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Massachusetts-Roofing Contractor Online Practice Test

These are actual questions from our online practice test.

We have included a question from each chapter of the test. Every question will be multiple choice. The answers are not included with the sample.

Sample Questions

# Chapter Title Question
1 Roofing, Shakes, Flashing, Shingles, Tar, Roof Coverings, Galvanized and Steel Corrugated steel can be placed over ___________.
2 Roofing, Composition Shingles, Metal Roofing, Drainage Slope and Asphalt

The slope to drain towards downspots should be at least _________ inch per linar foot of gutter run.

3 Roofing, Eaves, Gables, Asphalt Shingles, Rafters and Membrane What is the distance fron the lower edge of a top shingle to the upper edge of the shingle in the course below it?
4 Roofing, Aluminum, Roofing Panels, Galvalume, Galfan, Hips, Valleys and Seams What type of metal used for roofs is even more durable than aluminum?
5 Framing, Roofing and Siding Vinyl siding consists of two layers, the top layer or cap stock and a second layer known as the ___________.
6 Steel Framing

 A _____________  is one of the horizontal supporting members that run between foundations, walls, or beams to support a ceiling or floor. They may be made of woodengineered woodsteel, or concrete. Typically it has the cross section of a plank, while a beam is bigger than a joist. Joists are often supported by beams laid out in repetitive patterns.

7 Joists and Exposed Beams One of the horizontal supporting members that run from wall to wall, wall to beam, or beam to beam to support a ceiling, roof, or floor is referred to as a ______________________.
8 Joists and Girders


9 Tile Roofing

Roof tiles are designed mainly to keep out _____________, and are traditionally made from locally available materials such as terracotta or slate. Modern materials such as concrete and plastic are also used and some clay tiles have a waterproof glaze

10 Slate Roofing

Synthetic slate is engineered to last longer than authentic slate (at least 40 to ____________ years). It’s also low maintenance, stands up to harsh weather and is highly fire resistant. Green homeowners appreciate the sustainable design of composite slate. Made from recycled products, the tiles are also fully recyclable when it’s time to replace damaged pieces—or install an entirely new roof!

11 Metal Flashing Installation and Metal Roofing What is one of the positive features of a metal roof?
12 Rain Gutters, Downspout Installation and Duct Work Installation What are objects called that are the same on both sides of the centerline?
13 Thermal and Moisture Protection Which material has the best moisture protection?
14 Elastomeric Roofing

What precedures are necessary to prepare the roof for the Coating process?

15 Rules of Construction, General Safety, Health Provisions and Fire Extinguishers

The minimum perpendicular clearance from the exposed ladder and an obstraction behind the ladder must be at least __________ inches.

16 Employees, Contractors, Insurance and Safety Upon request by the prime contractor, the subcontractor is responsible for submitting faithful ____________.
17 Asbestos, Code of Federal Regulations, Title 29, Part 1926, Safety and Training As part of the safety training process, contractors' supervisors are required to conduct "toolbox" and "tailgate" safety meeting. How often must these be held?
18 Basic Bid Preparation and Estimating The notice to owner contained in a contract, informs the customer of _________________.
19 Basic Blueprint Reading During site preparation, _____________ are maintained so there is no interruption in their functional activities.
20 Mathematics, Calculations and Formulas

In a square all the sides are equal in length and all the angles are equal to 90 degree. The diagonals of a square are equal to each other.


21 NRCA Roofing Manuals

NRCA Phone  1-800-952-0910. Check the testing unit and make sure you study thier manuals, before taking your trade test.

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