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Magical Houses, made of Bamboo - C

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

 1. 

Bamboo is NOT resistant to earthquakes.
 

 2. 

Bamboo is a sustainable material.
 

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

 3. 

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

 4. 

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

 5. 

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

 6. 

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

 7. 

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

 8. 

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

 9. 

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

 10. 

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

 11. 

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



 
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