Prefab Homes Quiz
by Staff
Prefab homes have had a longstanding reputation as run-down trailers. But they’re making a comeback with a brand new image. They're inexpensive, sustainable and trendy. Let's see what you know about today's prefab homes.

The prefab home craze started in the early 1900s, and they were sold by which company?

  • J.C. Penney
  • Sears & Roebuck
  • Marshall Fields

Which industry helped make prefab homes popular?

  • construction
  • machinery
  • automotive

The first prefab homes cost about how much?

  • $2,500
  • $750
  • $5,000

True or false: Prefabricated homes are environmentally friendlier than new construction.

  • true
  • false

Prefab homes are constructed how?

  • from the outside in
  • from the inside out
  • from bottom to top

What caused kit home sales to decline in the early 1900s?

  • the stock market crash of 1929
  • World War II
  • advancement of assembly-line technology

What natural disaster brought prefab homes back into popularity?

  • earthquake in China
  • Thailand tsunami
  • Hurricane Katrina

True or false: You usually pay more upfront for a prefab home.

  • true
  • false