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  1. 1. In a digital signal, the on state is represented by _____, and the off state is represented by ____.

    A. Two; one
    B. Zero; one
    C. One; zero
    D. One; two
    C. One; zero
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  2. 2. A signal that has many varying states is called a(n) _____ signal.

    A. Analog
    B. Fluctuating
    C. Dimmer
    D. Digital
    A. Analog
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  3. 3. Bit depth is defined as the number of _____ you have in which to describe the value.

    A. Rates
    B. States
    C. Signals
    D. Speeds
    B. States
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  4. 4. Standard DV cameras usually compress at a ratio of _____.

    A. 10:1
    B. 5:1
    C. 3:2
    D. 2:1
    B. 5:1
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  5. 5. What is a codec?

    A. A program that holds data
    B. A structure of data containment 
    C. A formatting system
    D. A device or computer program that encodes and decodes file information
    D. A device or computer program that encodes and decodes file information
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  6. 6. As noise is introduced to a(n) _____ signal, discerning circuitry can determine if the signal is intended to be high or low, and then retransmit a solid signal without the imposed noise.

    A. Dirty
    B. Clean
    C. Digital
    D. Analog
    C. Digital
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  7. 7. Noise overcomes the signal after many generations of reamplification of a(n) _____ signal.

    A. Low
    B. Digital
    C. Analog
    D. High
    C. Analog
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  8. 8. How sound moves through the air is called_____.

    A. Propagation
    B. Acoustical 
    C. Generation 
    D. Compression 
    A. Propagation
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  9. 9. Wavelength is the _____.

    A. Intensity or loudness of a sound in a particular medium
    B. Number of times a wavelength cycle occurs per second
    C. Cycle when molecules move from rest through compression to rest to rarefaction
    D. Physical distance between two points of a waveform that are exactly one cycle apart
    D. Physical distance between two points of a waveform that are exactly one cycle apart
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  10. 10. Which of the following does 0 dB SPL describe?

    A. The threshold of human hearing
    B. The threshold of pain
    C. Ambient noise level
    D. Normal listening level
    B. The threshold of pain
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  11. 11. A “just noticeable” change in sound pressure level, either louder or softer, requires a _____ change.

    A. +/–3 dB
    B. +/–6 dB 
    C. +/–10 dB 
    D. +/–1 dB 
    A. +/–3 dB
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  12. 12. Acoustics covers how sound is _____, and its _____ and _____.

    A. Produced; propagation; control
    B. Received; effects; structure
    C. Controlled; delivery; translation
    D. Produced; amplification; reception
    A. Produced; propagation; control
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  13. 13. Numerous, persistent reflections of sound are called _____.

    A. Directional sound 
    B. Surface reflection
    C. Echo
    D. Reverberation
    D. Reverberation
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  14. 14. Ambient noise is sound that _____ the desired message or signal.

    A. Is louder than
    B. Enhances
    C. Interferes with
    D. Completely blocks
    C. Interferes with
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  15. 15. The audio signal ends up in a(n) _____ before being converted back into acoustical energy.

    A. Microphone
    B. Electrical signal
    C. Processor
    D. Output device
    D. Output device
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  16. 16. The strength of the electrical audio signal from a microphone is called a(n) _____ -level signal.

    A. Mic
    B. Condenser 
    C. Electret 
    D. Dynamic
    A. Mic
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  17. 17. Phantom power is the _____ required to power a condenser microphone.

    A. Remote power
    B. Internal capacitor
    C. Polarized conductor
    D. Electrical field
    A. Remote power
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  18. 18. Typically, what type of connector finishes the shielded twisted-pair cable?

    A. LRX
    B. XLR
    C. RXL
    D. XRL
    B. XLR
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  19. 19. The simultaneous use of multiple wireless microphone systems requires ____.

    A. Multiple receivers all tuned to the same frequency 
    B. Using IR wireless microphones
    C. Frequency coordination
    D. Using lavalier microphones 
    C. Frequency coordination
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  20. 20. If a technician changes the level of a signal, it is called _____.

    A. Attenuation
    B. Unity gain
    C. Signal expansion
    D. Gain adjustment
    D. Gain adjustment
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  21. 21. The amplifier comes right before _____ in the audio system chain.

    A. The audio processor
    B. Everything
    C. The loudspeakers
    D. The equalizer
    C. The loudspeakers
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  22. 22. What is a crossover?

    A. A loudspeaker containing multiple drivers
    B. A single driver reproducing the entire frequency range
    C. An electrical frequency dividing network circuit
    D. A loudspeaker enclosure with more than one frequency range
    C. An electrical frequency dividing network circuit
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  23. 23. Light waves are categorized by their _____.

    A. Wavelength
    B. Vectors
    C. Spectrum
    D. Visibility
    A. Wavelength
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  24. 24. Generally, a _____ measurement is taken at a task area like a video screen.

    A. Footcandle
    B. LED
    C. Lumen
    D. Lux
    D. Lux
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  25. 25. Perceived illumination decreases by _____ when the distance from a light source is doubled.

    A. 75 percent 
    B. 25 percent
    C. 95 percent
    D. 50 percent
    A. 75 percent
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  26. 26. The amount of ambient light in a displayed environment _____.

    A. Complements the quality of the displayed image
    B. Does not affect the quality of the displayed image
    C. Improves the quality of the displayed image
    D. Negatively affects the quality of the displayed image
    D. Negatively affects the quality of the displayed image
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  27. 27. In the component video signal, the _____ signal is combined with the _____ information.

    A. Sync; R–Y
    B. Sync; Y
    C. Chroma; Y
    D. Chroma; B–Y
    B. Sync; Y
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  28. 28. In composite video, which of the following “shares” the luminance space?

    A. Digital signal
    B. Chrominance
    C. S-Video signal
    D. Subcarrier channel
    B. Chrominance
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  29. 29. Four factors related to primary optics that influence the quality of the projected image are _____.

    A. Reflection, dispersion, spherical aberration, and curvature of field
    B. Refraction, presentation, spherical aberration, and curvature of field
    C. Reflection, curvature, spherical aberration, and dispersion of field
    D. Refraction, dispersion, spherical aberration, and curvature of field
    D. Refraction, dispersion, spherical aberration, and curvature of field
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  30. 30. Three major formats of digital connections are _____.

    A. DVI, HDVI, and DisplayPort
    B. DMI, HDVI, and DisplayPort
    C. DVI, HDMI, and DisplayPort
    D. DMI, HDMI, and DisplayPort
    C. DVI, HDMI, and DisplayPort
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  31. 31. To measure the bandwidth of an image, you will need a _____.

    A. Frequency analyzer
    B. Output monitor
    C. Bandwidth monitor
    D. Spectrum analyzer
    D. Spectrum analyzer
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  32. 32. Rear-screen display applications are considered _____.

    A. Transmissive
    B. Reflective
    C. Emissive
    D. Remissive
    A. Transmissive
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  33. 33. LCDs first pass light through a ____, which blocks certain light waves.

    A. Polarizer
    B. Resistor network
    C. Transistor mask
    D. Pixel grid
    A. Polarizer
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  34. 34. When selecting a display type, what should be your first step?

    A. Determine what you want to display.
    B. Figure out what type of mount you will need.
    C. Decide if you should use an analog or digital display.
    D. Determine the distance of the farthest viewer.
    A. Determine what you want to display.
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  35. 35. The _____ the gain number of a screen, the _____ the image.

    A. Higher; softer
    B. Higher; brighter
    C. Lower; sharper
    D. Lower; brighter
    B. Higher; brighter
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  36. 36. What quality would the image have if the phase setting of a display needs adjusting?

    A. Blurry only at the image center 
    B. Oversaturation of red and green
    C. Fuzzy details
    D. Edge of image in sharp focus
    C. Fuzzy details
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  37. 37. The formula for an ANSI lumen rating is ___________.

    A. L =_ _SH × _SA × _SF
    B. L =_ _SH × _SW × _AH
    C. L =_ _SH × _SW × _AS
    D. L =_ _SH × _SW × _AF
    D. L =_ _SH × _SW × _AF
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  38. 38. Which of the following networks connects devices in sequence along a linear path?

    A. Application
    B. Ring
    C. Star
    D. Bus
    D. Bus
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  39. 39. What type of network uses packets?

    A. Ring
    B. IEEE
    C. Ethernet
    D. Bus
    C. Ethernet
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  40. 40. What happens to the connection speed in a Wi-Fi connection if the signal strength declines?

    A. Speeds up
    B. Slows down
    C. Stops
    D. Remains constant
    B. Slows down
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  41. 41. 4. Which of the following is a type of fiber-optic cable identified by its yellow outer jacket?

    A. SC
    B. Multimode
    C. ST
    D. Single-mode
    D. Single-mode
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  42. 42. 5. The _____ model is a guide that assists with conforming network communications and their processes to standards.

    A. Informal data link
    B. OSI reference
    C. Network interface
    D. IP
    B. OSI reference
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  43. 43. 6. In the OSI model, cabling and patchbays are elements of _____.

    A. Layer 2, the Data Link layer 
    B. Layer 3, the Network layer
    C. Layer 1, the Physical layer
    D. Layer 4, the Transport layer 
    C. Layer 1, the Physical layer
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  44. 44. 7. A _____ address is unique to every device and identifies a network’s equipment.

    A. Digital subscriber line
    B. Baseband
    C. MAC
    D. Transfer mode
    C. MAC
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  45. 45. 8. IP deals with which of the following on a network?

    A. Versions
    B. Names
    C. Addresses
    D. Routes
    C. Addresses
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  46. 46. An IPv6 address uses ____ groups of four hexadecimal numbers.

    A. Three
    B. Six
    C. Eight
    D. One
    C. Eight
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  47. 47. 10. Subnet masks can indicate how many ___ are allowed on the network.

    A. Printers
    B. Gateways
    C. Devices
    D. Computers
    C. Devices
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  48. 48. 11. What is required to set an IP address manually on a network?

