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Day 1

Architectural Practice, History & Theory of Design June , 2006

Instructions: Select the correct answer for each of the following question. Mark only one
answer for each item by standing the box corresponding to the letter of your choice on the
answer sheet provided. STRICTLY NO ERASURES ALLOWED.

1. How many percent is the completion of work, the contractor should present certificate
of non financial obligation

a. 85% b. 65% c. 60% 80%

2. Architectural programming is one of the architect’s services that fall under:

a. Specialized Services
b. Pre Design
c. Design
d. Design-Build

3. MMDA Resolution authorizing the MMDA and local government units to clear the
sidewalks, streets avenues, alleys, buildings, parks and other public places in Metro
Manila.

a. MMDA Resolution 02-28


b. MMDA Resolution 03-31
c. MMDA Resolution 04-16
d. MMDA Resolution 02-30

4. The Architecture Act was passed by Senate on:

a. January 17, 2004


b. January 15, 2004
c. March 15, 2004
d. March 17, 2004

5. Any person who shall entice or coerce an architect to perform/ undertake any service
under the general practice of architecture shall upon conviction be sentence to a fine of
not less than ___________ or suffer imprisonment for a period of not exceeding ______
years. (Handbook on RA 9266 Sec. 30 p. 66)

a. 250,000/2
b. 200,000/5

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c. 200,000/6
d. 250,000/5

6. Which of the ff conditions:

1. Inadequate fenestrations
2. Damage by fire/earthquakes/floods
3. Falling portions of the structure
4. Dilapidation/deterioration/decay
5. All listed items
Indicate that the building is dangerous due to structural hazards.

a. 5 b. 2, 3, 4, c. 1, 2, 3, d. 1, 2, 4

7. Under PD 1096, which of the following construction is not exempt from permit fees?

a. Reconstruction of structures/ damage or destroyed by typhoons or calamities


for 20% of original construction cost
b. Government buildings
c. Private Housing by NHA
d. Building constructed by charitable institutions.

8. Which of the ff standards/ requirements for building / structures is/are regulated by PD


1096?

a. Quality of materials c. construction


b. use d. d. all listed items

9. Under PD 1185 what is the maximum travel distance from the door of any room to exit
for hotels with sprinklers?

a. 20.00 m. b. 30.00 m. c. 40.00 m. d. 50.00 m.

10. Consist of structure set of surfaces of various qualities of enclosure, aesthetics and
affordance; result of a combination of form with a particular meaning. (CDEP VIII-7)

a. buildings c. built environment


b. form d. geometry

11. The father of modern picture books of architecture

a. Andrea Palladio c. Philibert De L’orme


b. Leon Battista Alberti d. Giacomo Barozzi da Vignola

12. An architect who claimed that: A house must not be on fill but of a hill.

a. Le Corbusier c. Aldo Leopold

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b. Andrea Palladio d. Frank Lloyd Wright

13. “The man of learning… can fearlessly look down upon the troublesome accidents of
fortune. But he who thinks himself entrenched in defense not of learning but of luck,
moves I slippery path, struggling though life unsteadily and insecurely.” Is quoted from:
(CDEP VIII- 18)

a. Five Points Towards a New Architecture


b. Ten books of Architecture by Marcus Vituvius
c. Space, Time and Architecture by Sigfried Gideon
d. The Poetry of Architecture by Jonh Ruskin

14. A proportion between the two dimensions of a plane figure or the two divisions of a
line, in which the ratio of the smaller to the larger is the same as the ratio of the larger to
the whole. (CDEP VIII-5)

a. golden section c. eurhythmy


b. planar proportion d. none of the above

15. According to traditional definition of good architecture, what is the meaning of


Vitruvius’ “Utilitas”

a. Utilities or Materials c. Practicality


b. Physical beauty d. Pleasantness

16. According to traditional definition of good architecture, what is the meaning of


Vitruvius’ “Firmitas”

a. Form c. Functionality
b. Durability d. Physical Beauty

17. According to traditional definition of good architecture, what is the meaning of


Vitruvius’ “Venustas”

a. Volume c. Density
b. Pleasantness d. Physical Beauty

18. An applied science concerned with the characteristics of people that need to be
considered in the design of devices and systems so that people and things interact
effectively and safely. (CDEP VIII-6)

a. industrial engineering c. ergonomics


b. Proxemics d. Anthropocentrism

19. The size or Proportion of a building element or space, or an article of furniture,


relative to the structural or functional dimensions of the human body. (CDEP VIII-270)

