Advanced Internet Course in Florida Building Code 7th Edition (2020) Changes

Quiz Question

1. What is the base code for the 2020 7th edition Florida Building Code?
2014 IBC
2015 IBC
2017 FBC
2018 IBC
2. What makes up the 2020 7th edition Florida Building Code?
2017 FBC
Amendments
Declaratory Statements
Legislative mandates
All of the above
3. What options does the local enforcement agency have to close an expired permit when no action is taken by the property owner or contractor?
The local enforcement agency can close the permit after 3 years from issuance if not apparent safety hazard exists.
The local enforcement agency can close the permit after 6 years from issuance if not apparent safety hazard exists.
The local enforcement agency can never close the permit.
The contractor must complete the permit.
4. In section 450.4 physical plan requirements for disaster preparedness of new nursing homes, the term "During and Immediately following" is defined as "A period of ___________ following the loss of normal support utilities to the facility that are necessary to support the health, safety and welfare of the residents and staff".
24 hours
48 hours
96 hours
7 days
5. Automatic closing doors actuated by smoke detectors are permitted in which locations?
Shaft enclosures
Fire walls
Fire barriers
All of the above
None of the above
6. Changes in requirement for attics in Group R buildings fire sprinklered with an NFPA 13R system require protection by which of the following?
Protected by an automatic sprinkler system.
Constructed using noncombustible materials.
Constructed using fire retardant treated wood.
A or B or C are approved protection methods.
None of the above are required protection methods.
7. A manual alarm is required for a Group A occupant load of more than __________persons above or below the lowest level of exist discharge.
1
50
100
300
8. Reroofing existing roofs shall be required to meet:
a: Minimum design slope requirement of one quarter unit vertical in 12 units horizontal in Section 1507
b: Must replace existing self-adhering modified bitumen underlayment and renail deck even if it can be verified or confirmed.
Both a and b
Neither a nor b
9. Structural design for wind shall be in accordance with __________.
NFPA 1-16
ASCE 7-16
ACI 318-14
ICC 400-17
10. The requirements for heavy timber construction are contained in_________.
a: Chapter 6
b: Chapter 23
Both a and b
Neither a nor b