    A. IP address and device name
    B. IP address and subnet mask
    C. Subnet mask and DNS server
    D. Subnet mask and gateway
    B. IP address and subnet mask
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  49. 49. 12. Which type of server automatically assigns an IP address to the MAC address during the device’s connection to a network?

    A. Gateway
    B. Virtual private network
    C. DHCP
    D. DNS
    C. DHCP
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  50. 50. 13. Which of the following switches just needs to be plugged in and connected to devices?

    A. Addressing
    B. Unmanaged
    C. LAN
    D. Managed
    B. Unmanaged
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  51. 51. A _____ sends packets to different locations on a network and connects to outside networks.

    A. Gateway
    B. Bridge
    C. Router
    D. Switch
    A. Gateway
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  52. 52. A _____ controls incoming and outgoing network traffic and determines what will be allowed through based on a set of security rules.

    A. Switch
    B. Router
    C. Firewall
    D. Gateway
    C. Firewall
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  53. 53. The path on which signal types travel is called _____.

    A. Audio and video control
    B. Wires and cables
    C. Signal flow
    D. Signal transfer route
    C. Signal flow
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  54. 54. 2. The purpose of shielding is to prevent _____ from mixing with the signal.

    A. Noise
    B. Jackets
    C. Conductors
    D. Insulation
    A. Noise
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  55. 55. Which of the following differentiates cable from wire?

    A. Conductors are insulated.
    B. Cable contains a shield.
    C. Cable contains multiple conductors.
    D. Cable contains only one conductor.
    C. Cable contains multiple conductors.
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  56. 56. 4. Twisted-pair cable using balanced circuitry can help in _____.

    A. Preserving the original transmission 
    B. Rejecting interference
    C. Blocking static
    D. Keeping noise from audio and video 
    B. Rejecting interference
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  57. 57. 5. Unless amplified, digital signals generally do not travel as far as _____ signals.

    A. Fiber
    B. Cable
    C. Analog
    D. Wireless 
    C. Analog
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  58. 58. Switchers _____.

    A. Mix different inputs to a signal output 
    B. Allow the user to select one input from a number of inputs
    C. Connect multiple inputs simultaneously to one output 
    D. Must have power to operate 
    B. Allow the user to select one input from a number of inputs
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  59. 59. A 4X2 matrix switcher _____.

    A. Can connect any of two inputs to any or both of four outputs 
    B. Must have only one output connected at any given time 
    C. Can connect any of four inputs to any or both of two outputs
    D. Has effectively eight outputs
    C. Can connect any of four inputs to any or both of two outputs
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  60. 60. An AV rack is a housing unit that _____ electronic equipment.

    A. Protects and organizes
    B. Elevates
    C. Cools
    D. Identifies
    A. Protects and organizes
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  61. 61. The inside of a typical AV rack is _____ wide, and the outside varies from _____.

    A. 21 inches; 19 to 25 inches
    B. 1 foot; 2 to 7 feet
    C. 25 inches; 19 to 21 inches 
    D. 19 inches; 21 to 25 inches
    D. 19 inches; 21 to 25 inches
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  62. 62. Remote control systems _____ the operation of an AV system.

    A. Automate
    B. Complicate
    C. Reconfigure
    D. Simplify
    D. Simplify
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  63. 63. Which of these is not a common method of interfacing with a control system?

    A. Wall switches
    B. GUIs
    C. Flip charts
    D. Wireless touchpanels
    C. Flip charts
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  64. 64. Which of the following is most likely to be a function rather than a macro?

    A. Starting a videoconference 
    B. Setting volume levels
    C. Dimming the lights and starting a Blu-ray player 
    D. Playing a video
    B. Setting volume levels
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  65. 65. Which of the following would most likely be a macro?

    A. Turning on the lights
    B. Setting a volume level
    C. Activating a single function on a device
    D. Powering on the audio amplifier and display
    D. Powering on the audio amplifier and display
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  66. 66. The purpose of a control system interface is to send instructions to the _____.

    A. Network printers 
    B. Hard drive 
    C. Internet gateway 
    D. Control system CPU
    D. Control system CPU
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  67. 67. Communication that allows a return message is called _____.

    A. Bidirectional
    B. Multidirectional
    C. Unidirectional
    D. Omnidirectional
    A. Bidirectional
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  68. 68. Contact-closure control communication provides device operation by _____.

    A. Increasing resistance in a voltage loop 
    B. Increasing the power level of the electrical circuit 
    C. Reducing the wattage in a current loop
    D. Closing or opening an electrical current or voltage loop
    D. Closing or opening an electrical current or voltage loop
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  69. 69. Which of the following can interfere with an IR control?

    A. Quality of the device
    B. Strength of the power source
    C. Sunlight or fluorescent lighting
    D. Shadows and darkness 
    C. Sunlight or fluorescent lighting
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  70. 70. Ethernet is mainly used in control systems _____.

    A. For analog devices
    B. To control environments at greater distances
    C. For one-way device communication
    D. To create IP addresses
    B. To control environments at greater distances
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  71. 71. Voltage is the force that causes ____ to flow through a conductor.

    A. Current
    B. Watts 
    C. Ohms 
    D. Neutrons 
    A. Current
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  72. 72. Current is measured in ____.

    A. Watts
    B. Volts 
    C. Ohms 
    D. Amperes
    D. Amperes
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  73. 73. The opposition to the flow of electrons in AC is called _____.

    A. Resistance 
    B. Dissipation
    C. Ohms
    D. Impedance
    D. Impedance
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  74. 74. Power is measured in _____.

    A. Voltage
    B. Impedance
    C. Resistance
    D. Watts
    D. Watts
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  75. 75. The relationship among voltage, current, and resistance is defined by the formula _____.

    A. I = R/V
    B. R = V*I
    C. I = V/R
    D. V = I/R
    C. I = V/R
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  76. 76. A current is always seeking to go to the _____.

    A. Load
    B. Battery
    C. Ground
    D. Source
    D. Source
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  77. 77. The main panel distributes power using _____.

    A. Branch circuits and feeders
    B. Panelboards and service entrances
    C. Service entrances and subpanels
    D. Feeders and subpanels
    A. Branch circuits and feeders
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  78. 78. At what point in the AC system are the branch circuits that power wall outlets and AV equipment connected?

    A. Feeders 
    B. Main distribution 
    C. Subpanel (panelboard)
    D. Lateral feed
    C. Subpanel (panelboard)
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  79. 79. When planning an electrical system, do not exceed ____ of the capacity of any circuit.

    A. 65 percent
    B. 80 percent
    C. 95 percent
    D. 75 percent
    B. 80 percent
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  80. 80. An AC signal of _____ falls into the RF spectrum.

    A. No less than 9 kHz
    B. 9 kHz to 300 GHz
    C. 300 GHz and below
    D. 3 kHz to 300 GHz
    D. 3 kHz to 300 GHz
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  81. 81. What does the transmitter do with its audio, video, and/or data?

    A. Stores and reads it
    B. Demodulates it
    C. Converts it to be sent out via antenna
    D. Converts it so that it can be translated and received
    C. Converts it to be sent out via antenna
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  82. 82. _____ is the most important step in converting data in a transmitter.
    D. Modulation
  83. 83. The range of RFs between 300 MHz and 3 GHz is the ___ band.

    A. UHF
    B. VLF
    C. HF
    D. VHF
    A. UHF
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  84. 84. An antenna will be most sensitive to transmissions that _____.

    A. Have proper orientation
    B. Have a wavelength closest to its physical length
    C. Have a wavelength one half the size of the receiving antenna
    D. Are transmitted within proximity
    B. Have a wavelength closest to its physical length
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  85. 85. The main function of a diversity receiver is to ____.

    A. Eliminate multipath signals that come from the transmitter
    B. Calculate phase differences between signals in order to avoid cancellation
    C. Amplify echoes so that the main signal is strengthened 
    D. Find incident and reflected signals that arrive in phase 
    B. Calculate phase differences between signals in order to avoid cancellation
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  86. 86. Which of the following receives broadcast programs from multiple antennas and is redistributed by coaxial or fiber-optic cable?

    A. RFTV
    B. CATV
    C. HDTV
    D. MATV
    B. CATV
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  87. 87. Which of the following is not considered part of “active listening”?

    A. Asking frequent questions to guide the conversation to the topic you are interested in discussing
    B. Summarizing and paraphrasing the person’s statements
    C. Maintaining eye contact with the person
    D. Focusing on what the person is saying
    A. Asking frequent questions to guide the conversation to the topic you are interested in discussing
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  88. 88. What is usually the best approach for communicating detailed technical AV plan information to a client?

    A. Sending the client a document containing the information
    B. Calling the client on the phone
    C. Sending the information within an e-mail message
    D. Sending the client a fax
    A. Sending the client a document containing the information
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  89. 89. What is the most valuable source of information when defining the needs for an AV system?

    A. Client/building owner preferences for AV system equipment
    B. Feedback from benchmarking site visits
    C. End-user descriptions of the tasks and applications the AV system will support 
    D. Architectural drawings of the building
    C. End-user descriptions of the tasks and applications the AV system will support
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  90. 90. What is the main purpose of an initial needs analysis?

    A. Determine the overall design of the AV system
    B. Identify the activities that the end users will perform and the functions that the AV system should provide to support these activities
    C. Obtain the client’s vision of the AV system design
    D. Identify the specific equipment needs for the desired AV system
    B. Identify the activities that the end users will perform and the functions that the AV system should provide to support these activities
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  91. 91. How does knowledge of the overall room function assist the AV system designer in defining the client needs?

    A. Provides a standard design that can be used for most clients
    B. Defines the functionality that the system elements should provide
    C. Provides a standard design template that can be given to the building architect
    D. Provides a starting point from which to determine client needs
    D. Provides a starting point from which to determine client needs
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  92. 92. How are task parameters used when defining user needs?
    A. To provide overall information about the desired general AV needs
  93. 93. What is the purpose of benchmarking?
    B. To give the client an opportunity to experience a number of AV system designs that address similar needs
  94. 94. Why is it important for the AV professional to obtain a full set of building plans?

