# Ultimate Connections

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 60

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This quiz is about the different types of bridges.

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• 1.
What type of bridge is shown in this picture?
• A.

Beam

• B.

Arch

• C.

Cantilever

• D.

Truss

• 2.
A beam bridge is safe to span no more than how many feet?
• A.

750

• B.

225

• C.

7000

• D.

250

• 3.
What type of bridge is shown in this picture?
• A.

Cantilever

• B.

Cable Stayed

• C.

Suspension

• D.

Combination

• 4.
Who is famous for building the first arch bridges?
• A.

The Chinese

• B.

The Egyptians

• C.

The Greeks

• D.

The Romans

• 5.
Which bridge did John and Washington Roebling build?
• A.

The Golden Gate Bridge

• B.

The Tacoma Narrows Bridge

• C.

The Tower Bridge

• D.

The Brooklyn Bridge

• 6.
The weight of the bridge itself is called:
• A.

• B.

• C.

• D.

• 7.
What two forces must be in balance for a bridge to remain standing?
• A.

Tension and compression

• B.

Tension and torsion

• C.

• D.

Bending and shearing

• E.

• 8.
What is the strongest shape?
• A.

The oval

• B.

The square

• C.

The rectangle

• D.

The triangle

• 9.
Although strong, there are very few cantilever bridges in the world because they are:
• A.

Very unattractive

• B.

Very noisy

• C.

Very expensive to build

• D.

Very bumpy to drive over

• 10.
A bridge is like a phone call because they both:
• A.

Have a beginning and an end

• B.

Can be very long

• C.

Connect people to people

• D.

All of the above