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Chapter 13



True/False
Indicate whether the statement is true or false.
 

 1. 

Fiber-cement siding has excellent decay and termite resistance.
 

 2. 

Corner boards are always used when wood siding is applied vertically.
 

 3. 

Light duty brakes are designed for aluminum only.
 

 4. 

The snub cornice has a rafter overhang.
 

 5. 

Footings are placed under each post of a wood deck.
 

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

 6. 

Most panel siding is shaped with ____ edges for weathertight joints.
a.
shiplapped
c.
square
b.
beveled
d.
grooved
 

 7. 

At the ____, siding may end against the bottom edge of the frieze.
a.
rakes
c.
foundation
b.
eaves
d.
sill
 

 8. 

Once siding is laid out for the desired exposure, the layout is transferred to other locations with a ____.
a.
chalk line
c.
tape measure
b.
story pole
d.
yardstick
 

 9. 

Rebutted and rejointed machine-grooved, sidewall shakes have ____ faces.
a.
laminated
c.
layered
b.
smooth
d.
striated
 

 10. 

A starter course for sidewall shingles and shakes is a ____ layer used for single-course applications.
a.
single
c.
triple
b.
double
d.
quadruple
 

 11. 

____ siding is finished with a baked-on enamel.
a.
Aluminum
c.
Plywood
b.
Hardboard
d.
Fiber-cement
 

 12. 

In vinyl siding, the color is in the ____.
a.
protective seal
c.
material itself
b.
enameling
d.
fiber coating
 

 13. 

Vinyl siding systems are composed of siding panels and several specially shaped ____.
a.
barriers
c.
backers
b.
moldings
d.
aprons
 

 14. 

Aluminum trim pieces are often fabricated on the job using a tool called a ____.
a.
planer
c.
shaper
b.
lathe
d.
brake
 

 15. 

Rolls of aluminum stock are referred to as ____ stock.
a.
coil
c.
wrapped
b.
wound
d.
compressed
 

 16. 

____ is a term used to describe the trim and accessories used to finish the joint between the siding and the roof.
a.
Fluting
c.
Cornice
b.
Frieze
d.
Engraving
 

 17. 

The ____ is a horizontal framing member fastened to the rafter tails.
a.
ledger
c.
lookout
b.
subfascia
d.
undersill trim
 

 18. 

The finished member on the underside of the cornice is the plancier, often referred to as a(n) ____.
a.
F-channel
c.
finished fascia
b.
wall sheathing
d.
soffit
 

 19. 

The portion of the fascia that extends below the soffit is called the ____.
a.
bend
c.
drip
b.
screen
d.
molding
 

 20. 

Lookouts may be installed at every rafter or spaced ____ inches OC (on center), depending on the material being used for the soffit.
a.
12
c.
36
b.
24
d.
48
 

 21. 

A narrow ____ cornice is one in which the cuts on the rafters serve as nailing surfaces for the cornice members.
a.
box
c.
open
b.
snub
d.
rake
 

 22. 

A(n) ____ is a shallow trough or conduit set below the edge of the roof along the fascia.
a.
downspout
c.
gutter
b.
splash channel
d.
elbow
 

 23. 

A grade called ____ is the most suitable and most economical grade of California redwood for deck posts, beams, and joists.
a.
Merchantable Heart
c.
Construction Common
b.
Construction Heart
d.
Clear All Heart
 

 24. 

Posts, rails, ____, and other special parts make up the railing of a wood deck.
a.
balusters
c.
joists
b.
girders
d.
lateral bracing
 

 25. 

Each linear foot of deck railing must be strong enough to resist a pressure of ____ pounds per square foot applied horizontally at a right angle against the top rail.
a.
20
c.
30
b.
25
d.
35
 



 
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