The World's Longest Bridge

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This quiz was designed for the Wicomico County ALC. The text that accompanies the quiz can be found at http://wicomicoadultlearning. Wikispaces. Com/Science+World%27s+longest+b ridge


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Complete the following phrase.The longest bridge in the world ______________.
    • A. 

      Is located in the United Kingdom

    • B. 

      Has a span of 1991 feet

    • C. 

      Is located in southern Japan

    • D. 

      Is not featured in The Guiness Book of World's Records

  • 2. 
    The pillars of the Akashi Kaiyko Bridge ______________.
    • A. 

      Are built of steel

    • B. 

      Have already withstood 2 earthquakes

    • C. 

      Are supported by steel cables

    • D. 

      Are built to withstand high-velocity winds

  • 3. 
    The article reports that ____________.
    • A. 

      Each cable is composed of 127 steel wires

    • B. 

      Cables are made of steel

    • C. 

      The world is round

    • D. 

      The cables are round

  • 4. 
    During the construction of the bridge _____________.
    • A. 

      The earth was circled 7.5 times by 200,000 miles of wire

    • B. 

      The steel cables were installed by helicopter

    • C. 

      An earthquake occurred

    • D. 

      Concrete was usually cast in water 30 feet deep

  • 5. 
    Which of the following is false?
    • A. 

      The government decided to build the bridge in 1985.

    • B. 

      Surveying the construction site took 3 years.

    • C. 

      The bridge was opened to traffic in 1988.

    • D. 

      The highway connected by the bridge has 6 lanes.

  • 6. 
    Which possible danger was mentioned in the passage?
    • A. 

      Waves

    • B. 

      Typhoons

    • C. 

      Traffic jams

    • D. 

      Terrorist attacks