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Fifth Grade (Grade 5) Simple Machines Questions

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Grade 5 Simple Machines
Grade 5 Simple Machines
Which simple machine would stairs be an example?
  1. a wedge
  2. an inclined plane
  3. a pulley
  4. a lever
Grade 5 Simple Machines
Which is an example of a wedge?
  1. a doorknob
  2. a clock
  3. a zipper
  4. a light bulb
Grade 5 Simple Machines
Which is an example of a wheel and axle?
  1. Hammer
  2. Screwdriver
  3. Wagon
  4. Ramp
  5. Flag Pole
Grade 5 Simple Machines
Grade 5 Simple Machines
In a lever (all classes of levers) the force needed will be smaller and the work will be easier if we do the following
  1. Move the load closer to the fulcrum
  2. Move the load away from the fulcrum
  3. The distance from the fulcrum does not matter
Grade 5 Simple Machines
Grade 5 Simple Machines
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
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
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
What is the best tool to pry a nail from a piece of wood?
  1. A lever such a claw ended hammer
  2. A pulley system
  3. A wheel and axle such as a wagon
  4. An inclined plane such as ramp
  5. None of the above
Grade 5 Simple Machines
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
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
Grade 5 Simple Machines
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
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