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What should be the least overall average thickness of the shells used in hollow clay blocks masonry?

(a) 1 cm

(b) 2 cm

(c) 3 cm

(d) 4 cm

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Correct option is (b) 2 cm

For explanation: The shell of a clay block surrounds the hollow interior while a web acts as a partition between the cells. The least overall average thickness of a shell should be 2 cm.

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