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Mechanical Comprehension ASVAB Practice Test 2
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Question 1 of 15
1. Question
A lever lifts 300 pounds with an effort of 60 pounds. What is the mechanical advantage?
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Question 2 of 15
2. Question
In a class I lever with an MA of 4, if the effort distance measures 8 feet, how long is the load distance?
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Question 3 of 15
3. Question
Water is flowing into a tank at the rate of 180 gallons per minute. However, the tank has a leak, and water is leaking out at the rate of 2 gallons per second. How long will it take to add 120 gallons?
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Question 4 of 15
4. Question
Gear A, with 18 teeth, meshes with gear B, which has 12 teeth. When gear A rotates 3 times, gear B will rotate how many times?
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Question 5 of 15
5. Question
Water is flowing from a 3inch pipe into a 1inch pipe then into a 4inch pipe. Which statement is true?
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Question 6 of 15
6. Question
What is the advantage of using triangle shapes in constructing a bridge?
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Question 7 of 15
7. Question
Which formula will calculate the mechanical advantage of a lever?
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Question 8 of 15
8. Question
Which of the following is a type of lever?
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Question 9 of 15
9. Question
In a pulley system, the easiest way to find the theoretical mechanical advantage is to
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Question 10 of 15
10. Question
Gear A, with 24 teeth, is meshed with gear B, with 12 teeth. For every complete rotation of gear B, how many complete rotations will gear A make?
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Question 11 of 15
11. Question
If all the items below are the same temperature, which will feel colder to the touch?
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Question 12 of 15
12. Question
To lift a 600pound piano, Jeff and Scott decide to use a plank placed under one end of the piano. The plank is 3 feet long. If a fulcrum is placed under the plank, one foot away from the piano, how much force must be applied to the plank to lift the piano?
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Question 13 of 15
13. Question
Water is flowing into a tank through pipe A at 6 gallons per minute and through pipe B at 7 gallons per minute. The water is flowing out of the tank through pipe C at 8 gallons per minute. How much more water will be in the tank at the end of 5 minutes?
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Question 14 of 15
14. Question
A tank 4 feet wide by 4 feet long holds 800 pounds of water. In pounds per square foot, what is the water pressure at the bottom of the tank?
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Question 15 of 15
15. Question
If gear A and gear B are meshed, and gear B rotates twice as fast as gear A, the gear ratio of A:B is _______.
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