Screeding Quiz

Question 1 of 20

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1. How much mixed material is needed to complete a floor screed 5.000 m long by 4.000 m wide
and 0.050 m thick?

Select one of the following:

  • 0.25 m3

  • 0.5 m3

  • 1 m3

  • 1.5 m3

Question 2 of 20

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2. Tools and equipment for floor screeding will generally include:

Select one of the following:

  • sweeping brush, trowel, float, mixer, shovel

  • splash brush, small tool, gauger, trowel, float

  • spirit level, trowel, buckets, mixer, float

  • levelling equipment, trowel, float, shovel buckets, mixer

Question 3 of 20

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Plastic sheeting below the structural floor is the:

Select one of the following:

  • damp proof membrane

  • vapour barrier

  • moisture trap

  • aid to curing the floor

Question 4 of 20

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The type of cement used in floor screeds is:

Select one of the following:

  • Masonry Portland

  • Extra Portland

  • Rapid Portland

  • Ordinary Portland

Question 5 of 20

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Sands used for floor screeding:

Select one of the following:

  • should contain a high proportion of fine grains

  • should contain a high proportion of large grains

  • can be any type

  • should be sharp and well graded

Question 6 of 20

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Ready-mixed screeds are:

Select one of the following:

  • prepared off site and delivered as required

  • prepared after work for the following day

  • prepared in the morning for use during the day

  • used only for self-levelling floors

Question 7 of 20

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Screed rails or battens are used to:

Select one of the following:

  • help delivery of screed material to the workstation

  • assist in forming the main area of floor

  • tamp down the surface of the screed

  • form channels for drainage

Question 8 of 20

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The purpose of a damp proof membrane is to:

Select one of the following:

  • assist the passage of moisture

  • assist in the curing process

  • allow the screed to dry out quickly

  • prevent the passage of moisture

Question 9 of 20

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Cracking of large area floors may be reduced by:

Select one of the following:

  • use of more cement

  • use of expansion strips

  • adding more sand

  • a self-levelling compound

Question 10 of 20

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Battens used as a guide for screeds may be:

Select one of the following:

  • set out from datum lines

  • laid at 50 mm depth

  • set out from base floor

  • laid to form 75 mm depth

Question 11 of 20

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The most accurate proportioning of floor screeding materials:

Select one of the following:

  • is by weight

  • is important near heavily trafficked areas

  • can be carried out using shovels

  • can be carried out using buckets

Question 12 of 20

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The correct consistency for floor screeding materials is:

Select one of the following:

  • as dry as possible

  • slurry like

  • semi wet

  • semi dry

Question 13 of 20

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Mixing of screed material:

Select one of the following:

  • does not have to be thorough as it will be spread by shovel

  • needs to be consistent or wear will take place

  • should be carried out as slowly as possible

  • can take place after water has been added

Question 14 of 20

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Compacting screeds results in a:

Select one of the following:

  • lightweight screed

  • quicker set screed

  • more dense screed

  • slower set screed

Question 15 of 20

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Compacting can be carried out with a:

Select one of the following:

  • screed rail

  • datum

  • rule or float

  • level

Question 16 of 20

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High volumes of ventilation:

Select one of the following:

  • will aid the setting process

  • will not affect the screeds after laying

  • will allow the cement to harden quickly

  • may make the surface of the screed dusty

Question 17 of 20

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The finish on a floor screed:

Select one of the following:

  • is not important as it will all be covered up

  • is important as it may show through the final covering

  • can be completed the next day

  • can be completed by the floor layer with the finish

Question 18 of 20

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Laying polythene sheet on the floor screed after laying will:

Select one of the following:

  • act as an accelerator to the set

  • produce an even surface

  • allow the cement to set naturally

  • keep the floor soft for the next process

Question 19 of 20

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The purpose of curing is to:

Select one of the following:

  • allow the cement to set and harden over a long period

  • produce an even surface

  • produce a lightweight screed

  • aid compaction to take place

Question 20 of 20

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Where drainage outlets are fitted:

Select one of the following:

  • the floor must be laid from this point

  • they can be repositioned later

  • the floor can be altered to fit when finish is applied

  • the drainage contractor will alter them to suit

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