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Magical Houses, made of Bamboo - A

True/False
Indicate whether the statement is true or false.
 

 1. 

Bamboo is a sustainable material.
 

 2. 

Bamboo is NOT resistant to earthquakes.
 

Multiple Choice
Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
 

 3. 

The house in “Magical Houses, made of Bamboo” is located in
a.
Iceland
c.
Bali
b.
Barbados
d.
Malaysia
 

 4. 

The purpose of the big, curving roofs used in the Bamboo House is to
a.
seal out the insects
c.
catch the breeze
b.
create a base for asphalt shingles
d.
insulate from the hot weather
 

 5. 

Bamboo is actually a
a.
wild grass
c.
flowering aefid
b.
fortm of pine wood
d.
manufatured composite
 

 6. 

Bamboo has the tensile strength of
a.
oak
c.
plastic
b.
2 X4 lumber
d.
steel
 

 7. 

Bamboo has the comressive strength of
a.
epoxy
c.
concrete
b.
plywood
d.
steel
 

 8. 

Until recntly, the major drawback to using bamboo for construction was
a.
availability in large quantities.
c.
lack of suatainable growth.
b.
lack of protection from insects.
d.
import restrictions
 

 9. 

Bamboo that is used for construction is treated with
a.
bauxite, a natural salt.
c.
borax, a natural salt.
b.
bromide, a lab salt.
d.
brine, a natural salt.
 

 10. 

Bamboo houses are designed using
a.
real 3-D
c.
hand sketches
b.
AutoCAD
d.
line drawings
 

 11. 

A major challenge of working with bamboo is
a.
lack of straight lines
c.
lack of usable material
b.
lack of tallented artists
d.
lack of drawings
 



 
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