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Q1. | Rich cement mortars are more liable to cracking as compared to lean mortars because rich mortars have |

A. | high shrinkage [Correct Answer] |

B. | less strength [Wrong Answer] |

C. | both (a) and (b) [Wrong Answer] |

D. | none of above [Wrong Answer] |

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