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What is the most common spacing of floor joists?
In platform construction the wall studs extend from the:
soleplate to the top plate
What is the name of the full-length stud that a jack stud is fastened to?
To stiffen floor construction, a builder should:
use proper bridging
Where practical, an I-beam can be replaced in residential construction by:
a load bearing wall
Recommended installation of sheet subflooring over joists is:
perpendicular to joists
Which of the following may be used as sub-flooring?
In balloon framing, the second floor joists rest on:
Position of the ceiling joists should be coordinated with:
Ceiling joists usually:
run across the narrow span of the building
A ledger is:
a strip for joists to rest on
Joists resting on beams or girders must overlap a minimum of how many inches, if they don't run continuously?
Based on the relationship of length to overhang for a balcony, cantilevered joists should extend inward:
twice as far as they overhang
If joists are to be framed flush with the top of a wood girder, it is best to use:
The bottom horizontal member of a wall frame in platform construction is called a:
The horizontal member located at the top of a wall frame is called:
Bridging is used to provide:
rigidity and strength to floor joists
Walls running parallel to the floor joists require that the floor joists be:
Typically there is a double plate on the wall frame over:
(C) fireplace openings
When should bridging be installed?
the top of the bridging is nailed before, and the bottom is nailed after the subfloor is nailed
Joists should not be notched:
within the middle 1/3 rd of the span
In platform construction, any vertical part of the frame which is cut less than full length is a:
jack, trimmer or cripple
The best type of nail to attach a 4 x 8 sheet of exterior plywood above grade is:
The material placed between the sill plate and the top of the foundation wall is called:
A sill plate, in standard construction, is usually spaced back from the edge of the foundation wall:
width of sheathing
A saddle is used:
between the roof and chimney
A cricket is used:
between the roof and a chimney
When nailing a trimmer in place how far apart are the nails?
The ridge board is the horizontal member at the peak of the roof:
to which rafter ends are attached
In lumber classification, Firsts and seconds (FAS) is best described as:
boards with few knots or irregularities
Bracing which prevents joists from moving side to side is called:
Where do you install bracing when installing trusses?
near the top of the trusses and on the top of the bottom chords
What is used over door/window openings to transfer superimposed loads to vertical members?
Studs (2x4) carrying ceiling and roof loads only, may be spaced a maximum of:
24 inches on center
When floors require bridging, use one row of 1 x 3 wood or metal bracing for each _____ of span.
When framing walls, corner bracing may be:
1 x 4 wood let in
(B) metal wind bracing
In walls, studs and posts must act as:
When using staples to install 3/8" sheathing, what is the minimum length staple to be used?
A vertical framing member that extends from the soleplate to the header is called:
(B) cripple stud
(C) jack stud
The double top plate on a wall is needed to:
connect the walls together
Which of the following statements about scarf joints is true?
all of these statements are correct
To secure studs to either the top or bottom plates, how many nails are used?
two 16 D
Roof trusses should be secured to the walls with
metal tie down straps
Diagonal bracing (corner or wind) is normally installed at a ______ degree angle.
Rafters and floor joists should be installed with the:
In residential construction the most commonly used truss is:
W or Fink
The maximum size hole that may be bored into a 12" floor joist is:
The main reason contractors use pre-built trusses
pre-built or manufactured trusses are more uniform and designed to meet code
A bird's mouth is:
the notch cut on the underside of a rafter to fit the top plate
Boards that are shaped to form a tongue-and-groove joint at the edge are called?
Braced, balloon, post and beam, and platform refer to the four basic kinds of:
Deflection could be defined as:
Doubling the depth of a girder means it can support how many times the weight it could otherwise?
Floor joists should support the weight of the floor between the:
sills and girders
Floor joists are selected mainly on the basis of:
strength and stiffness
For nailing ceiling joists to the top plate you should use at least:
three 8d nails
For a fire stop, you should not use:
19/32" particle board
Forces acting on timbers include:
(B) horizontal shear
(C) vertical shear
If the studs in a bearing wall are not acting as columns, then the wall should be capped with:
double top plates
Why are trusses more commonly used over conventional rafter framing?
because trusses are stronger over long spans
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