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FAR EASTERN UNIVERSITY

Institute of Architecture and Fine Arts

ORIOLA, ROBERTA JOYCE D. HOMEWORK NO. 5


AR-508 ARCHIN, TROARCH, SCENCO, HHS

Q1: The angular elevation of a celestial body above the horizon.


A. Meridian B. Latitude C. Altitude
A1: C. ALTITUDE
SOURCE: A Visual Dictionary of Architecture by Francis D.K. Ching pg. 222

Q2: The angular distance north or south from the equator of a point on the earths surface, measured
in degrees along the meridian passing through the point.
A. Longitude B. Latitude C. Altitude
A2: B. LATITUDE
SOURCE: A Visual Dictionary of Architecture by Francis D.K. Ching pg. 222

Q3: The angular distance east or west on the earths surface, measured from the prime meridian at
Greenwich, England to the meridian of a given point.
A. Longitude B. Latitude C. Altitude
A3: A. LONGITUDE
SOURCE: A Visual Dictionary of Architecture by Francis D.K. Ching pg. 222

Q4: The placing of a building in relation to the path of the sun, either to maximize the amount of heat
gained from solar radiation during the coldest months, or to minimize the amount of heat gained in the
warmest months.
A. Solar House B. Solar Orientation C. Solar Collector
A4: B. SOLAR ORIENTATION
SOURCE: A Visual Dictionary of Architecture by Francis D.K. Ching pg. 222
Q5: Any of various exterior devices consisting of fixed horizontal or vertical fins angled to shield a
window from direct sunlight.
A5: SUNSHADE
SOURCE: A Visual Dictionary of Architecture by Francis D.K. Ching pg. 223

Q6: A solar-heating system using a buildings design and construction and the natural flow of heat to
collect, store, and distribute solar energy, with minimal use of fans or pumps.
A6: PASSIVE SOLAR-HEATING
SOURCE: A Visual Dictionary of Architecture by Francis D.K. Ching pg. 223

Q7: The processes by which living organisms interact with each other and with the physical and
chemical components of their surrounding environment.
A7: ECOLOGY
SOURCE: Ecology and Ecosystem Conservation by Oswald J. Schmitz pg.7

Q8: The result of the process leading to a pattern is the assembly of a natural economy. In ecology,
such a natural economy is formally called an _______.
A8: ECOSYSTEM
SOURCE: Ecology and Ecosystem Conservation by Oswald J. Schmitz pg.7

Q9: The biological variety at all levels of organization including genetic variety
within a species population, and species variety within an ecological community.
A9: BIODIVERSITY
SOURCE: Ecology and Ecosystem Conservation by Oswald J. Schmitz pg.153

Q10: The evolution, via natural selection, of organisms traits. These include everything
from physiological coping mechanisms to predator hunting tactics.
A10: ADAPTATION
SOURCE: Ecology and Ecosystem Conservation by Oswald J. Schmitz pg.153
Q11: The interconnected network of feeding linkages among species in a system.
A11: FOOD WEB
SOURCE: Ecology and Ecosystem Conservation by Oswald J. Schmitz pg.154

Q12: ______ shall be the primary strategy in providing shelter for the underprivileged and homeless.
A12: SOCIALIZED HOUSING
SOURCE: Urban Development and Housing Act of 1992, pg.14

Q13: Opportunities for adequate consultation shall be accorded to the private sector INVOLVED IN
SOCIALIZED HOUSING PROJECT PURSUANT TO THIS ACT.
A13: CONSULTATION WITH PRIVATE SECTOR
SOURCE: Urban Development and Housing Act of 1992, pg.19

Q14: All laws, decrees, executive orders, proclamations, rules and regulations, and other issuances,
or parts thereof which are inconsistent with the provisions of this Act, are hereby repealed or modified
accordingly.
A14: REPEALING CLAUSE.
SOURCE: Urban Development and Housing Act of 1992 pg.31

Q15: It refers to the most reasonable price of land and shelter based on the needs and financial
capability of Program beneficiaries and appropriate financing schemes
A15: AFFORDABLE COST
SOURCE: Urban Development and Housing Act of 1992, pg.3