Test Your Knowldge On Simple Machines Quiz

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Use your knowldge on simple machines to answer the following questions.  


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
       An axe can be  used to split wood into smaller pieces.  The blade on an axe is considered to be a(n) _______________.
    • A. 

      Lever

    • B. 

      Wedge

    • C. 

      Pulley

    • D. 

      Wheel and Axle

  • 2. 
        The image below is of a seesaw.  The middle part of the seesaw is labelled with the letter "X".  What is the "X" pointing to?                                            
    • A. 

      Fulcrum

    • B. 

      Effort Force

    • C. 

      Load

  • 3. 
    The picture below shows a person pushing a box up a ramp.  There are three forces involved in this activity that are represented by arrows.  Which force represents the effort force?
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      C

  • 4. 
    Choose the picture of the pulley that would make work the easiest 
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      C

  • 5. 
    Which of the following can be done to reduce the friction of two pieces of metal as they rub together? 
    • A. 

      Increase the speed of the metal pieces as they rub together

    • B. 

      Add more heat to each of them

    • C. 

      Add a lubricant like oil to each of them

    • D. 

      Nothing has to be done since friction does not exist in this situation.

  • 6. 
     The work efficiency of a machine can never be 100%.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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