AKBD Nkba Study Group Review Quiz 4 25 Questions

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The National Kitchen & Bath Association offers three levels of certification starting with AKBD, and each step is a testament to your continuing growth, increasing knowledge, experience and expertise in the field. Below is the 4th quiz in the revision series, give it a try and keep studying. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
     Which of the following present the BEST just cause for termination of an employee? 
    • A. 

      Leaving work early, gossiping with coworkers, and flirting in the work place

    • B. 

      Falsifying company records, failing to share commission with employer, and violation of dress code

    • C. 

      Stealing, possession of drugs, and lying about credentials

    • D. 

      Repeated tardiness, working on own time, and taking birthday as a holiday

  • 2. 
     Which of the following is an example of asymmetrical balance (i.e., unequal forces that attract equal attention because of placement)?  
    • A. 

      Two tall cabinets side by side extending to the ceiling

    • B. 

      Two tall cabinets on each end of a cabinet run at the same height, with wall cabinets in between.

    • C. 

      A tall cabinet extending to the ceiling at the end of a cabinet run, with wall cabinets and open space above at the opposite end of the cabinet run.

    • D. 

      A 42" wall cabinet next to a 36" wall cabinet with both bottom edges level and crown molding at the top.

  • 3. 
     Which of the following are three of the seven steps in the selling cycle? 
    • A. 

      Selecting cabinet style, color, and wood species

    • B. 

      Prospecting, initial contact, and presentation of product

    • C. 

      Asking for referrals, measuring the space for cabinetry, and appliance selection

    • D. 

      Selecting countertops, appliances, and cabinetry

  • 4. 
    The MOST popular type of roofing material is:
    • A. 

      Asphalt and fiberglass.

    • B. 

      Wood shingle and shakes.

    • C. 

      Slate.

    • D. 

      Roofing tiles.

  • 5. 
     In cabinet construction, the term "MDF" stands for: 
    • A. 

      Medium density fiberboard.

    • B. 

      Manufactured dry fiber

    • C. 

      More dense fiberboard

    • D. 

      Material density factory

  • 6. 
     A wall cabinet that extends to the counter and has a tambour door at the counter level is referred to as:  
    • A. 

      Appliance garage

    • B. 

      Pantry cabinet

    • C. 

      Pantry cabinet

    • D. 

      Hutch cabinet.

  • 7. 
    Toilets have been Federally mandated to use __ gallons of water or less:
    • A. 

      4.6

    • B. 

      3.0

    • C. 

      2.4

    • D. 

      1.6

  • 8. 
    The BEST underlayment for a ceramic tile floor is:
    • A. 

      Particle board

    • B. 

      Cement board.

    • C. 

      Luan plywood.

    • D. 

      Oriented strand board.

  • 9. 
     The two MOST common types of subflooring used today are: 
    • A. 

      Plywood and oriented strand board.

    • B. 

      Cement board and particle board.

    • C. 

      Particle board and oriented strand board

    • D. 

      Plywood and cement board.

  • 10. 
     Whose responsibility is to ensure compliance with the International Energy Conservation Code (IECC)? 
    • A. 

      Electricians and plumbers

    • B. 

      Kitchen and bath designer

    • C. 

      Building designer or engineer

    • D. 

      General contractor

  • 11. 
    The MOST widely accepted fire safety code used in the US is the
    • A. 

      Life Safety Code

    • B. 

      Flame Retardation Code.

    • C. 

      Fire, Chemical and Exposure Code.

    • D. 

      Fire, Safety and Welfare Code

  • 12. 
     Building permits are issued by local municipalities to: 
    • A. 

      Track compliance with prevailing codes in force and a way to receive tax revenues.

    • B. 

      Assess property value and receive tax revenues

    • C. 

      Enforce and legislate local building codes

    • D. 

      Verify professional licensing

  • 13. 
     The human comfort zone is determined by a combination of: 
    • A. 

      Temperature and air movement

    • B. 

      Temperature, humidity level and air movement.

    • C. 

      Body temperature and wind chill factor

    • D. 

      Atmospheric conditions and solar heat rays

  • 14. 
     A PRIMARY feature of stock cabinets is: 
    • A. 

