Forces - What Makes It Go?
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Forces - What Makes It Go?

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In science you learn about how things work. You will have studied forces that make things move. Machines are things that do jobs for us - they work for us. But what forces make machines go? How are machines powered? Some have engines and some have motors. Some get their power from the wind or water. In this quiz you will look at machines of all sorts. Do they have engines? Do they have motors? How do they work?

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1.
What do most cars need to make them go?
Wood
Coal
Gasoline or diesel
Grass
A few cars run on electricity, but most cars run on gasoline or diesel
2.
Tom is riding his bike. The bike has not got an engine. The bike has not got an electric motor. What makes the bike go?
Batteries
Gasoline
Clockwork
Tom pedaling
Not everything has engines and motors. Sometimes you have to do the hard work yourself!
3.
The bonnet is at the front of the car. What is under the bonnet?
An engine
A computer
A cooker
A rocket
The engine makes the wheels go round
4.
This train does not use gasoline or diesel. This train uses __________ to make it go.
Electricity
Water
Wind
Coal
The electricity comes from the wires above the train
5.
Many older people find it hard to walk. They often have a mobility scooter. Here is a mobility scooter. What makes the mobility scooter go?
Gasoline
Diesel
Electric batteries
Clockwork
The electric batteries can be recharged
6.
This is a food-mixer. What makes the food-mixer go?
Eggs
Flour
Food
Electricity
Like the washing machine, the food-mixer is powered by an electric motor
7.
This motorbike has an engine. What makes this motorbike engine go?
Batteries
Gasoline
Plastic
Metal
The engine is made of metal, but it needs gasoline to make it work
8.
Maria’s Mom is putting clothes into the washing machine. She will then turn on the washing machine. What makes the washing machine work?
Electricity
Gasoline
Coal
Diesel
The washing machine is powered by an electric motor. That’s what makes it go round
9.
This is a lawnmower. It has an engine to make the blades of the lawnmower go round. What makes the engine work?
Gasoline
Grass
Food
Sunshine
Do you have a lawn? Who mows your lawn?
10.
What makes the plane go?
Cookers
Engines
Boilers
Ovens
This plane has how many engines?
Author:  David Bland

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