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Drafting study guide 2
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09/24/2012

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Term
Distances on property lines should be represented how?
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169.00'
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Which type of property map shows its size, boundaries, and topography?
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Survey
Term
What term is mean to compact soil or concrete?
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Tamp
Term
What is the material, typically gravel or sand, used to raise an area for construction or level building areas?
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Backfill
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What is an imaginary line determined by zoning departments to specify on which area of a lot a structure might be built?
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Building line
Term
What is the area of land that cannot be built upon because it provides access to a structure or to utilities, such as power or sewer?
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Easement
Term
What is a reference point used by surveyors to establish grades and construction heights?
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Benchmark
Term
What plan provides a description of the property, building location, driveway, and other features?
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Plot plan
Term
What is the recessed area formed in the ground to help divert ground water away from a structure?
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Swale
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As it relates to drawing plot plans, the term "contour" refers to:
Definition
A line that represents land formations.
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What is a line that represents land formations?
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Contours
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What is the vertical section of the surface of the ground, and/or of underlying earth that is taken along any desired fixed line?
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Profile
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What is a parcel of land called?
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Plat
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A line of direction, referenced off of either north or south, always less than 90 degrees, is a/an:
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Bearing.
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The minimum distance required between the structure and the property line:
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Setback
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An ordinance that regulates the location, size, and type of a structure in a building zone:
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Zoning
Term
What is the national building code for one- and two-family dwelling?
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International Residence code
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What is the fixed location on a plot of land where the survey begins?
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Point-of-beginning
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What is the component called that uses earth, gravel, or sand placed in the trench around the footing and stem wall after the foundation has cured?
Definition
Backfill
Term
What is the underground reservoir for water drained from a roof before it flows to a storm drain?
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Catch basin
Term
What is the survey method that establishes elevations that are recorded on a map?
Definition
Control point
Term
What is the term used to describe when a live or dead load acts on a structural member?
Definition
Stress
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Which survey method is used to locate property corners, structures, natural features, and elevation points?
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Radial survey
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What is the physical description of land surface showing its variation in elevation and location of features such as rivers, lakes, or towns?
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Topography
Term
What component contains stone, gravel, cinder, or slag used as part of concrete?
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Aggregate
Term
If contour lines were to touch, it would indicate that the lines:
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Have the same elevation.


Term
All of the following are shown on a site plan, EXCEPT:
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Zoning.
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Estimated contour lines are shown by what type of line?
Definition
Short dashed
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One degree contains:
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60 minutes.
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Property lines:
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Identify property corners
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Lines that describe the topography of a site are known as:
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Contours.
Term
A roof plan drawing is most likely to be found on the:
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Plot plan.
Term
In drawings, property lines are most often measured with what type scale?
Definition
Engineer's
Term
Which measurements should be used to indicate a property line eighty-six feet long?
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86.0'
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On a site plan, R15' most likely represents the:
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Radius of a road curve.
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A contour is a line connecting points that have:
Definition
The same elevation.
Term
What type of drawing describes the surface features of the building site?
Definition
Topographic drawings
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Which statement BEST describes contour lines?
Definition
Lines connecting points of the same elevation
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Summits and depressions are represented by:
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Closed contours
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Which scale is MOST likely to be used in drawing a site plan?
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1" = 20.0'
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A property line length of "one hundred thirty-two and one-half feet" is stated on the plot plan as:
Definition
132.5'
Term
A complete analysis should be made of the site to determine:
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Ideal location and placement of the structure.
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Contour lines that are shown close together represent a:
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Steep slope.
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Which contour line is made heavier, every:
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Fifth
Term
The drawing that shows the location of a building on the property is a/an:
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Site plan.
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Which line type would be used to indicate the property line?
Definition
Phantom
Term
Which is NOT found on a plot plan?
Definition
Framing.
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The North arrow on a plot plan is also known as a:
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Meridian.
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Lines that define the building site's boundaries are:
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Property lines.
Term
The sum of adding 23º 16' and 17º 45' is:
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41º 01'.
Term
what is the material, typically gravel or sand used to rise an area for construction or level building areas
Definition
Fill
Term
the purpose of a title search is to:
Definition
Determin if there are any legal claims against the property
Term
if a property is zoned as a commercial or for multiple purposes, which structure cannot be built in the area
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single-family residence
Term
a professional that would design and plan projects such as utilites, tunnels, bridges and roads would be called a/an
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civil engineer
Term
what will determin the building standards for the community
Definition
local building codes
Term
A roof plan drawing is most likely to be found on the:
Definition
Plot plan.
Term
Which document will show Restrictive covenants of a neighborhood?
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Deed
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When your property lines need to be determined for a piece of property which professional would be the person to consult?
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Surveyor
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A title search of a property will show
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Ownership history.
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What document should a competent attorney examine before a property is purchased?
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Deed
Term
Lot sizes are located on what plans?
Definition
Plot
Term
Surveyors and Landscape Architect do which off the following?
Definition
Develop maps that describe the land.
Term
To determine if there are any legal claims against a property, one must:
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Conduct a title search.
Term
What determines the type of structures that can be built in on a particular property?
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Zoning Regulations
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The document that could specify the style, size, and minimum cost of the house to be built is the:
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Deed.
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Which of the following decides local restrictions on plumbing, heating, or building techniques?
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Local building codes
Term
What gives someone limited rights to cross or use land that belongs to another person?
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Easement
Term
Price range, neighbors, site access, and community growth are examples of what?
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Site considerations
Term
Which professional is consulted when designs of a building site are needed?
Definition
Landscape architect
Term
Which drawing illustrates utilities, topographical features, and house location?
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Plot plan
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What document identifies restrictions to property?
Definition
Deed
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Which group determines what may or may not be built in a particular part of the city?
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Planning Board
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Local laws specifying the types of buildings that can be built in a specified area are:
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Zoning regulations.
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A written contract that conveys the title of ownership of real estate is a/an:
Definition
Deed
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The person who proposes changes in topography to enhance the appearance of the site is a:
Definition
Landscape architect.
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Easements are used to represent:
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Access to property.
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A legal description in a deed contains:
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Property line direction and distances.