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Magical Houses, made of Bamboo - G

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. 

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

 4. 

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

 5. 

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

 6. 

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

 7. 

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

 8. 

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

 9. 

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

 10. 

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

 11. 

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



 
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