Housekeeping Quiz: Linen Purchase And Calculation! Trivia

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Housekeeping Quiz: Linen Purchase And Calculation! Trivia

Welcome to this comprehensive housekeeping quiz on linen purchase and calculation. It is that you are a housekeeper you are very well situated to note when some linen should be replaced with new ones and what type suites what types of bed. Take up the quiz below and get to see just how much you know about linen purchase. All the best!


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  • 1. 
    Which of the following would be needed when calculating the cost per use of a linen item?
    • A. 

      Par level

    • B. 

      Annual consumption rate

    • C. 

      Number of lifespan launderings

    • D. 

      Safety stock level

  • 2. 
    Which of the following statements about linen purchases is true?
    • A. 

      The lifespan of linen is measured in terms of how many times it can be laundered before becoming too worn to be suitable for guestroom use.

    • B. 

      The laundry manager is responsible for placing new linen in use on an as needed basis to maintain the par level for each linen item.

    • C. 

      Newly received linen orders should be stored in the main linen room with linens that are already in use.

    • D. 

      Colored linen items are usually more expensive but have longer lifespans than white linen items.

  • 3. 
    The cost per use of a linen item is determined by adding the purchase cost to the item’s lifespan laundering costs and then dividing that figure by the item’s:
    • A. 

      Par level.

    • B. 

      Annual consumption rate.

    • C. 

      Number of lifespan launderings.

    • D. 

      Safety stock level.

  • 4. 
    For items purchased by the housekeeping department, the recommendation as to which product to purchase, in what quantities, and from what vendor is generally made by:
    • A. 

      The general manager.

    • B. 

      The purchasing agent.

    • C. 

      The executive housekeeper.

    • D. 

      The controller.

  • 5. 
    Calculate the cost per use of the following linen items: Sheets Purchase Cost $8 Life span laundering cost $350 Number of life span launderings 700 ***Answers should be written as 2.50 or 0.45
    • A. 

      0.51

  • 6. 
    Calculate the cost per use of the following linen items: Napkins Purchase Cost $2 Life span laundering cost $90 Number of life span launderings 450 ***Answers should be written as 2.50 or 0.45
    • A. 

      0.20

  • 7. 
    Calculate the cost per use of the following linen items: Wash Cloths Purchase Cost $3 Life span laundering cost $900 Number of life span launderings 900 ***Answers should be written as 2.50 or 0.45
    • A. 

      1.00

  • 8. 
    Calculate the cost per use of the following linen items: Towel Purchase Cost $7 Life span laundering cost $1350 Number of life span launderings 900 ***Answers should be written as 2.50 or 0.45
    • A. 

      1.51

  • 9. 
    Calculate the cost per use of the following linen items: Tablecloth Purchase Cost $11 Life span laundering cost $2240 Number of life span launderings 560 ***Answers should be written as 2.50 or 0.45
    • A. 

      4.02