Sample Questions for Paper 1 (Objective Questions)

Post date: Jan 13, 2018 5:36:32 PM

Q1. A Main Contractor (A) owes a sub-contractor (B) RM2 Million for work done under a sub-contract and fails to pay B. Subsequent to protracted negotiations, B agrees to accept from A a payment of RM1 Million in satisfaction of the whole debt. What is the effect of this agreement?

A. B can still claim the outstanding RM1 Million. 

B. B can challenge the agreement on the basis of economic duress. 

C. The whole debt is discharged.

D. The agreement is void in law.

E. B can only claim under Common Law.

Q2. Which of the following statement is/are true?

a) Only Mechanical Professional Engineers can submit active fire protection plans.

b) Only Civil or Mechanical Professional Engineers can submit passive fire protection plans for industrial buildings.

c) Professional Engineers of any discipline can submit active fire protection plans.

d) Only Electrical Professional Engineers can submit electrical plans.

A. a) only 

B. a) and b) only 

C. a), b) and d) only

D. c) only 

E. b), c) and d) only

Q3. In the event of any change of consultant after works have commenced, who is responsible for informing the relevant local authority concerned of the change?

A. Original/First consultant 

B. Replacement consultant

C. Employer 

D. Board of Engineers Malaysia (BEM)

E. Any of the above

Q4. If the original/first consultant refuses and/or neglects to issue a Letter of Release (LOR), to which body must a complaint be made?

A. Association of Consulting Engineers, Malaysia (ACEM) 

B. Ministry of Works

C. Board of Engineers Malaysia (BEM)

D. The Institution of Engineers, Malaysia (IEM)

E. Any of the above

Q5. Which of the following statement is FALSE?

A. The BEM Scale of Fees is mandatory 

B. A Sole Proprietorship practicing as an ECP must be registered with BEM

C. All ECPs must be registered with BEM. 

D. Professional Fees based on man months do not contravene the BEM Scale of Fees.

E. For a private project, a consultant may exclude provision of supervision and hence need not 

charge the corresponding professional fees.