Building CPD - Sustainable steel buildings quiz

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Please answer the following 5 multiple choice questions, then click 'submit' to check the result. The pass mark for a CPD certificate is 5 out of 5, and you may retake the quiz as many times as you wish. Please note that one, two, three or all of the possible answers presented for each question may be right, and to gain a mark for that question all correct answers must be identified.

Good luck

Building CPD - Sustainable steel buildings

What is the best method for carrying out product life cycle assessments on a construction project?

Cradle-to-gate
Cradle-to-grave
Gate-to-grave
Cradle-to-cradle

What is the optimum thickness of a concrete floor slab for providing thermal mass?

75-100mm
150-175mm
200-225mm
250mm

Why do steel frames typically contain less embodied carbon than concrete frames?

The high strength-to weight ratio of steel minimises frame weight
Steel frames can be erected quicker
Steel frame erection requires less construction equipment
Concrete requires reinforcement

Why are steel buildings often highly flexible for end users?

They are usually in city centre locations
Long spans means floor plates can be divided by movable partitions
They have more windows than buildings using other framing materials
They include more building services

Which of the following is NOT a benefit of off-site manufacturing?

Faster
Leaner
Safer
Stronger