Simple Machines Ch 14

15 Questions | Total Attempts: 40

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Machine Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The purpose of a simple machine to make work easier by allowing for a push or pull to occur over an increased distance.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    What is a simple machine that uses grooved wheels and a rope to raise, lower, or move a load?
    • A. 

      Lever

    • B. 

      Inclined plane

    • C. 

      Wheel and axel

    • D. 

      Pulley

  • 3. 
    What simple machine uses a wheel with a rod or rods through its center to help it move a load?
    • A. 

      Inclined plane

    • B. 

      Wheel and axel

    • C. 

      Screw

    • D. 

      All of the abouve

  • 4. 
    What simple machine uses a slanted surface that connects a lower level to a higher level?
    • A. 

      Inclined plane

    • B. 

      Screw

    • C. 

      Wedge

    • D. 

      Lever

  • 5. 
    What type of simple machine is a seesaw on a playground?
    • A. 

      Inclined plane

    • B. 

      Pulley

    • C. 

      Wedge

    • D. 

      Lever

  • 6. 
    What type of simple machine would the lid of a jar be?
    • A. 

      Screw

    • B. 

      Wedge

    • C. 

      Lever

    • D. 

      Pulley

  • 7. 
    An axe would be what type of simple machine?
    • A. 

      Pulley

    • B. 

      Wedge

    • C. 

      Lever

    • D. 

      Screw

  • 8. 
    Which one do you like?
    • A. 

      Option 1

    • B. 

      Option 2

    • C. 

      Option 3

    • D. 

      Option 4

  • 9. 
    A compound machine is two or more simple machines that are working together to make work easier.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    If the mechanical advantage of a simple machine is 4, then the 
    • A. 

      Output force is 4 times the effort

    • B. 

      Effort is 4 times the output force

    • C. 

      Efficiency is 4%

    • D. 

      The work output is 4 times the input

  • 11. 
    The fixed point on a lever is a
    • A. 

      Triangle

    • B. 

      Fulcrum

    • C. 

      Function

    • D. 

      Gear

  • 12. 
    What is an example of a wheel and axle?
    • A. 

      Screwdriver

    • B. 

      Wrench

    • C. 

      Door knob

    • D. 

      Hammer

  • 13. 
    How much work does a 25 newton force do to lift a potted plant from the floor to a shelf 1.5 meters high?
  • 14. 
    A truck pulls a trailer at a constant velocity for 100 m while exerting a force of 480 newtons for 60 seconds.  Calculate the power.
  • 15. 
    In order for work to be done you need _________________ .
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