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Which of the following statements about brickwork and stonework is false?

(a) Brickwork is more watertight in comparison to stonework

(b) Bricks can resist fire better than stones

(c) The stonework is much stronger than brickwork

(d) Stonework results in the development of better architectural effects

I got this question during an interview for a job.

My question is based upon Bricks in chapter Glass, Lime, Clay Products & Bricks of Construction & Building Materials

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The correct option is (a) Brickwork is more watertight in comparison to stonework

For explanation I would say: Stonework is much stronger than brickwork. Bricks can resist fire better than stones. Brickwork is less watertight in comparison to stonework. Stonework results in the development of better architectural effects.

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