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Chapter 6 TEST A

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

 1. 

Nonhousing costs include food, clothing, transportation, recreation, and payments on outstanding loans.
 

 2. 

A long and narrow site limits construction possibilities.
 

 3. 

A building permit can only be obtained prior to the start of the construction process.
 

 4. 

A structure should appear to stand apart from its surroundings.
 

 5. 

Very strict building codes affect the cost of construction.
 

 6. 

A functional house represents the lifestyle of those who occupy it.
 

 7. 

A roof framing plan is included when a roof is complex and requires special construction techniques.
 

 8. 

Ownership of property is transferred through a title.
 

 9. 

Deed, title, and title insurance documents need just a brief review by the owner before purchasing property.
 

 10. 

Housing is not a monthly expense.
 

Matching
 
 
Match each of the following terms with its description.
A.
Equity
B.
Title
C.
Gross annual income
D.
Building section
E.
Basement
F.
Roof plan
G.
Roof framing plan
 

 11. 

The amount of money earned before taxes and other deductions are taken out.
 

 12. 

The amount a house is worth minus the amount the homeowner owes on it.
 

 13. 

A legal document that provides evidence of property ownership.
 

 14. 

Vertical “cuts” or “slices” through a structure that illustrate the type of foundation, wall, and roof construction to be used.
 

 15. 

A plan that is sometimes needed to clarify construction aspects of a complex roof.
 

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

 16. 

Which of the following best describes the foundation plan?
A.
Shows rafters, ceiling joists, and supporting members.
B.
Locates and identifies plants and other elements on the site surrounding the house.
C.
Orthographic projection showing the exterior features of a building.
D.
Provides information about excavation, waterproofing, and supporting structure.
 

 17. 

Which drawings include details of kitchens, stairs, chimneys, fireplaces, windows and doors, and foundations?
A.
Pictorial presentations.
B.
Construction details.
C.
Furniture plans.
D.
Elevations.
 

 18. 

Which plan shows such features as the hot and cold water pipes, waste lines, vents, and cleanouts?
A.
Expansion plan.
B.
Heating and cooling plan.
C.
Plumbing plan.
D.
Electrical plan.
 

 19. 

Which of the following items will be found on a site plan?
A.
A description of how the structure has been designed to accommodate future expansion.
B.
Location of the house on the site, utilities, topographical features, and site dimensions.
C.
The direction of joists and major supporting members.
D.
Exterior and interior walls, doors, windows, patios, walks, decks, and fireplaces.
 

 20. 

A construction drawing that shows each side of a house is a(n) ____.
A.
pictorial presentation
B.
elevation
C.
floor plan
D.
foundation plan
 

 21. 

Which plan locates switches, electrical outlets, ceiling fixtures, and television and cable jacks?
A.
Plot.
B.
Foundation.
C.
Electrical.
D.
Plumbing.
 

 22. 

Before purchasing a lot, have a ____ search conducted to determine if there are any legal claims against the property.
A.
title
B.
property
C.
quit claim deed
D.
library
 

 23. 

A(n) ____ plan illustrates all exterior and interior walls, doors, windows, patios, walks, decks, fireplaces, mechanical equipment, built-in cabinets, appliances, and bathroom fixtures.
A.
roof
B.
foundation
C.
furniture
D.
floor
 



 
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