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Illustrated Guidelines for Rehabilitating Historic Buildings 20 HSW LU Hours


Quiz Questions

1.The longevity and appearance of a masonry wall is dependent upon the ________ of the individual units and the mortar.
Shape
Color
Size
Weight
2. Cleaning the masonry by sandblasting brick or stone surfaces using dry or wet grit or other abrasives is:
Recommended
Not recommended
3.When substituting material, one should make sure that it is compatible:
Visually
Chemically
Physically
All of the above
4.Allowing detachable wood features to soak too long in a caustic solution is bad for the wood because it causes:
the wood grain to be raised
the surface to be roughened.
A decrease in the wood’s performance
All of the above
5.Which of the following is not a way to repair wood features?
Patching
Piecing-in
Super glue
Consolidating
6.Which of the following is not a common metal used in historic buildings?
Lead
Chromium
Tin
Zinc
7. Patina is:
Not recommended to be removed
a protective coating on some metals
a significant historic finish.
All of the above
8.It is important to use the ____________ cleaning methods for cast iron, wrought iron, and steel-hard metals in order to remove paint buildup and corrosion.
Gentlest
Safest
Cleanest
None of the above
9. Applying appropriate paint or other coating systems after cleaning ___________ the corrosion rate of metals or alloys.
Decreases
Increases
10.It is recommended to apply an appropriate protective coating such as lacquer to an architectural metal feature such as a bronze door which is subject to:
Heavy pedestrian use
Excessive cleaning
Rain
None of the above
11.Which of the following is not a decorative feature of the roof?
Cupolas
Cresting
Chimneys
Bricks
12.Providing adequate anchorage for roofing material guards against:
wind damage
moisture penetration
None of the above
All of the above
13.Changes in technology led to the possibility of _________ glass panes.
Larger
Smaller
14.Windows should not be stripped of historic material such as:
Wood
Cast iron
Bronze
All of the above
15. Which of the following is not caused by re-caulking and replacing or installing weatherstripping?
Weather tight windows
Thermal efficiency
Improved window performance
Decrease in temperature efficiency
16. The storefront is usually the most prominent feature of a historic commercial building.
True
False
17. Urea-formaldehyde foam insulation into frame walls is a treatment that ________ the deterioration of structural material.
Accelerates
Decelerates
18.Creating a falser historical appearance because the replaced feature is based on insufficient physical, historical, and pictorial documentation or on information derived from another building is:
Recommended
Not recommended
19.Mechanical, lighting and plumbing systems improved significantly with the corning of the Industrial Revolution.
True
False
20.Which of the following is not a federal laws which was developed to provide guidance on how to accomplish access in historic areas?
the Architectural Barriers Act of 1968
Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973
The Natural Renovation Act of 1960
The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990