ASVAB Mechanical Comprehension Practice Test 611077

Question 1 of 5
Block and Tackle

Two or more pulleys used together constitute a block and tackle which, unlike a fixed pulley, does impart mechanical advantage as a function of the number of pulleys that make up the arrangement. So, for example, a block and tackle with three pulleys would have a mechanical advantage of three.

<p>Only multiplies the effort force</p>

Which of the following statements about this pulley configuration is false?

This is a block and tackle pulley configuration

Only multiplies the effort force

Mechanical advantage is the number of ropes that support the resistance

Changes the direction of and multiplies the effort force