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a. mechanical scale c. modular scale


b. human scale d. visual scale

20 A series in which the terms are I harmonic progression. 1, 1/3, 1/5, 1/7, 1/9: (CDEP
VIII-270)

a. harmonic series c. Fibonacci series


b. harmonic progression d. none of the above

21. The size or proportion of something relative to an accepted standard of measurement.


(CDEP VIII-270)

a. mechanical scale c. modular scale


b. human scale d. Standard scale

22. The opposition or juxtaposition of dissimilar elements in a work of art to intensify


each element’s properties and produce a more dynamic expressiveness. (CDEP VIII-239)

a. variety c. contrast
b. anomaly d. counterpoint

23. Under BP 344, it is a break in the sidewalk or traffic island provided with an inclined
surface to facilitate mobility of wheeled chairs, carriages, and other similar conveyances.

a. slope b. curb c. curb cut-out d. ramp

24. Under PD 1185, it is a kiosk designed to provide an effective barrier to the spread of
smoke from floor to floor.

a. fire stopping concealed space c. fire alarm method


b. rolling shutter method d. partial enclosure method

25. Under PD 1185, it is the time duration that a material or construction can withstand
the effect of a hundred fire test.

a. Fire Spread Rating c. Fire Resistance Rating


b. Fire Protection Rating d. Fire Determinant Rating

26. Is the transfer of heat from one place to another by the flow of molecules from one
place to another? (CDEP X-4)

a. radiation c. conduction
b. convection d. evaporation and condensation

27. It is the flow of heat through a material by transfer from warmer to cooler molecules
in contact with each other. (CDEP X-4)
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a. radiation c. conduction
b. convection d. evaporation and condensation

28. Human comfort as determined by the ability of the body to dissipate the heat and
moisture it produces by metabolic action is known as____________. (CDEP X-21)

a. comfort zone c. thermal comfort


b. cooling comfort d. natural comfort

29. Either of the two times during the year when the sun crosses the plane of the celestial
equator and when the length of the day and night are everywhere approximately equal,
occurring about March 21 and September 21. (CDEP X-21)

a. vernal equinox c. summer solstice


b. winter solstice d. equinox

30. In the Illustration TR 25.16.78.133, which of the following figures of fins produces
the best wind circulation within a room? (CDEP X-20)

a. figure A b. figure C
b. figure B d. figure D

31. There are several ways to maximize the flow wind inside a certain room through
different window locations and treatments. In the illustration TR 41.222.789.25, identify
the figure that produces high wind speed in most of the room. (CDEP X-15)

a. figure A c. figure E
b. figure B d. figure F

32. The angle with height above the horizon. Ranges from 0° when on horizon
to 90° when directly above (noon) (CDEP X-9)

a. solar azimuth angle c. solar altitude angle


b. solar angle d. azimuth angle

33. What is the typical solar gain factor for external white louvers? (CDEP X-6)

a. 12% c. 14%
b. 13% d. 15%

34. Refers to the characteristic tendency of some transparent materials such as glass to
transmit shorter than about 2.5 microns and blocks radiation of longer wavelengths.
(Passive cooling by Manahan p. 67)

a. Effective Temperature c. Chimney Effect

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b. Greenhouse Effect d. Insulation Effect

