1. Project financing is an activity that falls under:



    C)
  2. The third phase of an architect’s regular services is:
    a) design development phase
    c) contractor document phase
    b) construction phase
    d) supervision phase
    B
  3. What percentage of an architect’s work is liability under the civil code:
    a) 5%
    c) 15%
    b) 10%
    d) 20%
    B
  4. The fee of the architect for design build services on a guaranteed maximum cost aside
    from his fee for regular design service is:
    a) 5% c) 10%
    b) 7% d) 20%
    B
  5. Additional information on contract documents issued to bidders before date of
    bidding is:
    a) proposal
    c) instruction to bidders
    b) bid bulletin
    d) specifications
    B
  6. To guarantee the quality of materials and equipments installed, the workmanship
    performed by the contractor he shall furnished a:
    a) personal bond
    c) performance bond
    b) guarantee bond
    d) payment bond
    B
  7. Printed documents stipulating the procedural and administrative aspect of the contract
    is known as:
    a) specification
    c) schedule
    b) written notice
    d) general conditions
    D
  8. Breakdown of work and corresponding value and schedule of construction work shall
    be submitted by the contractor within how many days after award of contract.
    a) 15 days c) 10 days
    b) 30 days d) 45 days
    A
  9. Amount paid by a contractor to the owner for every day of delay in construction time
    is known as:
    a) payment bond
    c) extra cost
    b) liquidated damages
    d) adjustment claim
    B
  10. Protection of adjacent property shall be the sole responsibility of:
    a) owner
    c) contractor
    b) architect
    d) architect and contractor
    C
  11. Written or printed description of work to be done describing qualities of materials and
    mode of construction is known as:
    a) specifications
    c) change notice
    b) instruction to bidder
    d) written notice
    A
  12. Specifications shall form part of:
    a) request for payment
    c) contract development
    b) damage claim
    d) certificate of final occupancy
    C
  13. An outline specifications enumerating the type or trade names of materials to be used
    is known as:



    C)
  14. A word understood to mean “purchase and or fabricate and deliver to the job site or
    other location when so designated is:
    a) work
    c) deliver
    b) install
    d) furnish
    D
  15. Upon completion of the Contract Document Phase payments due to the architect for
    services rendered based on a percentage of his fee is:
    a) 5% of the fee
    c) 75% of the fee
    b) 85% of the fee
    d) 40% of the fee
    B
  16. As built drawings are prepared and submitted by the
    a) architect
    c) construction manager
    b) contractor
    d) supplier
    B
  17. Architectural programming is an activity of
    a) Design Services
    c) Comprehensive services
    b) Specialized Allied Services
    d) Pre-design services
    D
  18. Complaints for unethical and unprofessional conduct of architects is brought before
    a) Bldg. Official
    c) Board of Architecture
    b) Court
    d) PRC
    C
  19. The Architect normally furnishes the owner a number of sets of Drawings and
    Specifications at the expense of the architect
    a) 2 sets
    c) 5 sets
    b) 4 sets
    d) as needed by the owner
    C
  20. Approval of samples of finishing materials are the responsibility of the:
    a) architect
    c) Contractor
    b) owner
    d) construction manager
    A
  21. Specifications are part of the:
    a) schematic design
    c) contract documents
    b) general conditions
    d) special provisions
    C
  22. Certificates of payments are issued by the:
    a) owner
    c) architect
    b) bank
    d) construction manager
    C
  23. The architect normally pays for the services needed for:
    a) surveys
    c) structural design
    b) soil testing
    d) as-built plans
    C
  24. Under the architect’s code, the architect furnishes the owner drawings and
    specifications without extra cost for:
    a) 10 sets c) 7 sets
    b) 5 sets d) 6 sets
    B
  25. Special consultant fees are paid by the:
    a) owner c) contractor
    b) architect d) construction manager
    A
  26. Field and test results records are the responsibility of the:
    a) contractor c) owner
    b) construction manager d) architect
    C
  27. Specialized Allied Services include:
    a) Interior design
    c) economic feasibility
    b) pre-design
    d) market study
    A
  28. Upon completion of design development phase the percentage of the architect’s fee is:
    a) 10% c) 35%
    b) 20% d) 40%
    C
  29. Of the remaining 15% of the architect’s fee applied to construction phase, the amount
    applied for the architect’s liability under the civil code is:
    a) 10% c) 75%
    b) 5% d) all of 15%
    A
  30. Preparation of as built-drawings are the responsibility of the:
    a) engineer c) suppliers
    b) construction manager d) contractor
    D
  31. Certificate of Payments are issued by the:
    a) architect c) contractor
    b) owner d) construction manager
    A
  32. All permits for construction are paid by the:
    a) architect c) contractor
    b) construction manager d) owner
    D
  33. Project Construction Cost includes:
    a) architect’s fee c) both a & b
    b) the design engineer’s fee d) none of the foregoing
    D
  34. Fees for normal structural, electrical, mechanical and plumbing services are for the
    account of:
    a) owner c) contractor
    b) architect d) design engineer
    B
  35. Shop drawings are prepared by the:
    a) architect c) project supervisor
    b) contractor d) owner
    B
  36. Awards of Contract are the responsibility of the ff:
    a) architect c) owner
    b) construction manager d) project manager
    A
  37. Resolution of conflict on technical matters relative to drawings, specifications and
    other contract documents is made by the:
    a) owner c) construction manager
    b) architect d) contractor
    B
  38. Verification of as built drawings is done by:
    a) architect c) construction supervisor
    b) contractor d) owner
    A
  39. For the purpose of the Construction, a PERT CPM is prepared by the:
    a) architect c) construction manager
    b) contractor d) construction supervisor
    B
  40. In keeping of field records, test results are kept by the:
    a) construction supervisor c) contractor
    b) architect d) construction managers
    C
  41. Graphical studies which will show the owner how his needs and requirements will be
    met in the proposed building is called a:
    a) chart c) preliminary studies
    b) design development d) conceptual plans
    D
  42. Documents utilized by the Contractor and Sub-contractors in determining materials
    and equipment and the process of the construction of the building is known as:

