# October 2012 Product Knowledge Quiz

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• 1.

### Our preferred supplier of strapping is Samuel.  What is the minimum order to drop ship direct?

• A.

1 coil

• B.

5 coils

• C.

1 pallet

• D.

2 pallets

C. 1 pallet
Explanation
The minimum order to drop ship direct is 1 pallet. This means that in order to have the strapping delivered directly from the supplier, the minimum quantity that needs to be ordered is a full pallet.

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• 2.

### Why have some states banned the use of latex gloves in foodservice industries?

• A.

Too expensive

• B.

Allergy concerns

• C.

Lack of materials

• D.

Quality issues

B. Allergy concerns
Explanation
Some states have banned the use of latex gloves in foodservice industries due to allergy concerns. Latex allergies are quite common, and they can cause severe reactions in some individuals. Since food handlers come into direct contact with the food, there is a risk of latex particles getting transferred to the food and causing allergic reactions in sensitive individuals. To prevent such incidents and ensure the safety of consumers, these states have opted to ban the use of latex gloves in foodservice industries.

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• 3.

### Our 2 preferred suppliers of masking tape are?

• A.

Lok It and Tara Tape

• B.

3M and Pregis

• C.

Tara Tape and Pregis

• D.

3M and Lok It

D. 3M and Lok It
Explanation
The correct answer is 3M and Lok It. This answer is based on the information provided in the question, which states that the two preferred suppliers of masking tape are Lok It and Tara Tape, and the options given include different combinations of Lok It, Tara Tape, 3M, and Pregis. Therefore, the correct answer is the option that includes both Lok It and 3M.

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• 4.

### Which cushioned mailer(s) would you suggest to a customer that is concerned about saving postage?

• A.

Jiff Tuff Guard

• B.

Jiffy-Lite Mailer

• C.

Jiffy Rigi Bag

• D.

ShurTuff Mailer

B. Jiffy-Lite Mailer
Explanation
The Jiffy-Lite Mailer would be the best option to suggest to a customer concerned about saving postage. This is because the Jiffy-Lite Mailer is specifically designed to be lightweight, which helps reduce postage costs. It provides cushioning and protection for the contents while keeping the overall weight of the package low. The other options may also provide cushioning, but they may be heavier and therefore increase the postage cost.

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• 5.

### What is the correct range of Flutes, largest to smallest?

• A.

F, E, C, B, A

• B.

A, B, C, E, F

• C.

A, C, B, E, F

• D.

A, C, B, F, E

C. A, C, B, E, F
Explanation
The correct range of flutes, from largest to smallest, is A, C, B, E, F.

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• 6.

### What are the two resins that together comprise shrink film material?

• A.

Polyethylene & polyurethane

• B.

Polyethylene & polypropylene

• C.

Polypropylene & polyurethane

• D.

Polyester & polyethylene

B. Polyethylene & polypropylene
Explanation
The correct answer is polyethylene & polypropylene. Shrink film material is made up of these two resins. Polyethylene is a thermoplastic polymer that is commonly used in packaging materials due to its flexibility and durability. Polypropylene is another thermoplastic polymer that has a high melting point and excellent clarity, making it suitable for shrink film applications. When combined, these two resins provide the necessary properties for shrink film material, such as heat resistance, strength, and shrinkability.

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• 7.

### What style of box consists of a separate top and bottom piece that connect together to create a unit?

• A.

Telescope box

• B.

Bliss box

• C.

Corrugated Common Footprint Container

• D.

HSC with Customized Lid

A. Telescope box
Explanation
A telescope box is a style of box that consists of a separate top and bottom piece that connect together to create a unit. This design allows for easy assembly and disassembly of the box, making it convenient for storage and transportation purposes. The separate pieces fit together snugly, providing a secure and sturdy packaging solution.

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• 8.

### The most common size of packing slip envelope is?

• A.

4.5" x 3.5"

• B.

10.5" x 8.5"

• C.

7.5" x 5.5"

• D.

5.5" x 4.5"

D. 5.5" x 4.5"
Explanation
The most common size of packing slip envelope is 5.5" x 4.5". This size is commonly used because it is compact yet large enough to hold a standard packing slip or invoice. It allows for easy insertion and removal of documents while still providing enough space for important information to be printed or written on the slip. Additionally, this size is compatible with most standard printers, making it convenient for businesses to print their own packing slips in-house.

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• 9.

### Acrylic tape is the prefrered choice over hot melt when which of the following is a concern?

• A.

Damp environment

• B.

Automated application

• C.

Yellowing, aging, and cracking

• D.

Use on recycled cartons

C. Yellowing, aging, and cracking
Explanation
Acrylic tape is the preferred choice over hot melt when yellowing, aging, and cracking are a concern. Acrylic tape is known for its durability and resistance to these issues, making it suitable for long-term use. In contrast, hot melt tape may be more prone to yellowing, aging, and cracking over time, making it less desirable in situations where these factors are important considerations.

