Materials Of Decoration 1

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  • 1. 

    Simple interweaving of warp and weft

    • A.

      Satin weave

    • B.

      Tapestry

    • C.

      Plain/Tabby weave

    Correct Answer
    C. Plain/Tabby weave
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Plain/Tabby weave. This type of weave is the simplest and most basic weave structure, where the warp and weft threads interlace in a simple over-under pattern. It creates a balanced and strong fabric with a smooth surface. Unlike other weaves like satin or tapestry, the plain weave does not have any particular pattern or design. It is commonly used in everyday fabrics like cotton and linen.

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  • 2. 

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

    • A.

      Twill

    • B.

      Tapestry

    • C.

      Satin

    Correct Answer
    B. Tapestry
    Explanation
    Tapestry is the correct answer because it is a type of hand-woven fabric that is made using bobbins. It is also considered one of the greatest arts in the weaving industry. Tapestry involves creating intricate designs and images by weaving different colored threads together. This technique results in a unique and detailed fabric that is often used for decorative purposes such as wall hangings or upholstery.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    A. Pile
    Explanation
    Pile refers to the weave produced by loops of tufts of yarns that stand out from the fabric's surface. This can be seen in fabrics like carpet or velvet, where the loops of yarn create a textured surface. The pile can be either cut or uncut, depending on the desired effect.

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  • 4. 

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

    • A.

      Brocatelle

    • B.

      Gauze

    • C.

      Leno

    Correct Answer
    A. Brocatelle
    Explanation
    Brocatelle is the correct answer because it is a type of fabric that is characterized by its intricate patterns and raised designs. The uneven tension in the weft and warp yarns during the weaving process creates a textured surface with varying levels of thickness. This uneven tension is what gives brocatelle its unique appearance and distinguishes it from other fabrics such as gauze or leno.

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  • 5. 

    Non porous floor materials

    • A.

      Terrazo

    • B.

      Cork

    • C.

      Slate

    Correct Answer
    C. Slate
    Explanation
    Slate is a non-porous floor material because it is composed of fine-grained metamorphic rock that has undergone intense heat and pressure. This process causes the minerals in the rock to recrystallize, resulting in a dense and tightly packed structure. As a result, slate does not have any pores or open spaces that would allow liquids or gases to pass through. This makes slate highly resistant to water, stains, and other forms of damage, making it a suitable choice for flooring applications where durability and low maintenance are desired.

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  • 6. 

    Sealers that form a hard skin finish on surface

    • A.

      Oleo-resinous

    • B.

      Polyurethane

    • C.

      Spirit based liquid/solid wax

    Correct Answer
    B. Polyurethane
    Explanation
    Polyurethane is the correct answer because it is a type of sealer that forms a hard skin finish on the surface. Unlike the other options mentioned, polyurethane is known for its durability and ability to create a protective layer on various surfaces. It is commonly used in woodworking and other applications where a tough and long-lasting finish is desired.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    A. Slippery build-up of dirt
    Explanation
    Over application of spirit-based wax polish can lead to a slippery build-up of dirt on the surface. When too much wax is applied, it can create a thick and sticky layer that attracts and traps dirt and dust particles. This can make the surface slippery and difficult to clean. Additionally, the excessive wax can also create a dull and hazy appearance on the surface, diminishing the desired high-gloss finish. Therefore, it is important to apply wax polish in moderation to avoid the accumulation of dirt and maintain the desired surface finish.

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  • 8. 

    Floor materials likely to stain, not waterproof are classified into:

    • A.

      Porous

    • B.

      Non-porous

    • C.

      Semi-porous

    Correct Answer
    A. Porous
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Porous." Porous floor materials are likely to stain and are not waterproof. This means that liquids and substances can easily penetrate the surface of these materials, causing stains and potential damage. Examples of porous floor materials include unglazed ceramic tiles, natural stone, and certain types of wood.

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  • 9. 

    Hard wood strips are laid into:

    • A.

      Tongue and groove

    • B.

      Built -joint boards

    • C.

      Herring bone, basket patterns

    Correct Answer
    A. Tongue and groove
    Explanation
    Hard wood strips are laid into tongue and groove joints. This type of joint consists of a groove on one side of the board and a protruding tongue on the other side. When two boards are fitted together, the tongue of one board fits into the groove of the other, creating a tight and secure connection. This type of joint is commonly used in flooring and woodworking projects to ensure stability and prevent the boards from shifting or separating over time.