    a) specifications
    c) general conditions
    b) working drawings
    d) feasibility studies
    A
  43. A statement of probable cost is called a:
    a) cost-plus-fee c) speculative guess
    b) estimate d) price index
    B
  44. Periodic visits by the Architect to the project in order to determine the progress of
    work in accordance with plans and specification is called:
    a) superintendence c) administration
    b) supervision d) management
    B
  45. The offer of a bidder to perform the work described by the contract documents is a:
    a) proposal c) performance bond
    b) offer the bid d) advertisement
    A
  46. For alterations and additions to of existing structures belonging to group 1 to 5,
    compensation for services should:
    a) 10% c) 50%
    b) 20%
    C
  47. Payment for structural, acoustical, chemical, mechanical, soil mechanics, or other
    tests and reports as maybe required for the project is the responsibility of the:
    a) owner c) contractor
    b) architect
    A
  48. A price given by a contractor, sub-contactor, material supplier or vendor to furnish
    materials, labor or both is known as:
    a) bid c) instruction to bidders
    b) quotation
    B
  49. The binding resolution of disputes by one or more neutral persons as a substitute for
    judicial proceeding is known as:
    a) lien
    c) substantive law
    b) arbitration
    B
  50. A specific period of time within which legal action must be brought for alleged
    damage or injury is:
    a) time limit c) statute of limitation
    b) completion time
    A
  51. The amount paid by the contractor to the owner for every day of delay in construction
    time is known as:
    a) liquidated damages c) credit memo
    b) payment bond
    A
  52. One of the activities that fall under pre-design services is:
    a) project financing c) schematic design
    b) interior design
    A
  53. One of the activities that fall under design services is:
    a) space/management studies c) construction phase
    b) landscaping
    C
  54. One of the activities that fall under specialized allied services is:
    a) architectural programming c) full time supervision
    b) physical planning
    B
  55. One of the activities that fall under construction services is:
    a) construction management c) site selection and analysis
    c) comprehensive planning
    A
  56. One of the activities that fall under post construction services is:
    a) promotional services c) building and equipment maintenance
    c) contract document phase
    C
  57. In the formulation of a master development plan, a component to be considered is:
    a) socio-cultural component c) competitive component
    b) construction component
    A
  58. The architect as a project manager is compensated what percentage of the project
    cost?
    a) 1% - 2% c) 3% - 6%
    b) 2% - 5%
    B
  59. A percentage of his fee an architect is entitled to receive when the owner fails to
    implement the plans and documents for construction as prepared by the architect is:
    a) 50% c) 90%
    b) 85%
    B
  60. Doesn't represent work and doesn't involve duration and cost; it only serves as dependency connector or sequence indicator.

    A) Dummy Activity
    B) Critical path
    C) Dummy activity
    D) Float
    A) Dummy Activity
  61. What type of specification does this statement refer to? - "FAN - the fan shall be Model No. XYZ as manufactured by the Static Air Fan Company of Texas or an equal approved by the Architect"
    A. Brand name specification
    B. Performance specification
    C. Closed specification
    D. Single-product specification
  62. This shall be issued by the Owner to the Contractor following the execution of the Contract Agreement.
    A. 

    Contract Time
    B. 

    Notice to Proceed
    C. 

    Contract Sum Breakdown
    D. 

    Schedule of Completion
  63. Listing of the different parts of the work indicating in each part the corresponding value in materials and labor, including an allowance for profit and overhead.Discuss
    A. 

    Schedule of Materials and Finishes
    B. 

    Breakdown of Work and Corresponding Value
    C. 

    Schedule of Time Limits
    D. 

    Supplementary Specifications
  64. Arrange sequentially the following work according to the 16-division uniform construction index: i. Thermal and Moisture Protection ii. Specialties iii.Finishes iv. Doors and Windows
    A. 