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• 10.

### True or False.  Instapak Quick RT Foam Packaging requires purchase or lease of dispensing system.

• A.

True

• B.

False

B. False
Explanation
Instapak Quick RT Foam Packaging does not require the purchase or lease of a dispensing system. This means that the statement is false.

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• 11.

### 80 gauge stretch wrap is recommended for pallet loads up to what weight?

• A.

5000 lbs.

• B.

4000 lbs.

• C.

3000 lbs.

• D.

2500 lbs.

D. 2500 lbs.
Explanation
80 gauge stretch wrap is recommended for pallet loads up to 2500 lbs. The gauge of stretch wrap refers to its thickness and durability. A higher gauge indicates a thicker and stronger wrap that can withstand heavier loads. In this case, 80 gauge stretch wrap is suitable for pallet loads weighing up to 2500 lbs, providing sufficient strength and stability to secure the items on the pallet during transportation or storage.

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• 12.

### The Fill-Air Cyclone system produces__________ feet per minute of inflatable void fill cushions.

• A.

55

• B.

65

• C.

75

• D.

100

B. 65
Explanation
The Fill-Air Cyclone system produces 65 feet per minute of inflatable void fill cushions.

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• 13.

### One ream of 8-1/2" x 11" copy paper contains how many sheets of paper?

• A.

100

• B.

500

• C.

2500

• D.

5000

B. 500
Explanation
One ream of 8-1/2" x 11" copy paper typically contains 500 sheets of paper.

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• 14.

### True or False.  Polyester strapping requires a metal seal.

• A.

True

• B.

False

B. False
Explanation
Polyester strapping does not require a metal seal. Polyester strapping is a strong and durable material that can be secured using a variety of seals, including metal seals, but it is not limited to them. Alternative options such as plastic seals or friction weld seals can also be used to secure polyester strapping. Therefore, the statement that polyester strapping requires a metal seal is false.

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• 15.

### The most economical type of can liners are?

• A.

High density polypropylene

• B.

Linear low density polyethylene

• C.

• D.

High density polyethylene

D. High density polyethylene
Explanation
High density polyethylene (HDPE) is the most economical type of can liners. HDPE is a strong and durable material that offers excellent resistance to punctures and tears. It is also lightweight, making it cost-effective in terms of transportation and storage. HDPE can liners are commonly used in various industries, such as food service, healthcare, and janitorial services, due to their affordability and reliability.

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• 16.

### The three most common bubble wrap bubble sizes are?

• A.

5/16", 1/2", 3/4"

• B.

3/16",1/2", 5/8"

• C.

3/16", 5/16", 1/2"

• D.

1/4", 1/2", 3/4"

C. 3/16", 5/16", 1/2"
Explanation
The three most common bubble wrap bubble sizes are 3/16", 5/16", and 1/2".

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• 17.

### How many rolls of AIRmove Cushion film are included in the starter kit?

• A.

1

• B.

2

• C.

3

• D.

4

B. 2
Explanation
The starter kit includes 2 rolls of AIRmove Cushion film.

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• 18.

### Landsberg's line of envirionmentally friendly products is named?

• A.

Greenland

• B.

Greener Earth

• C.

Enviro-Friendly

• D.

Eco-Best

A. Greenland
Explanation
The correct answer is Greenland. This answer is supported by the fact that the question asks for the name of Landsberg's line of environmentally friendly products, and Greenland is a name that suggests a connection to the environment and being environmentally friendly. The other options do not have the same direct association with the environment.

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• 19.

### Your cold call is to an industrial kitchen.  They inquire about safety mats.  What is your first suggesion?

• A.

Vinyl Scraper Mat

• B.

Rubber Raised Finger Mat

• C.

Rubber Anti Fatigue Anti Slip Mat

• D.

Polypropylene Entrance Mat

C. Rubber Anti Fatigue Anti Slip Mat
Explanation
The first suggestion for the industrial kitchen would be the Rubber Anti Fatigue Anti Slip Mat. This mat is specifically designed to provide comfort and safety in environments where workers stand for long periods of time, such as industrial kitchens. The rubber material offers anti-fatigue properties, reducing strain on the legs and feet. Additionally, the anti-slip feature ensures stability and prevents accidents caused by slipping on wet or greasy surfaces. Overall, this mat is the most suitable option for promoting safety and comfort in an industrial kitchen setting.

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• 20.

### A correct description of a dunnage bag is?

• A.

Poly Grip Bag

• B.

T-Shirt Bag

• C.

Grocery Bag

• D.

Airbag

D. Airbag
Explanation
A dunnage bag is a type of airbag used in shipping and transportation to secure and protect cargo. It is typically made of strong and durable materials to withstand the pressure and movement during transit. The dunnage bag is inflated to fill the gaps between cargo and prevent shifting or damage during transportation. Unlike a poly grip bag, t-shirt bag, or grocery bag, which are commonly used for carrying items, an airbag is specifically designed for cargo protection.

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