Building Materials MCQs Set-8

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1. Which of the following bricks are used for lining of furnaces?

2. 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

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

4. The rocks having alumina or clay as their major constituents are known as

5. What is the answer to this question?The weight of 1 m3 of brick earth, is about

6. Sandstone is a

    (i) Sedimentary rock

    (ii) Aqueous rock

    (iii) Siliceous rock

    The correct answer is

7. For a good building stone, its specific gravity should the greater than

8. A first class brick when immersed in cold water for 24 hours should not absorb water more than

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

10. Slate is formed by metamorphic action on



Arbaj Demrot is the founder of VideRime Online Learning, a leading engineering website. He did his BE Civil and M.Tech Structure from RGPV University, Bhopal and has been working as an Assistant Professor in a reputed college.

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