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  1. Direct sunlight will cause:
    Damage from the sun's heat.
    Severe damage due to the suns ultra violet (UV) rays.
    Damage from the sun's intense solar radiation.
    Little if any damage if a good sun block is used.

  2. Fluorescent light damage similar to that of sun light can be prevented by:
    Wrapping the bulbs in nylons.
    Only turning lights on for brief periods.
    Buying special bulbs.
    By placing UV filters over the bulbs.

  3. Since cool air can hold less moisture than warm, the relative humidity in a basement during the summer will:
    Stay the same.

  4. In regards to humidity, in confined spaces, raising the temperature will result in:

    Higher humidity.
    Lower humidity.
    No change.
    Increased heating bills.

  5. When attempting to remove rusted fingerprints on a metal surface, the steel wool used should be:

    Very fine 0000 steel wool.
    Fine 000 steel wool.
    Medium 00 steel wool
    Coarse 0 steel wool.

  6. When discovered, the best way to kill mould is:
    Lowering the temperature.
    Vacuum the area, then clean with alcohol and apply Lysol.
    Hot soapy water.
    With extreme prejudice utilizing massive amounts of firepower.

  7. Helmets with sewn visors displayed unsupported on a shelf, could:
    Become dusty.
    Sustain little if any damage.
    Eventually have the visor threads lift or rip.
    Suffer fading to the finish.

  8. The first step in cleaning a helmet is to:
    Vacuum the interior and exterior.
    Remove the tarnish from the metal fittings
    Shine the leather or polish the steel helmet shell.
    Examine the helmet for integrity to ensure that it is not too fragile for cleaning.

  9. When removing fittings on a helmet for cleaning, the best approach is to:
    Remove only those fittings that are easily removable without any damage occurring.
    Remove all the fittings.
    Remove no fittings, work around them.
    Spray the helmet with a cleaning fluid and pray.

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