RCDD Chapter 15

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  • 1. 
    The BAS typically consists of:
    • A. 

      Fire Alarms (FA)

    • B. 

      Security and access control (SAC) including CCTV

    • C. 

      Heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (HVAC)

    • D. 

      Energy management system (EMS) including lighting control

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    The traditional BAS relative to building management and life safety systems is usually planned as part of the __________ package and is, therefore, part of the budget and installed during construction.
    • A. 

      Foundation

    • B. 

      Installation

    • C. 

      Electrical

    • D. 

      Low voltage

  • 3. 
    When cabling telecommunications and BAS, when using a total system integration approach, the cost of cabling related changes in a new or renovated facility can usually be reduced by ________ percent.
    • A. 

      15-20 percent

    • B. 

      20-30 percent

    • C. 

      25-45 percent

    • D. 

      25-40 percent

  • 4. 
    Who typically manages the BAS
    • A. 

      Telecommunications manager

    • B. 

      Building or facilities manager

    • C. 

      General contractor

    • D. 

      Network manager

  • 5. 
    Who manages the voice and data:
    • A. 

      Building manager

    • B. 

      Facilities manager

    • C. 

      Telecommunications manager

    • D. 

      Network manager

  • 6. 
    By combining horizontal services in a common pathway and replacing the traditional separate pathways, (e.g. multiple conduit and cable tray systems) for the voice, data, video, BAS, and electrical services, you can reduce the labor hours for cabling and pathways, typically by ________ percent
    • A. 

      20percent

    • B. 

      30 percent

    • C. 

      40 percent

    • D. 

      50 percent

  • 7. 
    Humidity and temperature sensors are examples of:
    • A. 

      Digital inputs (DIs)

    • B. 

      Digital outputs (DOs)

    • C. 

      Analog inputs (AIs)

    • D. 

      Analog outputs (AOs)

  • 8. 
    An external sensor that sends a two-state, on-off, or two-position signal to a controller is a:
    • A. 

      Analog input (AI)

    • B. 

      Analog output (AO)

    • C. 

      Digital input (DI)

    • D. 

      Digital output (DO)

  • 9. 
    Switches and duct static pressure sensors are examples of:
    • A. 

      Analog inputs

    • B. 

      Analog outputs

    • C. 

      Digital inputs

    • D. 

      Digital outputs

  • 10. 
    An external device that sends a proportional or continuously changing signal to the controller is a:
    • A. 

      Analog input

    • B. 

      Analog output

    • C. 

      Digital input

    • D. 

      Digital output

  • 11. 
    The fire alarm (FA) system provides:
    • A. 

      Detection

    • B. 

      Compartmentation

    • C. 

      Suppression

    • D. 

      Notification

  • 12. 
    What is used in conjunction with security systems to generate video signals, control and transmit/display video signals, and real time storing of video signals/alarm events.
    • A. 

      CCTV

    • B. 

      CATV

    • C. 

      DTV

    • D. 

      SETV

  • 13. 
    A traditional CCTV system includes:
    • A. 

      Cameras

    • B. 

      Pan/tilt/zoom (PTZ) control system

    • C. 

      Multiplexer and monitors

    • D. 

      Digital or videocassette recorder (VCR) equipment

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 14. 
    Cameras generate baseband video signals, which require a bandwidth of typically:
    • A. 

      5 to 10 MHz

    • B. 

      5 to 15 MHz

    • C. 

      8 to 10 MHz

    • D. 

      8 to 12 MHz

    • E. 

      10 to 14 MHz

  • 15. 
    In HVAC systems, the most commonly controlled conditions are:
    • A. 

      Pressure

    • B. 

      Temperature and Humidity

    • C. 

      On, off, or variable speed

    • D. 

      Rate of flow

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 16. 
    In HVAC what typically contains the majority of the cabled points.
    • A. 

      Chiller

    • B. 

      Damper

    • C. 

      Ductwork

    • D. 

      Air-handling unit

  • 17. 
    What accounts for 30 to 40 percent of the electrical operation costs in a commercial building:
    • A. 

      HVAC

    • B. 

      Fire protection systems

    • C. 

      Lighting

    • D. 

      Security systems

  • 18. 
    The technique of daylight compensation provides energy consumption savings of approximately _______ percent for an average building.
    • A. 

      4%

    • B. 

      8%

    • C. 

      10%

    • D. 

      12%

    • E. 

      15%

  • 19. 
    The light output of fluorescent lamps deteriorates over a period of _____ years and essentially stops at a level approximately ______ percent of the light ouput of a new lamp.
    • A. 

      2 years, 60 percent

    • B. 

      3 years, 70 percent

    • C. 

      3 years, 60 percent

    • D. 

      2 years, 70 percent

  • 20. 
    What provides comfortable light levels at all times and can produce an energy savings averaging 13 percent per year over a three year period.
    • A. 

      Daylight compensation technique

    • B. 

      Demand limiting lighting

    • C. 

      Lumen depreciation compensation

    • D. 

      Occupancy-based control

  • 21. 
    What are usually linked via communications bus to management-level processors, enabling the uploading of data and downloading of application programs.
    • A. 

      Field-level controllers

    • B. 

      System-level controllers

    • C. 

      Management-level controllers

    • D. 

      BAS-level controllers

  • 22. 
    What is an ANSI standard building automation and control network protocol originally developed by the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air-Conditioning Engineers Inc. (ASHRAE), known as ANSI/ASHRAE 135-2001
    • A. 

      ARCNET

    • B. 

      Ethernet-MS/TP

    • C. 

      BACnet

    • D. 

      LonTalk

  • 23. 
    Typically, large diameter conductors (e.g. 16 AWG to 22 AWG) can be directly connected to the terminal strip without the use of additional connectors.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    Telecommunications designers can calculate one voice and data work area every:
    • A. 

      4.7 m^2 (50 ft^2)

    • B. 

      6.6 m^2 (75 ft^2)

    • C. 

      9.3 m^2 (100 ft^2)

    • D. 

      12.1 m^2 (125 ft^2)

  • 25. 
    Telecommunications designers can calculate one coverage area or BAS device every:
    • A. 

      9.3 m^2 (100 ft^2)

    • B. 

      18.6 m^2 (200 ft^2)

    • C. 

      23 m^2 (250 ft^2)

    • D. 

      37.2 m^2 (400 ft^2)