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Signage Quiz Number 4 in a Series

ADA, Digest, Metro Sign & Awning, Others, Signage Regulations, Signage Tips

How much do you really know about signs and signage?

Avid readers of this Metro Sign and Awning blog are probably near-experts in signs and signage, with a detailed understanding of signage technology and an encyclopedic knowledge of signage history. To see how much you know, here’s a quick quiz based on previous posts in this blog. How many answers can you get right?

All the answers should be known to you, provided you’ve been reading this blog:

Question 1:

What many people don’t know about ADA signage is:

a) The rules are all about putting Braille where blind people can read it.

b) The rules are all about helping people with mobility problems.

c) The rules are all about helping people with impairments and issues of many kinds, including auditory, vision, speech, cognition, and more.

d) All of the above.

e) Answer “C” above.

See the answer here.

Question 2:

Most of the signs we make, and most of the signs you see, tend to be “Channel Letter” signs, simply because:

a) Channel letters are extremely flexible and easy to fabricate, so this type of sign works very well in a great many situations.

b) Channel letters can be recognized and read from a great distance, extending the range of the sign’s persuasive power.

c) Channel letters can be illuminated at least four different ways, so each sign can stand out more easily from the surrounding visual noise.

d) Channel letters are equally effective whether installed inside or outside a business setting.

e) All of the above.

See the answer here

Question 3:

Within the realm of complying with government regulations while creating effective signs, illumination is a major issue. Which of the following are among the major concerns regarding signage illumination?:

a) Whether or not regulations consider signage to be a “light source.”

b) Whether or not regulations restrict the hours a sign can be illuminated.

c) Whether or not regulations restriction the spectrum of light a sign may emit.

d) “A” and “B” above.

e) “B” and “C” above.

f) All of the above.

See the answer here

Question 4:

Signage developments and innovations are often big news. Which of the following have actually “made the news” in recent months?:

a) Los Angeles has created a new style of “graphical” signs to convey “No Parking” rules.

b) The iconic Indianapolis Motor Speedway has begun to install new signage to support its sponsors and enhance the experience of attending a race.

c) Poor or inadequate warning signs have been blamed for automobiles being struck by trains at certain street crossings.

d) “A” and “B” above.

e) “B” and “C” above.

f) All of the above.


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