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Previous Quizzes


Friday, January 19, 2018
True or false: Thermoplastic powders cannot be applied by thermal spraying.

Thursday, January 18, 2018
What can make concrete difficult to protect with coatings?

Wednesday, January 17, 2018
What organizations participated with SSPC in a joint task force that addressed corrosion control planning?

Tuesday, January 16, 2018
True or false: A recent JPCL article made the point that accelerated corrosion testing as a means to predict what occurs in the real world today must be deemed irrelevant.

Monday, January 15, 2018
The first SSPC Conference and Exhibition was held in what city?

Friday, January 12, 2018
ICRI and what other organization certify moisture-testing inspectors?

Thursday, January 11, 2018
True or false: The minimum surface profile required to meet SSPC’s specification, "Power Tool Cleaning to Bare Metal," is 1.5 mils.

Wednesday, January 10, 2018
SSPC recently created a specification for application of thermal spray coatings together with AASHTO and what other organization?

Tuesday, January 9, 2018
True or false: Of seven problems with air-fed respirator usage, the one listed first in a recent PaintSquare blog is not ensuring that the respirator is being supplied with Grade D breathing air.

Monday, January 8, 2018
True or false: NACE International has a performance standard for coatings on concrete in waste treatment facilities.

Friday, January 5, 2018
True or false: SSPC-AB 3 is meant to be used as a standard for both newly manufactured abrasive media and recycled media.

Thursday, January 4, 2018
What demographic category constitutes nearly half of SSPC’s individual members?

Wednesday, January 3, 2018
A recent JPCL article proposes what type of new test method to better qualify bridge coating systems?

Tuesday, January 2, 2018
What organization publishes the Supervisor’s Safety Manual for painting contractors?

Friday, December 22, 2017
True or false: Replica putty can can be used to create a quantitative method for measuring the surface profile on concrete.

Thursday, December 21, 2017
What term is used to describe the temperature at which the non-crystalline portion of a polymer is transformed from a rubbery material to a brittle, glass-like material?

Wednesday, December 20, 2017
True or false: NFPA 33, the Standard for Spray Application Using Flammable or Combustible Materials, does not provide ventilation guidelines for containment structures used on bridges during painting operations.

Tuesday, December 19, 2017
True or false: A recent JPCL writer asserted that more than 75 percent of coating failure cases are due to poor or incorrect surface preparation.

Monday, December 18, 2017
Which of the following organizations provides information about good practice in the selection and use of sealants in expansion joints?

Friday, December 15, 2017
What polymer concrete resin is based on an alcohol derived from agricultural wastes such as rice and oat hulls and corn cobs?

Thursday, December 14, 2017
True or false: There are three broad sources of potential inhalation hazards from abrasive blasting, according to a JPCL article.

Wednesday, December 13, 2017
What organization offers a standard that gives durability grades of low, medium and high for paint systems in various environments and levels of surface preparation?

Tuesday, December 12, 2017
True or false: Once flocculation has occurred with pigment particles, the condition is irreversible.

Monday, December 11, 2017
True or false: ISO has pictorial standards and other means of evaluating the degree of coating defects, such as blistering, rusting, cracking, flaking and chalking.

Friday, December 8, 2017
True or false: According to a JPCL article, a woven-fabric-reinforced epoxy has very good capability to bridge holes in water tank bottoms.

Thursday, December 7, 2017
Zinc oxide can provide what performance property or attribute in a coating?

Wednesday, December 6, 2017
True or false: According to a published study, elevated exposure to crystalline silica does not result when it is present in coating materials being removed by blast cleaning.

Tuesday, December 5, 2017
What test produces blue spots on test paper when soluble salts are present?

Monday, December 4, 2017
Polyesters modified with fatty acids and other components form what kind of coating?

Friday, December 1, 2017
True or false: Some departments of transportation and other owners continue to list design containment ventilation air flow rates of 60 fpm down-draft and 100 fpm cross-draft in their specifications.

Thursday, November 30, 2017
What kind of binder is used with thermal spray aluminum?

Wednesday, November 29, 2017
What is the subject of an SSPC/NACE standard that describes a “body of knowledge"?

Tuesday, November 28, 2017
True or false: Both SSPC and ICRI offer training in moisture testing of concrete slabs.

Monday, November 27, 2017
True or false: Spidering is the name given to the creation of microcracks in a concrete surface through use of impact, pulverizing or other mechanical surface preparation methods.

Wednesday, November 22, 2017
What type of pigments can provide corrosion resistance, mildew and bacterial resistance, fire retardance and anti-fouling properties?

Tuesday, November 21, 2017
True or false: A recent JPCL article describes a third-generation polysiloxane coating with a completely inorganic binder.

Monday, November 20, 2017
True or false: A respiratory protection program administrator in a company does not need to be certified by OSHA as a program administrator.

Friday, November 17, 2017
True or false: OSHA has developed four sets of regulations on abrasive blasting in four primary industries: general industry, maritime, transportation and construction.

Thursday, November 16, 2017
True or false: The ASTM solvent rub test to determine cure of inorganic zinc-rich coatings allows both MEK and toluene to be used as the solvent.

Wednesday, November 15, 2017
True or false: High ratio calcium sulfonate alkyds are recommended by some coating specialists for overcoating lead-based paint.

Tuesday, November 14, 2017
True or false: According to a recent JPCL article, the acidity of rainfall east of the Mississippi is at a pH level sufficiently low to promote a corrosion rate on zinc substrates, such as galvanizing, that is less than ideal.

Monday, November 13, 2017
True or false: Replacement parts for air-supplied respirators, if they are not from the original manufacturer, must be approved by NIOSH.

Friday, November 10, 2017
The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration is an agency of what U.S. cabinet department?

Thursday, November 9, 2017
True or false: The results of the solvent rub test for cure of ethyl silicate inorganic zinc-rich coatings, ASTM D4752, can be ambiguous, according to JPCL writers.

Wednesday, November 8, 2017
Which of the following alternatives is an engineering control for an air-contaminant workplace hazard?

Tuesday, November 7, 2017
True or false: According to a PaintSquare News account of research on reducing excessive blast profile by re-blasting with a smaller abrasive, there is no adverse effect on peak count and peak density from this corrective action.

Monday, November 6, 2017
The Toxic Substances Control Act, enacted in 1976, was updated in what year?

Friday, November 3, 2017
True or false: SSPC has a committee for developing a classification scheme and standard for texture of floor coatings.

Thursday, November 2, 2017
True or false: The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration is now enforcing the Respirable Crystalline Silica in Construction Standard, but will not require compliance with the general industry and maritime version of the standard until June 2018.

Wednesday, November 1, 2017
True or false: Silicone elastomers are considered “soft” as opposed to “hard” biocide-free, foul-release coatings for ships’ hulls.


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