Trivia Quiz On IICRC Certification Test!

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The IICRC (Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification), often named as the IICRC, is a certification test for inspection, cleaning and restoration industries. The headquarters are located in Las Vegas, Nevada, United States and also has offices in the UK and Australia. This quiz has been developed to test your knowledge about cleaning and restoration. Read the questions carefully and answer. So, let's try out the quiz. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    These fibres come from plants and animals
    • A. 

      Protein

    • B. 

      Cellulosic

    • C. 

      Cotton

    • D. 

      Natural fibers

    • E. 

      Wool

  • 2. 
    Natural fibres require longer drying times because they are?
    • A. 

      Adsorbent

    • B. 

      Hydrophyllic

    • C. 

      Moisture resistant

    • D. 

      Absorbent

    • E. 

      Tufted

  • 3. 
    According to Wool's of New Zealand delicate natural wool fibres should be cleaned within a ph range of?
    • A. 

      4.5 - 8.5

    • B. 

      5 - 7.5

    • C. 

      8 - 10.5

    • D. 

      1.5 - 14

    • E. 

      6 - 9

  • 4. 
    Fibres that come from plants are called?
    • A. 

      Synthetic

    • B. 

      Jute

    • C. 

      Cuticle

    • D. 

      Protein

    • E. 

      Cellulosic

  • 5. 
    Fibres that are taken from animals or animal by-products are called?
    • A. 

      Wool

    • B. 

      Protein

    • C. 

      Flame resistant

    • D. 

      Adsorbent

    • E. 

      Tri-lobial

  • 6. 
    Protein fibres are dissolved in a 5.25% solution of?
    • A. 

      Alcohol

    • B. 

      Asorbic acid

    • C. 

      Bleach

    • D. 

      Formic acid

    • E. 

      Lye

  • 7. 
    The chemical name for chlorine bleach is?
    • A. 

      Sodium pentathol

    • B. 

      Hydrogen peroxide

    • C. 

      Sodium chloride

    • D. 

      Sodium hypochlorite

    • E. 

      Methyl hydrate

  • 8. 
    The two most common natural fibres are?
    • A. 

      Wool

    • B. 

      Acetate

    • C. 

      Polyester

    • D. 

      Cotton

    • E. 

      Rayon

  • 9. 
    When subjected to a burn test protein fibres will ignite but then they will?
    • A. 

      Self extinguish

    • B. 

      Burn with a blue flame

    • C. 

      Turn hard and waxy

    • D. 

      Drip

    • E. 

      Give off greenish smoke

  • 10. 
    The strongest of all natural fibres are?
    • A. 

      Wool

    • B. 

      Hemp

    • C. 

      Cotton

    • D. 

      Sisal

    • E. 

      Silk

  • 11. 
    Most wool is generally the fleece of a?
    • A. 

      Ram

    • B. 

      Goat

    • C. 

      Sheep

    • D. 

      Tiger

    • E. 

      Alpaca

  • 12. 
    Wool dates back to over?
    • A. 

      1500 b.c

    • B. 

      2000 b.c.

    • C. 

      20 b.c.

    • D. 

      1425

    • E. 

      2500 b.c.

  • 13. 
    The first growth of wool is called?
    • A. 

      Extra virgin

    • B. 

      Special blend

    • C. 

      Trademark

    • D. 

      Lambs wool

    • E. 

      New zealand

  • 14. 
    Name the 3 parts of the wool fibre?
    • A. 

      Medulla

    • B. 

      Keratin

    • C. 

      Corona

    • D. 

      Cuticle

    • E. 

      Cortex

  • 15. 
    The process of ginning was invented by?
    • A. 

      J.c. whitney

    • B. 

      A. whitney brown

    • C. 

      Eli whitney

    • D. 

      Eli manning

    • E. 

      Preston manning

  • 16. 
    The two parts of a cellulosic fibre are?
    • A. 

      Epidermis

    • B. 

      Lints

    • C. 

      Linters

    • D. 

      Lumen

    • E. 

      Litigious

  • 17. 
    Over-wetting, improper drying, high alkalinity on a plant fibre can cause a condition called?
    • A. 

      Cellular degradation

    • B. 

      Cellular division

    • C. 

      Cellulosic browning

    • D. 

      Cellulosic brightening

    • E. 

