Creating Your Firm's Design Standards and Quality Assurance Program

Presentation Date:
Thursday, October 18, 2012

Exam for Continuing Education Units

1 AIA CES accredited LU available for attendees

You must get 8 of 10 questions correct to pass the exam. You may retake the exam if necessary. You will be notified whether you passed or failed automatically after taking the exam. Upon passing the exam, you will be able to download the completion certificate immediately.


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Question 1 *

Which Quality Assurance issue results in over 50% of the change orders (errors and omissions) in construction documents?

Not enough time to complete designs
Unqualified engineers doing the design
Mis-coordination between architects and engineers
Client demands

Question 2 *

Which component is part of Design Standards?

Symbols and Notes
Equipment Schedules
All of the above

Question 3 *

True or False: Interdisciplinary Coordination (Level 2) QA Checking is a technical review.


Question 4 *

Which of the following is NOT a method of documenting QA reviews?

Drawing Markups
Verbal discussion of errors
Spreadsheet of comments

Question 5 *

True or False: Quality Assurance Reviews should be scheduled into the over all project schedule.


Question 6 *

Quality Assurance Reviews...

Save Time
Save Money
Make designs safe
All of the above

Question 7 *

Which of the following is not a Quality Assurance feedback source?

Construction Teams

Question 8 *

True or False: Quality Assurance Costs should be part of a project budget.


Question 9 *

A level 1 technical QA review should be performed by a:

Senior Engineer
Junior Engineer

Question 10 *

True or False: Continuous Improvement is a goal of the QA process.


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