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Masonry Basics

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  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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  • Match each statement with the correct term.
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This is a study tool. The 3 wrong answers for each question are randomly chosen from answers to other questions. So, you might find at times the answers obvious, but you will see it re-enforces your understanding as you take the test each time.
1. (1800psi) (12.4 mpa) Medium High Strength - High Flexural - bond strength - only 4 normal compressive loads






2. Weakest in most masonry wall






3. Stacked on top






4. End of the block






5. Runner Bond and Raking Stretcher Bond






6. Header Bond - Stack Bond - Flemish Bond - Monk Bond - English Bond and Common Bond or American Bond






7. SW - MW and NW






8. Severe weathering - Harsh Winter - Springs - Summer






9. Igneous Rock - Sedimentary Rock and Metamorphic Rock






10. Running bond every so many coarse






11. Made up of squared pieces (rectangular blocks)






12. Consists of irregular quarried fragments that have at least one good face to expose in a wall






13. Weakest in most masonry wall






14. Are porous






15. Stretcher - header - stretcher






16. Made in molds taken directly from real stone - Thin material - 1 1/2 Inches think - made of light weight concrete dried to match the coloration - of the authentic stone that its meant to imitate






17. Bigger hole / add rebar






18. 3rd Today






19. Rubble and Coursed






20. Are porous






21. Mortar Joint - Moisture Resistance and Extreme Temperature Construction






22. Deposited by action of water or wind






23. Moderate Weathering / Mild / Lower grade strength durabillty






24. Lintel - Sill Block and Keystone






25. Header - stretch - header






26. End of the block






27. Stood up rowlock






28. (2500psi) (17.25 mpa) High Strength mortar - High lateral - compressive loads - severe frost action - Below grade






29. Soft Mud Process - Dry Mud Process and Stiff Mud Process






30. Header Bond - Stack Bond - Flemish Bond - Monk Bond - English Bond and Common Bond or American Bond






31. Stacked on top






32. Mortar Joint - Moisture Resistance and Extreme Temperature Construction






33. Made up of squared pieces (rectangular blocks)






34. Rough building stone that is obtained from riverbeds and rock strewn fields






35. Igneous Rock - Sedimentary Rock and Metamorphic Rock






36. Cold Weather - Dry Ingredients - Accelerate Cure - Batch Size - Enclosures and Heat






37. Are large slabs






38. (2500psi) (17.25 mpa) High Strength mortar - High lateral - compressive loads - severe frost action - Below grade






39. 1st CO






40. Rough building stone that is obtained from riverbeds and rock strewn fields






41. Economical - Fast Install - Strength - Versatile






42. Bigger hole / add rebar






43. Moderate Weathering / Mild / Lower grade strength durabillty






44. Deposited by action of water or wind






45. SW - MW and NW






46. Rectangle of clay Flat on all sides






47. Either igneous or sedimentary has been transformed by heat and pressure into a diff types of rock






48. Stretcher - header - stretcher






49. Negligible Weathering - Indoor sheltered applications






50. Course - Wythe - Stretcher - Header - Rowlock - Soldier and Corbel