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Magical Houses, made of Bamboo - E

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. 

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

 4. 

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

 5. 

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

 6. 

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

 7. 

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

 8. 

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

 9. 

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

 10. 

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

 11. 

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
 



 
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