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Magical Houses, made of Bamboo - B

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

 1. 

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

 2. 

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

 3. 

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

 4. 

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

 5. 

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

 6. 

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

 7. 

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

 8. 

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

 9. 

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

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

 10. 

Bamboo is a sustainable material.
 

 11. 

Bamboo is NOT resistant to earthquakes.
 



 
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