Daily Quiz (45)


The Construction Industry Research and Information Association (United Kingdom) has recently launched new guidance on:


Global design and consultant organization Arcadis recently released its International Construction Cost Index, which covers 100 of the world’s largest cities for cost comparison across 20 building functions. Which city was reportedly the most expensive for construction?


The New York legislature recently passed a bill that is designed to promote the use of which of the following types of material for state construction projects:


Regarding the recent replacement of the Ibis Bridge in Florida, what were the rebars made of?


When is exterior work at the $1.1 billion Minneapolis’ U.S. Bank Stadium rehabilitation project expected to wrap up?


Reported to be the longest pedestrian bridge in the world, how long does the infrastructure recently completed by the Institute for Research and Technological Development for Construction, Energy, Environment and Sustainability span?


American multinational technology company Apple recently announced a five-year expansion plan, which is estimated to cost $___ billion.


On May 20, the National Association of Home Builders hosted the first-ever:


Researchers from what two universities recently converted construction waste into an eco-friendly concrete 3D printing material?


The St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital has recently announced plans for an overhaul of its Memphis, Tennessee location. The project involves various renovations, new construction and capital investments and is projected to cost:


What is slated to be the nation’s first large-scale offshore windfarm?


Recently, Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto issued an Executive Order to create what type of city-led policy for buildings?


In April, USDOT Secretary Pete Buttigieg received a request to waive what state law for the $11.6 billion Hudson River Tunnel construction project?


According to an analysis of a survey from the Associated General Contractors of America, how much of the nation’s metro areas saw construction employment witnessed a decrease, year-over-year from January?


The National Association of Women in Construction has more than ___ chapters across the country.


According to large scale space construction company Orbital Assembly, construction on the world’s first-ever space hotel is expected to launch sometime in:


The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration has announced the dates for this year’s National Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction. The eighth annual event is slated to take place:


In March, Nashville councilmembers introduced a bill that aims to raise the standards and oversight for what types of construction projects?


Last month, Rep. Bryan Slaton (R-Texas) presented a house bill pushing for the relaunch of construction on what recently paused infrastructure project?


True or false: Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, construction costs declined in the majority of cities from October 2019 to October 2020.


According to an analysis from the Associated General Contractors of America, construction spending in December 2020 was ___% higher than in December 2019.


True or false: Last year, crews in Shanghai’s eastern Huangpu district “walked” an historic school building to avoid demolition.


In November, the San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors unanimously passed a new city ordinance, banning the use of what in all new residential and commercial building construction projects?


Bjarke Ingels Group recently partnered with ICON, a construction technology developer, and SEArch+, to begin designing a sustainable habitat for where?


What university recently claimed to have developed sensors that could safely speed up construction project timelines by determining concrete strength onsite in real time?


A team of researchers from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Carnegie Mellon University’s School of Architecture, CEE and CS/Machine Learning departments are currently working to establish this first-ever type of institute:


What entity regulates all types of construction except detached one- and two-family dwellings and townhouses not more than three stories high?


Skeletons of this animal recently caused repeated construction pauses at the new Santa Lucia airport in New Mexico.


True or false: OSHA has stated that where the definition of a Construction Industry versus a General Industry confined space is unclear, compliance with the Construction Industry confined space standard will also be considered to be compliance with the General Industry confined space standard.


True or false: A German environmental assessment methodology for new construction was adapted this year for use in the United States.


True or false: “By 2020 transparency will have permeated the world of building products,” says an article in PaintSquare Press.


True of false: The steel used in the overhead canopy of the Banc of California Stadium for major league soccer was coated with a zinc/epoxy/polyurethane system in the shop to achieve speed and efficiency.


What was the top state for LEED certification in 2018, according to the U.S. Green Building Council?


True or false: In the construction of transmission towers, one of the durability-enhancing measures on structures for severe environments is to increase the film build of the zinc/iron and pure zinc layers during galvanizing and one method to reliably achieve this is by abrasive blasting the steel before galvanizing, says a JPCL author.


In what city is an $8.5 billion airport expansion taking place?


What organization offers a “streamlined process for pre-approving prefabricated modular classroom models that meet a criteria rating system for healthy, high-performance schools"?


True or false: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has indicated that male construction industry workers are the least likely to commit suicide among all industries.


True or false: The US Green Building Council developed SmartSite, a leading construction site performance tool.


True or false: Exposed structural steel in San Diego and Los Angeles airport construction projects completed in 2013 was coated with zinc-rich/epoxy/fluoropolymer coating systems.


True or false: A hot work permit must be acquired from OSHA to conduct work in confined spaces when the temperature in the space is or is anticipated to exceed 100 degrees Fahrenheit.


True or false: “International Orange” is the official name for the color of paint used on the Golden Gate Bridge.


True or false: Rubber replica templates from the Portland Cement Association can be used to judge the degree of profile on concrete substrates after surface preparation.


A new guide from SSPC published at the end of 2016 deals with what topic?


What recent development in construction makes UV resistance of interior floor coatings desirable?


Construction recently began on a building that is being called the "greenest" commercial building on the planet. This project is under way in which of the following cities?


 
 
   

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