ASVAB Mechanical Comprehension Practice Test 107135

Question 3 of 5

Tension is a force that stretches or elongates something. When a cable or rope is used to pull an object, for example, it stretches internally as it accepts the weight that it's moving. Although tension is often treated as applying equally to all parts of a material, it's greater at the places where the material is under the most stress.

Tension is a force that does which of the following?

compacts an object

heats up an object

stretches an object

slows an object