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Magical Houses, made of Bamboo - M

True/False
Indicate whether the statement is true or false.
 

 1. 

Bamboo is a sustainable material.
 

 2. 

Bamboo is NOT resistant to earthquakes.
 

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

 3. 

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

 4. 

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

 5. 

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.
catch the breeze
d.
seal out the insects
 

 6. 

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

 7. 

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

 8. 

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

 9. 

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

 10. 

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

 11. 

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



 
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