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What tool would be best to use to lift a heavy load, like a washing machine?
1. lever
2. screw
3. wedge
4. wheel and axle
Which simple machine turns a Ferris wheel?
1. pulley
2. wedge
3. inclined plane
4. wheel and axle
Which of the following is the BEST choice if you need to lift a piano to a third floor window?
1. lever
2. pulley
3. wedge
4. wheel and axle

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A screw is actually another simple machine. Which one?
1. lever
2. wheel and axle
3. inclined plane
4. pulley
A slide is an example of a(n)                .
1. wedge
2. inclined plane
A lever moves on a fixed point called an axle.
1. True
2. False
A shovel can be used as a(n)                .
1. wedge
2. screw
3. inclined plane
Which one is an example of a screw?
1. Jar lid
2. Scissors
3. Drapery rod
Sullivan uses the object shown to lift a bucket of water.

Which type of simple machine is shown?
1. lever
2. pulley
3. screw
A wheelbarrow is a compound machine. It is made up of more than one simple machine.

What type of simple machine are the handles of the wheelbarrow?
1. lever
2. wedge
3. wheel and axle
Emma uses the stairs to get to the third floor of the building.

What type of simple machine are the stairs?
1. lever
2. inclined plane
3. wheel and axle
Eric twists the cap to open the gallon of milk.

Which type of simple machine is the milk cap?
1. lever
2. screw
3. wedge
Dominic zips his coat.

Which type of simple machine are the teeth of a zipper?
1. lever
2. pulley
3. wedge

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Adeline walks down a ramp. What type of simple machine is she using?
1. lever
2. wedge
3. inclined plane
4. wheel and axle

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Denise made the table below for her science report. She needs to add a title to the table.
?
TypeDescription
Firstfulcrum in middle of arm
Thirdeffort force in middle of arm

Which is the best title for Denise's table?
1. How to Use a Lever
2. Three Classes of Levers
3. The Six Simple Machines
4. Real World Examples of Levers

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Scissors are compound machines. They are made of two types of simple machines. Is a pulley one of the types of simple machines found in scissors?
1. no
2. yes
Scissors are compound machines. They are made up of more than one simple machine.

What type of simple machine are the handles of the scissors?
1. lever
2. wedge
3. wheel and axle

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There are eight types of simple machines.
1. True
2. False

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The wedge is most closely related to which other simple machine?
1. lever
2. pulley
3. inclined plane
4. wheel and axle
Maya turns the doorknob to open the door.

What type of simple machine is a doorknob?
1. screw
2. inclined plane
3. wheel and axle
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