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Here are minor corrections to the Ultimate Whole Enchilada;

Study Guide

  • Page 67 – Post Office is listed under Institutional Group I. Change Post Office to Prisons.
  • Page 99 – c. Stairs. Maximum depth of stair treads is 11″. Change to Minimum depth of stair treads is 11″.
  • Page 209 – Under OSHPD. Remove item ii. Division of the State Architect. The Guide to Title 24 published by the California Building Standards Commission incorrectly lists the Division of the State Architect as providing accessibility plan check for OSHPD project. OSHPD provides accessibility plan check.
  • Page 291 – Commentary on AIA 210 – General Conditions is listed. It should read AIA 201.

3 Project Scenarios Guide

Project Scenario #1 

  • Question 23 – D should read 2 & 4. This is the correct answer.
  • Question 33 – should read “After reviewing an Application for Payment from the Contractor which included lien releases, you believe some work on the application does not match what has been completed in the field. The Contractor disagrees with you and insists that he should be paid. What should you do?”
  • Question 35 – should read “Five years after Substantial Completion, the Owner notices some veneer beginning to crack and chip away on one of the columns supporting the entry portico on the secondary entry. After an intensive inspection by a structural engineer, it is discovered that the interior column supports that were installed, were undersized and deviated from the correct size indicated on the Contract Documents. What recourse does the Owner have in this situation?”
  • Answer 20 – C. should read 2 & 4.
  • Answer 23 – A. should read 2 & 4.
  • Answer 26 – Letter “D” is the correct letter with 2 & 4 as the correct answer. Also eliminate last line of answer, “Since this could result…..”
  • Answer 33 – Answer should read C. 2 & 4.

Project Scenario #2

  • Question 19 – Answer should be A. Description is correct as listed.
  • Question 31 – Question choice D should be “2 only”. Answer D is correct but “2 only” is the correct (instead of 1 only).
  • Answer 19 – Letter “A” is the correct letter. Description correct as listed.
  • Answer 31 – should read D. 2, description as listed.

Project Scenario #3

  • Scope of Project should read 45,545 instead of 157,000 s.f.
  • Question 13 – C. should read 1, 2, & 4.
  • Answer 13 – should read C. 1, 2, & 4.
  • Answer 20 – should read B. 1, 2, & 3.

125 Multiple Choice Q&A Guide

  • Question #3 – Letter “C” is the correct letter.
  • Question #8 – Answer should be C.
  • Question #11 – Answer should be B.
  • Question #51 – Letter “A” missing from answer.
  • Question #52 – Letter “D” is the correct answer.
  • Question #65 – Letter “C” is missing from answer.
  • Question #70 – Letter “B” is the correct letter.
  • Question #72 – Letter “B” is the correct letter.

 

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