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Magical Houses, made of Bamboo - T

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

 1. 

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

 2. 

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

 3. 

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

 4. 

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
 

 5. 

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

 6. 

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

 7. 

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

 8. 

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

 9. 

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.
 

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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