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Chapter 21



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

 1. 

Plans are drawings that show an object as viewed __________.
a.
from below
b.
from the side
c.
in three dimensions
d.
from above
 

 2. 

The __________ shows size and location of rooms and most features in the rooms or on the specified level of the building.
a.
elevation plan
b.
floor plan
c.
foundation plan
d.
plot plan
 

 3. 

The __________ plan shows the size of the building site and the location of any buildings.
a.
elevation
b.
floor
c.
foundation
d.
plot
 

 4. 

The __________ plan shows the location and size of building supports, basement walls, and footers.
a.
elevation
b.
floor
c.
foundation
d.
plot
 

 5. 

The __________ plan provides more information about the building than any other drawing.
a.
plot
b.
foundation
c.
elevation
d.
floor
 

Completion
Complete each statement.
 

 6. 

The ____________________ line is usually a heavy line with one or two short dashes between longer line segments.
 

 

 7. 

One type of residential foundation is called a ____________________, that is used to support the foundation walls.
 

 

 8. 

When the footing and wall type foundation is used, ____________________ are used to provide intermediate support to the structure above.
 

 

 9. 

A ____________________ plan is a section view taken at a height that shows the placement of walls, windows, doors, cabinets, and other important features.
 

 

 10. 

On frame construction, ____________________ walls are usually dimensioned to the outside face of the wall framing.
 

 

 11. 

____________________ are the vertical members in a wall frame.
 

 

 12. 

Masonry openings for doors and windows are dimensioned to the ____________________ of the openings.
 

 

Short Answer
 

 13. 

Explain what a "slab-on-grade" foundation is.
 



 
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