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Magical Houses, made of Bamboo - P

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

 4. 

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

 5. 

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

 6. 

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

 7. 

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

 8. 

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
 

 9. 

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

 10. 

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

 11. 

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



 
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