# Understanding Bridges

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Bridgebuilding is fun but you need to know alot. Get information from the lesson and try to answer these questions.

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• 1.
What is the name of this segment?
• A.

Bridge Fun

• B.

Understanding Bridges

• C.

Bridge OUT!

• D.

Bridgebuilding History

• 2.
What is the name of this segment?
• A.

Bridge Fun

• B.

Understanding Bridges

• C.

Bridge OUT!

• D.

Bridgebuilding History

• 3.
What is the type of bridge that most highway bridges are?
• A.

Simple beam

• B.

Cantilever

• C.

Suspension

• D.

Truss

• 4.
What is the type of bridge that most highway bridges are?
• A.

Simple beam

• B.

Cantilever

• C.

Suspension

• D.

Truss

• 5.
The San Francisco bridge is an example of a
• A.

Beam bridge

• B.

Arch bridge

• C.

Suspension bridge

• D.

All of the above

• 6.
The San Francisco bridge is an example of a
• A.

Beam bridge

• B.

Arch bridge

• C.

Suspension bridge

• D.

All of the above

• 7.
Bridges must be built to support weight of
• A.

Cars and trucks

• B.

Weight of snow or rain

• C.

Weight of the bridge itself

• D.

All of the above

• 8.
Bridges must be built to support weight of
• A.

Cars and trucks

• B.

Weight of snow or rain

• C.

Weight of the bridge itself

• D.

All of the above

• 9.
Compression force is
• A.

Pulling

• B.

Pushing

• C.

Twisting

• D.

Stretching

• 10.
Compression force is
• A.

Pulling

• B.

Pushing

• C.

Twisting

• D.

Stretching

• 11.
Tension is a force that can be descibed as
• A.

Pulling

• B.

Pushing

• C.

Twisting

• D.

Stretching

• 12.
Tension is a force that can be descibed as
• A.

Pulling

• B.

Pushing

• C.

Twisting

• D.

Stretching

• 13.
What does a "Smart" bridge do?
• A.

Knows when cars are overweight

• B.

Tells the company how many cars pass over it

• C.

Tells when there is a structural problem

• D.

All of the above

• 14.
What does a "Smart" bridge do?
• A.

Knows when cars are overweight

• B.

Tells the company how many cars pass over it

• C.

Tells when there is a structural problem

• D.

All of the above