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ADA - Common ADA Error and Omissions in New Constructions and Alterations


Quiz Questions

1.Parking spaces and access aisles shall be level with surface slopes not exceeding 1:50 (2%) in all directions.
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2. If ramps change direction at landing, the minimum landing size shall be 60 inches by 60 inches.
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False
3.If handrails on stairs are not continuous, they shall extend at least 12 inches beyond the top riser and at least 12 inches plus the width of one thread beyond the bottom riser.
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False
4.Door handles, pulls, latches, locks and other operating devices on accessible doors shall have a shape that is easy to grasp with one hand and does not require tight grasping, tight pinching, or twisting of the wrist to operate. Lever-operated mechanism, and U-shaped handles are acceptable designs.
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False
5.In food service queuing area, the minimum clear width of an accessible route shall be at least 36 inches except at doors.
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6.Any part of an accessible route with a slope greater than 1:20 shall be considered a ramp and shall comply with section 4.8.
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False
7.Objects that protrude into circulation paths from the side or from the posts can result, People who are blind or who have low vision to be seriously injured when they cannot detect an object by using the sweep of their cane.
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8.Objects that overhang circulation paths and do not provide clear headroom can result, People who are blind or who have low vision to be seriously injured when they cannot detect an object by using the sweep of their cane.
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9.Head Room- Walks, halls, corridors, passageways, aisles, or other circulation spaces shall have ____________ minimum clear head room.
40 inches
80 inches
120 inches
10.People who are deaf have no way of knowing that a building emergency has been declared while others who can hear are alerted by the audible alarm. This is especially true of toilet rooms, and study carrel areas where occupants cannot observe others leaving the facility.

The requirement for the above would be: 4.1.3(14) If emergency warning systems are provided, then they shall include both audible alarms and visual alarms complying with 4.28. Sleeping accommodations required to comply with 9.3 shall have an alarm system complying with 4.28. Emergency warning systems in medical care facilities may be modified to suit standard health care alarm design practice.

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11.People who are deaf or hard of hearing and who also need to use a guest room with accessible features have no accommodation.

The requirement for the above would be 9.2.2 (8) Sleeping room accommodations for persons with hearing impairments required by 9.1 and complying with 9.3 shall be provided in the accessible room or suite.

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