Painting Apprentice Test: Trivia Quiz!

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Painting Apprentice Test: Trivia Quiz!

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  • 1. 
    Sellers and lessors must comply with the federal lead-based paint disclosure regulations for "target housing," which is residential property constructed prior to:
    • A. 

      Jan. 1, 1978

    • B. 

      Jan. 1, 1977

    • C. 

      Jan. 1, 1976

    • D. 

      Jan. 1, 1955

  • 2. 
    The penalties for failure to comply with the federal lead-based paint disclosure regulations include:
    • A. 

      A civil penalty of up to $500 per disclosure violation.

    • B. 

      An injunction against further violations, but no monetary penalties.

    • C. 

      Three times the actual damages to any person injured by the violation.

    • D. 

      Loss of your contractor's license.

  • 3. 
    Estimate the galloon of paint base on the surface area given: A storage has an area of 100 sq. ft. , with a width dimension and wall height in 10 ft. All walls are in same height. Windows has 90 sq. ft opening but to be filled. Door has a standard  opening dimension. Calculate how many quarts of gallon needed for 2 coatings? note: 1 gallon = 300 sq. ft
    • A. 

      12

    • B. 

      5

    • C. 

      7

    • D. 

      10

  • 4. 
    What paint is ideal for doctor's office?
    • A. 

      Enamel paint

    • B. 

      Flat paint

    • C. 

      Glossy paint

    • D. 

      Epoxy paint

  • 5. 
    Why is glossy paint not use as a primer?
    • A. 

      It will cover more paint to use

    • B. 

      It will cover less paint to use

    • C. 

      Improper adhesion property

    • D. 

      It will become flat

  • 6. 
    Area to avoid flat paint?
    • A. 

      Rough surface

    • B. 

      Crowded and busy kitchen

    • C. 

      Wood surface

    • D. 

      Ceiling

  • 7. 
    What happens when enamel is applied to metals?
    • A. 

      Paint will not adhere

    • B. 

      Longer time to dry

    • C. 

      Creates bubbling and accumulates air inside

    • D. 

      It will peel off when exposed to sun

  • 8. 
    What paint is not commonly used for spraying?
    • A. 

      Latex

    • B. 

      QDE

    • C. 

      Acrylic

    • D. 

      Lacquer

  • 9. 
    Why does acrylic latex is the most flexible paint?
    • A. 

      Can be mixed to any kind of thinner

    • B. 

      Used in wood, concrete and steel

    • C. 

      Interior and exterior surface and odorless

    • D. 

      Fast drying

  • 10. 
    Why should rags not be left beside a can of paints at job sites especially during night time when it is most likely to be un attended?
    • A. 

      It will absorb air moisture and dirt to affect the paint adhesion quality

    • B. 

      Rags can be mistaken as a paint brush and use it for wall painting

    • C. 

      It can be mistaken as a trash can and easily be thrown anywhere

    • D. 

      It might ignite fire

  • 11. 
    When surface is uneven and cannot be totally  flattened, what is the best paint to use to hide the uneven surface?
    • A. 

      Semi-gloss

    • B. 

      Flat

    • C. 

      Eggshell

    • D. 

      High-gloss paint

  • 12. 
    What finish applied to wood to enhance its grain appearance?
    • A. 

      Wood stain

    • B. 

      Varnish

    • C. 

      Latex

    • D. 

      Shellac

  • 13. 
    Most common cause of paint defects?
    • A. 

      Product expires

    • B. 

      Surface preparation

    • C. 

      Weather condition when applied

    • D. 

      Mixture of thinner and base paint

  • 14. 
    Paint conditions that occurs when applying a coat of paint when the outside temperature is too low, when paint is applied heavily under the heat of the sun and doesn't have enough time for undercoats to dry properly?
    • A. 

      Blistering

    • B. 

      Peeling

    • C. 

      Wrinkling

    • D. 

      Alligatoring

  • 15. 
    Paint conditions where there is a chemical reaction when paint is applied on hot surface?
    • A. 

      Alligatoring

    • B. 

      Peeling

    • C. 

      Wrinkling

    • D. 

      Bubbling

  • 16. 
    A very common paint problem cause either by moisture or poor adhesion?
    • A. 

      Peeling

    • B. 

      Blistering

    • C. 

      Wrinkling

    • D. 

      Chalking

  • 17. 
    Why do we put epoxy primer before painting?
    • A. 

      Adhesion

    • B. 

      Uneven surface filler

    • C. 

      Dries earlier

    • D. 

      Dust proofing

  • 18. 
    What paint finish is not used for ceiling?
    • A. 

      Textured finish

    • B. 

      Roller finish

    • C. 

      Ducco finish

    • D. 

      None

  • 19. 
    What paint can be poisonous when applied in enclosed space?
    • A. 

      Lacquer

    • B. 

      Latex

    • C. 

      QDE

    • D. 

      Acrylic latex

  • 20. 
    "If your clients want to make his room brighter"? Basically, which element in the room should be in brighter in shade?
    • A. 

      Ceiling

    • B. 

      Walls

    • C. 

      Flooring

    • D. 

      Furniture

  • 21. 
    Which is NOT the advantage of water base paint (Latex)?
    • A. 

      Adhesion and penetration reliability

    • B. 

      Fast drying time

    • C. 

      Ease of application

    • D. 

      Non-offensive odor

  • 22. 
    Which is NOT the advantage of oil base paint?
    • A. 

      Adhesion and penetration reliability

    • B. 

      Produces a good finish with no brush marks

    • C. 

      A high level of gloss can be reached

    • D. 

      Slow drying time

  • 23. 
    Which is NOT the advantage of Powder Coating Paint over conventional liquid coatings?
    • A. 

      Easy to apply smooth thin films

    • B. 

      Emit zero volatile organic compounds (VOC)

    • C. 

      Can be produce much thicker coatings than conventional

    • D. 

      Overspray can be recycled

  • 24. 
    Which is not a basic paint application system?
    • A. 

      Thinning

    • B. 

      Primer

    • C. 

      Undercoating

    • D. 

      Finishing

  • 25. 
    A Transparent, hard, protective finish or film primarily used in wood finishing but also for other materials. Traditionally a combination of a drying oil, a resin, and a thinner or solvent.
    • A. 

      White spirit

    • B. 

      Shellac

    • C. 

      Varnish

    • D. 

      Wood stain coating

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