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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.

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Pre-test

59 questions

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

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2. A mechanical designer is creating an air terminal schedule and wants to include information from the spaces in which the air terminals are placed. How can this be accomplished?

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3. A mechanical designer is creating a project parameter for equipment operating weights. The designer wants to show the appropriate units. Which Discipline and Type of Parameter should be selected?

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Refer to the exhibit. A mechanical designer wants to export a schedule for use in Excel. When the designer views the export option, it is unavailable. What should the designer do?

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Refer to the exhibit. A mechanical designer is trying to create a duct segment attached to a water source heat pump (Mechanical Equipment). During the process, an error appears stating that the segment is being drawn from the wrong side. What is causing this error?

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6. A mechanical designer places hosted air terminals in the ceiling of a linked architectural model. The designer then removes the linked architectural model. What happens to the air terminals?

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Refer to the exhibit. A mechanical designer is creating an air terminal tag family with two parameters added to the tag label. The designer wants each parameter to appear on a single line and does not want the size of the label text box to affect the parameters. Which options should be enabled?

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

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9. When placing mechanical equipment, what does pressing the SPACEBAR do?

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10. An MEP team is working with an architect that is using design options. The architect states that the MEP team should show Option 2 in the MEP model. What should the designer do?

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11. A mechanical designer is modeling both duct and piping systems. The designer wants to check for clashes. Which tool should be used?

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12. Where is the keynote numbering method controlled?

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13. A mechanical designer wants to control several view settings with a view template. After assigning a view template to a view, the View Scale can still be adjusted in the View Control bar. Why is this happening?

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14. When there are numerous types of plumbing fixtures available, how can a user narrow the list?

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15. What is the recommended best practice for creating a family?

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16. A mechanical designer is creating a plumbing fixture family. The designer needs two pipe connectors and needs to show geometry that matches the connector size. How can the family be created so that the connector size always matches the size of the geometry?

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17. A mechanical designer is working in a project with a linked architectural Revit model. The designer is unable to select the link. What is causing this condition?

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18.
Refer to the exhibit. A mechanical designer opens an air terminal family and sees the following. What is the hosting type of this family?

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19. The Phase of a view is set to New Construction. The Phase Created parameter for an element is set to Existing and the Phase Demolished parameter is set to New Construction. What is the phase status in the view?

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20.
Refer to the exhibit. A mechanical designer creates the following system zone. How many analytical spaces will be included in the system zone?

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21. A mechanical designer selects a run of ductwork and changes the phase status to demolished. After doing this, an error appears stating that the elements need to be disconnected. Why does this error occur?

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22. When placing a tag by category, what controls which tag is used?

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23. A mechanical designer creates a sheet using a custom titleblock. The designer wants to include a parameter to indicate the building area. How can this be accomplished?

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24. A mechanical designer wants to model eccentric reducers for ductwork? Which setting should be adjusted?

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25. A mechanical designer is working on a building model with multiple areas. The designer wants to create HVAC and Plumbing views with the exact same crop regions. Which feature should the designer use?

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26. A mechanical designer is creating a valve family. The designer wants the valve symbol to appear in 3D views when the Detail Level is Coarse and Medium. What should the designer use to create the symbol in the family?

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27. Which tool can be used to tag components that have been selected first?

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28. A mechanical designer has a CAD file that they want to reference in a model. The designer wants to use it to trace pipe runs using the Pipe tool. The CAD file is also being updated. How should the designer use the CAD file?

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29. A mechanical designer wants to model a four pipe system with mains and branches. Which tool should they use to replicate one run?

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30.
Refer to the exhibit. A mechanical designer is creating analytical systems for an HVAC system that contains VAV boxes and air handling units. The air handling units are supplied by chilled water and heating hot water loops. In the System Browser, the designer has several instances of VAV 1-1. What is causing this condition?

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31. When air terminals are placed in a space, which space parameter sums the air terminal flow values?

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32. A mechanical designer wants all single line fittings to appear with a consistent size relative to the scale of the view. Where is the setting that will provide this functionality before fittings are placed in the model?