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  • 10. 

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

    • A.

      Laminated

    • B.

      Ply board

    • C.

      Plywood

    Correct Answer
    C. Plywood
    Explanation
    Plywood is the correct answer because it is made by bonding multiple layers of thin wood veneers together, with each layer having its grain running at a right angle to the adjacent layers. This cross-grain construction gives plywood its strength, stability, and resistance to warping or twisting. Laminated and ply board are not the correct answers as they do not specifically refer to the construction method of bonding multiple layers of wood veneers with alternating grain directions.

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  • 11. 

    Tiles made of high silicon alumina clay of glass-like hardness

    • A.

      Quarry

    • B.

      Ceramic floor tile

    • C.

      Mosaic

    Correct Answer
    C. Mosaic
    Explanation
    Mosaic is the correct answer because the given statement describes tiles made of high silicon alumina clay with glass-like hardness. Mosaic tiles are commonly made from materials such as ceramic, glass, or stone, and they are known for their durability and hardness. Therefore, mosaic is the most suitable option among the given choices.

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  • 12. 

    Crushed granite set in cement

    • A.

      Brick

    • B.

      Terrazo

    • C.

      Granolithic

    Correct Answer
    C. Granolithic
    Explanation
    Granolithic is the correct answer because it refers to a type of flooring material made by mixing crushed granite with cement. This mixture is then poured and troweled to create a smooth and durable surface. Granolithic flooring is known for its strength and resistance to wear and tear, making it a popular choice for high-traffic areas such as industrial buildings, schools, and hospitals.

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  • 13. 

    Tiles made from cork granules with natural and synthetic benders

    • A.

      Vinyl cork tile

    • B.

      Linoleum

    • C.

      Cork tile

    Correct Answer
    C. Cork tile
    Explanation
    The given answer "cork tile" is correct because the question is asking for a type of tile made from cork granules with natural and synthetic binders. Cork tile fits this description as it is made from cork granules mixed with binders to create a durable and resilient flooring material.

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  • 14. 

    Chemical dye, water/spirit based and available in different colors

    • A.

      Paint

    • B.

      Stain

    • C.

      Sealer

    Correct Answer
    B. Stain
    Explanation
    Stain is the correct answer because it is a chemical dye that is typically water or spirit-based and comes in various colors. Stain is commonly used to color wood or other materials, allowing the natural grain to show through while enhancing the appearance. Unlike paint, which typically covers the surface completely, stain is designed to penetrate the material and provide a more translucent finish. Additionally, stain is often used as a sealer to protect the material from damage and preserve its beauty.

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  • 15. 

    Milled lumber with a thickness of 1/2"-1 1/2"

    • A.

      Timber

    • B.

      Board

    • C.

      Plank

    Correct Answer
    B. Board
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "board" because milled lumber with a thickness of 1/2"-1 1/2" is commonly referred to as a board. A board is a type of timber that has been processed and cut into specific dimensions, typically used for construction or woodworking purposes. It is narrower in width compared to a plank, which is usually wider. Therefore, "board" is the most appropriate term to describe milled lumber with this specific thickness range.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    A. KD Kiln drying
    Explanation
    Wood or lumber classification is a process that involves improving the content of wood through various methods. One of these methods is kiln drying (KD). Kiln drying involves placing the wood in a controlled environment, typically a kiln, where temperature, humidity, and airflow are carefully regulated to remove moisture from the wood. This process helps to reduce the moisture content of the wood, making it more stable and less prone to warping, shrinking, or cracking. Kiln drying is a widely used method in the industry due to its efficiency and ability to produce high-quality, consistent results.

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  • 17. 

    Fabric is hammered and yarns flattened to stimulate linen

    • A.

      Bleaching

    • B.

      Beetling

    • C.

      Crabbing

    Correct Answer
    B. Beetling
    Explanation
    Beetling is a process in which fabric is hammered and yarns are flattened to stimulate linen. This process helps to create a smooth and lustrous surface on the fabric. Bleaching is a process of removing color or stains from fabric using chemicals or sunlight. Crabbing is a process of treating silk fabric to improve its elasticity and prevent shrinkage. Therefore, the correct answer is beetling.

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  • 18. 

    Fabric pressed between heated steel rollers for a smooth and glossy finish

    • A.

      Fulling

    • B.