35. Early type of settlement in America taken after the “baug” (military town) and
“fauborg” (citizen’s town) of the medieval ages. (CDEP IX-15)

a. The European Planned City c. Medieval Organic City


b. Medieval Bastide d. Laws of the Indies towns

36. Under PD 1308, which of the following activities is not a part of the practice of
environmental planning? (CDEP IX-45)

a. Land Use and Zoning


b. Development of Site for particular needs
c. Pre-investment / feasibility Study
d. National Development Planning

37. Le Corbusier planned a high density building that was a “super building” that
contained 337 dwellings in only ten acres of land. What is this structure that supposed to
be located in Marseilles? (CDEP IX-18)

a. Unite d’ Habitation c. The mile High tower


b. Brasilia d. Ecumenopolis
e. None of these

38. Among the cities in Manila , what is the smallest in terms of land area? (CDEP
IX-23)

a. Navotas c. San Juan


b. Malabon d. Pateros

39. It is one of the school of thought who believed that the problems of the cities should
be tackled one item at a time, beginning with the improvement of health and sanitary
system. (CDEP IX-15)

a. reform movements c. Congress for New Urbanism


b. specialists d. New Harmony

40. It is the rate at which water within the soil moves through a given volume of material
(also measured in cm or inches per hour). (CDEP IX-2)

a. Infiltration Capacity c. Permeability


b. Percolation d. Absorption

41. It is a slope pattern for Elementary and High school campus where slopes are gentle
to mild and have moderately difficult terrain. (CDEP IX-3)

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a. 0-5% c. 5-10%
b. 10-15% d. 15-20%

42. What is the optimum slope requirement for factories? (CDEP IX-4)

a. 1% c. 3%
b. 2% d. .05%

43. The multiple nuclei hypothesis is built around the observation that frequently there
are a series of nuclei in the patterning of urban land uses rather than the central single
core used in other two theories. Based on the illustration PTIT 21.589.213.36, which
among the zones is the medium class residential? (PTIT 132)

a. 1 c. 3
b. 2 d. 4

44. Based on the illustration PTIT 21.589.213.36, which among the zones is the
wholesale light manufacturing zone? (PTIT 132)

a. 1 c. 3
b. 2 d. 4

45. Can a foreign citizen be allowed to take the licensure examination for architects?
(Handbook on RA 9266 p. 64)

a. yes b. no c. both

46. What is Executive order # 1008 issued on February 4, 1985?

a. Contractor’s Law c. Building Administration


b. Construction Industry Arbitration Law d. Building Maintenance Law

47. After _________ substantial completion of contract work, the architect shall inspect
the project & issue certificate of completion after certification, the contractor will finish
outstanding work during period of making good of all known defect of 60 days

a. 85% c. 98%
b. 95% d. 90%

48. In a PERT CPM. ___________ is a starting node to two or more activities

a. concurrent node c. burst node


b. merge node d. simultaneous nodes

49. The first architectural association organized in the Philippines:

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a. Philippine Institute of Architects


b. United Architects of the Philippines
c. Philippine Architects Society
d. Philippine Architects Association

50. The fee for an architect / full-time supervisor is _____% of the project construction
code.

a. 1-1.5 c. 1-2
b. 1.5-2 d. 2-3

51. Under BP 220, which of the following is an important planning consideration for
circulation layout?

a. Should avoid natural topography


b. Hierarchy of Roads
c. Sidewalks required w/ regards to drainage
d. Maximization of roads areas

52. Under Bp 220, a wall, which separates two abutting living units, is required in order
to resist the spread of fire.

a. bearing wall b. curtain wall c. firewall d. fireblock

53. Under BP 220, the degree of development of an area is determined by several


parameters. Which of the ff is generally not considered in this situation?

a. Power b. Parks/playground c. water supply d. roads

54. Works in building involving changes in the materials used, partitioning, sizes of
openings, structural parts, existing utilities but does not increase the building height or
floor area.

