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Chapter 20



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

 1. 

Which of the following is not a basic way for household doors to open?
a.
fold
b.
retract
c.
slide
d.
fold
 

 2. 

Which of the following is not a type of hinged window?
a.
bay
b.
awning
c.
casement
d.
hopper
 

 3. 

Which of the following systems are usually not shown in much detail on drawings for single-family homes?
a.
wall
b.
mechanical
c.
electrical
d.
roof
 

 4. 

Which of the following is the largest opening measurement given for a window?
a.
masonry
b.
sash
c.
rough
d.
glass size
 

Completion
Complete each statement.
 

 5. 

A ____________________ dimension is an approximate size and may not represent any of the actual dimensions of the object.
 

 

 6. 

A short line, or ____________________, represents the joint between the pipe and the fitting on plumbing plans.
 

 

 7. 

Reference marks, called ____________________, indicate on plans and elevations where details or sections of important features have been drawn.
 

 

 8. 

The abbreviation EXT. stands for ____________________.
 

 

 9. 

The abbreviation for "reinforced" is ____________________.
 

 

 10. 

The abbreviation FOUND. means ____________________.
 

 

 11. 

The abbreviation DIA. means ____________________.
 

 

Short Answer
 

 12. 

Explain why symbols are used on construction drawings.
 

 13. 

Draw the symbol for a convenience outlet.
 

 14. 

Draw the symbol for a 90º elbow.
 

 15. 

Draw the symbol for a fixed window.
 

 16. 

Draw the symbol for a wall light fixture.
 

 17. 

Draw the symbol for a union fitting.
 

 18. 

Draw the symbol for a gas line.
 

 19. 

Draw the symbol for a thermostat.
 



 
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