Simple Machines and Levers Quiz
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Simple Machines and Levers Quiz

Test your knowledge of simple machines and levers with this quiz. Identify different types of levers, recognize examples of simple machines, and understand the basic definitions of levers and machines.

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Questions and Answers

Which of the following is an example of a lever of first order?

Scissors

What is a pulley?

A wheel with a grooved rim with a rope used to lift heavy loads

Which of the following is not an example of a wedge?

Screw

What is the difference between simple and complex machines?

<p>Simple machines do not have many working parts, complex machines are a combination of two or more simple machines</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is a fulcrum in a lever?

<p>The fixed point around which the rod in a lever moves</p> Signup and view all the answers

Study Notes

Simple Machines

  • A lever of first order is a type of lever where the effort is applied between the fulcrum and the load.

Pulleys

  • A pulley is a type of wheel with a grooved rim that changes the direction of a force or motion.

Wedges

  • A wedge is not an example of a machine that uses a single rigid bar to pivot around a fixed point.

Simple vs Complex Machines

  • Simple machines are basic components that make work easier, such as levers, pulleys, wedges, screws, and inclined planes.
  • Complex machines are composed of two or more simple machines.

Levers

  • A fulcrum in a lever is the pivot point or point of support where the lever rotates or moves.

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