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Simple Machines Quiz

Simple Machines

What is a device that changes the size or direction of a force? Simple Machine
What is a simple machine made up of bar that turns, or rotates, around a fixed point? Lever
What is the fixed point around which a lever turns? fulcrum
What is a wheel around which a rope or a chain is passed? Wheel and axle
What is an inclined plane wrapped around a cylindrical object? Screw
What is a simple machine with a slanted surface? Inclined plane
What may be used to lift or pry apart heavy items, and also to tighten or hold things in place? Wedge
What is a machine that is made up two or more simple machines? Compound Machine
What do we call a push or a pull? Force
What is a force that makes it hard for two objects in contact to move past one another? Friction
What is a force that pulls objects towards one another? Gravity
Created by: student00