Ch. 10-13

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Ch. 10-13
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  1. Lead and copper have been used since ancient times.
    True
  2. Roll roofing is only used on low cost houses and storage buildings.
    True
  3. Low slop roofs cannot be used for a terrace or other traffic areas.
    False
  4. Term for sheets of glass in windows?
    Lights
  5. What is installed to air infiltration to a crack on a door or window?
    Weather Stripping
  6. Window is thought to have originated from old English
    saying “wind hole.”
    True
  7. Roof framing with trusses began in the middle of the 19th century.
    False
  8. Stucco is strong, durable, fire resistant, but expensive.
    False (not expensive)
  9. A disadvantage of metal roofs is the inability to soundproof for rain.
    False
  10. Alternating metals are used in the panels to prevent corrosion of galvanic action.
    False
  11. Can we use space sheathing underneath shingles?
    True
  12. Component of the window that holds the glass is the sash.
    True
  13. An advantage of paint is that little time is spent in preparation.
    False
  14. What supports a barge (fly) rafter to a common rafter?
    Lookout
  15. What is the general term for the material that goes directly over the roof sheathing?
    Underlayment
  16. Siding nails may be hot dipped galvanized, aluminum, or stainless steel.
    True (so they don't rust)
  17. What framing element is installed to prevent fire from moving up the cavity between studs and stairwells etc?
    Blocking
  18. Wood shingles breathe better than shake shingles.
    False
  19. Roofing materials are grouped into what two categories?
    Steep and low slope
  20. Egress window must have clear opening width of atleast 20”.
    True
  21. Vinyl siding when building fire…..
    True
  22. Wood framing has more insulating than light gauge steel
    framing unless the heat path is broken.
    True
  23. The materials currently used for single ply membranes, fall into two categories are thermal setting and cold setting.
    False
  24. A small window directly over a door is called:
    Transom
  25. Solid lumber is more efficient used wood than wood I joists.
    False
  26. Disadvantage of standing seam metal roof is bolts, etc.
    False (it's the equipment that makes it the disadvantage)
  27. The part of the window that fits into the rough opening in to the wall fit into what?
    Jamb
  28. Prior to 1980s tarpaper was the main weather barrier for homes.
    True
  29. What prevents masonry veneer?
    Metal Ties
  30. Making sure a wall is plumb, straight, and square is called:
    Truing
  31. Wood shingles are thicker than shake shingles?
    False
  32. Insect screens must be mounted on the outside of casement windows.
    False (inside)
  33. Flat paint contains a high amount of pigment.
    True
  34. PVC window frames are thermally inefficient.
    False
  35. Egress window must have at least 3 sq. ft. of clear opening.
    False
  36. Residential fire doors are made to close automatically in case of a fire.
    False
  37. U value is the thermal insulting value.
    True
  38. What are VOCs?
    Volatile Organic Compunds
  39. Hip and valley are terms for slopping interesting roof planes
    True
  40. Stains have a low proportion of solvent.
    False
  41. What
    type of glazing must be used when door and windows are close to the floor?
    A, B, & D
  42. What is required at the eaves in cold climates to prevent
    damage to structure because of ice.
    Ice and Water Shield
  43. What is the life expectancy of asphalt shingles?
    15-25 Years
  44. Windows that slide in their frames are more resistant to
    air flow than projected windows.
    False (sliding windows are more difficult to keep from air flowing in and out)
  45. What is the advantage of ridge beam construction?
    Leaves the living space open to the roof
  46. 2 major destructive forces on paint are water and
    freezing.
    False
  47. Composition board siding is made…proven to be unreliable.
    False
  48. Term for the sloped portion of a roof edge:
    Rake
  49. A disadvantage of wood shingle siding is that they must be applied one at a time?
    False
  50. Wood windows standards are set by this organization?
    WDMA
  51. Preservative treated wood or natural decay treated wood...contact with water?
    True

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