    A. To evaluate and approve plans to ensure that room elements are compatible with the AV system installation needs
    B. To be able to use general site plans to determine the layout of the selected AV components
    C. Detailed building plans for the rooms in which the systems will be installed are typically not required; only a general floor plan is necessary
    D. To understand the full range of room features to ensure that the AV system design takes other building systems and components into account
    D. To understand the full range of room features to ensure that the AV system design takes other building systems and components into account
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  95. 95. What client contact information should be collected during initial client meetings?

    A. The main client contact
    B. The client technical representative
    C. Contacts that may be required for site inspection and installation, including the architect, building manager, construction manager, security manager, IT manager, and so on
    D. All of the above
    D. All of the above
  96. 96. How does the AV team use information about any identified constraints to the AV design and installation tasks?

    A. To inform the client that these constraints must be removed prior to instal¬lation tasks
    B. To select alternative AV system components that are not affected by the iden¬tified constraints
    C. To develop a work-around plan when these constraints will affect the design or installation tasks
    D. To eliminate specific tasks that may be adversely impacted by constraints
    C. To develop a work-around plan when these constraints will affect the design or installation tasks
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  97. 97. When visiting a client site, the primary work site regulations governing the use of PPE are typically defined by which of the following?

    A. The client
    B. Your company
    C. The client’s insurance company
    D. The AHJ
    D. The AHJ
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  98. 98. Which of the following is not considered part of the safety equipment that AV technicians should use when working at a work site?

    A. Fall protection
    B. PPE, such as hard hats, work boots, gloves, and safety glasses
    C. Tools with nonslip handles
    D. Approved nonconductive ladders
    C. Tools with nonslip handles
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  99. 99. What is a site survey checklist typically used to do?

    A. Document the AV, electrical, and mechanical systems
    B. Document information about client satisfaction with the AV system
    C. Document the required AV system components for a client
    D. Document general information about a client and the site that may be relevant for the AV design and installation tasks
    D. Document general information about a client and the site that may be relevant for the AV design and installation tasks
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  100. 100. What type of plan drawing depicts the layout of items on the ceiling?

    A. Elevation drawing
    B. Detail ceiling drawing
    C. Reflected floor plan
    D. Reflected ceiling plan
    D. Reflected ceiling plan
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  101. 101. What type of drawing depicts the ductwork that goes through the building?

    A. Detail drawing
    B. Section drawing
    C. Mechanical drawing
    D. Reflected ceiling plan
    C. Mechanical drawing
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  102. 102. What type of drawing would you use to determine the characteristics of a wall to ascertain the appropriate height and location of a video display?

    A. Reflected ceiling plan
    B. Elevation drawing
    C. Detail drawing
    D. Mechanical drawing
    B. Elevation drawing
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  103. 103. What type of drawing would you use to determine what is behind a wall or above a ceiling that could interfere with your system installation plan?

    A. Reflected ceiling plan
    B. Mechanical drawing
    C. Section drawing
    D. Elevation drawing
    C. Section drawing
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  104. 104. What drawing would you review to find out exactly how the projector should be mounted to the ceiling?

    A. AV system schematic
    B. Mechanical drawing
    C. Detail drawing
    D. Reflected ceiling plan
    C. Detail drawing
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  105. 105. Which abbreviation on a drawing tells you something on the drawing is not consistent with the scale?

    A. NCS
    B. SCN
    C. NIC
    D. NTS
    D. NTS
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  106. 106. Which abbreviation, along with a measurement given on a drawing, tells you how high on a wall an interface plate should be installed?

    A. SCN
    B. FUT
    C. NIC
    D. AFF
    D. AFF
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  107. 107. Which type of drawing provides the best information about the ducts and piping in a facility?

    A. Electrical drawing
    B. Section drawing
    C. Mechanical drawing
    D. Structural drawing
    C. Mechanical drawing
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  108. 108. On a drawing with a 1:50 scale, 2 centimeters equal how many meters?

    A. 1/2
    B. 1
    C. 2
    D. None of the above
    B. 1
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  109. 109. On a drawing using a 1/4 scale, 6 inches equal how many feet?

    A. 8
    B. 16
    C. 24
    D. None of the above
    C. 24
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  110. 110. What does a section cut symbol on a drawing indicate?

    A. An interior view of a wall or ceiling structure
    B. The number of a more detailed drawing that depicts a specific portion of a master drawing
    C. A view of a wall from an angle
    D. A drawing that depicts items in great detail, such as equipment mounting plans
    A. An interior view of a wall or ceiling structure
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  111. 111. Which of the following equations allows you to convert a measurement of 10 inches into an equivalent measurement in millimeters?

    A. 3.94 × _10 = 39.4 mm
    B. 25.4 × _10 = 254 mm
    C. 3.94 / 10 = .394 mm
    D. 25.4 / 10 = 2.54 mm
    B. 25.4 × _10 = 254 mm
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  112. 112. Which of the following equations allows you to convert a measurement of 100 millimeters into an equivalent measurement in inches?

    A. 100 / 2.54 = .394 in
    B. 100 / 25.4 = 3.94 in
    C. 100 × _2.54 = 254 in
    D. 100 × _25.4 = 2540 in
    B. 100 / 25.4 = 3.94 in
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  113. 113. What is the square footage of a space measuring 15 feet wide by 20 feet long by 10 feet high?

    A. 30 square feet
    B. 300 square feet
    C. 35 square feet
    D. 3000 square feet
    B. 300 square feet
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  114. 114. What is the cubic footage of a space measuring 15 meters wide by 20 meters long by 3 meters high?

    A. 900 cubic meters
    B. 95 cubic meters
    C. 9000 cubic meters
    D. 39 cubic meters
    A. 900 cubic meters
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  115. 115. What are the main concerns of the AV system designer regarding the audience area?

    A. Ensure that the audience seating is placed between 5 feet (1.5 meters) and 25 feet (7.6 meters) from the screen
    B. Determine if the proposed audience area HVAC and lighting are adequate
    C. The architect addresses the audience area design, not the AV designer
    D. Determine if the audience can see and hear the presentation, and determine whether movement within the seating area will be comfortable 
    D. Determine if the audience can see and hear the presentation, and determine whether movement within the seating area will be comfortable
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  116. 116. What is the primary issue the AV designer should examine when evaluating the AV control or projection room area? 

    A. If the proposed control room design and layout meet government construc¬tion standards and requirements
    B. That the room has a clear sightline to the presenter areas 
    C. If the room meets the required size, power, and HVAC requirements, and provides other services needed for the AV system components
    D. If the room location is close enough to run cabling to the AV components
    C. If the room meets the required size, power, and HVAC requirements, and provides other services needed for the AV system components
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  117. 117. What is the typical primary concern of the AV designer when evaluating the HVAC systems at a client site?

    A. Whether the HVAC system will create electrical interference that impacts AV component operation
    B. Whether the HVAC system will provide sufficient heating and cooling within the control room area 
    C. Whether the HVAC system will interfere with AV system component place¬ment or create excessive noise 
    D. Whether the HVAC system will provide sufficient heating and cooling within the audience areas 
    C. Whether the HVAC system will interfere with AV system component place¬ment or create excessive noise
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  118. 118. What is the primary issue that the AV designer should assess when reviewing the acoustic environment at a client site?

    A. The required loudness level of the AV system 
    B. The optimum locations for AV system loudspeakers 
    C. The audio system needs for the presenter and presenter area within the room
    D. Ambient noise and reverberation 
    D. Ambient noise and reverberation
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  119. 119. A client needs a display system for a room that will be used for inspecting detailed drawings of computer system networks. What is the maximum distance that the viewers should be placed from a 4-foot (1.2-meter) high screen?

    A. 16 feet (4.9 meters)
    B. 32 feet (9.7 meters)
    C. 24 feet (7.3 meters)
    D. 8 feet (2.4 meters)
    A. 16 feet (4.9 meters)
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  120. 120. Based on your review of the client needs, the display should consist of an HD wide-screen flat-panel monitor that is 4 feet high. How wide is the image dis¬played on this monitor?

    A. 7.12 feet (2.17 meters)
    B. 6.41 feet (1.95 meters)
    C. 8.1 feet (2.47 meters)
    D. 5 feet (1.52 meters)
    A. 7.12 feet (2.17 meters)
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  121. 121. Your client is interested in installing a large projection screen in a front lobby area to display images of various projects for promotional purposes. The screen will be installed directly across from a street-level entrance with several win¬dows and a revolving glass door. What should be the primary initial concern of the AV designer regarding the projection system?

    A. Audience sightlines
    B. Ambient light
    C. Projector placement
    D. Ambient noise 
    B. Ambient light
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  122. 122. What is the primary factor an AV designer should examine when evaluating the potential to ensure a high contrast ratio for a front-projected image within a room?

    A. Ambient light levels in the room
    B. Proposed projector location and angle
    C. Distance between the projector and the screen
    D. Proposed screen material
    A. Ambient light levels in the room
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  123. 123. The AV designer is evaluating the proposed AC power supply to an AV control room. What issue(s) should the AV designer consider?

    A. How much power is necessary to operate the AV system components 
    B. What non-AV equipment is on the same panelboard as the AV equipment
    C. What existing outlets are available for the AV equipment
    D. All of the above
    D. All of the above
  124. 124. What is the purpose of a sightline study?

    A. To determine if a viewer can see the smallest items on a screen
    B. To determine the brightness of an image for a particular viewer 
    C. To determine if the audience has a clear view of the screen
    D. To identify the most appropriate location for a projector
    C. To determine if the audience has a clear view of the screen
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  125. 125. Which of the following is not a recommended approach to minimize ambient light levels within a room?

    A. Use lighter-colored finishes on walls 
    B. Use focused task lighting 
    C. Treat windows for light infiltration
    D. Install lighting controls such as dimmers 
    A. Use lighter-colored finishes on walls
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  126. 126. What is the primary concern the AV designer has regarding the design of the building’s HVAC system?

