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1

The lobby and central staircase of a building includes several large paintings. What other component of the staircase would qualify this project for Feature 64 Interior Fitness Circulation, Part 3 Facilitative Aestheticsjuhgb

Music

2

What is the minimum Walk Score needed to meet the requirements of Feature 67 Exterior Active Design?

70

3

WELL Features intends to ensure equitable access and mobility for all individuals

Feature 72 ADA Accessible Design Standards

4

Who should be in the WELL charrette along with the Architect & Mechanical Engineer?

Facility Management

5

A retailer is designing a new corporate office for the global headquarters. The architect is preparing narratives for the WELL Feature 12 Moisture Management. In addition to the narratives that describe how exterior and interior water from common sources are addressed, what other narrative should the project team prepare?

Condensation, and materials selection and protection

6

Feature 38 Requirement

Feature 38 requires that if a building distributes or sells solid food on a daily basis, then the menu must either:

Include at least 2 varieties of fruits (with no added sugar) and at least 2 varieties of non-fried vegetables
OR
Offer fruit and/or non-fried vegetables for at least 50% of the total available food options

In this example, the daily menu already includes 3 fruits. Adding carrot and celery sticks would provide at least 2 non-fried vegetables.

7

What minimum percentage of workstations must have the ability to alternate between sitting and standing positions to meet the requirement for Feature 73 Ergonomics: Visual and Physical?

30%

8

How should sound pressure level be measured in each regularly occupied space?

When adjacent spaces are unoccupied, but within 1 hour of normal business hours

9

In a WELL-Certified building, which of the following must be true if raw meat is prepared or stored on site?

At least one removable, cleanable drawer is provided in cold storage at the bottom of the unit

10

Muscle-strengthening exercise equipment should be provided in a quantity that would allow use by what percentage of regular building occupants?

1%

11

According to the WELL Building Standard, which of the following is true regarding public behavior?
A. 60% of individual’s time is spent indoors

B.
80% of all individual’s time is spent indoors

C.
90% of individual’s time is spent indoors

D.
40% of individual’s time is spent indoors


C.
90% of individual’s time is spent indoors

12

At an existing library building, the facility manager is tasked with assessing the current layout against the requirements of Feature 61 Right to Light, Part 1: Lease Depth. Which of the following metrics should the facility manager use in the calculations?

A.
Number of building occupants

B.
Number of regularly occupied seats within 7.5m (25 ft) of view windows

C.
Number of desks

D.
Area of regularly occupied spaces within 7.5m (25 ft) of view windows


D.
Area of regularly occupied spaces within 7.5m (25 ft) of view windows

13

In order to reduce stress related to business travel, employers may offer what option on the day of arrival from a red-eye flight to meet the requirements of Feature 91?

Remote work

14

A large corporate office has a designated quiet space for focus, contemplation, and relaxation for the employees. In accordance with Feature 89 Adaptable Spaces, which of the following are requirements for this quiet space?
A.
There is no noise criteria limit.

B.
Noise criteria (NC) from mechanical systems is 45 or lower.

C.
Noise criteria (NC) from mechanical systems is 30 or lower.

D.
Noise criteria (NC) from mechanical systems is 20 or lower

C.
Noise criteria (NC) from mechanical systems is 30 or lower.

15

A large corporate office has a designated quiet space for focus, contemplation, and relaxation for the employees. In accordance with Feature 89 Adaptable Spaces, which of the following are requirements for this quiet space?

A.
There is no noise criteria limit.

B.
Noise criteria (NC) from mechanical systems is 45 or lower.

C.
Noise criteria (NC) from mechanical systems is 30 or lower.

D.
Noise criteria (NC) from mechanical systems is 20 or lower.

C.
Noise criteria (NC) from mechanical systems is 30 or lower.

16

What is the intent of clear labelling for artificial colors, sweeteners, and preservatives present in all food sold or distributed at a building?

Allow consumers to make informed nutritional decisions

17

Which of the following is NOT a relevant standard for cleaning products?

