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Chapter 8



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

 1. 

One centimeter equals __________ meter.
a.
1
b.
0.1
c.
0.01
d.
0.001
 

 2. 

10 millimeters equal __________.
a.
0.1 meter
b.
1 centimeter
c.
10 decimeters
d.
1 decimeter
 

Completion
Complete each statement.
 

 3. 

The actual measurements of a 2" ´ 4" stud are ____________________.
 

 

 4. 

8 feet 4 inches equals ____________________ inches.
 

 

 5. 

19 feet 10 inches equals ____________________ inches.
 

 

 6. 

4' 9" + 9' 4" = ____________________.
 

 

 7. 

42' 11" minus 29' 9" = ____________________.
 

 

 8. 

A steel girder spans an opening of a 25' 6". If a support pole is placed in the center, the measurement from the edge of the opening must be ____________________.
 

 

 9. 

A wiring job requires 56' 7-1/2" of EMT. If the EMT comes in 10' lengths, you will need to buy ____________________ pieces and cut ____________________ off of the last piece.
 

 

 10. 

100 meters equals ____________________ dekameters.
 

 

 11. 

1 kilometer equals ____________________ meters.
 

 

 12. 

2L + 2W is the formula for a ____________________.
 

 

 13. 

22/7 represents the value of ____________________.
 

 

 14. 

The perimeter of a house that is 23' wide and 51' long is ____________________.
 

 

 15. 

Insulation must be _________________________ wide in order to be wrapped around a duct pipe that is 6 inches in diameter.
 

 

 16. 

The perimeter of a room that measures 17 feet on each side is ____________________.
 

 

 17. 

A piece of PVC drain pipe is used in an air-conditioning unit. The amount of pipe needed is 420 centimeters and it is cut from a piece of pipe that is 5 meters long. The amount of pipe left is ____________________________________________________________.
 

 

Short Answer
 

 18. 

How many conduit supports are required on a conduit run of 123', if the conduit must be supported every 5'?
 

 19. 

Convert 79 inches to feet and inches.
 

 20. 

Explain why the actual measurements and the nominal measurements of an 8" ´ 8" ´ 16" concrete block are different.
 



 
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