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Mechanical Comprehension ASVAB Practice Test 5
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Question 1 of 15
If a large and small pulley are meshed together, which one turns faster?CorrectIncorrect
Question 2 of 15
Which of the following devices is normally used on an elevator?CorrectIncorrect
Question 3 of 15
A concrete block rests on a level surface. What mechanical principle would make it more difficult to push the block sideways if the surface were made of sandpaper than if it were made of glass?CorrectIncorrect
Question 4 of 15
s water flows through a pipe it loses pressure due to friction. Which mechanical device can be used to increase the water pressure?CorrectIncorrect
Question 5 of 15
Mercury has a density of 848.6 pounds per cubic foot and water has a density of 62.4 pounds per cubic foot. If mercury is poured into a beaker of water __________.CorrectIncorrect
Question 6 of 15
As a scuba diver descends into the ocean, the pressure exerted by the water above him__________.CorrectIncorrect
Question 7 of 15
Why do cruise ships float?CorrectIncorrect
Question 8 of 15
The keys on a computer keyboard typically use what type of device?CorrectIncorrect
Question 9 of 15
To reduce friction between a wheel and an axle, what is normally used?CorrectIncorrect
Question 10 of 15
If a gauge is marked in pounds per square inch, it most likely measures __________.CorrectIncorrect
Question 11 of 15
Which of the following would be easiest to drag if each of the objects weighed the same?CorrectIncorrect
Question 12 of 15
Which of the following is one of the cycles of a 4-stroke engine?CorrectIncorrect
Question 13 of 15
If a bar of steel is heated it will __________.CorrectIncorrect
Question 14 of 15
The principle of mechanical motion used in the design of a roller coaster is __________.CorrectIncorrect
Question 15 of 15
When a rope is stretched tight, it is in a state of __________.CorrectIncorrect