A.
Greenguard

B.
UL EcoLogo

C.
Green Seal

D.
EPA Design for the Environment Program

A.
Greenguard

18

What negative health conditions are associated with exposure to bacteria, viruses and protozoa in drinking water?

Cramps, nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea

19

Pesticide compounds that have contaminated groundwater through agricultural and stormwater runoff have been linked to kidney, thyroid, gastrointestinal and what other health problem?

Reproductive difficulties

20

A university in Dublin has decided to pursue WELL certification for a new library building. The WELL AP on the design team has advised the Architect and MEP Engineer that bathrooms and chemical storage closets need to be directly exhausted to the outdoors with no recirculation. What other spaces should the project team include in direct exhausting?

Printer rooms

21

What is a specific cause reported for employee's acoustic dissatisfaction in an open office according to Feature 79 Sound Masking?

Overhearing private conversations

22

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), how many annual deaths are attributable to unsafe water, sanitation and hygiene?


2 million

23

Which of the following professionals would be most appropriate to perform a review of the planned dedicated outdoor air systems?

A mechanical engineer not employed or contracted by the project’s engineering company

24

Employers should provide which of the following to nursing mothers?

Break times of at least 15 minutes, every 3 hours

25

Checking water for turbidity and total coliform bacteria are preconditions for which Features?

Feature 30: Fundamental water quality

26

Who must provide a letter of assurance for Feature 04 VOC Reduction, Part 5: Furniture and Furnishings?

Architect

27

To optimize quantity and quality of daylight while minimizing unwanted glare and thermal heat gain, what is the ideal range for window-wall ratio as measured on external elevations?

20% to 60%

28

Which of the following Nourishment Features most benefit the dietary needs of buildings occupants with gluten allergies?

A.
Feature 44 Nutritional Information and Feature 45 Food Advertising

B.
Feature 42 Food Contamination and Feature 52 Mindful Eating

C.
Feature 40 Food Allergies and Feature 48 Special Diets

D.
Feature 49 Responsible Food Production and Feature 50 Food Storage

C.
Feature 40 Food Allergies and Feature 48 Special Diets

29

The American College of Sports Medicine recommends that an individual engage in moderate-intensity aerobic activity at least how often?

30 minutes for 5 days a week

30

A project team is anticipating that their project will earn a score of 7. What award level does this score correspond to?

Gold

31

What feature promotes the availability of health and wellness literature including descriptive information about the WELL objectives?


Feature 84 Health and Wellness Awareness

32

An open office with large west-facing windows has 29 identical workstations, 10 of which are located next to the exterior windows. According to Feature 82 Individual Thermal Control, which of the following allows occupants to work in a space with their desired temperature?

A.
Thermostat

B.
Tinted windows

C.
Curtains/blinds

D.
Free address


D.
Free address

33

Which WELL Concept includes a requirement that project comply with current ADA Standards for Accessible Design?

A.
Fitness

B.
Mind

C.
Air

D.
Comfort

D.
Comfort

34

Adverse health effects, including cancer, immune deficiencies and nervous system difficulties have been linked to which of the following water issues?


A.
Inorganic contaminants

B.
Organic contaminants

C.
Public water additives

D.
Fundamental water quality


B.
Organic contaminants

35

An employee with a food allergy or dietary restriction in a WELL-Certified building can request to have any of the following food options except:?

A.
Vegan option


B.
Egg-free option


C.
Gluten-free option


D.
Sugar-free option


D.
Sugar-free option

36

What kind of indoor features can a building provide to its occupants to support Biophilia?

Water features and plantings

37

In an office building new construction project, consideration of the brightness contrast between which two areas is NOT required?

A.
Desk surface and computer monitor

Luminanace balance is required between task surfaces and immediately adjacent surfaces, including adjacent visual display terminal screens.



B.
Main lobby and the exterior

Feature 53 Visual Lighting Design, Part 2 Brightness Management Strategies, does not refer to contrast between indoor and exterior areas.



C.
Work room and stairway

Luminanace balance is required between main rooms and ancillary spaces.



D.
Open office and the hallway

Luminanace balance is required between main rooms and ancillary spaces.