      Calendering

    • C.

      Sizing

    Correct Answer
    B. Calendering
    Explanation
    Calendering is the correct answer because it involves pressing fabric between heated steel rollers to create a smooth and glossy finish. This process is commonly used in the textile industry to improve the appearance and texture of fabrics. Fulling, on the other hand, is a process used to thicken and strengthen woolen fabrics, while sizing refers to the process of applying a protective coating to fabrics to enhance their performance.

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  • 19. 

    Stretching process to prevent creases or uneven shrinkage

    • A.

      Decating

    • B.

      Tentering

    • C.

      Crabbing

    Correct Answer
    C. Crabbing
    Explanation
    Crabbing is a process used in textile manufacturing to prevent creases or uneven shrinkage in fabric. It involves passing the fabric through a crabbing machine, which stretches it in both length and width. This stretching helps to align the fibers and eliminate any potential creases or unevenness. By undergoing the crabbing process, the fabric becomes more stable and less prone to wrinkling or shrinking. Therefore, crabbing is an effective method to ensure the quality and appearance of the fabric.

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  • 20. 

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

    • A.

      Mercerizing

    • B.

      Sizing

    • C.

      Fulling

    Correct Answer
    C. Fulling
    Explanation
    Fulling is the correct answer because it involves the pre-shrinkage process applied to wool through the application of moisture, heat, friction, and pressure. Fulling is a process in which wool fabric is subjected to these elements to make it denser, stronger, and more compact. It helps to remove any excess oils, dirt, and impurities from the fabric while also causing it to shrink and become thicker. This process is commonly used in the production of woolen fabrics to improve their quality and appearance.

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  • 21. 

    Finishing process applied to fabrics to remove fiber fuzz

    • A.

      Mercerizing

    • B.

      Singeing

    • C.

      Decating

    • D.

      Crabbing

    Correct Answer
    B. Singeing
    Explanation
    Singeing is the correct answer because it is a finishing process used to remove fiber fuzz from fabrics. During singeing, the fabric is passed through a flame or heated metal plates, which burn off the protruding fibers on the surface. This process results in a smoother and cleaner fabric with reduced fuzziness. Mercerizing, decating, and crabbing are not specifically related to the removal of fiber fuzz from fabrics.

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  • 22. 

    Finish that is self-sterilizing and inhibits growth of bacteria on fabrics

    • A.

      Santized

    • B.

      Crease resistant

    • C.

      Mildew resistant

    Correct Answer
    C. Mildew resistant
    Explanation
    The finish that is mildew resistant prevents the growth and development of mildew on fabrics. Mildew is a type of fungus that thrives in damp and humid environments, causing discoloration, odor, and deterioration of fabrics. By inhibiting the growth of mildew, the finish helps to maintain the cleanliness and integrity of the fabric. This is particularly important in environments where moisture and humidity are common, such as bathrooms or outdoor settings.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    A. Knotting the carpet on 2 levels with knots of the back shorter than the knots of the pattern
    Explanation
    Embossing and incising techniques for carpets are achieved by knotting the carpet on 2 levels with knots of the back shorter than the knots of the pattern. This technique creates a raised or textured effect on the surface of the carpet, giving it a three-dimensional appearance. By knotting the carpet in this way, the pattern stands out more prominently compared to the background, creating a visually appealing design.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    B. Folklore, mythology and language
    Explanation
    Chinese carpets have symbolic motifs based on folklore, mythology, and language. These elements are reflected in the design of the carpets, which often feature exotic jewel tones, floral patterns, and geometric devices. The use of triangles in the design is specifically associated with the Abyssinian symbol of happiness. Therefore, the correct answer is folklore, mythology, and language.

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  • 25. 

    Coarsely woven rug with fringed ends, used for ponchos

    • A.

      Numdah

    • B.

      Navajo rug

    • C.

      Mexican serape

    Correct Answer
    C. Mexican serape
    Explanation
    A Mexican serape is a coarsely woven rug with fringed ends that is traditionally used as a poncho. This type of rug is commonly seen in Mexican culture and is known for its vibrant colors and intricate designs. It is a versatile garment that can be worn for both warmth and style.

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  • 26. 

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

    • A.

      Loop pile

    • B.

      Shaggy pile

    • C.

