Simple Machines And Tools: Trivia Quiz!

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Simple Machines And Tools: Trivia Quiz!

Simple machines are devices or tools with few or no mechanical moving parts or tools that make work more comfortable, like a wedge, wheel, axle, lever, pulley, etc. , which are used in construction purposes since time immemorial. This quiz will assess your knowledge about simple machines and tools. Let's try it out!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How many classes of levers are there?
    • A. 

      One

    • B. 

      Two

    • C. 

      Three

    • D. 

      Four

    • E. 

      Five

  • 2. 
    A baseball bat is an example of this class of lever:
    • A. 

      First-class

    • B. 

      Second-class

    • C. 

      Third-class

    • D. 

      Fourth-class

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 3. 
    The formula for the mechanical advantage of an inclined plane is:
    • A. 

      Input arm divided by the output arm

    • B. 

      Distance divided by height

    • C. 

      Height divided by distance

    • D. 

      Output arm divided by input arm

    • E. 

      1/2 input arm divided by output arm

  • 4. 
    All of these are examples of inclined planes except:
    • A. 

      Hatchet

    • B. 

      Ramp

    • C. 

      Staircase

    • D. 

      Slide

    • E. 

      Wheel

  • 5. 
    All of these are types of gears except:
    • A. 

      Snake

    • B. 

      Worm

    • C. 

      Spur

    • D. 

      Bevel

    • E. 

      Rack and pinion

  • 6. 
    These two simple machines make a screw:
    • A. 

      Wheel and axle and inclined plane

    • B. 

      Inclined plane and wedge

    • C. 

      Lever and wedge

    • D. 

      Pulley and lever

    • E. 

      Gear and wedge

  • 7. 
    What simple machine combines with itself to make a wedge?
    • A. 

      Lever

    • B. 

      Inclined plane

    • C. 

      Gear

    • D. 

      Wheel and axle

    • E. 

      Pulley

  • 8. 
    All of these are examples of a wheel and axle except:
    • A. 

      Nail

    • B. 

      Rolling pin

    • C. 

      Roller skates

    • D. 

      Door knob

    • E. 

      Windmill

  • 9. 
    The handles of a pair of scissors are an example of this type of simple machine.
    • A. 

      Gear

    • B. 

      Wheel and axle

    • C. 

      Pulley

    • D. 

      Wedge

    • E. 

      Lever

  • 10. 
    What is a simple machine that uses grooved wheels and a rope to raise, lower, or moves a load?
    • A. 

      Lever 

    • B. 

      Wheel and axel

    • C. 

      Inclined plane 

    • D. 

      Pulley 

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