Moments and levers

In this lesson we look at moments and levers, and how the rotational effect of a force helps us in many everyday situations.

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Quiz:

Moments and Levers

This quiz will test your knowledge on the 'Moments and gears' lesson of the KS4 topic 'Forces and motion'

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Q1.If I move a force further away from a pivot the moment will ................

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Q2.If I move a force closer to a pivot the moment will ................

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Q3.What are the units of a moment?

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Q4.Recall the correct equation to calculate a moment

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Q5.Choose all 3 things that a lever consists of

Select three (3) boxes

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Q6.Levers are described as what?

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Quiz:

Moments and Levers

This quiz will test your knowledge on the 'Moments and gears' lesson of the KS4 topic 'Forces and motion'

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Question 6

Q1.If I move a force further away from a pivot the moment will ................

1/6

Q2.If I move a force closer to a pivot the moment will ................

2/6

Q3.What are the units of a moment?

3/6

Q4.Recall the correct equation to calculate a moment

4/6

Q5.Choose all 3 things that a lever consists of

Select three (3) boxes

5/6

Q6.Levers are described as what?

6/6

Lesson summary: Moments and levers

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