Vocabulary/definition Quiz On Construction Materials

12 Questions
Vocabulary/definition  Quiz On Construction Materials

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A very hard building material made by mixing together cement, sand, small stones and water is
    • A. 

      Brick

    • B. 

      Concrete

    • C. 

      Iron

    • D. 

      Stone

  • 2. 
    Masonry composed of rectangular units of burned clay or shale, or stone is
    • A. 

      Concrete

    • B. 

      Rubble

    • C. 

      Ashlar masonry

    • D. 

      Brick

  • 3. 
    The long face of a brick, usually the face displayed in a wall is the
    • A. 

      Stretcher face

    • B. 

      Header face

  • 4. 
    Fastening two pieces of metal together by softening with heat and applying pressure is called
    • A. 

      Bending

    • B. 

      Welding

  • 5. 
    The force that produces strain on a physical body is called
  • 6. 
    It is a material  that is used in construction only in conjuction with mortar
  • 7. 
    Span is
    • A. 

      In roof framing, horizontal timber connecting two opposite rafters at their lower ends to prevent them from spreading; also: collar beam

    • B. 

      The interval between two terminals of a construction / The distance apart of any two consecutive supports, esp. as applied to the opening of an arch. / A structural member (or part of a member between two supports)

  • 8. 
    Concrete is
    • A. 

      Weak in compression and strong in tension

    • B. 

      Strong in tension and compression

    • C. 

      Strong in compression and weak in tension

  • 9. 
    Reinforced concrete was developed in order to add ___________ strength to concrete
  • 10. 
    concrete - shell construction means
    • A. 

      A shell construction made of concrete

    • B. 

      A contruction in the form of a shell made of concrete

    • C. 

      Both a and b

  • 11. 
    This picture illustrates a 
    • A. 

      Slab

    • B. 

      Mesh

    • C. 

      Ribbing

  • 12. 
    This picture illustrates 
    • A. 

      Pipes

    • B. 

      Dowels

    • C. 

      Bolts