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Chapter 7 Test

Multiple Choice
Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
 

 1. 

Outdoor spaces that are partially or fully enclosed by walls or a roof are called ____.
A.
courtyards
B.
porches
C.
decks
D.
balconies
 

 2. 

Sliding doors are often used on ____ entries.
A.
service
B.
main
C.
special-purpose
D.
All of the above.
 

 3. 

A small dining room requires approximately ____ square feet to seat four to six people.
A.
150
B.
175
C.
100
D.
120
 

 4. 

The ____ entry should be impressive because it is the first part of the house that guests see.
A.
main
B.
special-purpose
C.
side
D.
service
 

 5. 

For efficient use, the dining room should be adjacent to the ____ and the kitchen.
A.
foyer
B.
utility room
C.
living room
D.
master bedroom
 

 6. 

To accommodate a person using a wheelchair, a space of ____² is needed for passing between furniture pieces or walls.
A.
48
B.
32
C.
40
D.
24
 

 7. 

Glass side panels in the entry may ____.
A.
provide visibility
B.
contribute to the design
C.
add natural light
D.
All of the above.
 

 8. 

The ____ entry should be centrally located to provide easy access to various parts of the house.
A.
main
B.
side
C.
service
D.
special purpose
 

 9. 

Which of the following are examples of special-purpose rooms?
A.
Kitchen, atrium, sunroom.
B.
Darkroom, library, greenhouse.
C.
Shop, darkroom, living room.
D.
Atrium, greenhouse, sunroom.
 

 10. 

A major consideration in the design of an entryway is ____.
A.
visibility of the play area
B.
the appearance of neighboring homes
C.
wind direction
D.
protection from the weather
 

 11. 

A(n) ____ plan has few walls in the living area of the home.
A.
open
B.
closed
C.
ranch-style
D.
two-story
 

Completion
Complete each statement.
 

 12. 

To minimize the weak points and emphasize the good points of a room, use color, ______________________________, and design.
 

 

 13. 

In homes that have a great room, an informal ______________________________ is often used to separate the two areas.
 

 

 14. 

Locate a living room on the ______________________________ side of a house in warm climates to take advantage of shaded, cooler areas.
 

 

 15. 

A family room located in the ______________________________ takes advantage of a large area, separates noise from other living areas, contains the necessary structural details, and is easy to decorate and keep clean.
 

 

 16. 

The living room should be located so that natural ______________________________ patterns to other parts of the house do not pass through it.
 

 

 17. 

______________________________ selection for a room depends on the anticipated activities.
 

 

 18. 

Using large windows or sliding glass doors encourages a feeling of ______________________________.
 

 

 19. 

The main entry should not open directly into the living room but into a(n) ______________________________ or hallway adjoining the living room.
 

 

 20. 

A minimum space of ______________________________ inches is needed for a wheelchair to pass between furniture and walls or other furniture.
 

 

 21. 

Locating the living room at ______________________________ enables people using wheelchairs, canes, or walkers to pass more easily from one area to another.
 

 

 22. 

For efficient use, the dining room should be adjacent to the ______________________________ and living room.
 

 

 23. 

Since porches and decks are above grade, a(n) ______________________________ is required for access by the disabled.
 

 



 
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