# Shared Flashcard Set

## Details

NCIDQ Section 2
practice set 1
62
Art/Design
Professional
03/08/2009

Term
 USE THE FOLLOWING SCENERIO FOR QUESTIONS 1-4: You are designing a small office (18'-0" x 16'-0").  Two 36" doors lead to the corridor and to an adjacent room.  Two windows in the office are each 40" wide and 4'-6" high with 2'-6" sill height.  The finished ceiling height is 8'-6". 1.  How many running feet of 12 feet wide carpet is needed? A. 16B. 18C. 24D. 32
Definition
 C. 24
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 USE THE FOLLOWING SCENERIO FOR QUESTIONS 1-4:   You are designing a small office (18'-0" x 16'-0").  Two 36" doors lead to the corridor and to an adjacent room.  Two windows in the office are each 40" wide and 4'-6" high with 2'-6" sill height.  The finished ceiling height is 8'-6". 2.  The budget for FF&E is \$11,000.  Furniture, equipment, paint and wallcovering installed will cost \$10,150.  What can you spend per yard (installed) for the carpet? A. \$2.97B. \$19.93C. \$26.56D. \$37.64
Definition
 C. \$26.56
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 USE THE FOLLOWING SCENERIO FOR QUESTIONS 1-4:   You are designing a small office (18'-0" x 16'-0").  Two 36" doors lead to the corridor and to an adjacent room.  Two windows in the office are each 40" wide and 4'-6" high with 2'-6" sill height.  The finished ceiling height is 8'-6". 3.  The wallcovering you specified is 54" wide.  The price is \$10.00 a linear yard for the material.  What is the estimated cost for the material (not installed)? A. \$460B. \$490C. \$1,275D. \$1,360
Definition
 A. \$460
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 USE THE FOLLOWING SCENERIO FOR QUESTIONS 1-4:   You are designing a small office (18'-0" x 16'-0").  Two 36" doors lead to the corridor and to an adjacent room.  Two windows in the office are each 40" wide and 4'-6" high with 2'-6" sill height.  The finished ceiling height is 8'-6". 4.  Included in the design for the office are draperies for the windows.  You have selected a 48" wide lightweight fabric with no pattern.  Using 2 1/2 times fullness and 18" for headers and hems, how much fabric will you need? A. 9 yds. B. 11 yds.C. 13 yds.D. 18 yds.
Definition
 B. 11 yds.
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 5.  The quantity and location of chairs are indicated in which document? A. schedulesB. construction drawingsC. specificationsD. architectural plan
Definition
 B. construction drawings
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 6.  Window treatments in office buildings: A. are not considered in fire ratings since they are not permanently attached and are located on the exterior of a building.B. meet fire ratings if the fabric is treated with a fire retardant finish.C. must meet NFPA 701.D. mus be flame resistant and not exceed 20% of the aggregate area of walls and ceilings.