    I, iii, iv, ii
    B. 

    Ii, iii, iv, i
    C. 

    I, iv, iii, ii
    D. 

    Ii, iv, iii, i
  65. Additional information on Contract Documents issued to bidders before date of bidding.
    A. 

    Instruction to Bidders
    B. 

    Special Provisions
    C. 

    Bid Bulletin
    D. 

    Invitation to Bid
  66. Additional information on Contract Documents issued to bidders before date of bidding.
    A. 

    Instruction to Bidders
    B. 

    Special Provisions
    C. 

    Bid Bulletin
    D. 

    Invitation to Bid
  67. The act of conceiving, choosing and developing the type, disposition, arrangement and proportioning of the structural elements of an architectural work giving due consideration to safety, cost-effectiveness, functionality and aesthetics.
    A. 

    Structural designing
    B. 

    Structural work
    C. 

    Structural conceptualization
    D. 

    Structural analysis
  68. Which is an unethical action with respect to the Architect's responsibility to the people?.
    A. 

    Seek constructive civic service
    B. 

    Take part in paid endorsement of building material
    C. 

    Shares technical information
    D. 

    Promote professional organization
    B.Take part in paid endorsement of building material
  69. Which is an unethical action with respect to the Architect's responsibility to his colleagues and subordinates?Discuss
    A. 

    Provides free professional service for a charitable project
    B. 

    Donates to obtain advantage in a religious project
    C. 

    Undertakes a commission from another Architect duly notified
    D. 

    Serving as professional adviser, accepts employment as Design Architect for a competition project.
    B.Take part in paid endorsement of building material
  70. Invitations issued to prospective bidders, giving information as to the nature of the proposed project, conditions for the issuance of contract documents, date of bidding, and estimated cost or information that would give the Contractor a general idea of the magnitude and extent of the project.Discuss
    A. 

    Instruction to Bidders
    B. 

    Invitation to Bid
    C. 

    Bid Bulletin
    D. 

    Written Notice
    B.Invitation to Bid
  71. Promptly issuing the Certificates of Payment and the Final Certificate of Completion is a responsibility of the Architect to whom?
    A. 

    Client
    B. 

    Public
    C. 

    Contractor
    D. 

    Manufacturer
  72. Information, advice or notification pertinent to the project delivered in person or sent by registered mail to the individual. firm or corporation at the last known business address of such individual, firm or corporation.
    A. 

    Instruction to Bidders
    B. 

    Invitation to Bid
    C. 

    Bid Bulletin
    D. 

    Written Notice
  73. What pre-design service involves investigating, identifying and documenting the needs of the client for use in the design of the project?
    A. 

    Economic Feasibility Studies
    B. 

    Space Management Studies
    C. 

    Architectural Programming
    D. 

    Site Selection and Analysis
  74. What method of compensation is most suitable for compensating the Architect's services for the pre-design phase?
    A. 

    Multiple of direct personnel expense
    B. 

    Lump sum or fixed fee
    C. 

    Per-diem plus reimbursible expenses
    D. 

    Professional fee plus expenses
  75. Which activity is included in the Contract Document Phase of the Architect's Regular Design Services?
    A. 

    Prepares forms for contract letting and bidding
    B. 

    Assists Owner on documents for government approval
    C. 

    Assists the Owner in obtaining proposals from contractors
    D. 

    Checks samples, schedules and shop drawings
  76. Which of the following is a responsibility of the Architect in the Construction Phase of the Regular Design Services?
    A. 

    Makes periodic visits to the site
    B. 

    Makes exhaustive on-site supervision
    C. 

    Be held responsible for failure of contractor to carry out work
    D. 

    Prepares shop drawings
    A. Makes periodic visits to the site
  77. Within 15 days after the awards of Bids, the payment to the Architect shall be adjusted so that it will amount to a sum equivalent to how many percent of the Basic Fee, computed upon the winning Bid Price?
    A. 

    65%
    B. 

    75%
    C. 

    85%
    D. 

    95%
    C. 85%
  78. Which is included in the Architect's Professional Fee?
    A. 

    Fees for soil tests
    B. 

    Fees for electronic system design
    C. 

    Fees for mechanical systems design
    D. 

    Fees for topograhical surveys
    C. Fees for mechanical systems design
  79. If the estimated cost for a residential project is P10,000,000.00, how much should the Architect bill the Client upon completion of the Schematic Design Phase if a downpayment of P50,000.00 has been made upon signing of the agreement ?
    A. 

    P50,000.00
    B. 

    P100,000.00
    C. 

    P150,000.00
    D. 

    P200,000.00
    C
  80. Approved form of security furnished by the Contractor and his Surety as a guarantee of good faith on the part of the Contractor to execute the work in accordance with terms of the Contract.
    A. 

    Guarantee Bond
    B. 

    Payment Bond
    C. 

    Performance Bond
    D. 

