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1: What is the prevalent material of choice for noncombustible buildings?
A: Reinforced concrete
B: Steel
C: Concrete
D: Masonry

B: Steel

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2: Which of the following would be the most important "heat" to be removed from a building?
A: Heat leaving the structure
B: Heat being evolved from contents that are burning
C: Heat being absorbed by contents or structural elements that will be ignited or caused to fail
D: Radiant heat

C: Heat being absorbed by contents or structural elements that will be ignited or caused to fail

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3: What is the fire departments heat removal medium?
A: Prefire planning
B: Fire detection systems
C: Sprinkler system
D: Water

D: Water

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4: Bars can be made in which of the following shapes?
A: Plates
B: Square
C: Round
D: All of the above

D: All of the above

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5: Which of the following is not a common wall material found in steel-framed buildings?
A: Matched lumber
B: Cement-asbestos board
C: Aluminum
D: Masonry walls

A: Matched lumber

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6: Which of the following materials is noncombustible, but has a low melting point and little mass per unit of area?
A: Matched lumber
B: Cement-asbestos board
C: Aluminum
D: Masonry

C: Aluminum

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7: The lighter the steel, the less______________.
A: combustibility
B: fire resistance
C: durability
D: resilience

B: fire resistance

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8: What is a principal variable in terms of how fast the fire temperature is achieved in steel?
A: The weight of the steel unit
B: The mass of the steel unit
C: The conductivity of the steel unit
D: Both A and B

D: Both A and B

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9: A bar joist will generally fail within how many minutes if exposed to fire?
A: 4
B: 5
C: 7
D: 9

C: 7

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10: In what year did the McCormick Place fire occur?
A: 1947
B: 1956
C: 1967
D: 1976

C: 1967

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MATCHING
Beams set at right angles to trusses or roof rafters to provide support
1. Bar Joist
2. Bulb
3. Bulkhead
4. Interstitial space
5. peened
6. Purlins
7. Rakers
8. Tube
9. Waler
10. Zee

6. Purlins

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MATCHING
Embedded into the surface
1. Bar Joist
2. Bulb
3. Bulkhead
4. Interstitial space
5. peened
6. Purlins
7. Rakers
8. Tube
9. Waler
10. Zee

5. peened

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MATCHING
Void space made by utilizing deep parallel-chord trusses
1. Bar Joist
2. Bulb
3. Bulkhead
4. Interstitial space
5. peened
6. Purlins
7. Rakers
8. Tube
9. Waler
10. Zee

4. Interstitial space

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MATCHING
Members with a Z-shaped cross section
1. Bar Joist
2. Bulb
3. Bulkhead
4. Interstitial space
5. peened
6. Purlins
7. Rakers
8. Tube
9. Waler
10. Zee

10. Zee

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MATCHING
A tee where the end of a cutoff is thickened
1. Bar Joist
2. Bulb
3. Bulkhead
4. Interstitial space
5. peened
6. Purlins
7. Rakers
8. Tube
9. Waler
10. Zee

2. Bulb

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MATCHING
Upright partition that divides a ship into compartments
1. Bar Joist
2. Bulb
3. Bulkhead
4. Interstitial space
5. peened
6. Purlins
7. Rakers
8. Tube
9. Waler
10. Zee

3. Bulkhead

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MATCHING
A horizontal beam that ties rows of soldier beams together
1. Bar Joist
2. Bulb
3. Bulkhead
4. Interstitial space
5. peened
6. Purlins
7. Rakers
8. Tube
9. Waler
10. Zee

9. Waler

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MATCHING
Diagonal columns that brace an entire structure
1. Bar Joist
2. Bulb
3. Bulkhead
4. Interstitial space
5. peened
6. Purlins
7. Rakers
8. Tube
9. Waler
10. Zee

7. Rakers

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MATCHING
Steel structural member rolled in cylindrical shapes
1. Bar Joist
2. Bulb
3. Bulkhead
4. Interstitial space
5. peened
6. Purlins
7. Rakers
8. Tube
9. Waler
10. Zee

8. Tube

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MATCHING
Forms a long-span system used as floor supports
1. Bar Joist
2. Bulb
3. Bulkhead
4. Interstitial space
5. peened
6. Purlins
7. Rakers
8. Tube
9. Waler
10. Zee

1. Bar Joist

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MULTIPLE CHOICE
Steel's compressive strength is _______ its tensile strength.
A. greater than
B. less than
C. equal to
D. not related to

C. equal to

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MULTIPLE CHOICE
Steel tendons used for tensioned concrete can fail at what temperature?
A. 500 degrees F
B. 700 degrees F
C. 800 degrees F
D. 900 degrees F

C. 800 degrees F

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MULTIPLE CHOICE
Atria roofs above _________ fet may be given an exemptionfrom protection of the steel.
A. 40
B. 55
C. 75
D. 90

B. 55

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MULTIPLE CHOICE
Water supplies for spray systems designed to protect steel supports for flammable liquid fires are calculated on a requirement of ______________ gallon(s) per minute.
A. 0.25
B. 0.5
C. 0.75
D. 1

A. 0.25

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MULTIPLE CHOICE
Rigid frames can provide clear spans of about _______ feet.
A. 100
B. 125
C.150
D. 175

A. 100

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MULTIPLE CHOICE
Which material is noncombustible but disintegrates rapidly in a fire?
A. Aluminum
B. Glass-fiber reinforced plastics
C. Cement asbestos board
D. Steel

A. Aluminum

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MULTIPLE CHOICE
All of the following are characteristics of steel, EXCEPT:
A. consistency of its structural characteristics
B. strength
C. inability to elongate
D. ability to be connected to other structural elements

C. inability to elongate

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MULTIPLE CHOICE
All of the following are types of girders, EXCEPT:
A. box girder
B. lattice girder
C. spandrel girder
D. plate girder

B. lattice girder

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MULTIPLE CHOICE
Buildings in which the roof holds the tilt-up concrete wall panels in place are an example of which type of construction?
A. High-rise framing construction
B. Ordinary construction
C. Prefabricated construction
D. Tilt-slab construction

D. Tilt-slab construction

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MULTIPLE CHOICE
Steel expands from 0.06 to 0.07 percent in length for each ________ rise in temperature.
A. 1 degree F
B. 10 degrees F
C. 100 degrees F
D. 1000 degrees F

C. 100 degrees F