38

Which of the following WELL Features is a Precondition of certification for New and Existing Buildings?
A.
Feature 98 Organizational Transparency

B.
Feature 37 Drinking Water Promotion

C.
Feature 89 Adaptable Spaces

D.
Feature 73 Ergonomics: Visual and Physical


D.
Feature 73 Ergonomics: Visual and Physical

39

Which WELL Concepts intends to enable people to make more informed choices?

Nourishment

40

What verification methods are required to demonstrate that Feature 54 Circadian Lighting Design has been achieved?

Letter of assurance from the Architect, and an on-site spot measurement by the WELL Assessor

41

What regular documentation is required for WELL project teams to demonstrate that air purification strategies are in proper operation?

Annual records of filtration/sanitation maintenance

42

WELL Feature has the most similarities with LEED v4 EQ Credit Quality Views?

Feature 61 Right To Light

43

WELL Features promotes the use of products that have been independently verified to be free of many suspected hazards?

Feature 26 Enhanced Material Safety

44

What is the difference between Feature 11 Fundamental Material Safety and Feature 26 Enhanced Material Safety?

Feature 11 aims to reduce or eliminate occupant exposure to lead, asbestos,
and PCBs from building materials. Feature 26 is to minimize the impact of hazardous building material
ingredients on indoor air quality and protect the health of
manufacturing and maintenance workers.

45

Healthy work environments should be designed to mitigate stress and which of the following?


A.
Have organic food options available

B.
Optimize productivity

C.
Promote better communication with management

D.
Promote local artists


B.
Optimize productivity

46

Increasing the amount of surfaces with high LRVs in workstation areas will have which of the following results?
A.
Decreased alertness and activity

B.
More reflected light

C.
Increased energy consumption

D.
Less reflected light


B.
More reflected light

47

Increasing the amount of surfaces with high LRVs in workstation areas will have which of the following results?

More reflected light

Feature 59 Surface Design, Intro
“Higher LRVs mean that the surface reflects more light from the source, resulting in maximum light intensity and promoting alertness and activity.”

48

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), how many global deaths are attributed to an inadequate consumption of fruits and vegetables?

2.7 million deaths

49

Which of the following are types of annotated documents that must be turned in for a WELL certification application?


A.
Furniture plans and equipment schedules


B.
Design drawings and operations schedules


C.
Lighting drawings and floor plans


D.
Floor plans and lighting specifications


B.
Design drawings and operations schedules

50

Aggregate results from post-occupancy surveys are reported within 30 days to ?

Building owners and managers

51

According to Feature 46 Safe Food Preparation Materials, what must be true regarding food preparation?

Cutting boards must be replaced when they become excessively worn or have deep grooves

52

A Property Management company is considering submitting their portfolio of 9 urban office properties for WELL Certification. The property teams are reviewing the requirements for air data record keeping. What should the property teams plan to provide in the WELL application for this Feature?

A written policy for each property, specifying enforcement strategies for air quality monitoring and detailed plans for corrective action

53

Which of the following is NOT a benefit of automated controls for shading devices?

A.
Contributes to comfort without disrupting occupants from other tasks

B.
Contributes to energy reduction

C.
Ensures the systems operate as intended

D.
Helps regulate circadian cycle


D.
Helps regulate circadian cycle

54

According to the Mental Health Foundation, helping others increases social support by which of the following?
A.
Learning about the community

B.
Enhancing health and well-being

C.
Gaining career-related experience

D.
Increasing feelings of belonging


D.
Increasing feelings of belonging

55

Strong odors can be kept from migrating to workspaces by utilizing negative pressurization, interstitial rooms, hallways, self-closing doors, and what other separation method?

Vestibules

56

In a building’s cafeteria, a variety of pre-packaged and canned foods are used to prepare meals. Which of the following foods meet the conditions of Feature 39 Processed Foods?

