Quiz answers: Quantity surveying and design work together

Correct answers are in bold text.


1. What does value engineering provide?

a. Advice regarding the structural elements of a project.
b. Advice regarding the cost elements of a project.
c. Advice regarding the architectural elements of a project.

2. A schedule of quantities is a list and measurement document provided to builders to tender from and is useful for:

a. fair tendering
b. making sure materials are measured correctly
c. helping to make the tendering process less time intensive for the builders
d. all of the above.

3. Designers and quantity surveyors should:

a. never work together
b. only work together at working drawings stage
c. ideally work together at the start of a project.

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