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Minnesota-Residential Remodeling 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 Excavating, Drainage, Compaction and Trenching

When pipe-trench soil is hardpan, or unyielding in general, the trench should be over excavated approximately ___ more inches.

2 Excavating, Grading, Compaction, Soils and Surveying General landfill is considered to be what % of compaction?
3 Excavating Worksite, Pipes, Trenching, Plumbing, Valves, Water Heaters, Coatings and Control Corrosion What are the categories of pipe breakage?
4 Plumbing, PSI, Water Pressure, Water Flow and Drain Lines

 Pipe A fills the pool in 8 hours, pipe B fills the pool in 12 hours. If pipe A runs for 90 minutes, then pipe B is turned on , how long will it take to fill the pool?

5 Concrete, Mixtures, Strength, Pressure, Asphalt Paving Sub-surfaces, Hot-Mix Paving and Drainage

What is the purpose of a Tack Coat?

6 Concrete, Foundations, Concrete Formwork and Shotcrete How can shotcrete materials be batched?
7 Concrete, Unbonded Post-Tensioned and Mathematics

Moisture infiltration in unbonded post-tensioned cables can occur from numerous sources including initial construction, ground water, roof leakage, and poor quality grout pockets.

8 Structural, Reinforcing Steel, Rebar and Ties Metal decking for installation of roofing materials, or for concrete floor slab forms, must be calculated with allowances for _____________.
9 Joists and Girders


10 Rough Carpentry and Framing

_____________________ Is a layer of boards or of other wood or fiber materials applied to the outer studs, joists, and rafters of a building to strengthen the structure and serve as a base for an exterior weatherproof cladding.

11 Finish Carpentry (Part 1) What is the name of the horizontal portion of a step?
12 Finish Carpentry (Part 2) What is minimum ceiling height for a room that is habitable?
13 Insulation and Vapor Barriers Technically, any air-based insulation material cannot exceed an R-value of R-5.5/in. because _____________.
14 Drywall, Painting and Safety Notice of employee's rights and laws regarding employment compensation must be ________________.
15 Aluminum, Roofing Panels, Galvalume, Galfan, Hips, Valleys and Seams How many inches should be to the weather on a 4 ply roof?
16 Roofing, Shakes, Flashing, Shingles, Tar, Roof Coverings, Galvanized and Steel Roll roofing is mostly used on _______________.
17 Roofing, Composition Shingles, Metal Roofing, Drainage Slope and Asphalt What is the medium pitch in inches for a cold process roof per foot?
18 Masonry, Reinforcing Steel Bars, Walls, Mortar, Concrete, Masonry, Water Drains and Prisms How many degrees should the ends of wall ties be bent to angles with an extension no less than 2 inches long?
19 Electrical Low Voltage Transmission Lines

What is necessary to protect electrical control systems from lightning striking the ground?

20 Initiating Devices, Smoke, Heat, Fire Alarm Systems and Fire Extinguishers On a jobsite, you have to have a fire extinguisher for safety purpose within:
21 Manufactured Housing (Part 1) Earthwork material over ______ cu. yds. excavated and hauled out, or hauled in as fill, requires a permit.
22 Manufactured Housing (Part 2) Matt purchased 100 faucets from the distrubutor at $29 each. From the store data, he is guaranteed to sell at least 80 faucets in the next three months. How much should he price the faucets for if he wants to make at least $3,870 profit from selling them?
23 OSHA Safety, Asbestos and Gopher Dig Alert

If an emergency notice must be given to the Gopher State One Call 800-252-1166 Dig Alert, the utility company will attempt to respond within _______.

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