      Broadloom carpets

    Correct Answer
    B. Shaggy pile
    Explanation
    Shaggy pile is the correct answer because it refers to a variation of cut pile that is characterized by having extra long strands of carpet fibers. This type of pile is commonly used in bedrooms to create a soft and cozy feel underfoot. Shaggy pile carpets have a plush and luxurious appearance, making them a popular choice for creating a comfortable and inviting atmosphere in residential spaces.

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  • 27. 

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

    • A.

      Recessing

    • B.

      Embossing

    • C.

      Carving

    Correct Answer
    C. Carving
    Explanation
    Carving involves the process of cutting or shaping a design into a material, in this case, a carpet. This technique is commonly used to create intricate patterns or designs by removing layers of the material. In the context of a woven carpet, carving would involve cutting into the carpet's surface to create a raised or textured design. Recessing and embossing, on the other hand, typically involve creating depressions or raised areas on a flat surface, which may not be suitable for a woven carpet. Therefore, carving is the most appropriate term for the given description.

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  • 28. 

    Backing for tufted carpet

    • A.

      Polypropylene

    • B.

      Construction yarn

    • C.

      Fusion bonded carpet

    Correct Answer
    A. Polypropylene
    Explanation
    Polypropylene is the correct answer because it is a commonly used material for the construction yarn in tufted carpets. It is known for its durability, stain resistance, and ability to retain color. Polypropylene fibers are often used in fusion bonded carpets, where the yarn is fused to a backing material to create a strong and long-lasting carpet.

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  • 29. 

    Narrow wood strip to cover joints between boards and panels

    • A.

      Batten

    • B.

      Boiserie

    • C.

      Panel

    Correct Answer
    A. Batten
    Explanation
    A batten is a narrow wood strip that is used to cover the joints between boards and panels. It is commonly used in construction and woodworking to provide a finished and seamless appearance to the joints. The batten is typically attached to the surface of the boards or panels, hiding any gaps or seams between them. This helps to create a more visually appealing and cohesive look to the overall structure or design.

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  • 30. 

    Movable partition intended to divide,conceal or protect part of a room

    • A.

      Folding

    • B.

      Screen

    • C.

      Section

    Correct Answer
    B. Screen
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "screen" because a screen is a movable partition that can be used to divide, conceal, or protect part of a room. It can be folded and easily moved to create separate areas within a larger space. Screens are commonly used in homes, offices, and other settings to provide privacy, create visual separation, or block off certain areas.

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  • 31. 

    Finely powdered silk, wool or other fibers glued into paper

    • A.

      Gilding

    • B.

      Flocks

    • C.

      Appliques

    Correct Answer
    B. Flocks
    Explanation
    Flocks are finely powdered silk, wool, or other fibers that are glued onto paper to create a decorative effect called gilding. This technique is often used in art and crafts to add texture and visual interest to surfaces. By applying adhesive to the paper and then sprinkling the flocks onto it, a velvety or fuzzy appearance can be achieved. The flocks adhere to the glue and create a raised, textured surface that can be further embellished with other elements such as appliques.

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  • 32. 

    Floral foliage or scroll patterns covering the entire paper

    • A.

      All overs

    • B.

      Companion paper

    • C.

      Gaufranes

    Correct Answer
    A. All overs
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "all overs." This refers to floral foliage or scroll patterns that cover the entire paper. It suggests that the design is continuous and does not have any breaks or empty spaces. "All overs" is a term commonly used in the field of textile and wallpaper design to describe patterns that repeat seamlessly across the surface.

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  • 33. 

    An enlarged photograph used as a mural on a wall

    • A.

      Panoramas

    • B.

      Photo murals

    • C.

      Screen print

    Correct Answer
    B. Photo murals
    Explanation
    A photo mural is an enlarged photograph that is used as a mural on a wall. It is a way to display a large-scale image in a decorative and artistic manner. Photo murals can be used to enhance the aesthetic appeal of a space, create a focal point, or convey a specific theme or message. They are often created by printing a high-resolution photograph onto a large format material that can be easily applied to a wall.

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  • 34. 

    Fabric finish that dry smoothly and need no ironing after washing

    • A.

      Slip resistant

    • B.

      Wash and wear

    • C.

