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2018 CBO practice test

2021 Certified Building Official (BC) - Practice Exam


Designed for those taking the ICC® Certified Building Official Building Codes and Standards Module (BC)


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This practice exam is designed for those taking the (2021 Certified Building Official Building Codes and Standards, BC) exam from the ICC. Test yourself on the most important areas of the code and learn the answers to some of the most challenging code questions. Included in this comprehensive practice test are the keys to understanding how to take the Certified Building Official Exams. Don’t rely on your own experience for the exam. Completing multiple practice questions is essential for passing a building code examination and the best way to eliminate taking an exam multiple times.


Included in the practice exam:


  • 150 Challenging question multiple-choice exam

  • Answer key with code references for every question


This exam covers: 


  • Architectural Plan Review

  • Structural Plan Review

  • Building Systems Plan Review

  • Field Inspection


Material required:


  • International Building Code® 

  • International Residential Code®

  • International Plumbing Code®

  • International Mechanical Code®

  • International Fire Code®

  • International Energy Conservation Code®

  • NFPA 70: National Electrical Code (NEC)

  • ICC A117.1-2009 Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities

  • Special Inspection Manual (SIM)


With this practice exam and the required texts you will learn to:


  • Build speed in finding references in the text so that you do not run out of time on an exam

  • Learn to use tables and apply them to questions

  • Navigate the code book(s) thoroughly including footnote comments on tables and exception references


*All exams delivered in PDF format.

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