      They are made in quantity and available for quick delivery

    • B. 

      They are easily available in special sizes.

    • C. 

      Styles and finishes are available in a wide range.

    • D. 

      They are shipped directly from factory to dealer.

  • 15. 
     The four types of drawer construction are butt joint, dovetail, metal, and: 
    • A. 

      Tongue and groove.

    • B. 

      Dado framed.

    • C. 

      Scarf framed.

    • D. 

      Mitre frames.

  • 16. 
     A definition of a rail is a: 
    • A. 

      Horizontal cross member of a panel door.

    • B. 

      Mortise and tenon

    • C. 

      Vertical flanking member of a cabinet face.

    • D. 

      Slot cut into a board or plank.

  • 17. 
     The recommended distance from the centerline of a toilelfbidet to any bath fixture, wall or obstacle should be at least:  
    • A. 

      15:

    • B. 

      16"

    • C. 

      18:

    • D. 

      24"

  • 18. 
     Which of the following is the second gold standard of good design? 
    • A. 

      Stands the test of time

    • B. 

      Reflects current trends

    • C. 

      Remains unique

    • D. 

      Flows together

  • 19. 
    Successful businesses are led by balanced management of elements of:
    • A. 

      Finance, marketing and human resources

    • B. 

      Finance, knowledge and tax codes.

    • C. 

      Marketing, human resources, and design.

    • D. 

      Human resources, location and marketing

  • 20. 
     The balance sheet is based on a fundamental equation 
    • A. 

      Liabilities = assets - costs

    • B. 

      Assets = liabilities + owner equity

    • C. 

      Assets = owner equity + accounts receivable

    • D. 

      Owner equity = assets - costs.

  • 21. 
     During your inspection of the home you stop at the kitchen sink to check for adequate water pressure. Since the water is supplied by a well, you know that some fixtures will not operate properly if the water pressure is too low. What is the suggested range for the incoming water pressure? 
    • A. 

      25-75 psi

    • B. 

      30-80 psi

    • C. 

      30-50 psi

    • D. 

      50-80 psi

  • 22. 
     A utility bath is planned for a new addition in the client's home. They would like to include a separate washer and dryer in the bath space. Both appliances are electric. What are the electrical requirements for these two appliances?  
    • A. 

      240 volt, 20 ampere washer, 140 volt, 20 ampere dryer

    • B. 

      120 volt, 50 ampere washer, 240 volt, 50 ampere dryer

    • C. 

      120 volt, 30 ampere washer, 240 volt, 30 ampere dryer

    • D. 

      120 volt, 20 ampere washer, 240 volt, 50 ampere dryer

  • 23. 
    Designer "H" is unable to place a landing area adjacent to the refrigerator. However, an island is directly across from the refrigerator. She can use the island if which one of the following requirements is met? 
    • A. 

      The island is within at least 54" of the front of the refrigerator and the landing space is at least 15" wide and 16" deep

    • B. 

      The island is within at least 48" of the front of the refrigerator and the landing space is at least 15" wide and 16" deep

    • C. 

      The island is within at least 48" of the front of the refrigerator and the landing space is at least 18" wide and 16" deep

    • D. 

      The island is within at least 48" of the front of the refrigerator and the landing space is at least 15" wide and 15" deep

  • 24. 
     Designer "G" is working with a couple in their 60's. They are redesigning their kitchen to meet their needs for the next several years. Designer "G" has addressed the convenience of several accessories available through her cabinet line. The location of the accessories should be considered if they are to be used on a regular basis. Designer "G" mentioned the universal reach range as the best height for the accessories. Which one of the following range of heights would be best for the couple? 
    • A. 

      Between 15" and 48"

    • B. 

      Between 12" and 48"

    • C. 

      Between 15" and 60"

    • D. 

      Between 12" and 60"

  • 25. 
    Kitchen and Bath Floor Plans, Mechanical Plans and Construction Plans are drawn if they were viewed at what height? 
    • A. 

      48" above the floor

    • B. 

      60" above the floor

    • C. 

      96" above the floor

    • D. 

      Ceiling height