Do You Really Know About Basic Laundry Cycle?

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Washing of Clothes and textiles with the help of washing machine or hands refers to 'Laundry' which is done in a room often called a laundry room. It has been a part of history since humans started wearing clothes. Nowadays, Washing Machines can be seen in every home. This quiz has been developed to test your basic knowledge about laundry cycle. So, let's try out the quiz. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    During the wash cycle, an optical step is to add a high-alkaline ________________ product.
    • A. 

      Fabric softner

    • B. 

      Sizing

    • C. 

      Bleaching

    • D. 

      Break

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is the last step in the wash cycle of a load of laundry?
    • A. 

      Extract

    • B. 

      Break

    • C. 

      Flush

    • D. 

      Rinse

  • 3. 
    Ninety percent occupancy for the past three weeks has strained the capacity of the on-premises laundry at the Permanent Press Hotel. Guests waiting for clean rooms complain constantly to front desk employees. The front desk staff is frustrated with the slow pace at which the laundry processes guestrooms linen. The executive housekeeper and the staff laundry manager investigated and found that excessive wrinkling of linens led the staff to iron all sheets after the drying cycle. This was more than surprising because, just a few months ago, the hotel purchased and put into service a large quantity of no-iron linens. Attempting to quickly identify the cause of the wrinkling problem, the executive housekeeper gathered the laundry staff and asked three questions. Which of the following is not a question that would be asked to get to the bottom of the wrinkling problem?
    • A. 

      Are sheets removed promptly from dryers and folded immediately?

    • B. 

      Are washers and dryers overloaded with too many sheets any one time?

    • C. 

      Are sheets dried for too long a time and at temperature thaty are too high?

    • D. 

      Is oxygen bleach used in the wash cycle?

  • 4. 
    Put the following steps in the proper order by numbering them from 1-5: Transfer
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

    • E. 

      5

  • 5. 
    Poor soil removal is a problem at the Steadfast Hotel. The laundry crew wastes time and money rewashing several loads of wash a day. Which of the following would be the least likely cause of this problem?
    • A. 

      Too litle detergent

    • B. 

      Wash temperatures too low

    • C. 

      Insufficient softners and sours

    • D. 

      Overloading the washers

  • 6. 
    Put the following steps in the proper order by numbering them from 1-5: Sorting
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

    • E. 

      5

  • 7. 
    True or false: When washing in a top-loader using liquid detergent, you should first fill with water, then add soap, then add clothes.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    To reduce lint, add ½ cup _______ to the rinse cycle.
    • A. 

      Distilled water

    • B. 

      White vinegar

    • C. 

      Tea-tree oil

    • D. 

      Lime

  • 9. 
    What do these items have in common? A T-shirt with a transfer design, an embellished swimsuit, and dark jeans.
    • A. 

      They should all be line-dried.

    • B. 

      They should all be washed in cold water.

    • C. 

      They should all be washed inside out.

    • D. 

      None

  • 10. 
    True or false: It's best to let a dryer "rest" for an hour before putting in a new load.
    • A. 

      True 

    • B. 

      False