Building Materials and Construction

Quartitze is a_____________?

A. silicious rock
B. argillaceous rock
C. calcareous rock
D. aqueous rock

The stone suitable for rubble masonry should be____________?

A. hard
B. tough
C. heavy
D. light

Which of the following metamorphic rocks has the most weather resisting characteristics ?

A. marble
B. quartzite
C. slate
D. lime stone

The important test to be conducted on a stone used in docks and harbors is________________?

A. hardness test
B. work ability test
C. weight test
D. toughness test

Granite is not suitable for ordinary building purpose because_______________?

A. it can not be polished
B. it is not a fire proof material
C. it is costly
D. it has less crushing strength

The preparation of surface of stone to obtain plain edges or to obtain stones of required size and shape is known as______________?

A. quarrying of stones
B. blasting of stones
C. seasoning of stones
D. dressing of stones

Based on the following rocks and minerals, select the correct statement, quartz, shale, basalt, granite, marble, gypsum, mica______________?

A. basalt and marble are the only metamorphic rocks
B. there is no sedimentary rock
C. granite is the only igneous rock
D. quartz and mica are minerals

Which of the following stone is best suited for construction of piers and abutments of a railway bridge ?

A. granite
B. sand stone
C. lime stone
D. quartzite

Specific gravity for most of the building stones lies between_____________?

A. 1.5 to 2.0
B. 2.0 to 2.5
C. 2.5 to 3.0
D. 3.0 to 3.5

Cross cut saw is used for_______________?

A. cutting soft stones
B. cutting hard stones
C. cutting large blocks of stones
D. dressing stones

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