The following items will test your grasp of the material covered in this lesson. There is only one correct
answer to each item. When you complete the exercise, check your answer with the answer key that
follows. If you answer any item incorrectly, study again that part of the lesson which contains the
Which concrete block is the most commonly used in construction?
Why is it necessary to lay the stretcher block with the thicker side of the face shell up?
To allow the next course of block to set plumb
To allow for a wider mortar joint
To allow for a greater mortar bedding area
Because heavyweight blocks are used in load-bearing walls
You are constructing a concrete block wall. In which course would you place a closure block?
Every other course
Every third course
The top course
What tool should you use to finish vertical joints?
A joint rake
A sled runner jointer
A S-shaped jointer