Civil Engineering - Building Materials - Discussion

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A good quality stone absorbs water less than

[A]. 5%
[B]. 10%
[C]. 15%
[D]. 20%
[E]. 25%.

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

No answer description available for this question.

Ravi said: (Aug 10, 2016)  
Why not 10%?

Engr Asadullah Shaikh said: (Sep 23, 2016)  
@Ravi

Because 10% is a huge amount of water which makes it rejected stone.

Parthi said: (Jan 3, 2017)  
10% for bricks 5% for stones.

Surraz Das said: (Feb 11, 2017)  
It should be 0.5-0.6%.

Not that much ie. 5%.

Parashuram said: (Jun 7, 2017)  
It should be less than 6% exactly.

Mallu Malgond said: (Aug 7, 2017)  
Should not more than 10% less than 5% not used.

Vijay said: (Nov 18, 2017)  
Not more than 10% for stone.
For bricks ; 1st class - 20%.
2nd class - 22.5%.
3rd class - 25%.

Milan said: (Feb 17, 2018)  
Not more than 15% for stone.

Subhasish said: (Mar 28, 2018)  
It should be less than 0.6%.

Yousuf said: (Apr 1, 2018)  
It should be 5% to 7%.

Yousuf said: (Apr 1, 2018)  
It is depend on stone type also.

Sam said: (Apr 26, 2018)  
It is not more than .6%.

Ravi said: (Jun 1, 2018)  
Please provide a correct explanation for the answers.

Gopika said: (Sep 19, 2018)  
The % of water absobtion for stones should not be less than 5%.

Yogesh said: (Jan 20, 2019)  
For 1st class brick - 15%.
2nd class brick - 20%.
3rd class brick - more than 20%.

Joe said: (Jan 25, 2020)  
Good quality stone absorb water less than5%.

Stone is rejected if it absorb water more than 10%.

Engr Usman Ullah said: (Feb 7, 2021)  
5% is the right answer.

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