    A. Locate HVAC system control
    B. Minimize noise levels within the room during HVAC operation
    C. Ensure sufficient cooling to maintain appropriate temperature levels for AV component operation 
    D. Provide sufficient cooling and heating for audience comfort
    B. Minimize noise levels within the room during HVAC operation
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  127. 127. How do building regulations or codes impact the AV system design?

    A. Building regulations and codes often specify the type of electrical wiring that must be used for specific AV installations. 
    B. The layout and design of AV systems are usually strictly regulated via building regulations and codes.
    C. Building regulations and codes typically specify that a separate technical power system be installed for AV systems.
    D. AV systems are not affected by building codes.
    A. Building regulations and codes often specify the type of electrical wiring that must be used for specific AV installations.
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  128. 128. What is the objective of the program phase of AV system design?

    A. Provide a detailed cost quote for the client to approve
    B. Create the computer software required to control an AV system
    C. Create detailed design documents depicting the AV system components and installation
    D. Describe the AV systems necessary to support the defined needs and the general cost of those systems
    D. Describe the AV systems necessary to support the defined needs and the general cost of those systems
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  129. 129. What should the specific AV system capabilities be based on?

    A. Recommendations from the client
    B. Identified needs of the end users
    C. Installation capabilities of the general contractor
    D. Results of the baseline visits 
    B. Identified needs of the end users
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  130. 130. What is the main objective of an AV program report?

    A. Communicate to the decision makers about the overall system’s capabilities and budget
    B. Provide a detailed layout of AV components to the general contractor
    C. Describe the location and layout of AV components within a room
    D. Provide a listing of specific components to be used within the AV system 
    A. Communicate to the decision makers about the overall system’s capabilities and budget
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  131. 131. Which portion of the AV program report should describe the end users who were consulted to determine system requirements?

    A. Special issues
    B. Executive summary
    C. Infrastructure considerations 
    D. System descriptions
    B. Executive summary
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  132. 132. Which of the following cost descriptions provides a general budget for the AV system for use within the AV program report?

    A. System quote
    B. Opinion of probable cost
    C. System “ballpark”
    D. System estimate
    B. Opinion of probable cost
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  133. 133. Once approved, what does the AV program report become the basis for?

    A. Identifying required AV system components B. Purchasing and installing the AV system components
    C. Developing more detailed AV system design documents and cost estimates
    D. Additional discussions of AV needs
    C. Developing more detailed AV system design documents and cost estimates
  134. 134. When designing a video display system, what should be the first consideration of the AV system designer?

    A. How the client is going to use the video display system
    B. The resolution of the video display system
    C. The size of video displays
    D. The location of screens
    A. How the client is going to use the video display system
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  135. 135. The AV designer is creating a system for a client who also needs to route video and audio signals to various other locations at the site. At what level should the AV designer consider this need?

    A. The AV designer should determine the needed monitoring, feeds, and recording requirements, and ensure that they are supported by the system design.
    B. The AV designer is concerned with only the display systems within the room. 
    C. Accommodating monitoring and feed needs is the responsibility of the AV installation team.
    D. The AV designer should ensure that a standard video and audio signal output is available in the control room to allow other users to connect external systems. 
    A. The AV designer should determine the needed monitoring, feeds, and recording requirements, and ensure that they are supported by the system design.
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  136. 136. How should the AV design ensure that the AV system addresses the necessary display signal sources?

    A. By including all potential signal sources in the AV system control room
    B. By establishing a clear, up-front understanding of the media that the client needs to present
    C. By including a signal switcher in the system design
    D. By providing appropriate system inputs for each type of signal source
    B. By establishing a clear, up-front understanding of the media that the client needs to present
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  137. 137. How should an AV system designer address system bandwidth?

    A. Select components that maximize the bandwidth of the entire AV system
    B. Minimize the bandwidth of signals transmitted within the system
    C. Maximize the bandwidth of signals transmitted within the system 
    D. Select components that minimize bandwidth 
    A. Select components that maximize the bandwidth of the entire AV system
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  138. 138. What are the three main performance parameters that an audio system should be designed to achieve?

    A. Loudness, intelligibility, and stability
    B. Directivity, intelligibility, and consistency
    C. Loudness, headroom, and frequency response
    D. Intelligibility, frequency response, and headroom
    A. Loudness, intelligibility, and stability
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  139. 139. How should an AV system designer determine the required frequency response of an audio system?

    A. The designer should work to achieve a frequency response as wide as pos¬sible within the project budget.
    B. The audio system output frequency response should match the frequency response of the audio source components.
    C. The audio system frequency response should meet the industry standard of 20 Hz to 20kHz.
    D. The frequency response should be based on the type of applications the audio is intended to support.
    D. The frequency response should be based on the type of applications the audio is intended to support.
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  140. 140. Which of the following audio processors would a system design specify to enhance the intelligibility of a videoconferencing system?

    A. Compressor
    B. Crossover
    C. Echo canceler 
    D. DSP matrix mixer 
    C. Echo canceler
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  141. 141. What is the total impedance of a system consisting of three loudspeakers, each with 4 ohms of impedance, connected in series?

    A. 4 ohms
    B. 12 ohms
    C. 32 ohms
    D. 2 ohms
    B. 12 ohms
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  142. 142. In audio systems where the loudspeakers are located far from the amplifier, what type of loudspeaker system is typically used?

    A. Series/parallel wired loudspeaker system
    B. Low-impedance loudspeaker system
    C. Constant-voltage system that uses transformers
    D. Direct-coupled system 
    C. Constant-voltage system that uses transformers
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  143. 143. As a listener moves away from a sound source, such as a loudspeaker, the sound energy drops. According to the inverse square law, which formula would you use to determine the drop in acoustic energy if the user moved from 6 to 12 meters away from a sound source?

    A. dB = 20 log (6 meters/12 meters)
    B. dB = 20 log (6 meters . 12 meters)
    C. dB = 20 log (6 meters + 12 meters)
    D. dB = 20 log (12 meters/6 meters)
    A. dB = 20 log (6 meters/12 meters)
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  144. 144. An AV company that is planning a client system installation typically works with vendors to obtain which of the following?

    A. AV equipment, such as projectors, displays, audio, and control systems
    B. Installation services and assistance, when necessary 
    C. Fabrication of custom components, such as furniture, defined within the proposal
    D. All of the above
    D. All of the above
  145. 145. When working with a vendor or subcontractor for AV services, what does the abbreviation RFP stand for?

    A. Request for products
    B. Request for pricing 
    C. Request for proposal
    D. References for projects 
    C. Request for proposal
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  146. 146. What is the typical best practice for selecting potential vendors to bid on providing product and services for your AV project?

    A. Select vendors that you have worked with previously on other projects
    B. Select vendors that advertise only name-brand products 
    C. Select vendors based on information about their capabilities, experience, terms, and value
    D. Select local vendors that are based in your city or geographic area
    C. Select vendors based on information about their capabilities, experience, terms, and value
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  147. 147. When creating an RFP, what is the best approach for describing the work that you want the vendors to address within their proposal?

    A. Send the vendor the relevant portion of your original proposal to your client, along with your proposed pricing, and ask the vendor to agree to complete the work on that portion of the project for the identified price
    B. Send the vendor the relevant portion of your original proposal to your client, and ask the vendor to propose a price for providing that portion of the project
    C. Describe the specific project work that you want the vendor to address in as much detail as possible, and ask the vendor to propose a technical approach and cost
    D. Describe the project needs in general terms that will allow the vendor to be creative when proposing a technical solution and cost 
    C. Describe the specific project work that you want the vendor to address in as much detail as possible, and ask the vendor to propose a technical approach and cost
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  148. 148. Which of the following best describes the approach for evaluating proposals for products and services from potential vendors?

    A. Select the proposal that provides the lowest cost.
    B. Select the proposal that most closely matches the specifications within the RFP
    C. Select the proposal that provides the best combination of cost, value, and terms.
    D. Select the proposal that has the best technical approach/specifications
    C. Select the proposal that provides the best combination of cost, value, and terms.
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  149. 149. On what is a project labor estimate based?

    A. The standard, published labor cost for installing an AV system
    B. A standard company cost for installing each AV component
    C. The charge-out rate for labor in each labor category needed to complete all of the necessary project tasks
    D. The weekly wage of the average paid staff member in the AV company
    C. The charge-out rate for labor in each labor category needed to complete all of the necessary project tasks
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  150. 150. What is a BOM?

    A. The invoice for parts and supplies that the AV company sends the client
    B. A list of the equipment, supplies, and materials required for the project, along with the quantity and cost for each item
    C. The invoice for parts and supplies that the supplier sends the AV company 
    D. A list of equipment, supplies, and materials required for the project
    B. A list of the equipment, supplies, and materials required for the project, along with the quantity and cost for each item
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  151. 151. What is included in the charge-out rate for labor in a project estimate?

    A. The actual total time that the staff member spends working on the project
    B. The staff member wages, plus vacation time and taxes 
    C. The staff member wages, plus vacation time, taxes, and other company overhead costs applicable to that person
    D. The staff member hourly or weekly wages
    C. The staff member wages, plus vacation time, taxes, and other company overhead costs applicable to that person
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  152. 152. You are interested in getting a bid from a vendor for equipment and supplies for a client AV system installation project. What information do you give the vendor to provide the basis for the bid?

    A. A copy of the accepted and approved project proposal
    B. A list of the specific items that you want the vendor to provide
    C. A detailed list of all the items you want to purchase for the project, broken out by categories
    D. A description of the components of the project, so the vendor will propose products to meet your needs
    B. A list of the specific items that you want the vendor to provide
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  153. 153. Your company has several projects that require a large number of standard items, such as connectors, cabling, conduit, etc. What is likely the best approach to obtain items for these projects at the lowest total cost?

