COMMERCIAL COATINGS PREVIOUS QUIZZES


MONDAY, APRIL 12, 2021
True or false: A report from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Inspector General issued in February revealed that the Occupational Safety and Health Administration did not provide the level of oversight needed to keep workers safe during the COVID-19 pandemic.

FRIDAY, APRIL 9, 2021
In March, Nashville councilmembers introduced a bill that aims to raise the standards and oversight for what types of construction projects?

THURSDAY, APRIL 8, 2021
What global food and beverage company recently announced a pilot program that demonstrates a roofing material made from the company’s recycled flexible packaging?

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 7, 2021
Construction employment numbers in February fell by about 61,000, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors America of new government data released in March. The AGC cited continued weakness in new nonresidential projects and what else as a primary driver?

TUESDAY, APRIL 6, 2021
USDOL’s OSHA recently revealed its annual top 10 most frequently cited workplace safety standards for fiscal year 2020. What was the year’s most frequently cited standard?

MONDAY, APRIL 5, 2021
Both PVDF and FEVE fluoropolymers coating types are reported to withstand ______ times longer than other conventional coating resins.

THURSDAY, APRIL 1, 2021
A paint pigment war regarding the development of blackest black paint involves British artist Stuart Semple and ____ _______.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 31, 2021
True or false: The ICC-ES is part of the ICC family and is a nonprofit, limited liability company that provides evaluations of building products, components, methods and materials.

TUESDAY, MARCH 30, 2021
New Labor Secretary and former Boston Mayor, Marty Walsh, recently issued an executive order that establishes a Supplier Diversity Program with a $_______ investment.

MONDAY, MARCH 29, 2021
True or false: The Department of Labor recently announced that it would be suspending its acceptance and review of new or pending applications for Standards Recognition Entities in the Industry-Recognized Apprenticeship Program.

FRIDAY, MARCH 26, 2021
According to a PaintSquare Blog, what isn’t a part of the “Top 5” to make your next facility project run smoothly?

THURSDAY, MARCH 25, 2021
True or false: The International Code Council recently launched two online building code tools that aim to give access to free information about building code usage to safety professionals and the public.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 24, 2021
According to a recent PaintSquare Daily News article, the crown jewel of Amazon’s second headquarters is _________.

TUESDAY, MARCH 23, 2021
According to an archived 2017 D+D article, most cool-roof coatings at the time incorporated ______.

MONDAY, MARCH 22, 2021
True or false: Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, construction costs declined in the majority of cities from October 2019 to October 2020.

FRIDAY, MARCH 19, 2021
Elon Musk’s XPrize Carbon Removal competition is slated to launch on what day?

THURSDAY, MARCH 18, 2021
Alkyds are a modified form of a(n) _____ resin.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 17, 2021
According to an analysis from the Associated General Contractors of America, construction spending in December 2020 was ___% higher than in December 2019.

TUESDAY, MARCH 16, 2021
True or false: California’s AB 685 law identifies and defines three jobsite COVID-19 triggering events and provides notification requirements for each.

MONDAY, MARCH 15, 2021
Physiological monitoring platform Kenzen is testing out a new, wearable smart device to monitor the following except:

FRIDAY, MARCH 12, 2021
Engineers at Purdue University say they have discovered a way to make concrete more sustainable—by adding small amounts of nanoscale ______ ______ to the cement.

THURSDAY, MARCH 11, 2021
Elon Musk recently announced the upcoming XPrize Carbon Removal competition, which invites design teams to create technologies that can remove what from the Earth’s atmosphere?

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 10, 2021
True or false: According to former employee’s testimony in court, Arconic sold panels that the company knew were flammable to Grenfell Tower because of costs.

TUESDAY, MARCH 9, 2021
During a renovation project on the 600 block of Race in the Central Business District, in Cincinnati, crews from non-profit real estate development company 3CDC discovered a second building, likely constructed in what decade?