a. Renovation c. alteration
b. Retrofitting d. repair

55. Under PD 1096, what is the minimum ceiling height for natural ventilation?

a. 3.00 m b. 2.70 m c. 3.20 m d. 2.80 m

56. When was the RA 7279 amended?

a. March 17, 1992 c. March 20, 1992


b. March 17, 1990 d. March 24, 1992

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57. Under Pd 1096 what is the minimum required air space (square meters) for kitchen?

a. 3 b.4 c. 5 d. 6

58. What is the minimum required open space for corner-through lot?

a. 5% b. 10% c. 15% d. 20%

59. It is one of the rock- hewn temples at this place commanded by the
indefatigable Rameses II. An entrance forecourt leads to the imposing façade, 36 m
(119 ft. ) wide and 32 m ( 105 ft. ) high formed as pylon, immediately in front of
which are four rock-cut seated colossal statues of Rameses, over 20 m ( 65 ft. )
high. (Egyptian Architecture p.10)

a. Great Temple of Ammon, Khanak


b. The Great Temple of Abu- Simbel
c. Temple of Queen HATSHEPSUT
d. Temple of Ramesseum, Thebes

60. In the illustration HOA 25.84.31.65, identify figure f. (Egyptian Architecture p.5)

a. mutules c. dentils
b. triglyphs d. guttae

61. The grandest of all Egyptian temples, was not built upon one complete plan
but owes its size, disposition and magnificence to the work of many
Kings. Built from the XIIth Dynasty to the Ptolemaic period. (Egyptian
Architecture p.10)

a. Great Temple of Ammon, Khanak


b. The Great Temple of Abu- Simbel
c. Temple of Queen HATSHEPSUT
d. Temple of Ramesseum, Thebes

62. In the illustration HOA 25.84.31.65, which among the figures is the geison?
(Egyptian Architecture p.5)

a. fig. a c. fig f
b. fig g d. fig d

63. Consisted of bands of “tufa” introduced at intervals in the ordinary brick


facing or alteration of rectangular blocks with small squared stone blocks.
(Roman Architecture p.32)

a. Opus Mixtum c. Opus Recticulatum


b. Opus Incertum d. Opus Testaceum

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64. How many post should be used to support a binayon house?

a. 10 c.12
b. 11 d. 13

65. It is a traditional house that was called binangiyan. It was a single room dwelling
elevated at 1.50 m. from the ground; the floors were made of hard wood like narra
which rested on 3 floor joist which in turn were supported by transverse girders.

a. Kankanay c. Bontoc
b. Badjao d. Kalinga

66. An ethnic house that has a flooring made of bamboo; the main room of the house
was a combination of a sala and sleeping area while adjacent area was used as a
kitchen.

a. Kankanay c. Bontoc
b. Badjao d. Kalinga

67. A house called fayu was square in plan and was designed to facilitate various
activities. The granary (falig), with an area of 2.00 square meters was elevated on four
posts about 1.50 m. high.

a. Kankanay c. Bontoc
b. Badjao d. Kalinga

68. Who is the architect of Milan Cathedral?

a. Master Gerhard c. P.V. Gensen-Klint


b. Arch. Rudolfo Fioravanti d. Arch. Antonio di Vicenzo

69. 12. Electro magnetic radiation, usually from the sun, that consists of wavelengths
shorter than the violet end of the visible spectrum. (Passive cooling by Manahan p. 67)

a. Radiation c. Radiation, Infrared


c. Radiation, Ultra-violet d. Photon

70. ____________ is a sun shading device that is best to use in protecting the southwest
facing building from unwanted heat gained due to direct solar radiation. (CDEP X-9)

a. Louvers parallel to wall c. eggcrate


b. Vertical d. horizontal louvers

71. the angular elevation of a celestial body above the horizon. (CDEP X-21)

