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Magical Houses, made of Bamboo - D

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

 1. 

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

 2. 

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

 3. 

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

 4. 

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

 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. 

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

 7. 

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

 8. 

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

 9. 

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

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

 10. 

Bamboo is NOT resistant to earthquakes.
 

 11. 

Bamboo is a sustainable material.
 



 
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