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Magical Houses, made of Bamboo - L

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

 1. 

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

 2. 

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

 3. 

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

 4. 

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

 5. 

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

 6. 

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

 7. 

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

 8. 

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

 9. 

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.
 

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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