    Proposal Bond
  81. A per diem of not less than _____ plus traveling and living expenses shall be chargeable to the Owner on any occasion where the Architect or his duly authorized representative shall be required to perform services at a locality beyond the radius of ____ kilometers from his established office.
    A. 

    P500.00 / 50 km.
    B. 

    P500.00 / 100 km.
    C. 

    P1000.00 / 50 km.
    D. 

    P1000.00 / 100 km.
    B
  82. If portions of the buildings are erected at different periods of time, thus increasing the Architect's construction period and burden of services, the charges pertaining to services rendered shall be doubled. A suspension of construction for a period not exceeding ____ months shall not be covered by this provision.Discuss
    A. 

    3 months
    B. 

    4 months
    C. 

    6 months
    D. 

    12 months
    C. 6 months
  83. The Architect's Fee is net to the Architect. What tax that the government may impose on the Architect shall be paid by the Owner?
    A. 

    Income tax
    B. 

    Professional tax
    C. 

    Contractor's tax
    D. 

    Value-added tax
    D. Value-added tax
  84. Not among the functions of the Construction Management Group.  



    C.
  85. What does ASTM stands for? 
     A.American Society for Testing Materials  
     B.American Society for Testing and Materials
    C.American Standards for Testing Materials 
    D.American Standards for Testing and Materials
    B
  86. Which is the preferred statement in good specification writing?  A.Each exposed surface shall be painted with two coats of paint. B.Two coats of paint shall be applied to each exposed surface. C.The contractor shall apply two coats of paint to each surface. D.Apply two coats of paint to each exposed surface.
    A
  87. How many percent of the cost of the work is the range of fees for landscape design services?
    • A.10 - 15%
    •  B.10 - 18%
    • C.12 - 15% 
    •  D.12 - 18%
    • A
  88. What is the rate of the Management Fee for Post Construction Services based on percentage of gross rentals?
    • A.2 - 5%
    •  B.3 - 4%  
    •  C.3 - 5% 
    • D.4 - 6%
  89. What specification type identifies the manufacturer's name and brand number?  A.Closed B.Performance C.Descriptive D.Reference
    A
  90. A characteristic of the Design-Build Service by Administration.
    • A.Savings on project is divided equally between the Client and Architect 
    • B.Estimate guaranteed 10% +/- 
    • C.Revolving capital is given to Architect at start of construction
    •  D.Fee is 10% of project construction cost
    • B
  91. Traditional name for construction inspectors.
    • A.Clerk-of-works
    •  B.Maestro de obras   
    • C.Contractor D.Construction foreman
    • A
  92. What is the basic rate for the first 100 hectares or less for subdivision planning for housing on properties within Metro Manila, cities, regional centers and provincial capitals?
    A.P2,000.00 per hectare
     B.P3,000.00 per hectare 
    C.P4,000.00 per hectare
     D.P5,000.00 per hectare
    B
  93. A cost reimbursement type contract with provisions for a fee that is adjusted by "sharing" formulas applied to the difference between the final allowable costs and the target costs  
    A.Fixed price incentive 
    B.Price adjustment provision  
     C.Cost plus incentive fee
    D.Cost plus fixed fee
  94. What is Division 7 of the 16-division uniform construction index?
    • A.Metals
    •  B.Thermal and Moisture Protection
    •  C.Wood and Plastics 
    • D.Doors and Windows
    • B
  95. As per PD 223, what would disqualify an architectural organization to be accredited by the PRC?  A.Composed of architecture graduates B.Large membership   C.National in scope D.Established in good faith
    A
  96. For the preparation of detailed engineering drawings and specifications on roads, drainage, sewerage, power and communication system, an additional of how many percent of the cost of development is to be charged?
    • A.2%  
    •  B.3%
    •  C.4%
    •  D.5%
    • C
  97. The Construction Supervision Group is responsible to the Owner on what matter?
    • A.Technical matters
    •  B.Administrative matters 
    • C.Design matters
    •  D.Construction matters
    • B
  98. )The total cost of all equipment, utilities and other items which were either designed, specified or procured by the Architect and his Consultants for the Owner, that were used or installed in the project. 
     A.Cost of the work
     B.Extra cost
     C.Construction cost 
    D.Basic cost
    A
  99. A type of specification stipulating the use of specific product/s or processes without provision for substitution.
    • A.Reference  
    •  B.Descriptive
    •  C.Performance
    •  D.Closed Discuss this Quest
    • D
  100. Hich should be avoided in specifications writing? 
     A.Long sentences
     B.Simple declarative sentences   
    C.Ambiguous sentences 
    D.Plain words/terms
    C
  101. Which of the following is the best example in specification writing? 

