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Chapter 11



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

 1. 

The order of operations for laying and aligning the block at the corner of the lead is ____.
a.
straight, plumb, and level
c.
level, plumb, and straight
b.
plumb, straight, and level
d.
plumb, level, and straight
 

 2. 

In intersecting CMU walls, a ____ is used to permit one wall to intersect another at a right angle.
a.
strap
c.
rod
b.
chase
d.
pole
 

 3. 

The ____ block permits building corners with a half-lap, running bond pattern without any special offset corner blocks or cutting of the block.
a.
4 inch
c.
10 inch
b.
8 inch
d.
12 inch
 

 4. 

In intersecting CMU walls, ____ permit(s) the vertical joint adjoining two walls to remain sealed.
a.
backer rod and caulk
c.
toothing
b.
steel straps
d.
corner poles
 

 5. 

Actual sizes for blocks are ____ than nominal sizes.
a.
3/8 inch less
c.
5/8 inch less
b.
3/8 inch more
d.
5/8 inch more
 

 6. 

In intersecting CMU walls, ____ are used for lateral support of a wall butted against another wall.
a.
vertical joints
c.
recesses
b.
backer rods and caulk
d.
zinc-coated steel straps
 



 
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