Stone Masonry – MCQ || Building Construction ||

Stone Masonry – MCQ || Building Construction ||

16th October 2020 0 By Malay Sautya

Stone Masonry – MCQ

1. When a construction made by using only stones is known as

a) Brick masonry
b) Stone masonry
c) Brick and stone masonry
d) None

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b) Stone masonry

2. Why mortars are used in stone masonry work

a) To keep them in position.
b) To make a joint.
c) To fill up hollow spaces.
d) All the above.

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d) All the above.

3. In case of large hollows, which component is added in the mortar to impart the strength to the filling

a) Stone chippings
b) Small-sized aggregate
c) Both (a) and (b)
d) More water

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c) Both (a) and (b)

4. In the case of cement-lime mortar, which component acts as predominant binding materials

a) Lime
b) Cement
c) Both (a) and (b)
d) None of these

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b) Cement

5. In the case of lime-cement mortar, which component acts as predominant binding materials

a) Lime
b) Cement
c) Both (a) and (b)
d) None of these

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a) Lime

6. In stone masonry, a horizontal layer of stones is known as

a) Bed
b) Bond
c) Stretcher
d) Course

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d) Course

7. In lower surface of stones in which they rest is known as

a) Face
b) Back
c) Backing
d) Bed

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d) Bed

8. When stones are placed right across the wall at a regular interval is known as

a) Backing
b) Hearting
c) Through stone
d) None of these.

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c) Through stone

9. Which statement is false

Stone is _____

a) More stronger than brick.
b) More durable than brick.
c) More weather resisting than brick.
d) More resistant to fire than brick.

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d) More resistant to fire than brick.

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