     A.Contractor shall lay brickwork in stretcher bond. 
    B.Brickwork shall be laid in stretcher bond.
     C.Lay brickwork in stretcher bond.
     D.Using stretcher bond, contractor shall lay brickwork
    B
  102. The Project Construction Cost referred to in the compensation of the Architect for his Regular Design Fee means the cost of the completed structure which include one of the following:

    A.Grottos
    B.Movable pieces of furniture
     C.Swimming pool   
    D.Communications andelectronic system
    D
  103. Which combination of types of specifications is impossible?

    A.Closed and brand name 
     B.Open and closed 
    C.Performance and descriptive 
    D.Descriptive and reference Discuss this Question
    B
  104. What is the role of the project Manager during the Pre-Construction phase of the project?  




    A.
  105. Which of the following describes the percentage of project cost compensation method for architect’s services?  




    D.
  106. In a typical owner-architect agreement, which of the following is NOT part of project construction cost?  




    B.
  107. What official body formulates rules and regulations relating to signing / sealing of drawings, specifications and other documents registered by the architect? 

     A.United Architects of the Philippines 
    B.Commission on Higher Education 
    C.Board of Architecture
     D.Office of the Building Official
    C
  108. What do you call the study which determines the viability of a project, such as the cost of development which brings about a potential return to the owner?  




     D.Project development and evaluation
    A.
  109. In a typical owner-architect agreement, which of the following is generally NOT included? 

     A.Design and placement of signs 
    B.Ownership of documents 
    C.Labor contingencies 
    D.Arbitration
    C
  110. In a typical owner-architect agreement, which of the following is generally NOT included?  




    D.
  111. Under the Architect’s Code of Ethics with respect to responsibilities to his client , which of the following is unethical for the Architect to do?  

    A.Advices client on practicability of the project which may be questionable even if this causes the loss of the project to him   B.Considers the need of the client and effects of his work upon the life and wellbeing of the public C.Offers free preliminary sketches without the benefit of an agreement for legitimate compensation D.Ascertain the exact scope of services with corresponding professional charges
    C
  112. Under what phase of design services does the architect prepare complete construction drawings and specifications on materials/construction methods?  

    A.Schematic design B.Contract documents C.Construction D.Design development
    B
  113. What PD created the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) which regulates the practice of various professional in the Philippines? 

     A.PD 1096 B.PD 1185   C.PD 223 D.PD 1000
    C
  114. Under the Civil Code, under what condition can the Architect or Engineer be held liable for damages within fifteen years after project completion?  

    A.Due to violation of terms of contract   B.Structure collapse due to faulty construction C.Structure collapse due to defects in plans/specification D.Structure collapse due to defective materials
    C
  115. Who advocated the “Virtues of an Architect”, which has been the basis’s of UAP’s principles of the Architect’s Code of Ethical Conduct?  

    A.Louis Sullivan B.Le Corbusier C.Frank Lloyd Wright D.Marcus Vitruvius Pollio
    D
  116. What part of the Architect services is space/management studies?  

    A.Contract documents   B.Pre-design C.Design development D.Schematic design
    B
  117. Which of the ff. services is NOT performed by the Architect under the design-build service by administration?  

    A.Prepares schedule of work, construction program, construction estimate, bill of mat’ls, etc B.Keeps records and books of accounts   C.Ppoints construction superintendent, purchasing agent, timekeeper, property clerks, etc. D.Advances funding for payment of expenditures connected with work
    D
  118. Which of the following activities is NOT within the scope of project management?  

    A.Provides planning, programming, monitoring, advising activities on material costs/construction methods   B.Economic analysis/project feasibility C.Segments, supplements, compliments functions of Architects, Engineers, and Contractor’s D.Provides overall control of construction activities Discuss this Question
    B
  119. What additional training is required of an Architect for the renewal of his professional license? 

     A.Licensure Examination   B.Post-Graduate Studies C.Continuing Professional Education D.Development Seminars/Workshops
    C
  120. Which of the following services are expected from the architect serving as building/ground administrator?  

    A.Building maintenance B.Post-construction evaluation   C.Equipment maintenance D.Bidding of tenants for rentals/utilities
    D
  121. Which of the following is NOT within the scope of the practice of architecture?  

    A.City/public administration B.Environmental site analysis and design C.Feasibility studies, financing, progm’g, promotional studies   D.Building maintenance & administration
    A
  122. What is the general basis of the Architect’s minimum basic fee? 

     A.Architect’s professional standing in the community   B.Owner’s offer C.Type of structure D.Project construction cost
    D
  123. In a typical owner-architect agreement, which of the following is NOT part of architect’s professional fees?  

    A.Income taxes on professional fees B.Five sets of plans and contract documents C.Surveys and soil exploration D.Mechanical/electrical engineering
    A
  124. What part of Architect’s services is architectural programming  

    A.Schematic design B.Pre-design C.Design Development D.Contract Documents   Discuss this Question
    B
  125. What part of the Architect’s services is site selection and analysis?  

    A.Contract documents B.Schematic design C.Design development D.Pre-design
    D
  126. Which of the following does NOT constitute the post-construction services of the architect? 

