Building Construction (Masonry)

Q.1. In Ashlar fine masonry
(a) height of stones used is never less than their breadth
(b) length of stones is never less than twice their height
(c) both (a) and (b)
(d) neither (a) nor (b)

Q.2. In Ashlar chamfered masonry stones are chamfered on the exposed face at
(a) 300
(b) 450
(c) 600
(d) none of these

Q.3. In the above question, stones are chamfered to a width of
(a) 10 mm
(b) 25 mm
(c) 50 mm
(d) 100 mm

Q.4. Ashlar facing masonry contains an Ashlar facing and backing of
(a) rubble masonry
(b) brick masonry
(c) either (a) or (b)
(d) neither (a) nor (b)

Q.5. Strength of stone masonry is
(a) Excellent
(b) more than that of brick masonry
(c) both (a) and (b)
(d) neither (a) nor (b)

Q.6. Damp resistance of stone masonry is
(a) low
(b) medium
(c) high
(d) very high

Q.7. Chemical resistance of stone masonry is
(a) very poor
(b) poor
(c) good
(d) excellent

Q.8. Chemical resistance of brick masonry is
(a) very poor
(b) poor
(c) good
(d) very good

Q.9. Fire resistance of stone masonry is
(a) very low
(b) low
(c) moderate
(d) very high

Q.10. Fire resistance of brick masonry is
(a) very low
(b) low
(c) high
(d) extremely high

Answers:
1. c
2. b
3. b
4. c
5. c
6. c
7. c
8. b
9. c
10. c

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