Basic Painting And Decorating Quiz

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Basic Painting And Decorating Quiz

This quiz is for people with a basic knowledge of painting and decorating. It comprises of 10 questions but you may get some different questions each time you take the quiz. This quiz does not have a High Score Board on Bozzle. Com. Good luck.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Mixing which two colors produces purple?
    • A. 

      Green and brown

    • B. 

      Blue and red

    • C. 

      Black and blue

  • 2. 
    To what do strings, treads and risers belong?
    • A. 

      Scaffolding

    • B. 

      Staircase

    • C. 

      Baseboards

  • 3. 
    When buying wallpaper, how do you check that the rolls are the same shade?
    • A. 

      Compare the rolls in daylight

    • B. 

      Ensure that the batch numbers are identical

    • C. 

      There is no need to check

  • 4. 
    Which is the most common type of abrasive used in decorating?
    • A. 

      Pumice stone

    • B. 

      Sandpaper

    • C. 

      Emery cloth

  • 5. 
    Mixing blue and yellow produces which color?
    • A. 

      Green

    • B. 

      Magenta

    • C. 

      Violet

  • 6. 
    Which is the first paint coat to apply?
    • A. 

      Undercoat

    • B. 

      Primer

    • C. 

      Gloss

  • 7. 
    What is Turpentine Substitute (Turps Sub) used for?
    • A. 

      To thin out oil paints

    • B. 

      To wash down greasy walls

    • C. 

      To light your barbeque

  • 8. 
    What is a shaving hook?
    • A. 

      A triangular scraper

    • B. 

      A ladder hook for holding a paint kettle

    • C. 

      A blade for planing wood

  • 9. 
    What is the caustic soap, used to remove grease and dirt from paintwork, called?
    • A. 

      Acid soap

    • B. 

      Sugar soap

    • C. 

      Abrasive soap

  • 10. 
    Which two colors mixed together make orange?
    • A. 

      Red and Brown

    • B. 

      Yellow and Red

    • C. 

      Brown and Yellow