A.
Whole wheat cereal containing no partially hydrogenated oil.

B.
Salad dressing containing no MSG

C.
Pre-packaged deli meats with no sodium nitrites or nitrates

D.
Bottled ketchup with no artificial colors or flavorings


A.
Whole wheat cereal containing no partially hydrogenated oil.

57

To minimize glare from incoming sunlight, all computer monitors within 4.5 m (15 ft) of view windows should be able to be oriented perpendicular to the plane of the nearest window, within how many degrees?

20 degrees
Review Feature 57 Low-Glare Workstation Design, Part 1: Glare Avoidance

58

What is the maximum number of Innovation proposals that may be submitted with a WELL Building certification application?

2

59

Which of the following strategies for pest control meet the requirements of Feature 22 Pest Control?



A.
Store all perishables in cabinets or drawers

B.
Ensure that all outdoor garbage cans greater than 113 liters (30 gallons) have a lid

C.
Ensure that all indoor garbage cans greater than 113 liters (30 gallons) have a lid

D.
Place all indoor garbage cans greater than 113 liters (30 gallons) at least 7.5 m (25 ft) from doors to the exterior or operable windows

C.
Ensure that all indoor garbage cans greater than 113 liters (30 gallons) have a lid

60

How often should water be tested for inorganic metals to ensure that the water quality is properly maintained year-round?

C.
Quarterly

61

How can exposure to flame-retardant chemicals be dangerous to human health?

B.
They bioaccumulate in fat and result in food chain contamination, including human milk

62

Which of the following is NOT a method of VOC absorption management listed in Feature 07 Construction Pollution Management?



A.
Hard finishes requiring adhesive installation are installed and allowed to dry for a minimum of 24 hours, prior to installation of absorptive materials.

B.
A secure area is designated to store and protect absorptive materials, such as carpets, upholstery and furnishings.

C.
Ductwork is vacuumed prior to installation of grilles, diffusers, and registers.

D.
Wet materials like adhesives, sealants, and paints are installed and allowed to fully cure, prior to installation of absorptive materials.

C.
Ductwork is vacuumed prior to installation of grilles, diffusers, and registers.

Vacuuming ductwork is a method of preventing pollutants from entering the HVAC system, not of VOC absorption management

63

What is the maximum level of carbon dioxide for all spaces with an actual or expected occupant density greater than 25 people per 93 m2 allowed by Feature 03 Ventilation Effectiveness?

A.
800 ppm

64

Requirements for Uniform Color Transmittance are included with which of the following WELL Features?



A.
Feature 58 Color Quality

B.
Feature 53 Visual Lighting Design

C.
Feature 54 Circadian Lighting Design

D.
Feature 63 Daylighting Fenestration



D.
Feature 63 Daylighting Fenestration

65

An office building’s air quality test has met 3 of the minimum requirements for Part 2: Standards for Particulate Matter and Inorganic Gases: carbon monoxide, PM2.5, and PM10. What other minimum standard is required for WELL Certification?
A.
Ozone less than 51 ppb

B.
Formaldehyde less than 27 ppb

C.
Radon less than 4 pCi/L

D.
Methane less than 51 ppb

A.
Ozone less than 51 ppb

66

What other component of the staircase would qualify this project for Feature 64 Interior Fitness Circulation, Part 3 Facilitative Aesthetics?

Artwork
Music
Daylighting using windows or skylights
View windows
Light levels of at least 215 lux (20 fc)

67

Which of the following elements should an acoustic plan identify?

A.
Sound emanating from outside

B.
Spatial arrangement and acoustic levels

C.
Loud and quiet zones

D.
Workspace electronics

Review Feature 75 Internally Generated Noise, Part 1: Acoustic Planning
An acoustic plan should identify:
a. Loud and quiet zones
b. Noisy equipment in the space

68

According to the Feature 86 Post Occupancy Surveys, aggregated results from surveys must be reported to whom?



A.
Building owners and managers, occupants (upon request) and IWBI

B.
IWBI only

C.
Building owners and managers, and occupants (upon request)

D.
Building owners and occupants (upon request)

A.
Building owners and managers, occupants (upon request) and IWBI

69

For mechanically ventilated spaces, which of the following design criteria must the project team verify in order to meet Feature 76 Thermal Comfort, Part 1: Ventilated Thermal Environment?