    A. Combine several individual orders to save on shipping costs
    B. Negotiate an up-front price for the products with a vendor, and purchase only the amount needed for each project 
    C. Purchase only the amount needed for each project, since the client is billed the cost for purchases
    D. Purchase a large amount of these items at a lower cost per individual item, and keep them in stock in a warehouse until needed for projects
    D. Purchase a large amount of these items at a lower cost per individual item, and keep them in stock in a warehouse until needed for projects
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  154. 154. What is the main objective of evaluating the cost of completing an AV project?

    A. To determine if the AV company made money on the project
    B. To determine what to charge the client once the project is complete
    C. To assess the cost of materials and supplies
    D. To determine if the client received a good value for its funds
    A. To determine if the AV company made money on the project
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  155. 155. How do project managers use information obtained from evaluating the cost of completing an AV project?

    A. To determine if the staff members are working hard enough
    B. To improve project estimates and the project management approach
    C. To assess if the project used the proper quality of materials
    D. To evaluate the work of the AV designer
    B. To improve project estimates and the project management approach
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  156. 156. What is the purpose of evaluating staff utilization rates?

    A. To determine what type of work each staff member is performing
    B. To evaluate if each staff member’s time is being used as effectively as possible
    C. To determine how staff should be scheduled
    D. To determine if some staff are working harder than others 
    B. To evaluate if each staff member’s time is being used as effectively as possible
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  157. 157. How does an AV manager use a P&L statement to assess the company’s performance?

    A. It is used by the manager to assess the performance of individual AV installers based on the profit made on their projects.
    B. It tells the manager which projects were profitable and which ones were not.
    C. It is provided to the client to show how the project funds were used.
    D. It provides general information about the financial health of the overall company.
    D. It provides general information about the financial health of the overall company.
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  158. 158. Which of the following is a sign of an improperly fabricated cable termination?

    A. Visible stray wires 
    B. Removed jacket or insulation 
    C. Visible solder
    D. Crimping
    A. Visible stray wires
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  159. 159. 2. What type of termination does the following picture show?

    A. 8P8C
    B. BNC
    C. XLR
    D. RCA
    B. BNC
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  160. 160. Which of the following tests should be conducted to evaluate if a termination is properly transmitting a signal?

    A. Continuity test
    B. Voltage test
    C. Signal sweep test
    D. Isolation test
    A. Continuity test
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  161. 161. In order to communicate with devices installed onto a TCP/IP network, what must each device have?

    A. A web address 
    B. An IP address 
    C. A wireless card 
    D. A TCP card
    B. An IP address
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  162. 162. What is a drawback of using a rack-mounted RF receiver?

    A. The metal rack can shield the receiver from its intended signal.
    B. It relies on line of sight to the signal transmitter.
    C. It operates on different frequencies than its receivers.
    D. It is sensitive to fluorescent light.
    A. The metal rack can shield the receiver from its intended signal.
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  163. 163. Which of the following rack-ventilation methods uses a fan that draws air from the rack?

    A. Pressurization
    B. Conditioning
    C. Convection
    D. Evacuation
    D. Evacuation
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  164. 164. What does signal separation refer to within a rack layout?

    A. Splitting composite video signals into component RGB signals
    B. Separating cables according to signal strength
    C. Running several cables carrying the same signal to separate components 
    D. Separating components according to signal type
    B. Separating cables according to signal strength
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  165. 165. When mounting heavy equipment, always mount to which of the following?

    A. Any stud in the wall
    B. The building’s structural support or blocking
    C. Ceiling
    D. Drywall
    B. The building’s structural support or blocking
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  166. 166. Who should evaluate all mounting plans and advise the installation technician on difficult mounting situations?

    A. Structural engineer
    B. Mechanical contractor
    C. Client
    D. AV manager
    A. Structural engineer
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  167. 167. What is the load limit?

    A. The maximum weight of an equipment rack B. The highest intensity a sound system can produce 
    C. The weight at which the item will structurally fail 
    D. The tendency for an equipment rack to tip over
    C. The weight at which the item will structurally fail
  168. 168. Roof-mounted HVAC systems may produce vibrations that cause the projector to vibrate and cause an image to appear unfocused.

    A. True 
    B. False
    A. True
  169. 169. To what does the permissible area of a conduit refer?

    A. The amount of the inner diameter of a conduit that may be filled with cable 
    B. The locations within the ceiling where the conduit may be run
    C. The outer diameter of the conduit used for specific applications
    D. Conduits must be rated as fireproof when used within ceiling (plenum) spaces
    A. The amount of the inner diameter of a conduit that may be filled with cable
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  170. 170. What is the main purpose for reviewing the system design when preparing for providing AV support for a live event?

    A. Helps the AV team integrate the live AV support with any broadcasting requirements 
    B. Ensures that the system meets building code or regulation requirements 
    C. Allows the AV team to brief the presenters or performers on the capabilities of the AV system
    D. Helps the AV installer determine the required equipment and crew resources
    D. Helps the AV installer determine the required equipment and crew resources
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  171. 171. Why can implementing a VLAN be labor-intensive?

    A. You may be limited to whatever addressing scheme the client already uses.
    B. It increases bandwidth overhead by adding an encryption and tunneling wrapper.
    C. Its broadcast domain must be segmented on every switch in the network.
    D. You will need to manually set IP addresses for each device.
    C. Its broadcast domain must be segmented on every switch in the network.
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  172. 172. Which of the following objectives should the AV team target when locating microphones for a live event?

    A. Ensure that all microphone cables are taped to the floor
    B. Mount all microphones on nonconductive stands
    C. Ensure that all microphones are behind loudspeakers
    D. Ensure that all microphone cables are no longer than 15 feet (4.5 meters) in length
    C. Ensure that all microphones are behind loudspeakers
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  173. 173. How far away from the screen should you place a video projector with a lens ratio of 2.0 to create a 10-foot (3-meter) wide image?

    A. 15 feet (4.5 meters)
    B. 20 feet (6 meters)
    C. 30 feet (9 meters)
    D. 10 feet (3 meters)
    B. 20 feet (6 meters)
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  174. 174. Project budget refers to which of the following?

    A. The amount of labor and materials the project manager used to successfully complete the project
    B. The total cost of purchasing the needed materials and supplies
    C. The total amount that the client has paid the AV company for the project
    D. The amount of labor and materials the project manager has allocated to complete the project 
    D. The amount of labor and materials the project manager has allocated to complete the project
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  175. 175. How should the AV company respond if a client requests changes in the project that end up increasing the cost of completing the project?

    A. Perform the requested additional work in order to ensure that the client is satisfied.
    B. Ask the client to agree to a CO that describes the changes to the project agreement and the additional costs.
    C. Remove another element of the project to keep the final cost the same.
    D. Never perform any work that was not agreed to within the original work contract.
    B. Ask the client to agree to a CO that describes the changes to the project agreement and the additional costs.
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  176. 176. What is a dependency within a project task schedule?

    A. A task that must be completed by a specific date
    B. A task that will be required if specific conditions occur at the project site
    C. A task that cannot begin before another task is complete
    D. An optional task that the client can determine is needed once the project is underway
    C. A task that cannot begin before another task is complete
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  177. 177. Which statement best describes the relationship of the AV installation team with other vendors on the site?

    A. The AV team should actively communicate and coordinate with the project manager and other vendors to ensure that the AV installation is not impacted by other vendors working on the project. 
    B. The AV team should negotiate work schedules directly with the other vendors.
    C. The AV team should focus on the AV installation; the project manager is responsible for coordinating work at the project.
    D. The AV team should review the project schedule; it defines all coordination necessary for the project. 
    A. The AV team should actively communicate and coordinate with the project manager and other vendors to ensure that the AV installation is not impacted by other vendors working on the project.
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  178. 178. Which of the following documents would an AV company submit in the event that a modification in the building design impacted the AV system installation requirements?

    A. Construction change directive (CCD)
    B. Request for change (RFC)
    C. Progress report (PR)
    D. Modification announcement (MA)
    B. Request for change (RFC)
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  179. 179. Which of the following defines project deliverables and relates the elements of work?

    A. Logic network
    B. Assumptions and risks
    C. Gantt chart
    D. WBS
    D. WBS
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  180. 180. The maintenance technician for a system should document which of the following items?

    A. When preventive maintenance is provided
    B. When equipment is updated 
    C. When another company’s equipment fails 
    D. All of the above
    D. All of the above
  181. 181. In the context of AV system installations, what is the systems performance verifi¬cation, or commissioning, process?

    A. A process for documenting that the AV system conforms with international standards
    B. A process for registering the ownership of components 
    C. Officially “launching” an AV system with users within the client organization
    D. A formal process for testing the elements of the AV system to ensure that they operate as intended
    D. A formal process for testing the elements of the AV system to ensure that they operate as intended
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  182. 182. What is the objective of commissioning an AV system?

    A. Allow time to “burn-in” components to identify any potential failure points 
    B. Document how the user should operate the AV system
    C. Systematically test all components to demonstrate that the AV system operates properly 
    D. Document the delivery and installation of all system components to enable final billing for system installation 
    C. Systematically test all components to demonstrate that the AV system operates properly
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  183. 183. How does the AV technician use an understanding of system signal flow to ensure proper operation?

    A. To calibrate AV system components
    B. To gain an understanding of overall system operation that will aid in identi¬fying sources of problems
    C. To document the system during the commissioning process 
    D. To identify appropriate signal levels for each component 
    B. To gain an understanding of overall system operation that will aid in identi¬fying sources of problems
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  184. 184. When briefing end users on how to operate the AV system, the AV team should do which of the following?

    A. Provide manuals for all system components 
    B. Use a schematic of the system to present how the signal flows through the system
    C. Provide a detailed description of system components and operation
    D. Focus on how to perform basic presentation functions 
    D. Focus on how to perform basic presentation functions
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  185. 185. What is a proper AV system shutdown procedure?

    A. Shut down system components in a specifically defined order
    B. Shut down system components in any order
    C. Turn off sources, then processing, then display components
    D. Turn off all system power at once
    A. Shut down system components in a specifically defined order
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  186. 186. What is the main reason for carefully documenting AV system preventive maintenance tasks in a maintenance log?

