Building Technology 4- Division 4 Masonry

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The type of concrete you use varies with the purpose of the building and if not used correctly can lead to collapse of the building. Have you just covered division 3 on concrete under the building technology 3 class? Take up the test below and see how much of it you understand so far.


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  • 1. 
    _______ is a proportioned mixture of siliceous materials (sand, crushed stone) and cement (lime,Portland) which, after being prepared in a plastic state with water, hardens into a stonelike mass.
    • A. 

      Mortar

    • B. 

      Cement

    • C. 

      Plaster

    • D. 

      Grout

  • 2. 
    Is cement mix used to glue masonry units to each other, or other surface finishing materialslike tiles, bricks, stones to a receiving structure like a wall or floor.
    • A. 

      Mortar

    • B. 

      Cement

    • C. 

      Plaster

    • D. 

      Grout

  • 3. 
    _________ is mortar applied to wall surfaces as a preparation or a hard finish coat.
    • A. 

      Plaster

    • B. 

      Grout

    • C. 

      Cement

  • 4. 
    __________is a mortar of cementitious material (lime, gypsum or cement), sand and water which is applied in coats (layers) to masonry surfaces, lath or various types of plaster board to give a hard finish surface to interior or exterior walls and ceilings
    • A. 

      Plaster

    • B. 

      Cement mortar

    • C. 

      Grout

  • 5. 
    Plastering is done according to two basic methods: two-coat and three-coat. A three-coat job consists of a first binding coat called 
    • A. 

      Scratch coat

    • B. 

      Brown-coat

    • C. 

      Finish coat

  • 6. 
    Plastering is done according to two basic methods: two-coat and three-coat. A three-coat job consists of a second binding coat called 
    • A. 

      Scratch coat

    • B. 

      Brown-coat

    • C. 

      Finish coat

  • 7. 
    Astering is done according to two basic methods: two-coat and three-coat. A three-coat job consists of a third binding coat called 
    • A. 

      Scratch coat

    • B. 

      Brown-coat

    • C. 

      Finish coat

  • 8. 
    Lime putty (hydrated lime and water). Mixed on the job with sand and gypsum plaster.Used for two and three-coat finish surfaces for interior walls and ceilings. what coat is this? "1 part lime putty, 1 part Portland cement or Keene’s cement, 2-3/4 partssand by weight."
    • A. 

      Scratch coat

    • B. 

      Brown coat

    • C. 

      Finish coat

  • 9. 
    Lime putty (hydrated lime and water). Mixed on the job with sand and gypsum plaster.Used for two and three-coat finish surfaces for interior walls and ceilings. what coat is this? "1 part lime putty, 1part Portland cement or Keene’s cement, 3 parts sandby weight."
    • A. 

      Scratch coat

    • B. 

      Brown coat

    • C. 

      Finish coat

  • 10. 
    Plaster of Paris mixed with clay, lime and other materials incombinations covered by trademarks or patents. Mixed on the job with water, sand,lime putty, hair or fiber for two or three-coat finish surfaces for interior walls andceilings; or used dry as ingredient for hard or sand float finish with lime plaster
    • A. 

      Gypsum plaster

    • B. 

      Cement plaster

    • C. 

      High-strength gypsum plaster.

    • D. 

      Fibered gypsum plaster.

  • 11. 
    Gypsum plaster premixed with fibers. Mixed on the job with water and sand for scratch coat for three-coat plastering job.
    • A. 

      Fibered gypsum plaster.

    • B. 

      High-strength gypsum plaste

    • C. 

      Prepared gypsum plaster.

    • D. 

      Bonding plaster.

    • E. 

      Lightweight gypsum plaster, fire-resistant plaster.

  • 12. 
    Same as gypsum plaster but mixed to meet established standards. Mixed on the job with water, sand, lime putty, hair or fiber for two and three-coat finish surfaces for both exteriors and interiors.
    • A. 

      High-strength gypsum plaster.

    • B. 

      Lightweight gypsum plaster, fire-resistant plaster.

    • C. 

      Prepared gypsum plaster

    • D. 

      Bonding plaster.

    • E. 

      Fibered gypsum plaster.

  • 13. 
    Gypsum plaster mixed with fine white sand. Used for two and three-coat finish surfaces for interior walls and ceilings
    • A. 

