WONDER #1464: How Does a Suspension Bridge Work?

Question 1 of 3

The vertical cables that connect the bridge deck to the main supporting cables on a suspension bridge are called what?

  1. belts
  2. spans
  3. suspenders
  4. straws

Question 2 of 3

The Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco is an example of what type of bridge?

  1. suspension
  2. beam
  3. arch
  4. covered

Question 3 of 3

The earliest suspension bridges may have featured cables made of what material?

  1. iron
  2. steel
  3. chains
  4. twisted grass

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