Materials Final 2

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Material Quizzes & Trivia

Part 2 of materials final


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Give an example of an installation where concretes good compression strength would be a good performance characteristic
  • 2. 
    Give an example of an installation where concretes poor tensile strength will be a disadvantage
  • 3. 
    If we wanted a rusticated atmosphere for a portion of the health club you are specifying for, what kind of brick would you specify?
  • 4. 
    What advantages would brick veneer have over dimensional brick for the stair wall in the four lobbies of the health club?
  • 5. 
    The tables in the restraunt in the health spa are to be some kind of stone. the stone top will be mounted to a pedestal base with an 8" plate that has 4 holes, one in each corner, for screwing the base to the stone top.  what enviornmental concerns come to mind?
  • 6. 
    What kind of glass would you specify for the railing at the health club, and why would you specify that kind of glass?
  • 7. 
    Could glass block be used as a suport structure holding up a load in addition to its own weight?
  • 8. 
    Finish for wood floors:
  • 9. 
    What kind of installation would you specify for the carpet in the hallway where wheeled carts are often used to tansport AV equipment
  • 10. 
    List two carpet construction methods
  • 11. 
    List two methods of carpet installation
  • 12. 
    List two methods of dyeing carpet
  • 13. 
    Concrete:
    • A. 

      Can be given a variety of surface textures

    • B. 

      Can be dyed stained painted or altered with chemical washes to change its appearance

    • C. 

      Can be purchased as monolithic pour or installed as pre-cast units

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 14. 
    Seal concrete by:
    • A. 

      Waxing it

    • B. 

      Top-dressing it

    • C. 

      Penetrating sealers

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 15. 
    Concrete starts out as a plastic material and becomes firm by evaporation
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Concrete is inert unless additives are used
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    Concrete can be worked to achieve a wide variety of effects and can imitate other materials
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    What accounts for the difference between soft or stiff-mud production?
    • A. 

      The molds used

    • B. 

      The amount of water used in production

    • C. 

      The handmade production methods

    • D. 

      The firing temperature

  • 19. 
    What do the terms "sailor, soldier, shiner" refer to?
    • A. 

      Types of mortar finishes

    • B. 

      The different faces of the bricks/sides of the brick

    • C. 

      Patterns created by orientation of the bricks when installed

    • D. 

      Brick sizes

  • 20. 
    What do the terms "flemish, running, stack, and common bond" refer to?
    • A. 

      Types f mortar joint finishes

    • B. 

      The different faces of the brick/sides of the brick

    • C. 

      Patterns created by orientaton of the bricks when installed

    • D. 

      Brick sizes

  • 21. 
    What do te terms "utility, norman, king, and closure modular" refer to?
    • A. 

      Types of mortar joint finshes

    • B. 

      The different faces of the brick/sides of the brick

    • C. 

      Patterns created by orientation of the bricks when installed

    • D. 

      Brick sizes

  • 22. 
    • A. 

      Types of mortar joint finishes

    • B. 

      The different faces of the brick/sides of hte brick

    • C. 

      Patterns created by orientation of the bricks when installed

    • D. 

      Decorative surface treatments

  • 23. 
    Flashed brick is unevenly glazed with the same glaze used for ceramic tile
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    Horizontal applications do not require mortar but vertical applications do
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    Brick will change slightly in dimension if exposed to excessive standing water
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False