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Daily Quiz (10)

True or false: According to a recent D+D article, maintenance procedures and costs for polished concrete floors can be up to 70% lower than for other floor coverings.

True or false: According to a JPCL article, trowel-applied mortar systems for concrete floors can include walnut shell aggregates.

True or false: Destructive testing for measuring humidity in concrete flooring requires the use of jack hammers.

True or false: Non-osmotic blisters can develop in coatings on concrete floors.

True or false: Some concrete floor finishes are more tolerant to moisture than others.

True or False? Many coating manufacturers recommend a maximum relative humidity of 40% within a concrete slab before their flooring products are applied.

True or false: Opaque stains produce color on a concrete floor by reacting chemically with the concrete.

True or false: There are no quantitative methods for determining levels of moisture in concrete floor slabs.

True or false: Using dyes on concrete floors eliminates the non-uniformity of color that is a trademark of acid stains.

True or false: Mobile UV-cure machines are now used to achieve rapid return to service after coating of concrete floors.


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