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33. A mechanical designer wants to use a duct elbow with turning vanes for a mitered elbow duct type. How can the designer ensure that the elbow will be used for the duct type?

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34. A mechanical designer is working in a project with a linked architectural Revit model. The link was positioned using the Project Base Point to Project Base Point option. Another user working in the project accidentally moved the link but is unsure when this happened. The team does not want to lose any of their work. How should the designer resolve the issue?

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35.
Refer to the exhibit. A mechanical designer creates the following system zones. However, when the designer opens the Systems Browser, analytical spaces are not assigned to the system zones. Why does this condition exist?

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36. A mechanical designer is tagging ductwork in a building model. Some of the ductwork is at an angle. The designer wants the tags to rotate with the ductwork. What should the designer do?

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37. Which setting can be used to create a new central model from an existing central model?

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38. What do analytical pipe connections accomplish?

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39. Which of the following elements is a system family?

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40. A mechanical designer wants to associate the Flow parameter for several air terminals in a project to a single parameter. What type of parameter should the designer create?

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41. A mechanical designer has two active projects. The designer realizes that the Mechanical Settings were not specified correctly in the project template. After updating the settings in one project, the designer needs the same changes in the other project. What should the designer do?

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42. What type of file is a keynote table?

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43. An architect places air terminals in an architectural Revit model and wants the MEP team to use the air terminal locations. The MEP team has custom air terminals. What should the MEP team do?

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44. 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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45. A mechanical designer is creating a valve family. The designer wants the valve symbol to appear when the Detail Level is Coarse and Medium, and the valve geometry to appear when the Detail Level is Fine. How can this be accomplished?

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46.
A mechanical designer is trying to add the following boiler to a hydronic piping system. A warning appears and the boiler cannot be added to the system. Why is this happening?

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47. A mechanical designer enables Section Box for a 3D view, but the section box is not visible in the view. Which setting should the designer check?

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48. A mechanical designer is reviewing a building model and wants to see all the supply air systems along with the Flow for each system. Where can the designer review this information?

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49. A mechanical designer wants to add a parameter to system family categories and loadable family categories. What type of parameter should the designer create?

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50. A mechanical designer is specifying energy settings for a building model. There are three phases to the project, and the designer wants to analyze just the first phase. The first floor of the building is below ground. Additionally, the thermal properties for the building elements have not been specified. Which settings should be adjusted to account for these conditions?

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51.
A mechanical designer is creating a duct system. The following options are specified in the Create Duct System dialog. What happens when the designer clicks OK?

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52. A mechanical designer is specifying energy settings for a building model. In the Conceptual Types dialog, the designer specifies the Mass Exterior Wall. In the Schematic Types dialog, the designer specifies the Exterior Walls and selects Override. In the Advanced Energy Settings dialog, the designer deselects Detailed Elements. Finally, the designer makes sure thermal assets are added to the exterior wall types. Which wall thermal properties will be used in the analysis?

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Refer to the exhibit. A mechanical designer has specified the energy settings and performed a systems analysis. When reviewing the instance properties for the spaces, the designer notices that none of the calculated values have been computed. What is causing this condition?

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54. Which tool will save the changes in a local model to the central model?

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55.
Refer to the exhibit. A mechanical designer wants to merge Revision 3 with Revision 2 but Merge Up is unavailable. Why?

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56. A mechanical designer needs to adjust the horizontal alignment of a field in a schedule. Which tab of the Schedule Properties dialog can this be controlled?

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57. What is the order of hierarchy from highest to lowest between the following graphic controls: system types, filters, and graphic overrides on the Model Categories tab of the Visibility/Graphic Overrides dialog? (Higher graphic controls override lower graphic controls).

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58. Which built-in parameter can be used to place an un-hosted fire protection sprinkler in a ceiling?

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59. A mechanical designer creates a family and loads it into a project. The designer realizes that the the category of the family is incorrect. What will this affect?

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