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Sample Test Questions

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1. What is the minimum thickness of a concrete slab in a basement?

a. 4 inches

b. 3 inches

      c. 3 1/2 inches

d. 5 inches

2. Notches in joists, beams and rafters shall not exceed what what fraction of the member?

a. 1/2

b. 1/8

c. 3/8

d. 1/6

3. Anchor bolts must be embedded ____ into concrete or grouted cells of concrete masonry units.

a. 3"

b. 5"

c. 6"

d. 7"

4. What is the distance that a pull box for a manual fire alarm must be from an exit?

a. 5'

b. 7'

c. 8'

d. 10'

5. How many days does a building inspector have to act on a permit application?

a. 60

b. 30

c. 90

d. 120

Answer Key

1. c

2. d

3. d

4. a

5. b