Materials Of Decoration 1

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  • 1. 
    Simple interweaving of warp and weft
    • A. 

      Satin weave

    • B. 

      Tapestry

    • C. 

      Plain/Tabby weave

  • 2. 
    Hand-woven fabrics made with bobbins and considered one of the greatest arts of the weaving industry.
    • A. 

      Twill

    • B. 

      Tapestry

    • C. 

      Satin

  • 3. 
    Weave produced by loops of tufts of yarns that stand out from the fabric's surface, may be cut or uncut.
    • A. 

      Pile

    • B. 

      Backed cloth

    • C. 

      Gauze

  • 4. 
    Weaves where uneven tension in weft and warp yarns produces different surface.
    • A. 

      Brocatelle

    • B. 

      Gauze

    • C. 

      Leno

  • 5. 
    Non porous floor materials
    • A. 

      Terrazo

    • B. 

      Cork

    • C. 

      Slate

  • 6. 
    Sealers that form a hard skin finish on surface
    • A. 

      Oleo-resinous

    • B. 

      Polyurethane

    • C. 

      Spirit based liquid/solid wax

  • 7. 
    Over application of spirit-based wax polished, result into:
    • A. 

      Slippery build-up of dirt

    • B. 

      Improve surface finish of marble

    • C. 

      High-gloss finish

  • 8. 
    Floor materials likely to stain, not waterproof are classified into:
    • A. 

      Porous

    • B. 

      Non-porous

    • C. 

      Semi-porous

  • 9. 
    Hard wood strips are laid into:
    • A. 

      Tongue and groove

    • B. 

      Built -joint boards

    • C. 

      Herring bone, basket patterns

  • 10. 
    Board veneers/ ply boards together and grains that run at the right angle to each other.
    • A. 

      Laminated

    • B. 

      Ply board

    • C. 

      Plywood

  • 11. 
    Tiles made of high silicon alumina clay of glass-like hardness
    • A. 

      Quarry

    • B. 

      Ceramic floor tile

    • C. 

      Mosaic

  • 12. 
    Crushed granite set in cement
    • A. 

      Brick

    • B. 

      Terrazo

    • C. 

      Granolithic

  • 13. 
    Tiles made from cork granules with natural and synthetic benders
    • A. 

      Vinyl cork tile

    • B. 

      Linoleum

    • C. 

      Cork tile

  • 14. 
    Chemical dye, water/spirit based and available in different colors
    • A. 

      Paint

    • B. 

      Stain

    • C. 

      Sealer

  • 15. 
    Milled lumber with a thickness of 1/2"-1 1/2"
    • A. 

      Timber

    • B. 

      Board

    • C. 

      Plank

  • 16. 
    Wood/lumber classification as to improve content is done with oven processing method
    • A. 

      KD Kiln drying

    • B. 

      SD sun drying

    • C. 

      Air drying

  • 17. 
    Fabric is hammered and yarns flattened to stimulate linen
    • A. 

      Bleaching

    • B. 

      Beetling

    • C. 

      Crabbing

  • 18. 
    Fabric pressed between heated steel rollers for a smooth and glossy finish
    • A. 

      Fulling

    • B. 

      Calendering

    • C. 

      Sizing

  • 19. 
    Stretching process to prevent creases or uneven shrinkage
    • A. 

      Decating

    • B. 

      Tentering

    • C. 

      Crabbing

  • 20. 
    Pre-shrinkage process applied to wool thru application of moisture, heat, friction and pressure.
    • A. 

      Mercerizing

    • B. 

      Sizing

    • C. 

      Fulling

  • 21. 
    Finishing process applied to fabrics to remove fiber fuzz
    • A. 

      Mercerizing

    • B. 

      Singeing

    • C. 

      Decating

    • D. 

      Crabbing

  • 22. 
    Finish that is self-sterilizing and inhibits growth of bacteria on fabrics
    • A. 

      Santized

    • B. 

      Crease resistant

    • C. 

      Mildew resistant

  • 23. 
    Embossing and incising techniques for carpets is achieved by:
    • A. 

      Knotting the carpet on 2 levels with knots of the back shorter than the knots of the pattern

    • B. 

      Finishing yarns firmly anchored sheared by hand, to give uniform pile thickness

    • C. 

      Coarsely woven rugs with fringed ends

  • 24. 
    Chinese carpets have symbolic motifs based on
    • A. 

      Triangles in the design are Abyssinian symbol of happiness

    • B. 

      Folklore, mythology and language

    • C. 

      Exotic jewel tones, floral patterns with geometric device

  • 25. 
    Coarsely woven rug with fringed ends, used for ponchos
    • A. 

      Numdah

    • B. 

      Navajo rug

    • C. 

      Mexican serape

  • 26. 
    A variation of cut pile, generally used for bedrooms, pile is extra long
    • A. 

      Loop pile

    • B. 

      Shaggy pile

    • C. 

      Broadloom carpets

  • 27. 
    A process of incising a design into a carpet which have been woven
    • A. 

      Recessing

    • B. 

      Embossing

    • C. 

      Carving

  • 28. 
    Backing for tufted carpet
    • A. 

      Polypropylene

    • B. 

      Construction yarn

    • C. 

      Fusion bonded carpet

  • 29. 
    Narrow wood strip to cover joints between boards and panels
    • A. 

      Batten

    • B. 

      Boiserie

    • C. 

      Panel

  • 30. 
    Movable partition intended to divide,conceal or protect part of a room
    • A. 

      Folding

    • B. 

