HVAC - Building Air Quality - A Guide for Building Owners and Facility Managers - Quiz

Quiz Question

1. What does EPA stand for?
Environmental Protection Agency
Electrical Protection Agency
Environmental Policy Association
None of the above
2. Hypersensitivity Diseases are known as the diseases characterized by allergic responses to animal antigens.
3. ______________ is defined as an agent that kills microbial growth.
4. Volatile Organic Compounds are defined as the compounds that evaporate from the many housekeeping, maintenance, and building products made with organic chemicals.
5. What does ACGIH stand for?
American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists
Association Conference of Government Industrial Hygienists
American Concrete of Governmental Industrial Hygienists
None of the above
6. Elements of the building, including all external building materials, windows, and walls that enclose the internal space are called as Cladding.
7. _____________ is a diagnosable illness whose symptoms can be identified and whose cause can be directly attributed to airborne building pollutants.
Building-Related Illness
Environmental Illness
8. Ceiling Plenum is the space below the flooring and above the suspended ceiling that accommodates the mechanical and electrical equipment and that is used as part of the air distribution system.
9. What does ASHRAE stand for?
American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air-Conditioning Engineers
American Standard of Heating, Refining, and Air-Conditioning Engineers
American Standard of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air-Conditioning Engineers
None of the above
10. Conditioned Air is also sometimes referred as ____________.
Tempered Air
Humid Air
11. Dampers are used to control that vary airflow through an air outlet, inlet, or duct.
12. The three types of air cleaning most commonly used are particulate filtration, ________________, and gas sorption.
Electrostatic precipitation
13. What does ASTM stand for?
American Society for Testing and Materials
American Society for Transportation and Materials
American Standard for Testing and Materials
None of the above
14. Positive Pressure is a condition that exists when less air is supplied to a space than is exhausted from the space, so the air pressure within that space is less than that in surrounding areas.
15. What does IAQ stand for?
Indoor Air Quality
International Air Quality
Indoor Air Quantity
None of the above
16. ______________ is defined as the total air, which is a combination of the air brought into the system from the outdoors and the air that is being re-circulated within the building.
Ventilation Air
Dry Air
17. What does OSHA stand for?
Occupational Safety and Health Administration
Organizational Safety and Health Administration
Occupational Standard and Health Administration
None of the above
18. Plenum is known as an air compartment connected to a duct or ducts.
19. What does HVAC stand for?
Heating, Ventilation, and Air-conditioning system
Hydraulics, Ventilation, and Air-conditioning system
Heating, Vent, and Air-conditioning system
None of the above
20. ______________ is an air handling system that conditions the air to a constant temperature and varies the outside airflow to ensure thermal comfort.
Constant Air Volume System
Variable Air Volume System