MONDAY, MARCH 8, 2021
Researchers from what federal laboratory are working on developing a coating that changes color when exposed to high temperatures through friction or fire?

FRIDAY, MARCH 5, 2021
In February, Seattle City Council unanimously approved Commercial Energy Code updates set forth by Mayor Jenny Durkan that bans ____ for space heating in new construction of commercial and multi-family residential buildings that are taller than three stories.

THURSDAY, MARCH 4, 2021
According to a recent webinar hosted by PaintSquare, FEVE Fluoroethylene Vinyl Ether, specifically thermoset fluoropolymer topcoats, were developed in the early _____.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 3, 2021
What historical landmark recently sought bids from engineers to rebuild a new retractable floor?

TUESDAY, MARCH 2, 2021
True or false: The “Buy American” policies initially set forth by former President Donald J. Trump were reduced after President Joe Biden signed an executive order aiming to decrease the purchases of American-made products.

MONDAY, MARCH 1, 2021
This type of coating was recently registered by the Environmental Protection Agency for residential use against SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19:

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2021
True or false: The newly updated American Concrete Institute and the International Concrete Repair Institute “Guide to the Code for Assessment, Repair and Rehabilitation of Existing Concrete Structures” is part of the ACI Concrete Repair Subscription.

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 2021
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency released the final risk evaluation for n-methylpyrrolidone (NMP), showing that there are unreasonable risks to workers and consumers in _____ out of 37 conditions of use.

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2021
In a Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology (Empa) 50-year-old experiment involving an epoxy resin and steel reinforcements on concrete, engineers found that after 50 years under 87% of the average breaking load, the epoxy resin bonding showed:

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2021
True or false: California’s AB 685 law allows for state regulators to shut down jobsites should Cal/OSHA determine that the workplaces pose a risk of an “imminent hazard.”

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2021
Researchers at the Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology (Empa) are working on developing a coating that changes color when exposed to high temperatures through friction or fire. This technology is being developed for?

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2021
The U.S. Department of Labor has recently made adjustments to the Occupational Safety and Health administration’s civil penalty amounts, increasing maximum penalties for serious and other-than-serious violations from $13,494 per violation to?

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2021
Recently, the U.S. Department of Labor announced a final rule meant to clarify the status of ___________ contractors under the Fair Labor Standards Act.

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 2021
Earlier this year, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development adopted how many new safe harbors as additions to its existing 10?

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2021
Fire-resistant coatings are designed:

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 2021
Which association issues standards of performance for coatings applied over aluminum panels and extrusions for commercial buildings?

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2021
True or false: The tactic referred to as “Dutchman,” means to fill in gaps and attach necessary stone as needed.

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 2021
Closed-cell spray polyurethane foam insulation can serve all except what function in commercial construction?

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2021
True or false: Drainage planes were adopted in the 1990s to serve as a solution for moisture intrusion problems with EIFS cladding.

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2021
What color movement eventually spread to nearly every American city with similar architecture, with notable concentrations in St. Louis, Baltimore, New Orleans and Cincinnati?

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 2021
True or false: the CPIA is the first and only Professional Trade Association for commercial paint contractors around the globe.

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 2021
A $30 million restoration project of Missouri’s Capitol Building, in Jefferson City, was reported to use how many pounds of material?

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 2021
True or false: According to Allen Zielnik in a 2013 D+D article, most exterior wood repair products are based on epoxy-resin technology.

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 2021
Regarding concrete floor covering, concrete is not dry just because it is cured. Concrete, on average, takes ______ per inch of thickness to dry enough to receive most flooring products.

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2021
According to an archived D+D article, customers were reported to have saved how much on overall energy bills after installing a cool roof coating?

FRIDAY, JANUARY 29, 2021
True or false: At the end of December, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency released for public comment a proposed set of updates to the Toxic Substances Control Act’s Fees Rule.


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