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a. Altitude c. Vernal equinox


b. Azimuth d. Equinox

72. A screen, usually of louvers, placed on the outside a building to shield windows form
direct sunlight. (CDEP X-21)

a. brise-soleil c. eggcrate
b. Vertical louvers d. horizontal louvers

73. Which plan is self –shielding and do not conduce to induction of air movement
indoors. (PTIT 213)

a. L-shape plan c. T-shape plan


b. U-shape plan d. H-shape plan

74. Which shape of plan helps promote air motion only in a limited part of the building?
It also induces a higher indoor air movement for obliquely incident wind. (PTIT 213)

a. L-shape plan c. T-shape plan


b. U-shape plan d. H-shape plan

75. Among the following ground covers, which has the smallest value in absorbing solar
radiation? (PTIT 220)

a. ground dry plowed c. sand


b. san, white powdered d. sand dry

76. Radiant heat transfer affecting buildings can be due to the following except:

a. direct short-wave radiation from the sun


b. long-wave radiation from the heated ground and nearly objects
c. short wave radiation reflected from the surrounding
d. None of these

77. The tendency of air or gas in a shaft or other vertical space to rise when heated,
creating a draft that draws in cooler air gas from below. (Passive cooling by Manahan p.
67/ PTIT 201)

a. Effective Temperature c. Chimney Effect


b. Greenhouse Effect d. Insulation Effect

78. It is a type of point of reference where the observer does not enter within them, they
are external. They are usually a rather simply defined physical object, buildings, sign,
store or mountain. (PTIT 133)

a. nodes c. focal point

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b. landmarks d. point of reference

79. In the book called “The Neighborhood Unit” he discussed the idea of organized towns
into cohesive neighborhoods which was applicable not only to new towns but to large
city areas. (PTIT 113)

a. Clarence Perry c. Henry Wright


b. Leslie Patrick Abercrombie d. Andres Duany

80. A British pioneered in regional planning for the Doncaster area (1920-1922) and East
Kent; Involved in greater London Plan; Use of open space as structuring element. (PTIT
109)

a. Clarence Perry c. Henry Wright


b. Leslie Patrick Abercrombie d. Andres Duany

81. It is the first developed Garden City where it is a combination of landscaping,


informal street layouts, and main axis focusing on town center. (CDEP IX-16)

a. Savannah c. Letchworth
b. Welwyn d. Hampstead Garden Suburbs

82. first conceptualized the “Garden Cities”; and author of “Tomorrow: A Peaceful Path
To Social Reform”. (CDEP IX-16)

a. Tony Garnier c. Robert Owens


b. Andres Duany d. Ebenezer Howard

83. Based on the illustration PTIT 21.589.213.36, identify zone no. 7. (PTIT 132)

a. Industrial Suburbs c. Outlying Business Districts


b. Residential Suburbs d. Heavy Manufacturing

84. Based on the illustration PTIT 21.589.213.36, identify zone no. 6. (PTIT 132)

a. Industrial Suburbs c. Outlying Business Districts


b. Residential Suburbs d. Heavy Manufacturing

85. These are points, the strategic spots in a city into which an observer can enter, and
which are the intensive foci to and from which he is traveling. (PTIT 133)

a. nodes c. focal point


b. landmarks d. point of reference

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86. Often enclosed and secluded from the street, whose high density and variety of
planting conveys a garden image. It sometimes included flower planters and a water
feature and usually supplies a variety of seating possibilities. (PTIT 137)

a. City Plaza c. City Square


b. Garden Oasis d. Street Plaza

87. When was the first Land Use zoning in New York initiated particularly the Incentive
zoning? (CDEP IX-31)

a. 1914 c. 1916
b. 1915 d. 1917

88. He is remembered for his “Ideal Cities” – star shaped plans with street radiating from
central point, usually proposed for a church, palace or castle. (PTIT 102)

a. Leonardo da Vinci c. Pierre Charles L’Enfant


b. Leon Battista Alberti d. Sir Christopher Wren

89. An English Architect who prepared plan for London i.e., Ct. Peter’s and St. Paul
Cathedral; Proposed a Network of avenues connecting the main features of London.
(PTIT 103)

a. Leonardo da Vinci c. Pierre Charles L’Enfant


b. Leon Battista Alberti d. Sir Christopher Wren

90. The author of “The Death and Life of Great American Cities” – one of the most
influential book in the history of planning. (PTIT 116)

a. Lewis Mumford c. Richard Sennet


b. Jane Jacobs d. Buckminister Fuller

91. Under PD 953 what is the minimum required planting strip (Open Market) for a 15.00
m RROW?

a. 1.20 m. b. 1.30 m. c. 1.40 m. d. 1.50 m.

