1000+ Building Materials Questions and Answers Pdf - 1

Question: 1

The rock generally used for roofing is

(A) pumice

(B) slate

(C) basalt

(D) granite

Ans: D

granite

Question: 2

Plaster of Paris is obtained by calcining

(A) limestone

(B) kankar

(C) gypsum

(D) bauxite

Ans: C

gypsum

Question: 3

In a mortar, the binding material is

(A) cinder

(B) surkhi

(C) sand

(D) cement

Ans: D

cement

Question: 4

Veneering means

(A) thin layer of superior wood glued to inferior wood

(B) thick layer of superior wood glued to inferior wood

(C) chemically treating timber planks

(D) carving out design on timber planks

Ans: B

thick layer of superior wood glued to inferior wood

Question: 5

Slate is formed by metamorphic action of

(A) granite

(B) sandstone

(C) limestone

(D) shale

Ans: D

shale

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