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    QUIZ

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    Quizzical Pursuit
    —The Architecture Puzzler

    Created by Dave Guadagni

     

    Architecture Puzzler #348

    Answer each question true or false:

    A. To find the number of cubic inches in a ball, multiply the cube of the ball's diameter by 0.5236.

    B. Doubling the diameter of a pipe increases its capacity four times.

    C. To find the pressure in pounds per square inch of a column of water, multiply the height of the column in feet by 0.434.

    D. A cubic foot of water contains 7.5 gallons, and 1,728 cubic inches, and weighs 62.5 pounds.

    E. To find the diameter of a circle, multiply its circumference by 0.31831.

    F. A side of a square multiplied by 1.4142 equals the diameter of the square's circumscribing circle.


     

    Question from Last Week:
    Architecture Puzzler #347

    We know that a conch is a type of shellfish. The term "conch" also describes an architectural form. What is this form?  

    Answer to Puzzler #347


     

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