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Fifth Grade (Grade 5) Simple Machines Questions

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Grade 5 :: Simple Machines by LBeth
Look at the image of the pulley. If bucket A has a mass of 5 kg, which of the following statements is true about the minimum effort force required to lift the bucket if friction is ignored?
Pulley System
  1. it would take 0 kg of effort to lift the bucket
  2. it would take 2.5 kg of effort to lift the bucket
  3. it would take 5 kg of effort to lift the bucket
  4. it would take 10 kg of effort to lift the bucket
Grade 5 :: Simple Machines by Dad_Chris
Which is an example of a wheel and axle?
  1. Hammer
  2. Screwdriver
  3. Wagon
  4. Ramp
  5. Flag Pole
Grade 5 :: Simple Machines by Dad_Chris
How can you create a compound machine?
  1. By adding more wheels to a pulley system
  2. By combining two or more simple machines
  3. By exerting more force to an object
  4. None of the above
Grade 5 :: Simple Machines by Dad_Chris
Grade 5 :: Simple Machines by sueito
Grade 5 :: Simple Machines by sueito
A pulley is:
  1. a bar used to lift heavy objects
  2. a wheel with a groove for a rope
  3. made of two inclined planes
  4. has a lever arm and a fulcrum
Grade 5 :: Simple Machines by sueito
A wheel and axle:
  1. help to move objects when a wheel turns around a rod
  2. is made up of two inclined planes
  3. is a wheel with a groove for a rope
  4. is used to lift heavy objects
Grade 5 :: Simple Machines by sueito
A screw:
  1. uses a wheel and axle to help move objects
  2. uses a bar to lift heavy objects
  3. made of two inclined planes
  4. an inclined plane wrapped around an axle
Grade 5 :: Simple Machines by sueito
Grade 5 :: Simple Machines by sueito
An inclined plane:
  1. uses a bar used to lift heavy objects
  2. is a ramp
  3. is made up of two inclined planes
  4. has a lever arm and a fulcrum
Grade 5 :: Simple Machines by sueito
Grade 5 :: Simple Machines by Dad_Chris
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