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

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

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

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

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




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



17
1

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


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


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

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

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

23
1
Name the gear that transits power and motion to the rest of the system.
B Output gear
C Gear ratio
A Driven gear
D Input gear
24
1
What does the idler gear do for 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.
D The ideler gear does not have any effect on the input and output gears.
C Allow the input and output gears to flow in opposite directions.
25
1

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