Ceramic Tile

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Ceramic Tile

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A room will look larger or smaller depending on the color of tile you use.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    What size tiles to use depends on where they're used. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Sealing tile and stone has no effect on grout color.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Which is harder and less porous?
    • A. 

      Porcelain tile

    • B. 

      Ceramic tile

  • 5. 
    How do you find the total square footage of a floor?
    • A. 

      Add the Length and the Height

    • B. 

      Multiply the Length and Width

    • C. 

      Add Length, Height and Width

    • D. 

      Subtract the Length and Width

  • 6. 
    Based on the Zunal webquest" The beauty of doing your own tile bathroom" what is Thinset morter used for in the tiling process?
    • A. 

      Fill in space between the tiles

    • B. 

      To clean tiles after they are set

    • C. 

      As a leveler for uneven flooring

    • D. 

      Adherring the tile to the surface

  • 7. 
    Based on the Zunal webquest" The beauty of doing your own tile bathroom" what are spacers used for?
    • A. 

      To level the flooring

    • B. 

      To level thinset mix

    • C. 

      To create grout lines

    • D. 

      To fill between tiles

  • 8. 
    Based on the Zunal webquest" The beauty of doing your own tile bathroom" how long do you have to wait for the grout to dry before you seal it?
    • A. 

      72 hours

    • B. 

      24 hours

    • C. 

      Two days

    • D. 

      Only one

  • 9. 
    Have about what percent more flooring than the square feet of are of the room since you will waste just a little when cutting some pieces
    • A. 

      10 %

    • B. 

      15-20%

    • C. 

      5%

  • 10. 
    If installing on the top of a new concrete floor you do not have to wait until the floor is fully cured
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    You should lay planks parallel to the longest wall
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    16" of overlay is needed for maximum strength
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    A mallet should only be used to slide the slats horizontally, not to force them down.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Each board should be examined for any imperfections in not only the finished side but also the locking edges
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Gaps are good, they won't cause you any alignment issues later on contrary to popular opinion
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Laminate flooring should acclimate to the room it will be installed in for how long?
    • A. 

      At least one hour

    • B. 

      Laminate flooring does not expand or contract

    • C. 

      5-10 Hours

    • D. 

      24-48 Hours

  • 17. 
    Resilient floor tile composed principally of polyvinyl chloried in combination with mineral fillers and pigments. 
  • 18. 
    Joints should never line up from one slat to the next.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Resilient floor covering composed principally of polyvinyl chloride in combination with mineral fillers, pigments and a fiber, felt or foam backing. 
  • 20. 
    Vinyl tiles are made into squares of __________________. 
  • 21. 
    Vinyl sheet flooring are manufactured into lengths of ___________feet
  • 22. 
    Quietest floor possible with the exception of thick cork tile. made of natural or synthetic rubber with mineral fillers. 
  • 23. 
    Resilient, waterproof floor covering with a thick layer of wearing surface whose mixture contains oxidized linseed oil with wood or cork flour. 
  • 24. 
    Flooring consists of tongue-and-grooved boards 6" or less in width. 
  • 25. 
    Consists of square edged boards 8" or more in width as commonly found in old spanish period houses. 
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