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None Building Materials
Where on a construction site would you find wood I joists?
  1. Floors and roofs
  2. Walls and ceilings
  3. Ceilings and floors
  4. Roofs and walls
Continuing Education Building Materials
A grading stamp will tell you which of the following on a plywood panel
  1. Span rating
  2. Class of durability
  3. Structural or non structural
  4. All of the above
Grade 10 Building Materials
Continuing Education Building Materials
Which of the following type of engineered panel is considered structural?
  1. Particle board
  2. Medium density fibreboard
  3. Plywood
  4. Oriented strand board
Grade 10 Building Materials
None Building Materials
When the term "dimension lumber" is used for grading lumber what is it describing?
  1. Lumber cut to certain lengths
  2. Lumber that has been planed
  3. Lumber named by sizes (2x4, 2x6, 2x8)
  4. Any boards that are less than a 2x10
None Building Materials
Both plywood and LVL's are made up of multiple layers or veneers of wood. What is one of the main differences in the manufacture process of plywood vs LVL?
  1. Plywood layers grain are run opposite, LVL layers grain are run parallel
  2. Plywood layers use less glue than LVL layers
  3. LVL glue is rated for exterior use, and plywood glue is not
  4. Plywood is made for wood frame construction, LVL's are not
Continuing Education Building Materials
What is particle board made of?
  1. Wood flakes
  2. Resin
  3. Wood dust
  4. All of the above
Continuing Education Building Materials
Why does one side of an OSB panel generally have a texture?
  1. Safety measure to avoid slipping
  2. Give it a better appearance
  3. Prevents buckling
  4. No reason, it is due to the machines that manufacture it
None Building Materials
What type of material is generally used during the manufacture of laminated veneer lumber?
  1. Fir and Pine
  2. Pine and Larch
  3. Hemlock and Fir
  4. Cedar and Fir
None Building Materials
What are the primary uses for PSL lumber?
  1. Beams and posts
  2. Walls and ceilings
  3. Floors and sheathing
  4. Rafters and studs
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