Are You A Mechanical Boffin?

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Are You A Mechanical Boffin? - Quiz

Are you a mechanical boffin? This quiz will test your knowledge of simple machines.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A wedge is a triangular shaped tool that can be used to stop, split, seperate or hold an​ object in place. Which of the following things is not a wedge.
    • A. 

      Door Stop

    • B. 

      Chisle

    • C. 

      Blade

    • D. 

      Cog

  • 2. 
    A lever is used to move objects by applying force to them. This force is known as...
    • A. 

      Leverage

    • B. 

      Levering

    • C. 

      Leverum

    • D. 

      Leveitout

  • 3. 
    A pulley is used to lift objects. Which of the following things is not part of a pulley?
    • A. 

      Wheel

    • B. 

      Axle

    • C. 

      Belt

    • D. 

      Mortar

  • 4. 
    A wheel and axle move other objects using rotation. Which part of a door is a wheel and axle? 
    • A. 

      Door Bell

    • B. 

      Door Knob

    • C. 

      Door Number

    • D. 

      Door Knocker

  • 5. 
    A screw can tighten, fasten, attach and move another object using force. A screw applies force using the grooves in its body. These grooves are also known as a...
    • A. 

      Felix

    • B. 

      Asterix

    • C. 

      Helix

    • D. 

      Obelix

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