Building Materials MCQs Set-8

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1. Minimum thickness of wall where single Flemish bond can be used is

2. The most important tool in brick laying for lifting and spreading mortar and for forming joints is

3. The main constituent which imparts hydraulicity to hydraulic lime is

4. Study the following statements.

     (i) Hydraulic lime is suitable for white washing,

     (ii) Fat lime is suitable for whitewashing,

     (iii) Hydraulic lime is suitable for making mortar,

     (iv) Fat lime is suitable for making mortar.

     The correct answer is

5. The weight of a good quality brick when immersed in water for a period of 16 hours should not exceed the weight of dry brick

6. Pick up the correct statement from the following:

7. The practical limit of moisture content achieved in air drying of timber is

8. Expansion joints in masonry walls are provided if length exceeds

9. Calcination of iron ores is done

10. Cast steel is manufactured by



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