     A.Real property evaluation
     B.Post-construction evaluation 
    C.Building/ground administration  D.Building/equipment maintenance
    A
  127. In the Architect’s Code of Ethics, to whom does the architect have responsibility to provide for arbitration as a method for settlement of disputes?

    A.Contractor   B.Public
     C.Manufacturers/dealers D.Client
    D
  128. One of the methods of compensation for architectural service is based on technical hours and expenses & made by adding all costs of technical services (man-hours time rate). A multiplier is used to take care of overhead & profit. This method, however, is applicable only to non-creative work & aspects of pre-design services & supervision work. What is this method called? 

     A.Per diem plus reimbursable expenses B.Professional fee plus expenses C.Mixed methods of compensation   D.Multiple of direct personal expenses
    D
  129. When were the 3 architectural organizations integrated into one association of architects called UAP?

    A.1972 B.1975 C.1976 D.1978
    B
  130. A method of compensation frequently used where there is a continuing relationship on a series of projects.: 


     A.Multiple of direct personnel expense   B.Percentage of construction cost C.Professional fee plus expenses D.Lump sum or fixed fee
    C
  131. When the design of the Architect is used again to build a sixth structure without amending the drawing and specifications, how much shall the Architect's fee be computed

      A.20% of basic fee   B.30% of basic fee C.40% of basic fee D.60% of basic fee
    C
  132. The multiplier applied in the multiple of direct personnel expense depends on the following except one:  

    A.Complexity of project office set-up B.Office set-up   C.Experience of the Architect D.Cost of transportation
    D
  133. Not included in the scope of services under Physical Planning.  

    A.Environmental studies B.Impact analysis C.Examination of laws, ordinances, rules and regulations D.Engineering dawings and specifications
    B
  134. Which work item is chargeable to the Owner and not included in the regular scope of services? 

     A.Miniature models of design studies B.Extra drafting of changes made by Owner C.Structural analysis   D.Electrical load calculation
    B
  135. What is the minimum basic fee for publishing plants with a project construction cost of P40M? 

     A.P 2.4 M B.P 2.8M C.P 3.2 M   D.P 3.6M
    B
  136. What is the minimum basic fee for public markets with a project construction cost of P50M. 

     A.P 2.5 M B.P 3M C.P 3.5 M D.P 4M
    B
  137. An activity where the Architect may be paid on a per diem basis plus out-of-pocket expenses such as travel, accommodations and subsistence, long-distance telephone calls, secretarial service. 

     A.Confer with prospective investors B.Data gathering C.Feasibility study D.Accounting
    A
  138. A method of compensation that is flexible, easy to apply and is related to the size and the type of the project.

    A.Multiple of direct personnel expense B.Percentage of construction cost C.Professional fee plus expenses D.Lump sum or fixed fee
    B
  139. The method of compensation should not have the following characteristic.  

    A.Fair to client and architect   B.Easy to understand C.Not create legal problems D.Focus client's attention to pric
    D
  140. Not included in the scope of services for Interior Design of a music studio commissioned to an Architect  

    A.Prepares electronic equipment specifications B.Prescribes interior finishes C.Prepares furniture schedule D.Assists negotiations with fabricators
    A
  141. How are projects classified in determining the basis for the Architect's Basic Fee? 

     A.Material specifications   B.Total floor area C.Degree of project complexity D.Structural components
    C
  142. A method of compensation that represents a risk situation to the Architect since his costs may exceed the agreed amount.  

    A.Multiple of direct personnel expense B.Percentage of construction cost   C.Professional fee plus expenses D.Lump sum or fixed fee
    D
  143. What is the minimum basic fee for public health centers with a project construction cost of P50M or less? 

     A.5% B.6% C.7% D.8%
    D
  144. When the Architect as Environmental Planner is commissioned to do town and regional planning or urban renewal projects, he performs the following except one:  

    A.Undertakes demographic analysis   B.Prepares concept development plans C.Identifies social behavior and interaction D.Undertakes environmental impact assessment
    D
  145. The multiple of personnel direct expense is applicable only to what type of work?.

      A.Research B.Creative work   C.Government projects D.Ocular site inspection
    A
  146. For a housing project exceeding 10 units, how much is the minimum fee chargeable for each additional unit, excluding the fees for the first 10 units?  

    A.20% of basic fee   B.30% of basic fee C.40% of basic fee D.60% of basic fee
    A
  147. Which component is not considered in the formulation of the Master Development Plan under the Comprehensive Planning Services?  

    A.Site Development B.Legal and Administrative   C.Economic D.Transport
    A
  148. )Not a criteria for computing the Architect's compensation.

      A.Talent and skill B.Experience C.Personal relations D.Effort and time available
    C
  149. Most expensive and time-consuming method of selecting the Architect.  

