Sample RBQ Exam Questions
Administration of a construction company
For some works, you practice a billing policy based on the following data:
The salary is set at $20.00/hour.
Social benefits, employer contributions before the Commission for Standards, Equity, Health and Safety at Work (CNESST) and various payroll taxes are $5.00/hour.
The cost for the CNESST is $5.50/$100 of salary.
The desired profit is 15%.
At what hourly rate will you have to bill your customers? (Round to nearest $1.00)
Correct answer: C
Safety Management on Construction Sites
According to the laws and regulations in force, who has the obligation to pay the injured worker's salary compensation during the first 14 days of absence?
A) The Commission for Standards, Equity, Health and Safety at Work (CNESST)
B) Labor Secretariat
C) Worker salary insurance
D) The employer
Correct answer :D
Example of a question in Project and Site Management
Which of the following actions are most appropriate for the construction of a single-storey single-family house (bungalow)?
Apply for a permit from the municipality
Have the plans approved by an engineer
Submit a call for tenders to the Québec Bids Office
Rent a tower crane
Provision of temporary electricity
Comply with the Regulation respecting the guarantee plan for new residential buildings (CQLR, c. B-1.1, r. 0.2)
A) 1, 5 and 6 only
B) 2, 3 and 4 only
C) 1, 3, 5 and 6 only
D) 1 to 6 (All)
Correct answer: A
Execution of Construction Works
Using the plan view on page 8 of Accompanying Booklet 1, knowing that the uprights are 140 mm (6 in) thick and that they are installed at centers of 400 mm (16 in), that the double thickness lintels are constructed using 38 mm x 235 mm (2 in x 10 in) material with a 38 mm (1½ in) sill on each side, how much lumber is needed to complete the erection of exterior walls?
A) 108 pieces, including frame posts and corner uprights 324 linear ft for sills and top plates 4 pieces of 3048 mm (10 ft) for lintels
B) 91 pieces, including frame posts and corner jambs 216 linear ft for sills and top plates 4 pieces of 3048 mm (10 ft) for lintels
C) 98 pieces, including frame posts and corner uprights 324 linear ft for sills and top plates 5 pieces of 2440 mm (8 ft) for lintels
D) 112 pieces, including frame posts and corner uprights 216 linear ft for sills and top plates 4 pieces of 3048 mm (10 ft) for lintels
Correct answer: A