History Of Building Materials

22 Questions | Total Attempts: 140

SettingsSettingsSettings
Please wait...
Building Quizzes & Trivia

SdgsadnhadfmnwbafnhuivbahsdvbuIAED


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Nomads, people use sticks and stones for tools... and dudes live in caves
    • A. 

      Paleolithic

    • B. 

      Mesolithic

    • C. 

      Neolithic

  • 2. 
    People made shelters for food storage and temporary shelters such as twigs, dried grass, leaves and bones
    • A. 

      Paleolithic

    • B. 

      Mesolithic

    • C. 

      Neolithic

  • 3. 
    Discovery of Farming and people settled permanently
    • A. 

      Paleolithic

    • B. 

      Mesolithic

    • C. 

      Neolithic

  • 4. 
    Construction Materials used from Paleolithic - Neolithic (6)
    • A. 

      Wooden Poles / Animal Bones

    • B. 

      Leaves

    • C. 

      Clay

    • D. 

      Concrete

    • E. 

      Thatch

    • F. 

      Tree Bark

    • G. 

      Stones

    • H. 

      Bricks

    • I. 

      Marble

    • J. 

      Glass

    • K. 

      Alabster

    • L. 

      Limestone

    • M. 

      Sandstone

    • N. 

      Basalt

    • O. 

      Granite

    • P. 

      Poryphyry

  • 5. 
    The construction method used during the Neolithic age was Post & Lintel method
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Dolmen - A circular arrangement of megaliths enclosing a cromlech or burial mound
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Chaldean people used masonry materials such as limestone, sandstone and granite
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Ovigal vaults and Pointed archs were introduced during the Renaissance period
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Romans introduced marble
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Assyrians used stone, brick, alabster and limestone
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Construction Materials used by the Assyrians (4)
    • A. 

      Wooden Poles / Animal Bones

    • B. 

      Leaves

    • C. 

      Clay

    • D. 

      Concrete

    • E. 

      Thatch

    • F. 

      Tree Bark

    • G. 

      Stones

    • H. 

      Bricks

    • I. 

      Marble

    • J. 

      Glass

    • K. 

      Alabster

    • L. 

      Limestone

    • M. 

      Sandstone

    • N. 

      Basalt

    • O. 

      Granite

    • P. 

      Poryphyry

  • 12. 
    Construction Materials used by the Persians (2)
    • A. 

      Wooden Poles / Animal Bones

    • B. 

      Leaves

    • C. 

      Clay

    • D. 

      Concrete

    • E. 

      Thatch

    • F. 

      Tree Bark

    • G. 

      Stones

    • H. 

      Bricks

    • I. 

      Marble

    • J. 

      Glass

    • K. 

      Alabster

    • L. 

      Limestone

    • M. 

      Sandstone

    • N. 

      Basalt

    • O. 

      Granite

    • P. 

      Poryphyry

    • Q. 

      Timber

  • 13. 
    Construction Materials used by the Chaldeans (4)
    • A. 

      Wooden Poles / Animal Bones

    • B. 

      Leaves

    • C. 

      Clay

    • D. 

      Concrete

    • E. 

      Thatch

    • F. 

      Tree Bark

    • G. 

      Stones

    • H. 

      Bricks

    • I. 

      Marble

    • J. 

      Glass

    • K. 

      Alabster

    • L. 

      Limestone

    • M. 

      Sandstone

    • N. 

      Basalt

    • O. 

      Granite

    • P. 

      Poryphyry

    • Q. 

      Timber

    • R. 

      Batumen & Pitch

    • S. 

      Calcerous Earth

  • 14. 
    Construction Materials used by the Egyptians (10)
    • A. 

      Wooden Poles / Animal Bones

    • B. 

      Leaves

    • C. 

      Clay

    • D. 

      Concrete

    • E. 

      Thatch

    • F. 

      Tree Bark

    • G. 

      Stones

    • H. 

      Bricks

    • I. 

      Marble

    • J. 

      Glass

    • K. 

      Alabster

    • L. 

      Limestone

    • M. 

      Sandstone

    • N. 

      Basalt

    • O. 

      Granite

    • P. 

      Poryphyry

    • Q. 

      Timber

  • 15. 
    Glass was introduced during the Gothic Period
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    ______ invented the 1st modern concrete by mixing pebbles
    • A. 

      John Smeaton

    • B. 

      Joseph Aspdin

    • C. 

      Joseph Monier

    • D. 

      John Aspdin

    • E. 

      John Monier

    • F. 

      Joseph Smeaton

  • 17. 
    ______ invented the Portland Cement
    • A. 

      John Smeaton

    • B. 

      Joseph Aspdin

    • C. 

      Joseph Monier

    • D. 

      John Aspdin

    • E. 

      John Monier

    • F. 

      Joseph Smeaton

  • 18. 
    ______ invented the Reinforced Concrete
    • A. 

      John Smeaton

    • B. 

      Joseph Aspdin

    • C. 

      Joseph Monier

    • D. 

      John Aspdin

    • E. 

      John Monier

    • F. 

      Joseph Smeaton

  • 19. 
    Chief building materials during the Industrial Revolution (3)
    • A. 

      Wooden Poles / Animal Bones

    • B. 

      Leaves

    • C. 

      Clay

    • D. 

      Concrete

    • E. 

      Thatch

    • F. 

      Tree Bark

    • G. 

      Stones

    • H. 

      Bricks

    • I. 

      Marble

    • J. 

      Glass

    • K. 

      Alabster

    • L. 

      Limestone

    • M. 

      Sandstone

    • N. 

      Basalt

    • O. 

      Granite

    • P. 

      Poryphyry

    • Q. 

      Timber

    • R. 

      Steel

  • 20. 
    What type of wood was used by the Egyptians in order to build a boat?
    • A. 

      Acacia

    • B. 

      Date Palm

    • C. 

      Sycamore

  • 21. 
    What type of wood was used by the Egyptians in order to build a roof?
    • A. 

      Acacia

    • B. 

      Date Palm

    • C. 

      Sycamore

  • 22. 
    What type of wood was used by the Egyptians in order to make a mummy case
    • A. 

      Acacia

    • B. 

      Date Palm

    • C. 

      Sycamore

Back to Top Back to top