Physical Properties Of Building Materials

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Building Quizzes & Trivia

It’s easy to look at a building and have no idea what the facts are behind all of the components that make it up. Let’s see just how much you know about the physical properties of building materials.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the type of Aluminum?
    • A. 

      Alloy

    • B. 

      Ordinary

    • C. 

      High Strength Fabric

    • D. 

      Fine Grain

    • E. 

      Cast Iron

    • F. 

      High Strength Steel

    • G. 

      Fine Grain with High strength steel

  • 2. 
    What is the type of Brick?
    • A. 

      Alloy

    • B. 

      Ordinary

    • C. 

      High Strength Fabric

    • D. 

      Fine Grain

    • E. 

      Cast Iron

    • F. 

      High Strength Steel

    • G. 

      Fine Grain with High strength steel

  • 3. 
    What is the type of Plastic?
    • A. 

      Alloy

    • B. 

      Ordinary

    • C. 

      High Strength Fabric

    • D. 

      Fine Grain

    • E. 

      Cast Iron

    • F. 

      High Strength Steel

    • G. 

      Fine Grain with High strength steel

  • 4. 
    What is the type of Concrete?
    • A. 

      Alloy

    • B. 

      Ordinary

    • C. 

      High Strength Fabric

    • D. 

      Fine Grain

    • E. 

      Cast Iron

    • F. 

      High Strength Steel

    • G. 

      Fine Grain with High strength steel

  • 5. 
    What is the type of Reinforced Concrete?
    • A. 

      Alloy

    • B. 

      Ordinary

    • C. 

      High Strength Fabric

    • D. 

      Fine Grain

    • E. 

      Cast Iron

    • F. 

      High Strength Steel

    • G. 

      Fine Grain with High strength steel

  • 6. 
    What is the type of Cast Iron?
    • A. 

      Alloy

    • B. 

      Ordinary

    • C. 

      High Strength Fabric

    • D. 

      Fine Grain with High strength steel

    • E. 

      Cast Iron

    • F. 

      High Strength Steel

    • G. 

      Fine Grain

  • 7. 
    What is the type of Steel?
    • A. 

      Alloy

    • B. 

      Ordinary

    • C. 

      High Strength Fabric

    • D. 

      Fine Grain with High strength steel

    • E. 

      Cast Iron

    • F. 

      High Strength Steel

    • G. 

      Fine Grain

  • 8. 
    What is Aluminum made of?
    • A. 

      Aluminum w/ Magnesium & copper

    • B. 

      Burned Clay

    • C. 

      Long Chain of molecules

    • D. 

      Cement, water, gravel and sand

    • E. 

      Steel bars with concrete

    • F. 

      Iron with lots of carbon

    • G. 

      Iron with a touch of carbon

  • 9. 
    What is Brick made of?
    • A. 

      Aluminum w/ Magnesium & copper

    • B. 

      Burned Clay

    • C. 

      Long Chain of molecules

    • D. 

      Cement, water, gravel and sand

    • E. 

      Steel bars with concrete

    • F. 

      Iron with lots of carbon

    • G. 

      Iron with a touch of carbon

  • 10. 
    What is Brick made of?
    • A. 

      Aluminum w/ Magnesium & copper

    • B. 

      Burned Clay

    • C. 

      Long Chain of molecules

    • D. 

      Cement, water, gravel and sand

    • E. 

      Steel bars with concrete

    • F. 

      Iron with lots of carbon

    • G. 

      Iron with a touch of carbon

  • 11. 
    What is Plastic made of?
    • A. 

      Aluminum w/ Magnesium & copper

    • B. 

      Burned Clay

    • C. 

      Long Chain of molecules

    • D. 

      Cement, water, gravel and sand

    • E. 

      Steel bars with concrete

    • F. 

      Iron with lots of carbon

    • G. 

      Iron with a touch of carbon

  • 12. 
    What is Concrete made of?
    • A. 

      Aluminum w/ Magnesium & copper

    • B. 

      Burned Clay

    • C. 

      Long Chain of molecules

    • D. 

      Cement, water, gravel and sand

    • E. 

      Steel bars with concrete

    • F. 

      Iron with lots of carbon

    • G. 

      Iron with a touch of carbon

  • 13. 
    What is Reinforced Concrete made of?
    • A. 

      Aluminum w/ Magnesium & copper

    • B. 

      Burned Clay

    • C. 

      Long Chain of molecules

    • D. 

      Cement, water, gravel and sand

    • E. 

