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Magical Houses, made of Bamboo - S

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

 1. 

Bamboo is NOT resistant to earthquakes.
 

 2. 

Bamboo is a sustainable material.
 

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

 3. 

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

 4. 

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

 5. 

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
 

 6. 

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

 7. 

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

 8. 

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

 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.
 

 10. 

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.
 

 11. 

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



 
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