    A.Comparative selection   B.Design competition C.Mixed method D.Direct selection
    B
  150. A method of selection for an Architect most often used by an individual person undertaking a relatively small project

      A.Comparative selection B.Design competition   C.Bidding D.Direct selection
    D
  151. Which group classification belongs projects involving extensive detail such furniture design, built-in equipment, special fittings, screens, counters, interiors and other detailed parts of appurtenances of buildings or structures and landscaping designs?  

    A.Group 6 B.Group 7 C.Group 8 D.Group 9
    C
  152. Which is an unethical action with respect to the Architect's responsibility to his client?  

    A.Undertakes construction for a fixed contract sum under design-build service 
      B.Does not offer preliminary sketches without an agreement 
    C.Advises client to forego unviable project
     D.Guarantee any estimates or cost of the work
    D
  153. Duly notarized written contract or equivalent public instrument stipulating the scope of services and guaranteeing compensation of such services. 

     A.Service agreement
     B.General conditions 
      C.Surety
     D.Project manual
    A
  154. Approved form of security furnished by the Contractor and his Surety as a guarantee to the quality of the materials and equipment installed and the workmanship performed by the Contractor. 

     A.Payment Bond 
    B.Performance Bond  
     C.Guarantee Bond 
    D.Proposal Bond
    C
  155. Which of the following is a ground for suspension and revocation of Certificate of Registration, Professional Identification Card or the Special/Temporary Permit?  

    A.Signed plans prepared in his/her office by draftsmen
     B.Paid only the regular fees in securing Certificate of Registration   
    C.Aided in unauthorized practice 
    D.Undertook projects with service agreements
    C
  156. Which does not comply with the conditions for foreign nationals to secure temporary/special permits. 

     A.A citizen of a country where Filipino architects are permitted to practice 
    B.Legally qualified to practice in his country 
    C.Working with a Filipino counterpart 
    D.Many Filipino Architects have similar expertise and specialization
    A
  157. Who shall accredit Continuing Professional Development providers? 

     A.UAP 
    B.Board of Architecture 
    C.CHED 
    D.Schools of architecture
    B
  158. Not included in the scope of practice of Architecture.  

    A.Architectural designing  
     B.Structural designing 
    C.Site analysis 
    D.Quality surveys
    B
  159. This is beyond the specific functions of the Board of Architecture. 

     A.Enter into a Memorandum of Agreement with CHED 
    B.Hear and decide civil cases on violations of Architecture Act 
    C.Approve, issue, limit or cancel temporary permits 
    D.Adopt an official seal of the Board
    B
  160. What percentage of the Architect's Basic Fee is for the liability of the Architect under the Civil Code? 

     A.5%   B.10% C.15% D.20%
    B
  161. A method of compensation frequently used where there is a continuing relationship on a series of projects.: 

     A.Multiple of direct personnel expense   B.Percentage of construction cost C.Professional fee plus expenses D.Lump sum or fixed fee
    C
  162. What method of compensation is most suitable for compensating the Architect's services for the pre-design phase? 

     A.Multiple of direct personnel expense B.Lump sum or fixed fee C.Per-diem plus reimbursible expenses   D.Professional fee plus expenses
    A
  163. If portions of the buildings are erected at different periods of time, thus increasing the Architect's construction period and burden of services, the charges pertaining to services rendered shall be doubled. A suspension of construction for a period not exceeding ____ months shall not be covered by this provision. 

     A.3 months 
      B.4 months 
    C.6 months 
    D.6 months
    C
  164. Included under Part 1 of a three-part section specification format. 

     A.General Requirements 
    B.Mixes 
    C.Fabrication   
    D.Installation
    A
  165. Which is not true for Consulting Architect?  




    A.
  166. A Master's Degree in Architecture shall be credited how many months in the practical experience required of any person applying for examination?  

    A.6 months   B.12 months C.18 months D.24 months
    B
  167. The selection of a member of the Board of Architecture will commence with the submission of a list of five nominees submitted by whom? 

     A.PRC B.DPWH   C.UAP D.DECS
    C
  168. The government architect-of-record shall collect from the concerned national or local agency an incentive pay to cover the civil liabilities in the equivalent amount of ___% of the project cost of every project provided it shall not exceed ___% of his annual salary which shall be paid full completion of the project.  

    A.1% / 50%   B.1.5% / 50% C.1% / 80% D.1.5% / 80%
    B
  169. The Project Construction Cost referred to in the compensation of the Architect for his Regular Design Fee means the cost of the completed structure which include one of the following: 

     A.Grottos B.Movable pieces of furniture C.Swimming pool D.Communications and electronic system
    A
  170. This is not a reason for refusal of registration and removal of name from roster of architects.  




    B.
  171. A provision in the Architecture Act of 2004 pertaining to application of a foreign citizen taking the licensure examinations.

      A.Non-registered person B.Prohibition in practice C.Vested rights   D.Reciprocity requirements
    D
  172. Whichis included in the Architect's Professional Fee?  

    A.Fees for soil tests B.Fees for electronic system design C.Fees for topograhical surveys   D.Fees for mechanical systems design
    D
  173. )Which is a prohibition in the practice of Architecture?

