Structures Quiz

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Structures Quiz

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  • 1. 
    • A. 

      A structure that is made by the piling up of materials.

    • B. 

      A type of structure in which a skeleton of materials supports the weight of the other A type of structure in which a skeleton of materials supports the weight of the other parts.

    • C. 

      An object or structure that is not made by humans.

    • D. 

      A type of structure that obtains its strength from a thin, carefully shaped outer layer of material that requires no internal frame.

  • 2. 
    Tension force is:
    • A. 

      A force that pulls on a material and stretches it apart.

    • B. 

      Present inside the materials of the structure.

    • C. 

      Seen in Star Wars.

    • D. 

      The forces applied on a structure.

  • 3. 
    Centre of gravity is the point at which all of the gravitational force of an object may be considered to act.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    A beam is:
    • A. 

      A building.

    • B. 

      Very supportive.

    • C. 

      A vertical support.

    • D. 

      A horizontal support.

  • 5. 
    Ergonomics are design factors that are intended to minimize productivity by maximizing fatigue and discomfort of the user.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Shear strength is:
    • A. 

      A force that bends or tears a material by pushing parts in opposite directions.

    • B. 

      A measure of the largest shear force that a material can withstand before tearing apart.

    • C. 

      A measure of the largest torsion force that a material can withstand and still be able to return to its original shape.

    • D. 

      A force that acts on a material by twisting its ends in opposite directions.

  • 7. 
    A layered material in which the middle is folded into a series of triangles to provide extra strength is called:
    • A. 

      Laminate

    • B. 

      Loose

    • C. 

      Courted

    • D. 

      Corrugated

  • 8. 
    The failure of a material when it folds under compressive force is called:
    • A. 

      An upset

    • B. 

      Switch

    • C. 

      Snap

    • D. 

      Buckle

  • 9. 
    A force is measured in kilometres.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    The characteristics of materials are referred to as properties.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False