Construction Material and Properties Quiz

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Which of the following is NOT a desired property of hardened concrete?

Workability

What is the term used for a brick or block masonry that extends over the thickness of the wall?

Header

What is the common size of plywood?

4’x8’

Which of the following is a lightweight aggregate?

Vermiculite

Which material is more fire-resistant?

Concrete

What is the test used to determine the consistency of concrete?

Slump test

What is the weight of concrete?

150 pcf

Which is harder?

Granite

What type of glass is commonly used in buses?

Tempered glass

True or false: Tempered glass is more expensive than annealed glass because it has to go through more processes in its creation.

True

What is the term for concrete that is exposed as an interior or exterior surface in the complete structure?

Beton brut

Which type of glass breaks into small, square pieces when broken?

Tempered glass

Which of the following does not fall under the category of masonry?

Glass blocks

Which burned clay unit is the most impressive?

Terra cotta

What is the term for the material that fills the cavities found in between wythes or masonry walls?

Grout

To bond together in layers is known as:

Laminate

What is the weight of concrete?

120 pcf

What is the term for concrete that is exposed as an interior or exterior surface in the complete structure?

Architectural concrete

What glass is being used in buses?

Laminated glass

Which burned clay unit is the most impressive?

Terra cotta

Which of the following is a lightweight aggregate?

Vermiculite

What is the term for the test to determine the consistency of concrete?

Slump test

Which material is more fire-resistant?

Concrete

Is stainless steel resistant to corrosion?

Yes

What do you call a brick or block masonry that extends over the thickness of the wall?

Header

Study Notes

Materials and Properties

  • Hardened concrete should not be porous.
  • Fire-resistant material is firebrick.
  • Stainless steel is resistant to corrosion.

Masonry

  • A brick or block masonry that extends over the thickness of the wall is called a bond.
  • The term for the material that fills the cavities found in between wythes or masonry walls is infill.
  • The most impressive burned clay unit is a brick.

Glass

  • Tempered glass breaks into small, square pieces when broken.
  • Tempered glass is more expensive than annealed glass because it has to go through more processes in its creation.
  • Buses commonly use tempered glass.

Concrete

  • The weight of concrete is around 2400 kg/m³.
  • The term for concrete that is exposed as an interior or exterior surface in the complete structure is architectural concrete.
  • The test used to determine the consistency of concrete is the slump test.

Miscellaneous

  • Plywood is commonly available in 4' x 8' sizes.
  • A lightweight aggregate is pumice.

Test your knowledge of construction materials and their properties with this quiz. From hardened concrete properties to brick masonry, plyboard thickness, and types of aggregates, this quiz covers a range of essential construction topics.

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