Simple Machines Objective Type Questions & Answers

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Simple Machines Objective Type Questions & Answers

Question 1: Fill in the blanks:

(a) Tools that make our tasks easier are called machines.
(b) A lever is a rigid bar resting on a fixed point.
(c) A lever in which the load is located between the fulcrum and the effort is called a class-two lever.
(d) A piece of rod passing through the centre of a wheel is called axle.
(e) A wedge is actually two inclined planes back to back against each other.
(f) Forceps are an example of class three levers.
(g) An axe is an example of a wedge.
(h) The axle supports the wheel and allows the wheel to turn on the same axis.
(i) An inclined plane is a tool that helps to pull or push heavy objects quickly from a higher place to a lower place and vice-versa.
(j) Knife is an example of a wedge.
(k) All vehicles move with the help of the simple machine wheels and axle.

Question 2: Write True or False:

(a) Our teeth act like a wedge – True
(b) It is much easier to pull a heavy bucket from a well using an inclined plane – False
(c) An example of a class one lever is the joint between the skull and the vertebral column – True
(d) A screw is used in spitting a log of wood into small pieces – False
(e) In class-three levers, load is present in the middle – False
(f) The steering wheel of a car is an example of a wheel and axle – True

Question 3: Match the columns:

Column AColumn B
a. Class one leveri. nutcracker
b. Pulleyii. tongs
c. Class two leveriii. flagpoles
d. Class three leveriv. a seesaw
Answer: a-iv, b-iii, c-i, d-ii

Question 4: Match the columns:

Column AColumn B
a. Leveri. hold things
b. Inclined planeii. moves in a circular or slide
c. A pulleyiii. push, roll, slope
d. Wheel and axlesiv. pulls, lifts and lowers
e. Screwv. scoop, raise and lift or see-saw
Answer: a-v, b-iii, c-iv, d-ii, e-i

Question 5: Choose the correct option:

(a) A________is a rigid bar resting on a fixed point.

i. lever
ii. pulley
iii. wedge
iv. screw

(b) Which of the following is not an example of a wedge?

i. knife
ii. slide
iii. teeth
iv. axe

(c) Which of the following is an example of a pulley?

i. stairs
ii. axe
iii. window blinds
iv. bottle opener

(d) Which simple machine is a modification of inclined plane?

i. lever
ii. pulley
iii. wedge
iv. screw

(e) Elbow joint in the human body is an example of a______

i. class one lever
ii. pulley
iii. class three lever
iv. screw

So, these were Simple Machines Objective Type Questions & Answers.