National Building Code of the Philippines Chapter 1 Quiz
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National Building Code of the Philippines Chapter 1 Quiz

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What is the purpose of the National Building Code of the Philippines?

To safeguard life, health, property, and public welfare

According to Section 103, which buildings and structures are exempt from the provisions of the Code?

Traditional indigenous family dwellings

What is the minimum purpose of the National Building Code in relation to structures constructed before its approval?

To apply only to portions to be altered, added, converted or repaired

Which section of the Code discusses the application to public and private buildings and structures?

<p>Section 103: Scope and Application (a)</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is NOT included in the scope of the National Building Code according to Section 103?

<p>Demolition of buildings</p> Signup and view all the answers

What does the National Building Code aim to regulate according to Section 102?

<p>Occupancy and maintenance of buildings</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the responsibility of the Secretary of Public Works, Transportation and Communications?

<p>Constitute a professional staff of architects and engineers</p> Signup and view all the answers

What type of facilities should observe adequate environmental safeguards according to the code?

<p>Manufacturing facilities</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the requirement for buildings intended for human habitation or abode with regard to their distance from streams or bodies of water?

<p>Should be at a safe distance from streams or bodies of water</p> Signup and view all the answers

What are the general conditions that buildings and structures must conform to according to the code?

<p>Safe construction and suitable for the purpose</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the responsibility of the Secretary regarding policies, plans, standards, and guidelines?

<p>Create and formulate policies, plans, standards, and guidelines</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the requirement for buildings intended for use as human habitation with regard to a volcano or volcanic site?

<p>Should be at a safe distance from a volcano or volcanic site</p> Signup and view all the answers

Who is responsible for imposing penalties for administrative violations of the code?

<p>The Secretary of Public Works, Transportation, and Communications</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the requirement for buildings intended for human habitation with regard to sources of air considered to be polluted?

<p>Should be at a safe distance from polluted air sources</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the primary purpose of Section 105 on Site Requirements?

<p>Ensure safe and hygienic building sites</p> Signup and view all the answers

What are the required conditions for buildings intended for use as human habitation with regard to potential sources of fire or explosion?

<p>Should be at a safe distance from potential sources of fire or explosion</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the official title of the National Building Code of the Philippines?

<p>National Building Code of the Philippines</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the policy objective of the National Building Code according to Section 102?

<p>To safeguard life, health, property, and public welfare</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which buildings and structures are exempt from the provisions of the National Building Code according to Section 103(a)?

<p>Traditional indigenous family dwellings</p> Signup and view all the answers

When does the National Building Code apply to buildings constructed before its approval?

<p>It applies only when significant repairs are made</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the primary purpose of the National Building Code according to the text?

<p>To provide minimum standards and requirements for buildings and structures</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the primary responsibility of the Secretary of Public Works, Transportation and Communications under the National Building Code?

<p>Formulating policies and guidelines for building design and construction</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the requirement for buildings intended for human habitation with regard to their distance from streams or bodies of water?

<p>They must be located within a safe distance from streams or bodies of water</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the responsibility of the technical staff under the National Building Code?

<p>Providing technical expertise in building design and construction</p> Signup and view all the answers

What are the required conditions for buildings intended for the manufacture and/or production of any kind of article or product?

<p>Observe adequate environmental safeguards</p> Signup and view all the answers

What type of facilities should observe adequate environmental safeguards according to the National Building Code?

<p>Buildings intended for manufacturing or production</p> Signup and view all the answers

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