"On The Spot" Floor care Program Quiz

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  • 1. 

    Prior to stripping a floor what steps should be taken?

    • A.

      It must be prearranged with the store manager

    • B.

      Section off aisles to be stripped with yellow caution tape and post wet floor signs.

    • C.

      Review your equipment & chemical checklist.

    • D.

      All of the above.

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above.
    Explanation
    Prior to stripping a floor, it is important to take several steps. First, it must be prearranged with the store manager to ensure proper coordination. Next, the aisles that are to be stripped should be sectioned off using yellow caution tape and wet floor signs should be posted to alert people of the potential hazard. Lastly, it is necessary to review the equipment and chemical checklist to ensure that all the necessary tools and products are available for the stripping process. Therefore, all of the above steps should be taken before stripping a floor.

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  • 2. 

    How should the Ultra Concentrated Stripper in quarts be diluted with warm water?

    • A.

      1 quart for every gallon of warm water

    • B.

      1 quart for every 10 gallons of warm water

    • C.

      1 quart for every 5 gallons of warm water

    • D.

      2 quarts for every 5 gallons of warm water

    Correct Answer
    C. 1 quart for every 5 gallons of warm water
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 1 quart for every 5 gallons of warm water. This means that for every 5 gallons of warm water, you should add 1 quart of the Ultra Concentrated Stripper. This ratio ensures the proper dilution of the product for effective use.

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  • 3. 

    What chemical should you use to do the final rinse after floor has been stripped and rinsed with water?

    • A.

      On The Spot Ruby, Neutral Cleaner

    • B.

      On the Spot Burnishing Days, Cleaner Maintainer

    • C.

      On The Spot Winter Days, Neutralizer/Conditioner

    • D.

      On The Spot Top Scrub, General Purpose Cleaner

    Correct Answer
    C. On The Spot Winter Days, Neutralizer/Conditioner
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "On The Spot Winter Days, Neutralizer/Conditioner." After the floor has been stripped and rinsed with water, using a neutralizer/conditioner like On The Spot Winter Days is important. This chemical helps to balance the pH levels of the floor and remove any remaining residue, leaving the floor clean and ready for further maintenance or finishing. The neutralizer/conditioner also helps to condition the floor, keeping it in good condition and prolonging its lifespan.

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  • 4. 

    You should only use finish mops when applying floor finish, not regular mops.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Finish mops are specifically designed for applying floor finish. They have a different construction and material compared to regular mops, which allows for better application and distribution of the finish. Regular mops may not be as effective in applying the finish evenly and may leave streaks or uneven coverage. Therefore, it is recommended to use finish mops for applying floor finish to achieve the best results.

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  • 5. 

    When applying finish, if pouring, you should not pour more than what amount of finish at one time?

    • A.

      One quarter of the aisle

    • B.

      One thirds of the aisle

    • C.

      One half the aisle

    • D.

      The entire aisle

    Correct Answer
    A. One quarter of the aisle
    Explanation
    When applying finish, it is not recommended to pour more than one quarter of the aisle at one time. Pouring more than this amount can lead to an uneven application of the finish, resulting in an inconsistent finish appearance. It is important to pour a manageable amount of finish to ensure that it can be spread evenly and smoothly across the surface. Pouring too much at once can also make it difficult to control the application and may result in wastage of the finish.

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  • 6. 

    How many total coats of finish is recommended on the floors after the floors have been stripped?

    • A.

      2 Coats

    • B.

      4 Coats

    • C.

      6 Coats

    • D.

      8 Coats

    Correct Answer
    D. 8 Coats
    Explanation
    The recommended number of coats of finish on the floors after they have been stripped is 8. This is likely because applying multiple coats of finish helps to build up a strong and durable protective layer on the floors. The more coats applied, the better the floors will be protected against wear and tear, spills, and other potential damage. Additionally, multiple coats of finish can enhance the appearance of the floors by providing a smoother and more polished finish.

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  • 7. 

    You should not apply more than how many coats of finish at one time or in one day?

    • A.

      2 Coats

    • B.

      4 Coats

    • C.

      6 Coats

    • D.

      8 Coats

    Correct Answer
    B. 4 Coats
    Explanation
    It is not recommended to apply more than 4 coats of finish at one time or in one day. Applying too many coats at once can lead to uneven drying and curing, resulting in a poor finish. It is important to allow each coat to dry and cure properly before applying the next coat to ensure a smooth and durable finish.

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  • 8. 

    You should dry mop the store floor every day before cleaning the store with any cleaning chemical?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Dry mopping the store floor before cleaning with any cleaning chemical is important because it helps remove loose dirt, dust, and debris. This ensures that the floor is properly prepared for the cleaning process and allows the cleaning chemical to work more effectively. Dry mopping also helps prevent the dirt from spreading or smearing when the cleaning chemical is applied. Therefore, it is recommended to dry mop the store floor every day before using any cleaning chemical.

