Building Construction 3 First Quiz

45 Questions | Total Attempts: 142

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Building Construction 3 First Quiz

Building construction 3 first quiz done by laith bani younis #Archi_Group #Aspire_To_Inspire


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Finishes form the interface between building users and the building and hence affect the way in which we interact and perceive our built environment.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Materials give off scent and this too will influence our internal environment and may affect our health.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Many materials such as timber, stone, brick and glass provide a natural finish without any need for further work is an _______________________
  • 4. 
    Carefully chosen, materials with an inherent finish may help to reduce construction time and initial construction costs
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Application of materials to existing backgrounds, such as plaster to a wall or paint to timber, is an inherent finish
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    The durability of the finish will depend upon the material properties of the finish and the material it is applied to, as well as the bond between the two materials
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    The primary function of a surface finish is to provide a durable, visually attractive and low maintenance surface to floors, walls and ceilings.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Functional requirements for materials to use in external finshings
    • A. 

      Aesthetic appeal

    • B. 

      Durability

    • C. 

      Strong mechanical or chemical bond

    • D. 

      Natural 

    • E. 

      Flexibility

    • F. 

      Economic

    • G. 

      Health and safety considerations

  • 9. 
    Functional requirements for materials to use in internal finshings
    • A. 

      Aesthetics

    • B. 

      Durability and flexible

    • C. 

      Ease of maintenance and cleaning

    • D. 

      Strong mechanical or chemical bond

    • E. 

      Expel water from the surface that forms as condensation

    • F. 

      Prevent and resist mould growth or insect attack

    • G. 

      Provide visual finish

    • H. 

      Tactile or touch sensitive finish as an aid to those with visual difficulties

  • 10. 
    _____________ can be defined as the process of covering rough surfaces with thin coat of plastic material to form a smooth durable  and jointless surface
  • 11. 
    The coating of plastic material is termed as “plaster”
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    The main binding agent in “Rendering” is portland lime
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Nowadays in modern construction the application of plastering is reduced and replaced by various types of dry lining on interior surfaces and cladding on exterior surfaces.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    The plaster mixes and application techniques on outside surface should be same in interior application
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Sand used in the plaster mixes can be obtained from the rivers, from the sea or by crushing stones.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    It is important that the aggregate shouldn't be clean
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    All admixtures should be free from dirt and chemicals harmful to the mortar
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    To prevent cracking natural or synthetic fibers are used in lime pilaster
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Lime plaster hardens fastly
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Lime pilaster has the ability of absorbing humidity in the air giving better comfort to the occupants
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    Portland Cement or other types of cements are used as binder in plaster mortars
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    Generally a mix proportion of 1 volume cement to 6 or 7 volume of sand is used
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    The rapid evaporation of water from the surface cause irregular surface cracks known as____________
  • 24. 
    Internal plasters shall be 20 mm.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    The advantages of Gypsum is that it expands slightly on setting and drying prevents cracking
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False