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A simple machine allows the user to apply a______________ force over a _________________ distance to move an object.
a) smaller, larger b) larger, smaller c) d)
Simple machines can also change the _________________ of the force applied. (for example: to move objects up, a rope of a pulley needs to be pulled down)
a) distance b) gravity c) velocity d) nothing
If the distance over which the effort force is exerted is ________________, the same amount of work can be done with a smaller effort force.
a) decreased b) increased c) moved d) changed
Movable pulleys are used to ______________ the effort force.
a) increase b) reduce c) not change d)
A _________________________changes only the direction of the force (you pull down and the weight goes up.)
a) Single fixed pulley b) Movable pulley c) d)
True or False: The more steep the inclined plane the less force is needed to move up.
a) True b) False c) d)
True or False: Scissors are compound machines consisting of two levers and two wheel and axles.
a) True b) False c) d)
True or False: A fishing pole consisting of a lever, a wheel and axle and a pulley.
a) True b) False c) d)
A wheelchair ramp is considered an ___________________.
a) Inclined plane b) Wheel and Axle c) Screw d) Compound machine
A wedge is a type of ______________.
a) Pulley b) Wheel and Axle c) Inclined plane d) Screw
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