      A.A person claiming architectural work without using the title "Architect" 

    B.A person enticing a registered architect to first execute a written contract   

    C.Solicitation of architectural work by registered architects 

    D.A government architect signing for architectural plans prepared under his supervision
    A
  174. What pre-design service involves investigating, identifying and documenting the needs of the client for use in the design of the project? 

     A.Economic Feasibility Studies B.Space Management Studies C.Architectural Programming D.Site Selection and Analysis.
    C
  175. What is the minimum basic fee for parking structures with a project construction cost of P40M?  

    A.P 2.4 M B.P 2.8M C.P 3.2 M   D.P 3.6M
    A
  176. Who could be disqualified to become a member of the Board of Architecture?

      A.A resident of the Philippines 
    B.A BS Architecture graduate of a recognized American university and passed the local board exam   
    C.An architectural practitioner for 5 years 
    D.Former faculty member resigned 5 years hence
    C
  177. In repetitive construction of building, what percent of the basic minimum fee is charged on succeeding structures after the third structure?  

    A.20%   B.30% C.40% D.60%
    C
  178. In repetitive construction of building, what percent of the basic minimum fee is charged on succeeding structures after the third structure? 

     A.20%   B.30% C.40% D.60%
    D
  179. Additional information on contract documents issued to bidders before date of bidding is: 

     A.Supplementary Documents   B.Bid Bulletin C.Instruction to Bidders D.Addemdum
    B
  180. A statement from the architect confirming the amount of money due the contractor for work accomplished is a:

      A.Certificate of Completion   B.Certificate of Payment C.Certificate of Approval D.Billing Statement
    B
  181. The min. basic fee of publishing plants w/ a project construction cost of 50 million & less is 

     A.6%   B.7% C.8% D.9%
    B
  182. Which of the following describes a bid bulletin?  

    A.Instruction on bid preparation and contract award B.Additional information issued prior to bidding date C.Procedural/administrative aspects of contract D.Type and trade names of materials
    B
  183. With a project construction cost of P50 Million & less, the min. basic fee of supermarkets is: 

     A.6%   B.7% C.8% D.12%
    B
  184. The fee of the architect for Design-Build Services by administration aside from his fee for the regular design services is 

     A.6% B.7% C.8% D.10%
    B
  185. Under Design Services, the minimum basic of fee of retail stores with project construction cost P 50 Million and less is  

    A.6% B.7% C.8% D.10%
    B
  186. )With a project construction of P50 million and less, the min. basic fee of public markets is:  

    A.6% B.7% C.8% D.12%
    A
  187. )Within how many days from the date a change is ordered shall any claim for adjustment involving questions of facts be asserted? 

     A.5 days B.10 days   C.15 days D.30 days
    C
  188. Comprehensive planning is one of the activities that fall under: 

     A.Construction services B.Design services   C.Specialized Allied services D.Post Construction services
    C
  189. )Preparation of shop drawing is the sole function of the: 

     A.Architect 
      B.Project Manager
     C.Full-time Supervisor
     D.Contractor
    D
  190. Which of the following does NOT constitute the post-construction services of the architect? 

     A.Post-construction evaluation   
    B.Building/ground administration
     C.Building/equipment maintenance
     D.Real property evaluation
    D
  191. The fee of the architect for designed-build services on a guaranteed maximum cost aside from his fee for regular design services is: 

     A.5% B.7%   C.10% D.12%
    C
  192. The minimum basic fee of parking structure with a project construction cost of 50 million and less is  

    A.6% B.7% C.8% D.10%
    A
  193. The list of instructions stipulating the manner on how bids are to be prepared and conditions for the award of contract is:

      A.Bid Bulletin   B.Bid Proposal C.Instruction to Bidders D.General Conditions
    C
  194. Under design services, the min. basic fee of laboratories w/ project construction cost of P50 million and less is  

    A.6%   B.7% C.8% D.10%
    C
  195. Compensation for services should be increased to a total of how many percent of the basic fee for alterations of existing structures belonging to groups 7 to 5? A.50%
    B.100% 
    C.150%
     D.200%
    C
  196. )Which of the following describes the lump sum or fixed fee method?
      A.Related to size and type of project
     B.Applies generally to government projects 
    C.Applicable only to pre-design services  
     D.Most commonly used in ASEAN
    B
  197. What is the responsibility of the architect during the contract document phase of his services?  

    A.Prepares documents for contracts letting/construction forms/abstract of bids 

    B.Prepares design documents/construction drawings & specifications

     C.Makes periodic site visits 

    D.Certifies work progress to owner
    B
  198. The minimum fee per appearance of an architect when rendering services as an expert shall be
    A.P200 
      B.P500 
    C.P750 
    D.P1000
    B
  199. Stipulation of the use of specific products or process without provision for substitution is a

    Stipulation of the use of specific products or process without provision for substitution is a  



    B.
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