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Unformatted text preview: University of Southern California ARCH 411
School of Architecture Dr. Jefquh
Quiz 1: Feb. 2, 2006 Name: /0 1. Which of the following statements is true about clay? High underground water table tends to cause iiquefaction' In clay
Consolidation (seepage of pore water under loading) in clay may take many years to complete.
C. Friction between clay particles Is the main contributor to its load bearing capacity. .a All of the above. 2. When should we consider combining the footings of two columns into one? A. When two columns are spaced closely.
B. When one of the columns is close :0 the property line.
When on of the columns needs to resist signiﬁcant bending moment at the base. 5?: All the above. 3. Why do we often use tie beams between piles? A. 80 that the building can settle more evenly. B. The tie beams can provide lateral bracing for the piles.
The tie beams can be used to support the slab.
All the above. 4. Which of the following reinforcing patterns is not suitable for the cantilever retaining wall? D. All the above. ARCH 411 University of Southern California
Dr. Jeff Guh School of Architecture
Quiz No. 1: Jan. 27, 2005 Name:
PART I: MULTIPLE-CHOICE PROBLEMS (20 POINTS) [5 1. For this building layout, what is the UBC allowable
increase in the basic ﬂoor area? @0%.
c. 25%. D. 50%. C 2. Which of the following has the lowest ﬁre resistance? A. Type ll-1hr.
8. Type Ill-1hr. A 3. Which of the following you won’t ﬁnd in a Type lV building? (A) 2X10 ﬂoorjoist. C. 8X12 roof beam.
D. All the above may be present in a Type IV building. b 4. Which of the following construction materials you won’t ﬁnd in a type V building? A. Wood.
C. Prestressed Concrete.
@ All the above may be present in a Type V building. Page 1 ...
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