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Question 1: Aggregates are also used as base material under foundations, roads, and ________.
TransportTrain stationTrainRail transport

Question 2: If the granulated blast furnace slag accesses free lime during hydration, it develops strong hydraulic cementitious properties and can partly substitute for ________ in concrete.
Cement kilnRawmillPortland cementCement mill

Question 3: Aggregates are a component of ________ such as concrete and asphalt concrete; the aggregate serves as reinforcement to add strength to the overall composite material.
Carbon fiber-reinforced polymerFiber reinforced concreteComposite materialPolyester

Question 4: In many places, good limestone, ________, marble or other quality stone bedrock deposits do not exist.
FelsicGraniteBasaltIgneous rock

Question 5: The largest-volume of recycled material used as construction aggregate is blast ________ and steel furnace slag.
BoilerFurnace (disambiguation)Blast furnaceFurnace

Question 6: Where neither stone, nor sand and gravel, are available, construction demand is usually satisfied by shipping in aggregate by rail, ________ or truck.
BargeCruise shipDredgingTrain ferry

Question 7: In these areas, natural sand and gravel are ________ for use as aggregate.
Mining engineeringMetallurgyMiningArchaeology

Question 8: According to the ________, 2006 U.S.
United States Fish and Wildlife ServiceMinerals Management ServiceNational Park ServiceUnited States Geological Survey

Question 9: According to the ________, 2006 U.S.
United States Geological SurveyNational Park ServiceUnited States Fish and Wildlife ServiceMinerals Management Service

Question 10: Construction aggregate, or simply "aggregate", is a broad category of coarse particulate material used in ________, including sand, gravel, crushed stone, slag, recycled concrete and geosynthetic aggregates.
Structural engineeringBuilding services engineeringConstructionCivil engineering


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