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

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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A mechanical designer has several tags in a project and some use a different font. The font for all tags should be the same. What should the designer do?

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The AHU 1 has an exclamation point next to it indicating that one of its properties is not defined. Which property is it?

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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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A team of two mechanical designers are working on one main mechanical model. Each designer is working on a separate model and plans to link them together in the main model. When doing that, what ensures that both models appear when the main model is linked into an architectural model?

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Based on the drawing area, what view state is currently active?

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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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A mechanical designer is reviewing systems in the System Browser. The designer wants to add columns to see the System Classification and Pressure Drop. Where should this be accomplished?

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A mechanical designer is creating an air terminal schedule but none of the air terminals have a Type Mark specified. The Type Mark values should be assigned incrementally based on the types used. How should the designer specify the Type Mark values?

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

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What controls the parameter(s) that a tag reports?

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What does a mechanical designer use in order to create a numbered list?

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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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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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Where should the Room Calculation Point be enabled for an air terminal?

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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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Which mode of creating an energy model is recommended for the earliest stages in the design process?

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

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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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Which thermal properties are used for the doors in the model?

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

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What happens when Accept Primary is selected for Option Set 1?

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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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A mechanical designer places hosted air terminals in the ceiling of a linked architectural model. What is the hosting type of the air terminals?

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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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A mechanical designer is creating an unground piping plan. Which view setting should the designer adjust to show piping beneath the associated level of the view?

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What is a note block used for?

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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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A mechanical designer is creating a valve family. The goal is for the end user to place the valve in a pipe at a specific location and the pipe split at that location. What should the designer do in the family?

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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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The Phase of a view is set to Existing. 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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A mechanical designer wants to change a run of pipe and fittings from the Standard type to a custom pipe type that they created for chilled water. The designer selects the pipe run and has Pipes and Pipe Fittings selected. How should the type be changed?

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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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A mechanical designer wants to add a lavatory to a domestic cold water supply system in a project. A pipe connector is placed on the lavatory family. Which parameter will control whether or not the lavatory can be added to the system?

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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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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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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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How should flow from mechanical equipment be associated to a pipe without connecting pipe elements to the connector on the equipment?

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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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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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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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How should a mechanical designer add DR OFFICE 2014 to System-Zone 1?

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A mechanical designer places a section and wants to use it to reference other view. However, the tool is dimmed. What is causing this issue?

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A mechanical designer places a view on a sheet. The designer wants to move the viewport title independent of the viewport. What should the designer select to accomplish this?

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What kind of views are Level 1 – Area A and Level 1 – Area B?

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A mechanical designer is creating a family for a fan coil unit. The designer wants the supply air connector on the equipment to total all of the flow values of connected air terminals when used in a project. What should the Flow Configuration be set to?

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When editing a diffuser tag, which option allows the tag to remain horizontal if rotated 180 degrees?

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What can affect the transfer of a duct type using Transfer Project Standards?

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A team of two mechanical designers, User 1 and User 2, are working on a workshared project. What happens when User 2 tries to move an element that is part of Workset 2?

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An architectural model is linked into a mechanical model. In the Visibility/Graphic Overrides dialog, the ceilings are not selected in the architectural model but selected in the mechanical model. In the Visibility/Graphic Overrides dialog, which option should be activated for the linked architectural model in order for the ceiling grids to appear?

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What format can an Interference Report be exported to?

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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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Linked connectors only have an effect when the System Type is set to which option?

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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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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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A mechanical designer is creating floor plan views for a 2-story building. The lobby ceiling on the first floor is 2 feet above the other spaces on the level. The designer wants to show the ductwork above the lobby on the first floor plan view without showing anything on the second level. How should this be accomplished?

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