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Chapter 7 E

True/False
Indicate whether the statement is true or false.
 

 1. 

In cool climates, a living room placed on the south side of the house can take advantage of winter sun.
 

 2. 

Traffic should be planned through the living room because it is the center of activity.
 

 3. 

Dining room décor does not call for adequate lighting.
 

 4. 

An entry door should be able to open 145° to provide handicap accessibility.
 

 5. 

The main entry of a house should be functional and visually interesting.
 

 6. 

The decision of whether to include a separate dining room should be based on current trends.
 

Matching
 
 
Identify which main area of a structure each room or rooms belongs to. Answers will be used more than once.
A.
Sleeping area
B.
Living area
C.
Service area
 

 7. 

Sunroom
 

 8. 

Master bath
 

 9. 

Family room
 

 10. 

Garage
 

 11. 

Home office
 

 12. 

Kitchen
 

 13. 

Dining room
 

 14. 

Patio, deck, or terrace
 

 15. 

Bedroom
 

 16. 

Dressing room
 

 17. 

Shop
 

 18. 

Laundry room
 

 19. 

Living room
 

 20. 

Foyer
 

 21. 

Library
 

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

 22. 

An average-size living room is about ____ square feet.
A.
100
B.
150
C.
250
D.
200
 

 23. 

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

 24. 

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

 25. 

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

 26. 

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

 27. 

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

 28. 

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

 29. 

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

 30. 

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

 31. 

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

 32. 

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

 33. 

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



 
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