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Bamboo Flooring Quiz
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Bamboo flooring is both trendy and eco-friendly. Test your knowledge on bamboo flooring with this bamboo flooring quiz at HowStuffWorks.

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How long does it take for a cut bamboo stalk to grow back to its mature height?

It takes a bamboo stalk 3.5 to 7 years to grow back to its mature height. <a href="http://home.howstuffworks.com/home-improvement/energy-efficiency/bamboo-flooring.htm">How Bamboo Flooring Works</a>

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Bamboo is a type of what?

Bamboo is a type of grass. <a href="http://home.howstuffworks.com/home-improvement/energy-efficiency/bamboo-flooring.htm">How Bamboo Flooring Works</a>

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Which of the following is not a type of bamboo flooring?

Natural bamboo and carbonized bamboo are example of different type of bamboo flooring; sanded bamboo is not a type of bamboo flooring. <a href="http://home.howstuffworks.com/home-improvement/energy-efficiency/bamboo-flooring.htm">How Bamboo Flooring Works</a>

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Carbonizing bamboo decreases the floor's strength by what percent?

Carbonizing bamboo decreases the floor's strength by 8-10 percent. <a href="http://home.howstuffworks.com/home-improvement/energy-efficiency/bamboo-flooring.htm">How Bamboo Flooring Works</a>

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In horizontal bamboo construction, how many strips of bamboo are typically used in each board?
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In horizontal bamboo construction, 15 strips of bamboo are typically used in each board. <a href="http://home.howstuffworks.com/home-improvement/energy-efficiency/bamboo-flooring.htm">How Bamboo Flooring Works</a>

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In vertical bamboo construction, how many strips of bamboo are typically used in each board?

In vertical bamboo construction, 17 strips of bamboo are typically used in each board. <a href="http://home.howstuffworks.com/home-improvement/energy-efficiency/bamboo-flooring.htm">How Bamboo Flooring Works</a>

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Which type of bamboo flooring construction is the most environmentally friendly?

Woven bamboo construction is the most environmentally friendly bamboo construction. <a href="http://home.howstuffworks.com/home-improvement/energy-efficiency/bamboo-flooring.htm">How Bamboo Flooring Works</a>

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How many different varieties of bamboo are known to exist?

There are 1400 different varieties of bamboo known to exist. <a href="http://home.howstuffworks.com/home-improvement/energy-efficiency/bamboo-flooring.htm">How Bamboo Flooring Works</a>

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Which of the following should not be used to install bamboo flooring?

Screws should never be used to install bamboo flooring. <a href="http://home.howstuffworks.com/home-improvement/energy-efficiency/bamboo-flooring.htm">How Bamboo Flooring Works</a>

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Which of the following is not bad for bamboo flooring?

Dry air is not bad for bamboo flooring. <a href="http://home.howstuffworks.com/home-improvement/energy-efficiency/bamboo-flooring.htm">How Bamboo Flooring Works</a>

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