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EDUCATION

EDEXCEL has produced a dummy examination on general construction.

Here are a couple of sample questions.

Twelve construction-related words are listed below. Five are the names of building types or building classifications as used in the UK construction industry to describe market sectors. The remaining are unrelated to a building type or classification. Click the five boxes that indicate a building type or building classification.

residential

groundworks

retail

substructure

drainage

roof

industrial

truss

superstructure

Complete the sentences below by typing in the missing word.

Town and country planning is the statutory framework that plans and controls our urban and city environment and the type and style of . and structures that can be built.

. . is what happens to buildings when they reach the end of their useable life.

Construction above the ground floor level is known as the . .

The use of personal protective equipment including hard hat, safety boots and a high . jacket is essential on all building sites.