Levers Quiz: Trivia Questions! Test

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Levers Quiz: Trivia Questions! Test

Most of the machines we use on a daily basis have a lever or two which decreases the amount of force it would take to get a job done. A lever is a rigid body capable of rotating on a point on itself. How much do you know about levers from our classes? Take up the test below and see if you understood all we covered on the topic and the application in real life.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the relationship between the amount of effort required and its distance from the fulcrum?
    • 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 move 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. 
    What kind of lever system is a hockey stick?
    • 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

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