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Chapter 3 Test B

Completion
Complete each statement.
 

 1. 

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

 

 2. 

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

 

 3. 

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

 

 4. 

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

 

 5. 

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

 

 6. 

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

 

 7. 

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

 

Short Answer - Answer THREE questions
 

 8. 

List three reasons generally cited why new businesses fail.
 

 9. 

List two types of personal management skills.
 

 10. 

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

 11. 

List the steps to follow when leaving a job.
 

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

 12. 

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

 13. 

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

 14. 

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.
 

 15. 

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

 16. 

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

 17. 

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

 18. 

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

 19. 

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

 20. 

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

 21. 

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.
 

 22. 

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

 23. 

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

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

 24. 

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

 25. 

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

 26. 

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

 27. 

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

 28. 

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

 29. 

Listening is an important communication skill.
 

 30. 

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



 
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