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Question 1: The spar of this particular bridge forms the gnomon of a large garden ________.
SundialLongitudeSolar timeTime zone

Question 2: Related bridges by the architect ________ include the Puente del Alamillo (1992), Puente de la Mujer (2001), and Chords Bridge (2008).
Pier Luigi NerviSantiago CalatravaFélix CandelaEugène Freyssinet

Question 3: Pont de Normandie across the Seine in Normandy, ________ - briefly the world's longest cable stayed bridge.
ItalyCanadaUnited KingdomFrance

Question 4: John O'Connell Bridge over the Sitka Channel, between Japonski Island and Baranof Island in Sitka, ________, 1972.
WashingtonNorthwestern United StatesUnited StatesAlaska

Question 5: Far more radical in its structure, the ________ Sundial Bridge is a pedestrian bridge that uses a single cantilever spar on one side of the span, with cables on one side only to support the bridge deck.
Red Bluff, CaliforniaSacramento, CaliforniaRedding, CaliforniaChico, California

Question 6: ________: the longest cable-stayed bridge in the Western Hemisphere, spanning the Cooper River in Charleston, South Carolina.
Mount Pleasant, South CarolinaSilas N. Pearman BridgeJohn P. Grace Memorial BridgeArthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge

Question 7: Their designers found that the combination of technologies created a stiffer bridge, and ________ took particular advantage of this to limit deformations due to railway loads in the Niagara Falls Suspension Bridge.
Ohio RiverPittsburghBrooklyn BridgeJohn A. Roebling

Question 8: Luling Bridge over the ________ in Destrehan, Louisiana; it was the first cable-stayed bridge in the United States carrying an interstate highway
IllinoisMinnesotaIowaMississippi River

Question 9: Zakim Bunker Hill Bridge is the world's widest cable-stayed bridge; carries 10 lanes of Interstate 93 over the Charles River in ________.
BostonAtlantaPhoenix, ArizonaDenver

Question 10: ________ is the bridge with the tallest piers in the world: 341 metres tall (1,118 ft) and roadway 270 metres high (886 ft), spanning the Tarn River in France.
Sky TowerCN TowerMillau ViaductEiffel Tower

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