Definition
 C. must meet NFPA 701.
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 7.  The contract administration phase includes which of the following? A. addendums, furniture specifications, change orders, and post-occupancy evaluationb. review shop drawings and submittals, research local codes, and make sure project compliesC. create an imaginary schedule you hope sounds good to the client and which the project manager can fold and use as a coasterD. competitive bid process, furniture ordering, site inspections and punch list
Definition
 D. competitive bid process, furniture ordering, site inspections and punch list
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 8.  Smoke quality is reported in terms of maximum optical density with an index range between 0 and 800 units.  Most federal agencies require a smoke density rate of: A. 600 or less B. 450 or lessC. 300 or lessD. 150 or less
Definition
 B. 450 or less
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 9.  A client is renovating a 50-year old building and is consequently responsible for bringing the building up to current accessibility guidelines. This means that by the end of the project, A. every square foot must comply with the guidelinesB. all reasonable design changes must be completeC. only ground floor must be accessibleD. 50% of all square footage must comply with the guidelines
Definition
 B. all reasonable design changes must be complete
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 10.  At what point in a typical project are project schedules created? A. during programming , revised during schematics, and updated throughout the projectB. during schematics, revised during the bid process, and updated throughout the projectC. after the bid has been awarded, and revised during the ordering processD. once orders are acknowledged, and revised when construction begins
Definition
 A. during programming , revised during schematics, and updated throughout the project
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 11.  What is the best means of conducting a formal post-occupancy evaluation for a large office project? A. interviewsB. walk-throughC. questionnairesD. e-mail
Definition
 C. questionnaires
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 12.  An item NOT included in an Invitation to Bid is: A. total cost of serviceB. identification of clientC. project locationD. prequalification standards, if any
Definition
 A. total cost of service
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 13.  In order to make changes during the construction phase, a client may: A. confer with the designer, who will then issue a Change OrderB. verbally order the contractor to make the changesC. have a letter sent to the contractor stating the desired changesD. supervise all work while construction is underway
Definition
 A. confer with the designer, who will then issue a Change Order
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 14.  During the construction of an assisted-living facility, your client's company bought a smaller company and several change orders were issued to accommodate the client's new situation.  The final configuration of the facility is different than what is shown in the original contract documents.  These changes should be noted and reflected in: A. the record drawingsB. the Certificate of Substantial CompletionC. the post-occupancy evaluation reportD. no documentation is required, since this is beyond your scope of services
Definition
 A. the record drawings
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 15.  When a supplier or manufacturer requires an upfront payment for all or part of an order from the designer or client, it is called: A. C.B.D.B. Pro-FormaC. C.O.D.D. B.Y.O.B.
Definition
 B. Pro-Forma
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 16.  Preparing a budget depends on three planning factors.  Which of the following is NOT a factor: A. total cost the client is willing to spendB. efficiency ratio of net-to-gross areaC. cost per square footD. other costs as percentages of building costs
Definition
 A. total cost the client is willing to spend
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 17.  In commercial construction, it is: A. necessary to file permit drawings before the bidding process can beginB. not unusual for a meeting to be held with the building officials and client/client's agent before a permit is issuedC. common for the work to proceed and for the drawings to be files when the work finishedD. only necessary to file drawings if the work affects the building's load-bearing structure
Definition
 B. not unusual for a meeting to be held with the building officials and client/client's agent before a permit is issued
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 18.  The space planning of a project involves mechanical, acoustical and lighting consultants.  Who has the responsibility for coordinating their work? A. the designerB. the staff facilities managerC. the office managerD. a special projects person
Definition
 A. the designer
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 19.  Construction documents would include all EXCEPT which of the following? A. furniture planB. schedulesC. specificationsD. adjacency matrix
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 20.  In commercial construction, a standard gypsum board partition can be constructed to meet a one-hour fire rating or for sound control, if which of the following is done? A. the partition is constructed from floor to ceilingB. the partition is constructed from floor slab to structural ceilingC. the insulation in the wall is urethane foamD. the gypsum board is 1/2" thick
Definition
 B. the partition is constructed from floor slab to structural ceiling
