Basic Bridge Building
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  • Question 1
    30 seconds
    Q. Any action that tends to maintain or alter the position of a structure is called:
    answer choices
    Span
    Stress
    Force
    Contraction
  • Question 2
    30 seconds
    Q. A force which acts to shorten the thing it is acting on is called:
    answer choices
    Tension
    Compression
    Gravity
    Motion
  • Question 3
    30 seconds
    Q. A force which acts to expand or lengthen the thing it is acting on is called:
    answer choices
    Stretch
    Tension
    Failure
    Breaking Point
  • Question 4
    30 seconds
    Q. A rigid, usually horizontal, structural element is called:
    answer choices
    Beam
    Pier
    Endeavor
    Force
  • Question 5
    30 seconds
    Q. Weight distribution throughout a structure is called:
    answer choices
    Truss
    Pier
    Cantilever
    Load
  • Question 6
    30 seconds
    Q. Three types of basic bridges are:
    answer choices
    Beam, Arch and Suspension
    Golden Gate, Hudson and Chattahoochie
    Brooklyn, London and Ambassador 
    George Washington, Mackinac and Seven Mile
  • Question 7
    30 seconds
    Q. The distance between two bridge supports, whether they are columns, towers or the wall of a canyon is called: 
    answer choices
    Truss
    Load
    Force
    Span
  • Question 8
    30 seconds
    Q.  A projecting structure supported only at one end, like a shelf bracket or a diving board is known as a:
    answer choices
    Bridge Bracket
    Bridge Board
    Load Support
    Cantilever
  • Question 9
    30 seconds
    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:
    answer choices
    Uniform
    Stability
    Gravity
    Viscosity
  • Question 10
    30 seconds
    Q. A rigid frame composed of short, straight pieces joined to form a series of triangles or other stable shapes is called a:
    answer choices
    Pier
    Beam
    Truss
    Bridge
  • Question 11
    30 seconds
    Q.

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

    answer choices

    Transfer

    Dissipate

    Buckling

    Snapping

  • Question 12
    30 seconds
    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:
    answer choices
    Buckling
    Dissipate
    Transfer
    Caving
  • Question 13
    30 seconds
    Q. A force which acts to shorten the thing it is acting on is called:
    answer choices
    Tension
    Compression
    Gravity
    Motion
  • Question 14
    30 seconds
    Q. This condition exists when the force of compression overcomes an object's ability to handle compression. 
    answer choices
    Buckling
    Snapping
    Dissipate
    Transfer
  • Question 15
    30 seconds
    Q. This happens when tension overcomes an object's ability to handle tension.
    answer choices
    Snapping
    Buckling
    Cracking
    Stretching
  • Question 16
    30 seconds
    Q. The first bridges in history were:
    answer choices
    Roman Arch Bridge
    Natural Bridges
    Suspension Bridges
    Warren Truss Bridges
  • Question 17
    30 seconds
    Q.

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

    answer choices

    Beam Bridge

    Arch Bridge

    Suspension Bridge

    Truss Bridge

  • Question 18
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    Q.

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

    answer choices

    Greek Suspension Bridge

    Roman Arch Bridge

    Wakanda Vibranium Bridge

    Egyptian Pyramid Bridge

  • Question 19
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    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?

    answer choices

    Information Age

    Medieval Age

    Golden Age

    Renaissance Age

  • Question 20
    30 seconds
    Q.

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

    answer choices

    Project Manager, Safety Manger, Reporter, 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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