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Magical Houses, made of Bamboo - K

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. 

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.
 

 4. 

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

 5. 

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

 6. 

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.
seal out the insects
d.
catch the breeze
 

 7. 

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

 8. 

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

 9. 

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

 10. 

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

 11. 

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



 
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