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  1. A city has mandated all new government buildings earn at least LEED silver. A LEED consultant has been brought in with the project team on a new high school. Which of the following is not required for LEED certification of this project?
    A) Environmental Tobacco Smoke Control
    B) Minimum Indoor Air Quality Performance
    C) Minimum Acoustical Performance
    D) Mold Prevention
    Mold Prevention
  2. In MR Credit 2 Construction Waste Management, which two of the following materials are not to be included in calculations for construction and demolition waste diversion (Choose 2)
    A) Asphalt
    B) Brick
    C) Excavated soil
    D) Cardboard
    E) Hazardous materials
    excavated soil and hazardous materials
  3. A 10,000 sq. ft. building is undergoing major renovation and expansion. The expansion will add an additional 15,000 sq. ft. to the existing building. To achieve MR Credit Materials and Resources Credit, Building Reuse-Maintain Existing Walls, Floors, and Roof, what existing surface area information is not needed to document compliance with this credit?
    A) Structural floor and roof decking
    B) Suspended ceilings
    C) Window assemblies
    D) Exterior skin and framing
    Suspended ceilings
  4. Furniture may be included in all except the following two Material credit calculations, but if used, must be used consistently on all of them (Choose 2)
    A) MRc1, Building Reuse
    B) MRc2, Construction Waste Management
    C) MRc3, Materials Reuse
    D) MRc4, Recycled Content
    E) MRc5, Regional Materials
    F) MRc6, Rapidly Renewable Materials
    G) MRc7, Certified Wood
    MRc1, Building Reuse & MRc2, Construction Waste Management
  5. In a condominium project what requirements must be met for ETS control if the hallways and rooms have the same air pressure?
    A) Meet the requirements of ASHRAE 62.1-2007
    B) Weatherstrip all doors leading to common hallways and seal vertical chases adjacent to the units
    C) Use MERV 13 filters on all return grilles in common areas
    D) Locate all exterior smoking areas 30 feet away from any outdoor air intakes
    Weatherstrip all doors leading to common hallways and seal vertical chases adjacent to the units
  6. Which of the following products would be likely to qualify as products including rapidly renewable materials, as defined by MRc6? (Choose 2)
    E) Heart pine
    F) Bamboo
    G) Wool
    H) Particle Board
    I) Linoleum
    J) Cotton insulation
    Bamboo & Wool & Linoleum & Cotton insulation
  7. An office project will have space for a combined 100 workstations and private offices, and 5 conference rooms. What spaces must have lighting controls for Controllability of Systems - Lighting?
    A) All conference rooms and 90 of the total workstations/private offices
    B) Only the workstations and private offices
    C) All of the workstations, private offices, and conference rooms
    D) Only the conference rooms and private offices
    All conference rooms and 90 of the total workstations/private offices
  8. The project team is working on the project specifications for a new school. Which products are considered a composite wood for Indoor Environmental Quality Credit, Low-Emitting Materials-Composite Wood and Agrifiber Products?
    A) MDF conference room tables
    B) Strawboard door assemblies
    C) Hardwood basketball court flooring with a plywood substrate
    D) Particle board cabinets
    Strawboard door assemblies & Hardwood basketball court flooring with a plywood substrate & Particle board cabinets
  9. For a new construction project, which of the following Materials & Resources credits does not provide the opportunity for Exemplary Performance credits in the Innovation & Design Process category?
    A) MRc1, Building Reuse
    B) MRc2, Construction Waste Management
    C) MRc3, Materials Reuse
    D) MRc4, Recycled Content
    E) MRc5, Regional Materials
    F) MRc6, Rapidly Renewable Materials
    MRc1, Building Reuse
  10. The new addition to a school will not be completed before the new school year begins. Renovations will continue while school is in session, including the installation of VOC-emitting materials during some mild sunny weather. What should the contractor do to prevent the contamination of the occupied school?
