Daily Quiz (33)


Labor secretary nominee, Boston Mayor Marty Walsh, recently issued an executive order that establishes a Supplier Diversity Program with a $_______ investment.


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


True or false: The Naval Research Laboratory recently used organosilane polymers as a means to create a healthier and more user-friendly topcoat for their aircrafts.


The National Institute of Standards and Technology recently awarded what university for the continued research on premature degradation of concrete foundations that contain pyrrhotite?


Next week, comments are due to the U.S. Navy for a new proposed submarine dry dock for which public shipyard?


Which state doesn’t hold general contractors accountable for their subcontractors’ unpaid wages to employees?


True or false: Laws in several states now hold general contractors accountable for their subcontractors’ unpaid wages to employees.


A “titania” coating is being developed with support from a Federal grant for what application?


True or false: $12 billion in infrastructure work needed by U.S. National Parks is currently under deferred maintenance.


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?


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.


What cities have enacted green roof mandates?


True or false: An anti-mosquito paint has been approved by the EPA.


True or false: Lyndon Johnson signed the Occupational Safety and Health Act, establishing OSHA.


What government agency mandated in May this year that solar panels be installed on most new homes?


True or false: The Federal Highway Administration maintains a database describing the results of performance testing of bridge coatings.


True or false: In a ruling earlier this year, the California Supreme Court agreed to review the lead-liability judgment against a paint company, a gas company and a raw material supplier.


True or false: The EPA recently refused to follow a court order to revise its dust-lead standards.


True or false: President Lyndon Johnson signed the Occupational Safety and Health Act, establishing OSHA.


What organization published guidelines for selecting materials to assure the sustainability of transit terminals?


The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration is an agency of what U.S. cabinet department?


The Toxic Substances Control Act, enacted in 1976, was updated in what year?


True or false: A recent decision by a state supreme court has established that companies are not liable if members of an employee’s household are sickened by secondhand asbestos exposure.


True or false: Ryan Zinke is in charge of the cabinet department that sets standards for the preservation, rehabilitation, restoration and reconstruction of historic structures.


True or false: OSHA cannot propose monetary penalties against another federal agency for failure to comply with its standards.


True or false: An executive order issued in 2015 mandated a reduction in energy use of 2.5 percent per year for the next 10 years in federal buildings.


Which government department publishes standards on restoration of historic properties?


True or False: RPM International Inc. recently settled claims that it sold overpriced, defective roofing materials and services to the government.


After many years, the U.S. military wants to phase out the use of liquid-applied chemical agent resistant coatings (CARC). How long has the Army required the use of CARC?


What is the “opt-out” provision of the EPA’s Lead Paint Renovation, Repair, and Painting Rule, now being debated in Congress?


Which US President signed the Occupational Safety and Health Act, establishing OSHA?


Which US President signed the Environmental Protection Act, establishing the now-controversial EPA?


Which of the following organizations is not a part of the federal government?


 
 
   

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