
D.
bachelor's degree
 

 24. 

Which professional is qualified for both supervisory and technical roles in the construction industry?
A.
Architectural drafter.
B.
Architectural illustrator.
C.
Construction technologist.
D.
None of the above.
 

 25. 

Opportunities to teach architectural drawing exist in ____.
A.
universities
B.
high schools and trade or vocational schools
C.
community colleges
D.
All of the above.
 

 26. 

A registered architect is qualified to ____.
A.
design structures that meet the standards for health, safety, and property
B.
determine the boundary lines of a site
C.
select the furnishings and color scheme for a dwelling
D.
None of the above.
 

 27. 

Workplace skills include ____ skills.
A.
communication
B.
personal management
C.
teamwork
D.
All of the above.
 

 28. 

The technique of ____ listening involves giving your full attention to the person speaking.
A.
eager
B.
active
C.
attentive
D.
passive
 

 29. 

The academic credentials required for an architect are generally a(n) ____.
A.
master's degree
B.
associate degree
C.
bachelor's degree
D.
Either A or C.
 

 30. 

Which professional establishes areas and boundaries of real estate property?
A.
Construction technologist.
B.
Land surveyor.
C.
Architectural drafter.
D.
None of the above.
 



 
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