    A. Determine warranty coverage of individual components
    B. Provide a record for client billing purposes 
    C. Provide detailed maintenance records that will aid in ongoing maintenance and repair
    D. Determine why a component failed 
    C. Provide detailed maintenance records that will aid in ongoing maintenance and repair
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  187. 187. Which of the following is not an objective of training end users on the operation of the AV system?

    A. Give users a higher level of confidence when operating the AV system
    B. Reduce the potential for damage due to improper use
    C. Reduce service calls resulting from user errors
    D. Eliminate the need for AV company maintenance and repair calls
    D. Eliminate the need for AV company maintenance and repair calls
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  188. 188. AV companies are typically required to provide documentation of the AV system after a project is complete. What is that documentation typically composed of?

    A. Manufacturer manuals for all equipment that contain instructions for its operation 
    B. System design and configuration, including signal paths, to enable a technician to troubleshoot and correct any problems with the system 
    C. Configuration of the control system, including DIP switch settings and IP addresses of individual components
    D. Operating instructions written for the AV knowledge level of the end user
    E. All of the above
    E. All of the above
  189. 189. Which of the following types of maintenance agreements commits an AV company to providing ongoing preventive maintenance for a client system?

    A. Preventive warranty
    B. Manufacturer’s warranty
    C. Service agreement
    D. System warranty
    C. Service agreement
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  190. 190. When a new AV device fails within the first few weeks after installation, under which type of warranty is the repair typically addressed?

    A. Service agreement
    B. Manufacturer’s warranty
    C. System warranty
    D. Preventive warranty
    B. Manufacturer’s warranty
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  191. 191. What is the first step that an AV technician should take when a client reports a problem with an AV system?
    A. Locate the detailed system documentation 
    B. Contact the manufacturer of the component to assist in troubleshooting
    C. Travel to the client site to repair the system
    D. Obtain more information about the problem, such as the symptoms of the system failure 
    D. Obtain more information about the problem, such as the symptoms of the system failure
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  192. 192. 4. Which of the following is an example of preventive maintenance?

    A. Replacing system cabling that is causing static within the system
    B. Upgrading the programming on a control system to address newly installed components
    C. Replacing a projector bulb that is nearing the end of its operational life
    D. Upgrading a display to a greater resolution to meet client needs
    C. Replacing a projector bulb that is nearing the end of its operational life
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  193. 193. What should be the first step in troubleshooting a failure in an AV system?

    A. Determine the possible failure points
    B. Determine which components are fully operational
    C. Review a system diagram depicting interconnections and signal flow
    D. Clearly identify the failure symptoms
    D. Clearly identify the failure symptoms
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  194. 194. What is an intermittent problem?

    A. A system failure that affects multiple components
    B. A failure of an interface component
    C. A disruption in signal flow affecting the system
    D. A system failure that is difficult to reproduce
    D. A system failure that is difficult to reproduce
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  195. 195. Once the characteristics of the system failure are clearly identified, what is the recommended next step in order to return the system to normal operation?

    A. Examine the system to determine if the problem is simple to address and gather more information
    B. Ask the user to further describe the nature of the problem
    C. Logically divide the system in half, and determine which half has the failure
    D. Replace the component that has appeared to fail
    A. Examine the system to determine if the problem is simple to address and gather more information
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  196. 196. What is typically the most efficient process for localizing the faulty function within a malfunctioning AV system?

    A. Begin with testing the major functions, and then move to the minor functions 
    B. Logically divide the system in half, and determine which portion has the failure, and then repeat for the failed half
    C. Test each of the components beginning at the final output, working backward
    D. Test each of the components in the order of signal flow
    B. Logically divide the system in half, and determine which portion has the failure, and then repeat for the failed half
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  197. 197. When troubleshooting an AV system, should the AV technician consider user error as a source of the problem?

    A. No, because the users are not considered part of the system that has failed
    B. Yes, because user error is typically considered the main cause of AV system failure
    C. No, because the users usually understand system operation
    D. Yes, because users often do not understand how to properly operate the system, and may have changed settings or performed other actions that caused the failure
    D. Yes, because users often do not understand how to properly operate the system, and may have changed settings or performed other actions that caused the failure
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  198. 198. What is the best method to determine if a microphone is the source of a problem?

    A. Plug the microphone into a preamp and test
    B. Change the cord to the microphone
    C. Swap out the suspect microphone with a new microphone that you know is working and see if the system works properly
    D. Test the microphone with a multimeter
    C. Swap out the suspect microphone with a new microphone that you know is working and see if the system works properly
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  199. 199. Which of the following is not an example of an issue that can cause a video projector to overheat?

    A. Brightness set too high
    B. Projector not properly positioned
    C. Air filters clogged with dust
    D. Fan has failed
    A. Brightness set too high
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  200. 200. Which of the following is the most likely source of an AV system failure or problem?

    A. Projector failure
    B. Amplifier failure
    C. Computer source failure
    D. Cable/connector failure
    D. Cable/connector failure
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  201. 201. Which of the following is not a method of addressing feedback within an audio system?

    A. Adding compression to the microphone signal chain
    B. Turning down or muting all unused microphones
    C. Keeping the loudspeakers in front of and as far from the microphones as possible 
    D. Keeping the microphone as close to the sound source as possible 
    A. Adding compression to the microphone signal chain
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  202. 202. An excessive amount of high-frequency hiss within an audio system is likely due to which of the following situations?

    A. Noise gate thresholds set too low 
    B. Insufficient compression
    C. Poor gain structure
    D. Source output gain set too high
    C. Poor gain structure
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  203. 203. Which of the following statements describes the typical relationship of an AV company with its suppliers and vendors?

    A. The AV company should work with only one supplier or vendor to procure the needed goods and services.
    B. The AV company client will usually specify the vendors or suppliers to support the client’s project.
    C. The AV company should identify the suppliers and vendors with the lowest current prices.
    D. The suppliers and vendors often become long-term partners with the AV company in meeting the client needs.
    D. The suppliers and vendors often become long-term partners with the AV company in meeting the client needs.
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  204. 204. Which of the following statements best describes how an AV manager should manage stock and inventory?

    A. Keep track of the equipment and supplies the company has on hand, what is on order, and what is at the client site.
    B. Ensure that the total value of stock and inventory does not exceed a specific amount.
    C. Check in orders as they arrive.
    D. Ensure the proper amount of warehouse space is available for inventory.
    A. Keep track of the equipment and supplies the company has on hand, what is on order, and what is at the client site.
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  205. 205. Why does an AV company use a unique bar code or other identifier on an equipment case for rental AV equipment?

    A. To identify in which room the equipment should be placed when it arrives at the venue
    B. To identify a specific component and allow an inventory system to check the component in and out of the warehouse and venue site
    C. To allow the scanner to identify the price of the equipment for rental customers 
    D. To identify the brand of the equipment or components
    B. To identify a specific component and allow an inventory system to check the component in and out of the warehouse and venue site
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  206. 206. Once equipment leaves the warehouse, who is responsible for ensuring security and preventing theft?

    A. AV company
    B. Whoever has taken control of the equipment
    C. End user
    D. Client
    B. Whoever has taken control of the equipment
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  207. 207. What is a key security concern when renting AV equipment?

    A. Ensuring that the renter has hired a security guard to protect the equipment once it has arrived at the site
    B. Properly identifying the person taking possession of the equipment from the AV company
    C. Ensuring that the renter knows how to properly transport the equipment
    D. Ensuring that the renter knows how to properly operate the equipment
    B. Properly identifying the person taking possession of the equipment from the AV company
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  208. 208. Which of the following best describes the recommended approach to maintaining professional skills and knowledge?

    A. Take college-level AV technology courses.
    B. Obtain and renew a professional certification. 
    C. Take courses on state-of-the-art AV techniques at AV industry trade shows.
    D. Obtain industry information from a range of sources, including courses, seminars, publications, vendor presentations, and professional certification courses.
    D. Obtain industry information from a range of sources, including courses, seminars, publications, vendor presentations, and professional certification courses.
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  209. 209. Remote-monitoring services for client sites are intended to perform which of the following?

    A. Track AV system operation costs.
    B. Maintain security via the use of CCTV systems. 
    C. Track the type of program materials viewed via the AV system to ensure that inappropriate program materials are blocked.
    D. Track system usage, identify system or component failures, and identify tampering. 
    D. Track system usage, identify system or component failures, and identify tampering.
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  210. 210. Which of the following best describes the market that your AV business should strive to reach with its marketing campaign?

    A. Any persons or companies interested in purchasing AV equipment or services
    B. Persons or companies interested in purchasing AV equipment or services that are within your area of service
    C. Persons or companies interested in purchasing the types of AV equipment or services in which your company has special skills or capabilities
    D. Business executives who are the decision makers responsible for purchasing AV systems and equipment
    C. Persons or companies interested in purchasing the types of AV equipment or services in which your company has special skills or capabilities
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  211. 211. An AV company that concentrates on serving the needs of retailers is focusing on which type of market?

    A. Vertical market
    B. Integrated market
    C. Niche market
    D. Horizontal market
    A. Vertical market
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  212. 212. What does the term value proposition refer to?

    A. The elements of your company that give you an advantage over other companies
    B. The overall quality of the AV equipment carried by your company 
    C. A comparison of the price of your products and services with the competition
    D. The overall client rating of your response to the company’s RFP
    A. The elements of your company that give you an advantage over other companies
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  213. 213. A proposal for an AV system installation should provide all except which one of the following?

    A. General project assumptions
    B. A detailed description of all of the components and accessories
    C. A detailed breakdown of the costs for components, materials, and labor
    D. A detailed description of the process used for identifying user needsE. Warranty information
    • D. A detailed description of the process used for identifying user needs
    • E. Warranty information
  214. 214. What is the recommended role of the AV salesperson when meeting with the client to present a project proposal?

    A. To “sell” the client on purchasing the system
    B. To explain how the costs for the project were estimated
    C. To identify the needs that the system is intended to address
    D. To assist the client in making a purchase decision
    D. To assist the client in making a purchase decision
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  215. 215. Who is the person in the client organization that you should focus on meeting to present your proposal?

