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Magical Houses, made of Bamboo - H

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

 1. 

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

 2. 

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

 3. 

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

 4. 

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

 5. 

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

 6. 

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

 7. 

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

 8. 

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

 9. 

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.
 

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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