QUIZ
Basic Bridge Building
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20 questions
Q. Any action that tends to maintain or alter the position of a structure is called:
answer choices
Span
Stress
Force
Contraction
Q. A force which acts to shorten the thing it is acting on is called:
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Tension
Compression
Gravity
Motion
Q. A force which acts to expand or lengthen the thing it is acting on is called:
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Stretch
Tension
Failure
Breaking Point
Q. A rigid, usually horizontal, structural element is called:
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Beam
Pier
Endeavor
Force
Q. Weight distribution throughout a structure is called:
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Truss
Pier
Cantilever
Load
Q. Three types of basic bridges are:
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Beam, Arch and Suspension
Golden Gate, Hudson and Chattahoochie
Brooklyn, London and Ambassador 
George Washington, Mackinac and Seven Mile
Q. The distance between two bridge supports, whether they are columns, towers or the wall of a canyon is called: 
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Truss
Load
Force
Span
Q.  A projecting structure supported only at one end, like a shelf bracket or a diving board is known as a:
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Bridge Bracket
Bridge Board
Load Support
Cantilever
Q.  The ability to resist collapse and deformation; characteristic of a structure that is able to carry a realistic load without collapsing or deforming significantly is known as:
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Uniform
Stability
Gravity
Viscosity
Q. A rigid frame composed of short, straight pieces joined to form a series of triangles or other stable shapes is called a:
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Pier
Beam
Truss
Bridge
Q.

To spread forces out over a greater area, so that no one spot has to bear the brunt of the concentrated force is:

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Transfer

Dissipate

Buckling

Snapping

Q. To move the forces from an area of weakness to an area of strength, an area designed to handle the forces is an example of:
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Buckling
Dissipate
Transfer
Caving
Q. A force which acts to shorten the thing it is acting on is called:
answer choices
Tension
Compression
Gravity
Motion
Q. This condition exists when the force of compression overcomes an object's ability to handle compression. 
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Buckling
Snapping
Dissipate
Transfer
Q. This happens when tension overcomes an object's ability to handle tension.
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Snapping
Buckling
Cracking
Stretching
Q. The first bridges in history were:
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Roman Arch Bridge
Natural Bridges
Suspension Bridges
Warren Truss Bridges
Q.

The Brooklyn Bridge and the San Francisco Golden Gate Bridge are examples of what types of bridges?

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Beam Bridge

Arch Bridge

Suspension Bridge

Truss Bridge

Q.

This bridge is named after an ancient civilization who also used the same design in their coliseums.

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Greek Suspension Bridge

Roman Arch Bridge

Wakanda Vibranium Bridge

Egyptian Pyramid Bridge

Q.

During this period of history there was an emphasis on strength of materials, Mathematical theories, development of metal and the fine arts. What period of history was this?

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Information Age

Medieval Age

Golden Age

Renaissance Age

Q.

In your project team, there should be four (4) critical roles. They are:

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Project Manager, Safety Manger, Data Manager, and Quality Manager

Project Manager, Chief Engineer, Quality Manager and Scribe

Scribe, Project Manager, Safety Manager and Reporter

Quality Manager, Safety Manager, Photographer and Scribe

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