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B - General Building (2008-09-03)

The exam covers the broad range of activities performed by a General Building Contractor as defined in Title 16, Chapter 77 of the Hawaii Administrative Rules. Examination questions are based on research of accepted business and trade practices as determined by surveyed current professionals in the field of General Building.

Number of Questions 80
Minimum Passing Score of 75%
Time Allowed - 4 Hours

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