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

50 questions

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The beam is attached to a round column with a 1ʹ0ʺ [305mm] diameter. What is the value of the Start Join Cutback?

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A structural plan view named Plan A has two dependent views: Plan B and Plan C. What happens when elements in Plan C are tagged?

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A structural designer is applying conditional formatting to a structural framing schedule.How many rows will be highlighted in red once the formatting is applied?

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A structural designer is working on a workshared model.

The designer made changes to elements that were borrowed from another user.

Which two actions could the designer take to relinquish the changed elements? (Select two.)

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A structural designer has deleted a multi-segmented dimension that was applying an equality constraint to several grids. However, the constraint is still applied.

How can the constraint be viewed?

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(The image is presented in Imperial units: 1 in = 25 mm [Metric units rounded].)

A structural designer notices that Level 0 and Level 1 appear to have the same elevation even though they have spacing in between.

What is one possible explanation for this?

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A structural designer is working on a model that has concrete foundations appearing on multiple views.The designer wants all foundation lines to appear in blue on all views.

How is this accomplished?

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A structural designer wants the area between Grid 1 and Grid 8 to have a different view range than the area between Grid 8 and Grid 6.How can this be accomplished on one structural plan view?

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A structural designer is creating a connection detail between the structural framing arrangement as shown. The break symbols and connection plate have been placed as detail components but are not masking the structural framing.

How should this problem be resolved?

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The model has two design options, Radial Option and Square Option. A structural designer is trying to work on the Square Option.

The current design option is set correctly to Square Option on the status bar, however, the Radial Option is displayed in the drawing area.

How should the designer display the correct option?

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A Revit template is about to be upgraded to the current version. Prior to opening the template and upgrading, the structural designer has decided to scan and fix any potential elements that have become corrupt. How should the template be scanned and upgraded?

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A set of alternate bid sets and sheet revisions has been created for a project. How would a designer customize the MARK values as shown in the exhibit?

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A structural designer has created a series of phases to demonstrate the construction sequence of a concrete basement. In the exhibit you can see a series of steel props displayed with red dashed lines. These props have been demolished. The project requirements now ask for all demolished items to appear with a solid blue appearance.

How should the appearance of the demolished items be updated?

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To restore a selection set that has been cleared, which key combination is used?

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The dimensions have been placed in a single operation by selecting the wall shown in the exhibit. With the wall selected, which option should be used in order to do this?

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A structural designer is placing a callout but cannot use the Reference Other View command. Why?

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A structural designer has placed a structural connection between a structural column and two braces as shown in the exhibit.

A symbolic representation of the steel connection is displayed with no alternative connections available in the Properties palette within the Type selector drop-down menu.

What steps are required to see a detailed connection type in the Type selector drop-down menu?

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The exhibit indicates four walls that have been tagged in a structural plan. The tags are currently horizontal. The structural designer requires the tags to be aligned to each wall and has attempted to change the orientation to the model. However, the tags remain horizontal.

How should the tags be aligned to the walls?

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What is the Base Level and the Top Level of the selected column?

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If two views are added to a sheet, one with a scale of 1"= 1' and 1/8" = 1’, what would the scale label display?

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A structural designer wants to edit the visibility of several categories in the Visibility/Graphic Overrides dialog. All the categories are disabled as shown in the exhibit.

What steps must be taken to override the visibility of categories?

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A structural designer wants to use an architect’s AutoCAD drawing as a guide for the proposed design. The AutoCAD file could be revised during the project, and the filename could change.

On the Insert tab, which of the following tools must be used?

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What occurs when coordinates are acquired from a linked file?

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A structural designer is working on a model that has a linked architectural Revit file.

What should the designer do to make sure the architectural file is always loaded when both files are moved together to a new directory?

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A structural designer wants pier 2 to have a rebar configuration identical to pier 3.

How is this configuration accomplished?

