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Chapter 12



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

 1. 

Asphalt products are the most commonly used roof covering for residential construction.
 

 2. 

Asphalt roofing products become soft in hot weather.
 

 3. 

Roll roofing and asphalt shingles are made of different kinds of materials.
 

 4. 

Roof valleys are especially vulnerable to leakage.
 

 5. 

The cricket, which prevents accumulation of water behind the chimney, is a type of flashing.
 

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

 6. 

A ____ is the amount of roofing required to cover 100 square feet of roof surface.
a.
deck
c.
shingle butt
b.
square
d.
course
 

 7. 

The number of overlapping layers of roofing and the degree of weather protection offered by roofing material is known as ____.
a.
stacking
c.
layering
b.
banding
d.
coverage
 

 8. 

A simple way to prevent disintegration due to ____ is to fasten metal roofing material with fasteners made of the same metal.
a.
selvage
c.
electrolysis
b.
exposure
d.
flashing
 

 9. 

Shingle underlayment is typically installed using asphalt ____.
a.
coatings
c.
cements
b.
laps
d.
felts
 

 10. 

____ shingles have a base made of heavy asphalt-saturated paper felt coated with additional asphalt.
a.
Fiberglass
c.
Organic
b.
Plastic
d.
Aluminum
 

 11. 

Before applying asphalt shingles to a roof, a metal drip ____ is installed along the roof edges.
a.
rafter
c.
joist
b.
edge
d.
sill
 

 12. 

Recommended maximum exposures of asphalt shingles to weather range from 4 to ____ inches.
a.
6
c.
10
b.
8
d.
12
 

 13. 

The ridge ____ is applied after both sides of the roof have been shingled.
a.
seal
c.
coating
b.
cap
d.
course
 

 14. 

A(n) ____-nail type, called double coverage roll roofing, has a top lap of 19 inches.
a.
exposed
c.
concealed
b.
tempered
d.
galvanized
 

 15. 

The minimum temperature at which you should apply roll roofing is ____ degrees Fahrenheit.
a.
20
c.
35
b.
30
d.
45
 

 16. 

____ is a general term for material used to increase the weathertightness at the intersections of different exterior surfaces.
a.
Sealant
c.
Joining
b.
Flashing
d.
Covering
 

 17. 

A course of 36-inch wide, self-adhering, ____ asphalt eaves flashing is often referred to as an ice and water shield.
a.
cauterized
c.
rubberized
b.
laminated
d.
compacted
 

 18. 

Valleys are finished as open valleys or ____ valleys.
a.
closed
c.
recessed
b.
concealed
d.
layered
 

 19. 

____ valley involves applying asphalt shingles on both sides of the valley and alternately weaving each course over and across the valley.
a.
Integrated
c.
Extended
b.
Woven
d.
Spun
 

 20. 

____ flashings are individual metal pieces tucked between courses of shingles.
a.
Unit
c.
Temporary
b.
Integral
d.
Step
 

 21. 

In many cases, especially on steep pitch roofs, a cricket or ____ is built between the upper (back) side of the chimney and roof deck.
a.
plane
c.
saddle
b.
runner
d.
riser
 

 22. 

In chimney construction, flashings are installed by the ____ who build the chimney.
a.
framers
c.
finishers
b.
roofers
d.
masons
 

 23. 

The term “____ flashing” refers to the flashing on the lower side of the chimney.
a.
apron
c.
head
b.
side
d.
counter
 

 24. 

The standing portions of chimney side flashings are bedded to the chimney with ____.
a.
mortar
c.
portland cement
b.
asphalt cement
d.
adhesive
 

 25. 

Flashings for round pipes, such as stack vents for plumbing systems and roof ventilators usually come as flashing ____ made for various roof pitches.
a.
collars
c.
beds
b.
rings
d.
insulators
 



 
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