# Inclined Planes/Ramps

## Quiz by Kala Banks

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17 questions
• Q1
What is a disadvantage of using an inclined plane to lift a heavy object?
Heavy object usually take up more space.
It takes less effort to move the object.
The object must be moved a greater distance.
Many objects are difficult to lift straight up.
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• Q2
Students pulled the same mass up an inclined plane that was 20 cm, 30 cm, and 40 cm long. Each time, they used a spring scale to measure the force needed to pull the mass up the inclined plane. Which of the following is true?
The least amount of force was needed on the 40 cm inclined plane.
More force was needed on the 40 cm inclined plane.
The least amount of force was needed on the 30 cm inclined plane.
Less force was needed on the 20 cm plane.
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• Q3
An inclined plane reduces the amount of force needed to move an object by-
reversing the direction the object is moved.
increasing the distance the object moves.
transferring more of the force to the object.
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• Q4
Which of the following decreases when an object is moved using an inclined plane?
The force needed to move the object.
The distance the object moves.
The pull of gravity on the object.
The amount of space the object occupies.
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• Q5
What does an inclined plane look like from the side?
Circle
Square
Triangle
Rectangle
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• Q6
Is a staircase an inclined plane?
Yes
No
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• Q7
Is a slide a ramp?
Yes
No
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• Q8
Out of these which one is an inclined plane, that can make work most easier?
1
Both
2
None
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• Q9
Whats an inclined plane?
a round machine used for traveling
a sloping ramp up which heavy loads can be raised
a ramp that launches planes
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• Q10
How does using an inclined plane make lifting a load easier?
it decreases the force needed to lift a mass
it doesn't help
it makes the mass levitate upward
it increases the force needed to lift a mass
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• Q11
How does distance change the effort when using an inclined plane?
as distance increases, effort increases
as distance increases, effort decreases
as distance decreases, effort decreases
nothing, they both stay the same
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• Q12
Why is an inclined plane an example of a simple machine?
because it makes the work easier
because it is a machine
because it sounds cool
because it makes work harder
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• Q13
All of the following are examples of inclined planes EXCEPT-
an uphill trail
a slide
a table
an escalator
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• Q14
Movers needed to move a heavy box from the bottom of some stairs to the top of the stairs. They placed a ramp over the stairs and pushed the box up the ramp. Which best explains why the movers used a ramp to move the box?
The ramp reduced the amount of force needed to move the box.
The ramp increased the amount of friction needed to move the box.
The ramp increased the height that the box needed to be moved.
The ramp reduced the distance that the box needed to be moved.
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• Q15
The greatest amount of force is required to move the metal block up which inclined plane?
C
D
A
B
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