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Masonry Basics

Instructions:
  • 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. Rock deposited in a molton state






2. End of the block






3. Looks like running bond but made from headers






4. 3rd Today






5. 1 horizontal row of Brick






6. (750psi) (5.17) Medium Strength - General use above grade.






7. Negligible Weathering - Indoor sheltered applications






8. 1 horizontal row of Brick






9. 2nd Monolithic






10. Lintel - Sill Block and Keystone






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






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






13. Stood up rowlock






14. Header - stretch - header






15. Running bond every so many coarse






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






17. Thin slabs of stone that are used for flooring and paving either rectangular or irregular in outline






18. Rectangle of clay Flat on all sides






19. Deposited by action of water or wind






20. Stretcher - header - stretcher






21. 1st CO






22. 3rd Today






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






24. Severe weathering - Harsh Winter - Springs - Summer






25. Made up of squared pieces (rectangular blocks)






26. Stacked on top






27. Every other coarse and repeats itself






28. Bigger hole / add rebar






29. Igneous Rock - Sedimentary Rock and Metamorphic Rock






30. Rock deposited in a molton state






31. Mortar Joint - Moisture Resistance and Extreme Temperature Construction






32. Stood up rowlock






33. Solid - Cored - Hollow and Frogged






34. Normal way to lay a brick






35. Header - stretch - header






36. Every other coarse and repeats itself






37. Single Wythe Wall and Double Wythe Wall






38. Limited spanning capability / small opening in brick walls each brick sticks out more






39. Solid - Cored - Hollow and Frogged






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






41. Economical - Fast Install - Strength - Versatile






42. (1800psi) (12.4 mpa) Medium High Strength - High Flexural - bond strength - only 4 normal compressive loads






43. Mortar Joint - Moisture Resistance and Extreme Temperature Construction






44. (30psi) (2.40) Medium Low Strength - Non load bearing interior.






45. Looks like running bond but made from headers






46. Be a Brick across multiple withs flat or on it's side






47. Stacked on top






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






49. Will over lap the one below it by half the dimension over laps 1/3 of the brick






50. Severe weathering - Harsh Winter - Springs - Summer