With reference to various applications of Fly Ash, consider the following statements:

  1. Bricks made from residual fly ash are cheaper and of equivalent strength to that of conventional mud bricks.
  2. Fly Ash concrete saves water and lowers heat of hydration in comparison to cement concrete

Which of the above is / are correct statements?

Answer: [C] Both 1 & 2 are correct

The benefits of Fly Ash concrete is that it saves water, lowers heat of hydration, reduces the corrosion of steel and becomes strong quickly. 

This question is a part of GKToday's Integrated IAS General Studies Module