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Practice Quiz | CBO (BC) Building Codes and Standards

This practice quiz is designed for those who are looking to take the 2018 or 2021 (BC) Building Codes and Standards Module Exam administered through the International Code Council (ICC). Feel free to use this quiz as a way to assess where you’re currently at. This free quiz contains 10 questions from our premium (BC) Building Codes and Standards Practice Exam, which one of the three exams required for those looking to become a Certified Building Official (CBO).

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CBO | BC Building Codes and Standards Practice Quiz

1 / 10

The painting of structural steel elements shall be in accordance with which of the following standards?

2 / 10

Interior walls over 6 feet in height shall have the strength to resist a horizontal load of not less than ___ psf.

3 / 10

A high-piled storage area greater than ____ square feet requires an operational permit.

4 / 10

Bends in Type TC cable with metallic shielding shall have a minimum bending radius of not less than ___ times the cables overall diameter.

5 / 10

A parking facility is provided with 12 accessible parking spaces. What is the required minimum number of van-accessible spaces?

6 / 10

The walls of shower compartments shall have a smooth nonabsorbent surface that extends to a height not less than ___ inches above the drain.

7 / 10

A stairway used as a means of egress shall have a capacity of _____ inches in width when serving an occupant load of 240.

8 / 10

Office buildings require 1 drinking fountain per ____ persons.

9 / 10

The cross slope of a ramp run shall not be greater than ___.

10 / 10

The testing of hydrostatic piping systems shall be done hydrostatically at _____ times the maximum system design pressure, but at no point less than ____ psi.



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Test your knowledge of the code with 2 full practice exams (80 questions each) based on the 2018 or 2021 (BC) Building Codes and Standards Module Exam.

The Building Codes and Standards module exam is one of three exams required to obtain the Certified Building Official (CBO) designation. The other two exams, Legal module (MG) and Management module (MM) are not included in this practice exam.


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