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ATA Final Exam



Multiple Choice
Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
 

 1. 

What is the main vertical member of a wall?
a.
Stud
c.
Spacer
b.
Plate
d.
Trimmer
 

 2. 

What member of a wall holds up the header?
a.
Stud
c.
Jack Stud
b.
King Stud
d.
Plate
 

 3. 

What is the member of a wall that goes directly over the opening for a window or door?
a.
Footer
c.
Stud
b.
header
d.
King
 

 4. 

What is the name of the member of a wall that goes directly next to the Jack Stud?
a.
King Stud
c.
Cripple Stud
b.
John Stud
d.
Stud
 

 5. 

What is the lowest horizontal member of a wall?
a.
Bottom Plate
c.
Stud
b.
Double Top Plate
d.
Header
 

 6. 

What is the uppermost horizontal member of a wall?
a.
Double Top Plate
c.
Sill Plate
b.
Top Plate
d.
upper plate
 

 7. 

What horitzontal member of te wall lays directly belwo the double top plate and has the studs nailed to it?
a.
lower plate
c.
top plate
b.
sill plate
d.
floor joist
 

 8. 

What is the verticle member of a wall that is shorter than a common stud and either goes between the header and the top plate or between the sill and the bottom plate?
a.
cripple stud
c.
jack stud
b.
king stud
d.
unique stud
 

 9. 

What is the plywood layer called that lays directly between the floor joists and the bottom plate?
a.
floor
c.
top floor
b.
subfloor
d.
quarter floor
 

 10. 

A pliable metallic strand or twisted wor woven assembly of such strands often insulated with a lielectric material and used as a conductor of electricity.
a.
insulator
c.
non-metallic sheated cable
b.
wire
d.
junction box
 

 11. 

An enclosure for housing and protecting electric wires or cables that are joined together in connecting or branching electric circuits.
a.
Pull box
c.
switch box
b.
insulator
d.
junction box
 

 12. 

A measure of the ability of a substance to conduct electric current, equal to the reciprocal of the resistivity of the substance.
a.
conductivity
c.
parallel
b.
series
d.
battery
 

 13. 

Where cable ends
a.
utility box
c.
pull box
b.
outlet box
d.
cut out box
 

 14. 

As the wire guage increases, the size of the wire....
a.
increases
c.
stays the same
b.
decreases
d.
changes colors
 

 15. 

What basic laws of nature does plumbing follow?
a.
conductivity, acceleration and motion
c.
motion, elasticity and resilience
b.
gravity, pressure and water seeking its own level
 

 16. 

What are the two sub-systems in you home plumbing?
a.
incoming reshwater and outgoing wastewater
c.
low pressure water and high pressure
b.
hot water and cold water
 

 17. 

Is there any reason for individual fixtures to have stop valves?
a.
yes, but only if there is no overflow pipe
c.
yes, so you can thereby localize turning off water
b.
No, it just adds to plumbing installation costs
 

 18. 

What is a fixture?
a.
only faucets and traps
c.
any device using freshwater and wastewater
b.
only toilets and sinks
 

 19. 

What is the neme of the fitting that conncects the P-trap to the drain?
a.
union
c.
trap adaptor
b.
coupling
d.
clamp
 

 20. 

What prevents gases from entering a home or building?
a.
black flow preventer
c.
atmospheric pressure
b.
P-trap
d.
gravity
 

 21. 

A truss uses waht kind of shape in its design?
a.
trapezoids
c.
triangles
b.
squares
d.
circles
 

 22. 

The piece we used to reinforce the joints in our roof trusses are called
a.
gusset
c.
reinforcement plate
b.
crippler
d.
glue back
 

 23. 

The “steepness” of a roof is called the ....
a.
slope
c.
rise
b.
pitch
d.
angle
 

 24. 

Another word for roof truss is....
a.
rafter
c.
pitch
b.
joist
d.
chord
 

 25. 

Passed by Congress in 1990, this Act is the nations first comprehensive civil rights law addressing the needs of people with disabilities, prohibiting discrimination in employment, public services, public accommodations, and telecommunications
a.
ADA
c.
DAC
b.
ATA
d.
PVC
 



 
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