Simple Machines And Complex Machines

10 Questions
Simple Machines And Complex Machines

This quiz is aimed to test Year 6 pupils on the understanding of simple machines and complex machines.

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Lever - to carry or move heavy objects easily

    • B. 

      Wheel and axle - to cut or separate objects

    • C. 

      Pulley - to lift objects to a higher place

    • D. 

      Gear - to move objects easily

  • 2. 
    Diagram below shows a tool. What are the simple machines found in the tool?
    • A. 

      Lever and screw

    • B. 

      Lever and wedge

    • C. 

      Wedge and screw

    • D. 

      Lever and inclined plane

  • 3. 
    Diagram below shows the uses of simple machines. What are the simple machines found in the diagram? I   Screw        II  Pulley       III Inclined plane           IV Wheel and axle
    • A. 

      I and II

    • B. 

      I and IV

    • C. 

      II and III

    • D. 

      III and IV

  • 4. 
    Diagram below shows two uses of simple machines. What are X and Y?
    • A. 

      X - Inclined plane, Y - Pulley

    • B. 

      X - Wedge, Y - Pulley

    • C. 

      X - Wheel and axle, Y - Lever

    • D. 

      X - Wedge, Y - Wheel and axle

  • 5. 
    Fixing a screw into a wooden plank using a screw driver shows the use of a simple machine called
    • A. 

      Wheel and axle

    • B. 

      Wedge

    • C. 

      Lever

    • D. 

      Gear

  • 6. 
    What is a machine?
    • A. 

      Any instrument invented by humans

    • B. 

      Any instrument that uses a motor to function

    • C. 

      Any instrument that helps us to do work easily

    • D. 

      Any instrument that helps us move from a place to another place

  • 7. 
    Diagram below shows a crane lifting an object. The crane shown in the diagram above uses
    • A. 

      Fixed and movable pulleys

    • B. 

      A wheel and axle

    • C. 

      A movable pulley

    • D. 

      A fixed pulley

  • 8. 
    A pair of scissor is a complex machine because it uses more than one simple machine to work. What are the simple machines used? I   Gear      II  Inclined plane         III Lever          IV Wedge
    • A. 

      I and III

    • B. 

      I and IV

    • C. 

      II and IV

    • D. 

      III and IV

  • 9. 
    Which of the following shows the use of a lever?
    • A. 
    • B. 
    • C. 
    • D. 
  • 10. 
    Which of the following objects have the application of screw and gear?
    • A. 

      Paper cutter

    • B. 

      Scissors

    • C. 

      Watch

    • D. 

      Wheelbarrow