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Chapter 8 Test E

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

 1. 

The ____ normally determines the number of bedrooms a house will have.
A.
size of the family
B.
size of the neighborhood
C.
number of guests
D.
None of the above.
 

 2. 

Horizontal grab bars are designed for ____.
A.
pulling up
B.
sliding over
C.
pushing up
D.
None of the above.
 

 3. 

The most common size bathtub is ____.
A.
30² ´ 60²
B.
32² ´ 72²
C.
30² ´ 50²
D.
26² ´ 48²
 

 4. 

A 1/2 bath is one that usually has only a toilet and a ____.
A.
bidet
B.
shower
C.
tub
D.
sink
 

 5. 

A bedroom between ____ square feet provides ample space for a twin or double bed, chest of drawers, dresser, and other small pieces of furniture.
A.
65 and 70
B.
200 and 225
C.
125 and 175
D.
90 and 100
 

 6. 

A 5¢ ´ 8¢ bath would be considered a(n) ____ bath.
A.
average
B.
small
C.
very large
D.
large
 

 7. 

A clearance space of ____² is required under the bed for the footrests of a wheelchair.
A.
10
B.
5
C.
13
D.
7
 

 8. 

Approximately ____ of the house is devoted to the sleeping area, which includes bedrooms, bathrooms, and accessory rooms.
A.
3/4
B.
1/2
C.
1/3
D.
1/4
 

 9. 

Another name for sink cabinet is ____.
A.
water closet
B.
bathtub
C.
vanity
D.
water drain
 

 10. 

For people of limited mobility, place grab bars where the ____ is located.
A.
shower
B.
tub
C.
toilet
D.
All of the above.
 

 11. 

To accommodate a wheelchair, doorways should be at least ____ wide.
A.
2¢-10²
B.
3¢-0²
C.
2¢-6²
D.
2¢-8²
 

 12. 

The minimum recommended depth of a clothes closet is ____".
A.
30
B.
18
C.
12
D.
24
 

 13. 

Closet doors may be ____.
A.
flush
B.
sliding
C.
bi-fold
D.
All of the above.
 

 14. 

The most desirable location for a closet is ____.
A.
along an interior wall
B.
in the hall near the bedroom
C.
on an outside wall
D.
None of the above.
 

 15. 

Bedroom doors should be ____ wide to accommodate a wheelchair.
A.
2¢-6²
B.
2¢-8²
C.
2¢-10²
D.
B or C
 

 16. 

A toilet that is ____ high provides easy transfer from a wheelchair.
A.
20² to 21²
B.
17² to 19²
C.
25² to 26²
D.
22² to 23²
 

 17. 

In a split bedroom plan, the ____ is separated from the remaining bedrooms for additional privacy.
A.
nursery
B.
master bedroom
C.
guest bedroom
D.
smallest bedroom
 

 18. 

____ toilets make access easier for the elderly, disabled, and other people who have limited mobility.
A.
Elongated
B.
Comfort-height
C.
Regular-height
D.
Low-flush
 

 19. 

The usual height of an interior door is ____.
A.
6'-8"
B.
6'-4"
C.
6'-2"
D.
6'-0"
 

 20. 

A space of ____ feet should be provided on at least one side of the bed for transfer from a wheelchair.
A.
3
B.
2
C.
4
D.
5
 

 21. 

Most toilets require a space at least ____" wide for installation.
A.
24
B.
36
C.
30
D.
40
 

 22. 

It is necessary for each bedroom to have a ____.
A.
double window
B.
bathroom
C.
ceiling fan
D.
closet
 

 23. 

A ____ receptacle should be used in the bathroom.
A.
vertical
B.
ground fault circuit interrupter
C.
shielded
D.
waterproof
 

 24. 

For wheelchair access to a bathtub, the bathtub rim should not be lower than ____² from the floor.
A.
22
B.
20
C.
24
D.
18
 

 25. 

The best location for a bedroom door is ____.
A.
on an exterior wall
B.
near a corner
C.
in the center of a wall
D.
on a long wall
 

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

 26. 

Four-bedroom homes usually have the greatest sales potential.
 

 27. 

Bedroom design is directly related to the amount and size of the furniture to be used.
 

 28. 

Bathroom doors are usually the same width as bedroom doors.
 

 29. 

It is usually more economical to expand a house later than to add an extra room at the outset.
 

 30. 

A full bath has a sink and a toilet.
 

 31. 

Lighting is not needed inside closets.
 

 32. 

In a split bedroom plan, the bedrooms are separated from the bathrooms.
 

 33. 

The IRC states that the minimum size of a bedroom will be 80 square feet.
 

 34. 

An interior door should swing into the room.
 



 
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