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  • 9. 

    After you have filled your auto scrubber with water, how many 10oz. bottles of Ruby Neutral Cleaner, Burnishing Days Cleaner/Maintainer or Winter Days should be added to the auto scrubber?

    • A.

      1

    • B.

      2

    • C.

      3

    • D.

      4

    Correct Answer
    A. 1
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 1 because the question asks how many 10oz. bottles of cleaner should be added to the auto scrubber after filling it with water. Since the question does not specify a specific amount of water or a ratio of cleaner to water, it can be assumed that only 1 bottle of cleaner is needed.

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  • 10. 

    What color pad should only be used on your auto scrubber when cleaning with Ruby Neutral Cleaner, Burnishing Days Cleaner/Maintainer or Winter Days Neutralizer/Conditioner?

    • A.

      Red

    • B.

      Blue

    • C.

      Emerald

    • D.

      Black

    Correct Answer
    A. Red
    Explanation
    The color pad that should only be used on your auto scrubber when cleaning with Ruby Neutral Cleaner, Burnishing Days Cleaner/Maintainer or Winter Days Neutralizer/Conditioner is red.

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  • 11. 

    What product would you use to clean the floors on non burnishing days in the spring, summer & fall?

    • A.

      Ruby Neutral Cleaner

    • B.

      Burnishing Days Cleaner/Maintainer

    • C.

      Winter Rinse Neutralizer/conditioner

    • D.

      Top Scrub General Purpose Cleaner

    Correct Answer
    A. Ruby Neutral Cleaner
    Explanation
    Ruby Neutral Cleaner would be the appropriate product to use for cleaning the floors on non burnishing days in the spring, summer, and fall. This cleaner is specifically designed for regular maintenance cleaning and is effective in removing dirt, grime, and stains from various types of flooring surfaces. It is a neutral pH cleaner, meaning it is gentle enough to use on a regular basis without causing any damage to the floor finish. Using Ruby Neutral Cleaner will help keep the floors clean and well-maintained throughout the year.

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  • 12. 

    What product should be used on Burnishing Days?

    • A.

      Ruby Neutral Cleaner

    • B.

      Burnishing Days Cleaner/Maintainer

    • C.

      Winter Rinse Neutralizer/Conditioner

    • D.

      Top Scrub General Purpose Cleaner

    Correct Answer
    B. Burnishing Days Cleaner/Maintainer
    Explanation
    The product that should be used on Burnishing Days is the Burnishing Days Cleaner/Maintainer. This product is specifically designed for burnishing days, which involves polishing and enhancing the shine of floors. It is likely formulated with ingredients that help to create a high-gloss finish and protect the floor surface during the burnishing process. Using this product on burnishing days will help to achieve the desired results and maintain the appearance of the floors.

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  • 13. 

    What cleaning product should be used for the scrub & recoat process?

    • A.

      Ruby Neutral Cleaner

    • B.

      Burnishing Days Cleaner/Maintainer

    • C.

      Winter Rinse Neutralizer/Conditioner

    • D.

      Top Scrub General Purpose Cleaner

    Correct Answer
    D. Top Scrub General Purpose Cleaner
    Explanation
    Top Scrub General Purpose Cleaner should be used for the scrub & recoat process. This cleaning product is specifically designed for general purpose cleaning and is effective in removing dirt, grime, and old wax from the floor surface. It prepares the floor for recoating by ensuring a clean and smooth surface. Using this cleaner will help achieve optimal results in the scrub & recoat process.

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  • 14. 

    What color pad should be used on your auto scrubber when using Top Scrub, during a scrub & recoat?

    • A.

      Red

    • B.

      Blue

    • C.

      Emerald

    • D.

      Black

    Correct Answer
    B. Blue
    Explanation
    Blue should be used as the color pad on an auto scrubber when using Top Scrub during a scrub & recoat. The color of the pad is important because different colors indicate different levels of abrasiveness. Blue pads are typically less aggressive and are suitable for light scrubbing and cleaning tasks. Using a blue pad with Top Scrub will help ensure effective cleaning without damaging the surface being scrubbed.

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  • 15. 

    If your burnishing pad is leaving scratches on the floor, what should you immediately do?

    • A.

      Stop and visually inspect for particles in the pad

    • B.

      Flip the pad to a clean side

    • C.

      Replace it with a new pad if both sides are worn and dirty

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    If your burnishing pad is leaving scratches on the floor, you should immediately stop and visually inspect for particles in the pad. This will help identify if there are any debris or foreign objects stuck in the pad that may be causing the scratches. If particles are found, they should be removed before continuing. Additionally, flipping the pad to a clean side can be done to prevent further scratching. If both sides of the pad are worn and dirty, it is recommended to replace it with a new pad to ensure a smooth and scratch-free floor.

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