ASVAB Question of the Week: March 29, 2017

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Answer!

A screwdriver is a machine that gets its mechanical advantage by converting large movements (the rotation of the larger-diameter handle) into the rotation of a smaller part (the tip of the screwdriver).

This is a wheel-and-axle machine, with a larger movement (or distance) being translated into a smaller movement. This causes the force applied to the screw increase.

The answer is C) Wheel and Axle