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 21.  Which of the following is NOT a non-restrictive or open specification? A. descriptive specificationB. performance specificationC. reference specificationD. proprietary specification
Definition
 D. proprietary specification
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 22.  Interior wall and ceiling textile finishes are classified in accordance with which IBC specific testing method or standard? A. NFPA 701B. NFPA 286C. ASTM E-84D. NFPA 265
Definition
 C. ASTM E-84
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 23.  A legal document that assures that a general contractor or vendor will complete the work as specified in the contract is called: A. a completion guaranteeB. a performance bondC. a bid bondD. a mechanic's lien
Definition
 B. a performance bond
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 24.  Good communication between owner, contractor and designer is essential to any project.  What is the best means of communication? A. emails, with paper copies saved in the email section of the project fileB. phone calls are acceptable if there is a good relationship between all partiesC. in writing, with copies going to all concerned partiesD. face-to-face conversations as long as everyone is taking notes
Definition
 C. in writing, with copies going to all concerned parties
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 25.  An invoice is: A. a billB. a confirmation of purchaseC. an estimateD. a proof of payment
Definition
 A. a bill
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 26.  As you conduct the final walk-through with your client and the contractor, you list any items that are missing, incomplete and/or damaged before the project can be finally completed.  This listing is called: A. an addendumB. a submittalC. an ommissions listD. a punch list
Definition
 D. a punch list
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 27.  You have been asked by your employer to use your personal car to deliver accessories to a client.  On the way, you are involved in an accident; the accident is your fault and another driver is injured.  Your employer is covered under which type of insurance policy? A. motor vehicle insuranceB. employer's non-ownership liability insuranceC. transportation damage insuranceD. automotive liability insurance
Definition
 B. employer's non-ownership liability insurance
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 28.  Effective time management can be summarized by which of the following? A. creating your schedule for the day and holding all calls until planned work is finishedB. leaving all scheduling up to your administratrive assistantC. creating a rigid set of rules specifying the order in which action items will be accomplished and time allocated to each itemD. creating a prioritized to-do list with time allocations and built-in flexibility for emergencies
Definition
 D. creating a prioritized to-do list with time allocations and built-in flexibility for emergencies
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 29.  When a project requires services beyond the scope of a designer's knowledge, how should the designer handle the requirement? A. have an expert consultant contact your client to obtain information to prepare plans and specifications.  They will negotiate their own contracts with your clientB. hire a consultant to review your information and work to see if it meets the requirements of the project, and make revisions and/or changes to your work if appropriate.  It is not necessary to let your client know you called on other consultants, since your client signed a contract with you for the project and expects you determine the right solutionC. advise the client that you are hiring a consultant for a specific purpose and have the consultant meet with you and the clientD. advise the client that they may need additional expert conultants for certain parts of the project and advise the client to hire someone in those specific areas
Definition
 C. advise the client that you are hiring a consultant for a specific purpose and have the consultant meet with you and the client
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 30.  The flooring contractor you have engaged to install ceramic tile in your client's house does not show up at the appointed time, rushes through the job doing sub-standard work and leaves a mess in the client's house.  Your client leaves an angry message on your answering machine and blames you.  Your best course of action is to: A. call the client, accept responsibility and correct the problem as soon as possible with that contractor (or another, if necessary)B. before you call your client, call the contractors and tell them to get over there and fix itC. tell your client you are not to blame and to call the contractor to get it fixedD. employ another installer and send them to the job site
Definition
 A. call the client, accept responsibility and correct the problem as soon as possible with that contractor (or another, if necessary)
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 31.  The critical path scheduling method: A. is the most common scheduling method for the design phaseB. is best used for small to mid-sized projectsC. uses bars to mark tasks and time estimates for completionD. identifies inter-relationships of tasks
Definition
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 32.  The "scope of services" should be defined: A. in simple, general termsB. in specific terms related to preparation of drawings, consultation and purchasing arrangementsC. in a document separate from the letter of agreementD. as the project progresses
Definition
 B. in specific terms related to preparation of drawings, consultation and purchasing arrangements
