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Magical Houses, made of Bamboo - O

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 drawings
c.
lack of usable material
b.
lack of straight lines
d.
lack of tallented artists
 

 2. 

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

 3. 

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

 4. 

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

 5. 

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.
 

 6. 

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

 7. 

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

 8. 

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

 9. 

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

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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