Lesson 1: Properties of Fine and Coarse Aggregates
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Lesson 1: Properties of Fine and Coarse Aggregates

This quiz covers the properties and uses of fine and coarse aggregates, including definitions of fine aggregate and coarse aggregate, types of fine aggregate such as sand, and the distinction between fine and coarse aggregates based on sieve sizes.

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What is the definition of fine aggregate?

Aggregate passing No.4 sieve and retained on the No.222 sieve

What is the size range of fine aggregate?

Less than 3/8

What does sand mainly consist of?

Passing the No.4 sieve

What size range defines coarse aggregate?

<p>3/8 to 1 ½ or more</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is gravel defined as?

<p>Aggregate retained on the No.4 sieve</p> Signup and view all the answers

What does bank gravel found in natural deposits usually include?

<p>Gravelly sand</p> Signup and view all the answers

How is crushed gravel produced?

<p>By artificial crushing of rocks</p> Signup and view all the answers

What distinguishes crushed rock from crushed stone?

<p>Crushed rock is created from all rock, while crushed stone comes from boulders only.</p> Signup and view all the answers

What does coarse aggregate consist of?

<p>Larger than a #4 sieve</p> Signup and view all the answers

What characterizes crushed stone?

<p>The presence of at least one face resulting from fracture.</p> Signup and view all the answers

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