A Quiz On Simple Machines! Trivia

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A Quiz On Simple Machines! Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which simple machine has a flat surface that is raised at one end?
    • A. 

      Pulley and lever

    • B. 

      Lever

    • C. 

      Inclined plane

    • D. 

      Wedge

    • E. 

      Force

  • 2. 
    The fixed point that the bar of a lever moves around is called the?
    • A. 

      Lever

    • B. 

      Pulley

    • C. 

      Pulley and lever

    • D. 

      Screw

    • E. 

      Wedge

  • 3. 
    Which simple machine has a wheel with a rope wrapped around it?
    • A. 

      Inclined plane

    • B. 

      Lever

    • C. 

      Wedge

    • D. 

      A Pulley

    • E. 

      Force

  • 4. 
    Which simple machines help us lift a heavyweight?
    • A. 

      Wedge

    • B. 

      Wheel

    • C. 

      Axle

    • D. 

      Pulley and lever

    • E. 

      Fulcrom

  • 5. 
    Which simple machine helps us pull things apart?
    • A. 

      Pulley

    • B. 

      Lever

    • C. 

      Wedge

    • D. 

      Inclined plane

    • E. 

      Screw

  • 6. 
    Which simple machines help us lift a heavy object?
    • A. 

      Wheel and axle, inclined place

    • B. 

      Fulcrom

    • C. 

      Pulley

    • D. 

      Lever

    • E. 

      Inclined plane

  • 7. 
    Which simple machine is a stiff bar that moves around a fixed point?
    • A. 

      Pulley

    • B. 

      Pulley and lever

    • C. 

      Screw

    • D. 

      Fulcrom

    • E. 

      Inclined plane

  • 8. 
    Which simple machine helps us hold things together?
    • A. 

      Fulcrom

    • B. 

      Screw

    • C. 

      Pulley

    • D. 

      Pulley and lever

    • E. 

      Lever

  • 9. 
    Name one example of a compound machine.
    • A. 

      A bike, scissors, car, boat, plus many more.

    • B. 

      Puzzles, toys, dolls

    • C. 

      Carrots, peas, celery, cats

    • D. 

      Hammers, screw drivers, plates, doves

  • 10. 
    What is called when you push or pull something?
    • A. 

      Screw

    • B. 

      Work

    • C. 

      Wedge

    • D. 

      Force

    • E. 

      Inclined plane

  • 11. 
    This is done when using force makes something move.
    • A. 

      Pull

    • B. 

      Shake

    • C. 

      Force

    • D. 

      Throw

    • E. 

      Work

  • 12. 
    Name the six simple machines.
    • A. 

      Nail, hammer, screw, plane, car

    • B. 

      Plane, incline, axle, fulcrom, wedge

    • C. 

      Work, force, lever, plane

    • D. 

      Wedge, screw, pulley, lever, wheel and axle, inclined plane

    • E. 

      Everything

  • 13. 
    What is it called when two or more simple machines are combined into one machine?
    • A. 

      Force

    • B. 

      Blenders

    • C. 

      Cars

    • D. 

      Compound machine

    • E. 

      Trucks

  • 14. 
    What is a simple machine that is wide at one end and pointed at the other called?
    • A. 

      Plane

    • B. 

      Force

    • C. 

      Whip

    • D. 

      Screw

    • E. 

      Wedge

  • 15. 
    What do we use simple machines for?
    • A. 

      Move faster

    • B. 

      Jump higher

    • C. 

      To make work easier

    • D. 

      Let go to sleep easier

    • E. 

      Run faster

  • 16. 
    Which simple machine has a rod attached to a wheel?
    • A. 

      Gas

    • B. 

      A wheel and axle

    • C. 

      Lights

    • D. 

      Hammer

    • E. 

      Nails