A Good Quality Stone Absorbs Water Less Than

By Aina Parasher|Updated : July 22nd, 2022

A good quality stone absorbs water less than

  1. 5 %
  2. 10 %
  3. 15 %
  4. 20 %

Answer: A. 5 %

A good quality stone absorbs water less than 5%.

Solution

A good quality stone is crystalline, homogeneous and dense packed structure

Here are some characteristics of good quality stone

  • Good quality stones have compressive strength greater than 1000 kg/cm2.
  • Good quality stones have high durability.
  • Good quality stones should have specific gravity of more than 2.7.
  • Good quality stones should have toughness index of more than 13.
  • Good quality stones should have water absorption less than 5%.

A good quality stone absorbs water less than 5% because good stone is less pervious.

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