Masonry And Concrete

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  • 1. 
    The most widely used masonry materials for construction works.
    • A. 

      A. concrete hollow blocks

    • B. 

      B. bricks

    • C. 

      C. rubble stones

    • D. 

      D. ashlar

  • 2. 
    it is the masonry material manufactured from clay and other materials.
    • A. 

      A. stones

    • B. 

      B. adobe

    • C. 

      C. bricks

    • D. 

      D. course rubble's

  • 3. 
    What is the tool used to guide the vertical position in laying bricks?
    • A. 

      A. plumb bob

    • B. 

      B. water hose

    • C. 

      C. spirit level

    • D. 

      D. spring or chord

  • 4. 
    Which of the following is NOT a requirement to consider in proportioning concrete mixture?
    • A. 

      A. economy

    • B. 

      B. workability

    • C. 

      C. strength

    • D. 

      D. flexibility

  • 5. 
    Concrete is said to be workable if it can be molded or deformed without segregation. this characteristics is known as___.
    • A. 

      A. consistency

    • B. 

      B. plasticity

    • C. 

      C. mobility

    • D. 

      D. workability

  • 6. 
    Which of t he following classes of mixture produces a hard or tough concrete?
    • A. 

      A. class AA

    • B. 

      B. class A

    • C. 

      C. class B

    • D. 

      D. class C

  • 7. 
    A good concrete can be produced also by hand mixing. which of the following is a good concrete mix proportion for hand mixing?
    • A. 

      A. 1/2 kg of water + 1 kg of cement + 2 kg sand + 2.5 to 3 kg of gravel

    • B. 

      B. 2 kg of water + 1 kg of cement + 2 kg sand + 2.5 to 3 kg of gravel

    • C. 

      C. 1/2 kg of water + 2 kg of cement + 2 kg sand + 2.5 to 3 kg of gravel

    • D. 

      D. 1/2 kg of water + 2 kg of cement + 3 kg sand + 2.5 to 3 kg of gravel

  • 8. 
    Which of the following should be avoided in placing concrete to its final form?
    • A. 

      A. segregation of particles

    • B. 

      B. displacement of form and displacement of reinforcement in the form

    • C. 

      C. poor bond between successive layers of concrete

    • D. 

      D. all of the above should be avoided

  • 9. 
    Gravel tends to settle, lighter materials and water tend to rise inside a container when delayed in the delivery to the form. what do you call this tendency?
    • A. 

      A. displacement proportion of the ingredients

    • B. 

      B. segregation of particles

    • C. 

      C. consistency

    • D. 

      D. mobility of paticles

  • 10. 
    Which factor/s regulates the strenght of concrete?
    • A. 

      A. correct proportion of the ingredients

    • B. 

      B. proper method of mixing

    • C. 

      C. adequate protection of concrete during the process of curing

    • D. 

      D. all of the above mentioned factors

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