Construction Quiz
1. What is the typical compressive strength
per square inch of a concrete foundation for a two story home.
A: 2000 lbs.
B: 1 ton
C: 1 kip
2. What is the typical height of a residential door ?
A: 6'8"
B: 7'0"
C: 8'0"
3. How many hinges does a typical door have ?
A: 3
B: 11/2 pairs
C: 0
4. How many contractors should you get for a bid ?
A: 10
B: 3
C: 1
5. How long does a bid take to process ?
A: 1 day
B: 3 months
C: 23 weeks
6. What is the actual size of a 2x4 ?
A: 2"x4"
B: 11/2"x 31/2"
C: 13/4" x 33/4"
7. What does Kiln dried refer to ?
A: A Scottish Kilt.
B: The process by which lumber is dried.
C: The scientific name for dried lumber.
8. What is the weight of the hammer for a typical framer ?
A: 16 oz.
B: 21 oz.
C: 32 oz.
9. How many teeth does a 14 tooth saw have ?
A: 14
B: 140
C: 1400
10. How many sets of plans does a contractor need to estimate a project.
A: 1
B: 2
C: 5
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