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Pre-test

Before you begin this course, test your skills by taking the following assessment to see where you stand. Keep track of your incorrect answers to know which skills you should study. You'll have a chance to take this same practice test again at the end of the course to see how you've improved.

All questions must be answered to submit your assessment.

Pre-test

58 questions

1. A mechanical designer is creating a mechanical equipment family. The designer wants to add a clearance zone in the family and have it appear with a red dashed line. The equipment should appear like the other mechanical equipment components. How should this be accomplished?

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2. A mechanical designer is creating parameters and is unsure of the Discipline and Type of Parameter to use. The designer wants to know which units are associated with the available types. Where can the designer see this information?

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3. A mechanical designer wants to use Copy/Monitor to copy plumbing fixtures from an architectural model. The designer is only able to copy them individually but wants to copy them all at once. What should the designer do?

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4. A mechanical designer wants to review all the piping system types in a project to make sure the graphics match company standards. What should the designer do?

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5. Refer to exhibit. 
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The system was created using a combination of ducts and duct placeholders. Which option allows the mechanical designer to distinguish between the two?

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6. A mechanical designer is modeling piping. The System Type for one pipe run is Undefined. How can the designer assign it to a system?

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7. Refer to exhibit.
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The Phase of a view is set to New Construction and the Phase Filter is set to Show Previous + New. What will control the graphic display of existing elements?

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8. The air terminals in a model became orphaned when the link they were hosted to was deleted. How can the mechanical designer review a list of these terminals?

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9. What is a note block used for?

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10. A mechanical designer is exporting piping views to CAD files. The designer wants the piping system graphic overrides to be layers in the CAD file. How can this be accomplished?

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11. A mechanical designer creates a formula for the Flow parameter (units=CFM) using the Pressure Drop parameter (units=in-wg). The value for the Pressure Drop is 0.5 in-wg. The formula for the Flow is ‘Pressure Drop * 5’. What is the result of the formula?

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12. A mechanical designer wants to drive a dimension in a project with a parameter. What type of parameter should the designer create?

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13. Before running an energy analysis, what should a mechanical designer do to ensure Revit distinguishes between elements above ground and those underground?

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14. Refer to exhibit.
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A mechanical designer is reviewing an air terminal family. The designer selects a line and then clicks Visibility Settings in the contextual ribbon. What tool was used to create the line?

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15. Which contextual ribbon tool option is specific to face-based family types?

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16. A mechanical designer is creating a mechanical equipment family. The designer wants to add a clearance zone in the family and have its visibility be controlled in the project per instance. How should this be accomplished?

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17. A mechanical designer wants to connect a round duct into a rectangular duct with a tap. Which setting should be adjusted?

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18. A mechanical designer is creating a mechanical equipment family. The designer creates an extrusion and wants the length and width to adjust for various family types. How can this be accomplished?

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19. What format can an Interference Report be exported to?

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20. A mechanical designer is creating a duct schedule and wants to see the lengths rounded in the schedule to the nearest foot. The lengths should remain rounded to the nearest 1/32ʺ in the rest of the model. How can this be accomplished?

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21. A mechanical designer receives a Revit model from the architect. The architect states that everyone needs to use the shared coordinates established in the architectural model. What should the designer do?

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22. A model has one revision created; however, it does not appear in the revision schedule on the sheet. What is one possible explanation?

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23. When hovering the mouse over a system, what information does the System Inspector provide?

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24. A mechanical designer is modeling piping in a building model and wants to constrain the fitting angles to 90, 45, and 30 degrees. How should this be accomplished?

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25. A mechanical designer wants a view to create a detail that is associated with the model and shows model elements. What type of view should the designer create?

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26. When the following formula is entered for a parameter, when would the value of 50 be used?
if(Flow > 100, 200, 50)

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27. Refer to exhibit.
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What happens when Accept Primary is selected for Option Set 1?

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28. A mechanical designer wants to add a parameter to a tag label. What type of parameter should the designer create?