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Daily Quiz (9)

What organization recently held its 24th annual painters’ competition?

True or False? The Industrial Painting Committee (IPC) is a peer group of influential industrial and commercial painting contractors affiliated with the Painting & Decorating Contractors of America (PDCA).

If a facility owner wanted to require an SSPC-certified contractor for painting a school building, he/she would specify certification according to what standard?

Which state just sentenced the last bridge painting contractor in a statewide coating inspection bribery scandal that began in the 1990s?

If you’re a contractor concerned with meeting the end condition appearance requirements for steel after blast cleaning, what precaution might you take?

What is the name of the organization that fosters better relations between the painters’ union and union contractors and works to increase market share of union contractors?

True or false: SSPC has a program to certify the qualifications of commercial painting contractors.

True or false: Among SSPC's qualifications procedures used to certify industrial painting contractors is one that applies to contractors with less than 6 months of industrial painting experience.

Approximately how many contractors now hold one or more QP certifications in SSPC's Painting Contractor Certification Program?


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