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Chapter 7 M

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

 1. 

Dining room décor does not call for adequate lighting.
 

 2. 

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

 3. 

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

 4. 

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

 5. 

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

 6. 

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

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. 

Family room
 

 8. 

Foyer
 

 9. 

Patio, deck, or terrace
 

 10. 

Dining room
 

 11. 

Master bath
 

 12. 

Shop
 

 13. 

Dressing room
 

 14. 

Living room
 

 15. 

Bedroom
 

 16. 

Laundry room
 

 17. 

Home office
 

 18. 

Kitchen
 

 19. 

Garage
 

 20. 

Library
 

 21. 

Sunroom
 

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

 22. 

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

 23. 

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

 24. 

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

 25. 

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

 26. 

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

 27. 

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

 28. 

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

 29. 

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
 

 30. 

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

 31. 

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

 32. 

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

 33. 

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



 
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