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Mechanical Comprehension ASVAB Practice Test 1
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Question 1 of 15
A wrench is used to turn a bolt that has 20 threads per inch. After 15 complete turns of the wrench, the bolt will have moved _______.CorrectIncorrect
Question 2 of 15
A gear and pinion have a ratio of 5:1. If the gear is rotating at a speed of 150 revolutions per minute (rpm), the speed of the pinion is most nearly _______.CorrectIncorrect
Question 3 of 15
Water is flowing from a 1-inch pipe into a 3-inch pipe. What is true of the water after it enters the 3-inch pipe?CorrectIncorrect
Question 4 of 15
Gear A, with 48 teeth, meshes with gear B, with 12 teeth. For every rotation that gear A makes, how many rotations does gear B make?CorrectIncorrect
Question 5 of 15
Pushing a heavy concrete block up an inclined plane will be easier if you __________.CorrectIncorrect
Question 6 of 15
A 3 ft X 6 ft tank is filled with 3,600 lb of water. What is the pressure on the bottom, in lb/ft2?CorrectIncorrect
Question 7 of 15
Which cannot bend without breaking?CorrectIncorrect
Question 8 of 15
Operating a normal car jack will take less effort if you __________.CorrectIncorrect
Question 9 of 15
Which material is best for the floor of a fireplace?CorrectIncorrect
Question 10 of 15
Using a standard block and tackle, how much effort is required to lift a 100-pound load?CorrectIncorrect
Question 11 of 15
A garden hose is used to siphon the water out of an above-ground swimming pool. What makes the water flow out of the pool and through the garden hose?CorrectIncorrect
Question 12 of 15
A wrench uses which simple machine to turn a bolt?CorrectIncorrect
Question 13 of 15
Water is flowing into a tank through an upper faucet at the rate of 240 gallons per hour and drainking out of the tank through a lower faucet at a rate of 1 gallon per minute. How many more gallons of water will be in the tank afer 6 minutes?CorrectIncorrect
Question 14 of 15
When a mass of air expands, which of the following is most likely to happen?CorrectIncorrect
Question 15 of 15
Which of the following would feel hottest to the touch if one end were placed in a pot of boiling water?CorrectIncorrect