      Dye sensitivity

  • 18. 
    Synthetic fibres made by one of three different methods are referred to as?
    • A. 

      Extraneous

    • B. 

      Extrusion

    • C. 

      Extemporaneous

    • D. 

      Cataclysmic

    • E. 

      Hot drawn

  • 19. 
    The fibres can be shiny, dull or anywhere in between by changing the size or shape of the holes located in the?
    • A. 

      Drop tower

    • B. 

      Synthesizer

    • C. 

      Face plate

    • D. 

      Gin

    • E. 

      Spinneret

  • 20. 
    Synthetic fibers naturally attract?
    • A. 

      Moths

    • B. 

      Water

    • C. 

      Oil

    • D. 

      Soil

    • E. 

      Cats

  • 21. 
    Synthetic fibres should be maintenance cleaned with a pH of less than?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      12

    • C. 

      14

    • D. 

      10

    • E. 

      5

  • 22. 
    Nylon can be dissolved by strong acids such as?
    • A. 

      Lye

    • B. 

      Formic

    • C. 

      Peroxide

    • D. 

      Muriatic

    • E. 

      Sulfuric

  • 23. 
    Name the three types of spinning?
    • A. 

      Staple

    • B. 

      Melt spun

    • C. 

      Dry spun

    • D. 

      Wet spun

    • E. 

      Sun spun

  • 24. 
    Name the most popular residential carpet face fibre?
    • A. 

      Polyester

    • B. 

      Rayon

    • C. 

      Nylon

    • D. 

      Olefin

    • E. 

      Acrylic

  • 25. 
    Name the two types of Nylon?
    • A. 

      Type 6

    • B. 

      Type 6.3

    • C. 

      Type 6.6

    • D. 

      Type 3.1

    • E. 

      Type 6.1

  • 26. 
    Nylon is dissolved by?
    • A. 

      Acid bases

    • B. 

      Strong acids

    • C. 

      Hydrogen peroxide

    • D. 

      Oxy clean

    • E. 

      Lye soap

  • 27. 
    Name the dye type most commonly used to dye nylon?
    • A. 

      Tie dyed

    • B. 

      Solution dyed

    • C. 

      Acid dyed

    • D. 

      Dispersed dyed

    • E. 

      Dip dyed

  • 28. 
    Nylon 1st generation advantage was?
    • A. 

      Built in anti-static properties

    • B. 

      Tri-lobial soil hiding yarns

    • C. 

      Round, strong, durable, shiny

    • D. 

      Acid dye resisters colorless dyes

    • E. 

      Flourochemical protection against soil and spills

  • 29. 
    Nylon 2nd generation advantage was?
    • A. 

      Flourochemical protection against soil and spills

    • B. 

      Acid dye resisters colorless dyes

    • C. 

      Round, strong, durable, shiny

    • D. 

      Tri-lobial soil hiding yarns

    • E. 

      Built in anti-static properties

  • 30. 
    Nylon 3rd generation advantage was?
    • A. 

      Round, strong, durable, shiny

    • B. 

      Built in anti-static properties

    • C. 

      Acid dye resisters colorless dyes

    • D. 

      Flourochemical protection against soil and spills

    • E. 

      Tri-lobial soil hiding yarns

  • 31. 
    Nylon 4th generation advantage was
    • A. 

      Built in anti-static properties

    • B. 

      Tri-lobial soil hiding yarns

    • C. 

      Flourochemical protection against soil and spills

    • D. 

      Acid dye resisters colorless dyes

    • E. 

      Round, strong, durable, shiny

  • 32. 
    Nylon 5th generation advantage was?
    • A. 

      Tri-lobial soil hiding yarns

    • B. 

      Acid dye resisters colorless dyes

    • C. 

      Built in anti-static properties

    • D. 

      Round, strong, durable, shiny

    • E. 

      Flourochemical protection against soil and spills

  • 33. 
    These fibres are made from recycled beverage containers?
    • A. 

      P.E.T

    • B. 

      Polyester

    • C. 

      Acetate

    • D. 

      Rayon

    • E. 

      Nylon

  • 34. 
    This man-made fibre has many of the characteristics of wool is?
    • A. 

      Acrylic

    • B. 

      Nylon

    • C. 

      Olefin

    • D. 

      Acetate

    • E. 

