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As compared to Stone masonry, brick masonry is more:
1. Fire resistant
2. Costly
3. Skilled practice
4. Strong

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Correct Answer - Option 1 : Fire resistant


Comparison between stone masonry and brick masonry:

Properties Stone masonry Brick masonry
Cost Costly Cheaper
Ease of construction Difficult Easy 
Construction Slow Quick
Type of laborer required Skilled Unskilled
Quantity of mortar more less
Strength and durability more less
Plastering not required required
Surface more damp proof less damp proof
Fire-resistance less more
Bond less proper proper due to regular shape


So, the correct option is 1, because Brick masonry is more fire-resistant than stone masonry.

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