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 33.  What document legally requires the client to "fulfill financial responsibility" to the designer for items purchased over \$500? A. confirmation of purchase or purchase agreementB. purchase order or bill of ladingC. giving acknowledgement or confirmationD. invoice or bill
Definition
 A. confirmation of purchase or purchase agreement
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 34.  If a termination clause is not included in a contract between the designer and client, the contract may be ended by: A. a verbal agreementB. a second contract detailing the terms of the terminationC. an exchange of registered letters from both the designer and clientD. a letter from either of the parties' lawyers
Definition
 B. a second contract detailing the terms of the termination
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 35.  "Project closeout" involves all EXCEPT which of the following? A. Post-Occupancy EvaluationsB. a walk-throughC. give the client the operations and maintenance information manualD. transfer of warranties to the client
Definition
 A. Post-Occupancy Evaluations
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 36.  You have a meeting with a prospective client to talk about the interior of a new home.  During the meeting, the client pulls out drawings and specifications by another interior designer, asking if you could "provide a better price".  What should you do? A. you really need this job, so you pretend you did not see the other designer's name on the specificationsB. you are insulted by this "get it cheaper" mentality, and you tell the client that the meeting is overC. you tell the client that you must contact the other designer to see what their contractual agreement is before proceedingD. since the client came to you, you assume he fired the other designer and proceed with the project
Definition
 C. you tell the client that you must contact the other designer to see what their contractual agreement is before proceeding
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 37.  Which document briefly describes the project, states where the project documents can be secured, and describes the bidding procedures? A. addendaB. instructions to biddersC. invitation to tender or bidD. forms of agreements
Definition
 C. invitation to tender or bid
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 38.  In checking signage details when preparing contract documents, you are verifying that in an accessible space, a certain amont of clear space has been maintained below each sign or other ceiling projection.  That clear space must measure at least: A. 80"B. 82"C. 84"D. 90"
Definition
 A. 80"
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 39.  If shipping arrangement is "FOB factory/freight prepaid," it means that: A. the buyer owns item in transit, the buyer pays freight charges, and the buyer bears freight chargesB. the manufacturer owns the item in transit , the manufacturer pays the freight charges, and the manufacturer bears the freight chargesC. the manufacturer owns the item in transit, the buyer pays freight charges, and the manufacturer bears the freight chargesD. the buyer owns item in transit, the manufacturer pays freight charges, and the manufacturer bears the freight charges
Definition
 D. the buyer owns item in transit, the manufacturer pays freight charges, and the manufacturer bears the freight charges
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 40.  Hard-line plans and elevations alone may NOT be sufficient for contractors to estimate the cost of the project.  Also needed are: A. axonometric drawingsB. schedulesC. specificationsD. working drawings
Definition
 C. specifications
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 41.  Setting up a corporate budget will help with all of the following EXCEPT which? A. planning for the financial needs of the company in a thoughtful wayB. allowing management to be proactive instead of reactiveC. providing a basis for future budgetingD. allowing management to be reactive instead of proactive
Definition
 D. allowing management to be reactive instead of proactive
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 42.  A designer's out-of-pocket expenses should be managed in which of the following ways? A. included as part of the design feeB. charged at actual cost or clearly stated if a service charge is addedC. not part of the client's contractD. charged at rates for goods specified in the contract
Definition
 B. charged at actual cost or clearly stated if a service charge is added
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 43.  When trims and decorative finishes are kept to a minimum, they an usually have a lower rating than that typically required by fire codes.  What is the percentage of wall and ceiling area that the trim cannot exceed? A. 10%B. 15%C. 20%D. 25%
Definition
 A. 10%
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 44.  Your client's lease indicates 4,000 sf "rentable" space is available for use to develop the office space.  This area is the:  A. floor area that is inhabitable by the tenantB. interior floor are excluding vertical penetrations through the floorC. floor space within the exterior face including the exterior wall thicknessD. best method for calculating commercial design fees
Definition
 B. interior floor are excluding vertical penetrations through the floor
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 45.  What is a bid bond used to accomplish? A. guarantee the general contractor will complete the work as specifiedB. guarantee the general contractor will be responsible for paying all material and labor costsC. add an additional 15% to the bid priceD. guarantee the general contactor will sign the contract
Definition
 D. guarantee the general contactor will sign the contract
