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Fun 2: Construction Words Quiz

Are you smarter than a Second Year Apprentice?

Here is a short test of 20 questions to see how much you know about the words used in construction.

At the end you'll receive your score and see how you did in relation to your friends and others.

Choose the best definition for the following construction terms:

Here are questions 1 to 5 (of 20):

1. Astragal
2. Baluster
3. Bridging
4. Cant Strip
5. Collar Tie

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