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Chapter 19



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

 1. 

A ____ is a masonry column projecting from a masonry wall.
a.
chase
c.
capital
b.
pilaster
d.
pier
 

 2. 

Increasing a wall’s ____ strength helps a wall resist high wind velocities.
a.
radial
c.
lateral
b.
capitol
d.
compressive
 

 3. 

Which of the following must be true of a masonry column?
a.
The width must not exceed 1/8 of the height.
b.
The width exceeds four times of the thickness.
c.
The height exceeds four times of the least lateral dimension.
d.
The height exceeds eight times of the thickness.
 

 4. 

When constructing pilasters, the brickwork for the wall is laid ____ the brickwork for the pilaster in each course.
a.
alternating with
c.
ahead of
b.
simultaneously with
d.
after
 

 5. 

A ____ masonry pier is a pier constructed of masonry units supporting no weight other than its own..
a.
nominal
c.
hollow
b.
structural
d.
radial
 

 6. 

What is the first step of laying out a column or pier?
a.
Establishing a 90 degree angle
b.
Measuring and marking the length of all sides
c.
Marking parallel sides
d.
Taking diagonal measurements
 



 
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