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Design, Guidelines & Standards for Historic Districts


Quiz Questions

1.Guidelines are statements that indicate preference or principles indicated by descriptive statements including "should", "is encouraged", "is desired" and "may".
True
False
2. Standards are indicated by language that is unequivocal and that prescribe minimum acceptable limits. Statements such as "shall", "is required" and "must" are standards.
True
False
3.In Page 9 the figure represents
process for implementing guidelines & standards in historic districts.
process for implementing guidelines in historic districts.
process for implementing standards in historic districts.
4.

In page 13, it says the history of the Arroyo Grande valley is firmly rooted in the natural resources that abound in the area and the first inhabitants were the ________.

Obispeno Chumash
Juan Cabrillo
None
5.Pages 17 – 19 have many pictures which indicate the________
Residential structures
Commercial structures
Architectural styles that include both residential and commercial buildings
6.VRD stands for_______
Village Residential Districts
Village Residential Divisions
7. The guidelines and standards given in pages 26-28 talk about the__________.
VRD
VCD
8.Sign (externally illuminated): A Sign that does use an artificial light source behind its face to make the message readable.
True
False
9.Pages 33-35 talk about signs, awnings and rear entries.
True
False
10.A material used as the outside wall enclosure of a building is called _________.
Cladding
Cornice