      Waterproof finish

    Correct Answer
    B. Wash and wear
    Explanation
    The term "wash and wear" refers to a fabric finish that is designed to be easy to care for. It means that the fabric can be washed and dried without needing to be ironed afterwards. This finish is achieved through special treatments or technologies that prevent the fabric from wrinkling or creasing during the washing and drying process. This makes the fabric convenient and time-saving for the wearer, as it eliminates the need for ironing or pressing after laundering.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    A. Shrink-resistant finish
    Explanation
    A shrink-resistant finish refers to a treatment applied to fabric that prevents it from shrinking when exposed to heat or moisture. This finish is achieved by overfeeding the fabric in the dyeing frame, which allows for extra fabric to compensate for any potential shrinkage. Additionally, the fabric is stretched crosswise to release any weaving strains, further enhancing its resistance to shrinkage.

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  • 36. 

    Finish which makes fabric resistant to wetting but not water proofing

    • A.

      Shrink proof

    • B.

      Napping

    • C.

      Water repellent

    Correct Answer
    C. Water repellent
    Explanation
    Water repellent finishes on fabric are designed to make the fabric resistant to wetting, meaning that water will bead up and roll off the surface of the fabric rather than soaking into it. However, water repellent finishes do not make the fabric completely waterproof. While they provide some level of protection against moisture, they are not able to prevent water from penetrating the fabric under prolonged exposure or heavy rainfall. Therefore, the fabric treated with a water repellent finish will resist wetting to some extent, but it is not completely waterproof.

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  • 37. 

    Oldest method of printing on fabric

    • A.

      Stencil

    • B.

      Block printing

    • C.

      Burn-out printing

    Correct Answer
    B. Block printing
    Explanation
    Block printing is the oldest method of printing on fabric. It involves carving a design onto a block, typically made of wood or linoleum, and then applying ink or dye to the block and pressing it onto the fabric. This technique has been used for centuries and is still practiced today in various cultures around the world. Block printing allows for intricate and detailed designs to be transferred onto fabric, making it a popular choice for creating patterns and motifs on textiles.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    A. Resist printing
    Explanation
    Resist printing is a technique where resist paste wax is applied onto fabric in a design or pattern. The fabric is then submerged into a vat of dye, causing the dye to be absorbed by the fabric except for the areas where the resist paste wax was applied. As a result, a print is created on the resist spots, creating a unique and intricate design on the fabric.

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  • 39. 

    Updated version of venetian blinds and light control

    • A.

      Cafe curtains

    • B.

      Draw draperies

    • C.

      Blinds slim-slat

    Correct Answer
    C. Blinds slim-slat
    Explanation
    Blinds with slim slats are an updated version of venetian blinds and provide effective light control. The slim slats allow for precise adjustment of the amount of light entering the room, giving the user more control over the level of privacy and brightness. These blinds are also sleek and modern in design, adding a contemporary touch to any space.

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  • 40. 

    Draperies primarily decorative; may be drawn for privacy and light elimination

    • A.

      Over draperies

    • B.

      Casement curtains

    • C.

      Roman shade

    Correct Answer
    A. Over draperies
    Explanation
    Over draperies are a type of window treatment that is primarily used for decorative purposes. They can be drawn to provide privacy and eliminate light. Unlike casement curtains and roman shades, which serve more functional purposes such as blocking out light or providing insulation, over draperies are mainly focused on enhancing the aesthetic appeal of a room. They are often made of heavier fabrics and can be layered with other window treatments for a more luxurious look.

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  • 41. 

    Shirred curtain of light weight fabrics-shirring transforms folds into soft draping scallops

    • A.

      Balloon shade

    • B.

      Austrian shade

    • C.

      Roman shade

    Correct Answer
    B. Austrian shade
    Explanation
    Shirred curtains are made from lightweight fabrics and are transformed into soft draping scallops through the process of shirring. The answer "Austrian shade" is correct because it is a type of window treatment that is similar to a shirred curtain. Austrian shades are made from soft, lightweight fabrics and feature gathered folds that create a scalloped appearance when raised. This similarity in the draping effect makes Austrian shade the correct answer in relation to the given description.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    C. Verosol /pleated blinds
    Explanation
    Verosol /pleated blinds are the correct answer because they are described as blinds that insulate with a heat and light reflective silver coating and are permanently pleated. Additionally, when drawn up, they fold neatly into clean pleats. This description matches the features mentioned in the question.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    C. Shirring
    Explanation
    Shirring is the correct answer because it refers to a drapery heading created by a row of gathering on a pole or rod. This technique involves gathering the fabric tightly together to create a decorative effect. The description also mentions that the fullness of the gathering is usually three times the length of the rod, which is a characteristic of shirring. Smocking and box pleats are not relevant to the given description.