      Steel bars with concrete

    • F. 

      Iron with lots of carbon

    • G. 

      Iron with a touch of carbon

  • 14. 
    What is Cast iron made of?
    • A. 

      Aluminum w/ Magnesium & copper

    • B. 

      Burned Clay

    • C. 

      Long Chain of molecules

    • D. 

      Cement, water, gravel and sand

    • E. 

      Steel bars with concrete

    • F. 

      Iron with lots of carbon

    • G. 

      Iron with a touch of carbon

  • 15. 
    What is Steel made of?
    • A. 

      Aluminum w/ Magnesium & copper

    • B. 

      Burned Clay

    • C. 

      Long Chain of molecules

    • D. 

      Cement, water, gravel and sand

    • E. 

      Steel bars with concrete

    • F. 

      Iron with lots of carbon

    • G. 

      Iron with a touch of carbon

  • 16. 
    Strength: Lighweight, doesn't rust. Strong in Compression and Tension Weakness: Expensive, not flexible, 
    • A. 

      Aluminum

    • B. 

      Brick

    • C. 

      Wood

    • D. 

      Plastic

    • E. 

      Concrete

    • F. 

      Reinforced Concrete

    • G. 

      Cast Iron

    • H. 

      Steel

  • 17. 
    Strength: Cheap, strong in compression Weakness: Heavy, weak in tension
    • A. 

      Aluminum

    • B. 

      Brick

    • C. 

      Wood

    • D. 

      Plastic

    • E. 

      Concrete

    • F. 

      Reinforced Concrete

    • G. 

      Cast Iron

    • H. 

      Steel

  • 18. 
    Strength: Cheap, light weight, moderately strong in tension & compression Weakness: rots, swells and easily burns
    • A. 

      Aluminum

    • B. 

      Brick

    • C. 

      Wood

    • D. 

      Plastic

    • E. 

      Concrete

    • F. 

      Reinforced Concrete

    • G. 

      Cast Iron

    • H. 

      Steel

  • 19. 
    Strength: Flexible, lightweight, long lasting, strong in compression & tension Weakness: expensive
    • A. 

      Aluminum

    • B. 

      Brick

    • C. 

      Wood

    • D. 

      Plastic

    • E. 

      Concrete

    • F. 

      Reinforced Concrete

    • G. 

      Cast Iron

    • H. 

      Steel

  • 20. 
    Strength: Cheap, fireproof, molds any shape, strong in compression Weakness: cracks, weak in tension
    • A. 

      Aluminum

    • B. 

      Brick

    • C. 

      Wood

    • D. 

      Plastic

    • E. 

      Concrete

    • F. 

      Reinforced Concrete

    • G. 

      Cast Iron

    • H. 

      Steel

  • 21. 
    Strength: Cheap, fireproof, molds any shape, strong in compression & tension Weakness: cracks as it cools and hardens
    • A. 

      Aluminum

    • B. 

      Brick

    • C. 

      Wood

    • D. 

      Plastic

    • E. 

      Concrete

    • F. 

      Reinforced Concrete

    • G. 

      Cast Iron

    • H. 

      Steel

  • 22. 
    Strength: Molds to any shape, strong in compression Weakness: weak in tension, breaks without warning
    • A. 

      Aluminum

    • B. 

      Brick

    • C. 

      Wood

    • D. 

      Plastic

    • E. 

      Concrete

    • F. 

      Reinforced Concrete

    • G. 

      Cast Iron

    • H. 

      Steel

  • 23. 
    Strength: Strongest materials in construction, strong in compression and tension Weakness: Rusts, looses high strength in high temperature
    • A. 

      Aluminum

    • B. 

      Brick

    • C. 

      Wood

    • D. 

      Plastic

    • E. 

      Concrete

    • F. 

      Reinforced Concrete

    • G. 

      Cast Iron

    • H. 

      Steel

  • 24. 
    Used in airplane wings, boats, skyscraper skins
    • A. 

      Aluminum

    • B. 

      Brick

    • C. 

      Wood

    • D. 

      Plastic

    • E. 

      Concrete

    • F. 

      Reinforced Concrete

    • G. 

      Cast Iron

    • H. 

      Steel

  • 25. 
    Used in the early skyscrapers, tunnels and domes
    • A. 

      Aluminum

    • B. 

      Brick

    • C. 

      Wood

    • D. 

      Plastic

    • E. 

      Concrete

    • F. 

      Reinforced Concrete

    • G. 

      Cast Iron

    • H. 

      Steel

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