1. a bond that is formed by masonry units and mortar joints on the face of a surface is called a _____ bond.
  2. In two- wythe walls, a structural bond can be made by_______.
    overlapping brick between the wythes.
  3. to locate walls, take measurements from the plans, and_____.
    transfer them to the footing or slab
  4. the type of concrete brick that looks like stone is_____.
    slump brick
  5. in CMU wall, control joints replace_____ every 20ft or so.
    standard mortar joints
  6. ASTM standards define_____ for CMUs.
    performance characteristics
  7. the next step after trimming off mortar burrs should be____.
    putting the trimmed mortar back into the mortar box.
  8. drawing the bond pattern lets the mason calculate
    how many masonry units to cut
  9. it is a good idea to mark the end of every other unit
    when drawing the bond pattern
  10. for the absorption test, if a brick adsorbs 20 drops of water in less than 1.5 minutes, it_________.
    needs to be wetted
  11. the best method of cleaning new brick masonry is________.
  12. if a masonry unit must be moved after placing,_______.
    remove all the mortar on it, and rebutter it
  13. the device used to connect 2 walls that meet each other at right angles is a_______.
  14. the tip of a pointing trowel is used to
    cut brick
  15. the process of laying out masonry units without mortar to establish spacing is known as_____.
    dry bonding
  16. brick can be cut by hand with a ______.
    chisel, brick hammer, or trowel
  17. if a block wall to be reinforced with grout, mortar should be placed on_________.
    the face shells only
  18. always wear_________when cutting masonry
    eye and respiratory protection
  19. when placing block, check alignment by______
    looking through the ears
  20. masons use ______to keep water from leaking from the top of a masonry wall into the units below.
  21. ASTM C90 specifies a minimum compressive strength of 800 psi for ______ block.
    hollow loadbearing
  22. the type of stone preferred for sill blocks is _______ stone
    limestone ashlar
  23. the most popular size of concrete brick has________courses in a height of eight inches.
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