This Mechanical Aptitude Test 2 will measure your proficiency in mechanical ratios and relationships. There are 15 questions on the test, and there is no time limit. We have hundreds of Mechanical Aptitude practice questions in our database. You’re welcome to retake the test as many times as you’d like.
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Mechanical Aptitude Test 2
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Question 1 of 15
A lever lifts 300 pounds with an effort of 60 pounds. What is the mechanical advantage?CorrectIncorrect
Question 2 of 15
In a class I lever with an MA of 4, if the effort distance measures 8 feet, how long is the load distance?CorrectIncorrect
Question 3 of 15
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?CorrectIncorrect
Question 4 of 15
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?CorrectIncorrect
Question 5 of 15
Water is flowing from a 3-inch pipe into a 1-inch pipe then into a 4-inch pipe. Which statement is true?CorrectIncorrect
Question 6 of 15
What is the advantage of using triangle shapes in constructing a bridge?CorrectIncorrect
Question 7 of 15
Which formula will calculate the mechanical advantage of a lever?CorrectIncorrect
Question 8 of 15
Which of the following is a type of lever?CorrectIncorrect
Question 9 of 15
In a pulley system, the easiest way to find the theoretical mechanical advantage is toCorrectIncorrect
Question 10 of 15
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?CorrectIncorrect
Question 11 of 15
If all the items below are the same temperature, which will feel colder to the touch?CorrectIncorrect
Question 12 of 15
To lift a 600-pound 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?CorrectIncorrect
Question 13 of 15
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?CorrectIncorrect
Question 14 of 15
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?CorrectIncorrect
Question 15 of 15
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 _______.CorrectIncorrect