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Mechanical Aptitude Test 4
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Question 1 of 15
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?CorrectIncorrect
Question 2 of 15
Water is flowing from a 3-inch pipe into a 2-inch pipe. Pressure in the 2-inch pipe will be __________.CorrectIncorrect
Question 3 of 15
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?CorrectIncorrect
Question 4 of 15
When you drag a concrete block across the pavement, one way to reduce the amount of pulling force needed would be to __________.CorrectIncorrect
Question 5 of 15
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?CorrectIncorrect
Question 6 of 15
Assuming a 200-pound weight is attached to a normal block and tackle pulley system, how much effort would be required to lift the weight?CorrectIncorrect
Question 7 of 15
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?CorrectIncorrect
Question 8 of 15
Which of the following would return to its original shape after being deformed?CorrectIncorrect
Question 9 of 15
A bolt has 8 threads per inch. How far does it move if you tighten it 5 times, and then loosen it 3 turns?CorrectIncorrect
Question 10 of 15
A screw with 12 threads per inch has ________ than a screw with 8 threads per inch.CorrectIncorrect
Question 11 of 15
When you add water to a tank, water pressure on the bottom will __________.CorrectIncorrect
Question 12 of 15
If a bicycle rider changes to a smaller gear on the rear of the bike and wants to go the same speed, __________.CorrectIncorrect
Question 13 of 15
What would you use to prevent a nut from moving on a bolt?CorrectIncorrect
Question 14 of 15
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?CorrectIncorrect
Question 15 of 15
On which of the following would a spring be used?CorrectIncorrect