Laundry Washing Procedures And Maintenance Quiz!

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Washing of Clothes and textiles with the help of washing machine or hands refers to 'Laundry' which is done in a room often called a laundry room. It has been a part of history since humans started wearing clothes. This quiz has been developed to test your basic knowledge about washing procedures and maintenance. So, let's try out the quiz. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following statements about laundry machinery is false?
    • A. 

      Ports or hoppers are openings in washing machines through which detergents can be poured.

    • B. 

      A folding machine does not actually fold linen, but holds one end of the item so that staff can fold it more easily.

    • C. 

      Laundry operations are usually designed with greater drying capacity than washing capacity.

    • D. 

      Chemicals used in the wash cycle do not affect the performance of flatwork ironers or pressing machines at the finishing step of the laundry cycle.

  • 2. 
    Laundry operations are usually designed with greater drying capacity than washing capacity because:
    • A. 

      Dryers break down more frequently than washers

    • B. 

      It takes longer to dry laundry than to wash it

    • C. 

      Dryers are less expensive than washers.

    • D. 

      Dryers handle smaller loads than washers.

  • 3. 
    Maintenance procedures for laundry equipment should include checking safety valves and cleaning dryer lint screens:
    • A. 

      Daily

    • B. 

      Weekly

    • C. 

      Monthly

    • D. 

      Quarterly

  • 4. 
    Since linens can be severely damaged by dumping chemicals onto them, manual dispensing machines usually have______.
    • A. 

      Tunnel washers

    • B. 

      Microprocessors

    • C. 

      Ports or hoppers

    • D. 

      Ports or dispensers

  • 5. 
    What type of program can help keep the laundry running efficiently and prevent expensive repairs and lost production?
    • A. 

      Emergency maintenance

    • B. 

      Preventive maintenance

    • C. 

      Repair reduction program

    • D. 

      Deep cleaning program

  • 6. 
    Circle T if the statement is true. Circle F id the statement is false. Most washers are made of reinforced plastic and vary in size from 25 to 1,200 pound CDW capacities.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Circle T if the statement is true. Circle F id the statement is false. Dryers remove moisture from articles by tumbling them in a rotating cylinder through which heated air passes.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Circle T if the statement is true. Circle F id the statement is false. The most common form of rolling and holding equipment are carts.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Circle T if the statement is true. Circle F id the statement is false. Laundries should avoid having workers carry linen to transport them.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False