LEED Ga Practice Test - Cm 455

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READ: The LEED Green Associate exam is designed to measure your skills and knowledge against criteria developed by Subject Matter Experts and to assess your knowledge and skill to understand and support green design, construction, and operations. The actual LEED Green Associate exam is comprised of 100 randomly delivered multiple choice questions and must be completed in 2 hours.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What factors are considered in determining lifecycle cost (choose three)?
    • A. 

      First costs (less resale investment)

    • B. 

      LEED documentation cost

    • C. 

      Maintenance and repair cost

    • D. 

      Operational and replacement cost

  • 2. 
    Why is a LEED AP helpful on a project? (Choose 2)
    • A. 

      To streamline the application/certification process

    • B. 

      To regularly communicate with the USGBC

    • C. 

      To have a knowledge of requirements, resources, and processes of LEED

    • D. 

      LEED project teams must have at least one LEED AP.

  • 3. 
    What is true about REC’s (Renewable Energy Credits)?
    • A. 

      RECs directly reduce carbon dioxide in earth’s atmosphere

    • B. 

      A project producing on-site renewable energy can sell RECs

    • C. 

      RECs can be purchased through GBCI

    • D. 

      Must be third party verified

  • 4. 
    What are the benefits of a green roof (choose 2)?
    • A. 

      Reduces fossil fuel dependency by producing clean power on-site

    • B. 

      Indicates that a building is designed per LEED standards

    • C. 

      Assists with stormwater quantity and quality

    • D. 

      Reduces the heat island effect

  • 5. 
    What materials are required to be recycled under Materials & Resources Prerequisite: Storage and Collection of Recyclables?
    • A. 

      Drywall

    • B. 

      Clean Wood Waste

    • C. 

      Plastic Bottles

    • D. 

      Electronic Waste

  • 6. 
    Which are the best ways to reduce potable water in irrigation (choose three)? 
    • A. 

      Reduce lawn (turfgrass)

    • B. 

      Use irrigation wells

    • C. 

      Plant or protect native or adapted plants

    • D. 

      Install drip irrigation

  • 7. 
    Which of the following is true about Regional Priority credits (choose 2)?
    • A. 

      They were determined by regional councils, chapters and affiliates

    • B. 

      They vary by zip code

    • C. 

      They are developed by the applicable project

    • D. 

      They are new credits with more stringent requirement

  • 8. 
    Decreasing impervious surfaces on a project site will _________.
    • A. 

      Decrease percolation rates

    • B. 

      Reduce potable water usage

    • C. 

      Reduce stormwater runoff

    • D. 

      Eliminate sewage piping

  • 9. 
    Materials Reuse performance is calculated by:
    • A. 

      Weight

    • B. 

      Cost

    • C. 

      Volume

    • D. 

      Area

  • 10. 
    Which of the following does LEED consider a rapidly renewable material? (choose 2)
    • A. 

      Pine flooring

    • B. 

      Bamboo flooring

    • C. 

      Linoleum flooring

    • D. 

      Wool throw rugs

  • 11. 
    In addition to prohibiting smoking within the building, where is it also important to prohibit smoking to reduce occupant exposure to harmful airborne chemicals (select two)?
    • A. 

      In covered parking spaces

    • B. 

      Near building entrances

    • C. 

      Adjacent to building air intakes

    • D. 

      In wooded areas

  • 12. 
    With Platinum level Certification:
    • A. 

      All certification fees are refunded in the form of a rebate

    • B. 

      GBCI features all LEED Platinum projects on website with photos and description

    • C. 

      There is an added GBCI review cost

    • D. 

      All registration and certification fees are refunded in the form of a rebate

  • 13. 
    The abbreviation VOC refers to? 
    • A. 

      Volatile organic compounds

    • B. 

      Variable operating condition

    • C. 

      Variable ozone contaminants

    • D. 

      Versatile organized composites

  • 14. 
    Which standard is used to set a baseline for energy performance in LEED?
    • A. 

      ASHRAE 62.1-2007

    • B. 

      ASHRAE 55.2 - 2004

    • C. 

      Energy Policy Act of 1992

    • D. 

      ASHRAE 90.1-2007

  • 15. 
    What documentation is required for a Construction Waste Management plan (choose 3)?
    • A. 

      Haul tickets and summary log (type, quantity) for material diverted from the landfill to recycling facilities

    • B. 

      Haul tickets and summary log (type, quantity) for material disposed of in the landfill

    • C. 

      A list of all recycling facilities with the distance (miles) from each to the project

    • D. 

      A Construction Waste Management plan that identifies a list of material to be diverted

  • 16. 
    What is the legal instrument that regulates current land use?
    • A. 

      Zoning

    • B. 

      Licensing

    • C. 

      Abatement

    • D. 

      Commissioning

  • 17. 
    SMACNA guidelines refer to which of the following topics?
    • A. 

      Indoor Chemical and Pollutant Source Control

    • B. 

      Construction Waste Management

    • C. 

      Construction IAQ Management

    • D. 

      Storage and Collection of Recyclables

  • 18. 
    Which refrigerant is most damaging to the ozone layer?
    • A. 

      HFCs

    • B. 

      CFCs

    • C. 

      HCFCs

    • D. 

      Halon

  • 19. 
    Which group rules on CIRs and ID credits?
    • A. 

      TAGs

    • B. 

      LEED AP

    • C. 

      Local Chapter of the USGBC

    • D. 

      GBCI

  • 20. 
    What international treaty was developed to protect the ozone layer by minimizing or eliminating destructive activities?
    • A. 

      Clean Air Act

    • B. 

      Kyoto Protocol

    • C. 

      Montreal Protocol

    • D. 

      ISO 14001

  • 21. 
    Which of the following would be considered a candidate for Innovation in Design
    • A. 

      Achieving a higher certification level than the one set in the preliminary rating

    • B. 

      Implementing a green education program

    • C. 

      Achieving LEED certification under two different rating systems.

    • D. 

      Having a building with 100% occupancy.

  • 22. 
    When is it appropriate to use the language LEED Certified?
    • A. 

      When a project is designed for LEED Certification

    • B. 

      When a project is awarded a LEED Rating: Certified, Silver, Gold, or Platinum

    • C. 

      When a project is awarded a LEED Rating at the Certified level

    • D. 

      When the project’s complete LEED Submittal is under review by GBCI

  • 23. 
    When a project is registered with GBCI, it is provided with the following (choose two):
    • A. 

      A GBCI representative contact with direct line

    • B. 

      Listing on the GBCI website as a project registered for LEED

    • C. 

      Access to LEED Online

    • D. 

      A temporary plaque for the project until documentation is completed

  • 24. 
    There is a synergy between which of the following credits? (Choose 2)
    • A. 

      Thermal Comfort, Verification

    • B. 

      Thermal Comfort, Design

    • C. 

      Daylighting

    • D. 

      Construction IAQ Management, Before Occupancy

  • 25. 
    There is a trade-off between which of the following credits (choose two)?
    • A. 

      Increased Ventilation

    • B. 

      Light Pollution

    • C. 

      Optimize Energy Performance

    • D. 

      Measurement and Verification