What Tool Is That?

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What Tool Is That? - Quiz

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    This is a...

    • A.

      Drill press

    • B.

      Saw table

    • C.

      Band saw

    • D.

      Motorized saw

    Correct Answer
    C. Band saw
    Explanation
    The correct answer is band saw. A band saw is a power tool that consists of a continuous band of toothed metal stretched between two or more wheels, allowing for precision cutting of various materials. It is commonly used in woodworking, metalworking, and other industries. A band saw is different from a drill press, saw table, or motorized saw as it has a unique cutting mechanism that enables curved and intricate cuts.

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  • 2. 

    This is a..

    • A.

      Bolt turner

    • B.

      Monkey wrench

    • C.

      Wrench

    • D.

      Metal object with a c-shape on the end

    Correct Answer
    C. Wrench
    Explanation
    The given correct answer is "wrench". A wrench is a metal object with a c-shape on one end. It is a tool used for gripping and turning nuts, bolts, and other objects. It typically has a handle and a fixed or adjustable jaw that can be used to apply torque or rotational force. A monkey wrench is a type of wrench with an adjustable jaw, but in this case, the correct answer is simply "wrench".

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  • 3. 

    This is a...

    • A.

      Pointy metal object

    • B.

      Tapper

    • C.

      Screw driver

    • D.

      Awl

    Correct Answer
    D. Awl
    Explanation
    The given object is described as "pointy" and "metal," which aligns with the characteristics of an awl. An awl is a tool used for making small holes or indentations in materials like wood or leather. It typically has a sharp, pointed tip made of metal, making it suitable for piercing or marking surfaces. Therefore, based on the description provided, the correct answer is awl.

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  • 4. 

    This is a...

    • A.

      Hammer

    • B.

      Rubber mallet

    • C.

      Pounder

    • D.

      Plastic mallet

    Correct Answer
    B. Rubber mallet
    Explanation
    A rubber mallet is a type of hammer that has a head made of rubber. It is commonly used in construction and woodworking tasks where a softer blow is required, such as when working with delicate materials or when avoiding damage to the surface being struck. The rubber head of the mallet helps to prevent marring or denting the workpiece while still providing enough force to drive nails or tap objects into place.

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  • 5. 

    This is a...

    • A.

      Plier

    • B.

      Bender

    • C.

      Clamper

    • D.

      Grabber

    Correct Answer
    A. Plier
    Explanation
    A plier is a hand tool used for gripping, bending, and cutting various materials. It typically has two handles and jaws that can be used to hold and manipulate objects. In this question, the given tool is referred to as a "plier", which matches the description and function of a plier. Therefore, the correct answer is "plier".

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  • 6. 

    This is a...

    • A.

      Wire cutter

    • B.

      Plier

    • C.

      Plier with a hole in the side of it

    • D.

      Wire bender

    Correct Answer
    A. Wire cutter
    Explanation
    The given tool is identified as a wire cutter because it is specifically designed for cutting wires. Its sharp blades enable clean and precise cuts, making it suitable for various wire-related tasks. The other options, such as pliers or wire benders, do not accurately describe the tool's primary function of cutting wires.

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  • 7. 

    This is a...

    • A.

      Grinder

    • B.

      Metal stick with bumps on it

    • C.

      File

    • D.

      Flattener

    Correct Answer
    C. File
    Explanation
    A file is a metal stick with bumps on it that is used for shaping or smoothing surfaces. It is commonly used in woodworking or metalworking to remove small amounts of material and create a smooth finish. The bumps on the file, known as teeth, are designed to cut into the material being worked on. Therefore, the given answer "file" accurately describes the tool being described.

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  • 8. 

    This is a...

    • A.

      Screw turner

    • B.

      Flat head screw driver

    • C.

      Metal stick in plastic handle

    • D.

      Tightener

    Correct Answer
    B. Flat head screw driver
    Explanation
    The given answer "flat head screw driver" accurately describes the object being referred to. It specifies that the object is a tool used for turning screws, specifically those with a flat head. The term "screw driver" is commonly used to describe this type of tool, and "flat head" further clarifies the specific design of the tool's tip.

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  • 9. 

    This is a...

    • A.

      Drill press

    • B.

      Hole maker

    • C.

      Mill

    • D.

      Driller

    Correct Answer
    A. Drill press
    Explanation
    A drill press is a machine tool used for drilling holes in various materials. It consists of a base, a column, a drill head, and a spindle. The drill head is mounted on the column and can be raised or lowered to adjust the height of the drill bit. The spindle holds the drill bit and rotates it to create the hole. A drill press is commonly used in woodworking, metalworking, and other industries where precise and accurate drilling is required. It is different from a handheld drill as it provides more stability and control during the drilling process.

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  • 10. 

    This is a...

    • A.

      Ruler

    • B.

      Pencil guide

    • C.

      Right angle level

    • D.

      Speed square

    Correct Answer
    D. Speed square
    Explanation
    A speed square is a tool used in carpentry and woodworking to quickly determine and mark angles. It has a triangular shape with various markings and measurements on its surface. Unlike a ruler or pencil guide, a speed square is specifically designed for measuring and marking angles accurately. A right angle level is a tool used to determine if an object or surface is perfectly perpendicular. While a speed square can also be used to check for right angles, it serves a broader purpose of measuring and marking angles in general. Therefore, the correct answer is speed square.

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  • 11. 

    This is a...

    • A.

      Plier

    • B.

      Hand vice

    • C.

      Grabber

    • D.

      Holder

    Correct Answer
    B. Hand vice
    Explanation
    A hand vice is a type of tool used for holding small objects securely while working on them. It typically consists of two jaws that can be tightened together using a screw mechanism, allowing the user to clamp the object tightly in place. A hand vice provides stability and control, making it easier to manipulate and work on the object without it slipping or moving. Therefore, the given answer "hand vice" accurately describes the tool described in the question.

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  • 12. 

    This is a...

    • A.

      Lathe

    • B.

      Horizontal drill

    • C.

      Mill

    • D.

      Metal turner (like a wood turner)

    Correct Answer
    A. Lathe
    Explanation
    A lathe is a machine tool that rotates a workpiece on its axis to perform various operations such as cutting, drilling, sanding, or turning. It is commonly used for shaping cylindrical or symmetrical objects. The given options, including horizontal drill, mill, and metal turner, do not accurately describe a lathe. Therefore, the correct answer is lathe.

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  • 13. 

    This is a...

    • A.

      Flattener

    • B.

      Clamp

    • C.

      Crusher

    • D.

      Vice

    Correct Answer
    D. Vice
    Explanation
    A vice is a mechanical tool that is used to hold an object firmly in place while work is being done on it. It typically consists of two parallel jaws that can be tightened or released using a screw mechanism. Vices are commonly used in woodworking, metalworking, and other manual labor tasks to provide stability and prevent movement of the workpiece. They are designed to withstand high levels of pressure and provide a secure grip, making them an essential tool in many industries.

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