Questions of the week of 03/24/19

(Paul Lesieur, CMI) #1

Welcome to another round of Questions of The Week!

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Good luck!**
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  1. Flush joints are sometimes used for exterior brick work because they are **

a. Stronger than other joints
b. Faster to do
c. The most waterproof
d. Often covered by stucco
e. All of the above
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2. The most widely used brick in the world is **

a. Facing brick
b. Engineering brick
c. Common brick
d. Calcium silicate bricks**

  1. The main cause for delamination of concrete is

**a. Rapid evaporation
b. Exterior temps too hot or to cold
c. Improper timing of final troweling
d. Over application of admixtures like calcium chloride or retarders

4. Extruded, V, raked and weathered are all mortared stone joints. True/ False **
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Bonus question:

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What odd cult band played Avalon AV-2T guitars?**

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(Roy Lewis, CMI - North Florida Inspector) #2

1-C
2-C
3-C
4-True

The Shaggs

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(Steve Nadeau) #3

1 D
2 A
3 C
4 T

Bonus The Shaggs

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(Marc A. Goldenberg, Inspector Lic # HI1365 Mold Assessor Lic #) #4

THANKS for the great questions Paul!
It gonna be a GREAT day! :wink: . :smiley:

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(Paul Lesieur, CMI) #5

It is!:slight_smile:

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(Marcel R. Cyr, CMI) #6

Good questions Paul.

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(Dave Fetty, CMI) #7

Good questions Paul, thanks for your time! I’ll be back! :wink:

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(John Olson) #8

Great Job Paul. Hope your winter is coming to a close.

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(John Olson) #9

1-d
2-c
3-c
4-f

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(John Hohl) #10
  1. D
  2. C
  3. C
    Bonus: 1960’s Girl band “Shaggs”
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(Paul Lesieur, CMI) #11

Damn, I thought this would close too fast.

Close but no cigar, yet!

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(William Forrest, CMI) #12
  1. d
  2. b
  3. c
  4. t
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(Emmanuel J. Scanlan, TREC# 7593) #13

Good questions Paul!

Hey I know the answers to all of those! :wink:

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(Paul Lesieur, CMI) #14

Damn, too bad you’re on the awards committee.:mrgreen:

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(Marcel Gratton, CMI) #15

1- d
2- a
3- c
4- f

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(Marc A. Goldenberg, Inspector Lic # HI1365 Mold Assessor Lic #) #16

:mrgreen: …

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(Paul Lesieur, CMI) #17

Congratulations Marcel!**
Marcel got them all correct, here are the answers and sources.**

  1. Flush joints are sometimes used for exterior brick work because they are (d)
    a. Stronger than other joints
    b. Faster to do
    c. The most waterproof
    d. Often covered by stucco
    e. All of the above

Types of Brick Mortar Joints in Masonry Construction

  1. The most widely used brick in the world is (a)

a. Facing brick
b. Engineering brick
c. Common brick
d. Calcium silicate bricks

The three main types of bricks

  1. The main cause for delamination of concrete is ©

a. Rapid evaporation
b. Exterior temps too hot or to cold
c. Improper timing of final troweling
d. Over application of admixtures like calcium chloride or retarders

Concrete Delamination- Causes, Effects, and Precautions

  1. Extruded, V, raked and weathered are all mortared stone joints. True/ False (F)

Bonus question

What oddly famous band played Avalon AV-2T guitars
Answer: The Shaggs here is a link to one of their perfprmances

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(Larry Kage, CMI) #18

Congratulations, Marcel! :smiley:

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(Marcel R. Cyr, CMI) #19

Nice job Marcel

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(John Olson) #20

Great questions Thanks Paul Good job Marcel

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