1. The approximate weight of a brick should be _____.

[A] 4.5 kg
[B] 2.5 kg
[C] 3.2 kg
[D] 4.5 kg

Answer: Option C

2. In a stretching bond _____.

[A] all the bricks are laid as headers
[B] the arrangement of bricks is similar to English bond
[C] all the bricks are laid as stretchers
[D] the bonding bricks are laid at any angle other than zero or ninety degrees

Answer: Option C


3. The raw bricks shrink during drying and warp during burning because of _____.

[A] Less lime in brick earth
[B] Excess of alumina
[C] Less silica and excess magnesia in brick earth
[D] Alkalis in bricks earth

Answer: Option B

4. Consider the following statements A good soil for making bricks should contain

  1. About 30% alumina
  2. About 10% lime nodules
  3. A small quantity of iron oxides, 5 to 6%
  4. About 5% magnesia Of these statements

[A] 1 and 2 are correct
[B] 2 and 3 are correct
[C] 1 and 3 are correct
[D] 1, 3 and 4 are correct

Answer: Option C


5. In brick masonry the frog of the brick is generally kept on _____.

[A] top face
[B] interior face
[C] bottom face
[D] exposed face

Answer: Option A


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