Everything Bridges Trivia & Answers

Posted by johnnyquickparts on November 7, 2011

I hope you enjoyed the thrilling video in this month’s challenge. If you didn’t get a chance to read my latest In the Queue email, you can catch it here.

Let’s have a big round of applause for this month’s winner: M. Christopher from Georgia. That $250 Stereolithography credit at Quickparts.com will really come in handy for an upcoming project.

Here are the correct answers to this month’s challenge:

1. The name of the double-decked suspension bridge that serves as the starting point of the New York City Marathon is: Verrazano-Narrows Bridge

2. The following is not believed to be a possible meaning behind the nusery rhyme “London Bridge is Falling Down”: The bridge is an analogy for English rule during the reign of King Henry VIII

3. The origin of the tire company Bridgestone’s name is:  It was an English translation of the surname of the company’s founder

4. The bridge coined “the most dramatic failure in bridge engineering history” is: Tacoma Narrows Bridge

5.  Jeff Bridges’ first Academy Award nomination was for:  The Last Picture Show

6. The bridge that is the site of the most suicides is: Golden Gate Bridge, California

7.  The average age of an American Contract Bridge League member is: 67

Thanks for playing. Please stay tuned as I tunnel my way through my next adventure!

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