A.
ASHRAE Standard 90-2013 Section 5.3, Standard Comfort Zone Compliance

B.
ASHRAE Standard 52-2013 Section 5.3, Standard Comfort Zone Compliance

C.
ASHRAE Standard 62-2013 Section 5.3, Standard Comfort Zone Compliance

D.
ASHRAE Standard 55-2013 Section 5.3, Standard Comfort Zone Compliance

D.
ASHRAE Standard 55-2013 Section 5.3, Standard Comfort Zone Compliance

70

A project team has decided to pursue Feature 71 Active Furnishings with several desk-top height adjustment stands. To what other WELL Feature could these contribute?



A.
Feature 64 Interior Fitness Circulation

B.
Feature 73 Ergonomics: Visual and Physical

C.
Feature 72 ADA Accessible Design Standards

D.
Feature 70 Fitness Equipment

B.
Feature 73 Ergonomics: Visual and Physical

71

To encourage alternative transportation and daily fitness, a property manager recently installed showers and changing rooms at an urban property. The new area contains 1 shower and changing room for the first 100 regular building occupants, plus an additional shower for every 150 regular building occupants thereafter. What other additional onsite facility must be present in order to qualify this property for Feature 69 Active Transportation Support?



A.
One locker for every 10 regular building occupants

B.
Treadmills for every 5 regular building occupants.

C.
Treadmills for every 10 regular building occupants.

D.
One locker for every 5 regular building occupants.

.
One locker for every 5 regular building occupants.

Review Feature 69 Active Transportation Support, Part 2: Post Commute and Workout Facilities. Within 200 m (650 ft) of the building’s main entrance, one locker for every 5 regular building occupants, or evidence that the lockers provided exceed demand by at least 20%, must be provided.

72

Which WELL Concept includes the requirement that after substantial completion but before occupancy the HVAC system undergoes testing and balancing?



A.
Light

B.
Air

C.
Comfort

D.
Fitness

B.
Air

73

In order to achieve Feature 82 Individual Thermal Comfort, all open office spaces with occupants performing tasks that require similar workstations must allow what minimum percentage of free address?

50%

74

Which of the following WELL Features include specific requirements for lead?



A.
Feature 32 Organic Contaminants and Feature 36 Water Treatment

B.
Feature 30 Fundamental Water Quality and Feature 34 Public Water Additives

C.
Feature 31 Inorganic Contaminants and Feature 35 Periodic Water Quality Testing

D.
Feature 33 Agricultural Contaminants and Feature 37 Drinking Water Promotion

C.
Feature 31 Inorganic Contaminants and Feature 35 Periodic Water Quality Testing

75

A company leasing one floor in a 14-story building purchased new adjustable height chairs and desks that can go from sitting to standing. What else must the company purchase to meet Feature 73 Ergonomics, Visual and Physical?

B.
Computer screens that adjust in height and distance from the user

76

An office building manager has recently purchased new adjustable height standing desks for all employees. In addition to the Fitness Concept, which other WELL Concept may be affected by this purchase?

D.
Comfort

77

A Fortune 500 company is leasing 5 floors of an existing building. The Business Manager has approved new desks and chairs for 62 employees on one of the floors. The VOC content of at least what percentage (by cost) of the new desks and chairs must meet ANSI/BIFMA e3-2011 Furniture Sustainability Standard?

A.
95%

78

IWBI was established pursuant to which of the following commitments?

Clinton Global Initiative

79

Light exposure in the late afternoon/early night will shift circadian rhythms in what way

phase delay

80

In cleaning storage areas, which two items should be stored in separate bins from one another?



A.
Cleaning products for floors and cleaning products for bathrooms

B.
Products with toxic chemicals and those without

C.
Green cleaning products from regular cleaning products

D.
Bleach and ammonia-based products

D.
Bleach and ammonia-based products

81

Musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs), most commonly lower back pain, are the cause of 380,600 days of work missed in 2013. Low back pain affects roughly how many Americans?



