What Do You Know About Lumber?

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What Do You Know About Lumber? - Quiz

Lumber is sold in various forms, sizes, types and cuts. These characteristics are used to describe the different types of lumber; certain projects may require one or more of these specific traits. Density. The strength and weight of wood is its density. What do you know about it?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Lumber is the term mostly used in....
    • A. 

      Africa

    • B. 

      North America

    • C. 

      Asia

    • D. 

      West Africa

  • 2. 
    The following are categories of engineered lumber except
    • A. 

      Shiny logs

    • B. 

      Glulam beams

    • C. 

      Finger-jointed lumber

    • D. 

      Laminated veneer lumber

  • 3. 
    .............is a type of wood that has been processed into beams
    • A. 

      Tree

    • B. 

      Plywood

    • C. 

      Stumb

    • D. 

      Timber

  • 4. 
     Lumber is mainly used for ........... purposes
    • A. 

      Heating

    • B. 

      Cooking

    • C. 

      Structural

    • D. 

      Medicinal

  • 5. 
    ..........is supplied in standard sizes, mostly for the construction industry
    • A. 

      Finished lumber

    • B. 

      Scrapped lumber

    • C. 

      Split lumber

    • D. 

      Polished lumber

  • 6. 
    In the United States milled boards of wood are referred to as
    • A. 

      Plywood

    • B. 

      Chopping boards

    • C. 

      Lumber

    • D. 

      Logs

  • 7. 
    In Britain and other Commonwealth nations, the term ....... is instead used to describe sawn wood products, like floor boards.
    • A. 

      Maple

    • B. 

      Ply wood

    • C. 

      Lumber

    • D. 

      Timber

  • 8. 
    In the United States and Canada, generally ........ describes standing or felled trees
    • A. 

      Plywood

    • B. 

      Timber

    • C. 

      Lumber

    • D. 

      Logs

  • 9. 
    Logs are converted into timber except by being...........
    • A. 

      Polished

    • B. 

      Sawn

    • C. 

      Hewn

    • D. 

      Splt

  • 10. 
    ......... is lumber created by a manufacturer and designed for a certain structural purpose
    • A. 

      Scrapped lumber

    • B. 

      Polished lumber

    • C. 

      Engineered lumber

    • D. 

      Oiled lumber

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