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Chapter 1: Basic Brick Positions and Brick Sizes



Multiple Choice
Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
 

 1. 

____ brick are shaped by forcing wet clay through a die, which is a form used to impress or shape an object.
a.
Forged
c.
Extruded
b.
Fired
d.
Impressed
 

 2. 

A cored brick has holes entirely through the brick called ____ holes.
a.
puncture
c.
standard
b.
core
d.
guidance
 

 3. 

To be considered a solid masonry unit, the net cross-sectional area of the brick parallel to its bedding area must be ____% or more of its gross cross-sectional area measured in the same plane.
a.
20
c.
60
b.
40
d.
75
 

 4. 

____ brick are brick in which the combined surface area of the holes is more than 25% of the total bed surface area of the brick.
a.
Hollow
c.
Refined
b.
Dense
d.
Tempered
 

 5. 

A(n) ____, a recessed area formed on the bottom side of wood-mold brick, created in the bottom of a wood-mold brick when the mold is filled with wet clay, is included in the forming process of many wood-mold brick.
a.
indentation
c.
frog
b.
hollow
d.
gap
 

 6. 

_____ brick, abrasion-resistant brick intended for pedestrian and/or vehicular traffic, are classified as being Grade SX, Grade MX, and Grade NX.
a.
Paving
c.
Rowlock
b.
Face
d.
Shiner
 



 
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