Quartitze is a_____________?
A. silicious rock
B. argillaceous rock
C. calcareous rock
D. aqueous rock
The stone suitable for rubble masonry should be____________?
Which of the following metamorphic rocks has the most weather resisting characteristics ?
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 ?
B. sand stone
C. lime stone
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