92. Under PD 1185 minimum travel distance from any individual room subject to
occupancy by not more than 6 persons under PD 1185

a. 15.00 m. b. 20.00 m. c. 25.00 m. d. 30.00 m.

93. Minimum number of aisle for class “A” stores

a. 1 b. 2 c. 3 d. 4

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94. 11. Who is the architect of the Second house for Herbert Jacobs in Middle town,
Wisconsin?

a. Frank Lloyd Wright c. Arch. William Thornron


b. Alvar Aalto d. Le Corbusier

95. Based to the Illustrations HOA 25.85.31.65, identify Pseudo-Peripteral.

a. Figure d c. Figure f
b. Figure e d. Figure g

96. Based to the Illustrations HOA 25.85.31.65, identify Amphi-Antis.

a. Figure d c. Figure f
b. Figure e d. Figure g

97. The upright stone slab containing the name of the dead found in the mastaba is called:

a. Pilaster c. band
d. Scuncheon d. Stele

98. The Great Sphinx at Gizeh which is in the form of recumbent lion with the head of a
man is said to probably represent the god,

a. Amon c. Horus
b. Isis d. Serapis

99. The small Egyptian shrine dedicated to the rites of the goddess Isis is called:

a. Mammist temples c. Tempietto


b. Yatzia d. Templet

100. The sacred enclosure found in the highest part of a Greek city is called:

a. Peribolus c. Temenos
b. Pteroma d. Corps de Logis

101. The building that serve as a senate house for the chief dignitaries of the city and as a
palace where distinguished visitors and citizens might be entertained.

a. Bouleuterion c. Prytaneion
b. Thersihon d. Diathyros

102. The Greek council house which is a covered meeting place for the democratically-
elected councils is called:

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a. Bouleuterion c. Prytaneion
b. Thersihon d. Diathyros

103. The Tomb of Atreus, a noted example of the tholos type of tomb is also known as:

a. Mausoleum, Helicarnassos c. Tomb of Agamemnon


b. Tomb of Clytemnestra d. Thersilion, Megapolis

104. The memorial column built in the form of tall Doric order and made entirely of
marble is:

a. Column of Antoninus Pius c. Column of Marcus Aurelius


b. Trajan’s Column d. Column of Diocletian

105. In the center of the Early Christian church’s atrium is a fountain of water for
ablutions – a custom which is still adopted by Roman Catholics by the use of:

a. Stoup c. cistern
b. water basin d. moat

106. The space for clergy and choir is separated by a low screen wall from the body of
the church called:

a. Iconostas c. Reredo
b. Pendentive d. cancelli

107. The Church with a remarkable narthex believed to have the earliest pointed cross
vault in France built during the Romanesque period.

a. Abbey-aux-Hommes, Caen c. Worms Cathedral


b. S. Madeleine Vezelay d. York Cathedral

108. Brunelleschi, one of the most famous sons of Florence was defeated in the
competition for the bronze doors of the Baptistery, Florence by:

a. Michelozzo Michelozzi c. Bernardo Rossellino


b. Carlo Maderna d. Lorenzo Ghiberti

109. It is the eclectic style of domestic architecture of the 1870’s and 1880’s in England
and the USA and actually based on country house and cottage Elizabeth architecture
which was characterized by a blending of Tudor Gothic, English Renaissance and
Colonial elements in the USA:

a. Mannerist Phase c. Jacobean Architecture


b. Queen Anne style d. Stuart Architecture

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110. Under Pd 1096, what factor based on total customer area should be used to
determine the number of parking slots for office building. (sqm.)

