Building Construction Paper 2,Nov/Dec. 2011  
Questions:   1 2 3 4 5   Main
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Question 2

(a)        Sketch in elevation the following types of door:
            (i)         three-panelled;
            (ii)        flush;
            (iii)       ledged, braced and battened.

(b)        State one function of each of the following as used in paint work:
            (i)         pigment;
            (ii)        drier;
            (iii)       vehicle.

(c)        List three types of stair.


Few candidates were able to:

  1. sketch the given types of door correctly;
  2. list the types of stair.


However, they were unable to state the function of components of paint.

The expected response to question 2 is given below:


(i)Paneled door                           (ii)        Flush door


(iii)       Ledged and braced door.

2(b)      One function of each of the following components of paint:

            (i)         Pigment:           It gives colour to the paint
            (ii)        Drier:               It controls the speed of drying of the paint
            (iii)       Vehicle:           It makes the paint workable

2(c)      Three types of stair:
            (1)        Straight flight stair;
            (2)        Dog leg or half turn stair;
            (3)        Open well stair;
            (4)        Quarter turn stair;
            (5)        Spiral stair;
            (6)        Elliptical stair.


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