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Mechanical Aptitude Test 4
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Question 1 of 15
1. Question
A certain tank contains 100 gallons of water. Pipe A is delivering 5 gallons/second at the top, and Pipe B at the bottom is removing 100 gallons/minute. How many gallons will remain in the tank after 2 minutes?
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Question 2 of 15
2. Question
Water is flowing from a 3inch pipe into a 2inch pipe. Pressure in the 2inch pipe will be __________.
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Question 3 of 15
3. Question
Gear X, which has 60 teeth, meshes with gear Y, which has 12 teeth. Each time gear X makes one complete rotation, how many rotations does gear Y make?
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Question 4 of 15
4. Question
When you drag a concrete block across the pavement, one way to reduce the amount of pulling force needed would be to __________.
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Question 5 of 15
5. Question
A fuel tank is receiving fuel at the rate of 1 gallon per minute. It is supplying an engine that uses 3 gallons per hour. How many gallons of fuel will be in the tank after 1/2 hour, assuming the tank was empty at the start?
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Question 6 of 15
6. Question
Assuming a 200pound weight is attached to a normal block and tackle pulley system, how much effort would be required to lift the weight?
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Question 7 of 15
7. Question
Gear A, with 24 teeth, is meshed with gear B, with 36 teeth. When gear A rotates 3 times, how many times will gear B rotate?
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Question 8 of 15
8. Question
Which of the following would return to its original shape after being deformed?
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Question 9 of 15
9. Question
A bolt has 8 threads per inch. How far does it move if you tighten it 5 times, and then loosen it 3 turns?
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Question 10 of 15
10. Question
A screw with 12 threads per inch has ________ than a screw with 8 threads per inch.
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Question 11 of 15
11. Question
When you add water to a tank, water pressure on the bottom will __________.
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Question 12 of 15
12. Question
If a bicycle rider changes to a smaller gear on the rear of the bike and wants to go the same speed, __________.
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Question 13 of 15
13. Question
What would you use to prevent a nut from moving on a bolt?
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Question 14 of 15
14. Question
There are 3 identical gears meshed together, and each gear turns the one next to it. If the first gear is turning clockwise at 10 rpm, what direction and speed is the third gear turning?
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Question 15 of 15
15. Question
On which of the following would a spring be used?
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