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Test your Building Regulations Knowledge

Welcome to the HomeBond Test your building regulations knowledge. This short quiz will test your building regulations knowledge. It should only take 5 minutes to complete and see how well you know the regulations. The best of luck.

1 of 30 questions

The Building Control Act of what year is considered the primary legislation?

2 of 30 questions

How many Technical Guidance documents are there?

3 of 30 questions

When did the current TGD D come into effect?

4 of 30 questions

What is the minimum depth to the bottom of a standard strip foundation from ground level?

5 of 30 questions

What is the National Reference for Radon in houses?

6 of 30 questions

At what centres should bridging be provided when span is greater than 2.7m?

7 of 30 questions

What is the minimum bearing for lintels with spans less than 1.5m?

8 of 30 questions

For plywood and chipboard fixings should be a minimum of what penetration in to the support?

9 of 30 questions

What is the maximum overhang of a gable ladder before specialist design required?

10 of 30 questions

What is the typical minimum size of primary bearer for water cistern support in a truss roof?

11 of 30 questions

What is the desired service life in years for Preservative Pre Treatment for a wall plate?

12 of 30 questions

What minimum gap should be left at the edge of plywood and wall junction?

13 of 30 questions

Fire separation between a garage and the dwelling should be a minimum of?

14 of 30 questions

Which of the following is not a means of providing a cavity barrier?

15 of 30 questions

Which of the following is not a necessary component of a fire-fighting shaft installation?

16 of 30 questions

Which of the following is not deemed a relevant boundary by Technical Guidance Document B for the purposes of compliance with Regulation B4?

17 of 30 questions

The minimum step up from a garage directly in to a dwelling is?

18 of 30 questions

The maximum total unprotected area of a small residential building within 1m of a boundary is?

19 of 30 questions

HomeBond allows the construction of conventional masonry chimneys in a timber frame party wall?

20 of 30 questions

What thickness of no-combustible board is required in a soffit box?

21 of 30 questions

What is the minimum projection of a hearth from the front face of the chimney breast?

22 of 30 questions

The extract ventilation for a bathroom is?

23 of 30 questions

What is maximum elemental U-Value of a pitched roof under TGD L 2011?

24 of 30 questions

External doors, windows & roof lights should have a maximum U-value of?

25 of 30 questions

Biomass boilers should have a minimum efficiency of?

26 of 30 questions

How long is a BER valid for if no changes are made to the structure?

27 of 30 questions

Independent Time & Independent Temperature Zone Controls are required in Dwellings greater than?

28 of 30 questions

Where a pipe does not meet the minimum cover requirements as stated in Table 8 of TGD H what is the minimum cover of concrete encasement?

29 of 30 questions

Rainfall designs should cater for a rainfall intensity of what?

30 of 30 questions

What is the minimum clear space to be provided at the bottom of a domestic stairs?

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