Gears and Torque Test
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by Terri Henry
| 25 Questions
Note from the author:
Gears and Torque
1
1 pt
Mechanisms are used to . . .
C Change the speed/torque of movement
D All of the above
A Change the direction of movement
B Changes the type of movement
2
1 pt
Two meshed gears, like the picture, are connected to each other. What could be done to make the gears spin in the same direction?

B Change the input and output gears
C Add and idler gear in between red and blue gear
A Add a crank and slider
D Change the gears to sprockets
3
1 pt
What is the type of output movement?
C Oscillating
B Linear
D Rotary
A Reciprocating
4
1 pt
What are the four kinds of movement mechanisms can have?
C Oscillating, Back and forth, Rotary, Circular
A Rotary, Oscillating, Reciprocating, Linear
D Circular, Linear, Up, Down
B Up, Down, Left, Right
5
1 pt
Use the picture to tell which gear would need to be the input for a higher torque gear ratio?

C You would need a motor
D You cannot increase the torque
A The small gear
B The large gear
6
1 pt
Use the picture to tell which gear would need to be the input for a higher speed gear ratio?

A The large gear
C You would need a motor
D You cannot increase the speed
B The small gear
7
1 pt
Is this gear ratio geared for torque or speed? Input gear 36 teeth, output gear 12 teeth
A Speed
B Torque
8
1 pt
Is this gear ratio geared for torque or speed? Input gear 6 teeth, output gear 54 teeth
B Torque
A Speed
9
1 pt
Which mechanisms change rotary motion to linear motion?
B Belt drive, cam and follower
A Gear train, crank and slider
10
1 pt
Which mechanisms change rotary motion to reciprocating motion?

C Crank and slider, cam and follower
B Worm wheel, crank and slider
A Gear train, crank and slider
D Rack and pinion, belt drive
11
1 pt
Which mechanism can transfer power around a corner?
D Universal joint
B Chain drive
A Bevel gear
12
1 pt
Which type of mechanism can be found in an ice cream scoop?
A Worm Wheel
C Rack and pinion
D Cam and follower
B Bevel gear
13
1 pt
Which of the following mechanisms can be used to increase torque?
D None of the above
A Universal Joint
C Crank and Slider
B Worm and wheel
14
1 pt
If the input and output gears of a gear train are the same size then what is the gear ratio?
B 1:1
C 1:2
A 2:1
D There is not enough information to tell
15
1 pt
What is the gear ratio (smallest numbers) for the gear pictured.

16
1 pt
What is the gear ratio (smallest numbers) for the gear pictured.

17
1 pt

In the gears pictured , what type of motion is being transferred?
C Rotary to rotary
B Linear to rotary
A Rotary to linear
D Rotary to oscillating
18
1 pt

In the gears pictured what type of motion is being transfered?
C Rotary to linear
D Linear to rotary
B Rotary to oscillating
A Rotary to rotary
19
1 pt

What type of gear is being used in this picture?
20
1 pt

What type of gear does this picture represent?
21
1 pt
What type of gear is pictured here?

22
1 pt
What type of gear is represented in the picture?

23
1 pt
Name the gear that transits power and motion to the rest of the system.
B Output gear
A Driven gear
C Gear ratio
D Input gear
24
1 pt
What does the idler gear do for the input and output gears?

C Allow the input and output gears to flow in opposite directions.
D The ideler gear does not have any effect on the input and output gears.
A It increase the flow of energy.
B Allow the input and output gears to flow in the same direction.
25
1 pt

Which type of mechanism can be found in a print roller?
A Worm wheel
D Simple gear with idler
B Simple gear