COMMERCIAL COATINGS PREVIOUS QUIZZES


TUESDAY, JULY 16, 2019
What term is used to denote “interconnected microcracks in concrete substrates caused by the use of high-impact, mechanical methods of concrete removal and surface preparation"?

MONDAY, JULY 15, 2019
In discussing how to achieve success in coating concrete, a noted authority named “the culprit that’s echoed across the industry when it comes to coating failure.” What culprit did he name?

FRIDAY, JULY 12, 2019
According to a PaintSquare writer, the floor coating material of choice for the food and beverage industry is which of the following?

THURSDAY, JULY 11, 2019
True or false: Breathability is an important requirement for exterior wall coatings on concrete, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 10, 2019
True or false: If a paint crawls, it has a good spreading rate.

TUESDAY, JULY 9, 2019
True or false: According to an author, most cool-roof coatings today incorporate acrylic resins.

MONDAY, JULY 8, 2019
True or false: John D. Keane was the first executive director of SSPC.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 3, 2019
True or false: Industry experts universally agree that sweep blasting is the best remedy for exceeding the coating manufacturer’s maximum recommended interval for topcoating a primer or intermediate coat.

TUESDAY, JULY 2, 2019
True or false: MPI has a product validation program for deck coatings.

MONDAY, JULY 1, 2019
What organization is forming a committee to create a performance-based standard for fluoropolymer coatings?

FRIDAY, JUNE 28, 2019
True or false: When a manufacturer claims that a microbicidal coating kills 99.9% of certain infectious bacteria, the coating must be tested and registered by the EPA.

THURSDAY, JUNE 27, 2019
True or false: NACE and SSPC publish a joint standard on qualifying and certifying architectural coating applicators.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 26, 2019
True or False: AAMA Subcommittee D01.42 deals with standards for architectural coatings.

TUESDAY, JUNE 25, 2019
What is the function of a fire-retardant paint, according to ASTM?

MONDAY, JUNE 24, 2019
What organization publishes the document, “Standard Terminology for Paint, Related Coatings, Materials and Applications"?

FRIDAY, JUNE 21, 2019
What is the term used to describe “the formation of localized corrosion products scattered over the surface of a substrate in the form of knob-like mounds”?

THURSDAY, JUNE 20, 2019
True or false: Low-build coatings can meet the most rigorous air-barrier performance requirements of the International Code Council.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 19, 2019
True or false: The qualifications of commercial painting contractors can be certified by SSPC.

TUESDAY, JUNE 18, 2019
True or false: “Mechanical tooth” is a term used to describe the sharp points on a needle scaler power tool.

SATURDAY, JUNE 15, 2019
True or false: Saccharin is not accepted by OSHA as an agent for qualitative fit testing of respirators.

FRIDAY, JUNE 14, 2019
True or false: According to a JPCL article, most manufacturers do not recommend special cleaners to prepare the roof surface prior to applying their coatings to single-ply membranes like ethylene propylene diene terpolymer.

THURSDAY, JUNE 13, 2019
According to Merriam-Webster, brown bagging is “the practice of carrying one's lunch (as to school or work) usually in a brown paper bag”; also, “the practice of carrying a bottle of liquor into a restaurant or club where setups are available.” In coating work, what is brown bagging, according to MPI?

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 12, 2019
True or false: Several energy codes require specific levels of reflectance and heat resistance for cool roof coatings.

TUESDAY, JUNE 11, 2019
True or false: The paint companies CIN and Kansai offer paints that kill mosquitoes.

MONDAY, JUNE 10, 2019
True or false: Infrared radiation thermal imaging has been proposed as a technology for monitoring in real-time the application of certain thick-film coatings.

FRIDAY, JUNE 7, 2019
True or false: Polyaspartic coatings cure more slowly than polyureas.

THURSDAY, JUNE 6, 2019
True or false: The use of silver is the most prevalent technology today to create antimicrobial paints, according to a JPCL writer.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 5, 2019
The United States Department of Energy recently announced $33.5 million to fund grants for advanced research with the goal of increasing the overall energy efficiency of buildings by what percentage?

TUESDAY, JUNE 4, 2019
True or false: The slipperiness of a wood floor finish is influenced most by the generic type of the finish material and its film formation.

MONDAY, JUNE 3, 2019
What organization worked with the Department of Energy to develop synthetic dirt for accelerated testing of roof coatings?

FRIDAY, MAY 31, 2019
What is the name given to coating types that provide more capabilities than substrate protection and aesthetics?

THURSDAY, MAY 30, 2019
True or false: The Reflective Roof Coating Institute maintains a database of reflective roof coating products that lists the reflectance and emittance of each one.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 29, 2019
True or false: When low tensile forces, such as painters’ tape, are applied to paint over drywall with Level 4 and 5 finishes, the paint can sometimes fail due to field-thinning of joint compound.

TUESDAY, MAY 28, 2019
True or false: According to a JPCL article, most manufacturers recommend special cleaners to prepare the roof surface prior to applying their coatings to single-ply membranes like ethylene propylene diene terpolymer.

FRIDAY, MAY 24, 2019
True or false: Contractors who ignore OSHA fines can be put in jail.

THURSDAY, MAY 23, 2019
True or false: In New York City’s new green roof bill, all new residential and commercial buildings must have either vegetation, solar panels, small wind turbines or a combination of these to comply.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 22, 2019
Early test findings from a research study have demonstrated improved mechanical properties of concrete after nano platelets of what vegetables have been added.

TUESDAY, MAY 21, 2019
True or false: The joint SSPC/NACE standard on surface preparation of concrete lists numerous surface preparation methods together with the surface profile range achievable with each method.

MONDAY, MAY 20, 2019
True or false: One Durability + Design article asserted that polished concrete can reduce floor care costs by 98%.

FRIDAY, MAY 17, 2019
What organization defines the gloss levels of paint as G1 through G7?

THURSDAY, MAY 16, 2019
What organization developed synthetic dirt for coatings testing?

WEDNESDAY, MAY 15, 2019
True or false: One expert says that in pressure washing, water volume, recommended at 6-8 gpm, is more significant than water pressure in assuring successful rinsing of coating and stripper residue from a masonry substrate, especially if the masonry substrate is sensitive to damage.

TUESDAY, MAY 14, 2019
What organization offers the professional certification called Building Analyst?

MONDAY, MAY 13, 2019
True or false: OSHA administers the whistleblower provisions of more than 20 whistleblower statutes.

FRIDAY, MAY 10, 2019
What special regulatory treatment is given to solvents with negligible photochemical reactivity?

THURSDAY, MAY 9, 2019
What is the name of the reaction in concrete that produces a gel with negative consequences?

WEDNESDAY, MAY 8, 2019
True or false: In the Masterspec section on fluid-applied air barriers, only high-build coatings meet the most rigorous air-barrier performance requirements of the International Code Council.

TUESDAY, MAY 7, 2019
Zinc dust provides what type of corrosion control in a coating?

MONDAY, MAY 6, 2019
True or false: Elastomeric polyurethane coatings are not suitable for stucco, according to an article on PaintSquare.

FRIDAY, MAY 3, 2019
What major coating event will be held this month in Atlantic City?


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