Quiz #3 Snow Vendor Product Knowledge 2015-2016

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Quiz #3 Snow Vendor Product Knowledge 2015-2016

What: Snow Vendor Product Knowledge 2015-16Why: Sell as Much Snow as You Can, to as Many People as You Can!How: 1. Study the Following Materials:Chp 1a - Anatomy of a SnowboardChp 1b - Anatomy of a Boot & BindingChp 2a - Selling, Upselling, and Outfitting a RiderChp 3a - Vendor PK 2015-16Chp 3b - Vendor PK 2015-16 2. Test and Pass with 90% or Better3. Apply on the Sales Floor


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the function of Arbor's Grip Tech?
    • A. 

      Versatile durable core made from 100% sustainable poplar wood

    • B. 

      Grip for icy conditions

    • C. 

      Rubber pads for easier carrying

    • D. 

      Creates 4 additional contact points for more edge control

  • 2. 
    All 32 Boots are 100% Heat Moldable with an in-store heater or with body heat
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    GNU bindings feature a Rear Entry design for quick and easy entry on the mountain.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    The function of Capita's Flat Kick technology is:
    • A. 

      Tip and Tail are replaced with flattened arching which creates a more forgiving edge while maintaining a more responsive ride

    • B. 

      Colored side walls that add strength and protect the board from impact

    • C. 

      Stiffer sections outside of the feet add stability and pop

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
    Burton's Adaptastrap Toe Strap found on the Freestyle and Citizen binding can only go over the toe not around the toe?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Burton stands by their base plates. "If you break em', they'll replace em'"
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Mervin mfg. featured Magne-traction function is
    • A. 

      Better edge control with 7 points of contact with the snow that works with reverse camber to create a highly stable ride

    • B. 

      Hybrid camber with 7 points of contact with the snow, makes it poppy and very easy to control

    • C. 

      Edges beneath the binding extend out slightly for better edge control

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 8. 
    What feature does the 32 Exit package boot NOT have
    • A. 

      A great value at $129.95

    • B. 

      BOA lacing system

    • C. 

      3D molded tongue

    • D. 

      Both B and C

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 9. 
    Burton Cruise Control edges are found in the Clash. What is the function of these edges?
    • A. 

      Softer edge material made with skateboard wheels to eliminate vibration

    • B. 

      Catch free combo of a stiffer flex and aggressive edge tune creating a more controlled ride

    • C. 

      Catch free combo of a softer flex and a mellower edge tune creating a more controlled ride

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 10. 
    The GNU Psych Binding is a premium binding becasue of what feature?
    • A. 

      Full EVA foam footbed (provides cushioning and absorbs shock for a comfortable ride)

    • B. 

      Speed Entry (Highback lowers for quick and easy boot entry and exit then locks into place)

    • C. 

      3 Panel Ankle Straps (Provides additional lateral support and increased response)

    • D. 

      Both A and B

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 11. 
    What is the function of GNU and LIB's C3BTX?
    • A. 

      Light volcanic material combined with fiberglass to decrease weight and add strength to the board

    • B. 

      Slight Rocker between your feet and aggresive camber all the way out to the tip and tail of your board

    • C. 

      Core that is made of an experimental new dead tree wood that is super responsive & uses less glue which decreases weight.

    • D. 

      Reverse camber with 7 points of contact with the snow for increased responsiveness

  • 12. 
    What are the brands affiliated with Mervin Manufacturing?
    • A. 

      Arbor, Roxy, GNU

    • B. 

      Capita, Union, Lib Tech

    • C. 

      Roxy, Lib Tech, GNU

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 13. 
    Mervin Mfg is the world's most environmental snowboard factory made near Canada.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Burton's Channel system boards can ONLY use Burton's EST bindings?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Burton's Frostbite edges extend underneath the bindings to provide better edge control
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Burton's imprint 1 liner has which of the following features?
    • A. 

      Level 1 EVA Molded Foot Bed (made of lightweight EVA foam for comfort and shock absorption)

    • B. 

      Lightweight Power Panels (strategically placed panels that maintain original shape creating a long lasting flex)

    • C. 

      Body heat moldable (molds to the unique shape of your foot through body heat while riding)

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 17. 
    What is a feature of Burton's Custom Flying V
    • A. 

      45 degree carbon highlight (energy transfer carbon strands woven into the fiberglass adding more pop and response)

    • B. 

      Slant sidewalls (creates edge hold that increases board control)

    • C. 

      Lightning bolts ((energy transfer carbon strands woven into the fiberglass adding more pop and response)

    • D. 

      Both A and C

  • 18. 
    Function of DC Snowboard's "Lock and Load Camber Technology":
    • A. 

      3 Types of base materials that provide durability and speed, that allows for multiple graphic inlays.

    • B. 

      Creates concave through the board for a versatile ride with increased control and response.

    • C. 

      Skate inspired camber profile provides a cambered mid-section for huge ollie's and flat zones outside the inserts that creates a stable platform for presses and jib's

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 19. 
    Roxy snowboards are made in the same factory and with the same technology as:
    • A. 

      Lib Tech

    • B. 

      GNU

    • C. 

      Burton

    • D. 

      Both A and B

  • 20. 
    The Skunk Ape from Lib Tech is made for bigger guys that shred all over the mountain.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    All of the Capita boards we carry are Good Wood Award winners
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    A key feature of Flow bindings is it's speed entry for quick and easy boot entry
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    What is NOT a feature of Rome snowboards
    • A. 

      Hot Rods (rod of fiberglass placed in the centerline of the nose and tail for added pop and response)

    • B. 

      Slimewalls (made out of urethane, these sidewalls create a smooth durable ride with pop)

    • C. 

      Quick Rip sidecut technology (additional contact points in binding area that lets the board ride playful at slow speeds and responsive at higher speeds)

    • D. 

      Pop Core Matrix (smooth-flexing mix of lightweight poplar that adds strength and responsiveness)

  • 24. 
    The Salomon Villain is ______ camber and ______ shape
    • A. 

      Regular / Directional

    • B. 

      Hybrid / True Twin

    • C. 

      Flat / Twin

    • D. 

      Reverse / True Twin

  • 25. 
    All of  the Arbor boards we carry this year share what feature?
    • A. 

      360 Degree Rails (A fully wrapped sidewall that eliminates the need for tip fill, while effectively tying the whole snowboard together.

    • B. 

      Bamboo Power Ply (top sheet made of bamboo adding significant pop to reverse camber boards and gives a unique look)

    • C. 

      Rhythm walls ( a blend of ABS and urethane that provides durability and damping for a smoother ride)

    • D. 

      Flathead Tips (a flattened tip profile that provides more surface area for butters, ollies and nollies.

    • E. 

      All of the above

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