Nkba AKBD Kitchen Planning

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  • 1. 
    Kitchens have changed drastically over the years. New cabinets, appliances, & surfaces have changed the look & function of the kitchen. When did broom cabinets & linen cabinets first make their appearance?
    • A. 

      1950's

    • B. 

      1920's

    • C. 

      1900's

    • D. 

      Pre-1900's

  • 2. 
    Kitchen designers must consider the unique need of our older clients. It is estimated that by the year 2030, ___% of the population will be 65 years old.
    • A. 

      22%

    • B. 

      25%

    • C. 

      27%

    • D. 

      28%

  • 3. 
    The current NKBA Kitchen Planning Guidelines are based on research conducted by which organization?
    • A. 

      NKBA and NAHB combined research project.

    • B. 

      University of Illinois, Small Homes Council

    • C. 

      Heiner and McGullough

    • D. 

      Virginia Tech

  • 4. 
    Drinking water standards in Canada are the responsibility of which Canadian organization?
    • A. 

      Healthy Canada

    • B. 

      (CHO) Canadian Health Organization

    • C. 

      Health Canada

    • D. 

      (CCWS) Canadian Clean Water Standards

  • 5. 
    Designer "G" is designing a kitchen with a couple in their 60's. Which range of heights is best for universal reach for the accessories?
    • A. 

      Between 15" and 48"

    • B. 

      Between 12" and 48"

    • C. 

      Between 15" and 60"

    • D. 

      Between 12" and 60"

  • 6. 
    When planning a kitchen or bath space for a person in a wheelchair, it's best to measure the exact space required for the client's wheelchair. If not possible, what dimensions should we use as a standard clear floor space for a wheelchair?
    • A. 

      36" x 60"

    • B. 

      30" x 60"

    • C. 

      36" x 48"

    • D. 

      30" x 48"

  • 7. 
    • A. 

      Corridor kitchen with an island

    • B. 

      One wall and corridor kitchen

    • C. 

      L-shaped with island

    • D. 

      U-shaped and G-shaped

  • 8. 
    The kitchen you are planning must be accessible to the  client's mother who uses a wheelchair. You are planning on relocating a door. To meet the NKBA Planning Guideline #1, what is the minimum door size ?
    • A. 

      3'0" x 6'8"

    • B. 

      2'8" x 6'8"

    • C. 

      2'6" x 6'8"

    • D. 

      2'0" x 6'8"

  • 9. 
    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

  • 10. 
    Your client's family consists of 5 members; 2 adults, 2 children & a grandfather in a wheelchair. Space is limited but you want to meet the NKBA recommendations for the minimal space for a place setting. To accommodate the family of 5, what's the minimal length of eating counter?
    • A. 

      150"

    • B. 

      144"

    • C. 

      126"

    • D. 

      120"

  • 11. 
    A pendant light fixture is to be centered over a table in the kitchen. You want to be sure it's placed at the correct height. The suggested height above the table is____?
    • A. 

      24" to 36"

    • B. 

      24" to 30"

    • C. 

      25" to 30"

    • D. 

      25" to 36"

  • 12. 
    NKBA Guideline #6 recommends a minimum work isle for the cook. Your plan is designed for 2 cooks working at the same time in the kitchen. Which one of the following would meet the guideline?
    • A. 

      42" between counters or appliances opposite each other.

    • B. 

      48" between counters or appliances opposite each other.

    • C. 

      42" except in front of the sink, then 48" is required.

    • D. 

      42" in front of the refrigerator with 48" in front of the sink and cooktop/range.

  • 13. 
    A wheelchair is to be used in the client's kitchen. You are planning a work area at the counter for the cook. You want to be sure the space is large enough. Which dimension is the minimum space you must provide?
    • A. 

      Counter height 34" max., 27" high x 36" wide opening below.

    • B. 

      Counter height 36" max; 27" high x 36" wide opening below.

    • C. 

      Counter height 36" max; 30" high x 36" wide opening below.

    • D. 

      Counter height 34" max; 27" high x 30" wide opening below.

  • 14. 
    According to NKBA Guideline #27 a medium size kitchen is between 151 and 350 square feet. Which is the recommended total shelf/drawer frontage in inches for a medium size kitchen?
    • A. 

      1400"

    • B. 

      1500"

    • C. 

      1700"

    • D. 

      2000"

  • 15. 
    What is the combined total shelf and drawer storage for a B21 and a W2130. The base has a 1/2 depth shelf.
    • A. 

      210"

    • B. 

      189"

    • C. 

      168"

    • D. 

      147"