    A. The AV manager
    B. The IT manager
    C. The decision maker identified as ultimately responsible for the AV systems
    D. The CEO
    C. The decision maker identified as ultimately responsible for the AV systems
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  216. 216. What should the sales discussion focus on?

    A. How the proposed system will meet the client needs
    B. The pricing of the AV system
    C. The technical specifications of the AV system
    D. How the AV system was designed
    A. How the proposed system will meet the client needs
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  217. 217. What should be the first step in the hiring process?

    A. Determining if the company already has someone in-house who can perform the work 
    B. Identifying the skills, knowledge, and experience needed by prospective employees
    C. Determining the required education and certifications for the prospective employee
    D. Identifying the specific job requirements
    D. Identifying the specific job requirements
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  218. 218. Which of the following best describes how a job advertisement should function?

    A. Provide only a few details, so that the applicant contacts the company to learn more
    B. Promote the company in a manner that convinces the applicant that it would make an attractive career choice
    C. Describe the job requirements in as much detail as possible to ensure that the applicant understands the requirements
    D. Provide the main details about the position in a manner that “sells” the company and position to the prospective employee
    D. Provide the main details about the position in a manner that “sells” the company and position to the prospective employee
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  219. 219. When evaluating resumes of prospective job applicants, how should the reviewers decide who to invite for interviews?

    A. Reviewers should select only candidates whose resumes exactly match the stated job requirements.
    B. Only applicants who have previously worked with well-established companies should be selected for an interview. 
    C. The reviewers should evaluate candidates against the stated job requirements, and create a short list of qualified candidates to invite for interviews. 
    D. Reviewers should call current employer and references of applicants to deter¬mine if the resume is accurate prior to selecting applicants for interviews. 
    C. The reviewers should evaluate candidates against the stated job requirements, and create a short list of qualified candidates to invite for interviews.
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  220. 220. Which of the following best describes the interview process?

    A. Interviewers should ask a range of prepared questions intended to assess the candidate’s knowledge, skills, and work experience, as well as overall person¬ality, behavior, and attitudes.
    B. The interviewers are legally allowed to ask only standard questions that focus on the person’s work experience.
    C. The interview should be an informal process of getting to know the candidate in order to determine if the candidate’s personality will be a fit within the organization.
    D. Interviewers should focus on technical questions intended to assess the candidate’s knowledge of the industry.
    A. Interviewers should ask a range of prepared questions intended to assess the candidate’s knowledge, skills, and work experience, as well as overall person¬ality, behavior, and attitudes.
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  221. 221. What is the main purpose of providing staff with feedback on job performance?

    A. Feedback should be provided when a complaint is received about an employee.
    B. Regular specific feedback should be provided to give staff members guidelines for improving performance. 
    C. Feedback is used to identify areas that require additional training.
    D. Once-a-year feedback is used to determine salary increases and promotions. 
    B. Regular specific feedback should be provided to give staff members guidelines for improving performance.
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  222. 1. In the document drawing figures pictured above, which one is the interior elevation flag drawing?

    A)
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    2. The section drawing above is the reference you would need to consult in order to get which of the following pieces of information for your installation?
     
    A) Light fixture layout 
    B) HVAC layout
    C) Ceiling height 
    D) Details and specifications 
    C) Ceiling height
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  224. 3. When preparing to work at a site, how do you make sure that you can get access into the site for your installation?

    A) Know the hours of access from your pre‐bid walk through inspection. 
    B) Prepare a work schedule with the building architect.
    C) Check all equipment to be installed through shipping and receiving at the site. 
    D) Enter through the loading dock area using appropriate ramps. 
    A) Know the hours of access from your pre‐bid walk through inspection.
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  225. 4. How do you identify site obstacles and electrical components which might cause interference?

    A) During pre‐installation site review note all potential obstacles on the survey checklist. 
    B) Call the electrical contractor and have him send you a list of potential conflicts. C) Use the section drawings to identify plumbing line obstacles and ceiling issues. 
    D) Look at the reflected ceiling plan and note location of HVAC.
    A) During pre‐installation site review note all potential obstacles on the survey checklist.
  226. 5. What type of conduit material should be used for running cable around fluorescent lighting or near electric motors?

    A) Steel 
    B) Flexible
    C) Plastic
    D) PVC
    A) Steel
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  227. 6. Why should you avoid “double‐sub” contracts for AV integration? 

    A) Plumbing and electrical contractors are not licensed for such work.
    B) As a procurement only contract system the general contractor is excluded. 
    C) These are design only contracts which do not allow for consultant services.
    D) Cost mark ups, time constraints, and the awkward extended chain of command. 
    D) Cost mark ups, time constraints, and the awkward extended chain of command.
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  228. 7. In evaluating overall facility conditions for installing AV at a construction site, which of the following is a consideration for the AV installation team?

    A) Avoid cable pulling and conduit installation during the initial construction phase. 
    B) When cabling, avoid of HVAC, ventilation, and other outside contractors. 
    C) Avoid installation of sensitive electronics and screens until the site is dust free & clean.
    D) Wait until ceiling contracting is completely finished before you begin AV.
    C) Avoid installation of sensitive electronics and screens until the site is dust free & clean.
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  229. 8. What is a technical power system?

    A) A separate electrical panel with circuits controlling only AV equipment. 
    B) A higher wattage system using 220 volt breaker boxes. 
    C) A source directly from the power plant
    D) Alternating current power from a separate generator onsite. 
    A) A separate electrical panel with circuits controlling only AV equipment.
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  230. 9. How do you verify video system signal integrity to assure equal performance across the system?

    A) Use an impedance meter. 
    B) Use an ampere meter. 
    C) Use a volt meter to check resistance.
    D) Use an oscilloscope.
    D) Use an oscilloscope.
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  231. 10. Why is it essential to have the correct length screws and bolts when preparing to mount projectors, screens, or any assemblies?

    A) Too short may cause accident or injury as they fly off of the assembly.
    B) Too short and they will not hold the assembly; too long may damage components. 
    C) Too large of a bolt can cause EMI fluctuations which will disrupt equipment function. 
    D) Aesthetically too long or too short mounting bolts detract from installation appearance. 
    B) Too short and they will not hold the assembly; too long may damage components.
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  232. 11. When is a plumb bob used during the installation process for a ceiling mounted projector?

    A) Used as a leveling device to locate a direct line for stable mounting.
    B) Used to calculate the throw line distance to the screen from the mount. 
    C) Used to locate high pressure fire control water lines which can threaten electronics. 
    D) Used to locate the spot on the ceiling tile for the projector mount opening. 
    D) Used to locate the spot on the ceiling tile for the projector mount opening.
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    12. When drilling through finished surfaces it is considered industry best practice to:

    A) Drill from the unfinished side to avoid damage to the finished surface. 
    B) Use a high speed drill for ceramic or steel drilling to get a clean opening. 
    C) Reverse the direction of the drill to obtain a clean break.
    D) Drill from the finished side so that any splinter is on the unfinished side.
    D) Drill from the finished side so that any splinter is on the unfinished side.
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  234. 13. What is the tool assembly above used for in AV installation?

    A) Grinding down rough edges protruding from cut surfaces. 
    B) Cutting conduit pipes for installation in tight places. 
    C) Cutting ceiling tile for mounting a projector.
    D) Screwing in large bolts to ceiling and floor mounts. 
    C) Cutting ceiling tile for mounting a projector.
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    14. What is this tool’s function in AV?

    A) To measure distances inside of conduit. 
    B) To permanently mark AV connections. 
    C) To clear a path through conduit and raceways for cable. 
    D) To pull cable or string through conduit.
    D) To pull cable or string through conduit.
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  236. 15. When preparing to pull a cable bundle it is important to make sure that:

    A) The electrical tape is not stretched tightly. 
    B) The final bundle is stiff and inflexible.
    C) The pull string is secured by self tightening knots. 
    D) Air ways are left open between the cables bundled. 
    C) The pull string is secured by self tightening knots
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  237. 16. Where should bridle rings or similar cable supporting hardware be attached?

    A) To bottom side of fluorescent light mounts. B) To wallboard, ceiling tile or ceiling grid. 
    C) To bar joists, I beams or wood trusses. 
    D) To floor and ceiling trim work.
    C) To bar joists, I beams or wood trusses.
  238. 17. When mounting a manual wall projection screen it is important to remember to always:

    A) Level the screen & center it on the wall in clear line of sight of the projector and audience. 
    B) Angle the screen to shed reflected & refracted ambient light sources.
    C) Calculate the exact center of the screen & mount it in the center of the wall.
    D) Use a plumb line to calculate the throw distance of the projector to the screen. 
    A) Level the screen & center it on the wall in clear line of sight of the projector and audience.
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  239. 18. The key to assembling off site fabricated items is:

    A) Accept lower quality materials of their choosing to ensure timely delivery. 
    B) Acquire licensed quality inspectors to oversee progress and maintain quality. 
    C) Provide samples of boxes and connection panels.
    D) Double the production time and costs to offset potential problems. 
    B) Careful adherence to all details and notations in shop drawings & assembly instructions.
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  240. 19. When working with off‐site fabricators it may be necessary to:

    A) Acquire licensed quality inspectors to oversee progress and maintain quality. 
    B) Provide samples of boxes and connection panels.
    C) Double the production time and costs to offset potential problems. 
    D) Accept lower quality materials of their choosing to ensure timely delivery. 
    B) Provide samples of boxes and connection panels.
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  241. 20. What function do vertical lacing strips serve in an AV rack assembly?

    A) They help cool the equipment in the rack. 
    B) They support the rack assembly and hold it together. 
    C) They are used to tie groups of cables.
    D) They shield against EMI and damp down current. 
    C) They are used to tie groups of cables.
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  242. 21. Where do you place the wireless microphone receiver antenna in a rack assembly?