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 46.  A custom design, commissioned by a client and produced by a design firm, legally belongs to the: A. clientB. client, but only after payment has been receivedC. the design firmD. the designer who created it
Definition
 C. the design firm
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 47.  The Uniform Commercial Code: A. affects a designer acting as agent for the ownerB. affects the designer's activity during the construction documentation phaseC. indicates that a buyer must reject non-conforming goods within a reasonable time after "tender of delivery"D. indicates that delivery of one defective installment is considered a breach of contract
Definition
 C. indicates that a buyer must reject non-conforming goods within a reasonable time after "tender of delivery"
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 48.  During a site visit to one of your firm's projects (a branch bank), you observe that the tile sub-contractor has reversed the accent and field tile colors.  You should: A. tell him to stopB. shut down the jobC. inform him of the mistake and contact the job supervisor immediatelyD. let him proceed and subsequently reject the work
Definition
 C. inform him of the mistake and contact the job supervisor immediately
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 49.  Which of the following labels is required by code for a 20-minUte-rated wooden door? A. ULB. CPSCC. UFASD. BOCA
Definition
 A. UL
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 50. Under what part or heading would you place the articles covering job site conditions, quality assurance, and product delivery in a CSI specification? A. addendumB. executionC. generalD. product
Definition
 C. general
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 51.  On which drawing should you check for the coordination of lights, sprinklers and HVAC diffusers? A. reflected ceiling planB. lighting planC. mechanical planD. detail sheet
Definition
 A. reflected ceiling plan
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 52.  A door assembly rated for 45 minutes and equipped with a sidelight is typically used in what type of wall? A. as a fire wall separating two buildings (in a 3-hour wall)B. as a non-rated interior door (in a partition wall)C. as the entry door to a fire stair (in a 2-hour wall)D. as an access door (in a 1-hour wall)
Definition
 D. as an access door (in a 1-hour wall)
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 53.  A tender or bid form, as a contract document, A. contains the general conditions of contractB. has the price filled in by the designerC. provides spaces for the bidder to supply the unit and extended pricesD. is the sheet that contains the drawings of custom details
Definition
 C. provides spaces for the bidder to supply the unit and extended prices
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 54.  Project bids have come in 10% over budget despite a Statement of Probable Costs prepared by the designer.  What action should be taken? A. the designer should work with the owner without charge to make minor reductions to project scopeB. the designer should bear the cost of minor changesC. the contractor should negotiate cost reductions with the designerD. the owner should negotiate with the contactor to lower the bid price or to rebid the project
Definition
 D. the owner should negotiate with the contactor to lower the bid price or to rebid the project
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 55.  A "cloud" on a drawing indicates: A. a modification in the construction drawingsB. a detailC. electrical light switchingD. a section line
Definition
 A. a modification in the construction drawings
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 56.  A project subcontractor says that site measurements must be made before the specified case goods can be finished because the original drawings were noted "N.T.S.," which means: A. Never Trust SketchesB. Not to ScaleC. North to SouthD. New to Site
Definition
 B. Not to Scale
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 57.  After a project is complete, a designer and client will conduct a walk-through to list incomplete or damaged goods.  The designer will then generate a punch list or site inspection report.  What would NOT appear on this doucment? A. missing furnitureB. accessories deleted from the budgetC. wall damage incured during deliveryD. incorrect upholstery fabric
Definition
 B. accessories deleted from the budget
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 58.  Many valuable bits of information come out of a post-occupancy evaluation.  What is an example of POE information? A. project completion per scheduled timeB. indentification of problems related to the projectC. project profitabilityD. client need for additional space in the future
Definition
 B. indentification of problems related to the project
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 59.  When a manufacturer sets the retail price for a product you are selling, which of the following is taking place? A. the designer must abide by the manufacturer's stipulations for the productB. the manufacturer is price-fixingC. the manufacturer is abiding by "fair trade" pricing policiesD. the manufacturer is violating the Sherman Act
Definition
 D. the manufacturer is violating the Sherman Act
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 60.  The Robinson-Patman Act, enforced by the Federal Trade Commission, A. makes it illegal for a merchant to charge different merchants different prices for the same goodB. regulates safety and accessibilityC. limits sales only to those with resale certificatesD. deals with interstate trade
Definition
 A. makes it illegal for a merchant to charge different merchants different prices for the same good
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