a. 100 b. 150 c. 200 d. 125

111. What code holds the architects responsible for building/structure he designed for a
certain period of time?

a. NBC c. Code of Professional Practice


b. Code of Professional Practice d. Civil Code

112. Under BP 220, areas for community facilities should be allocated as a percentage of
gross area if housing subdivision project depending on density. If the density of the
project is 225, what is the required percentage?

a. 2% b. 1.5% c. 3% d.2.5%

113. Under BP 344, what is the minimum width for turning space at the sidewalk?

a. 1.20 m b. 1.30 m c. 1.40 m d. 1.50 m

114. Under BP 344 what is the minimum height of raised letters and symbols?

a. 2mm b. 1mm c. 5mm


d. 3mm

115. Based on the illustration PTIT 21.589.213.36, identify zone no. 9. (PTIT 132)

a. Industrial Suburbs c. Outlying Business Districts


b. Residential Suburbs d. Heavy Manufacturing

116. Refers to the program of the NHA of upgrading and improving blighted squatter
areas within the cities and municipalities of Metro Manila pursuant to existing statutes
and issuances. (R.A. 7279)

a. BLISS c. ZIP
b. Socialized Housing d. NEDA

116. Whose theory is the explanation of residential land uses in terms of wedge-shaped
sectors radial to the city center along established lines of transportation? (PTIT 131)

a. Homer Hoyt c. Ernest Burgess


b. Kevin Lynch d. None of these

117. Published the book called “Fields, Factories and Workshops: or Industry Combined
with Agriculture with manual work. (PTIT 128)

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a. Antonio Sant’elia c. Eugene Henard


b. Don Soria y Mata d. Peter Kropotkin

118. The branch of philosophy that deals with the nature of the art, beauty, and taste with
a view to establishing the meaning and validity of critical judgment concerning works of
art.

a. beauty c. firmness
b. articulation d. aesthetics

119. Intuitive insight into relationships of person and environment.

a. Hermeneutic c. Phenomenological
b. existential d. Psychoanalytic

120. Point or line Used as basis for arranging elements of a design.

a. axis c. fulcrum
b. datum d. point

121. A deviation from the normal or expected form, order, or arrangement.

a. variation c. chaos
b. anomaly d. variance

122. The state in which a person employs psychological barriers to control unwanted
intrusions.

a. defense mechanism c. isolation


b. reserve d. none of the above

123. What group does the Business Mercantile belongs to with regards to the building
classification by use and general requirements

a. Group A c. Group C
b. Group B d. Group D

124. The maximum extent of physical development the may be introduced into the lot.

a. Carrying Capacity of the Lot c. Development Levels of the Lot


b. Development Potential of the Lot d. Development Control

125. Under the Local Government Code, What Agency is responsible for the processing/
approval of subdivision plan for residential, commercial, industrial, and other uses in the
municipalities

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a. NHA b. HLURB c. Local Government Unit d. DPWH

126. Under PD 1185 what is the maximum travel distance from the door of any room to
exit for hotels with sprinklers?

a. 20.00 m. b. 30.00 m. c. 40.00 m. d. 50.00 m.

127. There are several recommendations for window size and thermal characteristic. In
the illustration TR 25.16.84.2006, identify figure b. (Architect’s Guide to Climate Design
p. 13)

a. medium openings; light roof; heavy walls


b. medium openings; heavy roof; heavy walls
c. medium openings; heavy roof; light walls
d. medium openings; well insulated roof; heavy walls

128. There are several recommendations for window size and thermal characteristic. In
the illustration TR 25.16.84.2006, identify figure f. (Architect’s Guide to Climate Design
p. 13)

a. small openings; heavy roof; heavy walls


b. very small openings; heavy roof; heavy walls
c. small openings; well insulated roof; heavy walls
d. small openings; well insulated roof; light walls

