Simple Machine Quiz


1.  A fork is an example of a: 

pulley      wedge      wheel and axle 

 2.  A roller skate is an example of a: 

wheel and axle      wedge      lever 

3.  A ramp is an example of a/an: 


pulley      screw      inclined plane 

4.  The bottom of a light bulb would be considered a: 


lever      screw      wedge 

5.  A seesaw on the playground is a: 


lever      inclined plane      pulley 

6.  You would use a pulley to: 


cut food      hold pieces of wood together 
help guide the sail on a sailboat 


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