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Simple Machines Questions - All Grades

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Grade 3 Simple Machines
Grade 3 Simple Machines
Which simple machine turns a Ferris wheel?
  1. pulley
  2. wedge
  3. inclined plane
  4. wheel and axle
Grade 8 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 8 Simple Machines
A wheelbarrow is an example of a                   .
  1. second-class lever
  2. wheel and axle
  3. inclined plane
Grade 5 Simple Machines
Grade 5 Simple Machines
Which is an example of a wheel and axle?
  1. Hammer
  2. Wagon
  3. Ramp
  4. Flag Pole
Grade 5 Simple Machines
Grade 8 Simple Machines
Which of the following describes something simple machines CANNOT do?
  1. increase the force you put in
  2. increase the work you put in
  3. decrease the force you put in
  4. decrease the work you put in
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. a lever with an arm and a fulcrum.
Grade 8 Simple Machines
Grade 3 Simple Machines

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A screw is actually another simple machine. Which one?
  1. lever
  2. wheel and axle
  3. inclined plane
  4. pulley
Grade 3 Simple Machines
Grade 8 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 8 Simple Machines
An object being lifted or moved by a machine is
  1. a fulcrum.
  2. a load.
  3. work.
  4. force.
  5. friction.
Grade 5 Simple Machines
What type of simple machine is a mountain road?
  1. lever
  2. wedge
  3. inclined plane
  4. wheel and axle
Grade 4 Simple Machines
Grade 5 Simple Machines
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