Daily Quiz (41)

True or false: A sacrificial pigment is likely to be used as a midcoat.

True or false: The American Institute of Architects recently supported a proposed Executive Order mandating classical architecture for federal properties.

True or false: The name of the test instrument used to determine a coating’s resistance to fading through accelerated exposure to light is Light-Resistance Chamber.

What type of pigments possess colorant value and hiding power?

A lamellar pigment, such as mica, to which combinations of white and colored pigments have been chemically attached to the surface, is called what?

True or false: The International Commission on Aesthetics deals with color and color measurement.

True or false: A higher percentage of women than of men perceive color correctly.

What organization deals with color and color measurement?

What is the name of the organization that focuses on color and design trends?

What is the name of the evolving field of practice and research that can measure current environmental conditions and enable buildings to adapt their form, shape, color or character and respond accordingly?

True or false: A California survey conducted by an energy provider found that 80 percent of homeowners preferred having both natural gas and electricity rather than an all-electric home.

In what French city is there a college focused on education and training in the creation of murals?

In what country is the central office of the international organization that deals with color and color measurement?

What is the term for the decorative technique that fools the eye?

What organization is focused on “telling the stories of architecture, engineering and design”?

What name is sometimes given to a faux version of marble?

If a mural fools the eye, what is the name of the technique used to create it?

The Graffiti Resource Council is an affiliate of what larger organization?

True or false: Portland cement plaster is another name for stucco.

Which coating type is used on EIFS?

The International Commission on Illumination deals with what subject?

What British paint company has evocative names for paint colors, such as Elephant’s Breath and Dead Salmon?

True or false: According to an architect quoted in a recent D+D article, with architectural color, “the more permanent the element, the more neutral we are with color.”

True or false: SSPC’s recently issued technology update on fluoropolymer finish coats deals with architectural as well as industrial applications.

True or false: A fingerprint technique is a qualitative test to determine the cleanability of a coating.

True or false: Concrete repair materials can be created to match the appearance of the original concrete.

What artist is noted for his colorful glass sculptures?

How is talc normally classified as a pigment in coatings?

True or false: Because dyes react chemically with concrete, they are not true to their color charts.

The International Commission on Illumination deals with what subject?

For the first time, the American Institute of Architects has awarded its Gold Medal to a woman. She is:

The Architectural Painting Decision Tree, a web-based tool for selecting and specifying architectural coatings, was developed and launched in 2013 by MPI with the development help of what other organization?

True or false: Recently reported research has confirmed that men can distinguish subtle color differences better than women.

A new UK government crackdown on “wasteful extravagance in educational architecture” recommends all of these for future schools except:

What is another name for stucco?

True or false: A higher percentage of women than of men perceive color incorrectly.

What organization gives the annual HUE awards recognizing outstanding use of color in architecture and interior design?

Which of the following projects will not be recognized as a AIA/COTE Top Ten Green Project at the AIA 2012 National Convention and Design Exposition in Washington, D.C.?

Construction recently began on a building that is being called the "greenest" commercial building on the planet. This project is under way in which of the following cities?

What is another name for stucco?

True or false: A higher percentage of men than women percieve color incorrectly.


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