ASVAB Mechanical Comprehension Practice Test 107135

Question 2 of 5

A screw is an inclined plane wrapped in ridges (threads) around a cylinder. The distance between these ridges defines the pitch of the screw and this distance is how far the screw advances when it is turned once. The mechanical advantage of a screw is its circumference divided by the pitch.

A screw is most like which of the following other simple machines?

wheel and axle

inclined plane

block and tackle

first-class lever