Levers Quiz

13 Questions
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A quiz on levers.

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      The farther from the fulcrum the effort is, the more effort needed.

    • B. 

      The farther from the fulcrum the effort is, the less effort needed.

  • 2. 
    A benefit obtained by using a lever is called a(n)
    • A. 

      Newton

    • B. 

      Advantage

    • C. 

      Interval

    • D. 

      Effort

  • 3. 
    As the load is moved farther from the fulcrum, the effort needed to lift the load
    • A. 

      Increases

    • B. 

      Decreases

    • C. 

      Stays the same

    • D. 

      Is the opposite

  • 4. 
    The unit used to measure the amount of force (effort) needed to lift a load is the
    • A. 

      Kilogram

    • B. 

      Lever arm

    • C. 

      Class 2 lever

    • D. 

      Newton

  • 5. 
    A class 3 lever has the _________ in the middle.
    • A. 

      Effort

    • B. 

      Load

    • C. 

      Fulcrum

  • 6. 
    A class 2 lever has the _____ in the middle.
    • A. 

      Effort

    • B. 

      Load

    • C. 

      Fulcrum

  • 7. 
    A class 1 lever has the _____ in the middle.
    • A. 

      Effort

    • B. 

      Load

    • C. 

      Fulcrum

  • 8. 
    In class 1 levers, the effort increases as the load moves closer to the fulcrum.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    In class 2 levers, the effort decreases as the load moves closer to the fulcrum.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    In class 3 levers, the effort decreases as the load moves farther from the fulcrum.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    • A. 

      Class 1

    • B. 

      Class 2

    • C. 

      Class 3

    • D. 

      A hockey stick is not a lever.

  • 12. 
    A crowbar is a class _____ lever.
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

  • 13. 
    The farther from the fulcrum the effort is, the less effort is required to lift the load.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False