129. In the illustration TR 25.16.84.2006, which of the following figures has medium
openings; heavy roof; heavy walls? (Architect’s Guide to Climate Design p. 13)

a. figure b c. figure d
b. figure c d. figure g

130. In the illustration TR 25.16.84.2006, identify figure d. (Architect’s Guide to Climate


Design p. 13)

a. small openings; heavy roof; heavy walls


b. very small openings; heavy roof; heavy walls
c. small openings; well insulated roof; heavy walls
d. small openings; well insulated roof; light walls

131. At what minimum degrees of slope of roof where there is positive pressure against
the windward slope of a roof. (Architect’s Guide to Climate Design p. 47)

a. 25 degrees c. 35 degrees
b. 30 degrees d. 40 degrees

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132. What is the conductivity value (w/m square/cm) of stucco according to the
insulating values of building materials? (PTIT 226)

a. 11.08 c. 1.56
d. 18.55 d. 19.68

134. What is the conductivity value (w/m square/cm) of a cement plaster, sand aggregate
(20 millimeters) according to the insulating values of building materials? (PTIT 226)

a. 11.08 c. 1.56
d. 18.55 d. 19.68

135. An instrument for measuring high temperature. (PTIT 234)

a. Psychrometer c. thermometer
b. kathathermometer d. pyrometer

136. The point on the imaginary celestial sphere directly opposite to the zenith and
directly under a given place or person. (PTIT 235)

a. Miliara c. Nadir
b. Photon d. none of these

137. For south oriented buildings, which of the following choices is the best sun shading
device? (PTIT 189)

a. eggcrate c. bris soleil


b. slanted louvers d. horizontal overhangs

138. The prevailing wind in the Philippines from May to October ,also known as the
Habagat comes from the_____________ part of the country.

a. Northwest c. Southeast
b. Southwest d. Northeast

139. It is a color that is sedative and soothing. It suggests a stately or melancholy


atmosphere.

a. brown c. purple
b. black d. red

140. Is restful and warming but should be combined with orange, yellow, or gold because
it could be depressing if used alone.

a. brown c. purple
b. black d. red

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141. Caution against operation or use of equipment out of operation or being repaired.

a. green c. purple
b. blue d. yellow

142. One of the three dimensions of color, the purity or vividness of a hue.

a. brightness c. value
b. lightness d. saturation

143. This is a phenomenon where in drawings consisting of black lines, and which is
recognized as representing an object that is quickly picked out by the observer, and then
it seems to him to stand out from the background in an obvious manner.

a. figure ground c. foreground


b. gestalt d. figure

144. A style in the architecture of Italy in the second half of the 16th century and to a
lesser extent elsewhere in Europe. It uses classical elements in an unconventional manner.

a. Illusionism c. Palladianism
b. Mannerism d. Abstract

145. A revival style based on the buildings and publications of the 6th century architect
marked by ancient Roman architectural forms.

a. National Romanticism c. Palladianism


b. Mannerism d. Purism

146. Deals with the relationship between the parts of an object and the whole object.

a. Proportions c. relative proportions


b. absolute proportions d. material proportions

147. The architect who claimed that: “The ultimate goal of the new architecture was the
composite but inseparable work of an art, in which the old dividing line between
monumental and decorative elements will have disappeared forever.”

a. Frank Lloyd Wright c. Walter Gropius


b. Le Corbusier d. Mies Van de Rohe

148. Principle of design based on repetitive elements.

a. patterns c. symmetry
b. organization d. rhythm

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149. The architect who said that the exterior of the building is he result of the interior.

a. Mies Van de Rohe c. Frank Lloyd Wright


b. Le Corbusier d. Willam Ruskin

150. For parking and loading space requirements under PD 1096, what is the ratio for
parking slots for private Colleges and Universities? (NBC p.94)

a. 1 slot/ 10 classroom c. 1 slot/ 3 classroom


b. 1 slot/ 5 classroom d. 1 slot/ 15 classroom

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