    A) Near the main power. 
    B) Outside the rack. 
    C) Close to the transmitter. 
    D) Inside the rack
    B) Outside the rack.
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    22. The picture above illustrates:

    A) A properly prepared connection for an RJ‐45 termination.
    B) A properly stripped cable for a linear compression BNC connector. 
    C) A poorly stripped cable for use with an G type connector. 
    D) A poorly prepared termination point for a DB‐9 connection. 
    B) A properly stripped cable for a linear compression BNC connector.
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    23. The connector pictured above is known as:

    A) Captive screw compression termination. 
    B) Ancillary dimpled solder connection. 
    C) BNC connection termination.
    D) Direct connection termination. 
    A) Captive screw compression termination.
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  245. 24. What is the proper technique to avoid equipment damage during transport to the site?

    A) Avoid using cases when possible because this allows for more flexibility. 
    B) Leave roller cases in the upright position to allow for shifting loads. 
    C) Load the heaviest items last so that they will be the first unloaded. 
    D)Use loading bars and straps to secure items and cases.
    D)Use loading bars and straps to secure items and cases.
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  246. 25. What is industry best practice for ensuring that all equipment has been delivered to the site for an AV event?

    A) One person should be in charge of all aspects of the delivery to ensure clarity. 
    B) One person pulls equipment while the other matches it to the shipping manifest. 
    C) All equipment should be tagged with a bar code label and color code.
    D) All delivery personnel should be briefed and assigned a color coded area. 
    B) One person pulls equipment while the other matches it to the shipping manifest.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  247. 26. According to industry best practice, the minimum requirement necessary for mounting equipment on a shelf in a rack is to:

    A) Secure the equipment with diagonal mounting strips per specifications. 
    B) Use whatever mounting hardware you have on hand for the device. 
    C) Secure the equipment with a hook and loop fastener system.
    D) Use plastic fasteners to mount and secure devices.
    C) Secure the equipment with a hook and loop fastener system.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
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    27. According to industry best practices, what is wrong with the picture above? 

    A) Poorly trimmed cable ties. 
    B) Cable ties are too tight.
    C) The rack is assembled backwards. 
    D) The cables are unsupported.
    D) The cables are unsupported.
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  249. 28. What should the technician look for as indications of a proper solder termination?

    A) A dull finish indicating cooling.
    B) Wire protrusions to ensure cohesion. 
    C) Shiny and smooth finish tapering to a fine feathered edge. 
    D) A flat ridged surface indicates good wicker and proper flux. 
    C) Shiny and smooth finish tapering to a fine feathered edge.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  250. 29. When soldering an XLR connector:

    A) Melt solder directly onto the iron when making this type connection. 
    B) The solder cups should be prefilled.
    C) Be sure to use all four connection points to avoid confusion. 
    D) Make sure that you have proper compression. 
    B) The solder cups should be prefilled.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  251. 30. How can a technician verify the IP address and connectivity for AV devices at the venue?

    A) Use an S‐video hook up on a DVD drive and the Mac program. 
    B) Use a DVI‐D connector and dial in on a phone device.
    C) Use a USB connection to the CPU and the HyperTerminal program. 
    D) Connect directly to the CPU using an XLR connector and the Ping program. 
    C) Use a USB connection to the CPU and the HyperTerminal program.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  252. 31. When loading firmware onto control systems at the shop, how do you ensure that the latest firmware is installed?

    A) Consult the manufacturers’ website to upload the latest version of the program. 
    B) Consult the online digital clearing house for the venue you are using. 
    C) Call the site manger to confirm that he has the latest program.
    D) Use the equipment manual to ensure the latest version is installed . 
    A) Consult the manufacturers’ website to upload the latest version of the program.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  253. 32. Which of the following is the correct pairing of control system signal type and connection system?

    A) Ethernet uses an RJ‐45 connector.
    B) RS‐232 uses a BNC connector.
    C) RF uses a DB‐9 connector.
    D) RS‐422 uses RCA or BNC connectors. 
    A) Ethernet uses an RJ‐45 connector.
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  254. 33. What is the first step when verifying the impedance of a loudspeaker circuit?


    A) Check the wattage setting.
    B)Perform a calculation.
    C) Use a terminated RGBH connection to test for harmonic distortion.
    D) Power up the system and test with the multimeter.
    B) Perform a calculation.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  255. Z=V2/P

    34. What is the formula above used to do?

    A) Calculate impedance for speakers. 
    B) Calculate signal strength for RF. 
    C) Estimate bandwidth.
    D) Estimate signal carrying capacity. 
    A) Calculate impedance for speakers.
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  256. 35. Why is it important to terminate video connections at the end of a multiple video connection?

    A) Calculate signal strength for RF. 
    B) Calculate impedance for speakers. 
    C) Estimate bandwidth.
    D) Estimate signal carrying capacity. 
    C) Image will appear faded.
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    36. When adjusting color contrast using the test pattern above, you should increase the contrast until what happens to the white bar?

    A) It shows a blue hue.
    B) It begins to flare. 
    C) It shows a green shift.
    D) It disappears.
    B) It begins to flare.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  258. 37. What should be included in a punch or defects list?

    A) System deficiencies along with suggested resolution and the party responsible. 
    B) System guidelines for operation and a print out of total power usage. 
    C) Other vendors who are running the diagnostic tests.
    D) All of the prefabricated punch outs and plug‐ins.
    A) System deficiencies along with suggested resolution and the party responsible.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  259. 38. The commissioning technician establishes substantial completion/practical completion has been achieved on a project by:

    A) completing a request for changes form, filing an RFQ
    B) generating a list of all damaged equipment, setting up the DSP 
    C) generating a punch or defects list, getting architects to sign off on repairs 
    D) completing all preliminary tests, confirming systems installation & readiness for final test
    D) completing all preliminary tests, confirming systems installation & readiness for final test
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  260. 39. At the end of the project, once installation and verification are complete, acceptance of the completed system is documented in a commissioning report signed by:

    A) The systems engineer and/or the head of the legal department. 
    B) The head technician usually and/or the building architect. 
    C) The contractor and/or the head of the technical staff. 
    D) The owner usually, and/or the general contractor.
    D) The owner usually, and/or the general contractor.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  261. 40. When should training on a new system be scheduled?

    A) Before installation begins. 
    B) During installation.
    C) As convenient for employee schedules. 
    D) After installation is complete. 
    D) After installation is complete.
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  262. 41. Why is it a good idea for the AV installer to provide end user training on a new system?

    A) Good opportunity to identify punch or defects list items. 
    B) Many union contracts require training on new equipment and processes. 
    C) Most state codes require service after the sale.
    D) Reduces the number of service calls and damaged equipment caused by user error. 
    D) Reduces the number of service calls and damaged equipment caused by user error.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  263. 42. What type of clean up should you plan to do at a site?

    A) Mop, sweep, and clean all room fixtures.
    B) Clean the furniture, sweep up, replace lighting bulbs and tubes. 
    C) Moving furniture, disposing of boxes and trash, vacuum the area. 
    D) Move carpet, clean the windows, clean the walls. 
    C) Moving furniture, disposing of boxes and trash, vacuum the area.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  264. 43. All equipment should be checked ___, before being sent to the site. 

    A) For proper weight and balance.
    B) By a manufacturer representative.
    C) With an ohm meter.
    D) For proper functioning at the shop. 
    D) For proper functioning at the shop.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  265. 44. What is the process if you, the integrator or coordinator determines that a part of the system is incompatible or non functional and that a correction needs to be made?

    A) Order a manufacturer investigation and get the lead AV technician to sign it. 
    B) Request a construction change directive and seek an outside contractor for the repair. 
    C) Initiate a request for change and get written approval from the owner.
    D) File a request for information order and get the architect to address the concern. 
    C) Initiate a request for change and get written approval from the owner.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  266. 45. Who should attend the construction kick off meeting for a project?

    A) Owner’s lead technician, head of maintenance, the lead research developer. 
    B) Local building inspector, owner, general contractor, electrical contractor.
    C) Manufacturer’s representative, computer programmers, AV cabling crew. 
    D) Owner representative, architect, general & electrical contractors, AV providers. 
    D) Owner representative, architect, general & electrical contractors, AV providers.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  267. 46. What is the purpose of the construction kick off meeting?

    A) Establish how project communication will occur and to discuss the project. 
    B) Coordinate the clean up and loading dock personnel needed for the project. 
    C) Approval of contracts and establish safety reporting procedures.
    D) Establish clear goals and construction guidelines for after hour’s construction. 
    A) Establish how project communication will occur and to discuss the project.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  268. 47. When should you utilize a construction change directive or field order?

    A) To initiate an immediate change in the contract due to conditions or events in the field. 
    B) To make suggestions for changes in the wiring or rack mangers layout. 
    C) To require additional equipment purchases.
    D) To make changes in the jobsite inspection timetable.
    A) To initiate an immediate change in the contract due to conditions or events in the field.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  269. 48. There is a conflict between the wall plate height specified in AV documents and the height the electrical contractor is saying must be used on site. Which of the following forms would be used by the integrator to seek clarification of the correct mounting height of wall plates?

    A) Request for Information (RFI) 
    B) Construction Change Directive (CCD) 
    C) Request for Change (RFC) 
    D) Change Order (CO)
    A) Request for Information (RFI)
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  270. 49. As you visually inspect RF signal cable and compare what you see on the diagrams to what is seen in the rack, what are you looking for?

    A) Correct color patterns on display screens.
    B) Proper organization with correct bend radius. 
    C)Proper BNC terminators in between sequence connections. 
    D) Improper signal strength levels between connections. 
    B) Proper organization with correct bend radius.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  271. 50. When performing system/component functionality tests what equipment is necessary?

    A) Decibel meter, running time meter, voltage meter, ohm meter.
    B) Signal generators, oscilloscope, optical measurement devices, audio spectrum analyzers. 
    C) Voltage regulator, transformer, damper meter, power boost scope. 
    D) Volt meters, gain adjuster, focus chart, control system touchpad. 
    B) Signal generators, oscilloscope, optical measurement devices, audio spectrum analyzers.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)

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