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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 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?
Fixed Pulley
  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 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?
Movable Pulley
  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 smitty6310
A seesaw is an example of what simple machine?
  1. Wedge
  2. Lever
  3. Inclined plane
  4. Screw
Grade 5 :: Simple Machines by KathySmith72
Grade 5 :: Simple Machines by LBeth
Grade 5 :: Simple Machines by LBeth
What type of simple machine is a mountain road?
  1. lever
  2. wedge
  3. inclined plane
  4. wheel and axle
Grade 5 :: Simple Machines by LBeth
A pulley is most closely related to which other simple machine?
  1. lever
  2. screw
  3. inclined plane
  4. wheel and axle
Grade 5 :: Simple Machines by LBeth
Grade 5 :: Simple Machines by LBeth
Which of the following best explains why lifting a heavy object with a single pulley and rope makes the task seem easier?
  1. Less force is needed to lift the object
  2. Less work is done when moving the object
  3. The direction of the force required to lift the object is changed
  4. The force needed to move the object is applied over a greater distance
Grade 5 :: Simple Machines by smitty6310
A simple machine helps do what?
  1. force
  2. simple machines
  3. stuff
  4. Work
Grade 5 :: Simple Machines by smitty6310
A doorknob is an example of what simple machine?
  1. force
  2. work
  3. wheel and axle
  4. screw
Grade 5 :: Simple Machines by smitty6310
What helps make work easier?
  1. wedge
  2. simple machines
  3. screw
  4. Lever
Grade 5 :: Simple Machines by jjarreau
An inclined plane that wraps around a shaft
  1. pulley
  2. wheel and axle
  3. screw
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