Section 11.1—quiz: Carpet Construction

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Section 11.1quiz: Carpet Construction

If you fancy yourself a carpet construction fanatic and are up to answering specifically designed questions that gauge your knowledge try out this quiz. It is a simple set of questions therefore it will be easy to answer.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The general manager at the Wilton Plaza Hotel has asked Julio, the executive housekeeper, for criteria to select new carpeting for the hotel lobby and guestroom corridor floors. Which of the following features should Julio recommend as the best indicator of a carpet’s durability?
    • A. 

      The density of the carpet’s face fibers

    • B. 

      The face weight of the carpet

    • C. 

      A high pile with a loose fiber twist

    • D. 

      A low pile with a tight fiber twist

  • 2. 
    Which of the following statements about carpet construction is false?
    • A. 

      The greater the face weight, the more durable the carpet.

    • B. 

      When examining a carpet, you should be able to see the twist of the face fibers.

    • C. 

      The density of the carpet’s face fibers is the best indicator of durability.

    • D. 

      The primary backing for the face fibers of a carpet is the pad over which the carpet is installed.

  • 3. 
    During the upcoming year, the exhibit hall at the Mega Convention Hotel will be recarpeted. A major problem with the current carpeting is that it shifts due to the heavy loads rolling over it from exhibitors. To avoid this problem with the new carpeting, the executive housekeeper should recommend the installation of:
    • A. 

      A thicker carpet pad.

    • B. 

      A thinner carpet pad.

    • C. 

      Tufted carpeting.

    • D. 

      Woven carpeting.

  • 4. 
    Louis, the executive housekeeper at the Axminster Hotel, is evaluating the durability of several carpet samples for recovering the guestroom corridor floors. One way that Louis can determine the density of each carpet’s face fibers is to:
    • A. 

      Bend a corner of the carpet and see how much backing shows underneath the pile.

    • B. 

      Measure the weight of the face fibers in one square yard of the carpet.

    • C. 

      Measure the height of the pile.

    • D. 

      Observe whether the tips of the carpet’s fibers are flared or open.

  • 5. 
    Which of the following carpet components is the part that you see and walk on?
    • A. 

      Primary backing

    • B. 

      Backsize

    • C. 

      Secondary backing

    • D. 

      Pile

  • 6. 
    A bonding material that holds carpet fibers in place
    • A. 

      Jute

    • B. 

      Backsize

    • C. 

      Polypropylene

    • D. 

      Primary backing

    • E. 

      Secondary backing

  • 7. 
    A synthetic, mildew-resistant primary backing
    • A. 

      Jute

    • B. 

      Backsize

    • C. 

      Polypropylene

    • D. 

      Primary backing

    • E. 

      Secondary backing

  • 8. 
    An optional component that can help to increase the life of a carpet
    • A. 

      Jute

    • B. 

      Backsize

    • C. 

      Polypropylene

    • D. 

      Primary backing

    • E. 

      Secondary backing

  • 9. 
    A durable, natural primary backing
    • A. 

      Jute

    • B. 

      Backsize

    • C. 

      Polypropylene

    • D. 

      Primary backing

    • E. 

      Secondary backing