Bridge Quiz

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Bridge Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz goes along with the bridge unit in Mr. Kicklighter's Intro to Technology class.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When a load is applied to the top of a structure element, the element is said to be in
    • A. 

      Compression

    • B. 

      Tension

    • C. 

      Torsion

    • D. 

      Shear

  • 2. 
    Compression is best described as:
    • A. 

      Pulling

    • B. 

      Torsion

    • C. 

      Tension

    • D. 

      Pushing

  • 3. 
    A force that is generated by the molecular structure of the material in question to counter external forces.
    • A. 

      Compression

    • B. 

      External Force

    • C. 

      Stress

    • D. 

      Internal Force

  • 4. 
    When forces are equal
    • A. 

      Internal Force

    • B. 

      Equilibrium

    • C. 

      External Force

    • D. 

      Strain

  • 5. 
    The force that tries to twist the material apart is called.
    • A. 

      Compression

    • B. 

      Tension

    • C. 

      Torsion

    • D. 

      Shear

  • 6. 
    When a load is applied to an object in question
    • A. 

      Internal Force

    • B. 

      External Force

    • C. 

      Equilibrium

    • D. 

      Strain

  • 7. 
    When a load is applied along the element in a pulling action.
    • A. 

      Compression

    • B. 

      Tension

    • C. 

      Torsion

    • D. 

      Bending

  • 8. 
    The force that causes the material to be under both compression and tension
    • A. 

      Compressing

    • B. 

      Torque

    • C. 

      Bending

    • D. 

      Shearing

  • 9. 
    When forces are exerted on a material in the same plane but in opposite directions
    • A. 

      Compression

    • B. 

      Tension

    • C. 

      Torsion

    • D. 

      Shearing

  • 10. 
    This is a pre-assembled triangular frame
    • A. 

      Joist

    • B. 

      Truss

    • C. 

      Header

    • D. 

      Sill