      Rayon

  • 35. 
    This fibre is considered the most adsorbent?
    • A. 

      Wool

    • B. 

      Rayon

    • C. 

      Olefin

    • D. 

      Acetate

    • E. 

      Polyester

  • 36. 
    Which fibre will float on water?
    • A. 

      Wool

    • B. 

      Cotton

    • C. 

      Olefin

    • D. 

      Rayon

    • E. 

      Nylon

  • 37. 
    Why does olefin float on water?
    • A. 

      It is very light

    • B. 

      It is oil attracting

    • C. 

      Has a specific gravity of more than 1

    • D. 

      Has a specific gravity of 0

    • E. 

      Has a specific gravity of less than 1

  • 38. 
    An unbroken length of extruded fibre is called?
    • A. 

      Mono filament

    • B. 

      Mono nucleotide

    • C. 

      Continuous filament

    • D. 

      Melt spun

    • E. 

      Heat drawn

  • 39. 
    This type of fibre is made of short pieces that must be blended and carded during the manufacturing process?
    • A. 

      Plied yarn

    • B. 

      Continuous filament

    • C. 

      Staple fibers

    • D. 

      Warp yarns

    • E. 

      Jute

  • 40. 
    Which type of fibre is stronger and less likely to fuzz?
    • A. 

      Staple fibers

    • B. 

      Crimped fibers

    • C. 

      Continuous filament

    • D. 

      Plied yarn

    • E. 

      Sisal

  • 41. 
    Which type of fibre is softer has greater bulk and is more likely to fuzz?
    • A. 

      Staple fibers

    • B. 

      Crimped fibers

    • C. 

      Continuous filament

    • D. 

      Sisal

    • E. 

      Plied yarn

  • 42. 
    The characteristic that adds bulk and locks in twists is called?
    • A. 

      Crimp

    • B. 

      Fiber

    • C. 

      Strand

    • D. 

      Linter

    • E. 

      Lint

  • 43. 
    The thickness of the fibre is called?
    • A. 

      Gauge

    • B. 

      Denier

    • C. 

      Cordura

    • D. 

      Stem

    • E. 

      Lumen

  • 44. 
    When we twist two or more yarns together it is called?
    • A. 

      Braided

    • B. 

      Twisted

    • C. 

      Married

    • D. 

      Plied

    • E. 

      Crimped

  • 45. 
    The process used to lock in crimp and twist is called?
    • A. 

      Bonding

    • B. 

      Heat setting

    • C. 

      Latex gluing

    • D. 

      Backing

    • E. 

      Wet spinning

  • 46. 
    Name the three types of heat setting and how they work?
  • 47. 
    The yarns that run in the lengthwise direction are called?
    • A. 

      Wilton

    • B. 

      Warp

    • C. 

      Weft

    • D. 

      Wane

    • E. 

      Ward

  • 48. 
    The yarns are used for spacing or to create a design or pattern?
    • A. 

      Weft

    • B. 

      Warp

    • C. 

      Axminster

    • D. 

      Filling

    • E. 

      Resins

  • 49. 
    Name of the woven style that is known for heavy rib and is rolled and stretched in one direction only?
    • A. 

      Axminster

    • B. 

      Wilton

    • C. 

      Jacquard

    • D. 

      Velvet

    • E. 

      Jute

  • 50. 
    Method of construction where yarns are sewed into the back.
    • A. 

      Tufted

    • B. 

      Rolled

  • 51. 
    Style with tight cut pile and heat set twist.
    • A. 

      Saxony

    • B. 

      Berber

    • C. 

      Shag

    • D. 

      Frieze

  • 52. 
    Style with large speckled yarns.
    • A. 

      Berber

    • B. 

      Saxony

  • 53. 
    Cut pile no twist and smooth appearance.
    • A. 

      Velvet

    • B. 

      Shag

  • 54. 
    Construction staple fibres are punched through back with latex.
    • A. 

      Needle punched

    • B. 

      Saxony

  • 55. 
    Yarns into thermal plastic 6' wide or tile.
    • A. 

      Heat set

    • B. 

      Fusion bonded

  • 56. 
    Tufted carpet extra heavy latex backing.
    • A. 

      Needlepunched

    • B. 

      Unitary backing

  • 57. 
    These should never be applied directly to needle punched carpet.
    • A. 

      Water

    • B. 

      Heat