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(B3) Building Plans Examiner Practice Quiz

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(B3) Building Plans Examiner Practice Quiz

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Fire walls used to separate Group A occupancies within a building of Type V construction shall have a fire-resistance rating of ____ hour(s).

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The exterior wall of a Group A occupancy building shall have a fire-resistance rating of no less than ___ hour(s) when located less than 5 feet from an interior lot line.

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A fire door shall be rated for a minimum of ___ minutes when located within a 3 hour exterior wall assembly.

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What is the maximum allowable span for a 2-2 x 10 header within an exterior bearing wall of conventional light-frame construction supporting a roof and ceiling only having a building width of 20 feet with a ground snow load of 30 psf?

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Incidental uses within a building shall be limited to ___ percent of the building area of the story in which they are located.

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Glazing located in a wall facing a shower enclosure is considered to be in a hazardous location when the bottom edge of the glazing is less than ___ inches above the standing surface.

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A building that has an occupied floor located more than ___ feet above the lowest level of fire department vehicle access shall be defined as a High-Rise Building.

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A retail building classified as a Group M occupancy shall not have the area of the building be limited in size when the building is no more than ____ stories in height above grade plane, fully equipped throughout with an automatic sprinkler system, and surrounded by yards no less than ___ feet in width.

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A stairway used as a means of egress shall have a capacity of _____ inches in width when serving an occupant load of 200.

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What is the maximum number of stories allowed for a Library building of Type VA construction equipped throughout with an automatic sprinkler system.

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