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A structural designer has created a structural framing schedule which includes a custom parameter SPAN TO DEPTH RATIO. Each steel beam will need to be tagged with the SPAN TO DEPTH RATIO value in several views.

With the Schedule Properties dialog open how should the parameter be created?

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A structural designer has defined a scope box in a plan view to control the visual layout of the 6 grids shown in the exhibit.

While reviewing the south elevation, grids 1,2 & 3 are not displayed.

Which of the following options must be used to display the grids?

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A structural designer is attempting to transfer the project name and project date with an architectural model that has been linked, however, the designer gets the error shown in the exhibit. What is causing the issue?

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How many instance parameters are displayed in the Family Types dialog for a structural column family?

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A structural designer is creating a lintel family that is embedded in a wall opening. The designer wants to use the thickness of the wall in a formula by creating a parameter called Wall Thickness.How should this parameter be added to the family?

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A structural designer is required to create a key displaying the various wall types used within the current project. The key should remain associated to the wall types so if the materials or thicknesses are updated the key should also update.

How should the wall key be created?

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A structural designer has edited the base offset of a structural column. While applying the edit a warning dialog is displayed as shown in the exhibit.

Which type of structural foundation has caused this warning dialog to display?

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A structural designer is creating a pile family that will be nested into a pile cap family.The pile cap family should support tagging and scheduling of the individual piles within the pile cap.Which option must be enabled?

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A structural designer is creating a pile family that will be nested into a pile cap family.The pile cap family should support tagging and scheduling of the individual piles within the pile cap.

Which option must be enabled?

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A structural designer wants to determine if any of their structural columns have duplicate type marks.

How can this be achieved?

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A structural designer wants to edit the Current Revision Description parameter, but the properties are disabled as shown in the exhibit.

Which of the following processes must be used to make the edit?

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Exhibit 1

Exhibit 2

Exhibit 3

A structural designer assigns the following colors:
Blue to Projection Lines of the selected foundation from the View Specific Elements Graphics, as shown in Exhibit 1.
Red to the Line Graphics of Structural Foundations from the Visibility/Graphics Override dialog, as shown in Exhibit 2.
Green to Line Color of Structural Foundations from the Object Styles dialog, as shown in Exhibit 3.

Which color will the lines of the selected foundation appear?

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A structural designer wants to assign a concrete beam family in a Revit project to a specific subcategory named Grade Beams. The Line Weights and Line Patterns will need to be edited for consistent drawing outputs.

How should the concrete beams be placed on the required subcategory?

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A structural designer creates a tapered wall with an exterior angle of 15° and an interior angle set to 2°.

How should the Cross-Section Definition parameters be enabled in the Type Properties dialog?

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A structural designer selects a floor and expects to see the reinforcement panel displayed on the Modify | Floors tab, but the reinforcement panel is not displayed.

How should the floor be modified?

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A beam system contains five W8x10. A structural designer wants to change the second W8x10 to a W6x12. What process should they follow?

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A structural designer would like to change the cut pattern for all concrete elements in all views. All the concrete elements are assigned the same structural material. The cut pattern should be changed to a solid gray fill as shown in the exhibit.

Which option should be used?

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A structural designer has placed vertical reinforcement into a round column as a rebar set.

Which reinforcement placement method has been used?

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The origin of a family is defined by the intersection of two reference planes. Which instance property controls this function?

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When creating a wall foundation, which type property differentiates between a retaining and a bearing foundation?

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A type catalog requires two files to be present in the same directory. What are the file extensions of these two files?

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What should be used to keep only elements with Type Marks F1 or F2?

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A detail component has been created to hide elements by using a masking region. However, when it is placed in a view, it does not hide the elements as expected.

What should be done to mask the geometry?

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A structural designer is reviewing a rebar elevation view and discovers that a rebar set with 13 bars is only displaying a single rebar. With the rebar set selected, what should be used to display all the rebars in the rebar set?

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A structural designer needs to provide an Excel spreadsheet of a material takeoff to a cost estimator. How is this accomplished?

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