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: 1-1/2 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: 2-3 weeks

6. What is the actual size of a 2x4 ?

A: 2"x4"
B: 1-1/2"x 3-1/2"
C: 1-3/4" x 3-3/4"

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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