Understanding Bridges

14 Questions
Understanding Bridges

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

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Questions and Answers
  • 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