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2018 B1 Exam Prep Manual – Residential Building Inspector

2018 B1 Exam Prep Manual – Residential Building Inspector


This practice exam is designed for those taking the (2018 Residential Building Inspector, B1) 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 a code exam. 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:

  • 200 Question multiple-choice exam
  • Code references for every question
  • Coverage of the entire International Residential Code

This exam covers: 

  • General Administration
  • Building Planning
  • Footings and Foundations
  • Floor Construction
  • Wall Construction and Coverings
  • Roof/Ceiling Construction
  • Public Safety and Special Construction

Material required:

  • International Residential Code®

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) thouroughly including footnote comments on tables and exception references