Bridge Design: Types & Materials - Quiz & Worksheet


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What is an arch bridge supported by?

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1. What civilization can arch bridges be dated back to?

2. Which of the following types of bridges isn't good for areas that frequently experience high winds?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz/worksheet combo is a tool that lets you gauge your understanding of bridges and how they are designed. The different types of bridges and the materials used to build them are topics you need to know to pass the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You can check your understanding of:

  • A type of bridge that should not be used in areas with high winds
  • Civilization in which arch bridges were first used
  • How arch bridges are supported
  • Material commonly used to build girder bridges

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about a popular material used in suspension bridges
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on bridge design
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the different types of bridges, including girder and arch bridges

Additional Learning

Study more about these bridges by accessing the lesson called Bridge Design: Types & Materials. Goals you can complete include:

  • Understand the role of bridges
  • See what types of bridges are popular today, including famous examples
  • Review bridge history
  • Define 'falsework'