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    QUIZ

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    Quizzical Pursuit
    —The Architecture Puzzler

    Created by Dave Guadagni

     

    Architecture Puzzler #134

    If you increase the cement content in your concrete mix design you can expect which two of the following to be true:

    — A higher early strength
    — A change in slump and improved workability
    — An increase in the temperature of the mix which would produce longer set times
    — A decrease in the air content of air-entrained mixes


     

    Question from Last Week:
    Architecture Puzzler #133

    In the production of veneer woods, the method of cutting determines the pattern of the veneer. Match the slicing method with the final pattern.

    1. Rotary slicing
    2. Plain (flat) slicing
    3. Quarter slicing
    4. Rift slicing

    A. Narrow striped pattern
    B. Cathedral pattern
    C. Very broad pattern
     

    Answer to Puzzler #133


     

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    Dave Guadagni, AIA, is an architect with Robertson/Sherwood/Architects

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