A.
310 million

B.
31,000

C.
31 million

D.
3.1 million

C.
31 million

82

According to Feature 51 Food Production, which of the following is NOT provided to grow and maintain a garden space?



A.
Planting medium

B.
Gardening tools

C.
Irrigation

D.
Exterior lighting

D.
Exterior lighting
Feature 51 Food Production

83

Feature 83 Radiant Thermal Comfort can be achieved through the use of radiant heating and cooling elements, independent of ventilation systems, in which two space types?

Lobbies and offices

84

In order to meet the requirements of Feature 47 Serving Sizes, what must be true of all circular plates served to customers?

The size of a circular plate must be no larger than 24 cm (9.5 inches).

85

What system of your body is impacted by biophilia?


B.
Nervous

86

According to Feature 58 Color Quality, conditions should electric lights meet for acceptable color quality?


CRI Ra (CRI, average of R1 through R8) must be 80 or higher in order to meet the requirements of Feature 58 Color Quality.

87

A small office building has 10 employees. 4 work spaces each have one standard desk and one side table for storage. To reduce prolonged sitting, what should each of the other 6 workstations include?



A.
A treadmill desk

B.
A balance ball chair

C.
A workstation chair with adjustable height

D.
An adjustable height standing desk

Feature 71 Active Furnishings, Part 2: Prevalent Standing Desks, requires that at least 60% of workstations feature one of the following:

a. Adjustable height standing desk
b. Standard desk with desk-top height adjustment stand

88

Which WELL Features requires that all doorknobs be coated in or comprised of a material that is abrasion-resistant, non-leaching and meets EPA testing requirements for antimicrobial activity?

Feature 27 Antimicrobial Activity for Surfaces

89

Which member of the project team is responsible for providing letters of assurance to document the promotion of drinking water access?


B.
Architect

90

A company in Portland knows volunteering fulfills many functions including strengthening social relationships and gaining career-related experience. At a minimum, employees should be given the option to take paid time off work to participate in volunteer activities as follows:



A.
At least, 8 hours of paid time off each month

B.
At least, 8 hours of paid time off each quarter

C.
At least, 16 hours of paid time off each quarter

D.
At least, 8 hours of paid time off twice a year



D.
At least, 8 hours of paid time off twice a year

91

According to Feature 34 Public Water Additives, which of the following is a common public water additive that, in properly monitored limits, has positive health effects?



A.
Chlorine


B.
Nitrate


C.
Antimony


D.
Benzene

A.
Chlorine

92

For which Feature in the WELL Building Standard is envelope commissioning required?

A.
Feature 14 Air Infiltration Management

93

A project team is evaluating the light shielding in an existing research library. For this project to earn WELL certification, what minimum shielding angle is required for light fixtures in regularly occupied areas with luminance from 50,000 to 500,000 cd/m2?


20 degrees

Feature 55 Electric Light Glare Control, Part 1: Lamp Shielding

94

A Commissioning Agent is preparing the project commissioning report. Which WELL Features should the report cover?



A.
Feature 7 and Feature 53

B.
Feature 3 and Feature 7

C.
Feature 3 and Feature 14

D.
Feature 14 and Feature 53

C.
Feature 3 and Feature 14

95

What is the key to continuously delivering high quality water?

D.
Implementing and maintaining appropriate water filters

96

A new corporate headquarters building is being constructed in a dense urban area. During the design phase, lighting simulations demonstrate that 40% of regularly occupied space receives at least 300 lux (28 fc) for over 50% of operating hours each year. What should the designers change to meet WELL Building requirements for spatial daylight autonomy?



A.
Change building orientation to ensure that natural light reaches regularly occupied space for more than 60% of operating hours each year


B.
Introduce light shelves to increase minimum lux received to 400 lux


C.
Include light wells to ensure that 60% of regularly occupied space is reached by natural light


D.
Increase window area to ensure that 50% of regularly occupied space is reached by natural light

C.
Include light wells to ensure that 60% of regularly occupied space is reached by natural light
For Feature 62 Daylight Modeling, 55% of the space must receive at least 300 lux (28 fc) of sunlight for at least 50% of operating hours each year.