Unit 215. Preparation of surfaces. Level 2

Question 1 of 20

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1. Flame cleaning is a method of removing:

Select one of the following:

  • a. Paint coatings

  • b. Lichen

  • c. Mould

  • d. Rust

Question 2 of 20

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2. Which of the following would be the most likely cause of saponification?

Select one of the following:

  • a. Applying emulsion paint to an alkaline surface

  • b. Applying latex paint to an alkaline surface

  • c. Applying oil-based eggshell to an alkaline surface

  • d. Applying adhesives to an alkaline surface

Question 3 of 20

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3. Painted timber surfaces should be abraded:

Select one of the following:

  • a. With the grain

  • b. Against the grain

  • c. Wet

  • d. None of the above

Question 4 of 20

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4. What is the name of the defect formed on the surface during the production of steel?

Select one of the following:

  • a. Mildew

  • b. Rust

  • c. Mill scale

  • d. Sulphate

Question 5 of 20

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5. Which of the following does not contribute to corrosion?

Select one of the following:

  • a. Water

  • b. Oxygen

  • c. Heat

  • d. Metal

Question 6 of 20

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6. Which of the following primers is not suitable for use on metal surfaces?

Select one of the following:

  • a. ARP

  • b. Zinc phosphate

  • c. MIO

  • d. Etch primer

Question 7 of 20

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7. The most suitable method of protecting a floor when removing wallpaper using a steam stripper would be:

Select one of the following:

  • a. Cotton dust sheets

  • b. Masking tape and paper

  • c. Plastic sheeting

  • d. Tarpaulin

Question 8 of 20

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8. Which one of the following should not be used in a damp atmosphere?

Select one of the following:

  • a. Pneumatic orbital sander

  • b. Liquid petroleum gas

  • c. Electric orbital sander

  • d. Pneumatic needle gun

Question 9 of 20

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9. A water-based paint applied over silicone bathroom sealant is most likely to result in the defect known as:

Select one of the following:

  • a. Crazing

  • b. Flashing

  • c. Orange peel

  • d. Cissing

Question 10 of 20

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10. ARP would be best suited as a primer coat for:

Select one of the following:

  • a. Plaster surfaces to be papered

  • b. Plaster surfaces to be finished in an oil paint

  • c. Plaster surfaces to receive a textured finish

  • d. Plaster surfaces to be finished in matt emulsion

Question 11 of 20

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11. Which of the following metals requires priming immediately after preparation?

Select one of the following:

  • a. Zinc

  • b. Steel

  • c. Lead

  • d. Galvanised steel

Question 12 of 20

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12. Nail heads protruding from the surface of softwood architraves and skirting boards should be:

Select one of the following:

  • a. Punched below the surface, filled and knotted

  • b. Punched below the surface, primed and filled

  • c. Punched level with the surface, stopped up and primed

  • d. Punched below the surface, knotted and filled

Question 13 of 20

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13. Paint coatings should be completely removed if showing signs of which two defects:

Select one of the following:

  • a. Cissing and crazing

  • b. Wrinkling and flashing

  • c. Saponification and grinning

  • d. Crazing and wrinkling

Question 14 of 20

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14. Painted surfaces can often be affected by mould growths, especially if exposed to which one of the following conditions?

Select one of the following:

  • a. Dark areas

  • b. Humidity

  • c. Warmth

  • d. Frost

Question 15 of 20

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15. The use of an electrical orbital sander at work is covered by which regulations?

Select one of the following:

  • a. PUWER

  • b. COSHH

  • c. RIDDOR

  • d. ROSPA

Question 16 of 20

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16. Which one of the following statements is correct

Select one of the following:

  • a. Timber is seasoned to prevent resin exudation

  • b. Timber is seasoned to prevent discoloration

  • c. Timber is seasoned to prevent insect infestation

  • d. Timber is seasoned to prevent warping

Question 17 of 20

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17. Which two substances can be used to seal knots in timber?

Select one of the following:

  • a. Shellac and methylated spirit

  • b. ARP and shellac

  • c. Shellac and aluminium wood primer

  • d. Universal primer and shellac

Question 18 of 20

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18. Which one of the following is not a cause of bittiness in a finished paint coating?

Select one of the following:

  • a. Contaminated application tools

  • b. Atmospheric dust

  • c. Contaminated paint

  • d. Atmospheric moisture

Question 19 of 20

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19. State the best method of removing contract vinyl wall coverings from a stairwell.

Select one of the following:

  • a. Steam stripper and stepladders

  • b. Scaffold, dry stripping and wetting in

  • c. Scaffold and steam stripper

  • d. Ladder, scoring and wetting in

Question 20 of 20

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20. Which of the following abrasives contains bauxite?

Select one of the following:

  • a. Tungsten carbide

  • b. Garnet paper

  • c. Aluminium oxide

  • d. Silicone carbide

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