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__________ bond is considered as the strongest Bond in brick work.

(a) English bond

(b) Raking bond

(c) Garden-wall bond

(d) Dutch bond

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This interesting question is from Bonds in Brickwork in chapter Stone and Brick Masonry of Construction & Building Materials

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Correct option is (a) English bond

Easiest explanation: English bond is generally used in practice. In English bond, the alternate courses consist of stretches and headers, the queen closer is put next to the queen header to develop the face slap and each alternate header is centrally supported over a stretcher.

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