Simple Machines And Tools Quiz!

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Simple Machine Quizzes & Trivia

Simple machines are devices or tools with few or no mechanical moving parts or tools that make work easier like a wedge, wheel and axle, lever, pulley etc. Which are used in construction purposes since time immemorial. This quiz will assess your knowledge about simple machines and tools. So, let's try out the quiz. All the best!


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. 
    • 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