      High-strength gypsum plaster.

    • B. 

      Lightweight gypsum plaster, fire-resistant plaster.

    • C. 

      Prepared gypsum plaster

    • D. 

      Bonding plaster.

    • E. 

      Fibered gypsum plaster.

  • 14. 
    Gypsum plaster mixed with ingredients develops more adhesivestrength in combinations covered by trademarks or patents. Used for interior finish forsmooth concrete walls or ceilings. Mix and apply as per manufacturer’s directions.
    • A. 

      High-strength gypsum plaster.

    • B. 

      Lightweight gypsum plaster, fire-resistant plaster.

    • C. 

      Prepared gypsum plaster

    • D. 

      Bonding plaster.

    • E. 

      Fibered gypsum plaster

  • 15. 
    Gypsum plaster mixed on the job with water, perlite, vermiculite or other suitable mineral aggregate.it is used when weight is important, and for fire-proofing other materials such as steel. Applied on lath. For interior use only.
    • A. 

      High-strength gypsum plaster.

    • B. 

      Lightweight gypsum plaster, fire-resistant plaster.

    • C. 

      Prepared gypsum plaster

    • D. 

      Bonding plaster.

    • E. 

      Fibered gypsum plaster

  • 16. 
    Plaster of Paris mixed with alum or borax or other materials andburned (calcined) at 932°F. Mixed on the job with water, lime putty and fine whitesand as hard finish for two and three-coat gypsum plaster. For interior use only
    • A. 

      Fibered gypsum plaster

    • B. 

      Keene's cement

    • C. 

      Molding plaster.

    • D. 

      Acoustics plaster.

    • E. 

      Plaster of Paris.

  • 17. 
    For ornamental plaster work and castings. Mixed with water as permanufacturer’s directions.
    • A. 

      Fibered gypsum plaste

    • B. 

      Keene's cement

    • C. 

      Molding plaster.

    • D. 

      Acoustics plaster.

    • E. 

      Plaster of Paris.

  • 18. 
    Plaster For ornamental plaster work and castings
    • A. 

      Fibered gypsum plaster

    • B. 

      Keene's cement

    • C. 

      Molding plaster.

    • D. 

      Acoustics plaster.

    • E. 

      Plaster of Paris.

  • 19. 
    Gypsum plaster mixed with other ingredients to develop small airthroughout the plaster in combinations covered by trademarks or patents. Used foracoustic treatment of interior walls and ceilings. Applied on gypsum plaster basecoats. Mix with water as per manufacturer’s directions.
    • A. 

      Fibered gypsum plaster

    • B. 

      Keene's cement

    • C. 

      Molding plaster.

    • D. 

      Acoustics plaster.

    • E. 

      Plaster of Paris.

  • 20. 
    Mixed with water, sand and lime putty. Used for two and three-coat finish surfaces forexterior and interior walls and ceilings.
    • A. 

      Portland cement plaster

    • B. 

      Sgrafitto

    • C. 

      Gypsum plater

    • D. 

      Lime plaster

  • 21. 
    In Portland cement plaster ,The second coat is the finish coat. The finish coat may be smooth or hard finish or, ifsand is added, called a____________
    • A. 

      Trowel finish

    • B. 

      Bull float finish

    • C. 

      Sand float finish

    • D. 

      Sand bull float finish

  • 22. 
     is highly decorative type of plaster work developed in Italy during theRenaissance. This type of technique consists of applying two or three thin coats of plasterdifferent colors and then cutting away certain areas of one or two coats to produce athree-dimensional colored design.
    • A. 

      Portland cement plaster

    • B. 

      Sgrafitto

    • C. 

      Gypsum plater

    • D. 

      Lime plaster

  • 23. 
    The horizontal surfaces on which the stones or bricks of walls lie in the courses
    • A. 

      Course

    • B. 

      Bed

    • C. 

      Wythe or Tier

    • D. 

      Bond

  • 24. 
    A continuous layer of bricks, stones, or other masonry units.
    • A. 

      Course

    • B. 

      Bed

    • C. 

      Wythe or Tier

    • D. 

      Bond

  • 25. 
    Each continuous, vertical section of the wall, one masonry unit thick.
    • A. 

      Bed

    • B. 

      Course

    • C. 

      Wythe or Tier

    • D. 

      Bond

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