1000+ Building Materials and Construction MCQ Questions & Answers - 1

Question: 1

Which of the following stone has the highest resistance to fire?

(A) Argillaceous material

(B) Sandstone

(C) Limestone

(D) Granite

Ans: A

Argillaceous material

Question: 2

The most powerful explosives used in blasting is

(A) Cordite

(B) Dynamite

(C) Guncotton

(D) Gunpowder

Ans: C


Question: 3

Quarrying by using channeling machine is employed for quarrying in

(A) Hard rock

(B) Sandstones

(C) Soft rock

(D) All the above

Ans: C

Soft rock

Question: 4

A fine grained granite

(A) Can be used for exterior facing of buildings

(B) Can be polished well

(C) Offers higher resistance to weathering

(D) All of the above

Ans: D

All of the above

Question: 5

Marble is an example of

(A) Sedimentary rock

(B) Igneous rock

(C) Metamorphic rock

(D) Aqueous rock

Ans: B

Metamorphic rock

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