Quiz: Floating Bridges on the Brain: The Ultimate Floating Bridge Quiz
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Floating Bridges on the Brain: The Ultimate Floating Bridge Quiz
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If everybody had an ocean, across the U.S.A, they'd be too busy building floating bridges to play on silly surfboards. Floating bridges are indispensable tools for spanning areas other bridges can't. Ready to take on our bridge challenge?

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What other name do floating bridges commonly go by?
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What was the first modern floating bridge in the United States to fail due to a severe storm?
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How long is the Governor Albert D. Rosellini Bridge -- Evergreen Point?
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What year was the Governor Albert D. Rosellini Bridge -- Evergreen Point Bridge completed?
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What's one major reason Washington is replacing the Governor Albert D. Rosellini Bridge -- Evergreen Point Bridge?
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The Sunset Lake Floating Bridge in Vermont was first floated on what kind of pontoons?
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Which state in America holds claim to the longest floating pedestrian bridge?
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Which floating bridge uses steel pontoons instead of the more common concrete pontoons?
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Which portion of a floating bridge is most susceptible to damage from an earthquake?
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How big, in diameter, were the steel cables that broke when the Hood Canal Bridge sank?
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Xerxes set out to conquer Greece, but first his army needed a bridge to cross which body of water?
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How many boats did Xerxes' men use for the replacement floating bridge?
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Why was the Eastbank Esplanade closed temporarily in 2011?
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The Homer M. Hadley Memorial Bridge is part of which Interstate highway?
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Many owners use what strategy to help pay for the huge expense of floating bridges?
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How much time did engineers need to complete the floating bridge in Dubai?
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The Dubai floating bridge is almost brand-new (built in 2007), but it's only temporary. It'll be replaced in 2012 by what bridge?
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