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  • 44. 

    Horizontal pieace across window head to improve proportion and hide the drapery hardware

    • A.

      Valance

    • B.

      Lambrequins

    • C.

      Curtain pocket

    Correct Answer
    A. Valance
    Explanation
    A valance is a horizontal piece of fabric that is placed across the top of a window. It serves multiple purposes such as improving the proportion of the window by adding a decorative element, as well as hiding the drapery hardware. Valances are a popular choice for window treatments as they can add a touch of elegance and style to any room.

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  • 45. 

    Typical tie-back height

    • A.

      1/3 from the top or bottom of drapery

    • B.

      Middle of drapery

    • C.

      On floor

    Correct Answer
    A. 1/3 from the top or bottom of drapery
    Explanation
    The typical tie-back height for drapery is usually 1/3 from the top or bottom. This means that the tie-backs are positioned at a distance of one-third of the drapery's length from either the top or bottom. This positioning allows for a balanced and visually appealing look, creating a sense of symmetry and proportion in the overall design of the drapery.

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  • 46. 

    Valance made of wood with lower edged cut and may be covered with fabric

    • A.

      Swag

    • B.

      Cornice

    • C.

      Flat valance

    Correct Answer
    B. Cornice
    Explanation
    A cornice is a decorative architectural element made of wood that is typically placed at the top of a window or along the eaves of a building. It is characterized by its lower edge being cut and can be covered with fabric for added decoration. This description matches the given explanation, making cornice the correct answer.

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  • 47. 

    Kind of metallic fiber interwoven with other synthetic fibers

    • A.

      Ramie

    • B.

      Lurex

    • C.

      Mohair

    Correct Answer
    B. Lurex
    Explanation
    Lurex is a kind of metallic fiber that is interwoven with other synthetic fibers. It is commonly used in textiles to add a shimmering or sparkling effect to fabrics. Lurex is known for its ability to reflect light and create a glamorous appearance. It is often used in clothing, accessories, and home decor items to add a touch of glamour and luxury.

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  • 48. 

    Man made fiber with quick dry quality, resist wrinkle, mildew, non-allergenic

    • A.

      Polyester

    • B.

      Olefin

    • C.

      Nylon

    Correct Answer
    A. Polyester
    Explanation
    Polyester is a man-made fiber that possesses several desirable qualities, including quick-drying capabilities, resistance to wrinkles and mildew, and non-allergenic properties. These characteristics make it a popular choice for various applications, such as clothing and home furnishings. Polyester's ability to dry quickly is beneficial for outdoor activities or situations where moisture needs to be wicked away from the body. Its resistance to wrinkles and mildew ensures that garments made from polyester maintain their shape and appearance for longer periods. Additionally, being non-allergenic makes polyester suitable for individuals with sensitivities or allergies to other materials.

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  • 49. 

    Fiber that is fire-proof, moisture resistant, no ironing, easily washed

    • A.

      Acrylic

    • B.

      Rayon

    • C.

      Fiberglass

    Correct Answer
    C. Fiberglass
    Explanation
    Fiberglass is the correct answer because it is a type of fiber that possesses all the mentioned properties. It is fire-proof, meaning it does not burn easily. It is also moisture resistant, making it suitable for use in damp environments. Additionally, fiberglass does not require ironing as it is not prone to wrinkling. Lastly, it can be easily washed, making it a convenient choice for various applications.

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  • 50. 

    Woven fabric with chenille yarns that have a pile effect similar to velvet, for upholstery

    • A.

      Burlap

    • B.

      Chenille

    • C.

      Chintz

    Correct Answer
    B. Chenille
    Explanation
    Chenille is the correct answer because it is a type of yarn that creates a pile effect similar to velvet when woven into fabric. This makes it suitable for upholstery purposes, providing a soft and luxurious texture. Burlap, on the other hand, is a coarse and plain-woven fabric typically used for sacks or bags. Chintz is a glazed cotton fabric often used for drapery or upholstery, but it does not have the same pile effect as chenille.

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KC Villamar |Interior Designer |
Karenina is a professional Interior Designer who completed her education at the esteemed Philippine School of Interior Design, equipping her with the knowledge and skills for creative and functional design work.
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