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Magical Houses, made of Bamboo - R

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

 1. 

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

 2. 

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

 3. 

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

 4. 

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

 5. 

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

 6. 

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

 7. 

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

 8. 

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

 9. 

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

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

 10. 

Bamboo is NOT resistant to earthquakes.
 

 11. 

Bamboo is a sustainable material.
 



 
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