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Thermal insulation of hollow clay blocks is good because of ____________

(a) Air within the cells of blocks

(b) Air outside the cells of blocks

(c) Resistance to water

(d) Resistance to air

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My doubt is from Composite Masonry in chapter Composite Masonry of Construction & Building Materials

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The correct choice is (a) Air within the cells of blocks

The best explanation: Hollow clay blocks are fireproof and thermally insulated. The reason behind their good thermal insulation is the presence of a huge amount of air within the cells of these blocks.

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