      Screen

    • C. 

      Section

  • 31. 
    Finely powdered silk, wool or other fibers glued into paper
    • A. 

      Gilding

    • B. 

      Flocks

    • C. 

      Appliques

  • 32. 
    Floral foliage or scroll patterns covering the entire paper
    • A. 

      All overs

    • B. 

      Companion paper

    • C. 

      Gaufranes

  • 33. 
    An enlarged photograph used as a mural on a wall
    • A. 

      Panoramas

    • B. 

      Photo murals

    • C. 

      Screen print

  • 34. 
    Fabric finish that dry smoothly and need no ironing after washing
    • A. 

      Slip resistant

    • B. 

      Wash and wear

    • C. 

      Waterproof finish

  • 35. 
    Finish characterized by overfeeding fabric in the dyeing frame and stretched crosswise to release weaving strains
    • A. 

      Shrink-resistant finish

    • B. 

      Slip resistant

    • C. 

      Mini-care finish

  • 36. 
    Finish which makes fabric resistant to wetting but not water proofing
    • A. 

      Shrink proof

    • B. 

      Napping

    • C. 

      Water repellent

  • 37. 
    Oldest method of printing on fabric
    • A. 

      Stencil

    • B. 

      Block printing

    • C. 

      Burn-out printing

  • 38. 
    Resist paste wax is stamped into fabric on a design/pattern, then fabric is immersed in vat of dye, creating print on resist spot
    • A. 

      Resist printing

    • B. 

      Duplex printing

    • C. 

      Extract printing

  • 39. 
    Updated version of venetian blinds and light control
    • A. 

      Cafe curtains

    • B. 

      Draw draperies

    • C. 

      Blinds slim-slat

  • 40. 
    Draperies primarily decorative; may be drawn for privacy and light elimination
    • A. 

      Over draperies

    • B. 

      Casement curtains

    • C. 

      Roman shade

  • 41. 
    Shirred curtain of light weight fabrics-shirring transforms folds into soft draping scallops
    • A. 

      Balloon shade

    • B. 

      Austrian shade

    • C. 

      Roman shade

  • 42. 
    Blinds that insulate with a heat and light reflective silver coating, is permanently pleated, when drawn up folds neatly into clean pleats.
    • A. 

      Roller blinds

    • B. 

      Venetian blinds

    • C. 

      Verosol /pleated blinds

  • 43. 
    Drapery heading created by row of gathering on a pole or rod; usually 3 times rod length in fullness.
    • A. 

      Smocking

    • B. 

      Box pleats

    • C. 

      Shirring

  • 44. 
    Horizontal pieace across window head to improve proportion and hide the drapery hardware
    • A. 

      Valance

    • B. 

      Lambrequins

    • C. 

      Curtain pocket

  • 45. 
    Typical tie-back height
    • A. 

      1/3 from the top or bottom of drapery

    • B. 

      Middle of drapery

    • C. 

      On floor

  • 46. 
    Valance made of wood with lower edged cut and may be covered with fabric
    • A. 

      Swag

    • B. 

      Cornice

    • C. 

      Flat valance

  • 47. 
    Kind of metallic fiber interwoven with other synthetic fibers
    • A. 

      Ramie

    • B. 

      Lurex

    • C. 

      Mohair

  • 48. 
    Man made fiber with quick dry quality, resist wrinkle, mildew, non-allergenic
    • A. 

      Polyester

    • B. 

      Olefin

    • C. 

      Nylon

  • 49. 
    Fiber that is fire-proof, moisture resistant, no ironing, easily washed
    • A. 

      Acrylic

    • B. 

      Rayon

    • C. 

      Fiberglass

  • 50. 
    • A. 

      Burlap

    • B. 

      Chenille

    • C. 

      Chintz

  • 51. 
    Cotton pile fabric, ribbed or corded lengthwise, used for drapery, upholstery and slipcovers.
    • A. 

      Corduroy

    • B. 

      Boucle

    • C. 

      Colorway

  • 52. 
    Pattern stitched through a printed or plain fabric through a layer of cotton batting or urethane foam
    • A. 

      Plush

    • B. 

      Metallase

    • C. 

      Quilted fabric

  • 53. 
    Double woven fabric that gives a quilted appearance. Used for upholstery
    • A. 

      Lampas

    • B. 

      Matellase

    • C. 

      Moire

  • 54. 
    Coverings for walls, to suit room character, size and shape and to complement furniture and furnishings
    • A. 

      Wall paper

    • B. 

      Flock paper

    • C. 

      Stencil design

  • 55. 
    Paper printed form copper plates, leaving the design slightly impressed
    • A. 

      Hand blocked

    • B. 

      Gaufranes

    • C. 

      Applique

  • 56. 
    Patterns that symbolizes security and protection from evil
    • A. 

      Dragon

    • B. 

      Lion-Dog

    • C. 

      Bird

  • 57. 
    Flower symbol for summer and purity
    • A. 

      Chrysanthemum

    • B. 

      Lotus

    • C. 

      Peonies

  • 58. 
    Typical oriental carpet with central medallion and intricate border design of blooms and ivory background
    • A. 

      Sarour

    • B. 

      Kirman

    • C. 

      Kashan

  • 59. 
    Handmade Indian cotton woven rug in bright stripes. used for wall hanging, floor covers
    • A. 

      Berber

    • B. 

      Kilim

    • C. 

      Phurrie

  • 60. 
    An alternative to woven carpets
    • A. 

      Axminster

    • B. 

      Bonded

    • C. 

      Tufted