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Magical Houses, made of Bamboo - F

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

 1. 

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

 2. 

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
 

 3. 

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

 4. 

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

 5. 

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
 

 6. 

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

 7. 

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

 8. 

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

 9. 

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

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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