    A) Install temporary ventilation units
    B) Use vacuum cleaners with high-efficiency particulate filters
    C) Close the returns on the HVAC grills
    D) Ventilate using 100% outside air
    Ventilate using 100% outside air
  11. Which of the following standards does MRc4, Recycled Content, reference?
    A) Forest Stewardship Council’s Principles and Criteria
    B) Center for Resource Solutions’ Green-e Product Certification Requirements
    C) Green Seal Standard GC-03
    D) ISO 14021 – 1999 – Environmental Labels and Declarations
    ISO 14021 – 1999 – Environmental Labels and Declarations
  12. A building is undergoing a major renovation and expansion. The addition is 1.5 times the square footage of the existing building. To achieve MR Credit 1, Building Reuse, what existing surface area information must be available to document compliance with this credit? (Choose 3)
    A) Window assemblies
    B) Exterior skin and framing
    C) Landscaped area to be retained
    D) Structural floor and roof decking
    E) Mechanical, electrical, and plumbing equipment
    F) Interior finish ceiling
    • Exterior skin and framing
    • Structural floor and roof decking 
    • Interior finish ceiling
  13. Which of the following materials contribute to the rapidly renewable content calculation under MR Credit 6, Rapidly Renewable Content? (Choose 4)
    A) Bamboo cabinets
    B) Cotton-insulated ductwork
    C) Landscaping plants with a less-than-10-year life cycle
    D) Cork flooring
    E) Rigid foam insulation with corn-derived binder
    F) Composite wood using saplings culled from an FSC-certified forest
    G) Straw-plastic composite decking
    H) Maple flooring
    • Bamboo cabinets 
    • Cork flooring 
    • Rigid foam insulation with corn-derived binder
    • Straw-plastic composite decking
  14. The building materials on a DMV field office average 15% post-consumer recycled content as well as 20% pre-consumer recycled content. How many points under MR Credit 4 Recycled Content can the project earn?
    A) 1 point
    B) 2 points
    C) 2 points, plus 1 point exemplary performance
    D) 3 points
    E) 3 points, plus 1 point exemplary performance
    2 points
  15. An office building in which most of the structure will be maintained is seeking LEED certification for a renovation. The general contractor on a project is working to help a project compile information to comply with MR Credit 2, Construction Waste Management. What information needs to be gathered in order to perform the credit calculations?
    A) Cost of waste disposal
    B) Weight of wood chips from site clearing diverted to landscaping
    C) Tons of mixed waste sent to landfill
    D) Weight of reused building structure
    tons of mixed waste sent to landfill
  16. A counter made of recycled glass obtained and manufactured within 500 miles of project would contribute toward:
    A) Both regional and recycled materials
    B) Neither regional nor recycled materials
    C) Recycled materials only
    D) Regional materials only
    regional and recycled materials credit
  17. An architect is discussing maintenance items with the facility operator during the charrette. Which of the following entryway systems must be maintained at least weekly to achieve Indoor Environmental Quality Credit, Indoor Chemical and Pollutant Source Control?
    A) Roll-out mats
    B) Slotted system
    C) Grates
    D) Grills
    roll out mats
  18. You are renovating and adding to a 15,000-square-foot historic building and seeking LEED certification for the resultant 50,000-square-foot building. You will reuse 95% of the existing building structure. Many of the floors, trim, and doors in the existing building are not suitable for its new use, but will be used in the addition, defraying 6% of the total materials cost. Which of the following credits would apply?
    A) MR Credits 1.1, 1.2 & 1.3, Building Reuse
    B) MR Credit 1.2 & 1.3, Building Reuse
    C) MR Credit 1.1, Building Reuse
    D) MR Credit 1.3, Building Reuse
    E) None of the above
    none
  19. A project team is designing a library to have a high level of lighting system control. What project design would meet the requirements for individual control of lighting?
    A) Provide individual lighting controls for 90% of the building occupants and provide lighting system controls for all shared multi-occupant spaces
    B) Provide individual lighting controls to 90% of offices and other regularly occupied spaces
    C) Provide individual lighting controls for 90% of the building occupants and provide lighting system controls for 90% of shared multi-occupant spaces
    D) Daylighting with manual shades for all building occupants located within 25 feet of any windows
    Provide individual lighting controls for 90% of the building occupants and provide lighting system controls for all shared multi-occupant spaces
  20. An office is relocating to a new facility in another state. Any furniture and furnishings that are relocated to the new site can contribute to Materials and Resources Credit, Materials Reuse if these materials were purchased:
    A) Within the past 5 years
    B) At least 2 years prior to the project's initiation
    C) At least 5 years prior to the project's registration
    D) At least 2 years prior to the project's substantial completion
    at least 2 years prior to the project's initiation

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