Professional Regulation licensees. b. All the rules developed by the Florida Board of Engineers. c. The requirements for licensure as a professional engineer. d.
SunCam Continuing Education Course #220 Laws & Rules with Ed Bayó Test Worksheet NOTE: Most people choose to print the course slides for reference and note-taking. http://s3.amazonaws.com/suncam/npdocs/220.pdf 1. Chapter 471 of the Florida Statutes provides for which of the following: a. The process for conducting investigations and taking disciplinary action against all Department of Business and Professional Regulation licensees. b. All the rules developed by the Florida Board of Engineers. c. The requirements for licensure as a professional engineer. d. All of the above. 2. The Board may vote to refuse to certify an applicant for licensure for lack of good moral character if: a. There is a substantial connection between the lack of good moral character and the professional responsibilities of a licensed engineer. b. The finding of lack of good moral character is supported by clear and convincing evidence. c. Both a and b above.
6. All of the following are generally required to obtain licensure as a professional engineer in Florida EXCEPT: a. Passing the Fundamentals and Principles and Practice Examination b. Good Moral Character c. Credit Check d. Four years of experience 7. Under §471.038, F.S., administrative, investigative and prosecutorial services are provided to the Florida Board of Professional Engineers by: a. The Florida Engineers Management Corporation. b. The Florida Attorney General’s Office. c. The Florida Counsel of Engineering Discipline. d. The Florida Engineering Investigative Services Unit. 8. An engineer may perform architectural services which are incidental to his or her engineering practice only if: a. They have obtained a special license from the Board of Engineers. b. Their principal practice is civil or structural engineering. c. If they use the title, “Architectural Engineering.” d. a and b above.
9. An engineer can practice in any of the following ways: a. As an individual. 3. An applicant for licensure by endorsement who previously held b. Through any corporation. c. Through a duly licensed entity. licensure in the State of Florida and whose license became null d. a and c above. and void because of non-renewal must meet the same requirements as when he/she first became a licensed Florida 10. Negligence includes: engineer. a. Failure to utilize due care in performing in an engineering a. True capacity. b. False b. Unjustified failure to comply with the Board’s responsibility 4. To maintain an inactive license on inactive status, the licensee rules. c. Failure to comply with a contract. must: a. Remit the biennial renewal fee for inactive status to the Florida d. a and b above. Engineers Management Corporation 11. Even though engineers should always strive to take the most b. Submit a statement to the Florida Engineer Management Corporation certifying that the licensee has neither practiced ethical approach possible, one cannot be disciplined for being engineering nor violated any of the provisions of Section 471.033, unethical unless the behavior is specifically defined as F.S., since the date on which the license was first placed on “misconduct” in the rule. inactive status. c. Complete the continuing education credit hours due for each a. True biennium the license was on inactive status. b. False d. a and b above 12. The definition of misconduct includes all of the following 5. The rules promulgated by the Board of Professional Engineers EXCEPT: can be found in: a. Performing an engineering assignment when not qualified. a. Chapter 455, Florida Statutes b. Becoming involved in a conflict of interest with an employer or b. Chapter 61G15, Florida Administrative Code client, without the knowledge and approval of the client or c. Chapter 471, Florida Statutes employer. d. Chapter 61G1, Florida Administrative Code c. Affixing a signature or seal to any engineering plan that was not personal prepared by the engineer or prepared under his responsible supervision. d. Making any statement, criticism or argument on engineering matters which is inspired or paid for by interested parties, in which the professional engineer specifically identifies and reveals any interest he or the interested parties have in such matters.
13. A professional engineer does not need to sign and seal a final report provided to the owner if the engineer is certain that the report will not be filed for public record. a. True b. False 14. When an engineer is presented with a certification to be signed and/or sealed, he or she should carefully evaluate that certification to determine if, among other circumstances, the subject matter relates to matters which are beyond the engineer’s technical competence. If so, the engineer is required to: a. Modify such certification to limit its scope to those matters which the engineer can properly sign and/or seal. b. Decline to sign such certification. c. a or b above. d. None of the above. 15. An engineer of record that delegates a portion of the work to a delegated engineer is no longer the engineer of record for that portion of the project. a. True b. False 16. So long as he or she acts as an independent consultant or through a duly qualified engineering corporation, a Delegated Engineer can be an employee or officer of an entity supplying components to a fabricator or contractor. a. True b. False 17. Documents that are a compiled representation of the constructed project are termed: a. Shop drawings. b. Delegated Engineering Documents c. Draft Drawings d. Record Documents 18. Shop drawings are drawings depicting installation means and methods, catalog information on standard products, prepared by a contractor, manufacturer, or professional engineer for incorporation into a project which are prepared based on engineering direction. a. True b. False 19. Pursuant to the rules promulgated by the Florida Board of Professional Engineers, at least one copy of all documents displaying the licensee’s signature, seal, date, and all related calculations must be retained by the licensee or the licensee’s employer for a minimum of: a. Six months from the date the documents were sealed. b. One year from the date the documents were sealed. c. Two years from the date the documents were sealed. d. Three years from the date the documents were sealed. 20. A successor professional engineer seeking to reuse already sealed contract documents under the successor professional engineer's seal must redraw the plans. a. True b. False
21. The Engineer of Record who delegates a portion of his responsibility to a Delegated Engineer may verbally communicate his engineering requirements to the Delegated Engineer, so long as the Delegated Engineer certifies that he or she has received those requirements. a. True b. False 22. The burden of proof in Administrative Disciplinary Proceedings is: a. A preponderance of the evidence. b. Clear and convincing evidence. c. Beyond a reasonable doubt. d. The burden of proof may shifts depending on the severity of the alleged violation. 23. The Board has the authority to impose an administrative fine for each count in an amount not to exceed: a. $1,000 b. $2,000 c. $2,500 d. $5,000 24. The Board of Professional Engineers has the authority to not only suspend an engineer’s license, it may also restrict the engineer’s scope of practice: a. True b. False 25. The entity that determines whether there is probable cause to proceed against a licensee for an alleged violation is: a. The Florida Engineers Management Corporation b. The Florida Attorney General’s Office. c. The Probable Cause Panel. d. None of the above.